Janney Montgomery Scott Holding in Natl Fuel Gas Company (NFG) Has Increased by $2.18 Million; Paradice Investment Management Boosted Stake in Kaiser Aluminum (KALU) as Share Value Declined

December 7, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Paradice Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU) by 4.29% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paradice Investment Management Llc bought 23,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.58% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 563,407 shares of the metal fabrications company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $49.87 million, up from 540,207 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Paradice Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Kaiser Aluminum Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.67B market cap company. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $98.95. About 198,013 shares traded or 45.81% up from the average. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) has declined 3.95% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.65% the S&P500.

Janney Montgomery Scott Llc increased its stake in Natl Fuel Gas Company (NFG) by 160.79% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc bought 39,634 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.69% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 64,284 shares of the oil and gas transmission company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.59 million, up from 24,650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc who had been investing in Natl Fuel Gas Company for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.93 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.15% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $57.57. About 228,366 shares traded. National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) has risen 5.11% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.59% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.18, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 19 investors sold KALU shares while 61 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 16.44 million shares or 0.53% more from 16.36 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ameriprise reported 141,128 shares. Blackrock reported 2.10 million shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. California-based California State Teachers Retirement has invested 0.01% in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU). Synovus Fincl Corp reported 0.02% in Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU). Creative Planning holds 68 shares. Walthausen Com Ltd owns 125,490 shares. Numeric Invsts Ltd Liability Company holds 90,100 shares. Granite Invest Ptnrs Limited Co reported 142,256 shares. 47,729 are owned by Opus Capital Gp Llc. Price T Rowe Associate Md owns 55,427 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 4,181 are held by Bowling Portfolio Mgmt Ltd Liability Company. Morgan Stanley holds 20,411 shares. Parkside Finance State Bank Trust reported 11 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Piedmont Inv Advisors Limited Liability Company accumulated 3,713 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Pinebridge LP reported 14,275 shares.

More notable recent Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Kaiser Aluminum’s (KALU) CEO Jack Hockema on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” on October 19, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Kaiser Aluminum’s (KALU) CEO Jack Hockema on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on July 20, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Oversold Conditions For Kaiser Aluminum (KALU)” on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 …” published on February 21, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results” with publication date: April 19, 2017.

Among 10 analysts covering Kaiser Aluminum Corp (NASDAQ:KALU), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Kaiser Aluminum Corp had 22 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 23 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 18. The stock of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Tuesday, July 28 report. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, December 14 by Macquarie Research. Bank of America maintained Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) on Friday, July 21 with “Underperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold” on Tuesday, October 17. Morgan Stanley maintained Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) rating on Thursday, November 16. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $101 target. The stock of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, January 12. On Thursday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”.

Paradice Investment Management Llc, which manages about $705.02 million and $1.26B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Novanta Inc by 47,925 shares to 1.97 million shares, valued at $70.94M in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

More notable recent National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “National Fuel Gas Co. to announce dividend increase” on June 03, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “National Fuel Gas Company (NFG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 28, 2017” published on June 27, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “National Fuel Gas: Not A New Guy For DGI” on September 12, 2017. More interesting news about National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “National Fuel Gas (NFG) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA” published on August 21, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “National Fuel Gas’ (NFG) CEO Ronald Tanski on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” with publication date: August 04, 2017.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.37, from 1.83 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 43 investors sold NFG shares while 69 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 60.98 million shares or 4.12% more from 58.57 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 3,743 were accumulated by Cadence Cap Mngmt Limited Co. Lsv Asset Mngmt has 61,800 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Paloma Prtnrs Mgmt invested in 0.02% or 23,793 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt reported 0.06% stake. Stadion Money Management Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Johnson Inv Counsel Inc holds 0.01% or 4,576 shares in its portfolio. The New Jersey-based Mercer Cap Advisers has invested 0.03% in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Icon Advisers has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Tci Wealth Advsr accumulated 62 shares. Dubuque Fincl Bank holds 600 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And owns 4.20M shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Gamco Investors Et Al holds 1.1% or 3.09 million shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Hightower Advsrs Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) for 16,222 shares. Goldman Sachs Incorporated stated it has 0.01% in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). Advisory Incorporated owns 4,530 shares.

Among 5 analysts covering National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. National Fuel Gas Co. had 13 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 13 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 31 report. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Wednesday, April 19. Jefferies upgraded National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) on Thursday, July 23 to “Buy” rating. Howard Weil maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, November 17 report. Sidoti initiated National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) rating on Thursday, October 12. Sidoti has “Hold” rating and $65.0 target. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $61 target in Wednesday, August 10 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 18 by Jefferies.

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