Swedbank Holds Holding in Oracle (ORCL); Westwood Global Investments Has Raised Check Point Software (CHKP) Holding by $9.68 Million

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Swedbank increased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 29.96% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Swedbank bought 509,209 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.99% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.21M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $99.01 million, up from 1.70M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Swedbank who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $190.00 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $52.94. About 43.34M shares traded or 137.76% up from the average. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 4.69% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.32% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 19/03/2018 – Oracle’s Cloud-Computing Sales Climb; 29/03/2018 – VINCI Energies Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its Oracle Database and Oracle E-Business Suite Application; 10/04/2018 – Oracle Textura Payment Management Surpasses $500 billion in Construction Value Managed on System; 10/04/2018 – New Oracle Health Sciences mHealth Connector Cloud Service Enables Digital Clinical Trials at Scale and Delivers New Level of P; 11/05/2018 – ORACLE FINANCIAL 4Q NET INCOME 2.36B RUPEES; 10/04/2018 – New Oracle Banking APIs Help Banks Build Faster, Better Services; 08/05/2018 – Oracle Marketing Cloud Transforms Sales Process with Powerful New Data Integrations; 21/05/2018 – Oracle Japan Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 19/03/2018 – Oracle beat on earnings but came just below expectations for revenue; 10/04/2018 – Oracle Retail and Adyen Deliver Unified and Global Retail Consumer Payments

Westwood Global Investments Llc increased its stake in Check Point Software (CHKP) by 44.89% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Westwood Global Investments Llc bought 87,190 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 281,415 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $31.50 million, up from 194,225 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Westwood Global Investments Llc who had been investing in Check Point Software for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.63 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.49% or $1.84 during the last trading session, reaching $125.64. About 1.58M shares traded or 69.27% up from the average. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has risen 18.10% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500. Some Historical CHKP News: 13/04/2018 – March’s Most Wanted Malware: Cryptomining Malware That Works Outside the Web Browser on the Rise, says Check Point; 26/03/2018 – Check Point Software Short-Interest Ratio Rises 49% to 12 Days; 25/04/2018 – CHECK POINT SOFTWARE CUTS 2018 REV ESTIMATE TO $1.85-$1.93 BLN FROM $1.9-$2.0 BLN, NON-GAAP EPS TO $5.45-$5.75 FROM $5.50-$5.90; 16/05/2018 – Credit Suisse commits $250 mln to Israeli healthcare fund; 25/04/2018 – Check Point Software 1Q Net $187M; 14/03/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for America First Multifamily Investors, Harmonic, Check Point Software Techno; 21/03/2018 – Pierre-Paul Allard, EVP of Worldwide Sales at Check Point Software Technologies, Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief; 01/05/2018 – Check Point Software Announces Americas CPX Conference Series for Gen V Cyber Security Protection; 25/04/2018 – Check Point Software 1Q EPS $1.16; 12/03/2018 – February’s Most Wanted Malware: Cryptomining Malware Continues to Chip Away at Enterprise CPU Power, says Check Point

Investors sentiment increased to 0.64 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.63 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 73 investors sold ORCL shares while 614 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 315 raised stakes. 1.87 billion shares or 7.85% less from 2.03 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Creative Planning has 0.07% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). The Pennsylvania-based Argyle Capital has invested 1.04% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Wedgewood Invsts Incorporated Pa owns 0.37% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 4,465 shares. 17,344 were reported by Savant Capital Ltd Liability Co. Moreover, Appleton Prtn Ma has 0.04% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Northcoast Asset Mgmt Llc has invested 0.12% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). 7,439 are owned by Van Cleef Asset Managementinc. Old Natl Bancorp In reported 0.2% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Koshinski Asset Mgmt has 24,344 shares for 0.27% of their portfolio. Broderick Brian C reported 0.56% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Heritage Wealth Advsr accumulated 5,279 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Aviance Prtnrs Limited reported 0.13% stake. Benin Management Corp invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Cannell Peter B holds 0.01% or 6,642 shares. 24,800 were reported by First Commonwealth Financial Corp Pa.

Swedbank, which manages about $18.18B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Goldman Sachs Gr (NYSE:GS) by 17,847 shares to 600,631 shares, valued at $97.92 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 762,302 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.94 million shares, and cut its stake in Colgate (NYSE:CL).

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