As Intl Business Machines (IBM) Stock Rose, Woodstock Cut by $1.37 Million Its Stake; As Visa (V) Share Price Rose, White Elm Capital Trimmed Its Stake by $497,800

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White Elm Capital Llc decreased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 2.21% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. White Elm Capital Llc sold 3,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.65% with the market. The hedge fund held 168,200 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $22.19M, down from 172,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. White Elm Capital Llc who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $341.56 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.82% or $1.26 during the last trading session, reaching $155.46. About 20.16 million shares traded or 111.79% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 22.89% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.52% the S&P500. Some Historical V News: 25/04/2018 – VISA SEES YEAR ADJUSTED EPS GROWTH AT HIGH-20’S, SAW MID-20’S; 12/03/2018 – Tillerson Lands in Chad to Show Support Despite Visa-Ban Dispute; 25/04/2018 – Visa 2Q Transactions Processed 29.3B; 20/04/2018 – Shiny New Button May Help Visa, Mastercard and AmEx Fight PayPal; 25/04/2018 – VISA INC – QTRLY NET OPERATING REVENUES OF $5.1 BLN, AN INCREASE OF 13%; 26/03/2018 – Sen. Grassley: Grassley Examines Lax Oversight of `Visa Mills’ Offering Visas to Foreign Students; 09/05/2018 – Visa’s Craig McClure Joins The Chargeback Company; 26/04/2018 – Former Visa AP President and UnionPay Executive David Lee Joins Red Dot Payment; 24/05/2018 – VISA INVESTS FOR LATAM, CARIBBEAN MOBILE PAYMENTS/TOKENIZATION; 16/03/2018 – No. 1 H-1B Visa Sponsor Tries to Bury Anti-White Bias Lawsuit

Woodstock Corp decreased its stake in Intl Business Machines (IBM) by 53.95% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Woodstock Corp sold 12,116 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 10,342 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.18M, down from 22,458 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Woodstock Corp who had been investing in Intl Business Machines for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $124.07B market cap company. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $139.43. About 7.15M shares traded or 46.68% up from the average. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 10.00% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.37% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 23/05/2018 – IBM announces new hiring in France as CEOs meet Macron; 26/03/2018 – IBM chief Ginni Rometty said users should have more agency over their own data; 29/03/2018 – IBM: Impact of Changes Offset Each Other Within 2018 Expectations of at Least $13.80 of Operating EPS; 11/04/2018 – Crossmatch Joins IBM Security App Exchange Community; 04/04/2018 – Global Machine Translation Market 2018-2023 with Major Players Microsoft, IBM, Google and Lionbridge Technologies Profiled – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 16/05/2018 – FINJAN HOLDINGS – ON MAY 15, UNIT ENTERED INTO A PATENT ASSIGNMENT AND SUPPORT AGREEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION; 30/05/2018 – Dr. Vanila M. Singh to Join Oracle, IBM, and Wipro at Tulip’s Inaugural Blockchain Conference; 26/04/2018 – Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Announces Leading-Edge Joint Development Agreement With IBM Research; 11/05/2018 – Accenture Interactive Recognized as IBM Watson Customer Engagement Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year Award as part; 04/04/2018 – Anaqua’s 2018 User Conference to Feature Speakers from adidas, IBM, BASF

More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) – CargoX’s Blockchain-Based Smart “Bill Of Lading” Solution Is Now On dexFreight’s Platform – Benzinga” on March 08, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “UK Startup Karantis360 Taps IBM Cloud for AI-Powered Assisted Living Solution – PRNewswire” published on March 12, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “IBM: Small Dividend Raise Coming? – Seeking Alpha” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “10 Blue-Chip Stocks to Lead the Market – Investorplace.com” published on February 25, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “7 Single-Digit P/E Stocks With Massive Upside – Investorplace.com” with publication date: March 15, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.59 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.32, from 0.91 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 129 investors sold IBM shares while 678 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 353 raised stakes. 523.62 million shares or 6.28% more from 492.69 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company reported 113,525 shares. Pinnacle Financial Prtnrs Inc accumulated 18,544 shares or 0.2% of the stock. 10,344 were reported by Chesapeake Asset Management Limited. Altfest L J And owns 13,889 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans invested in 52,204 shares. 52,965 are owned by Qs Investors Llc. Tctc Limited Liability Com has 2.6% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 409,463 shares. Tokio Marine Asset reported 0.04% stake. Stratos Wealth Limited invested in 0.32% or 54,077 shares. Tower Rech Ltd Liability Company (Trc) stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Golub Grp Inc Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.14% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Prudential Financial reported 1.25M shares. Clark Estates Ny holds 223,681 shares. Clear Harbor Asset Management Lc holds 2,619 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Beacon Management stated it has 0% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM).

Since October 31, 2018, it had 5 buys, and 0 sales for $2.09 million activity. WADDELL FREDERICK H bought 2,153 shares worth $249,722. The insider TAUREL SIDNEY bought $495,846. 2,000 International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares with value of $232,838 were bought by Swedish Joseph. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $114,673 was bought by OWENS JAMES W.

Analysts await International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) to report earnings on April, 16. They expect $2.22 earnings per share, down 9.39% or $0.23 from last year’s $2.45 per share. IBM’s profit will be $1.98B for 15.70 P/E if the $2.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.87 actual earnings per share reported by International Business Machines Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -54.41% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “It Was a Costco Christmas Last Year – Investorplace.com” on March 15, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Visa Is Rock Solid – Seeking Alpha” published on February 18, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “MasterCard Stock Is A Buy, But Is It A Better Buy Than Its Card Peers? – Investorplace.com” on March 15, 2019. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Kroger’s Smith’s stores nixes Visa credit cards – Seeking Alpha” published on March 01, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Bernstein bullish on Visa, Mastercard cross-border payments prospects – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 05, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.03, from 0.97 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 75 investors sold V shares while 627 reduced holdings. 152 funds opened positions while 552 raised stakes. 1.62 billion shares or 5.17% more from 1.54 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Lederer And Investment Counsel Ca reported 18,722 shares. 1,600 were accumulated by Mount Vernon Md. Callahan Advsr Limited Co reported 0.23% stake. Anderson Hoagland Co holds 6.35% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 69,530 shares. Manchester Lc has invested 0.1% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). First Merchants Corporation invested in 53,995 shares or 1.37% of the stock. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has 1.52% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Ashfield Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 149,629 shares or 2.57% of the stock. Ghp Investment reported 14,449 shares stake. 271,955 are owned by Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Corp. Moreover, Magellan Asset Mgmt Ltd has 7.19% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 14.83M shares. 30,000 are owned by Adi Management Lc. Allstate invested 0.63% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). 2,550 were reported by Winslow Asset Mgmt. 126,173 were reported by Middleton & Comm Incorporated Ma.

White Elm Capital Llc, which manages about $1.86 billion and $359.18M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) by 27,700 shares to 83,700 shares, valued at $15.77 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Advanced Drain Sys Inc Del (NYSE:WMS) by 200,536 shares in the quarter, for a total of 370,879 shares, and has risen its stake in Black Knight Inc.

Analysts await Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.24 EPS, up 11.71% or $0.13 from last year’s $1.11 per share. V’s profit will be $2.72B for 31.34 P/E if the $1.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.30 actual EPS reported by Visa Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.62% negative EPS growth.

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