Talara Capital Management Increased Its Eqt (EQT) Position; USA Truck Has 1.7 Sentiment

May 11, 2018 - By Moses P. Lee

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Talara Capital Management Llc increased Eqt Corp (EQT) stake by 11.19% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Talara Capital Management Llc acquired 20,412 shares as Eqt Corp (EQT)’s stock declined 13.36%. The Talara Capital Management Llc holds 202,813 shares with $11.54 million value, up from 182,401 last quarter. Eqt Corp now has $13.47B valuation. The stock decreased 1.67% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $50.79. About 2.14M shares traded. EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) has declined 19.22% since May 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.77% the S&P500.

USA Truck Inc (USAK) investors sentiment increased to 1.7 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.45, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 34 hedge funds increased or started new equity positions, while 20 sold and reduced positions in USA Truck Inc. The hedge funds in our database reported: 5.01 million shares, up from 4.83 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding USA Truck Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 15 Increased: 18 New Position: 16.

More recent EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for EQT, NiSource, Vulcan Materials, General Growth Properties …” on May 10, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “EQT Midstream acquiring midstream assets worth more than $1.5B” on April 26, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Here’s what EQT paid its top execs in 2017” with publication date: May 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since January 1, 2018, it had 4 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $88,104 activity. Szydlowski Norman J also bought $8,595 worth of EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) on Monday, January 1. Cary A. Bray Jr. bought 558 shares worth $26,511.

Talara Capital Management Llc decreased Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM) stake by 65,598 shares to 82,543 valued at $3.10 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) stake by 42,375 shares and now owns 53,675 shares. Air Prods & Chems Inc (NYSE:APD) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.45 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.37, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 39 investors sold EQT shares while 88 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. 227.29 million shares or 22.97% more from 184.83 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Assetmark holds 0% or 2,284 shares. Manufacturers Life The has invested 0.02% in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT). Amp Cap Investors Limited stated it has 0.03% in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT). Fjarde Ap reported 0.04% in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT). Moreover, Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas has 0.26% invested in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) for 175,264 shares. South Dakota Investment Council has invested 0.01% in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT). Natixis accumulated 0.07% or 149,675 shares. Westchester Ltd Co stated it has 56,700 shares. Panagora Asset reported 30,820 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Proshare Limited Company has 50,246 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Allen Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.03% or 12,712 shares. Tph Asset Ltd Co invested 0.83% of its portfolio in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT). Kentucky Retirement Insur Tru Fund owns 6,502 shares. Advisor Prns Ltd Liability Corp has 3,667 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Moreover, Asset Management has 0.02% invested in EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) for 17,487 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. EQT Corporation had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 1 by BMO Capital Markets. Seaport Global downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, December 9 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Scotia Capital on Friday, July 14. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 20 by Jefferies. On Friday, March 24 the stock rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Monday, March 19. The rating was initiated by GMP Securities with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 3.

More notable recent USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “USA Truck’s (USAK) CEO James Reed on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 27, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within USA Truck, Heico, Cable One, Astronics, BancFirst, and Cooper-Standard …” published on May 03, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “USA Truck (USAK) Tops Q1 EPS by 4c, Beats on Revneues” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “USA Truck Appoints Tim Guin as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer” published on April 25, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “USA Truck Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

USA Truck, Inc., a truckload carrier, provides general commodities transportation services in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company has market cap of $206.33 million. It operates through two divisions, Trucking and USAT Logistics. It has a 27.71 P/E ratio. The Trucking segment offers truckload services as a medium- to long-haul common carrier; and dedicated freight services.

The stock increased 0.31% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $25.77. About 81,654 shares traded. USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) has risen 227.14% since May 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 215.59% the S&P500.

Ack Asset Management Llc holds 0.88% of its portfolio in USA Truck, Inc. for 217,400 shares. Portolan Capital Management Llc owns 421,597 shares or 0.84% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Grace & White Inc Ny has 0.64% invested in the company for 176,550 shares. The Massachusetts-based Essex Investment Management Co Llc has invested 0.35% in the stock. Horrell Capital Management Inc., a Arkansas-based fund reported 28,641 shares.

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