As Cognex (CGNX) Stock Price Rose, Shareholder Tirschwell & Loewy Cut by $306,280 Its Stake; Atlanta Capital Management Co Lifted Its Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Position by $6.99 Million; Shares Rose

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Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc increased its stake in Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK) by 6.41% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc bought 64,135 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.70% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.06 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $116.04M, up from 1.00 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc who had been investing in Verisk Analytics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $21.00 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $128.43. About 910,874 shares traded or 22.35% up from the average. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 24.59% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.22% the S&P500. Some Historical VRSK News: 03/05/2018 – MOODY’S UPGRADES VERISK’S SR UNSECURED RATING TO Baa2; OUTLOOK; 16/04/2018 – VERISK GROUP PRESIDENT NANA BANERJEE TO RESIGN APRIL 22; 16/04/2018 – Verisk Analytics Group President Nana Banerjee to Resign; 03/05/2018 – VERISK OUTLOOK STABLE BY MOODY’S; 19/04/2018 – Verisk Launches API for Mozart Form Composer; 17/04/2018 – HYUNDAI WILL SUPPLY VERISK WITH DRIVING DATA VIA BLUE LINK; 01/05/2018 – VERISK ANALYTICS 1Q ADJ. EPS 94C, EST. 94C; 19/04/2018 – VERISK ANALYTICS INC VRSK.O : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $108 FROM $102; 04/04/2018 – Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Wealth Unveiled Preparations for Conducting the First Strategy to Develop the Mining Sector in Egypt; 01/05/2018 – VERISK 1Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS 94C, EST. 94C

Tirschwell & Loewy Inc decreased its stake in Cognex (CGNX) by 1.09% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tirschwell & Loewy Inc sold 8,060 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 731,550 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $28.29M, down from 739,610 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tirschwell & Loewy Inc who had been investing in Cognex for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.31B market cap company. The stock increased 2.51% or $1.33 during the last trading session, reaching $54.35. About 1.13 million shares traded. Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) has risen 3.13% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.13, from 1.31 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 36 investors sold VRSK shares while 151 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 159 raised stakes. 150.73 million shares or 2.44% more from 147.13 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Proshare Advsr Lc reported 121,330 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Vanguard Gp holds 0.08% or 16.56 million shares. Moody Bancshares Division reported 158 shares. Tower Rech Limited Liability Corporation (Trc) holds 2,645 shares. Geode Capital Limited Company stated it has 0.08% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Csat Inv Advisory Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Sterling Mngmt Limited Liability Corp owns 695,905 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Cognios Capital Limited Liability has 18,201 shares for 0.8% of their portfolio. Lmr Ptnrs Llp owns 7,013 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Spears Abacus Advsr Ltd Liability Company reported 3,000 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Cookson Peirce Company holds 1.28% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 121,430 shares. Diversified Tru Company holds 0.02% or 2,797 shares in its portfolio. Bristol John W & Company owns 423,049 shares.

Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc, which manages about $16.77 billion and $18.05 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Sally Beauty Hldgs Inc (NYSE:SBH) by 224,190 shares to 12.63M shares, valued at $215.27 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Rli Corp (NYSE:RLI) by 7,086 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 394,918 shares, and cut its stake in Fortive Corp.

Since September 17, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 16 insider sales for $34.80 million activity. $614,058 worth of stock was sold by Foskett Christopher M on Monday, November 5. On Thursday, November 15 Stephenson Scott G sold $2.28 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) or 18,804 shares. McCarthy Vincent de P. sold $352,538 worth of stock. 312 shares were bought by Shavel Lee, worth $37,256. MILLS ANDREW G sold $365,910 worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Wednesday, September 19.

More notable recent Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Verisk Launches ‘Geomni Vision,’ New Service Provides Customers with Extensive Catalog of Aerial Imagery – GlobeNewswire” on March 04, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Verisk to Acquire Rulebook Nasdaq:VRSK – GlobeNewswire” published on December 03, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Verisk to acquire Rulebook for $87M – Seeking Alpha” on December 03, 2018. More interesting news about Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “After-Hours Earnings Report for February 19, 2019 : CXO, VRSK, FE, AWK, AGR, CDNS, HST, DVN, FANG, HLF, KAR, ACC – Nasdaq” published on February 19, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Reaction History: Verisk Analytics, Inc., 50.0% Follow-Through Indicator, 4.0% Sensitive – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

More notable recent Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Cognex (CGNX) Q3 Earnings Preview: What’s in the Cards? – Nasdaq” on October 22, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Earnings Preview: Cognex (CGNX) Q4 Earnings Expected to Decline – Nasdaq” published on February 07, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Cognex Muddling Through Some Temporary Macro Challenges – Seeking Alpha” on March 13, 2019. More interesting news about Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “What 3M Management’s Plans Mean for Investors – Motley Fool” published on March 13, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Cognex Sees Slower Machine Vision Uptake at End of 2018 – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

Analysts await Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) to report earnings on April, 29. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, down 23.81% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.21 per share. CGNX’s profit will be $27.42 million for 84.92 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual earnings per share reported by Cognex Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.46% negative EPS growth.

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