Capital Guardian Trust Company Holds Stake in Williams Companies (The) (WMB); Goldman Sachs Group Com (GS) Holder Winfield Associates Cut Position by $338,130 as Stock Price Declined

October 12, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Winfield Associates Inc decreased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc Com (GS) by 28.71% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Winfield Associates Inc sold 1,530 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.97% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 3,800 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $843,000, down from 5,330 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Winfield Associates Inc who had been investing in Goldman Sachs Group Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $92.97B market cap company. The stock rose 0.43% or $1.03 reaching $240.83. About 2.15 million shares traded. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has risen 39.23% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500.

Capital Guardian Trust Company increased its stake in Williams Companies Inc (The) (WMB) by 939.09% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Guardian Trust Company bought 619,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.09% with the market. The institutional investor held 685,800 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $20.77M, up from 66,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Guardian Trust Company who had been investing in Williams Companies Inc (The) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $25.08 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $30.17. About 2.55M shares traded. Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) has risen 40.20% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.50% the S&P500.




Among 27 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 79 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, February 24 by Berenberg. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Oppenheimer. On Friday, January 6 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) rating on Wednesday, May 31. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $20800 target. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Rafferty with “Buy” on Thursday, November 10. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 29 by Nomura. The stock of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 29 by Instinet. Atlantic Securities upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $254 target in Friday, April 21 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by given on Monday, October 10.

More notable recent Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Goldman Sachs Agrees on Lease for Frankfurt Office Tower Space” on October 04, 2017, also Bloomberg.com with their article: “Goldman Has a New Way for You to Bet on the Next Banking Crisis” published on October 11, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Goldman Sachs: Stock Is Struggling” on September 19, 2017. More interesting news about Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) were released by: Wsj.com and their article: “Goldman Sachs to Buy House-Flipping Lender” published on October 12, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com‘s news article titled: “Goldman Sachs Is Expanding Trading Activities in Switzerland” with publication date: October 12, 2017.

Winfield Associates Inc, which manages about $142.95M and $180.88M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Broadcom Ltd Shs by 1,704 shares to 3,119 shares, valued at $727,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Ftse Developed Markets Etf (VEA) by 30,835 shares in the quarter, for a total of 83,548 shares, and has risen its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc Com (NYSE:PM).

Analysts await Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) to report earnings on October, 17 before the open. They expect $4.34 earnings per share, down 11.07% or $0.54 from last year’s $4.88 per share. GS’s profit will be $1.68 billion for 13.87 P/E if the $4.34 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.95 actual earnings per share reported by Goldman Sachs Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.87% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.06, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 96 investors sold GS shares while 350 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. 278.62 million shares or 2.97% less from 287.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Natl Planning Corporation holds 2,238 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Amp Capital Investors Limited has 0.27% invested in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) for 205,411 shares. Eagle Glob Advsr Ltd Liability reported 23,493 shares stake. Caxton Associates LP reported 0% in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Etrade Cap Mngmt holds 2,092 shares. First Republic Management accumulated 247,317 shares. Central Bank & Trust And Tru Com reported 19 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas invested in 1.05M shares. Vanguard Gru owns 24.07M shares. Ally holds 0.92% of its portfolio in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) for 21,000 shares. Earnest Prtnrs Lc invested in 93,471 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Taurus Asset Mgmt Ltd Co has 1.39% invested in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Utd Asset Strategies Incorporated stated it has 0.68% of its portfolio in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Aqr Mgmt Ltd Com stated it has 0.24% in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Blair William & Il owns 470,858 shares.

More recent Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “3 Transco Growth Catalysts For Williams” on October 09, 2017. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Williams says Atlantic Sunrise pipeline construction underway” on September 18, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Williams’ Long-Term Gulf Of Mexico Upside” with publication date: September 20, 2017 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.71, from 1.77 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 52 investors sold WMB shares while 206 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 216 raised stakes. 695.32 million shares or 1.45% more from 685.37 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Moreover, Adams Natural Resources Fund has 2.19% invested in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.01% invested in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) for 6,140 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Europe) invested in 10,194 shares. 13,420 were accumulated by Amg Tru Bank & Trust. Cypress Asset Mgmt Tx holds 12,627 shares. Moreover, Key Gp Holdg (Cayman) has 0.1% invested in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB). Voloridge Investment Mgmt Ltd Company stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB). Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Co accumulated 1.39 million shares. Wyoming-based Cypress Cap Mgmt Lc (Wy) has invested 0% in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB). Raymond James & Associate has invested 0.05% in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB). Utah Retirement reported 151,561 shares stake. Diversified Tru holds 28,116 shares. Retirement System Of Alabama, Alabama-based fund reported 400,623 shares. Rmb Capital Management Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board invested in 46,285 shares.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 3 buys, and 3 sales for $1.92 million activity. Shares for $2.54 million were sold by Ewing Robyn L. Shares for $429,000 were bought by ARMSTRONG ALAN S. Timmermans Ted T also sold $30,725 worth of Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) shares. On Tuesday, June 20 BERGSTROM STEPHEN W bought $499,073 worth of Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) or 17,750 shares.

Capital Guardian Trust Company, which manages about $5.45B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) by 636,688 shares to 249,530 shares, valued at $28.14 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Kraft Heinz Co (The) by 8,755 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 161,400 shares, and cut its stake in Scripps Networks Interactive Inc Cl A (NYSE:SNI).

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