Boston Common Asset Management Has Raised Ppg Industries (PPG) Stake By $1.04 Million; Lowe Brockenbrough & Company Has Upped Its Hess Com (HES) Position

December 7, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Boston Common Asset Management Llc increased Ppg Industries Inc (PPG) stake by 22.16% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Boston Common Asset Management Llc acquired 9,515 shares as Ppg Industries Inc (PPG)’s stock rose 4.26%. The Boston Common Asset Management Llc holds 52,447 shares with $5.77M value, up from 42,932 last quarter. Ppg Industries Inc now has $29.65 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $116.5. About 107,733 shares traded. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has risen 1.03% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.67% the S&P500.

Lowe Brockenbrough & Company Inc increased Hess Corp Com (HES) stake by 17.96% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Lowe Brockenbrough & Company Inc acquired 14,425 shares as Hess Corp Com (HES)’s stock declined 5.45%. The Lowe Brockenbrough & Company Inc holds 94,738 shares with $4.16 million value, up from 80,313 last quarter. Hess Corp Com now has $14.26B valuation. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $44.88. About 541,052 shares traded. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has declined 14.55% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.25% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.08, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 60 investors sold HES shares while 154 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 171 raised stakes. 250.30 million shares or 1.79% more from 245.89 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 302,003 are owned by Mayo Invest Advisers Limited Liability. Stifel Financial has 0% invested in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). 24,995 are owned by Integral Derivatives Limited Com. Northern Trust holds 3.20 million shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 623,350 shares. Moreover, Magnetar Fincl Lc has 0% invested in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management stated it has 0% in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). Artisan Partnership holds 0.42% or 5.07 million shares. Highlander Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc reported 15,150 shares or 0.54% of all its holdings. Anchor Cap Advsrs Lc holds 0.59% of its portfolio in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) for 368,092 shares. Aperio Group Limited Com has invested 0.02% in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). American National Registered Advisor Inc stated it has 5,075 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Winslow Evans Crocker owns 254 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Laurion Cap Management Limited Partnership owns 144,800 shares. Veritable Limited Partnership reported 87,094 shares stake.

Among 22 analysts covering Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Hess Corp. had 52 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, November 17. The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by JP Morgan. J.P. Morgan downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Saturday, August 8. Societe Generale upgraded Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) on Friday, July 31 to “Buy” rating. UBS downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, April 28 report. The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, July 22. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of HES in report on Monday, July 10 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of HES in report on Thursday, December 8 to “Overweight” rating.

Lowe Brockenbrough & Company Inc decreased Exxon Mobil Corp Com (NYSE:XOM) stake by 6,956 shares to 302,732 valued at $24.44 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Albemarle Corp Com (NYSE:ALB) stake by 4,024 shares and now owns 6,600 shares. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc C (NYSE:TMO) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.86 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 47 investors sold PPG shares while 252 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 185.24 million shares or 3.67% more from 178.68 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Sirios Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 1.82% of its portfolio in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) for 334,114 shares. Waldron Ltd Partnership reported 1,881 shares. Cypress Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.15% stake. Efg Asset Mngmt (Americas) owns 16,124 shares. Oregon-based Ferguson Wellman Mgmt has invested 0.06% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). 308,897 were reported by Citigroup Incorporated. The Illinois-based Great Lakes Advsrs Lc has invested 0.02% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Veritable Lp invested in 15,850 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Montag A owns 9,326 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Capstone Asset Management Company invested 0.08% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Argent Trust Co has 0.11% invested in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) for 2,442 shares. Wisconsin-based Marietta Invest Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.36% in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG). Trillium Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.03% or 4,906 shares in its portfolio. Point72 Asset Mgmt LP invested in 80,110 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Douglass Winthrop Advsrs Lc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG).

Among 22 analysts covering PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. PPG Industries had 55 analyst reports since September 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) on Friday, October 20 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 15 by Jefferies. UBS upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $122 target in Friday, October 16 report. The stock of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Bank of America. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, September 26. SunTrust downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, July 24 report. On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, October 10, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, May 29.

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