Maplelane Capital LLC Increased Its Stake in Facebook INC (Call) (FB) by $79.20 Million; Shares Declined

May 3, 2018 - By Daniel Cummings

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.06, from 2017Q3’s 1.15. The ratio is positive due to FB positioning: 57 sold and 621 reduced. 147 funds took stakes and 670 increased stakes. Investors holded 1.63 billion in 2017Q3 but now own 1.61 billion shares or 1.26% less. Howard Cap Mngmt holds 3.38% of its capital in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 130,357 shs. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc New York stated it has 4,786 shs or 0.08% of all its holdings. Meyer Handelman stated it has 0.08% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Money Limited Liability Corp has invested 1.87% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). M Hldg, Oregon-based fund reported 13,884 shs. New York-based Eulav Asset Mgmt has invested 1.37% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Montrusco Bolton Invests Inc stated it has 0.99% of its capital in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Girard Prtnrs reported 26,352 shs. Gamble Jones Invest Counsel holds 0.04% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) or 2,090 shs. Canada Pension Plan Board accumulated 6.98M shs. Caxton Assocs LP owns 22,688 shs. Haverford invested in 4,371 shs. Hermes Investment Ltd owns 501,668 shs for 1.27% of their capital. Regentatlantic Limited Liability Com, New Jersey-based fund reported 10,016 shs. Arcadia Invest Mngmt Mi stated it has 1.12% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

FB had 45 insider sales and 0 insider buys since December 7, 2017. This’s net activity of $1.56 billion. Another trade for 16,000 shs valued at $2.83 million was sold by Cox Christopher K. Shares for $6.64M were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd on Tuesday, February 13. On Tuesday, December 12 $134,125 worth of stock was sold by Stretch Colin. Wehner David M. sold $2.66M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) or 14,901 shs on Thursday, February 22. On Wednesday, April 18 Sandberg Sheryl also sold $9.18 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Koum Jan also sold $221.33M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shs.

In 2017Q4 SEC filling is reported Leon Shaulov’s stake in Facebook Inc (Call) (FB) which was upped by 60%. The company’s stock sank 14.10% while Maplelane Capital Llc bought 450,000 shares. At the end of 2017Q4, the hedge fund run by Leon Shaulov held 1.20M shares of the technology company, priced at $211.75M, up from 750,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. $501.30B is Facebook Inc (Call)’s MC. Ticker’s shares touched $173.18 during the last trading session after 1.64% change.Facebook, Inc. has volume of 7.09M shares. Since May 3, 2017 FB has risen 8.48% and is uptrending. FB underperformed by 3.07% the S&P500.

Maplelane Capital Llc reduced its stake in Kroger Co (Put) (NYSE:KR) by 1.18 million shares to 1.33M shares, valued at $36.37M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It manages about $1.68 billion and $4.56 billion US Long portfolio. Maplelane Capital Llc has cut its stake in Amazon Com Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:AMZN) and also reduced its holding in Altaba Inc by 620,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.35M shares.

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 31 have positions in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) as follows: 29 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 94%. The firm has $275 highest while $168 is the lowest price target. The average target $224.50 is 29.63% above the last ($173.18) price. Since November 6, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Facebook Inc has 62 analyst reports. On Monday, March 26 Robert W. Baird maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $210 target. On Monday, January 8 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. In Thursday, April 12 report Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $21000 target. On Thursday, November 30 Robert W. Baird maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 12 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of FB in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, February 1 Robert W. Baird maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $225.0 target. On Wednesday, April 4 Morgan Stanley maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) with “Overweight” rating. On Thursday, April 26 the firm has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush given. On Thursday, January 25 GBH Insights maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, March 29 the firm has “Buy” rating given by SunTrust.

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