TOday’s Movers: Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) Stock Rating Reconfirmed at Mizuho Securities; $75.0 Target Price Indicates -3.35 % Potential

January 14, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 TOday’s Movers: Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) Stock Rating Reconfirmed at Mizuho Securities; $75.0 Target Price Indicates  3.35 % Potential

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 29 investors sold Vantiv, Inc. shares while 132 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 182.48 million shares or 21.03% more from 150.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Hutchin Hill Capital Lp invested 0.39% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) for 402 shares. 52,532 were reported by Art Lc. Meiji Yasuda Life owns 16,750 shares. Driehaus Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 7,704 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys, a Arizona-based fund reported 91,783 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt invested in 38,373 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Bank & Trust Of America Corporation De owns 876,786 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 749,158 shares. The New York-based Global X Mngmt Co Ltd has invested 0.01% in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv accumulated 531,730 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Utd Automobile Association stated it has 0.02% in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Barclays Public Ltd Liability Com reported 18,038 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bremer Association reported 3,859 shares. Marsico Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co owns 114,316 shares.

Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) Rating Reaffirmed

Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) just had their share rating of a ‘”Hold”‘ issued by research analysts at Mizuho Securities, who now has a $75.0 target on the $13.80 billion market cap company or a -3.35 % downside potential. This key information was disclosed in an analyst report on 26 October.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 29 investors sold Vantiv, Inc. shares while 132 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 182.48 million shares or 21.03% more from 150.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Hutchin Hill Capital Lp invested 0.39% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) for 402 shares. 52,532 were reported by Art Lc. Meiji Yasuda Life owns 16,750 shares. Driehaus Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 7,704 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys, a Arizona-based fund reported 91,783 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt invested in 38,373 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Bank & Trust Of America Corporation De owns 876,786 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 749,158 shares. The New York-based Global X Mngmt Co Ltd has invested 0.01% in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv accumulated 531,730 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Utd Automobile Association stated it has 0.02% in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Barclays Public Ltd Liability Com reported 18,038 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bremer Association reported 3,859 shares. Marsico Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co owns 114,316 shares.

Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) Ratings Coverage

Among 38 analysts covering Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Vantiv Inc has $93.0 highest and $36.0 lowest target. $71.57’s average target is -7.77% below currents $77.6 stock price. Vantiv Inc had 98 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Guggenheim. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) rating on Wednesday, August 30. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $80.0 target. The stock of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, September 8. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Tuesday, August 2 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 18 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 14 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 4 to “Top Pick”. As per Thursday, June 22, the company rating was upgraded by Wood.

The stock increased 2.56% or $1.94 during the last trading session, reaching $77.6. About 12.16M shares traded or 301.13% up from the average. Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) has risen 14.83% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.87% the S&P500.

Analysts await Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.90 EPS, up 30.43 % or $0.21 from last year’s $0.69 per share. VNTV’s profit will be $160.02 million for 21.56 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual EPS reported by Vantiv, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.45 % EPS growth.

Vantiv, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC, provides electronic payment processing services to merchants and financial institutions in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.80 billion. It operates in two divisions, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. It has a 62.23 P/E ratio. The Merchant Services segment offers merchant acquiring and payment processing services, such as authorization and settlement, customer service, chargeback and retrieval processing, and interchange management to merchants, and regional and small-to-mid sized businesses.

More recent Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Vantiv (VNTV) Stockholders Approve Merger Transaction to Acquire Worldpay” on January 08, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) – VANTIV, INC” on January 12, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Form 8.3 – Vantiv, Inc.” with publication date: January 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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