Cantillon Capital Management Holding in Equifax (EFX) Has Upped by $71.24 Million as Share Price Declined; Green Street Investors Has Trimmed Alexandria Real Estate Eq In (ARE) Stake as Stock Declined – The Financial Examiner

Green Street Investors Llc decreased its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Eq In (ARE) by 32.13% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Green Street Investors Llc sold 30,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 65,066 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.16 million, down from 95,866 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Green Street Investors Llc who had been investing in Alexandria Real Estate Eq In for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.20 […] Read more

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Equifax (EFX) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Equifax (NYSE:EFX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning.

According to Zacks, “Equifax is bearing the brunt of higher costs as it has increased its spending on technology after the last year’s cyber-attack. Seasonality affects Equifax’s revenue streams which causes considerable fluctuations in revenues and makes profit forecasting difficult. Notably, shares have underperformed the industry in a year’s time. On the flip side, Equifax’s offerings are of great importance to its customers as they use the creditinformation and related analytical services. We believe that a […] Read more

Equifax (EFX) Stock Price Declined While Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Has Decreased Stake; As Dollar Gen New Com (DG) Stock Price Declined, Groesbeck Investment Management Has Trimmed Holding

Groesbeck Investment Management Corp decreased its stake in Dollar Gen Corp New Com (DG) by 89.39% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Groesbeck Investment Management Corp sold 17,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,100 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $230,000, down from 19,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Groesbeck Investment Management Corp who had been investing in Dollar Gen Corp New Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one […] Read more

Mortgage stress test will leave home buyers cold

Over the last few weeks, there has been discussion about the effects of the new rules to qualify for mortgages, commonly referred to as the stress test.

Some commentators, myself included, have indicated that with the already cooling housing market and mortgage rates up 75 basis points, it’s time for a discussion about whether the test needs to be adjusted.

The stress test means new home buyers must qualify for a mortgage with two per cent added onto the Bank of Canada Benchmark five-year rate.  (Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The test, which came into effect in 2018, was intended to protect […] Read more

Equifax (EFX) Share Value Declined While Cantillon Capital Management Raised Its Position; As Kimberly Clark (KMB) Shares Declined, Conning Has Trimmed Its Holding

Conning Inc decreased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 9.49% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Conning Inc sold 40,284 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 384,329 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $43.68M, down from 424,613 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Conning Inc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $40.80 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.36% or $1.59 […] Read more

Cahill Financial Advisors Has Raised Holding in Mastercard (MA); Cantillon Capital Management Has Boosted Its Equifax (EFX) Stake

Cahill Financial Advisors Inc increased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 147.23% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cahill Financial Advisors Inc bought 2,896 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,863 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.08 million, up from 1,967 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cahill Financial Advisors Inc who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $227.87B market cap company. The stock increased 1.05% […] Read more

Are You Ready to Buy a Home? – ZING Blog by Quicken Loans

It’s a big question. If you’ve never owned a home before, you might be wondering when and if you will ever be able to. With so many factors going into the mortgage approval process, many people – especially younger, first-time home buyers – might think that homeownership is too steep a hill to climb.

However, while there are hurdles to becoming a homeowner, it’s not necessarily the non-starter that many people think it is. Sure, maybe it was easier to get into a home when your parents were your age, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible for younger generations to own […] Read more

Anticipated $1.32 EPS for Equifax Inc. (EFX) on March, 7

During 2018 Q3 the big money sentiment increased to 1.24. That’s change of 0.23, from 2018Q2’s 1.01. 24 investors sold all, 134 reduced holdings as Equifax Inc. ratio is positive. 132 increased holdings while 64 funds amassed holdings. Funds hold 101.90 million shares thus 2.93% less from 2018Q2’s 104.97 million shares.Nordea has 24,347 shs. Fiduciary Tru Company has 0.05% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 1,035 are held by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. California State Teachers Retirement System, a California-based fund reported 203,209 shs. Harris Ltd Partnership reported 206,558 shs. Comgest Global Investors Sas holds 40,000 shs or 0.12% of its capital. […] Read more

Equifax Data Breach A Sign Of Global Cyberwarfare?

The Equifax data breach in which millions of Americans had their personal details stolen may have been carried out by a foreign government in a bid to recruit U.S. spies, experts believe.

Off the back of this, please see comments from Terry Ray, senior vice president and Imperva fellow who talks about how this is a sign of the growing trend of global cyberwarfare.

Terry Ray, Senior Vice President at Imperva:

“The way I see it, the fact that the stolen Equifax data hasn’t appeared in 18 months is no “great mystery” at all – it’s just a likely confirmation that the attacker […] Read more

Orca Investment Management Has Upped Alibaba Group Holding F Sponso (BABA) Holding; As Equifax (EFX) Stock Value Declined, Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Lowered Its Stake by $980,200

Orca Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Alibaba Group Holding F Sponso (BABA) by 94.37% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Orca Investment Management Llc bought 9,207 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,963 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.12 million, up from 9,756 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Orca Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Alibaba Group Holding F Sponso for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $430.46B market […] Read more