Concourse Capital Management Lifted Its Position in Oasis Pete New (Call) (OAS) by $520,000 as Stock Rose; Cobblestone Capital Advisors Has Trimmed Western Un Co (WU) Stake by $2.54 Million

May 18, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Western Un Co (WU) by 71.85% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc sold 133,930 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.00% with the market. The hedge fund held 52,478 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $998,000, down from 186,408 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Western Un Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.22B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.095 during the last trading session, reaching $20.015. About 153,714 shares traded. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has declined 5.69% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.24% the S&P500.

Concourse Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Oasis Pete Inc New (Call) (OAS) by 48.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Concourse Capital Management Llc bought 65,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.62% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 200,000 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.68M, up from 135,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Concourse Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Oasis Pete Inc New (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.03B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.0541 during the last trading session, reaching $12.7059. About 436,092 shares traded. Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) has declined 35.79% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.34% the S&P500.

Among 38 analysts covering Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS), 24 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Oasis Petroleum Inc. had 164 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by Williams Capital Group. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Wednesday, February 28 with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral” on Tuesday, January 5. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, January 9 by Macquarie Research. As per Tuesday, December 12, the company rating was downgraded by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, August 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by Cowen & Co. Jefferies maintained the shares of OAS in report on Tuesday, December 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, May 1.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.44, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold OAS shares while 50 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 224.26 million shares or 5.34% more from 212.89 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc stated it has 486,908 shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. Texan Cap Mgmt accumulated 16,025 shares or 0.09% of the stock. 261,559 were reported by Mckinley Mgmt Limited Liability Delaware. Skylands Ltd Com reported 50,000 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Nomura Hldgs owns 49,902 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Blackrock reported 18.40 million shares. Virtu Financial Limited Com has 366,224 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Bridgeway Capital Mgmt stated it has 0.04% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Manufacturers Life Insur The has 202,515 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wolverine Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Concourse Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.14% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS). Lpl Limited Liability reported 20,260 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stratos Wealth Prtn has 300 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt, Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.18M shares. Massachusetts-based Numeric Invsts Limited Co has invested 0.01% in Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS).

Concourse Capital Management Llc, which manages about $220.65 million and $173.98 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Altaba Inc by 36,610 shares to 890 shares, valued at $62,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in C&J Energy Svcs Inc New by 13,205 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 109,725 shares, and cut its stake in Oasis Pete Inc New (NYSE:OAS).

Analysts await The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, down 4.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.5 per share. WU’s profit will be $221.14M for 10.42 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by The Western Union Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.67% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.19, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 30 investors sold WU shares while 166 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 147 raised stakes. 463.88 million shares or 1.01% more from 459.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Weaver C Barksdale Associate owns 44,723 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc holds 0.03% or 1.60M shares. Oxbow Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.64% or 180,630 shares. Ngam LP reported 0.05% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Moreover, Citigroup has 0.01% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh accumulated 218,249 shares. Moreover, Van Eck Assocs has 0.16% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Management Corporation has 0.08% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Tarbox Family Office stated it has 182 shares. New York-based Quantbot Technologies Lp has invested 0.26% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Reilly Advsr Ltd Liability Com reported 0% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Ny State Teachers Retirement System reported 0.04% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Raymond James Serv Advisors Incorporated reported 53,849 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The Japan-based Nomura Inc has invested 0% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Monetary Grp Inc reported 0% stake.

Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.26 billion and $1.01 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (FNDX) by 28,114 shares to 716,676 shares, valued at $26.85 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (ITOT) by 146,554 shares in the quarter, for a total of 332,859 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VTI).

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