Wespac Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 50.53% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wespac Advisors Llc sold 1,917 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 1,877 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $418,000, down from 3,794 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wespac Advisors Llc who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $208.62 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.35% or $2.69 during the last trading session, reaching $202. About 4.87 million shares traded or 2.58% up from the average. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 32.53% since January 19, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.53% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 21/03/2018 – IBM Watson, Mastercard, Walmart, CBS and PepsiCo Executives to Speak at the ARF’s CONSUMERxSCIENCE; 16/04/2018 – AMBASSADOR MICHAEL FROMAN JOINS MASTERCARD AS VICE CHAIRMAN,; 05/03/2018 – Jefferson Awards Foundation Honors Shaquille O’Neal, Bryan Stevenson, Alexis Jones and Mastercard as 2018 National Public Service Award Recipients; 16/04/2018 – MOVES-Mastercard taps former U.S. trade representative as strategic growth president; 16/05/2018 – IFC, Mastercard Foundation Extend Financial Inclusion for Millions in Africa; 19/04/2018 – CPI Card Group White Paper Lights the Road to a Rewarding Dual Interface Card Program; 05/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Ann Cairns Vice Chairman; 27/04/2018 – MASTERCARD SAYS RICHARD DAVIS PROPOSED TO BE ADDED TO BOARD; 27/04/2018 – MASTERCARD INC – RICHARD DAVIS PROPOSED TO BE ADDED TO BOARD; 24/05/2018 – Retailers Say Visa, Mastercard Pressing the Wrong Button
Private Harbour Investment Management & Counsel Llc increased its stake in Electronic Arts Inc (EA) by 52.41% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Private Harbour Investment Management & Counsel Llc bought 6,851 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.04% with the market. The institutional investor held 19,923 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.40M, up from 13,072 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Private Harbour Investment Management & Counsel Llc who had been investing in Electronic Arts Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.95B market cap company. The stock increased 3.59% or $3.21 during the last trading session, reaching $92.52. About 5.40M shares traded or 8.89% up from the average. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has declined 19.78% since January 19, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.78% the S&P500. Some Historical EA News: 22/05/2018 – ELECTRONIC ARTS INC – ACQUIRED CLOUD GAMING TECHNOLOGY ASSETS AND PERSONNEL OF A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF GAMEFLY, INC; 22/05/2018 – ELECTRONIC ARTS ACQUIRED GAMEFLY ASSETS; 08/05/2018 – Electronic Arts Sees 1Q Rev $1.080B; 08/05/2018 – ELECTRONIC ARTS INC EA.O – FY 2019 NET REVENUE IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $5.60 BILLION; 07/03/2018 EA and Maxis Invite Players to Play with Life in The Sims Mobile, Available Worldwide Today; 08/05/2018 – Electronic Arts 4Q Rev $1.58B; 20/03/2018 – S&P REVISES ELECTRONIC ARTS INC. TO RATING ‘BBB+’ FROM ‘BBB’; 23/05/2018 – GAMEFLY: MAIL SUBSCRIPTIONS REMAIN AFTER ELECTRONIC ARTS DEAL; 09/05/2018 – ELECTRONIC ARTS INC EA.O : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $139 FROM $130; 22/05/2018 – Electronic Arts: Israeli Group Adds to EA’s Focus on Advanced Technologies
Analysts await Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on January, 31 before the open. They expect $1.53 earnings per share, up 34.21% or $0.39 from last year’s $1.14 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.58B for 33.01 P/E if the $1.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.78 actual earnings per share reported by Mastercard Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.04% negative EPS growth.
Among 42 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 37 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 147 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 4 by Mizuho. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14000 target in Thursday, July 27 report. The stock has “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 16. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Thursday, February 1. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Friday, September 8. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 30 by Barclays Capital. The company was initiated on Thursday, December 17 by Sterne Agee CRT. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Cowen & Co. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 31 report.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.96 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 27 investors sold MA shares while 531 reduced holdings. 146 funds opened positions while 393 raised stakes. 734.72 million shares or 0.86% less from 741.07 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 17,329 were reported by Kj Harrison & Partners Incorporated. Roosevelt Inv Gp Inc Inc has invested 1.44% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Moreover, Gulf Int Bancshares (Uk) Limited has 0.83% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Merian (Uk) Ltd has invested 2.17% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Picton Mahoney Asset Mgmt reported 178,105 shares. Smith Chas P Assocs Pa Cpas reported 1,297 shares. Navellier Assoc stated it has 0.66% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Pineno Levin Ford Asset has 7,235 shares. South Texas Money Management Ltd owns 2,037 shares. The North Carolina-based Bb&T Corporation has invested 0.17% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). 880 were reported by Thompson Davis & Incorporated. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 204,800 shares or 0.63% of the stock. Moreover, Jennison Associates Limited Liability Company has 3.08% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 15.02M shares. Baldwin Brothers Incorporated Ma invested in 2,060 shares. Highbridge Limited stated it has 49,696 shares.
More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Where Will Mastercard Be in 5 Years? – The Motley Fool” on December 24, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Despite Expectations For A ‘Solid’ Q4 Print, BofA Says Mastercard (NYSE:MA) No Longer A Buy – Benzinga” published on January 08, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “American Express Stock Dips Are Buying Opportunities – Investorplace.com” on January 18, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Mastercard: Great Company But Still Expensive – Seeking Alpha” published on December 31, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “The Credit Card Logo Formerly Known As Mastercard (NYSE:MA) – Benzinga” with publication date: January 07, 2019.
Wespac Advisors Llc, which manages about $705.49 million and $171.41 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ladder Cap Corp (NYSE:LADR) by 36,588 shares to 92,340 shares, valued at $1.56M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Netapp Inc (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 3,881 shares in the quarter, for a total of 11,556 shares, and has risen its stake in Old Rep Intl Corp (NYSE:ORI).
Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 1 sale for $473,978 activity. Shares for $486,015 were bought by DAVIS RICHARD K on Friday, November 2.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.15, from 1.1 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 69 investors sold EA shares while 197 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 227 raised stakes. 271.01 million shares or 0.29% more from 270.23 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Livingston Grp Asset Mgmt (Operating As Southport Cap Management) owns 30 shares. Paloma Prns reported 0.12% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). 1,893 are owned by Mckinley Cap Management Ltd Delaware. Veritable LP owns 7,852 shares. Nbw Cap Ltd Liability Com accumulated 20,529 shares. Bb&T Securities Ltd owns 0.01% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 9,380 shares. The California-based Whittier Commerce has invested 0% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Ims Capital Management owns 584 shares. Shapiro Capital Ltd Com accumulated 2,600 shares. Ameriprise Fincl reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Tudor Inv Corporation Et Al holds 36,904 shares. Mig Lc, California-based fund reported 216,138 shares. Comm Of Vermont reported 586 shares. Jabre Partners Sa holds 10,623 shares. Adirondack Company reported 0% stake.
More notable recent Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “What Is Esports And Why Should Investors Care About Gaming? – Investorplace.com” on January 16, 2019, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Drones, bionic arms & more: Otronicon event homes in on local startups – Orlando Business Journal” published on January 08, 2019, Fool.com published: “Why Electronic Arts Stock Plunged 25% in 2018 – Motley Fool” on January 10, 2019. More interesting news about Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) were released by: Schaeffersresearch.com and their article: “Star Wars Scare Sparks EA Options Activity; Earnings Beat Helps UAL Take Off – Schaeffers Research” published on January 16, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Take-Two Interactive Stock Is Still The Top Bet In Video Gaming – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 11, 2019.