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City Of London Investment Management Co LTD Has Boosted Its Holding in Voya Prime Rate Trust (PPR) as Shares Declined; Legacy Private Trust Has Boosted Its Roper Technologies (ROP) Stake by $667,480

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City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd increased its stake in Voya Prime Rate Trust (PPR) by 21.23% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd bought 186,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.24% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.06 million shares of the company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.30 million, up from 876,706 at the end of the previous reported quarter. City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd who had been investing in Voya Prime Rate Trust for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $696.08 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $4.71. About 106,032 shares traded. Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) has declined 8.38% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.38% the S&P500.

Legacy Private Trust increased its stake in Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) by 71.47% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Legacy Private Trust bought 2,255 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.82% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,410 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.60M, up from 3,155 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Legacy Private Trust who had been investing in Roper Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $28.00 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.91% or $2.49 during the last trading session, reaching $270.67. About 74,617 shares traded. Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) has risen 9.55% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.55% the S&P500. Some Historical ROP News: 20/04/2018 – ROPER TECHNOLOGIES BOOSTS FORECAST FOR 2018; 02/04/2018 – Roper Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 20/04/2018 – Roper Technologies 1Q Adj EPS $2.61; 21/05/2018 – Roper Technologies Expects PowerPlan Acquisition to Be Immediately Cash Accretive; 21/05/2018 – Roper Technologies Expects PowerPlan Acquisition to Close in 2Q, Subject to Regulatory Approva; 20/04/2018 – Roper Technologies 1Q Net $211.3M; 21/05/2018 – ROPER TECHNOLOGIES TO BUY POWERPLAN IN DEAL VALUED AT $1.1B; 04/04/2018 – Fiduciary Champion Barbara Roper: Time to Shift Gears — Barrons.com; 20/04/2018 – Roper Technologies Sees 2Q Adj EPS $2.65-Adj EPS $2.71; 26/04/2018 – Reality Television Stars Tanner Tolbert and Jade Roper Tolbert Slim Down with Nutrisystem

Since July 27, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $430,314 activity. WALLMAN RICHARD F bought 500 shares worth $149,750. Shares for $286,066 were sold by KNOWLING ROBERT E JR.

Among 14 analysts covering Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Roper Industries Inc. had 64 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 20. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $319.0 target in Sunday, February 4 report. On Friday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, December 17. Zacks upgraded Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) on Friday, August 7 to “Sell” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) on Sunday, February 4 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, January 6. Barclays Capital maintained Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) rating on Monday, April 23. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $290 target. As per Friday, March 24, the company rating was downgraded by JP Morgan.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.28 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 20 investors sold ROP shares while 217 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 199 raised stakes. 91.62 million shares or 2.02% less from 93.51 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Pittenger & Anderson Inc holds 0.13% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) or 5,760 shares. Raymond James Advisors holds 0.06% or 45,060 shares. Macquarie Grp Ltd reported 59,422 shares. Eulav Asset Mngmt holds 1.48% or 116,700 shares. Proshare Advsr Llc holds 256,938 shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Connecticut-based Eagle Ridge Mngmt has invested 0.03% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Moreover, Suntrust Banks has 0% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Advisors Asset Incorporated stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Brown Advisory holds 1.34% or 1.59M shares in its portfolio. Atria Invs Llc owns 0.07% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 5,910 shares. Stone Run Capital Llc invested 3.26% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). 9,481 were reported by Cibc Asset Management Inc. Honeywell reported 49,700 shares. Pnc Financial Grp reported 39,981 shares. Finance Architects stated it has 5 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Legacy Private Trust, which manages about $884.78M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mettler Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) by 514 shares to 7,451 shares, valued at $4.54M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN) by 20,389 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 12,508 shares, and cut its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

More important recent Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Spot market volume drops nearly a third from December 2017 – GlobeNewswire” on January 11, 2019, also Fool.com published article titled: “Why Roper Technologies Stock Fell More Than 10% in December – Motley Fool”, Investorplace.com published: “Best ETFs for 2019: The Water Shortage Problem Isn’t Going Away – Investorplace.com” on December 19, 2018. More interesting news about Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Teledyne Technologies (TDY) to Acquire Scientific Imaging Businesses of Roper Technologie (ROP) – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: December 19, 2018.

City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd, which manages about $4.21 billion and $1.29 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Latin American Discovery (LDF) by 101,551 shares to 2.10 million shares, valued at $23.42M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Global X Nigeria Index Etf by 159,513 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 68,287 shares, and cut its stake in Mexico Equity & Income Fund Inc (MXE).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.62 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.03, from 1.65 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 7 investors sold PPR shares while 19 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 42.14 million shares or 2.11% more from 41.27 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Ionic Capital Mngmt Limited holds 0.09% or 214,177 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Mngmt stated it has 0% in Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR). Benjamin F Edwards & Inc accumulated 5,000 shares. Cutter And Brokerage holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) for 11,800 shares. Pennsylvania-based Wealthtrust Axiom Limited Co has invested 0.02% in Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR). 1832 Asset Mgmt LP owns 0.01% invested in Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) for 557,157 shares. Greatmark Prns has 20,950 shares. Qci Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR). Utd Finance Advisers Ltd Liability Corp, California-based fund reported 231,662 shares. Fifth Third National Bank accumulated 6,700 shares. Ntv Asset Management Limited Com, West Virginia-based fund reported 69,500 shares. First Hawaiian National Bank & Trust owns 645 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 1,225 were accumulated by Pnc Fincl Group Inc. Comerica has 254,333 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Wolverine Asset Management Ltd holds 0.01% or 87,043 shares.

More notable recent Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Voya Prime Rate Trust: This Fund Should Perform Well If The Fed Continues To Raise Short-Term Rates – Seeking Alpha” on May 24, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Weekly Review: Senior Loan CEFs – One Of The Liquid Funds Approaching Buy Territory – Seeking Alpha” published on September 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Floating Rate Funds Pt. 2: Voya Prime Rate Trust – Seeking Alpha” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “TLI: Another Good Way To Play Rising Rates – Seeking Alpha” published on June 26, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “U.S. leveraged loan funds’ outflows continue – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 02, 2019.

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