Insider Deal: Jeffrey Citron Sold 508,004 Shares of Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG); Garde Capital Has Lifted Intel Com (INTC) Holding By $482,600

February 8, 2018 - By John Hoffman

Garde Capital Inc increased Intel Corp Com (INTC) stake by 47.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Garde Capital Inc acquired 12,700 shares as Intel Corp Com (INTC)’s stock declined 2.96%. The Garde Capital Inc holds 39,542 shares with $1.51M value, up from 26,842 last quarter. Intel Corp Com now has $211.54B valuation. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $45.2. About 37.51 million shares traded or 12.87% up from the average. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has risen 19.47% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500.

The director of Vonage Holdings Corp and company’s insider Jeffrey Citron sold 508,004 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company based on the avg market share price which is $10.6 of a share. Jeffrey Citron’s shares had a value of nearly $5,369,497 U.S. Dollars. He also unloaded 514,913 shares worth total $5,337,766 USD in the last 30 days. The prospect that the transaction remains hidden is very little owing to the large amount of money involved. Right now, Jeffrey Citron owns 14.99 million shares which are about 6.56% of Vonage Holdings Corp’s market cap.

Among 11 analysts covering Vonage (NYSE:VG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Vonage has $12.0 highest and $6 lowest target. $9.81’s average target is -7.80% below currents $10.64 stock price. Vonage had 31 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by Craig Hallum. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Dougherty & Company. William Blair maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 8 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of VG in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 5 by Oppenheimer. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. William Blair maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, May 25 report. Summit Research initiated it with “Hold” rating and $6 target in Tuesday, March 8 report. The company was maintained on Monday, September 12 by Dougherty & Company.

Vonage Holdings Corp. provides communications services connecting people through cloud-connected devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.43 billion. It offers various business services, including basic dial tone, call queue, conferencing, call groups, mobile functionality, CRM integration, and detailed analytics, as well as Vonage Essential services. It has a 105.3 P/E ratio. The firm also provides home telephone replacement services through various service plans with basic features, such as voicemail, call waiting, call forwarding, simulring, visual voicemail, and extensions, as well as area code selection, virtual phone number, and Web-enabled voicemail.

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $10.64. About 1.66 million shares traded. Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) has risen 55.05% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.35% the S&P500.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $16.99 million activity. $5.34 million worth of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) was sold by Citron Jeffrey A. $1.60 million worth of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) was sold by PEARSON DAVID T.

Analysts await Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.09 EPS, up 200.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.03 per share. VG’s profit will be $20.57M for 29.56 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.07 actual EPS reported by Vonage Holdings Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.57% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.28, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 15 investors sold Vonage Holdings Corp. shares while 66 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 181.10 million shares or 8.56% more from 166.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Teachers Ins And Annuity Association Of America reported 104,904 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Johnson Counsel owns 22,129 shares. Nicholas Inv Prns Lp holds 422,724 shares. Pier Capital Limited Liability Co stated it has 718,817 shares. Argent Mgmt Limited Liability, Missouri-based fund reported 349,050 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 398,550 shares. Aperio Grp Llc reported 0% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Proshare Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership reported 0.01% in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Tieton Limited Company accumulated 2.56% or 365,010 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Oberweis Asset Management Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) for 14,000 shares. Moreover, Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has 0% invested in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) for 111,743 shares. Loomis Sayles Company Ltd Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.16 million shares.

Among 54 analysts covering Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), 36 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Intel Corporation has $60.0 highest and $25 lowest target. $45.10’s average target is -0.22% below currents $45.2 stock price. Intel Corporation had 222 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) on Wednesday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. Bernstein upgraded the shares of INTC in report on Friday, July 8 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 9 by Sterne Agee CRT. Bank of America downgraded the shares of INTC in report on Wednesday, June 21 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 9 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral” on Wednesday, April 20. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 22. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, September 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, July 12.

Investors sentiment is 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 52 investors sold INTC shares while 663 reduced holdings. only 127 funds opened positions while 608 raised stakes. 3.05 billion shares or 0.19% more from 3.05 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Matarin Cap Lc invested in 0.42% or 130,055 shares. 21,487 are owned by Karp Capital Mgmt Corp. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 1.23% or 2.01 million shares. Biondo Ltd owns 104,836 shares or 1.11% of their US portfolio. Tiverton Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.9% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Wealthcare Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Co holds 219 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp invested in 0.85% or 51.00 million shares. 62,145 are owned by Wagner Bowman. Wg Shaheen Dba Whitney owns 92,453 shares for 1.05% of their portfolio. Lynch & Assocs In holds 2.92% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) for 192,794 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested 0.6% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Hexavest Inc holds 1.91 million shares or 0.89% of its portfolio. Cacti Asset Management Ltd reported 77,400 shares. Independent Invsts invested in 31,300 shares or 0.5% of the stock. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) for 13.20 million shares.