Finish Line Inc : Sports Direct International Plc decreased Its Holding

April 24, 2018 - By Marry Poplack

The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 21 investors sold The Finish Line, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 34.57 million shares or 12.82% less from 39.65 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

1.83 million were accumulated by State Street. Art Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 240,604 shares. Cornerstone Capital Management Hldgs Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 146,200 shares in its portfolio. Hillsdale Investment Mngmt Incorporated owns 0.01% invested in The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) for 5,200 shares. Macquarie Group Ltd holds 1,600 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citadel Lc holds 0% or 375,684 shares. Pinebridge Invs Lp invested in 58,379 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag reported 0.01% in The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL). Hutchin Hill Cap Ltd Partnership holds 1.16% or 286,100 shares. Pacad Inv Limited holds 0.07% of its portfolio in The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) for 20,342 shares. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability owns 185,914 shares. 18,420 are owned by Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio. Jpmorgan Chase And reported 455,752 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Hsbc Pcl has 0% invested in The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL). The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Grp Inc has invested 0% in The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL).

Sports Direct International Plc Reported reduced Stake in Finish Line Inc

Sports Direct International Plc filed with SEC a SC 13D/A form for Finish Line Inc . It can be found at: 000114420418022067. As reported by Sports Direct International Plc, the filler decreased its stake in the stock by -50.27 % for 7,957,800 shares. Sports Direct International Plc currently owns 19.3% of the Consumer Discretionary- stock. Date of activity: April 20, 2018.

Finish Line Inc Institutional Sentiment

Filings show 127 investors own Finish Line Inc . The ownership in Q3 2017 is high, at Infinity of the outstanding shares. This is increased by 389451. 39654715 were owned by these investors. 25 funds opened new Finish Line Inc stakes, 48 increased positions. There were 29 that closed positions and 39 reduced them.

James Dondero Highland Capital Management Lp is an investor bullish on Finish Line Inc , owning 762750 shares as of Q3 2017 for 0.40% of its portfolio. Ing Groep Nv owns 1950000 shares or 0.45% of its portfolio. CT Ellington Management Group Llc have 0.30% of its portfolio for 145100 shares. Further, Clearline Capital Lp reported stake worth 0.32% of its portfolio. The CT Trexquant Investment Lp owns 151209 shares. Finish Line Inc is 0.46% of its portfolio.

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Analysts await The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) to report earnings on June, 22. They expect $0.22 earnings per share, down 4.35 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.23 per share. FINL’s profit will be $9.09M for 15.36 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual earnings per share reported by The Finish Line, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -62.71 % negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $13.52. About 463,151 shares traded. The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) has risen 4.43% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.12% the S&P500.

The Finish Line, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories for men, women, and kids in the United States. The company has market cap of $558.36 million. The firm offers athletic shoes, as well as an assortment of apparel and accessories of Nike, Brand Jordan, adidas, Under Armour, Puma, and other brands. It has a 38.41 P/E ratio. It engages in the in-store and online retail of athletic shoes for MacyÂ’s Retail Holdings, Inc.; MacyÂ’s Puerto Rico, Inc.; and, Inc., as well as online at

The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering The Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. The Finish Line has $15.0 highest and $7.0 lowest target. $11.33’s average target is -16.20% below currents $13.52 stock price. The Finish Line had 18 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, December 27 report. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $14.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, December 21. As per Friday, March 30, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 27 by Citigroup. Cowen & Co downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Friday, November 10 report. Cowen & Co upgraded the shares of FINL in report on Thursday, December 21 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, March 26 by Susquehanna. The company was maintained on Monday, March 12 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Sell” on Thursday, October 26.

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