As Echostar (SATS) Market Valuation Declined, Quaker Capital Investments Raised Holding by $2.89 Million; Taylor Asset Management Has Lowered Position in Assured Guaranty LTD (AGO) by $3.11 Million

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Taylor Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) by 11.08% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Taylor Asset Management Inc sold 81,846 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.83% with the market. The hedge fund held 656,954 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $25.15 million, down from 738,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Taylor Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Assured Guaranty Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.58B market cap company. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $44.48. About 596,092 shares traded. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 26.26% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.89% the S&P500. Some Historical AGO News: 03/05/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY LTD QTRLY TOTAL REVENUES $293 MLN VS $527 MLN; 29/03/2018 – Moody’s Continues To Review Certain Of Assured Guaranty’s European Subsidiaries For Upgrade; 24/04/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY GOES POSITIVE AFTER EINHORN SHORT CALL AT SOHN; 03/05/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY 1Q ADJ REV $293M, EST. $234.0M (2 EST.); 23/04/2018 – Assured Guaranty Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 17/05/2018 – Assured Guaranty Favored by 6 Hedge Funds, 13Fs Show; 03/05/2018 – Assured Guaranty 1Q Net $197M; 02/05/2018 – Assured Guaranty Ltd. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 per Common Share; 24/04/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY DEFENDED AT BTIG AFTER EINHORN SHORT CALL; 23/04/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY SAYS DISAGREES WITH GREENLIGHT CAPITAL VIEWS

Quaker Capital Investments Llc increased its stake in Echostar Corp (SATS) by 20.04% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Quaker Capital Investments Llc bought 80,214 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.38% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 480,425 shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $17.64 million, up from 400,211 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Quaker Capital Investments Llc who had been investing in Echostar Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.56 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $37.3. About 511,549 shares traded or 29.70% up from the average. EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) has declined 31.08% since March 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.45% the S&P500. Some Historical SATS News: 13/03/2018 – Hughes Ships First Gateways for the Ground Network to Support OneWeb’s Low Earth Orbit Constellation; 21/03/2018 – 4-H Names Cassandra lvie as the 2018 National 4-H Youth in Action Winner; 10/05/2018 – EchoStar 1Q Loss/Shr 22c; 22/05/2018 – HughesNet® and 4-H Introduce STEM Lab to Inspire Next Generation of Science and Tech Leaders; 24/05/2018 – Satellite Company EchoStar Calls on VisaHQ to Solve Passport & Visa Challenge; 02/04/2018 – Hughes Selected to Support Commonwealth Network (COPANET) Contract, Offering Managed Network Services to Agencies across Pennsylvania; 07/05/2018 – Hughes Awarded Contract to Prototype Multi-Modem Adaptor for DoD Wideband SATCOM Architectural Analysis; 10/05/2018 – EchoStar 1Q Adjusted Ebitda $202.4M; 02/04/2018 – Hughes Selected to Support Commonwealth Network (COPANET) Contract, Offering Managed Network Services to Agencies across Pennsy; 23/04/2018 – DJ EchoStar Corporation Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SATS)

More notable recent Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) news were published by: Techcrunch.com which released: “African e-commerce startup Jumia files for IPO on NYSE – TechCrunch” on March 12, 2019, also Profitconfidential.com with their article: “If You Had Invested $1,000 in HEXO Stock Two Years Ago, Here’s How Much You Would Have Made – Profit Confidential” published on March 12, 2019, Bloomberg.com published: “Pot Stock Testing Out Energy Drinks Surges 200% After NYSE Relisting – Bloomberg” on February 22, 2019. More interesting news about Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Taylor Morrison -3.9% as Q4 revenue misses – Seeking Alpha” published on February 13, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Assured Guaranty Is The Quiet Compounder – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 05, 2019.

Since September 21, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.44 million activity. $197,129 worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) was sold by Donnarumma Stephen.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.26, from 0.75 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 30 investors sold AGO shares while 87 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 93.61 million shares or 3.93% less from 97.44 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Taconic Advisors Limited Partnership holds 3.15% or 830,000 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Co invested 0% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Loomis Sayles And Com Lp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 200 shares. Wellington Management Gp Incorporated Llp owns 9.45 million shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Virtu Financial Lc has invested 0.01% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Moreover, Riverhead Capital Limited has 0.23% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Limited Company owns 66,523 shares. Raymond James Fin Service Advisors Incorporated invested in 9,097 shares or 0% of the stock. Aperio Group holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 653,758 shares. Boston Advsrs Ltd Liability Co reported 32,892 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Pnc Financial Svcs Grp Inc stated it has 0% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Assetmark invested in 78 shares. Cipher L P, New York-based fund reported 70,485 shares. Moreover, Qs Investors Ltd Liability Company has 0% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 11 shares. Gam Ag has 24,723 shares.

Quaker Capital Investments Llc, which manages about $239.23 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) by 18,000 shares to 5,446 shares, valued at $306,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing.

More notable recent EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “EchoStar (SATS) Reports Q4 Loss, Lags Revenue Estimates – Nasdaq” on February 21, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Hughes JUPITER System Selected by Speedcast to Power Cellular Backhaul and Enterprise Services Across Central America – PRNewswire” published on February 27, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “EchoStar: A Cheap, Durable Company With 50% Upside – Seeking Alpha” on February 24, 2019. More interesting news about EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Chemours (CC), Dillard’s (DDS), EchoStar (SATS), Shutterfly (SFLY) (more…) – 13F – StreetInsider.com” published on February 14, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Mondi, miners weigh on UK main index; Aston Martin skids – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 28, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.25, from 0.8 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 30 investors sold SATS shares while 50 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 42.25 million shares or 2.68% less from 43.41 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Moreover, Prudential Public Limited Company has 0.01% invested in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) for 70,000 shares. State Street has invested 0% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Jpmorgan Chase & Commerce invested 0% of its portfolio in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0.01% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Lc owns 132,165 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Qs Investors Ltd Com stated it has 0% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Invesco Limited reported 0% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Renaissance Lc owns 2.95 million shares. Raymond James Associate owns 45,857 shares. Alliancebernstein LP invested in 23,924 shares or 0% of the stock. Employees Retirement System Of Ohio accumulated 0% or 13,540 shares. Principal Fincl Group reported 0.03% stake. Corsair Cap Mngmt LP accumulated 11,183 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Element Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co reported 6,468 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 9,891 shares.

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