Bridges Investment Counsel Has Decreased United Parcel Service Cl B (UPS) Stake By $484,800; Motorola Solutions (MSI) Sentiment Is 1.12

Bridges Investment Counsel Inc decreased United Parcel Service Cl B (UPS) stake by 56.94% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Counsel Inc sold 4,040 shares as United Parcel Service Cl B (UPS)’s stock declined 3.26%. The Bridges Investment Counsel Inc holds 3,055 shares with $367,000 value, down from 7,095 last quarter. United Parcel Service Cl B now has $91.17 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $105.81. About 5.00M shares traded or 9.02% up from the average. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 2.10% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software, and services in North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. The company has market cap of $17.30 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Products and Services. It currently has negative earnings. The Products segment offers a portfolio of infrastructure, devices, accessories, and software for government, public safety and first-responder agencies, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers.

Orbis Investment Management (U.S.) Llc holds 5.2% of its portfolio in Motorola Solutions, Inc. for 98,467 shares. Central Securities Corp owns 300,000 shares or 4.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Sadoff Investment Management Llc has 3.27% invested in the company for 432,136 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Foyston Gordon & Payne Inc has invested 2.84% in the stock. Zuckerman Investment Group Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 128,066 shares.

The stock increased 0.92% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $107.27. About 957,440 shares traded. Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) has risen 17.62% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.92% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $7.32 million activity.

Analysts await Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.81 earnings per share, up 26.56% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.64 per share. MSI’s profit will be $130.66 million for 33.11 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.03 actual earnings per share reported by Motorola Solutions, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -60.10% negative EPS growth.

Analysts await United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.54 earnings per share, up 16.67% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.32 per share. UPS’s profit will be $1.33 billion for 17.18 P/E if the $1.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.67 actual earnings per share reported by United Parcel Service, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.78% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 46 investors sold UPS shares while 390 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 395 raised stakes. 451.38 million shares or 0.77% more from 447.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Payden And Rygel has invested 1.24% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). The North Carolina-based Kingfisher Limited Liability Co has invested 0.28% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Highland Cap Mgmt Lc invested in 3,619 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Group Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 22,680 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc reported 49.19 million shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 90,739 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Hennessy has 68,100 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Palo Cap Inc holds 28,018 shares or 1.78% of its portfolio. Comerica Securities accumulated 12,467 shares. Sns Financial Gru Ltd Com holds 4,217 shares. Fil Limited holds 2.10M shares or 0.72% of its portfolio. Lyons Wealth Llc holds 23.42% or 130,038 shares. Vantage Invest Advisors Ltd reported 0.11% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Tradition Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.34% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Moreover, Blair William Il has 0.33% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS).

Among 24 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. United Parcel Service has $148 highest and $79.0 lowest target. $122.71’s average target is 15.97% above currents $105.81 stock price. United Parcel Service had 70 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 5 by BMO Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley reinitiated United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Tuesday, February 23 with “Underweight” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 3 by Oppenheimer. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 17 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, February 1. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 5. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 5. Zacks upgraded the shares of UPS in report on Tuesday, September 1 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, January 18.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $480,600 activity. The insider McClure Teri P sold $480,600.