First National Bank Of Omaha Lowered Mastercard (MA) Position; Dana Investment Advisors Boosted Cbs New (CBS) Position By $6.48 Million

January 9, 2018 - By Danny Collins

First National Bank Of Omaha decreased Mastercard Incorporated (MA) stake by 3.66% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. First National Bank Of Omaha sold 2,545 shares as Mastercard Incorporated (MA)’s stock rose 7.46%. The First National Bank Of Omaha holds 67,044 shares with $8.94 million value, down from 69,589 last quarter. Mastercard Incorporated now has $168.61B valuation. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $159.27. About 3.14 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 24.16% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500.

Dana Investment Advisors Inc increased Cbs Corp New (CBS) stake by 46.48% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Dana Investment Advisors Inc acquired 113,702 shares as Cbs Corp New (CBS)’s stock declined 6.13%. The Dana Investment Advisors Inc holds 358,332 shares with $20.78M value, up from 244,630 last quarter. Cbs Corp New now has $21.70 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.42% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $56.76. About 3.63M shares traded. CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has risen 18.35% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.65% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 39 investors sold MA shares while 488 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. 779.91 million shares or 1.33% less from 790.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Baillie Gifford Co holds 1.01% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 5.67 million shares. Point72 Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 0.22% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Morgan Stanley holds 0.49% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 11.64M shares. Chicago Equity Limited Liability Com accumulated 0.49% or 109,920 shares. 161,975 were reported by Meritage Port Management. Atwood And Palmer Inc invested in 3.48% or 170,176 shares. Sarasin And Partners Ltd Liability Partnership invested 4.1% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). 20,125 were reported by Everence Cap Mngmt. First Bancorporation Sioux Falls invested in 1.6% or 3,238 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board reported 1.23M shares. Bell Savings Bank owns 2,231 shares. Telemus Cap Limited Com accumulated 0.72% or 32,465 shares. Zweig stated it has 3.79% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Nottingham Advsrs, New York-based fund reported 32,000 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors invested 0.2% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA).

Analysts await Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $1.12 EPS, up 30.23% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.86 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.19 billion for 35.55 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual EPS reported by Mastercard Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.42% negative EPS growth.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $48.22 million activity. McLaughlin Edward Grunde sold $2.61 million worth of stock. HUNDMEJEAN MARTINA sold $11.83M worth of stock or 91,107 shares. 5,800 shares were sold by Fraccaro Michael, worth $856,027 on Thursday, October 12. Shares for $712,540 were sold by Haythornthwaite Richard. Vosburg Craig had sold 14,200 shares worth $2.01 million on Thursday, September 21. Another trade for 58,412 shares valued at $7.59 million was made by Mastercard Foundation on Thursday, August 3.

First National Bank Of Omaha increased Ishares Tr (IWD) stake by 3,970 shares to 82,473 valued at $9.77M in 2017Q3. It also upped United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) stake by 3,761 shares and now owns 77,564 shares. Costco Whsl Corp New (NASDAQ:COST) was raised too.

Among 37 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 95 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Guggenheim on Tuesday, November 1 to “Neutral”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, July 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, October 8. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 31 by RBC Capital Markets. Bernstein maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) rating on Monday, October 30. Bernstein has “Buy” rating and $166.0 target. Wedbush upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, January 20 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 31. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Top Pick” on Wednesday, February 1. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, December 16.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold CBS shares while 225 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 225.71 million shares or 1.68% less from 229.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 140,528 were accumulated by Meyer Handelman Co. 4,154 were accumulated by 1St Source Bancshares. Washington Natl Bank holds 0.05% or 5,170 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Financial Bank Of America Corp De reported 11,479 shares. 2.48 million were reported by Gruss Ltd Partnership. Citigroup holds 0% of its portfolio in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) for 5 shares. Toronto Dominion Comml Bank holds 138,277 shares. Clearbridge Ltd has 0.11% invested in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) for 2.04M shares. Schroder Investment Management Group holds 0% of its portfolio in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) for 1,280 shares. Valley Natl Advisers Inc owns 11 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.09% of its portfolio in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) for 34,286 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Inc, New York-based fund reported 389 shares. Greenwood Assocs Limited Liability Company holds 0.96% or 66,870 shares in its portfolio. Gateway Inv Advisers Limited reported 74,991 shares stake.

Dana Investment Advisors Inc decreased Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stake by 49,823 shares to 494,976 valued at $36.87 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Deluxe Corp (NYSE:DLX) stake by 5,010 shares and now owns 140,809 shares. D R Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) was reduced too.

Among 35 analysts covering CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. CBS Corp has $8100 highest and $6 lowest target. $68.42’s average target is 20.54% above currents $56.76 stock price. CBS Corp had 104 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) rating on Tuesday, October 13. RBC Capital Markets has “Top Pick” rating and $64 target. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 16 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, January 20. The stock of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 6. Telsey Advisory Group initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, February 5 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 18 by Wells Fargo. The stock of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Credit Suisse. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 16 report. Citigroup maintained CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) on Wednesday, October 4 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) on Wednesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 insider sales for $73.85 million activity. 164,000 shares were sold by MOONVES LESLIE, worth $9.68M on Wednesday, September 20. Ambrosio Anthony G also sold $538,673 worth of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) shares. Schwartz Gil D also sold $3.16 million worth of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) shares. $327,506 worth of stock was sold by COUNTRYMAN GARY L on Wednesday, August 9. CALIFANO JOSEPH A sold $321,088 worth of stock.