Provident Investment Management Has Lowered Priceline Grp (PCLN) Stake; Williams Jones & Associates Has Boosted Fedex Com (FDX) Stake

February 15, 2018 - By marketbeat

Provident Investment Management Inc decreased Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN) stake by 16.1% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Provident Investment Management Inc sold 2,954 shares as Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN)’s stock rose 10.44%. The Provident Investment Management Inc holds 15,389 shares with $28.17 million value, down from 18,343 last quarter. Priceline Grp Inc now has $91.23B valuation. The stock increased 2.88% or $52.29 during the last trading session, reaching $1870.7. About 337,891 shares traded. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

Williams Jones & Associates Llc increased Fedex Corp Com (FDX) stake by 1.36% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Williams Jones & Associates Llc acquired 2,435 shares as Fedex Corp Com (FDX)’s stock declined 2.24%. The Williams Jones & Associates Llc holds 180,962 shares with $40.82M value, up from 178,527 last quarter. Fedex Corp Com now has $65.03 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.79% or $1.91 during the last trading session, reaching $242.73. About 1.06M shares traded. FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) has risen 19.02% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 66 investors sold PCLN shares while 320 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 306 raised stakes. 50.07 million shares or 10.39% more from 45.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.39% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability Com invested 0.37% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Genesee Valley Tru stated it has 1,076 shares or 0.8% of all its holdings. Massachusetts Fincl Service Com Ma holds 0.28% or 358,165 shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement Of Ohio invested in 40,223 shares or 0.38% of the stock. Fulton Natl Bank Na owns 1,139 shares. Hanson Mcclain, a California-based fund reported 12 shares. United State Bank reported 172 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Mason Street Advisors Ltd holds 0.31% or 6,810 shares in its portfolio. Pennsylvania Tru Co has 3,908 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Llc owns 15,177 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP has invested 0.02% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Gamco Inc Et Al has invested 0% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). 48 are held by Magellan Asset Management Limited. Pinnacle Fincl Prns owns 124 shares.

Analysts await The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $14.10 EPS, down 0.77% or $0.11 from last year’s $14.21 per share. PCLN’s profit will be $687.65 million for 33.17 P/E if the $14.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $35.22 actual EPS reported by The Priceline Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.97% negative EPS growth.

Provident Investment Management Inc increased S&P Global Inc stake by 5,501 shares to 175,104 valued at $27.37 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Bioverativ Inc stake by 103,948 shares and now owns 421,568 shares. Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) was raised too.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $913,734 activity. The insider Tans Gillian sold $236,680.

Among 34 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Priceline.com had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 5. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 1 report. On Wednesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. On Friday, September 4 the stock rating was initiated by Redburn with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 28. On Thursday, March 31 the stock rating was initiated by Pacific Crest with “Sector Weight”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 30 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, September 15. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, January 27 report. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy” on Thursday, November 10.

Among 37 analysts covering FedEx (NYSE:FDX), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. FedEx had 107 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 19 by Citigroup. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Friday, September 15 by Credit Suisse. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, March 24 report. On Thursday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, March 15. Stifel Nicolaus maintained FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) rating on Wednesday, December 20. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $272.0 target. Deutsche Bank maintained FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) on Wednesday, September 2 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 49 investors sold FDX shares while 378 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 336 raised stakes. 199.84 million shares or 0.13% less from 200.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Contravisory Inv invested in 0% or 4 shares. Utah Retirement has invested 0.23% in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX). Bokf Na accumulated 33,858 shares. Moreover, Cedar Hill Assoc Limited Company has 2.27% invested in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) for 58,221 shares. Garrison Fincl invested 1.36% of its portfolio in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX). Strategic Advisors Limited Liability Corp stated it has 2,518 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Seminole Mngmt reported 16,400 shares. Sii Investments Wi holds 0.05% of its portfolio in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) for 3,610 shares. Benin Management Corp stated it has 23,215 shares or 2.11% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Llc accumulated 11,149 shares. Parsec Finance Mngmt accumulated 26,708 shares. Pub Sector Pension Board reported 13,200 shares. Citigroup invested in 270,500 shares or 0.05% of the stock. 103,103 are held by Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia. Glob Endowment LP reported 1,800 shares stake.

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