Acadian Asset Management Maintains Stake in Genpact Limited (G); New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust Position in Facebook (FB) Has Cut as Share Value Declined

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Acadian Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Genpact Limited (G) by 25.01% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Acadian Asset Management Llc bought 32,086 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.49% with the market. The institutional investor held 160,385 shares of the professional services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.91M, up from 128,299 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Acadian Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Genpact Limited for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.14 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $32.44. About 4.62M shares traded or 571.97% up from the average. Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) has declined 12.68% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.68% the S&P500. Some Historical G News: 30/05/2018 – Warburg to Invest $1 Billion to Help Ex-Genpact Execs With Deals; 03/05/2018 – GENPACT 1Q ADJ EPS 39C, EST. 37C; 03/05/2018 – GENPACT LTD G.N – FY 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS TO INCREASE TO $1.72 TO $1.76, FROM PRIOR OUTLOOK OF $1.70 TO $1.74; 03/05/2018 – Genpact 1Q Net $64.7M; 27/03/2018 – Casino says sale process of Via Varejo unit continuing; 03/05/2018 – GENPACT SEES FY ADJ EPS $1.72 TO $1.76, EST. $1.73; 03/05/2018 – Genpact Sees 2018 Adj EPS $1.72-Adj EPS $1.76; 03/05/2018 – GENPACT 1Q REV. $689M, EST. $680.8M; 03/05/2018 – Genpact Sees FY Rev $2.93B-$3B; 03/05/2018 – Genpact 1Q EPS 33c

New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 18.75% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust sold 3,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.60% with the market. The institutional investor held 13,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.14M, down from 16,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $468.25B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $164.07. About 13,044 shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 21.26% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.26% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 15/05/2018 – MPs round on Facebook in leak investigation; 02/05/2018 – Cambridge Analytica shuts down in wake of Facebook data scandal; 19/03/2018 – Facebook data storm wipes nearly $37bn off market value; 30/04/2018 – Facebook, Inc. vs Skky LLC | FWD Entered | 04/30/2018; 16/05/2018 – U.S. SENATE HAS VOTES TO RETAIN 2015 OBAMA ERA NET NEUTRALITY RULES; 23/04/2018 – SINGAPORE PM LEE COMMENTS ON CABINET RESHUFFLE IN FACEBOOK POST; 05/04/2018 – Facebook asked several major U.S. hospitals to share anonymized data about their patients, such as illnesses and prescription info, for a proposed research project that hasn’t moved forward; 11/04/2018 – Facebook is complicated. That shouldn’t stop lawmakers; 08/05/2018 – Facebook is implementing a massive product reorganization WhatsApp, Messenger and the core Facebook apps are all getting new leaders; 04/04/2018 – Facebook issued the updated number is a lengthy post by CTO Mike Schroepfer about its privacy changes, including restricting third party app access and deleting old logs of messages

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.04, from 1.09 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 123 investors sold FB shares while 598 reduced holdings. 154 funds opened positions while 661 raised stakes. 1.61 billion shares or 3.39% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Atlas Browninc holds 0.52% or 5,102 shares in its portfolio. American Intl Gru reported 0.51% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Senator Invest Lp invested in 1.19M shares or 2.51% of the stock. 60,545 are held by Sit Inv Associate Incorporated. First City Mngmt Inc stated it has 1,330 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Ltd reported 13.16M shares stake. Stifel reported 0.52% stake. Peoples Finance Svcs owns 455 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Highlander Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Cleararc Inc has 62,410 shares. Veritable Limited Partnership invested in 0.24% or 72,097 shares. Old Second National Bank Of Aurora has 1,564 shares. Waters Parkerson And Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 166,852 shares or 2.24% of its portfolio. The New Jersey-based Landscape Cap Llc has invested 0.2% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). The Michigan-based Plante Moran Fincl Advsrs Ltd has invested 0.31% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

Among 57 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 48 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Facebook had 315 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, April 4, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. UBS upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 26 report. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Tuesday, June 20. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $18000 target. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of FB in report on Friday, July 13 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, May 1 with “Buy”. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 4 report. Monness Crespi & Hardt maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, November 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earned “Hold” rating by Edward Jones on Friday, July 27. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Facebook (FB) stock could have big upside following Q4 earnings – Nasdaq” on January 26, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “One User Statistic Facebook Needs To Be Wary About (NASDAQ:FB)(NYSE:TWTR)(NYSE:SNAP) – Benzinga” published on February 01, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “5 Reasons Why You Need to Buy Facebook Stock At This Price – Investorplace.com” on January 15, 2019. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Facebook rearranges sales execs around small/medium business – Seeking Alpha” published on February 08, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Upcoming Earnings Reports to Watch: CAT, AAPL, FB – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 25, 2019.

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 48 insider sales for $417.02 million activity. The insider Sandberg Sheryl sold $7.79 million. Another trade for 9,522 shares valued at $1.72 million was made by Wehner David M. on Wednesday, August 15. Shares for $6.06 million were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd. Another trade for 2,268 shares valued at $308,017 was made by Taylor Susan J.S. on Tuesday, November 27. The insider Stretch Colin sold $120,000. FISCHER DAVID B. also sold $236,371 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares.

Acadian Asset Management Llc, which manages about $65.15B and $24.21B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Carters Inc (NYSE:CRI) by 317,010 shares to 161,898 shares, valued at $15.96 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Boot Barn Hldgs Inc (NYSE:BOOT) by 65,089 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 27,476 shares, and cut its stake in Service Corp Intl (NYSE:SCI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 0.96 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 23 investors sold G shares while 81 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 168.44 million shares or 2.22% more from 164.79 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Geode Capital Management Ltd Company reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Genpact Limited (NYSE:G). Hightower Advisors Ltd has 18,102 shares. 88,725 were reported by Macquarie Grp. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 0% or 112,814 shares. 431,224 were accumulated by Cooke & Bieler Ltd Partnership. Toronto Dominion Retail Bank invested in 5,486 shares or 0% of the stock. The Colorado-based Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Genpact Limited (NYSE:G). Elk Creek Ptnrs Limited Com has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Genpact Limited (NYSE:G). Farmers Merchants Invs Inc holds 0% or 797 shares in its portfolio. Private Co Na owns 16,255 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board reported 184,267 shares. Prudential accumulated 38,497 shares. Putnam Invests Lc holds 0% in Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) or 41,661 shares. Brown Advisory invested in 13.22M shares. Wetherby Asset Inc holds 0.06% or 16,340 shares in its portfolio.

Among 13 analysts covering Genpact Limited (NYSE:G), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Genpact Limited had 36 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy” on Friday, October 16. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, February 14 with “Neutral”. As per Thursday, August 4, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 10. Zacks upgraded Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) rating on Friday, August 7. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $26 target. SunTrust maintained the shares of G in report on Thursday, March 15 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, November 15. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of G in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating.

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