Md Sass Investors Services Increased Its Position in Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD (RCL) by $14.30 Million as Share Value Rose; Phoenix Investment Adviser Has Boosted Its Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) Position by $612,500

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Md Sass Investors Services Inc increased its stake in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) by 516.12% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Md Sass Investors Services Inc bought 138,835 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.56% with the market. The hedge fund held 165,735 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $17.17 million, up from 26,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Md Sass Investors Services Inc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.56 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $1.18 during the last trading session, reaching $107.95. About 901,939 shares traded. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has risen 1.68% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.94% the S&P500. Some Historical RCL News: 09/05/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES DECLARES DIV,: $1B SHR REPURCHASE; 26/04/2018 – Royal Caribbean 1Q Net Yields Were Up 4.9% on Constant Currency Basi; 15/03/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN TO INVEST $200M IN COCOCAY PROPERTY; 26/04/2018 – Royal Caribbean 1Q Rev $2.03B; 09/05/2018 – ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES REPORTS $1B SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAM; 12/04/2018 – Talend Connect 2018: New Speakers Include AstraZeneca, Royal Caribbean & TD Bank; 09/05/2018 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Declares Dividend And Announces $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program; 23/03/2018 – A New Adventure Begins – Royal Caribbean Welcomes The World’s Largest Cruise Ship; 29/03/2018 – Cruise Critic: Royal Caribbean Looking at More Affordable Version of the Ultimate Family Suite for Other Ships; 19/03/2018 – RCL NAMES ADAM GOLDSTEIN AS VICE CHAIRMAN, RECOGNIZING DECADES

Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc increased its stake in Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) by 972.22% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc bought 17,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.63% with the market. The hedge fund held 19,300 shares of the other specialty stores company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $680,000, up from 1,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc who had been investing in Dicks Sporting Goods Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.49B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.42% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $35.46. About 1.86M shares traded. Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS) has risen 37.76% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.14% the S&P500. Some Historical DKS News: 30/05/2018 – DICK’S SPORTING GOODS INC DKS.N – IN 2018, COMPANY ANTICIPATES NET CAPITAL EXPENDITURES TO BE APPROXIMATELY $250 MLN; 06/03/2018 – 20-year-old sues Dick’s, Walmart over new age-restrictions on rifles; 13/03/2018 – Dick’s Sporting Goods 4Q EPS $1.11; 01/05/2018 – Interior Specialists, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Chris & Dick’s; 22/05/2018 – DICK’S Sporting Goods Announces Quarterly Dividend; 13/03/2018 – DICK’S: PRIVATE BRANDS TO GET MORE SPACE THIS YEAR; 05/04/2018 – ADVISORY-Ignore dated UBS research alert on Dick’s Sporting Goods; 13/03/2018 – Gun Stance May Hurt Struggling Dick’s Sporting Goods; 13/03/2018 – Dick’s Sporting Goods Sees FY CapEx $250M; 13/03/2018 – UNDER ARMOUR SINKS; DICK’S SAYS UAA APPAREL WEAKNESS HURT SALES

Among 37 analysts covering Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. had 165 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, November 18 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, September 20 with “Hold”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Wednesday, August 17 report. Monness Crespi & Hardt downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 2 report. The rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research on Tuesday, July 25 to “Peer Perform”. Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of DKS in report on Wednesday, January 3 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, November 16. As per Wednesday, August 16, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity.

More notable recent Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Dick’s Sporting Goods: Buy This Reversal – Seeking Alpha” on August 15, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “10 Biggest Price Target Changes For Thursday – Benzinga” published on November 29, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Stocks To Watch: Eyes On Cyber Monday, Argentina And Mars – Seeking Alpha” on November 24, 2018. More interesting news about Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) Reports Mixed Q3: An Analyst Roundup – Benzinga” published on November 30, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “What Marriott’s Security Breach Means for the Long Term – The Motley Fool” with publication date: December 03, 2018.

Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc, which manages about $1.28B and $54.63M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nuverra Environmental Soluti by 50,448 shares to 484,633 shares, valued at $5.82 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.26, from 0.96 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold DKS shares while 113 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 69.49 million shares or 1.12% more from 68.71 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Pnc Fincl Services Grp Inc holds 27,271 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Los Angeles Management Equity holds 37,647 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Vantage Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Company has 100 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 521,715 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. South Dakota Invest Council holds 109,699 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Fifth Third Bancorp holds 0% or 100 shares in its portfolio. Globeflex Capital Lp invested in 11,960 shares. Art Limited Liability Corp holds 0.31% or 213,456 shares. Paragon Cap Management Limited stated it has 8,873 shares. Axa reported 27,000 shares. Quebec – Canada-based Letko Brosseau And Associates Inc has invested 0.64% in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS). Contrarius Invest Mgmt Ltd invested in 72,821 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 58,795 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd holds 0.09% or 376,252 shares in its portfolio. National Bank Of New York Mellon has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS).

Md Sass Investors Services Inc, which manages about $1.91B and $794.33M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Macquarie Infrastructure Cor (NYSE:MIC) by 80,415 shares to 542,635 shares, valued at $22.90 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Qorvo Inc by 37,745 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 314,825 shares, and cut its stake in Eqt Midstream Partners Lp (NYSE:EQM).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.15, from 1.14 in 2018Q1. It worsened, as 70 investors sold RCL shares while 176 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 175 raised stakes. 142.37 million shares or 1.46% less from 144.48 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt invested in 6,999 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.04% or 285,900 shares. Bkd Wealth Advsrs Lc owns 3,860 shares. Exane Derivatives holds 0% or 14,234 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc, Illinois-based fund reported 20,410 shares. Cibc World has invested 0.01% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Carlson Ltd Partnership reported 118,850 shares. First Bancorp Trust, a Maryland-based fund reported 13,251 shares. Wexford Capital LP accumulated 0.07% or 10,700 shares. Daiwa Grp has invested 0.01% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Overbrook invested in 0.12% or 6,021 shares. Abner Herrman And Brock Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 1.37% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL). Moreover, Signaturefd Ltd Com has 0% invested in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) for 380 shares. Earnest Prns Limited Liability Corporation reported 104,334 shares. Salem Inv Counselors owns 700 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since June 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $3.16 million activity. Another trade for 1,578 shares valued at $168,179 was made by REITAN BERNT on Monday, November 19. $2.16M worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) shares were sold by Fain Richard D.

More notable recent Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Royal Caribbean Cruises declares $0.70 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on September 06, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Celebrity Cruises Unveils The First-Ever Glamping Experience At Sea – PR Newswire” published on November 08, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Royal Caribbean seen as sleeper pick – Seeking Alpha” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Trashed Stocks to Buy for Fundamental Strength – Investorplace.com” published on December 05, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “5 Deep-Value Stocks to Invest In – Investorplace.com” with publication date: November 28, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had 83 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Friday, January 27 with “Outperform”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 27 by Pareto Securities. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. Wedbush maintained Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) rating on Wednesday, February 3. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $99 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Tuesday, June 5 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, June 15. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 29 by Deutsche Bank. Wedbush maintained it with “Buy” rating and $145.0 target in Thursday, January 25 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 19 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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