Magellan Midstream Prtnrs LP (MMP) Shares Declined While Samson Capital Management Lowered Holding by $4.87 Million; Wal Mart Stores Com (WMT) Holder Quotient Investors Boosted Its Position

February 18, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

Samson Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp (MMP) by 34.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Samson Capital Management Llc sold 68,611 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.68% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 129,079 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.17 million, down from 197,690 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Samson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.20 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.92% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $66.64. About 1.12M shares traded or 21.52% up from the average. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) has risen 3.55% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500.

Quotient Investors Llc increased its stake in Wal Mart Stores Inc Com (WMT) by 48.38% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Quotient Investors Llc bought 3,986 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 12,225 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $955,000, up from 8,239 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Quotient Investors Llc who had been investing in Wal Mart Stores Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $310.40 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.50% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $104.78. About 16.06 million shares traded or 77.74% up from the average. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

Quotient Investors Llc, which manages about $423.26M and $145.88M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Priceline Com Inc Com New (NASDAQ:PCLN) by 451 shares to 629 shares, valued at $1.15 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Sunstone Hotl Invs Inc Com (NYSE:SHO) by 21,900 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,200 shares, and cut its stake in Progress Software Corp Com (NASDAQ:PRGS).

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 62 investors sold WMT shares while 508 reduced holdings. only 113 funds opened positions while 468 raised stakes. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can owns 0.41% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 5.79M shares. Holt Cap Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company Dba Holt Cap Ptnrs Limited Partnership holds 0.5% or 19,485 shares. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt reported 20,678 shares. Beck Cap Mgmt Ltd Com owns 28,222 shares. The Texas-based Westwood Holdg Gru has invested 0.01% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Sandy Spring Bancorp invested in 0.32% or 42,804 shares. 56,159 are held by Patriot Wealth Management. Zacks Mngmt stated it has 1.36% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Moreover, Alps Advisors has 0.01% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 21,241 shares. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj stated it has 0.51% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Geode Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 15.37M shares. World Asset Management invested in 147,792 shares. Kcm Invest Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 20,398 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Intact Investment Mngmt holds 76,100 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Peoples Fincl Svcs reported 0.27% stake.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 insider sales for $1.56 billion activity. WALTON S ROBSON sold $131.11M worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Tuesday, September 5. On Tuesday, September 5 the insider WALTON ALICE L sold $131.11 million. Shares for $200,291 were sold by Canney Jacqueline P. Gearhart Jeffrey J also sold $727,698 worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Tuesday, August 29.

Among 37 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 144 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Sunday, June 4. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, September 16 by Credit Suisse. Bernstein initiated Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) rating on Monday, February 6. Bernstein has “Mkt Perform” rating and $75 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was initiated by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) rating on Friday, August 19. RBC Capital Markets has “Underperform” rating and $76 target. On Monday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell”. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, November 17 with “Buy”. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 18 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Oppenheimer.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $353,200 activity.

Investors sentiment is 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 42 investors sold MMP shares while 161 reduced holdings. only 40 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. 134.51 million shares or 2.12% more from 131.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. At Bank & Trust accumulated 8,022 shares. Oakworth Capital Inc reported 5 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Epoch Invest Prtn Incorporated stated it has 0.38% in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP). Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Hldgs owns 162,000 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Spinnaker Tru has invested 0.5% in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP). Planning Corporation reported 11,604 shares. Girard Prns reported 3,831 shares stake. Arcadia Invest Corp Mi owns 0.13% invested in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) for 5,825 shares. Patten Group holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) for 137 shares. Hap Trading Ltd Liability Company holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) for 24,962 shares. 938 are owned by Manchester Ltd Co. Exane Derivatives reported 0% stake. Sigma Planning Corporation invested 0.1% in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP). Advisory Services Net Limited Liability Com has 9,690 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 323,600 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio.

Among 23 analysts covering Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:MMP), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. had 59 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $8100 target in Monday, July 17 report. The company was upgraded on Friday, May 5 by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) on Sunday, July 23 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, August 7. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 18 to “Underweight”. As per Wednesday, July 13, the company rating was initiated by Ladenburg Thalmann. UBS downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, February 3 report. The company was initiated on Friday, September 30 by Mizuho. RBC Capital Markets maintained Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) rating on Friday, April 29. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $69 target. Credit Suisse upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, August 10 report.

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