As Haemonetics (HAE) Market Valuation Declined, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System Has Trimmed Its Position by $507,300; Casella Waste Systems (CWST) Position Has Boosted by Granahan Investment Management Inc

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Granahan Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Casella Waste Systems (CWST) by 39.5% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Granahan Investment Management Inc bought 80,006 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.49% with the market. The hedge fund held 282,555 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.78 million, up from 202,549 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Granahan Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Casella Waste Systems for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.30B market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $30.25. About 149,083 shares traded. Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has risen 41.19% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.19% the S&P500. Some Historical CWST News: 15/03/2018 – Casella Waste at Non-Deal Roadshow Hosted By First Analysis; 14/03/2018 – CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS SAYS ON MARCH 8, CO RECEIVED NOTICE FROM TOXIC ACTIONS CENTER AND CONSERVATION LAW FOUNDATION – SEC FILING; 13/04/2018 – Casella Waste Presenting at Macquarie Group Conference May 10; 14/03/2018 – CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC – FAME BONDS HAVE A FINAL MATURITY OF AUGUST 1, 2035; 14/03/2018 – CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS – ON MARCH 13, BETHLEHEM, NH VOTERS DID NOT VOTE IN FAVOR TO CHANGE ZONING LAWS OF THE TOWN REGARDING ONE OF CO’S LANDFILLS; 03/05/2018 – Casella Waste Systems 1Q Loss/Shr 9c; 25/05/2018 – Casella Waste Presenting at KeyCorp Conference May 31; 14/03/2018 – CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS – RECEIVED NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE COMPANY OVER ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF CLEAN WATER ACT AT NCES LANDFILL; 08/03/2018 Casella Waste Access Event Set By First Analysis for Mar. 15; 14/03/2018 – CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS – SPECIFICALLY, BETHLEHEM VOTERS DID NOT ALLOW FOR A 70-ACRE LANDFILL EXPANSION AT CO’S NORTH COUNTRY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LANDFILL

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System decreased its stake in Haemonetics Corp (HAE) by 13.26% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System sold 4,450 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.01% with the market. The institutional investor held 29,108 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.34 million, down from 33,558 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System who had been investing in Haemonetics Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.16B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.09% or $2.13 during the last trading session, reaching $99.78. About 532,825 shares traded or 11.58% up from the average. Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) has risen 84.23% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 84.23% the S&P500. Some Historical HAE News: 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics Sees FY19 Adj EPS $2.00-Adj EPS $2.30; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS CORP – SEES FISCAL 2019 CASH FLOW FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES (GAAP) $150 – $175 MLN; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS CORP – SEES FISCAL 2019 ADJ SHR $2.00 – $2.30; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS 4Q REV. $233.6M, EST. $227.0M; 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics Appoints Said Bolorforosh Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS SEES FY ’19 REV UP 3%-5%; 10/04/2018 – Haemonetics Sets Date for Publishing Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results: May 8, 2018; 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics 4Q Adj EPS 43c; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS 4Q ADJ EPS 43C, EST. 42C; 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics 4Q Rev $234M

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.58, from 1.24 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 33 investors sold HAE shares while 116 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 48.30 million shares or 3.34% more from 46.74 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Dupont Cap Mngmt Corporation accumulated 26,282 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Castleark Mgmt Ltd Liability accumulated 162,222 shares. Strs Ohio has 19,400 shares. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md invested in 826,510 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Insur New York holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) for 17,109 shares. Wg Shaheen And Assoc Dba Whitney And Com has invested 0% in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). Fund Management reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). Moreover, Btim Corp has 0.35% invested in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). The Ontario – Canada-based Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). Prudential Fincl Inc has invested 0.05% in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). Cim Invest Mangement Inc reported 4,753 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.02% or 19,100 shares. Jackson Square Partners has invested 0.83% in Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE). First Mercantile Trust invested in 0.15% or 6,651 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Haemonetics Corporation had 31 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Benchmark maintained the shares of HAE in report on Thursday, November 5 with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, February 7 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 14 report. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research on Tuesday, October 6 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 15 by Sidoti. On Monday, November 7 the stock rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Hold”. Benchmark maintained Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) rating on Wednesday, May 11. Benchmark has “Hold” rating and $28 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, August 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 2 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 8.

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System, which manages about $39.36B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Hldg L (NASDAQ:NCLH) by 5,807 shares to 253,379 shares, valued at $14.55 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Veeva Sys Inc (NYSE:VEEV) by 2,930 shares in the quarter, for a total of 154,660 shares, and has risen its stake in Match Group Inc.

Since September 10, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 sales for $9.78 million activity. On Thursday, November 8 Burke William P. Mr. sold $1.49 million worth of Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) or 13,056 shares. Another trade for 8,196 shares valued at $843,041 was made by MEELIA RICHARD J on Friday, December 14. On Wednesday, December 12 Scanlan Jacqueline sold $107,034 worth of Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) or 1,027 shares. Goldstein Dan sold $174,227 worth of Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) on Monday, December 10. 30,824 shares valued at $3.45M were sold by GRANADILLO PEDRO P on Monday, September 17. Shares for $1.22M were sold by KROLL MARK W on Wednesday, November 7.

Analysts await Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $0.59 EPS, down 4.84% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.62 per share. HAE’s profit will be $30.49 million for 42.28 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.56 actual EPS reported by Haemonetics Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.36% EPS growth.

More notable recent Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “It Is Still Not Too Late To Pick Up Haemonetics In CY 2018 – Seeking Alpha” on March 20, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “​Brian Concannon steps down as CEO of Braintree-based Haemonetics – Boston Business Journal – Boston Business Journal” published on September 30, 2015, Benzinga.com published: “Week Ahead In Biotech: Earnings, Conferences, PDUFA Dates, Clinical Trial Results, IPOs (Nov. 4-10) – Benzinga” on November 04, 2018. More interesting news about Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Haemonetics Continues To Be A Buy Story In 2018 – Seeking Alpha” published on June 29, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Haemonetics loses Red Cross blood kit business worth $25M in revenue – Boston Business Journal” with publication date: March 24, 2014.

Since August 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $1.94 million activity. Another trade for 3,991 shares valued at $108,925 was made by BURKE MICHAEL K on Thursday, August 23. On Tuesday, September 11 SCHMITT DAVID L sold $322,974 worth of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) or 10,000 shares. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $279,900 was sold by CALLAHAN JAMES F JR. Johnson Edwin D also sold $624,000 worth of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Casella Waste Systems Inc. had 21 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy” on Wednesday, January 24. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CWST in report on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of CWST in report on Monday, May 9 to “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 7 by Wedbush. The stock of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Thursday, September 3. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has “Strong Buy” rating given on Friday, September 7 by Raymond James. On Monday, August 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold”. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

Granahan Investment Management Inc, which manages about $3.81 billion and $1.84B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Okta Inc by 39,855 shares to 277,104 shares, valued at $19.50M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cyberark Software (NASDAQ:CYBR) by 6,259 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 48,362 shares, and cut its stake in Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IRWD).

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