As Electronic Arts (EA) Shares Rose, Artemis Investment Management Llp Cut Position; As Citizens Financial Group (CFG) Stock Value Rose, Opus Investment Management Lifted Its Stake

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Opus Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Citizens Financial Group (CFG) by 24.84% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Opus Investment Management Inc bought 15,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 79,900 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.38 million, up from 64,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Opus Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Citizens Financial Group for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.51B market cap company. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $35.87. About 1.87M shares traded. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has declined 15.35% since March 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.72% the S&P500. Some Historical CFG News: 14/05/2018 – Loews Adds Kinder Morgan, Exits Citizens Financial: 13F; 20/04/2018 – Citizens Financial Group 1Q Rev $1.5B; 21/05/2018 – Citizens Fincl Group Announces Pricing of $300 M Preferred Stk Offering; 24/05/2018 – CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP – REDEMPTION ON JUNE 29, 2018, OF ALL OUTSTANDING 5.158% FIXED-TO-FLOATING CALLABLE SUBORDINATED NOTES DUE JUNE 29, 2023; 27/04/2018 – Citizens Financial Svcs 1Q EPS $1.22; 17/04/2018 – Clapp Communications Adds CFG Community Bank to Its Growing Client List; 31/05/2018 – Citizens Financial Group, Inc. To Expand Mortgage Banking Business With Acquisition Of Franklin American Mortgage Company; 31/05/2018 – CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP INC – DEAL FOR FOR $511 MLN IN CASH; 31/05/2018 – Citizens Financial Group Expects Acquisition of Franklin American Mortgage to Have Crossover Earnback Period of Under 3 Yr; 31/05/2018 – CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP – DEAL IS EXPECTED TO REDUCE CO’S BASEL lll COMMON EQUITY TIER ONE RATIO BY ABOUT 18 BASIS POINTS AT DEAL CLOSE

Artemis Investment Management Llp decreased its stake in Electronic Arts Inc (EA) by 35.63% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Artemis Investment Management Llp sold 49,513 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 89,461 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $7.06 million, down from 138,974 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Artemis Investment Management Llp who had been investing in Electronic Arts Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $29.69 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $99.1. About 4.66 million shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has declined 20.37% since March 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.74% the S&P500. Some Historical EA News: 08/05/2018 – ELECTRONIC ARTS INC EA.O – FY 2019 NET BOOKINGS IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $5.55 BILLION; 22/05/2018 – Electronic Arts Acquires Cloud Gaming Technology & Talent; 08/05/2018 – ELECTRONIC ARTS INC EA.O – FY 2019 OPERATING CASH FLOW IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $1.83 BILLION; 22/05/2018 – ELECTRONIC ARTS INC – ACQUIRED CLOUD GAMING TECHNOLOGY ASSETS AND PERSONNEL OF A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF GAMEFLY, INC; 24/05/2018 – FIFA and Electronic Arts Unveil London as FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 2018 Location To Crown The World’s Champion Of The; 22/05/2018 – Electronic Arts Acquires Assets and Personnel of a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of GameFly Inc; 16/03/2018 – Electronic Arts on Friday announces big pro-consumer changes to the design and business model of “Star Wars Battlefront II.”; 15/05/2018 – EMINENCE BOOSTED LEN, PZZA, EA, MGM, LQ IN 1Q: 13F; 08/03/2018 – EA Announces Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment and More to Enter Origin Access; 22/05/2018 – Electronic Arts: Acquisition Closed in May 2018

More notable recent Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ races to 50M-player mark – Seeking Alpha” on March 04, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Call Buyers Blitz Electronic Arts After New Apex Legends Numbers – Yahoo Finance” published on February 12, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Raytheon Wins $88M Deal to Support F/A-18 & EA-18G Aircraft – Nasdaq” on February 13, 2019. More interesting news about Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “An Electric Outlook For The Esports ETF (NYSE:ESPO)(NASDAQ:EA)(NASDAQ:NVDA)(NASDAQ:AMD) – Benzinga” published on February 19, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Activision Stock May Be Down, but It’s Certainly Not Out – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 05, 2019.

Analysts await Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, down 35.40% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.13 per share. EA’s profit will be $218.71 million for 33.94 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.87 actual earnings per share reported by Electronic Arts Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -60.96% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.33, from 1.25 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 91 investors sold EA shares while 217 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 260.86 million shares or 3.75% less from 271.01 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Chevy Chase holds 249,132 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Brown Advisory accumulated 4.23M shares. Moreover, Old Natl Bank In has 0.07% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Suntrust Banks invested in 0.03% or 58,809 shares. Benjamin F Edwards holds 0.02% or 1,850 shares. First Citizens Bancshares And Tru accumulated 6,130 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj & has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Fmr Ltd Liability reported 14.84 million shares. Davidson Invest Advsrs has invested 0.59% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Wetherby Asset Mgmt has invested 0.05% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Technology Crossover Mgmt Vii Limited invested 8.24% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Davenport Communications Limited Liability owns 274,087 shares or 0.3% of their US portfolio. United Kingdom-based Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Liability Company has invested 0.17% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Texas-based Moody Bancorp Tru Division has invested 0.09% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 60,769 shares.

Artemis Investment Management Llp, which manages about $7.66 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Voya Finl Inc (NYSE:VOYA) by 60,870 shares to 1.01M shares, valued at $40.36 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I (NYSE:SC) by 687,455 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.74 million shares, and has risen its stake in Crown Castle Intl Corp New (NYSE:CCI).

Since September 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 21 selling transactions for $12.35 million activity. Miele Laura also sold $114,710 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Friday, February 1. Jorgensen Blake J sold 10,500 shares worth $1.23M. Bruzzo Chris also sold $1.23 million worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Monday, February 11. COLEMAN LEONARD S JR also sold $1.01 million worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares. Singh Vijayanthimala sold $17,162 worth of stock or 200 shares. Schatz Jacob J. sold $113,420 worth of stock or 1,000 shares.

Opus Investment Management Inc, which manages about $8.16 billion and $465.06 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) by 2,400 shares to 9,800 shares, valued at $1.31M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Kimberly (NYSE:KMB) by 10,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 40,000 shares, and cut its stake in Spire Inc..

More notable recent Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Deutsche Bank Extremely Selective on Banks: 4 Large Cap Regionals to Buy – 24/7 Wall St.” on February 28, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Citizens Financial Group (CFG) to purchase certain assets of Bowstring Advisors – StreetInsider.com” published on February 19, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “This analyst suggests a merger partner for M&T Bank – Buffalo – Buffalo Business First” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “These Pittsburgh banks are among the world’s best, Forbes says – Pittsburgh Business Times” published on March 04, 2019 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Citizens Bank’s median pay rises by more than $4,000 – Boston Business Journal” with publication date: March 12, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.87 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 54 investors sold CFG shares while 188 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 431.43 million shares or 0.06% more from 431.19 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Carroll Assoc Inc holds 38 shares. Strategic Glob Advisors Limited Company has invested 0.57% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Gemmer Asset Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 25,526 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 2.19M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Trexquant Inv Limited Partnership has invested 0.2% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Los Angeles Cap And Equity, a California-based fund reported 25,609 shares. Fifth Third Commercial Bank holds 263,521 shares. Glenmede Na accumulated 1.31 million shares. Vanguard Group Inc invested in 0.07% or 51.27M shares. Tdam Usa Incorporated accumulated 158,423 shares. Honeywell Intl Inc holds 0.39% or 200,700 shares. Ameriprise Incorporated holds 0.04% or 2.55 million shares in its portfolio. 35,387 are owned by Loomis Sayles L P. Cipher LP has invested 0.49% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG).

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