Keystone Financial Planning Has Trimmed By $487,628 Its Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Holding; Ascend Capital Has Lifted Its Slm (SLM) Stake

June 19, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

Ascend Capital Llc increased Slm Corp (SLM) stake by 85.8% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Ascend Capital Llc acquired 1.44M shares as Slm Corp (SLM)’s stock declined 10.63%. The Ascend Capital Llc holds 3.12M shares with $34.38M value, up from 1.68M last quarter. Slm Corp now has $4.57 billion valuation. The stock rose 2.00% or $0.21 reaching $10.7 per share. About 419,551 shares traded. SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) has risen 78.01% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 61.31% the S&P500.

Keystone Financial Planning Inc decreased Occidental Petroleum (OXY) stake by 11.03% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Keystone Financial Planning Inc sold 6,868 shares as Occidental Petroleum (OXY)’s stock declined 8.50%. The Keystone Financial Planning Inc holds 55,387 shares with $3.95 million value, down from 62,255 last quarter. Occidental Petroleum now has $49.22B valuation. The stock rose 0.02% or $0.01 reaching $61.85. About 1.20 million shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500.

Since December 20, 2016, it had 3 insider buys, and 17 insider sales for $2.72 million activity. 4,000 shares valued at $278,380 were sold by CHAZEN STEPHEN I on Tuesday, January 10. Hollub Vicki A. had bought 15,000 shares worth $940,800. Shares for $721,500 were bought by KLESSE WILLIAM R on Friday, December 23. Another trade for 1,700 shares valued at $101,745 was made by BURGHER CEDRIC W. on Wednesday, June 7.

Among 19 analysts covering Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Occidental Petroleum Corporation had 47 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Friday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, May 10. Barclays Capital maintained Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Thursday, July 14 with “Underweight” rating. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Monday, February 13. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, September 14 by Citigroup. On Friday, December 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 12. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 6 by Mizuho. The firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Agricole given on Tuesday, December 15. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Monday, August 3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.04 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 66 investors sold OXY shares while 349 reduced holdings. 87 funds opened positions while 340 raised stakes. 608.36 million shares or 0.76% more from 603.77 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Da Davidson & owns 196,320 shares. Piedmont Investment Lc invested in 160,494 shares or 0% of the stock. Connable Office invested in 0.76% or 46,642 shares. Brinker Capital Incorporated invested in 0.16% or 40,702 shares. Ci Invs has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Insight 2811 Inc has invested 0.23% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). First Merchants holds 0.34% or 16,159 shares. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Com owns 29,448 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. South Dakota Invest Council holds 0.02% or 16,200 shares. Menta Capital Llc holds 0.5% or 84,454 shares in its portfolio. Kbc Gru Nv accumulated 0.09% or 132,454 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc holds 0.17% or 29,591 shares. Cqs Cayman Limited Partnership holds 0.17% or 29,900 shares in its portfolio. Bb&T Corporation holds 78,911 shares. Moreover, Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has 0.21% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY).

Since March 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $338,495 activity. Another trade for 19,193 shares valued at $225,890 was made by Thome Paul F on Friday, March 3.

Among 9 analysts covering Sallie Mae (NASDAQ:SLM), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Sallie Mae had 11 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of SLM in report on Wednesday, January 13 to “Buy” rating. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 12 report. The stock of SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by Jefferies. The stock of SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, July 14. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, August 10 with “Buy”. FBR Capital initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $13 target in Friday, December 2 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 31. As per Tuesday, January 31, the company rating was initiated by Wedbush. The stock of SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 21 by Compass Point. On Monday, November 30 the stock rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight”.

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