Hartline Investment Boosted By $605,591 Its Visa Class A (V) Holding; Shorts at AU Optronics American Depositary Shares (AUO) Lowered By 4.56%

June 24, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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AU Optronics Corp American Depositary Shares (NYSE:AUO) had a decrease of 4.56% in short interest. AUO’s SI was 35.98 million shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 4.56% from 37.70M shares previously. With 862,200 avg volume, 42 days are for AU Optronics Corp American Depositary Shares (NYSE:AUO)’s short sellers to cover AUO’s short positions. The SI to AU Optronics Corp American Depositary Shares’s float is 4.28%. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $4.27. About 524,104 shares traded. AU Optronics Corp. (NYSE:AUO) has risen 8.48% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.09% the S&P500. Some Historical AUO News: 21/05/2018 – AUO Redefines Smart Mobile Life with Top-Tier LTPS LCD Lineup; 22/05/2018 – AUO’s Full Series of Mini LED Backlit LCDs Make Stunning Appearance to Establish Foothold in High-end Application Market; 08/03/2018 – CORRECTED-AU OPTRONICS 2409.TW (NOT ASUSTEK COMPUTER 2357.TW ) SAYS FEB SALES AT T$22.7 BLN; 14/05/2018 – AU Optronics Corp. 1Q Net Profit NT$4.31B Vs NT$9.48B; 10/04/2018 – AU OPTRONICS 2409.TW SAYS MARCH SALES DOWN 17.7 PCT Y/Y; 29/03/2018 – AU Optronics Corp. Files 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-F; 10/04/2018 – AU Optronics Corp. Mar Rev NT$25.55B Vs NT$31.05B; 08/05/2018 – AU Optronics Corp. Apr Rev NT$24.48B Vs NT$27.78B; 08/03/2018 – AU Optronics Corp. Feb Rev NT$22.68B Vs NT$29.14B; 29/03/2018 – AU OPTRONICS 2409.TW SAYS 2017 CONSOLIDATED NET PROFIT ATTRIBUTABLE TO SHAREHOLDERS OF THE PARENT COMPANY AT T$32.4 BLN

Hartline Investment Corp increased Visa Inc Class A (V) stake by 8.09% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Hartline Investment Corp acquired 5,089 shares as Visa Inc Class A (V)’s stock rose 5.37%. The Hartline Investment Corp holds 68,023 shares with $8.14M value, up from 62,934 last quarter. Visa Inc Class A now has $303.11B valuation. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $135.33. About 6.17M shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 38.13% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.56% the S&P500. Some Historical V News: 05/03/2018 U.S. top court turns away dispute involving Iran’s Bank Melli; 10/05/2018 – Congress Pressuring Homeland Security to Boost the Visa Supply Soon; 09/04/2018 – CHILE TO CREATE VISA FROM STUDENTS FROM TOP UNIVERSITIES; 25/04/2018 – VISA SEES YEAR ANNUAL NET REV. GROWTH AT LOW DOUBLE-DIGITS; 10/04/2018 – German Embassy Opens Visa Application Centre in Bahrain in Partnership With VFS Global; 24/05/2018 – The Vancouver Sun: Breaking: @TransLink says it will “pause” Morgan Freeman’s SkyTrain announcements, done as part of a VISA; 08/05/2018 – VISA INC – EXPANDING VISA DIRECT IN CANADA; 09/05/2018 – Visa’s Craig McClure Joins The Chargeback Company; 11/05/2018 – Peeks Social Commences Next Phase of Visa Card Program; 16/05/2018 – Remarks by Commissioner Avramopoulos on managing migration and on upgrading the EU Visa Information System

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $6.34 million activity. Biggar Lynne also sold $205,440 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Wednesday, February 14. The insider HOFFMEISTER JAMES H sold $1.08M. 38,500 shares were sold by MCINERNEY RYAN, worth $5.06 million on Thursday, May 10.

Hartline Investment Corp decreased Novo (NYSE:NVO) stake by 7,910 shares to 69,622 valued at $3.43 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) stake by 10,450 shares and now owns 45,243 shares. Schwab Us Mid (SCHM) was reduced too.

More notable recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Visa Takes Over as Dow’s Top-Performing Stock” on June 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “4 International Dividend Stocks To Consider” published on June 24, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Visa, Inc. (V) Management Presents at William Blair 2018 Growth Stock Conference (Transcript)” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Is Visa Inc. a Buy?” published on June 07, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold for 25 Years” with publication date: June 23, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.17, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 41 investors sold V shares while 684 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 513 raised stakes. 1.57 billion shares or 2.35% less from 1.61 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Cap Ww Investors reported 28.70 million shares. Rafferty Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.82% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Boston Ptnrs owns 3,602 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Peak6 Invs Limited Partnership reported 202,691 shares. Texas-based Tctc Ltd has invested 0.08% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Wms Ptnrs Limited Liability Company holds 2.42% or 170,613 shares. First Hawaiian Bancshares holds 0.05% or 2,955 shares in its portfolio. Covington Capital Mgmt has 111,289 shares. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma holds 1.19% or 706,821 shares in its portfolio. Svcs reported 2,447 shares. Rfg Advisory Gp Ltd Liability holds 0.08% or 1,792 shares in its portfolio. Coastline Trust reported 17,120 shares stake. Archon Ptnrs Llc invested in 101,560 shares. Profit Invest Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.47% or 14,482 shares in its portfolio. The Iowa-based At Financial Bank has invested 0.02% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V).

Among 43 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Visa Inc. had 132 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Guggenheim downgraded Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Tuesday, October 25 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Loop Capital on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of V in report on Tuesday, September 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 11 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Friday, April 21 with “Outperform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Wednesday, September 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Monday, December 5. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy” on Thursday, April 26.

AU Optronics Corp. researches, develops, produces, and sells thin film transistor liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays. The company has market cap of $4.17 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Display and Solar. It has a 3.47 P/E ratio. The Display segment designs, develops, makes, assembles, and markets flat panel displays for use in televisions, TV sets, and other related products; desktop monitors; mobile PCs, such as notebooks and tablets; mobile phones; and commercial and other applications, including displays for automobiles, industrial PCs, automated teller machines, point of sale terminals, pachinko machines, and others.

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