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As Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) Stock Rose, Shareholder American Capital Management Trimmed by $15.81 Million Its Position; Soros Fund Management Has Cut Its Holding in Urban Outfitters (URBN) by $16.33 Million as Share Value Rose

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American Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) by 41.82% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Capital Management Inc sold 113,750 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.90% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 158,230 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $22.02 million, down from 271,980 at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Zebra Technologies for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.33 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.12% or $1.77 during the last trading session, reaching $155.96. About 648,371 shares traded or 71.69% up from the average. Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) has risen 45.77% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.20% the S&P500. Some Historical ZBRA News: 05/03/2018 Zebra Medical Vision Announces CE Approval of Its Newest AI Imaging Algorithm – Automatic Identification of Brain Bleeds; 09/04/2018 – Zebra Study: 40 Percent of Parcels Delivered Within 2 Hours By 2028; 02/04/2018 – Zebra Technologies Given 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide; 21/04/2018 – DJ Zebra Technologies Corporation Clas, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ZBRA); 15/05/2018 – Select Equity Adds Zebra Tech, Exits Signet, Cuts Dentsply: 13F; 08/05/2018 – ZEBRA TECH SEES FY NET SALES CHANGE +6% TO +9%; 05/03/2018 – Doc Halo Joins Zebra’s PartnerConnect Program; 18/04/2018 – Mobile Heartbeat Achieves Zebra Technologies Validation; 23/05/2018 – CORRECTING and REPLACING Zebra Medical Vision Announces CE Approval of its Seventh Al Imaging Algorithm – Mammography Lesion Detection; 02/04/2018 – Zebra Technologies Given 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide

George Soros decreased its stake in Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN) by 44.35% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Soros Fund Management Llc sold 453,716 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.69% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by George Soros held 569,339 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $21.04 million, down from 1.02M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Soros Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Urban Outfitters Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.98 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $45.75. About 1.93M shares traded. Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) has risen 124.18% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 111.61% the S&P500. Some Historical URBN News: 14/05/2018 – AFTERPAY TOUCH GROUP LTD APT.AX – U.S. MARKET LAUNCH COMMENCES; U.S. LAUNCH PARTNERS INCLUDE URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC; 15/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Urban Outfitters May Benefit, Industry Up This Quarter; 22/05/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS INC – AS OF APRIL 30, 2018, TOTAL INVENTORY INCREASED BY $45.1 MLN, OR 12.6 PCT, ON A YEAR-OVER-YEAR BASIS; 19/04/2018 – DJ Urban Outfitters Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (URBN); 03/04/2018 – Urban Outfitters: More Upbeat Signs Emerge — Barrons.com; 05/04/2018 – URBN REPORTS DEPARTURE OF DAVID MCCREIGHT; 22/05/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS 1Q GROSS MARGIN +32.8%; 22/05/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS INC URBN.O QUARTERLY SHR $0.38; 22/05/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS INC – COMPARABLE RETAIL SEGMENT INVENTORY AT QTR-END INCREASED 8 PCT AT COST; 16/04/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS INC URBN.O : JP MORGAN RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $46 FROM $43; RATING OVERWEIGHT

Among 38 analysts covering Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Urban Outfitters Inc. had 144 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 8 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) on Tuesday, March 8 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained the shares of URBN in report on Wednesday, March 7 with “Buy” rating. Brean Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $35 target in Tuesday, March 8 report. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $22.0 target in Wednesday, August 16 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Buckingham Research. The firm earned “Peer Perform” rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Wolfe Research. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of URBN in report on Tuesday, March 8 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, September 10 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 17 report.

Analysts await Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) to report earnings on August, 21. They expect $0.74 earnings per share, up 68.18% or $0.30 from last year’s $0.44 per share. URBN’s profit will be $80.53 million for 15.46 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual earnings per share reported by Urban Outfitters, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 94.74% EPS growth.

Since March 9, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 sales for $28.08 million activity. 20,000 Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) shares with value of $781,900 were sold by CHERKEN HARRY S JR. Hollinger Calvin had sold 17,397 shares worth $613,235. STROUSE ROBERT H had sold 80,000 shares worth $3.38M. 10,311 shares were sold by Donnelly Trish, worth $398,182 on Tuesday, April 10. $405,331 worth of Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) was sold by Hayne Azeez. $1.10 million worth of stock was sold by BELAIR SCOTT A on Wednesday, March 28.

More notable recent Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Retail Stocks Are Far From Dead. See Who’s Leading the Rebound” on June 01, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “URBN EPS Jumps 280%” published on May 22, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Why Amazon.com, Inc. Might Buy Ulta Beauty Inc As It Eyes Cosmetics” on June 17, 2018. More interesting news about Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Urban Outfitters, Inc. Q1 Earnings More Than Double, Stock Dips” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Spotlight On Gambling Reset And Banking Bill” with publication date: May 19, 2018.

Soros Fund Management Llc, which manages about $6.16B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ringcentral Inc (NYSE:RNG) by 155,000 shares to 405,000 shares, valued at $25.72 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Servicemaster Global Hldgs I (NYSE:SERV) by 487,262 shares in the quarter, for a total of 541,005 shares, and has risen its stake in Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.13, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 28 investors sold URBN shares while 86 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 74.36 million shares or 5.84% less from 78.97 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 15,796 were accumulated by Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. Brown Brothers Harriman And Co accumulated 65 shares. 101,043 were accumulated by Vident Advisory Ltd Liability Co. 8,887 were accumulated by Comml Bank Of Montreal Can. Neuberger Berman Ltd Com has invested 0% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Jpmorgan Chase Co owns 465,046 shares. Earnest Prtn Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Voya Management Ltd Liability Co reported 21,165 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Services Automobile Association invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Riverhead Mngmt Lc has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Sterling Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 23,717 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Greenlight Capital Inc invested 0.13% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Howe And Rusling Inc, New York-based fund reported 346 shares. Scopus Asset Limited Partnership owns 418,870 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. 29,200 were reported by State Treasurer State Of Michigan.

Among 12 analysts covering Zebra Tech (NASDAQ:ZBRA), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Zebra Tech had 31 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “In-Line” rating on Monday, February 27 by Imperial Capital. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. As per Wednesday, June 8, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of ZBRA in report on Monday, February 26 to “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of ZBRA in report on Wednesday, May 31 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Barrington on Tuesday, August 15. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, March 26. Imperial Capital upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $115 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital given on Monday, October 10. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Wednesday, August 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.15, from 1.24 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 28 investors sold ZBRA shares while 106 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 46.29 million shares or 0.51% less from 46.52 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability has 6,188 shares. 264,298 were reported by Lord Abbett And Ltd Llc. Federated Invsts Incorporated Pa has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Skylands Limited Liability has 16,100 shares. Shelton Capital Management reported 0.03% stake. Rhumbline Advisers has 0.03% invested in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 111,268 shares. Strategic Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.09% or 1,817 shares. Hancock Hldgs invested in 0.69% or 111,079 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt owns 1,761 shares. Deutsche State Bank Ag accumulated 299,084 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Legal General Group Public Ltd Co owns 0.03% invested in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 254,926 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 4,810 shares. 67 are held by Qs Ltd Com. Stone Ridge Asset Management Limited Liability Company owns 3,535 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Clinton Gp Incorporated owns 35,618 shares.

American Capital Management Inc, which manages about $1.76B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) by 3,779 shares to 388,778 shares, valued at $47.02M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ansys (NASDAQ:ANSS) by 17,290 shares in the quarter, for a total of 242,592 shares, and has risen its stake in Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ:MDSO).

Analysts await Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $1.92 EPS, up 38.13% or $0.53 from last year’s $1.39 per share. ZBRA’s profit will be $102.52 million for 20.31 P/E if the $1.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.36 actual EPS reported by Zebra Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.64% negative EPS growth.

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