Chase Investment Counsel Has Decreased Its Visa (V) Stake; Last Week BlackRock Capital Investment (BKCC) Analysts

December 17, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Among 6 analysts covering BlackRock Kelso Capital (NASDAQ:BKCC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. BlackRock Kelso Capital had 10 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, February 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, April 28, the company rating was downgraded by DA Davidson. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 30 by DA Davidson. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, June 14 by Citigroup. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) rating on Thursday, November 9. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $7.0 target. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. See BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) latest ratings:

09/11/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $7.0 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: $8 New Target: $7.5 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $7.5 Maintain
14/08/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $7.5 Maintain

Chase Investment Counsel Corp decreased Visa Inc (V) stake by 4.85% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Chase Investment Counsel Corp sold 3,257 shares as Visa Inc (V)’s stock rose 5.74%. The Chase Investment Counsel Corp holds 63,830 shares with $5.99 million value, down from 67,087 last quarter. Visa Inc now has $257.94B valuation. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $113.82. About 16.39M shares traded or 127.71% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.92% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $6.55. About 1.15M shares traded or 253.77% up from the average. BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:BKCC) has risen 2.85% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.85% the S&P500.

Among 39 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 32 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Visa Inc. had 94 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Friday, June 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush given on Friday, January 20. Cowen & Co maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Friday, July 14. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $10500 target. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 26. Instinet maintained the shares of V in report on Friday, July 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy”. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Monday, October 19 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets.

Analysts await Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.97 EPS, up 12.79% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.86 per share. V’s profit will be $2.20B for 29.34 P/E if the $0.97 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.90 actual EPS reported by Visa Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.78% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 44 investors sold V shares while 564 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 564 raised stakes. 1.66 billion shares or 1.28% less from 1.68 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Regent Invest Limited Liability stated it has 0.28% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Lakeview Capital Partners invested in 0.33% or 4,283 shares. Howland Capital Mngmt Llc accumulated 318,185 shares. State Common Retirement Fund reported 5.60 million shares or 0.69% of all its holdings. Cornerstone Advsr accumulated 23,000 shares. Maryland Mngmt has 4,453 shares. Cwm Ltd Llc invested 1.49% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Foster Dykema Cabot & Ma has invested 1.62% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). First Interstate Natl Bank reported 16,492 shares. Ghp Invest Advsr stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Chesley Taft & Assoc Ltd Liability Company holds 1.27% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 149,679 shares. Georgia-based Advisory Service Ntwk Llc has invested 0.39% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Berkshire Asset Mngmt Limited Co Pa invested in 2,602 shares. Ashfield Partners Limited Liability invested in 2.11% or 163,950 shares. Moreover, Andra Ap has 0.54% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V).

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.07 million activity. 10,400 Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) shares with value of $1.07 million were sold by CRANSTON MARY B.

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