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Kamunting Street Capital Management LP Cut Stake in Amazon Com (AMZN) by $19.61 Million; Fiserv (FISV) Holder Foothills Asset Management LTD Has Cut Stake by $449,068

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Foothills Asset Management Ltd decreased its stake in Fiserv Inc. (FISV) by 15.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Foothills Asset Management Ltd sold 3,428 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.86% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 19,156 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.51 million, down from 22,584 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Foothills Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Fiserv Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $29.34 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $71.35. About 348,983 shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 21.71% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.16% the S&P500.

Allan Teh decreased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 72.94% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kamunting Street Capital Management Lp sold 16,777 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.13% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Allan Teh held 6,223 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.28M, down from 23,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kamunting Street Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $739.91 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $1528.41. About 2.62M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 76.78% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 6 selling transactions for $11.91 million activity. Shares for $1.31M were sold by VIELEHR BYRON C. On Wednesday, January 17 YABUKI JEFFERY W sold $2.36M worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) or 17,000 shares. On Monday, December 11 the insider Schultz Kevin J sold $452,263. OLEARY DENIS also sold $1.73 million worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.81 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.73 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 25 investors sold FISV shares while 292 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 177.89 million shares or 1.23% less from 180.11 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 74,859 are held by Toth Advisory Corporation. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.03% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 29,616 shares. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd invested in 0.69% or 907,729 shares. Martin Inv Mngmt Lc holds 3.91% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 108,693 shares. Ballentine Llc, Massachusetts-based fund reported 2,590 shares. Wesbanco Financial Bank has 0.03% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 3,393 shares. Principal Fincl Gp owns 327,956 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Qci Asset Inc Ny stated it has 413 shares. Atlanta Capital Mngmt L L C stated it has 0.36% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Brinker Capital Inc has 34,864 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Fdx reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Howland Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 9,102 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. New South Capital Mngmt stated it has 3.28% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). North Star Asset Mngmt invested 1.09% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV).

Analysts await Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.74 EPS, up 17.46% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.63 per share. FISV’s profit will be $304.27 million for 24.10 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual EPS reported by Fiserv, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.71% EPS growth.

Among 24 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Fiserv had 59 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, August 14 with “Neutral”. Wedbush initiated Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) on Friday, September 9 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) earned “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, December 17. Robert W. Baird maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) rating on Wednesday, January 24. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $160 target. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 21 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, January 6. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, October 31.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 69 investors sold AMZN shares while 578 reduced holdings. 168 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. 280.02 million shares or 0.09% more from 279.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Friess Associates Limited Liability Com reported 30,163 shares. Mig Capital Limited Liability Com has 4.09% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 26,000 shares. Tortoise Investment Mngmt Ltd Com has 0.17% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 506 shares. M&T Bancorp Corporation owns 73,588 shares or 0.45% of their US portfolio. 6,657 were reported by Monetary Group Incorporated. Aldebaran Financial reported 3,747 shares or 2.91% of all its holdings. Stevens First Principles Advsr has 10 shares. Tower Research Cap Limited Liability Corp (Trc) reported 10,442 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Com has 948,632 shares for 0.91% of their portfolio. Sfmg Ltd Liability Co holds 1,323 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) Limited stated it has 0.32% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Meritage reported 1.87% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Rothschild Capital Prtn Limited Liability Company, a Maryland-based fund reported 7,056 shares. Financial Advisers Ltd Company holds 0.15% or 15,522 shares in its portfolio. 5,282 were accumulated by Legacy Private.

Among 54 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 50 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Amazon.com had 287 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 7 by JP Morgan. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Morgan Stanley. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1192 target in Tuesday, October 24 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Nomura. On Tuesday, December 8 the stock rating was initiated by Pacific Crest with “Overweight”. CLSA maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, July 29 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 28 by Citigroup. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray reinitiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, January 3 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, April 29 with “Outperform” rating.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $45.88 million activity. On Thursday, February 15 Olsavsky Brian T sold $3.42 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 2,333 shares. $2.91 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was sold by WILKE JEFFREY A on Friday, February 16. 2,285 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares with value of $3.35M were sold by ALBERG TOM A. Jassy Andrew R sold $2.90M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $795,502 were sold by Reynolds Shelley on Thursday, February 15. Another trade for 12,666 shares valued at $18.50M was sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M.

Kamunting Street Capital Management Lp, which manages about $1.38 billion and $140.54 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Platform Specialty Prods Cor (NYSE:PAH) by 130,000 shares to 273,291 shares, valued at $2.71M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cohen & Steers Ltd Dur Pfd I (LDP) by 22,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 30,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMAG).

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on April, 26 after the close. They expect $1.19 earnings per share, down 19.59% or $0.29 from last year’s $1.48 per share. AMZN’s profit will be $576.09M for 321.09 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -44.91% negative EPS growth.

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