As Equifax (EFX) Stock Rose, Uss Investment Management LTD Raised Position by $78.42 Million; Marketfield Asset Management Cut Holding in Splunk (SPLK) by $845,312 as Market Value Rose

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Uss Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 128.14% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Uss Investment Management Ltd bought 843,187 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.50 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $139.81 million, up from 658,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Uss Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $111.02. About 884,799 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 1.15% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 11/04/2018 – IHS Markit Adds Cybersecurity Risk Ratings to Research Signals; 16/03/2018 – New York Post: Warren slams Equifax over insider-trading scandal; 28/03/2018 – EQUIFAX NAMES MARK BEGOR AS CEO; 02/05/2018 – Equifax at Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference May 16; 28/03/2018 – Equifax Names Warburg Pincus’s Begor CEO in Wake of Data Breach; 28/03/2018 – Equifax Names Mark Begor New CEO — MarketWatch; 04/04/2018 – Massachusetts may sue Equifax over data breach, judge rules; 25/04/2018 – EQUIFAX INC – DURING QUARTER, INVESTED “SIGNIFICANTLY” IN DATA SECURITY AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE ENHANCEMENTS; 28/03/2018 – EQUIFAX INC – BEGOR WILL ALSO BECOME A MEMBER OF EQUIFAX BOARD OF DIRECTORS; 11/05/2018 – U.S. credit reporting industry lawyer may head FTC bureau

Marketfield Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Splunk Inc (SPLK) by 28.23% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Marketfield Asset Management Llc sold 8,128 shares as the company’s stock rose 29.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 20,663 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.17 million, down from 28,791 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Marketfield Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Splunk Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $18.82 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.71% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $127.32. About 1.94 million shares traded or 3.63% up from the average. Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) has risen 36.60% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.23% the S&P500. Some Historical SPLK News: 12/03/2018 – Cramer also sits down with the CEOs of Splunk and Workday; 25/05/2018 – SPLUNK INC SPLK.O : UBS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $133 FROM $114; 24/05/2018 – SPLUNK 1Q ADJ LOSS/SHR 7C, EST. LOSS/SHR 9C; 01/05/2018 – Splunk Disrupts IT Infrastructure Monitoring With New Inexpensive Product to Keep Businesses Running; 28/03/2018 – SPLUNK INC SPLK.O : WEDBUSH RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $103 FROM $101; 24/04/2018 – Splunk Customers Accelerate Business Value Through Artificial Intelligence; 06/03/2018 – Splunk Named in the Leaders Category of the IDC MarketScape Asia/Pacific Big Data and Analytics Platform 2017 Vendor Analysis; 24/05/2018 – Splunk 1Q Rev $311.6M; 09/04/2018 – SPLUNK CLOSES PURCHASE OF PHANTOM; 05/03/2018 – Splunk Named in the Leaders Category of the IDC MarketScape Asia/Pacific Big Data and Analytics Platform 2017 Vendor Analysis Report

Analysts await Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) to report earnings on May, 23. They expect $-0.59 EPS, up 23.38% or $0.18 from last year’s $-0.77 per share. After $0.17 actual EPS reported by Splunk Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -447.06% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.50, from 1.28 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 66 investors sold SPLK shares while 151 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 119 raised stakes. 134.38 million shares or 7.04% more from 125.54 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Atria Invs Limited Liability Corp holds 4,412 shares. Piedmont Invest Advisors stated it has 0.05% in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Winslow Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 2,172 shares stake. Nicholas Partners Limited Partnership accumulated 42,107 shares. Nuwave Inv Management Ltd Liability reported 46 shares. Stanley stated it has 0.07% in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). San Francisco Sentry (Ca) has 0% invested in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). American National Registered Advisor holds 0.47% or 7,110 shares. First Citizens National Bank Trust reported 7,909 shares. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Company owns 10,651 shares. 2.78M are held by State Street. Citigroup invested 0.03% in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Gradient Ltd Llc reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.04% in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Comml Bank Of America De has invested 0.04% in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK).

Since September 17, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 insider sales for $5.43 million activity. SULLIVAN GODFREY sold 8,750 shares worth $912,100. Carges Mark T also sold $458,810 worth of Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) on Friday, November 30. 2,407 shares valued at $264,811 were sold by Tully Timothy on Monday, December 10. Another trade for 11,883 shares valued at $1.27M was sold by Merritt Douglas. Morgan Scott had sold 3,480 shares worth $372,151. Shares for $593,839 were sold by STEIN LEONARD R.

More notable recent Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Splunk (SPLK) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? – Nasdaq” on February 21, 2019, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Splunk Welcomes Carrie Palin as Chief Marketing Officer – Business Wire” published on February 19, 2019, Marketwatch.com published: “Zscaler, Splunk head in different directions as analysts hike price targets after strong earnings – MarketWatch” on March 04, 2019. More interesting news about Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Earnings Reaction History: SPLUNK INC, 63.6% Follow-Through Indicator, 8.0% Sensitive – Nasdaq” published on February 28, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks To Watch: Food For Thought – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 23, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.54, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 71 investors sold EFX shares while 149 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 111.39 million shares or 9.32% more from 101.90 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Riverhead Cap Mgmt reported 5,417 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 378,485 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio. Natl Pension Serv stated it has 0.06% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Eagle Ridge Investment Management holds 3,228 shares. Moreover, Moneta Grp Inc Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 50 were reported by City. Norinchukin Bancorporation The reported 22,058 shares. Intl Sarl has 0.45% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 17,155 shares or 0% of the stock. The New York-based Mufg Americas Holding Corp has invested 0.06% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 693 are owned by First Manhattan Communications. Ls Investment Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.03% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Barrett Asset Mngmt Lc owns 3,800 shares. Moreover, Regal Invest Advsr Lc has 0.36% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 17,843 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board holds 23,014 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

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