Boothbay Fund Management Boosted Aes (AES) Holding; As Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Valuation Rose, Holder Jackson Wealth Management Has Boosted Position

December 7, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

Boothbay Fund Management Llc increased its stake in Aes Corp (AES) by 138.72% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Boothbay Fund Management Llc bought 28,683 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.27% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 49,360 shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $548,000, up from 20,677 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Boothbay Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Aes Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.15B market cap company. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $10.83. About 8.07 million shares traded or 57.62% up from the average. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has risen 4.28% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.42% the S&P500.

Jackson Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 11.38% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jackson Wealth Management Llc bought 3,071 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 30,067 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.98M, up from 26,996 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jackson Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $378.96 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $141.06. About 5.59 million shares traded or 4.28% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.




More important recent The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “BofA/Merrill Lynch Upgrades AES Corp. (AES) to Buy” on November 13, 2017, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “AM Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of AES Global Insurance Company”, Nasdaq.com published: “Wednesday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Technology & Communications” on December 06, 2017. More interesting news about The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) was released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Pandora, AES Corp. Dip into Friday’s 52-Week Low Club” with publication date: November 10, 2017.

Boothbay Fund Management Llc, which manages about $486.48M and $480.96 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Sinclair Broadcast (NASDAQ:SBGI) by 16,563 shares to 89,194 shares, valued at $2.93 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) by 46,173 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 17,304 shares, and cut its stake in Easterly Govt.

Among 9 analysts covering AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. AES Corporation had 15 analyst reports since September 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 19 by Argus Research. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, November 13 report. On Monday, October 3 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sel”. The firm earned “Peer Perform” rating on Wednesday, November 4 by Wolfe Research. RBC Capital Markets downgraded The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) rating on Wednesday, January 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $12 target. Bank of America downgraded the shares of AES in report on Tuesday, November 22 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, September 8 with “Equal-Weight”. RBC Capital Markets maintained The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) on Sunday, September 10 with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal Weight”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 23 by Argus Research.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.27, from 1.28 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 23 investors sold AES shares while 168 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 603.00 million shares or 1.22% less from 610.47 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Qs Llc has 32,717 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Utd Serv Automobile Association stated it has 258,926 shares. 63,300 were accumulated by Fort Washington Invest Inc Oh. Bnp Paribas Asset Management has 615,241 shares. Norinchukin Comml Bank The owns 45,811 shares. Northpointe Limited Liability Com has invested 0.35% of its portfolio in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Mason Street Advisors Lc, Wisconsin-based fund reported 91,621 shares. Wells Fargo Mn stated it has 2.09M shares. Apg Asset Management Nv has 0.03% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Voloridge Invest Management Ltd Liability holds 0.02% or 57,305 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 0.02% or 375,000 shares in its portfolio. Alexandria Capital Limited Liability Co reported 5,003 shares. Asset Mgmt One Limited has invested 0.04% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Citigroup accumulated 174,545 shares or 0% of the stock. Electron Capital Prns Lc invested in 4.84% or 2.21M shares.

More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Right Time To Buy Johnson & Johnson” on November 17, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Pfizer Inc. vs. Johnson & Johnson” published on December 01, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Johnson & Johnson: Buy The Pause” on November 29, 2017. More interesting news about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Will 2018 Be Johnson & Johnson’s Best Year Yet?” published on December 04, 2017 as well as Cnbc.com‘s news article titled: “Johnson & Johnson CEO reveals the leadership lessons he learned at West Point” with publication date: November 11, 2017.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 13 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 83 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 22. BMO Capital Markets maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, March 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, June 2. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, August 27. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 31 report. The rating was initiated by Standpoint Research with “Sell” on Friday, May 20. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, July 18. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Alembic to “Underweight”.

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