Grimes & Company Lowered Its Verizon Communications (VZ) Stake; ADYEN N.V. ORDINARY SHARES NETHERLANDS (ADYYF) Shorts Decreased By 5.97%

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ADYEN N.V. ORDINARY SHARES NETHERLANDS (OTCMKTS:ADYYF) had a decrease of 5.97% in short interest. ADYYF’s SI was 45,700 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 5.97% from 48,600 shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 457 days are for ADYEN N.V. ORDINARY SHARES NETHERLANDS (OTCMKTS:ADYYF)’s short sellers to cover ADYYF’s short positions. The stock decreased 1.41% or $9.22 during the last trading session, reaching $646.45. About 5 shares traded. Adyen N.V. (OTCMKTS:ADYYF) has 0.00% since January 11, 2018 and is . It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Grimes & Company Inc decreased Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) stake by 10.21% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Grimes & Company Inc sold 8,638 shares as Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)’s stock rose 7.67%. The Grimes & Company Inc holds 75,942 shares with $4.06 million value, down from 84,580 last quarter. Verizon Communications Inc. now has $238.75 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $57.78. About 10.75 million shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 15.57% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.57% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 13/04/2018 – VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS REPORTS PASSIVE HELIOS & MATHESON STAKE; 07/03/2018 – VERIZON WIRELESS PRESIDENT DUNNE ENDS INVESTOR PRESENTATION; 24/04/2018 – VERIZON – EXPECTED SAVINGS FROM TAX REFORM WILL GENERATE A NET $3.5 BLN TO $4 BLN UPLIFT TO CASH FLOW FROM OPERATIONS IN 2018; 07/03/2018 – Verizon Connect Redefines Mobile Workforce Management with Comprehensive Solution; 07/05/2018 – VERIZON FILES FOR $730M 5.32% NOTES DUE 2053 VIA BNPP, DB; 06/03/2018 – Indonesia says it blocks services on blogging site Tumblr over pornography; 24/05/2018 – VODAFONE GROUP PLC VOD.L – REPURCHASE OF FLOATING RATE NOTES BY VERIZON; 05/04/2018 – Envrmnt launches AR Designer: intuitive platform makes it easy to add virtual experiences to mobile apps; 20/04/2018 – U.S. IS SAID TO INVESTIGATE AT&T, VERIZON OVER COLLUSION: NYT; 29/03/2018 – Tech Times: T-Mobile, Verizon Will Carry 2018 9.7-Inch iPad With Pencil Support

Adyen N.V., a technology company, operates as a payment processor firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $18.94 billion. The Company’s platform enables the acceptance and processing of cards and local payments across its merchants' online, mobile, and point of sale channels. It has a 178.58 P/E ratio.

Grimes & Company Inc increased Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) stake by 94,886 shares to 98,118 valued at $7.57M in 2018Q3. It also upped Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) stake by 9,776 shares and now owns 86,195 shares. Ishares Dow Jones Us Industria (IYJ) was raised too.

Among 5 analysts covering Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Verizon Communications had 7 analyst reports since July 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Wednesday, October 24 report. JP Morgan maintained the shares of VZ in report on Wednesday, October 24 with “Overweight” rating. JP Morgan downgraded Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) rating on Monday, December 3. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $62 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, July 25 by Robert W. Baird. Morgan Stanley downgraded it to “Equal-Weight” rating and $58 target in Wednesday, December 12 report. On Tuesday, September 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, September 4 by Moffett Nathanson.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.21, from 1.09 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 40 investors sold VZ shares while 569 reduced holdings. 138 funds opened positions while 651 raised stakes. 2.57 billion shares or 0.19% more from 2.56 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Ssi Invest Mgmt Inc holds 0.05% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 11,998 shares. Whittier holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 287,196 shares. Shell Asset Mgmt reported 0.87% stake. Pnc Serv Group Inc owns 8.55M shares. 71,650 are owned by Murphy Pohlad Asset Ltd Liability Company. Northeast Finance Consultants Incorporated reported 5,730 shares. Ashford Capital Management reported 0.04% stake. Burt Wealth accumulated 7,556 shares. Tiverton Asset Llc reported 0.21% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Flossbach Von Storch Ag holds 966,420 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 7,067 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Economic Planning Group Incorporated Adv accumulated 4,702 shares. Van Hulzen Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 1.69% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 118,890 shares. Northpointe Ltd Liability Com stated it has 1.02% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). American Inv Services Inc reported 493,433 shares or 8.88% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on January, 29 before the open. They expect $1.10 EPS, up 27.91% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.86 per share. VZ’s profit will be $4.55B for 13.13 P/E if the $1.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.22 actual EPS reported by Verizon Communications Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.84% negative EPS growth.

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