As Take (TTWO) Share Value Declined, Discovery Capital Management Decreased Stake; As Waters (WAT) Stock Rose, Oak Associates LTD Has Lowered Position by $789,600

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Oak Associates Ltd decreased its stake in Waters Corporation (WAT) by 19.43% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oak Associates Ltd sold 4,200 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 17,420 shares of the laboratory analytical instruments company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.29M, down from 21,620 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oak Associates Ltd who had been investing in Waters Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.91 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.72% or $1.73 during the last trading session, reaching $238.98. About 233,015 shares traded. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 21.55% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.18% the S&P500. Some Historical WAT News: 17/04/2018 – The Information: Netflix, Long an AWS Customer, Tests Waters on Google Cloud; 20/04/2018 – FinSrvcsMinority: Waters Statement on Regulators’ Enforcement Action Against Wells Fargo; 25/05/2018 – MISC-UNIT GETS CHARTER CONTRACT TO OWN, OPERATE 4 SPECIALIST DP2 SUEZMAX SIZE SHUTTLE TANKERS FROM PETROBRAS TO OPERATE IN INTERNATIONAL,BRAZIL WATERS; 27/04/2018 – HouseFinCmteDems: Waters to Mulvaney: Provide Records on Interactions with Lobbyists; 27/03/2018 – GERMANY GRANTS NORD STREAM 2 BUILDING APPROVAL IN HOME WATERS; 08/05/2018 – Democratic members of Congress including Maxine Waters and Al Green have called for Trump’s impeachment; 20/03/2018 – US House of Reps: March 20, 2018 3:07:15 P.M. Waters, Maxine amendment (A002) modified by unanimous consent; 09/04/2018 – Citla Energy Wins Fourth Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production Contract in Mexican Shallow Waters; 06/03/2018 – FinSrvcsMinority: Waters Statement in Opposition to Bill that Eases Rules for Megabanks and Predatory Lenders; 24/04/2018 – Waters Corp 1Q Adj EPS $1.59

Discovery Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Take (TTWO) by 83.75% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Discovery Capital Management Llc sold 461,695 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.96% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 89,605 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $9.22 million, down from 551,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Discovery Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Take for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.53 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.91% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $90.11. About 1.01M shares traded. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) has declined 18.69% since April 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.06% the S&P500. Some Historical TTWO News: 29/05/2018 – Take-Two Presenting at Cowen Conference Tomorrow; 16/05/2018 – Take-Two fourth-quarter revenue misses estimates; 21/05/2018 – “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer sits down with Take-Two Interactive Software Chairman and CEO Strauss Zelnick for an update on the video game space; 16/05/2018 – CORRECT: TAKE-TWO 4Q ADJ EPS ABOUT 71C; ADJ REV. MISSES EST; 16/05/2018 – Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Reports Strong Results for Fiscal Year 2018; 17/05/2018 – TAKE TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE INC TTWO.O : WEDBUSH RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $132 FROM $126; 24/04/2018 – Cramer’s lightning round: Wait for Take Two’s earnings before buying; 16/05/2018 – Take-Two Interactive Sees 1Q EPS 53c-EPS 63c; 05/03/2018 Take Two et al.: Games Trade Group Defends Against Claims of ‘Real-Life’ Violence — Barron’s Blog; 03/05/2018 – $TTWO $ATVI $EA all volatile

Analysts await Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) to report earnings on May, 15. They expect $0.45 earnings per share, down 13.46% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.52 per share. TTWO’s profit will be $47.59M for 50.06 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.19 actual earnings per share reported by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -85.89% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Borderlands 3 Release Date Set: 7 Things to Know – Investorplace.com” on April 03, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Take-Two Interactive Software Becomes Oversold (TTWO) – Nasdaq” published on February 27, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: ETFC, SYMC, TTWO – Nasdaq” on January 23, 2019. More interesting news about Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Giant Food Returning as Official Sponsor of Wizards District Gaming for 2019 Season – PRNewswire” published on April 08, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Global Game Spending Returns To Growth, Led By EA (NASDAQ:EA) Titles, Mobile – Benzinga” with publication date: March 25, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.3 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 65 investors sold TTWO shares while 140 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 105.25 million shares or 8.43% more from 97.07 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Natl Registered Invest Advisor owns 3,965 shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Communications accumulated 79 shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Lc accumulated 0% or 12,404 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board reported 123,906 shares. Korea reported 0.04% stake. Hrt Ltd Co reported 3,870 shares stake. Qcm Cayman Limited holds 1,950 shares. Sun Life holds 0.01% or 314 shares in its portfolio. Virtu Limited Liability Co owns 33,373 shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.1% or 89,256 shares in its portfolio. Gardner Lewis Asset Mgmt LP reported 53,647 shares. Cim Invest Mangement holds 0.27% or 6,057 shares. Ibis Capital Prns Llp reported 11.02% in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO). Guardian Life Ins Of America holds 0.01% or 321 shares. San Francisco Sentry Invest Grp (Ca) reported 14 shares stake.

Since November 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $24,720 activity.

Discovery Capital Management Llc, which manages about $37.50 billion and $1.20B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Intelsat S A (NYSE:I) by 707,778 shares to 6.51 million shares, valued at $139.21 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wisdomtree Tr (EPI) by 509,020 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.05M shares, and has risen its stake in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Analysts await Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $1.73 EPS, up 8.81% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.59 per share. WAT’s profit will be $122.41M for 34.53 P/E if the $1.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.87 actual EPS reported by Waters Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -39.72% negative EPS growth.

Oak Associates Ltd, which manages about $1.01 billion and $1.42 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cognizant Tech Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 6,696 shares to 246,836 shares, valued at $15.67 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) by 83,300 shares in the quarter, for a total of 111,390 shares, and has risen its stake in H&R Block Inc. (NYSE:HRB).

More recent Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Waters Addresses Increasing Demands for Higher Performing Materials with New TA Innovations at Pittcon – Business Wire” on March 19, 2019. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “Best ETFs for 2019: Water Stocks and PHO Stock Finally Pull Ahead – Investorplace.com” on March 26, 2019. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results – Business Wire” with publication date: January 23, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.09, from 0.74 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 37 investors sold WAT shares while 175 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 68.20 million shares or 1.40% more from 67.26 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Missouri-based Century Cos has invested 0.03% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability owns 58,434 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Hanson And Doremus Inv Management reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). And Company holds 42,540 shares. Baillie Gifford And stated it has 0.62% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Parsons Cap Management Ri holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 10,205 shares. Allstate accumulated 1,636 shares. Fulton Bancorp Na holds 0.02% or 1,279 shares in its portfolio. Barrett Asset Mgmt Lc holds 56,105 shares or 0.81% of its portfolio. Moreover, Massachusetts Services Ma has 0.44% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 4.86 million shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 14,525 shares. Strs Ohio reported 1,011 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd invested in 0.02% or 156,594 shares. Logan Cap Management Incorporated stated it has 62,074 shares or 0.93% of all its holdings. Bancshares Pictet Cie (Asia) has 0.42% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT).

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