UBS Group AG Boosts Position in Leucadia National Corporation (LUK)

Mae Love
January 13, 2018

The Arlington Value Capital Llc holds 3.65M shares with $92.27M value, up from 3.64M last quarter.

Leucadia National Corporation (Leucadia) is a diversified holding company focused on return on investment and long-term value creation to maximize shareholder value. About 501,030 shares traded.

UBS Group AG raised its stake in shares of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) by 27.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It has outperformed by 12.04% the S&P500. M&T National Bank reported 0.01% stake. Ruffer Llp bought 360,945 shares as the company's stock declined 3.60% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 526,034 shares of the meat and poultry and fish company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.28M, down from 657,957 at the end of the previous reported quarter. De Burlo Group Inc who had been investing in Weyerhaeuser Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.35B market cap company. The stock increased 2.44% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $4.2. About 420,341 shares traded. The insider now holds 15.66 million shares of Leucadia National Corporation (LUK). It has outperformed by 25.09% the S&P500. Weyerhaeuser Company had 34 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 1. Therefore 38% are positive. The stock of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, September 27. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Monday, April 18 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, November 3. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by Howard Weil given on Friday, May 6. Citigroup maintained the shares of WFT in report on Wednesday, October 5 with "Buy" rating. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim on Monday, October 23 with "Buy".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down -0.58, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 35 investors sold Leucadia National Corporation shares while 150 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 264 raised stakes. 603.99 million shares or 0.25% more from 602.51 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 593,664 were reported by Contour Asset. Steinberg Global Asset Mgmt reported 0.26% in Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK). (NYSE:GGG) for 5,275 shares. Pathstone Family Office Limited Liability Corp invested 0.01% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Leucadia National by 9.8% during the 3rd quarter. First Manhattan Co has invested 0.37% in Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK). Mengis Mgmt invested in 1.11% or 48,875 shares. (NYSE:GGG) for 870 shares.

Sio Capital Management Llc holds 6% of its portfolio in Quotient Limited for 2.34 million shares. Georgia-based Voya Investment Management Llc has invested 0.08% in Time Warner Inc. Moreover, Whittier Tru Of Nevada has 0.02% invested in Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK). Cormorant Asset Management Llc owns 3.49 million shares or 3.03% of their U.S. portfolio. Artemis Management Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 268,938 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 444,223 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth $11,621,000 after purchasing an additional 34,000 shares in the last quarter.

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Analysts await AT&T Inc. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Leucadia National will post 1.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The conglomerate reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.10. WY's profit will be $264.19 million for 24.94 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $2.11 million activity.

Clearbridge Investments Llc, which manages about $103.98 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ryanair Hldgs Plc by 6,565 shares to 201,919 shares, valued at $21.29M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 33.03 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. with 20.8 million shares, FIRST PACIFIC ADVISORS, LLC with 19.27 million shares, PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with 14.97 million shares, and STATE STREET CORP with 14.54 million shares.

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