Kirr Marbach & Company Has Trimmed Its Lyondellbasell Indu (LYB) Position; Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) Shorts Raised By 4.23%

April 17, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Kirr Marbach & Company Llc decreased Lyondellbasell Indu (LYB) stake by 1.65% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Kirr Marbach & Company Llc sold 3,172 shares as Lyondellbasell Indu (LYB)’s stock declined 5.31%. The Kirr Marbach & Company Llc holds 188,525 shares with $20.80 million value, down from 191,697 last quarter. Lyondellbasell Indu now has $41.15 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.46% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $104.54. About 2.31M shares traded. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has risen 17.51% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.96% the S&P500.

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc (NYSE:ANW) had an increase of 4.23% in short interest. ANW’s SI was 2.57M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 4.23% from 2.46M shares previously. With 804,000 avg volume, 3 days are for Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc (NYSE:ANW)’s short sellers to cover ANW’s short positions. The SI to Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc’s float is 9.26%. The stock increased 2.13% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.4. About 194,551 shares traded. Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE:ANW) has declined 83.33% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 94.88% the S&P500.

Among 25 analysts covering LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. LyondellBasell had 76 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 30 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Tuesday, August 2. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, December 29 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 13. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Nomura on Wednesday, April 27 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Tuesday, September 13. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 18. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Monday, February 6. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Jefferies.

Analysts await LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) to report earnings on April, 27 before the open. They expect $2.80 earnings per share, up 23.89% or $0.54 from last year’s $2.26 per share. LYB’s profit will be $1.10 billion for 9.33 P/E if the $2.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.73 actual earnings per share reported by LyondellBasell Industries N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.56% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold LYB shares while 271 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 288.04 million shares or 0.22% more from 287.42 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Arvest National Bank Trust Division holds 60,584 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. The Texas-based Smith Asset Mngmt Gru Lp has invested 0.23% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Hancock Holding reported 15,066 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Foundry Prtnrs Lc invested in 0.5% or 109,295 shares. Ameritas Invest Prtn holds 0.04% or 7,002 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 8,877 shares in its portfolio. Massachusetts-based Numeric Ltd Llc has invested 0.21% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Moreover, Loomis Sayles And LP has 0.1% invested in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Miller Howard Investments owns 873,294 shares for 2.09% of their portfolio. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 172,027 shares. Thornburg Mgmt Inc invested 1.59% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Lsv Asset Mgmt accumulated 3.37M shares or 0.59% of the stock. Advisory Services Networks Limited Liability Company stated it has 27,751 shares. Indiana-based Kirr Marbach & Limited Liability Corp In has invested 4.18% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Koshinski Asset Mgmt Inc reported 4,543 shares.

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