Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno Trimmed Morgan Stanley (MS) Holding By $3.52 Million; Skyline Asset Management LP Has Increased By $1.79 Million Its Now (DNOW) Holding

May 20, 2018 - By Ash

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Skyline Asset Management Lp increased Now Inc (DNOW) stake by 15.07% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Skyline Asset Management Lp acquired 162,800 shares as Now Inc (DNOW)’s stock declined 9.82%. The Skyline Asset Management Lp holds 1.24M shares with $13.71M value, up from 1.08 million last quarter. Now Inc now has $1.65B valuation. The stock increased 2.08% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $15.22. About 2.15M shares traded or 45.96% up from the average. NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) has declined 37.02% since May 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.57% the S&P500.

Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno decreased Morgan Stanley (MS) stake by 21.56% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno sold 67,633 shares as Morgan Stanley (MS)’s stock rose 0.82%. The Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno holds 246,000 shares with $12.91 million value, down from 313,633 last quarter. Morgan Stanley now has $95.45 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.73% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $53.92. About 6.70M shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 27.83% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.28% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 38 investors sold MS shares while 295 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 255 raised stakes. 1.51 billion shares or 1.16% less from 1.53 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sun Life Fincl owns 3,054 shares. Federated Investors Inc Pa holds 0.14% or 965,150 shares. White Pine Cap Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.34% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Natl Insurance Tx reported 201,900 shares stake. First Midwest Bank Trust Division has invested 0.33% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Pzena Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has 2.24% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 8.70M shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Liability Com has invested 0.3% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Moreover, M&T Retail Bank Corporation has 0.05% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Liberty Mutual Asset, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 56,363 shares. Montag A And Associate has invested 0.42% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Pictet Asset Mgmt, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 756,109 shares. Vanguard Group Incorporated reported 0.22% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Brown Brothers Harriman And owns 8,919 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Stevens Capital Mgmt LP stated it has 93,710 shares. Moreover, Gabelli Funds Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.15% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 480,452 shares.

Analysts await Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to report earnings on July, 18. They expect $1.15 earnings per share, up 32.18% or $0.28 from last year’s $0.87 per share. MS’s profit will be $2.04 billion for 11.72 P/E if the $1.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.45 actual earnings per share reported by Morgan Stanley for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.69% negative EPS growth.

More news for Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) were recently published by: Livetradingnews.com, which released: “Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Bearish Trend” on April 23, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s article titled: “Square, Facebook, other Silicon Valley executives are popular choice for nation’s boardrooms” and published on May 18, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 30 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 15 report. Barclays Capital maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating on Thursday, October 20. Barclays Capital has “Equal Weight” rating and $35 target. HSBC upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, September 15 report. JMP Securities upgraded the shares of MS in report on Thursday, October 8 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Buckingham Research. The rating was upgraded by Guggenheim on Thursday, October 20 to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Wood. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, June 19 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.22 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 27 investors sold DNOW shares while 74 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 117.25 million shares or 6.86% more from 109.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. New York-based First Eagle Investment Limited Com has invested 0.2% in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW). The New York-based State Teachers Retirement has invested 0% in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW). 100,575 were accumulated by Wolverine Asset Limited Liability Company. Intll Grp holds 0.01% or 292,627 shares. Ing Groep Nv accumulated 0% or 16,246 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 0% invested in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) for 100,000 shares. Natl Bank Of America De owns 773,868 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Evercore Wealth Management Lc has 50 shares. 1,982 are held by Us Financial Bank De. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0% invested in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW). Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW). Utd Services Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 63,446 shares. Montgomery Inv Mngmt Inc holds 17,265 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW). Group Inc One Trading Lp stated it has 7,607 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $300,061 activity. On Tuesday, March 6 the insider WORKMAN ROBERT R bought $300,061.

Skyline Asset Management Lp decreased Manpowergroup Inc (NYSE:MAN) stake by 36,300 shares to 194,800 valued at $24.57M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Enpro Inds Inc (NYSE:NPO) stake by 63,400 shares and now owns 268,800 shares. Materion Corp (NYSE:MTRN) was reduced too.

Among 11 analysts covering Now Inc (NYSE:DNOW), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Now Inc had 46 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1600 target in Friday, July 7 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 6. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Stephens downgraded it to “Equal Weight” rating and $19 target in Thursday, August 6 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 10 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 2. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, December 18. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, September 15.

Another recent and important NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Time To Buy NOW Inc.” on May 09, 2018.

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