Abner Herrman & Brock Has Decreased Its Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Holding; Ansys, Inc. (ANSS) Had 2 Bulls

Abner Herrman & Brock Llc decreased Automatic Data Processing (ADP) stake by 2.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Abner Herrman & Brock Llc sold 3,199 shares as Automatic Data Processing (ADP)’s stock declined 1.06%. The Abner Herrman & Brock Llc holds 105,841 shares with $11.57 million value, down from 109,040 last quarter. Automatic Data Processing now has $51.97 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $117.19. About 1.02M shares traded. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 15.83% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Ansys Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Ansys Inc. had 33 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Needham given on Tuesday, November 22. Berenberg initiated Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) on Wednesday, August 23 with “Hold” rating. Evercore initiated the shares of ANSS in report on Thursday, September 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 31. The stock of Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 6 by Wedbush. The firm has “Hold” rating by Benchmark given on Friday, November 4. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 3. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush given on Tuesday, February 16. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $113 target in Friday, September 15 report. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. See Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) latest ratings:

03/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $125 New Target: $160 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $147.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $155.0 Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
29/09/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $130.0 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
22/09/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Hold New Target: $125.0 Initiate
14/09/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Sell Maintain
15/09/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Hold Maintain
15/09/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: $115 New Target: $113 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $147.59. About 372,442 shares traded. Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 43.75% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial equipment, electronics, biomedical, energy, materials and chemical processing, and semiconductors industries and academia worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.53 billion. The firm offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the companyÂ’s engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager, a solution for simulation process and data management challenges; and high-performance computing product suite that delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software. It has a 46.4 P/E ratio. It also offers geometry handling solutions; meshing technology that transforms a physical model into a mathematical model; structural analysis product suite for product design and optimization; explicit dynamics product suite that simulates events; and composite analysis and optimization technology, as well as customization services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 32 investors sold Ansys, Inc. shares while 151 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 79.23 million shares or 1.85% less from 80.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Magnetar Fin Limited Co owns 0.04% invested in Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 14,186 shares. Raymond James Fincl Inc reported 4,116 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv stated it has 0.04% in Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Oakbrook Invs Ltd Liability has invested 0.06% in Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 162,323 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Martingale Asset Management L P reported 0.29% stake. Profund Advsr Ltd invested in 2,849 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ahl Llp reported 88,536 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Greenleaf Tru holds 0.02% or 6,539 shares. Ls Investment Advisors Limited Co invested 0.03% in Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Retirement Of Alabama holds 0.03% or 41,122 shares. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 243 shares. The New York-based Cornerstone Holdg Ltd Co has invested 0.01% in Ansys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Fny Managed Accounts Limited Liability accumulated 0.04% or 240 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Automatic Data has $130 highest and $76 lowest target. $104.69’s average target is -10.67% below currents $117.19 stock price. Automatic Data had 49 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush initiated Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Friday, September 9. Wedbush has “Neutral” rating and $100 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Thursday, February 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $87 target. Bernstein maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, October 31 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, July 29. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 3. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 11 by Bernstein. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, August 14. Bank of America maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $114 target in Friday, October 13 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $100.0 target in Monday, November 6 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of ADP in report on Wednesday, August 30 with “Hold” rating.

Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.89 EPS, up 2.30% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.87 per share. ADP’s profit will be $394.71M for 32.92 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual EPS reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.20% negative EPS growth.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $2.00 million activity. Black Maria also sold $67,290 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) shares. Perrotti Thomas J had sold 2,991 shares worth $318,688 on Friday, September 1. Sackman Stuart had sold 519 shares worth $55,346. Albinson Brock sold 3,663 shares worth $390,267. Another trade for 4,098 shares valued at $437,011 was made by O’Brien Dermot J on Friday, September 1. The insider Ayala John sold $729,738.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 60 investors sold ADP shares while 457 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 241 raised stakes. 342.26 million shares or 3.77% less from 355.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ironwood Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 3,607 shares or 0.28% of its portfolio. Lyons Wealth Mngmt Llc holds 1.19% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 7,284 shares. Plante Moran Advisors Llc reported 6,057 shares. Macquarie Gp Limited holds 0% or 25,200 shares in its portfolio. R G Niederhoffer Cap Management owns 2,000 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 11,164 shares. Moreover, Hartford Invest Management has 0.29% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Spinnaker Tru holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 13,916 shares. Rmsincerbeaux Mngmt Limited has invested 5.44% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). 11,428 are held by Cleararc Capital. Sandy Spring Bancshares has invested 0.27% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Piedmont Inv Advsr Ltd reported 97,978 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. Bank Of Nova Scotia Tru invested in 6,996 shares. Df Dent & holds 0.04% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) or 15,138 shares. Granite Invest Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation has 0.42% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 61,478 shares.