As Callon Pete Co Del (CPE) Market Value Declined, Shareholder Elk Creek Partners Lowered by $368,115 Its Position; Meridian Management Co Has Increased Diamondback Energy (FANG) Holding by $578,340

Elk Creek Partners Llc decreased its stake in Callon Pete Co Del (CPE) by 2.91% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Elk Creek Partners Llc sold 33,465 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.99% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.12M shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $13.40 million, down from 1.15 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Elk Creek Partners Llc who had been investing in Callon Pete Co Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.82B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.48% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $7.99. About 5.58M shares traded or 3.52% up from the average. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has declined 27.20% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.20% the S&P500. Some Historical CPE News: 02/05/2018 – Callon Petroleum 1Q Rev $127.4M; 02/05/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM SEES FY PRODUCTION 29.5 TO 32.0 BOE/D; 06/04/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM CO – THE AMENDMENT EXTEND MATURITY DATE OF CREDIT FACILITY BY ONE YEAR TO MAY 25, 2023; 14/05/2018 – Callon Petroleum Company Announces Election of New Directors to the Board; 23/05/2018 – Callon Petroleum Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 11/05/2018 – Van Eck Associates Corporation Exits Callon Petroleum; 06/04/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM SAYS ENTERED INTO FIRST AMENDMENT TO EXISTING $2 BLN SENIOR SECURED REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY – SEC FILING; 24/05/2018 – CIMAREX ENERGY CO – AGREEMENT TO SELL OIL AND GAS PROPERTIES PRINCIPALLY LOCATED IN WARD COUNTY, TEXAS IN CASH TO CALLON PETROLEUM; 24/05/2018 – Callon Petroleum Company Announces Ward County Acquisition; 24/05/2018 – CALLON REPORTS WARD COUNTY PURCHASE

Meridian Management Co increased its stake in Diamondback Energy Inc (FANG) by 36.32% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Meridian Management Co bought 4,284 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.24% with the market. The institutional investor held 16,080 shares of the energy company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.17 million, up from 11,796 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Meridian Management Co who had been investing in Diamondback Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.85B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.39% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $96.6. About 1.91M shares traded. Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) has declined 7.64% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.64% the S&P500. Some Historical FANG News: 24/04/2018 – Diamondback Energy Names Melanie Trent Independent Director; 24/05/2018 – Diamondback Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 20/03/2018 – Diamondback Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 10/04/2018 – Diamondback Energy Currently Running 11 Drillings Rigs and Five Dedicated Completion Crews; 09/05/2018 – DIAMONDBACK WILL BE DISCIPLINED WITH ACQUISITION STRATEGY: CEO; 08/05/2018 – DIAMONDBACK 1Q PRODUCTION 102.6 MBOE/D; 09/03/2018 – Diamondback Energy seeks investors to develop Permian acreage; 10/04/2018 – Viper Energy Partners LP, a Subsidiary of Diamondback Energy, Inc., Announces Its First Quarter 2018 Cash Distribution and Pro; 24/04/2018 – DIAMONDBACK ENERGY INC – INCREASED SIZE OF BOARD FROM FIVE TO SEVEN MEMBERS; 10/04/2018 – Diamondback Energy 1Q Production Up More Than 10% From 4Q

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.28, from 0.97 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 36 investors sold FANG shares while 130 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 122 raised stakes. 107.00 million shares or 8.09% more from 98.99 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Stifel Financial Corporation holds 65,097 shares. Private Advisor Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). Toth Advisory Corp invested in 170 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Nicholas Partners Limited Partnership reported 0.32% in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). Optimum Investment Advsr invested in 0.01% or 300 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 21,433 shares in its portfolio. Tortoise Advsr Ltd Liability Company has 0.09% invested in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) for 111,161 shares. Axa holds 77,593 shares. Fisher Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 71,756 shares in its portfolio. Scotia Capital reported 0.01% in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). Fiera has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG). Savings Bank Of America De owns 882,591 shares. Shell Asset Mgmt Company, a Netherlands-based fund reported 55,048 shares. Chase Invest Counsel Corporation holds 1.51% in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) or 21,603 shares. Boston has 0.23% invested in Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) for 1.45M shares.

Among 45 analysts covering Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG), 40 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Diamondback Energy had 154 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, April 23. The stock of Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 14 by SunTrust. The rating was initiated by Bank of America with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 13. As per Wednesday, November 4, the company rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets. Nomura initiated Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) on Thursday, December 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 16 by Stephens. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) on Wednesday, January 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Williams Capital Group given on Monday, October 10. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, March 29 with “Buy”.

More notable recent Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Fang Appoints Jian Liu As CEO – Nasdaq” on January 21, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Diamondback Energy, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter 2018 Conference Call for February 20, 2019 – GlobeNewswire” published on January 29, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “China’s Baidu pledges to improve search service after complaint – Nasdaq” on January 23, 2019. More interesting news about Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “What is the NASDAQ FANG Group and Why Does it Matter? – Nasdaq” published on August 09, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Diamondback Energy, Inc. Releases Inaugural 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: January 10, 2019.

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $1.13 million activity. 140 shares valued at $16,885 were sold by Van’t Hof Matthew Kaes on Tuesday, September 4. Shares for $133,438 were sold by Pantermuehl Russell.

Analysts await Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.26 earnings per share, up 73.33% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.15 per share. CPE’s profit will be $59.16M for 7.68 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.21 actual earnings per share reported by Callon Petroleum Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.81% EPS growth.

Among 34 analysts covering Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Callon Petroleum had 103 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by Northland Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) rating on Thursday, September 28. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $16.0 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) rating on Tuesday, October 10. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $15.0 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, March 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Monday, April 16. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 18 report. The stock of Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Northland Capital. The stock of Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 28 by iBERIA Capital Partners. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 10 by Seaport Global. On Thursday, September 8 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”.

Since September 18, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $171,419 activity. Shares for $4,981 were bought by Faulkenberry Barbara J.

More notable recent Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Callon Petroleum +6% following strong Q3 results – Seeking Alpha” on November 07, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Callon Petroleum Margins Seen Improving From Local Sand Usage In The Delaware – Seeking Alpha” published on November 29, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Caesars, Dell, Devon Energy, HPE, NetApp, Nordstrom, MetLife, Snap and More – 24/7 Wall St.” on January 16, 2019. More interesting news about Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Callon Petroleum to buy Permian acreage for $570M, plans 22M-share offering – Seeking Alpha” published on May 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Callon’s Permian Purchase: Ill-Timed – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 28, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in 2018 Q3. Its down 1.02, from 2.18 in 2018Q2. It turned 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. Deltec Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.22% or 96,800 shares. Fin Architects Inc holds 1,120 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wellington Mgmt Limited Liability Partnership owns 13.89M shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Brandywine Global Inv Mngmt Llc reported 613,741 shares. Baker Avenue Asset Lp holds 0.16% or 159,085 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt has 0.02% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Ls Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.01% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Advisory Research reported 2.16M shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. 50,571 are held by Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky. Geode Capital Management Lc invested 0.01% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Guggenheim Ltd accumulated 65,814 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ameriprise owns 0.01% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) for 3.04M shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc invested in 597,141 shares or 0% of the stock. New York-based Alliancebernstein Lp has invested 0% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). 1.76M were accumulated by Millennium Lc.

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