Scout Investments Cut Veeva Systems (VEEV) Holding by $15.50 Million; Dean Capital Management Increases Holding in Sanderson Farms (SAFM)

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Scout Investments Inc decreased its stake in Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV) by 61.1% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scout Investments Inc sold 143,556 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 91,378 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $9.95 million, down from 234,934 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Scout Investments Inc who had been investing in Veeva Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.29 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $118.97. About 1.05 million shares traded. Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) has risen 62.15% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 62.15% the S&P500. Some Historical VEEV News: 15/05/2018 – Veeva Introduces Next-Generation Commercial Data Warehouse for Life Sciences; 18/04/2018 – Physicians World Launches Third Customer on Certified Solution for Veeva CRM Events Management; 24/05/2018 – VEEVA SYSTEMS INC VEEV.N SEES FY 2019 REVENUE $826 MLN TO $830 MLN; 27/03/2018 – Align Clinical CRO: Leading CROs Form New Industry Standards Group to Improve Collaboration with Sponsors; 24/05/2018 – VEEVA 1Q ADJ EPS 33C, EST. 31C; 20/04/2018 – DJ Veeva Systems Inc Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VEEV); 20/03/2018 – Veeva to Establish Major Regional Office in Columbus, Ohio; 24/05/2018 – VEEVA 1Q REV. $195.5M, EST. $189.1M; 24/05/2018 – Veeva Systems 1Q Net $44.3M; 15/05/2018 – New Real-time Architecture and Ul Innovations in Veeva CRM Deliver Information to Any Device for Greater Field Productivity

Dean Capital Management increased its stake in Sanderson Farms Inc (SAFM) by 19.92% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dean Capital Management bought 3,124 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.98% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,804 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.94M, up from 15,680 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dean Capital Management who had been investing in Sanderson Farms Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.67 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.00% or $3.73 during the last trading session, reaching $120.61. About 395,395 shares traded. Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) has declined 40.59% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.59% the S&P500. Some Historical SAFM News: 24/05/2018 – SANDERSON FARMS 2Q EPS $1.84, EST. $2.46; 15/05/2018 – Sanderson Farms at Bank of Montreal Conference Tomorrow; 16/05/2018 – SANDERSON FARMS CEO COMMENTS AT PRESENTATION IN N.Y; 23/05/2018 – Wait On Sanderson Farms; 24/05/2018 – SANDERSON FARMS – EXPECTS CHICKEN PRODUCTION DURING THIRD AND FOURTH QUARTERS OF 2018 TO BE UP 2.8 PERCENT AND DOWN 4.7 PERCENT RESPECTIVELY; 23/05/2018 – Sanderson Group Says 1H Performance Was Ahead of Expectations; 15/05/2018 – Scopia Capital Management Buys 1% Position in Sanderson Farms; 08/05/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Papa John’s International, Sanderson Farms, SandRidge Energy, SM Energy, U; 24/05/2018 – Sanderson Farms 2Q Net $41.9M; 24/04/2018 – Sanderson Farms to Participate in Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum

Scout Investments Inc, which manages about $31.17B and $4.84 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (NYSE:OHI) by 92,096 shares to 1.22 million shares, valued at $40.06 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) by 173,888 shares in the quarter, for a total of 497,458 shares, and has risen its stake in Umpqua Holdings Co (NASDAQ:UMPQ).

Among 19 analysts covering Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Veeva Systems had 75 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, August 21. The stock of Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) earned “Market Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Friday, December 16. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, August 23. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of VEEV in report on Thursday, October 5 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, May 27. As per Thursday, October 12, the company rating was maintained by Needham. On Wednesday, November 23 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $43 target in Wednesday, August 31 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of VEEV in report on Sunday, November 12 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 33 selling transactions for $31.63 million activity. Shares for $794,153 were sold by Faddis Jonathan. Cabral Timothy S also sold $4.47M worth of Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) on Thursday, December 6. Zuppas Eleni Nitsa also sold $743,747 worth of Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) shares. $136,750 worth of Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) was sold by Lequient Frederic on Saturday, September 1. The insider MATEO ALAN sold $53,020. 601 shares were sold by SEKHRI PAUL J, worth $62,306 on Monday, September 24.

More notable recent Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: Veeva Systems vs. Cerner – Motley Fool” on January 30, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Veeva Continues To Soar To New Highs – Seeking Alpha” published on August 29, 2018, Fool.com published: “Better Cloud Stock: Veeva Systems vs. Salesforce – The Motley Fool” on December 16, 2018. More interesting news about Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “More than 150 Companies Adopt Veeva Vault RIM Applications to Streamline Regulatory Processes – Business Wire” published on February 12, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Veeva sinks 4.5% on bearish Citron tweet – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.48 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.31, from 1.79 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 20 investors sold VEEV shares while 116 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 104.55 million shares or 0.67% more from 103.85 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. San Francisco Sentry Invest Grp Inc Inc (Ca) reported 9 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al owns 24,656 shares. Advisory Svcs Ntwk Lc accumulated 0% or 400 shares. 191,923 were accumulated by California State Teachers Retirement. Covington Capital Mngmt reported 100 shares stake. Essex Mgmt Ltd reported 34,610 shares. 659,065 are held by Voya Ltd Llc. Echo Street Mngmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 115,753 shares. Hightower Advsrs Limited owns 12,719 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Private Advisor Gp Llc invested 0% in Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV). Delaware-based Reliance Tru Of Delaware has invested 0.06% in Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV). The Illinois-based Guggenheim Cap Lc has invested 0.06% in Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV). Bessemer accumulated 555 shares. Commercial Bank Of Hawaii owns 1,865 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership reported 83,089 shares.

Analysts await Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.31 earnings per share, up 82.35% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.17 per share. VEEV’s profit will be $45.04 million for 95.94 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual earnings per share reported by Veeva Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.43% negative EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Sanderson Farms Inc. had 53 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, April 23 by Mizuho. The stock of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 27. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, February 26 by Barclays Capital. As per Friday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The stock of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) earned “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Wednesday, October 5. Stephens upgraded the shares of SAFM in report on Friday, August 24 to “Overweight” rating. Sidoti upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, December 12 report. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.02 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold SAFM shares while 77 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 22.33 million shares or 3.70% less from 23.19 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. State Street reported 1.09 million shares stake. Gam Holdg Ag holds 22,881 shares. Southernsun Asset Management Ltd Llc stated it has 1.81% of its portfolio in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). Bancorp Of Montreal Can holds 0.01% or 87,738 shares in its portfolio. Metropolitan Life Insur Co Ny, a New York-based fund reported 6,650 shares. Mariner Llc accumulated 104,291 shares. Shell Asset Mngmt Company has invested 0.02% in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). 27,960 were reported by Citigroup. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.01% in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). Amer Retail Bank has 0.01% invested in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) for 357 shares. Jupiter Asset Mngmt Limited holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) for 46,791 shares. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM). California State Teachers Retirement owns 32,338 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas owns 2,421 shares. 205,510 were reported by First Trust Advsr Lp.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $178,874 activity. $53,572 worth of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) shares were sold by LIVINGSTON PHIL K. PITTMAN JONES GAIL sold $29,104 worth of Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) on Wednesday, December 26.

More notable recent Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Pre-Market Earnings Report for December 20, 2018 : ACN, WBA, CCL, CAG, BB, NEOG, SAFM, ATU, SCHL, APOG – Nasdaq” on December 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Sanderson Farms: Q3 Pressured By Industry Forces – Seeking Alpha” published on August 29, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Sanderson Farms to stop human antibiotic use in chickens – Seeking Alpha” on November 30, 2018. More interesting news about Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Sanderson Farms: Cheaper Than Intrinsic Value – Seeking Alpha” published on July 11, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 28, 2019 – Benzinga” with publication date: January 28, 2019.

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