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Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Stock Rose While Envestnet Asset Management Has Trimmed by $1.57 Million Its Holding; Southpoint Capital Advisors LP Has Raised Position in Visa (V) by $14.25 Million as Stock Price Rose

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Rob Butts increased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 31.25% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp bought 125,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.18% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Rob Butts held 525,000 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $59.86 million, up from 400,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $292.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $130.66. About 5.59M shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 31.98% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.43% the S&P500.

Envestnet Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Fidelity National Financial (FNF) by 75.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Envestnet Asset Management Inc sold 40,180 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.07% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 13,250 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $519,000, down from 53,430 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Fidelity National Financial for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.71 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.59% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $39. About 1.03M shares traded. Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) has risen 46.00% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.45% the S&P500.

Envestnet Asset Management Inc, which manages about $60.39 billion and $44.94B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Coca Cola Femsa S A B De C V (NYSE:KOF) by 5,812 shares to 20,640 shares, valued at $1.44M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) by 7,080 shares in the quarter, for a total of 17,191 shares, and has risen its stake in Sysco Corp (NYSE:SYY).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.44 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.23, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 40 investors sold FNF shares while 87 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. 219.60 million shares or 1.84% more from 215.64 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Advisory Networks Limited Liability Corporation, a Georgia-based fund reported 14,043 shares. 8,458 were accumulated by Jaffetilchin Invest Ltd. Endurance Wealth Management Inc holds 0% or 519 shares. Schroder Investment Grp Inc holds 0.01% or 199,553 shares in its portfolio. Pointstate Cap LP stated it has 0.28% of its portfolio in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). 270,825 were reported by Brandywine Investment Ltd. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) for 632,854 shares. Ww Asset Mngmt reported 10,957 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) for 833,310 shares. Stephens Inc Ar has invested 0.04% in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has invested 0% in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). Amp Capital Limited holds 0.09% or 438,583 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). Richard Bernstein Advsr Ltd stated it has 0.02% in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF). First Tru Advsrs Lp has invested 0.12% in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF).

Among 8 analysts covering Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Fidelity National Financial had 26 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, January 31. The stock of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) earned “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 25. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, October 26. Stephens maintained it with “Buy” rating and $47.0 target in Monday, January 8 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) on Tuesday, September 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, October 27. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Friday, September 8. Barclays Capital maintained Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) on Friday, February 12 with “Overweight” rating.

Analysts await Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) to report earnings on July, 18. They expect $0.83 EPS, up 10.67% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.75 per share. FNF’s profit will be $227.91M for 11.75 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual EPS reported by Fidelity National Financial, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 97.62% EPS growth.

More news for Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 03, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “FNF Announces Time Change for 1st Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call” and published on April 23, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 43 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Visa Inc. had 131 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Friday, June 23. Cowen & Co has “Outperform” rating and $105 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, February 3. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Wells Fargo. As per Friday, January 20, the company rating was upgraded by Wedbush. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Friday, August 14. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Monday, April 9 with “Buy”. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, July 20. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 17 report. UBS reinitiated Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Friday, May 18. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $141 target.

Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp, which manages about $2.99B and $2.10 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) by 100,000 shares to 1.90 million shares, valued at $79.72 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cognizant Technology Solutio (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 1.43M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 570,000 shares, and cut its stake in Cars Com Inc.

More important recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Visa: Next Stop $135” on April 27, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Is It Too Late To Buy Visa Stock?”, 247Wallst.com published: “Can Visa Deliver Another Earnings Beat?” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Hot Trades for the Week Ahead” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 55 investors sold V shares while 605 reduced holdings. 141 funds opened positions while 552 raised stakes. 1.61 billion shares or 1.83% less from 1.64 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Highbridge Capital Mngmt Lc holds 0.11% or 54,184 shares in its portfolio. Carnegie Asset Limited Liability Corp stated it has 88,316 shares. Eagle Advsr Ltd reported 0.01% stake. Advsr Ok accumulated 163,588 shares. Plancorp Limited Liability Company invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). accumulated 2,931 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Troy Asset has 0.45% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Finance Engines Advsrs Limited Liability holds 0% or 22 shares. Viking Global LP reported 5.34% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Wendell David Assocs Inc owns 13,776 shares. Shelter Insur Retirement Plan owns 73,600 shares. Cahill Advsr Incorporated stated it has 8,438 shares or 0.48% of all its holdings. Bar Harbor Tru Serv accumulated 69,746 shares or 4.19% of the stock. Horizon Inv Limited Co reported 1,986 shares. Anchor Cap Advsr Limited Liability Com holds 3,725 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

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