Sivik Global Healthcare Holding in Wellcare Health Plans Com Stk (WCG) Has Cut as Share Value Rose; Lodge Hill Capital Stake in Caterpillar Del (CAT) Boosted as Market Valuation Declined

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Sivik Global Healthcare Llc decreased its stake in Wellcare Health Plans Inc Com Stk (WCG) by 42.86% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sivik Global Healthcare Llc sold 15,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.18% . The hedge fund held 20,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $5.70 million, down from 35,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sivik Global Healthcare Llc who had been investing in Wellcare Health Plans Inc Com Stk for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.15 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $320.92. About 110,181 shares traded. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) has risen 15.26% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.26% the S&P500. Some Historical WCG News: 29/05/2018 – WELLCARE HEALTH PLANS INC – EXPECTS TO FUND TRANSACTION ALSO THROUGH NEW DEBT OF $600 MLN TO $1.0 BLN AND NEW EQUITY OF $800 MLN TO $1.2 BLN; 29/05/2018 – WELLCARE HAS SECURED $2.5B IN COMMITTED BRIDGE FINANCING; 01/05/2018 – WELLCARE SEES FY ADJ EPS $10.00 TO $10.30, EST. $9.820; 01/05/2018 – WellCare Health Plans 1Q Medicaid Medical Benefits Ratios 86.3%; 15/03/2018 – Harmony Health Plan’s Mobile App Offers Convenient Healthcare Information for Members; 01/05/2018 – WELLCARE 1Q REV. $4.65B, EST. $4.62B; 14/05/2018 – Wellcare Presenting at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow; 05/03/2018 WellCare Commits to Tampa Headquarters through 2030; 02/04/2018 – CORRECTED-US GOVT SETS 3.40 (NOT 1.84) PCT INCREASE IN AVERAGE PAYMENT RATE TO INSURERS FOR 2019 MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS; 23/05/2018 – Study Finds Connecting Patients with Social Services to Address Social Determinants of Health Generates Double-Digit Reduction in Healthcare Spending

Lodge Hill Capital Llc increased its stake in Caterpillar Inc Del (CAT) by 15.01% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lodge Hill Capital Llc bought 15,780 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.69% . The hedge fund held 120,926 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $16.48 million, up from 105,146 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lodge Hill Capital Llc who had been investing in Caterpillar Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $78.36 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.23% or $1.73 during the last trading session, reaching $141.79. About 783,049 shares traded. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has declined 5.78% since December 4, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.78% the S&P500. Some Historical CAT News: 11/05/2018 – CATERPILLAR – ASIA/PACIFIC MACHINES RETAIL SALES FOR 3-MONTH ROLLING PERIOD ENDED APRIL UP 33%; 12/04/2018 – CATERPILLAR INC – RAMIN YOUNESSI APPOINTED GROUP PRESIDENT OF ENERGY & TRANSPORTATION; 23/04/2018 – DJ Caterpillar Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (CAT); 08/05/2018 – CATERPILLAR EXPECTS MINING COS TO DRIVE HIGHER CAPITAL SPENDING; 23/04/2018 – CATERPILLAR ROLLING 3-MOS MARCH MACHINE SALES EAME UP 15%; 25/04/2018 – Caterpillar Inc. Files Definitive Proxy Statement; 24/04/2018 – Caterpillar Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – Caterpillar 1Q Fincl Products Rev $709M; 26/04/2018 – JIM CHANOS SAYS HAS NO POSITION ON CATERPILLAR RIGHT NOW – CNBC; 24/04/2018 – CATERPILLAR – FY OUTLOOK INCLUDES ABOUT $400 MLN OF RESTRUCTURING COSTS, UNCHANGED FROM PREVIOUS OUTLOOK

More notable recent WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “‘Ohana Health Plan Donates $10,000 to Support YMCA Evidence-Based Childhood Obesity Management Program – PRNewswire” on October 02, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Wellcare Health Plans Inc (WCG) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool” published on April 30, 2019, Fool.com published: “Here’s Why Centene Jumped 22.7% in October – Motley Fool” on November 08, 2019. More interesting news about WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Federal judge allows CVS-Aetna merger, a vital part of WellCare’s agreement – Tampa Bay Business Journal” published on September 09, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: October 12, 2019.

Analysts await WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) to report earnings on February, 4. They expect $2.18 earnings per share, up 33.74% or $0.55 from last year’s $1.63 per share. WCG’s profit will be $109.71 million for 36.80 P/E if the $2.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.50 actual earnings per share reported by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -60.36% negative EPS growth.

Sivik Global Healthcare Llc, which manages about $250.21 million and $413.55M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sarepta Theraputics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) by 12,500 shares to 27,500 shares, valued at $4.18M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN) by 7,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 20,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Edwards Lifesciences Corp Com Stk (NYSE:EW).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.38, from 1.14 in 2019Q1. It dropped, as 64 investors sold WCG shares while 142 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 44.03 million shares or 8.43% less from 48.09 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Hartford Inv has 5,645 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Pension Service invested 0% of its portfolio in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Cleararc Capital Inc invested in 0.06% or 766 shares. 2,252 were accumulated by Thrivent For Lutherans. Fred Alger Mngmt, New York-based fund reported 51 shares. Cognios Cap Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 5,011 shares. Pnc Svcs Gru invested in 0.01% or 21,798 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 600 shares stake. Royal London Asset has invested 0.05% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Fjarde Ap stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Principal Financial stated it has 77,798 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Jacobs Levy Equity Management holds 0.02% or 4,524 shares. Blackrock Inc reported 3.61 million shares. Sivik Ltd Com stated it has 20,000 shares or 1.38% of all its holdings. Illinois-based Lsv Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG).

More notable recent Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Hedge Funds Cashed Out Of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Too Early – Yahoo Finance” on December 03, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Caterpillar sees lower tariff impacts – Seeking Alpha” published on November 06, 2019, Fool.com published: “3 Dividend Stocks Ideal for Retirees – Motley Fool” on December 04, 2019. More interesting news about Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Introducing Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), A Stock That Climbed 74% In The Last Three Years – Yahoo Finance” published on May 20, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Does Parker-Hannifin’s Guidance Signal a Turnaround for Industrial Companies? – Motley Fool” with publication date: November 21, 2019.

Lodge Hill Capital Llc, which manages about $208.28M and $419.69 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Owens Corning New (NYSE:OC) by 228,305 shares to 199,695 shares, valued at $11.62 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vulcan Matls Co (NYSE:VMC) by 30,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 75,654 shares, and cut its stake in Owens Corning New (Call) (NYSE:OC).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.12, from 1.04 in 2019Q1. It turned negative, as 62 investors sold CAT shares while 429 reduced holdings. 101 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. 353.49 million shares or 3.33% less from 365.67 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Gulf Int Bancshares (Uk) holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 135,523 shares. Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0.21% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Morgan Stanley holds 4.37M shares. 1,325 were accumulated by Vigilant Limited Liability Company. Duncker Streett & Company Incorporated reported 4,425 shares stake. Tci Wealth Advsr owns 15,967 shares. Boston Research & Mgmt reported 3,422 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Clifford Swan Invest Counsel Ltd Co, a California-based fund reported 59,035 shares. Hsbc Public Ltd Liability Corp invested in 577,003 shares. Invest holds 1.71% or 9,960 shares in its portfolio. Noesis Capital Mangement Corporation holds 39,440 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 47,202 shares. Homrich And Berg holds 0.05% or 6,906 shares in its portfolio. Plancorp Ltd Company, Missouri-based fund reported 1,984 shares. 25,201 were reported by Farmers And Merchants.

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