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Shamrock Asset Management Has Lifted Holding in Ford Motor Company (F) by $487,251 as Market Value Declined; Ardsley Advisory Partners Has Cut Its Position in Proqr Thrapeutics N V (PRQR) by $475,000

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Shamrock Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Ford Motor Company (F) by 18046.33% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shamrock Asset Management Llc bought 54,139 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.17% with the market. The hedge fund held 54,439 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $504,000, up from 300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shamrock Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Ford Motor Company for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.74 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.87% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $8.98. About 15.41 million shares traded. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 31.24% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.24% the S&P500. Some Historical F News: 21/05/2018 – Ford’s Hackett faces tough test in trying to drive change; 24/05/2018 – Detroit News: Ford arrives in Corktown as train station deal set for June; 25/04/2018 – SUNDANCE ENERGY AUSTRALIA LTD – ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN EAGLE FORD ASSETS FOR CASH CONSIDERATION OF ABOUT US$220.1 MLN; 25/04/2018 – Ford 1Q Net $1.7B; 16/05/2018 – FORD MOTOR CO F.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $1.55 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 27/03/2018 – U.S. agency proposes scrapping higher automaker penalties for ‘gas guzzlers’; 15/03/2018 – Ford February EU New Car Registrations Rose 9.0% -ACEA; 23/03/2018 – Archinect: Detroit’s abandoned Michigan Central Station may soon be bought and redeveloped by Ford; 15/03/2018 – FORD SAYS BY 2020, PLANS LINEUP OF 8 SUVS, 5 OF WHICH WILL OFFER HYBRID POWERTRAINS AND 1 BATTERY ELECTRIC; 02/05/2018 – Ford Motor Company And Failure By Not Even Trying

Ardsley Advisory Partners decreased its stake in Proqr Thrapeutics N V (PRQR) by 50% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ardsley Advisory Partners sold 25,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.47% with the market. The hedge fund held 25,000 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $484,000, down from 50,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ardsley Advisory Partners who had been investing in Proqr Thrapeutics N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $569.89M market cap company. The stock decreased 4.48% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $14.72. About 38,588 shares traded. ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (NASDAQ:PRQR) has risen 478.64% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 478.64% the S&P500. Some Historical PRQR News: 23/04/2018 – PROQR SAYS ENROLLMENT ON TRACK FOR PHASE QR-110 CLINICAL TRIAL; 25/05/2018 – ADAGE CAPITAL PARTNERS REPORTS 5.88 PCT PASSIVE STAKE IN PROQR THERAPEUTICS NV AS OF MAY 17 – SEC FILING; 23/04/2018 – ProQR Provides Enrollment Update on QR-110 Clinical Trial and Highlights Ophthalmology Presentations at ARVO; 09/05/2018 – PROQR THERAPEUTICS NV – AT MARCH 31, 2018, PROQR HELD CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS OF €38.0 MILLION, COMPARED TO €48.1 MILLION AT DECEMBER 31, 2017; 23/04/2018 – ProQR Therapeutics: Trial on Track to Announce Interim six-Mo Data in 2nd Half; 10/04/2018 – ProQR Appoints ADAR Expert Dr. Peter A. Beal to Scientific Advisory Board to Focus on Axiomer® RNA A-to-l Editing Technology; 23/04/2018 – ProQR Therapeutics: Enrollment Is on Track in the Ongoing Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of QR-110; 10/04/2018 – ProQR Appoints ADAR Expert Dr. Peter A. Beal to Scientific Advisory Board to Focus on Axiomer® RNA A-to-I Editing Technology; 23/05/2018 – PROQR APPOINTS Yl-TAO YU, PH.D., TO ITS SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD; 30/04/2018 – ProQR Announces Conference Presentations for Axiomer® RNA Editing Technology and QR-313 for DEB

Among 29 analysts covering F&M Bank (NYSE:F), 12 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. F&M Bank had 81 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 29 by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 25 by Buckingham Research. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Thursday, August 9. Jefferies maintained Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) rating on Tuesday, May 23. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $12 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, September 17. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by CLSA. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of F in report on Monday, October 16 to “Sector Perform” rating. As per Friday, October 19, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, October 13 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, July 11.

Shamrock Asset Management Llc, which manages about $382.14M and $158.23 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in First Tr Exch Traded Fd Technology Alphadex Fd (FXL) by 88,239 shares to 1,418 shares, valued at $90,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Core Msci Emerging Markets Etf (IEMG) by 13,576 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 95,437 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Core Msci Total International Stock Etf (IXUS).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.92 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 84 investors sold F shares while 316 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. 1.87 billion shares or 1.37% less from 1.90 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Los Angeles Cap & Equity Research has 0% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Smart Portfolios Lc accumulated 2,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Limited Liability Com owns 15,463 shares. Laurion Capital Mngmt LP has 917,065 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Steinberg Glob Asset Mgmt reported 368,238 shares. Moreover, Boston Common Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.03% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 26,340 shares. Fulton Bancorporation Na holds 0.01% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) or 18,257 shares. Profund Advisors Ltd has 0.03% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio accumulated 2.56 million shares or 0.12% of the stock. 2,500 were accumulated by Tru Department Mb Financial Bank N A. Bremer Trust Association reported 20,284 shares stake. Moreover, Sun Life has 0.32% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 192,207 shares. Metropolitan Life Communications holds 570,766 shares. Hyman Charles D reported 0.71% stake. Amalgamated Retail Bank invested 0.11% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F).

Since August 2, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $25,163 activity. LECHLEITER JOHN C had bought 10,000 shares worth $98,890.

Ardsley Advisory Partners, which manages about $862.45 million and $742.11 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amyris Inc by 2.22 million shares to 2.35 million shares, valued at $18.66M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ADMS) by 250,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 510,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG).

Among 7 analysts covering ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (NASDAQ:PRQR), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. ProQR Therapeutics N.V. had 10 analyst reports since March 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, September 26 the stock rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with “Outperform”. The rating was initiated by Janney Capital with “Neutral” on Thursday, September 29. As per Tuesday, March 15, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. On Monday, June 20 the stock rating was initiated by Chardan Capital Markets with “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, June 20, the company rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright. H.C. Wainwright maintained it with “Buy” rating and $40.0 target in Thursday, March 1 report.

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