Cacti Asset Management Has Trimmed By $5.00 Million Its Genuine Parts Co (GPC) Position; Shorts at Travelcenters America Llc (TA) Lowered By 7.85%

Cacti Asset Management Llc decreased Genuine Parts Co (GPC) stake by 84.52% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cacti Asset Management Llc sold 53,225 shares as Genuine Parts Co (GPC)’s stock declined 8.49%. The Cacti Asset Management Llc holds 9,750 shares with $921,000 value, down from 62,975 last quarter. Genuine Parts Co now has $15.07B valuation. The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $102.8. About 1.07M shares traded or 25.08% up from the average. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has declined 1.45% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.15% the S&P500.

Travelcenters America Llc (NASDAQ:TA) had a decrease of 7.85% in short interest. TA’s SI was 540,300 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 7.85% from 586,300 shares previously. With 208,900 avg volume, 3 days are for Travelcenters America Llc (NASDAQ:TA)’s short sellers to cover TA’s short positions. The SI to Travelcenters America Llc’s float is 1.5%. The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $4.65. About 230,689 shares traded. TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) has declined 41.04% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.74% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.37, from 0.63 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 10 investors sold TravelCenters of America LLC shares while 22 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 11.88 million shares or 16.87% less from 14.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Geode Mngmt Limited Com accumulated 16,708 shares. Jane Street Grp Ltd Liability owns 39,832 shares. Citigroup accumulated 4,188 shares. 400,613 are held by Boston Partners. Lpl Fincl Lc stated it has 15,255 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Morgan Stanley invested in 117,644 shares or 0% of the stock. The New York-based Art Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.01% in TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA). Susquehanna Intll Group Limited Liability Partnership holds 0% or 79,767 shares in its portfolio. Grp One Trading L P stated it has 11,906 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ameriprise Finance Inc has invested 0% in TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA). The New York-based Adirondack Mgmt has invested 0.79% in TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 5,782 shares. Prelude Limited Com holds 20,000 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% or 65,876 shares. North Star Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) for 4,850 shares.

TravelCenters of America LLC operates and franchises travel center, and standalone convenience store and restaurant locations in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $183.75 million. It operates in two divisions, Travel Centers and Convenience Stores. It has a 7.85 P/E ratio. The firm offers diesel fuel and gasoline, and diesel exhaust fluid; and operates full service restaurants and quick service restaurants .

Analysts await Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $1.06 EPS, up 3.92% or $0.04 from last year’s $1.02 per share. GPC’s profit will be $155.41M for 24.25 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.16 actual EPS reported by Genuine Parts Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.62% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 46 investors sold GPC shares while 195 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 108.15 million shares or 1.25% more from 106.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hallmark Management holds 0.19% or 15,782 shares. Kanawha holds 23,764 shares or 0.35% of its portfolio. Huntington Bancorp stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Amica Mutual Ins Com reported 9,438 shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker holds 0.17% or 5,328 shares. Hsbc Pcl, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 116,416 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And Bk invested 0.05% in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Deroy & Devereaux Private Invest Counsel holds 0.03% or 3,225 shares in its portfolio. Provise Mgmt Lc accumulated 28,990 shares. Arrow Corp owns 686 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. The Connecticut-based Hartford Invest Mngmt has invested 0.06% in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Kentucky Retirement Sys holds 0.07% or 9,050 shares. Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership has invested 0.03% in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Raymond James Tru Na invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC). Tocqueville Asset Mgmt LP stated it has 0.05% in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC).

Among 12 analysts covering Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Genuine Parts Company has $102 highest and $85.0 lowest target. $95.50’s average target is -7.10% below currents $102.8 stock price. Genuine Parts Company had 28 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Thursday, July 6 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Hold” rating by Gabellu & Co. on Thursday, July 14. Jefferies maintained Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) rating on Wednesday, October 11. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $95.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, October 20 report. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was upgraded by Gabelli. Susquehanna initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, August 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GPC in report on Friday, October 20 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Thursday, April 20. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $95 target in Wednesday, April 19 report. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Neutral”.