Nomura Holdings Upped Its Holding in Vmware (VMW) by $18.86 Million as Valuation Rose; Gentex Com (GNTX) Stake Held by Reinhart Partners Inc

December 7, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Reinhart Partners Inc increased its stake in Gentex Corp Com (GNTX) by 18.53% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Reinhart Partners Inc bought 219,621 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.68% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.41 million shares of the o.e.m. company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $26.66 million, up from 1.19 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Reinhart Partners Inc who had been investing in Gentex Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.77B market cap company. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $20.33. About 1.50 million shares traded. Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has risen 19.63% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.93% the S&P500.

Nomura Holdings Inc increased its stake in Vmware Inc (VMW) by 271.6% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nomura Holdings Inc bought 216,733 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 296,533 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $25.94M, up from 79,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc who had been investing in Vmware Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $47.11B market cap company. The stock increased 1.86% or $2.13 during the last trading session, reaching $116.67. About 1.99M shares traded or 4.33% up from the average. VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) has risen 57.35% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.65% the S&P500.




Among 6 analysts covering Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Gentex Corp had 14 analyst reports since October 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, July 19 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 12. As per Wednesday, January 27, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna given on Monday, December 19. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, November 13. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, October 21. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 23. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 20 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 42 investors sold GNTX shares while 139 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. 226.47 million shares or 2.40% less from 232.03 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Etrade Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Bartlett Co Limited Co holds 1,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Limited Partnership reported 341,476 shares stake. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Company stated it has 45,337 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Catalyst Cap Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.15% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 183,410 shares. Schwerin Boyle Cap Mngmt reported 559,000 shares stake. 452,769 were accumulated by Parametric Assocs Ltd. Advsr Asset Management Inc has 0.03% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). New York State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Wallace Mngmt stated it has 173,490 shares or 0.53% of all its holdings. Neuberger Berman Gru Llc stated it has 3.47 million shares. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability Corp has 147,326 shares. Fmr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 7.27M shares in its portfolio. 19,785 were reported by Advisory Service Networks Ltd Liability. Amp Capital Invsts Ltd holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 146,300 shares.

Reinhart Partners Inc, which manages about $4.85B and $1.00B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Archer Daniels (NYSE:ADM) by 48,860 shares to 403,722 shares, valued at $16.71M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cognizant Tech Solutns Cl A (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 75,836 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 392,629 shares, and cut its stake in Eqt Corporation (NYSE:EQT).

Among 46 analysts covering VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 26 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. VMware Inc had 156 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 1 by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, November 14 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, August 11 with “Buy”. The stock of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, May 31. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 1. As per Wednesday, October 21, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, August 28 by Citigroup. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $52 target in Wednesday, January 27 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 2 by Oppenheimer.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.33, from 1.54 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 45 investors sold VMW shares while 123 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 86.40 million shares or 2.10% more from 84.63 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Aviva Plc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 42,095 shares. Pictet And Cie (Europe) reported 0.1% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Magnetar Financial Ltd Liability Corporation owns 23,219 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Allsquare Wealth Ltd Liability Company has 0.03% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Aberdeen Asset Mngmt Public Ltd Liability Corp Uk invested in 0% or 12,335 shares. Cornerstone holds 0% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) or 31 shares. Calamos Limited has invested 0% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Jpmorgan Chase And Com reported 2.32M shares. Oppenheimer Asset has 0% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). 2.63 million were accumulated by Voya Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation. Cambridge Research stated it has 0% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Salem Inv Counselors Incorporated stated it has 0% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Horizon Invest Serv Ltd stated it has 1.47% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Blackrock invested in 0.04% or 7.92 million shares. Service Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 87,309 shares.

More notable recent VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “VMware: Discovering Growth Again” on November 27, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: “VMware, Inc. (VMW) Surges on Year-to-Year Revenue Growth” published on November 30, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “VMware: Stay Long” on December 01, 2017. More interesting news about VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) were released by: Marketwired.com and their article: “Independent Research Firm Names VMware a Leader in Enterprise Mobility Management” published on December 06, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “VMware: Stellar Q3 Means The Growth Is Likely To Continue” with publication date: December 02, 2017.

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