Barings Bdc Inc (NYSE:BBDC) had an increase of 5.87% in short interest. BBDC’s SI was 692,600 shares in August as released by FINRA. Its up 5.87% from 654,200 shares previously. With 181,700 avg volume, 4 days are for Barings Bdc Inc (NYSE:BBDC)’s short sellers to cover BBDC’s short positions. The SI to Barings Bdc Inc’s float is 1.4%. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $9.87. About 131,633 shares traded or 5.92% up from the average. Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE:BBDC) has declined 2.55% since August 24, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.55% the S&P500.
Bridgewater Associates Lp increased Kohls Corp (KSS) stake by 7.52% reported in 2019Q1 SEC filing. Bridgewater Associates Lp acquired 15,192 shares as Kohls Corp (KSS)’s stock declined 22.79%. The Bridgewater Associates Lp holds 217,153 shares with $14.93 million value, up from 201,961 last quarter. Kohls Corp now has $7.32 billion valuation. The stock decreased 4.54% or $2.15 during the last trading session, reaching $45.18. About 5.16 million shares traded or 12.01% up from the average. Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has declined 26.96% since August 24, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.96% the S&P500. Some Historical KSS News: 11/05/2018 – Kohl’s names Tailwind Capital partner as new chairman; 16/04/2018 – KOHL’S:$722.2M IN NOTES TENDERED, NOT WITHDRAWN AS OF APRIL 13; 16/04/2018 – KOHL’S CORPORATION ANNOUNCES EARLY TENDER RESULTS FOR CASH TENDER OFFER; 03/04/2018 – Kohl’s Earns 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award; 02/04/2018 – KOHL’S REPORTS $300M CASH TENDER OFFER FOR SOME NOTES & DEBS; 22/05/2018 – KOHL’S CFO BRUCE BESANKO COMMENTS IN EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL; 22/05/2018 – KOHLS CORP KSS.N SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED SHR $5.05 TO $5.50; 16/04/2018 – KOHL’S REPORTS BOOST IN AMOUNT OF NOTES & DEBS TO BE ACCEPTED I; 26/04/2018 – Julius Baer’s David Kohl Says Europe Is Becoming ‘More and More Healthy’ (Video); 14/03/2018 – KOHL’S SAYS WILL MAKE MULTI-YEAR INVESTMENT TO REPLACE SYSTEMS
More notable recent Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE:BBDC) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Barings BDC, Inc. (BBDC) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” on July 31, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Barings BDC, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results And Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.14 Per Share – PRNewswire” published on July 30, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish On Barings BDC, Inc. (BBDC) – Yahoo Finance” on May 09, 2019. More interesting news about Barings BDC, Inc. (NYSE:BBDC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Barings BDC, Inc.: They Come ‘Bearing’ Capital Appreciation And Increased Dividends For Stockholders – Seeking Alpha” published on May 16, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Barings BDC Inc 2019 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 10, 2019.
Barings BDC, Inc. is a business development firm specializing in private equity and mezzanine investments. The company has market cap of $496.60 million. It focuses on leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, ESOPs, change of control transactions, acquisition financings, growth financing, and recapitalizations in lower middle market, mature, and later stage companies. It currently has negative earnings. The firm prefers to make investments in many business sectors including manufacturing, distribution, transportation, energy, communications, health services, restaurants, media, and others.
Bridgewater Associates Lp decreased American Finl Group Inc Ohio (NYSE:AFG) stake by 4,891 shares to 6,056 valued at $583,000 in 2019Q1. It also reduced Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 81,554 shares and now owns 35,925 shares. Cintas Corp (NASDAQ:CTAS) was reduced too.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.11, from 0.86 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 51 investors sold KSS shares while 174 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 162.73 million shares or 5.48% less from 172.16 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Pinnacle Fin Prtnrs owns 41,018 shares or 0.23% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gotham Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 0.04% invested in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Westpac Banking reported 27,779 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Boyar Asset Management owns 33,226 shares. 4,802 are held by Huntington Bancshares. Hills Bancshares And Company stated it has 4,912 shares. North Star Asset invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Bessemer Gp has 0.01% invested in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Aqr Cap Management Limited Liability Corp holds 0.49% or 6.75M shares in its portfolio. 178,000 were reported by Arrowmark Colorado Limited. Federated Pa invested in 88,128 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Geode Mngmt Ltd reported 2.93 million shares stake. Verition Fund Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.03% or 12,582 shares. Korea-based Mirae Asset Global Co Ltd has invested 0.01% in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Gateway Invest Advisers Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 6,572 shares.
Among 9 analysts covering Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Kohl’s has $82 highest and $4700 lowest target. $63.67’s average target is 40.93% above currents $45.18 stock price. Kohl’s had 19 analyst reports since March 6, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $5100 target in Thursday, August 22 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 7 by UBS. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Friday, May 24. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, May 22 with “Neutral”. UBS maintained the shares of KSS in report on Thursday, August 22 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, March 6. The stock of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, May 22 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Thursday, May 23. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Tuesday, March 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 25 by UBS.
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