East Coast Asset Management Has Raised Priceline Grp (PCLN) Holding by $3.68 Million; As Sei Investments Co (SEIC) Stock Price Declined, Axa Has Trimmed by $883,829 Its Holding

February 15, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Axa decreased its stake in Sei Investments Co (SEIC) by 1.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Axa sold 14,489 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.81% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 859,600 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $52.49 million, down from 874,089 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Axa who had been investing in Sei Investments Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.40B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $72.55. About 133,698 shares traded. SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) has risen 1.87% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.83% the S&P500.

East Coast Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN) by 47.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. East Coast Asset Management Llc bought 2,013 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 6,245 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.43M, up from 4,232 at the end of the previous reported quarter. East Coast Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Priceline Grp Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $90.24B market cap company. The stock increased 1.76% or $31.93 during the last trading session, reaching $1850.34. About 181,811 shares traded. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.23 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 25 investors sold SEIC shares while 94 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 109.90 million shares or 2.20% more from 107.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gulf International National Bank & Trust (Uk) Limited stated it has 0.04% in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC). Voya Investment Management Limited Com reported 51,081 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd invested in 0.01% or 331 shares. Brown Advisory Inc stated it has 85,454 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Company Can, a Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 132,280 shares. Frontier Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.43% or 968,388 shares. Pictet Asset Management Ltd owns 0.01% invested in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) for 53,000 shares. Victory Capital Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) for 41,117 shares. Mutual Of America Mngmt Ltd owns 114,829 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0.02% or 2,456 shares. Financial Bank Of Ny Mellon reported 0.03% of its portfolio in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC). Leavell Mngmt Inc holds 10,500 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Inv Management Inc holds 471,829 shares. 22,319 were accumulated by Us National Bank De. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.02% of its portfolio in SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) for 26,456 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering SEI Investments (NASDAQ:SEIC), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. SEI Investments had 22 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 23 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Friday, September 1. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 1. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, October 20. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 23 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Thursday, September 3 the stock rating was maintained by Wood with “Market Perform”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, April 6 by Wood. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 26 report.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $6.00 million activity. DORAN WILLIAM had sold 10,000 shares worth $574,900 on Wednesday, August 30. Meyer Stephen also sold $1.23 million worth of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) shares. On Thursday, September 28 Barr Kevin sold $616,400 worth of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) or 10,000 shares. $586,900 worth of stock was sold by MCCARTHY KATHRYN on Tuesday, September 19. 10,000 shares were sold by WITHROW WAYNE, worth $615,100.

Axa, which manages about $23.21 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Emergent Biosolutions Inc (NYSE:EBS) by 109,900 shares to 117,100 shares, valued at $4.74 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) by 649,526 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.29M shares, and has risen its stake in Ventas Inc (NYSE:VTR).

Among 34 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Priceline.com had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Wednesday, January 4. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 11. On Wednesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Buy”. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Monday, January 25 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 4 by Redburn. The stock of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, August 9. Needham maintained the shares of PCLN in report on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 21 by Jefferies.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $913,734 activity.

East Coast Asset Management Llc, which manages about $377.39M and $381.68M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 2,577 shares to 210,234 shares, valued at $29.69M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N by 17,875 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 233,075 shares, and cut its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 66 investors sold PCLN shares while 320 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 306 raised stakes. 50.07 million shares or 10.39% more from 45.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 103 were accumulated by Mufg Americas. The Maryland-based Chevy Chase Tru has invested 0.36% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Umb Bank N A Mo reported 159 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0.39% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). First Republic Management Inc has 0.04% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc New York, New York-based fund reported 337 shares. Perkins Coie Trust holds 38 shares. Kensico Cap Corporation holds 1.51% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 54,400 shares. Integral Derivatives Limited Liability Company holds 1,965 shares. 8,959 are owned by Exxonmobil Inv Mgmt Tx. Boston Lc reported 0.82% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Korea Inv Corporation holds 0.17% or 20,668 shares in its portfolio. Motley Fool Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 2.15% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Main Street Research Ltd holds 110 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. United Services Automobile Association holds 0.22% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 40,371 shares.

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