Alpine Woods Capital Investors Trimmed Nrg Energy (NRG) Stake; Compania Cervecerias Unidas S A (CCU) Shorts Up By 11.45%

December 7, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Compania Cervecerias Unidas S A (NYSE:CCU) had an increase of 11.45% in short interest. CCU’s SI was 1.01 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 11.45% from 903,800 shares previously. With 151,100 avg volume, 7 days are for Compania Cervecerias Unidas S A (NYSE:CCU)’s short sellers to cover CCU’s short positions. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $25.35. About 216,115 shares traded or 29.49% up from the average. Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU) has risen 21.36% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.66% the S&P500.

Alpine Woods Capital Investors Llc decreased Nrg Energy Inc (NRG) stake by 53.33% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Alpine Woods Capital Investors Llc sold 40,000 shares as Nrg Energy Inc (NRG)’s stock declined 8.13%. The Alpine Woods Capital Investors Llc holds 35,000 shares with $603,000 value, down from 75,000 last quarter. Nrg Energy Inc now has $8.64 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $27.29. About 3.73M shares traded. NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has risen 1.42% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.28% the S&P500.




Alpine Woods Capital Investors Llc increased Albemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB) stake by 10,850 shares to 25,150 valued at $2.65M in 2017Q2. It also upped Carter’s Inc (NYSE:CRI) stake by 38,706 shares and now owns 156,006 shares. Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) was raised too.

Analysts await NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.04 earnings per share, down 95.56% or $0.86 from last year’s $0.9 per share. NRG’s profit will be $12.67 million for 170.56 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by NRG Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -93.44% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.21, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 37 investors sold NRG shares while 107 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 263.57 million shares or 1.01% less from 266.24 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Meeder Asset invested 0.11% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 68,620 shares. Gradient Invs Lc has 8 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc has 2.14 million shares. Architects holds 0% or 1,057 shares in its portfolio. Fdx Advsrs accumulated 10,682 shares. Ing Groep Nv has 0.01% invested in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) for 16,178 shares. Globeflex Cap Lp holds 0.31% or 73,812 shares in its portfolio. Trilogy Glob Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.49% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG). Ontario – Canada-based Sun Life has invested 0% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG). Aqr Management Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 94,428 shares. Ahl Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.19% or 520,524 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Management Incorporated holds 1.71M shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Guggenheim Capital Lc, a Illinois-based fund reported 2.98 million shares. 50,568 were reported by Capstone Asset Mngmt.

Among 14 analysts covering NRG Yield (NYSE:NRG), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. NRG Yield had 31 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Williams Capital Group with “Buy” on Thursday, June 1. Citigroup upgraded the shares of NRG in report on Monday, November 7 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Citigroup. The stock of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 7 by SunTrust. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $18 target in Friday, March 18 report. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of NRG in report on Wednesday, March 29 to “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by SunTrust on Friday, October 16 with “Neutral”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 21 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Monday, September 21. UBS upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 14 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.15, from 1.48 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 7 investors sold Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. shares while 20 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 25.86 million shares or 9.33% more from 23.65 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Eam Invsts Ltd Co invested in 0.18% or 42,222 shares. Wealthtrust, Alabama-based fund reported 100 shares. Mckinley Cap Management Limited Liability Delaware reported 0.18% of its portfolio in Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU). Us Financial Bank De owns 27,024 shares. Everett Harris & Com Ca reported 53,157 shares. Glob X Mgmt Ltd reported 0.09% in Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU). Ajo Limited Partnership reported 0% in Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU). Moreover, Hightower Limited Liability has 0% invested in Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU) for 11,430 shares. World Asset Mgmt accumulated 10,878 shares. 103,121 are owned by Credit Suisse Ag. Arrowstreet Capital Ltd Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 177,343 shares. Parametric Associates Ltd Liability stated it has 322,573 shares. Northern Tru has invested 0% in Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0.01% or 51,000 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt invested 0% of its portfolio in Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU).

Among 4 analysts covering United Breweries Company Limited (NYSE:CCU), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. United Breweries Company Limited had 9 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, January 18, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. On Tuesday, November 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. On Wednesday, April 12 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, November 2. The stock of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, August 4. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Saturday, August 29 by TheStreet. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, August 29. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, October 5 by JP Morgan. The stock of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, January 15.

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