Artisan Partners Limited Partnership Has Increased Visteon (VC) Holding, Mairs & Power Raised Its Bemis (BMS) Holding

July 17, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership increased Visteon Corp (VC) stake by 66.88% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership acquired 170,456 shares as Visteon Corp (VC)’s stock rose 9.26%. The Artisan Partners Limited Partnership holds 425,321 shares with $34.17 million value, up from 254,865 last quarter. Visteon Corp now has $3.38B valuation. The stock rose 1.22% or $1.28 reaching $106.58 per share. About 86,535 shares traded. Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) has risen 41.15% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.45% the S&P500.

Mairs & Power Inc increased Bemis (BMS) stake by 2.76% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Mairs & Power Inc acquired 126,470 shares as Bemis (BMS)’s stock declined 9.89%. The Mairs & Power Inc holds 4.72M shares with $225.51M value, up from 4.59 million last quarter. Bemis now has $4.28B valuation. The stock rose 0.37% or $0.17 reaching $46.45 per share. About 104,678 shares traded. Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) has declined 9.13% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.83% the S&P500.

Mairs & Power Inc decreased Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stake by 9,698 shares to 2.14M valued at $246.96 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Valspar (NYSE:VAL) stake by 105,653 shares and now owns 1.58 million shares. Principal Financial (NYSE:PFG) was reduced too.

Since March 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $984,174 activity. $984,174 worth of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) shares were sold by Ransom James W.

Among 15 analysts covering Bemis Company Inc. (NYSE:BMS), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Bemis Company Inc. had 33 analyst reports since September 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Monday, July 3 report. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, December 7. As per Thursday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, March 31. The stock of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 28 by Suntrust Robinson. Citigroup maintained the shares of BMS in report on Tuesday, July 19 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, March 9 with “Neutral”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of BMS in report on Monday, May 1 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, June 2.

Investors sentiment is 0.85 in 2016 Q4. Its the same as in 2016Q3. It is flat, as 27 investors sold BMS shares while 130 reduced holdings. only 38 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 67.58 million shares or 1.43% less from 68.55 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Verition Fund Ltd Liability accumulated 13,728 shares. Carroll Assocs stated it has 0.01% in Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS). Country Club Na accumulated 133,025 shares. Palisade Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability, Minnesota-based fund reported 27,847 shares. Suntrust Banks accumulated 32,114 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Utah Retirement has 17,145 shares. Meristem Ltd Liability Partnership holds 3.35% or 171,396 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0.01% or 29,715 shares in its portfolio. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 17,637 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Millennium Management Ltd Liability, a New York-based fund reported 33,968 shares. Eaton Vance Mngmt holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) for 204,109 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund reported 7,515 shares stake. Sprucegrove Mgmt owns 144,380 shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. 1,060 were reported by Fuller Thaler Asset Mgmt. Magnetar Fin Limited Liability reported 11,319 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Since March 3, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 1 insider sale for $406 activity. Another trade for 2,021 shares valued at $190,987 was sold by Vallance Robert R. Shares for $191,393 were bought by MANZO ROBERT on Friday, March 24.

Among 14 analysts covering Visteon (NYSE:VC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Visteon had 24 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) earned “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, June 23. The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform” on Friday, September 4. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, September 17 report. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Friday, May 12 report. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Tuesday, May 3 by Barclays Capital. Citigroup downgraded Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) on Monday, February 27 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, June 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, May 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 19 with “Overweight”. FBR Capital maintained the shares of VC in report on Wednesday, January 18 with “Outperform” rating.

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership decreased Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) stake by 5.11 million shares to 10.82 million valued at $331.11 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Neogenomics Inc (NASDAQ:NEO) stake by 241,181 shares and now owns 2.57M shares. Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL) was reduced too.

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