Reasons for David Blais’s Shares Unload of Quad/Graphics, Inc. (QUAD)’s Stock; Sterling Capital Management Lifted Ncr New Com (NCR) Holding

March 9, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

Sterling Capital Management Llc increased Ncr Corp New Com (NCR) stake by 9.48% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Sterling Capital Management Llc acquired 256,201 shares as Ncr Corp New Com (NCR)’s stock declined 15.84%. The Sterling Capital Management Llc holds 2.96 million shares with $111.05 million value, up from 2.70 million last quarter. Ncr Corp New Com now has $4.27B valuation. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $34.99. About 547,775 shares traded. NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) has risen 38.24% since March 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.54% the S&P500.

Shareholder, David Blais is the Quadgraphics Inc’s insider which sold shares of Quadgraphics Inc, 38,976 to be exact. The reported shares were based on an average price per share of $26.0, with David Blais’s transaction having a market value near $1,011,929 US Dollars. It seems he is very active lately as in the last month, he quietly sold additional 73,929 shares of the company, worth $2,225,544 USD. The probability of this stocks unloading staying unnoticed is nil due to its volume, with the Executive Vice President * today holding 88,605 shares —- that is 0.17% of the stock market capitalization of the company. The trade was made on 08/03/2018 and this act was unveiled in a report which was filed with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission. This report is freely available for review here.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $8.70 million activity. $353,208 worth of Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) was sold by Flores Kathryn Quadracci. 73,829 shares were sold by Blais David A, worth $2.22 million. $499,928 worth of Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) was sold by Honan David J on Monday, February 26. 13,683 shares were sold by Jaeger Steven D, worth $362,731 on Thursday, March 1. $460,154 worth of stock was sold by Fowler John C on Friday, February 23. Buth Douglas P had sold 2,500 shares worth $77,547 on Monday, February 26. 173,880 Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) shares with value of $4.72M were sold by Quadracci J Joel.

The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $25.9. About 325,883 shares traded or 11.41% up from the average. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) has risen 28.76% since March 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.06% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.26, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Quad/Graphics, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 25.59 million shares or 3.55% less from 26.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hightower Advsr Ltd Llc reported 10,000 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs reported 0.02% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Barclays Public Ltd Llc holds 0% or 15,234 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Mngmt, a California-based fund reported 37,700 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio has 7,641 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Qs Investors Ltd Liability invested in 0.02% or 126,148 shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Llc has 19,150 shares. Sg Americas Securities Ltd has invested 0% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Cornercap Investment Counsel Incorporated has 0.09% invested in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) for 28,235 shares. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Nordea Investment Mngmt holds 0% or 84,400 shares. Old Mutual (Uk) Limited has invested 0% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Macquarie Grp Inc owns 14,400 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 87,820 were reported by James Rech. Ubs Asset Americas Incorporated invested in 0% or 8,939 shares.

Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides print and other media services in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.37 billion. It operates through United States Print and Related Services, and International divisions. It has a 12.51 P/E ratio. The firm offers printing services, including retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products; and paper procurement services.

Among 2 analysts covering Quad Graphics (NYSE:QUAD), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Quad Graphics had 4 analyst reports since June 8, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform” on Wednesday, March 29. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Thursday, December 1 to “Neutral”. The rating was reinitiated by Sidoti with “Buy” on Wednesday, June 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Tuesday, August 2.

Among 13 analysts covering NCR (NYSE:NCR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. NCR had 32 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, August 15 by JP Morgan. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $39 target in Friday, October 20 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, March 16 by Oppenheimer. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 21 by Benchmark. Jefferies initiated NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) on Friday, December 18 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, October 28 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Monday, January 25.

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