Montag & Caldwell Cut Position in Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) by $4.50 Million as Shares Rose; Bb&T Securities Has Upped Holding in Tjx Cos New (TJX) as Market Valuation Declined

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Bb&T Securities Llc increased its stake in Tjx Cos Inc New (TJX) by 7.63% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bb&T Securities Llc bought 10,964 shares as the company’s stock declined 16.60% with the market. The institutional investor held 154,672 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $17.33 million, up from 143,708 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bb&T Securities Llc who had been investing in Tjx Cos Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $61.52 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $49.89. About 5.95M shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has risen 25.16% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.16% the S&P500. Some Historical TJX News: 12/03/2018 TJX COMPANIES INC TJX.N : CREDIT SUISSE STARTS WITH NEUTRAL RATING; $85 TARGET PRICE; 04/04/2018 – TJX Companies Raises Quarter Dividend to 39c; 22/05/2018 – TJX TJX.N SEES FY 2019 SHR $4.75 TO $4.83; 22/05/2018 – TJX COMPANIES INC TJX.N FY2019 SHR VIEW $4.84 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 15/05/2018 – Two Sigma Investments Adds TJX, Exits Walgreens Boots: 13F; 22/05/2018 – TJX COMPANIES INC QTRLY MARMAXX SALES $5,381 MLN VS $4,967 MLN; 25/05/2018 – Hartford Core Equity Adds Anthem, Exits Aetna, Cuts TJX; 13/03/2018 – TJX COMPANIES INC TJX.N : CREDIT SUISSE INITIATES WITH NEUTRAL, $85 TARGET PRICE; 22/05/2018 – TJX COMPANIES INC – QTRLY SHR $1.13; 22/05/2018 – TJX TJX.N SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED SHR $4.04 TO $4.10

Montag & Caldwell Llc decreased its stake in Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) by 5.45% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Montag & Caldwell Llc sold 60,754 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.19% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.05M shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $78.99 million, down from 1.12 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Montag & Caldwell Llc who had been investing in Intercontinental Exchange Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.59B market cap company. The stock increased 0.72% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $76.68. About 2.70 million shares traded. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has risen 12.13% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.13% the S&P500. Some Historical ICE News: 05/04/2018 – Intercontinental Exchange Sees No Material Financial Impact From Deal; 03/05/2018 – Intercontinental Exchange Approves Second Quarter Dividend of $0.24 Per Share; 07/03/2018 – ICE, FILES MIXED SECURITIES SHELF; 18/04/2018 – ICE EXCHANGE ICE.N SAYS WILL LAUNCH THREE-MONTH FUTURES CONTRACT BASED ON BANK OF ENGLAND’S “SONIA” RATE ON JUNE 1; 22/05/2018 – Intercontinental Exchange Names Stacey Cunningham as New President of NYSE Group; 19/03/2018 – CBOE BYX U.S. EQUITIES EXCHANGE HAS REVOKED SELF-HELP AGAINST NYSE AMERICAN; 05/04/2018 – CSE TO BE ACQUIRED BY ICE: TERMS NOT DISCLOSED; 04/04/2018 – ICE FUTURES U.S. – THE 3 CENTS LIMIT IS EFFECTIVE START OF TRADING THURSDAY, APRIL 5; 29/05/2018 – INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE INC – TRANSACTION IS NOT EXPECTED TO MATERIALLY IMPACT 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS OR CAPITAL RETURNS; 19/03/2018 – CBOE EDGA U.S. EQUITIES EXCHANGE HAS REVOKED SELF-HELP AGAINST NYSE AMERICAN

More news for The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “TJX Cos. REALLY likes this Northern Virginia shopping center – Washington Business Journal” on January 16, 2019. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Best Dividend Stocks: TJX’s 20% Dividend Raises – Seeking Alpha” and published on January 17, 2019 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.03, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 33 investors sold TJX shares while 403 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 293 raised stakes. 517.51 million shares or 1.90% less from 527.52 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Strategic Svcs holds 48,590 shares or 0.81% of its portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Company, a California-based fund reported 221 shares. Karp Mgmt owns 11,109 shares or 0.43% of their US portfolio. Haverford Tru has 2.55% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 1.24M shares. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs invested in 0.04% or 7,211 shares. 2.54 million were reported by Citadel Advisors Lc. Exane Derivatives holds 10,547 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.05% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 194,818 shares. Moreover, Ipswich Invest Com Inc has 0.17% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). 14,264 are held by Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Corporation. Manchester Capital Mngmt Limited Co stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Tiedemann Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 1,900 shares in its portfolio. Donaldson Cap Management Limited Com holds 0.51% or 52,559 shares in its portfolio. 1.22M were accumulated by Barclays Public Limited Company. Landscape Cap reported 49,729 shares stake.

Bb&T Securities Llc, which manages about $6.38 billion and $10.14 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Southwest Airls Co (NYSE:LUV) by 7,371 shares to 7,240 shares, valued at $452,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (EMB) by 9,006 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 118,556 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IYF).

Among 35 analysts covering The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX), 26 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. The TJX Companies had 108 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 30 report. Bank of America maintained The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) on Wednesday, August 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 22 by Credit Suisse. Argus Research upgraded The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) rating on Thursday, November 29. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $55 target. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, November 16 by Telsey Advisory Group. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 2. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 23. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 21 by Nomura.

Montag & Caldwell Llc, which manages about $14.22B and $2.56B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Accenture Ltd (NYSE:ACN) by 154,710 shares to 396,342 shares, valued at $67.46 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 148,334 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.55M shares, and has risen its stake in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX).

Among 23 analysts covering Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Intercontinental Exchange had 83 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 4. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Buy” on Friday, May 20. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $77 target in Friday, November 3 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, November 2 with “Overweight”. Deutsche Bank maintained Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) rating on Thursday, August 4. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $304 target. The company was maintained on Monday, August 14 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital initiated Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) rating on Friday, September 8. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $72 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, September 4.

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