Alliance Data Systems (ADS) Holder Valueact Holdings LP Has Decreased Its Position by $131.25 Million; Ptc (PTC) Shareholder Miura Global Management Decreased Its Position

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Valueact Holdings Lp decreased its stake in Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS) by 14.39% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Valueact Holdings Lp sold 875,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.62% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 5.21M shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $781.56 million, down from 6.08 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Valueact Holdings Lp who had been investing in Alliance Data Systems Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.13B market cap company. The stock increased 1.49% or $2.52 during the last trading session, reaching $172.21. About 254,566 shares traded. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has declined 26.75% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.12% the S&P500. Some Historical ADS News: 15/03/2018 – Alliance Data Provides Card Services Performance Update For February 2018; 29/03/2018 – ALLIANCE DATA: FB’S POLICY CHANGES WON’T HAVE MATERIAL EFFECT; 19/04/2018 – DJ Alliance Data Systems Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ADS); 25/05/2018 – Hartford Dividend & Growth HLS Adds Alliance Data, Cuts PNC; 15/03/2018 – Alliance Data Systems February Delinquency Rate 5.6; 24/05/2018 – Alliance Data Field Trip Scheduled By Stephens Inc. for May. 31; 22/05/2018 – Signet Jewelers Ltd. Shines With Alliance Data’s Conversant And Epsilon, Signs Expansion Agreement For Digital Marketing Platform; 08/05/2018 – Alliance Data To Participate At The 46th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media And Communications Conference; 29/03/2018 – ALLIANCE DATA REAFFIRMING FINL GUIDANCE PREVIOUSLY PROVIDED; 31/05/2018 – Alliance Data at Field Trip Hosted By Stephens Inc. Today

Miura Global Management Llc decreased its stake in Ptc Inc (PTC) by 10% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Miura Global Management Llc sold 40,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.64% with the market. The hedge fund held 360,000 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $29.84 million, down from 400,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Miura Global Management Llc who had been investing in Ptc Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.86 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $91.52. About 432,527 shares traded. PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) has risen 23.52% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.15% the S&P500. Some Historical PTC News: 16/05/2018 – PTC INDIA 4Q REV. 40.1B RUPEES; 16/05/2018 – PTC INDIA 4Q OTHER INCOME 175.5M RUPEES; 14/03/2018 – PTC INC PTC.O : WEDBUSH RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $91 FROM $78; 08/05/2018 – LiveWorx 18 to Showcase Tech Industry Luminaries; 16/05/2018 – PTC INDIA FY DIV/SHR 4 RUPEES; 25/04/2018 – METROLINK ANNOUNCES PTC INTEROPERABILITY W/ UNION PACIFIC; 29/03/2018 – The Wrap: Even PTC Likes `Roseanne’ Revival: `Seems Like a Winning Formula,’ Group President Says; 16/05/2018 – S&PGR Asgns JPM Chase Comm Mtg Sec Trust 2018-PTC Certs Rtgs; 14/03/2018 – LOSSES FROM NEW SECURED BAD LOANS SHOULD BE FULLY COVERED WITHIN 8 YEARS, COVERAGE TO RISE FROM 5 PCT IN FIRST YEAR TO 27.5 PTC IN FOURTH YEAR TO 75 PCT IN SEVENTH YEAR -EU; 18/04/2018 – PTC 2Q Rev $307.9M

Miura Global Management Llc, which manages about $2.90B and $392.04M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Iqvia Hldgs Inc by 50,000 shares to 250,000 shares, valued at $29.04M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA) by 5,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 220,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 54 investors sold PTC shares while 111 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 70.15 million shares or 3.60% less from 72.78 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 709,107 shares. Kbc Group Nv invested 0.01% of its portfolio in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC). Guggenheim Ltd Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) for 13,906 shares. Wellington Grp Inc Limited Liability Partnership has 0% invested in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC). Morgan Stanley holds 0% in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) or 17,513 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Llc invested in 0% or 14,255 shares. Stone Run Ltd holds 2.67% or 51,680 shares. The Bermuda-based Fil has invested 0% in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC). Shelton Cap, California-based fund reported 7,392 shares. D E Shaw & invested in 219,108 shares. Stephens Investment Mngmt Grp Limited Co has 0.62% invested in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) for 315,883 shares. Marsico Capital Mgmt Llc invested in 0.25% or 71,905 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.03% invested in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC). First Hawaiian Bancshares owns 14,000 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Cibc Markets holds 0% or 5,957 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts await PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $0.14 EPS, down 30.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.2 per share. PTC’s profit will be $16.61M for 163.43 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual EPS reported by PTC Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -63.16% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “PTC Therapeutics Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on February 27, 2019, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Recent Analysis Shows Altria Group, Puma Biotechnology, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, PTC, Aptiv, and Olin Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth – GuruFocus.com” published on March 04, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “PTC Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level – Nasdaq” on March 04, 2019. More interesting news about PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Neon Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results and Provides Business Update – Nasdaq” published on March 11, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “PTC Continues Competitive Momentum in CAD with Creo Customer Expansions Worldwide – Business Wire” with publication date: March 07, 2019.

Since November 6, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $174.72 million activity.

More notable recent Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why This Snap Skeptic Just Turned Bullish – The Motley Fool” on March 14, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Amazon, Prospect Capital, Alliance Data, Duke Realty, Stellus Capital Investment, and ICON — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 – GlobeNewswire” published on February 27, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “Ad Revenue Threat Raises Alphabet Stock Growth Concerns – Investorplace.com” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “6 Buffett-Munger Stocks for Spring 2019 – GuruFocus.com” published on March 12, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “HSBC Holdings maintains $2.55/ADS annual dividend – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

Analysts await Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $3.82 earnings per share, down 6.83% or $0.28 from last year’s $4.1 per share. ADS’s profit will be $202.46 million for 11.27 P/E if the $3.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $6.80 actual earnings per share reported by Alliance Data Systems Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -43.82% negative EPS growth.

Valueact Holdings Lp, which manages about $15.75B and $8.03 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hawaiian Elec Industries (NYSE:HE) by 310,034 shares to 1.51M shares, valued at $55.20M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Unifi Inc (NYSE:UFI) by 202,679 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.13M shares, and has risen its stake in Strategic Ed Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.12, from 0.95 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 64 investors sold ADS shares while 158 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 49.39 million shares or 3.72% more from 47.62 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Benjamin F Edwards And Co Inc invested in 0.02% or 1,486 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 79,979 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. The Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Investment Board has invested 0.03% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Emory University has 1.12% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 9,509 shares. Georgia-based Atlanta Cap Mngmt Communication L L C has invested 0.1% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Ameritas Invest Prtn holds 0.01% or 834 shares. Raymond James Finance Svcs Advsr Incorporated accumulated 2,140 shares. Bancshares Of Nova Scotia stated it has 10,168 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pension Ser has 0.05% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.01% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Macquarie Grp Inc Inc Ltd reported 781 shares stake. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Group Limited Liability Co owns 1,980 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Fosun Intll Limited holds 0.03% or 3,100 shares. Hourglass Capital Lc reported 0.13% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Highvista Strategies Limited Co holds 0.22% or 1,700 shares in its portfolio.

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