Focused Investors Llc increased its stake in Cbs Corporation (CBS) by 57.88% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Focused Investors Llc bought 940,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.57 million shares of the broadcasting company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $151.36M, up from 1.62M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Focused Investors Llc who had been investing in Cbs Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.94 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $49.81. About 1.45 million shares traded. CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has declined 22.43% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.98% the S&P500.
Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc increased its stake in Ncr Corp New (NCR) by 4.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc bought 18,018 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 449,311 shares of the office equipment and supplies and services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $15.27M, up from 431,293 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc who had been investing in Ncr Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.68B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.62% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $31.06. About 665,845 shares traded. NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) has declined 29.34% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.89% the S&P500.
Focused Investors Llc, which manages about $2.82 billion and $2.46 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) by 261,000 shares to 415,000 shares, valued at $74.86M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in The Coca (NYSE:KO) by 42,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.72 million shares, and cut its stake in Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD).
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.59 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.44, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 80 investors sold CBS shares while 278 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 148 raised stakes. 226.28 million shares or 0.25% more from 225.71 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of accumulated 0.03% or 60,060 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag holds 8,824 shares. Icon Advisers reported 25,200 shares. Cap Invest Counsel Inc invested in 4,953 shares. Metropolitan Life Communications holds 0.05% or 70,160 shares in its portfolio. Moore Lp accumulated 475,000 shares. Fulton Bank & Trust Na holds 4,342 shares. Amalgamated Comml Bank reported 43,900 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Two Sigma Securities Llc accumulated 21,949 shares. Silvercrest Asset Group Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Bokf Na has invested 0.02% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Cannell Peter B And reported 0.85% stake. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0.07% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Comerica Bancorp holds 92,862 shares. Middleton Ma invested 0.08% of its portfolio in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS).
Among 37 analysts covering CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. CBS Corp had 116 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, February 12 by Wedbush. BMO Capital Markets maintained CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) rating on Monday, August 7. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $8000 target. On Tuesday, September 19 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. UBS upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 4 report. The company was maintained on Monday, June 12 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, August 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 2 by Jefferies. The stock of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Friday, April 28. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, May 5 by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 16.
Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $63.60 million activity. The insider Ianniello Joseph R sold $2.87M.
Among 13 analysts covering NCR (NYSE:NCR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. NCR had 32 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 9 with “Equal-Weight”. Wedbush maintained the shares of NCR in report on Wednesday, October 26 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, July 14. As per Friday, December 18, the company rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, December 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 14 by Benchmark. The stock of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Tuesday, June 6. RBC Capital Markets maintained NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) on Monday, August 21 with “Buy” rating. Northcoast upgraded the shares of NCR in report on Monday, January 25 to “Buy” rating. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $31 target in Wednesday, October 28 report.