Warning CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS) optimists! Randy Wiese just Sold 17,152 shares.; Ballantyne Strong Has 0.78 Sentiment

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Sentiment for Ballantyne Strong Inc (BTN)

Ballantyne Strong Inc (BTN) investors sentiment increased to 0.78 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.24, from 0.54 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 7 investment managers started new and increased positions, while 9 sold and decreased stock positions in Ballantyne Strong Inc. The investment managers in our database now own: 6.38 million shares, up from 6.34 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Ballantyne Strong Inc in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 5 Increased: 6 New Position: 1.

CSG Systems International, Inc. provides business support solutions primarily to the communications industry. The company has market cap of $1.46 billion. The Company’s suite of solutions comprises Advanced Convergent Platform, a billing and customer care platform for cable and satellite providers; Total Service Mediation framework that supports offline and real-time mediation requirements; Singleview solution to deliver real-time charging services; and Wholesale Business Management Solution (WBMS), a settlements system, which handles voice, data, and content services. It has a 23.15 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s solutions also include customer interaction management solutions that process interactive voice, SMS/text, print, e-mail, Web, and fax messages on behalf of clients; and managed services.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $3.16 million activity. WIESE RANDY sold $635,553 worth of stock. $171,389 worth of stock was sold by Kennedy Kenneth M on Tuesday, February 27. The insider SMITH DONALD V sold $392,665. Griess Bret C sold $968,400 worth of stock or 20,000 shares. $192,245 worth of stock was sold by Johns Rolland B on Tuesday, February 27. $236,400 worth of CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) shares were sold by REED DONALD.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.25, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 13 investors sold CSG Systems International, Inc. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 29.63 million shares or 0.35% less from 29.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tower Research Cap Llc (Trc) invested in 0% or 525 shares. Assetmark owns 0% invested in CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) for 11 shares. Dreman Value L L C has 0.19% invested in CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) for 7,763 shares. The Maryland-based Price T Rowe Associates Md has invested 0% in CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS). Gotham Asset Lc owns 9,873 shares. Cwm Ltd Liability Corporation holds 12 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Thompson Davis And, Virginia-based fund reported 500 shares. 5,350 are owned by Hikari Power Limited. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) for 1.33M shares. Menta Cap Ltd Llc stated it has 31,031 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 52,595 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Oak Associates Ltd Oh reported 16,255 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Com reported 457,839 shares. Stoneridge Inv Ptnrs Lc invested in 0.05% or 7,709 shares. Laurion Lp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS).

Among 2 analysts covering CSG Systems (NASDAQ:CSGS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. CSG Systems has $52 highest and $7 lowest target. $52’s average target is 20.12% above currents $43.29 stock price. CSG Systems had 7 analyst reports since November 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CSGS in report on Thursday, March 17 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, September 22. On Wednesday, August 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock of CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 5. As per Tuesday, February 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 5 by First Analysis.

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $43.29. About 6,781 shares traded. CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) has risen 21.15% since April 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.60% the S&P500.

Analysts await CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) to report earnings on May, 2 after the close. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 17.65% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.51 per share. CSGS’s profit will be $20.21M for 18.04 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual EPS reported by CSG Systems International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.09% EPS growth.

Randy Wiese, an insider and also EVP & CFO of the famous company Csg Systems International Inc made transaction. He made a sale of 17,152 shares of the corporation with the deal worth $744,568 U.S Dollars – based on $43.4 for each share. Randy now owns 44,133 shares accounting for 0.13% of the Company’s market cap The reported shares were sold on April 28, 2018 and the document that contains the public information, filed with the U.S. SEC can be seen here.

Ballantyne Strong, Inc. designs, integrates, and installs technology solutions for the retail, financial, government, and cinema markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $69.95 million. It operates through two divisions, Cinema and Digital Media. It currently has negative earnings. The Cinema segment provides audio-visual products and accessories, such as digital projectors, projection screens, servers and library management systems, menu boards, flat panel displays, and sound systems.

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