Woodmont Investment Counsel Upped Rubicon Proj (RUBI) Position by $366,045; Check Point Soft (CHKP) Valuation Declined While Marshall Wace Llp Has Increased Its Holding

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Marshall Wace Llp increased its stake in Check Point Soft (CHKP) by 242.49% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Marshall Wace Llp bought 191,034 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.05% with the market. The hedge fund held 269,813 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $31.75M, up from 78,779 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Marshall Wace Llp who had been investing in Check Point Soft for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.46B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.25% or $2.43 during the last trading session, reaching $105.39. About 1.33M shares traded or 24.64% up from the average. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has risen 5.41% since January 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.41% the S&P500. Some Historical CHKP News: 04/05/2018 – FINJAN FILES PATENT INFRINGEMENT COMPLAINT VS CHECK POINT USA &; 14/03/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for America First Multifamily Investors, Harmonic, Check Point Software Techno; 12/03/2018 – February’s Most Wanted Malware: Cryptomining Malware Continues to Chip Away at Enterprise CPU Power, says Check Point; 23/05/2018 – Ukraine cyber police aware of possible new threat -police chief; 25/04/2018 – CHECK POINT SOFTWARE 1Q REV. $452M, EST. $452.1M; 04/05/2018 – FINJAN FILES PATENT COMPLAINT VS CHECK POINT ISRAEL; 25/04/2018 – Check Point Software 1Q Net $187M; 04/05/2018 – Finjan Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Check Point USA and Check Point Israel; 25/04/2018 – Check Point Software 1Q Adj EPS $1.30; 04/05/2018 – CORRECTING and REPLACING — Finjan Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Check Point USA and Check Point Israel

Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc increased its stake in Rubicon Proj Inc (RUBI) by 22.97% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc bought 122,015 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.60% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 653,134 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.35 million, up from 531,119 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc who had been investing in Rubicon Proj Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $203.62M market cap company. The stock decreased 2.42% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $4.03. About 139,719 shares traded. the Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI) has risen 141.38% since January 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 141.38% the S&P500. Some Historical RUBI News: 14/03/2018 – RUBICON PROJECT: CUTTING 100 POSITIONS; 03/05/2018 – Rubicon Project 1Q Loss/Shr 56c; 14/03/2018 – Rubicon Project 4Q Adj Loss/Shr 28c; 14/03/2018 – RUBICON PROJECT INC RUBI.N SAYS LATEST ACTION FOLLOWS HEADCOUNT REDUCTIONS OF ABOUT 25 STAFF EARLIER IN QUARTER; 13/03/2018 – Newman Ferrara LLP Announces Corporate Governance Investigation of the Rubicon Project, Inc. – RUBI; 07/05/2018 – Rubicon Project Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 14/03/2018 – RUBICON PROJECT 4Q ADJ REV $31.4M, EST. $29.7M; 23/04/2018 – DJ Rubicon Project Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (RUBI); 03/05/2018 – RUBICON PROJECT 1Q ADJ REV $24.9M, EST. $23.8M; 14/05/2018 – Fuller & Thaler Asset Buys New 1.4% Position in Rubicon Project

More notable recent Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “October 2018’s Most Wanted Malware: For The First Time, Remote Access Trojan Reaches Global Threat Index’s Top 10 – Nasdaq” on November 13, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Noteworthy ETF Inflows: EFA, NXPI, TEVA, CHKP – Nasdaq” published on January 04, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “FireEye +2.7% on Q3 beats on subscription strength, in-line guide – Seeking Alpha” on October 30, 2018. More interesting news about Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “BTIG upgrades Check Point Software with 18% upside – Seeking Alpha” published on July 10, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Check Point Software Finally Goes on the Offensive – Motley Fool” with publication date: November 14, 2018.

Among 35 analysts covering Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 28 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. had 92 analyst reports since September 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, January 11. BTIG Research upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 10 report. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Buy” rating and $12800 target in Wednesday, June 28 report. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 31. The stock of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 25. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Macquarie Research maintained Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) on Thursday, April 26 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, April 26 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 10 by RBC Capital Markets.

Marshall Wace Llp, which manages about $11.75 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in October 18 Puts On Gld Us At 113 American (Put) (GLD) by 47,500 shares to 30,000 shares, valued at $3.41M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG) by 101,958 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.46M shares, and cut its stake in Texas Instrument (NASDAQ:TXN).

Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc, which manages about $557.42M and $366.18M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Inc (IEMG) by 8,317 shares to 129,656 shares, valued at $6.71M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard Group (VIG) by 4,204 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 52,331 shares, and cut its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VTI).

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