As Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (RY) Shares Rose, Clark Capital Management Group Has Lifted Its Stake by $18.55 Million; Moneta Group Investment Advisors Has Upped Its Bank Amer Com (BAC) Stake by $759,432

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Clark Capital Management Group Inc increased its stake in Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (RY) by 83% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clark Capital Management Group Inc bought 272,830 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 601,537 shares of the commercial banks company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $41.22M, up from 328,707 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Clark Capital Management Group Inc who had been investing in Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $111.06 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.69% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $77.64. About 514,174 shares traded. Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) has declined 0.84% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.21% the S&P500. Some Historical RY News: 06/04/2018 – RBC CEO SAYS IT’S `STILL EARLY’ FOR IMPACT OF B20 MORTGAGE RULE; 26/04/2018 – COMMUNITY BANK SYSTEM INC CBU.N : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $59 FROM $57; 14/03/2018 – AMC NETWORKS INC AMCX.O : RBC INITIATES WITH SECTOR PERFORM, $57 TARGET PRICE; 09/03/2018 – HUGO BOSS AG BOSSn.DE : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO EUR 80 FROM EUR 75; 18/04/2018 – MOVES-RBC unit names head of client operations in Canada; 09/03/2018 – SPIN MASTER CORP TOY.TO : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO C$66 FROM C$61; 10/05/2018 – MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC MGA.N : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $76 FROM $71; 09/03/2018 – AFRICA OIL CORP AOIC.ST : RBC CUTS TO SECTOR PERFORM FROM OUTPERFORM; 12/03/2018 – NCS MULTISTAGE HOLDINGS INC NCSM.O : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $20 FROM $17; 07/05/2018 – GENERAL DYNAMICS FILES 7-PART NOTES OFFER VIA BOFAML, RBC, WFS

Moneta Group Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in Bank Amer Corp Com (BAC) by 132.53% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moneta Group Investment Advisors Llc bought 31,643 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 55,519 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.37 million, up from 23,876 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moneta Group Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $282.42 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $29.3. About 82.35M shares traded or 21.65% up from the average. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has declined 7.78% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.15% the S&P500. Some Historical BAC News: 07/03/2018 – Kroger to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference; 09/05/2018 – Capital Senior Living at Bank of America Conference May 16; 15/05/2018 – Gilead Presenting at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow; 27/04/2018 – Lilly to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference; 15/05/2018 – Magellan Health at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow; 03/05/2018 – Bank of America to shift 125 British jobs to Ireland ahead of Brexit; 29/03/2018 – Japan Watchdog Says Deutsche Bank, BofA Colluded on Bond Trade; 10/05/2018 – Madison Dearborn Adds BofA Banker as Buyout Firms Push Financing; 17/04/2018 – Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Bank of America, Abbott Laboratories, Analog Devices, Mohawk Industries, Maxwell; 27/04/2018 – S&PGR Afrms Bank Of America N.A. Srvcr Rnkngs, Outlooks Stable

Clark Capital Management Group Inc, which manages about $1.95B and $3.72 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc (NYSE:WSM) by 356,926 shares to 45,842 shares, valued at $2.31M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard World Fds (VHT) by 61,486 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 29,088 shares, and cut its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ).

More notable recent Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Earnings Scheduled For February 22, 2019 – Benzinga” on February 22, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Royal Bank of Canada (RY) Presents at 2019 RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference (Transcript) – Seeking Alpha” published on March 12, 2019, Fool.ca published: “Should Royal Bank (TSX:RY) Be Worried About Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)? – The Motley Fool Canada” on March 14, 2019. More interesting news about Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) were released by: Fool.ca and their article: “2 Reasons You Should Avoid Bitcoin and Other Cryptos Like the Plague – The Motley Fool Canada” published on March 09, 2019 as well as Fool.ca‘s news article titled: “Worried About a New Recession? Here Are 3 Ways to Protect Your Savings – The Motley Fool Canada” with publication date: March 14, 2019.

More notable recent Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “5 Top Stock Trades for Friday: CLDR, Snap and the Banks – Investorplace.com” on March 14, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “5 Stocks That The Smart Money Likes – Investorplace.com” published on February 21, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Regulators consider rewriting Volcker rule again: WSJ – Seeking Alpha” on March 08, 2019. More interesting news about Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Reasons JP Morgan Is a Solid Blue-Chip Play – Investorplace.com” published on March 15, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Morgan Stanley Picks 30 Stocks for 2021 – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: March 15, 2019.

Moneta Group Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $13.82 billion and $838.53M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares S&P Midcap 400 Value Etf (IJJ) by 19,061 shares to 35,442 shares, valued at $4.90 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Dowdupont Inc Com by 6,975 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 8,770 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Russell 2000 Value (IWN).

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