Veritas Investment Management Uk LTD Raised Mastercard ‘A’ (MA) Holding By $1.33 Million; Lionstone Capital Management Trimmed Six Flags Entmt New (SIX) Holding

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Veritas Investment Management Uk Ltd increased Mastercard ‘A’ (MA) stake by 5.74% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Veritas Investment Management Uk Ltd acquired 5,999 shares as Mastercard ‘A’ (MA)’s stock declined 6.43%. The Veritas Investment Management Uk Ltd holds 110,546 shares with $24.61M value, up from 104,547 last quarter. Mastercard ‘A’ now has $201.36B valuation. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $194.97. About 2.11M 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. Some Historical MA News: 02/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Choon Phong Goh to Bd of Directors; 16/04/2018 – U.K. Retailers Kick Off Appeal Against Visa, Mastercard Fees; 09/03/2018 – PaymentsSource: Mastercard aligns its physical and digital operations, creates spinoff venture; 30/05/2018 – MASTERCARD TESTING BLOCKCHAIN SETTLEMENT FOR THREE BANKS: CFO; 15/03/2018 – MasterCard and IBM to set up European `data trust’; 11/04/2018 – U.S. Bank Mobile Payment Expands to Mastercard Business Travel Cards; 27/04/2018 – MASTERCARD INC – RICHARD DAVIS PROPOSED TO BE ADDED TO BOARD; 19/04/2018 – CPI Card Group White Paper Lights the Road to a Rewarding Dual Interface Card Program; 21/03/2018 – IBM Watson, Mastercard, Walmart, CBS and PepsiCo Executives to Speak at the ARF’s CONSUMERxSCIENCE; 05/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Cairns Vice Chairman After International Role

Lionstone Capital Management Llc decreased Six Flags Entmt Corp New (SIX) stake by 33.39% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Lionstone Capital Management Llc sold 80,560 shares as Six Flags Entmt Corp New (SIX)’s stock declined 15.35%. The Lionstone Capital Management Llc holds 160,724 shares with $11.22 million value, down from 241,284 last quarter. Six Flags Entmt Corp New now has $5.26 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $62.29. About 569,661 shares traded. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) has declined 8.30% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.30% the S&P500. Some Historical SIX News: 26/03/2018 – CREDIT PACT AMENDMENT REDUCES SIX FLAGS’ BORROWING RATE; 03/05/2018 – Six Flags Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend; 22/05/2018 – Six Flags to Get Rights to Five Parks Previously Operated by Premier Parks LL; 29/05/2018 – Six Flags Announces 11th Park Coming to China; 24/04/2018 – SIX FLAGS 1Q LOSS/SHR 74C; 25/04/2018 – Six Flags, Universal Theme Parks See Off-Season Surge (Correct); 06/04/2018 – Six Flags to Open the First Six Flags-branded Theme Park in Qiddiya, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; 04/04/2018 – Six Flags Plans to Open Theme Park in Saudi Arabia; 24/04/2018 – SIX FLAGS SAYS 3 MORE SIX FLAGS PARKS TO OPEN IN CHINA; 24/04/2018 – Six Flags: Repurchased 1.3M Shrs for $81M

Among 5 analysts covering Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Six Flags Entertainment had 6 analyst reports since July 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Wedbush downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, July 20 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, October 26. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Thursday, July 26. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $72 target in Thursday, November 1 report.

Analysts await Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $0.28 earnings per share, up 86.67% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.15 per share. SIX’s profit will be $23.64 million for 55.62 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Six Flags Entertainment Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -87.04% negative EPS growth.

Veritas Investment Management Uk Ltd decreased Altria Group (NYSE:MO) stake by 12,000 shares to 5,858 valued at $353,000 in 2018Q3. It also reduced Amazon.Com (NASDAQ:AMZN) stake by 155 shares and now owns 168 shares. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) was reduced too.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 1 insider sale for $473,978 activity. 5,000 shares were sold by Haythornthwaite Richard, worth $959,993. The insider DAVIS RICHARD K bought 2,475 shares worth $486,015.

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Despite Expectations For A ‘Solid’ Q4 Print, BofA Says Mastercard (NYSE:MA) No Longer A Buy – Benzinga” on January 08, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Mastercard: Great Company But Still Expensive – Seeking Alpha” published on December 31, 2018, Fool.com published: “Where Will Mastercard Be in 5 Years? – The Motley Fool” on December 24, 2018. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Oakmark Global Fund: Fourth Quarter 2018 – Seeking Alpha” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) – Wash, Rinse, Repeat? Market Still In Defense Mode After Trade-Related Plunge – Benzinga” with publication date: December 28, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q3. 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. Amer Asset has 2,000 shares for 0.39% of their portfolio. Raymond James Na owns 16,493 shares. Dubuque State Bank invested 0.14% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Allsquare Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 345 shares. Evergreen Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 6,798 shares. Kornitzer Mngmt Inc Ks invested 0.58% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Vaughan Nelson Management LP accumulated 367,596 shares. Mig Capital Lc, a California-based fund reported 159,500 shares. 1,309 were accumulated by Shine Invest Advisory Services. Allen Ops Llc invested 5.14% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Aqr Mgmt Llc has invested 0.25% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Gsa Cap Prtnrs Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 7,699 shares. Hexavest reported 221,524 shares. Calamos Wealth Ltd Company holds 0.77% or 27,730 shares. Vident Investment Advisory Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 3,909 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings.

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