Eagle Global Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Walmart Inc (WMT) by 46.14% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eagle Global Advisors Llc sold 6,284 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.05% with the market. The hedge fund held 7,336 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $689,000, down from 13,620 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eagle Global Advisors Llc who had been investing in Walmart Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $275.54B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $94.84. About 5.39 million shares traded. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has declined 2.93% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.93% the S&P500. Some Historical WMT News: 04/05/2018 – 24/7 Wall St: Have Walmart, Flipkart Tied the Knot?; 21/05/2018 – Happy days for India’s shoppers, if not Walmart; 02/04/2018 – Walmart Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER SAYS PSO, OIEC,WALMART REQUESTING OKLAHOMA CORPORATION COMMISSION APPROVE PROJECT UNDER TERMS OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT; 16/03/2018 – WALMART PLANS TO BUY ABOUT THIRD OF FLIPKART , IN PART BY PURCHASING STAKES FROM TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT AND SOFTBANK GROUP- BLOOMBERG, CITING; 30/03/2018 – Walmart-Humana Talks Put New Pressure on Remaining Players in Health Care; 14/03/2018 – Walmart to Expand Grocery Delivery as Amazon Battle Intensifies; 29/03/2018 – St Louis Post: Walmart discussing possible acquisition of Humana; 17/05/2018 – Walmart Tops Profit Estimates on Online Sales Boost (Video); 16/05/2018 – Progressive Grcr: Walmart’s Scan & Shop Has Failed – It’s Time to Empower Associates
Chemung Canal Trust Company increased its stake in Union (UNP) by 7.8% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Chemung Canal Trust Company bought 3,007 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.08% with the market. The institutional investor held 41,545 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $6.76 million, up from 38,538 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Chemung Canal Trust Company who had been investing in Union for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $112.88B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.94% or $1.45 during the last trading session, reaching $153.21. About 3.85 million shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 15.24% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.24% the S&P500. Some Historical UNP News: 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC SAYS PRICING INCREASED 2.75% EX-COAL, INTERMODAL; 08/05/2018 – Union Pacific Presenting at Conference May 15; 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC SAYS COAL AND COKE WERE DOWN 3 PCT DRIVEN PRIMARILY BY A CONTRACT CHANGE, COUPLED WITH LOWER NATURAL GAS PRICES – CONF CALL; 26/04/2018 – Union Pacific 1Q Agricultural Products Freight Rev $1.1B; 21/03/2018 – DOT STB: Case Title: UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY — ABANDONMENT EXEMPTION — IN MCLENNAN COUNTY, TX; 09/04/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – Union Pacific Railroad – 04/09/2018 04:07 PM; 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC DETAILS POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL ROLLOUT ON WEBSITE; 05/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC TO INVEST $38M IN NEW MEXICO TRANSPORTATION; 26/03/2018 – Union Pacific Names TRAC lnterstar Preferred National Provider Of Emergency Road Service; 07/05/2018 – Union Pacific is Top Class l Railroad on Military Times’ Best for Vets Employer Rankings
Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.83 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 47 investors sold UNP shares while 511 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 371 raised stakes. 541.33 million shares or 2.42% less from 554.78 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Prudential Inc reported 0.2% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Nuveen Asset Management Limited Company has invested 0.1% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Aperio Group Inc Ltd Co invested in 595,717 shares or 0.43% of the stock. 388,750 were reported by Gru Incorporated. Dodge & Cox owns 10.05 million shares or 1.27% of their US portfolio. Peoples Fincl owns 8,996 shares. 13,242 were reported by Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt. Barrett Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.09% or 8,280 shares. Hamel Associate holds 1.49% or 21,055 shares in its portfolio. Apriem Advisors owns 3,496 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Investment House Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.43% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 24,510 shares. Oxbow Advsrs Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 1,340 shares. Kistler reported 0.17% stake. Pggm Investments invested in 0.24% or 276,484 shares. Bollard Group Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.12% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).
Among 30 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 17 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 133 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $17500 target in Tuesday, November 27 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 9. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $89 target in Thursday, January 21 report. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, February 14 by Citigroup. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Perform” rating on Thursday, June 16 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by TD Securities. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Tuesday, January 9. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, May 23.
More news for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) – L.A. Warehouse Crunch Pushes Freight Into Northern California – Benzinga” on January 10, 2019. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “After-Hours Movers 01/07: (UNP) Higher; (VIVO) (NLY) (QDEL) (more…) – StreetInsider.com” and published on January 07, 2019 is yet another important article.
Chemung Canal Trust Company, which manages about $451.25M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Abbvie (NYSE:ABBV) by 3,647 shares to 9,708 shares, valued at $918,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Phillips (NYSE:PSX) by 16,773 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 12,297 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares (EFA).
Since August 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $4.56 million activity. Shares for $1.28M were sold by Tennison Lynden L.
More notable recent Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Walmart Offers Investors Poor Expected Returns – Seeking Alpha” on January 03, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) – Autonomous Cargo Vans To Deliver Walmart’s Groceries With Udelv – Benzinga” published on January 08, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “6 Most Important Things in Business Today – 24/7 Wall St.” on December 21, 2018. More interesting news about Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Costco Shares Got Crushed Today – Motley Fool” published on December 14, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Walmart: Time To Redeploy The Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 19, 2018.
Since August 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 57 sales for $5.44 billion activity. 1.28M shares valued at $121.47M were sold by WALTON S ROBSON on Thursday, August 23. $50.60 million worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) was sold by WALTON JIM C. $277,497 worth of stock was sold by Bartlett Daniel J on Monday, August 20. $1.17 million worth of stock was sold by McKenna Judith J on Thursday, September 6. Shares for $394,347 were sold by Canney Jacqueline P on Monday, November 19. $904,964 worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) was sold by Furner John R..
Analysts await Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $1.32 earnings per share, down 0.75% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.33 per share. WMT’s profit will be $3.83 billion for 17.96 P/E if the $1.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.08 actual earnings per share reported by Walmart Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.22% EPS growth.
Eagle Global Advisors Llc, which manages about $3.60B and $3.21 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tallgrass Energy Lp by 111,160 shares to 2.31M shares, valued at $54.40M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN) by 16,785 shares in the quarter, for a total of 47,105 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr Ser Tr.
Among 38 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 175 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 9 by Gordon Haskett. Bank of America maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) rating on Tuesday, March 14. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $88 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of WMT in report on Friday, February 23 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Friday, May 20. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Bernstein on Monday, February 6. As per Thursday, December 7, the company rating was maintained by Tigress Financial. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) rating on Friday, September 30. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $90 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Sunday, June 4. As per Monday, September 12, the company rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 5 report.