Somerville Kurt F Has Cut Its Oracle (ORCL) Holding; Leidos Holdings Has 0.97 Sentiment

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Somerville Kurt F decreased Oracle (ORCL) stake by 32.87% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Somerville Kurt F sold 19,762 shares as Oracle (ORCL)’s stock rose 7.99%. The Somerville Kurt F holds 40,368 shares with $1.82 million value, down from 60,130 last quarter. Oracle now has $190.39 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $53.05. About 22.49 million shares traded or 26.31% up from the average. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 4.69% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.32% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 10/04/2018 – Triax Technologies Teams with Oracle Construction and Engineering to Enhance Construction Safety, Productivity; 19/03/2018 – Oracle Underwhelms Investors With Cloud Revenue, Forecast; 27/03/2018 – CAFC: ORACLE AMERICA, INC. v. GOOGLE INC. [OPINION] – Appeal #17-1118 – 2018-03-27; 19/04/2018 – WANdisco Fusion 2.11 now certified to run on Cloudera 5; 19/03/2018 – ORACLE CORP QTRLY CLOUD PLATFORM AS A SERVICE (PAAS) PLUS INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE (IAAS) REVENUES WERE UP 28% TO $415 MLN; 21/03/2018 – Ithaca College Selects Oracle HCM Cloud to Optimize Staff and Faculty Engagement for Enhanced Student Success; 09/03/2018 – Oracle Power Gains Approval for Coal Plant From Project Partner; 11/04/2018 – “The Loyalty Divide – Operator and Consumer Perspectives, Restaurant 2018” Reveals Operator Misconceptions of Consumer Loyalty Are Preventing Relevant Engagement; 05/05/2018 – HIGHLIGHTS-Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha,’ comments on Berkshire results; 10/04/2018 – Oracle Textura Payment Management Surpasses $500 billion in Construction Value Managed on System

Leidos Holdings Inc (LDOS) investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q4 2018. It’s down -0.34, from 1.31 in 2018Q3. The ratio dropped, as 153 institutional investors started new and increased equity positions, while 157 reduced and sold their equity positions in Leidos Holdings Inc. The institutional investors in our database now have: 108.14 million shares, up from 104.32 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Leidos Holdings Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 34 Reduced: 123 Increased: 105 New Position: 48.

Leidos Holdings, Inc., a science and technology company, provides technology and engineering solutions in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $9.17 billion. The firm operates through National Security Solutions , Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS), and Health and Infrastructure (HIS) divisions. It has a 16.51 P/E ratio. The NSS segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S. intelligence community, the U.S.

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $62.74. About 636,934 shares traded. Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS) has risen 0.53% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.84% the S&P500. Some Historical LDOS News: 30/05/2018 – Leidos Launches the Leidos Alliance Partner Network; 02/05/2018 – Leidos’s Treatment of Female Whistle-Blower Gets Pentagon Review; 03/05/2018 – Leidos Holdings 1Q Rev $2.44B; 18/05/2018 – Wash Tech [Reg]: Leidos’ health footprint set to swell after $10B VA-Cerner pact signed; 21/05/2018 – Leidos Executive Honored with Leadership Award by Women in Technology; 05/03/2018 – LEIDOS HOLDINGS INC – GSA’S SINGLE-AWARD FOLLOW-ON TASK ORDER HAS A ONE-YEAR BASE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE AND TOTAL CONTRACT VALUE OF ABOUT $230 MLN; 03/05/2018 – Leidos Holdings 1Q Adj EPS $1.03; 08/05/2018 – LEIDOS HOLDINGS INC LDOS.N : GOLDMAN SACHS REMOVES FROM CONVICTION BUY LIST – TRADERS; 23/04/2018 – DJ Leidos Holdings Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (LDOS); 11/05/2018 – Leidos Holdings, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Analysts await Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.99 EPS, down 3.88% or $0.04 from last year’s $1.03 per share. LDOS’s profit will be $144.70M for 15.84 P/E if the $0.99 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.10 actual EPS reported by Leidos Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.00% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Leidos -3.4% on downside EPS forecast – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Leidos (LDOS) Announces US Navy Awarded it Contract to Support Aircraft Readiness Worldwide – StreetInsider.com” published on March 13, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS) CEO Roger Krone on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “D.C.’s professional rugby team secures sponsorships as it moves toward 2020 launch – Washington Business Journal” published on March 12, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For February 19, 2019 – Benzinga” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp holds 7.65% of its portfolio in Leidos Holdings, Inc. for 3.00 million shares. Overbrook Management Corp owns 207,543 shares or 2.55% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Aureus Asset Management Llc has 2.27% invested in the company for 273,940 shares. The California-based Causeway Capital Management Llc has invested 1.42% in the stock. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 1.68 million shares.

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Oracle Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates (NYSE:ORCL) – Benzinga” on March 14, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Oracle declares $0.24 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on March 14, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Oracle Q3 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on March 13, 2019. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) Can’t Keep Up $10B In Buybacks Per Quarter, Nomura Instinet Says In Double Downgrade – Benzinga” published on March 11, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Oracle Corporation (ORCL) CEO Safra Catz and Mark Hurd on Q3 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 15, 2019.

Among 14 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Oracle had 18 analyst reports since September 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 13 the stock rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with “Hold”. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, October 26. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Tuesday, September 18 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 11 by Barclays Capital. Morgan Stanley downgraded it to “Equal-Weight” rating and $53 target in Tuesday, January 15 report. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Evercore on Wednesday, October 3. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Tuesday, September 18. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, March 13 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight”. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 11 by Nomura.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.64 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.63 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 73 investors sold ORCL shares while 614 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 315 raised stakes. 1.87 billion shares or 7.85% less from 2.03 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Bryn Mawr has 61,528 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Advisory Networks Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.1% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 25,809 shares. Massachusetts-based Winslow Evans & Crocker has invested 0.93% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). California-based Poplar Forest Cap Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.03% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Orca Invest Management Limited Company owns 0.45% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 7,718 shares. New York-based Horizon Kinetics Ltd has invested 0.02% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Barry Investment Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 2.17% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys accumulated 3.61 million shares. Td Asset Mngmt has invested 0.3% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). 254,000 are held by Bp Public Limited. Gulf Comml Bank (Uk) Limited holds 0.63% or 707,152 shares. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 71,019 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Management Gru Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 45,046 shares or 0.49% of all its holdings. 1St Source Bancorp accumulated 77,235 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Wagner Bowman Mgmt has 29,286 shares.

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