Tower Research Capital Trc Lowered Its Air Lease (AL) Holding by $349,416; Visa (V) Shareholder Alleghany Cut Its Holding

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Tower Research Capital Llc Trc decreased its stake in Air Lease Corp (AL) by 90.95% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tower Research Capital Llc Trc sold 7,596 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.14% with the market. The institutional investor held 756 shares of the diversified commercial services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $35,000, down from 8,352 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tower Research Capital Llc Trc who had been investing in Air Lease Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.24 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $38.18. About 603,982 shares traded. Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) has declined 19.59% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.59% the S&P500. Some Historical AL News: 20/04/2018 – DJ Air Lease Corporation Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (AL); 03/04/2018 – Boeing: Air Lease Order Valued at $936.8M at List Prices; 02/05/2018 – Air Lease Corporation Names Daniel Verwholt as Treasurer; 03/04/2018 – AIR LEASE CORP – NEW ORDER RAISES ALC’S TOTAL 737 MAX ORDERS TO 138; 05/04/2018 – Air Lease Corporation Activity Update for the First Quarter of 2018; 10/05/2018 – Air Lease 1Q EPS $1.00; 10/05/2018 – AIR LEASE CHAIRMAN STEVEN UDVAR-HAZY COMMENTS ON EARNINGS CALL; 25/05/2018 – Boeing 737 MAX 8 joins Sunwing Fleet; inaugural flight Seattle-Toronto brings first of four aircraft home; 10/05/2018 – AIR LEASE CORP BEGINS QUARTERLY EARNINGS WEBCAST; 05/04/2018 – AIR LEASE FLEET INCL. 253 OWNED, 49 MANAGED CRAFT AT MARCH 31

Alleghany Corp decreased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 2.6% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alleghany Corp sold 70,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.30% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.62M shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $393.24 million, down from 2.69 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alleghany Corp who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $315.26B market cap company. The stock increased 1.06% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $143.49. About 6.89 million shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 23.77% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.77% the S&P500. Some Historical V News: 15/05/2018 – TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LTD – CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF MARCH 31, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF DEC 31, 2017; 25/04/2018 – Visa 2Q Cross Border Volume Growth 11%; 06/03/2018 – Yahoo! UK: Exclusive: Visa waivers rarely granted under Trump’s latest U.S. travel ban – letter; 24/04/2018 – Visa Bond Trading 2x Average; Clients Net Buyers; 25/04/2018 – KELLY: VISA BANK PARTNERS WANT TO ISSUE MORE CONTACTLESS CARDS; 08/03/2018 – Visa Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference; 20/04/2018 – AEROFLOT CONTACTS RUSSIAN MINISTRIES OVER U.S. VISA ISSUES: RIA; 30/03/2018 – VISA REPORTS RESIGNATION OF GARY A. HOFFMAN FROM BOARD; 28/03/2018 – Miscommunications at Work Impact the Bottom Line, Study Finds; 09/05/2018 – Visa’s Craig McClure Joins The Chargeback Company

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 1.15 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 21 investors sold AL shares while 86 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 88.88 million shares or 2.10% more from 87.05 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Old National Bank In holds 10,900 shares. Sterling Cap Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.03% invested in Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) for 82,805 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj & Banking Corporation invested in 80,400 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Argi Investment Limited Liability Corp invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL). Toronto Dominion Bank reported 0% in Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL). Gagnon Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 629,802 shares. 25,433 are owned by Baker Avenue Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership. San Francisco Sentry Investment Gp (Ca) invested in 7,700 shares. Pennsylvania-based Sei Invests has invested 0% in Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL). 521,100 were reported by Ci Incorporated. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership reported 4.02M shares. Klingenstein Fields & Co Ltd Liability Co holds 868,595 shares or 1.43% of its portfolio. Davenport & Ltd Llc invested in 11,675 shares. Agf Invests Inc holds 0.05% or 100,000 shares in its portfolio. Beach Investment Management Ltd reported 30,310 shares.

Tower Research Capital Llc Trc, which manages about $1.36 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) by 3,514 shares to 4,048 shares, valued at $676,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Janus Henderson Group Plc by 14,772 shares in the quarter, for a total of 16,010 shares, and has risen its stake in Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV).

Among 13 analysts covering Air Lease (NYSE:AL), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Air Lease had 50 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley. UBS maintained the shares of AL in report on Wednesday, February 21 with “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10 with “Buy”. The stock of Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 26. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $57 target in Friday, February 23 report. The stock of Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) earned “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 6. The firm has “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 29. RBC Capital Markets maintained Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) on Friday, August 10 with “Top Pick” rating. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Friday, November 13 report.

Analysts await Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) to report earnings on February, 21 after the close. They expect $1.25 earnings per share, up 17.92% or $0.19 from last year’s $1.06 per share. AL’s profit will be $138.65 million for 7.64 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.32 actual earnings per share reported by Air Lease Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.30% negative EPS growth.

Another recent and important Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Four New Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft with Caribbean Airlines – Business Wire” on February 11, 2019.

Since August 21, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.17 million activity. Levy Grant A also sold $676,973 worth of Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) on Thursday, September 13. $462,236 worth of Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) was sold by Baer Marc H. Poerschke John D had sold 6,000 shares worth $281,421.

Among 44 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 35 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Visa Inc. had 145 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, February 2. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by Stephens. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 22. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Friday, July 24 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 11 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Friday, July 24. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $82 target. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, January 25 with “Overweight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, June 23.

Alleghany Corp, which manages about $4.17 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 50,000 shares to 1.95M shares, valued at $219.81M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 45,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.12M shares, and has risen its stake in Rockwell Automation Inc (NYSE:ROK).

Since November 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $28.04 million activity. Shares for $2.01M were sold by Sheedy William M. on Friday, November 30. On Thursday, February 7 the insider RICHEY ELLEN sold $11.34 million.

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