Brown Capital Management Increases Stake in Check Point Software Tech Lt (CHKP); Goldman Sachs Group Position In Exelon (EXC) Was Raised

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Brown Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Check Point Software Tech Lt (CHKP) by 16.56% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Capital Management Llc bought 47,926 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 337,268 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $34.62M, up from 289,342 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Check Point Software Tech Lt for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.63 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.49% or $1.84 during the last trading session, reaching $125.64. About 1.24M shares traded or 32.73% up from the average. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has risen 18.10% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500. Some Historical CHKP News: 25/04/2018 – Check Point Software 1Q Rev $452M; 23/05/2018 – Ukraine cyber police aware of possible new threat -police chief; 12/04/2018 – 97% of Organizations Are Unprepared for Gen V Cyber Attacks, Says Check Point Software 2018 Security Report; 25/04/2018 – Check Point Software 1Q EPS $1.16; 04/05/2018 – FINJAN FILES PATENT COMPLAINT VS CHECK POINT ISRAEL; 14/03/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for America First Multifamily Investors, Harmonic, Check Point Software Techno; 06/03/2018 Check Point Software Access Event Scheduled By Aliya Capital; 02/04/2018 – TRAPX SECURITY – COLLABORATING WITH CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES TO ENHANCE ENTERPRISE SECURITY; 21/03/2018 – Pierre-Paul Allard, EVP of Worldwide Sales at Check Point Software Technologies, Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief; 02/04/2018 – TrapX Security And Check Point Collaborate To Enhance Enterprise Security

Goldman Sachs Group Inc increased its stake in Exelon Corp (EXC) by 48293.03% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Goldman Sachs Group Inc bought 9.47 million shares as the company’s stock rose 5.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 9.49 million shares of the power generation company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $427.77 million, up from 19,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc who had been investing in Exelon Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.49B market cap company. The stock increased 0.77% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $50. About 12.01 million shares traded or 116.88% up from the average. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has risen 31.16% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.79% the S&P500. Some Historical EXC News: 04/05/2018 – Exelon Named a Top 50 Company for Diversity and Top 5 Company for Veterans by Diversitylnc; 16/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Exelon May Face Pressure, Electric Power Down in April; 14/05/2018 – Metro Announces Extended Late-Night Service for Capitals Game 3, Powered by Exelon and Pepco; 22/05/2018 – EXELON, PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE OWN REACTORS IN NEW JERSEY; 26/04/2018 – EXELON: PLAN TO FURTHER CUT GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS BY 15%; 08/05/2018 – Exelon: Nigro to Succeed Jonathan Thayer as CFO; 22/03/2018 – EXELON’S LASALLE 1 REACTOR CUT TO 24% POWER FROM 100%: NRC; 30/04/2018 – EXELON CUTS DRESDEN 2 REACTOR POWER TO 84% FROM 100%: NRC; 15/03/2018 – Spark Energy re-energizes sale attempt; 24/05/2018 – EXELON CORP – EXELON’S OTHER NUCLEAR PLANTS IN PJM CLEARED IN AUCTION FOR 2021-2022 PLANNING YEAR

Brown Capital Management Llc, which manages about $7.02 billion and $8.31B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Balchem Corp (NASDAQ:BCPC) by 457,082 shares to 3.86M shares, valued at $302.67M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Inogen Inc (NASDAQ:INGN) by 65,790 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.14M shares, and cut its stake in Abiomed Inc (NASDAQ:ABMD).

More notable recent Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “EFA, NXPI, CHKP, TEVA: Large Outflows Detected at ETF – Nasdaq” on March 14, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Check Point Software: All Done Here, I’ll Take The Check Please – Seeking Alpha” published on October 30, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Notable ETF Outflow Detected – EFA, NXPI, TEVA, CHKP – Nasdaq” on March 06, 2019. More interesting news about Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Infocyte Partners With Check Point Software Technologies For Cloud-delivered Compromise Assessments, Proactive Threat Detection, Faster Incident Response – Nasdaq” published on February 19, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “February 2019’s Most Wanted Malware: Coinhive Quits While Still at the Top – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 11, 2019.

More news for Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Penn lawmakers signal willingness to help save nuclear power plants – Seeking Alpha” on March 11, 2019. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Exelon, AT&T, United States Cellular, Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Boyd Gaming, and Argo Group International — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings – GlobeNewswire” and published on March 06, 2019 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.17 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 42 investors sold EXC shares while 257 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 226 raised stakes. 759.93 million shares or 4.26% more from 728.89 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. North Star Inv Mgmt Corp stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Bremer Association reported 0.06% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Loomis Sayles And Co Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Stanley invested in 51,825 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 1.36 million shares stake. Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd Liability holds 0.04% or 122,372 shares in its portfolio. Earnest Partners Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.04% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Com accumulated 1.79% or 20.11 million shares. Archford Capital Strategies Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.13% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) or 7,245 shares. Synovus Financial Corp holds 0.02% or 19,058 shares in its portfolio. South Dakota Inv Council holds 0.3% or 318,343 shares. Oakworth holds 78 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Westover Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.33% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) or 46,969 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh reported 15,783 shares. Capital Guardian holds 0.05% or 72,056 shares in its portfolio.

Since February 12, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $837,900 activity.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc, which manages about $313.71B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Trinet Group Inc (NYSE:TNET) by 18,960 shares to 163,598 shares, valued at $6.86 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nexstar Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:NXST) by 237,369 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 961,010 shares, and cut its stake in Jacobs Engr Group Inc Del (NYSE:JEC).

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