Mackenzie Financial Has Raised Bristow Group (BRS) Position By $9.27 Million; Nic (EGOV) Shorts Raised By 1.72%

November 8, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

Nic Incorporated (NASDAQ:EGOV) had an increase of 1.72% in short interest. EGOV’s SI was 7.60 million shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 1.72% from 7.48M shares previously. With 419,400 avg volume, 18 days are for Nic Incorporated (NASDAQ:EGOV)’s short sellers to cover EGOV’s short positions. The SI to Nic Incorporated’s float is 12.03%. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $15.75. About 273,196 shares traded. NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) has risen 13.72% since November 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.98% the S&P500.

Mackenzie Financial Corp increased Bristow Group Inc (BRS) stake by 322.65% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Mackenzie Financial Corp acquired 1.32M shares as Bristow Group Inc (BRS)’s stock declined 16.88%. The Mackenzie Financial Corp holds 1.73M shares with $13.27 million value, up from 410,363 last quarter. Bristow Group Inc now has $332.08M valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.01 on November 8, reaching $9.4. About 554,425 shares traded or 3.26% up from the average. Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) has risen 0.93% since November 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.77% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. NIC had 16 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 2 by Avondale. The firm earned “In-Line” rating on Tuesday, February 9 by Imperial Capital. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Monday, August 24 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Wednesday, February 15. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Wednesday, November 18. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital given on Friday, November 18. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Stephens given on Monday, August 17. The stock of NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Sidoti. The rating was downgraded by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, August 11 to “Outperform”. Maxim Group maintained NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) on Friday, August 5 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.65 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.20, from 1.45 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 18 investors sold NIC Inc. shares while 45 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 60.31 million shares or 0.23% more from 60.17 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has 0% invested in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Piermont Management holds 0.22% or 40,596 shares in its portfolio. Ameriprise Financial Incorporated owns 687,339 shares. 39,992 were reported by Jefferies Grp Limited Liability Co. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas owns 22,191 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Com has invested 0% of its portfolio in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Company accumulated 13,690 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Ls Inv Advsr Ltd Llc has 0% invested in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) for 3,672 shares. Hbk Investments Lp, a Texas-based fund reported 53,200 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans stated it has 0% of its portfolio in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Illinois-based Columbia Wanger Asset Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.57% in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Comml Bank Of Montreal Can holds 4,571 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Piedmont Invest Advisors Ltd Liability Company stated it has 13,459 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ameritas Ptnrs has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Wcm Management Ca holds 0.02% or 85,300 shares.

Since May 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $509,588 activity. $509,588 worth of NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) was sold by Knapp Robert W on Monday, May 22.

NIC Inc. is a provider of digital government services that help governments use technology to provide services to businesses and citizens. The company has market cap of $1.04 billion. The Firm operates through Outsourced Portals segment. It has a 19.2 P/E ratio. The Firm offers its services through two channels: primary outsourced portal businesses, and software and services businesses.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.38, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 22 investors sold BRS shares while 40 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 38.09 million shares or 0.56% more from 37.88 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Boston has 1.82M shares. 852 were accumulated by Sei Invs Communications. Morgan Stanley invested 0% of its portfolio in Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS). South Dakota Invest Council owns 459,936 shares. Tower Rech Capital Limited Com (Trc) owns 2,497 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsr stated it has 0% in Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS). Capstone Asset Management owns 0% invested in Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) for 17,796 shares. Brown Advisory holds 14,977 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Parametric Port Associates Limited Liability Corporation holds 199,888 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% of its portfolio in Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) for 21,700 shares. 128,295 were accumulated by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Us Fincl Bank De owns 0% invested in Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) for 341 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp holds 0.01% in Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) or 2.95M shares. 11,737 were accumulated by Aperio Group Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company. Koch Industry holds 94,146 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Bristow Group had 28 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, February 7 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co to “Market Perform”. Iberia Capital Partners maintained Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) on Thursday, February 18 with “Outperform” rating. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $44 target in Monday, November 9 report. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, November 8. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, February 9. Cowen & Co maintained Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) on Friday, July 7 with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, August 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Capital One to “Equal-Weight”. As per Wednesday, August 30, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”.

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