River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP increased its position in 21Vianet Group Inc (NASDAQ:VNET) by 56.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,030,959 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after buying an additional 371,362 shares during the period. 21Vianet Group comprises 0.9% of River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP’s portfolio, making the stock its 29th largest holding. River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP’s holdings in 21Vianet Group were worth $8,232,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Profund Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of 21Vianet Group by 42.7% in the second quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 20,988 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 6,283 shares during the last quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd raised its position in shares of 21Vianet Group by 18.5% in the second quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 24,935 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 3,898 shares during the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its position in shares of 21Vianet Group by 19.8% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 30,300 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $152,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares during the last quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. raised its position in shares of 21Vianet Group by 73.5% in the fourth quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. now owns 19,775 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 8,375 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of 21Vianet Group in the third quarter valued at approximately $262,000. 19.26% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

21Vianet Group Inc (NASDAQ:VNET) opened at $7.53 on Monday. 21Vianet Group Inc has a 52-week low of $4.17 and a 52-week high of $9.59. The company has a quick ratio of 1.74, a current ratio of 1.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63.

21Vianet Group (NASDAQ:VNET) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, December 5th. The information technology services provider reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($2.06) by $1.93. 21Vianet Group had a negative net margin of 57.80% and a negative return on equity of 3.50%. The firm had revenue of $133.17 million during the quarter. sell-side analysts expect that 21Vianet Group Inc will post -0.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

VNET has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of 21Vianet Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. ValuEngine raised shares of 21Vianet Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th.

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About 21Vianet Group

21Vianet Group, Inc is a carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider. The Company hosts its customers’ servers and networking equipment and provides interconnectivity. The Company also provides managed network services to enable customers to deliver data across the Internet through its data transmission network and smart routing technology.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for 21Vianet Group (NASDAQ:VNET)

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