As Cheniere Energy (LNG) Stock Price Rose, Jpmorgan Chase & Company Has Increased Stake; As Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) Stock Rose, Fort Point Capital Partners Cut Stake by $5.71 Million

February 22, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Fort Point Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) by 71.63% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fort Point Capital Partners Llc sold 50,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 20,000 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.26M, down from 70,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fort Point Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $42.62 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $125.71. About 7.47M shares traded or 122.41% up from the average. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 24.67% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.97% the S&P500.

Jpmorgan Chase & Company increased its stake in Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG) by 23.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jpmorgan Chase & Company bought 61,917 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.51% with the market. The institutional investor held 322,908 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $14.42M, up from 260,991 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jpmorgan Chase & Company who had been investing in Cheniere Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.36 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $56.17. About 1.46 million shares traded. Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) has risen 51.31% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.61% the S&P500.




Fort Point Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $268.42M and $208.77 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 2,035 shares to 3,468 shares, valued at $567,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alphabet Inc by 2,796 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3,384 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Gold Trust (IAU).

Analysts await NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.44 EPS, down 11.11% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.62 per share. NXPI’s profit will be $488.20 million for 21.82 P/E if the $1.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.06 actual EPS reported by NXP Semiconductors N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -52.94% negative EPS growth.

Among 28 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. NXP Semiconductors NV had 64 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) on Tuesday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, November 3, the company rating was downgraded by Mizuho. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 18. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 1 by Pacific Crest. The firm has “Underperform” rating by CLSA given on Friday, October 28. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, April 8 by Pacific Crest. The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 12 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, February 7. CLSA initiated NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) rating on Tuesday, May 17. CLSA has “Buy” rating and $105 target.

Jpmorgan Chase & Company, which manages about $453.26B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Western Alliance Bancorp (NYSE:WAL) by 372,962 shares to 1.90M shares, valued at $99.74 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Hanmi Finl Corp (NASDAQ:HAFC) by 20,095 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 906,648 shares, and cut its stake in Fulton Finl Corp Pa (NASDAQ:FULT).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.32 million activity. $1.00M worth of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) shares were sold by BRANDOLINI NUNO.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.36, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 42 investors sold LNG shares while 111 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 215.48 million shares or 3.93% more from 207.33 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Wolverine Asset has 0% invested in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) for 53 shares. 3.21 million were reported by Macquarie Gru. Soros Fund Mgmt Ltd Llc accumulated 7,300 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% or 41,838 shares in its portfolio. New Jersey Better Educational Savings holds 0.45% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) or 12,000 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG). Brown Advisory Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG). Commonwealth Equity Services holds 0.01% or 45,766 shares. Pinnacle Assoc Ltd owns 52,140 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG). Hl Svcs Ltd has 7,585 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Management has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG). Cwm Ltd Llc invested 0% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG). Regions Corp stated it has 7,840 shares. Tuttle Tactical Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 1.27% invested in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) for 28,467 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Cheniere Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:LNG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Cheniere Energy Inc had 13 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, February 8 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, September 6. Howard Weil upgraded the shares of LNG in report on Tuesday, June 14 to “Sector Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy” on Tuesday, February 23. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, October 12. The stock of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Citigroup. Global Hunter Securities initiated the shares of LNG in report on Thursday, July 23 with “Accumulate” rating. The stock of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) earned “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, May 11.

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