First American Bank Has Decreased Global Payments (GPN) Position by $673,723 as Stock Value Rose; State Of Wisconsin Investment Board Holds Position in Electronics For Imaging (EFII)

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State Of Wisconsin Investment Board increased its stake in Electronics For Imaging Inc (EFII) by 27.62% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board bought 30,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.58% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 140,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.47 million, up from 109,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board who had been investing in Electronics For Imaging Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.17B market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $27.37. About 355,380 shares traded. Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) has risen 0.18% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.19% the S&P500. Some Historical EFII News: 30/04/2018 – Electronics for Imaging Closes Below 50-Day MA: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – Konica Minolta AccurioPress Line-up Gets a Productivity Boost with Newest EFI Fiery Upgrade; 09/04/2018 – Alliance Packaging Enters the Digital Age with Direct-to-Corrugated EFI Nozomi Ultra-High-Speed lnkjet Printing; 22/03/2018 – EFI Ecosystem of Digital Print Innovations Fuels Customer Success at International Sign Expo; 15/05/2018 – SQN Investors Buys New 2.5% Position in Electronics for Imaging; 12/03/2018 Electronics for Imaging Closes Above 50-Day MA: Technicals; 30/05/2018 – Electronics for Imaging at Citi SMID Conference Jun 6; 11/05/2018 – New Fiery DFE for the Xerox lridesse Production Press Delivers Brilliant, Six-Color Output; 30/04/2018 – Electronics for Imaging 1Q Adj EPS 38c; 30/04/2018 – Electronics for Imaging 1Q Rev $239.9M

First American Bank decreased its stake in Global Payments (GPN) by 10.74% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. First American Bank sold 6,541 shares as the company’s stock rose 17.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 54,354 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $5.61M, down from 60,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First American Bank who had been investing in Global Payments for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.17B market cap company. The stock increased 1.34% or $1.77 during the last trading session, reaching $134.12. About 1.23 million shares traded. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has risen 17.13% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.76% the S&P500. Some Historical GPN News: 03/05/2018 – Global Payments 1Q Rev $795M; 09/03/2018 – Global Payments to Participate in the Barclays Emerging Payments Forum; 20/03/2018 – GLOBAL PAYMENTS – ON MARCH 20, CO, UNITS ENTERED INTO FIRST REFINANCING AMENDMENT TO CO’S SECOND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT, DATED JULY 31, 2015; 22/05/2018 – Global Payments Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 19/03/2018 – Moody’s Changes Global Payments’ Outlook To Positive; Affirms Ba2 Cfr; 20/03/2018 – GLOBAL PAYMENTS – AS PER REFINANCING AMENDMENT, INTEREST RATE OF TERM B-2 LOANS CONSTITUTING EUROCURRENCY LOANS IS A BASE RATE PLUS 1.75% – SEC FILING; 20/03/2018 – GLOBAL PAYMENTS – AS PER REFINANCING AMENDMENT, INTEREST RATE OF TERM B-2 LOANS CONSTITUTING BASE RATE LOANS IS A BASE RATE PLUS 0.75%; 03/05/2018 – Global Payments Sees 2018 Adjusted Net Rev Plus Network Fees $3.9B-$3.975B; 29/05/2018 – EU mergers and takeovers (May 29); 29/05/2018 – Global Payments Names Winnie Smith Vice President of Investor Relations

Since October 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 15 selling transactions for $2.48 million activity. On Monday, October 15 BALDWIN ROBERT H B JR sold $362,730 worth of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) or 3,125 shares. $61,518 worth of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) was sold by JACOBS WILLIAM I.

More recent Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Global Payments (GPN) to Acquire Sentral Education – StreetInsider.com” on March 04, 2019. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Guggenheim Sees Balanced Risk-Reward For Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) After Robust Q4 – Benzinga” on February 20, 2019. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “New Research Coverage Highlights Global Payments, Tableau Software, Summit Therapeutics, Utah Medical Products, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, and Urstadt Biddle Properties — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2019 – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 19, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.24 earnings per share, up 15.89% or $0.17 from last year’s $1.07 per share. GPN’s profit will be $195.74M for 27.04 P/E if the $1.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.33 actual earnings per share reported by Global Payments Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.77% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.29, from 1.17 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 54 investors sold GPN shares while 154 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 151.88 million shares or 3.04% more from 147.41 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. 4,661 are held by Stephens Ar. Fdx Advsr Inc stated it has 0.01% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). Baystate Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 1,269 shares. Moreover, Proshare Advisors Limited Co has 0.01% invested in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) for 19,597 shares. Hawaii-based First Hawaiian Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). Prudential has invested 0.03% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). Natixis Advsrs Ltd Partnership holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) for 36,465 shares. Fifth Third State Bank invested in 0.01% or 15,383 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma reported 0% stake. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The invested 0.11% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Limited Liability Partnership Ma holds 0% or 18 shares in its portfolio. Ent Financial Services Corporation, Missouri-based fund reported 20 shares. Legal General Group Pcl has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). The Wisconsin-based Mason Street Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.06% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). Nomura Asset Mngmt reported 481,263 shares.

First American Bank, which manages about $1.28 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bank Of America Corp (Prn) by 400,000 shares to 925,000 shares, valued at $960,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Metlife by 4,894 shares in the quarter, for a total of 36,043 shares, and has risen its stake in Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN).

More notable recent Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “EFI Introduces Next-generation Single-pass Reggiani BOLT Textile Digital Printer – GlobeNewswire” on November 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “EFI reports downside preliminary guidance – Seeking Alpha” published on January 15, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “EFI Enters into Engagement Letter for up to $150 Million Revolving Credit Facility – GlobeNewswire” on November 12, 2018. More interesting news about Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “UDS Creating New Opportunities in Corrugated with Central Europe’s First EFI Nozomi Single-pass Inkjet Press – Nasdaq” published on December 17, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Technology Sector Update for 01/16/2019: EFII, SNAP, EA, MSFT, AAPL, CSCO, IBM, GOOG – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 16, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.82 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 26 investors sold EFII shares while 51 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 43.58 million shares or 5.09% less from 45.92 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board holds 0% of its portfolio in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) for 29,400 shares. 61,160 are owned by Pdt Prtn Ltd Limited Liability Company. Vanguard Gru has 0.01% invested in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Endurance Wealth Mngmt invested 0% of its portfolio in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 525,886 shares in its portfolio. New York-based Mutual Of America Capital Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Smith Graham & Advsrs Limited Partnership stated it has 0.94% of its portfolio in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Employees Retirement Of Ohio holds 2,213 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 0% stake. Envestnet Asset has 16,880 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Thompson Investment Mngmt Incorporated holds 20,850 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Dupont Mngmt reported 0.01% stake. Pnc Financial Group Inc has invested 0% in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 57,631 shares.

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