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Sterling Capital Management Holds Position in Popular Com New (BPOP); Brown Advisory Has Increased Ncr New (NCR) Position by $583,800; Market Value Declined

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Sterling Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Popular Inc Com New (BPOP) by 53.07% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sterling Capital Management Llc bought 52,113 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.51% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 150,306 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $7.70 million, up from 98,193 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sterling Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Popular Inc Com New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.88B market cap company. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $48.65. About 585,797 shares traded. Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) has risen 46.07% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.07% the S&P500. Some Historical BPOP News: 26/04/2018 – S&PGR Affirms Ratings on FirstBank Puerto Rico, OFG Bancorp, Popular Inc; 24/04/2018 – Popular 1Q Net Interest Income $393; 19/04/2018 – Popular Announces Appointment of Betina Castellví as Chief Security Officer; 24/04/2018 – POPULAR INC QUARTERLY SHR $0.89; 23/05/2018 – POPULAR INC -BANCO POPULAR ENTERED INTO TERMINATION AGREEMENT WITH FDIC; 09/05/2018 – POPULAR INC. OUTLOOK STABLE BY FITCH; 24/04/2018 – POPULAR 1Q NET INTEREST MARGIN 3.89%, EST. 3.89%; 23/05/2018 – Popular Announces Early Termination of FDIC Shared-Loss Agreements; 09/05/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS POPULAR AT ‘BB-‘; REMOVES NEGATIVE WATCH; 08/05/2018 – Popular, Inc. Declares a Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Common Share

Brown Advisory Inc increased its stake in Ncr Corp New (NCR) by 31.5% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Advisory Inc bought 20,850 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 87,031 shares of the office equipment and supplies and services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.47 million, up from 66,181 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Advisory Inc who had been investing in Ncr Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.07 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $25.95. About 837,475 shares traded. NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) has declined 19.76% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.76% the S&P500. Some Historical NCR News: 23/04/2018 – NCR CORP – DEAL PROVIDES FOR NCR TO OBTAIN MANUFACTURING SERVICES FROM JABIL FOR NCR’S AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINES, SELF-SERVICE CHECKOUT SOLUTIONS; 01/05/2018 – NCR Reaffirms 2018 Guidance; 01/05/2018 – NCR Sees 2Q Adj EPS 60c-Adj EPS 65c; 14/03/2018 – M2 Presswire: NCR Launches Innovative SelfServ 80 Series to Transform Banking Services in South Africa; Breakthrough ATM; 16/05/2018 – NCR to Showcase Transformative Hospitality Software Solutions at the 2018 National Restaurant Association Tradeshow in Chicago; 22/03/2018 – NCR REAFFIRMS ’18 1Q AND FY FINL GUIDANCE; 07/05/2018 – NCR’s Point of Sale Innovations Win Accolade at iF DESIGN Awards 2018; 23/05/2018 – The ‘India Pharma Week’ Moves to Delhi-NCR in 2018; 23/04/2018 – NCR CORP. ENTERED 3-YR MASTER SERVICES PACT WITH JABIL; 01/05/2018 – NCR 1Q Adj EPS 56c

Among 13 analysts covering NCR (NYSE:NCR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. NCR had 39 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $40 target in Friday, February 9 report. The rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer to “Outperform” on Thursday, March 16. The stock of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) earned “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 25 by Northcoast. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NCR in report on Thursday, April 13 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 20 by Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer downgraded the shares of NCR in report on Thursday, December 3 to “Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, August 14 by Benchmark. The rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Neutral” on Wednesday, May 2.

More notable recent NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Eldorado Resorts, KLA-Tencor, Matador Resources, Universal Display, NCR, and Materion — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings – GlobeNewswire” on December 19, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “5 Payments Stocks That RBC Favors for 2019 – Investorplace.com” published on December 28, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Extensive Mobile Device Usage is Set to Drive the Global Mobile Payments Market Growth – PRNewswire” on December 18, 2018. More interesting news about NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 18, 2018 – Benzinga” published on December 18, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “NCR Recognized by Three Independent Analyst Firms for Global POS Software Leadership – Business Wire” with publication date: January 11, 2019.

Brown Advisory Inc, which manages about $35.14 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Loral Space & Communicatns I (NASDAQ:LORL) by 22,974 shares to 614,297 shares, valued at $27.89M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Seattle Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:SGEN) by 6,850 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 25,138 shares, and cut its stake in Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB).

Since July 25, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $12.26 million activity. Shares for $253,150 were sold by MONZON GILBERTO on Wednesday, July 25. $301,920 worth of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) was sold by ALVAREZ IGNACIO. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $149,070 was made by Garcia Jorge J. on Tuesday, July 31. NEGRON EDUARDO J. also sold $752,250 worth of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) on Wednesday, July 25. Another trade for 4,008 shares valued at $201,001 was made by CESTERO LUIS E. on Wednesday, July 25. GUERRERO JUAN also sold $319,860 worth of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.24, from 0.68 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 24 investors sold BPOP shares while 78 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 81.04 million shares or 6.34% less from 86.52 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Lazard Asset Management reported 19,059 shares stake. Fund Mgmt Sa reported 0.01% stake. Raging Capital Management Ltd Com stated it has 520,000 shares or 4.72% of all its holdings. Aperio Gru Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). Putnam Lc reported 62,565 shares stake. Meeder Asset Management holds 25,122 shares. Oakbrook Investments Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 4,710 shares. Monarch Prns Asset Lc owns 214,314 shares for 1% of their portfolio. Highland Cap Management Limited Partnership has 0.08% invested in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 30,000 shares. Hightower Limited Liability Company reported 0% stake. California State Teachers Retirement System, California-based fund reported 164,318 shares. Susquehanna Grp Llp holds 0% in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) or 17,542 shares. Macroview Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has 82 shares. Barclays Pcl holds 42,963 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP).

More notable recent Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Old National Bancorp (ONB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 30, 2018 – Nasdaq” on November 29, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “BPOP Will Follow the Market Back Up – Investorplace.com” published on December 17, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Popular (BPOP) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA – Nasdaq” on December 18, 2018. More interesting news about Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Popular, Inc. (BPOP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2018 – Nasdaq” published on December 03, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ameris (ABCB) Completes Hamilton State Bancshares Merger – Nasdaq” with publication date: July 03, 2018.

Sterling Capital Management Llc, which manages about $45.64B and $11.09B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cardiovascular Sys Inc Del Com (NASDAQ:CSII) by 8,668 shares to 66,342 shares, valued at $2.60M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Premier Inc (NASDAQ:PINC) by 26,501 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 123,897 shares, and cut its stake in Fidelity Natl Information Svcs (NYSE:FIS).

Among 17 analysts covering Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Popular Inc had 55 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of BPOP in report on Wednesday, December 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, April 24. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) rating on Thursday, July 6. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $4600 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4600 target in Monday, June 5 report. The stock of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Morgan Stanley. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, October 31 by BTIG Research. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50.5 target in Wednesday, November 1 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, July 24 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 24. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 28 report.

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