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Vanguard Group Stake in Servicemaster Global Hldgs I (SERV) Has Lifted by $3.84 Million; As Netscout Systems (NTCT) Valuation Declined, Turtle Creek Asset Management Upped Its Position by $36.76 Million

Vanguard Group Inc increased its stake in Servicemaster Global Hldgs I (SERV) by 0.79% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vanguard Group Inc bought 83,556 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.48% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10.62M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $496.23 million, up from 10.54 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Vanguard Group Inc who had been investing in Servicemaster Global Hldgs I for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.35 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $54.46. About 146,876 shares traded. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) has risen 0.99% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.71% the S&P500.

Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Netscout Systems Inc (NTCT) by 59.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc bought 1.15 million shares as the company’s stock declined 8.58% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 3.07 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $99.42 million, up from 1.92 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Netscout Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.38B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.0093 during the last trading session, reaching $27.2407. About 309,843 shares traded. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has risen 51.24% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.54% the S&P500.

Vanguard Group Inc, which manages about $2139.45B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in General Communication Inc (NASDAQ:GNCMA) by 38,800 shares to 2.11M shares, valued at $86.09M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Commercial Metals Co (NYSE:CMC) by 1.98 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10.85M shares, and cut its stake in Primerica Inc (NYSE:PRI).

Among 11 analysts covering ServiceMaster (NYSE:SERV), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. ServiceMaster had 28 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 1. As per Monday, November 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Reduce” rating by Nomura on Monday, September 19. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 31. Morgan Stanley maintained ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Nomura on Thursday, February 15 to “Buy”. The stock of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, August 16. The rating was upgraded by Instinet on Thursday, February 15 to “Buy”. Nomura maintained ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) on Friday, November 3 with “Reduce” rating. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 5.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $225,440 activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $140,830 was sold by SZABADOS MICHAEL.

Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc, which manages about $1.01 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mitel Networks Corp (NASDAQ:MITL) by 166,000 shares to 742,447 shares, valued at $6.23 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Urban Outfitters Inc (NASDAQ:URBN) by 716,550 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.95 million shares, and cut its stake in Cimpress Nv.

Among 13 analysts covering NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. NetScout Systems had 29 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, January 31. On Tuesday, April 12 the stock rating was reinitiated by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. As per Friday, January 29, the company rating was downgraded by Needham. RBC Capital Markets maintained NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) on Sunday, September 3 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Thursday, January 19. Sterne Agee CRT upgraded the shares of NTCT in report on Friday, July 31 to “Buy” rating. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 13. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 11 by Stephens. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 19.

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