RBC Capital Maintains $94.0 PT On Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Maintains “Buy” Rating; Southeastern Asset Management Upped By $36.86 Million Its Viasat (VSAT) Stake

Southeastern Asset Management Inc increased Viasat Inc. (VSAT) stake by 10.94% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Southeastern Asset Management Inc acquired 576,000 shares as Viasat Inc. (VSAT)’s stock declined 4.55%. The Southeastern Asset Management Inc holds 5.84M shares with $375.74M value, up from 5.27 million last quarter. Viasat Inc. now has $4.25B valuation. The stock increased 3.10% or $2.17 during the last trading session, reaching $72.1. About 439,529 shares traded or 17.46% up from the average. Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has declined 11.76% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.46% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Walgreens Boots Alliance has $105 highest and $72.0 lowest target. $89.25’s average target is 25.85% above currents $70.92 stock price. Walgreens Boots Alliance had 52 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, March 10. Needham maintained the shares of WBA in report on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy” rating. Loop Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $90.0 target in Tuesday, February 13 report. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by Needham. S&P Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 29 report. The rating was downgraded by Wood on Friday, July 22 to “Underperform”. Jefferies maintained Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Jefferies. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 6 by UBS. The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Mizuho.

Southeastern Asset Management Inc decreased Fedex Corporation (NYSE:FDX) stake by 796,039 shares to 3.92M valued at $883.82 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) stake by 1.61M shares and now owns 5.12M shares. Cnh Industrial Nv (NYSE:CNHI) was reduced too.

Among 13 analysts covering ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. ViaSat had 21 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) earned “Sell” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, May 23. The stock of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 3. The stock of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 31. Jefferies maintained the shares of VSAT in report on Friday, September 8 with “Hold” rating. Needham upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, November 10 report. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, August 15 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 25 the stock rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets with “Underperform”. Wunderlich maintained Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) on Wednesday, November 9 with “Sell” rating. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 13 by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 21 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.41, from 1.84 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 23 investors sold VSAT shares while 40 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 58.72 million shares or 3.44% more from 56.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Sys owns 7,870 shares. D E Shaw & Comm has invested 0.02% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). California-based Gemmer Asset Limited Liability Co has invested 0% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Emory University holds 1.34% or 26,368 shares in its portfolio. 50,251 are owned by Weiss Multi. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership has 39,475 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Bank Of America Corporation De invested in 57,354 shares or 0% of the stock. Weaver C Barksdale & Assocs Inc holds 133 shares. Blair William & Communications Il owns 32,025 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Crestpoint Cap Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 12,000 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Prudential Fincl reported 36,796 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Common Retirement Fund has 57,700 shares. State Street Corporation holds 0.01% or 1.78M shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can owns 73,666 shares. 55,985 were accumulated by Thornburg Mngmt.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $7.53 million activity. DANKBERG MARK D also sold $1.88M worth of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) on Monday, October 2. NASH JEFFREY M sold $129,880 worth of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) on Monday, October 16. $45,094 worth of stock was sold by STENBIT JOHN P on Monday, October 2. 4,250 shares were sold by Peterman Ken Allen, worth $264,393 on Monday, August 14.

The stock increased 1.63% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $70.92. About 4.62 million shares traded. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has risen 5.77% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.93% the S&P500.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. The company has market cap of $70.26 billion. It operates through three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. It has a 19.56 P/E ratio. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise, including non-prescription drugs, beauty products, photo finishing, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics.

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