November 21, 2016 - By Ellis Scott · 0 Comments
The stock of Vantiv Incorporated (NYSE:VNTV) registered a decrease of 8.73% in short interest. VNTV’s total short interest was 3.49M shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 8.73% from 3.82M shares, reported previously. With 1.39 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their VNTV’s short positions. The short interest to Vantiv Incorporated’s float is 2.26%. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.14 on November 18, hitting $59.32. Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) has risen 7.25% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.39% the S&P500.
Vantiv, Inc. is a holding company. The company has a market cap of $11.38 billion. The Firm conducts its activities through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC (Vantiv Holding). It has a 54.21 P/E ratio. The Firm is a payment processor, merchant acquirer and personal identification number (PIN) debit acquirer.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.23, from 1.11 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 35 funds sold all Vantiv Inc shares owned while 124 reduced positions. 49 funds bought stakes while 128 increased positions. They now own 147.19 million shares or 0.38% less from 147.75 million shares in 2016Q1.
Bbva Compass Retail Bank owns 26,967 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Community Trust And Investment has 2.06% invested in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) for 286,974 shares. The United Kingdom-based Ahl Partners Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.11% in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV). Century Cos Inc accumulated 0.11% or 1.72M shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.01% or 36,900 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Swiss Fincl Bank has 0.04% invested in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) for 435,800 shares. Marsico Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company last reported 55,837 shares in the company. Boston Advisors Ltd, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 335,208 shares. The Massachusetts-based Westfield Capital Mgmt Co Lp has invested 0.44% in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV). Ingalls And Snyder Ltd Liability owns 24,525 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Jaffetilchin Llc last reported 0.12% of its portfolio in the stock. State Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 50,186 shares or 0% of the stock. Delta Lloyd Nv has 0.01% invested in the company for 7,015 shares. Creative Planning holds 0.01% or 24,714 shares in its portfolio. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.02% or 41,900 shares in its portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since July 15, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $16.54 million net activity. Shares for $9.60M were sold by TAYLOR MATT on Friday, July 15. The insider Drucker Charles sold 3,800 shares worth $216,604. Thompson Christopher A sold $117,919 worth of stock or 2,188 shares.
Out of 20 analysts covering Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV), 11 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 55% are positive. Vantiv Inc has been the topic of 33 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, April 1 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Thursday, March 24. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating given by Wood on Tuesday, October 6. Barclays Capital downgraded Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) rating on Friday, July 29. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $60 price target. The rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to “Positive” on Thursday, January 28. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) rating on Tuesday, October 6. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Mkt Perform” rating and $49 price target. The rating was initiated by Compass Point with “Neutral” on Friday, April 15. The stock of Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, August 14 by JP Morgan.
Vantiv, Inc. (Vantiv), incorporated on March 25, 2009, is a holding company. The Firm conducts its activities through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC (Vantiv Holding). The Firm is a payment processor, merchant acquirer and personal identification number (PIN) debit acquirer. The Firm operates through two divisions: Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The Firm provides services to merchants and financial institutions. The Firm offers payment processing services that enable its clients to meet their payment processing needs through a single provider, including in omni-channel environments that span point-of-sale, e-commerce and mobile devices. The Company’s value-added services include security solutions and fraud management, information solutions, and interchange management. It also provides critical payment services to financial institutions, such as card issuer processing, payment network processing, fraud protection, card production, prepaid program management, automated teller machine (ATM) driving, and network gateway and switching services.
More important recent Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Vantiv plans $425M acquisition” on November 18, 2016, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Vantiv Unveils Two New Products at Money20/20: triPOS Mobile and triPOS Cloud”, Prnewswire.com published: “Vantiv Announces Agreement to Acquire Moneris Solutions USA” on November 10, 2016. More interesting news about Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Vantiv Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results” with publication date: October 26, 2016.
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By Ellis Scott