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Granite Investment Partners Maintains Holding in Universal Electrs (UEIC); Oracle (ORCL) Holding Boosted by Fifth Third Bancorp

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Granite Investment Partners Llc increased its stake in Universal Electrs Inc (UEIC) by 8.81% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Granite Investment Partners Llc bought 22,488 shares as the company’s stock declined 40.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 277,650 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $14.45M, up from 255,162 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Granite Investment Partners Llc who had been investing in Universal Electrs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $424.48M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.48% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $30.05. About 75,473 shares traded. Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) has declined 50.68% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 63.25% the S&P500. Some Historical UEIC News: 03/05/2018 – Universal Electronics 1Q Loss/Shr 4c; 03/05/2018 – UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS SEES 2Q ADJ EPS 35C TO 45C, EST. 90C; 03/05/2018 – Universal Electronics 1Q Adj EPS 62c; 03/05/2018 – Universal Electronics Sees 2Q Adj EPS 35c-Adj EPS 45c; 03/05/2018 – Universal Electronics Sees 2Q Loss/Shr 18c-Loss 28c; 11/05/2018 – Universal Electronics Presenting at Conference May 24; 22/05/2018 – Universal Electronics Presenting at Conference Jun 5; 19/04/2018 DJ Universal Electronics Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (UEIC); 23/04/2018 – UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS – C.G. DEVELOPMENT LIMITED TO SELL ITS OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN GEMSTAR TECHNOLOGY (CHINA) TO GUANGZHOU MUXIA HOTEL MANAGEMENT; 29/05/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for WSFS Financial, Universal Electronics, Quanex Building Products, Envestnet

Fifth Third Bancorp increased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 1.22% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fifth Third Bancorp bought 11,989 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 996,605 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $45.60M, up from 984,616 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $188.93 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $46.28. About 28.12M shares traded or 80.84% up from the average. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 3.98% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.59% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 16/05/2018 – Oracle Buys DataScience.com; 10/04/2018 – New Oracle Banking APIs Help Banks Build Faster, Better Services; 23/04/2018 – BISTel and Oracle preview powerful A.I. based Predictive Maintenance (PdM) solution for Smart Connected Factory at Hannover; 19/03/2018 – ORACLE’S CATZ: CLOUD REVENUES TO GROW 19-23% IN 4Q; 10/04/2018 – Triax Technologies Teams with Oracle Construction and Engineering to Enhance Construction Safety, Productivity; 19/03/2018 – ORACLE CORP – QTRLY TOTAL HARDWARE REVENUES $994 MLN VS $ 1,028 MLN; 11/04/2018 – ORACLE CORP ORCL.N : MONNESS CRESPI HARDT STARTS COVERAGE WITH NEUTRAL RATING; 11/04/2018 – Oracle Utilities Establishes Strategic Relationship with American Electric Power (AEP); 11/04/2018 – ORACLE – STRATEGIC AGREEMENT PROVIDES AEP WITH COMPLETE ACCESS TO ORACLE UTILITIES’ APPLICATIONS AND ORACLE ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS; 20/03/2018 – Oracle Tanks, Look For More Downside

Among 43 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Oracle had 118 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 14 by BTIG Research. Macquarie Research initiated Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Tuesday, April 26 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, March 20 by Bank of America. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $56.0 target in Thursday, August 24 report. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) rating on Thursday, October 12. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $62.0 target. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Conviction Buy” on Monday, November 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, December 15 by Canaccord Genuity. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, March 16 report. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Drexel Hamilton.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.28, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 83 investors sold ORCL shares while 569 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 449 raised stakes. 2.24 billion shares or 1.97% less from 2.29 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Papp L Roy And Associates stated it has 23,427 shares. Eii Capital Management invested in 2,363 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Moreover, Hellman Jordan Mgmt Incorporated Ma has 2.06% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 27,207 shares. Ipswich Invest Mgmt owns 48,512 shares for 0.94% of their portfolio. Cornerstone accumulated 147,972 shares. San Francisco Sentry Invest Group (Ca) holds 0.3% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 22,841 shares. Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj holds 0.56% or 28,000 shares. Boston Private Wealth Lc holds 401,079 shares. Commonwealth Bancorp Of Australia owns 382,669 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 443,005 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. Wellington Shields Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 6,695 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Lipe & Dalton has 11,815 shares. Brinker Inc holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 132,510 shares. Moreover, Stone Ridge Asset Mngmt Ltd Company has 0.14% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 53,031 shares. 8,491 are owned by Fayerweather Charles.

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Information: Oracle’s aggressive cloud sales tactics push away customers” on May 22, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Oracle, Micron, FedEx, and More Earnings Coming This Week” published on June 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “No Love For Oracle: Is There An Opportunity?” on June 10, 2018. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Oracle -2.5% as JP Morgan steps to sidelines, Nomura lowers target” published on June 14, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Oracle, Mylan, and Tailored Brands Slumped Today” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Fifth Third Bancorp, which manages about $14.68 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ameriprise Finl Inc (NYSE:AMP) by 27,416 shares to 34,378 shares, valued at $5.09 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE:JNPR) by 372,507 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 587 shares, and cut its stake in Toronto Dominion Bk Ont (NYSE:TD).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.68, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 11 investors sold UEIC shares while 27 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 11.53 million shares or 1.04% less from 11.66 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Geode Limited Co accumulated 135,557 shares. Metropolitan Life New York accumulated 4,561 shares or 0% of the stock. 27 were reported by Massmutual Fsb Adv. Wellington Shields Ltd, a New York-based fund reported 59,280 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 21,020 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Lc invested 0% in Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC). Barclays Public Limited Co has 4,988 shares. Ingalls & Snyder Ltd Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 5,600 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) for 5,227 shares. Parkside Bancshares & Tru, Missouri-based fund reported 16 shares. Ubs Asset Americas reported 0% in Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC). Bancorporation Of America De has 0% invested in Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) for 209,240 shares. D E Shaw And invested 0% of its portfolio in Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC). Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.01% invested in Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) for 9,470 shares. Glenmede Tru Na accumulated 53 shares.

Granite Investment Partners Llc, which manages about $892.06M and $1.50B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Winmark Corp (NASDAQ:WINA) by 5,264 shares to 2,951 shares, valued at $386,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Rosetta Stone Inc (NYSE:RST) by 82,444 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 46,206 shares, and cut its stake in Halozyme Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:HALO).

Since March 21, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 sales for $739,667 activity. Another trade for 2,817 shares valued at $147,470 was sold by FIREHAMMER RICHARD A JR. On Tuesday, May 15 the insider Chong David Cheung Hyen bought $89,545.

More news for Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for WSFS Financial, Universal Electronics, Quanex Building …” on May 29, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Universal Electronics to Present in Two June Conferences” and published on May 22, 2018 is yet another important article.

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