As Vectren Corp (VVC) Shares Rose, Holder Magnetar Financial LLC Upped Stake

Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 0.88 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 31 investors sold VVC shares while 109 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 51.18 million shares or 5.83% less from 54.35 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Prudential Public Limited Com, a Illinois-based fund reported 4,000 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 0.15% or 151,425 shares in its portfolio. Fund Mgmt accumulated 95,130 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Ingalls & Snyder Limited Liability Corporation invested in 14,600 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 1.25 million shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Mutual Of America Capital Management Limited Liability reported 71,390 shares. Evergreen Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.03% in Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC). Amp Ltd reported 16,087 shares stake. Franklin Resource invested in 613,201 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Aperio Group Ltd Co holds 0.06% or 169,796 shares in its portfolio. Ing Groep Nv reported 0.02% stake. Citigroup has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC). Principal Finance holds 366,113 shares. Moreover, Benjamin F Edwards Inc has 0.11% invested in Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC). Stoneridge Partners Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) for 11,561 shares.

Magnetar Financial Llc increased its stake in Vectren Corp (VVC) by 68362.92% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Magnetar Financial Llc bought 2.41M shares as the company’s stock rose 0.72% with the market. The hedge fund held 2.41M shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $172.43 million, up from 3,525 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Magnetar Financial Llc who had been investing in Vectren Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.97B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $71.84. About 816,372 shares traded or 28.16% up from the average. Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) has risen 7.11% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.51% the S&P500.

Magnetar Financial Llc, which manages about $13.74B and $5.18B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:AKRX) by 1.36M shares to 676,135 shares, valued at $11.22M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Western Gas Partners Lp (NYSE:WES) by 515,704 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.15 million shares, and cut its stake in Pembina Pipeline Corp (NYSE:PBA).

More recent Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Vectren Shareholders Approve Merger with CenterPoint Energy – GlobeNewswire” on August 28, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “CenterPoint Energy and Vectren merger receives FERC approval – GlobeNewswire” on October 05, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Dissecting CenterPoint’s Acquisition Of Vectren Corp. – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 24, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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