Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) Reaches $42.98 After 9.00% Up Move; Incline Global Management Has Decreased By $30.37 Million Its Ss&C Technologies Hldgs (Call) (SSNC) Holding

April 20, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Incline Global Management Llc decreased Ss&C Technologies Hldgs Inc (Call) (SSNC) stake by 49.32% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Incline Global Management Llc sold 759,184 shares as Ss&C Technologies Hldgs Inc (Call) (SSNC)’s stock rose 29.33%. The Incline Global Management Llc holds 780,000 shares with $31.57M value, down from 1.54 million last quarter. Ss&C Technologies Hldgs Inc (Call) now has $12.01 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $50.45. About 844,163 shares traded. SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) has risen 47.28% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.73% the S&P500.

The stock of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 2.08% or $0.875 during the last trading session, reaching $42.975. About 126,457 shares traded. Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) has risen 28.41% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.86% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $1.25B company. It was reported on Apr, 20 by Barchart.com. We have $46.84 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:BMI worth $112.59M more.

Badger Meter, Inc. provides flow measurement, control, and communication solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.25 billion. It offers mechanical and electronic water meters, and related technologies and services to municipal water utilities; and meters and valves to measure and control materials flowing through a pipe or pipeline, including water, air, steam, oil, and other liquids and gases, as well as for use in water/wastewater, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, gas and oil, chemical and petrochemical, test and measurement, automotive aftermarket, and the concrete construction process industries. It has a 36.11 P/E ratio. The firm provides flow instrumentation technologies to original equipment manufacturers as the primary flow measurement device within a product or system; ORION Migratable for mobile meter reading; ORION Fixed Network for traditional fixed network applications; and ORION Cellular for infrastructure-free meter reading.

Among 7 analysts covering Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Badger Meter has $63 highest and $3700 lowest target. $43.50’s average target is 1.22% above currents $42.975 stock price. Badger Meter had 25 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) rating on Thursday, April 19. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $41 target. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Canaccord Genuity. On Wednesday, February 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. The stock of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 1 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. Gabelli initiated the shares of BMI in report on Wednesday, October 7 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, February 6. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $43 target in Thursday, April 19 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Canaccord Genuity.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $2.54 million activity. On Thursday, March 15 the insider Stoll Kimberly K sold $98,872. 6,089 Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) shares with value of $303,407 were sold by MEEUSEN RICHARD A. $89,454 worth of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) was sold by GOMEZ GREGORY M. $21,949 worth of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) was sold by Begale Fred J on Wednesday, March 7. Another trade for 12,000 shares valued at $601,933 was made by KLAPPA GALE E on Friday, February 23.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.29, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Badger Meter, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 24.14 million shares or 2.21% more from 23.62 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Personal Financial owns 31,238 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. First Advisors Ltd Partnership, Illinois-based fund reported 180,024 shares. Regions accumulated 1,226 shares. Guggenheim Cap Ltd Liability holds 98,801 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ameritas Invest Prns Inc owns 2,464 shares. Stifel Fin has 0% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 25,562 shares. Bokf Na holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 14,706 shares. 10,581 are owned by Los Angeles Cap Mgmt Equity Research Inc. Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). Ls Inv Advsrs Limited Liability owns 0% invested in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) for 805 shares. State Street Corp holds 741,502 shares. Swiss Bancorp has invested 0% in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI). 57,016 are owned by Legal And General Public Limited Com. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 31,901 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans has invested 0% of its portfolio in Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI).

Among 14 analysts covering SS&C Techs (NASDAQ:SSNC), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. SS&C Techs had 37 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Monday, July 27 to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 12 by Needham. RBC Capital Markets maintained SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) rating on Tuesday, May 30. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $4100 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The stock of SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, September 27. The firm has “Hold” rating by William Blair given on Tuesday, January 16. As per Tuesday, November 21, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 16 by Macquarie Research. RBC Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 13 report.

Incline Global Management Llc increased Caesars Entmt Corp (Call) (NASDAQ:CZR) stake by 4.00 million shares to 4.56 million valued at $57.69 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) stake by 104,692 shares and now owns 754,192 shares. Yum Brands Inc (Call) (NYSE:YUM) was raised too.

Analysts await SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 21.95% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.41 per share. SSNC’s profit will be $119.03M for 25.23 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.96% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.33, from 1.34 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 21 investors sold SSNC shares while 67 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 169.98 million shares or 1.33% less from 172.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Daiwa Secs Group invested in 5,100 shares. Ahl Prtn Limited Liability Partnership reported 0.08% stake. Asset Mngmt invested in 0.01% or 7,648 shares. Vanguard Inc reported 14.38 million shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 10,291 are held by Toronto Dominion Retail Bank. Glenmede Tru Na has invested 0% in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC). Fund Mgmt Sa accumulated 134,639 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 17,176 are held by Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Incorporated. 290,723 were reported by Three Peaks Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Panagora Asset Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC). Palisade Management Ltd Liability Nj accumulated 610,084 shares or 0.84% of the stock. Richard Bernstein Limited holds 9,769 shares. 13,455 are owned by Hightower Advisors Ltd. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% or 479,521 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc accumulated 0.01% or 41,700 shares.

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