Mastercard Cl A (MA) Holder Logan Capital Management Has Cut Its Holding; Signia Capital Management Position in Stage Stores (SSI) Upped by $413,906 as Shares Declined

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Logan Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Mastercard Inc Cl A (MA) by 0.93% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Logan Capital Management Inc sold 1,615 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 172,536 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $38.41 million, down from 174,151 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Logan Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Mastercard Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $222.93 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $217.1. About 2.80 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 32.53% since February 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.53% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 17/05/2018 – Mastercard Class A Favored by 12 Hedge Funds, 13Fs Show; 26/04/2018 – Mastercard’s Predictive Analytics Solution Minimizes Risk for Retailers; 05/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Gilberto Caldart President, International; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard: New Revenue Recognition Rules and Acquisitions Contributed 4 Percentage Points to Rev Growth; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard 1Q Gross Dollar Volume 14%; 18/04/2018 – Elevate to Collaborate with Mastercard on Credit Card Product for the ‘New Middle Class’; 15/05/2018 – Mastercard Presenting at JPMorgan Conference Tomorrow; 06/03/2018 – XOX BHD- CLARIFY THAT CO IS CURRENTLY ONLY EXPLORING OPPORTUNITY TO COLLABORATE WITH MASTERCARD TO BRING PAYMENT EFFICIENCY TO ITS CUSTOMERS; 07/03/2018 – MASTERCARD – MICHAEL MIEBACH, CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER, WILL LEAD NEWLY-FORMED PRODUCTS AND INNOVATION TEAM; 29/05/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-India resists lobbying by U.S. payment firms to ease local data storage rules

Signia Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Stage Stores Inc (SSI) by 20.64% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Signia Capital Management Llc bought 413,906 shares as the company’s stock declined 35.64% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.42 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.77M, up from 2.01 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Signia Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Stage Stores Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.40M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.77% or $0.0168 during the last trading session, reaching $0.933. About 34,064 shares traded. Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) has declined 30.11% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.11% the S&P500. Some Historical SSI News: 08/03/2018 – STAGE STORES INC SSI.N SEES FY 2018 SHR LOSS $0.95 TO $1.35; 24/05/2018 – STAGE STORES INC SSI.N – FOR FY 2018, THE COMPANY REAFFIRMED GUIDANCE; 24/05/2018 – STAGE STORES REAFFIRMS FORECAST; 08/03/2018 – STAGE STORES 4Q ADJ EPS 45C; 08/03/2018 – Stage Stores Sees Opening 1 Gordmans Store, Closing 25-30 Department Stores in FY18; 08/03/2018 – Stage Stores 4Q EPS 19c; 19/04/2018 – DJ Stage Stores Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SSI); 24/05/2018 – STAGE STORES SEES FY CAPITAL SPENDING $30M-$35M VS $30M VIEW; 08/03/2018 – Stage Stores: Optimistic About 2018; 24/05/2018 – Stage Stores 1Q Loss $31.7M

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.96 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 27 investors sold MA shares while 531 reduced holdings. 146 funds opened positions while 393 raised stakes. 734.72 million shares or 0.86% less from 741.07 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 11,626 are held by Linscomb & Williams. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has 156,360 shares for 0.77% of their portfolio. Incline Glob Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 228,145 shares or 3.63% of its portfolio. Schnieders Capital Mngmt Ltd Company reported 1,280 shares. Georgia-based Signaturefd Llc has invested 0.16% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Cibc Bank & Trust Usa has 0.05% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 1,569 shares. Arizona State Retirement System holds 0.56% or 266,623 shares. Eqis Capital Management has invested 0.59% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Pinnacle Advisory Gru Inc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Panagora Asset Mngmt reported 758,900 shares or 0.64% of all its holdings. Camarda Financial Ltd Llc stated it has 51 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Vantage Inv Ptnrs Ltd Liability has 0.66% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Waratah Advsrs has invested 0.44% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Commonwealth Commercial Bank Of Aus, a Australia-based fund reported 38,863 shares. Westpac Banking Corp invested in 82,063 shares or 0% of the stock.

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Analysts: Put Your Chips On Mastercard (NYSE:MA) – Benzinga” on February 01, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Is Mastercard Poised To Slow Down? – Seeking Alpha” published on February 07, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Mastercard +4% on strong Q4, GDV increases 14% – Seeking Alpha” on January 31, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “The Most Important Number From Discover’s 4th Quarter – The Motley Fool” published on February 10, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Bulls & Bears Of The Week: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Disney (NYSE:DIS), Mastercard (NYSE:MA), GE (NYSE:GE), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) And More – Benzinga” with publication date: February 10, 2019.

Logan Capital Management Inc, which manages about $2.06B and $1.53 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Kraft Heinz Co Com by 5,884 shares to 205,371 shares, valued at $11.32M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Adobe Inc Com (NASDAQ:ADBE) by 1,468 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10,937 shares, and has risen its stake in Fiera Cap Ser Tr Captl Emrg In.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 insider sales for $4.52 million activity. 2,475 shares valued at $486,015 were bought by DAVIS RICHARD K on Friday, November 2. McLaughlin Edward Grunde sold $4.04M worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Tuesday, January 22.

Among 43 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 38 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 148 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 15 by Loop Capital. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Friday, June 9 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14000 target in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research given on Friday, July 27. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. The company was maintained on Friday, January 19 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, September 6. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by BMO Capital Markets.

Signia Capital Management Llc, which manages about $564.37 million and $110.17M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gain Cap Hldgs Inc (NYSE:GCAP) by 287,167 shares to 678,764 shares, valued at $4.41 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.61 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.49, from 1.1 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 5 investors sold SSI shares while 18 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. 11.22 million shares or 1.73% more from 11.03 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Quinn Opportunity Prns Limited Company holds 0.01% or 27,000 shares. Raymond James Services Advsr stated it has 18,747 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada stated it has 67,250 shares. Spark Inv Management Llc holds 0.02% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) or 147,500 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 3,505 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Renaissance Technology Ltd Co invested in 0% or 459,229 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn has 0% invested in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Bridgeway Capital Inc reported 242,100 shares stake. Grp One Trading Lp has 0% invested in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) for 8,014 shares. Lpl Financial Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 11,080 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested 0% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Moreover, Geode Management Limited has 0% invested in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Eqis Cap Inc stated it has 0.02% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Limited Liability Company accumulated 800 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co reported 4,800 shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Stage Stores had 22 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, February 7 by Northcoast. Sterne Agee CRT downgraded Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) on Thursday, August 13 to “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Johnson Rice to “Hold” on Friday, May 12. On Friday, November 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Northcoast to “Sell”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, May 20 by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock of Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Telsey Advisory Group. Bank of America downgraded the shares of SSI in report on Monday, August 24 to “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Friday, August 21. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Saturday, August 22 by TheStreet. The stock of Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Bank of America.

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