Motorola Solutions (MSI) Share Value Rose While Amp Capital Investors LTD Has Trimmed Its Position; Acropolis Investment Management Has Lifted Its Disney Walt Co (DIS) Holding by $873,016

December 17, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

Acropolis Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 725% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Acropolis Investment Management Llc bought 8,236 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 9,372 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $996,000, up from 1,136 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Acropolis Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $168.05 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $111.27. About 19.98 million shares traded or 155.11% up from the average. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Amp Capital Investors Ltd decreased its stake in Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) by 19.13% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Amp Capital Investors Ltd sold 10,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.92% with the market. The institutional investor held 44,387 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.85 million, down from 54,887 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Amp Capital Investors Ltd who had been investing in Motorola Solutions Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.11 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $93.15. About 1.44M shares traded or 70.35% up from the average. Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) has risen 17.62% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.92% the S&P500.

Acropolis Investment Management Llc, which manages about $912.87M and $590.74M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (NASDAQ:BBBY) by 18,332 shares to 8,530 shares, valued at $259,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 1,955 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 19,303 shares, and cut its stake in Tjx Cos Inc New (NYSE:TJX).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 77 investors sold DIS shares while 606 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 638 raised stakes. 920.44 million shares or 3.28% less from 951.70 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ray Gerald L And Assocs stated it has 93,232 shares. Moreover, Financial Professionals has 0.01% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Kj Harrison And Prns reported 15,033 shares. Columbus Hill Capital Mgmt LP holds 166,785 shares or 1.78% of its portfolio. Wagner Bowman Management Corporation stated it has 1.37% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Ameritas Investment Prtnrs Inc invested in 78,764 shares or 0.41% of the stock. Decatur Mngmt Inc has invested 1.84% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Saybrook Nc holds 7,938 shares. Peak6 LP has 0.05% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 85,905 shares. Fortaleza Asset Mngmt holds 1.35% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 6,695 shares. Wealthtrust accumulated 0.02% or 390 shares. Barr E S has invested 0.41% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Ww Asset Mngmt reported 142,576 shares or 0.52% of all its holdings. Fayez Sarofim And Com holds 1.16% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 2.04 million shares. Prelude Capital Management Limited Liability invested in 0.02% or 1,578 shares.

Among 38 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 20 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 140 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 9. Bernstein maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Friday, April 7. Bernstein has “Market Perform” rating and $107 target. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Goldman Sachs upgraded The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Tuesday, January 17 to “Buy” rating. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, October 12. The company was upgraded on Friday, July 24 by Topeka Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 8 by J.P. Morgan. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, August 10 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 8 by Topeka Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 33 investors sold MSI shares while 163 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 134.09 million shares or 0.79% more from 133.03 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Com invested in 42 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Limited Com has 0% invested in Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI). Cacti Asset Limited Company, a Georgia-based fund reported 447,710 shares. Stratos Wealth Prns reported 0.02% in Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI). United Automobile Association invested in 110,406 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt stated it has 12,145 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Conning owns 5,311 shares. Chevy Chase Tru Hldgs reported 0.06% stake. Valley Advisers holds 107 shares. Carroll Fin Assocs Incorporated holds 382 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bank reported 12,178 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 14,067 are held by Engineers Gate Manager Lp. Regions Corp invested in 0.01% or 11,408 shares. Cornerstone Advisors accumulated 380 shares. Investec Asset Mngmt Ltd accumulated 150,721 shares or 0.06% of the stock.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $5.75 million activity. BRDA BRUCE W also sold $2.25 million worth of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) on Monday, August 7. The insider CONRADO EDUARDO F sold $623,707.

Among 16 analysts covering Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Motorola Solutions had 37 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, May 22. The stock of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, June 20. The stock of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, December 4. As per Monday, February 6, the company rating was upgraded by Gabelli. Gabelli downgraded Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) on Monday, December 7 to “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 12. The stock of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, February 3. The stock of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, May 26. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Cowen & Co.

Analysts await Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.97 EPS, down 0.51% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.98 per share. MSI’s profit will be $319.58 million for 11.82 P/E if the $1.97 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.46 actual EPS reported by Motorola Solutions, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 34.93% EPS growth.

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