Gideon Capital Advisors Has Increased Synopsys (SNPS) Holding by $663,754; Share Price Declined; Profit Investment Management Has Trimmed Boston Beer (SAM) Stake as Market Valuation Declined

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Gideon Capital Advisors Inc increased its stake in Synopsys Inc (SNPS) by 217.43% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc bought 6,773 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.92% with the market. The hedge fund held 9,888 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $975,000, up from 3,115 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc who had been investing in Synopsys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.05B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.92% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $100.66. About 943,177 shares traded. Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has declined 1.10% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.10% the S&P500. Some Historical SNPS News: 31/05/2018 – Synopsys to Showcase Its Software Integrity Platform at lnfosecurity Europe 2018; 23/05/2018 – Synopsys Sees 3Q EPS 65c-EPS 75c; 31/05/2018 – SYNOPSYS BEGINS $165M ACCELERATED SHARE BUYBACK PACT; 20/03/2018 – Synopsys Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for Second Consecutive Year; 20/03/2018 – Synopsys Announces Industry’s Most Comprehensive Automotive ISO 26262 Certification for Design Platform; 30/05/2018 – Synopsys Presenting at Conference Jun 7; 09/05/2018 – Synopsys Announces Earnings Release Date for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2018; 08/03/2018 – Synopsys Collaborates with Samsung Foundry to Develop DesignWare IP for Samsung 8-nm FinFET Process; 31/05/2018 – Synopsys’ Latest ARC MetaWare EV Development Toolkit Release Speeds Application Software Development for Embedded Vision Systems; 31/05/2018 – Synopsys Initiates $165 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase Agreement

Profit Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Boston Beer Inc (SAM) by 18.97% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Profit Investment Management Llc sold 2,654 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 11,336 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.26M, down from 13,990 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Profit Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Boston Beer Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.06 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $269.32. About 145,753 shares traded or 21.14% up from the average. The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) has risen 41.85% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.85% the S&P500. Some Historical SAM News: 04/04/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY INC SAM.N : COWEN AND COMPANY RAISES TO MARKET PERFORM FROM UNDERPERFORM; 25/04/2018 – BOSTON BEER SEES FY EPS $6.30 TO $7.30, EST. $6.87; 25/04/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY INC SAM.N SEES FY 2018 SHR $6.30 TO $7.30; 25/04/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY INC – 2018 ESTIMATED CAPITAL SPENDING OF BETWEEN $55 MLN AND $65 MLN; 16/04/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY INC SAM.N : GOLDMAN SACHS RAISES TO NEUTRAL FROM SELL; 20/03/2018 Boston Beer Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 11/05/2018 – Vgi Partners Pty Exits Position in Boston Beer; 25/04/2018 – Boston Beer 1Q Rev $190.5M; 30/03/2018 – BOSTON BEER COMPANY – ON MARCH 27, ENTERED AGREEMENT TO AMEND CO’S EXISTING $150 MLN REVOLVING LINE OF CREDIT AGREEMENT – SEC FILING; 25/04/2018 – Boston Beer 1Q EPS 78c

Among 10 analysts covering Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Synopsys Inc. had 35 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 30. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 18 by DA Davidson. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, February 22 report. On Wednesday, September 9 the stock rating was initiated by Benchmark with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 18 by Benchmark. Credit Suisse maintained Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) rating on Thursday, May 24. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $102 target. On Wednesday, October 19 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, May 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SNPS in report on Wednesday, November 22 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America initiated Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) on Friday, August 28 with “Average” rating.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $9.99 million activity. Logan Joseph W sold $2.03 million worth of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) on Friday, August 24. DE GEUS AART also sold $4.47M worth of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) shares. RUNKEL JOHN F JR had sold 10,000 shares worth $1.02 million on Thursday, August 30.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.07, from 1.04 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 23 investors sold SNPS shares while 175 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 128.39 million shares or 0.18% less from 128.62 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Cetera Advisor Ltd owns 4,059 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Ameriprise has 0.17% invested in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv has invested 0.28% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Private Advisor Gp Lc reported 0% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). 7,500 are owned by Prudential Public Limited Liability Corporation. The Ohio-based Victory Mgmt Inc has invested 0.24% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). First Hawaiian National Bank accumulated 0.07% or 13,612 shares. Robecosam Ag owns 0.01% invested in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) for 3,250 shares. Mackay Shields Limited Liability holds 24,798 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mngmt Group Limited accumulated 0.06% or 2,774 shares. Da Davidson And Com has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 134,427 shares. Veritable Lp owns 2,046 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Blackrock Incorporated reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Ameritas Prns stated it has 5,487 shares.

Gideon Capital Advisors Inc, which manages about $340.51M and $212.43M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) by 2,930 shares to 9,259 shares, valued at $2.60 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Microchip Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MCHP) by 4,668 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,733 shares, and cut its stake in Agnc Invt Corp.

More notable recent Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Synopsys (SNPS) Matches Q4 Earnings Estimates – Nasdaq” on December 05, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “HP’s Personalization Framework to Boost Brand Recognition – Nasdaq” published on January 17, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “KLA (KLAC) Beats Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates, Up Y/Y – Nasdaq” on January 30, 2019. More interesting news about Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Proofpoint (PFPT) Q4 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Surge Y/Y – Nasdaq” published on February 04, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why Should You Retain CACI International in Your Portfolio? – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 23, 2019.

More notable recent The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) news were published by: Investingnews.com which released: “Billionaire Sam Zell Bets on Gold for First Time – Investing News Network” on January 18, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “3 Legal Highs for Your Portfolio – Investorplace.com” published on September 20, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Boston Beer Co. Is Overbought – Seeking Alpha” on September 25, 2018. More interesting news about The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Recent Analysis Shows DICK’S Sporting Goods, Zix, Q2, InfraREIT, The Boston Beer, and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth – Nasdaq” published on February 05, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “2 Top Alcohol Stocks to Buy in 2019 – The Motley Fool” with publication date: December 24, 2018.

Among 18 analysts covering Boston Beer Co (NYSE:SAM), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Boston Beer Co had 72 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 21. The stock of The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, July 10. The stock has “Positive” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, April 28. The stock of The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna given on Monday, April 23. The stock of The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, January 8. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30 with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) on Wednesday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 10 by Jefferies.

Analysts await The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $1.77 earnings per share, up 110.71% or $0.93 from last year’s $0.84 per share. SAM’s profit will be $20.12 million for 38.04 P/E if the $1.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.21 actual earnings per share reported by The Boston Beer Company, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -44.86% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.10, from 1 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 20 investors sold SAM shares while 80 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 8.31 million shares or 0.07% more from 8.31 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Element Mgmt Lc invested in 0% or 780 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 3,200 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And Company holds 0% or 84,063 shares in its portfolio. Retirement Of Alabama reported 11,159 shares stake. Kepos Cap LP owns 0.07% invested in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) for 4,787 shares. Dupont Cap Management Corporation accumulated 3,116 shares. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma invested 0% in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM). Aqr Management Lc owns 0.08% invested in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) for 261,744 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Ltd Liability Co accumulated 47,336 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Profund Advsrs Ltd Llc accumulated 0.01% or 749 shares. Swiss Retail Bank stated it has 15,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fosun Int owns 1,200 shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0% or 356 shares. Champlain Prtn Limited Liability Corporation reported 141,350 shares stake. Barclays Public Lc owns 0% invested in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) for 11,153 shares.

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