Vanguard Group Decreased Its Science Applicatns Intl Cp N (SAIC) Position; First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF) Has 1.6 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF) investors sentiment increased to 1.6 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.88, from 0.72 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 16 funds increased and opened new holdings, while 10 sold and decreased their holdings in First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund. The funds in our database now have: 4.21 million shares, up from 4.15 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 9 Increased: 11 New Position: 5.

Vanguard Group Inc decreased Science Applicatns Intl Cp N (SAIC) stake by 9.36% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Vanguard Group Inc sold 492,614 shares as Science Applicatns Intl Cp N (SAIC)’s stock declined 4.50%. The Vanguard Group Inc holds 4.77 million shares with $365.07M value, down from 5.26 million last quarter. Science Applicatns Intl Cp N now has $3.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $83.78. About 59,007 shares traded. Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) has declined 13.85% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.40% the S&P500.

Analysts await Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) to report earnings on June, 11. They expect $1.01 earnings per share, down 6.48% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.08 per share. SAIC’s profit will be $42.70M for 20.74 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.16 actual earnings per share reported by Science Applications International Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.93% negative EPS growth.

Vanguard Group Inc increased Herc Hldgs Inc stake by 83,732 shares to 2.09 million valued at $131.14M in 2017Q4. It also upped Hunt J B Trans Svcs Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) stake by 124,371 shares and now owns 9.73 million shares. Ikang Healthcare Group Inc (NASDAQ:KANG) was raised too.

Among 11 analysts covering Science Applications International (NYSE:SAIC), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Science Applications International had 33 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Citigroup. The stock of Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 29 by Citigroup. Suntrust Robinson initiated Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) rating on Thursday, December 10. Suntrust Robinson has “Buy” rating and $58 target. BB&T Capital downgraded the shares of SAIC in report on Monday, June 13 to “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, November 11 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, July 14. Jefferies initiated Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) rating on Wednesday, January 20. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $57 target. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Monday, October 23 to “Buy”. Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, January 7 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Sunday, April 1.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 22 investors sold SAIC shares while 81 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 25.90 million shares or 1.37% less from 26.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mutual Of America Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.12% in Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC). Aqr Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% in Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) or 549,350 shares. Prudential Inc invested in 0.04% or 358,978 shares. Citigroup has 0% invested in Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) for 12,351 shares. Qs Invsts Llc reported 78,510 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Huber Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp, California-based fund reported 293,315 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny has 0.03% invested in Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC) for 24,626 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC). Art Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has 39,600 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Moreover, Barclays Public Llc has 0% invested in Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC). Oakbrook Ltd Liability holds 3,200 shares. Foundry Prtnrs Lc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 121,250 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 24,924 shares in its portfolio. Stifel Financial Corp accumulated 2,863 shares. Cambridge Inv Research Advsr has invested 0% in Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAIC).

Since April 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $6.63 million activity. Shares for $6.63 million were sold by Moraco Anthony J.

The stock increased 2.00% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $15.72. About 49,654 shares traded. First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF) has declined 19.57% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.12% the S&P500.

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