West Oak Capital Has Lifted Cisco Systems (CSCO) Position; Mastercard (MA) Shorts Down By 12.48%

May 27, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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West Oak Capital Llc increased Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO) stake by 359.26% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. West Oak Capital Llc acquired 11,385 shares as Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO)’s stock rose 10.71%. The West Oak Capital Llc holds 14,554 shares with $557.42M value, up from 3,169 last quarter. Cisco Systems Inc now has $208.41B valuation. The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $43.26. About 13.73M shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 25.57% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.02% the S&P500.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) had a decrease of 12.48% in short interest. MA’s SI was 7.18M shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 12.48% from 8.21M shares previously. With 4.26 million avg volume, 2 days are for Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA)’s short sellers to cover MA’s short positions. The SI to Mastercard Incorporated’s float is 0.69%. The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $191.17. About 2.46 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 54.12% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.57% the S&P500.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $10.28 million activity. On Thursday, March 15 Goeckeler David sold $940,559 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 20,671 shares. $578,740 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares were sold by MCGEARY RODERICK C. On Thursday, December 14 BARTZ CAROL sold $7.59M worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 200,000 shares. BURNS M MICHELE sold $550,153 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Monday, February 26. The insider SARIN ARUN sold $625,751.

Among 39 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. has $160 highest and $16 lowest target. $44.20’s average target is 2.17% above currents $43.26 stock price. Cisco Systems Inc. had 170 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. GBH Insights maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Monday, May 14 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Friday, March 23 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Credit Suisse. Pacific Crest maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, August 18 with “Overweight” rating. Macquarie Research upgraded Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Monday, February 8. Macquarie Research has “Neutral” rating and $26 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Tuesday, February 13 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Thursday, November 16 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, August 17.

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Oppenheimer and Cisco to Host Tech Talk on Cisco’s AppDynamics” on May 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Cisco Systems: Should We Be Worried?” published on May 21, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Stock Oversold” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Can Cisco Keep Up the Pace With Earnings?” published on May 16, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Cisco Systems Remains Top-Performing Dow Stock” with publication date: May 12, 2018.

West Oak Capital Llc decreased Biogen Idec Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) stake by 87 shares to 4,607 valued at $1.47B in 2017Q4. It also reduced Stanley Works stake by 513 shares and now owns 9,295 shares. Stericycle Inc (NASDAQ:SRCL) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold CSCO shares while 660 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. 3.54 billion shares or 1.52% less from 3.60 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. North Star Asset stated it has 0.28% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Hoertkorn Richard Charles holds 1.67% or 73,670 shares in its portfolio. Farmers And Merchants Invests Inc holds 209,678 shares. Northstar Asset Llc reported 6,100 shares. State Street Corporation invested in 207.52 million shares. Moors Cabot has invested 0.42% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Marble Harbor Invest Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation holds 3.46% or 464,098 shares in its portfolio. Parthenon Ltd Company owns 197,181 shares or 1.7% of their US portfolio. Port Solutions Limited Liability holds 0% or 511 shares in its portfolio. Cullen Frost Bankers holds 598,502 shares or 0.73% of its portfolio. Cohen Capital owns 2.07% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 232,068 shares. Fulton State Bank Na holds 100,854 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Miller Inv Mgmt Lp accumulated 22,500 shares. Steinberg Glob Asset owns 0.19% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 34,694 shares. Timber Creek Cap Management Limited Liability Co holds 2.91% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 121,576 shares.

Among 40 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 35 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated has $212.0 highest and $29 lowest target. $169.25’s average target is -11.47% below currents $191.17 stock price. Mastercard Incorporated had 131 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. PiperJaffray maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Friday, February 2 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Thursday, February 8. Stephens maintained the shares of MA in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 5 by RBC Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point given on Monday, October 31. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, July 14. Deutsche Bank maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Friday, May 26 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 1.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 46 investors sold Mastercard Incorporated shares while 492 reduced holdings. 131 funds opened positions while 356 raised stakes. 764.78 million shares or 1.94% less from 779.91 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Riverpoint Capital Limited Liability has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Prudential Public Limited holds 0.74% or 1.61M shares in its portfolio. Tirschwell Loewy invested in 155,950 shares. Pennsylvania accumulated 98,935 shares or 0.67% of the stock. Vaughan Nelson Investment Mgmt Lp invested in 0.7% or 401,366 shares. Sva Plumb Wealth Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.53% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Exxonmobil Tx has invested 0.61% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) owns 10,500 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Brinker Capital has 0.33% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 56,448 shares. Sageworth owns 46 shares. Toth Advisory invested in 18,907 shares or 0.68% of the stock. British Columbia Inv Management holds 0.89% or 834,968 shares. 12,687 are held by Hl Fin Services Lc. Origin Asset Llp holds 0.96% or 110,300 shares in its portfolio. Plante Moran Financial Advsrs owns 4,012 shares for 0.34% of their portfolio.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $59.23 million activity. $44.45M worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was sold by BANGA AJAY. CARLUCCI DAVID R also sold $1.09M worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Friday, March 9. $866,104 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was sold by Haythornthwaite Richard. On Monday, March 19 Murphy Timothy H sold $5.53 million worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 30,628 shares. Shares for $692,252 were sold by Fraccaro Michael on Monday, April 9. Vosburg Craig sold $3.25M worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Thursday, May 3. McLaughlin Edward Grunde sold 17,167 shares worth $2.61 million.

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