Insider Trade: Jeffery Yabuki Unloaded 17,000 Shares of Fiserv, Inc. (FISV); Karpus Management Cut By $2.82 Million Its General Amern Invs (GAM) Holding

Karpus Management Inc decreased General Amern Invs (GAM) stake by 11.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Karpus Management Inc sold 78,421 shares as General Amern Invs (GAM)’s stock rose 1.35%. The Karpus Management Inc holds 615,262 shares with $22.16M value, down from 693,683 last quarter. General Amern Invs now has $941.73 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $35.54. About 36,367 shares traded. General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM) has risen 23.98% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.28% the S&P500.

Fiserv Inc President and CEO Jeffery Yabuki on the 18-01-2018 sold a total of 17,000 shares of the Wisconsin-based company that are worth $2,356,030 U.S Dollars. This is based on an average share price of $138.6 U.S Dollars. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he unloaded another 17,000 shares worth $2,230,018 USD. Due to the significance of this deal, it will not go ignored. He owns 0.15% of the -company’s market cap with a total of 321,265 shares. A filing documented published January 18, 2018 with the Security Exchange Commission, made public here, shows the complete information of the trade.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 4 investors sold GAM shares while 23 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 19 raised stakes. 7.35 million shares or 1.55% less from 7.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sii Wi holds 0.03% or 14,678 shares. Css Ltd Limited Liability Company Il holds 0.05% or 28,269 shares. Sit Inv Assocs accumulated 137,031 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Blue Bell Private Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Com owns 578,367 shares or 9.95% of their US portfolio. Kistler accumulated 0.06% or 3,920 shares. Us Commercial Bank De holds 0% or 105 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Overbrook Mgmt Corp has 0.87% invested in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM). Saba Cap Mgmt Ltd Partnership reported 3.82% stake. Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 134,702 shares stake. Moreover, Sg Americas Securities Llc has 0% invested in General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE:GAM). Monetary Management Inc holds 5,450 shares. Shaker Financial Svcs Ltd Liability Corp owns 247,950 shares. Karpus Mgmt, a New York-based fund reported 615,262 shares. Baker Ellis Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 6,036 shares. Mraz Amerine & holds 1.43% or 125,685 shares in its portfolio.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $282,364 activity. Shares for $60,657 were bought by DAVIDSON SPENCER. Stark Eugene S bought 700 shares worth $23,716.

Karpus Management Inc increased Blackrock Cr Allctn Inc Tr (BTZ) stake by 234,601 shares to 3.45M valued at $46.76M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vanguard Intl Equity Index Fd Ftse Europe Etf (VGK) stake by 166,270 shares and now owns 2.26M shares. Vanguard Index Fds S&P 500 Etf (VOO) was raised too.

Analysts await Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $1.37 EPS, up 18.10% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.16 per share. FISV’s profit will be $285.51 million for 25.17 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual EPS reported by Fiserv, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.87% EPS growth.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $8.90 million activity. YABUKI JEFFERY W also sold $2.13M worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) shares. Shares for $762,683 were sold by ROBAK KIM M on Monday, September 18. 3,439 shares were sold by Schultz Kevin J, worth $452,263. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $1.31 million was sold by VIELEHR BYRON C.

The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $137.94. About 764,378 shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 18.57% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.87% the S&P500.

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. The company has market cap of $28.75 billion. The companyÂ’s Payments and Industry Products segment provides debit and credit card processing and services; electronic bill payment and presentment services; Internet and mobile banking software and services; person-to-person payment services; and other electronic payments software and services. It has a 32.87 P/E ratio. This segment also offers card and print personalization services; investment account processing services for separately managed accounts; and fraud and risk management services and products.

Among 22 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Fiserv has $148.0 highest and $82 lowest target. $119.15’s average target is -13.62% below currents $137.94 stock price. Fiserv had 47 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was initiated on Thursday, December 17 by Sterne Agee CRT. Compass Point initiated the shares of FISV in report on Friday, April 15 with “Sell” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $133 target in Tuesday, August 1 report. The stock of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 4. Credit Suisse maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) rating on Wednesday, August 2. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $126 target. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, July 10 report. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets initiated Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) rating on Friday, January 6. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $109 target. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $130.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 41 investors sold Fiserv, Inc. shares while 269 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 180.11 million shares or 0.28% less from 180.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, First Interstate Comml Bank has 0.04% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 1,360 shares. Marble Harbor Counsel Ltd Liability Corp holds 2.54% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 96,697 shares. Alliancebernstein L P invested in 3.56M shares. 44,094 are owned by Puzo Michael J. Eqis Cap Mgmt has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Court Place Ltd Co owns 5,949 shares. Carroll Assoc Inc owns 298 shares. Ashfield Cap Prtnrs Limited Com owns 17,474 shares. Woodstock holds 24,195 shares or 0.59% of its portfolio. 2,491 are owned by Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Co. Chevy Chase Trust Holding accumulated 184,919 shares. 85,551 are owned by Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Cap City Trust Fl holds 1.17% or 24,408 shares. First Mercantile Trust holds 3,320 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Cetera Advisor Ltd Liability Com stated it has 2,240 shares.