LSV Asset Management purchased a new position in Diamond Resorts International Inc (NASDAQ:DRII) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 3,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $104,000.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. New York State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in Diamond Resorts International by 28.6% in the second quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 3,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the period. Sphinx Trading LP acquired a new stake in Diamond Resorts International during the second quarter worth approximately $180,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new stake in Diamond Resorts International during the second quarter worth approximately $312,000. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp raised its stake in Diamond Resorts International by 345.3% in the second quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 16,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $500,000 after buying an additional 12,950 shares during the period. Finally, Silver Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Diamond Resorts International during the second quarter worth approximately $603,000.

Shares of Diamond Resorts International Inc (NASDAQ:DRII) remained flat at $30.22 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $29.99 and its 200 day moving average price is $25.78. Diamond Resorts International Inc has a 1-year low of $16.19 and a 1-year high of $30.27.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on DRII shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Diamond Resorts International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, June 20th. SunTrust Banks Inc. lowered Diamond Resorts International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $35.00 to $30.25 in a research report on Friday, July 1st. MKM Partners lowered Diamond Resorts International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $26.00 to $30.25 in a research report on Thursday, June 30th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lowered Diamond Resorts International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $32.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th.

In other news, insider Lowell D. Kraff sold 63,745 shares of Diamond Resorts International stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.17, for a total value of $1,923,186.65. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Guggenheim Capital Llc purchased 1,260,008 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 15th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $30.14 per share, with a total value of $37,976,641.12. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

About Diamond Resorts International

Diamond Resorts International, Inc (DRII) is engaged in the hospitality and vacation ownership industry. The Company operates through two segments: hospitality and management services, and Vacation Interest Sales and Financing. Its hospitality and management services segment manages a network of resort properties and provides services to a member base across the world.

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