As Chase (CCF) Valuation Declined, Minerva Advisors Has Decreased Its Position by $1.13 Million; Equifax (EFX) Shareholder Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Has Cut Position by $980,200 as Stock Declined

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Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 4.61% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc sold 7,540 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 155,889 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.35M, down from 163,429 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.08B market cap company. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $108.5. About 1.12 million shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 15.74% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.74% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 14/03/2018 – ? Ex-Equifax executive charged after […]; 07/05/2018 – EQUIFAX REPORTS TO CONGRESS ON DATA INCIDENT; 14/03/2018 – Ex-Equifax Executive Charged With Insider Trading Tied to ’17 Breach; 25/04/2018 – EQUIFAX INC QTRLY SHR $0.75; 14/03/2018 – Love it! After $EFX internal investigation CLEARED execs of insider trading ahead of breach announcement, @SEC_Enforcement charges CIO w/ insider trading. Not a coincidence after all; 14/04/2018 – Proxy adviser ISS recommends against five Equifax directors over cyberbreach; 25/04/2018 – Equifax 1Q Adj EPS $1.43; 15/03/2018 – Law 360 [Reg]: Equifax Insider Trading Charges Show Need For Action Plan; 02/04/2018 – BEGOR RESIGNS FROM FICO BOARD DUE TO BEING NAMED AS EQUIFAX CEO; 29/05/2018 – DefaultRisklndex.com Data Shows Mortgage Originations Volumes Decreased from Previous Quarter with Slight Decline in Risk-Taking Consumption Overall

Minerva Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Chase Corp (CCF) by 5.26% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Minerva Advisors Llc sold 9,400 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.85% with the market. The hedge fund held 169,271 shares of the building products company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.34 million, down from 178,671 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Minerva Advisors Llc who had been investing in Chase Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $928.80M market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $98.78. About 5,471 shares traded. Chase Corporation (NYSEMKT:CCF) has declined 14.10% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.10% the S&P500. Some Historical CCF News: 18/04/2018 – Chase Corporation Divests Structural Composites Business; 06/03/2018 Chase Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 04/04/2018 – Chase Corp 2Q EPS $1.07; 22/04/2018 – DJ Chase Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (CCF); 04/04/2018 – Chase Corp 2Q Rev $65.9M; 04/04/2018 – Chase Corp 2Q Adj EPS $1.10; 17/04/2018 – Chase Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 18/04/2018 – Chase Corp Divests Itself of Structural Composites Ops to Roblon US; 02/05/2018 – Chase Corporation Deploys CloudGenix to Build AppFabric SD-WAN; 09/05/2018 – Dir Gack Gifts 170 Of Chase Corp

Among 20 analysts covering Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Equifax Inc had 80 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 9 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Monday, May 1 by Stephens. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities on Thursday, March 23. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $115 target in Thursday, October 25 report. On Monday, October 1 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Tuesday, August 4. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of EFX in report on Wednesday, September 21 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 13 by SunTrust. The stock has “Outperform” rating by William Blair on Friday, April 8. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform” on Friday, October 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.23, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 24 investors sold EFX shares while 134 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 101.90 million shares or 2.93% less from 104.97 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Royal London Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 49,272 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Everence Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 2,173 shares. State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 276,780 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Sei Invs holds 0% or 7,002 shares in its portfolio. Natixis Limited Partnership holds 0.05% or 39,674 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock invested in 9.35 million shares or 0.05% of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0.02% or 22,173 shares. Td Asset invested in 68,391 shares. Moreover, Wealthtrust has 0.04% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Co has invested 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Andra Ap stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Montag A Associate Inc invested in 81,009 shares or 0.93% of the stock. State Bank Of Ny Mellon invested 0.03% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Advisory Serv Network Ltd Llc holds 504 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Keybank Natl Association Oh has 3,591 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Equifax Outlook: Trends to Watch in Data-driven Marketing – PRNewswire” on January 30, 2019, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Robert Olstein’s Top 5 Buys in 4th Quarter – GuruFocus.com” published on February 11, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Six big bank CEOs to testify to Congress this spring: WSJ – Seeking Alpha” on January 25, 2019. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Lawsuits against Equifax over 2017 data breach moving forward – Atlanta Business Chronicle” published on January 28, 2019 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) “Ideal” Time to Buy – Live Trading News” with publication date: January 21, 2019.

Analysts await Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $1.32 earnings per share, down 5.04% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.39 per share. EFX’s profit will be $159.15 million for 20.55 P/E if the $1.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.41 actual earnings per share reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.38% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.81 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 6 investors sold CCF shares while 39 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 5.97 million shares or 0.21% more from 5.95 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 4,706 were accumulated by Millennium Mngmt Limited. Alps Advisors has 3,868 shares. Moreover, Cambridge Rech Advisors has 0.01% invested in Chase Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:CCF). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 252 shares in its portfolio. Eaton Vance Management, Massachusetts-based fund reported 3,000 shares. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada holds 0% in Chase Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:CCF) or 1,230 shares. Citigroup stated it has 1,855 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company owns 483 shares. Strs Ohio, Ohio-based fund reported 7,000 shares. Victory Capital Mngmt holds 3,841 shares. Anchor Cap Advsr Limited Company holds 0.01% or 1,855 shares. Moreover, Bessemer has 0% invested in Chase Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:CCF) for 5,100 shares. Invesco Ltd reported 33,648 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has 8,600 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 7,189 shares.

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $1.68 million activity. CHASE ADAM sold $859,829 worth of stock or 6,965 shares. Shares for $110,850 were sold by Feroldi Kenneth James. GACK LEWIS P also sold $13,076 worth of Chase Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:CCF) shares.

Minerva Advisors Llc, which manages about $300.28 million and $195.61 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Computer Task Group Inc (NASDAQ:CTG) by 83,353 shares to 1.16M shares, valued at $6.04 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

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