Energen (EGN) Share Price Rose While Brenham Capital Management LP Has Trimmed Its Position; As Shpg (Call) (SHPG) Market Value Rose, Integral Derivatives Has Upped Holding by $789,700

June 12, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Integral Derivatives Llc increased its stake in Shpg (Call) (SHPG) by 33.76% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Integral Derivatives Llc bought 5,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 30.80% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 21,000 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.14M, up from 15,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Integral Derivatives Llc who had been investing in Shpg (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.88B market cap company. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $160.5. About 1.31M shares traded. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has declined 10.60% since June 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.17% the S&P500. Some Historical SHPG News: 28/03/2018 – Japanese pharma group Takeda weighs bid for Shire; 25/04/2018 – ANALYSIS-Shire bid marks Takeda’s latest – and biggest – push for global status; 19/04/2018 – Yahoo! UK: Takeda makes Shire takeover proposal at about 46.50 stg/shr; 06/04/2018 – Takeda Pharmaceutical CEO Said Company Is Considering Full Acquisition of Shire; 23/03/2018 – Court Rules in Shire’s Favor, Bans Proposed Generic Adderall Variant; 21/03/2018 – U.S. judge dismisses FTC antitrust lawsuit against Shire unit; 26/03/2018 – SHIRE: PACT FOR EVALUATING LYSOSOMAL STORAGE DISORDER TREATMENT; 19/04/2018 – SHIRE SAYS RECEIVED 2 FURTHER PROPOSALS; 08/05/2018 – Proposed Acquisition Of Shire Plc By Takeda 4502.TO; 05/03/2018 – REG-Shire plc : Director/PDMR Shareholding




Brenham Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Energen Corp (EGN) by 79.27% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brenham Capital Management Lp sold 1.53 million shares as the company’s stock rose 15.05% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 400,000 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $25.14M, down from 1.93M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brenham Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Energen Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.26 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.95% or $1.23 during the last trading session, reaching $64.21. About 900,287 shares traded. Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) has risen 18.98% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.41% the S&P500. Some Historical EGN News: 07/03/2018 – Elliott Management: Supports Energen’s Decision to Immediately Initiate Review of Strategic Alternatives; 21/04/2018 – DJ Energen Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (EGN); 07/03/2018 – ENERGEN IN PACT WITH CORVEX MANAGEMENT LP; 08/03/2018 – Corvex Management Reports 9.9% Stake in Energen Corp; 15/05/2018 – PAULSON ADDED EGN, XL, HAWK, GG, VR IN 1Q: 13F; 07/03/2018 – ENERGEN NAMES VINCENT INTRIERI, JONATHAN COHEN TO BOARD; 07/03/2018 – ENERGEN SAYS EXPANDED BOARD BY APPOINTING VINCENT INTRIERI & JONATHAN COHEN; 21/05/2018 – Interesting news today as Icahn and Corvex are teaming up on $EGN; 07/03/2018 – Elliott Management Supports Strategic Review at Energen; 04/04/2018 – Permian M&A Talk Continues, But Energen Could Be the Real Target

Another recent and important Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Energen gains amid potential sale speculation” on June 06, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.28, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 25 investors sold EGN shares while 87 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 84.42 million shares or 2.30% less from 86.41 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams holds 0.35% or 7,867 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Management holds 4,450 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citadel Advsrs Ltd holds 553,185 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Wellington Group Llp holds 1.16 million shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Manchester Management Lc owns 1 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hm Payson & invested in 0.04% or 17,260 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co owns 1,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) for 50,154 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Com invested in 0% or 441 shares. Oakbrook Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN). Papp L Roy Associate stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN). Morgan Stanley reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN). Comerica Bank invested in 0.08% or 167,816 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund owns 0.03% invested in Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) for 36,419 shares. Gradient Invs Ltd Liability has invested 0% of its portfolio in Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN).

Since March 9, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 3 insider sales for $140,273 activity. The insider COHEN JONATHAN Z bought 17,500 shares worth $1.00 million. 6,000 shares were sold by Godsey David A, worth $346,620 on Wednesday, March 14.

Analysts await Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, up 1,116.67% or $0.67 from last year’s $0.06 per share. EGN’s profit will be $71.12 million for 21.99 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.81 actual earnings per share reported by Energen Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.88% negative EPS growth.

Among 39 analysts covering Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN), 27 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Energen Corporation had 137 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 23 by UBS. As per Tuesday, February 16, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, August 15 with “Equal-Weight”. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $56 target in Monday, September 14 report. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was downgraded by Seaport Global. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 14. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by JP Morgan. The stock of Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 13 by Deutsche Bank. Stephens maintained Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN) rating on Tuesday, April 24. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $9200 target.

More notable recent Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) news were published by: Digitaljournal.com which released: “Shire Plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) Shareholder Notice: Lawsuit over Failed Takeover by AbbVie Inc” on June 06, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Takeda secures $7.5B loan for Shire transaction” published on June 08, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Eidos Therapeutics IPO: Phase 2 Results In 2018, And 30% In Cash Per Share” on June 12, 2018. More interesting news about Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) were released by: Digitaljournal.com and their article: “NASDAQ:SHPG Shareholder Notice: Investigation of Takeover of Shire Plc by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Shire/Takeda Merger – Classical Destruction Of Value” with publication date: May 25, 2018.

Integral Derivatives Llc, which manages about $4.07 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Msft (Call) (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 56,900 shares to 127,100 shares, valued at $11.60M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pfe (Call) (NYSE:PFE) by 39,100 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,100 shares, and cut its stake in Nflx (NASDAQ:NFLX).

Among 28 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 79 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, September 29. On Friday, December 2 the stock rating was initiated by Societe Generale with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 14 with “Buy”. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Thursday, October 26. The company was maintained on Friday, February 23 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, July 10. Susquehanna maintained Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) on Friday, February 16 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”.

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