Carl Domino Trimmed Its Dow Chem Co (DOW) Holding, Northwestern (NWE) Shorts Up By 27.3%

June 20, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Northwestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) had an increase of 27.3% in short interest. NWE’s SI was 1.29M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 27.3% from 1.01 million shares previously. With 323,900 avg volume, 4 days are for Northwestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE)’s short sellers to cover NWE’s short positions. The SI to Northwestern Corporation’s float is 2.68%. About 52,016 shares traded. NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE) has risen 6.36% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.34% the S&P500.

Carl Domino Inc decreased Dow Chem Co (DOW) stake by 15.4% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Carl Domino Inc sold 5,625 shares as Dow Chem Co (DOW)’s stock rose 0.05%. The Carl Domino Inc holds 30,905 shares with $1.77 million value, down from 36,530 last quarter. Dow Chem Co now has $80.56 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.18% or $0.12 reaching $65.1 per share. About 2.22 million shares traded. Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) has risen 20.72% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.02% the S&P500.

NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as North-Western Energy, provides electricity and natural gas. The company has market cap of $3.05 billion. The Company’s divisions are Electric operations, Natural gas activities and All other. It has a 16.78 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided electricity and natural gas to approximately 709,600 clients in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska.

Among 4 analysts covering Northwestern Corp (NYSE:NWE), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Northwestern Corp had 6 analyst reports since October 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 10 by Williams Capital Group. Williams Capital Group maintained it with “Hold” rating and $61 target in Friday, April 28 report. Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, October 21 report. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of NWE in report on Wednesday, January 25 with “Neutral” rating. The company was initiated on Thursday, March 31 by Mizuho.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.52 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.18, from 1.34 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 53 investors sold DOW shares while 333 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 459 raised stakes. 790.77 million shares or 7.17% more from 737.86 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. United Savings Bank Incorporated, West Virginia-based fund reported 77,675 shares. Northstar Asset Management Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.29% or 11,265 shares. Lba Wealth Mngmt Llc invested 0.05% in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). Kbc Nv reported 510,306 shares. Jennison Assocs Limited Com has invested 0.13% in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). Raymond James Na has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). Cibc Markets Corporation reported 481,969 shares. Twin Capital Management stated it has 163,510 shares. Comerica Securities invested 0.42% of its portfolio in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). 4.15 million were accumulated by Epoch Ptnrs. Barometer Capital Mgmt accumulated 282,000 shares or 1.81% of the stock. Americafirst Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp, a California-based fund reported 2,003 shares. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt reported 0.05% in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). Css Ltd Il has 111,907 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Ltd Co has 0.43% invested in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) for 9.98 million shares.

Among 15 analysts covering The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. The Dow Chemical Company had 39 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 23 by S&P Research. As per Wednesday, November 4, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. The stock of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, May 2. The firm has “Hold” rating by Erste Group given on Wednesday, April 26. RBC Capital Markets upgraded Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) on Wednesday, February 3 to “Top Pick” rating. As per Friday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Friday, September 4. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, December 14. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. CLSA downgraded Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) on Wednesday, July 6 to “Underperform” rating.

Analysts await Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $1.04 EPS, up 9.47% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.95 per share. DOW’s profit will be $1.29 billion for 15.65 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual EPS reported by Dow Chemical Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

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