Minerva Advisors Has Increased Astronics (ATRO) Stake By $4.23 Million; Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) Has 1.11 Sentiment

April 22, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.04, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 249 investment managers increased and opened new holdings, while 224 sold and trimmed stakes in Fidelity National Information Services Inc. The investment managers in our database now possess: 281.01 million shares, down from 286.04 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Fidelity National Information Services Inc in top ten holdings increased from 11 to 13 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 33 Reduced: 191 Increased: 177 New Position: 72.

Minerva Advisors Llc increased Astronics Corp (ATRO) stake by 308.26% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Minerva Advisors Llc acquired 103,234 shares as Astronics Corp (ATRO)’s stock declined 13.98%. The Minerva Advisors Llc holds 136,723 shares with $5.67 million value, up from 33,489 last quarter. Astronics Corp now has $1.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $38.75. About 49,484 shares traded. Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) has risen 25.05% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.50% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $87.77 million activity.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., a financial services technology company, offers a range of solutions in retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, and risk and compliance in the United States. The company has market cap of $31.80 billion. The firm operates through Integrated Financial Solutions and Global Financial Solutions divisions. It has a 24.43 P/E ratio. It also provides financial consulting and outsourcing services.

The stock decreased 1.08% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $96.01. About 1.16 million shares traded. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) has risen 17.75% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.20% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 77% of Fidelity Nat’l Info’s analysts are positive. Out of 13 Wall Street analysts rating Fidelity Nat’l Info, 10 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $76.0 while the high is $96.0. The stock’s average target of $84.40 is -12.09% below today’s ($96.01) share price. FIS was included in 14 notes of analysts from August 13, 2015. Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, January 12 report. The stock of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, September 26. The stock of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 13 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, December 1. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, December 11. As per Monday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, December 17. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” on Wednesday, February 8. RBC Capital Markets maintained Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) on Thursday, August 20 with “Sector Perform” rating. The rating was reinitiated by Citigroup on Monday, January 11 with “Buy”.

Analysts await Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open. They expect $1.05 EPS, up 22.09% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.86 per share. FIS’s profit will be $347.73 million for 22.86 P/E if the $1.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.36 actual EPS reported by Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.79% negative EPS growth.

Fidelity National Financial Inc. holds 18.04% of its portfolio in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. for 1.30 million shares. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv owns 125,231 shares or 8.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Meritage Group Lp has 5.36% invested in the company for 3.39 million shares. The New York-based Cantillon Capital Management Llc has invested 5.31% in the stock. Longview Partners (Guernsey) Ltd, a Guernsey-based fund reported 10.29 million shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 5 investors sold ATRO shares while 45 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 19.21 million shares or 5.67% more from 18.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Reinhart Partners invested in 0.3% or 74,089 shares. International Value Advisers Lc invested in 407,189 shares or 0.49% of the stock. Oberweis Asset Mngmt reported 11,900 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Co Can has 1,984 shares for 0% of their portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund owns 33,638 shares. The New Jersey-based Hgk Asset Mgmt has invested 0.09% in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). Vanguard Gp accumulated 0% or 1.10 million shares. Jacobs Levy Equity reported 0.1% stake. Moreover, Citadel Advisors Ltd Co has 0% invested in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). 9,500 are held by Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Com. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mgmt invested in 68,663 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Massachusetts-based Loomis Sayles Communication Limited Partnership has invested 0.03% in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). Frontier Capital Mngmt Limited Liability stated it has 0.04% in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO). Bankshares Of Montreal Can holds 2,779 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cortina Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO).

Among 6 analysts covering Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Astronics Corporation had 21 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) on Wednesday, June 29 to “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by SunTrust. The stock of Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, February 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, January 19. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 16 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of ATRO in report on Monday, December 11 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, September 27. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy”.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 selling transactions for $1.34 million activity. PEABODY MARK had sold 2,000 shares worth $86,960. GUNDERMANN PETER J had sold 2,000 shares worth $77,760.

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