Oak Associates LTD Decreased Synopsys (SNPS) Stake By $664,275; Smith & Howard Wealth Management Has Lifted By $351,936 Its Blackbaud (BLKB) Holding

May 21, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Smith & Howard Wealth Management Llc increased Blackbaud Inc (BLKB) stake by 4.98% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Smith & Howard Wealth Management Llc acquired 3,744 shares as Blackbaud Inc (BLKB)’s stock rose 5.31%. The Smith & Howard Wealth Management Llc holds 78,872 shares with $7.45M value, up from 75,128 last quarter. Blackbaud Inc now has $4.68 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $98.98. About 272,478 shares traded or 5.07% up from the average. Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) has risen 34.35% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.80% the S&P500.

Oak Associates Ltd decreased Synopsys Inc. (SNPS) stake by 3.54% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Oak Associates Ltd sold 7,815 shares as Synopsys Inc. (SNPS)’s stock declined 3.41%. The Oak Associates Ltd holds 212,985 shares with $18.16 million value, down from 220,800 last quarter. Synopsys Inc. now has $13.30 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $89.43. About 590,700 shares traded. Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has risen 16.16% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.61% the S&P500.

Analysts await Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) to report earnings on May, 23 after the close. They expect $0.73 EPS, up 2.82% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.71 per share. SNPS’s profit will be $108.57M for 30.63 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Synopsys, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.35% negative EPS growth.

Since December 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $5.22 million activity. $305,949 worth of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) was sold by CHAN CHI-FOON. 10,000 shares were sold by RUNKEL JOHN F JR, worth $870,000 on Thursday, March 8. On Tuesday, January 2 the insider Nikias Chrysostomos L sold $1.81M. $409,607 worth of stock was sold by WALSKE STEVEN on Wednesday, January 17. The insider Logan Joseph W sold $873,410.

Oak Associates Ltd increased Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ESRX) stake by 6,300 shares to 168,828 valued at $12.60 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Total System Services Inc. (NYSE:TSS) stake by 5,830 shares and now owns 169,950 shares. Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE:JNPR) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 24 investors sold SNPS shares while 169 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 130.26 million shares or 1.12% less from 131.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Llp Ma invested in 25 shares or 0% of the stock. The Netherlands-based Ing Groep Nv has invested 0.05% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Wells Fargo And Company Mn holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) for 720,487 shares. Rothschild Asset Management Inc reported 0.21% stake. Cibc Markets Corp has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). 9,265 are owned by Kentucky Retirement System. Highstreet Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 0.18% or 36,476 shares. 4,100 were accumulated by Hutchin Hill Cap Limited Partnership. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc has invested 0.08% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Polar Llp reported 53,885 shares stake. Engineers Gate Manager LP stated it has 0.49% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 27,905 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Whittier Co owns 0% invested in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) for 711 shares. Advisory Serv Network Limited Liability Company reported 139 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Congress Asset Mgmt Company Ma accumulated 1.10M shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Synopsys Inc. had 29 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Thursday, December 1. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, August 18. On Wednesday, November 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SNPS in report on Monday, July 31 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, October 10 by . The rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, December 12 to “Sell”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) rating on Thursday, February 22. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $110 target. Benchmark maintained the shares of SNPS in report on Thursday, August 18 with “Hold” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) on Thursday, November 30 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 19 by RBC Capital Markets.

Another recent and important Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Synopsys Introduces Industry’s First ASIL D Ready Embedded Vision Processor IP for ADAS Applications and Self …” on May 17, 2018.

Since February 9, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 selling transactions for $11.47 million activity. CHOU TIMOTHY C K also sold $438,768 worth of Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) shares. $49,733 worth of Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) was sold by Nash Sarah E on Thursday, May 3. MOONEY KEVIN W sold 6,020 shares worth $628,547. On Wednesday, February 21 Boruff Brian sold $907,632 worth of Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) or 8,800 shares. Shares for $2.79M were sold by Gianoni Michael P on Wednesday, February 14. Olson Jon W sold 6,089 shares worth $608,900. The insider Leitch Andrew M sold $1.03 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 14 investors sold BLKB shares while 85 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 49.80 million shares or 4.39% less from 52.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Schaper Benz And Wise Investment Counsel Wi invested in 0.13% or 9,775 shares. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability Company has 698,132 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 217,385 shares. Ahl Prtn Llp holds 0.04% or 24,230 shares. Shelton Mgmt has invested 0.02% in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB). Voya Invest Mgmt accumulated 21,346 shares. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) for 11,500 shares. Sei Invests reported 316,278 shares. Moreover, Maverick Cap Ltd has 0.07% invested in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) for 61,930 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman And, a New York-based fund reported 328 shares. Moreover, Plante Moran Limited has 0% invested in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB). Goldman Sachs Group stated it has 0% in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB). Credit Suisse Ag reported 61,206 shares. Ls Inv Advsr Llc stated it has 4,147 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Brown Advisory Inc accumulated 667,509 shares.

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