Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management LTD Lowered By $880,260 Its Ensco Plc Shs Class A (ESV) Position; Unisys (UIS) Has 1.09 Sentiment

May 17, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Unisys Corp (UIS) investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.27, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 59 hedge funds increased or opened new positions, while 54 sold and decreased their equity positions in Unisys Corp. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 56.80 million shares, up from 55.87 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Unisys Corp in top ten positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 18 Reduced: 36 Increased: 39 New Position: 20.

Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd decreased Ensco Plc Shs Class A (ESV) stake by 44.14% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd sold 176,052 shares as Ensco Plc Shs Class A (ESV)’s stock declined 20.60%. The Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd holds 222,766 shares with $1.32 million value, down from 398,818 last quarter. Ensco Plc Shs Class A now has $3.17B valuation. The stock increased 3.21% or $0.225 during the last trading session, reaching $7.245. About 16.14 million shares traded or 25.15% up from the average. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has declined 46.12% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.67% the S&P500.

Analysts await Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.27 EPS, up 800.00% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.03 per share. UIS’s profit will be $13.76M for 11.09 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual EPS reported by Unisys Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 42.11% EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.35% or $0.275 during the last trading session, reaching $11.975. About 83,206 shares traded. Unisys Corporation (UIS) has declined 25.89% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.44% the S&P500.

More recent Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Recent Analysis Shows Paycom Software, American Renal Associates, Knowles, Timken, Nevro, and Unisys Market …” on May 15, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Unisys (UIS) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Unisys Corp. (UIS) Secures Contract from US Customs and Border Protection for Risk Assessments Systems” with publication date: May 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $96,595 activity.

Glacier Peak Capital Llc holds 8.05% of its portfolio in Unisys Corporation for 740,645 shares. Towle & Co owns 3.22 million shares or 2.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Fairpointe Capital Llc has 0.91% invested in the company for 5.92 million shares. The British Columbia – Canada-based Vertex One Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.56% in the stock. Amg Funds Llc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 67,503 shares.

Unisys Corporation provides information technology services worldwide. The company has market cap of $610.30 million. It operates through two divisions, Services and Technology. It currently has negative earnings. The Services segment provides cloud and infrastructure services, application services, and business process outsourcing services.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.48 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.49, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 51 investors sold ESV shares while 62 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 384.52 million shares or 17.04% more from 328.54 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Susquehanna Grp Limited Liability Partnership reported 1.45 million shares. Qcm Cayman holds 16,985 shares or 0.41% of its portfolio. Hexavest Incorporated invested in 0% or 13,821 shares. 1.85M were accumulated by Principal Fincl Group. Atlantic Tru Gp Lc holds 0% or 80 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 0% invested in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 2.31M shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Pnc Ser Gru Incorporated accumulated 30,563 shares. Mraz Amerine Associates holds 53,898 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Agf Invests Inc holds 0.1% or 1.73M shares in its portfolio. State Street has invested 0.01% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Amp Capital Investors Ltd holds 97,700 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio reported 0.01% stake. California Employees Retirement holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 2.42M shares. Luminus Limited Company holds 0.45% or 3.56M shares.

Among 35 analysts covering Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV), 12 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 34% are positive. Ensco Plc had 87 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse upgraded Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) on Friday, February 3 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, October 9 with “Sector Weight”. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, October 28. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 19 by Jefferies. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, May 31 by Seaport Global. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by FBR Capital. As per Friday, December 2, the company rating was initiated by Bernstein. The rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray on Monday, June 19 to “Overweight”. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 9 by Bank of America. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Cowen & Co.

Analysts await Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $-0.30 EPS, down 200.00% or $0.20 from last year’s $-0.1 per share. After $-0.32 actual EPS reported by Ensco plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.25% EPS growth.

More recent Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ensco: Not Yet” on May 08, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Ensco: Latest Quarter Weak With Some Promising Developments” on April 27, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ensco Remains Cheap” with publication date: May 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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