Gulf International Bank Uk LTD Boosted Goldman Sach (GS) Stake; Maximus Has 1.1 Sentiment

May 21, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd increased Goldman Sach Inc (GS) stake by 4.66% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd acquired 5,200 shares as Goldman Sach Inc (GS)’s stock declined 4.52%. The Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd holds 116,739 shares with $29.74 million value, up from 111,539 last quarter. Goldman Sach Inc now has $89.52B valuation. The stock decreased 0.88% or $2.1 during the last trading session, reaching $237. About 2.70 million shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has risen 9.66% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.

Maximus Inc (MMS) investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.29, from 1.39 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 135 active investment managers increased or opened new equity positions, while 123 sold and reduced equity positions in Maximus Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 58.07 million shares, up from 57.34 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Maximus Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 22 Reduced: 101 Increased: 89 New Position: 46.

Among 32 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 109 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 18 report. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer to “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 30 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Monday, April 23. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 13. Citigroup downgraded the shares of GS in report on Tuesday, January 10 to “Sell” rating. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) earned “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, January 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 26 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, July 18.

More notable recent The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “IHS Markit (INFO) Announces Acquisition of Ipreo from Blackstone (BX) and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking …” on May 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Goldman Sachs: Packing My Bags” published on May 02, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Goldman hires cryptocurrency head” on April 23, 2018. More interesting news about The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) Bullish Trend Continues” published on May 14, 2018 as well as Thestreet.com‘s news article titled: “Rumors on TheStreet: Goldman Sachs CEO Hints at a Sales Breakout” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.75 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 60 investors sold GS shares while 371 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 322 raised stakes. 268.85 million shares or 1.06% less from 271.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Exchange Capital Management has 11,508 shares. Diker Management Lc has 0.16% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 1,700 shares. 74,080 were accumulated by Hartford Com. 516,256 were reported by Waddell & Reed. Eastern Commercial Bank stated it has 2,000 shares. Weatherly Asset Management Ltd Partnership holds 0.05% or 803 shares. Moreover, Whittier Trust Company has 0.48% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 53,567 shares. Argent Tru holds 1,025 shares. Bokf Na has 0.3% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Toronto Dominion Bancshares holds 153,344 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.33% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Athena Advsr Ltd Liability Co, Massachusetts-based fund reported 5,000 shares. Denver Investment Advsrs Limited Company has 1,025 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt owns 80,652 shares. Leuthold Lc accumulated 3,808 shares.

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $22.92 million activity. Shares for $4.40 million were sold by VINIAR DAVID A. 4,400 shares were sold by ROGERS JOHN F.W., worth $1.17 million. SOLOMON DAVID M sold $5.77M worth of stock. 10,000 The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) shares with value of $2.70M were sold by SALAME PABLO J. Another trade for 6,738 shares valued at $1.78 million was made by LEE BRIAN J on Wednesday, February 21. Shares for $3.07 million were sold by CHAVEZ R. MARTIN on Wednesday, February 7.

Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd decreased Chartercommunica stake by 7,200 shares to 60,483 valued at $20.32 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Applecompute (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 14,645 shares and now owns 1.63 million shares. Homedepotinc (NYSE:HD) was reduced too.

Analysts await MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, up 6.33% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.79 per share. MMS’s profit will be $54.81M for 18.52 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual earnings per share reported by MAXIMUS, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.44% EPS growth.

MAXIMUS, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services programs in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and Saudi Arabia. The company has market cap of $4.06 billion. The companyÂ’s Health Services segment offers various BPS, appeals, and assessments, as well as related consulting services for state, provincial, and national government programs comprising Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance British Columbia, the Health Assessment Advisory Service, and Fit for Work Service. It has a 18.58 P/E ratio. The Company’s services include health insurance exchange customer contact center activities and support; health insurance program eligibility and enrollment; beneficiary outreach and education; application assistance and independent health plan enrollment counseling; premium payment processing and administration; health plan oversight; eHealth solutions with the Medigent product suite; independent disability, long-term sick, and health assessments; occupational health clinical assessments; and specialized program consulting services.

P2 Capital Partners Llc holds 2.7% of its portfolio in MAXIMUS, Inc. for 319,252 shares. Van Berkom & Associates Inc. owns 1.16 million shares or 2.7% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Alta Capital Management Llc has 2.65% invested in the company for 587,844 shares. The Minnesota-based Summit Creek Advisors Llc has invested 2.42% in the stock. Ranger Investment Management L.P., a Texas-based fund reported 439,428 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of MAXIMUS’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating MAXIMUS, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. MMS was included in 3 notes of analysts from November 9, 2016. Raymond James downgraded the shares of MMS in report on Wednesday, November 9 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Tuesday, November 15. Canaccord Genuity downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, April 7 report.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $2.53 million activity.

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