F M C (Call) (FMC) Stock Price Rose While Barclays Plc Has Cut Its Holding; As American Water Works Company (AWK) Valuation Rose, Cohen & Steers Raised Holding

December 7, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Cohen & Steers Inc increased its stake in American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK) by 4.26% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cohen & Steers Inc bought 64,126 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.57 million shares of the water supply company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $122.29 million, up from 1.50 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc who had been investing in American Water Works Company Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $90.94. About 536,134 shares traded. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 3.35% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500.

Barclays Plc decreased its stake in F M C Corp (Call) (FMC) by 48.73% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barclays Plc sold 7,700 shares as the company’s stock rose 27.61% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,100 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $592,000, down from 15,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Barclays Plc who had been investing in F M C Corp (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.81 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.07% or $1.86 during the last trading session, reaching $87.99. About 1.31 million shares traded or 14.93% up from the average. FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has risen 62.57% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.87% the S&P500.




More recent American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) news were published by: Twst.com which released: “American Water Works Co. Inc.: American Water to Host 2018 Earnings Guidance …” on November 27, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “American Water Unit Acquires Georgetown Water for $6.4M” on November 20, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “‘Keys To Success’ American Water Works’ Rise To The Top” with publication date: November 10, 2017 was also an interesting one.

Cohen & Steers Inc, which manages about $37.72B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nustar Gp Holdings Llc (NYSE:NSH) by 83,492 shares to 278,963 shares, valued at $6.82 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Gabelli Equity Trust (GAB) by 146,712 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.28M shares, and cut its stake in Broadcom Ltd.

Among 11 analysts covering American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. American Water Works had 24 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 14 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, November 3 by Janney Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 3 by Boenning & Scattergood. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Robert W. Baird. Bank of America upgraded American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) on Wednesday, November 9 to “Buy” rating. The stock of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 29 by Robert W. Baird. On Tuesday, September 6 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 15 by Ladenburg Thalmann. Wells Fargo maintained American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) rating on Thursday, October 19. Wells Fargo has “Hold” rating and $89.0 target. The rating was downgraded by Janney Capital to “Neutral” on Friday, February 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 42 investors sold AWK shares while 200 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 183 raised stakes. 140.00 million shares or 0.25% less from 140.35 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Pinnacle Associates Ltd accumulated 2,894 shares or 0% of the stock. Rainier Limited Liability Co has 77,360 shares. Lord Abbett Llc holds 881,230 shares. Nippon Life accumulated 29,539 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Westpac Bk Corp stated it has 125,442 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bokf Na owns 0.05% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 18,807 shares. Benjamin F Edwards And Commerce Inc holds 6,672 shares. Innovations Limited Liability Com invested in 3,151 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv has invested 0.33% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Rampart Inv Management Limited Liability Company has 2,341 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Rand Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.06% or 5,680 shares. Water Asset Limited holds 16.81% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) or 503,288 shares. Cambiar Investors Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 526,477 shares. Gulf Bancorporation (Uk) Ltd holds 57,882 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 290,011 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio.

Since June 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $962,626 activity.

Barclays Plc, which manages about $93.36B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tg Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TGTX) by 53,265 shares to 54,077 shares, valued at $543,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Canadian Nat Res Ltd (Put) (NYSE:CNQ) by 45,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 57,800 shares, and has risen its stake in Zillow Group Inc.

Among 31 analysts covering FMC Tech (NYSE:FMC), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. FMC Tech had 84 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 5 by Seaport Global Securities. The company was maintained on Monday, September 4 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, July 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 9 report. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $86.0 target in Monday, September 11 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 4 by Piper Jaffray. Oppenheimer initiated the shares of FMC in report on Tuesday, January 12 with “Perform” rating. CLSA initiated the shares of FMC in report on Friday, April 15 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Analysts await FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $0.98 earnings per share, up 11.36% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.88 per share. FMC’s profit will be $131.58 million for 22.45 P/E if the $0.98 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by FMC Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 40.00% EPS growth.

More notable recent FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “FMC Corp announces $300 mln lithium investment in Argentina” on November 09, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: “3 Stocks to Watch on Tuesday: FMC Corp (FMC), Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP …” published on November 07, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “FMC Corporation Announces Agreement with Nufarm Limited” on November 08, 2017. More interesting news about FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Lithium Stock Face Off: Is ALB More Attractive Than FMC?” published on November 22, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Albemarle Corp. Vs. FMC Corp. – What’s The Better Lithium Play?” with publication date: November 07, 2017.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.39, from 1.3 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 60 investors sold FMC shares while 163 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 118.92 million shares or 1.89% more from 116.71 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh Williams holds 0.16% or 2,870 shares in its portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt invested in 328 shares. Suvretta Capital Management holds 5.18% or 2.29M shares. S&T Bancorporation Pa has 143,496 shares. Lapides Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co reported 143,000 shares. Brown Advisory holds 0% in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) or 2,822 shares. New Jersey-based Lord Abbett Llc has invested 0.1% in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). American Century Companies Inc accumulated 823,222 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Glg Llc owns 6,778 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Cleararc Capital stated it has 3,273 shares. New York-based Neuberger Berman Gp Limited Liability Co has invested 0.04% in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). Brinker Cap holds 0.06% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 17,861 shares. Mirae Asset Invs Limited holds 3,390 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt holds 0.24% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 12,571 shares. Captrust Financial Advsr has invested 0% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC).

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.




Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our free daily email newsletter:


Recent Posts