Majedie Asset Management Ltd increased its stake in Guess Inc (GES) by 52.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Majedie Asset Management Ltd bought 378,106 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.17% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.10 million shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $18.61M, up from 724,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Majedie Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Guess Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.05B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $25.45. About 1.12 million shares traded. Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) has risen 93.07% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 81.52% the S&P500.
Nomura Holdings Inc decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing (ADP) by 86.86% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nomura Holdings Inc sold 6.38 million shares as the company’s stock declined 3.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 965,662 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $111.44M, down from 7.35M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc who had been investing in Automatic Data Processing for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $56.79B market cap company. The stock increased 0.72% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $128.91. About 1.43M shares traded. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 9.09% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.46% the S&P500.
Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.89 earnings per share, up 36.92% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.65 per share. ADP’s profit will be $392.07 million for 36.21 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.52 actual earnings per share reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -41.45% negative EPS growth.
Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Automatic Data had 64 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Evercore on Friday, June 2 to “Underperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, January 31. JP Morgan maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Friday, August 14. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $89 target. As per Monday, January 30, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Thursday, May 3 with “Market Perform” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Wednesday, April 18. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $11800 target. On Monday, August 31 the stock rating was upgraded by William Blair to “Outperform”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, February 1. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 9 by Wedbush. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, September 13 report.
Nomura Holdings Inc, which manages about $56.24B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Dollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) by 14,323 shares to 27,604 shares, valued at $2.57 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 370,012 shares in the quarter, for a total of 401,512 shares, and has risen its stake in Nuance Communications Inc (NASDAQ:NUAN).
Investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.68 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 50 investors sold ADP shares while 442 reduced holdings. 113 funds opened positions while 282 raised stakes. 338.15 million shares or 1.20% less from 342.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Summit Secs Group Ltd Com stated it has 2,500 shares. Roundview Cap owns 7,800 shares. Vigilant Capital Mgmt Limited holds 0.02% or 1,447 shares. Mogy Joel R Invest Counsel owns 1,900 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 100,033 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Ls Advsr Ltd Co has 0.29% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Pineno Levin Ford Asset Management holds 1,969 shares. Dnb Asset Mngmt As owns 48,454 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. San Francisco Sentry Investment Grp (Ca) invested in 1,361 shares. Hills Bancorp & Tru has invested 0.36% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Pershing Square Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 8.80M shares. Eaton Vance Management accumulated 0.08% or 271,009 shares. Shell Asset Management accumulated 207,124 shares or 0.48% of the stock. Moreover, Acadian Asset Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 3,391 shares. Franklin Resource reported 1.05M shares.
Since December 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 27 insider sales for $43.50 million activity. Shares for $72,129 were sold by Black Maria on Tuesday, January 23. Weinstein Donald sold $405,250 worth of stock or 3,242 shares. Rodriguez Carlos A sold $11.31 million worth of stock or 95,756 shares. Albinson Brock sold $159,309 worth of stock. Sackman Stuart sold $10,875 worth of stock. Ayala John sold 7,103 shares worth $864,837.
More notable recent Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “ADP Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results” on May 02, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “The Future of Pay is Here! New ADP Innovation Helps Employers Tailor Payments to the Preferences of All Employees” published on May 14, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Recent Analysis Shows Shutterfly, Gulfport Energy, Automatic Data Processing, Group 1 Automotive, Red Robin …” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Chaikin: Don’t Worry, We’re In A Normal Market” published on May 01, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Sachem Head Capital Enters ADP (ADP), PagSeguro Digita (PAGS), WorldPay (WP) (more…) – 13F” with publication date: May 15, 2018.
More important recent Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Guess?, Inc. to Webcast Conference Call on First Quarter 2019 Financial Results” on May 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Macy’s steps in as mall hero”, Investorplace.com published: “20 High-Dividend Stocks With Too Much Cash to Count” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Trading Mistake 2: Case Study – Guess?” with publication date: May 07, 2018.
Among 12 analysts covering Guess? (NYSE:GES), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Guess? had 47 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, March 22. The stock of Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, May 26 by Mizuho. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Standpoint Research. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, March 22. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $13.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. The stock of Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) earned “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Friday, March 10. On Wednesday, May 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 13 by Standpoint Research. On Thursday, December 1 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral”.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.16, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold GES shares while 45 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 66.27 million shares or 0.40% less from 66.54 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Oldfield Partners Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.07% in Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES). Prelude Cap Mgmt Lc invested in 2,800 shares or 0% of the stock. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 40,526 shares stake. Vanguard Gp Incorporated holds 0% in Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) or 5.75 million shares. Citigroup reported 0% stake. Aqr Cap Management Limited Liability owns 13,918 shares for 0% of their portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% in Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES) or 62,200 shares. 810,618 were accumulated by Citadel Advisors Ltd Co. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.18% or 3.42M shares. Us Commercial Bank De reported 0% stake. Peak6 Invests Limited Partnership accumulated 0% or 38,227 shares. Systematic Financial Mgmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% in Guess', Inc. (NYSE:GES). Sei Investments reported 44,174 shares stake. Hsbc Holding Public Ltd Com accumulated 46,003 shares. Guggenheim Limited Com accumulated 281,781 shares or 0.01% of the stock.