As Dominion Energy (D) Valuation Declined, Raymond James Trust Decreased Holding by $361,665; As Visa (V) Share Value Rose, Baillie Gifford & Company Has Decreased by $10.77 Million Its Stake

May 22, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Baillie Gifford & Company decreased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 1.51% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baillie Gifford & Company sold 94,489 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.18% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 6.18 million shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $704.15M, down from 6.27M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baillie Gifford & Company who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $292.65B market cap company. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $130.66. About 5.59 million shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 31.98% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.43% the S&P500.

Raymond James Trust decreased its stake in Dominion Energy Inc (D) by 8.93% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Raymond James Trust sold 4,465 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 45,534 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.69M, down from 49,999 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Raymond James Trust who had been investing in Dominion Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $41.58B market cap company. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $63.72. About 3.57M shares traded. Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) has declined 11.17% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.72% the S&P500.

Raymond James Trust, which manages about $1.49 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Occidental Petroleum Corp (NYSE:OXY) by 4,130 shares to 127,090 shares, valued at $9.36M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) by 9,715 shares in the quarter, for a total of 113,841 shares, and has risen its stake in Cdn Imperial Bk Of Commerce (NYSE:CM).

More important recent Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Recent Purchase: Dominion Energy” on May 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Protecting Your Dominion Energy Position”, Bizjournals.com published: “FERC lets Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction begin in West Virginia” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Valeant Pharmaceuticals Can Still Go Higher – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/21/18)” with publication date: May 22, 2018.

Among 21 analysts covering Dominion Midstream (NYSE:D), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Dominion Midstream had 47 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Tuesday, March 20 to “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) rating on Tuesday, November 3. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $41.0 target. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of D in report on Friday, March 16 to “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of D in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Bank of America. On Thursday, June 16 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) earned “Buy” rating by Hilliard Lyons on Tuesday, January 30. DA Davidson initiated it with “Buy” rating and $45 target in Thursday, July 23 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.16, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 41 investors sold D shares while 278 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 336 raised stakes. 415.15 million shares or 1.17% more from 410.35 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bp Public Ltd Com holds 0.21% or 74,000 shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Chemung Canal Trust has invested 1.21% in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D). Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 0.18% invested in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) for 448,059 shares. Highstreet Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 96 shares. Liberty Capital Management invested in 0.02% or 498 shares. 6,130 are owned by Carderock Capital Mngmt. Summit Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com holds 3,463 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Guardian Cap LP accumulated 3,525 shares or 0% of the stock. Regions Corporation holds 798,889 shares or 0.7% of its portfolio. 2.97 million are owned by Swiss Financial Bank. Exxonmobil Investment Tx accumulated 0.23% or 102,324 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Limited Liability Com holds 0.05% in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) or 98,420 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance, Japan-based fund reported 8,100 shares. The North Carolina-based Bb&T has invested 0.22% in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D). Seaward Mngmt Lp has 0.06% invested in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) for 16,159 shares.

Analysts await Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.75 EPS, up 11.94% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.67 per share. D’s profit will be $489.42 million for 21.24 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.14 actual EPS reported by Dominion Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.21% negative EPS growth.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $453,739 activity. RIGBY JOSEPH M bought $199,987 worth of stock or 2,679 shares.

More important recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Visa: Next Stop $135” on April 27, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Is It Too Late To Buy Visa Stock?”, 247Wallst.com published: “Can Visa Deliver Another Earnings Beat?” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Hot Trades for the Week Ahead” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Baillie Gifford & Company, which manages about $80.43 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) by 57,032 shares to 460,537 shares, valued at $9.19M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in A by 183,474 shares in the quarter, for a total of 787,555 shares, and has risen its stake in Tal Education Group Adr (NYSE:XRS).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 55 investors sold V shares while 605 reduced holdings. 141 funds opened positions while 552 raised stakes. 1.61 billion shares or 1.83% less from 1.64 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Osborne Partners Cap Mngmt owns 14,082 shares. Td Mgmt Limited Co accumulated 0.01% or 199 shares. Nuwave Mngmt Ltd Llc owns 420 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Groesbeck Investment Nj holds 0.45% or 5,584 shares in its portfolio. Wealthtrust Fairport Ltd Company has invested 0.22% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). 18,154 are held by Willingdon Wealth. Shelter Insurance Retirement Plan holds 3.7% or 73,600 shares in its portfolio. Optimum Investment Advsr reported 8,063 shares stake. Welch Forbes has 833,873 shares for 2.54% of their portfolio. Monetta Financial Service has 1.77% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 30,000 shares. Lakeview Capital Ptnrs Limited Liability Corp invested in 2,865 shares or 0.24% of the stock. Lincoln Natl accumulated 27,964 shares. Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 0.4% or 5,850 shares. Sensato Invsts Limited Company holds 0.92% or 64,300 shares in its portfolio. Avenir has invested 0.73% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $12.69 million activity. MAHON TULLIER KELLY had sold 49,702 shares worth $5.65 million. The insider MCINERNEY RYAN sold $5.06 million. On Wednesday, December 13 the insider MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W sold $707,561. On Monday, April 30 the insider HOFFMEISTER JAMES H sold $1.08 million.

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