Twin Capital Management Has Raised Toro Co (TTC) Position; Freshford Capital Management Has Lifted Its Verint Sys (VRNT) Position

January 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Freshford Capital Management Llc increased Verint Sys Inc (VRNT) stake by 6.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Freshford Capital Management Llc acquired 23,473 shares as Verint Sys Inc (VRNT)’s stock rose 4.30%. The Freshford Capital Management Llc holds 371,189 shares with $15.53 million value, up from 347,716 last quarter. Verint Sys Inc now has $2.75B valuation. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $43.05. About 285,661 shares traded. Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) has risen 23.95% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.25% the S&P500.

Twin Capital Management Inc increased Toro Co (TTC) stake by 28.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Twin Capital Management Inc acquired 10,936 shares as Toro Co (TTC)’s stock rose 10.12%. The Twin Capital Management Inc holds 49,534 shares with $3.07 million value, up from 38,598 last quarter. Toro Co now has $7.14B valuation. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $66.98. About 342,151 shares traded. The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) has risen 60.11% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.41% the S&P500.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $5.88 million activity. HAMILTON BRADLEY A also sold $274,647 worth of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) shares. On Monday, December 11 the insider Grams Blake M sold $184,062. 6,000 shares valued at $371,286 were sold by HARLESS KATHERINE J on Friday, September 29. $3.04M worth of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) was sold by Dordell Timothy P. $1.51 million worth of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) was sold by ALKIRE DAVID H.

Among 7 analysts covering Toro (NYSE:TTC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Toro had 12 analyst reports since December 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Dougherty & Company on Friday, November 4 with “Buy”. Longbow downgraded The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) on Friday, December 4 to “Neutral” rating. Longbow downgraded The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) on Monday, December 12 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 25 by Dougherty & Company. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 24 by Dougherty & Company. The rating was upgraded by Cleveland to “Buy” on Friday, March 31. Sidoti downgraded the shares of TTC in report on Friday, June 10 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Longbow given on Monday, May 22. Seaport Global Securities upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $63 target in Friday, January 13 report. Seaport Global initiated The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) on Tuesday, May 24 with “Neutral” rating.

Twin Capital Management Inc decreased Dentsply Sirona Inc Com stake by 9,609 shares to 17,804 valued at $1.07M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Visa Inc Class A Shares Common (NYSE:V) stake by 8,450 shares and now owns 22,970 shares. Amc Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.43 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 45 investors sold TTC shares while 109 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 78.75 million shares or 0.32% more from 78.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gabelli Funds Ltd Com holds 68,000 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Breton Hill Capital Ltd invested in 0.04% or 3,887 shares. Aperio Grp Limited reported 121,119 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Management invested in 0.86% or 935,852 shares. Da Davidson & reported 0.01% in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). Next Fin Gp Inc stated it has 0.05% in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). Blackrock Inc owns 8.81M shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) stated it has 100,000 shares or 0.6% of all its holdings. Piermont holds 6,660 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Koch Incorporated stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank holds 83,124 shares or 0.8% of its portfolio. Zeke Capital Advsr Ltd invested 0.18% in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). Bluemountain Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.14% of its portfolio in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) for 108,805 shares. Mason Street Ltd Llc reported 53,563 shares. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma holds 22 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Verint Systems had 31 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Wednesday, February 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 4 report. Imperial Capital maintained Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) on Friday, December 4 with “Outperform” rating. As per Thursday, December 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, September 3 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, December 3. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4800 target in Thursday, June 8 report. The stock of Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 3 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 30 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 8 by Oppenheimer.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.33, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 20 investors sold VRNT shares while 56 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 57.40 million shares or 0.12% less from 57.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT). 15,682 were accumulated by Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability. 2.17 million are owned by Fisher Asset Management Ltd Co. Next Financial Gp holds 0% or 26 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn owns 157,848 shares. Strs Ohio reported 0% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT). 6,400 are owned by Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Company. Oppenheimer & reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT). Jacobs Levy Equity Management accumulated 249,515 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Moreover, Wellington Management Group Llp has 0.01% invested in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) for 1.11 million shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Incorporated has 0.09% invested in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) for 686,624 shares. Eulav Asset Mgmt, a New York-based fund reported 27,500 shares. Tompkins Fincl Corp has invested 0.01% in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT). Freshford Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com has 3.22% invested in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT). Capital Mgmt invested 3.02% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT).

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