Davis R M Has Trimmed Its Accenture Plc (ACN) Position; Tph Asset Management Has Decreased Statoil Asa (STO) Stake

February 25, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Tph Asset Management Llc decreased Statoil Asa (STO) stake by 9.8% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Tph Asset Management Llc sold 33,146 shares as Statoil Asa (STO)’s stock rose 3.76%. The Tph Asset Management Llc holds 305,165 shares with $6.13M value, down from 338,311 last quarter. Statoil Asa now has $77.65 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.61% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $23.18. About 1.59 million shares traded. Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) has risen 12.95% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.75% the S&P500.

Davis R M Inc decreased Accenture Plc (ACN) stake by 9.32% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Davis R M Inc sold 18,173 shares as Accenture Plc (ACN)’s stock declined 0.21%. The Davis R M Inc holds 176,716 shares with $23.87M value, down from 194,889 last quarter. Accenture Plc now has $100.49 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.64% or $2.63 during the last trading session, reaching $162.95. About 1.58M shares traded. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500.

Tph Asset Management Llc increased Forum Energy Technologies In (NYSE:FET) stake by 329,279 shares to 1.31 million valued at $20.89 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Halliburton Co (NYSE:HAL) stake by 158,118 shares and now owns 760,843 shares. Eqt Corp (NYSE:EQT) was raised too.

Among 21 analysts covering Statoil Asa (NYSE:STO), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Statoil Asa had 32 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, March 9 by Swedbank. As per Thursday, August 24, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) on Friday, February 9 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Wednesday, December 21 to “Buy”. The stock of Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 14 to “Market Perform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by HSBC on Tuesday, November 7. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 13 to “Hold”. As per Friday, September 11, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by Howard Weil to “Sector Outperform” on Monday, October 12.

Analysts await Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) to report earnings on March, 22. They expect $1.49 EPS, up 12.03% or $0.16 from last year’s $1.33 per share. ACN’s profit will be $918.83 million for 27.34 P/E if the $1.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.79 actual EPS reported by Accenture plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.76% negative EPS growth.

Among 26 analysts covering Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Accenture Plc had 89 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, March 28 by JP Morgan. Cowen & Co maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 21. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ACN in report on Friday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. Pivotal Research initiated Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) rating on Wednesday, November 8. Pivotal Research has “Buy” rating and $165 target. Pivotal Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $165 target in Friday, December 22 report. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Friday, December 22 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 29 by SunTrust. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 31 by Cowen & Co.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 40 investors sold ACN shares while 370 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 315 raised stakes. 461.53 million shares or 1.06% less from 466.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cambridge Invest has invested 0.05% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). 6,750 were accumulated by Spirit Of America Ny. Riggs Asset Managment Inc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). 16,172 were accumulated by Heritage Invsts Mngmt. Davis R M Inc holds 0.99% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) or 176,716 shares. Etrade Mngmt Ltd holds 0.21% or 43,210 shares. Wealthfront Inc accumulated 21,204 shares or 0.04% of the stock. The Minnesota-based Jnba Fincl has invested 0.05% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Two Sigma Secs Ltd Company has 3,368 shares. Weatherstone Capital has invested 0.39% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Zeke Cap Advsr Limited Liability Corp owns 0.2% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 10,819 shares. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 730 shares. The Montana-based First Interstate Bankshares has invested 0.01% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Comerica Bancorporation invested in 0.17% or 164,190 shares. Moreover, Marathon Asset Mgmt Llp has 1.14% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 511,671 shares.

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