Tower Bridge Advisors Has Upped Its J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Stake; Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) Has 1.32 Sentiment

February 19, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Bottomline Technologies , Inc. provides software as a service based solutions. The company has market cap of $1.51 billion. It operates through four divisions: Cloud Solutions, Digital Banking, Payments and Transactional Documents, and Other. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s services and products include Paymode-X, a cloud payment network that offers electronic payments and remittance delivery, online access to payment detail and reports, online payment approvals, electronic invoice delivery, and turnkey vendor enrollment and support; and digital banking solutions that provide payments, cash management, and online banking solutions to financial institutions.

Tower Bridge Advisors increased J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) stake by 0.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Tower Bridge Advisors acquired 197 shares as J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)’s stock declined 6.04%. The Tower Bridge Advisors holds 75,124 shares with $7.18B value, up from 74,927 last quarter. J P Morgan Chase & Co now has $392.76B valuation. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $114.68. About 13.21 million shares traded. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500.

Tower Bridge Advisors decreased Unilever Plc Adr (NYSE:UL) stake by 5,426 shares to 79,403 valued at $4.60B in 2017Q3. It also reduced Goldman Sachs Group I stake by 1,000 shares and now owns 40,700 shares. State Street Corp (NYSE:STT) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 65 investors sold JPM shares while 767 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 635 raised stakes. 2.50 billion shares or 7.05% less from 2.69 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Northwestern Mutual Wealth has 436,887 shares. Baker Ellis Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.51% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Winfield Associate Inc holds 0.13% or 2,675 shares. Congress Asset Ma has 111,305 shares. 109,575 are held by Kdi Cap Ptnrs Ltd Liability Company. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership owns 1.34 million shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. Blue Finance Cap Inc reported 1.14% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Callahan Ltd Liability Corp has invested 2.75% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Glob Endowment Mgmt LP has 0.05% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Vermont-based Manchester Cap Mngmt Limited Com has invested 0.12% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Aperio Group Incorporated Ltd has invested 1.02% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Minnesota-based Punch And Assoc Investment Mngmt Inc has invested 0.63% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). The California-based Cheviot Value Lc has invested 0.27% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). 84,653 are held by Qvt Fin L P. Liberty Cap reported 13,396 shares stake.

Among 33 analysts covering JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 110 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 7. As per Monday, April 25, the company rating was downgraded by Ertse Group. Credit Suisse upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $120.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 5 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on Monday, July 17 with “Buy” rating. The stock of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has “Strong-Buy” rating given on Friday, August 28 by Vetr. The rating was maintained by Vining Sparks on Friday, April 28 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 21. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, November 15.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 9 selling transactions for $22.34 million activity. Lake Marianne had sold 9,194 shares worth $1.03 million on Saturday, January 13. Another trade for 48,344 shares valued at $5.43M was made by Petno Douglas B on Saturday, January 13. On Saturday, January 13 the insider Friedman Stacey sold $1.99 million. Giles Nicole sold $425,399 worth of stock. 26,532 shares were sold by Scher Peter, worth $3.01M. BACON ASHLEY had sold 16,434 shares worth $1.84 million on Saturday, January 13. $7.31M worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) was sold by Erdoes Mary E..

The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $37.13. About 400,903 shares traded or 23.36% up from the average. Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) has risen 2.88% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.82% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Bottomline Tech’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Bottomline Tech, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $26.0 while the high is $28.0. The stock’s average target of $27 is -27.28% below today’s ($37.13) share price. EPAY was included in 2 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 26 by Needham. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of EPAY in report on Friday, September 30 with “Sector Perform” rating.

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