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Hills Bank & Trust Company Increases Stake in Fiserv (FISV); As Copart (CPRT) Stock Value Rose, Shareholder Weybosset Research & Management Has Lowered Its Stake

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Weybosset Research & Management Llc decreased its stake in Copart Inc (CPRT) by 2.97% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Weybosset Research & Management Llc sold 8,185 shares as the company’s stock rose 15.62% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 267,585 shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $13.63M, down from 275,770 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Weybosset Research & Management Llc who had been investing in Copart Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.61 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $58.61. About 570,799 shares traded. Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 72.72% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.15% the S&P500.

Hills Bank & Trust Company increased its stake in Fiserv Inc (FISV) by 95.39% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hills Bank & Trust Company bought 41,840 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.25% with the market. The institutional investor held 85,700 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $6.11M, up from 43,860 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hills Bank & Trust Company who had been investing in Fiserv Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.23 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $76.27. About 619,413 shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 15.27% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.70% the S&P500.

Among 24 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Fiserv had 61 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Guggenheim maintained it with “Buy” rating and $153.0 target in Thursday, February 8 report. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer on Monday, March 21 to “Perform”. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) rating on Wednesday, September 6. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $136.0 target. As per Wednesday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets. As per Thursday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Monday, January 29 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. RBC Capital Markets maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) on Tuesday, August 1 with “Hold” rating.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 6 insider sales for $14.51 million activity. 12,160 shares were sold by OLEARY DENIS, worth $1.73 million on Friday, February 16. Shares for $49,981 were bought by DiSimone Harry on Wednesday, February 21. ROBAK KIM M sold 10,388 shares worth $757,493.

Another recent and important Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Fiserv Stays Ahead With Innovative Solutions” on May 24, 2018.

Hills Bank & Trust Company, which manages about $331.44M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Dentsply Sirona Inc by 7,577 shares to 23,178 shares, valued at $1.17 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 10.53 in 2018 Q1. Its up 9.72, from 0.81 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 39 investors sold FISV shares while 21 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 562 raised stakes. 700.79 million shares or 293.94% more from 177.89 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Associated Banc, a Alabama-based fund reported 4,048 shares. The Kentucky-based Kentucky Retirement System Tru Fund has invested 0.13% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Element Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.09% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Fishman Jay A Limited Mi has invested 0% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Salem Counselors, North Carolina-based fund reported 1,330 shares. North Star Asset Inc reported 1.18% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Woodstock Corp reported 0.65% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Rmb Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 40,998 shares. Envestnet Asset Management reported 40,589 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Glob X Mgmt Ltd Com, a New York-based fund reported 97,680 shares. Prudential Public holds 0% or 10,871 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Management has 0.04% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 16,776 shares. Benjamin F Edwards & Incorporated has invested 0.02% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Hillsdale Inv owns 40 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Jaffetilchin Ptnrs Llc invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.19 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 31 investors sold CPRT shares while 134 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 172.82 million shares or 1.14% more from 170.87 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Alkeon Capital Llc has 999,342 shares. Snyder Capital Mngmt LP has 2.17M shares. Robertson Opportunity Limited Liability Corp owns 320,501 shares. Canandaigua Natl Bancorporation stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Timessquare Cap Lc holds 1.29M shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama reported 0.11% stake. 14,981 are held by Bbva Compass Fincl Bank. Parametric Port Assoc Ltd Liability Corp owns 572,330 shares. American Incorporated stated it has 404,088 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Suvretta Mngmt Lc invested in 1.1% or 852,440 shares. Lifeplan Finance Group Inc invested in 265 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Proshare Lc owns 18,072 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Rodgers Brothers Inc accumulated 7,720 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Principal Financial Group has 0.35% invested in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) for 7.07M shares. Wasatch Advisors Inc has 3.05% invested in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT).

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $28.92 million activity. $11.49 million worth of stock was sold by ADAIR A JAYSON on Monday, June 11. Englander Daniel J also sold $2.95M worth of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) shares. 100,000 shares were sold by FRANKLIN WILLIAM E, worth $5.75M on Monday, June 11. Another trade for 140,000 shares valued at $8.05 million was sold by TRYFOROS THOMAS N.

Analysts await Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) to report earnings on September, 18. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, up 34.29% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.35 per share. CPRT’s profit will be $109.17 million for 31.18 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Copart, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.62% negative EPS growth.

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