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Wellington Shields Capital Management Has Boosted Its Accenture LTD (ACN) Stake; Odey Asset Management Group LTD Cut Kinross Gold (KGC) Stake

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Odey Asset Management Group Ltd decreased Kinross Gold Corp (KGC) stake by 17.5% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Odey Asset Management Group Ltd sold 4.41M shares as Kinross Gold Corp (KGC)’s stock declined 6.82%. The Odey Asset Management Group Ltd holds 20.77M shares with $89.72 million value, down from 25.18 million last quarter. Kinross Gold Corp now has $4.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $3.62. About 4.24 million shares traded. Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) has risen 13.79% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.24% the S&P500.

Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc increased Accenture Ltd (ACN) stake by 11.21% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc acquired 2,428 shares as Accenture Ltd (ACN)’s stock declined 3.27%. The Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc holds 24,078 shares with $3.69M value, up from 21,650 last quarter. Accenture Ltd now has $100.89 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.01% or $1.57 during the last trading session, reaching $156.88. About 684,448 shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 24.68% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.13% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Accenture Plc had 96 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, December 26 by Susquehanna. The rating was initiated by Pivotal Research with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 8. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Thursday, December 22 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, September 28. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ACN in report on Thursday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of ACN in report on Thursday, September 28 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Sunday, October 29.

Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc decreased Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE:BR) stake by 7,050 shares to 16,978 valued at $1.54 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Chimera Invt Corp New stake by 18,250 shares and now owns 18,300 shares. Abbvie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 1 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 46 investors sold ACN shares while 393 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 300 raised stakes. 456.89 million shares or 1.00% less from 461.53 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sterling Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp, a North Carolina-based fund reported 720,628 shares. 26,881 were accumulated by Bridges Invest Inc. Private Ocean owns 424 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Brown Advisory Incorporated reported 1.09M shares or 0.53% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership accumulated 1.05 million shares. Osborne Prtnrs Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability invested in 1.22% or 60,308 shares. Vision Capital Mgmt has invested 0.18% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Washington Natl Bank reported 803 shares. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Ltd invested in 0.06% or 2,106 shares. Winslow Evans Crocker Inc invested in 0.05% or 1,030 shares. Kistler has invested 0.06% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Aqr Mgmt Ltd Co holds 0.22% or 1.39 million shares in its portfolio. Westwood Holdg Grp, Texas-based fund reported 632,856 shares. Davenport And Ltd Liability Company owns 502,786 shares. First Finance Retail Bank holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 47,437 shares.

More notable recent Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Accenture (ACN) Granted US Patent for ZBx AI Platform that Categorizes Data for Zero-Based Spend Analysis” on May 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Buy Accenture” published on May 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “3 Situations To Buy The Dip” on May 19, 2018. More interesting news about Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Accenture (ACN) Announces Acquisition of Certus Solutions” published on April 30, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “4 Tech Companies Seeing High Demand For Blockchain Services” with publication date: May 18, 2018.

More recent Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Kinross Gold – Mauritania Spoiled The Company’s Outstanding Quarter” on May 14, 2018. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “Top 20 Gold Stocks to Buy Despite Irrational Markets” on May 21, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Kinross Gold -6.5% as Q1 earnings beat estimates but production falls” with publication date: May 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.05 EPS, up 25.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.04 per share. KGC’s profit will be $62.75 million for 18.10 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.10 actual EPS reported by Kinross Gold Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Kinross Gold Corporation had 64 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, March 7 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, December 18. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of KGC in report on Wednesday, July 6 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, March 11. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, November 24. Bank of America upgraded the shares of KGC in report on Tuesday, May 23 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, September 25. Jefferies upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 14 report. The company was maintained on Monday, August 21 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, February 9 by Credit Suisse.

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