Berkley W R Lifted Its Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) Stake by $3.38 Million; Qualcomm (QCOM) Shareholder Haverford Trust Company Upped Its Holding by $416,384 as Valuation Declined

May 18, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Berkley W R Corp increased its stake in Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) by 151.07% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Berkley W R Corp bought 102,468 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 170,296 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.76 million, up from 67,828 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Berkley W R Corp who had been investing in Liberty Global Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.79B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.49% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $28.34. About 3.40 million shares traded or 6.33% up from the average. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) has declined 10.09% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.64% the S&P500.

Haverford Trust Company increased its stake in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) by 54.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Haverford Trust Company bought 6,506 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,410 shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.18 million, up from 11,904 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Haverford Trust Company who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $84.44 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $56.95. About 9.46 million shares traded. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has declined 3.21% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.76% the S&P500.

More news for Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Tracking Lou Simpson’s SQ Advisors Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 18, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Glenview Capital Enters AmerisourceBergen (ABC), Express Scripts (ESRX), T-Mobile (TMUS) (more…) -13F” and published on May 15, 2018 is yet another important article.

Berkley W R Corp, which manages about $879.79 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Healthequity Inc (NASDAQ:HQY) by 941,616 shares to 6.40M shares, valued at $298.84M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Haverford Trust Company, which manages about $5.09B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc Com (NYSE:UNH) by 10,381 shares to 588,119 shares, valued at $129.66 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Blackrock Inc (NYSE:BLK) by 6,076 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 291,573 shares, and cut its stake in Mondelez International Inc Cl A (NASDAQ:MDLZ).

Among 37 analysts covering Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Qualcomm Inc. had 155 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of QCOM in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, August 14 with “Buy”. Argus Research maintained QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) rating on Thursday, September 29. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $73 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Monday, October 31. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform” on Thursday, July 23. As per Monday, November 6, the company rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 6 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $72 target in Thursday, November 5 report. On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Rosenblatt to “Neutral”.

More notable recent QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Qualcomm, NXP Merger Hits Chinese Wall” on April 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Beijing Approves Microchip Deal, Boding Well For Qualcomm-NXP” published on May 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Qualcomm: Why It’s A Bargain Right Now” on May 03, 2018. More interesting news about QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Speculators Are Piling into Qualcomm, Inc. Stock for Two Big Reasons” published on May 14, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Qualcomm Is Reportedly Giving Up on Server Chips” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

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