Kepos Capital LP Decreased Its Centurylink (CTL) Stake; Lumina Fund Management Lifted Viacom New (VIA) Position By $5.85 Million

June 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Kepos Capital Lp decreased Centurylink Inc (CTL) stake by 51.7% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Kepos Capital Lp sold 142,339 shares as Centurylink Inc (CTL)’s stock declined 1.25%. The Kepos Capital Lp holds 132,991 shares with $2.19M value, down from 275,330 last quarter. Centurylink Inc now has $19.56B valuation. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $18.13. About 8.43M shares traded. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has declined 27.08% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.65% the S&P500. Some Historical CTL News: ; 06/03/2018 – CENTURYLINK SAYS PERRY TO REMAIN CHAIRMAN OF BOARD; 15/05/2018 – CenturyLink Presenting at JPMorgan Conference Tomorrow; 25/04/2018 – Globalstar to merge with FiberLight in $1.65 bln deal; 03/04/2018 – CenturyLink takes cyber intelligence to the next level with expanded view of threatscape; 23/05/2018 – CenturyLink declares quarterly cash dividend; 21/05/2018 – Kansas City Southern Announces Operations, Labor Relations and Legal Appointments; 06/03/2018 – CENTURYLINK INC – BRUCE HANKS HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR; 26/04/2018 – Globalstar Buyout Alert – National Securities Law Firm Seeks Higher Price for Globalstar Shareholders in Connection with Proposed Buyout, and Encourages Shareholders to Contact Law Firm Tripp Levy PLLC for More Information; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Telecom and Utilities Adds CenturyLink; 06/03/2018 – CenturyLink President and Chief Operating Officer Jeff Storey to Become CEO and Pres




Lumina Fund Management Llc increased Viacom Inc New (VIA) stake by 943.5% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Lumina Fund Management Llc acquired 188,700 shares as Viacom Inc New (VIA)’s stock declined 18.31%. The Lumina Fund Management Llc holds 208,700 shares with $6.48 million value, up from 20,000 last quarter. Viacom Inc New now has $12.31 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.06% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $34.7. About 23,696 shares traded. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) has declined 15.76% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.33% the S&P500.

More notable recent Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Walt Disney Co Stock Is Finally Set to Move, But in Which Direction?” on June 14, 2018, also Fiercebiotech.com with their article: “After Aravive’s CEO exits, Fierce 15 winner reveals near-death Versartis merger deal” published on June 04, 2018, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “With or Without Time Warner, AT&T Stock Isn’t Worth Buying” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Merger Mania: Companies Are Emboldened by Court Ruling” published on June 14, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Grifols Launches a New Testing Service for Patients Treated with Daratumumab” with publication date: May 31, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 1.07 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 37 investors sold VIA shares while 162 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 308.74 million shares or 2.37% less from 316.23 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Earnest Prns Limited Liability Co holds 162 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.04% in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky owns 39,326 shares. Mackenzie Financial holds 0% in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) or 13,568 shares. Baystate Wealth Management Lc has 201 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Wellington Management Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.05% invested in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). Roberts Glore Il holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) for 11,125 shares. Security Natl Tru Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). New Jersey Better Educational Savings holds 0.48% or 14,000 shares in its portfolio. Seabridge Invest Advsrs has 264 shares. Assets Investment Mngmt Llc holds 0.15% in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) or 25,000 shares. Ubs Oconnor Limited Liability Corp reported 0% of its portfolio in Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA). Exane Derivatives reported 8,913 shares. Oppenheimer And holds 26,591 shares. Amer Group invested in 0.06% or 566,523 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Viacom had 7 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Rosenblatt to “Sell”. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup. Bank of America upgraded Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) on Thursday, October 13 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Barclays Capital. On Thursday, October 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform”.

Among 23 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 62 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, May 16 by Macquarie Research. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 16 with “Hold”. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) earned “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 13. J.P. Morgan maintained CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) on Thursday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Cowen & Co. As per Wednesday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Hold” rating and $2700 target in Monday, August 14 report. Suntrust Robinson initiated CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) on Tuesday, December 13 with “Hold” rating. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Monday, May 15 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2018 Q1. Its down 1.01, from 1.99 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 63 investors sold CTL shares while 193 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 821.46 million shares or 7.57% less from 888.76 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Utd Cap Fincl Advisers Ltd Liability Co reported 20,276 shares stake. Dynamic Capital Mgmt Limited reported 1.13% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Synovus Financial invested 0.05% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0.06% or 1.74M shares. Ledyard Bank stated it has 0.01% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Moreover, Bnp Paribas Asset Holding Sa has 0.04% invested in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 311,706 shares. 69,396 were reported by Shell Asset Mgmt. Carroll Financial Associates accumulated 0% or 690 shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.04% or 414,317 shares in its portfolio. 581,227 were accumulated by Apg Asset Nv. Amp Capital holds 0.03% or 291,659 shares in its portfolio. Winch Advisory Svcs Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 80 shares. Affinity Inv Advsrs Limited Liability owns 26,310 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Evercore Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Price T Rowe Assocs Md reported 0.02% stake.

More notable recent CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: CenturyLink Inc. vs. Frontier Communications” on June 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “CenturyLink Is A Great Value Play That Pays You 12% To Wait” published on June 18, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Bill Miller’s latest stock picks and why he wishes he didn’t sell Netflix” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “CenturyLink’s Vyvx supplying feeds for World Cup” published on June 04, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “2 Hated Dividend Stocks to Buy Now” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Since April 3, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $215.87 million activity. $796,936 worth of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) was bought by CLONTZ STEVEN T. 5.04M shares were bought by Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd, worth $87.70 million on Thursday, April 5.

Kepos Capital Lp increased Thor Industries Inc (NYSE:THO) stake by 23,246 shares to 40,128 valued at $4.62M in 2018Q1. It also upped Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) stake by 4,538 shares and now owns 16,085 shares. Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) was raised too.

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