Olstein Capital Management LP Decreased By $1.13 Million Its Travelers Companies (TRV) Stake; Msci (MSCI) Sellers Decreased By 2.15% Their Shorts

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Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) had a decrease of 2.15% in short interest. MSCI’s SI was 1.47M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 2.15% from 1.50M shares previously. With 523,000 avg volume, 3 days are for Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI)’s short sellers to cover MSCI’s short positions. The SI to Msci Inc’s float is 1.78%. The stock increased 1.48% or $2.77 during the last trading session, reaching $189.58. About 1.51M shares traded or 122.37% up from the average. MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.20% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.83% the S&P500. Some Historical MSCI News: 13/03/2018 – SAUDI OFFICIALS HOPE TO GET MSCI UPGRADE IN JUNE TO ATTRACT FOREIGN FUNDS; 12/03/2018 – UBS ETFs PLC – MSCI ACWI SF UCITS ETF Goes Above 50-D-MA; 20/03/2018 – Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on US election, Facebook faces questions; 23/05/2018 – UBS ETF CH – MSCI Switzerland Closes Below 200-D-MA: Technicals; 10/04/2018 – Global X MSCI Greece ETF Closes Above 200-Day Average; 19/03/2018 – UBS ETFs plc – MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF Below 50-D-MA; 23/03/2018 – Amundi ETF MSCI USA UCITS ETF Closes Below 200-Day Average; 15/05/2018 – MSCI: ARGENTINA MARKET SITUATION MAKES IT TOUGHER TO DECIDE WHETHER TO GIVE IT EMERGING MARKET STATUS; 16/05/2018 – Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 27/03/2018 – SPDR MSCI EAFE StrategicFactors ETF Closes Below 200D-MA

Olstein Capital Management Lp decreased Travelers Companies Inc (TRV) stake by 21.35% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Olstein Capital Management Lp sold 9,500 shares as Travelers Companies Inc (TRV)’s stock rose 1.11%. The Olstein Capital Management Lp holds 35,000 shares with $4.19 million value, down from 44,500 last quarter. Travelers Companies Inc now has $35.34 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.84% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $134.18. About 2.11M shares traded or 37.26% up from the average. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) has declined 4.91% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.28% the S&P500. Some Historical TRV News: 16/05/2018 – Bleisure Travelers are Hungry for Sunshine, Sightseeing, and Cuisine; 23/04/2018 – Travelers Canada Poll Identifies Causes of Distracted Driving; 04/04/2018 – Miami Beach Welcomes LGBTQ Travelers from Around the World to Celebrate this April; 09/05/2018 – Unisys: Contract to Help Agency Assess Potential Threats From Travelers and Cargo Crossing Into U.S; 22/05/2018 – HelloTech Releases New Data Findings From Parks Associates Showing That 43% of Summer Travelers are Concerned About the Safety of Their Home While Away; 15/05/2018 – Balyasny Adds Range Resources, Exits Travelers: 13F; 07/05/2018 – lnsureMyTrip: Hawaii Volcano Eruption and Insurance Policy For Travelers; 06/03/2018 Travelers Partners with Cedars-Sinai, Samsung Electronics America, Bayer and appliedVR to Test Digital Tools in Treatment of; 24/04/2018 – TRAVELERS COMPANIES INC – AT QUARTER-END, BOOK VALUE PER SHARE OF $85.03 & ADJ BOOK VALUE PER SHARE OF $84.54; 04/04/2018 – Insight Vacations Celebrates 40 Years of Innovative Travel and lmmersive Experiences with Anniversary Gift to Travelers

Since February 13, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $3.33 million activity. 19,000 MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) shares with value of $3.33 million were sold by Crum Scott A.

MSCI Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides services and products to support the needs of institutional investors throughout their investment processes worldwide. The company has market cap of $16.05 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Index, Analytics, ESG, and Real Estate. It has a 33.49 P/E ratio. The Index segment primarily provides equity indexes for use in various areas of the investment process, including index-linked product creation and performance benchmarking, as well as portfolio construction and rebalancing, and asset allocation.

Among 7 analysts covering MSCI (NYSE:MSCI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. MSCI had 11 analyst reports since October 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, November 5 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, February 28 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, March 1. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MSCI in report on Friday, November 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, March 1 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 15 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Monday, January 7 by Barclays Capital. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MSCI in report on Friday, March 1 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, December 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, January 8 with “Equal-Weight”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.36, from 1.12 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 46 investors sold MSCI Inc. shares while 168 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 77.34 million shares or 0.63% more from 76.86 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Moreover, British Columbia Invest Corporation has 0.07% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 40,706 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, Colorado-based fund reported 350,594 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec stated it has 2,600 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pnc Fincl Svcs Group Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 7,455 shares. Montag Caldwell Limited Co holds 2,883 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 0.02% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Comerica National Bank & Trust invested in 0.02% or 17,116 shares. Nordea Investment Mngmt Ab invested in 28,464 shares or 0.01% of the stock. M&T Savings Bank Corp reported 5,760 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Raymond James Assocs holds 0.01% or 58,260 shares. Moreover, Voya Inv Limited Com has 0.29% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 791,276 shares. Chevy Chase Trust Hldg has 0.06% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 85,246 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset invested in 0.07% or 55,097 shares. North Carolina-based Carroll Fincl Incorporated has invested 0% in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Royal London Asset Limited stated it has 0.05% in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI).

More notable recent MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “MSCI (NYSE:MSCI) Indexes Will See Larger A-Shares Weights – Benzinga” on March 01, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “A Test For The Thailand ETF (NYSE:THD) – Benzinga” published on March 15, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “An Obscure China ETF Finally Gets Some Love (NYSE:CN) – Benzinga” on March 07, 2019. More interesting news about MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “MSCI (MSCI) Announces Andrew C. Wiechmann as Interim CFO Following Resignation of CFO Kathleen A. Winters, Effective March 15th – StreetInsider.com” published on March 06, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “iShares MSCI Emerging Index Fund ETF (ETF:EEM), iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund ETF (ETF:EWH) – Emerging Markets You Should Be Overweight According To Quantamize’s AI Models – Benzinga” with publication date: February 26, 2019.

Among 6 analysts covering Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Travelers Companies had 7 analyst reports since October 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 19. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, October 19. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of TRV in report on Thursday, January 3 with “Underweight” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 9. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of TRV in report on Tuesday, December 11 to “Sector Perform” rating.

Olstein Capital Management Lp increased Alphabet Inc stake by 1,790 shares to 9,990 valued at $10.35 million in 2018Q4. It also upped Sensata Technologies Hldng P stake by 38,350 shares and now owns 195,800 shares. Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI) was raised too.

More news for The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) were recently published by: Investorplace.com, which released: “5 Warren Buffett Stocks You Can’t Go Wrong With – Investorplace.com” on March 08, 2019. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “7 Dow Jones Stocks to Buy – Investorplace.com” and published on March 06, 2019 is yet another important article.

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