Vantiv (VNTV) Reaches $63.32 After 9.00% Down Move, Ensemble Capital Management Trimmed Cvs Health (CVS) Holding

July 17, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

Ensemble Capital Management Llc decreased Cvs Health Corp (CVS) stake by 17.16% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Ensemble Capital Management Llc sold 11,968 shares as Cvs Health Corp (CVS)’s stock declined 4.23%. The Ensemble Capital Management Llc holds 57,779 shares with $4.56M value, down from 69,747 last quarter. Cvs Health Corp now has $79.77 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.46% or $0.36 reaching $78.29. About 1.91M shares traded. CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) has declined 24.40% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500.

The stock of Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) is a huge mover today! About 4.39 million shares traded or 92.54% up from the average. Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) has risen 14.83% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.87% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $12.66 billion company. It was reported on Jul, 17 by Barchart.com. We have $57.62 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:VNTV worth $1.14 billion less.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.24, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 135 investors sold CVS shares while 627 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 440 raised stakes. 830.51 million shares or 0.72% less from 836.58 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Signaturefd Limited Liability Company, a Georgia-based fund reported 6,909 shares. Guinness Asset Limited, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 73 shares. Clark Estates New York has invested 6.53% in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). Reinhart Partners Inc has invested 0.03% in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). Bartlett & Limited Liability Co reported 468,923 shares or 1.75% of all its holdings. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 3.07M shares or 0.61% of its portfolio. Investment House Ltd Liability holds 55,665 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 101,222 shares or 0.35% of its portfolio. Associated Banc has invested 0.6% in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). Moreover, Cubic Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 1.3% invested in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) for 53,220 shares. Private Advisor Group Incorporated Limited Com invested in 0.11% or 39,909 shares. Connable Office invested in 0.42% or 23,369 shares. Page Arthur B invested 3.85% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). Main Street has 0.05% invested in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). Srb holds 0.03% in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) or 2,326 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering CVS Health (NYSE:CVS), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. CVS Health had 32 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Friday, August 28 by Oppenheimer. As per Tuesday, June 13, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Thursday, December 17. Vetr upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, August 24 report. On Thursday, February 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with “Strong Buy” on Monday, November 2. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 20 with “Hold”. Evercore reinitiated CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) rating on Wednesday, August 19. Evercore has “Buy” rating and $118 target.

Analysts await CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) to report earnings on August, 8 before the open. They expect $1.31 earnings per share, down 0.76% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.32 per share. CVS’s profit will be $1.33B for 14.94 P/E if the $1.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.17 actual earnings per share reported by CVS Health Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.97% EPS growth.

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $40.53 million activity. $5.99 million worth of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) shares were sold by MERLO LARRY J. On Friday, March 17 Boratto Eva C sold $479,908 worth of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) or 6,029 shares. $4.90 million worth of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) was sold by Roberts Jonathan C. On Friday, March 10 the insider Denton David M sold $7.71M. 14,104 shares valued at $1.13 million were sold by Sussman Andrew on Monday, March 13. Brennan Troyen A also sold $1.88M worth of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) on Tuesday, March 21.

Among 28 analysts covering Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Vantiv Inc had 52 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, April 13 by Atlantic Securities. The company was initiated on Friday, September 9 by Wedbush. Wood upgraded the shares of VNTV in report on Thursday, June 22 to “Outperform” rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The rating was initiated by William Blair with “Outperform” on Tuesday, April 19. On Friday, July 29 the stock rating was downgraded by CLSA to “Outperform”. BMO Capital Markets initiated Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) on Friday, January 6 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 29 by Topeka Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 22 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Vantiv, Inc. is a holding company. The Firm conducts its activities through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC. The company has market cap of $12.66 billion. The Firm is a payment processor. It has a 57.01 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services.

Analysts await Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $0.78 earnings per share, up 16.42% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.67 per share. VNTV’s profit will be $155.95M for 20.29 P/E if the $0.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual earnings per share reported by Vantiv Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.81% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.10, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 31 investors sold Vantiv Inc shares while 131 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 154.32 million shares or 5.02% more from 146.95 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Community Trust & Inv Commerce holds 1.99% or 280,269 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Neuberger Berman Ltd Liability Co has 0.04% invested in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) for 480,881 shares. Ahl Prtn Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 8,828 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bank reported 0% in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV). American Century holds 1.47M shares. Toronto Dominion Fincl Bank holds 0% or 1,356 shares. First Tru Advsrs Lp holds 261,277 shares. S&T National Bank Pa invested in 152,948 shares or 1.46% of the stock. Swiss Bankshares owns 507,500 shares. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 590,676 shares or 0.94% of their US portfolio. Suntrust Banks Incorporated has 18,017 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Systematic Mgmt Limited Partnership owns 0.14% invested in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) for 143,264 shares. Forward Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 6,210 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Novare Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 1.4% of its portfolio in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV). Delaware-based Blackrock Advsrs Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.09% in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV).

Since January 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $17.64 million activity. $317,295 worth of Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) was sold by Martin Kimberly on Friday, February 10. $9.75M worth of Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) was sold by Drucker Charles on Monday, March 6. On Thursday, March 9 TAYLOR MATT sold $744,407 worth of Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) or 11,622 shares. $955,166 worth of Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) shares were sold by Heimbouch Mark L. 2,446 shares were sold by Thompson Christopher A, worth $160,458. On Wednesday, March 1 the insider Cole Royal sold $3.54M.

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