Paragon Capital Management LTD Has Decreased Position in Manpowergroup (MAN) as Share Price Declined; Zevin Asset Management Lowered Its Holding in Auto Data Processing (ADP) as Market Valuation Declined

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Paragon Capital Management Ltd decreased its stake in Manpowergroup Inc (MAN) by 45.14% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paragon Capital Management Ltd sold 11,189 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 13,601 shares of the professional services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.17M, down from 24,790 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Paragon Capital Management Ltd who had been investing in Manpowergroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.43B market cap company. The stock increased 0.93% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $71.65. About 240,785 shares traded. ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) has declined 41.69% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.69% the S&P500. Some Historical MAN News: 12/03/2018 – Japan’s Second Quarter 2018 Manpower Employment Outlook (Table); 16/05/2018 – Everest Group Names ManpowerGroup Solutions as Global Leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing for 8th Consecutive Year; 20/04/2018 – MANPOWERGROUP INC – CURRENT YEAR QUARTER INCLUDED RESTRUCTURING COSTS WHICH REDUCED EARNINGS PER SHARE BY 27 CENTS; 28/05/2018 – EGYPT STATE COMPANY TO SELL UP TO 4 PCT OF ITS STAKE IN EASTERN TOBACCO ON CAIRO EXCHANGE -MINISTRY OF MANPOWER; 13/03/2018 – Prospects Look Bright for Jobseekers Globally: the Most Optimistic Hiring Plans Reported in Croatia, Taiwan, Japan, Hungary and; 12/03/2018 – U.K. Second Quarter Manpower Employment Outlook Survey (Table); 04/05/2018 – MANPOWERGROUP BOOSTS DIV 8.6%; 07/05/2018 – ManpowerGroup Named a 2018 Top Workplace for Employee Engagement and Satisfaction; 22/03/2018 – ManpowerGroup Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 12/03/2018 – Australia 2Q Manpower Employment Outlook at 11% (Table)

Zevin Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Auto Data Processing (ADP) by 14.69% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zevin Asset Management Llc sold 23,655 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.96% with the market. The institutional investor held 137,410 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $20.70M, down from 161,065 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zevin Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Auto Data Processing for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $57.41B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $131.15. About 762,090 shares traded. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 20.58% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.58% the S&P500. Some Historical ADP News: 30/05/2018 – GOLD FUTURES ADVANCE AFTER ADP JOBS DATA, U.S. GDP REPORT; 07/03/2018 MEDIA-France to go ahead with privatisation of ADP -BFM Business; 15/05/2018 – Two More Activist Funds Build Stakes in ADP–Update; 04/05/2018 – MESSAGERIES ADP SIGNS MAJOR PACT WITH HACHETTE CANADA; 17/05/2018 – ADP Says Canada Firms Added 30.2K Jobs in April (Table); 16/05/2018 – ADP ADP.PA – SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR, PARIS A√ČROPORT PASSENGER TRAFFIC HAS INCREASED BY 2.3%, WITH A TOTAL OF 31.5 MILLION PASSENGERS; 24/05/2018 – ADP ADP.PA – WINS A CONTRACT IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES FOR THE DESIGN AND SUPERVISION OF THE EXTENSION OF SHARJAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT; 16/05/2018 – ADP ADP.PA – PASSENGER TRAFFIC AT TAV AIRPORTS, 46.1%-OWNED BY GROUPE ADP, HAS INCREASED BY 13.2% IN APRIL 2018 AND BY 20.4% SINCE BEGINNING OF YEAR; 15/05/2018 – D.E. SHAW GROUP AND SACHEM HEAD CAPITAL MANAGEMENT HAVE BUILT SMALL STAKES IN AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING – WSJ, CITING; 11/04/2018 – ADP ADP.O INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 10 PCT

Analysts await ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $2.20 EPS, up 3.77% or $0.08 from last year’s $2.12 per share. MAN’s profit will be $136.02 million for 8.14 P/E if the $2.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.47 actual EPS reported by ManpowerGroup Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.93% negative EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering ManpowerGroup Inc (NYSE:MAN), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. ManpowerGroup Inc had 63 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Avondale maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) on Monday, April 18 with “Market Outperform” rating. Nomura maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) on Friday, April 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Monday, July 23 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) rating on Friday, February 2. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $139.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 27 by Goldman Sachs. Robert W. Baird maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) on Sunday, April 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy” on Thursday, August 13. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Buy” on Tuesday, March 22. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.25, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 47 investors sold MAN shares while 144 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 54.29 million shares or 3.39% less from 56.20 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Stanley holds 6,269 shares. New York-based Metropolitan Life Ins Communications Ny has invested 0.03% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Lc owns 2,226 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 65,249 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bb&T Corp holds 0.02% or 10,416 shares. Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has 0.02% invested in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has 17,800 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt invested 0.01% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Kepos Capital Lp holds 0.1% or 21,807 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 6,740 shares. Lpl Limited Liability Corp invested in 4,404 shares or 0% of the stock. Lord Abbett Com Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). 7.68M are owned by Blackrock Inc. 889,658 were accumulated by Fiduciary Management Incorporated Wi. Minnesota-based Ameriprise Fincl Incorporated has invested 0.02% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN).

More news for ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) were recently published by: Cnbc.com, which released: “The man who called GE to $6.66 now sees this ahead – CNBC” on December 19, 2018. Cnbc.com‘s article titled: “Stocks look to be in for more pain after Fed-day rout: ‘The market is in no man’s land’ – CNBC” and published on December 19, 2018 is yet another important article.

Paragon Capital Management Ltd, which manages about $706.03 million and $117.05M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (MUB) by 2,892 shares to 60,413 shares, valued at $6.52 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Since August 31, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 2 selling transactions for $1.30 million activity. SWAN MARA E had sold 11,192 shares worth $1.05M on Friday, August 31. 4,000 shares were bought by DOWNE WILLIAM, worth $324,840.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 0.87 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 50 investors sold ADP shares while 461 reduced holdings. 120 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 332.04 million shares or 0.51% less from 333.72 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Asset Mgmt owns 2,000 shares or 0.26% of their US portfolio. Hyman Charles D holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 2,252 shares. Asset Management One Communications Limited reported 707,976 shares. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corporation has 0.81% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Columbia Asset Management invested in 0.09% or 2,389 shares. Highland Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.25% or 23,423 shares. 80,039 are owned by Kidder Stephen W. Advisor Prtn Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.25% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Fred Alger Inc stated it has 492,684 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Chevy Chase Hldg Inc owns 0.26% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 411,904 shares. Bluestein R H And Company has 1,525 shares. East Coast Asset Management Limited Liability reported 15,158 shares or 0.59% of all its holdings. Peoples Finance Services reported 6,100 shares. Kelly Lawrence W And Assoc Incorporated Ca owns 2,210 shares. Cape Cod Five Cents Fincl Bank holds 0.73% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) or 32,769 shares.

More notable recent Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “U.S. factory activity hits two-year low as orders plunge – Nasdaq” on January 03, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Here’s Why You Should Retain ADP Stock in Your Portfolio – Nasdaq” published on September 12, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “ADP Rides on Strategic Acquisitions and Strong Business Model – Nasdaq” on November 13, 2018. More interesting news about Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “ADP February 2019 Options Begin Trading – Nasdaq” published on December 13, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “U.S. Private Sector Job Growth Far Exceeds Estimates In December – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 03, 2019.

Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) to report earnings on January, 30 before the open. They expect $1.18 EPS, up 19.19% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.99 per share. ADP’s profit will be $516.53M for 27.79 P/E if the $1.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.20 actual EPS reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.67% negative EPS growth.

Among 22 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Automatic Data had 76 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of ADP in report on Tuesday, November 14 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 1 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 13. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Monday, August 3. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Monday, May 2 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Monday, November 6 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Morgan Stanley. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, April 17 report.

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