Linscomb & Williams Decreased Occidental Pete Del (OXY) Stake; Maverick Capital LTD Has Decreased By $2.10 Million Its Sprouts Fmrs Mkt (SFM) Stake

June 19, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Maverick Capital Ltd decreased Sprouts Fmrs Mkt Inc (SFM) stake by 16.22% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Maverick Capital Ltd sold 91,513 shares as Sprouts Fmrs Mkt Inc (SFM)’s stock declined 15.93%. The Maverick Capital Ltd holds 472,550 shares with $11.09 million value, down from 564,063 last quarter. Sprouts Fmrs Mkt Inc now has $2.76B valuation. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.105 during the last trading session, reaching $20.935. About 650,405 shares traded. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has declined 8.08% since June 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.65% the S&P500. Some Historical SFM News: ; 03/05/2018 – SPROUTS FARMERS – QTRLY COMP STORE SALES IMPACTED BY SLIGHT DEFLATION IN QTR, CALENDAR SHIFT IN NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY, TIGHT PRODUCE SUPPLY EARLY IN QTR; 03/05/2018 – Sprouts Farmers Market Had Seen 2018 Sales Growth 11.5% to 12.5%; 09/05/2018 – Sprouts Farmers at Bank of Montreal Conference May 17; 03/05/2018 – SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET INC – QTRLY COMPARABLE STORE SALES GROWTH OF 2.7%; 23/03/2018 – Shares of Target and Kroger jump on report of possible merger talks; 03/05/2018 – SPROUTS FARMERS 1Q EPS 50C; 03/05/2018 – Sprouts Farmers Market Backs 2018 EPS $1.22-EPS $1.28; 05/04/2018 – Kimco’s Lincoln Square to Feature Philadelphia’s First Sprouts Farmers Market; 13/03/2018 Baltimore Business: Exclusive: Photos of Sprouts Farmers Market’s Ellicott City store, its first mid-Atlantic location…; 27/03/2018 – SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET – AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT EXTENDED ITS MATURITY THROUGH MARCH 2023

Linscomb & Williams Inc decreased Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY) stake by 20.58% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Linscomb & Williams Inc sold 29,356 shares as Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY)’s stock rose 22.49%. The Linscomb & Williams Inc holds 113,257 shares with $7.36 million value, down from 142,613 last quarter. Occidental Pete Corp Del now has $63.31B valuation. The stock decreased 1.34% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $82.67. About 2.75M shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has risen 35.73% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.16% the S&P500. Some Historical OXY News: ; 30/05/2018 – Occidental Presenting at AllianceBernstein Conference Tomorrow; 03/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP OXY.N SETS REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.77/SHR; 08/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP – REPORTED AND CORE INCOME FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2018 OF $708 MILLION, OR $0.92 PER DILUTED SHARE; 09/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP OXY.N SAYS ON ITS DIVIDEND ‘WOULD LOOK TO CONTINUE WITH MODEST INCREASES’; 09/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP OXY.N SAYS PRODUCTION FORECAST ASSUMES $63/BARREL WTI OIL PRICE CLc1 AND $67 BRENT PRICE LCOc1 FOR REST OF YEAR; 31/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CEO SAYS LOOKING AT USING ALTERNATIVE ENERGY FOR SOME PERMIAN OPS – CONF; 18/04/2018 – Occidental Presenting at Barclays Conference May 15; 08/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL 1Q CORE EPS 92C, EST. 71C; 09/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL WILL LOOK AT BUYBACKS AS LONG AS OIL OVER $60/BBL; 08/05/2018 – OCCIDENTAL ON OUTLOOK FOR MIDLAND TO GULF COAST – POSSIBLE PIPELINE CAPACITY CONSTRAINTS (LATE 2018/ EARLY 2019 PENDING NEW PROJECT IN-SERVICE DATES)

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.32, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 31 investors sold SFM shares while 97 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 117.40 million shares or 0.91% more from 116.33 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. First Interstate Comml Bank has 0.01% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 1,260 shares. Quantitative Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corp owns 453,400 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Co holds 26,668 shares. Victory Cap Management owns 505,019 shares. Reliance Of Delaware stated it has 14,562 shares. Raymond James Assocs holds 0% or 32,991 shares. Tower Cap Limited Liability Corp (Trc) stated it has 6,529 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase reported 311,022 shares. Mackay Shields Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% or 149,859 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Lp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 740,739 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) Sa invested 0.1% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Advisory Services Net Ltd Liability Co accumulated 1 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.04% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Riverhead Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 0.07% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Reynders Mcveigh Management Llc owns 501 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 19 sales for $47.04 million activity. Boney Shon A. had sold 848,409 shares worth $20.97M. Maredia Amin N. also sold $3.62M worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) on Monday, February 26. Another trade for 471 shares valued at $11,930 was sold by Frumkin Theodore Edward II. $166,514 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) shares were sold by Lukow Bradley. Lombardi Brandon F. sold $220,257 worth of stock or 8,557 shares. 1,933 Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) shares with value of $48,963 were sold by Nielsen James Leroy. Gensch Shawn R sold $25,167 worth of stock.

Maverick Capital Ltd increased Lowes Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW) stake by 1.07 million shares to 2.07M valued at $182.05M in 2018Q1. It also upped Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) stake by 23,410 shares and now owns 70,840 shares. Weight Watchers Intl Inc New (NYSE:WTW) was raised too.

Among 28 analysts covering Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Sprouts Farmers Market had 94 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by Gordon Haskett. The stock of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 14 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, March 21, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 7. The company was maintained on Friday, May 4 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, February 6.

Analysts await Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.33 EPS, up 13.79% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.29 per share. SFM’s profit will be $43.51 million for 15.86 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.50 actual EPS reported by Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.00% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Columbia Banking System, Helmerich & Payne, Spirit Airlines, Keane Group …” on June 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Sprouts Farmers Market Struggling To Convince Market Of Its Long-Term Viability” published on June 08, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Sprouts: Insta-Gift” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “3 Stocks That Feel Like Disney in 1957” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Sprouts Farmers Market to Present at the Deutsche Bank dbAccess 2018 Global Consumer Conference” with publication date: June 01, 2018.

More recent Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “All Aboard The Occidental Petroleum Train” on June 04, 2018. Also Newsok.com published the news titled: “Occidental Petroleum and White Energy to Study Feasibility of Capturing CO2 for Use in Enhanced Oil Recovery …” on June 19, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Occidental To Benefit From Likely Widening In Midland-MEH Spread, Citi Says In Upgrade” with publication date: June 05, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Linscomb & Williams Inc increased International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) stake by 21,958 shares to 25,212 valued at $3.87 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd Ftse Dev Mkt Etf (VEA) stake by 186,594 shares and now owns 3.94M shares. Ishares Tr Core S&P500 Etf (IVV) was raised too.

Among 23 analysts covering Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Occidental Petroleum Corporation had 97 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 5 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Tuesday, September 29. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, September 2. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 13. BMO Capital Markets maintained Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Monday, November 6 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, May 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, October 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 21 by Citigroup. Mizuho initiated Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Thursday, October 6 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $1.09 earnings per share, up 626.67% or $0.94 from last year’s $0.15 per share. OXY’s profit will be $834.69 million for 18.96 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.92 actual earnings per share reported by Occidental Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.48% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 65 investors sold OXY shares while 335 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 280 raised stakes. 604.35 million shares or 1.45% less from 613.25 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Congress Asset Ma has 63,134 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Winslow Evans And Crocker Inc reported 1,486 shares. Pennsylvania-based Orrstown Finance Serv has invested 0.93% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md holds 14.94 million shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Virtu Fin Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Blue Chip Partners holds 1.52% or 84,698 shares. Mai reported 90,904 shares. Prudential Public Ltd invested in 1.17 million shares. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability stated it has 213,156 shares. Hightower Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation has 0.03% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Pictet Asset Mngmt Limited owns 427,544 shares. The Alabama-based Oakworth Cap has invested 0.03% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Interactive Advsrs has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Psagot Invest House Limited reported 29,194 shares stake. Northstar Asset Ltd holds 0.79% or 28,913 shares.

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