Citigroup (C) Stock Value Declined While Chou Associates Management Trimmed Its Holding by $5.68 Million; As Mks Instruments (MKSI) Valuation Declined, Holder Leuthold Group Has Decreased Its Holding by $597,360

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Leuthold Group Llc decreased its stake in Mks Instruments Inc. (MKSI) by 9.8% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Leuthold Group Llc sold 7,467 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.68% with the market. The hedge fund held 68,715 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.51M, down from 76,182 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Leuthold Group Llc who had been investing in Mks Instruments Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.51B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $83.55. About 307,569 shares traded. MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has declined 29.54% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.54% the S&P500. Some Historical MKSI News: 09/05/2018 – MKS Instruments Promotes Dr. John T.C. Lee to Pres; 11/05/2018 – Congress Asset Company Buys 1.4% Position in MKS Instruments; 24/04/2018 – MKS INSTRUMENTS 1Q ADJ. NET REV. $554M, EST. $530.8M; 19/03/2018 Research Report Identifies Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Hancock Holding, MKS Instruments, Second Sight Medical Products, Eclipse Re; 10/05/2018 – MKS Instruments Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend; 24/04/2018 – MKS Instruments Sees 2Q Adj EPS $2.09-Adj EPS $2.36; 24/04/2018 – MKS Instruments 1Q EPS $1.90; 24/04/2018 – MKS INSTRUMENTS 1Q ADJ EPS $2.07, EST. $2; 24/04/2018 – MKS Instruments 1Q Net $105.1M; 24/04/2018 – MKS Instruments 1Q Adj EPS $2.07

Chou Associates Management Inc decreased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 38.1% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Chou Associates Management Inc sold 80,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.04% with the market. The hedge fund held 130,000 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $9.33 million, down from 210,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Chou Associates Management Inc who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $149.31 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $63.04. About 10.71 million shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has declined 23.89% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.89% the S&P500. Some Historical C News: 15/05/2018 – Olin Presenting at Citi SMID Conference Jun 6; 11/04/2018 – Sprint Presenting at Citi Telecom, Cable, & Media IR Day May 11; 16/05/2018 – Citigroup Presenting at AllianceBernstein Conference May 30; 12/04/2018 – Citi Appoints Isao Kojima as Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions for Japan; 12/04/2018 – NXP SEMICONDUCTORS NV NXPI.O : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $127.50 FROM $111; 22/03/2018 – CITIGROUP SETS GUN SALES RESTRICTIONS BY BUSINESS PARTNERS:NYT; 28/03/2018 – Jailed Libor trader Hayes loses appeal over house sale; 24/04/2018 – CITIGROUP CEO CORBAT COMMENTS ON CARD DEAL AT ANNUAL MEETING; 15/05/2018 – SOFTBANK PLANS TO OPEN OFFICE IN SAUDI ARABIA; 07/05/2018 – iRobot Presenting at Citi SMID Conference Jun 6

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 25 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 136 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Vetr. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Friday, July 8. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Morgan Stanley maintained Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on Friday, February 2 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, October 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 26 by Standpoint Research.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in 2018 Q3. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It is the same, as 52 investors sold C shares while 470 reduced holdings. only 122 funds opened positions while 410 raised stakes. 1.80 billion shares or 3.35% less from 1.86 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 1.60M were accumulated by Ci. Rfg Advisory Group Inc Limited Liability Corporation reported 3,689 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.16% or 1.27 million shares. 6,350 were reported by Sit Invest. Georgia-based Narwhal Capital Mgmt has invested 2.11% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). North Star Mgmt Corp reported 7,353 shares. Pnc Ser Grp reported 2.01 million shares. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Incorporated, Texas-based fund reported 17,220 shares. Amg National Comml Bank has invested 0.36% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Independent Order Of Foresters invested 0.38% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Axa invested 0.29% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). 375,000 are owned by Tegean Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Com. Jefferies Grp Llc, a New York-based fund reported 92,507 shares. Moreover, Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas has 0.66% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 1.32M shares. Augustine Asset Mgmt Inc reported 3.84% stake.

More notable recent Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Citigroup surges 4.1% as BMO upgrades to outperform – Seeking Alpha” on January 15, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Goldman sees bank rally continuing on loan growth – Seeking Alpha” published on January 22, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Massive trove of loan documents leaked – Techcrunch – Seeking Alpha” on January 23, 2019. More interesting news about Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Can Cameco Continue To Ride The Uranium Price Rebound? – Seeking Alpha” published on February 11, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Just Keep Banking On Citigroup – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 21, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.06 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 49 investors sold MKSI shares while 121 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 48.04 million shares or 1.53% less from 48.79 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. The Washington-based Parametric Assoc Lc has invested 0.01% in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Aperio Group Limited Liability Company holds 23,058 shares. Barclays Pcl has invested 0% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Moreover, Panagora Asset Mngmt has 0% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Old Natl Savings Bank In has 0.02% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Bbt Capital Mngmt Limited Com invested 0.4% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Brown Brothers Harriman And invested 0% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Fund Mgmt reported 63,923 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Group Inc Limited Liability Com stated it has 787,332 shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. Estabrook Mgmt invested in 0% or 1,000 shares. Quantbot Ltd Partnership reported 22,093 shares. Affinity Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Corp, a California-based fund reported 2,796 shares. State Bank Of America Corp De invested 0% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Moreover, Phocas has 0.6% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). World Asset Management accumulated 3,260 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

More notable recent MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “MKS Instruments (MKSI) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Beat, Down Y/Y – Nasdaq” on January 31, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “ESI Receives Significant Asia Order for Recently-Released Flex PCB Laser Via Drilling Solution – Nasdaq” published on February 12, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Earnings Scheduled For January 29, 2019 – Benzinga” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “MKS Instruments Announces Agreement to Acquire Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. – GlobeNewswire” published on October 30, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “MKS Instruments (MKSI) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates – Nasdaq” with publication date: July 25, 2018.

Among 9 analysts covering MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. MKS Instruments had 21 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) rating on Thursday, October 25. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $112 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company on Monday, May 2. The stock of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) earned “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company on Monday, June 13. Pacific Crest initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, January 4 report. The stock of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, May 12. The firm has “Buy” rating by Benchmark given on Thursday, June 21. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 24 by Dougherty & Company. As per Tuesday, September 25, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Citigroup maintained MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) rating on Friday, July 13. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $122 target. The stock of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Deutsche Bank.

Leuthold Group Llc, which manages about $1.60 billion and $917.82M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Acadia Healthcare Co Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) by 13,458 shares to 186,986 shares, valued at $6.58M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) by 8,444 shares in the quarter, for a total of 40,160 shares, and has risen its stake in Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (NYSE:CP).

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $64,651 activity.

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