Wedge Capital Management L LP Lifted Its Agco (AGCO) Holding by $1.14 Million; As The Boston Beer Co A (SAM) Market Valuation Declined, Rk Asset Management Trimmed by $17.19 Million Its Holding

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Wedge Capital Management L LP increased its stake in Agco Corporation (AGCO) by 7.24% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wedge Capital Management L LP bought 18,925 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.31% with the market. The institutional investor held 280,347 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $17.04M, up from 261,422 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wedge Capital Management L LP who had been investing in Agco Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.08 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.90% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $52.15. About 330,393 shares traded. AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) has declined 22.53% since December 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. Some Historical AGCO News: 17/05/2018 – AGCO Names Lara T. Long Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer; 30/05/2018 – AGCO Announces Strategic and Development Partnership with AgIntegrated; 01/05/2018 – AGCO 1Q ADJ EPS 35C, EST. 12C; 09/05/2018 – Moody’s Assigns Definitve Ratings To Agco Finance’s Inaugural Agricultural Equipment Term Abs Transaction; 26/04/2018 – AGCO Presenting at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference May 9; 01/05/2018 – Agco Corp Sees FY Adj EPS $3.70; 30/05/2018 – AGCO Announces Strategic and Development Partnership with Aglntegrated; 08/05/2018 – AGCO CORP AGCO.N : GOLDMAN SACHS REMOVES FROM CONVICTION BUY LIST – TRADER; 08/05/2018 – AGCO Presenting at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference Tomorrow; 04/04/2018 US SOYBEAN: AGCO COULD BENEFIT AS IT HAS A HIGHER RELIANCE ON LATIN AMERICA, WHICH WILL BE THE BENEFICIARY OF THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR – BERENBERG

Rk Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in The Boston Beer Co Inc A (SAM) by 56.39% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rk Asset Management Llc sold 59,903 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 46,318 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $13.32 million, down from 106,221 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rk Asset Management Llc who had been investing in The Boston Beer Co Inc A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.73B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.70% or $6.66 during the last trading session, reaching $240.32. About 43,544 shares traded. The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) has risen 41.85% since December 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.85% the S&P500. Some Historical SAM News: 30/03/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY – AMENDMENT EXTENDS MATURITY DATE OF CREDIT FACILITY UNDER LINE OF CREDIT AGREEMENT FROM MARCH 31, 2019 TO MARCH 31, 2023; 25/04/2018 – BOSTON BEER 1Q EPS 78C, EST. 29C; 25/04/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY INC SAM.N SEES FY 2018 SHR $6.30 TO $7.30; 20/03/2018 Boston Beer Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 30/03/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY – ON MARCH 27, ENTERED AGREEMENT TO AMEND CO’S EXISTING $150 MLN REVOLVING LINE OF CREDIT AGREEMENT – SEC FILING; 18/04/2018 – Boston Beer Earnings: Things Are Looking ‘Rosé’ — Barrons.com; 21/03/2018 – Boston Beer: Is the Fizz Back in the Bottle? — Barrons.com; 25/04/2018 – Boston Beer Sees FY EPS $6.30-EPS $7.30; 11/05/2018 – Vgi Partners Pty Exits Position in Boston Beer; 25/04/2018 – Boston Beer Tops Estimates as New CEO Takes Over — Earnings Review

Since November 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $117,250 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.92 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 30 investors sold AGCO shares while 98 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 65.50 million shares or 0.52% more from 65.16 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Louisiana State Employees Retirement owns 18,200 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 0.06% stake. Personal Cap Advsr Corporation invested in 10,151 shares. Next Finance Grp Inc Inc invested 0.01% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Moon Capital Limited Liability reported 34,779 shares. Colony Group Ltd holds 31,562 shares. Goldman Sachs invested in 0.01% or 528,419 shares. 13,146 were accumulated by Liberty Mutual Asset Management Inc. Shell Asset Mgmt reported 2,662 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Landscape Cap Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Stevens Mgmt Lp reported 0.04% stake. Royal London Asset Management holds 0% of its portfolio in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) for 87,685 shares. Nordea Inv Management reported 402,975 shares. Missouri-based Stifel Financial Corporation has invested 0% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Bluemountain Cap Mngmt Lc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) for 25,909 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Agco Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Agco Corporation had 84 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, November 6. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, May 30. The stock of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 25 by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by UBS. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral” on Monday, November 28. JP Morgan downgraded it to “Underweight” rating and $44 target in Monday, June 27 report. The stock of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 31 by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Wednesday, December 16 report. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, December 19.

Wedge Capital Management L L P, which manages about $10.84B and $10.44B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Milacron Holdings Corp. by 47,517 shares to 893,926 shares, valued at $18.10M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Tcf Financial Corporation (NYSE:TCB) by 415,916 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.20 million shares, and cut its stake in Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN).

More important recent AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “BofA sees 20% upside potential in Caterpillar – Seeking Alpha” on December 03, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “AGCO to Host Analyst Meeting – Business Wire”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Why I’m Not Buying AGCO – Seeking Alpha” on November 13, 2018. More interesting news about AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) was released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ABB, AGCO, AT&T, Broadcom, Caterpillar, Costco, First Solar, Lululemon, Roku, Verizon, Xilinx and More – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: December 03, 2018.

Since September 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 16 selling transactions for $20.78 million activity. Grinnell David L. had sold 784 shares worth $241,096. 700 shares were sold by Troupe Quincy B, worth $209,160 on Tuesday, October 30.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.10, from 1 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 20 investors sold SAM shares while 80 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 8.31 million shares or 0.07% more from 8.31 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Convergence Inv Prtn Llc invested in 1,124 shares. Ing Groep Nv invested in 1,320 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0% in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM). State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 0.01% in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM). Kornitzer Cap Management Ks has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM). Balasa Dinverno Foltz holds 1,321 shares. Next Grp Inc invested in 84 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Us Bank De holds 187 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Walleye Trading Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 1,674 shares. Dupont Cap Mgmt Corp reported 3,116 shares. 51,774 are held by Federated Pa. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas accumulated 0% or 1,034 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement reported 0.01% stake. First Advisors Limited Partnership, a Illinois-based fund reported 2,127 shares. Renaissance Techs holds 0.02% or 59,659 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Boston Beer Co (NYSE:SAM), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Boston Beer Co had 71 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, May 30 report. As per Tuesday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 17 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, February 8. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 4 with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Monday, October 30 by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, April 27, the company rating was downgraded by Tigress Financial. As per Friday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 4. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, April 19.

More notable recent The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Is Now the Time to Load Up on Sin Stocks? – The Motley Fool” on October 16, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Losing Its FAANG: Market Struggles In 2018 As Tech Rally Slows – Benzinga” published on December 23, 2018, Fool.com published: “Why The Boston Beer Company’s Stock Is Down 12% Today – The Motley Fool” on July 27, 2018. More interesting news about The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Walmart’s Aggression Is Contributing To Its Potential Upside – Seeking Alpha” published on November 26, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Bay Area bank makes key hire to debut venture lending – San Francisco Business Times” with publication date: December 21, 2018.

Analysts await The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $1.77 EPS, up 110.71% or $0.93 from last year’s $0.84 per share. SAM’s profit will be $20.11M for 33.94 P/E if the $1.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.21 actual EPS reported by The Boston Beer Company, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -44.86% negative EPS growth.

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