Gartner, Inc. (IT)’s EVP – Research Peter Sondergaard Sold 5,500 Shares; Bluecrest Capital Management LTD Lowered Transcanada (TRP) Stake By $848,876

The EVP – Research of Gartner Inc, Peter Sondergaard is in the stock market news today. It was disclosed in a report filled by Peter Sondergaard and submitted to the Washington-based SEC on 12/03/2018, he unloaded 5,500 shares from the Pinksheet-listed company worth near $664,174 US Dollars. The sold shares average price was $120.8. Peter Sondergaard today owns 105,145 shares which make up around 0.12% of the Connecticut-based company’s market cap (total dollar market value of all company’s outstanding shares).

Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd decreased Transcanada Corp (TRP) stake by 77.9% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd sold 17,324 shares as Transcanada Corp (TRP)’s stock declined 2.34%. The Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd holds 4,916 shares with $243,000 value, down from 22,240 last quarter. Transcanada Corp now has $39.46B valuation. The stock increased 1.05% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $44.26. About 910,637 shares traded. TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) has risen 15.03% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.67% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. TransCanada Corporation had 24 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets maintained TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) on Wednesday, November 4 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by TheStreet given on Saturday, August 15. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, September 11. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, July 31. The company was upgraded on Thursday, March 31 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, May 2 with “Equal-Weight”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Friday, February 9. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, September 1. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital.

Analysts await TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) to report earnings on May, 4. They expect $0.75 EPS, up 22.95% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.61 per share. TRP’s profit will be $668.66M for 14.75 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual EPS reported by TransCanada Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.38% EPS growth.

Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd increased Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) stake by 39,274 shares to 41,802 valued at $7.79M in 2017Q3. It also upped Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) stake by 38,414 shares and now owns 45,055 shares. Macquarie Infrastructure Cor (NYSE:MIC) was raised too.

Gartner, Inc., an information technology research and advisory company, provides independent research and analysis on the information technology , supply chain, and digital marketing initiatives. The company has market cap of $11.26 billion. It operates through three divisions: Research, Consulting, and Events. It has a 3348.95 P/E ratio. The Research segment offers objective insight on critical and timely technology and supply chain initiatives for CIOs, other IT professionals, supply chain leaders, marketing and other business professionals, technology and professional services companies, and the institutional investment community through reports, briefings, and proprietary tools, as well as access to analysts, peer networking services, and membership programs.

It closed at $123.91 lastly. It is down 15.57% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 26 investors sold Gartner, Inc. shares while 114 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 85.00 million shares or 4.01% more from 81.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Regions holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) for 4,145 shares. Invest Counsel reported 2,450 shares. Quantitative Investment Lc owns 0.05% invested in Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) for 36,600 shares. Cambridge Invest Advsr has invested 0% in Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT). Louisiana State Employees Retirement owns 5,700 shares. Norris Perne & French Llp Mi invested in 1.17% or 60,593 shares. Cleararc owns 2,308 shares. Genesee Valley Trust accumulated 12,782 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 1,600 shares. Atlantic Trust Grp Lc reported 843,152 shares stake. Aperio Gru Limited Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) for 19,888 shares. Victory Cap Mgmt invested in 1,495 shares or 0% of the stock. Schroder Inv Mgmt Group reported 487,794 shares. Echo Street Cap has 0.19% invested in Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) for 44,790 shares. Credit Agricole S A reported 38,924 shares.

Analysts await Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.58 EPS, down 3.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.6 per share. IT’s profit will be $52.68 million for 53.41 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.17 actual EPS reported by Gartner, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.43% negative EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Gartner Inc (NYSE:IT), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Gartner Inc has $155.0 highest and $78 lowest target. $128.09’s average target is 3.37% above currents $123.91 stock price. Gartner Inc had 48 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, September 24 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 16 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) earned “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, March 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 19. As per Wednesday, April 12, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 9. On Tuesday, March 22 the stock rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of IT in report on Friday, November 6 with “Sector Perform” rating.