Crow Point Partners Cut Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Stake; SMURFIT KAPPA PLC DUBLIN ORDINARY SHARES (SMFTF) SI Increased By 1%

SMURFIT KAPPA PLC DUBLIN ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:SMFTF) had an increase of 1% in short interest. SMFTF’s SI was 10,100 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 1% from 10,000 shares previously. With 800 avg volume, 13 days are for SMURFIT KAPPA PLC DUBLIN ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:SMFTF)’s short sellers to cover SMFTF’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $34.4. About shares traded. Smurfit Kappa Group plc (OTCMKTS:SMFTF) has 0.00% since March 5, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Crow Point Partners Llc decreased Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) stake by 48.16% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Crow Point Partners Llc sold 6,486 shares as Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE)’s stock rose 1.58%. The Crow Point Partners Llc holds 6,981 shares with $478,000 value, down from 13,467 last quarter. Intercontinental Exchange Inc. now has $42.24 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $72.54. About 2.63M shares traded. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has risen 13.80% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 32 investors sold ICE shares while 233 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 197 raised stakes. 501.06 million shares or 0.97% less from 505.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mufg Americas Hldg Corp reported 123,728 shares. Security National stated it has 0.06% in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Voya Management Ltd stated it has 0.79% in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). American Century invested in 0.29% or 4.16M shares. Moreover, Next Fincl Grp Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) for 505 shares. Bessemer Grp reported 3,793 shares. Pnc Financial Group has invested 0.01% in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt invested in 0% or 5,258 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP owns 89,513 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. 343 were reported by Greenleaf Tru. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 10.95 million shares. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Company invested in 0.01% or 25,909 shares. Hancock Company accumulated 7,956 shares. Citigroup Inc holds 745,743 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 1.38 million shares.

Crow Point Partners Llc increased Alabama Power Company 6 1/2 Non Cum Pfd Shs stake by 32,585 shares to 104,573 valued at $2.64 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Iboxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Etf (LQD) stake by 11,369 shares and now owns 11,606 shares. American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE:AWK) was raised too.

Analysts await Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.86 earnings per share, up 16.22% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.74 per share. ICE’s profit will be $500.78 million for 21.09 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual earnings per share reported by Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.81% EPS growth.

Among 19 analysts covering Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Intercontinental Exchange has $314 highest and $60 lowest target. $160.58’s average target is 121.37% above currents $72.54 stock price. Intercontinental Exchange had 66 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Friday, June 16. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 16 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 20 by Sterne Agee CRT. UBS maintained the shares of ICE in report on Thursday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 14 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, September 4 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, April 8 by Wood. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Monday, November 2. The stock of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 8 by Deutsche Bank.

Smurfit Kappa Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, makes, distributes, and sells paper packaging products. The company has market cap of $8.01 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Europe and the Americas. It has a 16.81 P/E ratio. It offers containerboards, corrugated containers, and other paper packaging products, such as solid boards, graphic boards, and bag-in-box.