Jefferies Group Increased Its Fiserv (FISV) Stake; Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) Had 6 Analysts Last Week

June 20, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

Jefferies Group Llc increased Fiserv Inc (FISV) stake by 249% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Jefferies Group Llc acquired 18,924 shares as Fiserv Inc (FISV)’s stock rose 7.77%. The Jefferies Group Llc holds 26,524 shares with $2.82 million value, up from 7,600 last quarter. Fiserv Inc now has $26.73B valuation. The stock rose 0.10% or $0.13 reaching $125.32 per share. About 533,565 shares traded. Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 18.57% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.87% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Bank of the Ozarks had 11 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. As per Wednesday, August 26, the company rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill. Brean Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5900 target in Friday, June 2 report. Wood upgraded Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Monday, May 16 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 16 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Merion Capital Group upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $50 target in Thursday, December 24 report. The stock of Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) earned “Outperform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, June 24. Brean Capital initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 30 report. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Friday, May 6 to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Wood with “Outperform” on Friday, June 24. See Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) latest ratings:

02/06/2017 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $59.0000 Maintain

Since December 21, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $10.36 million activity. 4,309 shares valued at $504,239 were sold by McCreary Lynn S. on Wednesday, March 1. YABUKI JEFFERY W also sold $1.30M worth of Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) shares. On Friday, February 17 KEARNEY DANIEL P sold $850,421 worth of Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) or 7,658 shares. OLEARY DENIS sold 8,654 shares worth $952,560.

Among 21 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Fiserv had 27 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 4 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. On Monday, May 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) on Thursday, July 30 with “Equal Weight” rating. JP Morgan maintained Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) rating on Friday, August 14. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $95 target. The rating was initiated by Cowen & Co with “Market Perform” on Wednesday, September 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 9 by Monness Crespi. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, January 6. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 21 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, December 17. The stock of Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) earned “Sector Weight” rating by Pacific Crest on Friday, November 18.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.65 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.13, from 0.78 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 59 investors sold FISV shares while 308 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. 186.66 million shares or 2.43% more from 182.23 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Butensky Cohen Fincl Security Inc reported 1.03% in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV). Covington Advisors has 45,685 shares for 2.06% of their portfolio. Shell Asset Mngmt Comm owns 0.22% invested in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) for 76,528 shares. Norinchukin Bankshares The reported 28,095 shares. Gideon reported 0.18% of its portfolio in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV). Gam Ag reported 0.08% stake. 82,995 are held by Meritage Port Mgmt. Bahl & Gaynor holds 0.08% or 62,721 shares. Fayez Sarofim And Com stated it has 0% in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV). 542,976 were reported by Nationwide Fund. Synovus Corp accumulated 28,270 shares. Legacy Capital Ptnrs holds 34,082 shares. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.09% in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV). Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 718,461 shares. Foundry Ptnrs Limited Company owns 11,205 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio.

Jefferies Group Llc decreased Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLB) stake by 78,000 shares to 60,900 valued at $3.03M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Intl Paper Co (Call) (NYSE:IP) stake by 357,600 shares and now owns 15,000 shares. Ishares Silver Trust (Put) (SLV) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2016 Q4. Its down 1.02, from 2.2 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 41 investors sold Bank Of The Ozarks Inc shares while 102 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 105.27 million shares or 0.76% less from 106.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Michigan-based Deroy And Devereaux Private Invest Counsel has invested 0.16% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Colorado-based Alps has invested 0% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Comerica Retail Bank accumulated 0.03% or 67,916 shares. Tdam Usa owns 0.12% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 44,854 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag has invested 0% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Keybank National Association Oh invested 0% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Roundview Cap Ltd holds 13,250 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Nordea Invest Management Ab accumulated 535,933 shares. Blair William Il has invested 0% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). 24,607 were reported by Kcg Holdings. Fiera holds 807,292 shares or 0.24% of its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Com The reported 182,600 shares stake. California Employees Retirement has invested 0.02% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Paloma Partners Mgmt Com reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Moreover, Us Retail Bank De has 0% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 14,383 shares.

Since January 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $2.93 million activity. Another trade for 4,400 shares valued at $244,596 was sold by James Dennis R. Freedberg Catherine B had sold 7,839 shares worth $434,700. $935,023 worth of stock was sold by Thomas Dan on Tuesday, May 2. 10,000 shares were sold by RUSSELL R DARREL, worth $540,000. Kenny Peter C sold $47,561 worth of stock or 1,034 shares. The insider EAST ROBERT C sold 4,000 shares worth $222,891. Another trade for 3,600 shares valued at $200,907 was made by Hicks Timothy D on Friday, January 27.

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