Uss Investment Management LTD Upped Equifax (EFX) Stake; Mastrapasqua Asset Management Lifted Its Cisco Sys (CSCO) Holding by $466,894; Valuation Rose

Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) by 6.45% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc bought 10,858 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.18% with the market. The institutional investor held 179,198 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $7.77M, up from 168,340 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Cisco Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $234.19 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $53.2. About 43.64 million shares traded or 82.97% up from the average. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 16.80% since March 16, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. Some Historical CSCO News: 13/04/2018 – CFO Moves: Lennar, Cisco Systems; 12/05/2018 – Arista Takes Aim at a Key Cisco Business — Barron’s; 16/05/2018 – Cisco: Provision for Income Taxes Includes $11.1B Charge Related to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for 9 Mos Ended April 28; 01/05/2018 – Transaction Expected to Close in Cisco’s 1Q19; 19/03/2018 – Tengler’s top picks include Cisco, Oracle, J.P. Morgan and FedEx; 10/05/2018 – Former Cisco CEO John Chambers Joins Bloom Energy Board of Directors; 16/04/2018 – GONG.IO – RECEIVED INVESTMENT FROM CISCO INVESTMENTS IN AN EXTENSION OF A1 FUNDING ROUND; 29/03/2018 – Exclusive: AT&T Develops Networking Switch, in Blow to Cisco; 29/03/2018 – MFS Massachusetts Investors Trust Adds Cisco, Cuts Alphabet; 29/03/2018 – SiriusDecisions Recognizes Cisco, Huron Consulting Group, Illumina, lmprivata and Vocera as Winners of the 2018 Return on Integration (ROI) Awards

Uss Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 128.14% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Uss Investment Management Ltd bought 843,187 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.50M shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $139.81 million, up from 658,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Uss Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $111.02. About 884,799 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 1.15% since March 16, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 20/03/2018 – J.D. Byrider Applies Equifax lgnite™, Increases Auto Buyer Approvals by 10 Percent; 02/04/2018 – Fair Isaac Corp.: Resignation Result of Begor’s Appointment as CEO of Equifax Inc; 14/03/2018 – Love it! After $EFX internal investigation CLEARED execs of insider trading ahead of breach announcement, @SEC_Enforcement charges CIO w/ insider trading. Not a coincidence after all; 28/03/2018 – EQUIFAX’S MARK BEGOR PREVIOUSLY WITH WARBURG PINCUS; 21/04/2018 – DJ Equifax Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (EFX); 28/03/2018 – EQUIFAX NAMES MARK BEGOR AS CEO; 14/05/2018 – U.S. senators oppose trade group’s lawyer as consumer watchdog; 05/03/2018 – Equifax Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 14/03/2018 – RPT-U.S. SEC SAYS FORMER EQUIFAX EXECUTIVE CHARGED WITH INSIDER TRADING; 21/03/2018 – EQUIFAX INC – EQUIFAX BOARD NOW CONSISTS OF 12 DIRECTORS, ALL OF WHOM ARE INDEPENDENT

Since September 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $10.80 million activity. BURNS M MICHELE sold $209,025 worth of stock. Shares for $1.36 million were sold by Tan Irving on Monday, December 3. Another trade for 70,000 shares valued at $3.32 million was sold by Kramer Kelly A.. $1.20 million worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) was sold by WEST STEVEN M on Wednesday, December 12. $3.00 million worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) was sold by Goeckeler David on Tuesday, September 18. Robbins Charles had sold 217,420 shares worth $10.28M on Monday, September 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.85 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 68 investors sold CSCO shares while 701 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 557 raised stakes. 3.17 billion shares or 0.63% more from 3.15 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. 16,349 were reported by Capital City Tru Com Fl. Ibm Retirement Fund has 75,370 shares. Piper Jaffray & Company holds 316 shares. 63.75 million are held by Northern Corporation. Portland Global Advsrs Limited reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Alta Management Ltd Liability holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 35,330 shares. Eagle Ridge invested in 0.13% or 17,556 shares. M Kraus And Com holds 146,817 shares. Nippon Life Glob Investors Americas has 249,370 shares for 0.93% of their portfolio. Holt Cap Advsr Limited Liability Dba Holt Cap Prns Lp holds 32,740 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Bailard Inc reported 389,052 shares stake. Guardian Limited Partnership has invested 0.09% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Hm Payson has 12,640 shares. Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Mgmt Inc accumulated 6,060 shares or 1% of the stock. Ruggie Grp holds 3,522 shares.

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Dow Movers: BA, INTC – Nasdaq” on March 15, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Technology Sector Update for 03/06/2019: QTT, SE, LOGI, AAPL, MSFT, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” published on March 06, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Cisco Systems, Dell Technologies and Cree – Nasdaq” on February 25, 2019. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Better IoT Buy: Sierra Wireless vs. Cisco – Nasdaq” published on March 14, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Technology Sector Update for 03/14/2019: MDB, UXIN, FRSX, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 14, 2019.

Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc, which manages about $507.94M and $449.92 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 2,292 shares to 89,016 shares, valued at $11.75M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Allergan Plc by 3,925 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 31,063 shares, and cut its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD).

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Equifax Q1 guidance trails estimates – Seeking Alpha” on February 20, 2019, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “7 New #1 Top Picks From Credit Suisse for 2019 – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 14, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Equifax, Longtime Determine, Inc. Customer, Demonstrates Sourcing Innovation to Florida State University MBAs – GlobeNewswire” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “U.S. regulators to seek damages on Equifax breach – Seeking Alpha” published on February 22, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Canadian consumer delinquencies starting to rise NYSE:EFX – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: March 05, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.54, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 71 investors sold EFX shares while 149 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 111.39 million shares or 9.32% more from 101.90 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Blair William Com Il invested 0% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Commerce Financial Bank holds 0.02% or 19,323 shares. Daiwa Securities Gru holds 0% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 4,641 shares. Old Financial Bank In reported 0.23% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Neuberger Berman Limited Company invested in 0.18% or 1.37 million shares. Vanguard Grp invested in 12.46M shares or 0.05% of the stock. Credit Suisse Ag has 0.05% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Charles Schwab Investment has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Moreover, Veritable Lp has 0.01% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 2,419 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc stated it has 24 shares. Macquarie Grp Limited holds 0.02% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) or 110,140 shares. 82 were accumulated by Bessemer Group Inc Inc. South Dakota Investment Council has 8,900 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Harris Associate Lp stated it has 234,908 shares. Conning Inc reported 0.01% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX).

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