Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) Stake Boosted by Riggs Asset Managment Company; As Mastercard (MA) Stock Value Rose, Shareholder Scholtz & Company Decreased Its Holding by $554,130

February 16, 2018 - By Michael Leger

Riggs Asset Managment Company increased its stake in Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) by 9.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Riggs Asset Managment Company bought 4,273 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.80% with the market. The institutional investor held 50,008 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.10 million, up from 45,735 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Riggs Asset Managment Company who had been investing in Skyworks Solutions for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.16B market cap company. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $105. About 628,924 shares traded. Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) has risen 65.40% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.70% the S&P500.

Scholtz & Company Llc decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 11.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scholtz & Company Llc sold 3,930 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.46% with the market. The institutional investor held 31,775 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.49 million, down from 35,705 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Scholtz & Company Llc who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $185.27 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.62% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $175.78. About 1.25 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 24.16% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 39 investors sold MA shares while 488 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. 779.91 million shares or 1.33% less from 790.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Permit Cap Lc owns 5,875 shares. Art Advisors Lc stated it has 76,700 shares or 0.55% of all its holdings. Uss Invest Mgmt Ltd reported 1.50 million shares. Schwab Charles Inv Incorporated has invested 0.39% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Fdx Advsrs holds 48,883 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Liberty invested 0.43% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Cetera Advisor Ntwk Ltd Liability stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Maine-based Hm Payson has invested 0.92% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Oppenheimer And invested in 0.23% or 60,451 shares. British Columbia Invest Mngmt invested in 844,220 shares or 0.92% of the stock. Ls Invest Limited Liability Co owns 0.23% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 27,261 shares. Evercore Wealth Ltd Liability Com holds 558,457 shares or 3.07% of its portfolio. Advisor Ltd Liability Corporation holds 16,626 shares. Financial Consulate owns 1,490 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Cim Ltd reported 81,747 shares stake.

Among 40 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 36 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 121 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 31 by Compass Point. Vetr downgraded it to “Buy” rating and $97.62 target in Monday, August 31 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, November 1. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) rating on Wednesday, February 1. RBC Capital Markets has “Top Pick” rating and $125 target. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, September 11. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 30 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Thursday, February 1. RBC Capital Markets maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) rating on Wednesday, July 5. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $13000 target.

Since September 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $6.19 million activity. Fraccaro Michael also sold $856,027 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares. $2.61M worth of stock was sold by McLaughlin Edward Grunde on Tuesday, January 2. Vosburg Craig had sold 14,200 shares worth $2.01M on Thursday, September 21.

Scholtz & Company Llc, which manages about $132.60M and $127.76 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Community Healthcare Trust Inc by 19,400 shares to 185,515 shares, valued at $5.00M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 10,140 shares in the quarter, for a total of 72,795 shares, and has risen its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $4.99 million activity. 15,059 shares were sold by GRIFFIN LIAM, worth $1.43 million. $395,768 worth of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) shares were sold by KING CHRISTINE.

Among 36 analysts covering Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Skyworks Solutions Inc. had 105 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy” on Friday, July 24. The stock of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest given on Tuesday, April 4. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of SWKS in report on Friday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum given on Friday, January 29. The stock of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, January 12. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 6. The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Monday, June 27. The stock of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, January 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Oppenheimer.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 34 investors sold SWKS shares while 220 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 214 raised stakes. 146.42 million shares or 0.03% less from 146.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ccm Advisers Ltd has 1.51% invested in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) for 77,113 shares. Westwood holds 0.01% or 9,384 shares in its portfolio. Guggenheim Ltd Liability has invested 0.19% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). New York-based Clearbridge Invs Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Paradigm Asset Mngmt Co Limited Company invested 0.1% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). 224 are owned by Greenleaf. Alps Advsr Inc reported 0.01% stake. Acg Wealth holds 0.13% or 7,587 shares. Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0.08% in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Royal Bancshares Of Canada invested in 318,888 shares. Whittier Tru Of Nevada invested in 0% or 62 shares. Qs Limited Liability Company holds 20,797 shares. First Business Fincl Inc stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS). Rampart Inv Management Lc holds 2,483 shares. Manning Napier Advisors Ltd Liability Co accumulated 2.19 million shares.

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