Viasat INC (VSAT) Shareholder Cove Street Capital LLC Increased Stake by $7.13 Million as Shares Declined

May 3, 2018 - By Alex Paulin

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.38. That’s change of 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 1.43. 16 investors sold all, 53 reduced holdings as VSAT ratio is negative. 58 rose positions while 37 funds took positions. Funds hold 61.56 million shares thus 4.84% more from 2017Q3’s 58.72 million shares. Financial Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp has 608,199 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Southeastern Asset Mngmt Tn reported 5.41 million shs. 4,481 are owned by Pure Fincl Advisors. Disciplined Growth Mn reported 1.15M shs stake. Wells Fargo And Co Mn has invested 0% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 23,802 shs or 0% of its capital. Goldman Sachs Grp has invested 0.01% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Int Group owns 146,816 shs. 325,000 are held by Mountain Lake Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky holds 10,040 shs or 0.01% of its capital. Services Automobile Association holds 0% or 3,504 shs. Guggenheim Cap Lc holds 17,137 shs or 0% of its capital. Barclays Public Limited Company reported 0% stake. Vanguard Grp reported 4.68M shs. The Florida-based Voloridge Investment has invested 0.01% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT).

VSAT had 6 selling transactions and 0 insider buys since March 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $655,324. On Monday, April 16 a trade for 2,000 shs valued at $127,298 was made by NASH JEFFREY M. On Thursday, March 1 Shares for $48,902 were sold by STENBIT JOHN P. $129,834 worth of stock was sold by Lippert Keven K on Wednesday, March 7.

Jeffrey Bronchick increased its holdings by 14.32% in Viasat Inc (VSAT), according to 2017Q4 SEC filling. By buying 96,384 shares Cove Street Capital Llc made the stock sank with 6.64%. At the end of 2017Q4, the hedge fund run by Jeffrey Bronchick held 769,394 shares of the technology company, priced at $57.59M, up from 673,010 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Viasat Inc has $3.74B MC. VSAT is touching $63.5 during the last trading session, after increased 0.03%.Viasat, Inc. has volume of 268,031 shares. Since May 3, 2017 VSAT has risen 8.04% and is uptrending. VSAT underperformed by 3.51% the S&P500.

The Cove Street Capital Llc’s stake in Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) was decreased by 95,064 shares to 259,980 shares valued at $18.78M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It manages about $763.78 million and $926.82 million US Long portfolio. For a total of 343,475 shares it reduced its holding in Csw Industrials Inc by 136,500 shares in the quarter, and has cut its stake in Avid Technology Inc (NASDAQ:AVID).

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) Ratings Coverage

A total of 6 analysts rate ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) as follows: 2 “Buy”, 2 “Hold” and 2 “Sell”. Тherefore 33% are bullish. The firm has $89.0 highest and $46.0 lowest target. The avg target $71.33 is 12.33% above the last ($63.5) price. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has 8 ratings reports on 3 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Tuesday, November 21 the stock of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) earned “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, February 12 the rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. In Friday, April 6 report Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, March 27 the firm earned “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, March 29 the company was downgraded by Barclays Capital. On Friday, November 10 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Needham.

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