Wbi Investments Increased Its At&T (T) Stake; Jana Partners Upped By $17.26 Million Its Northrop Grumman (NOC) Holding

June 14, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Jana Partners Llc increased Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC) stake by 17.91% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Jana Partners Llc acquired 49,463 shares as Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC)’s stock declined 6.52%. The Jana Partners Llc holds 325,567 shares with $113.66 million value, up from 276,104 last quarter. Northrop Grumman Corp now has $56.29 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.53% or $5.01 during the last trading session, reaching $322.81. About 728,048 shares traded. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has risen 29.40% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.83% the S&P500. Some Historical NOC News: ; 05/04/2018 – U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT HAS APPROVED POSSIBLE $2.5 BLN SALE OF TRITON UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TO GERMANY -PENTAGON; 25/04/2018 – Northrop Grumman Releases First Quarter 2018 Financial Results; 05/03/2018 NORTHROP GRUMMAN WINS $475 MLN U.S. DEFENSE CONTRACT -PENTAGON; 25/04/2018 – Northrop Grumman 1Q Net $739M; 30/03/2018 – Northrop Grumman: Victor H. Fazio to Retire From Board; 25/04/2018 – NORTHROP GRUMMAN 1Q EPS $4.21; 28/03/2018 – Northrop Grumman: Poland Agrees to Buy Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System; 25/04/2018 – Northrop Grumman Still Sees 2018 Capital Expenditures About $1B; 25/04/2018 – NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP NOC.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $15.45 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 15/05/2018 – NORTHROP GRUMMAN BOOSTS QTRLY DIV 9% TO $1.20/SHR

Wbi Investments Inc increased At&T Inc (T) stake by 955.41% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Wbi Investments Inc acquired 523,305 shares as At&T Inc (T)’s stock declined 13.21%. The Wbi Investments Inc holds 578,078 shares with $20.61M value, up from 54,773 last quarter. At&T Inc now has $200.04 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.10% or $0.355 during the last trading session, reaching $32.575. About 64.81M shares traded or 99.50% up from the average. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 14.96% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.53% the S&P500. Some Historical T News: ; 25/04/2018 – AT&T Maintains Full-Year Guidance; 18/04/2018 – Time Warner CEO says merger with AT&T needed to compete with internet titans; 20/04/2018 – The Globe and Mail: U.S. government investigating AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim; 09/03/2018 – AT&T Ridicules U.S. Merger Suit Over 45-Cent Price Increase; 29/03/2018 – Time Warner Attacks U.S. Data Underpinning AT&T Merger Suit; 15/05/2018 – AT&T INC – BELIEVES CO WILL ADD POSTPAID PHONE SUBSCRIBERS FOR FULL-YEAR 2018; 20/04/2018 – AT&T Builds On 5G Foundation In More Than 100 New Markets; 10/04/2018 – TAIWAN’S PEGATRON 4938.TW SAYS MARCH SALES AT T$83 BLN; 06/03/2018 – AT&T CFO JOHN STEPHENS CONCLUDES INVESTOR PRESENTATION; 30/04/2018 – U.S. Makes Final Pitch to Judge to Block AT&T’s Time Warner Deal

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.91 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 76 investors sold T shares while 695 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 585 raised stakes. 3.08 billion shares or 0.35% less from 3.09 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Private Company Na owns 122,555 shares for 0.95% of their portfolio. Michigan-based Northpointe Capital Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.61% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Pioneer Tru Savings Bank N A Or reported 1.5% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Sandhill Capital Prtn Ltd Liability Corp owns 15,156 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Ltd Liability holds 271,980 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Asset Management Of Georgia Ga Adv owns 49,030 shares for 1.29% of their portfolio. Annex Advisory Svcs Limited Liability Com owns 38,071 shares. Rampart Investment Communications Llc holds 122,519 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.16% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Stadion Money Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 45,750 shares. Iowa-based Btc Capital has invested 0.06% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Forte Limited Liability Company Adv invested 0.82% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Swiss Fincl Bank reported 21.69 million shares stake. Sigma Counselors Incorporated has invested 0.35% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Tru Commerce Of Virginia Va invested in 303,836 shares or 1.55% of the stock.

Among 33 analysts covering AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. AT&T Inc. had 86 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Buy”. The stock of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 26 by Raymond James. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, October 25. The stock of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) earned “Sell” rating by Moffett Nathanson on Wednesday, June 13. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 11 by Argus Research. The company was maintained on Friday, March 23 by Wells Fargo. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $45 target in Tuesday, June 28 report. The stock of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, September 28 by UBS. The stock has “Buy” rating by HSBC on Wednesday, March 28.

More notable recent AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AT&T Hits Rock Bottom – Buy Or Beware?” on June 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “AT&T: Ignore The Noise, Follow The Fundamentals” published on June 09, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Headlines Don’t Determine Stock Prices – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/12/18)” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Vanity Fair: Zucker staying at CNN through ’20 election” published on June 13, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Verizon: We Don’t Know About Vestberg, But Dividend Remains Well Covered” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Wbi Investments Inc decreased International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) stake by 56,288 shares to 14,714 valued at $2.26 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced Hexcel Corp New (NYSE:HXL) stake by 10,607 shares and now owns 25,300 shares. Vaneck Vectors Etf Tr was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.10, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 57 investors sold NOC shares while 306 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. 137.81 million shares or 0.54% more from 137.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Hirtle Callaghan Limited Liability invested 0% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). M&R Cap Mngmt holds 0.01% or 96 shares in its portfolio. Canandaigua Savings Bank Trust accumulated 0.11% or 2,522 shares. Moreover, Ny State Teachers Retirement has 0.23% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 275,150 shares. Next Fincl Group invested in 1,900 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Logan Capital Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Com reported 34,361 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Guyasuta Advsrs reported 0.09% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Wolverine Asset Mngmt Lc accumulated 5,000 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated has 9,638 shares. Ghp Inv Advsr invested in 1,708 shares or 0.08% of the stock. First Republic Inv Mngmt Inc reported 0.04% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Amp Investors Ltd holds 47,506 shares. Kentucky Retirement holds 0.27% or 9,085 shares. First Finance In holds 235 shares.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $6.82 million activity. Pamiljans Janis G sold $856,902 worth of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) on Tuesday, February 13. $850,870 worth of stock was sold by Peppard Denise M. on Tuesday, February 13. On Tuesday, February 20 Hardesty Michael A sold $1.03 million worth of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) or 2,941 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Northrop Grumman had 66 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 8. The rating was upgraded by Drexel Hamilton on Wednesday, October 28 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NOC in report on Monday, August 28 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, March 12, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 16 to “Outperform”. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. J.P. Morgan upgraded the shares of NOC in report on Tuesday, December 12 to “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. Barclays Capital maintained Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) on Monday, May 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, February 23 by Morgan Stanley.

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