Ahl Partners Llp Has Lowered Total Sys Svcs (TSS) Position By $6.11 Million; Papa Johns International (PZZA) Sentiment Is 0.97

April 18, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Ahl Partners Llp decreased Total Sys Svcs Inc (TSS) stake by 42.67% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Ahl Partners Llp sold 77,356 shares as Total Sys Svcs Inc (TSS)’s stock rose 8.62%. The Ahl Partners Llp holds 103,940 shares with $8.22M value, down from 181,296 last quarter. Total Sys Svcs Inc now has $16.08B valuation. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $88.48. About 465,180 shares traded. Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has risen 65.17% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.62% the S&P500.

Papa Johns International Inc (PZZA) investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.08, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. The ratio turned negative, as 101 institutional investors increased or started new equity positions, while 104 cut down and sold equity positions in Papa Johns International Inc. The institutional investors in our database now own: 28.52 million shares, down from 29.04 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Papa Johns International Inc in top ten equity positions increased from 2 to 4 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 39 Reduced: 65 Increased: 50 New Position: 51.

Papa JohnÂ’s International, Inc. operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants under the Papa JohnÂ’s trademark in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.99 billion. It operates through five divisions: Domestic Company-Owned Restaurants, North America Commissaries, North America Franchising, International Operations, and All Others. It has a 21.82 P/E ratio. The firm also operates dine-in and delivery restaurants.

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $61.76. About 156,924 shares traded. Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) has declined 27.44% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.99% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Papa John’s’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Papa John’s, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. PZZA was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 30, 2015. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Thursday, November 19. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the shares of PZZA in report on Friday, October 30 to “Sector Weight” rating.

Tyvor Capital Llc holds 5.03% of its portfolio in Papa John's International, Inc. for 285,794 shares. Cooper Creek Partners Management Llc owns 106,456 shares or 3.86% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Atlas Browninc. has 2.3% invested in the company for 194,969 shares. The North Carolina-based Sheets Smith Wealth Management has invested 1.42% in the stock. Armistice Capital Llc, a New York-based fund reported 172,000 shares.

Analysts await Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.63 EPS, down 18.18% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.77 per share. PZZA’s profit will be $20.30M for 24.51 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual EPS reported by Papa John's International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.08% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $3.47 million activity.

Among 31 analysts covering Total System Services (NYSE:TSS), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Total System Services had 106 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) earned “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Thursday, January 4. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Thursday, August 27. Nomura maintained Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. Guggenheim maintained Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) rating on Monday, December 18. Guggenheim has “Buy” rating and $86.0 target. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by First Analysis. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 25. As per Sunday, September 24, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, May 6 by Cowen & Co.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $61.24 million activity. The insider Watson Patricia A sold $848,469. $1.04 million worth of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) shares were sold by Todd Paul M. $5.67 million worth of stock was sold by GRIFFITH G SANDERS III on Wednesday, February 14. Shares for $2.18 million were sold by WEAVER DORENDA K. Shares for $4.35M were sold by WOODS M TROY on Monday, January 29. $20.77M worth of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) was sold by TOMLINSON PHILIP W on Friday, February 23. 7,546 Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) shares with value of $666,259 were sold by USSERY RICHARD W.

Ahl Partners Llp increased Occidental Pete Corp Del (NYSE:OXY) stake by 10,093 shares to 25,296 valued at $1.86M in 2017Q4. It also upped Hyatt Hotels Corp (NYSE:H) stake by 198,022 shares and now owns 264,815 shares. Steris Plc was raised too.

Analysts await Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) to report earnings on April, 24 after the close. They expect $0.93 EPS, up 17.72% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.79 per share. TSS’s profit will be $169.00M for 23.78 P/E if the $0.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual EPS reported by Total System Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.78% EPS growth.

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