The Insider Alfred Mockett Acquires 9210 shares of Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (UEPS); Cleararc Capital Raised Target Com (TGT) Holding

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Cleararc Capital Inc increased Target Corp Com (TGT) stake by 23.53% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Cleararc Capital Inc acquired 5,591 shares as Target Corp Com (TGT)’s stock declined 7.40%. The Cleararc Capital Inc holds 29,350 shares with $2.04M value, up from 23,759 last quarter. Target Corp Com now has $40.31 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.65% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $75.6. About 4.67 million shares traded. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has risen 31.38% since June 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical TGT News: 19/04/2018 – Target leads the way as U.S. corporations look to go big on solar; 31/05/2018 – Target and Shipt Launch Same-Day Delivery in Wisconsin; 06/03/2018 – TARGET CORP TGT.N FY SHR VIEW $5.27 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 06/03/2018 – Target 4Q Net $1.1B; 11/05/2018 – British luxury fashion house Burberry Group is suing Target Corp. for allegedly copying Burberry’s venerable check print pattern; 23/03/2018 – THERE IS NO TRUTH TO REPORT ON TARGET CORP AND KROGER CO MULLING MERGER; 08/03/2018 – Dmitri L. Stockton Named to Target Corporation’s Bd of Directors; 23/03/2018 – TARGET, KROGER ARE SAID IN POSSIBLE MERGER TALKS: FAST COMPANY; 06/03/2018 – TARGET CONCLUDES INVESTOR PRESENTATION; 15/03/2018 – TARGET CORP TGT.N SETS QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.62/SHR

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Target (NYSE:TGT), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Target had 20 analyst reports since January 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Positive” rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, January 10. The stock of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) earned “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Monday, April 2. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 9. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of TGT in report on Tuesday, January 9 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8500 target in Monday, June 4 report. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $72.0 target in Tuesday, January 9 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 9 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 8. As per Tuesday, January 2, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Friday, February 16 by Susquehanna.

Cleararc Capital Inc decreased General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) stake by 8,853 shares to 6,292 valued at $1.39 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) stake by 6,199 shares and now owns 114,211 shares. Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM) was reduced too.

More notable recent Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “McKesson: Market Overreaction” on June 29, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Target: Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You” published on June 27, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “At What Point Do I Sell Target?” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Target continues to break out” published on June 05, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Target (TGT) July 76 puts active on Amazon (AMZN) has agreed to acquire PillPack” with publication date: June 28, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.13, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 12 investors sold Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. 24.68 million shares or 8.71% more from 22.70 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. The Illinois-based Citadel Advsr Llc has invested 0% in Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS). 218 were reported by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage. Connor Clark Lunn Invest Limited holds 1.00M shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Hays Advisory Ltd Llc holds 86 shares. Massachusetts-based Acadian Asset Management Limited Com has invested 0.02% in Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS). Commercial Bank Of America Corp De holds 0% of its portfolio in Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) for 17,359 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag accumulated 495 shares. 579 were reported by Envestnet Asset. Fmr Limited Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 599,671 shares. Moreover, National Bank & Trust Of Mellon Corporation has 0% invested in Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) for 517,333 shares. Boston Ptnrs holds 300,484 shares. Value Advisers Ltd holds 1.89% or 7.09 million shares. Goldman Sachs Grp has invested 0% in Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS). Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al, a Virginia-based fund reported 134,600 shares. Intrepid Capital Management Incorporated reported 2.18 million shares stake.

A calculated and well-grounded transaction was made by the director of Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc, Mr. Alfred Mockett, two days ago, when he bought 9,210 shares, amounting to $80,127 USD, based on a market price of $8.7 for a share. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he quietly bought additional 20,790 shares of the company, worth $179,361 USD. Currently, Mr. Alfred, owns 41,549 shares, which accounts for 0.07% of the company’s market cap.

The stock increased 5.55% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $9.13. About 531,793 shares traded or 115.00% up from the average. Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) has risen 5.03% since June 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.54% the S&P500. Some Historical UEPS News: 23/03/2018 – NET 1 TO CHALLENGE HIGH COURT’S ORDER ON SASSA IMPLEMENTATION; 23/03/2018 – SOUTH AFRICA COURT ORDERS NET 1 UNIT TO REPAY ZAR316M TO GOVT; 10/05/2018 – NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES INC – REITERATE FY 2018 CONSTANT CURRENCY FEPS GUIDANCE OF AT LEAST $1.61 PER SHARE, EXCLUDING ANY FAIR VALUE ADJUSTMENTS; 09/03/2018 – NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES SAYS ON MARCH 9, UNIT ENTERED INTO AGREEMENT UNDER WHICH IT CAN BORROW UP TO ZAR 210 MLN – SEC FILING; 23/03/2018 – NET 1 UEPS- COURT ORDERED VARIATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN SASSA, CPS, AND RESULTANT PAYMENT MADE IN SUM OF ZAR 317 MLN BE REVIEWED AND SET ASIDE; 23/03/2018 – South African Constitutional Court pronounces judgment on payment of social welfare grants after April 1, 2018; 23/03/2018 – Net1’s CPS to challenge High Court’s order regarding SASSA implementation cost recovery; 23/03/2018 – NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES INC – SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTITUTIONAL COURT GIVEN ORDER REGARDING CONTINUED PAYMENT OF SOCIAL GRANTS; 10/05/2018 – NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES INC – QTRLY FUNDAMENTAL EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.95; 23/03/2018 – NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES – COURT ALSO ORDERED CPS ORDERED TO REFUND SAID AMOUNT OF ZAR 317 MLN TO SASSA WITH INTEREST FROM JUNE 2014 TO DATE OF PAYMENT

Analysts await Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UEPS) to report earnings on August, 23. They expect $0.43 EPS, up 16.22% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.37 per share. UEPS’s profit will be $24.45M for 5.31 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.94 actual EPS reported by Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -54.26% negative EPS growth.

Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. provides payment solutions, transaction processing services, and financial technologies to various industries in South Africa, South Korea, and internationally. The company has market cap of $519.09 million. The firm develops and markets transaction processing solutions that comprise its smart card alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies, and for mobile transaction channels. It has a 8.79 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: South African Transaction Processing, International Transaction Processing, and Financial Inclusion and Applied Technologies.

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