Cookson Peirce & Co Lowered Comerica (CMA) Holding by $767,880; Markston International Maintains Stake in Goldman Sachs Group (GS)

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Markston International Llc increased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) by 6.26% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Markston International Llc bought 2,288 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.89% with the market. The institutional investor held 38,850 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.71 million, up from 36,562 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Markston International Llc who had been investing in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $74.16B market cap company. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $194.69. About 2.76M shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has declined 28.05% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.05% the S&P500. Some Historical GS News: 20/04/2018 – Kroger into Accelerated Share Repurchase Pact With Goldman Sachs; 23/04/2018 – Goldman said some of the data is gathered by Facebook and some is provided by advertisers; 16/03/2018 – Goldman tells its clients to buy high-growth companies at reasonable valuations; 08/03/2018 – Australia PM’s son says Goldman sidelined him after 1MDB warnings; 13/03/2018 – REVA REPORTS RECAPITALIZATION; FINANCING FROM GOLDMAN SACHS; 04/05/2018 – Amkor Technology Presenting at Goldman Sachs Conference May 10; 14/05/2018 – Venator Materials at Goldman Sachs Conference Tomorrow; 07/03/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS AFRICA HEAD SAYS NATURAL NERVOUSNESS ABOUT S.AFRICAN LAND EXPROPRIATION, BUT PROCESS WILL BE RATIONAL; 16/04/2018 – GOLDMAN: PLAN IS TO ADD EVEN MORE PRODUCTS TO MARCUS OFFERING; 12/03/2018 – GOLDMAN SAYS SOLOMON TO SERVE AS SOLE PRESIDENT & COO

Cookson Peirce & Co Inc decreased its stake in Comerica Inc (CMA) by 3.23% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc sold 8,532 shares as the company’s stock declined 25.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 255,929 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $23.09 million, down from 264,461 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc who had been investing in Comerica Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.52 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $84.47. About 2.09M shares traded. Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) has declined 14.51% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.51% the S&P500. Some Historical CMA News: 17/04/2018 – Comerica Sees 2Q Noninterest Expenses Modesly Lower Vs. 1Q; 23/04/2018 – COMERICA INC CMA.N : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $104 FROM $98; 14/03/2018 – Comerica Announces Adjustments for Legacy Sterling Warrants; 21/03/2018 – COMERICA BANK – WILL RAISE ITS PRIME RATE TO 4.75 PERCENT FROM 4.50 PERCENT; 11/04/2018 – Comerica Bank, Iron Mountain Partner to Host Shred Day DFW on April 28; 24/04/2018 – Comerica Raises Dividend to 34c; 17/04/2018 – Comerica Sees 2Q Net Interest Income Higher Vs. 1Q; 17/04/2018 – COMERICA SEES HIGHER 2Q AND YR AVERAGE LOANS; 29/05/2018 – Comerica Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – COMERICA BOOSTS DIV TO 34C/SHARE, WAS 30C/SHARE, EST. 30C/SHARE

Among 35 analysts covering Comerica Inc (NYSE:CMA), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 51% are positive. Comerica Inc had 166 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of CMA in report on Wednesday, December 20 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, January 20. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CMA in report on Thursday, July 26 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Nomura maintained Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) rating on Wednesday, October 17. Nomura has “Buy” rating and $102 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy”. Wood maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, June 16 report. The stock of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, July 25. The company was initiated on Thursday, August 20 by Sterne Agee CRT. As per Monday, March 5, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill.

More notable recent Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Comerica Q4 beats as NII, NIM improve – Seeking Alpha” on January 16, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Earnings Scheduled For January 16, 2019 – Benzinga” published on January 16, 2019, Prnewswire.com published: “Comerica Bank’s Michigan Index Ticks Down – PRNewswire” on February 04, 2019. More interesting news about Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Comerica Inc. 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” published on January 16, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “BB&T-SunTrust merger could spark bank industry tie-ups, analysts say – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 08, 2019.

Cookson Peirce & Co Inc, which manages about $632.80 million and $1.25B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Invesco Exch Trd Slf Idx Fd Bu by 15,500 shares to 266,278 shares, valued at $5.61M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Kohls Corp (NYSE:KSS) by 101,385 shares in the quarter, for a total of 485,610 shares, and has risen its stake in Invesco Exch Trd Slf Idx Fd Bu.

Since January 29, 2019, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $240,364 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.02 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 45 investors sold CMA shares while 170 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 131.93 million shares or 1.92% less from 134.50 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Plante Moran Lc owns 2,918 shares. Natixis holds 0.1% or 190,942 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.04% or 396,206 shares. Los Angeles Capital Management Equity Rech owns 0.08% invested in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) for 176,719 shares. National Pension Ser stated it has 0.07% in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA). Tower Rech Capital Llc (Trc) reported 943 shares. State Teachers Retirement holds 0.06% or 286,880 shares in its portfolio. Prelude Capital Limited Com reported 2,969 shares. Fund Mgmt reported 0.14% stake. Comm National Bank & Trust has invested 0.01% in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA). Virginia Retirement Et Al has invested 0.09% in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA). Gideon Cap Advisors Inc has 5,619 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Vanguard Grp Inc Inc reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA). Sei Invests holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) for 137,768 shares. Raymond James Fincl Advisors owns 16,129 shares.

Markston International Llc, which manages about $1.63 billion and $932.26 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) by 7,381 shares to 204,002 shares, valued at $16.06 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Msg Networks Inc Class A by 25,075 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 83,180 shares, and cut its stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc (NASDAQ:ADP).

More notable recent The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Digitaljournal.com which released: “NYSE:GS Shareholder Notice: Lawsuit Alleges Misleading Statements at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. – Press Release – Digital Journal” on January 16, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “CLASS ACTION UPDATE for GS, XRAY, NVDA and AGN: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders – GlobeNewswire” published on February 13, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of GS, APHA, VALE and TYME – GlobeNewswire” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Morgan Stanley, Goldman ask to cancel trades in wake of $41B flash crash – Seeking Alpha” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “CLASS ACTION UPDATE for GS, TS, MAXR and ASTE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 08, 2019.

Since December 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.61 million activity.

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