Adams Asset Advisors Increases Stake in Plains All American Pipelinelp (PAA); Agilent Technologies (A) Share Price Rose While Sensato Investors Has Raised by $19.64 Million Its Position

February 24, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Adams Asset Advisors Llc increased its stake in Plains All American Pipelinelp (PAA) by 19.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Adams Asset Advisors Llc bought 29,490 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.37% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 184,612 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.91M, up from 155,122 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adams Asset Advisors Llc who had been investing in Plains All American Pipelinelp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.42 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.38% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $21.26. About 3.14M shares traded. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) has risen 11.50% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.20% the S&P500.

Sensato Investors Llc increased its stake in Agilent Technologies Inc (A) by 5031.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sensato Investors Llc bought 306,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 313,000 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $20.10 million, up from 6,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sensato Investors Llc who had been investing in Agilent Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.82 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $70.7. About 4.23M shares traded or 96.57% up from the average. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has risen 25.96% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.26% the S&P500.




Among 30 analysts covering Plains All American Pipeline LP (NYSE:PAA), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Plains All American Pipeline LP had 106 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, September 11. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, January 31. Seaport Global upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. The stock of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, April 24 by Wolfe Research. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform”. The rating was reinitiated by Piper Jaffray with “Neutral” on Friday, April 1. Mizuho initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, January 30 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) rating on Wednesday, May 10. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $30 target. Bank of America downgraded the shares of PAA in report on Tuesday, February 9 to “Neutral” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.63 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.42, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 62 investors sold PAA shares while 124 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 303.49 million shares or 3.28% more from 293.86 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sfmg Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.13% in Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA). Baldwin Brothers Ma stated it has 35,609 shares. Wellington Mngmt Group Incorporated Llp stated it has 209,392 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 98,875 were accumulated by Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership. Neville Rodie Shaw reported 22,213 shares stake. 11,661 are held by Mai Management. Veritable Limited Partnership reported 104,408 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Yorkville Limited Liability Co owns 31,673 shares. Hilton Cap Management Lc holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) for 51,997 shares. Alps Advsr Inc holds 5.1% of its portfolio in Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) for 33.96M shares. Thompson Davis &, a Virginia-based fund reported 875 shares. Duff And Phelps Invest Mngmt accumulated 213,000 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Tru Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 4.41% or 570,771 shares. Verity Verity Limited Liability Corp holds 0.26% or 42,486 shares in its portfolio. Freestone Capital Holdings Ltd Liability Co owns 237,763 shares.

Adams Asset Advisors Llc, which manages about $828.72 million and $733.52 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) by 119,228 shares to 46,609 shares, valued at $2.33 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Myriad Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:MYGN) by 48,906 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 39,301 shares, and cut its stake in Iamgold Corporation (NYSE:IAG).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 26 investors sold A shares while 166 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 194 raised stakes. 267.56 million shares or 0.84% less from 269.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Usa Portformulas Corp invested in 57,744 shares. Profund Advsr Ltd accumulated 8,416 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Jennison Assocs Limited Liability Corporation, New York-based fund reported 32,834 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors has 575,282 shares. Coastline holds 0.12% or 10,280 shares. Norinchukin Natl Bank The stated it has 0.03% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Webster Natl Bank N A reported 0.02% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Highbridge Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.13% or 133,076 shares in its portfolio. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 258,280 shares. Kentucky Retirement Insur Tru Fund stated it has 0.1% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd holds 12,400 shares. Advisor Prns Limited Co has invested 0.1% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 122,613 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 551,269 shares stake.

Sensato Investors Llc, which manages about $3.62B and $505.60 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in P T Telekomunikasi Indonesia (NYSE:TLK) by 368,094 shares to 14,570 shares, valued at $500,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Harmony Gold Mng Ltd (NYSE:HMY) by 870,469 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.14M shares, and cut its stake in 51Job Inc (NASDAQ:JOBS).

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $9.31 million activity. On Monday, December 18 the insider Doak Mark sold $1.06 million. KOH BOON HWEE sold $286,335 worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) on Wednesday, August 30. HIRSCH DIDIER sold $79,200 worth of stock or 1,200 shares. Kaltenbach Patrick sold $326,300 worth of stock.

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