Chimerix (CMRX) Shareholder Acadian Asset Management Lowered Its Stake as Share Value Declined; Enterprise Prods Partners L (EPD) Stake Held by Tph Asset Management Llc

November 15, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

Acadian Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Chimerix Inc (CMRX) by 97.68% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Acadian Asset Management Llc sold 194,141 shares as the company’s stock declined 21.34% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4,611 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $25,000, down from 198,752 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Acadian Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Chimerix Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $204.77 million market cap company. It closed at $4.34 lastly. It is down 3.54% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.16% the S&P500.

Tph Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Enterprise Prods Partners L (EPD) by 13.48% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tph Asset Management Llc bought 152,031 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.06% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 1.28 million shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $34.67 million, up from 1.13 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tph Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Enterprise Prods Partners L for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $51.70 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.83% or $0.2 reaching $23.86 on the news. About 3,744 shares traded. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) has declined 0.18% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.88% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.31, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 13 investors sold CMRX shares while 31 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 32.45 million shares or 2.54% more from 31.65 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Geode Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 346,575 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Federated Pa accumulated 87 shares or 0% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp has 0% invested in Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX). Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% in Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) or 495 shares. Victory Mgmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) for 229,544 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The invested in 0% or 39,628 shares. Baker Bros Lp has invested 0.01% in Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX). Morgan Stanley stated it has 1.72M shares. Fmr Ltd Liability Corp invested in 6.98 million shares. The New York-based Blackrock has invested 0% in Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX). Aisling Cap Limited Liability Company has invested 0.44% in Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX). Connor Clark Lunn Invest Mngmt Limited holds 233,950 shares. 304,771 were accumulated by Prescott Gp Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability. Two Sigma Secs Ltd Llc holds 0.02% or 22,559 shares in its portfolio. 17,885 were reported by Airain Limited.

Among 8 analysts covering Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Chimerix Inc had 17 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Tuesday, February 23. Citigroup initiated the shares of CMRX in report on Thursday, September 3 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley downgraded Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) on Tuesday, February 23 to “Underweight” rating. The rating was initiated by UBS on Thursday, December 17 with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, December 28. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Monday, August 7. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of CMRX in report on Tuesday, December 29 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 5. Brean Capital maintained Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) rating on Thursday, August 6. Brean Capital has “Buy” rating and $57 target. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Monday, December 28 by FBR Capital.

Another recent and important Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Chimerix to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 8, 2017” on November 01, 2017.

Analysts await Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $-0.49 earnings per share, down 53.13% or $0.17 from last year’s $-0.32 per share. After $-0.37 actual earnings per share reported by Chimerix Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 32.43% negative EPS growth.

Acadian Asset Management Llc, which manages about $65.15B and $22.08B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Brooks Automation Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) by 162,750 shares to 359,601 shares, valued at $7.80 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in S&P Global Inc by 3,766 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4,321 shares, and has risen its stake in Companhia De Saneamento Basi (NYSE:SBS).

Tph Asset Management Llc, which manages about $865.56 million and $893.01M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Oasis Pete Inc New (NYSE:OAS) by 142,764 shares to 2.28 million shares, valued at $18.39 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Golar Lng Ltd Bermuda (NASDAQ:GLNG) by 51,132 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 376,295 shares, and cut its stake in Western Gas Partners Lp (NYSE:WES).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 1.05 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 54 investors sold EPD shares while 250 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. 780.09 million shares or 1.82% more from 766.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Wesbanco Bank & Trust Incorporated, West Virginia-based fund reported 15,162 shares. Salient Trust Lta, Texas-based fund reported 844,325 shares. Jp Marvel Investment Limited Liability Company reported 0.14% stake. Chilton Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.47% in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD). Jpmorgan Chase Com, a New York-based fund reported 23.73M shares. X Mgmt Co accumulated 2.82M shares or 2.41% of the stock. First Citizens Financial Bank & Tru holds 0.05% or 14,588 shares. Cls Invests has 3,228 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bb&T holds 54,741 shares. Trust Department Mb National Bank N A, a Illinois-based fund reported 2,848 shares. Glenview Savings Bank Trust Dept holds 0.64% or 46,246 shares. Beck Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc stated it has 0.68% in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD). Texas-based Crossvault Mngmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.15% in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD). Warren Averett Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc invested in 0.08% or 11,711 shares. Eaton Vance Management has 0.04% invested in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) for 610,755 shares.

Among 24 analysts covering Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 96% are positive. Enterprise Products Partners LP had 46 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. On Wednesday, January 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. Piper Jaffray reinitiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, April 1 report. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, April 24 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. Credit Suisse upgraded Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) rating on Monday, September 19. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $34 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of EPD in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. DA Davidson initiated Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) on Thursday, July 23 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 15. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 29 by Seaport Global.

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