Gamco Investors Et Al Decreased Its Great Plains Energy (B: G (GXP) Position; Whiting Petrolm (WLL) Shorts Decreased By 4.01%

January 10, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Gamco Investors Inc Et Al decreased Great Plains Energy Inc. (B: G (GXP) stake by 7.21% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Gamco Investors Inc Et Al sold 25,876 shares as Great Plains Energy Inc. (B: G (GXP)’s stock rose 1.39%. The Gamco Investors Inc Et Al holds 332,962 shares with $10.09 million value, down from 358,838 last quarter. Great Plains Energy Inc. (B: G now has $6.72 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.75% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $31.22. About 113,261 shares traded. Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) has declined 7.52% since January 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.22% the S&P500.

Whiting Petrolm (NYSE:WLL) had a decrease of 4.01% in short interest. WLL’s SI was 16.79M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 4.01% from 17.49M shares previously. With 6.28 million avg volume, 3 days are for Whiting Petrolm (NYSE:WLL)’s short sellers to cover WLL’s short positions. The SI to Whiting Petrolm’s float is 4.72%. The stock increased 3.67% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $29.63. About 1.13 million shares traded. Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) has declined 20.87% since January 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.57% the S&P500.




Analysts await Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, down 7.69% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.13 per share. GXP’s profit will be $25.84M for 65.04 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual earnings per share reported by Great Plains Energy Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -88.57% negative EPS growth.

Among 14 analysts covering Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Great Plains Energy had 27 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital downgraded Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) rating on Thursday, June 2. Barclays Capital has “Underweight” rating and $28 target. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Thursday, September 29 to “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Goldman Sachs. On Tuesday, July 11 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, March 10. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, September 4 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 11 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 3 by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 19 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Tuesday, December 26.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $1.02 million activity. $108,010 worth of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) was sold by Humphrey Heather A. Ives Darrin R. had sold 2,600 shares worth $79,378 on Monday, September 18. $194,540 worth of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) was sold by BASSHAM TERRY D. 3,260 shares were sold by Fairchild Ellen E, worth $99,560 on Monday, September 18. $234,181 worth of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) shares were sold by WRIGHT LORI A. 9,853 Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) shares with value of $301,896 were sold by Bryant Kevin E..

Gamco Investors Inc Et Al increased Paypal Hldgs Inc Com stake by 10,669 shares to 499,170 valued at $31.96 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Herc Hldgs Inc Com stake by 115,631 shares and now owns 3.64M shares. Amerisourcebergen Corp Com (NYSE:ABC) was raised too.

Investors sentiment is 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 41 investors sold GXP shares while 95 reduced holdings. only 51 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 183.40 million shares or 0.31% less from 183.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Shelton Cap Mngmt has 0.03% invested in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP). Blair William Communication Il holds 0% or 14,390 shares in its portfolio. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Incorporated Limited Com invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP). Moreover, Td Asset Management Inc has 0% invested in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP). Qs Investors Ltd Liability Co holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) for 326,651 shares. Carlson Limited Partnership has invested 0.4% in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 9,015 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bancorporation Of Nova Scotia Trust has 3,606 shares. 358,800 were reported by Swiss Financial Bank. 15 were accumulated by Winfield Assoc. Bridgecreek Investment Management Ltd Company accumulated 128,140 shares or 1.05% of the stock. D E Shaw And Co, New York-based fund reported 3.93 million shares. 11,112 were reported by First Citizens National Bank. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Llp Ma has invested 0% in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP). Miller Howard Invs Inc Ny has invested 0.05% in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.57, from 1.51 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 61 investors sold Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares while 64 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 308.92 million shares or 6.48% more from 290.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited has invested 0% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Royal Bankshares Of Canada owns 275,592 shares. Winfield Assoc reported 270 shares stake. Bancorporation Of Mellon reported 1.52M shares stake. California Public Employees Retirement Systems, a California-based fund reported 685,691 shares. Citigroup holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) for 1.22 million shares. The Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.01% or 70,000 shares. Glendon Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 739,523 shares or 0.94% of its portfolio. Hap Trading Lc has 0.02% invested in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) for 66,980 shares. Massachusetts-based State Street Corporation has invested 0.01% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). Citadel Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 93,834 shares in its portfolio. Broadview Llc invested in 0.09% or 111,825 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Commerce invested 0% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). 16,239 were accumulated by Prudential Fincl.

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