Sigma Planning Has Lowered By $536,352 Its Cisco Sys (CSCO) Position; Blackstone Has 3.8 Sentiment

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Sigma Planning Corp decreased Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) stake by 11.87% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Sigma Planning Corp sold 11,174 shares as Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO)’s stock declined 0.45%. The Sigma Planning Corp holds 82,950 shares with $4.04M value, down from 94,124 last quarter. Cisco Sys Inc now has $194.48B valuation. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $43.26. About 8.50M shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 25.29% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.29% the S&P500. Some Historical CSCO News: 30/04/2018 – Fidelity Capital Appreciation Adds Salesforce, Exits Cisco; 30/05/2018 – Cisco Announces June 2018 Events with the Financial Community; 28/03/2018 – ARISTA NETWORKS SAYS ON MARCH 23, ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE AT INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION ISSUED A RECOMMENDED DETERMINATION – SEC FILING; 16/05/2018 – Cisco: Provision for Income Taxes Includes $11.1B Charge Related to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for 9 Mos Ended April 28; 28/03/2018 – ARISTA NETWORKS INC – ITC ISSUED RD IN ITC 945 MODIFICATION PROCEEDING INITIATED BY CISCO SYSTEMS, AGAINST ARISTA NETWORKS; 21/03/2018 – Cisco (AppDynamics) Recognized as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the Sixth Consecutive Year and Placed Highest on; 16/05/2018 – Cisco quarterly revenue rises 4.4 pct; 16/05/2018 – Cisco Sales, Profit Lifted by Corporate Spending on Networks; 16/05/2018 – Cisco Systems 3Q Oper Cash Flow Includes $1.3 B of One-Time Foreign Taxes Related to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; 12/04/2018 – Cisco and ISARA Collaborate on a Proof of Concept of the World’s First Digital Certificate Compatible with Both Classic and

Blackstone (BSL) investors sentiment increased to 3.8 in Q3 2018. It’s up 2.50, from 1.3 in 2018Q2. The ratio increased, as 19 institutional investors increased and started new stock positions, while 5 reduced and sold their equity positions in Blackstone. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 5.77 million shares, up from 2.65 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Blackstone in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 5 Increased: 12 New Position: 7.

More notable recent Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund (NYSE:BSL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Blackstone / GSO announces monthly distributions – Seeking Alpha” on December 19, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Blackstone / GSO Closed-End Funds Declare Special Distributions – Business Wire” published on December 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “U.S. leveraged loan funds’ outflows continue – Seeking Alpha” on January 02, 2019. More interesting news about Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund (NYSE:BSL) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Blackstone / GSO Closed-End Funds Announce Transition to Dynamic Monthly Distributions and Declare Monthly Distributions – Business Wire” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Blackstone / GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund Update on Potential Rights Offering – Business Wire” with publication date: September 12, 2018.

Benchmark Capital Advisors holds 0.92% of its portfolio in Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund for 67,628 shares. Ntv Asset Management Llc owns 122,089 shares or 0.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Comerica Securities Inc has 0.34% invested in the company for 160,379 shares. The Texas-based Oxbow Advisors Llc has invested 0.13% in the stock. Hilltop Holdings Inc., a Texas-based fund reported 25,280 shares.

The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $16.05. About 8,116 shares traded. Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund (BSL) has declined 1.37% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.37% the S&P500.

Since September 11, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $27.62 million activity. Tan Irving also sold $1.36 million worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. Another trade for 4,373 shares valued at $196,324 was made by CHANDLER MARK D on Friday, November 23. Another trade for 217,420 shares valued at $10.28M was sold by Robbins Charles. $3.32M worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares were sold by Kramer Kelly A.. Shares for $209,025 were sold by BURNS M MICHELE. 63,050 shares were sold by Goeckeler David, worth $3.00M on Tuesday, September 18. WEST STEVEN M also sold $1.20 million worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Wednesday, December 12.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.84 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 53 investors sold CSCO shares while 728 reduced holdings. 139 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 3.15 billion shares or 3.12% less from 3.26 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Asset Strategies reported 0.48% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). 94,964 are owned by Prentiss Smith & Com. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Communication Ltd owns 399,629 shares. Texas-based Next Financial Grp has invested 0.51% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Eagle Asset Mngmt accumulated 3.88 million shares or 0.91% of the stock. The Germany-based Flossbach Von Storch Ag has invested 0% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Two Sigma Secs Limited Liability has 0% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Stonebridge Capital Inc has 207,154 shares for 3.46% of their portfolio. Addison Capital Com reported 27,002 shares. Grand Jean Mgmt Inc invested in 8,500 shares or 0.14% of the stock. 244,196 were accumulated by Verity And Verity Ltd Liability Corporation. Pacific Glob Inv has invested 1.26% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Pettyjohn Wood White reported 84,052 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.78% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 419,324 shares. Williams Jones & Assocs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.57% or 579,626 shares in its portfolio.

Sigma Planning Corp increased Ishares Tr (STIP) stake by 4,921 shares to 41,350 valued at $4.09 million in 2018Q3. It also upped Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB) stake by 2,438 shares and now owns 46,976 shares. Republic Svcs Inc (NYSE:RSG) was raised too.

Among 8 analysts covering Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Cisco Systems had 10 analyst reports since July 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 4 by Morgan Stanley. As per Thursday, November 29, the company rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 16 by BMO Capital Markets. On Thursday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Thursday, November 15 with “Outperform”. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 15. As per Thursday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Thursday, August 16. As per Thursday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Friday, December 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Nomura to “Neutral”.

Analysts await Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.65 EPS, up 12.07% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.58 per share. CSCO’s profit will be $2.92B for 16.64 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by Cisco Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.41% negative EPS growth.

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