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Speece Thorson Capital Group Has Decreased Its Norfolk Southn (NSC) Holding by $2.58 Million; Market Value Declined; As Synopsys (SNPS) Stock Value Declined, Holder Graybill Bartz & Assoc LTD Lowered Its Position

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Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd decreased its stake in Synopsys Incorporated (SNPS) by 28.93% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd sold 10,053 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.41% with the market. The institutional investor held 24,698 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.11M, down from 34,751 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd who had been investing in Synopsys Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.22B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $88.9. About 557,097 shares traded. Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has risen 16.16% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.61% the S&P500.

Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc decreased its stake in Norfolk Southn Corp (NSC) by 23.92% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc sold 17,915 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.56% with the market. The hedge fund held 56,991 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $8.26 million, down from 74,906 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc who had been investing in Norfolk Southn Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.08 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.06% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $152.48. About 1.32 million shares traded. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has risen 20.21% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.66% the S&P500.

Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc, which manages about $408.00M and $503.32M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Leggett & Platt Inc (NYSE:LEG) by 23,476 shares to 437,104 shares, valued at $20.86M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in O Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 23,473 shares in the quarter, for a total of 46,973 shares, and has risen its stake in Devon Energy Corp New (NYSE:DVN).

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $3.77 million activity. Shares for $244,011 were sold by Wheeler Michael Joseph. 10,000 Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) shares with value of $1.50 million were sold by Squires James A. Earhart Cynthia C had sold 6,588 shares worth $994,340 on Thursday, May 10.

More important recent Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Is Norfolk Southern’s Q1 Performance Sustainable?” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Norfolk Southern Keeps Impressing”, Investorplace.com published: “5 Stocks to Skyrocket on Record Memorial Day Travel” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Norfolk Southern (NSC) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

Analysts await Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $2.23 earnings per share, up 30.41% or $0.52 from last year’s $1.71 per share. NSC’s profit will be $630.07 million for 17.09 P/E if the $2.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.93 actual earnings per share reported by Norfolk Southern Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.54% EPS growth.

Among 31 analysts covering Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Norfolk Southern Corp. had 107 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, November 30, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, February 19. The company was initiated on Tuesday, March 15 by Scotia Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) on Monday, October 2 with “Sell” rating. Argus Research downgraded Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) on Friday, July 31 to “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 25 report. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. The stock of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, March 23 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, September 12, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 26 with “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It has no change, as 35 investors sold NSC shares while 360 reduced holdings. only 80 funds opened positions while 249 raised stakes. 197.25 million shares or 2.25% less from 201.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cookson Peirce & holds 2.11% or 155,320 shares. Comerica State Bank has 0.22% invested in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) for 218,321 shares. Evermay Wealth Mngmt Lc reported 0.48% stake. Private Advisor Grp Inc Lc holds 0.09% or 14,438 shares in its portfolio. First Personal Services, a North Carolina-based fund reported 780 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Incorporated reported 0.1% stake. Ingalls And Snyder Limited Com invested in 5,599 shares. Lazard Asset Ltd Liability Com has 1.36% invested in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) for 4.96 million shares. Mcf Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has 949 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Regent Inv Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0.2% or 4,175 shares. Principal Fincl Group stated it has 0.11% in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Riverhead Capital Mngmt Lc has 8,186 shares. Wilkins Inv Counsel invested in 2,200 shares. M Holdings Secs reported 2,643 shares. Usca Ria Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.05% or 3,190 shares.

More important recent Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Synopsys Announces Earnings Release Date for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018” on May 09, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Synopsys Introduces Industry’s First ASIL D Ready Embedded Vision Processor IP for ADAS Applications and Self …”, Prnewswire.com published: “Synopsys IC Validator Certified by GLOBALFOUNDRIES for Signoff Physical Verification” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Synopsys Report Finds Majority of Software Plagued by Known Vulnerabilities and License Conflicts as Open Source …” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Analysts await Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) to report earnings on May, 23 after the close. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, up 2.82% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.71 per share. SNPS’s profit will be $108.57 million for 30.45 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual earnings per share reported by Synopsys, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.35% negative EPS growth.

Since December 19, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $5.22 million activity. On Friday, February 23 the insider Logan Joseph W sold $873,410. WALSKE STEVEN had sold 4,545 shares worth $409,607 on Wednesday, January 17. The insider Nikias Chrysostomos L sold $1.81 million. 778 shares valued at $70,067 were sold by CHAN CHI-FOON on Tuesday, March 13.

Among 9 analysts covering Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Synopsys Inc. had 29 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 30. DA Davidson maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 18 report. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, August 18 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $90.0 target in Wednesday, September 20 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Benchmark given on Thursday, August 18. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SNPS in report on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 10 by . The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 31. Benchmark initiated Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) rating on Wednesday, September 9. Benchmark has “Hold” rating and $51 target. The firm has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Tuesday, December 12.

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