American Axle & Mfg Hldgs In (AXL) Holder Anchor Bolt Capital LP Raised Its Holding; Oppenheimer & Close Has Lowered Its Position in Popular (BPOP) by $873,600 as Stock Price Rose

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Anchor Bolt Capital Lp increased its stake in American Axle & Mfg Hldgs In (AXL) by 244.42% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Anchor Bolt Capital Lp bought 1.56M shares as the company’s stock declined 15.42% . The hedge fund held 2.20 million shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $31.43 million, up from 637,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Anchor Bolt Capital Lp who had been investing in American Axle & Mfg Hldgs In for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $813.20M market cap company. The stock increased 2.99% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $7.23. About 1.85 million shares traded. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) has declined 28.03% since August 18, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.03% the S&P500. Some Historical AXL News: 08/05/2018 - American Axle & Manufacturing: George Thanopoulos Resigns From Board; 22/03/2018 - AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS INC AXL.N : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $21 FROM $16; 04/05/2018 - American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings 1Q Profit Up 14%; 04/05/2018 - American Axle Backs Sales $7B; 04/05/2018 - American Axle 1Q EPS 78c; 12/03/2018 - Moody’s Rates American Axle’s New Notes B2; 16/05/2018 - ANCHOR BOLT CAPITAL, LP REPORTS 6.90 PCT PASSIVE STAKE IN AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS INC AS OF MAY 8, 2018 - SEC FILING; 21/05/2018 - American Axle Presenting at Barclays Conference Tomorrow; 23/03/2018 - American Axle Presenting at Conference Mar 28; 05/04/2018 - AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING HOLDINGS - LIUZHOU AAM AUTOMOTIVE DRIVELINE SYSTEM WILL BEGIN PRODUCTION LATER THIS YEAR IN GUANGXI PROVINCE

Oppenheimer & Close Llc decreased its stake in Popular Inc (BPOP) by 49.85% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oppenheimer & Close Llc sold 16,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.75% . The institutional investor held 16,900 shares of the finance company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $880,000, down from 33,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oppenheimer & Close Llc who had been investing in Popular Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.08B market cap company. The stock increased 1.98% or $1.02 during the last trading session, reaching $52.54. About 225,507 shares traded. Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) has risen 14.41% since August 18, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.41% the S&P500. Some Historical BPOP News: 23/05/2018 - Popular Announces Early Termination of FDIC Shared-Loss Agreements; 19/04/2018 - Popular Announces Appointment of Betina Castellví as Chief Security Officer; 24/04/2018 - POPULAR 1Q NET INTEREST MARGIN 3.89%, EST. 3.89%; 19/04/2018 - Popular Announces Appointment of Betina Castellví as Chief Security Officer; 23/05/2018 - POPULAR INC BPOP.O - POPULAR EXPECTED TO RECORD PRE-TAX GAIN OF APPROXIMATELY $95 MLN; 24/04/2018 - Popular 1Q Net Interest Income $393

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2019 Q1. Its down 0.21, from 1.3 in 2018Q4. It dropped, as 29 investors sold AXL shares while 56 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 111.34 million shares or 3.39% less from 115.25 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Brookfield Asset Mgmt reported 130,000 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company invested in 29,673 shares or 0% of the stock. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 285,738 shares. Sib Ltd Liability Corporation, New York-based fund reported 126,666 shares. Amer Intl invested in 0% or 84,247 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt owns 38,348 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Everence Capital Management reported 11,990 shares stake. Tower Cap Ltd Liability (Trc) accumulated 4,894 shares. Gsa Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership owns 14,685 shares. Proshare Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 15,485 shares. Legal & General Gru Public Limited Com, United Kingdom-based fund reported 336,664 shares. Vanguard Group Incorporated invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL). Moody Fincl Bank Tru Division owns 470 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 578,230 shares stake. Invesco Ltd has 384,213 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Anchor Bolt Capital Lp, which manages about $849.21M and $1.03 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vale S A (NYSE:VALE) by 2.26M shares to 41,497 shares, valued at $542,000 in 2019Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 103,205 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 188,126 shares, and cut its stake in Paccar Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR).

More notable recent American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “2 Types Of Risks That Punish American Axle’s Share Price - Seeking Alpha” on August 16, 2019, also Crainsdetroit.com with their article: “Automaker, supplier stocks slide after China’s retaliatory tariff threat, Trump’s increase - Crain’s Detroit Business” published on May 13, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “At US$15.44, Is It Time To Put American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) On Your Watch List? - Yahoo Finance” on April 24, 2019. More interesting news about American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “3 Days Left Until MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) Trades Ex-Dividend - Yahoo Finance” published on July 18, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. 2018 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 15, 2019.

Oppenheimer & Close Llc, which manages about $284.26 million and $83.30 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pan American Silver Corp (NASDAQ:PAAS) by 51,334 shares to 95,070 shares, valued at $1.26 million in 2019Q1, according to the filing.

Analysts await Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) to report earnings on October, 23. They expect $1.64 EPS, up 18.84% or $0.26 from last year’s $1.38 per share. BPOP’s profit will be $158.51M for 8.01 P/E if the $1.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.76 actual EPS reported by Popular, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.82% negative EPS growth.

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