North Star Asset Management Upped Netscout Systems (NTCT) Holding By $418,285; Anchorage Capital Group Lowered Its Cbs New (Call) (CBS) Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Louis Casey

North Star Asset Management Inc increased Netscout Systems (NTCT) stake by 6.02% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. North Star Asset Management Inc acquired 11,305 shares as Netscout Systems (NTCT)’s stock declined 8.58%. The North Star Asset Management Inc holds 199,029 shares with $7.55M value, up from 187,724 last quarter. Netscout Systems now has $2.34 billion valuation. It closed at $26.85 lastly. It is down 51.24% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.54% the S&P500.

Anchorage Capital Group Llc decreased Cbs Corp New (Call) (CBS) stake by 81.4% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Anchorage Capital Group Llc sold 1.75M shares as Cbs Corp New (Call) (CBS)’s stock declined 6.13%. The Anchorage Capital Group Llc holds 400,000 shares with $23.20 million value, down from 2.15M last quarter. Cbs Corp New (Call) now has $21.36B valuation. The stock increased 2.16% or $1.18 during the last trading session, reaching $55.85. About 4.11 million shares traded. CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has risen 18.35% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.65% the S&P500.

Among 36 analysts covering CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. CBS Corp had 108 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, February 16 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 6 by Pivotal Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich given on Friday, October 21. UBS downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Friday, July 15 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by UBS. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, August 21 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 23. On Monday, January 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Hold”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $67.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. On Friday, February 12 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 53 investors sold CBS shares while 225 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 225.71 million shares or 1.68% less from 229.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The owns 4 shares. Virtu Finance Limited reported 35,477 shares. 668,344 were accumulated by Price T Rowe Assoc Md. Asset Management Gp Inc accumulated 0.13% or 6,158 shares. The California-based Baker Avenue Asset Mgmt Lp has invested 0.04% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Bluefin Trading Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 17,550 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Hotchkis & Wiley Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 3.75M shares or 0.86% of all its holdings. Moab Cap Limited Liability Corp accumulated 124,876 shares. Williams Jones Llc invested 0.12% of its portfolio in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.07% or 1.23 million shares in its portfolio. Cap Guardian Tru owns 95,171 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Amer Tx stated it has 105,960 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. Sun Life Fin Incorporated accumulated 2,674 shares. Macquarie Group Limited has 0.04% invested in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) for 338,150 shares. Delphi Mgmt Inc Ma invested in 1.15% or 35,460 shares.

Analysts await CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $1.19 earnings per share, up 7.21% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.11 per share. CBS’s profit will be $455.14 million for 11.73 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by CBS Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.21% EPS growth.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 sales for $99.65 million activity. Another trade for 164,000 shares valued at $9.68 million was sold by MOONVES LESLIE. $175,000 worth of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) shares were sold by Ianniello Joseph R. The insider Schwartz Gil D sold 54,131 shares worth $3.16 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 23 investors sold NTCT shares while 63 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 94.23 million shares or 0.77% less from 94.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 199,029 are owned by North Star Asset Management. The Illinois-based Guggenheim has invested 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Brown Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 6.92M shares or 2.72% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase Company has 94,126 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Arizona-based Juncture Wealth Strategies Ltd Llc has invested 0.12% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Wells Fargo And Mn has invested 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al owns 10,071 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 377,094 were accumulated by Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 130,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 10,668 were reported by Lucus Advisors Limited Company. Bessemer Gp invested in 860 shares or 0% of the stock. Fred Alger stated it has 397,020 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Susquehanna Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.02% or 1.68 million shares in its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Tower Capital Limited Liability Corporation (Trc) invested in 11,101 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

North Star Asset Management Inc decreased Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) stake by 14,240 shares to 265,641 valued at $10.84 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced United Parcel (NYSE:UPS) stake by 25,373 shares and now owns 12,655 shares. Akamai Tech (NASDAQ:AKAM) was reduced too.

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