Harvey Partners Increases Holding in Liquidity Services (LQDT); As Abbott Labs (ABT) Share Value Rose, Gilman Hill Asset Management Upped Stake

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Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Abbott Labs (ABT) by 96.78% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc bought 7,275 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 14,792 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.07M, up from 7,517 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Abbott Labs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $138.43 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $78.81. About 3.14M shares traded. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has risen 33.73% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.36% the S&P500. Some Historical ABT News: 05/04/2018 – FDA: Abbott Perclose ProGlide Suture-Mediated Closure System – P960043/S097; 11/04/2018 – Abbott Initiates Groundbreaking Study to Assess Superiority of High-Resolution Imaging Versus Standard-of-Care Angiography in Treating Coronary Artery Disease; 18/05/2018 – Texas Gov. Abbott: Suspected Shooter Has No Criminal History; 18/04/2018 – ABBOTT SEES FY ADJ EPS CONT OPS $2.80 TO $2.90, EST. $2.86; 18/04/2018 – Abbott sticks to earlier forecasts, disappoints investors; 28/03/2018 – Abbott and Bigfoot previously agreed to integrate Abbott’s new continuous glucose monitor, FreeStyle Libre, with Bigfoot’s insulin delivery systems; 18/04/2018 – ABBOTT 1Q EARNINGS CALL ENDS; 23/03/2018 – Abbott’s Alere resolves US diagnostic device probe for $33.2 million; 31/05/2018 – Abbott Introduces the Afinion™ 2 Analyzer Rapid Test System for Diabetes Management; 18/04/2018 – ABBOTT 1Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS 59C, EST. 58C

Harvey Partners Llc increased its stake in Liquidity Services Inc (LQDT) by 28.17% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Harvey Partners Llc bought 85,158 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.31% with the market. The hedge fund held 387,500 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.39 million, up from 302,342 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Harvey Partners Llc who had been investing in Liquidity Services Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $242.48M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $7.28. About 40,616 shares traded. Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has risen 0.61% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.76% the S&P500. Some Historical LQDT News: 08/03/2018 Liquidity Services Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 21/04/2018 – DJ Liquidity Services Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (LQDT); 03/05/2018 – LIQUIDITY SERVICES INC QUARTERLY ADJUSTED LOSS PER COMMON SHARE $0.12; 22/05/2018 – Liquidity Services Announces Upcoming Sales for Biopharmaceutical Assets on its Global Marketplace, Golndustry DoveBid; 01/05/2018 – North Palm Beach Auctions Items from Village Clubhouse and Restaurant; 26/04/2018 – Liquidation.com Launches Home Lighting Fixture Event; 14/05/2018 – Fidelity Management & Research Exits Liquidity Services; 03/05/2018 – Liquidity Services 2Q Rev $60.1M; 19/04/2018 – BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON – SAW FRANCHISE GROWTH IN FOREX TRADING, TRI-PARTY REPO ACTIVITY, COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT, SECURITIES LENDING, LIQUIDITY SERVICES IN QTR; 30/03/2018 – Liquidity Services Chief Accounting Officer Michael Sweeney to Resign April 20

Since September 20, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 8 sales for $32.08 million activity. On Friday, September 28 Bracken Sharon J sold $127,044 worth of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) or 1,732 shares. WHITE MILES D sold $10.30M worth of stock or 142,341 shares. Stratton John G bought $249,875 worth of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) on Thursday, January 31. $366,957 worth of stock was sold by Salvadori Daniel Gesua Sive on Friday, September 28. Contreras Jaime had sold 177,457 shares worth $12.42 million. 65,000 Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) shares with value of $4.62 million were sold by Watkin Jared.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.96 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 61 investors sold ABT shares while 576 reduced holdings. 143 funds opened positions while 434 raised stakes. 1.29 billion shares or 4.79% more from 1.23 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Girard Prns Limited has invested 1.44% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Bb&T Corporation invested in 403,750 shares. Capital Advisors Limited holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) for 2,237 shares. Kessler Invest Group Ltd holds 0.01% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) or 72 shares. Hayek Kallen Invest has invested 0.69% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Marco Mgmt Lc invested in 1.19% or 82,919 shares. Cape Cod Five Cents Bancorp has invested 0.58% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). First Citizens Bankshares Trust holds 0.47% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) or 53,826 shares. The Wyoming-based Cypress Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company (Wy) has invested 0.27% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Somerville Kurt F invested in 239,569 shares. 36,972 are owned by Fruth Investment Management. Partner Fund Mngmt Lp reported 2.2% stake. Amica Retiree Medical Tru accumulated 14,511 shares. 123,736 are owned by Northeast Inv. Ls Advsr Ltd Com accumulated 131,260 shares or 0.66% of the stock.

More notable recent Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Daily Biotech Pulse: Novartis Psoriasis Drug Found Superior, Ascendis Offering, Adamas Earnings – Benzinga” on March 05, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Abbott (ABT) Says Late-Breaking Data Presentations at ACC Highlight its Leading Cardiovascular Portfolio – StreetInsider.com” published on March 06, 2019, Fool.com published: “Is DexCom a Buy? – Motley Fool” on March 08, 2019. More interesting news about Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Medical devices maintain strength, IHI up 11% ytd – Seeking Alpha” published on February 12, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Abbott Laboratories, American Express, Welbilt, Cinemark, Barnes Group, and Nevsun Resources — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 27, 2019.

Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc, which manages about $250.11 million and $237.72 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ford Mtr Co Del (NYSE:F) by 74,712 shares to 382,137 shares, valued at $2.92M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) by 3,407 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7,962 shares, and cut its stake in National Retail Pptys Inc (NYSE:NNN).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.52 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 4 investors sold LQDT shares while 34 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 20.30 million shares or 4.38% less from 21.23 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Renaissance Technology Llc owns 2.23 million shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Weber Alan W stated it has 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Diversified Invest Strategies Limited has 69,275 shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. First Hawaiian Financial Bank reported 505 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Granahan Mngmt Ma holds 0.12% or 271,064 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard Grp Incorporated Incorporated has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). 78,923 are held by Rhumbline Advisers. Pnc Fincl Service Group holds 0% or 1,727 shares. 208 are held by Tower Rech Capital Limited Liability Company (Trc). Mason Street Ltd invested 0% of its portfolio in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Art Advsrs Limited holds 0% or 11,093 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Assoc Ltd holds 148,234 shares. Geode Cap Limited Company reported 276,276 shares stake. Charles Schwab Invest Inc reported 147,572 shares. Principal Fincl Grp Inc has invested 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT).

Since October 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $285,519 activity. Gravley Roger had sold 4,760 shares worth $28,127 on Monday, October 1.

More notable recent Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Rare Workhorse Military Humvees Up for Public Bid at GovDeals.com – GlobeNewswire” on March 06, 2019, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Two Rare and Prestigious Debenture Seats at the Famous Royal Albert Hall on the Auction Block – Business Wire” published on November 13, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT) CEO Bill Angrick on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on August 02, 2018. More interesting news about Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Liquidity Services Announces Upcoming Sales for Biopharmaceutical Assets on its Go-Dove.com Global Marketplace – GlobeNewswire” published on April 25, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Liquidity Services Announces Partnership with Federal Republic of Germany Office of Defense Administration, USA and Canada to Sell Its Surplus Assets Located within North America – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 14, 2018.

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