The Insider of Ampco-Pittsburgh (AP), Louis Berkman Investment Co, Sold 988 Shares; M.D.C. Holdings (MDC) Shorts Up By 5.29%

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M.D.C. Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC) had an increase of 5.29% in short interest. MDC’s SI was 1.67M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 5.29% from 1.59M shares previously. With 604,200 avg volume, 3 days are for M.D.C. Holdings Inc (NYSE:MDC)’s short sellers to cover MDC’s short positions. The SI to M.D.C. Holdings Inc’s float is 3.61%. The stock decreased 1.07% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $28.75. About 491,308 shares traded. M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has risen 1.65% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.90% the S&P500.

M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding and financial service businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. The Company’s homebuilding activities include purchasing finished lots or developing lots for the construction and sale primarily of single-family detached homes to first-time and first-time move-up homebuyers under the Richmond American Homes name. It has a 11.59 P/E ratio. The firm conducts its homebuilding activities in Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Among 11 analysts covering MDC Holdings (NYSE:MDC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. MDC Holdings had 30 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Sell” rating by Evercore on Monday, January 30. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, September 29. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Tuesday, March 13. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 30 by Wells Fargo. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $34 target in Friday, November 3 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the shares of MDC in report on Thursday, August 6 to “” rating. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Evercore given on Wednesday, January 3. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Citigroup. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, May 16 to “Underperform”.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $1.10 million activity. $138,577 worth of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) was sold by BUCHWALD HERBERT T on Tuesday, March 13. $70,450 worth of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) shares were sold by BLACKFORD DAVID E.

Investors sentiment increased to 3.37 in Q4 2017. Its up 2.13, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 13 investors sold M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. shares while 36 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 102.61 million shares or 150.87% more from 40.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Advisors Lp invested in 0.01% or 78,245 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% of its portfolio in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) for 21,511 shares. Wells Fargo Co Mn holds 0% or 119,022 shares in its portfolio. Hillsdale Inv Mgmt holds 0.01% in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) or 2,697 shares. Piedmont Advisors Ltd Company holds 9,225 shares. Panagora Asset Management holds 0.02% or 180,219 shares. Kemnay Advisory Ser Inc owns 39,814 shares. Cambridge Inv Advisors reported 7,232 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 0% invested in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) for 131,609 shares. Amalgamated Fincl Bank has 0.01% invested in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). 27,670 were accumulated by Quantbot Technology Limited Partnership. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System invested in 0% or 33,756 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 395,579 shares in its portfolio. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Moreover, State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.01% invested in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC).

The insider Louis Berkman Investment Co of Ampco Pittsburgh Corp sold some 988 shares of the public firm worth $10,868 US Dollars which is calculated based on a stock price of $11.0 for each share. The probability of this stocks unloading remaining unnoticed is very little because it’s new, with Louis Berkman Investment Co now having ownership of 1.31 million shares —- that is 10.61% of the company’s total market capitalization. The document was disclosed in a filing dated 11/04/2018 with the SEC.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 26 insider sales for $1.11 million activity. $16,695 worth of Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE:AP) was sold by Louis Berkman Investment CO.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.15, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 8 investors sold Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation shares while 14 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 6.89 million shares or 3.13% less from 7.11 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Royal Bancorp Of Canada reported 0% stake. Salem Investment Counselors Incorporated stated it has 25 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag reported 19,599 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company owns 1,733 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Blackrock holds 0% or 600,154 shares. State Street has invested 0% in Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE:AP). Northern Corp reported 104,285 shares. 23,768 were accumulated by Us Bank & Trust De. Vanguard, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 476,783 shares. Moreover, Savings Bank Of America Corp De has 0% invested in Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE:AP) for 9,329 shares. Clearbridge Llc accumulated 1,600 shares or 0% of the stock. Geode Capital Ltd Liability Com accumulated 67,981 shares. Legal And General Grp Public Ltd Co holds 1,324 shares. New York-based Millennium Management Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE:AP). Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) owns 3,539 shares.

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells custom designed engineering products to commercial and industrial users worldwide. The company has market cap of $124.24 million. It operates in two divisions, Forged and Cast Engineered Products, and Air and Liquid Processing. It currently has negative earnings. The Forged and Cast Engineered Products segment produces forged hardened steel rolls that are used in cold rolling by producers of steel, aluminum, and other metals; ingot and open die forged products for use in the gas and oil, and the aluminum and plastic extrusion industries; and cast rolls for hot and cold strip mills, medium/heavy section mills, and plate mills in various iron and steel qualities.

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