Orion Engineered Carbons S A C (OEC) Holding Maintained by Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co; As American Water Works Co (AWK) Stock Price Declined, Shareholder Tobam Has Lowered Its Stake by $6.35 Million

May 18, 2018 - By David Stenberg

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Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co increased its stake in Orion Engineered Carbons S A C (OEC) by 14.89% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co bought 135,970 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.44% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.05M shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $26.85 million, up from 912,894 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co who had been investing in Orion Engineered Carbons S A C for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $27.7. About 587,744 shares traded or 18.01% up from the average. Orion Engineered Carbons, S.A. (NYSE:OEC) has risen 34.29% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.74% the S&P500.

Tobam decreased its stake in American Water Works Co Inc (AWK) by 88.98% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tobam sold 69,734 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,638 shares of the water supply company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $790,000, down from 78,372 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tobam who had been investing in American Water Works Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.30 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $80.34. About 723,425 shares traded. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 5.01% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.54% the S&P500.

More notable recent American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Is American Water Works (AWK) a Buy?” on May 17, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Pennsylvania American Water Unveils Interactive Map to Spotlight Pipeline Projects” published on May 14, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Pennsylvania American Water Announces Agreement to Acquire Sadsbury Township’s Wastewater System” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AGCO, American Water Works, Carbonite, Cheniere, Comcast, Northrup …” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “American Water Named Best for Vets Employer 2018” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Among 13 analysts covering American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. American Water Works had 34 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) earned “Buy” rating by HSBC on Friday, March 23. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, September 6 by Barclays Capital. The stock of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Robert W. Baird. Barclays Capital maintained American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) on Friday, May 6 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, May 25 by Northcoast. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, March 2 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, January 18. Robert W. Baird initiated American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) rating on Friday, October 14. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $82 target.

Analysts await American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.81 EPS, up 10.96% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.73 per share. AWK’s profit will be $144.22M for 24.80 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by American Water Works Company, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.29% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 23 investors sold AWK shares while 203 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 144.77 million shares or 3.51% more from 139.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.07% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) or 356,452 shares. Duncker Streett And Incorporated holds 150 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ameriprise Financial holds 1.17 million shares. Trexquant Invest LP holds 2,924 shares. U S Inc reported 5,500 shares. Exane Derivatives has invested 0.27% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Quantitative Inv Ltd holds 0.07% or 55,100 shares. Telemus Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.08% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Fifth Third Natl Bank, a Ohio-based fund reported 2,370 shares. Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Asset Mngmt One, a Japan-based fund reported 407,325 shares. Security Natl Tru, a West Virginia-based fund reported 1,004 shares. 1,547 were reported by Aviance Capital Management Llc. Stevens Cap Mgmt Lp owns 0.05% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 12,877 shares. Profund Ltd Limited Liability Company, Maryland-based fund reported 16,142 shares.

Tobam, which manages about $5.57B and $2.31 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Public Storage Inc (NYSE:PSA) by 42,636 shares to 137,144 shares, valued at $28.66 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vipshop Holdings Ltd (NYSE:VIPS) by 195,154 shares in the quarter, for a total of 919,614 shares, and has risen its stake in Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT).

Among 11 analysts covering Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE:OEC), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Orion Engineered Carbons had 26 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Monday, February 26. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Friday, October 30. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 23 by UBS. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Monday, November 6 to “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, August 15. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, March 6 by JP Morgan. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Orion Engineered Carbons, S.A. (NYSE:OEC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 3 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 7 by J.P. Morgan. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of OEC in report on Monday, February 26 with “Buy” rating.

Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co, which manages about $1.89 billion and $1.91B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Regal Beloit Corp Com (NYSE:RBC) by 14,554 shares to 132,821 shares, valued at $10.17 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Gap Inc Del Com (NYSE:GPS) by 110,217 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 357,909 shares, and cut its stake in Regions Finl Corp New Com (NYSE:RF).

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