Adage Capital Partners Gp Has Upped Its Callon Pete Co Del (CPE) Position by $449,900 as Share Price Declined; Cibc World Markets Position In Smith A O (AOS) Was Has Upped

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Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc increased its stake in Callon Pete Co Del (CPE) by 1.42% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc bought 40,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.99% with the market. The hedge fund held 2.93 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $35.15 million, up from 2.89 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc who had been investing in Callon Pete Co Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.93B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.05% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $8.49. About 9.73 million shares traded or 75.36% up from the average. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has declined 27.20% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.20% the S&P500. Some Historical CPE News: 04/04/2018 – Callon Petroleum Access Event Set By Stephens Inc. for Apr. 11; 31/05/2018 – CALLON REPORTS LAUNCH OF $300M SR UNSECURED NOTES OFFERING; 24/05/2018 – CIMAREX ENERGY CO – AGREEMENT TO SELL OIL AND GAS PROPERTIES PRINCIPALLY LOCATED IN WARD COUNTY, TEXAS IN CASH TO CALLON PETROLEUM; 11/05/2018 – Van Eck Associates Corporation Exits Callon Petroleum; 24/05/2018 – CALLON UNIT TO BUY ACREAGE FOR $570M FROM CIMAREX ENERGY; 14/05/2018 – Callon Petroleum: Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Barbara J. Faulkenberry and Joseph C. Gatto, Jr. Elected to Board; 24/04/2018 – Diversified Gas & Oil Significantly Strengthens Management Capabilities; 06/04/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM AMENDS CREDIT FACILITY, EXPANDS BORROWING BASE; 06/04/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM CO – THE AMENDMENT ALSO TO INCREASE BORROWING BASE FROM $700 MLN TO $825 MLN; 06/04/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM SAYS ENTERED INTO FIRST AMENDMENT TO EXISTING $2 BLN SENIOR SECURED REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY – SEC FILING

Cibc World Markets Corp increased its stake in Smith A O (AOS) by 52.14% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cibc World Markets Corp bought 25,439 shares as the company’s stock declined 27.23% with the market. The institutional investor held 74,233 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.96 million, up from 48,794 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cibc World Markets Corp who had been investing in Smith A O for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.88 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $46.34. About 1.03M shares traded. A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has declined 30.23% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.23% the S&P500. Some Historical AOS News: 25/04/2018 – A. O. SMITH CORP – TRANSITION TO A. O. SMITH BRAND AT LOWE’S WILL TAKE PLACE BEGINNING IN AUGUST; 25/04/2018 – A. O. SMITH CORP AOS.N QUARTERLY ADJUSTED SHR $0.60; 25/04/2018 – A.O. Smith Reports 1Q Profit Rise; Raises 2018 Guidance; 16/04/2018 – A.O. Smith to Become Primary Water Treatment Brand at Lowe’s; 25/04/2018 – A. O. SMITH CORP AOS.N SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED SHR $2.55 TO $2.61; 16/04/2018 – A.O. Smith Sees Minimal Impact to 2018 EPS Due to Start-Up Costs; 09/05/2018 – Kames Capital PLC Exits Position in AO Smith; 05/04/2018 – AO Smith Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 16/04/2018 – A. O. Smith to become primary water treatment brand at Lowe’s; 09/05/2018 – Kames Adds Praxair, Exits AO Smith, Cuts J&J: 13F

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.40, from 1.16 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 35 investors sold AOS shares while 112 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 121.38 million shares or 0.61% less from 122.12 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 31,427 were accumulated by Jane Street Group Ltd Company. Gulf Interest Natl Bank (Uk) Limited has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). M&R Cap Mngmt holds 700 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Comerica Securities Inc has invested 0.05% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Eagle Asset Mngmt, Florida-based fund reported 933,539 shares. Acg Wealth has invested 0.52% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Kbc Grp Inc Nv reported 434,001 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Commonwealth Fincl Bank Of Australia has 416,239 shares. 9,628 were accumulated by Etrade Mgmt Lc. Barclays Public Limited Com reported 0.01% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Gemmer Asset Mngmt Lc reported 219 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Holding Sa holds 7,705 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Lifeplan Financial Grp owns 1,650 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag accumulated 808,207 shares. Fil reported 18 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since August 21, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $270,505 activity.

More notable recent A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “A.O. Smith: Time To Jump Back In – Seeking Alpha” on December 04, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “3 Top Value Stocks to Buy Right Now – The Motley Fool” published on December 22, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “At What Price Is A.O. Smith Buyable? – Seeking Alpha” on August 14, 2018. More interesting news about A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “3 Growth Stocks for In-the-Know Investors – The Motley Fool” published on December 19, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “15 Winning Stocks to Buy in 2019 (That Were Losers in 2018) – Investorplace.com” with publication date: December 14, 2018.

Among 18 analysts covering AO Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. AO Smith Corp had 47 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 30 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $111 target in Friday, September 23 report. On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 3 by SunTrust. The stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 10 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5600 target in Friday, July 7 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital on Tuesday, March 8.

Cibc World Markets Corp, which manages about $11.73B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 650,349 shares to 617,574 shares, valued at $58.41 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ametek Inc New Com (NYSE:AME) by 4,348 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 72,613 shares, and cut its stake in Union Pac Corp Com (NYSE:UNP).

More notable recent Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Callon Petroleum: A 2018 Story? – Seeking Alpha” on January 25, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Callon Petroleum raises full-year production, capex guidance – Seeking Alpha” published on September 04, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Callon Petroleum to buy Permian acreage for $570M, plans 22M-share offering – Seeking Alpha” on May 24, 2018. More interesting news about Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Callon Petroleum +6% following strong Q3 results – Seeking Alpha” published on November 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Callon Petroleum Margins Are Too Good To Ignore – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 24, 2018.

Among 34 analysts covering Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Callon Petroleum had 101 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 28 by iBERIA Capital Partners. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Friday, September 30 with “Outperform”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 18 report. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy” on Wednesday, March 30. The company was maintained on Friday, November 6 by Northland Capital. As per Wednesday, April 26, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. BMO Capital Markets maintained Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, March 9 by FBR Capital. Tudor Pickering initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 20 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 14.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q3 2018. Its down 1.02, from 2.18 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 36 investors sold CPE shares while 78 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 280.92 million shares or 1.03% less from 283.84 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Carlson Capital Lp holds 891,800 shares. Brown Advisory Inc invested 0% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability invested in 2.24M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Strs Ohio owns 9,800 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Green Square Cap Limited Liability Com has 17,595 shares. Invesco Limited has 269,038 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Grp Inc Limited has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Elk Creek Prtn Lc has 0.72% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) for 1.12 million shares. Brandywine Glob Inv Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.05% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Agf Invs stated it has 107,010 shares. Victory Inc owns 4.85M shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Syntal Capital Partners Limited owns 367,752 shares for 1.54% of their portfolio. Brant Point Investment Lc invested in 0.23% or 205,150 shares. Vanguard Gru accumulated 20.40 million shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Holdg Sa reported 3.71 million shares or 0.34% of all its holdings.

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