Whale Rock Capital Management Increases Position in Monolithic Pwr Sys (MPWR); Vz (VZ) Holder Davenport & Company Boosted Its Holding

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Whale Rock Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Monolithic Pwr Sys Inc (MPWR) by 26.21% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whale Rock Capital Management Llc bought 83,110 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.82% with the market. The hedge fund held 400,183 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $46.52M, up from 317,073 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whale Rock Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Monolithic Pwr Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.06B market cap company. The stock increased 2.28% or $3.15 during the last trading session, reaching $141.1. About 266,484 shares traded. Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) has risen 17.91% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.54% the S&P500. Some Historical MPWR News: 27/03/2018 – Monolithic Power Systems Releases First All-in-One Flyback Power IC with Capacitive Isolation, Targets USB PD and Standard; 27/03/2018 – Monolithic Power Systems Releases First All-in-One Flyback Power IC with Capacitive lsolation, Targets USB PD and Standard Adapters in 25W – 65W Output Power Range; 30/04/2018 – MONOLITHIC POWER 1Q ADJ EPS 79C, EST. 77C; 23/04/2018 – DJ Monolithic Power Systems Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MPWR); 02/04/2018 – Monolithic Power Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average; 11/04/2018 – Monolithic Power Systems Announces Analyst Day on June 7, 2018; 30/04/2018 – MONOLITHIC POWER SEES 2Q REV. $135M TO $141M, EST. $136.9M; 30/04/2018 – Monolithic Power 1Q Rev $129.2M; 30/04/2018 – MONOLITHIC POWER 1Q REV. $129.2M, EST. $125.3M; 30/04/2018 – Monolithic Power 1Q EPS 49c

Davenport & Company Llc increased its stake in Vz (VZ) by 0.88% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Davenport & Company Llc bought 8,669 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.36% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 994,211 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $55.90M, up from 985,542 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Davenport & Company Llc who had been investing in Vz for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $241.27B market cap company. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $58.39. About 23.72 million shares traded or 44.65% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 17.26% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 22/05/2018 – Verizon Digital Media Services’ Content Delivery Network Now Supports Quick UDP Internet Connections; 21/05/2018 – The FCC is investigating a website flaw that could have been used to track AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile customers within a few hundred yards of their location and without their consent; 12/04/2018 – RealSelf Appoints First Chief Marketing Officer; 23/04/2018 – Tech Today: An eSim Conspiracy? Defending Verizon, Cheering Okta — Barron’s Blog; 20/04/2018 – DOJ said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim – NYT; 15/05/2018 – ANALYSIS-MoviePass: the unicorn that jumped into Wall St too soon; 24/05/2018 – VODAFONE – VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS REPURCHASED OUTSTANDING US$2.5 BLN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF FLOATING RATE NOTES DUE 2025; 10/04/2018 – Secret Service: April 10, 2018 U.S. Secret Service Partners with Private Sector in 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations; 07/03/2018 – VERIZON WIRELESS PRESIDENT RONAN DUNNE SPEAKS TO INVESTORS; 22/05/2018 – New RootMetrics Mobile Performance Report for Denver: T-Mobile and Verizon Make Major Strides, Sweeping the Awards

Davenport & Company Llc, which manages about $7.13 billion and $7.27 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Baba (NYSE:BABA) by 49,716 shares to 278,317 shares, valued at $38.15M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nke (NYSE:NKE) by 171,506 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 501,021 shares, and cut its stake in Eufn (EUFN).

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “For T-Mobile Stock, Optimism Reigns After Sprint – Investorplace.com” on March 14, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “A Recent Upgrade For This Growth Sector (NYSE:XLC)(NASDAQ:FB) – Benzinga” published on March 12, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Reviewing Verizon – Seeking Alpha” on February 25, 2019. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Verizon outlines 5G-era growth strategy at investor conference – GlobeNewswire” published on February 21, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Verizon’s 5G Network Sets Debut Date, Lays Claim as Early Leader – The Motley Fool” with publication date: March 14, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.12, from 1.3 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 59 investors sold VZ shares while 611 reduced holdings. 149 funds opened positions while 641 raised stakes. 2.67 billion shares or 4.15% more from 2.57 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. 163,208 were accumulated by Gamble Jones Invest Counsel. Dt Invest Prtnrs Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.85% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Loews Corp holds 6,980 shares. Forbes J M Commerce Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 174,813 shares or 2.32% of all its holdings. Seabridge Investment Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Next Grp Inc owns 63,292 shares for 0.74% of their portfolio. United Fire Grp Inc Inc stated it has 0.99% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Fmr Ltd Liability Com holds 0.49% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 64.19M shares. Pzena Inv Mngmt Ltd Com accumulated 0% or 11,405 shares. King Luther Cap Mngmt Corporation holds 218,650 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Loeb Prtnrs owns 0.28% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 10,655 shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.44% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Essex Inv Mngmt Ltd Llc has 38,352 shares for 0.34% of their portfolio. 35,866 were accumulated by Scott And Selber Incorporated. Garrison Financial Corporation has invested 0.34% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.03, from 1 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 38 investors sold MPWR shares while 97 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 42.92 million shares or 9.57% more from 39.17 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Missouri-based Benjamin F Edwards has invested 0.03% in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). Profund Limited Company has 0.03% invested in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). New York-based M&T Fincl Bank has invested 0% in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). Victory Cap Mgmt Inc has 0.11% invested in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). Marietta Prtnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 2.56% or 57,679 shares. Advisory Services Ntwk Lc has invested 0% in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). Glenmede Trust Co Na accumulated 5 shares. Aqr Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc reported 0% of its portfolio in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). First Tru Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) for 79,168 shares. Metropolitan Life holds 13,342 shares. Eagle Asset Management holds 0.05% or 65,249 shares. South Texas Money Mngmt Ltd holds 5,024 shares. Westover Cap Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 11,286 shares or 0.82% of all its holdings. State Street stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR).

Whale Rock Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.16 billion and $3.14 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Carvana Co by 160,759 shares to 981,418 shares, valued at $32.10M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alteryx Inc by 1.21M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 281,516 shares, and cut its stake in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX).

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