The Hexavest Inc. Decreases Holdings in Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)


A total volume of 12.4 million shares were traded unusually versus to average volume of 22.2 million shares. Fiduciary Group LLC now owns 140,981 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock worth $6,977,000 after buying an additional 10,787 shares during the last quarter.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.86/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.88/Share by a difference of $-0.02. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500.

Tiverton Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Wns Holdings Ltd (WNS) by 15.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ascend Capital Llc bought 244,589 shares as the company's stock rose 75.00% with the market. Company fiscal year is ending in December and analysts' consensus recommendation is Hold for VZ and estimated EPS for next quarter is 3.25. Ascend Capital Llc who had been investing in Calithera Biosciences Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $266.86M market cap company. The firm has a market cap of $202,311.50, a PE ratio of 13.07, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 0.68. Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M) has declined 25.46% since March 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 2.04% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Irhythm Technologies Inc by 244,891 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 57,809 shares, and cut its stake in Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC). One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 54% are positive. At the moment, the 14-day ATR for Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) is noted at 1.27. (NASDAQ:PEP) rating on Thursday, August 27. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Tuesday, November 3. (NYSE:VZ) on Tuesday, February 13. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Friday, October 20 with "Hold". H.C. Wainwright initiated it with "Buy" rating and $9 target in Thursday, January 5 report. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.59 per share. Its down 2.03, from 3.25 in 2017Q2. Its up 21.53% from 143,500 shares previously. 73 funds opened positions while 295 raised stakes. Wesbanco Fincl Bank Inc invested in 292,905 shares or 0.76% of the stock. Bridgeway Mgmt owns 283,389 shares. Moreover, Alps Advsr has 0.35% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. 34,585 are owned by Rhumbline Advisers. "(NYSE:VZ) Shares Bought by Pinnacle Associates Ltd." was originally published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. Shares of Templeton Emerging Markets Investment TR (TEM.L) have a 7-day moving average of 777.18. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 16,059 shares in the company, valued at approximately $799,738.20. Whitnell And has invested 0.05% in Dominion Energy, Inc. Green Square Capital Limited Liability holds 179,773 shares or 1.27% of its portfolio. (NYSE:T). Sentinel Com Lba has invested 0.63% in AT&T Inc. Affinity Wealth Mgmt reported 14,347 shares. The New York-based Blackrock Inc has invested 0.18% in, inc.

Since September 27, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $406,645 activity.

Advisors Capital Management Llc, which manages about $763.81M and $1.23 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Aircastle Ltd (NYSE:AYR) by 245,022 shares to 377,260 shares, valued at $8.41M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It increased, as 81 investors sold VZ shares while 696 reduced holdings. Newman Dignan & Sheerar reported 38,523 shares. Amalgamated Bancorporation accumulated 60,561 shares. Davidson And Garrard holds 173,486 shares or 2.02% of its portfolio. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Ltd Liability Corp invested in 28,507 shares. Community Bancorp Of Raymore reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc.

Roffman Miller Associates Inc increased its stake in Verizon Communications (VZ) by 5.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:VZ). Sterneck Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 3.21% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:GE) stake by 41,651 shares and now owns 950,107 shares. Sarasin Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership owns 0.01% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Patten invested in 0.26% or 483,928 shares. Moreno Evelyn V reported 120,573 shares or 1.78% of all its holdings. 189,598 are held by First. (NYSE:VZ) on Wednesday, July 20 to "Perform" rating. Prelude Capital Lc accumulated 223 shares. (NYSE:VZ). The Rhode Island-based Blue Financial Inc has invested 0.44% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Windward Mngmt Ca accumulated 16,696 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Great Lakes stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in, inc.

Among 31 analysts covering Macy's Inc. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. Therefore 36% are positive.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) touched its 1-Year High price of $54.77 on 01/25/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $42.80 on 07/11/17. (NYSE:VZ) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 28. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, February 4 by DA Davidson. (NASDAQ:PEP) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Credit Suisse. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by Raymond James. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by MoffettNathanson. On Friday, July 8 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, October 21 by Citigroup.

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