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Skylands Capital is a hedge fund started in July of 2007.

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Skylands Capital LLC Sells 300 Shares of BankUnited Inc. (BKU)

Sep 17, 2016

Tweet Skylands Capital LLC reduced its stake in shares of BankUnited Inc. (NYSE:BKU) by 0.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 82,750 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 300 shares during the period. Skylands Capital LLC owned 0.08% of BankUnited worth $2,542,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in shares of BankUnited by 66.0% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,305,832 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $79,412,000 after buying an additional 917,061 shares in the last quarter. Douglas Lane & Associates LLC purchased a new stake in BankUnited during the first quarter valued at about $30,976,000. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in BankUnited during the fourth quarter valued at about $26,329,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its stake in BankUnited by 66.4% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 616,367 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $21,227,000 after buying an additional 245,959 shares during the period. Finally, GW&K Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in BankUnited by 55.1% in the first quarter. GW&K Investment Management LLC now owns 271,261 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $9,342,000 after buying an additional 96,352 shares during the period. 97.64% of the stock is owned by institutional investors. BankUnited Inc. ( NYSE:BKU ) traded down 0.26% on Friday, reaching $31.19. 1,487,947 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $30.65 and its 200 day moving average price is $32.52. BankUnited Inc. has a 1-year low of $27.85 and a 1-year high of $39.97. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.45 and a beta of 0.89. BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. BankUnited had a net margin of 24.42% and a return on equity of 9.80%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.43 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that BankUnited Inc. will post $2.11 earnings per share for the current year. Several research firms have recently issued reports on BKU. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BankUnited in a research report on Saturday, July 9th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cut shares of BankUnited to a “sell” rating and set a $34.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 price objective on shares of BankUnited in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BankUnited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price objective on shares of BankUnited from $39.00 to $37.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. BankUnited presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $35.96. In related news, insider Mark Bagnoli sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.11, for a total transaction of $60,220.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 17,458 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $525,660.38. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . Corporate insiders own 5.10% of the company’s stock. BankUnited Company Profile BankUnited, Inc is the bank holding company of BankUnited, National Association (the Bank). The Bank provides a range of banking services to individual and corporate customers through approximately 100 branches. The Company offers a range of lending products, including small business loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans and leases, term loans, formula-based loans, municipal loans and leases, commercial lines of credit, letters of credit and consumer loans. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding BKU? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for BankUnited Inc. (NYSE:BKU). 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Skylands Capital Investments

10 Investments

Skylands Capital has made 10 investments. Their latest investment was in GeoResources as part of their PIPE on June 6, 2008.

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Skylands Capital Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/20/2008

PIPE

GeoResources

$34.5M

Yes

11/7/2007

PIPE - II

Cano Petroleum

$25.03M

Yes

10/9/2007

Unattributed VC - III

USA Technologies

$15M

No

3/23/2007

PIPE

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$99M

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0

12/15/2006

Unattributed VC - II

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$99M

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Date

6/20/2008

11/7/2007

10/9/2007

3/23/2007

12/15/2006

Round

PIPE

PIPE - II

Unattributed VC - III

PIPE

Unattributed VC - II

Company

GeoResources

Cano Petroleum

USA Technologies

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Amount

$34.5M

$25.03M

$15M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Sources

0

0

Skylands Capital Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Skylands Capital has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Aegis Analytical on October 23, 2012.

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10/23/2012

Acquired

$99M

2

4/1/2006

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12/23/2005

IPO

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$99M

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Date

10/23/2012

4/1/2006

12/23/2005

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

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$99M

$99M

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