Washington Trust Bank Has Boosted Its Visa (V) Position; Templeton Dragon Fund (TDF) Sentiment Is 1.05

The stock increased 2.35% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $22.23. About 124,486 shares traded or 73.35% up from the average. Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. (TDF) has risen 28.74% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.04% the S&P500.

Washington Trust Bank increased Visa Inc (V) stake by 85.34% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Washington Trust Bank acquired 3,324 shares as Visa Inc (V)’s stock rose 5.74%. The Washington Trust Bank holds 7,219 shares with $760,000 value, up from 3,895 last quarter. Visa Inc now has $272.70B valuation. The stock increased 2.10% or $2.48 during the last trading session, reaching $120.83. About 9.21M shares traded or 4.35% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $880,471 activity.

City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd holds 13.76% of its portfolio in Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. for 9.16 million shares. 1607 Capital Partners Llc owns 660,519 shares or 0.78% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Advisory Alpha Llc has 0.54% invested in the company for 87,707 shares. The Connecticut-based Gramercy Funds Management Llc has invested 0.48% in the stock. Cornerstone Advisors Inc, a Alabama-based fund reported 196,412 shares.

Among 42 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Visa Inc. has $164.0 highest and $70 lowest target. $120.80’s average target is -0.02% below currents $120.83 stock price. Visa Inc. had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Tuesday, October 25. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $93 target. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, August 14. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 29 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Thursday, June 8. Morgan Stanley maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Thursday, October 26 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Hold” rating by DZ Bank on Wednesday, January 24. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, January 25 report.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $6.36 million activity. MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W also sold $707,561 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Wednesday, December 13. On Thursday, August 17 CRANSTON MARY B sold $1.07M worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 10,400 shares. The insider MAHON TULLIER KELLY sold 49,702 shares worth $5.65M.