Cisco Sys (CSCO) Holding Held by Bell State Bank & Trust; Yum Brands (YUM) Shareholder Horan Capital Management Lowered Holding as Stock Rose

February 15, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Bell State Bank & Trust increased its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) by 22.58% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bell State Bank & Trust bought 22,430 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.50% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 121,781 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.10 million, up from 99,351 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bell State Bank & Trust who had been investing in Cisco Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $215.25 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.45% or $1.45 during the last trading session, reaching $43.54. About 44.06M shares traded or 71.69% up from the average. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 13.20% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.

Horan Capital Management decreased its stake in Yum Brands Inc (YUM) by 81.29% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Horan Capital Management sold 18,331 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,220 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $310,000, down from 22,551 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Horan Capital Management who had been investing in Yum Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.11 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $78.65. About 1.28M shares traded. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 21.70% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.22, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 50 investors sold YUM shares while 238 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. 239.50 million shares or 0.41% less from 240.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lpl Fin reported 54,933 shares. Usca Ria Llc accumulated 4,619 shares. Bessemer Group Inc Inc invested in 0% or 4,989 shares. Godshalk Welsh Capital has invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). 855,380 were reported by Marshfield Assocs. Moreover, Howland Capital Management Limited Liability Company has 0.97% invested in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 159,688 shares. Cornerstone Advisors Incorporated owns 3,500 shares. Fincl Management, Texas-based fund reported 154 shares. Northern Trust Corporation reported 4.42M shares. Hightower Lc reported 70,666 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Leavell Investment Mgmt Inc accumulated 12,056 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Reilly Fincl Advisors accumulated 591 shares. 3,588 were accumulated by Benedict Finance Advsr. The California-based Jacobs & Ca has invested 0.5% in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Natixis Asset accumulated 0.02% or 2,527 shares.

Among 29 analysts covering YUM! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. YUM! Brands had 99 analyst reports since July 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Thursday, July 14 with “Overweight” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 19 by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8300 target in Thursday, August 3 report. The rating was downgraded by Instinet on Tuesday, January 30 to “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, May 16, the company rating was upgraded by Argus Research. As per Friday, September 15, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. Bernstein maintained Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Thursday, July 14 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was reinitiated by Bernstein on Thursday, May 26 with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 10 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $194,761 activity.

Horan Capital Management, which manages about $446.88M and $481.22 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Nike Class B (NYSE:NKE) by 33,859 shares to 42,532 shares, valued at $2.21M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 16,695 shares in the quarter, for a total of 327,097 shares, and has risen its stake in Alphabet Inc Class C.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 74 investors sold CSCO shares while 637 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 619 raised stakes. 3.60 billion shares or 0.03% more from 3.60 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Highlander Management Lc holds 0.43% or 16,528 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company owns 6.16 million shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. S R Schill & Associate invested in 9,926 shares. The Maryland-based Fort Lp has invested 6.19% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Pinnacle Fincl Prtn accumulated 45,692 shares. Riverpoint Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 37,054 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Clean Yield Grp Inc holds 225,888 shares or 3.1% of its portfolio. Schmidt P J Inv Mgmt owns 66,697 shares. Patriot Wealth Mgmt Incorporated holds 1.66% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 304,828 shares. Riverbridge Ptnrs Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.43% or 642,546 shares. Creative Planning holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 526,337 shares. Exchange Cap Mngmt Inc holds 680 shares. Mayo Inv Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 173,538 shares. Aviance Cap Management Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.02% or 6,670 shares. Utah Retirement has invested 0.7% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO).

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $23.51 million activity. Shares for $821,900 were sold by BHATT PRAT on Monday, September 11. Walker Karen also sold $740,883 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. Robbins Charles sold $3.89 million worth of stock. Another trade for 15,230 shares valued at $578,740 was made by MCGEARY RODERICK C on Thursday, December 14. The insider CHANDLER MARK D sold $2.11 million. BARTZ CAROL had sold 200,000 shares worth $7.59 million.

Among 38 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 142 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 27 the stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Buy”. Nomura maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Thursday, November 16 with “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, June 13, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 9 by Drexel Hamilton. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Underperform” on Thursday, May 19. On Friday, September 23 the stock rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Outperform”. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, August 5 with “Buy”. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

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