Union Bankshares Boosted By $1.14 Million Its Cisco Sys (CSCO) Holding; Griffin Asset Management Has Trimmed Its General Electric (GE) Position

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Union Bankshares Corp increased Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) stake by 21.88% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Union Bankshares Corp acquired 30,113 shares as Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO)’s stock rose 10.71%. The Union Bankshares Corp holds 167,758 shares with $6.43 million value, up from 137,645 last quarter. Cisco Sys Inc now has $220.16B valuation. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $45.7. About 18.43 million shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 25.57% since May 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.02% the S&P500.

Griffin Asset Management Inc decreased General Electric (GE) stake by 23.54% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Griffin Asset Management Inc sold 85,252 shares as General Electric (GE)’s stock declined 23.20%. The Griffin Asset Management Inc holds 276,975 shares with $4.83M value, down from 362,227 last quarter. General Electric now has $127.76B valuation. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $14.71. About 41.03 million shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 54.35% since May 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 65.90% the S&P500.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $43,446 activity. $43,446 worth of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) shares were bought by DIMITRIEF ALEXANDER.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 153 investors sold GE shares while 921 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. 4.69 billion shares or 0.29% less from 4.70 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Lenox Wealth Management stated it has 0.09% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Barr E S And invested in 0.02% or 10,508 shares. Twin Tree Lp reported 367,304 shares stake. Natl Wi, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 42,189 shares. Roosevelt Grp has 0.12% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Dynamic Solutions Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 94,083 shares. Davenport & Ltd Llc accumulated 2.21 million shares. 142,344 were reported by Capital Investment Counsel Incorporated. Grace White Ny stated it has 23,581 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Blb&B Advsr Limited Liability has 376,878 shares. Becker Capital Mgmt invested in 1.45% or 2.51M shares. New England And Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 82,293 shares. Greatmark Invest Inc reported 91,904 shares or 0.58% of all its holdings. First Bancshares & Tru Co Of Newtown accumulated 200,199 shares. Azimuth Cap Mngmt stated it has 489,448 shares or 0.62% of all its holdings.

More notable recent General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Gabelli on GE: ‘There is a way out'” on May 14, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “GE Healthcare cited as example of company that Trump tariffs would hurt” published on May 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “General Electric’s Death Could Be Best For Shareholders” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “GE’s stock survived the battle of the ‘breakaway gap,’ and that may have won bulls the war” published on May 11, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “General Electric: Time To Pull The Power” with publication date: April 23, 2018.

Among 29 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 9 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. General Electric Company has $67 highest and $1100 lowest target. $24.91’s average target is 69.34% above currents $14.71 stock price. General Electric Company had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by CFRA on Wednesday, January 24 with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) rating on Monday, October 2. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $25 target. The company was maintained on Monday, April 9 by J.P. Morgan. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, July 25. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Hold” rating by Vetr on Tuesday, September 22. Credit Suisse maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) rating on Thursday, October 5. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $30 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Oppenheimer. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, April 26 by Bank of America. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with “Hold”.

Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $0.18 EPS, down 35.71% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.28 per share. GE’s profit will be $1.56 billion for 20.43 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual EPS reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50% EPS growth.

Griffin Asset Management Inc increased Dominion Resources (NYSE:D) stake by 7,000 shares to 82,240 valued at $6.67 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Royal Dutch Shell Plc Adr B stake by 5,350 shares and now owns 71,666 shares. Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) was raised too.

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Walmart, Cisco, Macy’s and More Major Earnings Coming This Week” on May 13, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Cisco Completes Acquisition of Accompany” published on May 10, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Cisco Systems Remains Top-Performing Dow Stock” on May 12, 2018. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “5 Top Stock Trades for Tuesday Morning” published on May 14, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Cisco Still Holds Rank as Top Performing Dow Stock” with publication date: May 05, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold CSCO shares while 660 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. 3.54 billion shares or 1.52% less from 3.60 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cambridge Investment holds 541,379 shares. Hl Financial Svcs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1.68% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Burns J W And Commerce Ny accumulated 0.11% or 11,830 shares. 1.84 million are held by Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc. Hoertkorn Richard Charles reported 1.67% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Reilly Fin Advisors Ltd holds 55,584 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Northwest Invest Counselors Ltd Liability Corporation reported 78,137 shares. Allsquare Wealth Management Llc reported 0.02% stake. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 22.94M shares or 0.63% of all its holdings. Tru owns 39,800 shares or 1.69% of their US portfolio. Buckhead Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 1.56% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). 60,665 were reported by Alexandria Cap Limited. Royal Fincl Bank Of Scotland Gru Public Limited Company has 0.52% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Homrich & Berg holds 0.17% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 64,989 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has 944,921 shares for 0.45% of their portfolio.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $10.28 million activity. Goeckeler David also sold $940,559 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, March 15. Shares for $550,153 were sold by BURNS M MICHELE. BARTZ CAROL sold 200,000 shares worth $7.59 million. Shares for $578,740 were sold by MCGEARY RODERICK C on Thursday, December 14. 14,189 shares were sold by SARIN ARUN, worth $625,751 on Tuesday, February 20.

Among 38 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 159 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, August 18 with “Outperform”. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 16. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, February 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, August 17. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, May 15. Raymond James maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50.0 target in Thursday, February 15 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by Citigroup. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Friday, December 15 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, June 28 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, June 23.

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