(NYSE:VZ) Shares Bought by Montecito Bank & Trust

Marco Green
January 14, 2018

Paradigm Financial Advisors Llc acquired 7,556 shares as Qualcomm Inc (QCOM)'s stock rose 2.14%. The institutional investor held 240,167 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.89 million, up from 213,506 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Athena Advsr Ltd Company has invested 0.07% in Verizon Communications Inc.

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $21.34. Verizon Communications makes up approximately 0.9% of Wedbush Securities Inc.'s investment portfolio, making the stock its 15th biggest position. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Sunday, September 17. Osborne Partners Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Now Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.33B market cap company. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $25.8. About 3.61 million shares traded. Synacor, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNC) has risen 15.89% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by Macquarie Research. Therefore 53% are positive. Qualcomm Inc. had 122 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Verizon Communications Inc is a holding company. (NYSE:PLOW) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 24 by Seaport Global. Citigroup maintained Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NGD) rating on Monday, August 31. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to "Neutral". Mackie has "Hold" rating and $4 target. Analysts monitor insider data to understand the sentiment of a company's largest and most important shareholders.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. 43 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. Paragon Cap Ltd Liability holds 6,628 shares. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has 0.02% invested in Douglas Dynamics, Inc.

Goldman Capital Management Inc holds 4.28% of its portfolio in Mattersight Corporation for 1.62 million shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky owns 916,980 shares for 0.55% of their portfolio. WASHINGTON TRUST Co now owns 302,049 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $14,724,000 after purchasing an additional 5,142 shares during the period.

Verizon Communications Inc (Verizon) is a holding company. The company has market cap of $210.11 billion. 295,800 were reported by Bridgeway Mngmt. Pitcairn reported 10,283 shares. Orca Invest Management Lc invested in 33,008 shares. Spark Investment Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.02% or 138,100 shares. Quantum Cap Mngmt accumulated 20,923 shares or 0.24% of the stock. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Verizon Communications Inc. will post 3.77 earnings per share for the current year. HSBC lowered shares of Verizon Communications from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $54.83 to $42.80 in a report on Thursday, December 14th. After $0.15 actual EPS reported by Select Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.67% EPS growth. The lowest target is $44 while the high is $61.0. (NYSE:VZ) by 7.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $49.00 target price on shares of Verizon Communications in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of VZ in report on Thursday, August 10 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating by Craig Hallum given on Thursday, August 10. As per Wednesday, January 25, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, April 13 with "Equal Weight". On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with "Sector Outperform". (NYSE:VZ) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Cowen & Co. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $89,365 activity. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 10th will be issued a $0.59 dividend. Its the same as in 2017Q2. The ratio is without change, as only 684 funds opened new and increased stock positions, while 777 sold and reduced holdings in Verizon Communications Inc. 9,218 are held by Brave Asset Management. Penn Capital Management Co Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1.12 million shares. The Florida-based Ifc Holdings Incorporated Fl has invested 0.06% in the stock.

Capital Planning Advisors Llc decreased Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) stake by 47.18% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NYSE:VZ). Junto Capital Lp accumulated 776,100 shares.

Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc increased Rio Tinto Plc Adr Sponsored (NYSE:RIO) stake by 13,500 shares to 47,100 valued at $2.22 million in 2017Q3. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Hold" rating and $5200 target in Friday, July 28 report. Metropolitan Life Ins New York has 2.02 million shares for 0.63% of their portfolio. Savings Bank Of America De owns 2,000 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Fin Advisory Service holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. Searle & CO. lifted its position in shares of Verizon Communications by 9.9% in the 1st quarter.

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