FleetCor Technologies' (FLT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

The hedge fund held 3.65 million shares of the meat and poultry and fish company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $92.27 million, up from 3.64 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Montag & Caldwell Llc who had been investing in Fleetcor Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.83 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.41% or $4.69 during the last trading session, reaching $189.92. Massachusetts Ma owns 1.70 million shares.

FleetCor Technologies (NYSE:FLT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. It has underperformed by 23.37% the S&P500.

Bb&T Corp increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 7.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

The Peachtree Corners, Georgia-based company said it had profit of $3.05 per share. The institutional investor held 246,095 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $42.05M, up from 229,090 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ancora Advisors Llc who had been investing in Genworth Finl Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.39 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.64% or $4.53 during the last trading session, reaching $176.11. About 11.59M shares traded or 22.34% up from the average. Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN) has declined 2.26% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 5.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 17,456 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset Mngmt owns 0% invested in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. After $2.01 actual earnings per share reported by FleetCor Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.47% EPS growth.

FleetCor Technologies (NYSE:FLT) had its price target upped by Credit Suisse Group from $186.00 to $206.00 in a research note released on Wednesday, January 17th. Therefore 88% are positive. Barclays boosted their price target on FleetCor Technologies from $180.00 to $200.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards, commercial payment and data solutions, gift card and stored value solutions, and workforce payment services and products primarily in the United States, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. They now have an outperform rating on the business services provider's stock. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Friday, June 24. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 27 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The correct version of this article can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2018/02/09/fleetcor-technologies-flt-buy-rating-reaffirmed-at-keefe-bruyette-woods.html. Oppenheimer upgraded the shares of FLT in report on Friday, August 5 to "Outperform" rating. (NYSE:FLT) on Thursday, December 15 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Neutral" rating by H.C. Wainwright given on Friday, October 28.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. Of those transactions, there were 177,055 shares of FLT bought and 188,104 shares sold. 52 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. Pub Sector Pension Invest Board holds 0% of its portfolio in Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) for 15,756 shares. (NYSE:FLT) or 2,100 shares. Kbc Grp Incorporated Nv holds 0.03% of its portfolio in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) for 12,598 shares.

Now insiders hold 957,151 shares in the business which makes up 1.07% of shares. Blair William & Company Il, Illinois-based fund reported 19,800 shares. Susquehanna Intll Group Inc Inc Llp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd now owns 20,288 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $2,926,000 after buying an additional 16,762 shares during the last quarter. First Personal Financial Services increased its stake in FleetCor Technologies by 31.4% during the 4th quarter. Bronson Point Mgmt Ltd Liability Co invested in 1% or 20,000 shares. Lpl Limited Liability stated it has 0% in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. The business services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.33 by $0.09.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 35 insider sales for $898.44 million activity. KLASKIN CHRISTINE M also sold $19,418 worth of Agenus Inc. LA Iberiabank Corp have 4.38% of its portfolio for 55017 shares. Duncan Alex sold $22,651 worth of stock. 38,058 shares were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd, worth $6.53M. Wehner David M. had sold 15,470 shares worth $2.59M on Monday, August 21.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.20, from 1.6 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. Cypress Asset Management Tx reported 0.41% stake. Ems Limited Partnership stated it has 10.25% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc.

There are 414 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 86.92 million shares in total. Overbrook Mgmt Corporation reported 91,427 shares or 3.53% of all its holdings.

Filings show 330 investors own Fleetcor Technologies Inc. Further, Valinor Management Llc reported stake worth 7.41% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:AGEN). Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Agenus Inc. Nomura Asset Mngmt holds 0.02% of its portfolio in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. Manufacturers Life The holds 0% or 5,465 shares. Blackrock has invested 1.22% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN). California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0% in Agenus Inc. Polaris Greystone Fincl Ltd owns 1,926 shares or 0.03% of their USA portfolio.

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