One Gas (OGS) Stock Price Declined While Btim Has Cut Position by $382,739; Alpha Cubed Investments Lowered Its Holding in Altria Group (MO) by $495,722 as Share Value Declined

May 10, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Btim Corp decreased its stake in One Gas Inc (OGS) by 0.9% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Btim Corp sold 5,243 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.59% with the market. The institutional investor held 575,244 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $42.14 million, down from 580,487 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Btim Corp who had been investing in One Gas Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.81 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $72.64. About 51,317 shares traded. ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) has declined 3.49% since May 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.04% the S&P500.

Alpha Cubed Investments Llc decreased its stake in Altria Group Inc (MO) by 27.38% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alpha Cubed Investments Llc sold 6,982 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.83% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,519 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.32 million, down from 25,501 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alpha Cubed Investments Llc who had been investing in Altria Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $106.53 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $56.23. About 2.53M shares traded. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has declined 17.05% since May 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.60% the S&P500.

More news for ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “ONE Gas Rally Heats Up” on April 23, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “ONE Gas’ (OGS) CEO Pierce Norton on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” and published on May 02, 2018 is yet another important article.

Btim Corp, which manages about $6.82B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 95,555 shares to 144,374 shares, valued at $22.14 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cubesmart (NYSE:CUBE) by 145,853 shares in the quarter, for a total of 713,311 shares, and has risen its stake in Mednax Inc. (NYSE:MD).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.48, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 15 investors sold OGS shares while 79 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 37.37 million shares or 0.43% more from 37.21 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 703,185 were reported by Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon. Ingalls And Snyder Ltd Liability Co reported 11,605 shares. Captrust Financial Advisors owns 100 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dubuque Bankshares And has 0% invested in ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) for 375 shares. Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS). Gamco Investors Et Al has 72,878 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Trillium Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.06% or 13,765 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co Ny owns 29,664 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Smithfield Com has 0% invested in ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS). California Employees Retirement has 136,309 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Tower Rech Capital Limited Liability Company (Trc) holds 210 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 888 were reported by Hanseatic Mngmt Inc. Aperio Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% in ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) or 69,676 shares. Cambridge Invest Advisors has 0% invested in ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS). 7,801 are held by Jane Street Grp Limited Liability Corp.

Among 7 analysts covering ONE Gas (NYSE:OGS), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. ONE Gas had 24 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, January 12 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell” on Monday, October 2. Morgan Stanley maintained ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) on Wednesday, December 13 with “Underweight” rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, October 13 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of OGS in report on Friday, March 18 to “Underperform” rating. Ladenburg Thalmann initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, December 9 report. On Tuesday, February 13 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. Jefferies upgraded ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE:OGS) on Wednesday, April 25 to “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underperform” rating and $72 target in Thursday, August 10 report.

Among 20 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Altria Group Inc. had 65 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Thursday, March 30 by Barclays Capital. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 13 by Citigroup. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, April 27 report. The rating was upgraded by Berenberg on Tuesday, December 19 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $62.0 target in Friday, September 1 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 8 with “Hold”. The stock of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 26. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Edward Jones.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 63 investors sold MO shares while 521 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 410 raised stakes. 1.16 billion shares or 1.13% less from 1.17 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mutual Of Omaha Bank Wealth Management accumulated 29,672 shares or 0.57% of the stock. Utd Finance Advisers Ltd Llc has invested 0.05% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Verus Prns has 2.31% invested in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Carret Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability owns 8,779 shares. 31,180 are owned by Ntv Asset Limited Liability Corporation. First Natl Tru stated it has 110,308 shares or 0.87% of all its holdings. Aspen Mngmt Inc reported 6,840 shares. Ssi Inv Mgmt Inc reported 0.04% stake. Weatherstone Mngmt reported 4,223 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Hilltop has invested 0.91% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Culbertson A N Inc reported 3,517 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Virtu Finance Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.17% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Marco Mngmt Lc, Georgia-based fund reported 15,607 shares. Fifth Third Bancorporation has invested 0.18% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Pinnacle Limited Liability Com invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO).

Alpha Cubed Investments Llc, which manages about $320.00M and $765.95M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 12,988 shares to 174,387 shares, valued at $18.65 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard World Fd (MGV) by 5,724 shares in the quarter, for a total of 33,753 shares, and has risen its stake in Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT).

Since February 7, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 insider sales for $1.52 million activity. Shares for $410,313 were sold by Dillard James E III. Quigley Brian W. had sold 3,464 shares worth $216,154. Another trade for 5,345 shares valued at $300,334 was bought by Newman Mark. Johnson Craig A. had sold 14,953 shares worth $995,734 on Wednesday, February 7.

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