Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) Shareholder Sq Advisors Trimmed Its Position; Toronto Dominion Bank Position in Marathon Petroleum (Put) (MPC) Has Cut by $9.79 Million

April 24, 2018 - By Moses P. Lee

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Toronto Dominion Bank decreased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp (Put) (MPC) by 95.78% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Toronto Dominion Bank sold 188,261 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.83% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 8,300 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $437,000, down from 196,561 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank who had been investing in Marathon Petroleum Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.88B market cap company. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $79.85. About 2.95 million shares traded. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has risen 49.25% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.70% the S&P500.

Lou Simpson decreased its stake in Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) by 2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sq Advisors Llc sold 196,594 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.44% with the market. The hedge fund run by Lou Simpson held 9.61M shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $325.30M, down from 9.81 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sq Advisors Llc who had been investing in Liberty Global Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $25.91B market cap company. The stock increased 4.43% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $31.8. About 5.29M shares traded or 69.06% up from the average. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) has declined 10.09% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.64% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 37 investors sold MPC shares while 316 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 222 raised stakes. 367.91 million shares or 3.23% less from 380.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Steadfast Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 2.99M shares. Frontier Invest Mgmt Co invested in 3,511 shares or 0.02% of the stock. The Missouri-based First Heartland Consultants has invested 0.07% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Acropolis Inv Mgmt Limited Company holds 0.29% or 29,120 shares in its portfolio. Girard Prns Ltd reported 5,511 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Cleararc Cap reported 12,448 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Cwm Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 9,652 shares or 0.03% of the stock. The Pennsylvania-based Zeke Advisors Lc has invested 0.1% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Johnson Invest Counsel Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) for 11,905 shares. Synovus Fin reported 19,585 shares. Sta Wealth Mgmt, a Texas-based fund reported 4,987 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi accumulated 11,555 shares. Swift Run Mngmt accumulated 291,387 shares. Norinchukin Comml Bank The invested in 0.06% or 50,622 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership stated it has 11,400 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 sales for $8.42 million activity. The insider Kelley Thomas M. sold $2.31M. The insider Palmer C. Michael sold 50,746 shares worth $3.29M. 6,374 shares were sold by Nichols Rodney P., worth $413,864.

Toronto Dominion Bank, which manages about $33.76 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 86,079 shares to 576,943 shares, valued at $109.35M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Eli Lilly & Co (NYSE:LLY) by 50,113 shares in the quarter, for a total of 448,811 shares, and has risen its stake in Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (NYSE:LYB).

Analysts await Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open. They expect $0.24 EPS, up 300.00% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.06 per share. MPC’s profit will be $113.85 million for 83.18 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by Marathon Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -77.14% negative EPS growth.

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