Paychex Com (PAYX) Holder Alexandria Capital Has Upped Holding; Cisco Sys (CSCO) Position Held by Plancorp Llc

September 14, 2018 - By Jacob Reddy

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Plancorp Llc increased its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) by 173.41% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Plancorp Llc bought 15,772 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 24,867 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $1.07 million, up from 9,095 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Plancorp Llc who had been investing in Cisco Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $215.94B market cap company. The stock 0.01% or $0 during the last trading session, reaching $47.24. It is down 44.68% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.06% the S&P500. Some Historical CSCO News: 17/05/2018 – Tech Today: Debating Cisco, Dropbox Versus Google, Liking Teradata — Barron’s Blog; 20/03/2018 – Fedco Secures Network with Innovative Solutions from Hillstone Networks; 23/05/2018 – Customer Experience Leader TTEC Receives Customer Care Partner of the Year Award from Cisco; 01/05/2018 – Cisco loses Rowan Trollope, one of its top executives, to a small cloud software company; 15/03/2018 – DNB Nordic Technology Adds SAP, Exits IBM, Buys More Cisco; 16/05/2018 – Cisco Systems 3Q Non-GAAP Total Gross Margin and Pdt Gross Margin Were 63.9% and 62.9%, Respectively; 23/05/2018 – Cisco’s Talos cyber intelligence unit said it has high confidence that the Russian government is behind the campaign, dubbed VPNFilter; 11/05/2018 – MOODY’S CONFIRMS PLANTRONICS BA2 RATING; OUTLOOK REVISED TO NEGATIVE; 15/05/2018 – Cisco presents Global Knowledge with the 2018 Learning Partner of the Year – Americas award, making Global Knowledge an eight time winner; 16/05/2018 – Cisco Systems Sees Total Pretax Cash Charges of $300M for Restructurin

Alexandria Capital Llc increased its stake in Paychex Inc Com (PAYX) by 37.35% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alexandria Capital Llc bought 4,725 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 17,375 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $1.19 million, up from 12,650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alexandria Capital Llc who had been investing in Paychex Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.70B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $74.36. About 415,418 shares traded. Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has risen 27.44% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.82% the S&P500. Some Historical PAYX News: 26/03/2018 – Paychex Sees FY18 Adjusted EPS Up 15%-16%; 30/04/2018 – Paychex Inc: Paychex Expands Board, Elects New Member Mon, 30 Apr 2018 15:50:13 +0000; 26/03/2018 – PAYCHEX 3Q REV. $866.5M, EST. $854.1M; 26/03/2018 – PAYCHEX SEES FY NET INCOME GROWTH ABOUT +13%; 30/04/2018 – NACHA Announces Official Payments and Paychex Are NACHA Certified; 27/04/2018 – PAYCHEX BOOSTS QTR DIV TO 56C/SHR FROM 50C, EST. 50C; 29/05/2018 – The Paychex-IHS Markit small business jobs survey shows a slight increase in the rate of hiring for May; 26/03/2018 – PAYCHEX 3Q ADJ EPS 63C, EST. 63C; 06/03/2018 Paychex l IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch: Small Business Job Growth and Wages Moderate in February; 26/03/2018 – Paychex Sees FY18 Service Revenue Up About 2%

Since March 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 19 sales for $23.62 million activity. On Friday, July 6 the insider Zaucha Laurie L. sold $2.26 million. 34,251 shares valued at $2.40M were sold by Schaeffer Stephanie L on Friday, July 6. Another trade for 7,683 shares valued at $537,171 was sold by Vossler Jennifer R.. On Wednesday, July 11 Gioja Michael E sold $36,241 worth of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) or 515 shares. Shares for $563,374 were sold by INMAN GRANT M. On Wednesday, July 11 Gibson John B sold $36,241 worth of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) or 515 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.16, from 0.84 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 36 investors sold PAYX shares while 280 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. 232.57 million shares or 2.68% less from 238.99 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. First Personal Finance Ser reported 0.04% in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.02% or 26,090 shares in its portfolio. Aviva Public Ltd holds 0.06% or 160,935 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.07% in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) or 447,527 shares. American Research & Management Company accumulated 68,402 shares. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp owns 3,960 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt has invested 0.25% in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX). Asset Strategies has 0.32% invested in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) for 17,599 shares. Motley Fool Wealth Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) for 24,393 shares. Hills Bancorporation And Trust Communication has 0.08% invested in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX). Wendell David Assocs Incorporated has 0.62% invested in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX). Fukoku Mutual Life Comm accumulated 3,700 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Avalon Advsr Ltd Liability holds 276,883 shares. Valley Natl Advisers accumulated 43 shares. State Bank Of Nova Scotia owns 206,983 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio.

Alexandria Capital Llc, which manages about $427.81 million and $666.53 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (CSJ) by 3,786 shares to 6,724 shares, valued at $697,000 in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 24,711 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,844 shares, and cut its stake in Anthem Inc Com (NYSE:ANTM).

More recent Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Paycom Software Skyrocketed 46% Higher in August” on September 03, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Anthera Pharmaceuticals, NRG Energy, Antares Pharma, El Pollo Loco …” on August 31, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Paychex: Premium Price Tag, But Solid ‘Starting Yield'” with publication date: September 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 20 analysts covering Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 5% are positive. Paychex had 62 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by William Blair. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell”. As per Thursday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, December 17 with “Neutral”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) rating on Wednesday, October 4. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $62 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 4 by Citigroup. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of PAYX in report on Tuesday, August 14 to “Underweight” rating. Citigroup maintained Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) rating on Thursday, June 28. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $67 target. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Hold” on Tuesday, January 9. Wedbush initiated the shares of PAYX in report on Friday, September 9 with “Neutral” rating.

Among 39 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 177 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $46.0 target in Friday, January 5 report. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Thursday, November 16. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $31 target in Thursday, May 19 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 17 by UBS. On Monday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Friday, September 23 by Raymond James. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 23 by Drexel Hamilton. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 15 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.84 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.11, from 0.73 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 61 investors sold CSCO shares while 733 reduced holdings. 133 funds opened positions while 531 raised stakes. 3.26 billion shares or 4.11% less from 3.40 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Cap Counsel New York reported 17,622 shares. 18,725 are owned by Sns Fin Grp Ltd Liability Corp. First Bancorporation Sioux Falls has 6,625 shares for 0.95% of their portfolio. Wealth Architects Ltd Liability owns 5,672 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Gibraltar Capital Management Inc owns 82,358 shares. Hoertkorn Richard Charles invested 1.96% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Capwealth Advsrs Limited Liability Corp owns 393,930 shares or 3.04% of their US portfolio. Japan-based Mitsubishi Ufj Limited has invested 0.7% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Natl Pension Serv holds 0.82% or 4.24 million shares in its portfolio. Headinvest has invested 1.69% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Cypress Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 3.15% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Independent has 22,500 shares. 6,977 were accumulated by Van Den Berg Mgmt I. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Lc reported 436,987 shares stake. Scott & Selber Inc reported 1.24% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO).

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “3 Breakout Stocks to Spice Up Your Portfolio” on September 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Cisco, Intent On Soaring Again, Has More Than One Catalyst” published on September 13, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Better Buy: Cisco Systems, Inc. vs. IBM” on September 11, 2018. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Cisco’s Cybersecurity Business Is About to Take Off” published on September 12, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Cisco sues former employee, 20 others for “self-dealing”” with publication date: September 05, 2018.

Since March 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.51 million activity.

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