Capital City Trust Company Holding in Total Sys Svcs (TSS) Decreased by $1.63 Million as Shares Rose; Segall Bryant & Hamill Raised Its Stake in Nuance Communications (NUAN) by $2.35 Million

April 23, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc increased its stake in Nuance Communications Inc (NUAN) by 46.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc bought 147,027 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.16% with the market. The hedge fund held 465,632 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.61M, up from 318,605 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc who had been investing in Nuance Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.41 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.18% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $15.01. About 1.37M shares traded. Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) has declined 7.39% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.94% the S&P500.

Capital City Trust Company decreased its stake in Total Sys Svcs Inc (TSS) by 27.78% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital City Trust Company sold 25,048 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.62% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 65,115 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.27 million, down from 90,163 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital City Trust Company who had been investing in Total Sys Svcs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.86 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.84% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $87.28. About 737,451 shares traded. Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has risen 65.17% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.62% the S&P500.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $61.24 million activity. Shares for $1.04M were sold by Todd Paul M on Monday, January 29. Shares for $235,868 were sold by WEAVER DORENDA K. Shares for $4.35 million were sold by WOODS M TROY. $20.77M worth of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) was sold by TOMLINSON PHILIP W on Friday, February 23. Watson Patricia A also sold $189,549 worth of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) shares. 7,546 Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) shares with value of $666,259 were sold by USSERY RICHARD W.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.11 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 39 investors sold TSS shares while 149 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 134.60 million shares or 1.55% less from 136.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Schroder Invest Mgmt holds 0.08% or 580,600 shares in its portfolio. Finemark Bancorp has 5,257 shares. 20,969 are owned by Brinker Capital Inc. Brown Advisory reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0.05% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). 26,421 were reported by Bb&T. The Delaware-based Riverhead Cap Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.06% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Stephens Ar accumulated 7,733 shares. Bb&T Secs Ltd Company owns 9,952 shares. Caprock Group Inc Incorporated Inc holds 0.07% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) or 4,134 shares. Moreover, Jupiter Asset Management Limited has 0.07% invested in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) for 28,951 shares. Aqr Capital Lc has invested 0.32% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Group Ltd Com holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) for 4,890 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.05% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Gotham Asset Management Limited Company has invested 0.16% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS).

Among 31 analysts covering Total System Services (NYSE:TSS), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Total System Services had 107 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) earned “Hold” rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 28. On Sunday, September 24 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Friday, December 11, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The company was upgraded on Friday, August 12 by Robert W. Baird. As per Tuesday, January 23, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, June 13 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 24. First Analysis downgraded the shares of TSS in report on Wednesday, January 27 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank.

Analysts await Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) to report earnings on April, 24 after the close. They expect $0.93 earnings per share, up 17.72% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.79 per share. TSS’s profit will be $169.00M for 23.46 P/E if the $0.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual earnings per share reported by Total System Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.78% EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Nuance Communications had 36 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, January 18, the company rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, August 7. Oppenheimer maintained Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) on Wednesday, August 9 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) rating on Tuesday, November 28. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $18.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, June 26. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Oppenheimer. Canaccord Genuity maintained Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) on Friday, March 23 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research on Friday, January 15. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital.

Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc, which manages about $9.47 billion and $4.54 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tortoise Energy Infrastuctu (NYSE:TYG) by 20,734 shares to 163,623 shares, valued at $4.76 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) by 10,337 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 379,402 shares, and cut its stake in Us Bancorp New (NYSE:USB).

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