Athena Capital Advisors Trimmed Its British Amern Tob Plc (BTI) Position by $506,000; Stock Declined; As Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co (GT) Stock Declined, Moon Capital Management LP Cut Its Stake

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Athena Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc (BTI) by 4.39% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Athena Capital Advisors Llc sold 11,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 27.56% with the market. The hedge fund held 239,497 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $11.17 million, down from 250,497 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Athena Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $75.19B market cap company. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $35.32. About 958,150 shares traded. British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSEMKT:BTI) has declined 48.43% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.43% the S&P500. Some Historical BTI News: 09/04/2018 – Fitch Affirms British American Tobacco at ‘BBB’; Outlook Stable; 21/05/2018 – BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (MALAYSIA) BHD BATO.KL – DECLARES FIRST INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 33 SEN PER SHARE FOR FY ENDING DEC 31, 2018; 15/03/2018 – BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO TO COMMIT TO TRANSFORMING TOBACCO; 09/03/2018 Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on US Ecology, MDC Partners, British American Tobacco p.l.c, TRI Pointe Group, Cresud; 15/03/2018 – British American Tobacco Underlines Commitment to Transforming Tobacco in Latest Group Reports; 16/03/2018 – Japan Tobacco and its peers — Philip Morris International , British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands — are grappling with slowing sales as more people give up smoking; 25/04/2018 – BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO – MAINLY DUE TO VOLUME SHIPMENT PHASING, PRICING IN SOME MARKETS, INCLUDING GCC AND RUSSIA, PROFIT GROWTH EXPECTED TO BE SKEWED TO H2

Moon Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co (GT) by 33.56% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moon Capital Management Lp sold 250,085 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.34% with the market. The hedge fund held 495,128 shares of the automotive aftermarket company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $11.58 million, down from 745,213 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moon Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.30 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $18.53. About 6.63 million shares traded or 55.94% up from the average. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has declined 31.07% since February 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.07% the S&P500. Some Historical GT News: 16/04/2018 – Goodyear Tire: TireHub to Provide U.S. Tire Dealers With Passenger, Light Truck Tires; 25/04/2018 – Goodyear Tire 1Q Americas Tire Unit Volume Fell 3%; 25/04/2018 – Goodyear First-Quarter Net Profit More Than Halves on Weaker Demand; 25/04/2018 – Goodyear Tire 1Q Adj EPS 50c; 06/04/2018 – GT: Actually Goodyear chemical plant. – ! $GT; 25/04/2018 – Goodyear Tire 1Q Tire Unit Volumes 39M, Down 2.5%; 22/04/2018 – DJ Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (GT); 16/04/2018 – GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO – CO WILL RECORD PORTION OF FAIR VALUE OF TIREHUB AS AN EQUITY INVESTMENT ON CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET; 25/04/2018 – Goodyear Tire 1Q Americas Operating Margin 6.6%; 25/04/2018 – GOODYEAR 1Q ADJ EPS 50C, EST. 46C

More notable recent The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Pre-Open Stock Movers 02/11: (NUVA) (CAR) (EA) Higher; (RGSE) (BBBY) (GT) Lower (more…) – StreetInsider.com” on February 11, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Deflated: 3 Reasons Why Morgan Stanley Turned Neutral On Goodyear (NASDAQ:GT) – Benzinga” published on August 13, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Daily Dividend Report: ALLY, QCOM, NNN, UNM, GT – Nasdaq” on January 15, 2019. More interesting news about The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Implied Volatility Surging for Goodyear (GT) Stock Options – Nasdaq” published on July 26, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Longbow Downgrades Goodyear On Price, Mix Headwinds (NASDAQ:GT) – Benzinga” with publication date: February 11, 2019.

Among 14 analysts covering Goodyear Tire (NASDAQ:GT), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Goodyear Tire had 46 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, January 28 by Jefferies. The stock of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) earned “Buy” rating by CLSA on Wednesday, June 21. Standpoint Research upgraded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) rating on Thursday, January 14. Standpoint Research has “Buy” rating and $34 target. Jefferies maintained The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) rating on Wednesday, April 4. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $3800 target. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) rating on Thursday, November 9. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $37.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 20. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of GT in report on Tuesday, July 17 to “Sell” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 28 by Jefferies. On Thursday, March 22 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. Guggenheim maintained it with “Hold” rating and $31.0 target in Monday, January 8 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.06, from 0.92 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 43 investors sold GT shares while 134 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 194.35 million shares or 0.32% more from 193.72 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board reported 0.04% of its portfolio in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT). Rampart Management Co Limited Liability Com owns 6,297 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. 87,661 were reported by Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv. Psagot Investment House has 0.01% invested in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) for 5,000 shares. Franklin Resources Inc owns 3.45 million shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Reilly Financial Advisors Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 800 shares. Ipg Inv Advsr Llc accumulated 565,800 shares. Raymond James Serv Advsr has 0.01% invested in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT). Geode Cap Ltd Co, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 3.29M shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership holds 361,080 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Advsrs Asset Mgmt accumulated 10,501 shares. Moreover, Bessemer has 0% invested in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) for 100 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt Ltd owns 126,520 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 0% invested in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) for 15,668 shares. Boys Arnold And Incorporated invested in 55,887 shares or 0.18% of the stock.

Analysts await The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.65 earnings per share, down 34.34% or $0.34 from last year’s $0.99 per share. GT’s profit will be $150.98M for 7.13 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual earnings per share reported by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.41% negative EPS growth.

Moon Capital Management Lp, which manages about $2.17 billion and $203.93 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Coca Cola Femsa S A B De C V (NYSE:KOF) by 6,540 shares to 45,100 shares, valued at $2.76 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tronox Ltd (NYSE:TROX) by 906,161 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.39M shares, and has risen its stake in Cosan Ltd (NYSE:CZZ).

Analysts await British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) to report earnings on February, 28. BTI’s profit will be $4.43B for 4.25 P/E if the $2.08 EPS becomes a reality.

Athena Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $5.10 billion and $348.49M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr Gold Trust (GLD) by 7,797 shares to 59,927 shares, valued at $6.76 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Among 7 analysts covering British Amrcn Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. British Amrcn Tobacco had 9 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was downgraded by Societe Generale. On Thursday, December 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”. The rating was upgraded by Investec to “Buy” on Friday, August 4. Cowen & Co initiated British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) on Tuesday, August 25 with “Market Perform” rating. Societe Generale upgraded British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) on Friday, October 28 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, September 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Investec to “Buy”. The rating was reinitiated by Bank of America with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 4.

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