Capital International Lifted Global Payments (GPN) Position; SFS HOLDING AG HEERBRUGG ORDINARY SHARES (SFSLF) Shorts Increased By 22.86%

August 12, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

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SFS HOLDING AG HEERBRUGG ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:SFSLF) had an increase of 22.86% in short interest. SFSLF’s SI was 17,200 shares in August as released by FINRA. Its up 22.86% from 14,000 shares previously. It closed at $117.2 lastly. It is down 0.00% since August 12, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Capital International Inc increased Global Payments Inc (GPN) stake by 7.19% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Capital International Inc acquired 3,200 shares as Global Payments Inc (GPN)’s stock declined 2.61%. The Capital International Inc holds 47,700 shares with $5.32M value, up from 44,500 last quarter. Global Payments Inc now has $18.37 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $116.14. About 864,360 shares traded. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has risen 20.94% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.37% the S&P500. Some Historical GPN News: 19/03/2018 – MOODY’S CHANGES GLOBAL PAYMENTS’ OUTLOOK TO POS.; AFFIRMS CFR; 03/05/2018 – Global Payments 1Q EPS 57c; 03/05/2018 – Global Payments 1Q Net $91.4M; 14/05/2018 – Global Payments to Participate in the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference; 03/05/2018 – GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC GPN.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $5.06, REV VIEW $3.94 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 21/04/2018 – DJ Global Payments Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (GPN); 19/03/2018 – Moody’s Changes Global Payments’ Outlook To Positive; Affirms Ba2 Cfr; 03/05/2018 – Global Payments Sees 2018 Adj EPS $5.00-Adj EPS $5.20; 29/05/2018 – EU mergers and takeovers (May 29); 20/03/2018 – GLOBAL PAYMENTS – AS PER REFINANCING AMENDMENT, INTEREST RATE OF TERM B-2 LOANS CONSTITUTING BASE RATE LOANS IS A BASE RATE PLUS 0.75%

SFS Group AG manufactures and distributes mechanical fastening systems and precision formed components primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $. The firm operates through three divisions: Engineered Components, Fastening Systems, and Distribution & Logistics. It currently has negative earnings. The Engineered Components segment develops, makes, and supplies precision formed components, and engineered fasteners and assemblies in the field of cold forming, deep drawing, injection molding, precision machining, and mechanical fastening under the SFS intec, Unisteel, and Tegra Medical brands.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.18 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 16 investors sold GPN shares while 170 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 149.44 million shares or 0.86% less from 150.74 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Guardian Life Ins Of America owns 366 shares. Paloma Prtnrs Management Communication reported 0.02% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). Janney Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 4,603 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. First Personal Financial Service owns 1,695 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reported 40,002 shares. Ls Invest Lc owns 5,046 shares. Moreover, Earnest Prtn Limited Liability Co has 0.63% invested in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) for 601,184 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested in 0.04% or 91,400 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The has invested 0.08% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). 4,065 were reported by Cleararc Inc. Keybank National Association Oh reported 0% in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). Ghp Inv Advsrs owns 26,574 shares or 0.42% of their US portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Limited holds 13,282 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Natixis owns 0% invested in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) for 1,971 shares. Quantitative Invest Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 39,000 shares.

More important recent Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Global Payments To Acquire AdvancedMD For Healthcare Tech” on August 09, 2018, also Fool.com published article titled: “Square Is Hungry for Success”, Fool.com published: “The Most Important Takeaway From First Data’s Quarter” on August 10, 2018. More interesting news about Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Global Payments to Acquire AdvancedMD, a Leading Provider of Cloud-Based, Enterprise Software Solutions to …” with publication date: August 02, 2018.

Among 21 analysts covering Global Payments (NYSE:GPN), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Global Payments had 28 analyst reports since February 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, March 2 by PiperJaffray. The stock of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 27 by Stephens. Stephens maintained the shares of GPN in report on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. Nomura maintained the shares of GPN in report on Tuesday, February 13 with “Reduce” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Friday, March 2. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of GPN in report on Friday, May 4 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Guggenheim. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) rating on Thursday, February 15. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $132.0 target. The stock of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 29 by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 20 insider sales for $7.87 million activity. 2,198 shares valued at $255,953 were sold by Green David Lawrence on Friday, May 11. SILBERSTEIN ALAN M had sold 600 shares worth $68,604 on Tuesday, February 20. Shares for $63,324 were sold by JACOBS WILLIAM I. The insider MARSHALL RUTH ANN sold $712,692. Shares for $634,588 were sold by BALDWIN ROBERT H B JR.

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