Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Stake in United Parcel Service B (UPS) Has Raised by $309,000; Kynikos Associates LP Holds Position in Lowes Cos (Call) (LOW)

February 19, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Jim Chanos increased its stake in Lowes Cos Inc (Call) (LOW) by 191.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kynikos Associates Lp bought 50,863 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.23% with the market. The hedge fund run by Jim Chanos held 77,400 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.19M, up from 26,537 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kynikos Associates Lp who had been investing in Lowes Cos Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $79.91 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $96.31. About 5.33 million shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500.

Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in United Parcel Service B (UPS) by 30.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Llc bought 2,575 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.26% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10,973 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.32 million, up from 8,398 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in United Parcel Service B for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $91.40B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $106.4. About 6.12 million shares traded or 43.18% up from the average. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 2.10% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500.




Among 24 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. United Parcel Service had 66 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, April 29. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earned “Buy” rating by S&P Research on Wednesday, July 29. The firm has “Sell” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, December 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by JP Morgan. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Wednesday, February 3. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Friday, August 14. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Hold” rating and $115.0 target in Monday, September 25 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, October 27. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, July 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 46 investors sold UPS shares while 390 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 395 raised stakes. 451.38 million shares or 0.77% more from 447.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Graybill Bartz Assocs holds 1.51% or 17,000 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Grp Incorporated Limited Liability holds 64 shares. Massachusetts Finance Ma reported 1.13% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Cambridge Invest Rech Advisors owns 114,325 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Sei Investments stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Umb Natl Bank N A Mo accumulated 43,591 shares. Alpine Mngmt Limited Liability Com has invested 0.08% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Com accumulated 0.31% or 229,514 shares. Addison Cap Communication reported 1.59% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Cibc Ww Markets Corporation reported 100,333 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd reported 169,354 shares stake. Cleararc Cap invested in 0.32% or 17,692 shares. Vestor Lc holds 18,316 shares or 0.49% of its portfolio. Ronna Sue Cohen has 25,255 shares for 2.31% of their portfolio. Burke And Herbert Bancshares And has invested 0.26% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS).

Among 33 analysts covering Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Lowe’s Companies Inc. had 87 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) on Wednesday, August 19 with “Hold” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) rating on Thursday, August 24. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $83 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 16 by Credit Suisse. Bernstein upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $125 target in Monday, January 22 report. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 6. Atlantic Securities downgraded Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) on Tuesday, November 28 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 20 by Argus Research. S&P Research maintained Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) on Wednesday, August 19 with “Hold” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of LOW in report on Wednesday, August 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Wedbush.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 76 investors sold LOW shares while 406 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 384 raised stakes. 589.78 million shares or 2.68% less from 606.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Eagle Ridge Invest Management has 0.08% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Tower Bridge Advsrs stated it has 33,752 shares. Waters Parkerson Llc, a Louisiana-based fund reported 85,689 shares. Raymond James Trust Na invested in 23,782 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Paloma Prtnrs holds 0.14% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) or 123,689 shares. Atlanta Cap L L C holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) for 685,064 shares. Shine Advisory Services has 0.01% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Carret Asset Limited Com has 0.13% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Stoneridge Investment Ptnrs Limited Liability Company holds 57,351 shares. Aperio Group Lc holds 494,860 shares. Company Savings Bank owns 534,822 shares for 0.58% of their portfolio. Jackson Wealth Management Limited Co reported 18,794 shares. Menta Cap reported 10,887 shares. Central Comml Bank And Trust Company owns 12,956 shares. Beacon Grp Inc reported 30,130 shares stake.

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