Highland Capital Management Has Boosted Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Position By $439,270; Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) Had 4 Bullish Analysts

Highland Capital Management Llc increased Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP) stake by 14.59% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Highland Capital Management Llc acquired 4,030 shares as Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP)’s stock declined 1.06%. The Highland Capital Management Llc holds 31,658 shares with $3.46 million value, up from 27,628 last quarter. Automatic Data Processing Inc now has $52.31B valuation. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $117.94. About 2.68M shares traded or 36.46% up from the average. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 15.83% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Huntington Ingalls Industries had 29 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Cowen & Co with “Market Perform” on Thursday, October 1. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 7 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 6 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Sell” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, February 17. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, November 6. Deutsche Bank maintained Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) on Monday, July 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, January 15. Cowen & Co maintained Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) rating on Thursday, August 3. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $21000 target. Citigroup maintained the shares of HII in report on Monday, October 9 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, January 12 to “Buy”. See Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) latest ratings:

09/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: $211 New Target: $241 Maintain
09/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $224 New Target: $233 Maintain
22/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $210.0 Maintain
04/08/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Hold New Target: $211.0000
03/08/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Sell New Target: $150.0000 Maintain
03/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $210.0000 Maintain
17/07/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $210.0000 Maintain

Highland Capital Management Llc decreased At&T Inc (NYSE:T) stake by 7,747 shares to 340,358 valued at $13.33 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) stake by 8,980 shares and now owns 10,316 shares. Texas Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 60 investors sold ADP shares while 457 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 241 raised stakes. 342.26 million shares or 3.77% less from 355.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Tennessee-based Independence has invested 2.11% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Moreover, Eaton Vance Mngmt has 0.08% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 270,621 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Ltd Partnership reported 2.79 million shares. United Cap Fincl Advisers Lc holds 0.02% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) or 23,776 shares. Laurion Cap Mgmt LP stated it has 0.01% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Monroe Retail Bank & Mi accumulated 7,127 shares. Brookstone Capital Mngmt accumulated 2,425 shares. Burney holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 22,576 shares. Country Club Tru Na reported 0.03% stake. Inverness Counsel Ny accumulated 53,134 shares. Carnegie Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 10,482 shares. Mutual Of America Management Limited Company holds 53,693 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 833,613 shares. Cambridge Invest Research Advsrs Inc stated it has 32,272 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Envestnet Asset invested in 216,160 shares or 0.06% of the stock.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 sales for $29.40 million activity. Sackman Stuart sold 519 shares worth $55,346. Bonarti Michael A also sold $452,517 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Tuesday, January 2. $437,011 worth of stock was sold by O’Brien Dermot J on Friday, September 1. Siegmund Jan also sold $5.68 million worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Monday, January 1. $729,738 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) shares were sold by Ayala John. On Tuesday, January 2 the insider Black Maria sold $259,156. On Monday, January 1 the insider Politi Douglas W sold $2.42M.

Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Automatic Data had 49 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Market Perform” on Friday, July 21. Robert W. Baird downgraded the shares of ADP in report on Friday, July 29 to “Neutral” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Friday, November 3. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $114 target. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, December 16 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 31 by Bernstein. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, August 3. Argus Research maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Tuesday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, January 30 report. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of ADP in report on Tuesday, December 20 with “Overweight” rating.

The stock increased 0.98% or $2.29 during the last trading session, reaching $236.04. About 353,032 shares traded. Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) has risen 26.91% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.21% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 31 investors sold Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. shares while 150 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 37.19 million shares or 3.38% less from 38.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co stated it has 44,395 shares. Moreover, One National Association has 0.14% invested in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Meeder Asset Mngmt accumulated 11,987 shares. Burney owns 1,888 shares. Westpac Corporation holds 29,309 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Veritable Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Pitcairn Com invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Oppenheimer Asset Management owns 4,840 shares. Cibc World Corporation invested 0.03% in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Highvista Strategies Ltd Liability accumulated 1,500 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Agf holds 146,778 shares. Pnc Fincl Gru Inc reported 14,226 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Andra Ap holds 0.13% or 24,000 shares in its portfolio. First Mercantile Tru Co invested in 0.13% or 3,100 shares. Cibc World Mkts Inc, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 7,500 shares.