Crow Point Partners Raised Mastercard (MA) Position; United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) Covered By 9 Bulls

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Among 19 analysts covering United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. United Utilities Group PLC had 132 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas on Tuesday, March 8 with “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, December 6 to “Buy”. The stock of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31. Societe Generale maintained United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) rating on Wednesday, March 30. Societe Generale has “Hold” rating and GBX 930 target. The stock of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 17. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight” on Wednesday, January 18. As per Friday, May 4, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Buy” on Thursday, October 13. The stock of United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 5. See United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) latest ratings:

04/05/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Maintain
04/05/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 850.00 New Target: GBX 820.00 Upgrade
16/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 1675.00 New Target: GBX 1535.00 DownGrade
06/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 840.00 New Target: GBX 735.00 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 778.00 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 870.00 New Target: GBX 870.00 Maintain
05/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 850.00 New Target: GBX 850.00 Upgrade
14/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 870.00 New Target: GBX 870.00 Maintain
07/12/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 1070.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain

Crow Point Partners Llc increased Mastercard Inc (MA) stake by 18.96% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Crow Point Partners Llc acquired 15,300 shares as Mastercard Inc (MA)’s stock rose 14.37%. The Crow Point Partners Llc holds 96,009 shares with $14.57 million value, up from 80,709 last quarter. Mastercard Inc now has $196.44B valuation. The stock increased 0.91% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $188.17. About 3.59M shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 54.12% since May 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.57% the S&P500.

United Utilities Group PLC provides water and wastewater services in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 5.24 billion GBP. It is also involved in renewable energy generation, corporate trustee, and property management activities; and the provision of consulting and project management services. It has a 12.26 P/E ratio. The firm operates 43,000 kilometers of pipes; 77,000 km of sewerage pipes; 567 wastewater treatment works; and 91 water treatment works.

The stock decreased 0.13% or GBX 1 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 769. About 1.95 million shares traded. United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) has 0.00% since May 7, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 46 investors sold MA shares while 492 reduced holdings. 131 funds opened positions while 356 raised stakes. 764.78 million shares or 1.94% less from 779.91 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Palisades Hudson Asset Mngmt Lp reported 0.14% stake. Steinberg Glob Asset Mngmt holds 0.36% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 16,550 shares. First Fincl Corporation In invested in 0.13% or 1,281 shares. Epoch Inv Prtn accumulated 39,450 shares. Security National Tru has 11,134 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. 4,220 are owned by Financial Architects. 63,026 were reported by Bokf Na. Oak Associate Limited Oh stated it has 4,139 shares. Chesley Taft & Assocs Ltd holds 0.85% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 65,960 shares. 16,209 were reported by Sg Americas Lc. Gamble Jones Invest Counsel reported 1.07% stake. Brown Advisory Securities Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 88,066 shares. Vulcan Value Partners Llc stated it has 3.48M shares. Signature Fincl Mgmt holds 0.96% or 23,352 shares in its portfolio. Smith Salley & Assocs reported 72,100 shares stake.

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “By The Numbers: Should You Buy Mastercard Stock?” on April 26, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Mastercard jumps after revenue guidance lift” published on May 02, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Mastercard Reports Record Q1 Profits, Shares Rise” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Mastercard, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” published on May 02, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Mastercard’s Network Effect Insurmountable” with publication date: April 24, 2018.

Crow Point Partners Llc decreased Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) stake by 25,000 shares to 150,000 valued at $2.70 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Etfmg Alternative Harvest stake by 42,026 shares and now owns 2,632 shares. Brown & Brown Inc (NYSE:BRO) was reduced too.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $59.23 million activity. $2.61 million worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was sold by McLaughlin Edward Grunde. CARLUCCI DAVID R sold 5,950 shares worth $1.09M. The insider Vosburg Craig sold $3.25M. Fraccaro Michael sold 4,122 shares worth $741,960. BANGA AJAY sold $44.45 million worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Thursday, May 3. Murphy Timothy H sold $5.53M worth of stock. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $866,104 was sold by Haythornthwaite Richard.

Among 40 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 36 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, November 1. Guggenheim initiated it with “Buy” rating and $105 target in Thursday, October 8 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 7 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, January 18. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, October 11 with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of MA in report on Wednesday, September 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 31 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Oppenheimer. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MA in report on Thursday, October 20 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

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