Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp Has Upped Position in Facebook (FB) by $9.15 Million; Broadwood Capital Lowered Its Staar Surgical Co (STAA) Stake by $3.55 Million

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Broadwood Capital Inc decreased its stake in Staar Surgical Co (STAA) by 1.06% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Broadwood Capital Inc sold 114,549 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.67% with the market. The hedge fund held 10.74 million shares of the ophthalmic goods company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $342.73 million, down from 10.86 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Broadwood Capital Inc who had been investing in Staar Surgical Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.59 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.46% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $35.98. About 332,156 shares traded. STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) has risen 170.55% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 166.18% the S&P500. Some Historical STAA News: 12/04/2018 – ECS Learning Systems, Developers of STAAR MASTER®, Partner with Learning Blade® to Bring Leading STEM Solution to Texas; 30/05/2018 – ECS LEARNING SYSTEMS, DEVELOPER OF STAAR MASTER®, BUYS; 22/04/2018 – DJ STAAR Surgical Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (STAA); 30/05/2018 – ECS Learning Systems, Developer of STAAR MASTER®, Acquires PREPWORKS® to Create Industry-Leading Adaptive K-12 Test-Prep; 04/04/2018 – Houston Area McDonald’s Restaurants To Give Students And Teachers Free Breakfast To Kick Off STAAR Testing On April 10; 19/03/2018 – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces Investigation on Behalf of STAAR Surgical Company Investors (STAA); 20/04/2018 – /DISREGARD RELEASE: Staar Surgical Company/; 20/04/2018 – Matthew Haverland Slated To Helm Staar Surgical Company; 02/05/2018 – Staar Surgical 1Q Adj EPS 4c; 23/03/2018 – Staar Surgical Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals

Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 3650% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp bought 69,861 shares as the company’s stock rose 22.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 71,775 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $9.41M, up from 1,914 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $485.66B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.85% or $3.2 during the last trading session, reaching $170.17. About 77,010 shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 4.87% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.24% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 07/03/2018 – AdGreetz Names Umang Bedi, President Dailyhunt & Former Managing Director of Facebook India & South Asia, as Company Advisor; 04/04/2018 – ET NOW: BREAKING: Facebook gives country-wise breakup of people whose information may have been improperly shared with Cam…; 27/03/2018 – CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA WHISTLEBLOWER SAYS AGGREGATE IQ HAD ACCESS TO FACEBOOK DATA AT CENTRE OF PRIVACY DISPUTE; 28/03/2018 – FACEBOOK TO INTRODUCE NEW FEATURES ALLOWING USERS TO DOWNLOAD AND DELETE THEIR DATA – BLOG POST; 29/05/2018 – Telecom Paper: Facebook to commercially launch WhatsApp payment service in India next week – report; 01/05/2018 – Match falls as Facebook gets into the dating pool; 28/03/2018 – SF Business Tms: Exclusive: Steve Ballmer says Facebook shouldn’t ‘over-resist’ government; 10/04/2018 – After just about every big privacy hack, people quickly returned to scene of the crime. Facebook will be no exception, @andrewrsorkin writes; 22/05/2018 – FACEBOOK WILL GO FURTHER TO COMPLY WITH GDPR RULES-ZUCKERBERG; 22/03/2018 – SLOVAK PROTEST ORGANIZERS COMMENT ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE

More notable recent STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “STAAR Surgical Deserves Its Eye-Watering Valuation Premium – Seeking Alpha” on November 30, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “STAAR Surgical inks deal with Smile Eyes Group in Germany and Austria – Seeking Alpha” published on February 12, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “STAAR Surgical collaborates with Dr. Tobias Neuhann in Germany – Seeking Alpha” on October 09, 2018. More interesting news about STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “The Daily Biotech Pulse: Foamix (NASDAQ:FOMX) Jumps on Data, Positive Results for Galapagos (NASDAQ:GLPG)-Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD)’s Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug, Bausch Health (NYSE:BHC) Trims Debt – Benzinga” published on September 12, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Daily Biotech Pulse: Genomic Health Earnings, AbbVie’s Humira Approved For Another Indication In Japan – Benzinga” with publication date: February 21, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.84, from 2.12 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 24 investors sold STAA shares while 48 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 38.29 million shares or 5.57% more from 36.27 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Federated Pa reported 0% stake. Broadwood owns 10.74 million shares. Raymond James, Florida-based fund reported 76,935 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Lp has invested 0.01% in STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA). Rhumbline Advisers owns 68,909 shares. Prudential Financial holds 0% of its portfolio in STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) for 85,255 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Management Ltd Llc invested in 0.02% or 78,836 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Ltd invested in 78,895 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Principal Fincl Group holds 283,010 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA). Bancshares Of Montreal Can reported 0% in STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA). Convergence Inv Prtn Ltd Liability Company holds 9,743 shares. Art Ltd accumulated 105,324 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Moreover, Qs has 0.03% invested in STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) for 62,550 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd stated it has 135,567 shares.

Analysts await STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.04 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.04 per share. STAA’s profit will be $1.77 million for 224.88 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.07 actual earnings per share reported by STAAR Surgical Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.86% negative EPS growth.

Broadwood Capital Inc, which manages about $448.00 million and $712.59 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Monster Beverage Corp New by 3.88 million shares to 4.68 million shares, valued at $230.32 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Facebook: The Largest Platform In The World – Seeking Alpha” on February 21, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Facebook Stock: Too Good To Be True – Seeking Alpha” published on February 25, 2019, Fool.ca published: “Why Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) Struggles Could Be Good News for This Stock – The Motley Fool Canada” on February 24, 2019. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Medtronic, LKQ and Lamb Weston – Investorplace.com” published on March 15, 2019 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stocks jumps 2.5% after Instinet upgrades to buy – Live Trading News” with publication date: March 12, 2019.

Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp, which manages about $1.68 billion and $987.72 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cbre Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) by 56,262 shares to 799,083 shares, valued at $32.00 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 70,009 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.41M shares, and cut its stake in Crown Castle Intl Corp New (NYSE:CCI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.42, from 1.13 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 143 investors sold FB shares while 740 reduced holdings. 166 funds opened positions while 465 raised stakes. 1.73 billion shares or 7.30% more from 1.61 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Axiom Int Investors Limited Liability De holds 1.16% or 253,311 shares. Jones Financial Lllp reported 67,435 shares. 1.00M are held by Thornburg Investment Inc. Benchmark Cap stated it has 11,725 shares. Blb&B Advisors Ltd Liability Com reported 0.43% stake. Cwm Limited Company owns 9,097 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Palladium Limited Liability Company has 0.57% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). 148,024 were accumulated by Argent Capital Management Ltd Liability. Greenwich Wealth Mgmt Ltd Company invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Snow Capital LP holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 7,210 shares. Cap Research Invsts, a California-based fund reported 69.77 million shares. Pecaut & has invested 0.22% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Sfmg Limited Liability owns 0.33% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 15,576 shares. Clearbridge Ltd Company holds 0.96% or 24,040 shares in its portfolio. Miles Cap holds 0.73% or 5,672 shares.

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