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International Business Machs (IBM) Stake Held by Premier Asset Managment Llc; National Investment Services Increased Its West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) Stake by $483,032 as Share Price Rose

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Premier Asset Managment Llc increased its stake in International Business Machs (IBM) by 26.23% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Premier Asset Managment Llc bought 3,280 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.42% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,785 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.42 million, up from 12,505 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Premier Asset Managment Llc who had been investing in International Business Machs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $132.10 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $143.9. About 3.49M shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 6.24% since June 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 24/04/2018 – IBM Raises Dividend By 4.7% — MarketWatch; 08/03/2018 – IBM: WILL REDUCE SHARE COUNT 2% ANNUALLY THROUGH BUYBACKS; 29/03/2018 – IBM SAYS ADOPTION OF NEW REVENUE RECOGNITION GUIDANCE, EXPECTED TO MODESTLY INCREASE IBM’S OPERATING NON-GAAP EPS IN 2018 – SEC FILING; 19/03/2018 – IBM GERMANY IS SAID TO PLAN SELLING PARTS OF SERVICE BUS.: WIWO; 19/03/2018 – lntersections Inc. Launches Al-Powered Identity Theft Protection with IBM Watson; 25/05/2018 – IBM Presenting at Money20/20 Europe Conference Jun 4; 17/04/2018 – IBM Had Cloud Revenue of $17.7 Billion Over Last 12 Mos; 21/03/2018 – Datameer Partners with IBM in New Data Science and Machine Learning Platform; 17/04/2018 – IBM: Tax Charge Is in Addition to Provisional $5.5 Billion Reported in 4Q; 20/03/2018 – IBM TO REITERATE 2018 OPERATING NON-GAAP EPS

National Investment Services Inc increased its stake in West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) by 166.18% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Investment Services Inc bought 5,489 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.13% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 8,792 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $776,000, up from 3,303 at the end of the previous reported quarter. National Investment Services Inc who had been investing in West Pharmaceutical Services for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.48B market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $101.7. About 273,893 shares traded. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) has declined 5.12% since June 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.69% the S&P500. Some Historical WST News: 26/04/2018 – WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC – ESTIMATES ITS 2018 CAPITAL SPENDING WILL BE LESS THAN $150 MLN; 20/04/2018 – DJ West Pharmaceutical Services Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WST); 03/05/2018 – CORRECT: WEST PHARMACEUTICAL BOOSTS 4Q DIV/SHR TO 15C, EST. 14C; 03/05/2018 – West Announces Third-Quarter Dividend, Increase To Fourth-Quarter Dividend And Participation In Upcoming Investor Conferences; 30/05/2018 – West Pharma Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – WEST PHARMACEUTICAL BOOSTS 4Q DIV/SHR TO 15C FROM 14C, EST. 15C; 26/04/2018 – WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC – REAFFIRMED FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR FULL-YEAR 2018; 24/05/2018 – West Announces Participation in Upcoming June Investor Conferences; 09/05/2018 – USS Investment LTD. Buys New 1.2% Position in West Pharma; 26/04/2018 – West Pharma 1Q Net $43.6M

Premier Asset Managment Llc, which manages about $446.54 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ford Mtr Co Del (NYSE:F) by 65,175 shares to 15,800 shares, valued at $175,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Price T Rowe Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) by 3,250 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,250 shares, and cut its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN).

Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 2 sales for $2.69 million activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $780,000 was made by Gherson Diane J on Monday, February 26. Shares for $2.01M were sold by Clementi Erich on Friday, February 23.

Among 33 analysts covering International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. International Business Machines had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, October 20. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by J.P. Morgan. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 18 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 20 by Deutsche Bank. As per Wednesday, August 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Tuesday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral”. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 8.

More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “IBM: Unimpressive And Overpriced” on June 05, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Microsoft Corporation vs. IBM” published on June 19, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Whatever IBM Is Going To Do, It Must Do It Faster” on June 15, 2018. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Mass layoffs at IBM Watson Health?” published on May 31, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “IBM: A Long Work-In-Progress” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.08, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 60 investors sold IBM shares while 560 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 501.15 million shares or 0.58% less from 504.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Aspiriant Ltd Liability Corp holds 6,594 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee has 0.13% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Architects stated it has 0.41% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Fisher Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Amalgamated Bancorporation has 0.48% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Connor Clark Lunn Investment Management accumulated 0.18% or 198,075 shares. Blair William Il holds 0.16% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 145,510 shares. Elm Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.81% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 6,862 shares. Chevy Chase Tru Holdings Inc invested in 754,222 shares. 22,531 are held by Covenant Multifamily Offices Limited Liability. Cambridge Advsrs Inc reported 6,465 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania-based First Commonwealth Pa has invested 0.27% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Bridgewater Assoc LP holds 0.04% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 26,686 shares. First Personal Svcs holds 26,682 shares. Moreover, Wetherby Asset Management has 0.34% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 15,902 shares.

Since May 9, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 insider sales for $9.11 million activity. 5,000 shares were sold by Malone Daniel, worth $486,200. Shares for $24,444 were bought by ZENNER PATRICK J.

Another recent and important West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “West’s SelfDoseâ„¢ Patient-Controlled Injector Wins Silver Medical Design Excellence Award” on June 13, 2018.

National Investment Services Inc, which manages about $4.22B and $107.25 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in The Dow Chem Co by 15,174 shares to 19,138 shares, valued at $1.22 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

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