Motco Holding in Valero Energy New (VLO) Has Raised by $3.26 Million as Market Valuation Rose; As Fiserv (FISV) Share Value Rose, Colony Group Has Boosted Its Stake

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Colony Group Llc increased its stake in Fiserv Inc (FISV) by 19.5% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Colony Group Llc bought 35,147 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.75% with the market. The hedge fund held 215,411 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $15.83 million, up from 180,264 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Colony Group Llc who had been investing in Fiserv Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $33.48 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $85.5. About 3.96 million shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 20.60% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.23% the S&P500. Some Historical FISV News: 01/05/2018 – FISERV 1Q REV. $1.44B, EST. $1.44B; 11/04/2018 – Fiserv Names Kim Crawford Goodman Card Services Presdent; 18/04/2018 – IMM, Ascensus Unveil Enhanced Version of lRAdirect eSign at Fiserv Forum; 19/04/2018 – SISCOOP Collaborates with Fiserv to Become First in Mexico to Enable Digital and Mobile Banking for Credit Union Members; 21/04/2018 – DJ Fiserv Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (FISV); 30/05/2018 – Broadway Bank Enhances Commercial Banking Experience to Support Growth Goals; 18/04/2018 – IMM, Ascensus Unveil Enhanced Version of IRAdirect eSign at Fiserv Forum; 01/05/2018 – Fiserv Full-Year 2018 Guidance Affirmed; 01/05/2018 – FISERV SEES FY ADJ EPS $3.02 TO $3.15, EST. $3.12; 01/05/2018 – Fiserv 1Q Rev $1.44B

Motco increased its stake in Valero Energy New (VLO) by 464.43% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Motco bought 44,079 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.92% with the market. The institutional investor held 53,570 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $4.02M, up from 9,491 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Motco who had been investing in Valero Energy New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.47B market cap company. The stock increased 0.85% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $84.94. About 2.80M shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has declined 9.13% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.50% the S&P500. Some Historical VLO News: 10/04/2018 – Venezuelan crude sales to the United States rose in March; 20/04/2018 – VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI WEST REFINERY HAS EMISSIONS REPORT; 08/05/2018 – Valero Energy Presenting at Redburn Conference Tomorrow; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Large Cap Adds Dunkin’, Exits Valero Energy; 09/05/2018 – Valero Reports Power Outage at Texas City Refinery; 17/05/2018 – U.S. REFINERS UP AFTER OIL PRICES HIT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE NOV 2014, MORGAN STANLEY RAISES U.S. REFINING & MARKETING INDUSTRY VIEW; 19/04/2018 – VALERO TEXAS CITY REFINERY BLAST HAPPENED ON A UNIT: OFFICIAL; 27/03/2018 – VALERO MEMPHIS TENNESSEE REFINERY HYDROGEN PLANT OPERATING AT REDUCED RATES; 23/04/2018 – Valero Reports Power Disruption at Corpus Christi, Texas Refinery; 08/03/2018 – DOT STB: Case Title: VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY COMPANY AND VALERO RAIL PARTNERS, LLC V. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY

More notable recent Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Factors of Influence in 2019, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Wayfair, Valero Energy, Barrick Gold, US Silica, NanoString Technologies, and Pzena Investment Management — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth – GlobeNewswire” on February 27, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Phillips 66 Will Continue Rewarding Shareholders – Seeking Alpha” published on March 10, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Is The Gasoline Crack Spread Flashing A Signal? – Seeking Alpha” on February 15, 2019. More interesting news about Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Move by Norway’s $1T wealth fund to cut oil stocks excludes Shell, BP, others – Seeking Alpha” published on March 08, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Valero Energy declares $0.90 dividend – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Motco, which manages about $903.65 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Federated Intl Strategic Value Dividend by 653,015 shares to 306,042 shares, valued at $970,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) by 87,637 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,063 shares, and cut its stake in General Mills Inc (NYSE:GIS).

Since October 29, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 0 sales for $1.91 million activity. Waters Stephen M had bought 500 shares worth $42,485. The insider EBERHART PAULETT bought 60 shares worth $5,174.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 128 investors sold VLO shares while 290 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 325.67 million shares or 3.16% more from 315.70 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Winslow Evans & Crocker owns 0.03% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 1,142 shares. The North Carolina-based First Citizens Retail Bank Co has invested 0.36% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). National Bank Of Nova Scotia Tru Com holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 10,300 shares. Nebraska-based Pittenger Anderson Incorporated has invested 0.11% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Calamos Advisors Limited Liability Com holds 0.04% or 80,395 shares. Malaga Cove Capital Ltd accumulated 1.57% or 30,495 shares. World Asset invested in 0.14% or 30,919 shares. Destination Wealth Mgmt invested in 0% or 840 shares. Edge Wealth Management Ltd Liability Co owns 50 shares for 0% of their portfolio. New Jersey-based Lord Abbett & Lc has invested 0.26% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). 25,607 are held by Winch Advisory Ltd Company. Tortoise Invest Llc holds 0% or 59 shares in its portfolio. Ameriprise Fincl Inc stated it has 0.33% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Principal Financial owns 0.08% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 1.02 million shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 22,300 shares.

Since September 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $19.04 million activity.

Colony Group Llc, which manages about $3.39B and $2.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Dow Jones Us Home Construction (ITB) by 14,876 shares to 343,459 shares, valued at $10.32 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Mccormick & Co Inc (NYSE:MKC) by 18,190 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 81,587 shares, and cut its stake in Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA).

More notable recent Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Worldpay’s Position Against Fiserv/First Data Deal – Seeking Alpha” on February 13, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Is Square a Sell? – Motley Fool” published on March 07, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Fiserv Rides on Strategic Buyouts, Integration Risks Stay – Nasdaq” on February 20, 2019. More interesting news about Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Fiserv Inc., American Family Insurance execs named to ‘Most Powerful Women’ list – Milwaukee Business Journal” published on March 04, 2019 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Atlanta staff cuts, consolidations likely in Fiserv-First Data merger; long-term growth expected – Milwaukee Business Journal” with publication date: February 18, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.07, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 47 investors sold FISV shares while 286 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 192 raised stakes. 343.18 million shares or 2.34% more from 335.33 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Hm Payson And holds 1.67% or 7,755 shares. Motco invested in 0% or 400 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 29,031 shares. Trust Of Oklahoma invested in 0% or 32,773 shares. 235,631 are owned by Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Inv Counsel Ltd Llc. The Ohio-based Cleararc has invested 0.15% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Tci Wealth Advsrs accumulated 0% or 126 shares. Allstate Corporation invested in 57,756 shares. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.12% or 153,346 shares. Farmers Merchants Investments reported 97,953 shares. Catalyst Capital Limited Com has invested 0.04% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). First Mercantile reported 0.08% stake. Tiemann Investment Ltd Company has 5,500 shares for 0.36% of their portfolio. Dorsey And Whitney Com Limited Liability Company owns 110,422 shares. Grandfield Dodd Limited Liability Com stated it has 7,048 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.

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