Vanguard Group Has Lifted Holding in Community Bankers Tr (ESXB); Dillon & Associates Has Cut Holding in Automatic Data Processing (ADP) as Share Value Declined

May 24, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Dillon & Associates Inc decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing (ADP) by 3.05% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dillon & Associates Inc sold 2,815 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 89,604 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.48 million, down from 92,419 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dillon & Associates Inc who had been investing in Automatic Data Processing for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $57.10B market cap company. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $129.61. About 392,381 shares traded. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 9.09% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.46% the S&P500.

Vanguard Group Inc increased its stake in Community Bankers Tr Corp (ESXB) by 36.08% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vanguard Group Inc bought 218,639 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.63% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 824,584 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $6.72 million, up from 605,945 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Vanguard Group Inc who had been investing in Community Bankers Tr Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $203.18M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $9.2. About 3,379 shares traded. Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) has risen 8.59% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.96% the S&P500.

Since May 1, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $8,622 activity. On Tuesday, May 1 PUTNAM EUGENE S JR bought $4,325 worth of Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) or 500 shares.

Another recent and important Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Community Bankers Trust’s (ESXB) CEO Rex Smith on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 26, 2018.

Vanguard Group Inc, which manages about $2286.85 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hca Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) by 350,755 shares to 19.32M shares, valued at $1.70B in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Mcdermott Intl Inc (NYSE:MDR) by 52,558 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 31.52M shares, and cut its stake in General Mtrs Co (NYSE:GM).

Among 5 analysts covering Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Community Bankers Trust Corp. had 22 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 22 by TheStreet. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens on Tuesday, October 31. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 16 by Brean Capital. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Monday, May 21 by Brean Capital. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 2 by Brean Capital. Brean Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 29 report. As per Thursday, May 3, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.42, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 8 investors sold ESXB shares while 17 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 12.83 million shares or 1.13% more from 12.68 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ameritas Prtn has invested 0% of its portfolio in Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB). Penn Management Communications accumulated 449,836 shares. Wedge Cap Management L Lp Nc owns 39,000 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 13,486 shares. 70,819 are owned by Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon. Legal And General Public Ltd Co, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 4,211 shares. Monarch Partners Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 43,510 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. 188 are owned by Sei Invs. Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The has 0% invested in Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) for 19,778 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company has invested 0% in Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB). Gator Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.72% of its portfolio in Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB). Morgan Stanley holds 46,249 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB). Kennedy Capital Management Incorporated has 0.02% invested in Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) for 127,007 shares. Mendon Capital Advsrs has invested 0.11% in Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB).

Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.89 earnings per share, up 36.92% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.65 per share. ADP’s profit will be $392.06 million for 36.41 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.52 actual earnings per share reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -41.45% negative EPS growth.

Dillon & Associates Inc, which manages about $242.35 million and $265.22M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Euronet Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:EEFT) by 4,755 shares to 27,245 shares, valued at $2.29M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

More notable recent Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “ADP +3.2% on Q3 beat, raised full-year profit expectations” on May 02, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “ADP Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results” published on May 02, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Sachem Head Capital Enters ADP (ADP), PagSeguro Digita (PAGS), WorldPay (WP) (more…) – 13F” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Ackman makes roughly $1 billion bet on Lowe’s” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “ADP Ranks in Top 10 of Working Mother’s 2018 Best Companies for Multicultural Women” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.68 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold ADP shares while 442 reduced holdings. 113 funds opened positions while 282 raised stakes. 338.15 million shares or 1.20% less from 342.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Woodstock Corporation owns 79,668 shares. Pershing Square Cap Mgmt Ltd Partnership holds 17.56% or 8.80M shares in its portfolio. Benedict Fincl accumulated 28,399 shares. Trust Of Virginia Va reported 96,894 shares. Vanguard invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Rafferty Asset Management Limited Liability Corp stated it has 12,461 shares. Loudon Inv Mgmt Lc holds 2,534 shares. Archford Capital Strategies Ltd Liability Com owns 12,628 shares for 0.55% of their portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 405 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department, Tennessee-based fund reported 236,259 shares. Cedar Hill Associates invested in 0.07% or 3,567 shares. Pnc Finance Serv Grp Inc reported 1.58M shares. Country Comml Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Lee Danner & Bass holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 2,418 shares. Fiduciary Tru has invested 0.6% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP).

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