Wpx Energy (WPX) Stake Has Upped by Encompass Capital Advisors Llc; Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Stake in Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) Lowered by $440,856

January 14, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Todd J. Kantor increased its stake in Wpx Energy Inc (WPX) by 123.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Encompass Capital Advisors Llc bought 2.86M shares as the company’s stock declined 6.43% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Todd J. Kantor held 5.19M shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $59.65 million, up from 2.32 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Encompass Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Wpx Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.00 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $15.07. About 5.26 million shares traded. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has risen 29.74% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.04% the S&P500.

Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp decreased its stake in Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) by 0.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp sold 6,123 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.53M shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $111.18 million, down from 1.53M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp who had been investing in Colgate Palmolive Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $65.52 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $74.62. About 2.34M shares traded. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has risen 6.23% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.47% the S&P500.

Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp, which manages about $5.31B and $5.18B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wex Inc (NYSE:WEX) by 54,187 shares to 971,369 shares, valued at $109.01M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 5,295 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.53 million shares, and has risen its stake in Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX).

Analysts await Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.75 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.75 per share. CL’s profit will be $658.58 million for 24.87 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual EPS reported by Colgate-Palmolive Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.74% EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 63 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) rating on Friday, May 26. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $74 target. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $71 target in Monday, November 2 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust to “Buy” on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Wednesday, January 6. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BNP Paribas given on Monday, January 18. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, September 25. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 27 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, May 30.

Investors sentiment is 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 52 investors sold CL shares while 437 reduced holdings. only 92 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. 617.24 million shares or 0.04% less from 617.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Arrow stated it has 13,842 shares. Marble Harbor Invest Counsel Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.26% or 17,822 shares. Intact Mngmt Inc holds 0.02% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 4,800 shares. Albert D Mason holds 1.95% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 33,230 shares. Moreover, Conning Inc has 0.06% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Epoch Invest Partners reported 201,922 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund owns 21,418 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. Veritas Invest Management Llp holds 3,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. 3,700 are held by Fukoku Mutual Life Ins. Asset Mgmt holds 0.2% or 84,088 shares in its portfolio. Fjarde Ap has 0.23% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 166,229 shares. 47,628 are owned by Boston Rech Mngmt. Trexquant Invest Lp holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 14,149 shares. Rockefeller Financial Incorporated, New York-based fund reported 356,448 shares. Amica Retiree Medical holds 6,426 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $10.99 million activity. Verduin Patricia sold $273,868 worth of stock. $539,694 worth of stock was sold by Daniels Jennifer on Wednesday, December 13. HICKEY DENNIS J had sold 73,872 shares worth $5.30M. HANCOCK ELLEN M also sold $363,664 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares. On Friday, August 4 MOISON FRANCK J sold $2.50M worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 35,000 shares. On Tuesday, August 15 the insider Marsili Daniel B sold $1.00M.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.15, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 36 investors sold WPX shares while 82 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 385.12 million shares or 1.57% more from 379.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 5.87 million were accumulated by Citadel Ltd Llc. Glenmede Tru Na accumulated 1,682 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 237,288 shares. Millennium Mgmt Llc has invested 0.14% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Gam Holdings Ag invested in 0.01% or 20,845 shares. Moreover, Twin Tree Mgmt LP has 0.02% invested in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) for 177,420 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York holds 0.03% of its portfolio in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) for 374,240 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 0.03% or 732,535 shares in its portfolio. Estabrook Capital Mgmt holds 0% or 116 shares in its portfolio. Hartford Mgmt reported 6,000 shares. Moreover, Vanguard Group Inc has 0.02% invested in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) for 33.93M shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0.02% of its portfolio in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) for 6.41 million shares. 23,552 are held by Cambridge Invest Research Incorporated. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Ltd Liability Partnership Ma holds 0% of its portfolio in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) for 3,666 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Gp Ltd Llc accumulated 66 shares or 0% of the stock.

Among 30 analysts covering WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX), 25 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. WPX Energy had 101 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, April 13 the stock rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 23 by UBS. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 15 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, November 28. On Monday, January 25 the stock rating was downgraded by Iberia Capital Partners to “Sector Perform”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, December 7 by Imperial Capital. SunTrust maintained the shares of WPX in report on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, May 6, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. On Friday, March 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy”. The stock of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, May 16 by Citigroup.

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