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Epam Sys (EPAM) Stake Maintained by Artisan Partners Limited Partnership; Concorde Asset Management Has Decreased Its Bp Plc (BP) Holding by $302,366; Stock Value Rose

Concorde Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Bp Plc (BP) by 22.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Concorde Asset Management Llc sold 7,957 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 27,925 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.08 million, down from 35,882 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Concorde Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Bp Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $124.03 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.105 during the last trading session, reaching $39.795. About 3.91 million shares traded. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has risen 15.51% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.19% the S&P500.

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership increased its stake in Epam Sys Inc (EPAM) by 54.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership bought 76,625 shares as the company’s stock rose 16.98% with the market. The institutional investor held 216,086 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $19.00M, up from 139,461 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership who had been investing in Epam Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.84 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $110.49. About 101,515 shares traded. EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) has risen 15.98% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.72% the S&P500.

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, which manages about $54.11 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Grifols S A (NASDAQ:GRFS) by 1.15 million shares to 10.61 million shares, valued at $232.31M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) by 479,622 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.48 million shares, and cut its stake in Axon Enterprise Inc.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $20.56 million activity. The insider Shekhter Elaina sold $45,000.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.47 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.34, from 1.81 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 19 investors sold EPAM shares while 56 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 44.11 million shares or 0.03% less from 44.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Comm Limited invested in 106,345 shares. Moreover, S&Co has 0.03% invested in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) for 3,000 shares. Bamco Incorporated holds 0.02% of its portfolio in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) for 53,836 shares. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0.01% in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). 47,501 are owned by Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board invested 0.17% in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). 214,650 are owned by Atlantic Trust Grp Ltd Liability. Envestnet Asset invested in 0% or 16,743 shares. Jane Street Grp Limited Liability Corporation reported 2,859 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Management reported 3,650 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Blair William Il invested in 31,027 shares. Geode Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 382,441 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Toth Fincl Advisory Corporation holds 0.22% or 10,010 shares. Granahan Invest Mngmt Ma invested 0.1% in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). New York-based Jefferies Group Inc Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM).

Among 17 analysts covering EPAM Systems (NYSE:EPAM), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. EPAM Systems had 42 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, August 4. The stock of EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Needham. Cowen & Co maintained EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) rating on Friday, July 28. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $9500 target. UBS downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $110 target in Wednesday, November 29 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, May 27. The stock of EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 8 by Wedbush. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Monday, November 6. Barclays Capital upgraded the shares of EPAM in report on Friday, May 6 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”.

Concorde Asset Management Llc, which manages about $176.60 million and $115.49M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 2,689 shares to 6,862 shares, valued at $1.06M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Heico Corp New (NYSE:HEI) by 7,366 shares in the quarter, for a total of 17,585 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (CIU).

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