Bridges Investment Management Decreased Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Holding By $1.49 Million; Netapp (NTAP) Has 1.18 Sentiment

Bridges Investment Management Inc decreased Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) stake by 63.62% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Management Inc sold 6,300 shares as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)’s stock declined 13.97%. The Bridges Investment Management Inc holds 3,602 shares with $854,000 value, down from 9,902 last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc now has $96.39B valuation. The stock increased 0.94% or $2.37 during the last trading session, reaching $255.53. About 2.70 million shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has risen 39.23% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500.

NetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. The company has market cap of $15.67 billion. It offers flash; flash arrays that support data management; hybrid arrays to deploy the speed of flash storage; hybrid cloud; ONTAP cloud storage data management service; NetApp cloud sync hybrid data management Software as a Service; NetApp private storage for cloud; and AltaVault cloud-integrated solutions. It has a 25.26 P/E ratio. The firm also provides ONTAP storage operating system for data protection and security; SANtricity storage operating system, which provides performance, reliability, and data protection for application-driven workloads; SolidFire element operating system; NetApp StorageGRID Webscale software that allows clients to store and manage massive amounts of data on premises and in the cloud; NetApp integrated data protection solutions; OnCommand management software and management integration tools; and FlexArray storage virtualization software.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $4.35 million activity.

Sirios Capital Management L P holds 5.36% of its portfolio in NetApp, Inc. for 2.34 million shares. Lyons Wealth Management Llc. owns 49,245 shares or 3.23% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Harber Asset Management Llc has 3.16% invested in the company for 196,262 shares. The California-based Ivory Investment Management Llc has invested 3.01% in the stock. Aimz Investment Advisors Llc, a California-based fund reported 79,888 shares.

Analysts await NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.74 earnings per share, up 2.78% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.72 per share. NTAP’s profit will be $197.42M for 19.84 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by NetApp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.71% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 31% of NetApp’s analysts are positive. Out of 13 Wall Street analysts rating NetApp, 4 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 7 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $25.0 while the high is $46.0. The stock’s average target of $37.14 is -36.77% below today’s ($58.74) share price. NTAP was included in 13 notes of analysts from August 18, 2016. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of NTAP in report on Wednesday, December 7 to “Underperform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, August 18. Piper Jaffray upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $46.0 target in Tuesday, February 14 report. Goldman Sachs upgraded NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) rating on Wednesday, August 24. Goldman Sachs has “Neutral” rating and $32.0 target. Lake Street maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, November 17 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NTAP in report on Thursday, November 17 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Thursday, November 17. The stock of NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 17 by Maxim Group. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cross Research on Monday, September 26. The stock of NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, April 6 by JMP Securities.

The stock increased 1.75% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $58.74. About 3.92 million shares traded or 30.62% up from the average. NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) has risen 68.93% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.23% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.33, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 63 investors sold GS shares while 427 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 285 raised stakes. 271.74 million shares or 2.47% less from 278.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Piedmont Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.4% or 79,206 shares in its portfolio. Hudock Capital Grp Lc holds 0.13% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) or 1,137 shares. Moody National Bank Tru Division holds 0.06% or 5,252 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Nordea Invest Management has 0.07% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 119,310 shares. Anchor Cap Advsrs Limited Liability Corp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 3,844 shares. Fmr Lc holds 0.22% or 7.82 million shares in its portfolio. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh accumulated 1,815 shares. Maverick Capital reported 0.06% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Cetera Advsr Lc owns 4,609 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Peak6 Limited Partnership reported 0.03% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). 683 Limited Liability stated it has 70,000 shares. Cap Investment Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.22% or 13,199 shares. Seatown Holding Pte Limited has 36,157 shares. Stifel reported 104,596 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt accumulated 29,261 shares.