Vident Investment Advisory Decreased Its Stake in Jabil (JBL) by $451,612; Cvs Health (CVS) Holding Held by Gfs Advisors Llc

February 15, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Vident Investment Advisory Llc decreased its stake in Jabil Inc (JBL) by 15.56% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vident Investment Advisory Llc sold 16,129 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.30% with the market. The institutional investor held 87,509 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.50 million, down from 103,638 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Vident Investment Advisory Llc who had been investing in Jabil Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.63B market cap company. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.265 during the last trading session, reaching $26.395. About 584,434 shares traded. Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL) has risen 66.26% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.56% the S&P500.

Gfs Advisors Llc increased its stake in Cvs Health Corp (CVS) by 6.88% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gfs Advisors Llc bought 5,930 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.23% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 92,072 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.49 million, up from 86,142 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gfs Advisors Llc who had been investing in Cvs Health Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $71.28 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $70.36. About 3.88 million shares traded. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has declined 24.40% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 60 investors sold CVS shares while 571 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 466 raised stakes. 801.45 million shares or 0.31% less from 803.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bancorp Of The West invested 0.91% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Wagner Bowman Management holds 0.48% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) for 21,197 shares. Jones Lllp owns 32,194 shares. Karpas Strategies Limited Com, New York-based fund reported 16,148 shares. Sigma Invest Counselors holds 39,453 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Bahl Gaynor owns 14,192 shares. 47,165 were accumulated by Bluemountain Cap Mgmt Ltd Co. Korea has invested 0.2% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). 3,512 are held by Moneta Gp Limited Liability Com. Canandaigua Fincl Bank And owns 0.75% invested in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) for 48,421 shares. The South Carolina-based Canal Ins has invested 1.21% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) Limited holds 0.06% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) for 12,216 shares. Tru Department Mb Fin Retail Bank N A accumulated 73,421 shares. Cwm Llc has 332 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Paloma Prns Management invested 0.01% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS).

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $58.12 million activity. $20.03M worth of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) was sold by MERLO LARRY J on Wednesday, August 23. The insider Foulkes Helena sold $3.22 million. 85,743 shares were sold by Roberts Jonathan C, worth $7.13M on Monday, September 18. Moriarty Thomas M sold $1.67M worth of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) on Monday, October 2. The insider SWIFT RICHARD J sold $199,050.

Among 25 analysts covering CVS Health (NYSE:CVS), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. CVS Health had 72 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 4 by Raymond James. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Thursday, August 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by Mizuho given on Thursday, June 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Vetr. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by S&P Research given on Monday, November 2. Morgan Stanley upgraded CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) on Friday, January 5 to “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Tuesday, December 26. Leerink Swann maintained the shares of CVS in report on Tuesday, November 7 with “Outperform” rating.

Gfs Advisors Llc, which manages about $755.79M and $443.65 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Powershares Qqq Trust (QQQ) by 3,397 shares to 21,772 shares, valued at $3.17M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Fomento Economico Mexicano S (NYSE:FMX) by 12,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 137,500 shares, and cut its stake in Telefonica S A (NYSE:TEF).

Analysts await Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL) to report earnings on March, 21. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, up 37.50% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.4 per share. JBL’s profit will be $96.37M for 12.00 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Jabil Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.84% EPS growth.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $3.96 million activity. On Friday, September 1 MONDELLO MARK T sold $939,625 worth of Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL) or 30,000 shares. The insider Cadavid Sergio sold $342,000. 2,500 shares were sold by Hoch Erich, worth $70,270. PETERS WILLIAM E sold $384,250 worth of stock.

Vident Investment Advisory Llc, which manages about $243.53 million and $1.85B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Foot Locker Inc (NYSE:FL) by 34,103 shares to 69,782 shares, valued at $2.46 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Reinsurance Group Amer Inc (NYSE:RGA) by 2,305 shares in the quarter, for a total of 22,704 shares, and has risen its stake in Baxter Intl Inc (NYSE:BAX).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 26 investors sold JBL shares while 102 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 164.33 million shares or 1.78% less from 167.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Limited Liability Co accumulated 0% or 926 shares. 23,393 were accumulated by Hightower Advisors Lc. Zacks Invest Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL) for 11,769 shares. Ahl Prns Limited Liability Partnership has 0.04% invested in Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL) for 87,501 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Lc invested 0.01% in Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL). National Bank Of New York Mellon holds 2.40 million shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 22,260 were accumulated by Hanseatic Services Inc. Lord Abbett Company Limited Company reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL). 568 are owned by Loomis Sayles And Lp. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 123,992 shares. Swiss Financial Bank owns 275,100 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 710,273 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Kempen Capital Mngmt Nv invested in 124,777 shares. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv reported 0.01% in Jabil Inc. (NYSE:JBL). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 38,200 shares.

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