As Lowes (LOW) Share Price Declined, Holder Kanawha Capital Management Cut Position by $303,240; Nextera Energy (NEE) Holder Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Trimmed Position by $6.22 Million as Share Price Rose

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Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Nextera Energy Inc (NEE) by 77.71% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Llc sold 37,259 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.15% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 10,686 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.79 million, down from 47,945 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Llc who had been investing in Nextera Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $84.09B market cap company. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $175.93. About 513,756 shares traded. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.44% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.44% the S&P500. Some Historical NEE News: 30/03/2018 – NEXTERA, JINKOSOLAR IN DEAL FOR SOLAR PANEL MANUFACTURE; 09/03/2018 – Florida Power & Light augments FPL Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center with advanced batteries, creating the nation’s largest sol; 25/05/2018 – NEXTERA RAISES POINT BEACH 1 REACTOR TO 100% POWER FROM 71%:NRC; 24/04/2018 – NEXTERA ENERGY SEES FY ADJ EPS $7.45 TO $7.95, EST. $7.73; 02/04/2018 – NextEra Selling Six Wind, Solar Projects to Canada Pension Plan; 21/05/2018 – NextEra Energy To Buy Some Of Southern Co.’s Florida Assets In A Deal Valued At $6.5 Billion — MarketWatch; 21/05/2018 – SOUTHERN CO SALE OF SOME FLORIDA ASSETS TO NEXTERA ENERGY; 17/04/2018 – Exclusive – Former EDFT originator joins NextEra; 02/04/2018 – NEXTERA ENERGY PARTNERS LP – DEAL INCLUDES ASSUMPTION BY PURCHASER OF APPROXIMATELY $689 MLN IN EXISTING DEBT; 02/04/2018 – NEXTERA ENERGY PARTNERS – CONTINUES TO EXPECT A DEC. 31, 2018, RUN RATE FOR ADJUSTED EBITDA OF $1.00 BLN TO $1.15 BLN

Kanawha Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Lowes Inc (LOW) by 1.27% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kanawha Capital Management Llc sold 2,660 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 207,262 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $23.80M, down from 209,922 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kanawha Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Lowes Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $77.86 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $96.97. About 1.16 million shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 6.94% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.94% the S&P500. Some Historical LOW News: 11/04/2018 – RBA’S LOWE SAYS MAIN UNCERTAINTIES ON ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LIE IN THE INTERNATIONAL ARENA; 06/03/2018 – LOWE: PROPOSED TRUMP TARIFFS HIGHLY REGRETTABLE AND BAD POLICY; 13/03/2018 – NY Comptroller: Shareholders Cheer Lowe’s New Green Energy Initiatives; 23/05/2018 – Ackman makes roughly $1 billion bet on Lowe’s; 22/05/2018 – LOWE’S COMPANIES INC – LOWE’S DIRECTOR RICHARD W. DREILING TO BECOME CHAIRMAN OF BOARD; 26/03/2018 – Lowe’s CEO Robert Niblock to retire once successor is found; 12/03/2018 – LCI INDUSTRIES REPORTS RETIREMENT OF LOWE FROM BOARD; 11/04/2018 – RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA GOV LOWE SAYS BOARD DOES NOT SEE STRONG CASE FOR NEAR-TERM MOVE IN RATES; 11/04/2018 – RBA Gov Lowe: Trade Tensions a Risk for Australian Growth; 23/05/2018 – BRIEF-Ackman Takes Roughly $1 Billion Stake In Lowe’s- WSJ, Citing

Among 38 analysts covering Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Lowe’s Companies Inc. had 125 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, March 1. On Wednesday, May 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Loop Capital Markets to “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 25 by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 11 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, August 23 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Thursday, August 23. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, March 6. On Wednesday, February 28 the stock rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, July 20. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of LOW in report on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $893,828 activity. ROGERS BRIAN C had bought 10,000 shares worth $880,200 on Friday, November 23. 273 shares were bought by WARDELL LISA W, worth $29,407.

Analysts await Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.80 earnings per share, up 8.11% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.74 per share. LOW’s profit will be $642.37M for 30.30 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual earnings per share reported by Lowe's Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.08% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.82 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.76 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 31 investors sold LOW shares while 504 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 307 raised stakes. 571.05 million shares or 1.78% less from 581.37 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Japan-based Legg Mason Asset Mgmt (Japan) Limited has invested 0.92% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Northeast Investment Mgmt invested in 198,649 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 0.17% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) or 284,507 shares. Bradley Foster And Sargent Ct accumulated 134,994 shares. Bessemer Gru Inc Inc holds 0% or 5,818 shares. Schulhoff Inc accumulated 5,206 shares. Chemical Bancshares holds 0.68% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) or 56,970 shares. Main Street Ltd Liability Company reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). The Georgia-based Earnest Prtn Limited has invested 0% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Montag And Caldwell Limited Liability Co, a Georgia-based fund reported 659,911 shares. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Va has invested 0.16% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Tarbox Family Office holds 0.15% or 3,587 shares in its portfolio. Bokf Na owns 91,199 shares. Kdi Lc holds 0.7% or 19,323 shares in its portfolio. Welch And Forbes Limited holds 23,341 shares.

More notable recent Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “The S&P 500’s lower low warns that the worst is yet to come – MarketWatch” on December 18, 2018, also Schaeffersresearch.com with their article: “Analysts Blast Lowe’s Stock After Buyback Buzz – Schaeffers Research” published on December 13, 2018, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Liquidation sale strategies for Sears, Kmart, Lowe’s and more – Yahoo Finance” on December 17, 2018. More interesting news about Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Lindsay Corporation: Low International Irrigation Revenues Concerning – Seeking Alpha” published on December 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “CenterPoint Energy: Attractive Opportunity At A Low Price – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 19, 2018.

Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.03B and $1.07B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHB) by 17,671 shares to 373,185 shares, valued at $26.27 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (HYG) by 5,586 shares in the quarter, for a total of 166,024 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IXUS).

Another recent and important NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) news was published by Fool.com which published an article titled: “3 Top Energy Stocks to Buy Right Now – The Motley Fool” on January 02, 2019.

Since August 22, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $25.21 million activity. On Thursday, December 6 the insider Pimentel Armando Jr sold $6.39M. $3.25M worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) was sold by ROBO JAMES L. Shares for $1.32M were sold by CUTLER PAUL I. $272,364 worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) was sold by SCHUPP RUDY E on Wednesday, January 2. 8,035 shares were sold by Kelliher Joseph T, worth $1.39 million on Monday, September 17. 19,731 shares were sold by Sieving Charles E, worth $3.55M.

Analysts await NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $1.55 EPS, up 24.00% or $0.30 from last year’s $1.25 per share. NEE’s profit will be $740.83M for 28.38 P/E if the $1.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.18 actual EPS reported by NextEra Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.90% negative EPS growth.

Among 18 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. had 58 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, October 31. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 7 by Argus Research. The stock of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 2 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by M Partners with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 11. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 18. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of NEE in report on Wednesday, October 10 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, November 5. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, November 19. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12. On Monday, April 16 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”.

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