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

August 13, 2018 - By Theresa Judd

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.01, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It dropped, 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. Captrust Fincl reported 200 shares. Moreover, Cobblestone Capital Advsr Ltd Llc New York has 0.02% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 11,900 shares. Creative Planning invested in 0.02% or 345,243 shares. Washington Bank & Trust reported 1,200 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Company invested in 965,898 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Blackrock holds 0.01% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 8.61 million shares. Ameriprise Financial stated it has 438,596 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Of Wisconsin Board holds 0% or 36,339 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0% or 32,300 shares in its portfolio. Cutter Brokerage Inc owns 13,500 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. The Texas-based Stephens Investment Mngmt Gru Limited Liability Co has invested 0.23% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). S Squared Tech Ltd Company stated it has 2.9% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). 75,122 are owned by Comerica Bancorporation. Prelude Capital Mngmt has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). 47,967 were accumulated by Voya Inv Management Ltd Liability Corporation.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 sales for $7.21 million activity. Another trade for 100,000 shares valued at $1.75M was sold by Reese Travis M.. On Friday, February 16 the insider Mandia Kevin R. sold $1.83M. Another trade for 933 shares valued at $16,184 was sold by VERDECANNA FRANK. Shares for $55,337 were sold by King Alexa.

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 $82.68M, 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 $2.89B 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 $202.23B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Spdr S&P Midcap 400 Etf Tr (MDY) by 53,363 shares to 14,037 shares, valued at $4.98M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spdr Series Trust (XME) by 350,505 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 135,695 shares, and cut its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (Put) (XLU).

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 firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, July 9 by PiperJaffray. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 2 with “Market Perform”. The stock of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) earned “Overweight” rating by First Analysis on Friday, March 2. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, May 4 by Citigroup. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, June 18 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) on Thursday, May 3 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, March 28. The stock of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 5 by Oppenheimer. UBS maintained the shares of FEYE in report on Tuesday, May 29 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”.

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: “FireEye (FEYE) Stock Slides Despite Q2 Earnings, Revenue Beat” on August 01, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “FireEye Beats on New Customer Additions, Subscription Growth” published on August 03, 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: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Stemline Therapeutics, Silgan, CVR Energy, MINDBODY, FireEye, and Quality …” published on August 06, 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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