Cookson Peirce & Co Has Cut Its V F (VFC) Holding as Share Value Rose; Epam Sys Com (EPAM) Shareholder Sawgrass Asset Management Decreased Its Stake by $1.06 Million as Stock Price Rose

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Cookson Peirce & Co Inc decreased its stake in V F Corp (VFC) by 61.8% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc sold 40,761 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.18% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,195 shares of the apparel company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.80M, down from 65,956 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc who had been investing in V F Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $33.54B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $84.78. About 4.42 million shares traded or 91.90% up from the average. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has risen 16.49% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.12% the S&P500. Some Historical VFC News: 20/04/2018 – DJ VF Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VFC); 19/03/2018 – VF Corp to Sell Nautica Brand Business to Authentic Brands; 26/03/2018 – Hartford Income Cuts VF Corp, Buys More Bristol-Myers; 04/05/2018 – VF CORP VFC.N SEES FY 2019 ADJUSTED SHR $3.48 TO $3.53; 19/03/2018 – VF Corp Sees Nautica Transaction Closing in First Half; 04/05/2018 – VF Corp Transition Quarter EPS Cont Ops 65c, EPS 63c; 16/03/2018 – VF’s Steven Rendle Saw 2017 Compensation Jump 58.2%; 06/03/2018 – VF Corp Appoints Velia Carboni as Chief Digital Officer; 14/03/2018 – VF Corporation Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Altra®, an Athletic and Performance-Based Lifestyle Footwear Brand,; 19/03/2018 – VF Corporation Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell the Nautica® Brand Business to Authentic Brands Group, LLC

Sawgrass Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Epam Sys Inc Com (EPAM) by 65.92% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sawgrass Asset Management Llc sold 9,225 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.62% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,770 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $553,000, down from 13,995 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sawgrass Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Epam Sys Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.18 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.88% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $169.47. About 212,644 shares traded. EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) has risen 44.14% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.77% the S&P500. Some Historical EPAM News: 15/03/2018 – EPAM SYSTEMS INC – NOW EXPECTS REVENUE GROWTH FOR FULL YEAR 2018 TO BE AT LEAST 26% REPORTED; 21/05/2018 – Hotels.com App Wins 2018 MediaPost Appy Award in Travel & Tourism Category; 26/03/2018 – EPAM Showcases Solutions at Adobe Summit That Accelerate Time to Market and Drive Revenue; 09/05/2018 – EPAM Systems Raises FY18 View To EPS $3.77; 09/05/2018 – EPAM SEES YR ADJ EPS AT LEAST $4.11, EST. $4.05; 09/05/2018 – EPAM SYSTEMS INC EPAM.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $4.10, REV VIEW $1.82 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 09/05/2018 – EPAM Systems 1Q EPS $1.15; 15/03/2018 – EPAM SYSTEMS, INC: EPAM BUYS CONTINUUM, EXPANDING GLOBAL; 15/03/2018 EPAM Acquires Continuum, Expanding Global Innovation, Design And Physical Product Development Capabilities; 09/05/2018 – EPAM Systems Had Seen FY18 Adj EPS $4.0

Cookson Peirce & Co Inc, which manages about $632.80M and $1.04 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vale S A (NYSE:VALE) by 94,425 shares to 1.24M shares, valued at $16.33M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE:DECK) by 3,675 shares in the quarter, for a total of 8,295 shares, and has risen its stake in Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC).

More important recent V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “5 Things to Know About Levi Strauss’ Upcoming IPO – Motley Fool” on February 15, 2019, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “The 4 Big Reasons to Buy Skechers Stock – Investorplace.com”, Benzinga.com published: “Cowen Raises VF Corp Price Target Ahead Of Denim Spin-Off (NYSE:VFC) – Benzinga” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “15 Stocks That May Be Hurt by This Year’s Big IPOs – Investorplace.com” with publication date: March 14, 2019.

Since October 24, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $3.05 million activity. CHUGG JULIANA L had bought 6,400 shares worth $496,622. 8,894 V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) shares with value of $759,462 were sold by MEAGHER LAURA C. Carucci Richard had bought 5,000 shares worth $393,250 on Wednesday, October 24. The insider Holtz Curtis A. sold 24,926 shares worth $2.14M.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 69 investors sold VFC shares while 257 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 395.71 million shares or 2.45% more from 386.23 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Naples Glob Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 17,337 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. Franklin Street Advsrs Inc Nc holds 1.05% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 93,164 shares. Roanoke Asset Mgmt Ny owns 3,135 shares. Hedeker Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1.72% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Godshalk Welsh Mngmt reported 7,950 shares or 0.63% of all its holdings. Nordea Ab accumulated 0.01% or 32,570 shares. Swiss Bancshares stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). 88 were reported by Country Fincl Bank. Geode Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 4.67M shares. Dearborn Prns Ltd Llc holds 294,023 shares. Kcm Advsrs Ltd Liability stated it has 5,744 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Girard Ptnrs Ltd reported 69,364 shares. Calamos Advsr Ltd Liability stated it has 75,900 shares. Greenleaf accumulated 0% or 3,336 shares. Montag A & Inc accumulated 0.31% or 40,950 shares.

Analysts await V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.57 EPS, down 14.93% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.67 per share. VFC’s profit will be $225.49 million for 37.18 P/E if the $0.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.31 actual EPS reported by V.F. Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -56.49% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 33 investors sold EPAM shares while 83 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 48.53 million shares or 1.29% more from 47.91 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Kames Capital Pcl has invested 1.26% in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). Fund Management Sa reported 0.01% of its portfolio in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). Moreover, American Ins Tx has 0.29% invested in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) for 42,700 shares. Sloane Robinson Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 3.34% in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). Next Finance reported 0% of its portfolio in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) for 2,867 shares. First Trust Advsrs Ltd Partnership holds 264,879 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Macquarie Gp reported 0.08% stake. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 6,071 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 325,543 were accumulated by Oak Ridge Invs Ltd Liability. Natl Bank holds 0.01% of its portfolio in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) for 9,715 shares. Sawgrass Asset Limited Liability Company reported 0.03% in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). Synovus Financial holds 0% or 417 shares. Next Century Growth Invsts Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.76% of its portfolio in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM). Moreover, Sheets Smith Wealth Mngmt has 0.13% invested in EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM).

More recent EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Epam (EPAM) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates – Yahoo Finance” on February 14, 2019. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Best Of Breed: EPAM Systems – Seeking Alpha” on January 02, 2019. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “EPAM Systems Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 13, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.92 EPS, up 12.20% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.82 per share. EPAM’s profit will be $49.84M for 46.05 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.08 actual EPS reported by EPAM Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.81% negative EPS growth.

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