Visa (V) Holder Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Has Raised Position; Columbia Asset Management Has Cut Ford Motor Company (F) Position by $510,895

January 16, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc increased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 22.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc bought 3,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,363 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.93 million, up from 14,963 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $275.30 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.16% or $1.3901 during the last trading session, reaching $121.4801. About 2.38M shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Columbia Asset Management decreased its stake in Ford Motor Company (F) by 29.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Columbia Asset Management sold 46,445 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 109,809 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.31M, down from 156,254 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Columbia Asset Management who had been investing in Ford Motor Company for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $52.95 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $13.33. About 21.21M shares traded. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500.

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc, which manages about $7.40 billion and $8.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Crown Castle Intl Corp Ne (NYSE:CCI) by 79,762 shares to 330,595 shares, valued at $33.05 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Interface Inc (NASDAQ:TILE) by 212,203 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 538,851 shares, and cut its stake in Ebay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY).

Among 40 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 33 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Visa Inc. had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, May 16 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 26 with “Outperform”. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 15 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, June 6. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, October 30 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 4 with “Buy”. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, July 19. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of V in report on Wednesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold V shares while 617 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. 1.64 billion shares or 1.45% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Macquarie Group Incorporated Limited, a Australia-based fund reported 3.20M shares. Usa Fin Portformulas Corporation accumulated 1.9% or 75,697 shares. Moreover, Manufacturers Life Insur The has 0.68% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 5.39M shares. Roanoke Asset New York stated it has 2,030 shares. Blair William And Communication Il reported 2.32% stake. Congress Asset Communications Ma stated it has 769,996 shares. Ci Glob Investments Incorporated holds 43,986 shares. Vontobel Asset Mngmt invested 4.37% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Brown Capital Management Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% or 5,709 shares in its portfolio. Farmers owns 2.02% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 56,755 shares. Verity Verity Limited Liability Company invested in 0.12% or 3,957 shares. Baillie Gifford & holds 0.84% or 6.27 million shares. Cape Cod Five Cents Natl Bank has invested 0.69% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). First Citizens Bank & Tru reported 0.4% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Van Eck Assocs holds 0.17% or 325,300 shares.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $7.43 million activity. MAHON TULLIER KELLY sold $5.65M worth of stock or 49,702 shares. On Wednesday, December 13 MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W sold $707,561 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 6,220 shares.

Analysts await Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.44 earnings per share, up 46.67% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.3 per share. F’s profit will be $1.75 billion for 7.57 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual earnings per share reported by Ford Motor Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.33% EPS growth.

Among 26 analysts covering F&M Bank (NYSE:F), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. F&M Bank had 56 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, February 3, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20 target in Friday, April 29 report. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1200 target in Monday, August 7 report. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, October 13 by Barclays Capital. Compass Point initiated Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) on Friday, August 7 with “Neutral” rating. S&P Research maintained the stock with “Strong Buy” rating in Friday, September 25 report. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) on Monday, October 16 to “Sector Perform” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of F in report on Thursday, May 25 with “Hold” rating.

Columbia Asset Management, which manages about $354.79M and $325.44 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 10,385 shares to 79,413 shares, valued at $4.27M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Total Intl Etf (VXUS) by 12,850 shares in the quarter, for a total of 24,079 shares, and has risen its stake in General Mills Inc (NYSE:GIS).

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $3.55 million activity. OJAKLI ZIAD S also sold $1.06M worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) shares. FARLEY JR JAMES D sold 25,000 shares worth $285,000. Thai-Tang Hau N sold $287,500 worth of stock. $273,080 worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was sold by Armstrong Steven R. on Wednesday, October 4. Shares for $453,600 were sold by Hinrichs Joseph R on Tuesday, September 5.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 63 investors sold F shares while 354 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 271 raised stakes. 2.07 billion shares or 1.73% less from 2.11 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Donaldson Capital Lc has 15,792 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Blue Chip Partners has 0.2% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 50,682 shares. Gulf Intl Commercial Bank (Uk) Ltd accumulated 1.16 million shares or 0.19% of the stock. The Ontario – Canada-based Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.07% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Scotia Cap accumulated 413,140 shares. Fulton Bancorp Na stated it has 0.02% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Benjamin F Edwards And reported 0.1% stake. 478,812 were accumulated by Virtu Limited Liability Company. 1St Source Commercial Bank reported 13,847 shares. Narwhal Capital Mngmt invested in 0.59% or 197,560 shares. Moreover, Stevens Mngmt LP has 0.23% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Syntal Cap Ptnrs Limited Liability Corporation invested in 25,349 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Stifel holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 1.01M shares. Willingdon Wealth Management owns 690 shares. South Texas Money Limited invested in 1.24% or 2.19 million shares.

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