Facebook Cl A (FB) Stock Value Declined While Wall Street Access Asset Management Boosted Holding; Mastercard (MA) Shareholder Altavista Wealth Management Has Lifted Holding by $786,990

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Altavista Wealth Management Inc increased its stake in Mastercard Inc (MA) by 303.25% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Altavista Wealth Management Inc bought 3,545 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,714 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.05 million, up from 1,169 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Altavista Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Mastercard Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $201.75 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $195.34. About 1.95M shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 32.53% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.53% the S&P500.

Wall Street Access Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Facebook Inc Cl A (FB) by 64.18% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wall Street Access Asset Management Llc bought 2,910 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.60% with the market. The hedge fund held 7,444 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.22M, up from 4,534 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wall Street Access Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $417.73B market cap company. The stock increased 1.08% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $145.36. About 11.87M shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 21.26% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.26% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 08/04/2018 – Facebook Suspends Another Data Analytics Company: Report — MarketWatch; 03/04/2018 – Zuckerberg said Facebook was already in compliance with many parts of the law ahead of a May deadline; 13/03/2018 – Facebook, Amazon handicapped as they follow China playbook; 18/03/2018 – Facebook Post Pushes Norway Government to the Brink of Collapse; 16/04/2018 – Ignorance on Facebook reflects Congress malaise; 16/03/2018 – Mark Zuckerberg deploys ‘secret police’ to catch leakers at Facebook, former employee alleges in report; 13/04/2018 – A top EU chief summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify in front of lawmakers in person; 22/03/2018 – Divya Narendra, co-founder of Harvard Connection, does not think Facebook is responsible for Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of data; 21/03/2018 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared on CNN on Wednesday evening to address the mishandling of user data by London-based firm Cambridge Analytica; 22/03/2018 – TAJANI: MANY QUESTIONS REMAIN UNANSWERED ON FACEBOOK

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.96 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 27 investors sold MA shares while 531 reduced holdings. 146 funds opened positions while 393 raised stakes. 734.72 million shares or 0.86% less from 741.07 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 224,148 shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. Aviva Public Limited owns 558,874 shares. Hartford Financial Incorporated has 0.21% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Csat Investment Advisory LP has 0.35% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Samlyn Ltd Llc, New York-based fund reported 274,069 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Company Ny has invested 0.8% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). 35,112 are held by Fagan Associates. Mcgowan Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 1,385 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Bryn Mawr Com stated it has 115,764 shares or 1.36% of all its holdings. Shine Invest Advisory Incorporated reported 0.15% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). 7,400 were reported by Peak Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board has 1.02M shares for 0.63% of their portfolio. 16,666 are owned by Marshall And Sullivan Wa. Bb&T Corporation owns 41,906 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Greystone Invest Mgmt Ltd Co holds 2.63% or 27,318 shares.

Among 42 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 37 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 147 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Top Pick” rating in Friday, June 16 report. The company was initiated on Tuesday, March 27 by Bernstein. Guggenheim downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, November 1 report. Nomura maintained the shares of MA in report on Friday, September 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Nomura. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Friday, October 30. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, April 23 report. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 8. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, October 20 with “Equal-Weight”. As per Thursday, January 5, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $473,978 activity. The insider Haythornthwaite Richard sold 5,000 shares worth $959,993.

Altavista Wealth Management Inc, which manages about $268.72 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mckesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) by 6,952 shares to 10,023 shares, valued at $1.33 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) by 18,692 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 63,151 shares, and cut its stake in Apple Computer Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL).

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Mastercard: A Shareholder Friendly ATM – Seeking Alpha” on December 31, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: PayPal Holdings vs. Mastercard – The Motley Fool” published on December 21, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Despite Expectations For A ‘Solid’ Q4 Print, BofA Says Mastercard (NYSE:MA) No Longer A Buy – Benzinga” on January 08, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Stock Market Power Rankings: Amazon Back on Top – The Motley Fool” published on January 13, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Where Will Mastercard Be in 5 Years? – The Motley Fool” with publication date: December 24, 2018.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Facebook Created Its Own Monsters – Seeking Alpha” on January 03, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “ACWI, AMZN, FB, BAC: ETF Inflow Alert – Nasdaq” published on December 17, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) 2019 Will trade Sub $100 – Live Trading News” on December 28, 2018. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Implied Volatility Surging for Facebook (FB) Stock Options – Nasdaq” published on December 27, 2018 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is poised to jump tremendously in 2019 – Live Trading News” with publication date: January 11, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.09 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 123 investors sold FB shares while 598 reduced holdings. 154 funds opened positions while 661 raised stakes. 1.61 billion shares or 3.39% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Cwm Ltd Co owns 40,850 shares or 0.17% of their US portfolio. Selz Capital Limited Liability Company reported 0.43% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Moreover, Global Endowment Mgmt Ltd Partnership has 2.51% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Augustine Asset Mgmt, Florida-based fund reported 2,622 shares. Chesapeake Asset Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 2,137 shares. Aspen Investment Management Inc holds 0.74% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 6,835 shares. Beach Counsel Pa holds 29,093 shares. Gsa Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 2,059 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Mgmt Lc holds 8,603 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. The Colorado-based Noven Fincl Grp has invested 0.27% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Linscomb And Williams reported 0.08% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). New York-based Gotham Asset has invested 0.34% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Tiverton Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 2.18% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Hendershot Invests has invested 1.95% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Hrt Fincl Lc holds 11,530 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio.

Since July 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 61 selling transactions for $985.98 million activity. Another trade for 210,000 shares valued at $37.02M was made by Zuckerberg Mark on Thursday, July 26. 38,037 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares with value of $6.87M were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd. Stretch Colin also sold $122,438 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Wednesday, September 12. 1,560 shares were sold by FISCHER DAVID B., worth $236,371. On Thursday, November 15 Wehner David M. sold $671,777 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) or 4,761 shares. Cox Christopher K sold $871,068 worth of stock.

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