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As Fiserv (FISV) Stock Declined, Shareholder Bahl & Gaynor Lifted Its Stake; Security National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Upped Stake in Schlumberger LTD (SLB) by $440,000 as Share Value Rose

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Bahl & Gaynor Inc increased its stake in Fiserv Inc. (FISV) by 98.18% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bahl & Gaynor Inc bought 60,892 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.25% with the market. The institutional investor held 122,914 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $8.77 million, up from 62,022 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bahl & Gaynor Inc who had been investing in Fiserv Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.09B market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $75.93. About 416,420 shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 15.27% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.70% the S&P500.

Security National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa increased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) by 29.61% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Security National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa bought 6,875 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.80% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 30,092 shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.95 million, up from 23,217 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Security National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $93.71 billion market cap company. The stock increased 4.42% or $2.863 during the last trading session, reaching $67.653. About 3.50M shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 1.14% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.71% the S&P500. Some Historical SLB News: 20/04/2018 – Schlumberger Presenting at Citigroup Conference May 15; 18/05/2018 – 2018 Global Oilfield Services Market Procurement Intelligence Report – Rise in Demand for Energy is Driving the Market – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 14/05/2018 – Schlumberger at UBS Global Oil & Gas Conference May 22; 18/04/2018 – SEADRILL CEO SAYS EXPECTS JOHN FREDRIKSEN TO REMAIN LONG-TERM ‘ANCHOR SHAREHOLDER’; 27/04/2018 – Schlumberger no longer seeks control in Russia’s Eurasia Drilling -RIA; 18/04/2018 – SEADRILL CEO SAYS IS CONFIDENT THAT THE OFFSHORE DRILLING RIG MARKET WILL RECOVER WITHIN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS; 20/04/2018 – SCHLUMBERGER NV – WORKING CAPITAL ALSO REFLECTED $76 MLN OF SEVERANCE PAYMENTS DURING THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2018; 18/04/2018 – Schlumberger NV expected to post earnings of 37 cents a share – Earnings Preview; 25/05/2018 – S&PGR Affirms Schlumberger Ltd. ‘AA-‘ Ratings; Outlook Stable; 06/03/2018 – SCHLUMBERGER: DANGER OF STAGNATION IF CUSTOMERS SKIP INNOVATION

Since January 22, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $6.93 million activity. Guild Howard also sold $1.96 million worth of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares. Al Mogharbel Khaled bought $192,900 worth of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) on Wednesday, March 28. $646,800 worth of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares were bought by KIBSGAARD PAAL. AYAT SIMON had sold 75,000 shares worth $5.91M on Wednesday, January 24. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $323,950 was bought by Schorn Patrick.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.54, from 0.66 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 60 investors sold SLB shares while 488 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 548 raised stakes. 1.04 billion shares or 1.22% less from 1.05 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Moreover, Cohen Lawrence B has 1.67% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Lenox Wealth Management reported 869 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. D E Shaw And has 0.08% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Quantres Asset stated it has 25,800 shares or 1.02% of all its holdings. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel reported 1.3% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Telemus Capital Ltd stated it has 0.28% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Insight 2811 Inc reported 0.55% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). The California-based Violich Mgmt Inc has invested 1.19% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Tiedemann Advsrs Lc holds 13,064 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. 40,012 are held by Fincl Bank Of The West. Carroll Fincl Assoc accumulated 0.05% or 7,385 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Goldman Sachs invested in 9.57 million shares. Talara Capital Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 1.8% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Hemenway Trust Limited Liability Company reported 0.64% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB).

Among 39 analysts covering Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB), 32 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Schlumberger Limited. had 150 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 19 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, October 1 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Monday, January 22. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 12 by JP Morgan. SunTrust initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 18 report. The rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, January 18 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform” on Monday, April 25. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $75 target in Monday, January 25 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 20. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, September 4.

Security National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa, which manages about $106.58M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) by 6,500 shares to 22,650 shares, valued at $1.82 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

More notable recent Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Study: These Houston companies rank among America’s most valuable brands” on June 21, 2018, also Forbes.com with their article: “Why Schlumberger’s Stock Continues To Underperform” published on May 29, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Earnings Outlook For Schlumberger” on June 19, 2018. More interesting news about Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “An Undervalued Services Play Due For Catch-Up” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB) Unit Wins US Supreme Court Patent Fight with ION Geophysical (IO) – Bloomberg” with publication date: June 22, 2018.

Bahl & Gaynor Inc, which manages about $7.63 billion and $9.08 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kimberly (NYSE:KMB) by 8,171 shares to 129,945 shares, valued at $14.31 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) by 36,653 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 952,442 shares, and cut its stake in Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM).

More important recent Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “3 Fast-Growing Fintech Stocks to Buy” on May 29, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Sioux Valley CCU and Coulee Dam FCU Move to Fiserv to Enhance Member Experience and Streamline Technology”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Fiserv Stays Ahead With Innovative Solutions” on May 24, 2018. More interesting news about Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Recent Analysis Shows Carpenter Technology, Fiserv, WR Grace, Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure …” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 6 sales for $14.51 million activity. Shares for $2.50M were sold by YABUKI JEFFERY W on Monday, March 19. 12,160 shares were sold by OLEARY DENIS, worth $1.73 million on Friday, February 16. On Wednesday, May 30 ROBAK KIM M sold $757,493 worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) or 10,388 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 10.53 in 2018 Q1. Its up 9.72, from 0.81 in 2017Q4. It improved, 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. North Star Asset Management Inc invested in 183,652 shares or 1.18% of the stock. Atria Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Financial Bank Of Montreal Can reported 746,738 shares. Hancock Hldg reported 199,316 shares. Obermeyer Wood Inv Counsel Lllp accumulated 0.03% or 4,300 shares. Wealthfront holds 0.01% or 18,532 shares in its portfolio. Howland Capital Mgmt Lc owns 17,066 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. The Missouri-based Stifel has invested 0.04% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). American Gru holds 207,524 shares. 36,874 are owned by Profund Advisors Limited Liability Com. 26,225 are held by First Citizens Financial Bank Trust. Btc Capital Mgmt holds 0.7% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 59,669 shares. Marshall Sullivan Inc Wa accumulated 68,272 shares. Provident Tru Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Macguire Cheswick And Tuttle Counsel Ltd Liability owns 239,541 shares for 3.18% of their portfolio.

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