Academy Capital Management Increases Holding in Oracle (ORCL); As Symantec (SYMC) Shares Rose, Shareholder Beutel Goodman & Co LTD Has Lifted Position

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Academy Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 1.81% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Academy Capital Management Inc bought 6,363 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 358,723 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $18.50M, up from 352,360 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Academy Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $171.37B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $47.75. About 8.14M shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has declined 3.81% since January 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.81% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 11/05/2018 – ORACLE FINANCIAL 4Q NET INCOME 2.36B RUPEES, EST. 2.55B; 21/03/2018 – Oracle Retail Demonstrates Continued Adoption of Cloud Solutions Among Global Retail Community; 07/05/2018 – Oracle’s Mark Hurd Echoes Concerns on Pentagon’s Cloud Process; 29/05/2018 – Oracle and Tendril Named Leading Home Energy Management Software Providers by Navigant Research; 24/04/2018 – From Home Kitchen to Multimillion Dollar Business: hint® Achieves Rapid Growth on NetSuite; 22/03/2018 – Oracle Recognizes HR Pioneers in Annual Awards; 24/04/2018 – NetSuite Unveils World’s First Intelligent Cloud Suite; 10/04/2018 – Lionbridge to Share Best Practices for Global CX at Oracle’s Modern Customer Experience 2018; 10/04/2018 – Spinnaker Support Expands Its Global Sales Partner Network; 06/03/2018 – Rimini Street: Court of Appeals Reversed Certain Awards Made in Oracle’s Favor After 2015 Trial

Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd increased its stake in Symantec Corp (SYMC) by 7.3% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd bought 298,310 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.01% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 4.39 million shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $72.20 million, up from 4.09M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd who had been investing in Symantec Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.78B market cap company. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $20. About 1.88 million shares traded. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has declined 19.88% since January 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.88% the S&P500. Some Historical SYMC News: 14/05/2018 – Symantec: Unlikely Investigation Completed in Time for Annual Report on Form 10-K for Fiscal Yr Ended March 30; 11/05/2018 – Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Announces Investigation into Symantec Corporation (SYMC); 11/05/2018 – Symantec fell more than 30 percent Friday to a low of $18.85; 12/04/2018 – SYMANTEC CORP – INTENTION TO ENTER INTO A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO BOLSTER WEB SECURITY SERVICES OFFERINGS TO CUSTOMERS; 10/05/2018 – Symantec Sees 1Q EPS 31c-EPS 35c; 10/05/2018 – Symantec Looking Into Financial Issues That Could Lead to Amended Results; 14/05/2018 – Symantec: Doesn’t Anticipate Material Adverse Impact on Historical Fincl Statements; 14/03/2018 – DigiCert Replacement of Symantec-Issued Certificates Reaches Milestone; Millions of SSL Certificates have been Issued in Antici; 10/05/2018 – SYMANTEC CORP – SEES 2019 NON-GAAP EPS $1.50 – $1.65; 10/05/2018 – SYMANTEC SAYS MAY FILE 10Q LATER DUE TO INTERNAL INVESTIGATION

Among 35 analysts covering Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 27 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Symantec had 112 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) earned “Hold” rating by Stephens on Thursday, February 1. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 6. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by RBC Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of SYMC in report on Wednesday, September 20 with “Hold” rating. On Sunday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Tuesday, May 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. The rating was initiated by BTIG Research on Thursday, September 10 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, May 11 by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, May 11 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.50, from 0.91 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 34 investors sold SYMC shares while 118 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 530.27 million shares or 1.56% more from 522.12 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Nwq Inv Limited Liability Com, California-based fund reported 917,676 shares. Susquehanna Grp Llp reported 3.28M shares. Moreover, Vantage Invest Advisors Limited Com has 0% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 224 shares. Cambridge Inv Advsrs stated it has 0% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Lonestar Capital Management Ltd Co reported 120,000 shares. Enterprise Financial Services has 525 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Bancorporation Of The West holds 11,286 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. California Employees Retirement Sys stated it has 2.13 million shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Ohio-based Keybank National Association Oh has invested 0.01% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Gam Holding Ag invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Livingston Group Inc Asset Com (Operating As Southport Capital Management) invested in 640 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Johnson Fincl Grp Inc holds 9,182 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Westpac Banking holds 0% of its portfolio in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 39,811 shares. Lsv Asset Mgmt reported 173,514 shares. Rampart Investment Mgmt Lc accumulated 15,707 shares.

Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd, which manages about $36.47 billion and $13.84 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Firstservice Corp by 12,960 shares to 373,780 shares, valued at $31.56 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Telus Corp (NYSE:TU) by 267,895 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 8.92 million shares, and cut its stake in Toronto Dominion Bk (NYSE:TD).

More notable recent Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Symantec +6.8% on Q2 beats, in-line guide – Seeking Alpha” on November 01, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Nortonâ„¢ LifeLockâ„¢ Research Identifies American Cyber Literacy Gap – Business Wire” published on December 19, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Dell Gains Approval to Repurchase VMware (VMW) Tracking Stock – Nasdaq” on December 12, 2018. More interesting news about Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 16, 2018 – Nasdaq” published on November 15, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Cymulate and Symantec Announce Today a Shared Research of Email-Based Attacks – Business Wire” with publication date: December 12, 2018.

Among 47 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Oracle had 140 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, June 22. On Friday, June 17 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 23. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 30 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by William Blair on Friday, September 15. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 26 by Nomura. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, November 9. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 17 by Deutsche Bank.

Academy Capital Management Inc, which manages about $542.59 million and $400.43 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Fleetcor Technologies (NYSE:FLT) by 2,837 shares to 90,689 shares, valued at $20.66M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alphabet Inc. Class C by 399 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,224 shares, and cut its stake in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.63 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.19, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, 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. Johnson Fincl Incorporated holds 0.19% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) or 36,777 shares. Macnealy Hoover Inv Inc has 5,150 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Indiana Tru And Invest Mngmt Company reported 56,213 shares. First Trust Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.26% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Nomura Holding Inc has 43,263 shares. Stephens Incorporated Ar, Arkansas-based fund reported 163,057 shares. Moreover, Toronto Dominion Savings Bank has 0.21% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 2.25 million shares. Ontario – Canada-based Lincluden Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.33% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.5% or 253,090 shares in its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset reported 0.21% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Boston Family Office Lc has invested 0.55% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Clear Harbor Asset Mngmt Lc owns 0.16% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 16,104 shares. Covington Inv Incorporated holds 1.76% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 104,655 shares. Mackenzie accumulated 11.42M shares. Michigan-based Bancshares has invested 0.38% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL).

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