Overlook Holdings LTD Decreased By $62.40 Million Its Netease (NTES) Position; Badger Meter Has 1.34 Sentiment

Badger Meter Inc (BMI) investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.29, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 78 hedge funds started new and increased equity positions, while 58 sold and reduced their equity positions in Badger Meter Inc. The hedge funds in our database reported: 24.14 million shares, up from 23.62 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Badger Meter Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 49 Increased: 51 New Position: 27.

Overlook Holdings Ltd decreased Netease (NTES) stake by 16.84% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Overlook Holdings Ltd sold 180,869 shares as Netease (NTES)’s stock declined 23.21%. The Overlook Holdings Ltd holds 893,200 shares with $308.17M value, down from 1.07 million last quarter. Netease now has $30.68B valuation. The stock decreased 5.17% or $12.74 during the last trading session, reaching $233.59. About 2.02M shares traded or 81.67% up from the average. NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) has declined 2.94% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.49% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering NetEase (NASDAQ:NTES), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. NetEase has $361 highest and $145.0 lowest target. $265.82’s average target is 13.80% above currents $233.59 stock price. NetEase had 48 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies initiated it with “Hold” rating and $245 target in Thursday, September 29 report. The stock of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Credit Agricole. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 28 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by CLSA to “Sell” on Thursday, November 16. The company was initiated on Monday, July 18 by Brean Capital. On Thursday, May 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 28 by Macquarie Research. The stock of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Jefferies. The stock of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) earned “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 4. The rating was maintained by Benchmark on Thursday, May 17 with “Buy”.

More notable recent NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “NetEase -9.1% after miss, analyst caution on costs” on May 17, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Pre-Open Movers 05/17: (WWE) (LOXO) (NTES) Higher; (JNCE) (JCP) (ACXM) Lower (more…)” published on May 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “NetEase, Inc 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “NetEase’s (NTES) CEO William Ding on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 17, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why JC Penney, NetEase, and Jounce Therapeutics Slumped Today” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Analysts await Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $0.40 EPS, up 11.11% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.36 per share. BMI’s profit will be $11.65 million for 27.34 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual EPS reported by Badger Meter, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 53.85% EPS growth.

Impax Asset Management Ltd holds 1.56% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. for 1.18 million shares. Rodgers Brothers Inc. owns 88,568 shares or 1.38% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Mairs & Power Inc has 1.02% invested in the company for 1.84 million shares. The South Dakota-based Dorsey & Whitney Trust Co Llc has invested 0.67% in the stock. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 1.68 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $2.56 million activity.

The stock increased 2.22% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $43.75. About 70,685 shares traded. Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) has risen 28.41% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.86% the S&P500.

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