Centurylink (CTL) Shares Declined While Gulf International Bank Uk LTD Boosted Holding; Temasek Holdings Private LTD Stake in Ctrip Com Intl LTD (CTRP) Has Raised by $9.15 Million

April 17, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Temasek Holdings Private Ltd increased its stake in Ctrip Com Intl Ltd (CTRP) by 2.87% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Temasek Holdings Private Ltd bought 208,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.55% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 7.46M shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $329.20M, up from 7.26M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Temasek Holdings Private Ltd who had been investing in Ctrip Com Intl Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.33 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.89% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $42.64. About 6.42M shares traded or 21.56% up from the average. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTRP) has declined 6.07% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.62% the S&P500.

Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd increased its stake in Centurylink Inc (CTL) by 79.08% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd bought 135,538 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 306,939 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.12 million, up from 171,401 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd who had been investing in Centurylink Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.73B market cap company. The stock increased 1.82% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $17.36. About 5.57 million shares traded. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has declined 28.66% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.21% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.99 in Q4 2017. Its up 1.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 78 investors sold CTL shares while 110 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes. 888.76 million shares or 103.84% more from 436.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cleararc Cap has invested 0.06% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Covington Management has 0% invested in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Howe & Rusling Inc accumulated 99 shares. Maplelane Capital Ltd Liability Company holds 0.07% or 200,001 shares. State Common Retirement Fund has 2.07M shares. Oakbrook Invs Lc has 0.04% invested in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 38,335 shares. Hartford Management has 306,944 shares. Stephens Ar accumulated 288,966 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Ing Groep Nv has 48,055 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Flippin Bruce Porter Inc invested in 358,970 shares or 1.27% of the stock. Malaga Cove Ltd Llc holds 45,257 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. 960,524 were accumulated by Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp. Atlantic Trust Group Ltd Liability stated it has 33,964 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited holds 73,182 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. 203 are owned by Tompkins.

Since April 3, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $215.07 million activity.

Among 23 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 60 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by J.P. Morgan. RBC Capital Markets initiated CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) on Tuesday, September 22 with “Sector Perform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) on Monday, August 14 with “Hold” rating. Suntrust Robinson initiated CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) on Tuesday, December 13 with “Hold” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of CTL in report on Friday, November 10 with “Outperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) rating on Friday, July 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $2500 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by SunTrust. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, December 15 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Thursday, November 9. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, November 9.

Gulf International Bank Uk Ltd, which manages about $7.87B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Marriottintl (NASDAQ:MAR) by 2,900 shares to 100,880 shares, valued at $13.69 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Discover Financi (NYSE:DFS) by 4,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 119,331 shares, and cut its stake in Applecompute (NASDAQ:AAPL).

Temasek Holdings Private Ltd, which manages about $16.27 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 266,041 shares to 532,082 shares, valued at $15.71M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) by 6,779 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,558 shares, and cut its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM).

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