As Equifax (EFX) Share Price Declined, Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Has Decreased Position; As Washington Fed (WAFD) Share Value Declined, Federated Investors Has Trimmed Holding by $368,156

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Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 4.61% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc sold 7,540 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 155,889 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.35M, down from 163,429 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.65 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $96.65. About 632,250 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 15.74% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.74% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 21/03/2018 – Equifax: Selander Makes Board 12 Directors; 03/05/2018 – Equifax Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend; 22/03/2018 – Racing to the Dealership: Baby Boomers and Millennials Show Off Their Credit Savvy in New Survey; 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 INC – BEGOR WILL SUCCEED PAULINO DO REGO BARROS, JR; 14/03/2018 – Tom Hearden: Reminder $EFX said:The Special Committee’s report, which is attached, concludes that “none of the four executives; 02/04/2018 – BEGOR RESIGNS FROM FICO BOARD DUE TO BEING NAMED AS EQUIFAX CEO; 04/04/2018 – JUDGE REJECTS EQUIFAX INC EFX.N MOTION TO DISMISS LAWSUIT BY MASSACHUSETTS OVER DATA BREACH -COURT PAPERS; 14/03/2018 – Former Equifax executive charged with insider trading ahead of data breach; 17/05/2018 – Equifax Non-Deal Roadshow Scheduled By SunTrust for May. 24-25

Federated Investors Inc decreased its stake in Washington Fed Inc (WAFD) by 4.4% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Federated Investors Inc sold 11,876 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.94% with the market. The institutional investor held 257,730 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.25M, down from 269,606 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Federated Investors Inc who had been investing in Washington Fed Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.27 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $27.89. About 303,605 shares traded. Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) has declined 21.45% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.45% the S&P500. Some Historical WAFD News: 11/04/2018 – Washington Federal 2Q Net $49.3M; 11/04/2018 – Washington Federal: 2Q Net Interest Income $117M; 23/04/2018 – Royal Financial, Inc. Completes Integration of Washington Federal Bank for Savings; 11/04/2018 – Washington Federal 2Q EPS 57c; 02/04/2018 – WASHINGTON FEDERAL ALLOWS ANCHOR BANCORP TO PURSUE ALTERNATIVES; 10/04/2018 – WASHINGTON FEDERAL 2Q EPS 57C, EST. 59C; 07/03/2018 Washington Federal Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average; 10/04/2018 – WASHINGTON FEDERAL 2Q NET INTEREST MARGIN 3.25%, EST. 3.25%; 30/04/2018 – Washington Federal Announces Cash Dividend of 17 Cents Per Share; 22/03/2018 – Washington Federal Closes Below 50-Day Average: Technicals

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.16, from 0.87 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 18 investors sold WAFD shares while 69 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 69.01 million shares or 1.37% more from 68.08 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda accumulated 30,675 shares. Tower Rech Ltd Company (Trc) reported 0.01% in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Arrowstreet Ltd Partnership reported 603,445 shares. Nordea Inv Mngmt Ab stated it has 0.01% in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Dean Management has invested 2.24% of its portfolio in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Ny State Common Retirement Fund invested 0% in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). State Street holds 3.46 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. American Grp reported 223,708 shares. The Michigan-based Ls Inv Advsr Ltd Com has invested 0.01% in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Lsv Asset Mgmt stated it has 699,500 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md has invested 0% in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Harbour Invest Mgmt Limited Liability holds 56,189 shares. Tci Wealth holds 0% or 225 shares. Moreover, Geode Ltd Company has 0.01% invested in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) for 897,144 shares. Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited invested in 0% or 46 shares.

Federated Investors Inc, which manages about $42.88 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ:MRVL) by 27,420 shares to 2.53 million shares, valued at $48.90M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cognex Corp (NASDAQ:CGNX) by 1.41M shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.48 million shares, and has risen its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (NYSE:AWK).

Analysts await Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) to report earnings on January, 16. They expect $0.61 EPS, up 3.39% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.59 per share. WAFD’s profit will be $49.71 million for 11.43 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual EPS reported by Washington Federal, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.61% negative EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Washington Federal had 17 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, April 11, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 17. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, July 7. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Monday, July 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WAFD in report on Thursday, January 21 with “Sector Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, January 17, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 5 by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $34.0 target in Friday, October 6 report. DA Davidson maintained the shares of WAFD in report on Thursday, April 12 with “Neutral” rating.

More notable recent Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “More on Washington Federal Q4 results – Seeking Alpha” on October 17, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Washington Federal Reports Record Earnings – Business Wire” published on October 16, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Washington Federal (WAFD) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth – Nasdaq” on January 09, 2019. More interesting news about Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Here’s Why Washington Federal (WAFD) is a Solid Pick Now – Nasdaq” published on September 18, 2018 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Washington Federal (WAFD) Up 3.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? – Zacks.com” with publication date: August 17, 2018.

Another recent and important Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Equifax (EFX) Canada Reports Acquisition of JLR Inc. – StreetInsider.com” on December 17, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.23, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 24 investors sold EFX shares while 134 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 101.90 million shares or 2.93% less from 104.97 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wellington Gru Inc Ltd Liability Partnership holds 3.68M shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Great Lakes Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 99,335 are owned by Chevy Chase Trust Holdg. Fiduciary Trust owns 12,856 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 0.02% or 22,173 shares. Keybank Association Oh accumulated 3,591 shares. Columbus Circle Invsts owns 300,136 shares or 0.78% of their US portfolio. Three Peaks Management Lc owns 17,871 shares. 22,784 are owned by Group One Trading Limited Partnership. Mitsubishi Ufj & Bk Corp invested in 0.04% or 89,742 shares. Hartford Inv Mngmt Co owns 13,390 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Quantbot Techs LP holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 14,652 shares. Long Road Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation holds 5,400 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can has 70,595 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Advisor Ptnrs Lc accumulated 2,123 shares.

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