Buckhead Capital Management Trimmed Its Target (TGT) Holding by $1.62 Million; Stock Value Declined; Insight 2811 Has Lifted Its Symantec (SYMC) Position by $302,400 as Valuation Rose

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Insight 2811 Inc increased its stake in Symantec Corp (SYMC) by 99.68% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Insight 2811 Inc bought 14,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.01% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 28,846 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $614,000, up from 14,446 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Insight 2811 Inc who had been investing in Symantec Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.80B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.11% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $23.15. About 1.81 million shares traded. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has declined 19.88% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.88% the S&P500. Some Historical SYMC News: 30/05/2018 – Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Against Symantec Corporation (SYMC); 10/05/2018 – SYMANTEC CORP – UNLIKELY THAT INVESTIGATION WILL BE COMPLETED IN TIME TO FILE ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 10-K IN A TIMELY MANNER; 14/05/2018 – SYMANTEC: DOESN’T SEE MATERIAL ADVERSE IMPACT ON HISTORICALS; 10/05/2018 – SYMANTEC CORP QTRLY ENTERPRISE SECURITY IMPLIED BILLINGS NON-GAAP TOTAL REVENUE $609 MLN VS $656 MLN; 13/03/2018 – Malwarebytes could consider IPO in 12 months – CEO; 16/05/2018 – Moody’s Places Symantec On Review For Downgrade Following Internal Investigation Announcement; 11/05/2018 – Symantec had its worst day in 17 years, falling more than 30% amid an internal audit for possibly issuing “materially misleading business information to the investing public.”; 10/05/2018 – SYMANTEC CORP – CONTACTED SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION TO ADVISE IT THAT AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY; 14/05/2018 – Symantec: Audit Committee Has Retained Independent Counsel to Assist It in Investigation; 25/05/2018 – Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against Symantec Corporation and Certain Officers – SYMC

Buckhead Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Target Corp (TGT) by 31.69% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Buckhead Capital Management Llc sold 18,361 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.46% with the market. The hedge fund held 39,572 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.49 million, down from 57,933 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Buckhead Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Target Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $36.86B market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $70.64. About 2.29 million shares traded. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has risen 11.83% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.83% the S&P500. Some Historical TGT News: 06/03/2018 – TARGET: NEW STORES TO ADD ABOUT 50BPS OF SALES GROWTH THIS YR; 23/05/2018 – Target 1Q Net $718M; 15/05/2018 – IFROGZ Expands Wireless Audio Family by Introducing the Cocoon Earbud Charging Case; 23/05/2018 – Target Sales Get Lift From Remodels but Spending Squeezes Margins; 08/03/2018 – Target Names Former GE Executive Dmitri Stockton to Board; 15/03/2018 – TARGET CORP TGT.N SETS QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.62/SHR; 06/03/2018 – Target 4Q Traffic Rose 3.2%; 06/03/2018 – TARGET: FREE TWO-DAY SHIPPING IS NOW AVAILABLE ON TARGET.COM; 15/03/2018 – Officer McNamara Disposes 411 Of Target Corp; 15/03/2018 – COO Mulligan Disposes 892 Of Target Corp

Buckhead Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.27B and $326.08 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hanesbrands Inc (NYSE:HBI) by 61,255 shares to 164,570 shares, valued at $3.03 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

More notable recent Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Why the Rally in Fitbit Stock May Be on Its Last Legs – Investorplace.com” on February 11, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Target Stock Has Much More Room to Run From Here – Investorplace.com” published on January 24, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “TGT Won’t Break Above Resistance at $72.50 Before Earnings – Investorplace.com” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Target Stock Doesn’t Look Cheap Enough – Investorplace.com” published on January 30, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Target: The Valuation Article – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 14, 2019.

Analysts await Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) to report earnings on March, 5. They expect $1.51 earnings per share, up 10.22% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.37 per share. TGT’s profit will be $787.96M for 11.70 P/E if the $1.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by Target Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 38.53% EPS growth.

Among 33 analysts covering Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Target Corporation had 111 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $82 target in Monday, August 17 report. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research to “Buy” on Wednesday, December 26. Citigroup maintained the shares of TGT in report on Thursday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Vetr. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was upgraded by M Partners to “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) on Thursday, November 16 with “Hold” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) rating on Wednesday, November 21. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $79 target. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, November 21 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Thursday, November 19. The stock of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) earned “Buy” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, December 14.

Among 35 analysts covering Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 27 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Symantec had 112 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by FBR Capital. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Monday, January 22 to “Hold”. As per Monday, September 19, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The company was downgraded on Friday, May 11 by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 20. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $2700 target in Monday, July 17 report. The rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Hold” on Wednesday, June 29. The stock of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, February 10 by Barclays Capital. As per Friday, May 11, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.50, from 0.91 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 34 investors sold SYMC shares while 118 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 530.27 million shares or 1.56% more from 522.12 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Clean Yield Gru accumulated 146,766 shares. Ameritas Investment Prtnrs has 24,636 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys stated it has 882,825 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 0.04% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.1% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Asset One Ltd has 0.04% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 1.01M shares. Cranbrook Wealth Ltd Llc holds 0% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) or 672 shares. Marshall Wace Llp holds 0.13% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) or 712,264 shares. Shine Inv Advisory Svcs accumulated 301 shares. Gideon Advsr, a New York-based fund reported 9,729 shares. Brown Advisory invested in 235,092 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Daiwa Securities owns 0% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 21,686 shares. Fifth Third Retail Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 2,320 shares. Cibc Asset has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Tci Wealth Advisors invested 0.06% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC).

More notable recent Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Lennox International, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Westlake Chemical Partners LP, Symantec, American Eagle Outfitters, and FTD Companies — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2019 – Nasdaq” on January 23, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Symantec Corporation Stock Fell 32.7% in 2018 – Motley Fool” published on January 14, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,263.87 down -17.87 points – Nasdaq” on February 01, 2019. More interesting news about Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: NOV, MAR, SYMC – Nasdaq” published on February 01, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “After Hours Most Active for Feb 4, 2019 : CZR, SYMC, MU, MSFT, MNST, QQQ – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 04, 2019.

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