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Rivulet Capital Lifted Nice LTD (NICE) Position by $14.44 Million; Berkshire Hathaway Lifted Position in Synchrony Finl (SYF)

Warren Buffett increased its stake in Synchrony Finl (SYF) by 19.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Berkshire Hathaway Inc bought 3.34M shares as the company’s stock declined 26.83% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Warren Buffett held 20.80 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $645.93M, up from 17.46M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Berkshire Hathaway Inc who had been investing in Synchrony Finl for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $28.57 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $37.08. About 512,077 shares traded. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has declined 10.35% since February 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

Barry Lebovits increased its stake in Nice Ltd (NICE) by 19.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rivulet Capital Llc bought 178,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.66% with the market. The hedge fund run by Barry Lebovits held 1.10M shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $89.57 million, up from 923,220 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rivulet Capital Llc who had been investing in Nice Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.39 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.88% or $1.68 during the last trading session, reaching $91.21. About 33,089 shares traded. NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) has risen 16.65% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Synchrony Financial had 69 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, September 16. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, September 10 by Sterne Agee CRT. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. On Wednesday, May 11 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral”. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Conviction Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 13 report. The rating was initiated by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, August 26 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, May 4 report. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research on Monday, January 22 with “Buy”.

Among 13 analysts covering NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. NICE Systems had 26 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, August 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, September 24 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, June 29 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 27 by UBS. As per Thursday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The stock of NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Chardan Capital Markets on Monday, November 6.

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