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As Align Technology Com (ALGN) Shares Declined, Hwg Holdings LP Has Trimmed Its Holding; Needham Investment Management Increases Stake in Gsv Cap (GSVC)

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Hwg Holdings Lp decreased its stake in Align Technology Inc Com (ALGN) by 47.4% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hwg Holdings Lp sold 3,844 shares as the company’s stock declined 42.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,265 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.67M, down from 8,109 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hwg Holdings Lp who had been investing in Align Technology Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.21 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.16% or $2.32 during the last trading session, reaching $202.64. About 1.25 million shares traded. Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) has declined 10.24% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.24% the S&P500. Some Historical ALGN News: 23/03/2018 – Align Technology Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 06/03/2018 – Align Technology to Host Investor Day on May 23, 2018; 04/04/2018 – ALIGN TECHNOLOGY EXPANDS INVISALIGN® PRODUCT PORTFOLIO WITH NEW OPTIONS AND GREATER FLEXIBILITY TO TREAT A BROADER RANGE OF PATIENTS; 25/04/2018 – ALGN SEES 2Q NET REV. $460.0M TO $470.0M, EST. $452.2M; 04/04/2018 – Align Technology: Invisalign First Increases Applicability to 70 % of Annual Orthodontic Case Starts Worldwide; 07/03/2018 – UNITEDHEALTH GROUP UNH.N , DIPLOMAT PHARMACY DPLO.N , CIGNA Cl.N , ANTHEM ANTM.N , ALIGN TECHNOLOGY ALGN.O : BARCLAYS STARTS WITH OVERWEIGHT RATING; 25/04/2018 – ALIGN TECHNOLOGY – DISPUTE DOES NOT IMPACT CO’S EXISTING SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH SDC WHICH REMAINS IN PLACE THROUGH 2019; 21/04/2018 – DJ Align Technology Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ALGN); 25/04/2018 – ALIGN SAYS SDC SEEKS TO BLOCK INVISALIGN STORE PILOT PROJECT; 25/04/2018 – ALIGN TECHNOLOGY INC – SDC ENTITIES INITIATED PROCEEDINGS THAT SEEK TO PRELIMINARILY AND PERMANENTLY PROHIBIT ALIGN FROM OPENING ANY ADDITIONAL STORES

Needham Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Gsv Cap Corp (GSVC) by 14.47% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Needham Investment Management Llc bought 50,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.34% with the market. The institutional investor held 401,759 shares of the company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.78M, up from 350,959 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Needham Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Gsv Cap Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $117.50M market cap company. The stock increased 1.72% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $5.9. About 81,584 shares traded or 2.13% up from the average. GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:GSVC) has risen 0.48% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.48% the S&P500. Some Historical GSVC News: 23/03/2018 – GSV CAPITAL REPORTS PRICING OF $40M CONV NOTES OFFERING; 16/04/2018 – Course Hero’s Andrew Grauer to Speak at 2018 ASU + GSV Summit; 25/04/2018 – Michelson Runway Cohort 2 Startups Assemble for ASU + GSV 2018; 25/04/2018 – Michelson Runway EdTech Startups Assemble for ASU + GSV Summit; 13/04/2018 – RISE Education to Speak on Technologies Driving Education Innovation in China at ASU + GSV Summit; 13/03/2018 – GSV Capital 4Q Net Decrease in Net Assets From Ops 12 Cents/Share; 13/03/2018 GSV Capital 4Q Net Investment Loss 17 Cents/Share; 20/04/2018 – Liulishuo’s Al English Teacher Sparkles at 2018 ASU + GSV Summit; 23/03/2018 – GSV Cap Corp. Announces Pricing of $40M Convertible Notes Offering; 29/03/2018 – Michelson Runway EdTech Startups Set Their Sights on ASU + GSV Summit 2018

More recent GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:GSVC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Umpqua Holdings (UMPQ) is Worth Adding to Your Portfolio – Nasdaq” on January 09, 2019. Also Forbes.com published the news titled: “With GSV Fund, The Little Guy Can Shoot For The Next Facebook – Forbes” on May 16, 2011. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Outlook for SBIC & Commercial Finance Stocks Looks Gloomy – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 10, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.41, from 1.06 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 7 investors sold GSVC shares while 8 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 6.18 million shares or 1.49% less from 6.27 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wellington Mngmt Grp Llp invested in 954,572 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase And Communication has 0% invested in GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:GSVC) for 87,125 shares. Sei Invests has invested 0% in GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:GSVC). Janney Mgmt owns 48,000 shares. Raymond James Finance Services Advisors accumulated 26,232 shares. Optimum Inv Advsrs accumulated 0% or 2,500 shares. Stratos Wealth Partners stated it has 387 shares. Blue Bell Private Wealth Mgmt Ltd Com holds 700 shares. Emerald Advisers Pa has 591,666 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Ruggie Capital Grp holds 47 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 1,085 were accumulated by Cwm. Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj has 100,000 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Royal State Bank Of Canada accumulated 7,240 shares or 0% of the stock. Hightower Advsrs Ltd Liability Com reported 25,275 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust has 32,000 shares.

Since December 20, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 insider sales for $567 activity.

Among 4 analysts covering GSV Capital Corp (NASDAQ:GSVC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. GSV Capital Corp has $15 highest and $10 lowest target. $12.25’s average target is 107.63% above currents $5.9 stock price. GSV Capital Corp had 6 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “” rating by Wunderlich on Wednesday, May 18. The stock of GSV Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:GSVC) earned “Market Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Monday, January 4. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 16 by Northland Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 14 by Barrington. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Barrington Research.

Needham Investment Management Llc, which manages about $550.90M and $331.92M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kvh Inds Inc (NASDAQ:KVHI) by 50,000 shares to 1.03 million shares, valued at $13.46M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) by 1,750 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 22,750 shares, and cut its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO).

Analysts await Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) to report earnings on January, 29 after the close. They expect $1.16 earnings per share, down 2.52% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.19 per share. ALGN’s profit will be $92.78 million for 43.67 P/E if the $1.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.24 actual earnings per share reported by Align Technology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.45% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Align Technology (ALGN) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know – Zacks.com” on January 04, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: JT CWH HON OZK ALGN FIT RYAAY MDR PPDF APHA: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Important Class Action Deadlines – GlobeNewswire” published on December 13, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Align Technology Inc. (ALGN) Is Sinking On Weak Guidance – Nasdaq” on October 25, 2018. More interesting news about Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “DEADLINE TODAY: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Align Technology, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm – GlobeNewswire” published on January 04, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Hagens Berman Reminds Align (NASDAQ: ALGN) Investors of January 4, 2019 Lead Plaintiff Deadline – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 26, 2018.

Since August 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $28.36 million activity. On Monday, August 27 the insider LACOB JOSEPH sold $3.82M. Pascaud Raphael also sold $3.79 million worth of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) on Thursday, August 23. $1.01 million worth of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) was sold by Hockridge Stuart A on Wednesday, August 15. The insider Beard Simon sold $1.50 million. Shares for $1.99M were sold by Puco Christopher C. on Friday, November 30. $9.19M worth of stock was sold by HOGAN JOSEPH M on Tuesday, August 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.05, from 1 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 34 investors sold ALGN shares while 211 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 172 raised stakes. 59.45 million shares or 2.34% less from 60.87 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board stated it has 68,950 shares. Fil Ltd has 0% invested in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 4 shares. Apg Asset Nv reported 31,900 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Polaris Greystone Finance Gru Llc, a California-based fund reported 300 shares. Century Incorporated holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) for 288,984 shares. 11 were accumulated by Nelson Roberts Invest Advsr Ltd Llc. C M Bidwell & Assocs Ltd reported 1.05% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). Ing Groep Nv owns 8,114 shares. Ameriprise Fincl invested in 401,642 shares. Waddell And Reed Fincl Incorporated reported 29,000 shares. 231,428 are owned by Lord Abbett And Ltd Liability Corporation. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 14,210 shares. Magnetar Financial Limited reported 0.01% in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN). King Luther Cap Management Corporation owns 6,335 shares. Royal Bancorp Of Canada accumulated 0.03% or 192,933 shares.

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