Check Capital Management Has Trimmed Disney (Walt) (DIS) Stake; VARONIS SYSTEMS (VRNS)’s Sentiment Is 0.97

June 19, 2018 - By Sarah Hamilton

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VARONIS SYSTEMS INC (VRNS) investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.63, from 1.6 in 2017Q4. The ratio has worsened, as 85 funds increased and opened new stock positions, while 88 trimmed and sold holdings in VARONIS SYSTEMS INC. The funds in our database now hold: 22.20 million shares, down from 22.34 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding VARONIS SYSTEMS INC in top ten stock positions increased from 7 to 9 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 22 Reduced: 66 Increased: 50 New Position: 35.

Check Capital Management Inc decreased Disney (Walt) (DIS) stake by 19.83% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Check Capital Management Inc sold 5,053 shares as Disney (Walt) (DIS)’s stock declined 6.93%. The Check Capital Management Inc holds 20,435 shares with $2.05 million value, down from 25,488 last quarter. Disney (Walt) now has $158.18 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.665 during the last trading session, reaching $106.395. About 3.66 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 4.73% since June 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.30% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: ; 30/05/2018 – U.S. TV’s Barr blames sleep aid Ambien for racist tweet; 31/05/2018 – Trump Wants Apology From Disney’s Iger Over 2017 Russia Report; 05/03/2018 – MEDIA-ESPN’s new boss likely to be Jimmy Pitaro, a longtime Disney executive- Recode; 18/04/2018 – WALT DISNEY – IN REACHING ITS DETERMINATIONS, 21CF BOARD CONSIDERED STRATEGIC TRANSACTION WITH PARTY B WOULD BE SUBJECT TO GREATER DEGREE OF REGULATORY UNCERTAINTY; 06/03/2018 – Magical and Not-so-Magical Moments in Disney’s Adults-Mostly, Artificial Paradise; 07/05/2018 – The Hill: Sources tell Reuters Comcast seeks to block Disney-Fox deal with all-cash bid; 23/05/2018 – Variety: LA Screenings: Disney Media Networks Preps Julio Iglesias Bio-Series; 19/03/2018 – Variety: Andy Bird Out as Head of Walt Disney International; 25/05/2018 – DISNEY SLASHES FORECAST FOR “SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” WITH EARLY TICKET SALES SAGGING – BLOOMBERG; 14/03/2018 – WALT DISNEY – DISNEY-BRANDED DTC STREAMING SERVICE TO BE EXCLUSIVE HOME FOR SUBSCRIPTION VIDEO-ON-DEMAND VIEWING

Analysts await The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $1.98 EPS, up 25.32% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.58 per share. DIS’s profit will be $2.94B for 13.43 P/E if the $1.98 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.84 actual EPS reported by The Walt Disney Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.61% EPS growth.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Incredibles 2 shatters box office record” on June 17, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Disney patents tech for new daytime entertainment option” published on June 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Canadian backlash against US companies” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “3 Stocks to Buy on Weakness” published on June 19, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Disney: The King Of Content” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

Among 39 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 24 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 158 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Hold” on Sunday, August 16. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, August 25. As per Monday, November 16, the company rating was downgraded by Guggenheim. The stock has “Underperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, February 8. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by BMO Capital Markets. Topeka Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $133 target in Thursday, November 19 report. Evercore upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $120 target in Tuesday, January 3 report. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, May 11. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Friday, September 8.

Check Capital Management Inc increased Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) stake by 22,247 shares to 125,897 valued at $40.68M in 2018Q1. It also upped Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) stake by 29,125 shares and now owns 794,013 shares. American Express (NYSE:AXP) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.14, from 0.9 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 81 investors sold DIS shares while 615 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 606 raised stakes. 906.82 million shares or 1.20% more from 896.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Iat Reinsurance Limited owns 18,500 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Dillon & Associates Inc holds 60,902 shares or 2.35% of its portfolio. Renaissance Tech Limited accumulated 785,407 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Savant Cap Ltd reported 18,419 shares. 101,304 are held by Raymond James Tru Na. Ar Asset Mngmt invested 0.71% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Eaton Vance holds 4.82 million shares or 1.19% of its portfolio. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc has 0.51% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Savings Bank Hapoalim Bm reported 3,355 shares. Fiera Cap Corp invested in 0.2% or 427,627 shares. Old Second Bank & Trust Of Aurora holds 0.87% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 21,699 shares. Baker Avenue Asset Mngmt Lp holds 0.48% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 52,257 shares. Netherlands-based Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv has invested 0.27% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Financial Bank Of America Corp De has invested 0.31% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Stratos Wealth Limited owns 90,103 shares.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $194,780 activity. 1,797 shares were sold by LEWIS AYLWIN B, worth $194,780 on Monday, February 26.

The stock decreased 1.47% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $80.7. About 139,162 shares traded. Varonis Systems, Inc. (VRNS) has risen 106.93% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 94.36% the S&P500. Some Historical VRNS News: ; 30/05/2018 – Varonis Highlights Latest Products and Explores the Future of Cybersecurity at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018; 24/05/2018 – Varonis Systems Presenting at Conference Jun 12; 30/04/2018 – Varonis Systems Sees 2Q Rev $61.5M-$62.5M; 21/04/2018 – DJ Varonis Systems Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VRNS); 24/04/2018 – Varonis Showcases Latest Products to Protect Data Security at IP Expo Manchester; 12/03/2018 – Varonis Systems at Company Marketing Hosted By Stephens Inc; 30/04/2018 – Varonis Systems Sees FY Rev $264M-$268.5M; 30/04/2018 – Varonis Systems 1Q Rev $53.5M; 26/04/2018 – Media Alert: Varonis Demos Latest Products and Presents Insights on Data-Centric Security at Dell Technologies World 2018; 29/05/2018 – Varonis to Showcase Latest Products and Host Presentations on Data-Centric Security at lnfosecurity Europe 2018

Varonis Systems, Inc. provides software solutions that protect data from insider threats and cyberattacks. The company has market cap of $2.32 billion. The company, through its software platform, allows organizations to analyze, secure, manage, and migrate volumes of unstructured data. It currently has negative earnings. It specializes in file and email systems that store spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio and video files, emails, and text.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $36.13 million activity.

Analysts await Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $-0.32 EPS, down 77.78% or $0.14 from last year’s $-0.18 per share. After $-0.46 actual EPS reported by Varonis Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.43% EPS growth.

More notable recent Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Varonis Celebrates Winners of Inaugural Channel Partner Awards” on May 29, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Independent Firm Finds Varonis Data Security Platform Can Deliver a 346% ROI” published on June 13, 2018, Gurufocus.com published: “Varonis Systems Inc (VRNS) CEO, President, Chairman Yakov Faitelson Sold $13.8 million of Shares” on June 09, 2018. More interesting news about Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Data Protection Cited as a Top Priority for 82% of Federal Decision Makers, According to New Report” published on June 06, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Varonis Highlights Latest Products and Explores the Future of Cybersecurity at Gartner Security & Risk Management …” with publication date: May 30, 2018.

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