Investec Asset Management LTD Lowered Its Hollyfrontier (HFC) Holding; CVR Energy (CVI) Sentiment Is 1.55

CVR Energy Inc (CVI) investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q3 2018. It’s up 0.46, from 1.09 in 2018Q2. The ratio is better, as 90 active investment managers increased or started new holdings, while 58 decreased and sold their equity positions in CVR Energy Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 90.81 million shares, up from 87.70 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers holding CVR Energy Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 21 Reduced: 37 Increased: 50 New Position: 40.

Investec Asset Management Ltd decreased Hollyfrontier Corp (HFC) stake by 18.6% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Investec Asset Management Ltd sold 22,205 shares as Hollyfrontier Corp (HFC)’s stock declined 22.81%. The Investec Asset Management Ltd holds 97,200 shares with $6.79 million value, down from 119,405 last quarter. Hollyfrontier Corp now has $9.26B valuation. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $53.59. About 1.18 million shares traded. HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) has risen 21.25% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.25% the S&P500. Some Historical HFC News: 02/05/2018 – HollyFrontier 1Q EPS $1.50; 02/05/2018 – HOLLYFRONTIER WOODS CROSS TO RUN AT REDUCED RATES FOR 2Q; 02/05/2018 – HOLLYFRONTIER `PLEASED’ BY RFS DEVELOPMENTS FROM WASHINGTON; 02/05/2018 – HollyFrontier Corp. 1Q EBITDA $487.6M; 03/04/2018 – HollyFrontier Corporation First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Webcast; 31/05/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-U.S. EPA AWARDS SINCLAIR OIL, HOLLYFRONTIER MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN BIOFUELS CREDITS FOR WAIVER DENIALS; 31/05/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-U.S. EPA grants refiners biofuel credits to remedy Obama-era waiver denials; 23/03/2018 – HollyFrontier: Utah Refinery’s Ability to Receive Crude Oil Deliveries Has Been Affected; 27/03/2018 – DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Valero Memphis refinery hydrogen plant operation cut back; 02/05/2018 – HOLLYFRONTIER RAN 174K B/D PERMIAN CRUDE IN 1Q

Analysts await HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) to report earnings on February, 20 before the open. They expect $1.71 EPS, up 144.29% or $1.01 from last year’s $0.7 per share. HFC’s profit will be $295.54M for 7.83 P/E if the $1.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.98 actual EPS reported by HollyFrontier Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.64% negative EPS growth.

Investec Asset Management Ltd increased Tiffany & Co (NYSE:TIF) stake by 107,382 shares to 1.26M valued at $162.61 million in 2018Q3. It also upped Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) stake by 1.50 million shares and now owns 2.07M shares. Tjx Cos Inc/The (NYSE:TJX) was raised too.

More notable recent HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Is HollyFrontier The Newest Refining Star? – Seeking Alpha” on November 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “HollyFrontier’s Q2 Earnings Tell 2 Different Stories – Seeking Alpha” published on August 16, 2018, Fool.com published: “Why HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC) Dropped 11.3% in June – The Motley Fool” on July 13, 2018. More interesting news about HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “HollyFrontier authorizes $1B share repurchase program – Seeking Alpha” published on September 13, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “HollyFrontier: Upside Supported By Both Fundamentals And Technicals – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 19, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.23, from 1.19 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 43 investors sold HFC shares while 180 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 138.53 million shares or 6.99% less from 148.93 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Metropolitan Life Co New York accumulated 23,634 shares. Williams Jones Associates Ltd Liability Com reported 15,250 shares stake. At Fincl Bank reported 3,782 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Lazard Asset Management Ltd has invested 0.01% in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC). Covington Capital holds 0.01% or 1,200 shares in its portfolio. Country Club Na owns 4,558 shares. Convergence Inv Partners Lc holds 43,920 shares or 0.63% of its portfolio. British Columbia Inv holds 0.09% or 123,081 shares in its portfolio. Oakworth accumulated 935 shares. Wespac Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 0.79% in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC). Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase Co has 0.02% invested in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC). Cibc Asset Management holds 0.01% or 21,054 shares in its portfolio. Janney Management reported 0.01% of its portfolio in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC). Bowling Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.57% of its portfolio in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) for 58,483 shares. Perella Weinberg Prns Capital Management Limited Partnership owns 36,788 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio.

Since November 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $92,429 activity. Kostelnik Robert J. also sold $92,429 worth of HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) shares.

Among 5 analysts covering HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. HollyFrontier had 5 analyst reports since July 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of HFC in report on Monday, July 16 with “Equal-Weight” rating. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Wednesday, November 14 report. PiperJaffray reinitiated HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) on Thursday, January 10 with “Neutral” rating. Jefferies upgraded HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) rating on Tuesday, October 16. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $62 target.

CVR Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing activities in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.71 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Petroleum and Nitrogen Fertilizer. It has a 8.06 P/E ratio. The Petroleum segment refines and markets transportation fuels, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, pet coke, natural gas liquids, slurry, sulfur, gas oil, asphalt, jet fuel, and other products.

Icahn Carl C holds 11.36% of its portfolio in CVR Energy, Inc. for 71.20 million shares. Hite Hedge Asset Management Llc owns 250,192 shares or 1.57% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Evanston Investments Inc. Dba Evanston Advisors has 0.94% invested in the company for 106,843 shares. The New York-based Spark Investment Management Llc has invested 0.83% in the stock. Valueworks Llc, a New York-based fund reported 27,874 shares.

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