SM Energy Company (SM) Forms $25.96 Double Top; Loomis Sayles & Company LP Lifted Blackbaud (BLKB) Position By $532,416

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Loomis Sayles & Company LP increased Blackbaud Inc (BLKB) stake by 1.56% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Loomis Sayles & Company LP acquired 5,664 shares as Blackbaud Inc (BLKB)’s stock rose 5.31%. The Loomis Sayles & Company LP holds 369,535 shares with $34.92 million value, up from 363,871 last quarter. Blackbaud Inc now has $4.63 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $97.86. About 125,109 shares traded. Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) has risen 34.35% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.80% the S&P500.

SM Energy Company (SM) formed double top with $28.04 target or 8.00% above today’s $25.96 share price. SM Energy Company (SM) has $2.90B valuation. The stock decreased 2.22% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $25.96. About 1.08 million shares traded. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) has declined 16.15% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.70% the S&P500.

Since February 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 sales for $11.47 million activity. 6,020 shares were sold by MOONEY KEVIN W, worth $628,547. BOOR ANTHONY W also sold $647,853 worth of Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) on Friday, February 16. Another trade for 6,089 shares valued at $608,900 was made by Olson Jon W on Friday, February 16. Leitch Andrew M also sold $1.03M worth of Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) on Monday, February 26. 2,000 shares were sold by Nelson Joyce, worth $203,500 on Thursday, May 10. ELLIS GEORGE H had sold 600 shares worth $61,038 on Friday, February 23. Gianoni Michael P sold 28,839 shares worth $2.79 million.

Among 14 analysts covering Blackbaud Inc (NASDAQ:BLKB), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Blackbaud Inc had 32 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Benchmark with “Buy” on Thursday, November 19. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, June 30. As per Friday, September 22, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. Evercore initiated the shares of BLKB in report on Monday, June 27 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Tuesday, October 13. On Friday, February 10 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, October 27. The stock of Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, March 22. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 14 investors sold BLKB shares while 85 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 49.80 million shares or 4.39% less from 52.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Martingale Asset Mngmt LP owns 0.07% invested in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) for 59,308 shares. Contravisory Management holds 1,662 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) for 17,300 shares. Fdx Advsr invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB). Geode Cap Ltd Liability Com reported 422,577 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Invesco Ltd invested 0.02% in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 508,235 shares. Amalgamated Comml Bank reported 6,977 shares. Select Equity Limited Partnership holds 2.40 million shares or 1.81% of its portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio reported 61,678 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management reported 12,201 shares. Ls Invest Advisors owns 4,147 shares. 15,800 are owned by Eulav Asset. Schwab Charles Invest reported 240,146 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Credit Agricole S A stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB).

Loomis Sayles & Company LP decreased Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) stake by 27,732 shares to 704 valued at $8,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Adr A stake by 195,908 shares and now owns 258,411 shares. Blackrock Float Rt Income St (FRA) was reduced too.

More important recent Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Blackbaud, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 01, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Blackbaud (BLKB) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Blackbaud Acquires Reeher For Fundraising Performance Tech” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Blackbaud World Headquarters Showcases the Future of Intelligent Lighting for Commercial Offices” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Analysts await SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $-0.11 earnings per share, up 65.63% or $0.21 from last year’s $-0.32 per share. After $0.07 actual earnings per share reported by SM Energy Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -257.14% negative EPS growth.

Among 28 analysts covering SM Energy (NYSE:SM), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. SM Energy has $59 highest and $14 lowest target. $30.10’s average target is 15.95% above currents $25.96 stock price. SM Energy had 96 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Williams Capital Group given on Friday, August 4. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) rating on Thursday, December 1. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $51 target. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Positive” rating in Tuesday, February 20 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Wednesday, February 24. As per Thursday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of SM in report on Friday, May 4 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 9 by RBC Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets downgraded it to “Market Perform” rating and $40 target in Wednesday, November 18 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 21 investors sold SM Energy Company shares while 73 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 117.58 million shares or 2.17% more from 115.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 6,051 are held by Quantbot L P. Citigroup invested in 0% or 15,186 shares. Retirement Of Alabama stated it has 132,789 shares. Waldron Limited Partnership invested in 0.18% or 35,552 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.01% stake. Point72 Asset Mngmt L P holds 0.01% of its portfolio in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) for 125,500 shares. Vr Advisory Ser Limited owns 6.67% invested in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) for 575,000 shares. Elk Creek Prtn Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.79% invested in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) for 608,942 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys invested in 26,000 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Raymond James & Assocs owns 25,348 shares. First Trust Advisors L P has 758,960 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. The New York-based Douglass Winthrop Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.29% in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). Amalgamated National Bank holds 0.01% or 21,463 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Ltd Liability Com reported 0% in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). 297,000 are held by Weiss Multi.

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