Science Applicatns Intl Cp N (SAIC) Shares Declined While Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa Decreased by $186.31 Million Its Holding; As Aes (AES) Stock Declined, Janney Montgomery Scott Lifted by $499,224 Its Position

February 12, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa decreased its stake in Science Applicatns Intl Cp N (SAIC) by 11.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa sold 2,787 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.93% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 21,404 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.43 billion, down from 24,191 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa who had been investing in Science Applicatns Intl Cp N for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.03 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.86% or $1.97 during the last trading session, reaching $70.92. About 208,046 shares traded. Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) has risen 37.99% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.29% the S&P500.

Janney Montgomery Scott Llc increased its stake in Aes Corp (AES) by 4.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc bought 45,384 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.27% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.05M shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.53 million, up from 1.00 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc who had been investing in Aes Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.78 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.69% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $10.27. About 6.60 million shares traded. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has risen 4.28% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.42% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 29 investors sold AES shares while 132 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 596.31 million shares or 1.11% less from 603.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jefferies Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 293,234 shares. Millennium Mgmt Lc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Glenmede Tru Na has 0.01% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Fic has 0.72% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) for 171,300 shares. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Llp owns 75,168 shares. Westpac Banking owns 41,718 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Symons Capital holds 3.16% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) or 1.13M shares. Hartford Management Company holds 150,778 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. United Serv Automobile Association has 0.01% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) for 246,281 shares. Heartland Incorporated has invested 0.89% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). First Natl has 0.29% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0.09% stake. Kwmg Ltd owns 151,806 shares. Renaissance Gru Lc reported 0% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Company reported 1.06M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Among 10 analysts covering AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. AES Corporation had 17 analyst reports since September 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 10 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Wednesday, January 4 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of AES in report on Wednesday, December 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) earned “Sel” rating by UBS on Monday, October 3. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, September 8 report. The firm earned “Peer Perform” rating on Wednesday, November 4 by Wolfe Research. The stock of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, October 4 by Barclays Capital. Argus Research maintained The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) on Thursday, March 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, November 22. The stock of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Argus Research.

Janney Montgomery Scott Llc, which manages about $15.70B and $8.78B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Automatic Data Proc Inc (NASDAQ:ADP) by 18,749 shares to 128,255 shares, valued at $14.02M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Amern Express Co (NYSE:AXP) by 6,670 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 142,817 shares, and cut its stake in Ft Indl Prod Dur A/D Etf (FXR).

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $2.27 million activity.

Analysts await Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) to report earnings on March, 29. They expect $0.80 EPS, up 1.27% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.79 per share. SAIC’s profit will be $34.21M for 22.16 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual EPS reported by Science Applications International Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.53% negative EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Science Applications International (NYSE:SAIC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Science Applications International had 31 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Thursday, February 16. As per Tuesday, July 28, the company rating was initiated by BB&T Capital. The stock of Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, December 7. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 6. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Monday, October 23. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 20. Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 12 by Cowen & Co.

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