July 6, 2017 – By Darrin Black
Pathstone Family Office Llc decreased its stake in On Assignment Inc (ASGN) by 75.94% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pathstone Family Office Llc sold 256,772 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 81,355 shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $ 3.59 million, down from 338,127 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pathstone Family Office Llc who had been investing in On Assignment Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $ 2.85B market cap company. The stock declined 0.77% or $ 0.42 reaching $ 53.97 per share. About shares traded. On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 41.91% since July 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.21% the S&P500.
Jag Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) by 10.97% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jag Capital Management Llc bought 21,231 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.30% with the market. The institutional investor held 214,765 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $ 18.98 million, up from 193,534 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jag Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Electronic Arts Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $ 33.14 billion market cap company. The stock declined 1.00% or $ 1.07 reaching $ 105.69 on the news. About 4,111 shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 46.45% since July 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.63, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 37 investors sold ASGN shares while 65 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 46.55 million shares or 0.88% more from 46.15 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Blackrock Grp Incorporated invested in 100,281 shares. Mason Street Ltd Com reported 10,642 shares. Kames Cap Public Limited Company, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 389,049 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.03% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Qs Invsts Limited Liability Company reported 15 shares. Alpine Woods Investors Ltd Liability invested in 0.04% or 15,000 shares. Parkside Finance Commercial Bank & Tru invested 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Thrivent For Lutherans owns 0.04% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 200,918 shares. Tower Rech Lc (Trc) holds 0% or 487 shares in its portfolio. Kcg stated it has 4,531 shares. Blackrock holds 4,283 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Aristotle Boston Limited has 359,436 shares for 2.17% of their portfolio. 2.58M are owned by Timessquare Capital Limited Co. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Ltd Co holds 5,424 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag invested in 168,663 shares or 0.01% of the stock.
Pathstone Family Office Llc, which manages about $ 1.81 billion and $ 157.18 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) by 2,150 shares to 3,218 shares, valued at $ 534,000 in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 461 shares in the quarter, for a total of 607 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VTI).
Since January 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 32 insider sales for $ 32.90 million activity. The insider BROCK WILLIAM E sold $ 358,151. Another trade for 25,764 shares valued at $ 1.21M was sold by Sheridan Edwin A.. BLAZER RANDOLPH C sold $ 543,257 worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) on Monday, June 12. DAMERIS PETER T had sold 1,005 shares worth $ 47,607 on Thursday, February 9. 50,000 shares were sold by Veatch Jeffrey E., worth $ 2.31M. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $ 156,025 was sold by KITTRELL MARTY R.
Analysts await On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $ 0.72 EPS, down 8.86% or $ 0.07 from last year’s $ 0.79 per share. ASGN’s profit will be $ 38.02 million for 18.74 P/E if the $ 0.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $ 0.61 actual EPS reported by On Assignment, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.03% EPS growth.
Among 4 analysts covering On Assignment Inc (NYSE:ASGN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. On Assignment Inc had 12 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Market Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 18 by Avondale. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Avondale given on Monday, December 19. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Avondale with “Market Outperform” on Thursday, April 28. On Wednesday, February 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Outperform”. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold” on Wednesday, December 9.
Jag Capital Management Llc, which manages about $ 1.15B and $ 493.66 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kar Auction Svcs Inc (NYSE:KAR) by 25,820 shares to 210,863 shares, valued at $ 10.08 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Old Republic Intl Corp (NYSE:ORI) by 230,961 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 76,115 shares, and cut its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG).
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. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of EA in report on Friday, May 26 with “Buy” rating. M Partners maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) rating on Monday, July 27. M Partners has “Neutral” rating and $ 73 target. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) earned “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, August 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Thursday, December 8. The company was maintained on Monday, May 23 by Benchmark. Hilliard Lyons upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 9 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, November 12 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, January 18 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, January 25.
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. Principal Fincl Grp Inc Inc holds 491,554 shares. Icon Advisers Inc holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 43,400 shares. Standard Life Invs Limited invested in 0.95% or 3.46M shares. Wealth Architects Ltd Co, a California-based fund reported 5,059 shares. Kbc Group Nv owns 30,489 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Advisor Ltd Liability Company reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). 85,000 are held by Foundation Asset Management Ltd Partnership. Cibc Ww Mkts has invested 0% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Bank & Trust Of Mellon reported 3.82 million shares. 10,440 are held by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans. 13 are owned by Sun Life Finance Incorporated. Alkeon Capital Mngmt Limited Com, New York-based fund reported 2.10M shares. Mason Street Ltd Com holds 0.09% or 41,280 shares. Calvert Inv Management reported 15,750 shares. Newbrook Capital Advsr Lp holds 367,022 shares or 2.89% of its portfolio.
More recent Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) news were published by: Bloomberg.com</a> which released: “EA Pays CEO $ 20 Million as FIFA 17 Maker Navigates Shift to Web” on June 16, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com</a> published the news titled: “Electronic Arts Inc (EA) CEO Andrew Wilson Sold $ 11.1 million of Shares” on June 20, 2017. Wsj.com</a>‘s news article titled: “EA Hopes ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ Microtransactions Can Shift Revenue to …” with publication date: June 10, 2017 was also an interesting one.
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