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SS&C boosts banking software heft with $5.4 billion DST deal

13 January 2018, 02:55 | Cesar Cruz

SS&C To Purchase Financial, Health-Care Solution Provider DST Systems For $5.4 Billion

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(NASDAQ:ADXS) are -9.57%; -5.18% for the month; -31.06% for the last quarter; -57.41% for the past six-months; and -66.59% for the last 12 months.The current price is staying below the SMA lines which signify weakens and is generally unhealthy/negative and may provide the momentum for driving the share price lower.

Past 5 years growth of SSNC observed at 15.00%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company is expecting its growth at 14.07%. The company's stock had a trading volume of 10,154,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,206,375. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 75,518 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,870,911. DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Tributary Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT) by 11.11% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. This company shares are -14.88% up from its target price of $68 and the current market capitalization stands at $4.81B.

Analyzing the price activity of some previous stock, we were able to note that the shares have shifted by 10.45% since the year began. Tributary Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sensient Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.16B market cap company. They may also be used to help the trader figure out reliable support and resistance levels for the stock. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $93.23. (NASDAQ:SSNC) has risen 26.42% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.57% the S&P500. It worsened, as 29 investors sold DST shares while 108 reduced holdings.

In 2016, SS&C's purchases included Wells Fargo Global Fund Services, asset services firm Conifer and CRM platform developer Salentica, along with a one-third stake in learning tech provider Nervanix. Art Limited Liability Company invested 0.03% of its portfolio in DST Systems, Inc. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.13% of the company's stock. Company insiders own 17.60% of the company's stock. Jefferies Group restated a "buy" rating on shares of SS&C Technologies in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Intrepid Mgmt Inc reported 19,764 shares or 1.24% of all its holdings. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of SS&C Technologies by 4.5% in the second quarter.

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Reuters on Wednesday stated SS&C was in advanced talks to buy DST, sending DST's shares up almost 23 percent to $79.89.

Shares of DST Systems (NYSE DST) traded up $4.03 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $83.92. Envestnet Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 22,550 shares. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st were issued a dividend of $0.07 per share. (NASDAQ:SSNC) for 17,285 shares.

Analysts await DST Systems, Inc. SSNC's profit will be $100.87M for 25.64 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual EPS reported by DST Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.84% EPS growth.

(NASDAQ:SSNC) now has a "Buy" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. The stock has "Buy" rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Monday, November 23. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of DST in report on Friday, October 20 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, September 27 by Morgan Stanley. Susquehanna initiated California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) on Friday, October 30 with "Neutral" rating. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of SS&C Technologies from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. This volatility measure use for multipurpose in judging the underlying price momentum as well as the rate of change in DST's price. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (GOVT) by 186,778 shares in the quarter, for a total of 416,446 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Gold Trust (IAU). Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 100% are positive. Apple Inc. had 344 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 24 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy".

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