Zuckerman Investment Group Has Trimmed Position in Dollar Tree (DLTR) by $3.72 Million as Stock Rose; Fiera Capital Has Lowered Its Stake in United Rentals (URI) by $1.01 Million

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Fiera Capital Corp decreased its stake in United Rentals Inc (URI) by 2.58% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fiera Capital Corp sold 9,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 373,360 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $38.28 million, down from 383,260 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fiera Capital Corp who had been investing in United Rentals Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.56 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.29% or $1.57 during the last trading session, reaching $120.14. About 1.92M shares traded or 18.37% up from the average. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has declined 23.52% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.89% the S&P500. Some Historical URI News: 05/03/2018 Rhode Island AG: Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued for W. Alton Jones Campus – URI – Whispering Pines Conference; 12/04/2018 – Cramer argues that United Rentals, a largely domestic construction equipment company, has better end markets and lower investment risk than Caterpillar; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS INC – SEES 2018 NET RENTAL CAPITAL EXPENDITURES AFTER GROSS PURCHASES OF $1.2 BILLION TO $1.35 BILLION; 15/03/2018 – Rhode Island Gov: Governor Raimondo Wishes Luck to URI and PC; 03/04/2018 – News 10: Source: URI to name head coach in next 24 hours; 18/04/2018 – United Rentals Backs FY Adjusted EBITDA View of $3.60B-$3.75B; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS INC URI.N FY2018 REV VIEW $7.58 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 19/04/2018 – S&P REVISES UNITED RENTALS INC. TO RATING ‘BB’ FROM ‘BB-‘; 16/04/2018 – United Rentals Inc expected to post earnings of $2.43 a share – Earnings Preview; 18/04/2018 – United Rentals: Reaffirming Outlook for Year

Zuckerman Investment Group Llc decreased its stake in Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR) by 29.22% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zuckerman Investment Group Llc sold 41,337 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.34% with the market. The institutional investor held 100,145 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $9.05 million, down from 141,482 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zuckerman Investment Group Llc who had been investing in Dollar Tree Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $23.76 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $99.86. About 2.62 million shares traded. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has declined 8.47% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.84% the S&P500. Some Historical DLTR News: 07/03/2018 – Steve Scalise: Money Growing on Trees: Dollar Tree Raises Wages, Increase Hours, Expand Maternity Leave Because of Tax Cuts an; 20/04/2018 – DOLLAR TREE SAYS ON APRIL 19 CO ENTERED INTO CREDIT AGREEMENT WITH JPMORGAN CHASE BANK PROVIDING FOR $2,032 MLN IN SENIOR CREDIT FACILITIES – SEC FILING; 07/03/2018 – DOLLAR TREE INC DLTR.O FY SHR VIEW $5.90, REV VIEW $23.10 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 07/03/2018 – Dollar Tree Sees 1Q EPS $1.18-EPS $1.25; 15/05/2018 – Ivy Adds Dollar Tree, Exits Molson Coors, Cuts Microsemi: 13F; 17/05/2018 – Dollar Tree, Inc. to Host First Quarter Earnings Conference Call; 07/03/2018 – DOLLAR TREE 4Q ADJ EPS $1.89, EST. $1.92; 07/03/2018 – DOLLAR TREE INC DLTR.O SEES FY 2018 SHR $5.25 TO $5.60; 31/05/2018 – Dollar Tree 1Q EPS 67c; 24/05/2018 – Moody’s Affirms One Class of CSFB 2005-C4

Another recent and important United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “URI provides guidance, resumes buyback program; shares +3.1% – Seeking Alpha” on December 11, 2018.

Fiera Capital Corp, which manages about $22.10B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) by 45,487 shares to 405,849 shares, valued at $24.75 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Blackrock Municipal Bond Tr (BBK) by 49,231 shares in the quarter, for a total of 305,875 shares, and has risen its stake in Canadian Natl Ry Co (NYSE:CNI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.1 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 93 investors sold URI shares while 182 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. 70.11 million shares or 4.21% more from 67.28 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Rdl holds 0.78% or 10,210 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Ltd reported 0.03% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Atria Investments Lc accumulated 6,525 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Pennsylvania Trust has invested 0.08% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Johnson Fin Gru holds 0% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 223 shares. Willingdon Wealth Management has 0.54% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 18,267 shares. Amer Fin Gru reported 0.77% stake. Schroder Investment Mgmt Grp holds 254,970 shares. Fiera Cap Corp invested in 373,360 shares. New York-based First Manhattan Company has invested 0% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). United Automobile Association holds 65,732 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Wedge Mngmt L Lp Nc has invested 0.16% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Koshinski Asset, Illinois-based fund reported 6,703 shares. Shanda Asset Mngmt Ltd owns 53,376 shares for 1.02% of their portfolio. Bb&T Secs Limited Liability Company accumulated 14,528 shares.

Analysts await United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $3.10 EPS, up 8.01% or $0.23 from last year’s $2.87 per share. URI’s profit will be $246.73M for 9.69 P/E if the $3.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.85 actual EPS reported by United Rentals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.08% negative EPS growth.

Since September 27, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $100,128 activity.

Zuckerman Investment Group Llc, which manages about $757.08M and $359.88 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Brightview Hldgs Inc by 49,785 shares to 506,530 shares, valued at $5.17 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Trinity Inds Inc (NYSE:TRN) by 59,376 shares in the quarter, for a total of 642,954 shares, and has risen its stake in Spartan Mtrs Inc (NASDAQ:SPAR).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.13, from 1.12 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 60 investors sold DLTR shares while 190 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 216.60 million shares or 3.13% more from 210.02 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. First Republic Inv Incorporated stated it has 0.02% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Peloton Wealth Strategists holds 1.25% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 17,075 shares. Icon Advisers Inc holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 38,920 shares. Stock Yards National Bank Tru stated it has 20,160 shares. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Llc has 0.03% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Dubuque National Bank reported 0.01% stake. Cohen Steers reported 260,177 shares stake. Strs Ohio stated it has 87,460 shares. Whittier Trust owns 170 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Valley Advisers invested 0% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Korea Inv Corporation reported 2,757 shares. Ls Ltd Liability Company accumulated 9,746 shares. Aimz Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Com accumulated 11,158 shares. Georgia-based Suntrust Banks Inc has invested 0.01% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Tocqueville Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 0.03% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) or 24,470 shares.

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