Parallax Volatility Advisers LP Decreased Mastercard (Call) (MA) Stake By $1.23 Million; Corda Investment Management Has Decreased United Technologies (UTX) Position

January 14, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Corda Investment Management Llc decreased United Technologies Corp (UTX) stake by 1.92% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Corda Investment Management Llc sold 2,787 shares as United Technologies Corp (UTX)’s stock rose 8.03%. The Corda Investment Management Llc holds 142,201 shares with $16.51 million value, down from 144,988 last quarter. United Technologies Corp now has $109.07B valuation. The stock increased 1.18% or $1.59 during the last trading session, reaching $136.58. About 6.41 million shares traded or 106.16% up from the average. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 22.99% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500.

Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp decreased Mastercard Incorporated (Call) (MA) stake by 6.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp sold 8,700 shares as Mastercard Incorporated (Call) (MA)’s stock rose 7.46%. The Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 134,800 shares with $19.03M value, down from 143,500 last quarter. Mastercard Incorporated (Call) now has $171.85 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.88% or $1.41 during the last trading session, reaching $162.33. About 3.04 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 24.16% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500.




Analysts await United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $1.56 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $1.56 per share. UTX’s profit will be $1.25 billion for 21.89 P/E if the $1.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.73 actual EPS reported by United Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.83% negative EPS growth.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $734,561 activity. $108,873 worth of stock was sold by Bailey Robert J. on Friday, December 15. On Friday, December 15 Amato Elizabeth B sold $546,600 worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) or 4,341 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.10, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 63 investors sold UTX shares while 503 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 484 raised stakes. 621.08 million shares or 1.52% more from 611.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cincinnati Financial Corp reported 21,000 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Convergence Limited Liability Com, Wisconsin-based fund reported 31,356 shares. Arvest Comml Bank Tru Division accumulated 0.02% or 2,500 shares. Welch Cap Partners Lc holds 0.19% or 4,908 shares in its portfolio. Marble Harbor Inv Counsel Lc holds 0.59% or 25,073 shares in its portfolio. Bright Rock Capital Limited Liability Com stated it has 44,000 shares. Guinness Asset Ltd holds 96,860 shares or 2.36% of its portfolio. Srb Corporation reported 1,538 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Swiss Bank & Trust holds 0.37% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) or 2.81M shares. Hugh Johnson Advsrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.94% or 27,050 shares in its portfolio. Stillwater Advsr Ltd Liability Corp invested in 103,637 shares or 3.12% of the stock. First Personal invested in 0.19% or 7,647 shares. Freestone Cap Ltd Liability Com, a Washington-based fund reported 38,899 shares. Moreover, First Midwest Financial Bank Tru Division has 0.31% invested in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). 28,327 are owned by Charter.

Among 21 analysts covering United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. United Technologies Corporation had 71 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, August 7 with “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 5 by Atlantic Securities. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 10. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 10 report. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, October 21. Citigroup downgraded United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) on Monday, October 10 to “Neutral” rating. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. On Monday, September 19 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) rating on Monday, November 16. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $108 target.

Corda Investment Management Llc increased Vanguard Short Term Corp Bond Etf (VCSH) stake by 53,080 shares to 266,311 valued at $21.34 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Ibonds Dec 2021 Corp Etf stake by 187,535 shares and now owns 811,745 shares. Vanguard Reit Etf (VNQ) was raised too.

Among 37 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 97 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. Bank of America upgraded Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Thursday, December 15 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Monday, October 31 with “Neutral”. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by JP Morgan. Mizuho maintained the shares of MA in report on Wednesday, October 11 with “Hold” rating. On Monday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Analysts await Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $1.12 earnings per share, up 30.23% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.86 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.19 billion for 36.23 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual earnings per share reported by Mastercard Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.42% negative EPS growth.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $48.22 million activity. On Thursday, October 12 Fraccaro Michael sold $856,027 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 5,800 shares. 58,412 Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares with value of $7.59 million were sold by Mastercard Foundation. Vosburg Craig had sold 14,200 shares worth $2.01M. Haythornthwaite Richard sold $712,540 worth of stock. Shares for $11.83 million were sold by HUNDMEJEAN MARTINA. 17,167 shares valued at $2.61M were sold by McLaughlin Edward Grunde on Tuesday, January 2.

Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp increased Archer Daniels Midland Co (Put) (NYSE:ADM) stake by 45,900 shares to 99,000 valued at $4.21M in 2017Q3. It also upped Sturm Ruger & Co Inc (NYSE:RGR) stake by 6,462 shares and now owns 8,462 shares. Us Bancorp Del (Put) (NYSE:USB) was raised too.

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