Firstenergy (FE) Stock Declined While Cornercap Investment Counsel Trimmed by $316,050 Its Stake; First Pacific Advisors Has Lowered Its Holding in Norwegian Cruise Line Hldgs Lt (NCLH) by $858,600 as Shares Rose

February 19, 2018 - By reb123z

Robert Rodriguez decreased its stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Hldgs Lt (NCLH) by 44.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Pacific Advisors Llc sold 15,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.46% with the market. The hedge fund run by Robert Rodriguez held 20,100 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.09M, down from 36,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Pacific Advisors Llc who had been investing in Norwegian Cruise Line Hldgs Lt for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.51 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $59.11. About 1.04M shares traded. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) has risen 6.36% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.34% the S&P500.

Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Firstenergy Corp (FE) by 5.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc sold 10,535 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.93% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 195,330 shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.02M, down from 205,865 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Firstenergy Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $33.03. About 4.81 million shares traded. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has declined 12.70% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.40% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 35 investors sold FE shares while 155 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 360.52 million shares or 3.08% more from 349.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.09% of its portfolio in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) for 310,437 shares. The New York-based Amalgamated Bank has invested 0.05% in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE). Moreover, Clinton Gru has 0.07% invested in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE). Fukoku Mutual Life Ins reported 0.02% of its portfolio in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management invested 0.02% of its portfolio in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE). Assetmark holds 0% or 373 shares. Principal Fincl Grp Inc reported 661,920 shares. United Kingdom-based Aviva Public Limited has invested 0.05% in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 1.64M shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Ngam Limited Partnership has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE). Hancock Holdings invested 0.05% in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE). Ameritas Inv Prtnrs Inc invested in 0.02% or 10,165 shares. 68,498 are held by Hightower Advsrs Limited. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Company owns 0.03% invested in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) for 66,035 shares. Johnson Inv Counsel Inc invested in 0.01% or 8,351 shares.

Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $912.27M and $711.52 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Peoples Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PEBO) by 24,530 shares to 42,565 shares, valued at $1.43M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Hilltop Holdings Inc Com (NYSE:HTH) by 40,945 shares in the quarter, for a total of 61,125 shares, and has risen its stake in American Homes 4 Rent Cl A (NYSE:AMH).

Among 20 analysts covering FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. FirstEnergy had 73 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, May 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight”. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Thursday, December 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) earned “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, October 25. The rating was upgraded by Evercore on Tuesday, October 18 to “Buy”. The stock of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, April 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank. BMO Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Underperform” rating in Thursday, January 14 report. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, April 28. The company was upgraded on Thursday, December 3 by Guggenheim. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, May 1 by JP Morgan.

Analysts await FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.66 earnings per share, up 73.68% or $0.28 from last year’s $0.38 per share. FE’s profit will be $293.61 million for 12.51 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual earnings per share reported by FirstEnergy Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -31.96% negative EPS growth.

Analysts await Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 31.25% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.48 per share. NCLH’s profit will be $143.94M for 23.46 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.86 actual EPS reported by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -66.13% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.82 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.50, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 16 investors sold NCLH shares while 85 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 200.67 million shares or 4.01% more from 192.93 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lazard Asset reported 142,134 shares stake. Voya Ltd Liability owns 49,136 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 8,226 were accumulated by Alps Advsr. Columbus Circle Investors reported 0.75% of its portfolio in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH). Andra Ap reported 44,100 shares. Campbell And Investment Adviser Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.16% in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH). Raymond James Associate has invested 0% in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH). Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) for 257 shares. Los Angeles Management And Equity Rech accumulated 150,560 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Management Limited invested in 8,000 shares. Ftb has 0% invested in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH). Mig Capital Limited Liability Com has invested 5.35% in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH). Laurion Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 1.90 million shares stake. Ameriprise holds 1.15 million shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH).

Among 22 analysts covering Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Norwegian Cruise Line had 52 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 23 by Wedbush. Sterne Agee CRT initiated it with “Buy” rating and $60 target in Tuesday, June 7 report. The stock of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, November 23. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $44 target in Tuesday, September 13 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, February 5 by JP Morgan. The rating was initiated by Bernstein with “Outperform” on Friday, September 9. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Thursday, November 16. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 20. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 17 by SunTrust.

First Pacific Advisors Llc, which manages about $28.26 billion and $13.02B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Patterson (NASDAQ:PTEN) by 44,850 shares to 1.80M shares, valued at $37.79M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Helmerich & Payne Inc (NYSE:HP) by 123,868 shares in the quarter, for a total of 650,167 shares, and has risen its stake in Nexeo Solutions Inc.

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