Horizon Investments Trimmed Fidelity Natl Information Sv C (FIS) Position as Share Price Rose; Holder Luxor Capital Group LP Raised Amazon Com (Call) (AMZN) Holding

June 8, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Horizon Investments Llc decreased its stake in Fidelity Natl Information Sv C (FIS) by 17.63% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Horizon Investments Llc sold 4,064 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.54% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 18,987 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.83 million, down from 23,051 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Horizon Investments Llc who had been investing in Fidelity Natl Information Sv C for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.03B market cap company. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $105.81. About 284,194 shares traded. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) has risen 21.20% since June 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.63% the S&P500. Some Historical FIS News: 09/04/2018 – Fidelity National Information Board Elects Gary Norcross as Chairman; 01/05/2018 – Fidelity National 1Q Rev $2.1B; 01/05/2018 – Fidelity National: Raises full-Yr EPS Guidance; 09/04/2018 – Fidelity National: Martire to Pursue Other Interests; 24/04/2018 – FIS Announces Quarterly Dividend; 14/05/2018 – FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION SERVICES – TO USE OFFERING PROCEEDS TO REPAY PORTION OF ABOUT $1.275 BLN OUTSTANDING UNDER REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY; 25/04/2018 – FIS to Host Investor Conference on May 8; 01/05/2018 – Fidelity National 1Q Net $182M; 18/04/2018 – FIS Connects Three Australian Financial Institutions to Real-time Payments Platform; 08/05/2018 – FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION SERVICES INC – SEES 2021 PROJECTED EPS OF $7.00 TO $ 7.50

Christian Leone increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (Call) (AMZN) by 96.3% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Luxor Capital Group Lp bought 7,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.80% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Christian Leone held 15,900 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $23.01 million, up from 8,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Luxor Capital Group Lp who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $819.37B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $1688.63. About 1.83M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 62.09% since June 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.52% the S&P500. Some Historical AMZN News: 15/03/2018 – Whistleblower says Walmart, eyeing Amazon, cheated on e-commerce; 14/05/2018 – Seattle City Council backs new tax on largest companies, including Amazon; 10/05/2018 – FLEXE Launches FBA Distribution Program to Help Sellers Scale and Boost Profitability on Amazon; 07/03/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: Testing the Feasibility of the DASH Cloud Intervention Using Amazon Alexa; 20/03/2018 – Financial Post: Amazon to limit single, low-priced purchases in effort to cut shipping costs; 05/04/2018 – Tech helped lead the move higher, with Facebook jumping 2.5 percent and Netflix, Amazon and Alphabet all rising more than 1 percent; 26/04/2018 – AMAZON.COM INC PAID ABOUT $65 MLN PER YEAR FOR TWO-YEAR THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL DEAL WITH NFL; 02/04/2018 – MEDIA-Amazon India lays off 60 employees, more may follow – Economic Times; 05/04/2018 – Carl Quintanilla: “Government sales have helped propel AWS to become Amazon’s biggest profit source” — $4.3b in oper net,; 09/05/2018 – Amazon Introduces Amazon Experience Centers

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Amazon shareholder meeting on tap” on May 30, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Netflix Has A New Competitor – YouTube” published on June 07, 2018, Fool.com published: “Amazon Needs Drones to Fix This $6 Billion Problem” on June 08, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Should You Buy Apple Inc. After WWDC Announcements?” published on June 07, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “How Amazon Is Breaking Into Fashion With Machine Learning” with publication date: June 06, 2018.

Luxor Capital Group Lp, which manages about $10.73B and $2.95 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Call) (SPY) by 2.01 million shares to 1.02M shares, valued at $268.41M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Meet Group Inc (Call) by 2.83 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 250,000 shares, and cut its stake in Zillow Group Inc (Prn).

Among 55 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 52 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Amazon.com had 304 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, June 6, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. RBC Capital Markets maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Thursday, August 10. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $110000 target. As per Friday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt. Needham maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 21 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Mizuho. On Wednesday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 29 by M Partners. Wolfe Research upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, February 23 report. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 21 selling transactions for $63.19 million activity. $686,439 worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was sold by Reynolds Shelley. Shares for $1.01M were sold by ALBERG TOM A. Another trade for 1,375 shares valued at $2.17M was sold by STONESIFER PATRICIA Q. Shares for $2.35M were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A on Tuesday, February 27. On Tuesday, May 15 the insider Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $3.23 million. 2,028 shares were sold by Olsavsky Brian T, worth $3.22M.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.21, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 659 reduced holdings. 173 funds opened positions while 614 raised stakes. 266.38 million shares or 4.87% less from 280.02 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Clearbridge Invests Lc holds 1.34% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 983,109 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 0.58% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 60,705 shares. Brown Advisory owns 385,148 shares. Tiedemann Advsr Lc has invested 0.3% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Martin Currie has 4,100 shares. Seaward Mgmt Partnership has invested 1.84% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Granite Point Capital Limited Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 1,800 shares. Garnet Equity Inc reported 12,000 shares. Tradewinds Cap Limited Liability Co has 1.37% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Horizon Kinetics Ltd Llc reported 410 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Putnam Invs Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 603,721 shares or 2.03% of the stock. Cap Ca accumulated 2,090 shares. Captrust Fincl Advsr holds 0.44% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 5,128 shares. Aviva Public Limited Co accumulated 2.09% or 236,136 shares. Round Table Services Ltd Llc owns 668 shares or 0.35% of their US portfolio.

More notable recent Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “US Consumers are Unprepared for Coming Wealth Transfer, New FIS Study Finds” on May 16, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Recent Analysis Shows TechnipFMC plc, Oceaneering International, FIS, Vista Outdoor, Taylor Morrison Home, and …” published on May 10, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “FIS to Present at Baird’s 2018 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Fidelity National (FIS) Investor Presentation – Slideshow” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “FIS extends relations with Minor League Baseball, Jumbo Shrimp” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Among 24 analysts covering Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Fidelity National Information Services had 70 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Buy”. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 12 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Friday, September 11. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of FIS in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Outperform” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of FIS in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, March 28 to “Neutral”. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 28 report. BMO Capital Markets initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $92 target in Friday, January 6 report. Credit Suisse upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $9600 target in Wednesday, August 2 report. Stephens maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11400 target in Thursday, April 5 report.

Analysts await Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $1.20 EPS, up 17.65% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.02 per share. FIS’s profit will be $397.22 million for 22.04 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual EPS reported by Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.09% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.28, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 37 investors sold FIS shares while 231 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 277.95 million shares or 1.09% less from 281.01 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 0.01% in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS). Deutsche Bancorporation Ag accumulated 0.09% or 1.44 million shares. Jacobson & Schmitt Advisors Lc has invested 0.05% in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS). Goldman Sachs Grp Inc reported 4.69M shares. Moreover, Signaturefd Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS). Prudential holds 0.06% in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) or 426,650 shares. Motco invested 0.01% in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS). Barrett Asset Management Llc has invested 1.73% in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS). Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership holds 0.4% or 59,588 shares in its portfolio. First Business Finance Service Inc stated it has 11,371 shares. Evermay Wealth Mgmt Lc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) for 3,006 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund reported 0.13% in Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS). Old Financial Bank In holds 0.03% or 6,566 shares in its portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 19,783 shares. Burney Company owns 8,714 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $88.59 million activity. The insider JAMES STEPHAN A sold 3,600 shares worth $341,545. $37.84 million worth of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) shares were sold by MARTIRE FRANK R. The insider Woodall James W. sold $8.77M. Shares for $820,045 were sold by Williams Lenore D.

Horizon Investments Llc, which manages about $1.50 billion and $2.29 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Fiserv Inc Com (NASDAQ:FISV) by 10,675 shares to 25,609 shares, valued at $1.83M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Raytheon Co Com New (NYSE:RTN) by 1,677 shares in the quarter, for a total of 7,019 shares, and has risen its stake in Cms Energy Corp Com (NYSE:CMS).

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