BB&T (BBT) At $53.41 Forms Top; J Goldman & Company LP Raised Extended Stay Amer (Call) (STAY) Holding By $3.65 Million

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BB&T Corporation (BBT) formed multiple top with $57.68 target or 8.00% above today’s $53.41 share price. BB&T Corporation (BBT) has $41.65 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $53.41. About 4.76M shares traded or 16.56% up from the average. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has risen 16.87% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.32% the S&P500.

J Goldman & Company Lp increased Extended Stay Amer Inc (Call) (STAY) stake by 1501.56% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. J Goldman & Company Lp acquired 192,200 shares as Extended Stay Amer Inc (Call) (STAY)’s stock rose 5.09%. The J Goldman & Company Lp holds 205,000 shares with $3.90M value, up from 12,800 last quarter. Extended Stay Amer Inc (Call) now has $3.72B valuation. The stock decreased 2.11% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $19.51. About 2.72M shares traded or 62.20% up from the average. Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) has risen 22.24% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.69% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.15, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 30 investors sold STAY shares while 58 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 176.99 million shares or 2.95% less from 182.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 4,422 are held by Assetmark. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company holds 128,567 shares. Botty Limited Liability holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) for 41,090 shares. 200 are owned by Dubuque Savings Bank Trust. Bb&T Secs Limited Liability owns 53,564 shares. Simcoe Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 10.67% in Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY). Pacad Inv owns 700 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Burgundy Asset stated it has 0.58% of its portfolio in Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY). 2.25M are held by Dimensional Fund Advsr L P. Bessemer Gp reported 0% stake. Covington Capital holds 0% or 118 shares in its portfolio. Atlantic Trust Gp Lc invested in 0.01% or 103,600 shares. Paragon Capital Management Ltd holds 0.09% or 11,589 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 1.32 million shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Wealthtrust invested in 0.01% or 887 shares.

J Goldman & Company Lp decreased Berry Global Group Inc (NYSE:BERY) stake by 74,922 shares to 139,878 valued at $8.21 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Nabors Industries Ltd (NYSE:NBR) stake by 935,995 shares and now owns 114,005 shares. Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MRNS) was reduced too.

Among 13 analysts covering Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Extended Stay America has $26 highest and $14 lowest target. $20.45’s average target is 4.82% above currents $19.51 stock price. Extended Stay America had 36 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, August 1. The rating was downgraded by M Partners on Thursday, January 14 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, November 8. The stock of Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Robert W. Baird. As per Monday, September 26, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. M Partners upgraded the shares of STAY in report on Monday, December 5 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy”. On Thursday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $15 target in Wednesday, August 17 report. The stock of Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since March 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $192,306 activity. The insider HENRY KEVIN A sold 10,000 shares worth $192,306.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.22, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 41 investors sold BB&T Corporation shares while 269 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 479.66 million shares or 4.23% less from 500.82 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cornerstone Advisors Inc holds 0.19% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) or 34,000 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees reported 30,480 shares stake. Lafayette Invs Incorporated holds 5,796 shares. Utd Cap Advisers Lc stated it has 70,496 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Clearbridge Invests invested in 925 shares. Aperio Group Incorporated Ltd Co has 0.11% invested in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). British Columbia Inv stated it has 0.16% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). North Star Investment Mngmt Corp holds 0.03% or 4,229 shares. Salem Inv Counselors reported 1.76% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). City Holdg Company invested in 53,773 shares or 0.85% of the stock. Patten Grp Inc Inc invested in 0.14% or 6,983 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas invested in 382,286 shares. Papp L Roy And Assocs invested in 0.05% or 5,276 shares. Wealthfront reported 29,777 shares. 37,946 are owned by Kempner Cap Mngmt.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $9.32 million activity. On Thursday, January 25 Henson Christopher L sold $2.66M worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) or 48,524 shares. LYNN LOUIS B sold $199,181 worth of stock or 3,646 shares. $3.28M worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) shares were sold by KING KELLY S. $137,587 worth of stock was sold by Boyer K. David Jr. on Tuesday, February 20. On Friday, January 19 Powell Cynthia B sold $486,760 worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) or 8,929 shares. QUBEIN NIDO R sold 21,025 shares worth $1.15 million. Another trade for 2,825 shares valued at $155,943 was made by HENRY I. PATRICIA on Tuesday, March 6.

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