Trexquant Investment LP Cut By $547,875 Its Chevron New (CVX) Stake; Last Week A. O. Smith (AOS) Coverage

April 21, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Trexquant Investment Lp decreased Chevron Corp New (CVX) stake by 21.81% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Trexquant Investment Lp sold 4,383 shares as Chevron Corp New (CVX)’s stock declined 8.26%. The Trexquant Investment Lp holds 15,709 shares with $1.97M value, down from 20,092 last quarter. Chevron Corp New now has $233.64B valuation. The stock decreased 1.13% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $122.31. About 7.56M shares traded or 1.79% up from the average. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has risen 7.88% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.67% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering AO Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. AO Smith Corp had 41 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $50 target in Friday, February 3 report. The stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, January 30. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyCorp on Monday, May 1. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $72.0 target in Monday, October 16 report. Boenning & Scattergood upgraded the shares of AOS in report on Thursday, March 22 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital given on Tuesday, March 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 21. BMO Capital Markets maintained A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) rating on Wednesday, September 6. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $60.0 target. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood. Robert W. Baird maintained A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. See A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) latest ratings:

12/04/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Buy New Target: $72 Initiates Coverage On
04/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $72.0000 Maintain
03/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $63.0000 Maintain
04/04/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
22/03/2018 Broker: Boenning & Scattergood Rating: Buy New Target: $75.0 Upgrade
15/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $68.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $71.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $73.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $78.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold CVX shares while 686 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 608 raised stakes. 1.19 billion shares or 0.58% more from 1.18 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt owns 8.45 million shares or 0.84% of their US portfolio. Seaward Mngmt Partnership holds 0.39% or 65,973 shares in its portfolio. Bender Robert & Associates stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Garland Capital Management owns 3.53% invested in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) for 42,998 shares. Aldebaran Fincl Incorporated reported 15,583 shares. Jolley Asset Mgmt Lc invested 1.59% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). California-based Poplar Forest Capital Lc has invested 3.25% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Vaughan David Inc Il reported 1.31% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Cim Invest Mangement Incorporated holds 0.49% or 11,359 shares in its portfolio. Confluence Mgmt Llc reported 897,131 shares stake. Hirtle Callaghan And Ltd invested in 6,000 shares. Kessler Group Ltd Llc has 15,336 shares for 2.41% of their portfolio. Virtu Financial Ltd holds 0.13% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) or 20,006 shares. Hayek Kallen Invest Management holds 15,313 shares. The Israel-based Commercial Bank Hapoalim Bm has invested 0.04% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX).

Among 35 analysts covering Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Chevron Corporation had 119 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, December 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, April 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 22. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Wednesday, March 9. Societe Generale upgraded Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) on Friday, February 2 to “Buy” rating. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas to “Underperform”. Morgan Stanley upgraded Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) on Tuesday, November 1 to “Overweight” rating. Jefferies maintained Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by UBS.

Since April 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $3.11 million activity. Pate R. Hewitt sold $3.11 million worth of stock.

Analysts await Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) to report earnings on April, 27 before the open. They expect $1.48 earnings per share, up 4.96% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.41 per share. CVX’s profit will be $2.83 billion for 20.66 P/E if the $1.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual earnings per share reported by Chevron Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 102.74% EPS growth.

Trexquant Investment Lp increased Oasis Pete Inc New (NYSE:OAS) stake by 185,461 shares to 278,062 valued at $2.34M in 2017Q4. It also upped Rapid7 Inc stake by 21,028 shares and now owns 32,077 shares. Hartford Finl Svcs Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 25 investors sold A. O. Smith Corporation shares while 136 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 120.93 million shares or 1.94% less from 123.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Brown Brothers Harriman holds 0% or 7,200 shares in its portfolio. Westwood Mgmt Il stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Thrivent For Lutherans owns 0% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 5,950 shares. Cornerstone Cap Holdings Lc reported 0.04% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Pictet Asset Ltd accumulated 0.48% or 3.08 million shares. Yorktown Management And Incorporated has invested 0.09% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Cibc World Mkts invested 0.01% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). United Kingdom-based Gulf Int Savings Bank (Uk) Ltd has invested 0.04% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Hourglass Cap Lc holds 0.06% or 4,500 shares in its portfolio. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd reported 0.04% stake. Moreover, Glenmede Trust Com Na has 0.01% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Andra Ap invested in 37,100 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldgs Sa reported 0.01% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Chem Bancorp reported 12,500 shares stake. Mckinley Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation Delaware reported 4,184 shares.

Since October 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $9.00 million activity. On Thursday, February 15 the insider Rajendra Ajita G sold $531,654. Heideman Robert J also sold $716,547 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) shares. Martineau Peter R sold $1.32M worth of stock. Shares for $768,677 were sold by Ding Wei on Tuesday, February 20. SMITH MARK D sold $163,099 worth of stock or 2,600 shares. Shares for $1.19M were sold by GREUBEL WILLIAM P. 30,000 shares valued at $1.89M were sold by BROUWER WILFRIDUS M on Tuesday, March 6.

The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $65.27. About 724,504 shares traded. A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has risen 21.58% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.03% the S&P500.

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