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Thomas Story & Son Lifted Its Williams Sonoma (WSM) Holding; Cass Information Systems (CASS) Has 4.76 Sentiment

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Cass Information Systems Inc (CASS) investors sentiment increased to 4.76 in Q4 2017. It’s up 2.91, from 1.85 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 81 investment professionals started new and increased stock positions, while 17 sold and reduced their stock positions in Cass Information Systems Inc. The investment professionals in our database now hold: 12.18 million shares, up from 5.17 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Cass Information Systems Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 12 Increased: 66 New Position: 15.

Thomas Story & Son Llc increased Williams Sonoma Inc (WSM) stake by 28.42% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Thomas Story & Son Llc acquired 24,110 shares as Williams Sonoma Inc (WSM)’s stock declined 2.11%. The Thomas Story & Son Llc holds 108,955 shares with $5.63 million value, up from 84,845 last quarter. Williams Sonoma Inc now has $4.00B valuation. The stock decreased 1.25% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $48.06. About 2.03M shares traded or 18.10% up from the average. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 5.72% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.83% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $148,878 activity.

Another recent and important Cass Information Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASS) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within AMN Healthcare Services, Cass Information, William Lyon Homes …” on April 24, 2018.

The stock increased 0.95% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $61.74. About 35,019 shares traded or 3.43% up from the average. Cass Information Systems, Inc. (CASS) has declined 0.39% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.94% the S&P500.

Enterprise Financial Services Corp holds 0.89% of its portfolio in Cass Information Systems, Inc. for 31,357 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc owns 1.10 million shares or 0.52% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Riverbridge Partners Llc has 0.43% invested in the company for 379,039 shares. The California-based Phocas Financial Corp. has invested 0.37% in the stock. Ghp Investment Advisors Inc., a Colorado-based fund reported 39,863 shares.

Cass Information Systems, Inc. provides payment and information processing services to manufacturing, distribution, and retail enterprises in the United States. The company has market cap of $758.62 million. It operates through two divisions, Information Services and Banking Services. It has a 28.72 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s services include freight invoice rating, payment processing, auditing, and the generation of accounting and transportation information.

Among 34 analysts covering Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 15% are positive. Williams-Sonoma had 106 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, November 16 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) rating on Tuesday, August 22. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $49.0 target. On Thursday, August 24 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of WSM in report on Thursday, August 25 with “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, March 15 by Credit Suisse. JP Morgan downgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $103 target in Wednesday, July 29 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, August 27. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, March 17.

Since March 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $5.78 million activity. 9,034 shares were sold by Hayes Janet, worth $466,696 on Tuesday, March 27. ALBER LAURA sold $5.31 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 41 investors sold WSM shares while 112 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 85.72 million shares or 0.66% more from 85.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ohio-based Bahl And Gaynor has invested 0.02% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Willingdon Wealth Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 500 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Com has 119 shares. Grace And White stated it has 117,750 shares or 1.22% of all its holdings. Amalgamated Bancorporation reported 17,188 shares stake. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 28,153 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. New York-based State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.02% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Van Hulzen Asset Management Limited Liability stated it has 0.19% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Balyasny Asset Management Limited Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Com Of Vermont holds 0% or 100 shares in its portfolio. Stonebridge Cap Mngmt holds 77,930 shares or 1.54% of its portfolio. Alpine Woods Capital Invsts Lc stated it has 24,208 shares. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership reported 0.08% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Orrstown Finance owns 14,315 shares.

Thomas Story & Son Llc decreased Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stake by 7,925 shares to 87,338 valued at $12.20M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) stake by 3,550 shares and now owns 26,293 shares. Xilinx Inc (NASDAQ:XLNX) was reduced too.

More recent Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Slanted Door headlines new restaurants, retailers headed for East Bay’s Bishop Ranch” on May 21, 2018. Also Schaeffersresearch.com published the news titled: “Dow Eyes 25000 on Diminished Trade War Worries” on May 21, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Williams-Sonoma: Expertly Navigating The Retail Rapids” with publication date: May 03, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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