Gyroscope Capital Management Group Has Lifted Centurylink (CTL) Holding By $1.19 Million; BRENNTAG AG (BNTGF) Sellers Decreased By 42.36% Their Shorts

February 19, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

BRENNTAG AG (OTCMKTS:BNTGF) had a decrease of 42.36% in short interest. BNTGF’s SI was 130,900 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 42.36% from 227,100 shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 1309 days are for BRENNTAG AG (OTCMKTS:BNTGF)’s short sellers to cover BNTGF’s short positions. The stock increased 8.10% or $4.98 during the last trading session, reaching $66.43. About 9 shares traded. Brenntag AG (OTCMKTS:BNTGF) has 0.00% since February 19, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Gyroscope Capital Management Group Llc increased Centurylink Inc (CTL) stake by 30.03% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Gyroscope Capital Management Group Llc acquired 66,234 shares as Centurylink Inc (CTL)’s stock rose 2.43%. The Gyroscope Capital Management Group Llc holds 286,798 shares with $5.42M value, up from 220,564 last quarter. Centurylink Inc now has $20.24 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.05% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $18.93. About 14.84M shares traded. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has declined 7.62% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.32% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 65 investors sold CTL shares while 190 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 436.00 million shares or 1.89% less from 444.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 18,640 are held by Davenport & Company Ltd Liability Corporation. The Pennsylvania-based Stoneridge Investment Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.36% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Tower Research Capital Limited Liability Co (Trc) holds 0.01% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 3,700 shares. Associated Banc, a Alabama-based fund reported 21,850 shares. Valley Natl Advisers holds 116 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al invested in 0% or 16,348 shares. Ajo LP holds 0% or 18,930 shares in its portfolio. Prudential Fin owns 1.71 million shares. Punch And Assocs Investment Mngmt Inc has invested 0.52% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Retirement Sys Of Alabama stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Evercore Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 13,885 shares. Svcs holds 0.02% or 2,373 shares in its portfolio. Ngam Advsr LP accumulated 29,170 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ifc Fl reported 0.01% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). California Public Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL).

Among 21 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 58 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 15 with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $26 target in Wednesday, August 23 report. The rating was initiated by Evercore on Wednesday, June 22 with “Hold”. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by JP Morgan. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CTL in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, August 7. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 14 by Citigroup. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, January 25. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 18 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral” on Monday, July 11.

Brenntag AG, a chemical distribution company, provides distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.00 billion. The firm also provides value added services. It has a 20.52 P/E ratio. It serves clients in various end-market industries, such as adhesives, paints, gas and oil, food, water treatment, personal care, and pharmaceuticals.

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