Cantillon Capital Management LLC Trims Stake in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V)

Marco Green
November 18, 2017

Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 61,513 shares of the credit-card processor's stock valued at $5,769,000 after acquiring an additional 58,184 shares during the period. Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Visa by 3.3% in the second quarter.

Hartland & Co. LLC raised its position in Visa Inc. The stock declined 0.68% or $0.76 reaching $110.26 per share. MAI Capital Management now owns 77,385 shares of the credit-card processor's stock valued at $7,257,000 after buying an additional 6,758 shares during the last quarter. Visa Inc (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since November 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Jane Street Group Llc increased Post Hldgs Inc (Put) (POST) stake by 743.48% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

Shares of Visa Inc. The institutional investor held 380,900 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $7.09M, up from 275,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Visa Inc (Visa) is a payments technology company that connects consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners and government entities to electronic payments. About 2.19 million shares traded.

Visa (NYSE:V) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. It has underperformed by 5.24% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q2 2017. The company has a market capitalization of $254,220.00, a PE ratio of 32.01, a PEG ratio of 1.63 and a beta of 0.98. It increased, as 44 investors sold V shares while 564 reduced holdings.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Annex Advisory Limited Liability holds 0.18% or 8,581 shares. Verition Fund Lc owns 5,557 shares or 0.05% of their United States portfolio. Amer Bancorp has 2.17% invested in Visa Inc (NYSE:V). 25,484 were reported by Perkins Coie Tru Company.

Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd. holds 1.97% of its portfolio in First Community Corporation for 238,208 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt System holds 0.2% or 137,164 shares. It also reduced its holding in Johnson &Johnsn (NYSE:JNJ) by 2,376 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 507,258 shares, and cut its stake in Gen Electric (NYSE:GE). Bluemar Lc stated it has 2.27% in Visa Inc (NYSE:V). Moreover, Barometer Cap Mngmt Inc has 2.67% invested in Visa Inc (NYSE:V). Moreover, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp has 0.49% invested in the company for 292,490 shares. First Comml Bank Of Mount Dora Trust Inv owns 49,731 shares or 2.42% of their U.S. portfolio. Homrich Berg stated it has 0.2% in Visa Inc (NYSE:V). Van Hulzen Asset Limited Liability Company holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) for 7,780 shares. Cahill Advsrs owns 6,938 shares. The business's revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Visa Inc. will post 4.05 earnings per share for the current year. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-nine have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 82% are positive. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $107.0 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, June 23 by Oppenheimer. Loop Capital has "Buy" rating and $98 target. Oppenheimer maintained Visa Inc (NYSE:V) rating on Monday, July 17. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. On Friday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". (NYSE V) opened at $111.02 on Friday. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $124 target. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, October 26 by Morgan Stanley. Riverpoint Ltd Company has invested 1.64% in Visa Inc (NYSE:V). They expect $0.17 EPS, down 26.09% or $0.06 from last year's $0.23 per share. V's profit will be $2.22B for 28.64 P/E if the $0.97 EPS becomes a reality. Smithfield Trust Co. increased its holdings in Visa by 0.3% in the first quarter. The company has a current ratio of 1.90, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61. Greatmark Invest Ptnrs reported 4,256 shares. 33 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. Gabelli Funds Ltd accumulated 0.27% or 585,000 shares. More interesting news about Visa Inc (NYSE:V) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Visa Inc". Ibm Retirement Fund owns 45,224 shares. Osborne Prtnrs Capital Ltd Com has 0.19% invested in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) for 14,100 shares. Ameriprise Fincl reported 284,101 shares stake. Finally, Sky Investment Group LLC increased its holdings in Visa by 0.9% in the second quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Mgmt Limited has 459,263 shares.

Jane Street Group Llc decreased Esperion Therapeutics Inc Ne (Call) (NASDAQ:ESPR) stake by 16,300 shares to 12,400 valued at $574,000 in 2017Q2. Amgen Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:AMGN) was reduced too. Therefore 73% are positive. Pictet And Cie (Europe) holds 1.05% of its portfolio in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) for 79,585 shares. The stock of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) earned "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 19. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to "Buy" on Tuesday, October 10. On Friday, May 6 the stock rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with "Buy". Cantor Fitzgerald initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, September 28 report. UBS AG reissued an "overweight" rating on shares of Visa in a report on Thursday, August 24th.

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