Meritage Portfolio Management Has Decreased Mastercard (MA) Position By $347,874; Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund (CUBA) Has 1.29 Sentiment

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Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc (CUBA) investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q3 2018. It’s down -1.21, from 2.5 in 2018Q2. The ratio is negative, as 9 hedge funds opened new and increased equity positions, while 7 sold and reduced equity positions in Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 2.11 million shares, down from 2.21 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 5 Increased: 6 New Position: 3.

Meritage Portfolio Management decreased Mastercard Inc (MA) stake by 0.97% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Meritage Portfolio Management sold 1,567 shares as Mastercard Inc (MA)’s stock declined 6.43%. The Meritage Portfolio Management holds 160,474 shares with $35.72M value, down from 162,041 last quarter. Mastercard Inc now has $224.55B valuation. The stock increased 0.73% or $1.58 during the last trading session, reaching $218.68. About 1.37 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 32.53% since February 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.53% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 25/03/2018 – Move Over, Mastercard. Upstarts Gain in Hot India Payments Space; 12/03/2018 – MOODY’S ASSIGNS PROVISIONAL AAA (SF) RATINGS TO CREDIT CARD ASSET-BACKED NOTES TO BE ISSUED BY PENARTH MASTER ISSUER PLC; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard 1Q Cash and Cash Equivalents $6.89 Billion; 05/04/2018 – MASTERCARD INC – CAIRNS SITS ON GROUP BOARD OF INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE (ICE) AND IS CHAIR OF ICE CLEAR EUROPE; 01/05/2018 – Mastercard Pioneers Remote Biometric Card Enrollment; 16/04/2018 – AMBASSADOR MICHAEL FROMAN JOINS MASTERCARD AS VICE CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC GROWTH; 07/03/2018 – DIGITAL FOCUS ALIGNS MASTERCARD ORGANIZATION & INVESTMENTS; 04/04/2018 – Barclays Launches Premier Global Travel Card That Rewards Cardmember Loyalty: Barclays ArrivalĀ® Premier World Elite Mastercard; 30/05/2018 – Mastercard, Inc. (MA) Bernstein Strategic Decisions Brokers Conference (Transcript); 21/05/2018 – Crypto Company Launches App Aimed to Replace Visa Mastercard Payments

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $390,352 activity.

More notable recent The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc. (NASDAQ:CUBA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Cuba urges Colombia, ELN rebels to follow peace talks protocol – Nasdaq” on January 26, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Canada to reduce staff at Cuba embassy after another diplomat falls ill – Nasdaq” published on January 30, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Cuba’s strongest tornado in nearly 80 years kills at least four – Nasdaq” on January 28, 2019. More interesting news about The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc. (NASDAQ:CUBA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “U.S. considering allowing lawsuits over Cuba-confiscated properties – Nasdaq” published on January 16, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Validea James P. O’Shaughnessy Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 2/12/2019 – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 12, 2019.

Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. holds 2.85% of its portfolio in The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc. for 1.25 million shares. Shaker Financial Services Llc owns 117,835 shares or 0.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd has 0.21% invested in the company for 425,000 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Llc has invested 0.19% in the stock. Bennicas & Associates Inc., a California-based fund reported 12,050 shares.

The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc. is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by Thomas J. The company has market cap of $34.78 million. Herzfeld Advisors, Inc. It currently has negative earnings. The fund is managed by Herzfeld/Cuba.

The stock increased 1.25% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $5.67. About 9,703 shares traded. The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund Inc. (CUBA) has declined 18.98% since February 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.98% the S&P500.

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Is Mastercard Poised To Slow Down? – Seeking Alpha” on February 07, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Analysts: Put Your Chips On Mastercard (NYSE:MA) – Benzinga” published on February 01, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Mastercard Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on January 30, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Big Breakout Stocks to Buy – Investorplace.com” published on February 11, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Mastercard +4% on strong Q4, GDV increases 14% – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 31, 2019.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 2 selling transactions for $4.52 million activity. 20,269 Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares with value of $4.04M were sold by McLaughlin Edward Grunde. 5,000 shares valued at $959,993 were sold by Haythornthwaite Richard on Monday, December 17. DAVIS RICHARD K had bought 2,475 shares worth $486,015.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.96 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold MA shares while 531 reduced holdings. 146 funds opened positions while 393 raised stakes. 734.72 million shares or 0.86% less from 741.07 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Oakbrook Limited Liability reported 0.57% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Bancorporation Of Hawaii invested in 29,616 shares or 0.51% of the stock. Roosevelt Investment Inc holds 70,947 shares or 1.44% of its portfolio. Gladius Capital Lp owns 867 shares. Waratah Advsrs stated it has 0.44% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Gamble Jones Inv Counsel has 1.43% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 69,449 shares. Ballentine Prtn Limited Liability stated it has 0.1% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Limited Liability invested 2.56% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Johnson Investment Counsel Incorporated has invested 1.39% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Csat Investment Advisory Lp holds 0.35% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 2,781 shares. Alkeon Cap Management Ltd Liability Company stated it has 1.18% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Moreover, Stevens First Principles Advsrs has 0% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 2 shares. Fifth Third Retail Bank has invested 1.06% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Synovus Financial has 30,011 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Moreover, Reilly Fincl Advsrs Lc has 2.11% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA).

Among 6 analysts covering Mastercard (NYSE:MA), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Mastercard had 8 analyst reports since September 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 9 by UBS. BMO Capital Markets maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) rating on Thursday, November 1. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $248 target. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, January 3 by Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, October 1 report. Bank of America downgraded the shares of MA in report on Tuesday, January 8 to “Neutral” rating.

Meritage Portfolio Management increased Norbord Inc (NBRXF) stake by 35,700 shares to 87,168 valued at $2.89M in 2018Q3. It also upped Centerpoint Energy Inc (NYSE:CNP) stake by 46,345 shares and now owns 173,185 shares. Alphabet Inc Cl A was raised too.

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