Syntal Capital Partners Has Cut Its Parsley Energy (PE) Stake by $2.97 Million; Market Valuation Declined; As Xilinx (XLNX) Share Price Rose, Blue Harbour Group LP Has Cut Holding

April 22, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Syntal Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Parsley Energy Inc (PE) by 46.73% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Syntal Capital Partners Llc sold 165,002 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.80% with the market. The institutional investor held 188,066 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.48M, down from 353,068 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Syntal Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Parsley Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.57B market cap company. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $30.39. About 6.48M shares traded or 4.54% up from the average. Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) has declined 12.13% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.68% the S&P500.

Clifton S. Robbins decreased its stake in Xilinx Inc (XLNX) by 6.45% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blue Harbour Group Lp sold 295,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.12% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Clifton S. Robbins held 4.29 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $289.10 million, down from 4.58 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blue Harbour Group Lp who had been investing in Xilinx Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.35B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.16% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $64.15. About 5.59 million shares traded or 93.19% up from the average. Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) has risen 23.85% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.30% the S&P500.

Syntal Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $422.80 million and $327.20 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vail Resorts Inc (NYSE:MTN) by 3,156 shares to 7,023 shares, valued at $1.49M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Xilinx Inc Com (NASDAQ:XLNX) by 8,709 shares in the quarter, for a total of 19,552 shares, and has risen its stake in Amphemol Corp (NYSE:APH).

Among 37 analysts covering Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Parsley Energy Inc had 139 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, March 15 with “Overweight”. The stock of Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) on Monday, November 13 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 2 by Credit Suisse. Imperial Capital initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, July 26 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 3 by Seaport Global. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 15 with “Overweight”. The rating was upgraded by Howard Weil on Monday, November 30 to “Focus Stock”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 30 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Friday, March 2 by BMO Capital Markets.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $4.83 million activity. $4.99M worth of Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) was bought by Sheffield Bryan. 7,500 Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) shares with value of $212,175 were sold by Roberts Colin. 10,000 shares were bought by ALAMEDDINE A R, worth $259,900.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 49 investors sold PE shares while 96 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 251.44 million shares or 1.93% more from 246.67 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pointstate LP reported 0.57% stake. Comerica Financial Bank holds 0% or 24,341 shares in its portfolio. Fmr Ltd Limited Liability Company, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 11.68M shares. Castleark Ltd Com invested in 20,600 shares. Cambrian Capital LP reported 192,400 shares. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon Corporation has invested 0.01% in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE). Moreover, Citigroup has 0% invested in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE). 88 were accumulated by Pnc Fincl Svcs Group. World Asset Mngmt owns 9,906 shares. Fjarde Ap owns 122,352 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Arizona-based Tci Wealth Advsrs has invested 0% in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE). California Public Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.02% or 582,093 shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Brown Brothers Harriman has invested 0% in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE). Wexford Cap Lp stated it has 956,140 shares or 2.41% of all its holdings. Moreover, Pacad Invest Limited has 0.21% invested in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) for 31,500 shares.

Analysts await Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) to report earnings on May, 3 after the close. They expect $0.21 earnings per share, up 40.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.15 per share. PE’s profit will be $66.15 million for 36.18 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Parsley Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.00% negative EPS growth.

Analysts await Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) to report earnings on April, 25 after the close. They expect $0.68 earnings per share, up 19.30% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.57 per share. XLNX’s profit will be $173.27 million for 23.58 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual earnings per share reported by Xilinx, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.53% negative EPS growth.

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $5.48 million activity. Another trade for 19,687 shares valued at $1.45M was made by Tong Vincent on Thursday, February 1. Hover-Smoot Scott sold 4,300 shares worth $308,396.

Among 25 analysts covering Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), 8 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Xilinx Inc. had 70 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley upgraded Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) on Thursday, December 15 to “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 25 by Susquehanna. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, May 23 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Jefferies. Nomura downgraded the shares of XLNX in report on Tuesday, January 3 to “Reduce” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 6 with “Buy”. The stock of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Hold” rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Thursday, October 15. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by BMO Capital Markets.

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