As Federated Invs Pa (FII) Share Price Declined, Hamlin Capital Management Has Lowered Its Position; Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactu (TSM) Stake Boosted by Cullen Capital Management Llc

April 24, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Cullen Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactu (TSM) by 10.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cullen Capital Management Llc bought 30,260 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.24% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 326,210 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $12.93 million, up from 295,950 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cullen Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactu for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $199.71 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.199 during the last trading session, reaching $38.551. About 6.44 million shares traded. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) has risen 30.51% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.96% the S&P500.

Hamlin Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Federated Invs Inc Pa (FII) by 11.46% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hamlin Capital Management Llc sold 232,969 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.80 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $64.96 million, down from 2.03 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hamlin Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Federated Invs Inc Pa for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.15B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $31.15. About 300,013 shares traded. Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) has risen 27.78% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.23% the S&P500.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $2.07 million activity. On Tuesday, January 2 Germain Peter J sold $347,895 worth of Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) or 9,654 shares. $1.04 million worth of Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) shares were sold by DONAHUE THOMAS R. 2,117 shares were sold by Uhlman Paul A, worth $72,277. The insider Novak Richard A sold $11,595. The insider Ceresino Gordon J sold $153,438. Shares for $2,087 were sold by Van Meter Stephen.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 17 investors sold FII shares while 89 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 76.77 million shares or 3.41% less from 79.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Palisade Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) for 41,420 shares. Lsv Asset owns 89,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Cipher Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 10,803 shares. Wealthtrust reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII). Covington Invest Advsr invested in 1.06% or 85,650 shares. Blackrock invested 0.02% in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII). Meritage Mngmt reported 163,039 shares. Apg Asset Nv accumulated 0.01% or 154,200 shares. Us National Bank & Trust De owns 2,574 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Mcclain Value Management Ltd Liability holds 7,653 shares. 23,600 are held by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans stated it has 20,605 shares. Ahl Partners Limited Liability Partnership reported 403,655 shares stake. Swiss Comml Bank has invested 0.01% in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII). Ledyard Bancorporation holds 0.27% or 62,375 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering Federated Investors (NYSE:FII), 0 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Federated Investors had 44 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, December 15 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) on Friday, September 1 with “Sell” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Tuesday, April 10 report. The stock of Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, January 8 by J.P. Morgan. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Monday, October 30. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Sell” on Thursday, June 1. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 18. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) on Wednesday, July 5 with “Sell” rating. As per Friday, June 30, the company rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Monday, October 26 with “Buy”.

Hamlin Capital Management Llc, which manages about $2.70 billion and $2.60 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 214,566 shares to 3.10M shares, valued at $120.58 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Analysts await Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) to report earnings on April, 26 after the close. They expect $0.66 EPS, up 34.69% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.49 per share. FII’s profit will be $66.66 million for 11.80 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by Federated Investors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.20% EPS growth.

Cullen Capital Management Llc, which manages about $3.87B and $2.91B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Prosieben Sat. 1 Media by 25,000 shares to 100,935 shares, valued at $3.48M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Companhia De Saneamento Basico (NYSE:SBS) by 118,150 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 537,250 shares, and cut its stake in Great Wall Motor Company Ltd. (GWLLF).

Among 8 analysts covering Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing had 17 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Susquehanna maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3600 target in Thursday, April 19 report. The stock of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) earned “Sector Weight” rating by Pacific Crest on Friday, October 14. On Monday, November 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 6. The rating was upgraded by HSBC on Tuesday, January 16 to “Buy”. The stock of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, January 22. Susquehanna maintained Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) on Tuesday, March 13 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, June 28. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by HSBC on Thursday, October 13 to “Hold”.

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