Kornitzer Capital Management Lowered National Instruments (NATI) Position by $4.13 Million; Share Price Declined; As Ctrip.Com International LTD (CTRP) Valuation Declined, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP Boosted Stake

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Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp increased its stake in Ctrip.Com International Ltd (CTRP) by 27.05% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp bought 357,078 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.68M shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $62.34 million, up from 1.32 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp who had been investing in Ctrip.Com International Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.47 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $33.87. About 2.69 million shares traded. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTRP) has declined 34.73% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.73% the S&P500. Some Historical CTRP News: 22/05/2018 – CTRIP.COM INTERNATIONAL LTD – QTRLY DILUTED EARNINGS PER ADS WERE RMB1.81 (US$0.29); 08/03/2018 – CTRIP.COM INTERNATIONAL – CTRIP GROUP SIGNED AGREEMENT WITH DEUTSCHE BAHN (GERMAN RAILWAYS) TO ENABLE SALES OF GERMAN RAIL TICKETS ON ITS PLATFORMS; 08/03/2018 – TONGCHENG-ELONG HOLDINGS COULD RAISE BETWEEN $1 BILLION AND $1.5 BILLION IN ITS SHARE SALE – WSJ CITING; 24/04/2018 – Ctrip, Koubei may have invested in D round of restaurant systems developer Mwee, sources say; 26/03/2018 – Ctrip launches “Responsible Travel” with Tourism Toronto and China Southern Airlines; 20/04/2018 – AccorHotels to pursue acquisitions, no special dividend; 15/03/2018 – HONG KONG — Quarterly profit for China’s leading online travel company Ctrip.com International dropped from last year as Beijing’s restriction on bundling products weighed on sales amid increasing competition in the domestic market; 15/03/2018 – Ctrip’s profit dragged down by regulations and rising competition; 02/04/2018 – Ctrip Named Silkroad’s Official Sponsor and Exclusive Travel Services Provider; 11/04/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Ctrip.com International, JA Solar Holdings, Co., Oaktree Specialty Lending

Kornitzer Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in National Instruments Corp (NATI) by 73.26% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc sold 85,960 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.23% with the market. The institutional investor held 31,375 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.52 million, down from 117,335 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc who had been investing in National Instruments Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.02B market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $45.45. About 602,337 shares traded. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 10.44% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.44% the S&P500. Some Historical NATI News: 26/04/2018 – Nl Declares Quarterly Dividend; 22/05/2018 – NI Accelerates University Engineering Education with New Solution for Project Based Learning; 05/03/2018 National Instruments Volume Rises More Than Triple Average; 21/05/2018 – National Instruments to Host Investor Conference at NIWeek; 21/05/2018 – National Instruments /Reaffirms 2Q Guidance; 26/04/2018 – NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS 1Q ADJ EPS 26C, EST. 22C (2 EST.); 20/03/2018 – Nl Technology Helps Subaru Reduce Electric Vehicle Test Development Times by 90 Percent; 22/05/2018 – New Nl Data-Logging Software Addresses Key Automotive Challenges; 22/05/2018 – Nl Accelerates Beyond the Speed of Innovation with LabVlEW 2018; 26/04/2018 – National Instruments Sees 2Q EPS 15c-EPS 29c

Investors sentiment increased to 1.74 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.54, from 1.2 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold NATI shares while 63 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 97.39 million shares or 1.11% less from 98.49 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Invesco has 0.03% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Zacks Investment Management holds 0.12% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for 121,846 shares. Alps Inc has 32,808 shares. Suntrust Banks reported 4,760 shares. Parkside Bancorp And Trust holds 0.04% or 2,143 shares in its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys accumulated 30,800 shares. Fmr Llc has 0% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Prelude Cap Management Ltd Liability, a New York-based fund reported 200 shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio, Ohio-based fund reported 187,888 shares. Voya Invest Management owns 55,013 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability Co has 0.16% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for 723,096 shares. 5,415 are owned by Cullen Frost Bankers. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Company reported 5,977 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Stifel, Missouri-based fund reported 37,872 shares.

More notable recent National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “NI Declares Increase to Quarterly Dividend – Business Wire” on January 29, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Why National Instruments Corp’s Stock Is Surging Today – Motley Fool” published on October 26, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “National Instruments Announces Upcoming Schedule of Events with the Financial Community – Business Wire” on January 02, 2019. More interesting news about National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “National Instruments (NATI) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on July 26, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why National Instruments Corp. Stock Plunged Today – Nasdaq” with publication date: April 27, 2018.

Among 5 analysts covering Natl Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Natl Instruments had 13 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, January 30, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, October 26, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The stock of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, May 11 by FBR Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, February 27. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, September 24 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, July 28. The stock of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, January 27.

Kornitzer Capital Management Inc, which manages about $11.35B and $6.29B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cardlytic Inc by 19,700 shares to 97,700 shares, valued at $2.45 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:SNPS) by 90,515 shares in the quarter, for a total of 345,640 shares, and has risen its stake in Class A.

Since August 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 38 selling transactions for $22.19 million activity. 42,500 shares were sold by TRUCHARD JAMES J, worth $2.05 million. On Wednesday, August 29 Roiko John Charles sold $65,697 worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) or 1,388 shares. $122,950 worth of stock was sold by Starkloff Eric Howard on Tuesday, October 30.

Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp, which manages about $6.01 billion and $8.99 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 7,224 shares to 899,800 shares, valued at $239.38 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) by 15,638 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 719,473 shares, and cut its stake in Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI).

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