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Marshfield Associates Has Trimmed Position in Strayer Education (STRA) as Valuation Rose; Esterline Technologies (ESL) Holder Tudor Investment Et Al Cut Its Position as Stock Price Rose

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Marshfield Associates decreased its stake in Strayer Education Inc (STRA) by 1.42% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Marshfield Associates sold 7,596 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.96% with the market. The institutional investor held 527,115 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $59.57M, down from 534,711 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Marshfield Associates who had been investing in Strayer Education Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.65 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.47% or $3.18 during the last trading session, reaching $125.45. About 240,060 shares traded or 68.01% up from the average. Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) has risen 68.72% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.10% the S&P500. Some Historical STRA News: 15/05/2018 – Polar Asset Management Partners Buys 1.5% of Strayer Education; 21/04/2018 – DJ Strayer Education Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (STRA); 02/05/2018 – Strayer Education 1Q EPS 84c; 02/05/2018 – Strayer Education 1Q Adj EPS $1.23; 15/05/2018 – Strayer Education Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average; 02/05/2018 – Strayer Education Sees 2Q Total Enrollments Up 8%; 23/05/2018 – Queen Latifah Teams Up with Strayer University to Provide Students with Education and Coaching Built for the 21st Century; 02/05/2018 – Strayer Education 1Q Rev $116.5M; 27/04/2018 – The ValueAct CEO expects Strayer Education to thrive because of its A.I. investments. via @cnbctech; 01/05/2018 – New Research Coverage Highlights ICF International, Strayer Education, Avid Technology, Fox Factory Holding, LegacyTexas Financ

Tudor Investment Corp Et Al decreased its stake in Esterline Technologies Corporation (ESL) by 65.06% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al sold 10,706 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.37% with the market. The hedge fund held 5,749 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $424,000, down from 16,455 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al who had been investing in Esterline Technologies Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.59 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $121.59. About 1.11 million shares traded or 100.87% up from the average. Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) has risen 0.58% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.04% the S&P500. Some Historical ESL News: 03/05/2018 – ESTERLINE TECHNOLOGIES CORP ESL.N – QTRLY ADJ SHR $1.18; 03/05/2018 – ESTERLINE TECHNOLOGIES CORP ESL.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $3.84, REV VIEW $2.04 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 03/05/2018 – Esterline 2Q EPS 80c; 15/03/2018 – TRANSDIGM BUYS KIRKHILL FROM ESTERLINE TECHNOLOGIES FOR $50M; 15/03/2018 – TransDigm Completed Acquisition of Kirkhill Elastomers From Esterline for $50 M in Cash; 03/05/2018 – Esterline Narrows FY18 View To EPS $3.65-EPS $4.05; 15/03/2018 TransDigm Acquires Kirkhill from Esterline Technologies; 03/05/2018 – Esterline Sees FY18 Sales $2B-$2.05B; 07/05/2018 – Esterline at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference Tomorrow; 04/04/2018 – Esterline Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals

More notable recent Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Recent Analysis Shows Athenex, National CineMedia, Macy’s, Manulife Financial, CBS, and Strategic Education Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth – Nasdaq” on December 06, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Strategic Education, Inc. 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” published on August 01, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Strategic Education (STRA) Takes Shape, Q2 Earnings in Focus – Nasdaq” on August 02, 2018. More interesting news about Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Strategic Education, Semtech, Immune Pharmaceuticals, American Renal Associates, Thor Industries, and American Woodmark — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2018 – GlobeNewswire” published on October 29, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Strategic Education (STRA) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week’s Release – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 01, 2018.

Analysts await Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $1.50 EPS, up 37.61% or $0.41 from last year’s $1.09 per share. STRA’s profit will be $31.67M for 20.91 P/E if the $1.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.92 actual EPS reported by Strategic Education, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 63.04% EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering Strayer Education Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Strayer Education Inc. had 14 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, March 5. First Analysis upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, March 5 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 2 by BMO Capital Markets. On Thursday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform”. As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, December 4. As per Monday, March 5, the company rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 16 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, April 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.61 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.30, from 1.31 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 22 investors sold STRA shares while 29 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 10.67 million shares or 3.49% less from 11.05 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Da Davidson & Company holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) for 26,713 shares. Parkside Financial Bank And Tru accumulated 6 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs reported 340 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio holds 0% in Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) or 815 shares. Art Lc accumulated 7,488 shares. Vanguard Gru, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1.09 million shares. Amer Int Grp Inc accumulated 8,299 shares. United Svcs Automobile Association holds 18,244 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Co owns 4,319 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Lc holds 24,000 shares. Aperio Group Limited accumulated 0% or 3,463 shares. Mutual Of America Cap Management Ltd accumulated 39 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) for 14,000 shares. Bank Of Ny Mellon stated it has 177,238 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru accumulated 49,437 shares.

Since June 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 16 insider sales for $10.40 million activity. BROCK WILLIAM E also sold $450,631 worth of Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) shares. $126,352 worth of Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) was sold by CASTEEN JOHN T III.

More notable recent Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Sears gets approval to sell profitable stores – New York Business Journal” on November 16, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Esterline to Announce 4th Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Earnings – GlobeNewswire” published on November 13, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Esterline Technologies Corporation 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on August 03, 2018. More interesting news about Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Esterline Technologies: Limited Upside – Seeking Alpha” published on June 11, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Esterline Invitation to 1st Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: January 11, 2018.

Among 14 analysts covering Esterline Techs (NYSE:ESL), 0 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Esterline Techs had 52 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 6. Seaport Global initiated Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) on Tuesday, September 12 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold”. The stock of Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. Canaccord Genuity maintained Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) on Monday, November 27 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Friday, November 10. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” on Friday, January 15. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Monday, January 8. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, December 12.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.26, from 1.18 in 2018Q1. It worsened, as 19 investors sold ESL shares while 68 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 27.28 million shares or 0.20% less from 27.33 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Co Can has 0% invested in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) for 14,518 shares. 36,381 were accumulated by Legal & General Public Ltd Com. Jacobs Levy Equity Management holds 0.08% or 66,027 shares in its portfolio. Comml Bank Of Mellon Corporation stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 7,000 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 329,381 shares. Tower Ltd (Trc) accumulated 1,611 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Amalgamated Financial Bank has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL). Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% of its portfolio in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL). Tradewinds Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1,500 shares. Us Fincl Bank De owns 1,343 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag stated it has 78,050 shares. Services Automobile Association accumulated 29,345 shares. Moreover, M&T State Bank Corp has 0% invested in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.03% or 7,624 shares.

Analysts await Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.85 EPS, up 73.47% or $0.36 from last year’s $0.49 per share. ESL’s profit will be $25.07M for 35.76 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.87 actual EPS reported by Esterline Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -54.55% negative EPS growth.

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