Dnb Asset Management As Has Cut Its Constellation Brands (STZ) Stake; Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Sellers Decreased By 2.57% Their Shorts

Ambac Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:AMBC) had a decrease of 2.57% in short interest. AMBC’s SI was 1.99M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 2.57% from 2.04M shares previously. With 433,000 avg volume, 5 days are for Ambac Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:AMBC)’s short sellers to cover AMBC’s short positions. The SI to Ambac Financial Group Inc’s float is 4.43%. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $15.15. About 347,949 shares traded. Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) has risen 2.68% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.02% the S&P500.

Dnb Asset Management As decreased Constellation Brands Inc (STZ) stake by 9.49% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Dnb Asset Management As sold 2,300 shares as Constellation Brands Inc (STZ)’s stock rose 13.40%. The Dnb Asset Management As holds 21,927 shares with $4.37 million value, down from 24,227 last quarter. Constellation Brands Inc now has $41.94B valuation. The stock decreased 1.18% or $2.57 during the last trading session, reaching $215.48. About 1.31 million shares traded. Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has risen 17.20% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.50% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Ambac Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ambac Financial Group Inc. has $28 highest and $16.50 lowest target. $26.50’s average target is 74.92% above currents $15.15 stock price. Ambac Financial Group Inc. had 10 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research on Thursday, November 9 with “Buy”. The stock of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 12 by M Partners. BTIG Research upgraded Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) on Thursday, March 2 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by M Partners on Tuesday, December 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by BTIG Research given on Wednesday, June 21. The company was maintained on Monday, February 5 by BTIG Research. M Partners downgraded the shares of AMBC in report on Monday, December 19 to “Sell” rating. The stock of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) earned “Buy” rating by BTIG Research on Monday, January 22.

Ambac Financial Group, Inc., a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees and other financial services to clients in both the public and private sectors worldwide. The company has market cap of $685.56 million. It operates through two divisions, Financial Guarantee and Financial Services. It currently has negative earnings. The Financial Guarantee segment provides financial guarantees, including insurance policies and credit derivative contracts for public finance, structured finance, and international obligations.

Dnb Asset Management As increased Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH) stake by 347,620 shares to 4.11 million valued at $77.25M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) stake by 25,525 shares and now owns 151,823 shares. Tal Education Group (NYSE:XRS) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 40 investors sold STZ shares while 242 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 243 raised stakes. 144.05 million shares or 0.63% more from 143.15 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Retail Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0.08% or 438,167 shares. Clarivest Asset Ltd Liability reported 0.67% stake. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Company owns 2,837 shares. Norinchukin State Bank The stated it has 12,795 shares. Moreover, Adage Capital Prtnrs Gp Limited Liability Company has 0.1% invested in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt Inc holds 0.04% in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) or 55,850 shares. Alpine Woods Capital Investors Ltd Com stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md has 1.51M shares. Ahl Partners Llp invested in 0.04% or 10,619 shares. Sterling Capital Llc holds 0.01% in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) or 3,195 shares. Private Tru Na stated it has 2,184 shares. 260,000 are held by Park Presidio Capital Ltd Liability Corp. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Llc holds 1,609 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Scotia Capital holds 0.07% or 25,009 shares in its portfolio. Fukoku Mutual Life accumulated 0.1% or 3,400 shares.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $12.05 million activity. Shares for $616,644 were sold by Newlands William A. On Tuesday, October 10 FROMBERG BARRY A sold $520,000 worth of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) or 2,500 shares. On Friday, October 13 MULLIN THOMAS J sold $10.47M worth of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) or 50,000 shares.

Analysts await Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) to report earnings on April, 5. They expect $1.74 earnings per share, up 17.57% or $0.26 from last year’s $1.48 per share. STZ’s profit will be $338.69 million for 30.96 P/E if the $1.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.00 actual earnings per share reported by Constellation Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Constellation Brands had 75 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, June 30. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 7 by Pivotal Research. The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Thursday, April 7. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, April 11 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Monday, October 9. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Thursday, October 8. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, February 1 by HSBC. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of STZ in report on Friday, January 8 with “Buy” rating.