Ls Investment Advisors Has Decreased Cisco Systems (CSCO) Holding By $1.37 Million; MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL PLC ORDINARY S (MCFUF) Shorts Lowered By 4.15%

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MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL PLC ORDINARY S (OTCMKTS:MCFUF) had a decrease of 4.15% in short interest. MCFUF’s SI was 1.26M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 4.15% from 1.31M shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 12576 days are for MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL PLC ORDINARY S (OTCMKTS:MCFUF)’s short sellers to cover MCFUF’s short positions. It closed at $25.23 lastly. It is up 0.00% since March 17, 2018 and is . It has underperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Ls Investment Advisors Llc decreased Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO) stake by 18.16% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Ls Investment Advisors Llc sold 31,819 shares as Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO)’s stock rose 8.18%. The Ls Investment Advisors Llc holds 143,418 shares with $6.21 million value, down from 175,237 last quarter. Cisco Systems Inc now has $234.19B valuation. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $53.2. About 43.64M shares traded or 82.97% up from the average. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 16.80% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. Some Historical CSCO News: 07/03/2018 – Cisco’s Bee Kheng Tay Discusses Companies Growth Prospects (Video); 02/05/2018 – AppDynamics Customer Carhartt Honored by CIO as a 2018 CIO 100 Award Winner; 01/05/2018 – Techmeme: Private equity firm Permira is buying Cisco’s video software business, known as the NDS Group, sources say for ~$1B;; 16/05/2018 – Cisco drops despite earnings beat; 15/03/2018 – Westcon-Comstor Empowers Solution Providers to Deliver Automated Provisioning of Cisco IP Phones; 01/05/2018 – Transaction Expected to Close in Cisco’s 1Q19; 05/04/2018 – Cisco Talos really sounding some alarm bells here. “Some of these attacks are believed to be associated with nation-state actors, such as those described in U.S. CERT’s recent alert.”; 08/03/2018 – Cisco CFO Says Diversity Efforts ‘Start From the Top’ (Video); 23/03/2018 – Cisco Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/04/2018 – Vology Achieves Cisco Gold Partner Status

Since September 17, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $7.80 million activity. Shares for $10.28M were sold by Robbins Charles on Monday, September 17. The insider BURNS M MICHELE sold 4,744 shares worth $209,025. Shares for $3.32M were sold by Kramer Kelly A.. On Friday, November 23 CHANDLER MARK D sold $196,324 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 4,373 shares. Tan Irving sold 28,000 shares worth $1.36 million. 25,000 shares valued at $1.20M were sold by WEST STEVEN M on Wednesday, December 12. BHATT PRAT had sold 33,950 shares worth $1.52M.

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Is Cisco (CSCO) Up 9% Since Last Earnings Report? – Nasdaq” on March 15, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Better IoT Buy: Sierra Wireless vs. Cisco – Nasdaq” published on March 14, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Has Cisco Systems (CSCO) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year? – Nasdaq” on March 08, 2019. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Cisco Is Best Performing Dow Stock This Year – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 17, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Cisco: Well Positioned For The Future – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 08, 2019.

Ls Investment Advisors Llc increased Home Depot (NYSE:HD) stake by 2,121 shares to 138,222 valued at $23.75M in 2018Q4. It also upped Vanguard Total Corporate Bnd stake by 13,425 shares and now owns 14,648 shares. Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) was raised too.

Analysts await Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) to report earnings on May, 15. They expect $0.68 earnings per share, up 13.33% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.6 per share. CSCO’s profit will be $2.99B for 19.56 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.67 actual earnings per share reported by Cisco Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.49% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 0.85 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 68 investors sold CSCO shares while 701 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 557 raised stakes. 3.17 billion shares or 0.63% more from 3.15 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Hartford Investment Mgmt Company owns 632,631 shares. Neville Rodie Shaw Inc has 60,187 shares. Camelot Portfolios stated it has 9,236 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc holds 234,641 shares or 0.48% of its portfolio. Schafer Cullen Management Incorporated holds 2.22% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 3.33 million shares. Addison Cap Communications accumulated 26,912 shares. 134,299 are held by Horan Mngmt. Perigon Wealth Management Llc has 1.14% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Dillon & Assocs Incorporated holds 8,908 shares. Diligent Invsts Lc has 0.95% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Cwm Ltd Co owns 365,112 shares. Hussman Strategic Advsr Incorporated holds 1,900 shares. Segment Wealth Limited Company reported 1.09% stake. Foster Dykema Cabot And Co Ma stated it has 0.14% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). The Missouri-based Paradigm Fincl Advsrs Ltd Liability Co has invested 2.01% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO).

Among 13 analysts covering Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Cisco Systems had 15 analyst reports since November 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday, November 15. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $53 target. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Thursday, February 14 with “Neutral” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday, November 15. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $44 target. As per Thursday, November 29, the company rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird. Deutsche Bank maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday, November 15. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $60 target. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, February 14 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, February 14. The rating was downgraded by Nomura to “Neutral” on Friday, December 14. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, February 14. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 14 by Bank of America.

Another recent and important Micro Focus International plc (OTCMKTS:MCFUF) news was published by Money.Cnn.com which published an article titled: “Tech stock crashes 45% after CEO resigns – CNN” on March 19, 2018.

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