Blackstone Group LP (BX) Holding Held by Carroll Financial Associates Inc; Pier Capital Increased Its Moelis & Co (MC) Holding

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Carroll Financial Associates Inc increased its stake in Blackstone Group Lp (BX) by 153.13% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carroll Financial Associates Inc bought 12,163 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.17% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 20,106 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $625,000, up from 7,943 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc who had been investing in Blackstone Group Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $40.00 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.31% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $34.88. About 2.77 million shares traded. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) has risen 0.39% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. Some Historical BX News: 12/04/2018 – CVC, CARLYLE, ONEX,BLACKSTONE BID FOR LINDE/PRAXAIR ASSETS:RTRS; 21/05/2018 – Blackstone to Buy LaSalle Hotel Properties in $4.8 Billion Deal; 19/04/2018 – Blackstone 1Q Economic EPS 65c; 09/03/2018 – Shell, Blackstone Plan $10 Bln Bid for BHP U.S. Shale Assets -Sky News; 21/05/2018 – Gillian Tan: Monday morning scoop: LaSalle Hotel Properties is being taken private by Blackstone for $4.8 billion incl. debt; 13/04/2018 – BLACKSTONE GROUP LP – PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS MANAGED BY BLACKSTONE HAVE AGREED TO ACQUIRE CENTER FOR AUTISM AND RELATED DISORDERS, LLC; 08/03/2018 – SHELL IS PLOTTING A $10BN JOINT TAKEOVER BID FOR THE AMERICAN SHALE DIVISION OF BHP – SKY NEWS; 06/04/2018 – MEDIA-Blackstone begins marketing 15 U.S. hotel properties – Bloomberg; 30/03/2018 – MEDIA-TPG Capital, Blackstone vie for India’s Kirloskar Oil Engines – Mint; 21/05/2018 – Blackstone sells Ipreo deal data service to IHS Markit in $1.9bn deal

Pier Capital Llc increased its stake in Moelis & Co (MC) by 141.53% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pier Capital Llc bought 106,856 shares as the company’s stock rose 15.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 182,357 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.27M, up from 75,501 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pier Capital Llc who had been investing in Moelis & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.47 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.63% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $42.18. About 753,046 shares traded or 40.08% up from the average. Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) has declined 6.94% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.31% the S&P500. Some Historical MC News: 23/04/2018 – MOELIS & CO 1Q REV. $219.4M, EST. $199.3M; 29/05/2018 – MOELIS AUSTRALIA LTD MOE.AX – CONFIRMS AUSTRALIAN CREDIT LICENCE WAS FORMALLY ISSUED ON MAY 30; 10/05/2018 – ANUJ MATHUR JOINS MOELIS & CO. AS A MANAGING DIRECTOR; 21/04/2018 – DJ Moelis & Co Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MC); 11/05/2018 – MOVES-Moelis appoints Anuj Mathur as a managing director; 22/03/2018 – Moelis Adds Morgan Stanley’s Thompson for Health-Care Dealmaking; 23/04/2018 – Moelis & Co. 1Q Adjusted EPS Includes 19c Tax Benefi; 29/05/2018 – MOELIS AUSTRALIA SAYS SALE LESS THAN 8% OF OVERALL EXEC HOLDING; 01/05/2018 – MOELIS’S MAHMOODZADEGAN SAYS PE MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER IN M&A; 06/03/2018 – MOVES-State Street, Aon, HSBC, Moelis

Pier Capital Llc, which manages about $503.88M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Coupa Software Inc by 15,286 shares to 49,089 shares, valued at $3.09M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pure Storage Inc by 57,859 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 244,839 shares, and cut its stake in Avalara Inc.

Carroll Financial Associates Inc, which manages about $1.57 billion and $898.74M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in X (DBEF) by 44,584 shares to 249,330 shares, valued at $7.10M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Knowledge Leaders Developed World Etf by 191,711 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.12M shares, and cut its stake in Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.28 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 52 investors sold BX shares while 139 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 305.08 million shares or 1.40% more from 300.87 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Liability Corp owns 23,975 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Dynamic Advisor Solutions Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.05% of its portfolio in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX). Pinnacle Ptnrs Inc invested in 42,460 shares. Endeavour Cap Advsrs Inc owns 54,160 shares. Suntrust Banks invested 0.01% in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX). Jnba Advsr holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) for 1,900 shares. Parsons Mngmt Incorporated Ri has invested 0.11% in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX). Ancora Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp reported 139,559 shares stake. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Gp Lc owns 9,150 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 2,350 were accumulated by Brown Brothers Harriman Co. Holderness Invests Com holds 0.54% or 33,253 shares. Shamrock Asset Limited Liability Corp reported 1,360 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Perigon Wealth Mngmt Llc accumulated 18,894 shares. Buckingham Asset Mgmt Limited Liability stated it has 0.06% in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX). 100,800 were reported by Moors Cabot.

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