New York: Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) Stock Has Just Had Its Hold Rating Reiterated by Mizuho Securities. Shares now Have a $75.0 Target

January 14, 2018 - By Darrin Black

 New York: Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) Stock Has Just Had Its Hold Rating Reiterated by Mizuho Securities. Shares now Have a $75.0 Target

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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.

Aperio Ltd Liability Co accumulated 33,505 shares. Tourbillon Prns Limited Partnership holds 1.72M shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Price T Rowe Assoc Incorporated Md holds 0.23% or 19.50M shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Co reported 0.2% stake. Hudson Bay Limited Partnership stated it has 141,540 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership accumulated 28,466 shares. The Texas-based Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas has invested 0.05% in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Caprock Gru owns 3,805 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Utah Retirement invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Ls Invest Advsr reported 3,547 shares. Legal And General Grp Inc Pcl has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Moreover, Marsico Cap Mngmt Limited has 0.32% invested in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Profund Advsr Ltd Liability accumulated 0.01% or 3,185 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc has 31 shares.

Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) Rating Reaffirmed

Recently, In a research report made public on 26 October, Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) shares have had their Hold Rating maintained by expert analysts at Mizuho Securities, who currently has a $75.0 target price per share on company. This target by Mizuho Securities would indicate the possibile downside of -3.35 % from the last stock close price.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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.

Aperio Ltd Liability Co accumulated 33,505 shares. Tourbillon Prns Limited Partnership holds 1.72M shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Price T Rowe Assoc Incorporated Md holds 0.23% or 19.50M shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Co reported 0.2% stake. Hudson Bay Limited Partnership stated it has 141,540 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership accumulated 28,466 shares. The Texas-based Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas has invested 0.05% in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Caprock Gru owns 3,805 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Utah Retirement invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Ls Invest Advsr reported 3,547 shares. Legal And General Grp Inc Pcl has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Moreover, Marsico Cap Mngmt Limited has 0.32% invested in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV). Profund Advsr Ltd Liability accumulated 0.01% or 3,185 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc has 31 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. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, January 27 report. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy”. The stock of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, June 20. The stock of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 10. Atlantic Securities maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, April 13 report. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Wood to “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, June 1 with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. As per Tuesday, April 19, the company rating was initiated by William Blair. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) rating on Sunday, August 13. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $8200 target.

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 $160.02M 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: Businesswire.com which released: “FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) – VANTIV, INC” on January 12, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “Form 8.3 – Vantiv, Inc.” on January 11, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Vantiv (VNTV) Stockholders Approve Merger Transaction to Acquire Worldpay” with publication date: January 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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