As Groupon (GRPN) Market Valuation Declined, Holder Axa Raised Its Position; Guyasuta Investment Advisors Stake in Oracle (ORCL) Has Trimmed as Share Price Declined

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Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 3.85% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc sold 15,453 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 386,350 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $19.92M, down from 401,803 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $183.14B market cap company. The stock increased 1.61% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $51.03. About 11.54 million shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has declined 3.81% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.81% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 07/05/2018 – ORACLE CEO MARK HURD SPEAKS AT COMPANY’S HEADQUARTERS; 09/03/2018 – Oracle Power Gains Approval for Coal Plant From Project Partner; 08/03/2018 – LIVE MARKETS-Rising rates: Tech won this battle, but can it win the war?; 11/04/2018 – Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Services, Worldwide; 29/05/2018 – Oracle and Tendril Named Leading Home Energy Management Software Providers by Navigant Research; 03/04/2018 – Trump Is Said to Dine With Oracle’s Catz, an Amazon Competitor; 08/03/2018 – Buying Oracle, Cypress, Walmart, Shake Shack — Barrons.com; 30/05/2018 – Dr. Vanila M. Singh to Join Oracle, IBM, and Wipro at Tulip’s Inaugural Blockchain Conference; 16/04/2018 – Oracle co-CEO Catz expects acceleration in cloud business; 22/03/2018 – Oracle Recognizes HR Pioneers in Annual Awards

Axa increased its stake in Groupon Inc (GRPN) by 22.21% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Axa bought 502,330 shares as the company’s stock declined 21.68% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.76M shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.42M, up from 2.26 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Axa who had been investing in Groupon Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.06B market cap company. It closed at $3.6 lastly. It is down 46.33% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.33% the S&P500. Some Historical GRPN News: 09/05/2018 – Groupon Board Approves $300M Shr Repurchase Authorization; 05/04/2018 – Groupon Partnering With Universal Orlando Resort to Offer Multiday Ticketing Packages for Universal Orlando’s Theme Parks; 01/05/2018 – GROUPON BUYS VOUCHERCLOUD PARENT CO. FOR ENTERPRISE VALUE $65M; 02/05/2018 – Groupon Acquires Cloud Savings Company, Ltd. – CWEB.Com; 09/05/2018 – GROUPON SEES FY ADJ EBITDA $280M TO $290M, EST. $264.2M; 08/05/2018 – Chicagoans Can Now Order from Grubhub Through Groupon; 10/05/2018 – GROUPON INC GRPN.O : ASCENDIANT CAPITAL RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $6.50 FROM $6.00; 30/05/2018 – CHINA’S DALIAN WANDA SAYS TO SET UP INTERNET TECH JOINT VENTURE WITH TENCENT, JV OF TENCENT AND GROUPON; 09/05/2018 – GROUPON CFO SAYS GOT TO HIGHER REVENUE PER CUSTOMER FASTER; 09/05/2018 – GROUPON SAYS SEES NO MEANINGFUL IMPACT FROM BREXIT

Axa, which manages about $27.26B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Coca Cola European Partners by 64,900 shares to 144,680 shares, valued at $6.58 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cooper Cos Inc (NYSE:COO) by 139,475 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 80,578 shares, and cut its stake in Owens & Minor Inc New (NYSE:OMI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2018 Q3. Its down 1.71, from 2.75 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 33 investors sold GRPN shares while 57 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 334.77 million shares or 0.15% less from 335.27 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability accumulated 569,498 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas owns 0% invested in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) for 53,087 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can stated it has 42,526 shares. Millennium Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). Raymond James & Associates reported 351,989 shares. Parametric Associate Limited Liability owns 886,826 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Commonwealth Fincl Bank Of Aus holds 50,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ontario – Canada-based Royal Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). Principal Financial holds 0% or 63,914 shares in its portfolio. The Illinois-based North Star Management has invested 0.01% in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). Sheffield Asset Management Ltd Company has invested 3.34% in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). Creative Planning reported 70,099 shares. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability owns 0.02% invested in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) for 897,040 shares. Massmutual Co Fsb Adv reported 400 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Limited Liability Company stated it has 48,086 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 27 analysts covering Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Groupon Inc had 72 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, March 5 by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, May 2 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Underperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) on Wednesday, November 4 with “Sector Perform” rating. The company was initiated on Thursday, September 29 by Boenning & Scattergood. Macquarie Research maintained Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) rating on Tuesday, August 11. Macquarie Research has “Outperform” rating and $6.25 target. The stock of Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, March 9. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 6. Jefferies maintained the shares of GRPN in report on Wednesday, June 21 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $400 target in Thursday, June 29 report.

More notable recent Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: Those Ticking Clocks – Seeking Alpha” on February 09, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “26 Stocks Moving In Monday’s Pre-Market Session – Benzinga” published on February 11, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “RSI Alert: Groupon (GRPN) Now Oversold – Nasdaq” on June 27, 2018. More interesting news about Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “After Hours Most Active for Jan 23, 2019 : NLY, GRPN, CZR, HPQ, CMCSA, AAL, BAC, EPD, D, ORCL, INTC, FOXA – Nasdaq” published on January 23, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Notable Wednesday Option Activity: GRPN, GILD, SPWR – Nasdaq” with publication date: July 25, 2018.

Since September 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $14.92 million activity.

Analysts await Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) to report earnings on March, 18. They expect $0.76 EPS, up 1.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.75 per share. ORCL’s profit will be $2.73B for 16.79 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Oracle Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.70% EPS growth.

Among 47 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Oracle had 141 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Drexel Hamilton initiated the shares of ORCL in report on Saturday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, March 16 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform” on Thursday, November 5. On Thursday, June 14 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) earned “Hold” rating by William Blair on Friday, September 15. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Tuesday, September 18 with “Neutral”. UBS maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Thursday, December 17 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) rating on Thursday, December 17. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $46 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 23.

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Investorideas.com which released: “Newswire – The #AI Eye: Gopher (OTCQB: $GOPH) Implementing Distributed #AI Within #Avant! and Oracle (NYSE: $ORCL) Opening a New Data Centre in Toronto – InvestorIdeas.com” on January 18, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Oracle CEO wants half of app market – Seeking Alpha” published on January 15, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Oracle: DoL’s wage suit “meritless” – Seeking Alpha” on January 23, 2019. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Are Salesforce and Oracle Buys Today? – The Motley Fool” published on January 16, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “U.S. sues Oracle over pay discrimination – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

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