American Beacon Advisors Trimmed Its Position in Verizon Communications (VZ) as Stock Value Declined; Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe LTD Trimmed Its Holding in Anadarko Pete (APC) by $794,470

April 22, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd decreased its stake in Anadarko Pete Corp (APC) by 69.07% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd sold 14,990 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.87% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 6,714 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $360,000, down from 21,704 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd who had been investing in Anadarko Pete Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $34.26 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $66.49. About 5.23 million shares traded. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has risen 1.43% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.12% the S&P500.

American Beacon Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) by 60.91% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Beacon Advisors Inc sold 2,270 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.05% with the market. The institutional investor held 1,457 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $77.12 million, down from 3,727 at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Beacon Advisors Inc who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $197.73B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.09% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $47.9. About 18.22 million shares traded or 6.33% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 3.72% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.27% the S&P500.

Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd, which manages about $1.60B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Citigroup Inc (Call) (NYSE:C) by 8,700 shares to 61,700 shares, valued at $4.59M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in American Rlty Cap Pptys Inc (Prn) by 600,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 7.25 million shares, and has risen its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 60 investors sold APC shares while 255 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 454.79 million shares or 2.87% less from 468.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Renaissance Techs Ltd has 0.08% invested in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) for 1.43 million shares. Etrade Capital Mngmt Llc has 0.03% invested in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) for 16,452 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md has 934,409 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Glg Ltd Liability Com invested 0.11% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Legal And General Public Limited Liability stated it has 2.67 million shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Neuberger Berman Gru Llc has invested 0.04% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Employees Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0.06% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Dnb Asset Management As reported 2.00M shares. The Illinois-based Hightower Advsr Lc has invested 0.08% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 0.62% or 274,804 shares. Moreover, Telemus Ltd has 0% invested in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Hartford Financial Management Inc owns 0.08% invested in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) for 2,951 shares. Motco holds 0% or 50 shares. Dupont Cap owns 4,654 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Secor Cap LP stated it has 28,602 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.37 EPS, up 161.67% or $0.97 from last year’s $-0.6 per share. APC’s profit will be $190.67M for 44.93 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual EPS reported by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 105.56% EPS growth.

Among 40 analysts covering Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), 33 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation had 139 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, November 6. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 18. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, October 5 with “Buy”. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, September 14 report. The stock of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, October 13. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of APC in report on Friday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained the shares of APC in report on Tuesday, September 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 57 investors sold VZ shares while 662 reduced holdings. 141 funds opened positions while 592 raised stakes. 2.54 billion shares or 0.48% more from 2.53 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kansas-based Vantage Investment Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 1.13% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Sfe Invest Counsel owns 13,940 shares or 0.3% of their US portfolio. First Tru Limited Partnership holds 0.42% or 3.33M shares in its portfolio. Swiss Bankshares invested in 0.96% or 16.85 million shares. Schroder Investment Grp Inc invested in 2.75M shares. Blair William & Comm Il has invested 0.17% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Avalon Advisors Ltd Co holds 1.12% or 689,051 shares in its portfolio. 88,337 are owned by Oarsman Incorporated. Hbk Sorce Advisory Llc reported 0.4% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Ntv Asset Mngmt Limited Company has 0.98% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 66,704 shares. 184,801 were accumulated by Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees. Ironwood Counsel Ltd accumulated 0.41% or 21,243 shares. Banque Pictet Cie Sa holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 35,900 shares. Compton Capital Mgmt Ri reported 1.72% stake. Tdam Usa Inc reported 419,922 shares or 1.27% of all its holdings.

Among 29 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 34% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 77 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by Moffett Nathanson on Tuesday, February 21. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 20 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 21 by Citigroup. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned “Buy” rating by Scotia Capital on Monday, January 22. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Wednesday, January 24. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Sector Outperform” on Wednesday, October 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Moffett Nathanson. HSBC downgraded the shares of VZ in report on Thursday, December 14 to “Hold” rating.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $376,615 activity. The insider Skiadas Anthony T sold $346,957.

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