Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company Boosted Its Schlumberger LTD (SLB) Holding by $400,407; Kroger Co (KR) Share Price Declined While Napier Park Global Capital Us LP Trimmed by $5.75 Million Its Holding

February 17, 2018 - By Matt Maslow

Jim O’brien decreased its stake in Kroger Co (KR) by 95.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Napier Park Global Capital Us Lp sold 287,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.05% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Jim O’brien held 12,500 shares of the food chains company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $250,000, down from 300,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Napier Park Global Capital Us Lp who had been investing in Kroger Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $25.29 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $28.69. About 5.99M shares traded. The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has declined 16.08% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500.




Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company Llc increased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) by 6.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company Llc bought 5,803 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 95,454 shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.66 million, up from 89,651 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company Llc who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $91.73 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $66.28. About 7.51 million shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 3.30% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500.

Since December 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $2.71 million activity. DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPH sold $1.23 million worth of stock or 40,000 shares. $446,327 worth of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) was sold by HJELM CHRISTOPHER T. Foley Todd A had sold 15,200 shares worth $471,200.

Analysts await The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $0.60 earnings per share, up 13.21% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.53 per share. KR’s profit will be $528.81 million for 11.95 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual earnings per share reported by The Kroger Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.36% EPS growth.

Among 35 analysts covering Kroger (NYSE:KR), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Kroger had 102 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) rating on Monday, September 11. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $20 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3400 target in Tuesday, July 18 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, May 3 by Suntrust Robinson. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of KR in report on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. J.P. Morgan downgraded The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) on Friday, June 16 to “Hold” rating. Citigroup maintained The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) rating on Thursday, September 17. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $45 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 31 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Friday, December 4. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, September 13.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 94 investors sold KR shares while 232 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. 688.12 million shares or 3.98% more from 661.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commonwealth Commercial Bank Of Australia holds 314,811 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Cap Invest Counsel has invested 0.24% in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). Moreover, Goldman Sachs Gp Incorporated has 0.03% invested in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). Parkside Bancorp And holds 0% or 273 shares in its portfolio. Voya Management Llc invested in 0.02% or 381,675 shares. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans holds 0% in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) or 39,689 shares. American Natl Insur Company Tx holds 0.22% or 211,300 shares in its portfolio. Barnett has invested 0.53% in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). Trustmark Commercial Bank Department has 38,528 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Axa holds 0.03% or 298,230 shares in its portfolio. Miller Howard Investments Ny owns 150,000 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Bessemer Group Inc reported 2,525 shares. 50,000 are owned by Alpine Woods Invsts Ltd Liability. Patten Patten Tn accumulated 0.42% or 198,310 shares. Moreover, High Pointe Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.47% invested in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR).

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $8.09 million activity. 75,000 Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares with value of $5.91 million were sold by AYAT SIMON. $1.96 million worth of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) was sold by Guild Howard on Monday, January 22.

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 69 investors sold SLB shares while 596 reduced holdings. only 105 funds opened positions while 481 raised stakes. 1.20 billion shares or 11.55% more from 1.07 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Culbertson A N has 1.13% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) for 53,287 shares. Becker Cap Management Incorporated invested in 489,453 shares or 1.17% of the stock. Capital Limited Ca owns 438,221 shares. Karpas Strategies Lc accumulated 2,950 shares. Sterneck Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 4,962 shares. Brick Kyle Associates holds 24,517 shares or 1.38% of its portfolio. Moreover, Advsrs Asset has 0.14% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Innovations Llc holds 2.52% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) or 14,952 shares. Sei Invs Company reported 775,435 shares. Cannell Peter B & has invested 0.64% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Keybank Natl Association Oh, Ohio-based fund reported 625,882 shares. Wright Invsts holds 4,342 shares. First Bank holds 50,000 shares or 0.59% of its portfolio. Adams Natural Resources Fund owns 525,400 shares or 5.67% of their US portfolio. Usca Ria Ltd Com reported 7,145 shares.

Among 38 analysts covering Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Schlumberger Limited. had 139 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup upgraded Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) rating on Thursday, September 3. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $87 target. Howard Weil maintained the stock with “Focus Stock” rating in Monday, October 19 report. Bernstein initiated Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) on Friday, December 2 with “Mkt Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, February 22, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 11 by BMO Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $86.0 target in Monday, January 22 report. DA Davidson initiated Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) rating on Friday, February 19. DA Davidson has “Buy” rating and $94 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Jefferies. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”.

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