Baker Ellis Asset Management Lowered By $1.19 Million Its Nordstrom (JWN) Stake; Shorts at Ameren (AEE) Lowered By 6.84%

June 19, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Baker Ellis Asset Management Llc decreased Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) stake by 24.14% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Baker Ellis Asset Management Llc sold 25,225 shares as Nordstrom Inc. (JWN)’s stock declined 10.77%. The Baker Ellis Asset Management Llc holds 79,280 shares with $3.80 million value, down from 104,505 last quarter. Nordstrom Inc. now has $7.97 billion valuation. It closed at $47.5 lastly. It is down 9.86% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.84% the S&P500.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) had a decrease of 6.84% in short interest. AEE’s SI was 7.14M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 6.84% from 7.66M shares previously. With 1.24M avg volume, 6 days are for Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE)’s short sellers to cover AEE’s short positions. The SI to Ameren Corporation’s float is 2.95%. It closed at $57.08 lastly. It is down 17.42% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500.

Since February 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $957,330 activity. NORDSTROM PETER E had sold 1,981 shares worth $92,837. The insider NORDSTROM BLAKE W sold 3,169 shares worth $138,808. 7,423 shares were sold by LITTLE DANIEL F, worth $348,940.

Among 25 analysts covering Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE:JWN), 9 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Nordstrom Inc. had 74 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Topeka Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $80 target in Friday, November 13 report. The stock of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, September 15. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, October 23. The company was maintained on Friday, May 5 by Maxim Group. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna given on Friday, February 10. As per Tuesday, January 5, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. On Tuesday, July 26 the stock rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Overweight”. As per Tuesday, May 9, the company rating was initiated by Gordon Haskett. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral” on Monday, March 21. The stock of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, January 18.

Baker Ellis Asset Management Llc increased Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK) stake by 8,060 shares to 26,955 valued at $3.23M in 2016Q4. It also upped Wabash National Corp. (NYSE:WNC) stake by 22,165 shares and now owns 107,695 shares. Fomento Economico Mexicano (NYSE:FMX) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.09, from 0.9 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 68 investors sold JWN shares while 187 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 95.24 million shares or 7.81% less from 103.31 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Finemark Financial Bank Tru stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN). 4,018 were reported by Huntington Bank & Trust. Blair William And Il holds 0% or 8,753 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Management Communications has 0.01% invested in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) for 14,097 shares. Toronto Dominion Fincl Bank holds 0% in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) or 20,150 shares. Naples Global Advsr Lc accumulated 21,595 shares. Evergreen Mgmt invested in 85,341 shares. The United Kingdom-based Dynamic Capital Mngmt has invested 0.36% in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN). Benjamin F Edwards And owns 0.02% invested in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) for 2,639 shares. Keating Investment Counselors has invested 2.3% in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN). Becker Cap Mngmt Inc owns 0.64% invested in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) for 410,982 shares. Next Financial Gru reported 1,850 shares. Sun Life Inc, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 3 shares. Mariner Wealth Lc invested in 8,385 shares or 0.02% of the stock. State Street holds 0.03% or 6.17 million shares in its portfolio.

Since January 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $1.25 million activity. 1,320 shares were sold by LYONS MARTIN J, worth $71,702. Shares for $75,600 were sold by Steinke Bruce A on Tuesday, February 28. Lindgren Mark C sold $55,542 worth of stock or 1,024 shares. 13,310 Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) shares with value of $748,421 were sold by BAXTER WARNER L. $200,508 worth of stock was sold by Borkowski Maureen A on Tuesday, January 17. The insider NELSON GREGORY L sold 1,834 shares worth $99,641.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.07, from 1.06 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 34 investors sold Ameren Corp shares while 161 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 166.27 million shares or 4.87% more from 158.55 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Axa invested 0% in Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE). Macquarie Gp Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) for 78,600 shares. Moreover, Raymond James Assoc has 0.09% invested in Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) for 643,334 shares. 8,700 were reported by Art Advsrs Limited Com. Howe And Rusling Inc holds 0% or 147 shares in its portfolio. Schroder Inv Mgmt holds 11,287 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Hexavest Inc has 0.52% invested in Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) for 520,528 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability owns 588,000 shares. Pggm Invests accumulated 975,669 shares. Natl Planning Corporation has invested 0.02% in Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE). Blackrock Mgmt Llc invested in 0.03% or 547,634 shares. Webster Bank & Trust N A invested in 0% or 75 shares. Fort Washington Investment Advsr Inc Oh owns 30,969 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Smith Graham And Co Investment Advsr L P holds 43,590 shares. Huntington Fincl Bank has 13,326 shares.

Ameren Corporation is a utility holding company. The company has market cap of $14.00 billion. The Company’s subsidiaries include Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois and Ameren Transmission Company . It has a 21.33 P/E ratio. It operates through four divisions.

Among 5 analysts covering Ameren (NYSE:AEE), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Ameren had 12 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wolfe Research given on Monday, August 3. UBS maintained the shares of AEE in report on Wednesday, October 19 with “Neutral” rating. Zacks upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $46 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. The stock of Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Monday, April 4. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, May 25 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Argus Research. On Monday, April 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight”. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of AEE in report on Tuesday, July 28 to “Neutral” rating. Barclays Capital maintained Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) rating on Monday, May 16. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $52 target.

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