North Star Investment Management Has Upped American Software Cl A (AMSWA) Position; LADBROKES PLC ORD (LDBKF) Shorts Down By 0.05%

North Star Investment Management Corp increased American Software Inc Cl A (AMSWA) stake by 22.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. North Star Investment Management Corp acquired 96,315 shares as American Software Inc Cl A (AMSWA)’s stock rose 0.87%. The North Star Investment Management Corp holds 519,815 shares with $5.91 million value, up from 423,500 last quarter. American Software Inc Cl A now has $372.38 million valuation. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $12.32. About 48,612 shares traded. American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) has risen 14.22% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.48% the S&P500.

LADBROKES PLC ORD (OTCMKTS:LDBKF) had a decrease of 0.05% in short interest. LDBKF’s SI was 8.31M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 0.05% from 8.32 million shares previously. With 700 avg volume, 11874 days are for LADBROKES PLC ORD (OTCMKTS:LDBKF)’s short sellers to cover LDBKF’s short positions. It closed at $2.4979 lastly. It is down 0.00% since January 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in betting and gaming businesses. The company has market cap of $4.67 billion. The firm operates betting shops, which offer traditional over the counter betting on football, horse, and greyhound racing, as well as other sports through gaming machines. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also engages in digital betting and gaming through online and mobile operations, such as,,, Ladbrokes Australia,, Belgium online, and Spain online.

Among 3 analysts covering American Software (NASDAQ:AMSWA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. American Software has $12.75 highest and $10 lowest target. $11.50’s average target is -6.66% below currents $12.32 stock price. American Software had 5 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. B. Riley & Co maintained the shares of AMSWA in report on Tuesday, August 29 with “Buy” rating. Zacks upgraded the shares of AMSWA in report on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. The stock of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 16 by TheStreet. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Tuesday, November 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Friday, December 4.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.56 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.44, from 2 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 7 investors sold AMSWA shares while 27 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 22.32 million shares or 1.02% more from 22.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gsa Capital Prns Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 10,015 shares. Citigroup, a New York-based fund reported 41,476 shares. Teton Advsr stated it has 200,913 shares. John G Ullman And Assocs accumulated 636,354 shares or 1.41% of the stock. 94,647 are held by Granite Invest Partners. Two Sigma Secs Ltd reported 11,766 shares. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag has 0% invested in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) for 106,493 shares. Stanley reported 0.32% stake. Ftb Advisors Inc stated it has 940 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Co owns 7,928 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Wealthtrust Axiom Ltd Co holds 0.07% or 16,707 shares. Sterling Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.01% of its portfolio in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) for 76,570 shares. Assetmark has invested 0% in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA). Blair William & Il owns 13,354 shares for 0% of their portfolio. C M Bidwell & Assoc Ltd has invested 0.32% in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA).

North Star Investment Management Corp decreased Spdr S&P 500 Etf (SPY) stake by 5,160 shares to 51,656 valued at $12.98 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Cowen Inc Cl A New stake by 21,065 shares and now owns 250,242 shares. Union Pac Corp Com (NYSE:UNP) was reduced too.