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Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Lifted Position in Guidewire Software (GWRE) as Share Value Rose; Imperial Oil LTD (IMO) Holder Guardian Capital Advisors LP Has Increased Position by $589,262 as Stock Price Rose

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Guardian Capital Advisors Lp increased its stake in Imperial Oil Ltd (IMO) by 11.55% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guardian Capital Advisors Lp bought 15,926 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.04% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 153,799 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.70 million, up from 137,873 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guardian Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Imperial Oil Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.37 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $33.28. About 711,676 shares traded or 100.87% up from the average. Imperial Oil Limited (NYSEMKT:IMO) has risen 10.53% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.04% the S&P500. Some Historical IMO News: 27/04/2018 – Imperial Oil 1Q EPS C$0.62; 20/04/2018 – NORWAY’S SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND: WILL VOTE IN FAVOUR OF THE SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL RELATED TO DISCLOSURE OF WATER-RELATED RISKS AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED ON 27 APRIL; 29/05/2018 – Imperial Oil Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 04/05/2018 – IMPERIAL OIL LTD IMO.TO : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO C$43 FROM C$42; 27/04/2018 – Imperial Increases Existing Share Repurchase Program; 05/04/2018 – Imperial Oil Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 27/04/2018 – Imperial Oil 1Q Net C$516M; 17/04/2018 – IMPERIAL OIL RESOURCES, EXXONMOBIL CANADA INITIATED PROCESS FOR MONETIZATION OF HORN RIVER ASSETS; 27/04/2018 – Imperial Oil Raises Dividend to C$0.19 Vs. C$0.16; 07/03/2018 IMPERIAL OIL – MADE PROGRESS TOWARDS RESOLVING POTENTIAL FUEL QUALITY ISSUE IN AVIATION GASOLINE SHIPPED FROM STRATHCONA REFINERY SINCE DEC. 28, 2017

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc increased its stake in Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE) by 34.94% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc bought 176,177 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.87% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 680,377 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $55.00M, up from 504,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc who had been investing in Guidewire Software Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.38B market cap company. The stock increased 2.65% or $2.37 during the last trading session, reaching $91.92. About 264,477 shares traded. Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) has risen 40.77% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.20% the S&P500. Some Historical GWRE News: 06/03/2018 – Guidewire Software Sees 3Q Adj Loss/Shr 3c-Adj EPS 0c; 10/05/2018 – Guidewire Presenting at JPMorgan Conference May 15; 06/03/2018 – GUIDEWIRE SOFTWARE INC SEES FISCAL 2018 GAAP NET LOSS PER SHARE $0.58 – $0.51; 21/03/2018 – Guidewire Dublin Recognised as Global Centre for Product Development and Professional Services; 15/05/2018 – icare Deploys Guidewire InsurancePlatform™ to Provide High-Quality Customer Experience; 29/03/2018 – California Casualty Selects Guidewire Systems for Real-Time and Predictive Analytics; 14/05/2018 – Guidewire Announces Availability of its First P&C Insurance CRM Applications for Salesforce Financial Services Cloud; 26/04/2018 – Guidewire Software Announces Prelude Software as a New Solution Partner; 16/04/2018 – Seibels Announces Successful Deployment of Guidewire Claims Systems for Clients; 20/04/2018 – DJ Guidewire Software Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (GWRE)

Guardian Capital Advisors Lp, which manages about $1.66B and $711.91 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) by 125,004 shares to 37,945 shares, valued at $1.88 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bank Montreal Que (NYSE:BMO) by 3,957 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 269,643 shares, and cut its stake in American Elec Pwr Inc (NYSE:AEP).

Among 8 analysts covering Imperial Oil (NYSEMKT:IMO), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Imperial Oil had 10 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 5 with “Sector Perform”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, April 5. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Tuesday, January 24. JP Morgan initiated Imperial Oil Limited (NYSEAMERICAN:IMO) on Thursday, August 25 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 22 by Raymond James. On Monday, October 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform”. On Tuesday, October 25 the stock rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. The stock of Imperial Oil Limited (NYSEAMERICAN:IMO) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 31 by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, August 19.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 42 selling transactions for $14.86 million activity. Another trade for 400 shares valued at $34,608 was made by Conway Craig on Thursday, March 15. 20,000 shares were sold by Ryu Marcus, worth $1.48 million on Tuesday, January 2. The insider Hung Priscilla sold $10,448. Shares for $30,938 were sold by Hart Richard on Monday, March 5. On Monday, March 19 the insider King James Winston sold $165,412. $199,730 worth of Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) was sold by Brown Andrew William Fraser on Friday, January 12.

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc, which manages about $77.76B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) by 15,511 shares to 1.23 million shares, valued at $127.86 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC) by 280,677 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.25 million shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Core S&P 500 Etf (IVV).

Among 14 analysts covering Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Guidewire Software had 41 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 4. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 27 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, June 13. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of GWRE in report on Wednesday, March 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, October 30. The stock of Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, June 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 23 report. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight” on Wednesday, June 1. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, December 2. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, September 7 by Bank of America.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.51 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.03, from 1.48 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 22 investors sold GWRE shares while 60 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 81.79 million shares or 4.15% more from 78.53 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Ubs Asset Management Americas holds 0% or 68,822 shares. Driehaus Management Llc, Illinois-based fund reported 13,756 shares. Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Co invested in 697,494 shares or 1.31% of the stock. Department Mb Bankshares N A owns 31 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt reported 6,707 shares. 7.23M were reported by Price T Rowe Assoc Md. George Kaiser Family Foundation reported 5,242 shares. 3,897 are owned by Exchange Cap Mngmt Inc. Sands Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 129,970 shares stake. Azimuth Cap Management has invested 0.35% in Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE). Whittier Of Nevada has 2,140 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Bluecrest Capital Management invested in 20,732 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0% in Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE). Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas owns 78,000 shares. Archon Prns Lc has invested 1.45% of its portfolio in Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE).

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