j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM) At $76.47 Forms Bottom; Great Lakes Advisors Lifted National Oilwell (NOV) Position

Great Lakes Advisors Llc increased National Oilwell Inc (NOV) stake by 12.66% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Great Lakes Advisors Llc acquired 190,384 shares as National Oilwell Inc (NOV)’s stock declined 11.45%. The Great Lakes Advisors Llc holds 1.69 million shares with $60.52M value, up from 1.50M last quarter. National Oilwell Inc now has $14.61B valuation. The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $38.44. About 244,433 shares traded. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has risen 11.97% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.73% the S&P500.

j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM) formed multiple bottom with $73.41 target or 4.00% below today’s $76.47 share price. j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM) has $3.70 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $76.47. About 38,544 shares traded. j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) has risen 30.53% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.83% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.67 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold NOV shares while 189 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 348.73 million shares or 2.54% more from 340.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mutual Of America Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Raymond James Associate reported 0.03% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Northpointe Capital Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.2% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 0.03% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 57,695 shares. Cornerstone Capital Management Hldgs Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Pension Serv holds 0.08% or 386,815 shares. Gateway Investment Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 30,035 shares. City accumulated 199 shares. Pinnacle Limited has 0.03% invested in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 38,781 shares. Trellus Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.49% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Bluestein R H & owns 34,100 shares. 24,370 are held by Jolley Asset Management Ltd Liability Com. Commerce Financial Bank has 0% invested in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 7,504 shares. Envestnet Asset invested 0% of its portfolio in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Sandy Spring Savings Bank holds 22,303 shares.

Among 34 analysts covering National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), 10 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. National Oilwell Varco had 107 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Societe Generale on Thursday, January 19. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by JP Morgan. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) earned “Sell” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, February 8 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Loop Capital. Vetr upgraded National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) rating on Tuesday, September 22. Vetr has “Strong-Buy” rating and $41.90 target. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, May 31. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 30 by Guggenheim. On Friday, March 24 the stock rating was initiated by Tudor Pickering with “Hold”.

Great Lakes Advisors Llc decreased Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) stake by 113,593 shares to 344,548 valued at $54.79 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE:OMC) stake by 65,838 shares and now owns 4,370 shares. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del Cl (BRKB) was reduced too.

Among 5 analysts covering j2 Global (NASDAQ:JCOM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. j2 Global has $95 highest and $73 lowest target. $87’s average target is 13.77% above currents $76.47 stock price. j2 Global had 11 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) rating on Wednesday, November 4. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $82 target. The firm has “Mkt Outperform” rating given on Friday, December 18 by JMP Securities. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, August 17. Citigroup downgraded j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) on Wednesday, January 25 to “Neutral” rating. Susquehanna initiated it with “Positive” rating and $85 target in Monday, August 10 report. Robert W. Baird initiated j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) on Wednesday, August 31 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by FBR Capital. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $88 target in Monday, August 7 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, April 1.