Itron (ITRI) Share Value Rose While Scopia Capital Management LP Lowered Stake by $21.23 Million; As Mastercard (MA) Market Value Rose, Holder Howard Hughes Medical Institute Cut Holding by $4.70 Million

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Scopia Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Itron Inc (ITRI) by 9.07% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scopia Capital Management Lp sold 461,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.93% . The hedge fund held 4.62M shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $215.75 million, down from 5.09M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Scopia Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Itron Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.73 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $72.42. About 12,142 shares traded. Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) has risen 4.20% since September 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.20% the S&P500. Some Historical ITRI News: 22/03/2018 – ITRON INC – JORDAN WATER COMPANY (MIYAHUNA) SIGNS THREE-YEAR CONTRACT FOR ANALYTIC SERVICES AND ADDITIONAL ITRON STATIC WATER METERS; 14/03/2018 – Romanian Utility Selects Itron’s Water Solution to Reduce Water Loss; 21/03/2018 – ITRON – SIGNED A FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH CITY OF ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA, TO MODERNIZE ITS ELECTRICITY AND WATER SYSTEMS WITH OPENWAY RIVA IOT SOLUTION; 11/05/2018 – ITRON INC FILES FOR NON-TIMELY 10-Q – SEC FILINT; 22/05/2018 – ltron to Provide Nationwide Smart Grid Solution for Jamaica; 20/03/2018 – ltron Opens Call for Abstracts for ltron Utility Week 2018; 11/05/2018 – ITRON INC SAYS ANTICIPATED THAT THE QUARTERLY REPORT ON FORM 10-Q WILL BE FILED ON OR BEFORE MAY 15; 14/05/2018 – ITRON 1Q REV. $607.2M, EST. $572.6M; 11/05/2018 – Itron Confirms First Quarter 2018 Results to be Released on May 14, 2018; 28/03/2018 – Itron Collaborates with sonnen to Add Battery Storage to its Distributed Energy Management and Demand Response Solutions

Howard Hughes Medical Institute decreased its stake in Mastercard Inc (MA) by 50% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Howard Hughes Medical Institute sold 20,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.46% . The institutional investor held 20,000 shares of the business services company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $4.71 million, down from 40,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Howard Hughes Medical Institute who had been investing in Mastercard Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $269.03B market cap company. The stock increased 0.83% or $2.27 during the last trading session, reaching $274.6. About 502,498 shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 37.60% since September 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.60% the S&P500.

Since July 16, 2019, it had 2 buys, and 8 insider sales for $42.91 million activity. 23,850 shares valued at $6.47M were sold by Mastercard Foundation on Wednesday, August 7. The insider Uggla Lance Darrell Gordon bought 1,500 shares worth $413,560.

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Mastercard makes a blockchain move – Seeking Alpha” on September 11, 2019, also Livetradingnews.com with their article: “Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Jack Ma retired – Live Trading News” published on September 11, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “The Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Share Price Has Gained 286%, So Why Not Pay It Some Attention? – Yahoo Finance” on September 09, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Pink Portfolio: Mastercard’s Growth – Seeking Alpha” published on September 06, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Here’s What Mastercard Incorporated’s (NYSE:MA) P/E Is Telling Us – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: May 20, 2019.

Analysts await Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on October, 29. They expect $2.02 EPS, up 13.48% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.78 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.98B for 33.99 P/E if the $2.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.89 actual EPS reported by Mastercard Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.88% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2019 Q1. Its down 0.06, from 0.99 in 2018Q4. It turned negative, as 42 investors sold MA shares while 538 reduced holdings. 138 funds opened positions while 403 raised stakes. 726.70 million shares or 9.85% less from 806.08 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Sumitomo Life Insurance Company reported 33,140 shares. Seven Post Investment Office LP holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 1,165 shares. Blair William & Com Il reported 1.14M shares or 1.64% of all its holdings. Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership reported 33,213 shares. Brown Advisory owns 2.20M shares or 1.47% of their US portfolio. Sun Life Financial owns 1,538 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Mgmt Corp Va holds 39,014 shares or 2.52% of its portfolio. Price Mngmt reported 22,273 shares or 1.46% of all its holdings. Karp Mngmt Corp holds 8,634 shares or 0.72% of its portfolio. Fort Lp owns 10,881 shares. Pictet North America Advisors reported 8,699 shares. Piedmont Investment Advsrs has 113,903 shares. Northeast Mgmt reported 0.44% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Caprock Grp Inc holds 0.23% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 5,076 shares. Cetera Limited Liability Company holds 6,116 shares.

More notable recent Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Itron (ITRI) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Can the Stock Move Higher? – Nasdaq” on July 29, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Itron (ITRI) Surpasses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates – Nasdaq” published on August 05, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “New Strong Buy Stocks for September 4th – Nasdaq” on September 04, 2019. More interesting news about Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Here’s Why Itron (ITRI) is a Great Momentum Stock to Buy – Nasdaq” published on August 13, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Amazon Expands in Brazil With Prime Subscription Service – Nasdaq” with publication date: September 10, 2019.

Since March 11, 2019, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 sales for $27.27 million activity.

Analysts await Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) to report earnings on November, 4. They expect $0.67 EPS, down 40.71% or $0.46 from last year’s $1.13 per share. ITRI’s profit will be $25.27 million for 27.02 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual EPS reported by Itron, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.99% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.64 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.77, from 0.87 in 2018Q4. It is positive, as 17 investors sold ITRI shares while 50 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 35.05 million shares or 1.75% less from 35.68 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Wellington Mgmt Limited Liability Partnership has 3.91M shares. Bbva Compass Bancorp Inc owns 0.02% invested in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) for 8,421 shares. Fifth Third State Bank invested in 0% or 1,000 shares. Cwh Cap Mngmt holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) for 7,576 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.01% or 10,792 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board stated it has 0% in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) for 9,457 shares. Utd Serv Automobile Association has 0.01% invested in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI). Aristotle Boston Ltd Com owns 516,745 shares. Ameritas Inc holds 0.01% or 2,889 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 109,950 shares. Bluestein R H & has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI). Investec Asset Ltd reported 50,653 shares stake. California-based Charles Schwab Investment Management has invested 0.01% in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI). Credit Agricole S A holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) for 70,743 shares.

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