Citadel Advisors Llc Increased Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) Stake by $75.39 Million

August 13, 2018 - By Jason Dias

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.01, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 20 investors sold FEYE shares while 81 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 118.79 million shares or 1.56% more from 116.96 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs Holding Com Limited reported 0.21% stake. Amalgamated Bank owns 34,487 shares. Carroll Financial Assocs stated it has 943 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Earnest Prtnrs accumulated 56 shares. Frontier Mgmt Co Ltd Co stated it has 0.02% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Moreover, Numerixs Investment Tech has 0.06% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). California Pub Employees Retirement System reported 347,300 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. First Allied Advisory Svcs reported 17,325 shares. Fisher Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.05% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Arrowmark Colorado Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 981,049 shares. Fdx Advsrs has invested 0.01% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Moreover, National Bank Of America De has 0.01% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 2.25 million shares. Wells Fargo & Mn, a California-based fund reported 378,609 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc owns 552,887 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 397,278 are held by Walleye Trading Ltd Company.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 sales for $7.21 million activity. 3,190 shares were sold by Reese Travis M., worth $55,336. King Alexa also sold $55,337 worth of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) shares. Shares for $16,184 were sold by VERDECANNA FRANK. $261,121 worth of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) was sold by Robbins William T on Wednesday, May 16.

Citadel Advisors Llc increased its stake in Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) by 1450.45% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citadel Advisors Llc bought 5.03 million shares as the company’s stock declined 1.55% with the market. The hedge fund held 5.37 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $82.68 million, up from 346,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Citadel Advisors Llc who had been investing in Fireeye Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.89 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $15.08. About 1.83M shares traded. FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) has risen 12.35% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.22% the S&P500.

Citadel Advisors Llc, which manages about $202.23 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) by 1.75M shares to 260,956 shares, valued at $89.50 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Microsoft Corp (Put) (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 354,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.54 million shares, and cut its stake in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM).

Ken Griffin career started in 1986 as a stocks and options trader. Soon he started a convertible bond arbitrage fund. When the market crashed in 1987, he was already rich. Today he is a billionire and manages and Citadel Investment Group is among the world’s largest hedge funds. In 2011 when many hedge funds and CTAs had poor returns, Citadel had returned over 20%, it also returned nearly 25% in 2012 and then 20+% in 2013. Citadel Advisors Llc is a Illinois-based hedge fund that was founded by Ken Griffin. It had more than $142.00 billion assets under management in December, 2014. Citadel Advisors Llc is the 30th largest hedge fund in our database. Taken from Citadel Advisors latest Adv, the fund reported to have 985 full and part-time employees. Among which 872 performing investment advisory and research functions. The hedge fund had between 11-25 clients.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. FireEye had 11 analyst reports since March 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Thursday, August 2. PiperJaffray upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, July 9 report. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of FEYE in report on Monday, March 5 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, May 3 with “Market Perform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 18 by Oppenheimer. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, May 3 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by First Analysis given on Friday, March 2. Citigroup maintained the shares of FEYE in report on Friday, May 4 with “Neutral” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, March 28 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Tuesday, May 29.

FireEye, Inc. provides cybersecurity solutions that allow organizations to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and remediate cyber-attacks. The company has market cap of $2.89 billion. The firm provides vector-specific appliance and cloud solutions detect and block known and unknown cyber-attacks. It currently has negative earnings. It offers threat detection and prevention solutions, including network security products; email security solutions; endpoint security solutions; and content security products; and security management and orchestration products, such as Central Management System, FireEye Security Orchestrator, Threat Analytics Platform; Malware Analysis series of appliances; and Enterprise Forensics series of appliances.

More notable recent FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Stemline Therapeutics, Silgan, CVR Energy, MINDBODY, FireEye, and Quality …” on August 06, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “FireEye (FEYE) Stock Slides Despite Q2 Earnings, Revenue Beat” published on August 01, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Add to Your Buy List” on August 06, 2018. More interesting news about FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “FireEye Beats on New Customer Additions, Subscription Growth” published on August 03, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Cybersecurity Stocks See Rising Tide in Short Interest” with publication date: August 10, 2018.

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