As Xpo Logistics (XPO) Share Price Rose, Dana Investment Advisors Has Decreased Stake by $575,484; Union Pac (UNP) Shareholder Sirios Capital Management LP Has Lowered Its Holding

April 19, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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John Brennan decreased its stake in Union Pac Corp (UNP) by 38.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sirios Capital Management LP sold 188,179 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.36% with the market. The hedge fund run by John Brennan held 297,473 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $39.89 million, down from 485,652 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sirios Capital Management LP who had been investing in Union Pac Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $106.52 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.16% or $1.62 during the last trading session, reaching $137.35. About 1.50M shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 26.23% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.68% the S&P500.

Dana Investment Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Xpo Logistics Inc (XPO) by 7.93% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dana Investment Advisors Inc sold 6,324 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.61% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 73,383 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $6.72 million, down from 79,707 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dana Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Xpo Logistics Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.81 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $106.8. About 791,418 shares traded. XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) has risen 113.78% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 102.23% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.41, from 1.83 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 43 investors sold XPO shares while 95 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 98.73 million shares or 2.06% more from 96.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Prudential Financial reported 6,012 shares stake. Regions Fincl Corp invested in 2,154 shares or 0% of the stock. Three Peaks Capital Ltd Llc holds 1.68% or 123,220 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Limited Liability owns 311,025 shares. Deltec Asset Mgmt Lc has 7,408 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Hudson Bay Cap Lp holds 0.05% or 25,000 shares in its portfolio. Tributary Cap Mngmt Lc holds 0.15% or 19,200 shares in its portfolio. Advisory Svcs Network Llc accumulated 20 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al holds 2,353 shares. Holt Cap Advsr Ltd Co Dba Holt Cap Partners Lp holds 30,003 shares or 0.87% of its portfolio. 69,900 are held by Steinberg Asset Mngmt Lc. Tocqueville Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 0% or 3,000 shares in its portfolio. Baker Avenue Asset Mngmt Lp has invested 0.05% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Crystal Rock Management stated it has 82,440 shares or 4.87% of all its holdings. Old Mutual Global Invsts (Uk) Ltd holds 0% or 3,600 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts await XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) to report earnings on May, 2 after the close. They expect $0.53 earnings per share, up 76.67% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.3 per share. XPO’s profit will be $63.57 million for 50.38 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by XPO Logistics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.78% EPS growth.

Dana Investment Advisors Inc, which manages about $4.48B and $2.30 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) by 4,898 shares to 247,781 shares, valued at $20.72 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) by 71,375 shares in the quarter, for a total of 155,692 shares, and has risen its stake in Patrick Inds Inc (NASDAQ:PATK).

Among 21 analysts covering XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. XPO Logistics had 76 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of XPO in report on Friday, November 3 with “Outperform” rating. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, February 9 by Credit Suisse. Cowen & Co maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) rating on Thursday, September 7. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $69.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, July 17. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of XPO in report on Friday, August 5 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) rating on Monday, November 6. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $80 target. The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, February 9. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, November 3 with “Buy”.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $7.37 million activity. $2.08 million worth of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) shares were sold by Whited Elizabeth F.

Sirios Capital Management L P, which manages about $2.06B and $2.02 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Csx Corp (NYSE:CSX) by 1.37M shares to 1.88M shares, valued at $103.56M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Consolidated Comm Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:CNSL) by 730,515 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.01 million shares, and has risen its stake in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc (NYSE:UHS).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 49 investors sold UNP shares while 505 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 391 raised stakes. 598.50 million shares or 0.52% less from 601.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Maine-based Headinvest Limited Liability Company has invested 0.07% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). New Vernon Mgmt owns 4,985 shares or 0.7% of their US portfolio. Bright Rock Capital Limited Company accumulated 69,500 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr LP accumulated 3.45 million shares or 0.19% of the stock. The New York-based Epoch Investment Ptnrs has invested 0.02% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Investment House Lc invested 0.38% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Regent Invest Management owns 0.17% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 3,892 shares. Badgley Phelps & Bell Inc has 77,435 shares for 0.71% of their portfolio. South Texas Money Management Ltd accumulated 2,069 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Hall Laurie J Trustee invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). The Japan-based Daiwa Secs Inc has invested 0.11% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Gradient Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 17 shares. Inverness Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation New York has 2.44% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Burt Wealth holds 0.38% or 4,593 shares in its portfolio. The Missouri-based Financial Counselors has invested 1.23% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).

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