Aes (AES) Stock Declined While Nine Chapters Capital Management Has Upped Position by $551,100; Westover Capital Advisors Lowered Stake in Bb&T (BBT) by $1.91 Million as Market Valuation Declined

February 15, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Chao Ku increased its stake in Aes Corp (AES) by 266.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc bought 50,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.27% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Chao Ku held 68,900 shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $759,000, up from 18,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Aes Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.88B market cap company. The stock increased 1.49% or $0.152 during the last trading session, reaching $10.422. About 2.19M shares traded. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has risen 4.28% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.42% the S&P500.




Westover Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Bb&T Corp (BBT) by 70.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Westover Capital Advisors Llc sold 41,524 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.91% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 17,487 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $821,000, down from 59,011 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Westover Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Bb&T Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $42.84B market cap company. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $54.78. About 1.65 million shares traded. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has risen 20.68% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.98% the S&P500.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $14.66 million activity. Another trade for 66,372 shares valued at $3.15 million was made by KING KELLY S on Friday, October 20. Weaver David Hudson sold $410,539 worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) on Wednesday, August 16. Wilson Donta L had sold 4,250 shares worth $201,929 on Friday, October 20. 3,646 shares were sold by LYNN LOUIS B, worth $199,181 on Monday, January 22. Another trade for 42,233 shares valued at $2.01M was made by Henson Christopher L on Friday, October 20. QUBEIN NIDO R sold $1.15 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 56 investors sold BBT shares while 291 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 241 raised stakes. 500.82 million shares or 2.15% less from 511.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Haverford Tru Co owns 6,717 shares. Guyasuta Advsrs holds 0.04% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) or 6,389 shares. Meeder Asset Inc holds 0.6% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 117,397 shares. Clinton Gru owns 15,705 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Deprince Race & Zollo reported 0.9% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Bancorp Of Nova Scotia Tru Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Amica Retiree Tru owns 4,640 shares. Baystate Wealth owns 80 shares. Massachusetts-based Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma has invested 0% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Vantage Invest Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.24% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 20,064 shares. San Francisco Sentry Group (Ca) reported 560 shares. Advantus Capital Mngmt owns 81,389 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt, a North Carolina-based fund reported 18,723 shares. State Street reported 0.16% stake. Victory Cap Mgmt owns 200,672 shares.

Among 30 analysts covering BB&T Corp (NYSE:BBT), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. BB&T Corp had 97 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 15. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Raymond James. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, July 11. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the shares of BBT in report on Friday, October 16 to “Neutral” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) rating on Friday, August 25. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $45.0 target. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Monday, March 28 to “Underweight”. The stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 4 by Macquarie Research. The stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 20 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Thursday, January 18. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by FBR Capital.

Westover Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $162.39 million and $169.91 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 2,894 shares to 19,416 shares, valued at $2.83 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wal (NYSE:WMT) by 6,681 shares in the quarter, for a total of 35,986 shares, and has risen its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM).

Among 10 analysts covering AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. AES Corporation had 18 analyst reports since September 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Sunday, September 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 13 by Bank of America. The stock of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has “Sel” rating given on Monday, October 3 by UBS. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Thursday, March 23. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Tuesday, October 4 by Barclays Capital. The stock of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 4. Wolfe Research initiated the shares of AES in report on Wednesday, November 4 with “Peer Perform” rating. The stock of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Argus Research. On Wednesday, December 13 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. Bank of America downgraded The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) on Tuesday, November 22 to “Underperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 29 investors sold AES shares while 132 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 596.31 million shares or 1.11% less from 603.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 0.01% or 86,624 shares in its portfolio. 351,327 are held by Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership. Raymond James And Assoc has invested 0.01% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Meeder Asset reported 214,864 shares stake. Moreover, Loomis Sayles And Company Lp has 0% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 51,170 shares. 113,276 were reported by Fort Washington Invest Advisors Oh. Natixis holds 60,406 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. The Maryland-based Campbell And Invest Adviser Limited Liability Co has invested 0.11% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Hussman Strategic Advisors holds 0.4% or 150,000 shares in its portfolio. 73,103 are owned by Verition Fund Management Limited Liability Company. State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Eaton Vance Mngmt stated it has 0.01% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Fiera Corporation owns 11,817 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Capital Guardian Trust holds 2.65 million shares.

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