Sprucegrove Investment Management LTD Increased Its Holding in Buckle (BKE) as Share Value Declined; Heathbridge Capital Management LTD Increased Its Holding in Sierra Wireless (SWIR) by $1.42 Million as Share Price Declined

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Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Buckle Inc (BKE) by 6.65% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd bought 33,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 542,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $12.49 million, up from 508,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Buckle Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $989.36M market cap company. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $20.45. About 748,939 shares traded or 23.28% up from the average. The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) has declined 9.10% since January 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.10% the S&P500. Some Historical BKE News: 12/04/2018 – The Buckle, Inc. Reports March 2018 Net Sales; 16/03/2018 – BUCKLE 4Q EPS 87C, EST. 74C (2 EST.); 15/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Buckle May Benefit, Industry Sales Rise This Quarter; 16/03/2018 – The Buckle, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Net Income; 12/04/2018 – Buckle Inc March Comparable Store Net Sales Fell 1.1%; 12/04/2018 – Buckle Inc March Net Sales Fell 5.2% to $82.3M; 08/03/2018 – BUCKLE INC BKE.N FEBRUARY SALES ROSE 2 PCT TO $64 MLN; 10/05/2018 – Buckle’s First-quarter Same-store Sales Decline Less Than Expected, Net Sales Miss — MarketWatch; 16/03/2018 – Buckle Inc 4Q EPS 87c; 25/05/2018 – Buckle Inc 1Q EPS 38c

Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd increased its stake in Sierra Wireless Inc (SWIR) by 10.74% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd bought 71,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 734,200 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $14.76M, up from 663,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd who had been investing in Sierra Wireless Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $516.94 million market cap company. The stock increased 1.55% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $14.37. About 177,693 shares traded. Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) has declined 28.84% since January 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.84% the S&P500. Some Historical SWIR News: 05/04/2018 – Maada Bio elected Sierra […]; 05/04/2018 – Losing candidate in Sierra Leone election plans legal challenge to result; 11/03/2018 – SIERRA LEONE ELECTORAL COMMISSION CHIEF TELLS REPORTERS; 24/05/2018 – Sierra Leone Sells 2.234B Leones 91-day Bills at Yield 7.34%; 26/03/2018 – SIERRA LEONE’S DELAYED PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RUN-OFF WILL GO AHEAD ON MARCH 31 – ELECTIONS COMMISSION; 23/05/2018 – Sumitomo sees Ambatovy, Sierra Gorda metal projects turning profitable within 3 yrs; 24/03/2018 – SIERRA LEONE COURT UPHOLDS RULING PARTY REQUEST FOR INJUNCTION TO DELAY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RUN-OFF SET FOR TUESDAY; 18/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – INSIGHT: Sierra Leone tests Ebola preparedness; 19/03/2018 – The New Home Company Heads to the Sierra Foothills with Canyon View at Whitney Ranch in Rocklin, California; 10/05/2018 – SIERRA INCOME OKS CUT IN OFFER PRICE TO $8/SHR FROM $8.15/SHR

Among 14 analysts covering Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Sierra Wireless had 48 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Northland Capital given on Friday, November 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, February 8. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, March 27. Roth Capital upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $2200 target in Tuesday, March 27 report. On Monday, November 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 1. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of SWIR in report on Friday, February 9 with “Hold” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) on Friday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, February 10 by First Analysis.

Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd, which manages about $488.06 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (NYSE:RY) by 7,095 shares to 197,350 shares, valued at $15.79 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

More notable recent Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Sierra Wireless Finally Shifts Into a Higher Gear – Motley Fool” on August 20, 2018, also Fool.ca with their article: “Sierra Wireless, Inc. (TSX:SW) Stock Is Crazy Cheap: Is it Time to Buy? – The Motley Fool Canada” published on September 07, 2018, Fool.com published: “Is Sierra Wireless a Buy Going Into Q3 Earnings? – The Motley Fool” on November 05, 2018. More interesting news about Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Sierra Wireless beats with double-digit revenue gain – Seeking Alpha” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: CalAmp Corp. vs. Sierra Wireless – Nasdaq” with publication date: June 11, 2018.

Since September 7, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $281,787 activity. Shares for $75,382 were sold by RHOADS KAREN B on Wednesday, December 19. 200 shares were bought by FAIRFIELD BILL L, worth $3,711 on Thursday, October 18. $12,902 worth of stock was sold by HARBOLS ROBERT J on Thursday, October 25. Shares for $90,008 were sold by APPLEGATE DIANE L on Thursday, September 13.

Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd, which manages about $24.66 billion and $1.56B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL) by 2,660 shares to 35,357 shares, valued at $42.02 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Flir Sys Inc (NASDAQ:FLIR) by 74,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 208,400 shares, and cut its stake in Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX).

More notable recent The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Buckle: Back To Value – Seeking Alpha” on October 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Buckle: A Double Ended Surprise – Seeking Alpha” published on April 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Buckle Is Undervalued And Ripe For A Turnaround – Seeking Alpha” on August 17, 2018. More interesting news about The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “5 Stocks To Watch For November 26, 2018 – Benzinga” published on November 26, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Buckle: Slowing Trends – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 19, 2018.

Among 3 analysts covering Buckle Inc (NYSE:BKE), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Buckle Inc had 14 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 18 with “Sell”. Wolfe Research initiated the stock with “Peer Perform” rating in Tuesday, August 18 report. As per Wednesday, March 30, the company rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research. On Friday, May 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Sell”. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Wolfe Research on Friday, May 6. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, November 2 report. On Thursday, January 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research to “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, April 7. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 23 by Sterne Agee CRT. As per Saturday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital.

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