Hamilton Lane Advisors Raised Its Holding in Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) by $1.25 Million as Shares Declined; Highland Capital Management Has Upped Its Holding in Verizon Communications (VZ) by $1.65 Million as Stock Price Declined

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Highland Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Verizon Communications (VZ) by 10.71% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highland Capital Management Llc bought 27,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.21% . The institutional investor held 288,436 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $17.06M, up from 260,536 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Highland Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Verizon Communications for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $232.66B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $56.26. About 2.68M shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 5.30% since August 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.30% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 08/03/2018 – IN House Dems: Argos native Libby Moyer named Verizon Scholarship winner in 2018 session of General Assembly; 16/03/2018 – KCBS: Armed Thieves Targeting Bay Area Verizon Stores; 30/05/2018 – VERIZON IS SAID TO BE EXCLUSIVE U.S. CARRIER FOR PIXEL PHONES; 01/05/2018 – T-MOBILE COO: ADDING 1.84 VERIZON CUSTOMERS FOR EACH ONE LOST; 24/04/2018 – Verizon: It’s All About 5G, Says Moffett-Nathanson — Barron’s Blog; 22/03/2018 – Verizon to Pay Monthly Fee for Each Subscriber Utilizing Synchronoss Content Hub Software With Fixed Minimum Monthly Amount; 16/03/2018 – Verizon Completes Successful Test of Cisco’s Hybrid Information-Centric Networking in its Network; 10/04/2018 – Secret Service: April 10, 2018 U.S. Secret Service Partners with Private Sector in 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations; 26/03/2018 – REG-JLT Mobile Computers AB: JLT Mobile Computers’ Rugged Tablet Verizon Wireless Certified; 07/03/2018 – Paysafe Gears Up for an Exciting 2018 Verizon lndyCar Series Season

Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc increased its stake in Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (ESPR) by 145% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc bought 31,264 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.50% . The institutional investor held 52,826 shares of the health care company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $2.12 million, up from 21,562 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc who had been investing in Esperion Therapeutics Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.15% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $38.42. About 79,491 shares traded. Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) has declined 7.61% since August 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.61% the S&P500. Some Historical ESPR News: 07/03/2018 – ESPERION THERAPEUTICS SAYS BEMPEDOIC ACID OBSERVED TO BE SAFE AND WELL-TOLERATED IN THE PHASE 3 STUDY; 13/03/2018 – New Research Coverage Highlights Star Bulk Carriers, IPG Photonics, Mellanox Technologies, Hollysys Automation Technologies, Es; 27/03/2018 – Esperion Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 2 Study of Bempedoic Acid Added-On to a PCSK9 Inhibitor in Patients with Hypercholesterolemia; 09/04/2018 – Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Esperion Therapeutics, Celestica, Sapiens International Corporation N.V, Royal B; 07/03/2018 – Esperion: LDL-C Lowering for Bempedoic Acid Group Was 23 % From Baseline; 02/05/2018 – Esperion Therapeutics Volume Surges Almost 110 Times Average; 27/03/2018 – ESPERION THERAPEUTICS INC – STUDY MET PRIMARY ENDPOINT WITH 30% ADDITIONAL LDL-C LOWERING; 14/05/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Notifies Investors of an Investigation Concerning Possible Violations of Federal Securities Laws by Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR); 02/05/2018 – Esperion: Positive Top-Line Results From Phase 3 Study of Bempedoic Acid; 07/03/2018 – Esperion: 12-week Study Met Its Primary Endpoint With LDL-C Lowering Totaling 28 %

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Verizon Dumps Tumblr Two Years After Acquiring It – Benzinga” on August 13, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Verizon Communications to report earnings August 1 NYSE:VZ – GlobeNewswire” published on July 31, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Do Institutions Own Shares In Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)? – Yahoo Finance” on August 06, 2019. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “The Sell-Side Digs Into Twilio Earnings – Benzinga” published on August 01, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Wall Street Has Given Up on These 3 Stocks, and That’s a Huge Mistake – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 18, 2019.

Highland Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.26 billion and $1.32 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 2,921 shares to 23,371 shares, valued at $4.49M in 2019Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pulte Corp (NYSE:PHM) by 14,068 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 152,600 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares S&P 100 Index Fund (OEF).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.04, from 1.18 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 52 investors sold VZ shares while 600 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. 2.61 billion shares or 2.49% less from 2.67 billion shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Tributary Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Com invested in 17,510 shares. King Wealth owns 38,141 shares. Round Table Ltd Liability Com holds 0.36% or 17,544 shares. 96 were accumulated by Thomas J Herzfeld Inc. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.7% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Lodestar Invest Counsel Ltd Llc Il invested in 18,876 shares. Penobscot Mngmt Co reported 37,179 shares or 0.47% of all its holdings. Shoker Investment Counsel holds 9,383 shares or 0.41% of its portfolio. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc has invested 0.6% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). 31,787 were reported by Tctc Limited Liability Corp. Parsons Capital Incorporated Ri holds 126,935 shares or 0.82% of its portfolio. Ogorek Anthony Joseph New York Adv owns 60 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Klingenstein Fields Lc accumulated 23,771 shares. Clean Yield reported 1.25% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Hudson Bay Mgmt Limited Partnership, a New York-based fund reported 15,100 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.39, from 1 in 2018Q4. It is positive, as 17 investors sold ESPR shares while 32 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 25.02 million shares or 3.96% more from 24.06 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Advisory Svcs Limited Co accumulated 0% or 500 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc has 0% invested in Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR). 273 are owned by Victory Capital Mgmt Inc. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc has invested 0.02% in Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR). Bamco Incorporated New York accumulated 183,500 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Wasatch Advsr invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR). Tiaa Cref Investment Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR). Trust Of Vermont reported 300 shares stake. Pnc Financial Incorporated reported 6 shares. 11,360 were accumulated by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement. Trexquant Invest Lp owns 0.04% invested in Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) for 14,403 shares. 173,895 are held by Deutsche State Bank Ag. Point72 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR). Cim Mangement Incorporated reported 7,144 shares. Gam Hldgs Ag invested in 0.15% or 88,000 shares.

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