Copper Rock Capital Partners Decreased Its Electronic Arts (EA) Stake; Lancaster Colony (LANC)’s Sentiment Is 0.99

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Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc decreased Electronic Arts Inc (EA) stake by 17.61% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc sold 18,183 shares as Electronic Arts Inc (EA)’s stock rose 13.17%. The Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc holds 85,084 shares with $8.96M value, down from 103,267 last quarter. Electronic Arts Inc now has $37.48B valuation. The stock increased 1.38% or $1.66 during the last trading session, reaching $122.19. About 1.81 million shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 34.78% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.23% the S&P500.

Lancaster Colony Corp (LANC) investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.07, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 77 funds increased and started new stock positions, while 78 reduced and sold their stock positions in Lancaster Colony Corp. The funds in our database now have: 14.17 million shares, up from 13.96 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Lancaster Colony Corp in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 16 Reduced: 62 Increased: 47 New Position: 30.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 82 investors sold EA shares while 234 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 184 raised stakes. 280.71 million shares or 0.12% less from 281.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management owns 171,622 shares. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 343,629 shares. Scout Invests holds 0.06% or 88,700 shares in its portfolio. Checchi Advisers holds 3,111 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Company has 0% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Sit Invest Associates Inc holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 57,755 shares. Hap Trading Ltd holds 0.89% or 202,795 shares. 17,114 were accumulated by Mirae Asset Glob. 32,348 were reported by Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Sa. Hanson Mcclain has invested 0% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Prelude Capital Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.33% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Hightower Advsrs Ltd Co invested in 0.01% or 6,418 shares. Keybank Association Oh has invested 0% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Product Lc reported 110,000 shares. Prudential Public Limited Liability invested 0% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA).

Analysts await Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) to report earnings on May, 8 after the close. They expect $0.99 earnings per share, up 70.69% or $0.41 from last year’s $0.58 per share. EA’s profit will be $303.66 million for 30.86 P/E if the $0.99 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.06 actual earnings per share reported by Electronic Arts Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -51.94% negative EPS growth.

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc increased Ishares Tr Eafe Sml Cp Etf (SCZ) stake by 77,929 shares to 133,074 valued at $8.57M in 2017Q4. It also upped South St Corp (NASDAQ:SSB) stake by 13,670 shares and now owns 394,663 shares. Generac Holdings Inc (NYSE:GNRC) was raised too.

Among 27 analysts covering Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Electronic Arts has $152 highest and $67 lowest target. $124.54’s average target is 1.92% above currents $122.19 stock price. Electronic Arts had 94 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Friday, April 13. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Monday, January 25. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Sunday, November 19 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Thursday, November 2 with “Market Perform” rating. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the stock to “Long-Term Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 30 report. The company was maintained on Friday, September 8 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) earned “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, January 31. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, January 31. On Monday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by M Partners with “Neutral”. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 27.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 32 sales for $15.21 million activity. On Monday, April 2 the insider Soderlund Patrick sold $593,860. 10,500 Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares with value of $1.32M were sold by Jorgensen Blake J. Miele Laura sold 750 shares worth $95,987. Schatz Jacob J. had sold 1,000 shares worth $113,600. Another trade for 6,221 shares valued at $793,015 was made by HOAG JAY C on Thursday, February 22. $21,170 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) was sold by Singh Vijayanthimala. Bruzzo Chris had sold 1,500 shares worth $178,221.

The stock increased 1.12% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $124.76. About 35,620 shares traded. Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC) has declined 6.28% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.83% the S&P500.

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