Engineers Gate Manager LP Lowered Vmware (VMW) Holding By $5.61 Million; Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Had 27 Bulls

February 23, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Engineers Gate Manager Lp decreased Vmware Inc (VMW) stake by 81.4% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Engineers Gate Manager Lp sold 51,433 shares as Vmware Inc (VMW)’s stock rose 1.43%. The Engineers Gate Manager Lp holds 11,749 shares with $1.28 million value, down from 63,182 last quarter. Vmware Inc now has $50.86B valuation. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.925 during the last trading session, reaching $126.155. About 843,100 shares traded. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has risen 57.35% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.65% the S&P500.

Among 31 analysts covering Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Google Inc. had 50 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) on Thursday, September 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, October 2. PiperJaffray maintained Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) on Friday, February 2 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Axiom Securities given on Tuesday, August 11. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 11 by S&P Research. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest on Monday, December 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Mizuho. The stock of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, October 17. Deutsche Bank maintained Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) rating on Friday, July 21. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $1258 target. See Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) latest ratings:

02/02/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $1300 New Target: $1350 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: $1080 New Target: $1165 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Outperform Old Target: $1050 New Target: $1180 Maintain

Among 47 analysts covering VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), 21 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 25 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. VMware Inc had 166 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 4 by Zacks. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of VMW in report on Monday, September 25 with “Buy” rating. Drexel Hamilton maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 25 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 31 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was downgraded by Gabelli on Friday, December 1 to “Hold”. The stock of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 1 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 21 by Oppenheimer. The stock of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, December 1. As per Wednesday, January 27, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 21 by Susquehanna.

Analysts await VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) to report earnings on March, 1 after the close. VMW’s profit will be $507.96M for 25.03 P/E if the $1.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.98 actual EPS reported by VMware, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.57% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 42 investors sold VMW shares while 122 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 87.77 million shares or 1.59% more from 86.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pennsylvania-based Nationwide Fund Advsrs has invested 0.12% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). American Century Companies Inc owns 1.29 million shares. Shell Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.02% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Cibc Asset reported 0.01% stake. Oak Assoc Ltd Oh holds 151,895 shares. Breton Hill holds 10,256 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. 1.37M were accumulated by Goldman Sachs Incorporated. Lpl Financial Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 28,126 shares. Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio reported 84,111 shares. Ci Invests stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Narwhal Capital Management holds 4,055 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 172 shares. Reilly Financial Advisors Ltd Com holds 0% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) or 28 shares. Moreover, Investec Asset Mgmt North America has 2.3% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 124,765 shares. Horseman Cap Management has 12,000 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $7.02 million activity. POONEN SANJAY sold $120,782 worth of stock. Raghuram Rangarajan (Raghu) sold $2.82 million worth of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) on Tuesday, December 12. $335,220 worth of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) shares were sold by Carli Maurizio. Rowe Zane had sold 6,000 shares worth $646,920 on Friday, September 1. Krysler P. Kevan also sold $1.48M worth of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) shares.

Engineers Gate Manager Lp increased Nisource Inc (NYSE:NI) stake by 61,187 shares to 111,583 valued at $2.86 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Citrix Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CTXS) stake by 23,805 shares and now owns 45,440 shares. Truecar Inc (NASDAQ:TRUE) was raised too.

The stock increased 0.44% or $4.87 during the last trading session, reaching $1111.5. About 387,250 shares traded. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has risen 33.37% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.67% the S&P500.

Alphabet Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online advertising services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and rest of the world. The company has market cap of $773.54 billion. The firm offers performance and brand advertising services. It has a 61.76 P/E ratio. It operates through Google and Other Bets divisions.

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