Ford Motor Company (F) Holder Hollencrest Securities Raised Stake; Centurylink Investment Management Company Has Trimmed Its Position in Viacom New (VIAB) as Valuation Declined

December 7, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Centurylink Investment Management Company decreased its stake in Viacom Inc New (VIAB) by 23.29% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Centurylink Investment Management Company sold 10,924 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.98% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 35,981 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.21M, down from 46,905 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Centurylink Investment Management Company who had been investing in Viacom Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.89 billion market cap company. It closed at $28.94 lastly. It is down 8.36% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.06% the S&P500.

Hollencrest Securities Llc increased its stake in Ford Motor Company (F) by 264.47% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hollencrest Securities Llc bought 45,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 62,980 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $705,000, up from 17,280 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hollencrest Securities Llc who had been investing in Ford Motor Company for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $49.18 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $12.38. About 28.45M shares traded. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500.




Centurylink Investment Management Company, which manages about $18.36 billion and $296.27M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) by 2,260 shares to 4,665 shares, valued at $814,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) by 8,063 shares in the quarter, for a total of 45,507 shares, and has risen its stake in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR).

Among 38 analysts covering Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Viacom Inc. had 120 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 17. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 23 by Deutsche Bank. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 13 by Brean Capital. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, December 13 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) rating on Friday, August 7. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $70.0 target. The stock of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 26 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 9 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, November 17. The stock of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, August 23 by Deutsche Bank.

More notable recent Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Viacom Announces Early Tender Results of Its $1.0 Billion Cash Tender Offers …” on December 06, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Viacom Appoints Jose Tolosa as Chief Transformation Officer” published on November 29, 2017, Reuters.com published: “Viacom expects distributor revenue to drop in 2018; shares sink” on November 16, 2017. More interesting news about Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Viacom Inc. Reveals 14% Gain In Q4 Bottom Line” published on November 16, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Jumps: Stock Rises 10.4%” with publication date: November 20, 2017.

More notable recent Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) news were published by: Detroitnews.com which released: “Dearborn, Ford aim to make area a destination” on December 05, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Ford Motor Co. vs. Tesla Inc” published on November 30, 2017, Investorplace.com published: “3 Big Reasons Why Investors Should Sell Ford Motor Company Stock” on December 06, 2017. More interesting news about Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Ford Motor Company (F) November 2017 US Sales Conference Call (Transcript)” published on December 01, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ford’s Primary Risk” with publication date: December 05, 2017.

Hollencrest Securities Llc, which manages about $1.14 billion and $667.02M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares 1 (CSJ) by 37,117 shares to 67,885 shares, valued at $7.15M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) by 16,785 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 40,784 shares, and cut its stake in Atomera Incorporated.

Since June 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $279,068 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 90 investors sold F shares while 355 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 292 raised stakes. 2.11 billion shares or 2.60% less from 2.17 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Umb National Bank N A Mo stated it has 0.03% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). National Pension Serv has 3.23 million shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Laffer invested in 0% or 174,806 shares. Korea Investment Corp accumulated 1.99 million shares or 0.1% of the stock. Sigma Planning has invested 0.53% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). 231,185 were reported by Cetera Advsrs Limited Liability Com. Victory Capital Mgmt Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 67,403 shares. 30,922 were accumulated by Ims Cap Management. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 1.80 million shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Moreover, Amalgamated Natl Bank has 0.16% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Willingdon Wealth Management reported 301,453 shares. Icon Advisers Company invested in 0.09% or 110,900 shares. Greenleaf Trust reported 0% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Chemung Canal has invested 0.03% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Stock Yards State Bank Communications holds 25,610 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

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