SS&C in talks to buy DST Systems for over $5 billion


Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.1451721191185 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Over the last quarter, insiders bought 976 shares of company stock worth $59,812.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Investors Sell Shares of DST Systems (DST) on Strength Following Insider Selling" was originally reported by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. About 8.91M shares traded or 837.18% up from the average. Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) has risen 11.07% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending.

Mufg Americas Holdings Corp decreased its stake in Dst Sys Inc Del (DST) by 28.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.5/share. DST Systems, Inc. has a 12 month low of $94.52 and a 12 month high of $128.66. The stock increased 22.62% or $14.74 during the last trading session, reaching $79.89.

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Image: SS&C Technologies to acquire DST Systems. It has underperformed by 2.57% the S&P500. On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell. Therefore 43% are positive. DST Systems had 11 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, November 3 with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets.

Excluding DST's debt, the transaction is valued at about US$5.06 billion, according to Reuters calculations. (NYSE:DST) is 0.164138. It dropped, as 23 investors sold SSNC shares while 71 reduced holdings. DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) has risen 0.59% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending.

SS&C plans to purchase DST at an $84-per-share premium and assume any of its debt, putting the transaction's overall valuation at $5.4 billion. (NASDAQ:SSNC). Commonwealth National Bank Of Aus owns 100 shares. (NYSE:DST) shares have performed 31.58%. Moreover, First Trust Limited Partnership has 0.04% invested in DST Systems, Inc. Hilltop Holdings Inc holds 37,954 shares or 1.77% of its portfolio. (NYSE:DST). Nordea Inv holds 74,600 shares. The stock has "Hold" rating by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, December 12. 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. Benjamin F Edwards & accumulated 0.02% or 3,536 shares. Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda accumulated 4,840 shares. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of SS&C Technologies in the 4th quarter valued at $307,000.

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Bill Stone, CEO, SS&C, says: "The rate of change, the technology required and the requirements of integrated solutions in the investment and wealth management space are unprecedented". (NASDAQ:SSNC) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 1 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Therefore 50% are positive. The ROIC 5 year average of DST Systems, Inc. Ngam LP has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of SS&C Technologies from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating in a report on Thursday. (NASDAQ:SSNC) to report earnings on February, 21. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O'Neill on Monday, July 27 to "Buy". The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 8. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Monday, October 23 by Morgan Stanley.

SS&C Technologies (NASDAQ:SSNC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. Zacks upgraded DST Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on January, 30. TSE:6620 is 0.021735. This is calculated by taking the earnings per share and dividing it by the last closing share price. DST's profit will be $51.19 million for 24.67 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. (NASDAQ:SSNC) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.5/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.5/Share by a difference of $0.

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