Williams Cos Del (WMB) Position Maintained by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System; As New Residential Investment (NRZ) Shares Declined, Holder Capital Fund Management Sa Decreased Its Stake by $3.83 Million

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Capital Fund Management Sa decreased its stake in New Residential Investment Corp (NRZ) by 30.8% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Fund Management Sa sold 225,575 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.08% with the market. The hedge fund held 506,697 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $9.03 million, down from 732,272 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Fund Management Sa who had been investing in New Residential Investment Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.76 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $15.77. About 2.63M shares traded. New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) has declined 6.97% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.97% the S&P500. Some Historical NRZ News: 22/03/2018 – New Residential Declares a First Quarter Dividend of $0.50 per Common Share; 27/04/2018 – New Residential Invt 1Q EPS $1.81; 21/04/2018 – DJ New Residential Investment Corp, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (NRZ); 28/03/2018 – NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT CORP – ON MARCH 22, CO, UNITS ENTERED INTO A FINANCING TRANSACTION – SEC FILING; 27/04/2018 – NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT CORP QUARTERLY NET INTEREST INCOME $259.2 MLN VS $235.3 MLN IN THE PRIOR QUARTER; 15/05/2018 – ALTISOURCE PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS SA-ON MAY 8, UNIT, NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT ENTERED AMENDMENT TO PREVIOUSLY DISCLOSED NON-BINDING LOI DATED AUGUST 28; 28/03/2018 – NEW RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT- UNIT ISSUED $425 MLN OF BALANCE OF SERVICER ADVANCE RECEIVABLES, DEFERRED SERVICING FEE BACKED VARIABLE FUNDING NOTES; 27/04/2018 – New Residential Invt 1Q Net $604.3M; 13/03/2018 MOODY’S AFFIRMS ALTISOURCE’S B3 RATINGS, REVISES OUTLOOK TO POSITIVE

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in Williams Cos Inc Del (WMB) by 45.38% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System bought 22,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.57% with the market. The institutional investor held 70,800 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.93M, up from 48,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System who had been investing in Williams Cos Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.31B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $25.04. About 8.46M shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 15.42% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.42% the S&P500. Some Historical WMB News: 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS SEES 2019 DCF $2.9B-$3.3B, NET INCOME $1.05B-$1.35B; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS SAYS ETHANE RECOVERY WILL INCREASE IN 12 TO 15 MONTHS; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS CEO ALAN ARMSTRONG COMMENTS AT ANALYST DAY; 30/03/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS WILLIAMS COS. AT ‘BB+’; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS TRANSACTION IS VALUED AT $10.5B; 17/05/2018 – Williams Says Deal Immediately Accretive to Cash Available for Dividends for It; 17/05/2018 – WMB CORPORATE STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT SVP CHAD ZAMARIN COMMENTS; 03/05/2018 – WMB: PERMIAN GAS SUPPLY HELPING SPUR INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS; 23/04/2018 – WILLIAMS PARTNERS – NEW DISTRIBUTION IS 2.33 PCT INCREASE FROM PARTNERSHIP’S PREVIOUS QTRLY DISTRIBUTION OF $0.60 PER UNIT; 03/05/2018 – WILLIAMS: ATLANTIC SUNRISE TIMING IS ‘WEATHER-DEPENDENT’ NOW

Capital Fund Management Sa, which manages about $3.92B and $18.34 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Corcept Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CORT) by 229,969 shares to 540,818 shares, valued at $7.58 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tal Education Group (Call) (NYSE:XRS) by 642,100 shares in the quarter, for a total of 840,400 shares, and has risen its stake in Tiffany & Co (Call) (NYSE:TIF).

Analysts await New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) to report earnings on February, 12. They expect $0.55 EPS, down 9.84% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.61 per share. NRZ’s profit will be $200.96M for 7.17 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual EPS reported by New Residential Investment Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.70% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.28, from 1.15 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 32 investors sold NRZ shares while 64 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 157.56 million shares or 0.19% less from 157.86 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Principal Financial Gru Inc, Iowa-based fund reported 591,384 shares. California Employees Retirement System reported 792,051 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company holds 0% or 87,054 shares in its portfolio. Verition Fund Mgmt Lc invested in 14,825 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 1.47 million were reported by First Lp. Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio owns 138,587 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0% of its portfolio in New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) for 39,589 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has 0.02% invested in New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, Colorado-based fund reported 44,789 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 31,090 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur New York accumulated 8,245 shares or 0% of the stock. Mckinley Mngmt Ltd Company Delaware invested in 0.11% or 100,644 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Ltd invested 0.35% of its portfolio in New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ). Advisory Net Ltd Co has 3,911 shares. 20,949 are held by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank).

Among 9 analysts covering New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. New Residential Investment Corp had 26 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point on Wednesday, May 18. As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 26 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Thursday, February 25 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $19.25 target in Wednesday, November 29 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, November 30 with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1800 target in Monday, July 24 report. The stock of New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, October 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Piper Jaffray.

More notable recent New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “This 11.4%-Yielding Top-Shelf Mortgage REIT Is A Strong Buy On The Drop – Seeking Alpha” on July 02, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “More on New Residential Q2: Acquires MSRs about $20B UPB for $245M – Seeking Alpha” published on July 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Was The Sell-Off In New Residential Warranted Or Not? – Seeking Alpha” on July 28, 2018. More interesting news about New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “New Residential Investment: Strong Buy On The Drop – Seeking Alpha” published on October 14, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Now Is The Time To Buy This 11.5%-Yielding Mortgage REIT Again – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 08, 2018.

Among 24 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Williams Companies Inc. had 69 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 9 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Monday, December 19 to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Evercore on Tuesday, August 2 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 15 with “Buy”. Seaport Global initiated it with “Buy” rating and $2800 target in Wednesday, April 25 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Tuesday, August 2. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, January 12 with “Buy”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Tuesday, March 27. The firm has “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital given on Friday, April 28. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 2 by UBS.

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, which manages about $2.34B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (IVV) by 11,700 shares to 41,700 shares, valued at $12.21 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 900 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 31,300 shares, and cut its stake in World Wrestling Entmt Inc (NYSE:WWE).

More important recent The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “3 Energy Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade – The Motley Fool” on December 22, 2018, also Fool.com published article titled: “The Best MLP in 2018 Still Has Plenty of Fuel for 2019 and Beyond – Motley Fool”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Williams wins FERC approval for Gateway project – Seeking Alpha” on December 14, 2018. More interesting news about The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Williams Announces Gulf Connector Project Placed Into Service – Business Wire” with publication date: January 04, 2019.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 5 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $807,659 activity. Zamarin Chad J. also bought $64,218 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) shares. On Friday, November 2 the insider Wilson Terrance Lane bought $25,750. Dunn Micheal G. had bought 2,500 shares worth $63,842 on Friday, November 2. CHANDLER JOHN D had bought 10,000 shares worth $259,422. Cooper Kathleen B sold $249,856 worth of stock.

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