June 26, 2018 – By Dolores Ford
Parnassus Investments decreased International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) stake by 40.74% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Parnassus Investments sold 687,500 shares as International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)’s stock declined 9.42%. The Parnassus Investments holds 1.00 million shares with $153.43 million value, down from 1.69M last quarter. International Business Machines Corp. now has $127.66 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $139.07. About 1.48 million shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 6.24% since June 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 17/04/2018 – U.S. Supreme Court rules that Microsoft email privacy dispute is moot; 12/03/2018 – IBM CEO 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION $18.6M VS. $32.7M; 20/03/2018 – NEUVECTOR & IBM CLOUD REPORT RUN-TIME SECURITY FOR KUBERNETES; 15/05/2018 – Environmental tech start-up Veridium will use IBM’s technology to issue and manage carbon credit-backed tokens on the blockchain; 19/03/2018 – Intersections Inc. Launches AI-Powered Identity Theft Protection with IBM Watson; 31/05/2018 – IBM Bluemix Services Market to Touch US$ 38,847 Million by 2026; Increasing Adoption of IBM Bluemix Services Across a Wide Rang; 14/03/2018 – CLOUDFLARE IN COLLABORATION PACT WITH IBM; 18/04/2018 – XTD LTD XTD.AX – SIGNED COLLABORATION AGREEMENT WITH IBM FOR GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF SMART CITIES SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS; 26/03/2018 – DailySource: Apple, IBM execs call for stiffer data rules. (USA TODAY) Video:; 24/04/2018 – REG-lntnl Bus. Mach IBM Board Approves Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend for the 23rd Consecutive Year
United States Lime & Minerals Inc (USLM) investors sentiment decreased to 0.54 in Q1 2018. It’s down -2.61, from 3.15 in 2017Q4. The ratio dropped, as 19 active investment managers started new and increased holdings, while 35 sold and decreased positions in United States Lime & Minerals Inc. The active investment managers in our database now own: 1.41 million shares, down from 2.86 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding United States Lime & Minerals Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 27 Increased: 10 New Position: 9.
Minerva Advisors Llc holds 5.53% of its portfolio in United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. for 144,979 shares. Cardinal Capital Management owns 15,015 shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. Moreover, North Star Investment Management Corp. has 0.21% invested in the company for 23,850 shares. The New York-based Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co has invested 0.17% in the stock. Cove Street Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 15,592 shares.
The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.379 during the last trading session, reaching $83.001. About 348 shares traded. United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (USLM) has risen 0.94% since June 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.63% the S&P500. Some Historical USLM News: 27/03/2018 – United States Lime Market 2018-2025 – Supply, Demand, Market Value, Infrastructure and Competition – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 20/04/2018 – DJ United States Lime & Minerals Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (USLM); 25/04/2018 – US Lime & Minerals 1Q Rev $35.3M; 25/04/2018 – United States Lime & Minerals Sees Issues Including Competitive Pressures and New Trucking Regulations Affecting 201; 22/03/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for United States Lime & Minerals, MainSource Financial Group, Enviva Partners; 12/03/2018 UNITED STATES LIME & MINERALS – ON MARCH 8 BOARD APPROVED AMENDMENT TO INCREASE SIZE OF BOARD TO 6 DIRECTORS, ELECTED RAY HARLIN AS DIRECTOR; 25/04/2018 – United States Lime & Minerals: Weather Conditions Hurt 1Q Construction Activity; 25/04/2018 – US Lime & Minerals 1Q EPS 76c; 25/04/2018 – United States Lime & Minerals Encouraged by Improved Steel Demand in 1
United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. makes and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. The company has market cap of $464.20 million. It operates through two divisions, Lime and Limestone Operations, and Natural Gas Interests. It has a 17.33 P/E ratio. The Lime and Limestone Operations segment extracts limestone from open-pit quarries and an underground mine, and processes it as pulverized limestone, quicklime, hydrated lime, and lime slurry.
Parnassus Investments increased National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE:NOV) stake by 20,925 shares to 6.95M valued at $255.86M in 2018Q1. It also upped Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) stake by 528,212 shares and now owns 4.21 million shares. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was raised too.
Analysts await International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $3.03 earnings per share, up 2.02% or $0.06 from last year’s $2.97 per share. IBM’s profit will be $2.78B for 11.47 P/E if the $3.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.45 actual earnings per share reported by International Business Machines Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.67% EPS growth.
Among 33 analysts covering International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. International Business Machines had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 19. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, July 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 18 by Citigroup. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) earned “Buy” rating by S&P Research on Thursday, August 27. On Wednesday, August 30 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by JMP Securities given on Friday, November 20. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of IBM in report on Tuesday, September 22 with “Neutral” rating. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $147 target in Tuesday, July 19 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, January 18.
Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 insider sales for $2.69 million activity. Shares for $99,659 were bought by WADDELL FREDERICK H on Wednesday, January 31. 13,000 shares were sold by Clementi Erich, worth $2.01M. Gherson Diane J sold $780,000 worth of stock or 5,000 shares.
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