Bgc Partners (BGCP) Holder Fort Point Capital Partners Has Boosted Its Stake by $624,130; Two Sigma Securities Boosted Williams Sonoma (Put) (WSM) Stake by $870,000; Stock Rose

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Two Sigma Securities Llc increased its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc (Put) (WSM) by 263.64% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Two Sigma Securities Llc bought 17,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.90% with the market. The hedge fund held 24,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.21 million, up from 6,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Two Sigma Securities Llc who had been investing in Williams Sonoma Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.50 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $56.19. About 2.33M shares traded or 82.62% up from the average. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 11.72% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.35% the S&P500. Some Historical WSM News: 07/03/2018 – Pottery Barn Launches Partnership with International Designer and Horticulturist Jamie Durie; 23/05/2018 – Williams-Sonoma Sees FY18 Capital Spending $200M-$220M; 23/05/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC WSM.N SEES FY 2018 NON-GAAP SHR $4.15 TO $4.25; 23/05/2018 – Williams-Sonoma 1Q Net $45.2M; 23/05/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC – RAISES 2018 FULL-YEAR GUIDANCE; 11/04/2018 – WILLIAMS SONOMA AND WILLIAMS SONOMA HOME LAUNCH NEW SUMMER COLLECTION WITH AERIN LAUDER; 23/05/2018 – Williams-Sonoma 1Q Williams Sonoma Comparable Brand Rev Growth 5.6%; 13/03/2018 – WEST ELM LAUNCHES WEST ELM LOCAL EXPERIENCES, BRINGING CUSTOMERS CLOSER TO THE CRAFTSMANSHIP OF REGIONAL ARTISTS; 24/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Trading at Noon: Market survey shows fall in bearishness but subdued bullishness; 23/05/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC WSM.N SEES FY 2018 REVENUE $5,495 BLN TO $5,655 BLN

Fort Point Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Bgc Partners Inc (BGCP) by 179.6% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fort Point Capital Partners Llc bought 124,826 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.11% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 194,328 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.01 million, up from 69,502 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fort Point Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Bgc Partners Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.24 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $5.75. About 2.12M shares traded. BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) has declined 25.93% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.30% the S&P500. Some Historical BGCP News: 08/03/2018 – Medadyn Partners With BGC International Holdings For Billions In Verifiable Gold To Back Cryptocurrency Transactions; 23/03/2018 – BGC PARTNERS – CREDIT AGREEMENT PROVIDES FOR EACH PARTY, CERTAIN UNITS TO ISSUE LOANS TO OTHER PARTY OR UNITS UP TO $250 MLN OUTSTANDING AT ANY TIME; 14/05/2018 – S&P REVISES BGC PARTNERS INC. OUTLOOK TO ‘STABLE’ FROM CREDIT WATCH ‘NEGATIVE’; RATING ‘BBB-‘; 03/05/2018 – BGC Partners 1Q Adj EPS 32c; 08/05/2018 – Fitch Affirms Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC at ‘BBB-‘/’F3’; Removes Rating Watch Negative; 09/03/2018 – BGC Partners Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 07/03/2018 – BGC RAISES CONSOLIDATED OUTLOOK & NEWMARK REAFFIRMS OUTLOOK; 08/05/2018 – Fitch Affirms Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners Long-term Issuer Default Ratings at ‘BBB-‘ and Short-term IDRs at ‘F3’; 03/05/2018 – BGC PARTNERS INC QUARTERLY REVENUES $956.6 MLN VS $783.2 MLN; 03/05/2018 – BGC Partners Sees 2018 Rev $890M-$940M

Fort Point Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $268.42 million and $247.89M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Pimco Etf Tr (BOND) by 37,812 shares to 3,019 shares, valued at $310,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IWM) by 7,466 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 11,990 shares, and cut its stake in Chevron Corp New (NYSE:CVX).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.36 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 40 investors sold BGCP shares while 55 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 165.26 million shares or 1.87% more from 162.22 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 2.96 million shares. Williams Jones And Associates Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP). Pennsylvania-based Wealthtrust Axiom Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP). California-based Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited has invested 0.02% in BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP). Eagle Asset Management reported 774,716 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 42,466 were reported by Parametrica Management Limited. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc owns 95,434 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Voya Investment Management Ltd Llc reported 0% stake. Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 120,000 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 0% in BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP). Zacks Inv Mngmt reported 196,036 shares stake. Amalgamated State Bank owns 0.01% invested in BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) for 50,549 shares. 280,011 are owned by Boston Prtnrs. California State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 441,985 shares. Barnett has invested 0% in BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP).

Since October 29, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $221,600 activity.

More notable recent BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Wednesday’s ETF with Unusual Volume: IYG – Nasdaq” on March 13, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Is BGC Partners (BGCP) a High-Growth Dividend Stock? – Nasdaq” published on August 27, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “BGC Partners sees paying Q4 dividend of about 14 cents per share – Seeking Alpha” on December 20, 2018. More interesting news about BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 06, 2018 – Nasdaq” published on November 05, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “BGC Partners ti distribute Newmark shares to shareholders – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 13, 2018.

Two Sigma Securities Llc, which manages about $8.19 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Weight Watchers Intl Inc New (Call) (NYSE:WTW) by 11,400 shares to 16,100 shares, valued at $621,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Direxion Shs Etf Tr (Put) (FAS) by 90,300 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 9,900 shares, and cut its stake in Kroger Co (Call) (NYSE:KR).

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