DST Systems (DST) : Northwest Investment Counselors scooped up 660 additional shares in DST Systems during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 21, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 5,158 shares of DST Systems which is valued at $623,086.DST Systems makes up approximately 0.35% of Northwest Investment Counselors’s portfolio.
DST Systems opened for trading at $120.48 and hit $121.83 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $120.76, with a gain of 0.02% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,94,168 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,068 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Advisory Services Network boosted its stake in DST in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 20 additional shares and now holds a total of 61 shares of DST Systems which is valued at $7,369.Bremer Trust National Association boosted its stake in DST in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 740 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,345 shares of DST Systems which is valued at $386,046. DST Systems makes up approx 0.11% of Bremer Trust National Association’s portfolio.Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in DST in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 421 additional shares and now holds a total of 13,845 shares of DST Systems which is valued at $1,597,851. DST Systems makes up approx 0.04% of Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s portfolio. Integral Derivatives added DST to its portfolio by purchasing 5,100 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $588,591. DST Systems makes up approx 0.24% of Integral Derivatives’s portfolio.
On the company’s financial health, DST Systems reported $1.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.13 according to the earnings call on Apr 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.48. The company had revenue of $521.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $517.03 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.40 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on DST Systems. Robert W. Baird Upgraded DST Systems on Jan 29, 2016 to ” Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $120.
DST Systems Inc. (DST) is a provider of technology-based information processing and servicing solutions. The Company offers its solutions through unified data management business processing and customer communications solutions to clients within the asset management brokerage retirement and healthcare markets. The Company manages its business through three operating segments: Financial Services which provides investor and asset distribution services to companies within the financial services industry; Healthcare Services which provide healthcare organizations a variety of medical and pharmacy benefit solutions and Customer Communications which offers a range of integrated print mail and electronic solutions. Its investments in equity securities private equity investments real estate and certain financial interests are aggregated into an Investments and Other segment.