Aci Worldwide (ACIW) Stock Value Rose While Brown Capital Management Lowered by $39.60 Million Its Holding; As Xpo Logistics Com (XPO) Shares Rose, Holder First Western Capital Management Company Cut Position by $411,957

May 18, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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First Western Capital Management Company decreased its stake in Xpo Logistics Inc Com (XPO) by 50.17% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Western Capital Management Company sold 4,527 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.61% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 4,497 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $412,000, down from 9,024 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Western Capital Management Company who had been investing in Xpo Logistics Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.07 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.89% or $2.01 during the last trading session, reaching $108.37. About 1.20 million shares traded. XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) has risen 113.78% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 102.23% the S&P500.




Brown Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Aci Worldwide Inc (ACIW) by 16.16% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Capital Management Llc sold 1.80M shares as the company’s stock rose 5.97% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 9.34M shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $211.72 million, down from 11.14 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Aci Worldwide Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.78 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $23.9. About 787,923 shares traded or 16.23% up from the average. ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) has risen 10.81% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.74% the S&P500.

Another recent and important ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “ACI Worldwide’s (ACIW) CEO Phil Heasley on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 12, 2018.

Brown Capital Management Llc, which manages about $7.02B and $8.24B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Orbotech Ltd (NASDAQ:ORBK) by 7,058 shares to 96,742 shares, valued at $4.86M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ellie Mae Inc (NYSE:ELLI) by 295,702 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.78 million shares, and has risen its stake in Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IRWD).

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $6.33 million activity. Shay John M Jr sold $1.95M worth of ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) on Monday, February 26. 30,000 shares were sold by SUWINSKI JAN, worth $722,721. SCOTTO ANTHONY M JR sold $949,200 worth of ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) on Thursday, February 1.

Analysts await ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $-0.08 earnings per share, down 500.00% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.02 per share. After $-0.17 actual earnings per share reported by ACI Worldwide, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -52.94% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.49, from 1.78 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 11 investors sold ACIW shares while 61 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 116.79 million shares or 1.64% less from 118.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW). Ironwood Inv Limited Com has invested 0.67% in ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW). Ahl Llp has invested 0.02% in ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW). Palisade Capital Mgmt Llc Nj holds 0.92% or 1.19 million shares in its portfolio. Prudential Financial accumulated 491,716 shares. Glenmede Na reported 2,082 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 458,922 shares. Da Davidson holds 0.08% or 170,850 shares in its portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund invested 0.08% of its portfolio in ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt Inc reported 14,900 shares. Rice Hall James Associate Ltd Liability invested in 561,496 shares. 22,554 are owned by Axa. Blackrock stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW). Amalgamated State Bank invested in 17,063 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Schwab Charles Invest Inc, California-based fund reported 680,055 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. ACI Worldwide had 8 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, November 4 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. As per Friday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. The rating was maintained by Avondale with “Market Outperform” on Friday, February 26. The stock of ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) earned “Buy” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, August 31. The firm has “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt given on Wednesday, June 15. The stock of ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Credit Suisse. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 4 by Zacks.

Among 21 analysts covering XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. XPO Logistics had 79 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 17 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, September 29. The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, May 9 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 11 by Oppenheimer. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of XPO in report on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global given on Tuesday, January 2. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of XPO in report on Friday, November 6 with “Outperform” rating.

More news for XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Research Report Identifies Aceto, Eaton Vance, New Relic, Western Alliance, Alexander & Baldwin, and XPO Logistics …” on April 26, 2018. Fool.com‘s article titled: “XPO Logistics Wants to Level the Retail Playing Field” and published on May 03, 2018 is yet another important article.

Analysts await XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $1.02 earnings per share, up 70.00% or $0.42 from last year’s $0.6 per share. XPO’s profit will be $123.06 million for 26.56 P/E if the $1.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by XPO Logistics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 67.21% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.41, from 1.83 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 43 investors sold XPO shares while 95 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 98.73 million shares or 2.06% more from 96.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tudor Inv Corp Et Al invested 0.01% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0.01% invested in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) for 24,359 shares. Macquarie Group Inc Ltd holds 0.01% or 82,198 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Com Mn holds 0.05% or 1.70M shares in its portfolio. Reliant Invest Management Ltd holds 48,525 shares. Da Davidson & Co holds 8,511 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. The New York-based Suffolk Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 1.89% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Wealth Enhancement Advisory Svcs Ltd Liability Company holds 0.04% or 5,349 shares in its portfolio. Dubuque Fincl Bank Trust Co holds 1,960 shares. Pinnacle Ltd, a New York-based fund reported 38,875 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors Incorporated invested in 0.05% or 1,278 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & accumulated 2,050 shares. Marietta Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.11% of its portfolio in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) for 4,058 shares. Ontario – Canada-based Canada Pension Plan Inv Board has invested 0.02% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Tygh Capital Management, Oregon-based fund reported 117,224 shares.

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