Verizon Comm (VZ) Shareholder Nwi Management LP Cut Its Holding by $5.04 Million as Market Value Declined; Accenture Plc Class A (ACN) Holder Hartford Investment Management Co Cut Its Stake by $907,053

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Nwi Management Lp decreased its stake in Verizon Comm Inc (VZ) by 33.33% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nwi Management Lp sold 90,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.36% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 180,000 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $10.12M, down from 270,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nwi Management Lp who had been investing in Verizon Comm Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $241.27 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $58.39. About 23.72M shares traded or 44.65% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 17.26% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 13/03/2018 – Fitch Rates Verizon Owner Trust 2018-1; 31/05/2018 – Duo Security Enhances Zero-Trust Security Platform With Analytics-Based Threat Detection; 07/03/2018 – Moody’s affirms Frontier’s B3 corporate family rating, outlook changed to stable; 15/05/2018 – Verizon Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider; 24/04/2018 – Verizon: 2018 Capital Spending Includes Commercial Launch of 5G; 19/03/2018 – Verizon Finishes 2017 with Highest Customer Loyalty; 02/05/2018 – Verizon’s Oath is ‘doubling down’ on Amazon’s cloud; 02/04/2018 – Verizon Communications Inc. CDS Widens 5 Bps, Most in 6 Months; 29/05/2018 – Shari Redstone’s endgame for CBS and Viacom is clear in this new complaint Combine the two and sell to the highest bidder. Verizon had flagged interest in Viacom as well as CBS according to sources; 01/05/2018 – A merged T-Mobile and Sprint will still be smaller than AT&T or Verizon:

Hartford Investment Management Co decreased its stake in Accenture Plc Class A (ACN) by 7.42% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hartford Investment Management Co sold 6,433 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 80,262 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $11.32 million, down from 86,695 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hartford Investment Management Co who had been investing in Accenture Plc Class A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $106.07B market cap company. The stock increased 0.95% or $1.57 during the last trading session, reaching $166.39. About 3.74M shares traded or 71.92% up from the average. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.10% the S&P500. Some Historical ACN News: 09/03/2018 – TOYOTA MOTOR CORP – CO, JAPANTAXI CO WITH KDDI CORP AND ACCENTURE, HAVE DEVELOPED TAXI DISPATCH SUPPORT SYSTEM THAT PREDICTS DEMAND FOR TAXI SERVICES; 29/03/2018 – MEREDITH TO SELL MEREDITH XCELERATED MARKETING TO ACCENTURE; 17/05/2018 – Delphix Adds Longtime Accenture, Tech Veteran to Advisory Board; 29/03/2018 – MEREDITH CORP – FINANCIAL TERMS OF TRANSACTION ARE NOT BEING DISCLOSED; 16/05/2018 – IT Services Market in Latin America 2018-2022 with Accenture, Capgemini, HCL Technologies, IBM, and Sonda Dominating – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 11/04/2018 – Accenture Launches Intelligent Enterprise Platform to Help Companies Use Advanced Technologies that Fast-track Enterprise; 29/03/2018 – ACCENTURE – ENTERED AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE NEW YORK-BASED DIGITAL AGENCY, MEREDITH XCELERATED MARKETING; 09/05/2018 – Insurers Must Reskill and Reshape Their Workforces to Seize Growth Opportunities from Artificial Intelligence, According to; 18/04/2018 – Accenture Positioned as Overall Innovation Leader in HfS Research Report on Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Services; 22/03/2018 – ACCENTURE PLC ACN.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $6.68 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S

Analysts await Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $1.17 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $1.17 per share. VZ’s profit will be $4.83 billion for 12.48 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.12 actual EPS reported by Verizon Communications Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.46% EPS growth.

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Verizon to redeem debt securities NYSE:VZ – GlobeNewswire” on February 27, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Verizon adds third 5G smartphone in 2019 NYSE:VZ – GlobeNewswire” published on February 24, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “Why the Weakness in Vodafone Looks Like a Buying Opportunity for Long-Term Investors – 24/7 Wall St.” on March 13, 2019. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Verizon: Should I Buy It Now? – Seeking Alpha” published on February 25, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Verizon supports communities impacted by recent Alabama and Georgia tornadoes – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: March 04, 2019.

Nwi Management Lp, which manages about $5.79B and $1.91B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Telefonica Brasil Adr by 30,000 shares to 150,000 shares, valued at $1.79 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Apple Computer (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 300,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 350,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Msci Emerging Market (EEM).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1.3 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 59 investors sold VZ shares while 611 reduced holdings. 149 funds opened positions while 641 raised stakes. 2.67 billion shares or 4.15% more from 2.57 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Limited owns 0.18% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 407,700 shares. Archford Strategies Limited Liability holds 1.05% or 46,379 shares. Cadence Commercial Bank Na holds 66,693 shares or 1.69% of its portfolio. Advisory Service Ntwk Ltd holds 0.71% or 144,753 shares. Creative Planning owns 0.13% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 555,876 shares. Paloma Management holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 8,097 shares. Eagle Asset reported 0.06% stake. Signature Financial Management holds 10,202 shares. Driehaus Management Limited Liability Company reported 0.06% stake. 205,793 are owned by Gamco Investors Et Al. Calamos Wealth Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 92,584 shares stake. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 800 shares. Security Fincl Bank Of So Dak holds 28,071 shares. Alps Advisors holds 0.43% or 995,442 shares. London Of Virginia holds 2.08% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 3.88 million shares.

Analysts await Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) to report earnings on March, 28 before the open. They expect $1.57 EPS, down 0.63% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.58 per share. ACN’s profit will be $1.00 billion for 26.50 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.96 actual EPS reported by Accenture plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.90% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on The JM Smucker, West Pharmaceutical Services, Franklin Electric Co., Accenture, LiveXLive Media, and Otter Tail — What Drives Growth in Today’s Competitive Landscape – GlobeNewswire” on February 21, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Energy Transfer LP, Domo, Accenture, Chevron, Cincinnati Financial, and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production – GlobeNewswire” published on March 06, 2019, Investorideas.com published: “Newswire – #AI Brings Results in Addressing Energy Consumption Problems: (TSXV: $MCLD.V) (OTC: $MCDLF) (NYSE: $ACN) (NYSE: $DE) (NASDAQ: $SWIR) – InvestorIdeas.com” on March 12, 2019. More interesting news about Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Accenture (ACN) Reports Acquisition of Leading Danish Creative Agency, Hjaltelin Stahl – StreetInsider.com” published on March 05, 2019 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Accenture (ACN) to Acquire ESP – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: March 05, 2019.

Hartford Investment Management Co, which manages about $3.22 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amphenol Corp Class A (NYSE:APH) by 3,890 shares to 113,483 shares, valued at $9.19M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Apartment Investment And (NYSE:AIV) by 21,752 shares in the quarter, for a total of 44,780 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr S&P Etf Trust (SPY).

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