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Transamerica Financial Advisors Trimmed Cintas (CTAS) Holding By $1.78 Million; Voya Investment Management Lowered By $9.33 Million Its Ciena (CIEN) Position

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Voya Investment Management Llc decreased Ciena Corp (CIEN) stake by 85.79% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Voya Investment Management Llc sold 373,074 shares as Ciena Corp (CIEN)’s stock rose 5.32%. The Voya Investment Management Llc holds 61,806 shares with $1.60 million value, down from 434,880 last quarter. Ciena Corp now has $3.56B valuation. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $24.92. About 776,766 shares traded. Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has risen 7.17% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.40% the S&P500. Some Historical CIEN News: ; 31/05/2018 – Ciena 2Q Adj EPS 23c; 31/05/2018 – CIENA 2Q ADJ EPS 23C, EST. 30C; 06/03/2018 – CIENA CORP CIEN.N : NOMURA RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $30 FROM $26; 06/03/2018 – CORRECT: CIENA SEES FY BLENDED GAAP TAX RATE 29%: PRESENTATION; 31/05/2018 – Ciena 2Q EBITDA $77.1M; 26/04/2018 – CIENA REITERATES ITS EXPECTATIONS FOR AT&T IN FISCAL 2018; 05/03/2018 Ciena FYQ1 On Tap: Street Looks to Cloud, 5G To Bolster Soft Telco Environment — Barron’s Blog; 06/03/2018 – Ciena 1Q Adj EPS 15c; 06/03/2018 – Ciena 1Q Loss/Shr $3.29; 31/05/2018 – Ciena Announces Intent To Acquire Packet Design

Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc decreased Cintas Corp (CTAS) stake by 92.32% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc sold 10,486 shares as Cintas Corp (CTAS)’s stock rose 5.88%. The Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc holds 872 shares with $149,000 value, down from 11,358 last quarter. Cintas Corp now has $20.41B valuation. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $191.2. About 81,133 shares traded. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has risen 44.04% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.47% the S&P500. Some Historical CTAS News: ; 27/03/2018 – NJ Warn Notices: Cintas Corporation – 05/31/2018; 21/05/2018 – OSHA Recognizes Cintas in Boston, MA with Highest Safety Designation; 12/04/2018 – One Week Left to Vote in 2018 Cintas Janitor of the Year Contest; 22/03/2018 – Cintas Sees 4Q Rev $1.625B-$1.645B; 10/04/2018 – Tracking Thrilling Thrones: Cintas Seeks Nominations for Annual America’s Best Restroom® Contest; 23/04/2018 – Cintas Corporation Tackles Food Waste in Support of Green Umbrella Campaign; 20/04/2018 – DJ Cintas Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (CTAS); 22/03/2018 – Cintas 3Q Net $302.1M; 06/04/2018 – OSHA Recognizes Cintas in Muncie, IN With Highest Safety Designation; 22/03/2018 – Cintas Sees 4Q Cont Ops EPS $1.64-EPS $1.69

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 42 investors sold CTAS shares while 179 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 68.92 million shares or 0.93% more from 68.29 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 19,607 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Quantbot Techs Lp reported 1,013 shares stake. Element Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 2,127 shares. First Mercantile Tru owns 2,706 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Moreover, Us Commercial Bank De has 0.04% invested in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) for 73,771 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc holds 0.04% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) or 130,360 shares. Suntrust Banks Inc holds 3,525 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pennsylvania-based Pennsylvania Tru has invested 0.01% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii holds 3.74% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) or 38,622 shares. Los Angeles Mngmt & Equity Incorporated holds 0.28% or 292,522 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 0.1% or 85,875 shares. Peak6 Investments Ltd Partnership invested in 11,893 shares. Old National Financial Bank In has invested 0.17% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Charter Trust has 3,968 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio.

Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc increased Ishares Tr (EFAV) stake by 14,863 shares to 48,351 valued at $3.56M in 2018Q1. It also upped Spdr Series Trust (WIP) stake by 20,470 shares and now owns 55,301 shares. Spdr Ser Tr (SJNK) was raised too.

Since January 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $5.31 million activity. Another trade for 12,386 shares valued at $1.99M was made by Holloman James Phillip on Friday, January 12. $2.02 million worth of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) shares were sold by FROOMAN THOMAS E.

Analysts await Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.65 EPS, up 39.83% or $0.47 from last year’s $1.18 per share. CTAS’s profit will be $176.09M for 28.97 P/E if the $1.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.37 actual EPS reported by Cintas Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.44% EPS growth.

More notable recent Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “3 High-Growth Stocks That Could Soar” on June 17, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Cintas president, COO exits” published on June 18, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Cintas Corp. (CTAS) COO J. Phillip Holloman to Retire in July” on June 15, 2018. More interesting news about Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Cintas Location in Baltimore Earns OSHA’s Highest Safety Designation” published on June 15, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “2 Stocks That Turned $8000 Into $25000” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Among 17 analysts covering Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Cintas had 48 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 21 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 17. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, March 26. The stock of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, August 17. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, September 25 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, August 26. The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley on Friday, August 14 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.36, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 24 investors sold CIEN shares while 82 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 142.76 million shares or 0.19% more from 142.49 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 851,286 are owned by Westfield Capital Mgmt Ltd Partnership. Jacobs Levy Equity holds 0.18% or 409,620 shares in its portfolio. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 31,586 shares. Profund Advsrs Ltd Liability holds 0.02% in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) or 21,172 shares. Bessemer Group Inc Inc reported 23 shares. Whittier Tru has invested 0% in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). Globeflex LP reported 0.19% in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). Cim Invest Mangement Inc holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) for 27,722 shares. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Mngmt accumulated 28,103 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Deutsche State Bank Ag, Germany-based fund reported 1.41 million shares. Bridgewater Associate LP has 0% invested in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) for 15,294 shares. At Bank & Trust has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). Lsv Asset Management reported 1.75M shares. Moreover, State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.01% invested in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated invested 0% in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN).

Among 26 analysts covering Ciena (NYSE:CIEN), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Ciena had 96 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, March 6. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, May 24 by Deutsche Bank. As per Friday, June 3, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, August 31. The stock of Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, June 1. Citigroup maintained the shares of CIEN in report on Friday, June 1 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 27 by M Partners. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy”. The stock of Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, August 27 by William Blair.

Voya Investment Management Llc increased Korn Ferry Intl (NYSE:KFY) stake by 169,784 shares to 488,536 valued at $25.20 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Ishares Tr (EFA) stake by 73,968 shares and now owns 246,702 shares. Live Nation Entertainment In (NYSE:LYV) was raised too.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 55 insider sales for $4.46 million activity. Another trade for 8,000 shares valued at $214,068 was made by SMITH GARY B on Tuesday, May 8. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $43,620 was made by MOYLAN JAMES E JR on Thursday, January 11. 1,000 shares were sold by McFeely Scott, worth $25,509 on Monday, April 16. Shares for $15,496 were sold by PETRIK ANDREW C on Wednesday, March 21. On Wednesday, March 21 NETTLES PATRICK H sold $43,193 worth of Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) or 1,625 shares. The insider FRODSHAM JAMES sold 4,000 shares worth $89,469. ALEXANDER STEPHEN B had sold 2,500 shares worth $67,396 on Thursday, March 15.

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