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Spark Investment Management Has Cut Synopsys (SNPS) Position by $1.37 Million; Fort LP Has Upped Juniper Networks (JNPR) Holding by $4.98 Million

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Michael Novogratz increased its stake in Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR) by 328.13% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fort Lp bought 207,342 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.97% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Michael Novogratz held 270,531 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $6.58 million, up from 63,189 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fort Lp who had been investing in Juniper Networks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.70 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $27.78. About 6.53M shares traded or 23.11% up from the average. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has declined 7.51% since June 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.08% the S&P500. Some Historical JNPR News: 01/05/2018 – Juniper Networks 1Q Adj EPS 28c; 11/05/2018 – Juniper Networks Announces Date and Webcast Information for Upcoming Investor Conference for June 2018; 07/03/2018 – Juniper Capital lll Conducts Final Close At Hard Cap Of $677.5 Million; 17/04/2018 – Juniper Research: Loot Boxes & Skins Gambling to Generate a $50 Billion Industry by 2022; 01/05/2018 – Juniper Networks 1Q Rev $1.08B; 21/05/2018 – Fujitsu Deploys Juniper Networks’ AppFormix for Cloud Operations Management and Optimization; 04/05/2018 – Company Profile for Juniper Payments; 14/05/2018 – Juniper Research: Enterprise Mixed Reality Applications to Approach 40 Million by 2022, as App Revenues Near $6 Billion; 22/04/2018 – DJ Juniper Networks Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (JNPR); 24/04/2018 – Juniper Research: Digital Therapeutics Adoption to Soar, Treating 130 Million Sufferers of Chronic Conditions by 2023

Spark Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Synopsys Inc (SNPS) by 60% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Spark Investment Management Llc sold 16,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.33% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 11,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $915,000, down from 27,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Spark Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Synopsys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.50 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $90.59. About 463,129 shares traded. Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has risen 20.11% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.54% the S&P500. Some Historical SNPS News: 31/05/2018 – Synopsys’ Latest ARC MetaWare EV Development Toolkit Release Speeds Application Software Development for Embedded Vision; 23/05/2018 – SYNOPSYS 2Q REV. $776.8M, EST. $775.8M; 23/05/2018 – Synopsys Sees 3Q Adj EPS 89c-Adj EPS 93c; 17/05/2018 – Synopsys Introduces Industry’s First ASIL D Ready Embedded Vision Processor IP for ADAS Applications and Self-Driving Vehicles; 23/05/2018 – Synopsys 2Q EPS 67c; 31/05/2018 – SYNOPSYS ANNOUNCES ACCELERATED BUYBACK PACT WITH WELLS FARGO; 09/05/2018 – Synopsys Announces Earnings Release Date for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018; 19/03/2018 – Synopsys Introduces Breakthrough Fusion Technology to Transform the RTL-to-GDSII Flow; 20/03/2018 – Synopsys Announces Industry’s Most Comprehensive Automotive ISO 26262 Certification for Design Platform; 21/03/2018 – Synopsys Has Acquired Silicon and Beyond Private Limited for Undisclosed Terms

More important recent Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS) CEO Aart de Geus on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 24, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Synopsys CFO Trac Pham to Present at 38th Nasdaq Investor Program”, Prnewswire.com published: “Synopsys Enables Tapeout Success for Early Adopters of Arm’s Latest Premium Mobile IP, Including Cortex-A76 and …” on May 31, 2018. More interesting news about Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Synopsys Delivers AI-enhanced Digital Design Platform Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Design Implementation” with publication date: June 05, 2018.

Since December 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $11.64 million activity. 778 shares were sold by CHAN CHI-FOON, worth $70,067 on Tuesday, March 13. $880,000 worth of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) was sold by RUNKEL JOHN F JR. $1.81M worth of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) was sold by Nikias Chrysostomos L. 10,313 shares valued at $873,410 were sold by Logan Joseph W on Friday, February 23.

Analysts await Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) to report earnings on August, 15. They expect $0.65 EPS, down 13.33% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.75 per share. SNPS’s profit will be $96.86M for 34.84 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.67 actual EPS reported by Synopsys, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.99% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.31, from 1.06 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 26 investors sold SNPS shares while 195 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 128.97 million shares or 0.99% less from 130.26 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Syntal Cap Prns Ltd Liability reported 17,890 shares. Ardevora Asset Management Llp stated it has 399,011 shares. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Lc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Meyer Handelman invested in 0.02% or 4,600 shares. Perigon Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 430 shares. New Jersey-based Systematic Mgmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.6% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Symphony Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 24,086 shares. Employees Retirement System Of Texas, Texas-based fund reported 58,100 shares. Fiduciary holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) for 7,498 shares. Trexquant Investment Ltd Partnership has invested 0.02% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Great West Life Assurance Can has 138,952 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Limited Liability Partnership Ma owns 0% invested in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) for 25 shares. Bluecrest Cap Mngmt Ltd has 0.01% invested in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) for 4,688 shares. Cibc Ww Markets Corp holds 23,463 shares. Origin Asset Llp holds 227,383 shares or 1.19% of its portfolio.

Spark Investment Management Llc, which manages about $1.26 billion and $1.57B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wave Life Sciences Ltd by 72,500 shares to 112,700 shares, valued at $4.52M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Instructure Inc by 22,141 shares in the quarter, for a total of 47,941 shares, and has risen its stake in Moneygram Intl Inc (NASDAQ:MGI).

Among 9 analysts covering Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Synopsys Inc. has $120.0 highest and $50 lowest target. $86.70’s average target is -4.29% below currents $90.59 stock price. Synopsys Inc. had 31 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Pacific Crest given on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Top Pick” on Wednesday, October 25. As per Monday, June 6, the company rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Benchmark with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 9. J.P. Morgan downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Tuesday, December 12 report. As per Thursday, May 24, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) rating on Monday, June 19. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $8500 target. The rating was maintained by on Monday, October 10 with “Buy”. On Friday, August 28 the stock rating was initiated by Bank of America with “Average”.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.05, from 0.84 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 44 investors sold JNPR shares while 142 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 311.33 million shares or 1.03% less from 314.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Amp Cap Invsts holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) for 401,747 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Liability Corp has 64,010 shares. Huntington Bancorp reported 0% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Apg Asset Nv reported 3.17 million shares stake. Paloma Ptnrs Mngmt holds 0.01% or 35,698 shares. Regions Financial Corporation holds 4,470 shares. Commonwealth Bancorp Of has invested 0.03% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Eaton Vance reported 467,324 shares. Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Exxonmobil Invest Mngmt Tx has 52,626 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.02% or 162,613 shares. Advisory Services Net Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Tarbox Family Office has invested 0% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Aqr Limited Liability invested 0.21% in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR).

Among 34 analysts covering Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), 8 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Juniper Networks Inc. has $3800 highest and $20.0 lowest target. $27.96’s average target is 0.65% above currents $27.78 stock price. Juniper Networks Inc. had 100 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 22 by Oppenheimer. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 17 to “Underweight”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, July 6. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) rating on Monday, June 5. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $3100 target. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Thursday, October 12 with “Outperform”. The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, December 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. Raymond James upgraded Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) on Friday, July 21 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, July 26. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, July 26.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $2.04 million activity. Molinaro Vincent had sold 21,116 shares worth $570,132. $261,700 worth of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) was sold by STENSRUD WILLIAM on Monday, February 26. Shares for $419,408 were sold by rahim rami on Monday, May 7.

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