Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) to "Buy"

Global Financial Private Capital LLC now owns 10,652 shares of the software company's stock worth $1,867,000 after buying an additional 7,498 shares in the last quarter. Equitec Specialists Llc who had been investing in Xpo Logistics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.51 billion market cap company. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,338 shares of the software company's stock worth $189,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. About 9.72 million shares traded or 43.70% up from the average. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has risen 15.29% since March 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500.

Janney Montgomery Scott Llc decreased Adobe Systems Inc Del (ADBE) stake by 50.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Triangle Securities Wealth Management bought 3,029 shares as the company's stock rose 14.01% with the market. The institutional investor held 31,905 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.76M, up from 18,195 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nwi Management Lp who had been investing in Adobe Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $108.89 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.11% or $2.4 during the last trading session, reaching $218.8. During the key period of last 5 years, Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) sales have annually surged 4.30% on average, however its earnings per share growth remained at -38.90%.

Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 14th. It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 57 investors sold BCR shares while 239 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. (NYSE:BCR). South Texas Money Mngmt Limited reported 1,058 shares stake. (NYSE:XPO) or 12,650 shares. Meyer Handelman owns 2,500 shares or 0.02% of their U.S. portfolio. Hanseatic Incorporated invested in 0.41% or 2,421 shares. Moreover, Utah Retirement has 0.04% invested in Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA). 211,481 were reported by Piedmont Advsr Ltd Liability Corp. 1,377 are owned by Cobblestone Cap Advsrs Lc New York. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 3,928 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. (NYSE:BCR). Dupont Management accumulated 0.1% or 13,288 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd invested in 6,133 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Howe And Rusling Inc reported 0.11% stake. Sg Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.97% or 132,082 shares. (NYSE:XPO). Efg Asset Mngmt (Americas) invested in 9,810 shares. Whalerock Point Prtnrs Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.64% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). (NASDAQ:CSCO). Ifc Hldgs Incorporated Fl holds 0.1% or 40,835 shares in its portfolio.

Berkshire Asset Management Llc, which manages about $867.20M and $896.29 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) by 82,187 shares to 296,709 shares, valued at $24.32 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Harley Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) by 41,224 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 227,957 shares, and cut its stake in Intel Corp Com (NASDAQ:INTC).

Among 29 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Mkt Perform" rating in Friday, December 11 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by CL King given on Tuesday, June 28. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Strong-Buy" rating by Vetr given on Tuesday, September 8. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim with "Buy" on Wednesday, January 10. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-six have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 80% are positive. XPO Logistics had 74 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, September 5 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Robert W. Baird. American Century Companies Inc reported 0.45% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Citigroup maintained it with "Buy" rating and $7500 target in Friday, July 21 report. Howard Weil maintained the stock with "Sector Outperform" rating in Wednesday, October 26 report. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $198.94. Finally, Stephens reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $210.00 price objective on shares of Adobe Systems in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Goldman Sachs upgraded 2U, Inc.

Since September 13, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 14 sales for $79.49 million activity. Capital World Investors holds 3.00 million shares. 50,775 shares were sold by THOMPSON MATTHEW, worth $10.16 million. Shares for $5.97 million were sold by LAMKIN BRYAN on Wednesday, January 31. Insiders have sold a total of 351,199 shares of company stock worth $67,326,422 over the last quarter. $1.18M worth of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) shares were sold by WARNOCK JOHN E.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.22, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 25 investors sold RLGY shares while 76 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.90 earnings per share. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 1.00M shares. The Sweden-based Nordea Invest Ab has invested 0.15% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). Also, CFO Mark Garrett sold 54,488 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 6th. Clinton Gp has 71,415 shares for 1.17% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) to report earnings on March, 15. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 112,239 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. 45,135 were accumulated by Lagoda Inv Mgmt Ltd Partnership. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 8 think it is Hold.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is a software company. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by Adobe Systems Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.19% EPS growth. Tiger Management Limited Liability Co holds 6.09% or 225,800 shares. Inverness Counsel Limited Ny invested in 2.57% or 244,355 shares.

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