Hilltop Holdings (HTH) Shareholder Hodges Capital Management Has Cut Its Holding as Shares Declined; Oracle (ORCL) Shareholder Bonness Enterprises Has Trimmed Stake as Stock Value Declined

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Bonness Enterprises Inc decreased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 36.86% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bonness Enterprises Inc sold 15,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,700 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.33 million, down from 40,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bonness Enterprises Inc who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $183.74 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $51.19. About 6.35M shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has declined 3.81% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.81% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 09/05/2018 – Oracle’s Moat Selected by LinkedIn as Video Viewability Partner; 10/04/2018 – ORACLE CORP: ORACLE CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING INNOVATIONS EMPO; 05/05/2018 – HIGHLIGHTS-Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha,’ comments on earnings, investing; 22/03/2018 – Federal services provider CSRA partners with Google Cloud; 12/04/2018 – Businesses Struggle to Protect Sensitive Cloud Data According to New Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report; 19/03/2018 – ORACLE 3Q CLOUD REV. $1.6B; 29/05/2018 – Oracle and Tendril Named Leading Home Energy Management Software Providers by Navigant Research; 12/05/2018 – BSE Mumbai Bourse: Results from Oracle Financial Services Software for Jan 01 to Mar 31; 27/03/2018 – ORACLE WINS REVIVAL OF BILLION-DOLLAR CASE AGAINST GOOGLE; 06/03/2018 – RIMINI STREET TO SEEK $50M REFUND FROM ORACLE, CONSIDER APPEAL

Hodges Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Hilltop Holdings Inc (HTH) by 12.61% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hodges Capital Management Inc sold 87,702 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 607,971 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $12.26M, down from 695,673 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hodges Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Hilltop Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.72B market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $18.4. About 102,701 shares traded. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has declined 25.45% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.45% the S&P500. Some Historical HTH News: 05/05/2018 – Hilltop Holdings Non-Deal Roadshow Set By SunTrust for May. 11; 23/04/2018 – Research Report Identifies Signature Bank, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Easterly Government Properties, Hilltop, Columbia Banking S; 11/05/2018 – Hilltop Holdings at Non-Deal Roadshow Hosted By SunTrust Today; 26/04/2018 – HILLTOP HOLDINGS 1Q EPS 25C, EST. 32C; 26/04/2018 – Hilltop Holdings 1Q EPS 25c; 20/03/2018 – Hilltop Cybersecurity Appoints Award-winning Fund Manager and Cybersecurity Pioneer as Advisor; 23/05/2018 – Hilltop Cybersecurity Announces the Creation of a Cyber Marketplace; 08/03/2018 – Hilltop Cybersecurity to Launch Early Warning System for a New Form of Cyber Attack; 06/04/2018 – Hilltop Holdings Executives Recognized Among Top Business Leaders in North Texas; 01/05/2018 – HilltopSecurities Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Among 47 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Oracle had 141 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, November 5. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, March 20. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, March 16 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. Atlantic Securities downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, July 19 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $53.0 target in Friday, December 15 report. The rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy” on Saturday, October 10. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 20 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Analysts await Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) to report earnings on March, 18. They expect $0.76 EPS, up 1.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.75 per share. ORCL’s profit will be $2.73 billion for 16.84 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Oracle Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.70% EPS growth.

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Investorideas.com which released: “Newswire – The #AI Eye: Gopher (OTCQB: $GOPH) Implementing Distributed #AI Within #Avant! and Oracle (NYSE: $ORCL) Opening a New Data Centre in Toronto – InvestorIdeas.com” on January 18, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Are Salesforce and Oracle Buys Today? – The Motley Fool” published on January 16, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Oracle CEO wants half of app market – Seeking Alpha” on January 15, 2019. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Oracle Might Boost Its Dividend in 2019 – The Motley Fool” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Oracle: Google “fabricated concern” in court petition – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 25, 2019.

Bonness Enterprises Inc, which manages about $152.90 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 65,800 shares to 230,378 shares, valued at $2.60 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.63 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.19, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 56 investors sold ORCL shares while 640 reduced holdings. 133 funds opened positions while 304 raised stakes. 2.03 billion shares or 4.41% less from 2.13 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees has 0.75% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). United Kingdom-based Independent Franchise Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has invested 4.64% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Company Of Vermont has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). 37.25 million were reported by First Eagle Invest Limited Liability. Ls Inv Advsr Ltd Liability reported 225,686 shares or 0.67% of all its holdings. Curbstone Finance Mgmt Corporation holds 12,934 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Weitz Mgmt Inc stated it has 1.25M shares or 2.62% of all its holdings. Earnest Prns Lc invested in 0% or 1,416 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Gru Llc holds 0.52% or 47,585 shares in its portfolio. Mirae Asset Global Ltd stated it has 0.09% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Brinker Cap reported 130,750 shares stake. Riggs Asset Managment Inc reported 3,480 shares. Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Schwab Charles Invest owns 11.46M shares or 0.39% of their US portfolio. Shell Asset Mngmt reported 639,642 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.73 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 17 investors sold HTH shares while 44 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 51.24 million shares or 0.31% more from 51.08 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 11,864 were accumulated by Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation. First Dallas, Texas-based fund reported 11,150 shares. Sei Investments accumulated 43,326 shares. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can owns 210,252 shares. Moreover, Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 81,400 shares. 1,851 were reported by Regions. Principal Gp Inc invested in 0% or 10,580 shares. Fincl Bank Of America Corp De invested 0% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Finance Management Pro Inc holds 4,097 shares. Systematic Mngmt Lp stated it has 107,100 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. New York-based Gamco Invsts Et Al has invested 0.02% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). State Street stated it has 2.41M shares or 0% of all its holdings. Automobile Association, Texas-based fund reported 12,181 shares. King Luther Cap Mgmt stated it has 18,687 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Hilltop Holdings had 28 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, September 12, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 8 by SunTrust. On Thursday, August 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Underperform”. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded the shares of HTH in report on Monday, October 31 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 1 by Piper Jaffray. Compass Point downgraded Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) on Monday, May 14 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold” on Thursday, February 15. As per Thursday, March 31, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital.

Since August 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.04 million activity. Feinberg Hill A also sold $1.01M worth of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) shares.

More notable recent Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Hilltop Holdings Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast – Business Wire” on January 15, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Hilltop Holdings’ (HTH) Management on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on October 26, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “HilltopSecurities Welcomes C. B. “Bix” Rathburn, Ph.D., to its Public Finance Office in Houston – Business Wire” on January 17, 2019. More interesting news about Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Hilltop Holdings Inc. Names J. J. Gomez Executive Vice President, Director of Business Development – Business Wire” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Hilltop Holdings’ (HTH) Q4 Earnings Lag Estimates, Costs Down – Zacks.com” with publication date: January 25, 2019.

Hodges Capital Management Inc, which manages about $2.29 billion and $1.36B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Brooks Automation Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) by 49,825 shares to 445,075 shares, valued at $15.59M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Archer Daniels Midland Co (NYSE:ADM) by 7,810 shares in the quarter, for a total of 21,310 shares, and has risen its stake in Integer Holdings Corp.

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