Noble Energy (NBL) Stake Maintained by Quantbot Technologies Lp; Bb Biotech Ag Boosted Its Tesaro (TSRO) Holding

May 21, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Bb Biotech Ag increased its stake in Tesaro Inc. (TSRO) by 5.02% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bb Biotech Ag bought 50,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 29.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.05M shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $86.70M, up from 996,193 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bb Biotech Ag who had been investing in Tesaro Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.62 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 5.67% or $2.87 during the last trading session, reaching $47.71. About 1.56M shares traded or 40.54% up from the average. Tesaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO) has declined 63.82% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 75.37% the S&P500.

Quantbot Technologies Lp increased its stake in Noble Energy Inc (NBL) by 5421.55% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Quantbot Technologies Lp bought 50,312 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.93% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 51,240 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.49 million, up from 928 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Quantbot Technologies Lp who had been investing in Noble Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.44B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $36.23. About 3.01M shares traded. Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) has declined 8.04% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.59% the S&P500.

More recent Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Ellie Mae, Micron Technology, Applied Optoelectronics, Acadia Realty Trust …” on May 16, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Noble Energy Announces First Quarter 2018 Results” on May 01, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Noble Energy Announces Increase to Its Quarterly Dividend” with publication date: April 23, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 7 sales for $6.24 million activity. Elliott J. Keith had sold 6,000 shares worth $199,648. $219,483 worth of Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) was sold by Fisher Kenneth M. on Thursday, February 1. Hatley Dustin A. had sold 4,178 shares worth $140,336 on Monday, May 7. EDELMAN THOMAS J had sold 200,000 shares worth $5.40 million. 8,760 shares valued at $306,600 were sold by Robison Andrea Lee on Wednesday, May 9. Another trade for 8,500 shares valued at $266,475 was sold by Craddock James E.

Quantbot Technologies Lp, which manages about $581.51M and $1.08 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL) by 21,678 shares to 1,464 shares, valued at $198,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ingevity Corp by 5,323 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 141 shares, and cut its stake in T (NYSE:TMUS).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 44 investors sold NBL shares while 169 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 456.50 million shares or 1.84% more from 448.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley reported 0.02% stake. Stoneridge Partners Lc reported 65,914 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. New Jersey-based Systematic Fin Mgmt Lp has invested 0.05% in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL). Commonwealth Bancorp Of has 7,084 shares. Conning holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) for 10,108 shares. Dupont Cap Mngmt Corp owns 5,469 shares. Utd Capital Fin Advisers Llc, California-based fund reported 7,687 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans invested in 0% or 19,764 shares. Jane Street Grp Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 94,864 shares in its portfolio. Trust Of Vermont has 0% invested in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) for 617 shares. Nordea Mngmt Ab owns 21,569 shares. Plante Moran Fincl Advsrs Lc owns 96 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 203,000 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio holds 209,898 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Schroder owns 0.04% invested in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) for 903,566 shares.

Among 33 analysts covering Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Noble Energy Inc. had 121 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by Seaport Global given on Wednesday, June 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, April 18. Seaport Global downgraded Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) rating on Thursday, November 17. Seaport Global has “Neutral” rating and $38 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 11 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 5 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 25 report. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 29 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.20, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 46 investors sold TSRO shares while 64 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 57.95 million shares or 0.57% less from 58.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pnc Fincl Gru has invested 0% in Tesaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO). Bb Biotech Ag owns 1.05M shares. 24 are held by Earnest Prns Lc. First Republic Inv holds 0% of its portfolio in Tesaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO) for 4,517 shares. Nomura Hldgs reported 32,363 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Rmb Capital Ltd Liability Com reported 19,879 shares. 13,254 are owned by Fjarde Ap. American Gp Inc reported 879 shares. California-based Hanson Mcclain Inc has invested 0% in Tesaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO). Cwm Limited Liability Corporation reported 29 shares stake. Moreover, Sei Investments Com has 0.01% invested in Tesaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO). Regions Fincl Corporation accumulated 200 shares or 0% of the stock. Citadel Advsr Limited Co holds 49,534 shares. 114,515 were reported by Lord Abbett & Com Llc. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 0.02% or 7,351 shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Tesaro Inc (NASDAQ:TSRO), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Tesaro Inc had 80 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, June 5 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, October 10. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 10 by Bank of America. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 15 by Leerink Swann. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, December 4 report. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. The rating was initiated by Leerink Swann on Monday, August 24 with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Monday, June 5 by FBR Capital. The rating was downgraded by Leerink Swann on Friday, February 10 to “Mkt Perform”. On Thursday, January 21 the stock rating was initiated by Wedbush with “Outperform”.

Bb Biotech Ag, which manages about $3.55B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) by 60,000 shares to 1.05 million shares, valued at $133.57M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) by 10,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.45M shares, and cut its stake in Juno Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:JUNO).

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