Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management LTD Has Raised Skyworks Solutions Com (SWKS) Stake; Cannon Express Has 0.92 Sentiment

June 19, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. is engaged in providing research, investment management and related services to a range of clients through its three buy-side distribution channels: Institutions, Retail and Private Wealth Management, and its sell-side business, Bernstein Research Services. The company has market cap of $2.26 billion. The Firm offers a range of investment services, including equity strategies, with global and regional portfolios across capitalization ranges and investment strategies, including value, growth and equities; traditional and unconstrained fixed income strategies, including taxable and tax-exempt strategies; passive management, including index and enhanced index strategies; alternative investments, including hedge funds, fund of funds and private equity, and multi-asset solutions and services, including dynamic asset allocation, customized target-date funds and target-risk funds. It has a 10.81 P/E ratio.

Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd increased Skyworks Solutions Inc Com (SWKS) stake by 50714.63% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd acquired 20,793 shares as Skyworks Solutions Inc Com (SWKS)’s stock rose 7.80%. The Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd holds 20,834 shares with $1.56 million value, up from 41 last quarter. Skyworks Solutions Inc Com now has $19.08 billion valuation. The stock rose 1.84% or $1.87 reaching $103.77 per share. About 594,357 shares traded. Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) has risen 65.40% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.70% the S&P500.

Since January 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $17.91 million activity. On Monday, May 1 the insider TERRY ROBERT JOHN sold $324,131. 1,500 shares valued at $138,030 were sold by GAMMEL PETER L on Wednesday, February 15. 31,250 shares were sold by GRIFFIN LIAM, worth $2.66 million on Friday, January 20. Shares for $5.02 million were sold by ALDRICH DAVID J on Wednesday, February 8. GASPARINI LAURA A had sold 3,450 shares worth $315,434 on Monday, January 30. Shares for $380,940 were sold by KING CHRISTINE on Monday, June 5.

Among 27 analysts covering Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), 21 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Skyworks Solutions Inc. had 61 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, January 29. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, May 16 with “Neutral”. The stock of Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, May 25 by CLSA. The stock of Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, July 22 by Cowen & Co. Mizuho downgraded Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) on Friday, July 1 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 6 by Topeka Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, January 29. The rating was upgraded by Charter Equity to “Strong Buy” on Wednesday, September 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by Needham. The firm has “Outperform” rating by CLSA given on Tuesday, September 1.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.08, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 61 investors sold SWKS shares while 221 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 172 raised stakes. 149.94 million shares or 1.15% more from 148.24 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.07% in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS). First Financial Bank Of Hutchinson holds 0.3% or 6,632 shares in its portfolio. Japan-based Asset Management One Limited has invested 0.06% in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS). Villere St Denis J And Com Ltd Liability Corporation holds 4.98% or 1.06 million shares in its portfolio. Fred Alger Management holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) for 172,114 shares. Kopp Inv Advsrs Llc holds 2.22% of its portfolio in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) for 28,150 shares. First Personal Serv has invested 0% in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS). Reilly Financial Advsr Lc holds 119,740 shares. Paradigm Asset Management Co Ltd Liability accumulated 2,600 shares or 0% of the stock. Schroder Investment Management Gru invested in 50 shares. New York-based Capstone Inv Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS). Walleye Trading Limited Co has invested 0.01% in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS). Sei Invests reported 23,909 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi stated it has 10,960 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Montecito Natl Bank reported 555 shares stake.

Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co holds 6.19% of its portfolio in AllianceBernstein Holding LP for 1.59 million shares. Groesbeck Investment Management Corp Nj owns 125,150 shares or 2.29% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Greenwich Investment Management Inc. has 1.49% invested in the company for 62,104 shares. The Illinois-based New England Research & Management Inc. has invested 1.28% in the stock. Bridgecreek Investment Management Llc, a Oklahoma-based fund reported 157,225 shares.

Analysts await AllianceBernstein Holding LP (NYSE:AB) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $0.46 earnings per share, up 15.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.4 per share. AB’s profit will be $44.71 million for 12.64 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.46 actual earnings per share reported by AllianceBernstein Holding LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

About 123,415 shares traded. AllianceBernstein Holding LP (AB) has declined 7.46% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.16% the S&P500.

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