Northstar Asset Management Stake in Cognex (CGNX) Raised by $807,640; Centurylink (CTL) Stake Upped by Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc

May 24, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Northstar Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Cognex Corporation (CGNX) by 109.88% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northstar Asset Management Llc bought 13,240 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.83% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,290 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.55M, up from 12,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Northstar Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Cognex Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.05B market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $46.57. About 860,866 shares traded. Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) has risen 31.99% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.44% the S&P500.

Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Centurylink Inc (CTL) by 35.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc bought 80,388 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 308,115 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.14 million, up from 227,727 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Centurylink Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.51B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.45% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $19.01. About 7.81M shares traded. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has declined 28.66% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.21% the S&P500.

More important recent CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) news were published by: Foxbusiness.com which released: “Here’s the Real Takeaway From Uniti Group’s Earnings Report” on May 24, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “CenturyLink: Streamlining A Fat Dividend”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Pair Trade: Arbitrage Opportunity In CenturyLink’s Debt” on May 10, 2018. More interesting news about CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “CenturyLink -1.2% as Macquarie downgrades to Underperform” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.99 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 78 investors sold CTL shares while 110 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes. 888.76 million shares or 103.84% more from 436.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Snow Mngmt LP has 311,604 shares. Wms Limited Liability has 35,804 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Green Square Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.21% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Neuberger Berman Gp Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 102,862 shares. Raymond James Trust Na stated it has 21,983 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Tru Com Of Vermont holds 0% or 480 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.05% or 31,675 shares. Ksa Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com stated it has 20,000 shares. The Washington-based Cornerstone Advisors has invested 0.04% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Prudential Plc invested in 1.30M shares. 6 are owned by Credit Agricole S A. Twin Securities holds 2.22% or 906,057 shares. Ngam Advisors LP has 0.01% invested in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 78,304 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman &, a New York-based fund reported 95,918 shares. D E Shaw And Co holds 17,124 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 62 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, October 10. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by Jefferies. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, August 7. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of CTL in report on Monday, July 18 to “Underweight” rating. The rating was initiated by Cowen & Co with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, October 13. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 15 by Barclays Capital. On Thursday, January 25 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 29 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, May 16 by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 13.

Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc, which manages about $250.11 million and $245.48 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in General Mtrs Co (NYSE:GM) by 8,924 shares to 123,452 shares, valued at $5.06M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Douglas Dynamics Inc (NYSE:PLOW) by 15,047 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 150,221 shares, and cut its stake in Pitney Bowes Inc (NYSE:PBI).

Since April 3, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $215.87 million activity. $796,936 worth of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) was bought by CLONTZ STEVEN T.

Northstar Asset Management Llc, which manages about $241.97M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in General Electric (NYSE:GE) by 27,995 shares to 23,506 shares, valued at $410,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Among 19 analysts covering Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Cognex Corporation had 47 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Friday, September 18. Robert W. Baird maintained Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) on Tuesday, May 1 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, April 10. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 31 with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, September 8 by Cowen & Co. Northcoast downgraded the shares of CGNX in report on Friday, December 2 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole to “Outperform” on Tuesday, November 3. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Thursday, February 15. The stock has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, May 7. The stock has “Underperform” rating by CSLA on Thursday, March 24.

Investors sentiment increased to 6.53 in 2017 Q4. Its up 5.48, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 32 investors sold CGNX shares while 21 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 262 raised stakes. 268.44 million shares or 268.52% more from 72.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Hermes Investment Management Ltd holds 1.19% or 1.35M shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 12,200 shares. Coldstream Cap Mgmt invested 0.02% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). California State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0.03% invested in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 271,220 shares. Chatham Cap Gru Inc Inc reported 37,640 shares. Trexquant Limited Partnership stated it has 0.47% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Westpac Banking reported 64,254 shares. Stratos Wealth Prtnrs Limited invested in 0% or 1,452 shares. Legal And General Plc accumulated 302,585 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Usa Portformulas Corporation invested 0.1% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Institute For Wealth Lc reported 4,490 shares. Bessemer Grp has invested 0% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Meeder Asset Mngmt, a Ohio-based fund reported 10,378 shares. Arcadia Investment Management Corp Mi holds 0.57% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 33,102 shares. Pictet Asset Management Limited owns 1.22M shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio.

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $564,892 activity.

More news for Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Will Cognex Stock Keep Falling?” on May 09, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Pre-Open Movers 05/01: (INGN) (KPTI) (NTRI) Higher; (IVAC) (CGNX) (KLXI) Lower (more…)” and published on May 01, 2018 is yet another important article.

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