Bluemountain Capital Management Lifted Koppers Holdings (KOP) Position By $1.35 Million; Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Decreased Its Popular (BPOP) Stake

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Bluemountain Capital Management Llc increased Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP) stake by 157.18% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Bluemountain Capital Management Llc acquired 35,600 shares as Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP)’s stock declined 19.86%. The Bluemountain Capital Management Llc holds 58,249 shares with $2.23M value, up from 22,649 last quarter. Koppers Holdings Inc now has $366.48M valuation. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $17.87. About 345,976 shares traded or 38.27% up from the average. Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) has declined 14.65% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.27% the S&P500. Some Historical KOP News: 03/05/2018 – Koppers Sees 2018 Adj EPS $4.05-Adj EPS $4.25; 19/04/2018 – DJ Koppers Holdings Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (KOP); 10/04/2018 – Koppers Unit to Buy Industrial Unit of Cox Industries for $200 Million; 10/04/2018 – KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC – COX INDUSTRIAL WILL BE RENAMED AS UTILITY AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS UNIT OF KOPPERS; 03/05/2018 – Koppers 1Q Adj EPS $1.18; 03/05/2018 – KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC KOP.N SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED SHR $4.05 TO $4.25; 10/04/2018 – Koppers Sees 2018 Capex $60M-$70M; 13/04/2018 – KOPPERS HOLDINGS- AGREEMENT AMENDED TO ADD TERM LOAN COMPONENT IN AMOUNT OF $100 MLN WITH 10% ANNUAL AMORTIZATION AND A MANDATORY PREPAYMENT PROVISION; 10/04/2018 – KOPPERS- FINANCING DEAL WITH EXISTING BANK DEBT, EXPECTS TO ENTER NEW TERM LOAN FACILITY, ADDED TO EXISTING $600 MLN REVOLVING FACILITY, AFTER CLOSE; 03/05/2018 – KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC KOP.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $4.13, REV VIEW $1.78 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S

Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc decreased Popular Inc (BPOP) stake by 21.01% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc sold 120,834 shares as Popular Inc (BPOP)’s stock rose 7.93%. The Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc holds 454,248 shares with $20.54 million value, down from 575,082 last quarter. Popular Inc now has $5.25B valuation. The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $52.3. About 818,234 shares traded or 7.28% up from the average. Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) has risen 24.14% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.52% the S&P500. Some Historical BPOP News: 25/04/2018 – POPULAR INC BPOP.O : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $55 FROM $53; 24/04/2018 – POPULAR INC QUARTERLY NET INTEREST INCOME $393.0 MLN VS $362.1 MLN; 08/05/2018 – Popular, Inc. Declares a Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Common Share; 19/04/2018 – Popular Announces Appointment of Betina Castellví as Chief Security Officer; 19/04/2018 – Popular Announces Appointment of Betina Castellví as Chief Security Officer; 24/04/2018 – Popular 1Q Net $91.3M; 09/05/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS POPULAR AT ‘BB-‘; REMOVES NEGATIVE WATCH; 23/05/2018 – POPULAR INC BPOP.O – POPULAR EXPECTED TO RECORD PRE-TAX GAIN OF APPROXIMATELY $95 MLN; 26/04/2018 – S&PGR Affirms Ratings on FirstBank Puerto Rico, OFG Bancorp, Popular Inc; 24/04/2018 – POPULAR 1Q NET INTEREST MARGIN 3.89%, EST. 3.89%

Among 3 analysts covering Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Popular had 4 analyst reports since July 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, July 31. As per Thursday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of BPOP in report on Tuesday, July 24 with “Overweight” rating. Citigroup maintained Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) rating on Tuesday, July 24. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $59 target.

Since July 25, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $12.26 million activity. NEGRON EDUARDO J. had sold 15,000 shares worth $752,250. 4,008 shares valued at $201,001 were sold by CESTERO LUIS E. on Wednesday, July 25. The insider SEPULVEDA ELI sold $251,500. 3,000 shares valued at $149,070 were sold by Garcia Jorge J. on Tuesday, July 31. The insider CARRION RICHARD L sold $10.03M. The insider GUERRERO JUAN sold 6,000 shares worth $319,860. MONZON GILBERTO also sold $253,150 worth of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) shares.

More notable recent Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Popular, Inc. (BPOP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2018 – Nasdaq” on December 03, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “4 Reasons to Add Popular (BPOP) Stock to Your Portfolio Now – Nasdaq” published on November 08, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Popular (BPOP) Hits 52-Week High, Can the Run Continue? – Nasdaq” on November 19, 2018. More interesting news about Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Is Popular (BPOP) a Great Value Stock Right Now? – Nasdaq” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Popular, Inc. Declares Dividends on Preferred Stock, Announces Distribution on Trust Preferred Securities – Business Wire” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.24, from 0.68 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 19 investors sold BPOP shares while 94 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 86.52 million shares or 1.81% less from 88.12 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement reported 330,422 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Walleye Trading Limited Co holds 20,802 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Aperio Grp Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.01% or 19,503 shares. Jpmorgan Chase invested in 848,919 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 39 were accumulated by Piedmont Invest Advsr Limited Liability Com. Raging Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 4.87% in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). Penbrook Ltd has 1.21% invested in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). Price Michael F holds 305,000 shares or 1.63% of its portfolio. Nomura owns 0% invested in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 10,630 shares. Fincl Bank Of America De invested in 185,618 shares or 0% of the stock. Martingale Asset Ltd Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 785,567 shares. Amalgamated Financial Bank has 0.02% invested in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 19,125 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 111,733 shares. Wellington Group Inc Llp stated it has 38,086 shares.

Analysts await Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) to report earnings on January, 22. They expect $1.38 earnings per share, up 112.31% or $0.73 from last year’s $0.65 per share. BPOP’s profit will be $138.47M for 9.47 P/E if the $1.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.38 actual earnings per share reported by Popular, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc increased Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) stake by 88,883 shares to 584,372 valued at $12.45 million in 2018Q2. It also upped Brightsphere Investmnt Grp P stake by 224,010 shares and now owns 1.83M shares. Century Cmntys Inc (NYSE:CCS) was raised too.

Since June 7, 2018, it had 8 buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.76 million activity. NEUPAVER ALBERT J bought $179,400 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. $75,600 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) shares were bought by BALL M LEROY. ZHU JIANZHONG also sold $374,616 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) shares. Hyde Leslie S sold $40,930 worth of stock. Reeder Stephen C sold $197,532 worth of stock. Johnson R. Michael bought $884,000 worth of stock. $609,779 worth of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) was sold by Tronsberg-Deihle Louann E on Friday, June 8.

More notable recent Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Koppers, Flowers Foods, Stemline Therapeutics, Aqua Metals, athenahealth, and Bojangles’ — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018 – GlobeNewswire” on November 27, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “80 Biggest Movers From Yesterday – Benzinga” published on November 09, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “New Strong Buy Stocks for April 19th – Investorplace.com” on April 19, 2018. More interesting news about Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “RPM International Hosts Investor Day – Business Wire” published on November 28, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP) CEO Leroy Ball on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 12, 2018.

Bluemountain Capital Management Llc decreased Overseas Shipholding Group I stake by 1.11M shares to 8.03 million valued at $31.15M in 2018Q2. It also reduced Greif Inc (NYSE:GEF) stake by 9,554 shares and now owns 3,499 shares. Cymabay Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CBAY) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.46, from 1.18 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 14 investors sold KOP shares while 51 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 18.49 million shares or 0.97% more from 18.31 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Millennium Limited Liability reported 134,531 shares stake. Prelude Cap Management Limited Liability Com holds 0% or 592 shares. Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj holds 16,000 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Liability Corp owns 49,155 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 0% or 43,526 shares. 7,771 are owned by Susquehanna Gp Limited Liability Partnership. Kbc Grp Nv owns 12,133 shares. Advsrs Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 5,505 shares. Highbridge Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 14,015 shares. D E Shaw And Com stated it has 0.01% in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 960,000 shares. Century reported 0% stake. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 13,752 shares. Jensen Investment Inc has 0.01% invested in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP). New Jersey Better Educational Savings accumulated 8,000 shares.

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