Ansys (ANSS) Holder Garrison Financial Has Trimmed Its Stake by $486,252; Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Holds Holding in Ralph Lauren (RL)

June 22, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Garrison Financial Corp decreased its stake in Ansys Inc. (ANSS) by 8.9% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Garrison Financial Corp sold 3,117 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.40% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 31,919 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.00 million, down from 35,036 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Garrison Financial Corp who had been investing in Ansys Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.13 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $1.87 during the last trading session, reaching $180.03. About 172,753 shares traded. ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 28.61% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.04% the S&P500. Some Historical ANSS News: 26/04/2018 – Penguin Computing Named an ANSYS Advanced Solutions Partner; 02/05/2018 – ANSYS Acquires OPTIS, Becomes Industry’s Leading Solution Provider For Autonomous Vehicle Simulation; 02/05/2018 – Ansys Sees 2Q Rev $269.5M-$289.5M; 02/05/2018 – Ansys 1Q Adj EPS $1.20; 22/03/2018 – ANSYS INC – ENTERED INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE OPTIS; 22/03/2018 – ANSYS INC ANSS.O – MANAGEMENT WILL PROVIDE FURTHER DETAILS REGARDING TRANSACTION AND ITS IMPACT ON 2018 FINANCIAL OUTLOOK AFTER CLOSING; 26/04/2018 – Embraer and ANSYS Accelerate Time to Market for Next-Generation Aircraft; 02/05/2018 – ANSYS SEES 2Q ADJ REV $272.0M TO $292.0M, EST. $291.2M; 11/05/2018 – ANSYS TO CHANGE NAME TO ETION LIMITED; 19/04/2018 – ANSYS Additive Manufacturing Solutions Transform Aerospace and Defense, Biotech and Automotive Industries

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft increased its stake in Ralph Lauren Corp (RL) by 10.2% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft bought 4,335 shares as the company’s stock rose 25.26% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 46,849 shares of the apparel company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.24 million, up from 42,514 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft who had been investing in Ralph Lauren Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.77B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.29% or $3.09 during the last trading session, reaching $132. About 881,791 shares traded. Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) has risen 106.40% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 93.83% the S&P500. Some Historical RL News: 06/04/2018 – Ralph Lauren Vintage Retrospective Comes to Manhattan Vintage Show; 15/03/2018 – Ralph Lauren Declares Dividend of 50c; 23/05/2018 – Ralph Lauren profits, sales top view; 13/03/2018 – RALPH LAUREN CORP RL.N : CREDIT SUISSE INITIATES WITH OUTPERFORM, $125 TARGET PRICE; 23/04/2018 – DJ Ralph Lauren Corporation Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (RL); 24/05/2018 – Ralph Lauren Refreshes Its Faded Jeans; 25/04/2018 – Ralph Lauren Reimagines America’s Cup Collection From 1993; 14/05/2018 – Titan Industries Inc. Appoints Joel Oblonsky Chief Executive Officer; 03/05/2018 – BARSHAY SEES RALPH LAUREN DOWNSIDE IN BASE CASE OF ABOUT 30%; 23/05/2018 – RALPH LAUREN CORP – FOREIGN CURRENCY IS EXPECTED TO HAVE MINIMAL IMPACT ON REVENUE GROWTH IN FISCAL 2019

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $20.82 million activity. MAHONEY RICHARD S. had sold 2,039 shares worth $330,338. $613,442 worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) was sold by Gopal Ajei on Monday, May 21. 862 ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) shares with value of $136,196 were sold by CASHMAN JAMES E III. Another trade for 1,222 shares valued at $199,149 was sold by ZACK MATTHEW C.. MORLEY BRADFORD C had sold 24,500 shares worth $4.04M. HINDSBO MARK sold $156,610 worth of stock.

Analysts await ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.92 earnings per share, up 3.37% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.89 per share. ANSS’s profit will be $77.30 million for 48.92 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by ANSYS, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.60% negative EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering Ansys Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Ansys Inc. had 39 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) rating on Friday, November 3. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $160 target. Goldman Sachs initiated ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) on Thursday, May 26 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 3 by MUFG Securities Americas Inc. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 3. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, September 27 report. The stock of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Friday, May 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Wedbush to “Neutral”. As per Wednesday, January 17, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Mitsubishi UFJ initiated ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) on Tuesday, February 9 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Berenberg.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 22 investors sold ANSS shares while 185 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 75.68 million shares or 2.75% less from 77.82 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Assets Inv Mgmt Limited Company reported 0.52% stake. Mackay Shields Lc holds 14,282 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Dock Street Asset has 2.4% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Vigilant Cap Mgmt Lc accumulated 85 shares. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Lc, California-based fund reported 243 shares. Da Davidson & Co reported 3,001 shares. Champlain Invest Prns Limited Company accumulated 0.84% or 498,390 shares. Farr Miller & Washington Ltd Liability Corporation Dc has invested 0.05% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). 334,361 were reported by Franklin Res Incorporated. Parametrica Limited holds 0.78% or 3,972 shares in its portfolio. Pnc Gru owns 55,874 shares. 6,132 were accumulated by Synovus Fincl. Janney Ltd Liability Com has 74,535 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. The Colorado-based Alps Advsr has invested 0% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Massachusetts Financial Service Communications Ma stated it has 2.82 million shares or 0.19% of all its holdings.

More notable recent ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 20, 2018” on June 20, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “ANSYS to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences” published on May 29, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Ansys technology to power electric Volkswagen sports car in Pikes Peak race” on June 19, 2018. More interesting news about ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in ANSYS, Pearson, Qualys, HB Fuller, Cabot Microelectronics, and Zosano …” published on May 31, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “ANSYS and PTC to Offer Groundbreaking Integrated Solution for Design at the Speed of Thought” with publication date: June 18, 2018.

Among 30 analysts covering Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL), 9 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation had 100 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) rating on Thursday, July 13. Piper Jaffray has “Sell” rating and $6600 target. The stock of Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Piper Jaffray. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 20 by Standpoint Research. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. On Thursday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 4. As per Monday, November 6, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Wednesday, September 30, the company rating was upgraded by UBS.

Since June 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $14.49 million activity. Lauren David R. had sold 1,764 shares worth $252,146.

More important recent Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “These 5 Stocks Are In Various Phases Of Downtrends Right Now” on June 22, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Piper Jaffray still cautious on Ralph Lauren”, Gurufocus.com published: “US Stocks Lower on Thursday” on June 21, 2018. More interesting news about Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Ralph Lauren (RL) PT Raised to $125 at Piper Jaffray” with publication date: June 22, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.17, from 1.2 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 28 investors sold RL shares while 128 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 54.68 million shares or 5.07% less from 57.61 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL). Alpha Windward Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 5,125 shares. Ubs Asset Americas Inc reported 196,285 shares. Chevy Chase Tru Inc has invested 0.02% in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL). Guardian Life Insurance Communication Of America invested 0% of its portfolio in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL). Price T Rowe Associates Md invested in 0.03% or 1.43M shares. Northern Tru Corp holds 0.02% or 718,092 shares. Commonwealth National Bank Of owns 0.02% invested in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) for 16,596 shares. Ameriprise Fincl holds 0.15% or 2.96 million shares. Cap Fund Mgmt reported 45,069 shares stake. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Com has 0% invested in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL). Cibc World Markets, New York-based fund reported 10,558 shares. Aqr Capital Limited Liability has invested 0.05% in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL). Moreover, Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv has 0.2% invested in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL). Intll Gp reported 23,929 shares.

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, which manages about $8.98 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Banco Bradesco S A (NYSE:BBD) by 144,812 shares to 69,726 shares, valued at $828,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Hertz Global Hldgs Inc by 178,166 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 150,677 shares, and cut its stake in Arch Cap Group Ltd (NASDAQ:ACGL).

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