Wade G W & Has Decreased Its Nuance Communications (NUAN) Holding by $845,625; Share Price Declined; Ems Capital LP Decreased Its Facebook (FB) Stake by $4.26 Million as Market Value Declined

June 20, 2018 - By Jonathan Benavides

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Edmond M. Safra decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 4.25% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ems Capital Lp sold 26,780 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.01% with the market. The hedge fund run by Edmond M. Safra held 603,220 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $96.39 million, down from 630,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ems Capital Lp who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $571.66B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $197.49. About 17.31M shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 21.69% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.12% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 10/04/2018 – Names to Watch at Facebook Hearing: Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Ted Cruz, Jeff Flake; 13/04/2018 – Facebook should testify in front of European lawmakers in person, European Commissioner Vera Jourova, told CNBC; 26/04/2018 – YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK WILL HAVE TO TAKE MEASURES AGAINST VIDEOS WITH HATE SPEECH, EXTREMIST CONTENT; 27/03/2018 – Facebook in Hiring Spree for Washington Lobbyists Amid Scandal; 11/04/2018 – The Facebook CEO was ready to criticize Apple in his testimony in Congress over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal; 16/05/2018 – Cryptic crypto Facebook’s mystery experiment with […]; 15/05/2018 – FACEBOOK SAYS MOST IMPORTANT MEASURE USED IS IMPACT; 22/05/2018 – HIGHLIGHTS-Facebook’s Zuckerberg faces EU Parliament grilling; 06/03/2018 – Facebook Dinged In Lawsuit, Report Card, Upcoming Documentary — Barron’s Blog; 11/04/2018 – ZUCKERBERG SAYS FACEBOOK KEEPS LOGS OF USERS’ WEB BROWSING ‘TEMPORARILY’ TO FIND OUT INTERESTS FOR AD TARGETING

Wade G W & Inc decreased its stake in Nuance Communications Inc (NUAN) by 21.17% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wade G W & Inc sold 56,375 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 209,888 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.31 million, down from 266,263 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wade G W & Inc who had been investing in Nuance Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.23 billion market cap company. It closed at $14.3 lastly. It is down 26.41% since June 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.98% the S&P500. Some Historical NUAN News: 27/03/2018 – Neuberger Berman Sends Open Letter to Nuance Commun Bd and Incoming CEO Mark Benjamin; 09/05/2018 – NUANCE SEES 2018 GROWTH 2% TO 4% ORGANIC GROWTH, SAW 3% TO 5%; 27/03/2018 – NEUBERGER BERMAN – BELIEVES NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS BOARD SHOULD REQUEST KATHRYN MARTIN ACCEPT SHAREHOLDER’S REPEATED OPPOSITION TO BOARD SEAT & RESIGN; 09/05/2018 – NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC – COMPANY IS REITERATING ITS EXPECTATION FOR 5% TO 7% GROWTH IN NET NEW BOOKINGS IN FISCAL YEAR 2018; 17/04/2018 – Blackstone to play greater NCR role; 09/05/2018 – Nuance 2Q Loss/Shr 56c; 04/04/2018 – Spoken Word Artists’ Poetry Transcreated by SDL Marketing Solutions Delivers Global Cultural Nuance for Under Armour; 05/03/2018 – Nuance and Partners HealthCare Collaborate to Accelerate Widespread Development, Deployment and Adoption of Al Applications for Diagnostic Imaging; 09/05/2018 – NUANCE 2Q ADJ EPS 27C, EST. 28C; 15/04/2018 – Nuance OmniPage Server 2 Delivers Company’s Most Comprehensive and Powerful Document Conversion Solution to Date

Wade G W & Inc, which manages about $4.63B and $865.12M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) by 19,564 shares to 63,394 shares, valued at $2.25M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLK) by 9,702 shares in the quarter, for a total of 64,078 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (LQD).

More important recent Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Nuance Teams Up with Leading CAD/RMS Provider Nexgen” on June 19, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Nuance’s Conversational AI Platform Powers Revolutionary Mercedes Benz User Experience”, Globenewswire.com published: “Nuance to Present at Stifel 2018 Cross Sector Insight Conference” on June 08, 2018. More interesting news about Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Nuance Drives Innovation at Czech Republic’s Largest Bank, Ceská sporitelna; Voice Biometrics to Improve Customer …” with publication date: June 18, 2018.

Analysts await Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, down 11.11% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.18 per share. NUAN’s profit will be $47.27 million for 22.34 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.17 actual earnings per share reported by Nuance Communications, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.88% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.47, from 0.88 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 35 investors sold NUAN shares while 83 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 239.50 million shares or 2.36% more from 233.98 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Paloma Prtnrs reported 19,617 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdg reported 121,600 shares. Jericho Cap Asset Mgmt LP accumulated 3.21M shares. Stoneridge Invest Prtnrs Limited Liability Com reported 12,049 shares. Portolan Limited Com invested in 329,407 shares or 0.57% of the stock. Golden Gate Private Equity Inc has invested 1.97% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Ionic Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com owns 562,263 shares. Criterion Cap, a California-based fund reported 2.68 million shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt owns 16,651 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bluemountain Capital Mgmt Lc owns 75,371 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Gateway Investment Advisers Ltd Liability holds 0.05% or 375,551 shares. Penbrook Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.66% of its portfolio in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) for 42,200 shares. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc stated it has 0.18% in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN). Phocas Financial accumulated 312,747 shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Nuance Communications had 37 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, November 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 9. The firm has “Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, November 29. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research on Friday, January 15 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Thursday, May 10 with “Buy”. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Tuesday, August 9. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 17 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, August 9. The stock of Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, June 26.

Since May 23, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $209,701 activity.

Ems Capital Lp, which manages about $1.78 billion and $1.12B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 3,250 shares to 603,250 shares, valued at $105.67M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 6,410 shares in the quarter, for a total of 726,410 shares, and has risen its stake in Take (NASDAQ:TTWO).

Among 55 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 51 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Facebook had 273 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform” on Thursday, November 3. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $21000 target in Thursday, April 12 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, April 28. The company was initiated on Tuesday, January 3 by Aegis Capital. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Global Equities Research on Friday, August 28 with “Overweight”. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, March 26 report. On Friday, October 9 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, January 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 12 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.34, from 1.21 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 145 investors sold FB shares while 712 reduced holdings. 173 funds opened positions while 573 raised stakes. 1.65 billion shares or 2.41% more from 1.61 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Lodestar Counsel Lc Il owns 1,585 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. First Personal Finance Svcs holds 6,244 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. 55,389 are owned by Capital Planning Advsr Limited Company. Ratan Cap Mgmt Lp stated it has 3.09% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Bridger Limited Liability Company holds 174,731 shares. Shellback Ltd Partnership has 2.57% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 220,458 shares. Beech Hill reported 44,805 shares. 18,271 were reported by Chase Inv Counsel. Provident Tru reported 1,932 shares. Meeder Asset Management Incorporated has 1% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Peddock Capital Advsrs Limited Liability holds 1,815 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Lazard Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Middleton & Ma reported 78,458 shares or 2.24% of all its holdings. Schroder Gp holds 0.69% or 2.48 million shares. Partnervest Advisory Serv Ltd reported 9,378 shares.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Facebook: What Are Folks Missing?” on June 06, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Facebook, Inc. (FB) to Design Chips for Live Video Content Filtering” published on May 29, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Gaming Is a Potentially Huge Catalyst for Facebook, Inc. Stock” on June 19, 2018. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Try These 3 Dividend Funds for Reliable Payout Growth” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook Inc (FB) Adds User Reviews for Ads to Identify Bad Businesses” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 70 insider sales for $3.22 billion activity. Schroepfer Michael Todd had sold 38,017 shares worth $7.14M on Tuesday, January 9. Sandberg Sheryl sold $8.57 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Monday, April 2. Stretch Colin sold $144,413 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Wednesday, June 13. 17,830 shares were sold by FISCHER DAVID B., worth $3.29M on Tuesday, February 27. $880,309 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Wehner David M.. $2.03M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Cox Christopher K on Monday, June 11.

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