Capital Investment Services Of America Decreased Fiserv (FISV) Position; Calavo Growers Has 1.65 Sentiment

Capital Investment Services Of America Inc decreased Fiserv Inc (FISV) stake by 2.14% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Capital Investment Services Of America Inc sold 3,210 shares as Fiserv Inc (FISV)’s stock rose 7.77%. The Capital Investment Services Of America Inc holds 146,803 shares with $18.93 million value, down from 150,013 last quarter. Fiserv Inc now has $29.63 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $143.39. About 1.53M shares traded or 40.84% up from the average. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 18.57% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.87% the S&P500.

Calavo Growers, Inc. markets and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.50 billion. It operates in three divisions: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and RFG. It has a 40.07 P/E ratio. The Fresh products segment distributes avocados and other fresh produce products; and procures avocados grown in Mexico, as well as various other commodities, including tomatoes, papayas, and pineapples.

Freshford Capital Management Llc holds 3.67% of its portfolio in Calavo Growers, Inc. for 241,957 shares. Ranger Investment Management L.P. owns 595,349 shares or 3.27% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Portolan Capital Management Llc has 1.98% invested in the company for 227,394 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Millrace Asset Group Inc. has invested 1.52% in the stock. Cardinal Capital Management Llc Ct, a Connecticut-based fund reported 457,635 shares.

The stock decreased 2.01% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $85.35. About 93,011 shares traded. Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) has risen 17.64% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.94% the S&P500.

Analysts await Calavo Growers, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $0.32 EPS, down 5.88% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.34 per share. CVGW’s profit will be $5.61M for 66.68 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by Calavo Growers, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -45.76% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $929,093 activity.

Among 24 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Fiserv had 57 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. Oppenheimer downgraded the stock to “Perform” rating in Monday, March 21 report. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Buy” on Monday, January 29. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $140 target in Friday, February 9 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, December 11. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Monday, May 9 to “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $146.0 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, January 24. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 17 by Sterne Agee CRT.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 41 investors sold FISV shares while 269 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 180.11 million shares or 0.28% less from 180.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Brown Advisory Inc stated it has 6,974 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company invested in 0.01% or 9,213 shares. Argent Trust has 7,312 shares for 0.37% of their portfolio. Fny Managed Accounts Limited Company owns 0.05% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 332 shares. Cetera Advisor Netwr Limited Co has 2,240 shares. Chevy Chase reported 184,919 shares. Duncker Streett And Communications holds 0.64% or 16,414 shares. Central Financial Bank And Trust stated it has 1.35% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Hemenway Limited Liability Corp reported 124,390 shares. 5,128 are held by Nuveen Asset Ltd Com. Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Tdam Usa Incorporated accumulated 0.01% or 1,647 shares. Mark Sheptoff Planning Ltd Liability owns 1,188 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Connecticut-based Webster Bancorporation N A has invested 0.67% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Caxton Lp holds 0.02% or 5,200 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts await Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.46 EPS, up 16.80% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.25 per share. FISV’s profit will be $301.65 million for 24.55 P/E if the $1.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.41 actual EPS reported by Fiserv, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.55% EPS growth.