West Coast Financial Llc increased its stake in Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) by 4.66% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. West Coast Financial Llc bought 2,416 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.00% . The institutional investor held 54,215 shares of the building products company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $7.48 million, up from 51,799 at the end of the previous reported quarter. West Coast Financial Llc who had been investing in Acuity Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.55B market cap company. The stock increased 1.75% or $2.4 during the last trading session, reaching $139.16. About 288,394 shares traded. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has declined 1.37% since September 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.37% the S&P500. Some Historical AYI News: 05/04/2018 – ACUITY BRANDS INC AYI.N : JMP SECURITIES RAISES TO MARKET OUTPERFORM FROM MARKET PERFORM; 10/05/2018 – Acuity Brands, Inc. Products Win Best of Category Design Excellence Awards During LIGHTFAIR® International 2018; 04/04/2018 – ACUITY BRANDS INC – “CONTINUE TO BE CAUTIOUS AND BELIEVE OVERALL MARKET CONDITIONS COULD CONTINUE TO BE CHALLENGING FOR NEAR FUTURE”; 23/04/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: New Visual Acuity and Crowding Tests for Better Detection of Amblyopia; 01/05/2018 – Acuity Brands Says Deal Won’t Materially Impact FY18; 21/04/2018 – DJ Acuity Brands Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (AYI); 01/05/2018 – ACUITY BRANDS: PURCHASE OF IOTA ENGINEERING; 07/03/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: Evaluation of Near Visual Acuity With ODYSIGHT, a Smartphone Based Medical App in Comparison to a Standardize; 04/04/2018 – Acuity Brands 2Q Net $96.9M; 02/05/2018 – Moody’s Says That Acuity’s Acquisition Of Iota Is Credit Positive, No Ratings Impact
Ami Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Fiserv (FISV) by 7.08% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ami Investment Management Inc sold 3,797 shares as the company’s stock rose 22.69% . The institutional investor held 49,801 shares of the technology company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $4.54 million, down from 53,598 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ami Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Fiserv for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $69.74 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.24% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $102.6. About 2.28M shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 41.59% since September 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.59% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.32, from 1.37 in 2019Q1. It worsened, as 37 investors sold AYI shares while 107 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 36.22 million shares or 2.48% more from 35.34 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. First Republic Investment Inc has invested 0% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Creative Planning holds 2,682 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Netherlands-based Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv has invested 0.03% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Gideon Cap Advsrs invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). First Mercantile Trust owns 420 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Point72 Asset Management LP reported 1,506 shares. Principal Fincl Grp Inc Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 177,010 shares. Riverbridge Prns Limited Liability invested in 0.86% or 329,793 shares. Salem Invest Counselors accumulated 3,957 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Marco Inv Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 14,805 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. 22,217 are held by Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Investec Asset Mgmt Limited holds 0.01% or 648,507 shares in its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership owns 173,541 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Nordea Invest Mngmt Ab holds 0% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 1,182 shares. Metropolitan Life Ny accumulated 11,409 shares.
West Coast Financial Llc, which manages about $486.79 million and $437.34 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 2,249 shares to 71,198 shares, valued at $14.09 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) by 9,544 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 204,934 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IJR).
More notable recent Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Al Gore Loves These 3 Stocks – Yahoo Finance” on September 07, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results – GlobeNewswire” published on April 03, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Results – GlobeNewswire” on July 02, 2019. More interesting news about Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Here’s Why Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly – Yahoo Finance” published on August 27, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Want To Invest In Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI)? Here’s How It Performed Lately – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 20, 2019.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.10, from 0.98 in 2019Q1. It is negative, as 32 investors sold FISV shares while 308 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 396.87 million shares or 3.10% more from 384.95 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Logan Capital has 1.4% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 261,281 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh invested in 15,477 shares or 0.11% of the stock. First Interstate Natl Bank holds 0.05% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) or 2,579 shares. Bradley Foster & Sargent Ct reported 246,262 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Janney Capital Mgmt Llc accumulated 0.01% or 2,440 shares. Smith Howard Wealth Mgmt Llc has 4.97% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). 8,797 are held by South Texas Money Management Ltd. Principal Group Inc reported 591,584 shares. Macquarie Gru Ltd owns 273,863 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.13% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) or 1.11 million shares. Redmond Asset Mgmt Limited Company owns 32,296 shares for 1.27% of their portfolio. Alps Advsrs invested 0.01% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Llc has 0.88% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 494,742 shares. Broderick Brian C holds 80,417 shares or 2.56% of its portfolio.
Analysts await Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) to report earnings on October, 30. They expect $0.93 EPS, up 24.00% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.75 per share. FISV’s profit will be $632.11 million for 27.58 P/E if the $0.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual EPS reported by Fiserv, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.41% EPS growth.
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