Dowling & Yahnke Has Boosted Its Verizon Communications (VZ) Stake by $416,160; Sagard Capital Partners Management Boosted Position in Multi Color (LABL) as Market Valuation Rose

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Dowling & Yahnke Llc increased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) by 15.42% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dowling & Yahnke Llc bought 6,936 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.36% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 51,904 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.13 million, up from 44,968 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dowling & Yahnke Llc who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $238.25 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $57.66. About 14.17 million shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 17.26% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 16/05/2018 – U.S. SENATE HAS VOTES TO RETAIN 2015 OBAMA ERA NET NEUTRALITY RULES; 21/04/2018 – Telecom standards group puts new technology on hold in wake of U.S. probe; 10/04/2018 – Secret Service: April 10, 2018 U.S. Secret Service Partners with Private Sector in 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations; 24/04/2018 – Verizon begins 2018 with strong momentum; 20/04/2018 – VZ: HAS BEEN WORKING W/DOJ FOR SEVERAL MOS. REGARDING INQUIRY; 24/05/2018 – VODAFONE – VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS REPURCHASED OUTSTANDING US$2.5 BLN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF FLOATING RATE NOTES DUE 2025; 17/04/2018 – Globetouch Appoints Marni Walden, Former Verizon Executive, as New Board Chair; 22/03/2018 – Synchronoss and Verizon Amend Existing Application Service Provider Agreement; 05/03/2018 – VERIZON – ANNOUNCED COMMENCEMENT OF 13 SEPARATE OFFERS TO PURCHASE; 12/05/2018 – NOTICE TO DISREGARD — Verizon Communications

Sagard Capital Partners Management Corp increased its stake in Multi Color Corp (LABL) by 22.49% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sagard Capital Partners Management Corp bought 18,011 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.43% with the market. The hedge fund held 98,086 shares of the publishing company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.44M, up from 80,075 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sagard Capital Partners Management Corp who had been investing in Multi Color Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.03 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $50.18. About 221,849 shares traded. Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) has declined 20.79% since March 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.16% the S&P500. Some Historical LABL News: 22/04/2018 – DJ Multi-Color Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (LABL); 29/05/2018 – Multi-Color Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 30/04/2018 – MFS New Discovery Value Fund Adds Multi-Color; 29/05/2018 – MULTI-COLOR 4Q NET REV. $449.7M, EST. $431.7M; 29/05/2018 – Multi-Color 4Q Rev $449.7M; 22/03/2018 Multi-Color Corp. Appoints Roland Lienau to the Board

More notable recent Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Multi-Color Corp. (LABL) Said to Work with Advisers on Sale – Bloomberg – StreetInsider.com” on January 22, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Commit To Buy Multi-Color Corp. At $45, Earn 71% Annualized Using Options – Nasdaq” published on February 07, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Platinum Equity to buy label maker Multi-Color Corp. for $2.5 billion – L.A. Biz” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Multi-Color Corporation (LABL) Management on Fiscal Q2 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on November 10, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Celanese, Genuine Parts, UnitedHealth Group, Ventas, CNO Financial Group, and Multi-Color — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: March 06, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.05, from 1.04 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 18 investors sold LABL shares while 37 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 14.05 million shares or 3.49% less from 14.56 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Com reported 6,366 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc, a Illinois-based fund reported 6,300 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 0% invested in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) for 18,628 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp reported 4,333 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP invested 0% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Invesco Ltd stated it has 55,553 shares. Fifth Third Comml Bank owns 3,096 shares. Virginia-based Redmond Asset Management Lc has invested 0.5% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Nordea Inv Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) for 112,371 shares. Gp has 10,777 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mutual Of America Capital Management Limited Liability Co has 352 shares. Blackrock Inc holds 0% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) or 2.05 million shares. Prudential Financial Inc invested 0% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0% of its portfolio in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) for 3,996 shares. Ls Investment Advisors Ltd Liability stated it has 438 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Dowling & Yahnke Llc, which manages about $2.91B and $965.33M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) by 9,718 shares to 28,934 shares, valued at $1.31M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 17,872 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 171,281 shares, and cut its stake in Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM).

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “With Valuation Priced In, Morgan Stanley Downgrades Verizon (NYSE:VZ) – Benzinga” on December 12, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) – A Study In Telematics: How One Fleet Turned Data Into Big Savings – Benzinga” published on March 07, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “High-Yielding Telecom Could Provide Double-Digit Returns – Seeking Alpha” on October 10, 2018. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) – XPO To Close Memphis Distribution Center Where Alleged Worker Mistreatment Took Place – Benzinga” published on February 15, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Verizon Is A Buy On Strong Holiday Performance – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 14, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1.3 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 59 investors sold VZ shares while 611 reduced holdings. 149 funds opened positions while 641 raised stakes. 2.67 billion shares or 4.15% more from 2.57 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Moreover, Meritage Port Mngmt has 0.6% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 93,467 shares. Davenport accumulated 994,211 shares or 0.77% of the stock. Employees Retirement System Of Texas holds 541,900 shares. Trustco Bankshares Corporation N Y has invested 2.97% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Round Table Ser Ltd Liability Corp reported 20,429 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt reported 0.32% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Cwm Lc holds 0.15% or 104,546 shares in its portfolio. Everence Mgmt Inc holds 0.99% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 76,140 shares. Kentucky Retirement owns 179,735 shares. Summit Asset Management Llc holds 12,452 shares. Hartford Fincl Mngmt holds 0.78% or 36,322 shares in its portfolio. Hudock Grp Lc invested 1.39% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). F&V Ltd reported 161,941 shares stake. Bainco Investors holds 108,337 shares. Vigilant Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0.06% or 6,275 shares.

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