Systematic Financial Management LP Holding in Great Western Bancorp. (GWB) Upped as Market Value Declined; Oracle (ORCL) Share Price Declined While Callahan Advisors Cut Its Position by $4.20 Million

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Callahan Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Oracle Corporation (ORCL) by 71.8% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Callahan Advisors Llc sold 82,294 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 32,316 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.67M, down from 114,610 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Callahan Advisors Llc who had been investing in Oracle Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $171.68B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $47.83. About 6.36 million shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has declined 3.81% since January 9, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.81% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 27/03/2018 – Oracle’s Revolutionary New Database Automates Key Functions for Enterprise Customers; 16/05/2018 – Oracle Buys DataScience.com; 27/03/2018 – ORACLE: COURT OPINION MAKES CLEAR GOOGLE VIOLATED LAW; 12/04/2018 – Oracle’s Moat Unveils New Invalid Traffic Detection Capabilities, Achieves Rigorous MRC Accreditation for SIVT of Desktop and M; 10/04/2018 – Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses Selected by Oracle as Part of Service Cloud Showcase at ModernCX; 23/04/2018 – BlSTel and Oracle preview powerful A.l. based Predictive Maintenance (PdM) solution for Smart Connected Factory at Hannover Messe 2018; 29/05/2018 – Oracle and Tendril Named Leading Home Energy Management Software Providers by Navigant Research; 13/04/2018 – Adyen Achieves Gold Level Status of Oracle PartnerNetwork; 16/05/2018 – Oracle to Acquire DataScience.com; 06/03/2018 – Defense Info: DISA grants provisional authorization at data impact level 5 to Oracle

Systematic Financial Management Lp increased its stake in Great Western Bancorp. Inc. (GWB) by 949.14% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Systematic Financial Management Lp bought 104,880 shares as the company’s stock declined 21.88% with the market. The institutional investor held 115,930 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.89M, up from 11,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Systematic Financial Management Lp who had been investing in Great Western Bancorp. Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.93 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $33.45. About 157,234 shares traded. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) has declined 16.46% since January 9, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.46% the S&P500. Some Historical GWB News: 26/04/2018 – Great Western Bancorp: Dividend Represents Increase of 25% Compared to Most Recent Qtrly Div; 26/04/2018 – Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Declares Increased Quarterly Cash Dividend; 13/03/2018 – Fitch Assigns First-Time ‘B-‘ Rating to Great Western Petroleum; Outlook Stable; 06/03/2018 GREAT WESTERN MINING CORPORATION – APPROVAL RECEIVED FROM US BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT TO INCREASE NUMBER OF HOLES WHICH GWM CAN DRILL UNDER M2 DRILL PERMIT; 24/04/2018 – GREAT WESTERN MINING – ISSUES HAVE NOW BEEN RESOLVED AND HOLE IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY END OF WEEK AT M2 INFILL DRILLING PROGRAMME; 25/04/2018 – A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of American Enterprise Group, Inc.’s Subsidiaries; Upgrades Credit Ratings of Great Western Insurance Company; 06/04/2018 – Great Western Mining 2017 Pretax Loss Widens on Higher Costs; 09/03/2018 – New Research Coverage Highlights Great Western, Acadia Realty Trust, lnterpace Diagnostics Group, Abercrombie & Fitch, United Rentals, and ZIOPHARM Oncology — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018; 26/04/2018 – Great Western Bancorp 2Q EPS 69c; 13/04/2018 – NY/NJ Port Auth: GWB Painters: Working with Nerves of Steel

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Oracle provides upside Q3 guidance; shares +5% – Seeking Alpha” on December 18, 2018, also Marketwatch.com with their article: “The JEDI war: Amazon, Oracle and IBM battle in mysterious world of military contracts – MarketWatch” published on January 08, 2019, Streetinsider.com published: “After-Hours Movers (MRIN) (PBYI) (ORCL) Higher (more…) – StreetInsider.com” on December 17, 2018. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) 2019 – Live Trading News” published on January 03, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Oracle’s Earnings: Decent, Even If Not Overly Exciting – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 17, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.63 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.19, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 56 investors sold ORCL shares while 640 reduced holdings. 133 funds opened positions while 304 raised stakes. 2.03 billion shares or 4.41% less from 2.13 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Stearns Fincl Services Grp Inc reported 0.37% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Cypress Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 257,693 shares or 2.33% of all its holdings. Hilton Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.02% or 2,100 shares. Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd, a Virginia-based fund reported 93,363 shares. Pnc Ser Grp owns 5.36M shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Company owns 932,290 shares. Ameritas Investment Prns reported 0.26% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). 1,015 are owned by Vestor Capital Ltd Company. Amg Tru Natl Bank accumulated 38,680 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees accumulated 112,723 shares or 0.75% of the stock. Altfest L J Inc holds 0.12% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) or 8,032 shares. Woodstock holds 1.83% or 210,005 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 0.58% or 2.00M shares. Old Natl Comml Bank In has invested 0.27% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). The Maryland-based Price T Rowe Assoc Md has invested 0.05% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL).

Callahan Advisors Llc, which manages about $289.56M and $538.98M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 30,485 shares to 34,465 shares, valued at $3.08M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) by 4,394 shares in the quarter, for a total of 141,965 shares, and has risen its stake in Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX).

Among 47 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 51% are positive. Oracle had 138 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Thursday, June 22 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 16 by Goldman Sachs. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, March 16 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 14 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. FBR Capital maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Thursday, December 17 with “Mkt Perform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Tuesday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, September 16 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Analysts await Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) to report earnings on March, 18. They expect $0.76 EPS, up 1.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.75 per share. ORCL’s profit will be $2.73 billion for 15.73 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Oracle Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.70% EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering Great Western (NYSE:GWB), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Great Western had 34 analyst reports since September 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 25 by Piper Jaffray. FBR Capital maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $46 target in Tuesday, June 19 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 2. The stock has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, September 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, January 26 with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 30. The stock of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, July 27.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.79 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.24, from 1.55 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 7 investors sold GWB shares while 45 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 59.79 million shares or 1.18% less from 60.50 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase holds 0.02% or 2.27 million shares in its portfolio. Aqr Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.01% invested in Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) for 127,086 shares. Macquarie Gru invested in 0.27% or 4.00 million shares. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) for 9 shares. Moreover, Wellington Mngmt Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.03% invested in Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) for 3.04M shares. Dorsey And Whitney Tru Communication Ltd Liability invested in 0.34% or 52,507 shares. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Com has invested 0.02% in Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB). California State Teachers Retirement Systems, California-based fund reported 90,647 shares. The Florida-based Eagle Asset has invested 0.05% in Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB). Miles Capital accumulated 5,069 shares. Paloma Prns Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB). Citigroup has 38,893 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 9,457 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Mairs Incorporated, Minnesota-based fund reported 2.21 million shares. 40,478 are held by Us Bank & Trust De.

Systematic Financial Management Lp, which manages about $14.04B and $4.14 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) by 8,980 shares to 242,066 shares, valued at $16.53M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Provident Financial Services I (NYSE:PFS) by 37,128 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 491,583 shares, and cut its stake in Advanced Energy Industries Inc (NASDAQ:AEIS).

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