Cisco Sys (CSCO) Holder Summit Securities Group Boosted Its Position by $328,538 as Share Value Declined; As Compass Minerals Intl (CMP) Market Valuation Declined, Bislett Management Decreased Holding by $1.57 Million

December 7, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Bislett Management Llc decreased its stake in Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) by 37.84% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bislett Management Llc sold 24,121 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.15% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 39,630 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $2.59 million, down from 63,751 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bislett Management Llc who had been investing in Compass Minerals Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.29 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.81% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $67.75. About 163,410 shares traded. Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has declined 13.31% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Summit Securities Group Llc increased its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) by 10390.2% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Summit Securities Group Llc bought 10,598 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.50% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10,700 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $335,000, up from 102 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Summit Securities Group Llc who had been investing in Cisco Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $184.94B market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $37.41. About 16.58 million shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 13.20% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.




Since June 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $3.19 million activity. Jacoby Rebecca sold $2.94 million worth of stock.

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Cisco Systems Back In Black” on November 22, 2017, also Usnews.com with their article: “Cisco, eBay Inc Left Behind By the Tech Boom” published on December 01, 2017, Fool.com published: “Better Buy: Cisco Systems, Inc. vs. General Electric” on November 07, 2017. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why 2017 was a Year to Forget for Cisco Systems, Inc.” published on November 09, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Finally, Cisco Gets What It Deserves” with publication date: December 01, 2017.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.14, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 90 investors sold CSCO shares while 594 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 694 raised stakes. 3.60 billion shares or 0.67% less from 3.62 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Hoertkorn Richard Charles holds 1% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 48,270 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 0.56% or 1.43M shares. Minnesota-based Meristem Llp has invested 0.11% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Saturna Cap has 1.53 million shares for 1.59% of their portfolio. Bryn Mawr owns 652,568 shares or 1.21% of their US portfolio. Ontario – Canada-based Burgundy Asset Limited has invested 2.35% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Community Finance Gru Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 236,149 shares. Gyroscope Cap Group Ltd Llc owns 171,391 shares or 2.68% of their US portfolio. 18,470 were accumulated by Mastrapasqua Asset Management. Cue Gp reported 11,660 shares stake. Alta Cap Ltd Liability has 44,784 shares. Pacific Invest Co owns 0.94% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 130,679 shares. 60,900 are owned by Catalyst Capital Advisors Limited Com. Bluefin Trading Ltd Co reported 22,497 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Management Llc Oh owns 0.6% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 37,327 shares.

Summit Securities Group Llc, which manages about $560.21M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Broadcom Ltd by 11,100 shares to 2,100 shares, valued at $489,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Dow Chem Co (NYSE:DOW) by 5,948 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7,800 shares, and cut its stake in Qualcomm Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:QCOM).

Among 37 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 131 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Pacific Crest with “Overweight” on Wednesday, January 13. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, May 19 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, August 18 with “Overweight”. Macquarie Research upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, February 8 report. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 30. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, August 18 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, August 18. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Monday, May 15 to “Overweight”. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by J.P. Morgan. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $42.0 target in Thursday, November 16 report.

Bislett Management Llc, which manages about $164.20M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Liberty Media Corp Delaware Com Ser A Frmla by 45,000 shares to 150,000 shares, valued at $5.26M in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

More notable recent Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “How Safe Is Compass Minerals’ Dividend?” on September 28, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Here’s Why Compass Minerals International, Inc. Plunged Today” published on September 22, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Compass Minerals International’s (CMP) CEO Fran Malecha on Q3 2017 Results …” on October 31, 2017. More interesting news about Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Compass Minerals International’s (CMP) CEO Fran Malecha on Q2 2017 Results …” published on August 09, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Compass Minerals cuts earnings view on Goderich mine output constraints” with publication date: September 22, 2017.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.76 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.10, from 1.86 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 39 investors sold CMP shares while 56 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 36.66 million shares or 3.23% more from 35.52 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership accumulated 846,287 shares. Shine Invest Advisory Inc invested in 0% or 75 shares. Clearbridge Lc invested in 41,290 shares. Pennsylvania-based Valley Advisers has invested 0.46% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Oxbow Advisors Lc reported 13,776 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. 23,236 are held by Amg Funds Ltd Liability. Bernzott Capital Advisors holds 225,876 shares or 2.43% of its portfolio. The Sweden-based Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has invested 0.03% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Private Advisor Gp Ltd Liability has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Neuberger Berman Group Limited Liability Co stated it has 466,105 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Moreover, Guggenheim Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) for 87,493 shares. Cubic Asset Management Limited Liability Company reported 70,775 shares. Asset Mgmt Incorporated owns 81,937 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Com owns 6,317 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Vanguard has 0.01% invested in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP).

Among 8 analysts covering Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Compass Minerals had 22 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, September 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 14. On Wednesday, October 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Neutral”. J.P. Morgan upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $70.0 target in Monday, September 25 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) rating on Monday, June 5. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $7500 target. JP Morgan maintained Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) rating on Monday, November 2. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $81 target. JP Morgan maintained Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) rating on Tuesday, April 12. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $65 target. The company was upgraded on Monday, September 25 by JP Morgan.

Analysts await Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $1.54 earnings per share, up 14.07% or $0.19 from last year’s $1.35 per share. CMP’s profit will be $52.10M for 11.00 P/E if the $1.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Compass Minerals International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 136.92% EPS growth.

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