Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR)’s Stock Insider Sale – Dana Russell Sells 36,415 Shares; Leucadia National (LUK) Shorts Down By 15.1%

Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) had a decrease of 15.1% in short interest. LUK’s SI was 3.22M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 15.1% from 3.79M shares previously. With 1.15 million avg volume, 3 days are for Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK)’s short sellers to cover LUK’s short positions. The SI to Leucadia National Corporation’s float is 1.04%. It closed at $24.5 lastly. It is up 38.50% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.80% the S&P500.

The CFO and EVP of Vivint Solar Inc, Dana Russell, has just sold – 36,415 shares of the corporation she’s leading – coming to a cumulative trade value of $118,349 US Dollars (this based on avg share price of $3.3). In the last month, she also sold 71,645 shares that are worth $232,846 USD. Today, Dana Russell owns 311,348 shares which are equivalent to precisely 0.27% of the Company’s total market cap. This specific trade was finished on March 12, 2018 and is available online on the SEC’s website.

It closed at $3.25 lastly. It is down 29.31% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.61% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.40, from 1.65 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 9 investors sold Vivint Solar, Inc. shares while 14 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. 106.00 million shares or 1.55% more from 104.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James Fincl Advsrs reported 74,459 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 0% or 29,181 shares. Federated Invsts Pa holds 0% or 137 shares. Northern Trust owns 319,062 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund owns 0% invested in Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) for 18,800 shares. Moreover, First Tru Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR). Geode Capital Mgmt Lc owns 198,742 shares. 82.36M are owned by Blackstone Lp. California State Teachers Retirement Systems accumulated 0% or 42,862 shares. Benjamin F Edwards And holds 0% of its portfolio in Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) for 400 shares. American Group Incorporated, New York-based fund reported 17,462 shares. California Public Employees Retirement reported 0% stake. Victory Mngmt stated it has 0% in Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR). Goldman Sachs Gp Inc Inc accumulated 20,461 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Co stated it has 45,900 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 8 analysts covering Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Vivint Solar has $45 highest and $3 lowest target. $5’s average target is 53.85% above currents $3.25 stock price. Vivint Solar had 21 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, November 3 report. The stock of Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, March 17. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, March 17. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 27. JMP Securities initiated Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) on Thursday, September 8 with “Mkt Perform” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, July 21 by Northland Capital. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 7 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 9 by Oppenheimer. Deutsche Bank downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $5.5000 target in Wednesday, August 9 report.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $542,403 activity. Bywater David also sold $81,825 worth of Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) shares. The insider Christiansen Bryan sold $207,092. Shares for $232,846 were sold by Russell Dana C on Thursday, February 22.

Vivint Solar, Inc. provides distributed solar energy to residential, commercial, and industrial clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $374.21 million. It operates through two divisions, Residential, and Commercial and Industrial. It has a 1.84 P/E ratio. The firm installs and owns solar energy systems through long-term customer contracts.