As Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) Market Value Declined, South Dakota Investment Council Has Lowered by $982,500 Its Stake; Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Has Decreased Mastercard (MA) Position by $8.57 Million; Share Price Declined

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Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 20.39% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc sold 38,582 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 150,674 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $33.54 million, down from 189,256 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $226.46 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $220.54. About 3.00 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 32.53% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.53% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 12/04/2018 – Mastercard and BJ’s Wholesale Club Enhance Checkout Experience for Shoppers with Masterpass; 16/04/2018 – U.K. Retailers Kick Off Appeal Against Visa, Mastercard Fees; 30/05/2018 – Mastercard, Inc. (MA) Bernstein Strategic Decisions Brokers Conference (Transcript); 29/05/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-India resists lobbying by U.S. payment firms to ease local data storage rules; 02/05/2018 – MASTERCARD 1Q ADJ EPS $1.50, EST. $1.24; 16/04/2018 – Mastercard Hires former Obama Trade Rep to Promote Card Use; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard Has $3.3 Billion Remaining Under Current Buyback Authorization; 25/03/2018 – Move Over, Mastercard. Upstarts Gain in Hot India Payments Space; 02/05/2018 – Santander strikes debit card deal with Mastercard; 22/03/2018 – Pymnts.com: Equifax Names Ex-Mastercard CEO To Its Board

South Dakota Investment Council decreased its stake in Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (CRZO) by 37.82% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. South Dakota Investment Council sold 39,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 37.01% with the market. The institutional investor held 64,600 shares of the energy company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.63M, down from 103,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. South Dakota Investment Council who had been investing in Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.09B market cap company. The stock increased 2.58% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $11.92. About 2.14 million shares traded. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) has declined 23.42% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.42% the S&P500. Some Historical CRZO News: 07/05/2018 – CARRIZO OIL 1Q ADJ EPS 48C, EST. 34C; 05/04/2018 – Kimmeridge Wants Carrizo to Sell Assets or Seek a Merger; 15/05/2018 – Balyasny Asset Management LLC Exits Position in Carrizo Oil; 05/04/2018 – KEMC FUND IV GP BELIEVES SALE OF NON-CORE ASSETS & PARTIAL SALES IN EAGLE FORD, UTICA, MARCELLUS, NIOBRARA & REPAYMENT OF DEBT ARE POSITIVE STEPS FOR CARRIZO OIL; 05/04/2018 – CARRIZO OIL HOLDER KIMMERIDGE MAY URGE DIVESTITURE, MERGER; 05/04/2018 – Carrizo Oil & Gas Responds to Kimmeridge 13D Filing; 05/04/2018 – KEMC FUND IV GP – BELIEVE CARRIZO OIL WILL NOT BE ABLE TO INCREASE SCALE IN PERMIAN SUFFICIENTLY ABSENT MAJOR A SALE OR MERGER; 07/05/2018 – Carrizo Oil & Gas 1Q Rev $225.3M; 15/05/2018 – Carrizo Oil Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 05/04/2018 – Kimmeridge Increases Stake in Carrizo Oil to 7.5%

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.20, from 1.2 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 26 investors sold CRZO shares while 61 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 89.40 million shares or 5.80% more from 84.49 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. First Hawaiian Bancorporation owns 11,820 shares. Ameriprise Fincl invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). American Group Inc Inc reported 0.01% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Old West Management Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 270,397 shares or 2.81% of the stock. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 58,110 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cornercap Invest Counsel invested 0.13% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Schwab Charles Investment Management has 0.01% invested in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 474,788 shares. Connecticut-based Verition Fund Management Lc has invested 0.02% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Moreover, Raymond James Fincl Svcs Advsrs has 0% invested in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 18,489 shares. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability Co invested in 25,245 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Tower Ltd Co (Trc) stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 187,492 shares. 19,500 were accumulated by Adams Diversified Equity Fund Incorporated. Financial Architects has invested 0% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Prelude Capital Mngmt holds 0.02% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) or 14,119 shares.

More notable recent Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Valeant Pharmaceuticals Can Still Go Higher – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/21/18) – Seeking Alpha” on May 22, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “KeyBanc Identifies Multiple Points Of Concerns In Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:CRZO)’s Q4 – Benzinga” published on February 27, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Activist Investor Targets Carrizo, Wants Permian Focus – 24/7 Wall St.” on April 05, 2018. More interesting news about Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Carrizo Oil +2% after easy Q3 earnings beat, raised production guidance – Seeking Alpha” published on November 05, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Sum Of The Parts Has Carrizo At 32% Upside – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 16, 2018.

Analysts await Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) to report earnings on February, 25. They expect $0.83 EPS, up 43.10% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.58 per share. CRZO’s profit will be $76.04M for 3.59 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.94 actual EPS reported by Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.70% negative EPS growth.

Among 32 analysts covering Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. had 144 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, March 30 by Seaport Global. On Monday, December 11 the stock rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) on Thursday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, December 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, November 21 by Mizuho. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 15 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Thursday, January 18. JP Morgan downgraded Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) on Friday, December 7 to “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, May 13 by JP Morgan.

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $898,154 activity. FISHER JOHN BRADLEY also sold $187,577 worth of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) shares.

South Dakota Investment Council, which manages about $4.59B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Anika Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ANIK) by 21,221 shares to 74,421 shares, valued at $3.14M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) by 26,410 shares in the quarter, for a total of 241,422 shares, and has risen its stake in Sealed Air Corp New (NYSE:SEE).

Among 43 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 38 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 148 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, May 3. Bernstein maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Monday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 11 by Tigress Financial. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by FBR Capital. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Bernstein. The rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Outperform” on Friday, January 20. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Friday, February 2 to “Buy”.

More important recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 Big Breakout Stocks to Buy – Investorplace.com” on February 11, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Mastercard Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha”, Benzinga.com published: “Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) – MasterCard Q4 Earnings Preview – Benzinga” on January 30, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Capital One: Long-Term Gains Ahead – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 14, 2019.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 2 sales for $4.52 million activity. DAVIS RICHARD K also bought $486,015 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Friday, November 2. On Monday, December 17 Haythornthwaite Richard sold $959,993 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 5,000 shares.

Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc, which manages about $7.77 billion and $2.26B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Brookfield Business Partners by 11,227 shares to 98,115 shares, valued at $4.50 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in E Trade Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ETFC) by 38,131 shares in the quarter, for a total of 90,697 shares, and has risen its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKA).

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