Amerigas Partners LP (APU) Stock Value Declined While Ct Mason Trimmed Position; Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management Has Boosted General Electric Co Com (GE) Holding by $1.09 Million

February 16, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management increased its stake in General Electric Co Com (GE) by 85.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management bought 45,275 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 98,263 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.38M, up from 52,988 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management who had been investing in General Electric Co Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $128.78B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14.85. About 54.89 million shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since February 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

Ct Mason decreased its stake in Amerigas Partners Lp (APU) by 27.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ct Mason sold 24,859 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.65% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 67,144 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.02 million, down from 92,003 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ct Mason who had been investing in Amerigas Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.05B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $43.58. About 207,211 shares traded or 8.13% up from the average. AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) has declined 1.59% since February 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.29% the S&P500.




Among 6 analysts covering AmeriGas Partners LP (NYSE:APU), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. AmeriGas Partners LP had 11 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) on Thursday, August 4 with “Underweight” rating. JP Morgan maintained AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) rating on Monday, November 2. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $46 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, June 22 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $46.0 target in Monday, October 16 report. The stock of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 26 by Janney Capital. The stock of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, February 3 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Saturday, August 29 by TheStreet. The stock of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, June 10 by UBS. The stock of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 19 by UBS.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.54, from 1.48 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 22 investors sold APU shares while 48 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 21.13 million shares or 2.06% less from 21.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James Associates accumulated 393,494 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Edgemoor Invest Advsr has 0.98% invested in AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU). Raymond James Fin Services owns 66,083 shares. River Road Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 859,316 shares or 0.76% of the stock. Roffman Miller Assocs Pa reported 0.54% in AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU). 7,147 were reported by Peak6 Invs Lp. Alpha Cubed Invs Ltd Liability Company invested 0.1% in AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU). Kings Point Capital Management has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU). Alphamark Advisors Ltd invested in 200 shares or 0% of the stock. Sterling Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 4,496 shares stake. Neuberger Berman Gru Ltd Liability Co reported 101,274 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Next stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU). Evercore Wealth Management Ltd Co invested in 3,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Old Second Financial Bank Of Aurora accumulated 750 shares. Moreover, Advisory Research has 0.06% invested in AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU).

Ct Mason, which manages about $311.59M and $275.34M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Check Point Software Technolog (NASDAQ:CHKP) by 27,009 shares to 65,516 shares, valued at $7.47M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) by 24,508 shares in the quarter, for a total of 95,948 shares, and has risen its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB).

Since February 7, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $228,206 activity.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $2.50 million activity. TISCH JAMES S had bought 100,000 shares worth $2.46M.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nine Masts Ltd invested 0.23% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Cornerstone holds 0.36% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 21,903 shares. Elm Advisors Llc owns 20,367 shares or 0.39% of their US portfolio. New York-based Tortoise Investment Management Ltd has invested 0.07% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Washington Bank & Trust has 247,680 shares for 0.95% of their portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund, Texas-based fund reported 2.40M shares. Cleararc Inc holds 0.71% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 196,219 shares. Nexus Invest Management accumulated 764,635 shares. D L Carlson Investment Grp invested in 47,015 shares. Richard C Young Co Ltd reported 1.24% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Fincl Advantage Inc invested in 0% or 200 shares. Moreover, Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas Inc has 0.08% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Lpl Llc accumulated 2.49M shares. Mercer Cap Advisers holds 0.38% or 21,261 shares in its portfolio. Raab Moskowitz Asset Management Limited Liability Co has 1.46% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 149,903 shares.

Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. General Electric Company had 90 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, October 24 to “Hold”. The firm has “Positive” rating given on Thursday, March 23 by RBC Capital Markets. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $29 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. CFRA downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, July 21 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Monday, July 17. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Friday, May 12 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Vetr given on Wednesday, August 26. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 21 by TheStreet. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet on Wednesday, August 26 to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 22 by Bank of America.

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