Brenham Capital Management LP Has Trimmed Rice Energy (RICE) Holding, 14 Analysts Covering Morgan Stanley (MS)

June 19, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

Among 25 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 57 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, February 16, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. On Thursday, October 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Buy” on Friday, March 31. Zacks downgraded the shares of MS in report on Thursday, August 20 to “Buy” rating. Macquarie Research maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating on Wednesday, October 5. Macquarie Research has “Outperform” rating and $37 target. The rating was maintained by with “Neutral” on Monday, October 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 20 by S&P Research. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, February 3 by Atlantic Securities. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, March 29 to “Buy”. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by Barclays Capital. See Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) latest ratings:

02/06/2017 Broker: Nomura Rating: Hold
26/04/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $44.00 New Target: $46.00 Target Up
26/04/2017 Broker: HSBC Rating: Neutral New Target: $45.00 Target
21/04/2017 Broker: Vining Sparks Rating: Strong-Buy New Target: $51.00 Maintain
31/03/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Buy Maintain
29/03/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
11/01/2017 Broker: Societe Generale Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Buy Upgrade
03/01/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: $35 New Target: $48 Maintain
21/12/2016 Broker: Atlantic Securities Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Neutral Upgrade

Brenham Capital Management Lp decreased Rice Energy Inc (RICE) stake by 47.83% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Brenham Capital Management Lp sold 1.10M shares as Rice Energy Inc (RICE)’s stock rose 7.71%. The Brenham Capital Management Lp holds 1.20 million shares with $25.62M value, down from 2.30 million last quarter. Rice Energy Inc now has $5.06 billion valuation. The stock rose 26.12% or $5.12 reaching $24.72. About 54.99M shares traded or 1536.61% up from the average. Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) has risen 14.59% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.11% the S&P500.

Analysts await Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.17 EPS, up 342.86% or $0.24 from last year’s $-0.07 per share. RICE’s profit will be $34.80M for 36.35 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual EPS reported by Rice Energy Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 41.67% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.06, from 1.56 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 41 investors sold RICE shares while 60 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 171.99 million shares or 0.36% less from 172.62 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Aqr Cap Ltd invested in 0.04% or 1.44M shares. Sprott invested in 0.27% or 150,000 shares. Shanda Asset accumulated 111,118 shares. Winfield Associate stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). Tiger Legatus Cap Ltd Com holds 13.18% or 1.67 million shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). Bank Of Mellon has invested 0% of its portfolio in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). Gideon Cap Advsr reported 16,017 shares stake. Art Advisors Ltd Liability holds 93,800 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Company stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). Sei Investments Communications holds 263,695 shares. Cibc Mkts reported 1.50 million shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Llc reported 255,106 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs invested 0% of its portfolio in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). Artemis Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership invested 0.07% in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE).

Among 22 analysts covering Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Rice Energy had 61 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Tuesday, June 14. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, February 26. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, April 7 report. The stock of Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) earned “Buy” rating by Williams Capital Group on Friday, May 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 18 by Drexel Hamilton. Citigroup maintained Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) on Monday, July 18 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Monday, September 14. Deutsche Bank upgraded Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) on Monday, November 21 to “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, December 16 report. The stock of Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus.

About 6.68 million shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 57.08% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.

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