Hourglass Capital Lifted Exxon Mobil (XOM) Holding; Arrowpoint Asset Management Has Decreased U S Silica Hldgs (SLCA) Position

May 21, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Arrowpoint Asset Management Llc decreased U S Silica Hldgs Inc (SLCA) stake by 59.32% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Arrowpoint Asset Management Llc sold 105,000 shares as U S Silica Hldgs Inc (SLCA)’s stock declined 23.14%. The Arrowpoint Asset Management Llc holds 72,000 shares with $2.34 million value, down from 177,000 last quarter. U S Silica Hldgs Inc now has $2.62B valuation. The stock increased 0.69% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $33.64. About 1.35 million shares traded. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) has declined 43.79% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.34% the S&P500.

Hourglass Capital Llc increased Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) stake by 96.52% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Hourglass Capital Llc acquired 42,300 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)’s stock declined 12.23%. The Hourglass Capital Llc holds 86,126 shares with $7.20 million value, up from 43,826 last quarter. Exxon Mobil Corp now has $348.42 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.22% or $0.995 during the last trading session, reaching $82.295. About 7.23 million shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.29% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.84% the S&P500.

More news for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “US Silica’s (SLCA) CEO, Bryan Shinn on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 24, 2018. Finance.Yahoo.com‘s article titled: “3 Top Energy Stocks to Buy in May” and published on May 17, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 28 analysts covering U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. U.S. Silica had 106 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Sunday, August 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 20 by Credit Suisse. The stock of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 11. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $40.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, May 26 by Morgan Stanley. Jefferies maintained the shares of SLCA in report on Tuesday, July 4 with “Buy” rating. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $38 target in Tuesday, February 27 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 13 by Citigroup.

Analysts await U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $0.69 EPS, up 81.58% or $0.31 from last year’s $0.38 per share. SLCA’s profit will be $53.78 million for 12.19 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.54 actual EPS reported by U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.78% EPS growth.

Arrowpoint Asset Management Llc increased Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) stake by 300,000 shares to 425,000 valued at $15.23 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Allergan Plc stake by 10,000 shares and now owns 35,000 shares. American Software Inc (NASDAQ:AMSWA) was raised too.

Hourglass Capital Llc decreased American Airls Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) stake by 8,090 shares to 258,850 valued at $13.47M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Cypress Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:CY) stake by 174,650 shares and now owns 275,560 shares. Zimmer Biomet Hldgs Inc (ZMH) was reduced too.

Among 26 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 10 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 95 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 12 by Barclays Capital. The rating was downgraded by HSBC to “Reduce” on Tuesday, November 7. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Piper Jaffray. Wells Fargo maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Thursday, March 8 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 28. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, March 8. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Friday, January 19. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 26 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, June 7, the company rating was initiated by Hilliard Lyons.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 48 investors sold XOM shares while 819 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 603 raised stakes. 2.17 billion shares or 1.92% more from 2.13 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pension Serv owns 1.38% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 3.31 million shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny reported 656,641 shares or 0.73% of all its holdings. Payden And Rygel has invested 0.92% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Wagner Bowman invested in 38,053 shares. 31,670 are owned by Condor Capital Mgmt. Old Second Financial Bank Of Aurora stated it has 12,102 shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. Hermes Invest Management Ltd invested in 130,003 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Finance Architects Incorporated holds 0.44% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) or 31,339 shares. Mountain Pacific Invest Advisers Inc Id stated it has 0.43% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Monroe Savings Bank And Trust Mi has 0.61% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 19,091 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement stated it has 256,500 shares or 0.98% of all its holdings. Mcf Ltd Co accumulated 20,659 shares. Stonehearth Capital Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.16% or 2,651 shares in its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth holds 0.23% or 438,022 shares in its portfolio. Pnc Group Inc Inc invested in 1.35% or 16.69M shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $3.42 million activity. Milton Bryan W had sold 7,281 shares worth $606,082. Chapman Neil A sold $996,628 worth of stock or 12,000 shares. Corson Bradley W sold $1.62M worth of stock or 19,500 shares. On Friday, December 15 the insider Wascom Dennis G sold $200,293.

More notable recent Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Playing $80 Oil: Be Safe, or Be Daring” on May 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Exxon: Irrational Exuberance” published on May 11, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Exxon Stock Isn’t So Slick” on May 01, 2018. More interesting news about Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Exxon Loses An Enemy” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Exxon to expand refined products deliveries in Mexico” with publication date: May 18, 2018.

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