Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Cut Copart (CPRT) Position by $5.91 Million; Schwab Charles New (SCHW) Shareholder Findlay Park Partners Llp Has Lowered Stake by $43.95 Million

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Copart Inc (CPRT) by 5.37% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc sold 137,389 shares as the company’s stock rose 15.32% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 2.42M shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $104.56 million, down from 2.56 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Copart Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.87B market cap company. The stock increased 1.63% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $51.15. About 743,023 shares traded. Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 61.05% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.50% the S&P500.

Findlay Park Partners Llp decreased its stake in Schwab Charles Corp New (SCHW) by 13.03% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Findlay Park Partners Llp sold 861,705 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.06% with the market. The institutional investor held 5.75M shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $295.34 million, down from 6.61M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Findlay Park Partners Llp who had been investing in Schwab Charles Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $72.02 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $53.42. About 3.92M shares traded. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has risen 30.72% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.17% the S&P500.

Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc, which manages about $2.14 billion and $8.31B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) by 37,200 shares to 156,035 shares, valued at $19.53 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) by 6,819 shares in the quarter, for a total of 120,389 shares, and has risen its stake in Brookline Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BRKL).

Among 13 analysts covering Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Copart had 30 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 9. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 21 by Bank of America. Stephens upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, February 12 report. Northcoast downgraded Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) on Thursday, August 25 to “Neutral” rating. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Gabelli with “Hold” on Tuesday, April 5. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, December 22. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold”. JP Morgan maintained Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) on Friday, May 27 with “Neutral” rating.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $3.63 million activity. 13,333 shares were sold by Blunt Matt, worth $676,522.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 23 investors sold CPRT shares while 120 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 170.87 million shares or 2.48% more from 166.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mig Ltd Com has 7.4% invested in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). 45,376 are held by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa. Moreover, Pacad Inv Ltd has 0.1% invested in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) for 9,900 shares. 489,947 are held by First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca. Telemus Cap Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.7% or 209,550 shares. Prudential Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) for 129,028 shares. City Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Old Mutual Glob Invsts (Uk) Ltd invested in 0.2% or 492,582 shares. Bank Of America Corp De holds 1.46M shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Geode Capital Llc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Bb&T Secs Ltd Liability reported 0.01% stake. Snyder Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 2.44 million shares stake. Utah Retirement holds 0.03% or 36,822 shares. Voya Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation, Georgia-based fund reported 168,391 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Invest Management Lc owns 8.09 million shares for 2.83% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) to report earnings on May, 23. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, up 29.73% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.37 per share. CPRT’s profit will be $111.35 million for 26.64 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by Copart, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.13% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 48 investors sold SCHW shares while 292 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 285 raised stakes. 1.05 billion shares or 0.91% more from 1.04 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Highbridge Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 244,181 shares. Benjamin F Edwards And stated it has 239 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Amer Gru reported 445,480 shares. 20,023 were reported by Private Tru Company Na. North Star Investment holds 1,713 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cim Investment Mangement, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 23,321 shares. Utah Retirement Sys, Utah-based fund reported 220,432 shares. Epoch Invest Prtn owns 11,380 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Veritable Limited Partnership holds 81,184 shares. Castleark Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1.69% of its portfolio in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW). Barrett Asset Ltd owns 13,767 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Corp holds 450 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Blair William Il reported 1.23M shares. Moreover, Winslow Evans Crocker Inc has 0.01% invested in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) for 328 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Bk Corp owns 2.43 million shares.

Findlay Park Partners Llp, which manages about $10.51 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) by 60,655 shares to 531,840 shares, valued at $71.27 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Martin Marietta Matls Inc (NYSE:MLM) by 28,032 shares in the quarter, for a total of 717,253 shares, and has risen its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V).

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 21 sales for $95.56 million activity. SCHWAB CHARLES R had sold 225,000 shares worth $10.10 million. Murtagh Nigel J sold $799,235 worth of stock or 15,000 shares. MCLIN STEPHEN T also sold $1.01 million worth of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) on Friday, January 26. Shares for $607,693 were sold by Clark Bernard J. on Wednesday, March 7. Shares for $661,156 were sold by SNEED PAULA A on Tuesday, February 27. $436,940 worth of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) was sold by Craig Jonathan M..

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