Green Dot Corp (GDOT) Shareholder Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors LP Trimmed Stake

April 17, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.49 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 11 investors sold GDOT shares while 67 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 40.03 million shares or 2.12% more from 39.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.01% or 98,044 shares in its portfolio. Massachusetts-based State Street Corp has invested 0.01% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). 348,094 are owned by Castleark Mngmt Llc. Capstone Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Company stated it has 7,100 shares. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). 27,933 were reported by Diligent Investors Limited Liability. Blackrock Incorporated holds 6.46M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Loomis Sayles & Company Limited Partnership holds 0.05% or 388,840 shares in its portfolio. Sg Americas Securities Llc has 0% invested in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Harvest Cap Strategies Limited Liability Corp has invested 7.8% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Eulav Asset Mgmt, a New York-based fund reported 32,900 shares. Moreover, Federated Invsts Pa has 0.01% invested in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) for 57,719 shares. Qs Investors Ltd has 16 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley invested 0.01% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0% stake.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 25 selling transactions for $22.33 million activity. Another trade for 8,952 shares valued at $583,170 was made by Bridgforth-Hodges Glinda on Wednesday, February 28. Shares for $759,223 were sold by Archer Kuan on Thursday, February 1. On Tuesday, January 2 Unruh Jess sold $780,018 worth of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) or 13,000 shares. Shifke Mark L also sold $442,602 worth of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) shares. Dent Mary also sold $457,616 worth of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) on Thursday, March 1.

Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp decreased its stake in Green Dot Corp (GDOT) by 21.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp sold 76,412 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.83% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 283,841 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $17.10 million, down from 360,253 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp who had been investing in Green Dot Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.27B market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $63.06. About 119,547 shares traded. Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) has risen 97.84% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.29% the S&P500.

Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp, which manages about $5.56 billion and $1.06B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lifepoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) by 86,130 shares to 205,780 shares, valued at $10.25M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Analysts await Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $1.11 earnings per share, up 19.35 % or $0.18 from last year’s $0.93 per share. GDOT’s profit will be $57.54 million for 14.20 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.11 actual earnings per share reported by Green Dot Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 909.09 % EPS growth.

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Green Dot had 17 analyst reports since November 8, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 13 report. The stock of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) earned “Hold” rating by Citigroup on Monday, November 13. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 22. Cowen & Co maintained Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) on Friday, March 2 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by BTIG Research on Wednesday, November 8. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Cowen & Co. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 21 report. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Monday, February 26 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Thursday, February 22.

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