Copper Rock Capital Partners Raised Its Fiserv (FISV) Holding; Ballantyne Strong (BTN)’s Sentiment Is 0.78

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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 improved, as 7 hedge funds increased or opened new positions, while 9 decreased and sold their stakes in Ballantyne Strong Inc. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 6.38 million shares, up from 6.34 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds 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.

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc increased Fiserv Inc (FISV) stake by 30.08% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc acquired 12,423 shares as Fiserv Inc (FISV)’s stock rose 7.86%. The Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc holds 53,724 shares with $7.09 million value, up from 41,301 last quarter. Fiserv Inc now has $28.67 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.06% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $69.72. About 1.94 million shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 21.71% since May 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.16% the S&P500.

Ballantyne Strong, Inc. designs, integrates, and installs technology solutions for the retail, financial, government, and cinema markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $74.27 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.

The stock increased 4.04% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $5.15. About 9,131 shares traded. Ballantyne Strong, Inc (BTN) has declined 22.50% since May 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.05% the S&P500.

Ariel Investments Llc holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Ballantyne Strong, Inc for 2.89 million shares. Perritt Capital Management Inc owns 100,000 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc has 0.01% invested in the company for 134,920 shares. The New Jersey-based State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 0.01% in the stock. Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 3,200 shares.

Among 24 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Fiserv has $160 highest and $67 lowest target. $112.77’s average target is 61.75% above currents $69.72 stock price. Fiserv had 61 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, August 2, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of FISV in report on Tuesday, May 30 with “Hold” rating. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $130.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, February 7. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) earned “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 30. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Monday, January 29. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was initiated by Pacific Crest. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Robert W. Baird.

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc decreased Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc (NASDAQ:KLIC) stake by 341,606 shares to 1.56 million valued at $37.63 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Hill Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) stake by 271,130 shares and now owns 369,531 shares. Merit Medical Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MMSI) was reduced too.

Another recent and important Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Fiserv Inc (FISV) Tops Q1 EPS by 3c” on May 01, 2018.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 6 insider sales for $11.91 million activity. 353 shares were bought by DiSimone Harry, worth $49,981 on Wednesday, February 21. Shares for $2.36 million were sold by YABUKI JEFFERY W on Wednesday, January 17. VIELEHR BYRON C sold $1.31M worth of stock or 10,000 shares. $452,263 worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) was sold by Schultz Kevin J. The insider OLEARY DENIS sold $1.73 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.81 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.73 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 25 investors sold FISV shares while 292 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 177.89 million shares or 1.23% less from 180.11 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Synovus Financial reported 0.07% stake. Zwj Counsel invested in 2,574 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Sun Life Inc accumulated 456 shares. Schroder Invest Management Gru has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Woodley Farra Manion Mgmt, Indiana-based fund reported 253,060 shares. Nomura, a Japan-based fund reported 20,872 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd Liability Co, United Kingdom-based fund reported 1,750 shares. Lvm Capital Limited Mi invested in 3,460 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Mariner Wealth Advsr Ltd Llc owns 12,344 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Tributary Ltd Com stated it has 14,300 shares. Mountain Pacific Invest Advisers Id, Idaho-based fund reported 339,010 shares. Los Angeles & Equity Rech Incorporated invested in 0.09% or 128,316 shares. 1,651 are held by Trustmark Bancorporation Department. Df Dent invested in 61,471 shares. 6,176 are held by Prudential Public Limited Company.

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