Franklin Resources Raised Guidewire Software (GWRE) Position; Clarivest Asset Management Has Increased Laboratory Amer Hldgs (LH) Holding By $9.62 Million

April 21, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Franklin Resources Inc increased Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE) stake by 19.89% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Franklin Resources Inc acquired 165,041 shares as Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE)’s stock rose 8.79%. The Franklin Resources Inc holds 994,761 shares with $73.87M value, up from 829,720 last quarter. Guidewire Software Inc now has $6.85 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $85.72. About 313,903 shares traded. Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) has risen 42.07% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.52% the S&P500.

Clarivest Asset Management Llc increased Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH) stake by 26.87% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Clarivest Asset Management Llc acquired 60,486 shares as Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH)’s stock rose 1.25%. The Clarivest Asset Management Llc holds 285,581 shares with $45.55 million value, up from 225,095 last quarter. Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs now has $16.85B valuation. The stock decreased 1.84% or $3.09 during the last trading session, reaching $165.17. About 695,470 shares traded. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has risen 14.17% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.62% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Laboratory Corp (NYSE:LH), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Laboratory Corp had 64 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $190.0 target in Wednesday, January 3 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, March 1. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Sunday, October 15 with “Hold”. The stock of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Credit Suisse. Mizuho maintained Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) on Thursday, September 15 with “Neutral” rating. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $190 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The stock of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 17 by Zacks. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Morgan Stanley. Goldman Sachs downgraded Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) on Tuesday, December 8 to “Neutral” rating. Robert W. Baird downgraded Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) rating on Monday, February 6. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $138 target.

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $10.55 million activity. Shares for $1.41 million were sold by EISENBERG GLENN A on Monday, February 12. 971 shares were sold by Gilliland Dwight Gary, worth $149,068 on Monday, October 30. KING DAVID P had sold 49,967 shares worth $8.23 million on Friday, March 23. ANDERSON KERRII B sold $548,124 worth of stock or 3,300 shares. $213,813 worth of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) shares were sold by Schechter Adam H.

Clarivest Asset Management Llc decreased Olympic Steel Inc (NASDAQ:ZEUS) stake by 28,600 shares to 92,000 valued at $1.98 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Valley Natl Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) stake by 173,200 shares and now owns 586,000 shares. Hancock Hldg Co (NASDAQ:HBHC) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.30, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 36 investors sold LH shares while 209 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. 91.47 million shares or 0.35% less from 91.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Affinity Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Co holds 12,200 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Diversified Tru Communications stated it has 0.02% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Tiverton Asset Management Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% or 1,558 shares. Twin Management Incorporated invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Moreover, Sheets Smith Wealth has 0.69% invested in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) for 18,305 shares. 2,380 are owned by Cibc Mkts. Gilman Hill Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.1% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Oakbrook Invests Limited Liability Company stated it has 7,327 shares. Aviva Public Limited Com invested in 56,615 shares. Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Company stated it has 4,520 shares. Asset Management One Ltd holds 154,097 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc has invested 0.01% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Baker Ellis Asset Ltd Liability holds 0.26% or 6,550 shares in its portfolio. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma reported 115 shares. Ami Asset owns 2.71% invested in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) for 246,049 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 39 selling transactions for $13.68 million activity. Lavin Paul sold $463,129 worth of stock or 6,000 shares. The insider Ryu Marcus sold 19,705 shares worth $1.56M. 136 Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) shares with value of $11,220 were sold by Hung Priscilla. Another trade for 208 shares valued at $16,184 was sold by Polelle Michael. Conway Craig also sold $44,094 worth of Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) shares. Hart Richard had sold 7,566 shares worth $552,292. On Monday, March 19 King James Winston sold $165,412 worth of Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) or 1,966 shares.

Franklin Resources Inc decreased Barclays Plc (NYSE:BCS) stake by 117,691 shares to 916,361 valued at $9.99 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Stanley Black & Decker Inc (NYSE:SWK) stake by 591,814 shares and now owns 1.64M shares. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG) was reduced too.

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