As Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Share Price Rose, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co LTD Increased Its Stake; Disney Walt Co (Call) (DIS) Market Valuation Declined While Bbt Capital Management Has Increased by $500,000 Its Stake

June 21, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Bbt Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (Call) (DIS) by 25% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bbt Capital Management Llc bought 5,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,000 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.51M, up from 20,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bbt Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $158.44B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $106.57. About 2.93 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 4.73% since June 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.30% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: 30/05/2018 – Michael Jackson’s estate sues ABC for copyright infringement; 06/04/2018 – Disney offers Sky News deal to allay Murdoch concerns; 17/05/2018 – Disney, Legoland Lure More Visitors as SeaWorld Attendance Drops; 15/03/2018 – SKY PLC SKYB.L – ENTERED INTO A CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT DATED 15 MARCH 2018 WITH TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, INC. AND WALT DISNEY; 27/05/2018 – Alan Farley: “Disney’s Solo: A Star Wars Story is coming in $15.8M shy of its low-end $130M forecast with an estimated 4-day; 20/04/2018 – Netflix nears Walt Disney’s valuation on growth hopes; 14/03/2018 – WALT DISNEY – PROGRAM-SALES OPERATIONS HEADED BY JANICE MARINELLI WILL BE INTEGRATED INTO DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SEGMENT; 18/04/2018 – WALT DISNEY – IN EARLY SEPT., 21CF INFORMED PARTY A IT WAS NOT INTERESTED IN ENGAGING IN DISCUSSIONS REGARDING STRATEGIC TRANSACTION UNLESS IT PROVIDED COMPELLING VALUE; 25/05/2018 – SALES AT U.S., CANADA FOR DISNEY’S “SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” LIKELY TO TOTAL $105 MLN TO $115 MLN THROUGH FOUR-DAY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND – BLOOMBERG; 12/04/2018 – Disney must make cash bid for Sky – Takeover Panel

Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd increased its stake in Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) by 28.44% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd bought 21,700 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.42% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 98,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $10.19 million, up from 76,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd who had been investing in Verisk Analytics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.83B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $107.91. About 104,499 shares traded. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 30.70% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.13% the S&P500. Some Historical VRSK News: 16/04/2018 – Verisk Analytics Group President Nana Banerjee to Resign; 17/04/2018 – Hyundai Motor Amer Selects Verisk for Usage-Based Insurance; 26/04/2018 – REG-Verisk Announces Operating Segment Change Effective for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2018; 07/05/2018 – Verisk London Risk Symposium 2018 to Focus on lnsurTech and Emerging Issues; 03/05/2018 – Moody’s Upgrades Verisk’s Senior Unsecured Rating To Baa2; Outlook Stable; 11/04/2018 – Verisk 3E Unlocks World’s Most Comprehensive and Up-to-Date Database of Safety Data Sheets; 19/04/2018 – VERISK ANALYTICS INC VRSK.O : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $108 FROM $102; 01/05/2018 – Verisk Analytics 1Q Adj EPS 94c; 01/05/2018 – VERISK 1Q REV. $581M, EST. $565.0M

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $194,780 activity.

Among 39 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 24 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 158 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bernstein maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Friday, April 7 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 8 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, September 8 with “Buy”. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. As per Tuesday, January 5, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. Jefferies maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Thursday, May 11. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $110 target. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Thursday, May 11. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, May 15 by BMO Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $130.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Wall Street Breakfast: Stress Test Season Kicks Off” on June 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Disney: The King Of Content” published on June 13, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Canadian backlash against US companies” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Market Keeps Rewarding Growth – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/20/18)” published on June 21, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “‘Solo’ struggles at the box office” with publication date: May 28, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.14, from 0.9 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 81 investors sold DIS shares while 615 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 606 raised stakes. 906.82 million shares or 1.20% more from 896.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 6,200 are owned by First Bancorporation Tru. Sandhill Capital Ptnrs Limited Com accumulated 0.08% or 4,901 shares. Chickasaw Capital Mngmt Lc invested in 7,540 shares. Riggs Asset Managment owns 635 shares. Park Oh accumulated 71,412 shares. East Coast Asset Mgmt Ltd Co holds 0.19% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 6,506 shares. Marshwinds Advisory holds 0.83% or 17,372 shares. Highland Ltd reported 61,387 shares stake. Spears Abacus Ltd Co has invested 0.05% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Texas-based Twin Tree Mgmt LP has invested 0.1% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). New England Private Wealth Ltd Liability, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 4,140 shares. Mountain Pacific Advisers Id owns 2,996 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Com reported 1,614 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. 1.44 million were accumulated by Viking Global L P. Tirschwell Loewy reported 14,416 shares stake.

Bbt Capital Management Llc, which manages about $437.81 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Contl Hldgs Inc (NYSE:UAL) by 122,327 shares to 24,572 shares, valued at $1.71M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Expedia Group Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) by 30,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,000 shares, and cut its stake in Cheniere Energy Ptnrs Lp Hld (NYSEMKT:CQH).

Among 20 analysts covering Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Verisk Analytics had 51 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, February 15. The stock of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 18. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna given on Wednesday, February 15. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, January 18. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. Credit Suisse maintained Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) rating on Thursday, November 2. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $92 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $105 target in Thursday, May 3 report. The rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Hold” on Thursday, August 3. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Friday, December 1 with “Buy” rating.

Since January 10, 2018, it had 5 insider purchases, and 19 selling transactions for $54.03 million activity. $516,671 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) was sold by Stephenson Scott G on Friday, June 1. $729,750 worth of stock was sold by Grover David J. on Wednesday, March 14. Shares for $834,000 were sold by McCarthy Vincent de P. on Thursday, March 15. The insider Shavel Lee bought 388 shares worth $37,485. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $300,000 was sold by MILLS ANDREW G. $7.37 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) shares were sold by BROWN HYATT J.

Investors sentiment is 1.08 in 2018 Q1. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is the same, as 27 investors sold VRSK shares while 158 reduced holdings. only 69 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 145.38 million shares or 0.63% more from 144.47 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Hillsdale Investment Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 35 shares. Kornitzer Incorporated Ks has 0.67% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 377,506 shares. Mount Lucas Lp holds 24,254 shares. Atlantic Tru Grp Ltd Liability Corp owns 12,657 shares. Service Automobile Association invested 0.02% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Insurance The has invested 0.02% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Montag & Caldwell Ltd Llc has 0.02% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Bluespruce Invs LP reported 638,061 shares. Federated Incorporated Pa has invested 0.13% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Kbc Grp Inc Nv reported 13,090 shares stake. Gateway Inv Advisers Limited Liability Corp invested 0.19% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Alps Advsr Inc holds 0% or 5,761 shares in its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Srb Corporation has invested 2.74% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Rmb Cap Mgmt Ltd Company reported 8,240 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has 0.06% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK).

Tokio Marine Asset Management Co Ltd, which manages about $567.72 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 31,658 shares to 104,700 shares, valued at $3.73M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Trinity Inds Inc (NYSE:TRN) by 12,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 32,400 shares, and cut its stake in Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ:MRVL).

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