June 26, 2017 – By Adrian Erickson
Guy Shahar decreased its stake in Electronic Arts Inc (Call) (EA) by 49.67% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dsam Partners Llp sold 197,338 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.30% with the market. The hedge fund run by Guy Shahar held 200,000 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $ 635,000, down from 397,338 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dsam Partners Llp who had been investing in Electronic Arts Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $ 33.79B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.55% or $ 1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $ 110.87. About 528 shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 46.45% since June 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500.
Calvert Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Travelers Cos Inc (TRV) by 2.8% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Calvert Investment Management Inc sold 2,765 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.95% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 95,895 shares of the finance company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $ 11.74 million, down from 98,660 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Calvert Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Travelers Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $ 35.49 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.51% or $ 0.65 on June 23, reaching $ 127.66. About shares traded. Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) has risen 9.71% since June 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.99% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.81 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 71 investors sold EA shares while 214 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 290.67 million shares or 1.29% less from 294.46 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Aperio Grp Inc Ltd Liability stated it has 95,739 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Atalanta Sosnoff Cap Limited Liability Corp owns 327,164 shares for 0.92% of their portfolio. Daiwa Secs Group holds 0% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 7,750 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 4.41 million shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec owns 5,940 shares. Ngam Lp has invested 0.09% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). The New Jersey-based Mercer Cap Advisers Inc has invested 0.01% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Fiduciary has 0.03% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Amer Int Group Inc reported 132,196 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Rail invested in 56,983 shares or 3.34% of the stock. Advsrs Asset Management Incorporated holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 20,079 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System accumulated 19,000 shares. Hong Kong-based Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has invested 0.07% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Invesco Ltd reported 5.99M shares stake. Da Davidson & has invested 0% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA).
More notable recent Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com</a> which released: “Electronic Arts (EA) Up 6.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?” on June 13, 2017, also Bloomberg.com</a> with their article: “EA Pays CEO $ 20 Million as FIFA 17 Maker Navigates Shift to Web” published on June 16, 2017, Nasdaq.com</a> published: “Electronic Arts Inc (EA) CEO Andrew Wilson Sold $ 11.1 million of Shares” on June 20, 2017. More interesting news about Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) were released by: Schaeffersresearch.com</a> and their article: “Buy Calls on Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts Stocks Right Now” published on June 21, 2017 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com</a>‘s news article titled: “3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT …” with publication date: June 12, 2017.
Among 18 analysts covering Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Electronic Arts had 36 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 15 by Bank of America. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 1 report. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Monday, October 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 25 by Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 26 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 26 by Wedbush. As per Monday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by M Partners. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 11 by Benchmark. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, September 23.
Since January 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 49 sales for $ 63.85 million activity. HOAG JAY C sold $ 754,375 worth of stock or 6,769 shares. 26,701 Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares with value of $ 2.91M were sold by BARKER KENNETH A. Soderlund Patrick had sold 8,000 shares worth $ 714,518. $ 195,353 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares were sold by Schatz Jacob J.. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $ 450,000 was made by LINZNER JOEL on Monday, March 13. Shares for $ 275,000 were sold by Miele Laura on Tuesday, May 23.
Dsam Partners Llp, which manages about $ 362.87M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 236,551 shares to 536,551 shares, valued at $ 19.38 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Anadarko Pete Corp (NYSE:APC) by 123,850 shares in the quarter, for a total of 368,831 shares, and has risen its stake in Ulta Salon Cosmetcs & Frag I (NASDAQ:ULTA).
Calvert Investment Management Inc, which manages about $ 12.94 billion and $ 2.67 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hanesbrands Inc (NYSE:HBI) by 162,287 shares to 188,395 shares, valued at $ 4.06 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Toro Co (NYSE:TTC) by 85,325 shares in the quarter, for a total of 94,132 shares, and has risen its stake in Quintiles Transnational Hold (NYSE:Q).
Analysts await Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) to report earnings on July, 20 before the open. They expect $ 2.14 earnings per share, down 2.73% or $ 0.06 from last year’s $ 2.2 per share. TRV’s profit will be $ 594.93M for 14.91 P/E if the $ 2.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $ 2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Travelers Companies Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.93% negative EPS growth.
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