Greenleaf Trust Has Cut Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Position By $435,870; Asbury Automotive Group Has 0.87 Sentiment

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Asbury Automotive Group Inc (ABG) investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2018 Q4. It’s down -0.55, from 1.42 in 2018Q3. The ratio dived, as 71 funds started new and increased stock positions, while 82 sold and decreased their equity positions in Asbury Automotive Group Inc. The funds in our database reported: 20.22 million shares, down from 20.36 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Asbury Automotive Group Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 20 Reduced: 62 Increased: 50 New Position: 21.

Greenleaf Trust decreased Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) stake by 47.75% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Greenleaf Trust sold 2,610 shares as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)’s stock declined 1.19%. The Greenleaf Trust holds 2,856 shares with $477,000 value, down from 5,466 last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc now has $71.72B valuation. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $196.05. About 845,638 shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has declined 23.68% since May 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.05% the S&P500. Some Historical GS News: 08/03/2018 – VONTOBEL HOLDING AG VONN.S : GOLDMAN SACHS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO SFR 69 FROM SFR 59.6; 14/05/2018 – Two Goldman Sachs securities co-heads to step down; 20/03/2018 – Estefania Gonzalez: Goldman moves Spanish dealmaker to Madrid ahead of Brexit; 12/03/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS – HARVEY SCHWARTZ, THE FIRM’S PRESIDENT AND CO-CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, HAS DECIDED TO RETIRE EFFECTIVE APRIL 20, 2018; 17/03/2018 – Review & Preview Follow-Up — A Return Visit to Earlier Stories: Next Goldman CEO Must Fix Trading — Barron’s; 07/03/2018 – Catherine Ngai: Exclusive: Goldman puts some London staff on notice for German move by June; 10/05/2018 – CARR, GOLDMAN’S CO-HEAD OF M&A, SPEAKS ON BLOOMBERG TV; 06/03/2018 – WHITE HOUSE NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL DIRECTOR COHN PLANS TO RESIGN -NEW YORK TIMES; 17/04/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC GS.N MANAGEMENT “CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC” THAT FACTORS LEADING TO 1Q RESULTS WILL PERSIST -CFO; 25/05/2018 – AmerisourceBergen Presenting at Goldman Sachs Conference Jun 12

Analysts await The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) to report earnings on July, 16. They expect $5.41 EPS, down 9.53% or $0.57 from last year’s $5.98 per share. GS’s profit will be $1.98B for 9.06 P/E if the $5.41 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.71 actual EPS reported by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.25% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Goldman loses securities lending role at Fidelity – Bloomberg – Seeking Alpha” on May 14, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Goldman Sachs In Transition – Seeking Alpha” published on April 15, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Goldman Sachs Enters Ultra-Short Bond ETF Fray (NYSE:GS)(GSST) – Benzinga” on April 18, 2019. More interesting news about The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GS) – EU Pushes For IMO 2020 Implementation Consistency – Benzinga” published on April 16, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Why Goldman Sachs Is Investing in Key Energy – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: April 22, 2019.

Since December 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $2.61 million activity. Shares for $2.61M were sold by PALM GREGORY K on Wednesday, December 26.

Among 6 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group had 12 analyst reports since November 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of GS in report on Monday, December 24 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, December 7. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, November 21 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, April 16. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Tuesday, March 26. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale on Friday, February 1 to “Sell”. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Friday, November 30. Morgan Stanley maintained The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) on Tuesday, January 8 with “Equal-Weight” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of GS in report on Tuesday, April 16 with “Market Perform” rating.

Greenleaf Trust increased Medical Properties Trust Inc (NYSE:MPW) stake by 25,067 shares to 47,684 valued at $767,000 in 2018Q4. It also upped Ishares Msci Eafe Etf (EFA) stake by 1.48 million shares and now owns 1.75M shares. Pnc Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.54, from 1.2 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 146 investors sold GS shares while 407 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 261.53 million shares or 3.65% more from 252.31 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Fulton National Bank Na holds 0.1% or 7,626 shares. Autus Asset Management Limited Co reported 13,991 shares. Cubic Asset Ltd Liability Co owns 1.4% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 25,727 shares. Bollard Grp Inc Lc holds 0.11% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) or 15,007 shares. Camarda Financial Advsr Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.01% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). First Personal Financial Service reported 147 shares stake. The Hawaii-based Ckw Fincl Grp Incorporated has invested 0.02% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). The Delaware-based Tiverton Asset Management Limited Liability has invested 0.04% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Dynamic Advisor Solutions Ltd Liability Co owns 3,225 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd Com, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 3,097 shares. Palisades Hudson Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 2,069 shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. 83 were reported by Private Ocean Limited Liability Company. Sigma Inv Counselors Inc invested 0.31% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Heritage Wealth invested in 167 shares. Sky Limited has invested 0.09% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS).

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.55 billion. It offers a range of automotive services and products, including new and used vehicles; and vehicle repair and maintenance, replacement parts, and collision repair services. It has a 9.4 P/E ratio. The firm also provides finance and insurance products, including arranging vehicle financing through third parties; and aftermarket products, such as extended service contracts, guaranteed asset protection insurance, prepaid maintenance, and credit life and disability insurance.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $1.07 million activity.

The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $79.59. About 18,351 shares traded. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG) has risen 5.87% since May 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.50% the S&P500. Some Historical ABG News: 24/04/2018 – ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP INC – FIRST QUARTER EPS OF $1.93 PER DILUTED SHARE; 15/03/2018 – ABRAMS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT – MAY TAKE CERTAIN ACTIONS, INCLUDING PROPOSING NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE’S BOARD, SOLICITING PROXIES; 10/04/2018 – Asbury Auto Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP INC QTRLY TOTAL USED VEHICLE REVENUE $484.6 MLN VS $461.8 MLN; 15/03/2018 – Abrams Capital Management, L.P., Affiliates Report Stake In Asbury Automotive; 15/03/2018 – ABRAMS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT SAYS CONCERNED ABOUT GOVERNANCE OF ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE DUE TO SCOTT THOMPSON’S RESIGNATION FROM BOARD; 19/03/2018 – TripleCare Launches Telemedicine Services at Asbury Communities; 15/03/2018 – ABG HOLDER ABRAMS SEES TALKS ON SUCCESSION, EXPLORING OPTIONS; 24/05/2018 – FACTBOX-Big U.S. auto dealers have significant import exposure; 25/04/2018 – Sen. Inhofe: Inhofe Meets with CACI CEO Ken Asbury

Analysts await Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) to report earnings on July, 23. They expect $2.26 EPS, up 8.65% or $0.18 from last year’s $2.08 per share. ABG’s profit will be $44.10M for 8.80 P/E if the $2.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.20 actual EPS reported by Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.73% EPS growth.

Abrams Capital Management L.P. holds 5.24% of its portfolio in Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. for 1.90 million shares. Eminence Capital Lp owns 385,945 shares or 0.5% of their US portfolio. Moreover, River Road Asset Management Llc has 0.4% invested in the company for 242,691 shares. The Massachusetts-based Alpha Windward Llc has invested 0.34% in the stock. Chicago Equity Partners Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 95,785 shares.

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