Ameriprise Financial Has Raised Fiserv (FISV) Position; Sunopta (STKL) Sentiment Is 0.74

March 21, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

SunOpta Inc. sources non-genetically modified and organic ingredients; and makes and sells food and beverage products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, and Ethiopia. The company has market cap of $639.71 million. The Company’s Global Ingredients segment offers organic fruit- and vegetable raw materials and ingredients, sweeteners, cocoa, coffees, ancient grains, nuts, seeds and pulses, and other organic food products; identity preserved, non-GMO, and organic seeds and grains, including soy, corn, and sunflower; and seed and grain animal feed, and pet food products. It currently has negative earnings. This segment also provides processing and contract manufacturing services, including seed and grain conditioning services for soy, corn, and sunflower; grain milling for corn, with various granulations and batch sizing; coffee and sesame seed processing; and dry and oil roasting and packaging, as well as offers specialty organic functional ingredients, and liquid and dried format seed, grain, and cocoa based ingredients.

Ameriprise Financial Inc increased Fiserv Inc (FISV) stake by 5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ameriprise Financial Inc acquired 26,873 shares as Fiserv Inc (FISV)’s stock rose 7.77%. The Ameriprise Financial Inc holds 564,465 shares with $72.79 million value, up from 537,592 last quarter. Fiserv Inc now has $15.18 billion valuation. It closed at $73.46 lastly. It is down 18.57% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.87% the S&P500.

Among 24 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Fiserv had 57 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $140 target in Friday, February 9 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, September 9 by Wedbush. SunTrust upgraded the shares of FISV in report on Friday, February 9 to “Buy” rating. As per Friday, October 28, the company rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) on Thursday, July 30 with “Equal Weight” rating. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of FISV in report on Wednesday, October 28 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Pacific Crest on Friday, November 18 with “Sector Weight”. The firm has “Sell” rating by Compass Point given on Friday, April 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, July 30 report.

Since October 16, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 5 insider sales for $7.97 million activity. Shares for $2.36 million were sold by YABUKI JEFFERY W. 353 shares were bought by DiSimone Harry, worth $49,981. Shares for $1.31 million were sold by VIELEHR BYRON C. Schultz Kevin J sold $452,263 worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) on Monday, December 11. 12,160 shares were sold by OLEARY DENIS, worth $1.73 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.81 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 0.73 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 41 investors sold FISV shares while 269 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 180.11 million shares or 0.28% less from 180.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc has 0.16% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Cullinan Associates Inc owns 40,748 shares. Btim, Massachusetts-based fund reported 17,470 shares. Golub Limited Liability reported 2.65% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). 88,993 are owned by Gofen Glossberg Ltd Limited Liability Company Il. Bahl Gaynor Incorporated holds 62,092 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Hills Bankshares And Co has invested 1.8% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). 1,619 were reported by Jaffetilchin Partners Limited. Ct Mason holds 54,094 shares or 2.53% of its portfolio. Court Place Advsr Ltd invested in 5,949 shares or 0.34% of the stock. West Oak Cap Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 175 shares. Mariner Wealth Advsr Ltd owns 4,384 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. 2,529 were reported by Gyroscope Mngmt Group Incorporated Lc. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Limited Liability reported 1,188 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Com has 9,213 shares.

Ameriprise Financial Inc decreased Independent Bank Corp/Ma (NASDAQ:INDB) stake by 17,871 shares to 590,462 valued at $44.08 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Healthcare Trust Of Ame (NYSE:HTA) stake by 136,460 shares and now owns 829,278 shares. Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO) was reduced too.

Analysts await SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) to report earnings on May, 9. They expect $-0.06 earnings per share, down 500.00% or $0.05 from last year’s $-0.01 per share. After $-0.10 actual earnings per share reported by SunOpta Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -40.00% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $7.3. About 62,331 shares traded. SunOpta Inc. (STKL) has risen 147.35% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 130.65% the S&P500.

South State Corp holds 10.56% of its portfolio in SunOpta Inc. for 10,800 shares. Domini Impact Investments Llc owns 50,243 shares or 9.93% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Engaged Capital Llc has 7.23% invested in the company for 6.76 million shares. The Ontario – Canada-based West Face Capital Inc. has invested 5.53% in the stock. Overbrook Management Corp, a New York-based fund reported 2.23 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 4 buys, and 0 insider sales for $27.95 million activity.

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