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Total Sys Svcs (TSS) Shareholder Alliancebernstein LP Has Cut Its Stake; General Electric (GE) Shareholder Blume Capital Management Trimmed Its Position as Share Value Declined

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Alliancebernstein Lp decreased its stake in Total Sys Svcs Inc (TSS) by 8.15% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alliancebernstein Lp sold 215,339 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.65% with the market. The hedge fund held 2.43M shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $239.63 million, down from 2.64M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alliancebernstein Lp who had been investing in Total Sys Svcs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.35 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.79% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $84.15. About 262,038 shares traded. Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has risen 12.45% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.45% the S&P500. Some Historical TSS News: 05/04/2018 – Allegiant: March Scheduled Service Load Factor 87.7% Vs 84.5%, Total System Load Factor 85.9% Vs 82.7%; 29/03/2018 – TSYS to Broadcast First-Quarter 2018 Results; 24/04/2018 – TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES – ON APRIL 23, ENTERED INTO A CREDIT AGREEMENT THAT PROVIDES CO WITH A $1.75 BLN FIVE-YEAR REVOLVING SENIOR CREDIT FACILITY; 24/04/2018 – TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES INC – CREDIT AGREEMENT WAS USED TO REPAY IN PART, BORROWINGS UNDER THAT CERTAIN CREDIT AGREEMENT DATED JANUARY 10, 2018; 07/03/2018 – TSYS Announces Agreement with Walmart to Implement New Payment Solution at Retail Locations Nationwide; 07/03/2018 – TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES – COS’ ADVANCED AUTHCONTROL WILL BE IMPLEMENTED AT WALMART & SAM’S CLUBS LOCATIONS IN U.S; 15/05/2018 – TSS 1Q EPS 0c; 24/04/2018 – TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES INC – SEES 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS ATTRIBUTABLE TO TSYS COMMON SHAREHOLDERS $4.25 TO $4.35; 26/04/2018 – AMERICAN AIRLINES – 2018 TOTAL SYSTEM CAPACITY IS EXPECTED TO BE UP 2.5 PERCENT VS. 2017 ON A SCHEDULE-OVER-SCHEDULE BASIS; 24/04/2018 – Total System Services Adjusts 2018 View To EPS $3-EPS $3.10

Blume Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in General Electric (GE) by 26.11% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blume Capital Management Inc sold 71,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 44.60% with the market. The institutional investor held 202,913 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.29 million, down from 274,613 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blume Capital Management Inc who had been investing in General Electric for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $77.55B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $8.92. About 31.34M shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 60.87% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 60.87% the S&P500. Some Historical GE News: 12/03/2018 – GE’s Asset Sales Appear to Advance but Hurdles Remain; 11/04/2018 – FBO:Veteran Aff: Veterans Affairs Contract Award – Y–603-CSI-802 – D/B PET/CT PH2 -GE Equipment Installation – Robley Rex VA; 04/04/2018 – INDIA’S RAILWAY MINISTRY – LOCOMOTIVES TO BE MANUFACTURED AND SUPPLIED FROM FACTORY SET UP BY CO’S AT MADHEPURA AND MARHOWRA IN BIHAR OVER 11 YEARS; 16/05/2018 – LUV SENT `SEVERAL DOZEN’ BLADES TO GE FOR FURTHER INSPECTION; 23/05/2018 – GE COMMENTS IN SLIDES AHEAD OF EPG PRESENTATION; 20/04/2018 – GE – POWER AND OIL & GAS INDUSTRIES CONTINUE TO BE CHALLENGING; 22/05/2018 – Channel NewsAsia: Exclusive: GE seeking to shed troubled insurance business; 13/04/2018 – GE’s 2017 Loss Widens as Results Restated After Accounting Shift; 12/04/2018 – GE reportedly is looking at spinoff or public offering for its $7 billion transportation business; 07/05/2018 – BLACK PEONY 600510.SS SAYS BOARD ELECTS GE YAFANG AS CHAIRWOMAN

Since July 24, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $5.27 million activity. CULP H LAWRENCE JR bought $2.19 million worth of stock. $94,800 worth of stock was bought by DIMITRIEF ALEXANDER on Tuesday, November 6.

Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on January, 31 before the open. They expect $0.18 EPS, down 33.33% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.27 per share. GE’s profit will be $1.56 billion for 12.39 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual EPS reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.57% EPS growth.

More notable recent General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Forget 3M: GE Is a Better-Value Stock – The Motley Fool” on December 28, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “GE Has Many Catalysts And Hidden Values – Seeking Alpha” published on December 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “GE’s Looming Dividend Cut – Seeking Alpha” on October 17, 2018. More interesting news about General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) 2019 Outlook – Live Trading News” published on January 02, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “How Risky Is General Electric Stock? – The Motley Fool” with publication date: December 23, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.56 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.03, from 0.59 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 83 investors sold GE shares while 743 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 346 raised stakes. 4.54 billion shares or 0.56% more from 4.51 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc accumulated 65,222 shares. Golub Group Inc Lc has 2.71% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Coastline Com reported 0.05% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Peak Asset Management Ltd Co accumulated 30,800 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Hudock Cap Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability has invested 0.18% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Nbt Bankshares N A Ny reported 0.3% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). 2.56 million are held by Fifth Third Bancshares. Ifrah Fin Services Incorporated holds 10,367 shares. Charter Tru reported 1.11% stake. 114,497 are owned by Bridges Invest Management. Davenport & Ltd Liability Corp has 476,070 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Howard Management stated it has 0.12% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Gould Asset Management Limited Liability Ca holds 0.05% or 12,176 shares. Finemark Bank & Trust & Tru owns 55,429 shares. Advisor Ltd reported 80,770 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings.

Among 30 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. General Electric Company had 122 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Vetr upgraded General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Wednesday, August 26 to “Buy” rating. JP Morgan maintained the shares of GE in report on Tuesday, March 13 with “Underweight” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Monday, October 23. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Underweight”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by DZ Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Monday, February 26 with “Hold” rating. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, March 29 report. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Monday, October 23 report. Cowen & Co initiated it with “Market Perform” rating and $29 target in Tuesday, June 7 report. The stock has “Positive” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 23.

Analysts await Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) to report earnings on January, 29 after the close. They expect $1.01 EPS, up 31.17% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.77 per share. TSS’s profit will be $184.26M for 20.83 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual EPS reported by Total System Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.01% negative EPS growth.

Since September 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $495,891 activity.

More notable recent Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) – VantagePoint’s 5 Stocks To Watch: Uptrends In Discover And Progressive, Downtrends in Fastenal And Walmart – Benzinga” on August 27, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “TSYS Announces Expanded Agreement with Regions Bank to Include Commercial Card Products and Services – Business Wire” published on October 23, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Barclays Initiates Coverage Of Payments Sector, Names PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) As Top Pick – Benzinga” on November 18, 2018. More interesting news about Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Total System Services’ Genius Billion-Dollar Attempt to Jump-Start Growth – The Motley Fool” published on February 01, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “TSYS Appoints New Member to Its Board of Directors – Business Wire” with publication date: October 22, 2018.

Among 33 analysts covering Total System Services (NYSE:TSS), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Total System Services had 128 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura maintained the shares of TSS in report on Tuesday, August 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 25 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. The company was maintained on Friday, April 20 by Robert W. Baird. On Friday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. On Wednesday, April 25 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 17. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $85.0 target in Wednesday, December 13 report. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) on Wednesday, October 28 with “Hold” rating.

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