As Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) Shares Declined, Adirondack Research & Management Has Lifted Its Holding; As Valero Energy (VLO) Stock Price Declined, Cadence Bank Na Has Increased by $400,359 Its Stake

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Adirondack Research & Management Inc increased its stake in Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) by 89.51% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Adirondack Research & Management Inc bought 332,621 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.52% with the market. The institutional investor held 704,221 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.60M, up from 371,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adirondack Research & Management Inc who had been investing in Southwestern Energy Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.32B market cap company. The stock increased 1.12% or $0.045 during the last trading session, reaching $4.055. About 9.40M shares traded. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has declined 23.69% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.69% the S&P500. Some Historical SWN News: 03/05/2018 – Fitch Affirms Southwestern Energy Co. at ‘BB’; Outlook Stable; 25/04/2018 – Hartford Value HLS Exits Southwestern Energy, Cuts XL Group; 26/04/2018 – SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY 1Q PRODUCTION 226 BCFE; 27/04/2018 – S&P REVISES SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO. TO RATING ‘BB’ FROM ‘BB-‘; 14/03/2018 West Virginia orders ETP to stop some work on Rover natgas pipe; 26/04/2018 – SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY 1Q ADJ EPS 28C, EST. 25C; 27/04/2018 – S&P: Southwestern Energy Rating Reflects Higher Gas, Natural Gas Liquids Price Realizations; 26/04/2018 – SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO SWN.N – NARROWING FULL YEAR 2018 NATURAL GAS DISCOUNT TO NYMEX GUIDANCE INCLUDING TRANSPORTATION TO $0.70 – $0.80 PER MCF; 11/05/2018 – River & Mercantile Adds Southwestern Energy, Cuts McKesson: 13F; 27/04/2018 – SOUTHWESTERN’S WORKING WITH JPMORGAN ON FAYETTEVILLE STRATEGY

Cadence Bank Na increased its stake in Valero Energy Corp (VLO) by 90.75% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cadence Bank Na bought 3,543 shares as the company’s stock declined 36.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 7,447 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $847,000, up from 3,904 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cadence Bank Na who had been investing in Valero Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.27B market cap company. The stock increased 0.96% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $83.12. About 1.46M shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has declined 14.27% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500. Some Historical VLO News: 19/04/2018 – VALERO HAS `LITTLE INFO’ ON CAUSE OF FIRE: SPOKESWOMAN; 26/04/2018 – VALERO ENERGY CORP – QTRLY REVENUES $26,439 MLN VS $21,772 MLN; 30/04/2018 – The combined company that would leapfrog Valero Energy as the largest U.S. refiner by capacity; 23/04/2018 – Trump’s revenge: U.S. oil floods Europe, hurting OPEC and Russia; 14/05/2018 – Valero expands into South America with Peru biofuels deal; 26/04/2018 – VALERO ENERGY – CONTINUES TO TARGET TOTAL PAYOUT RATIO BETWEEN 40 AND 50 PCT OF ADJ NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES FOR 2018; 26/04/2018 – VALERO ENERGY CORP – CONTINUES TO TARGET A TOTAL PAYOUT RATIO BETWEEN 40 AND 50 PCT OF ADJ NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPER. ACTIVITIES FOR 2018; 27/04/2018 – VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI EAST EMISSIONS EVENT REPORT; 22/04/2018 – DJ Valero Energy Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VLO); 19/04/2018 – Valero’s Port Arthur, Texas, refinery running at 10 pct above capacity

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.08, from 1.16 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 38 investors sold SWN shares while 85 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 562.51 million shares or 7.14% more from 525.01 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Secor Capital Advsrs LP stated it has 15,473 shares. Thompson Davis stated it has 500 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Century Cos Inc has 0.01% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 1.55 million shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys stated it has 0.02% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Menta Cap Ltd Liability owns 48,932 shares. 36 are owned by Fil Limited. Huntington Bancorporation accumulated 1,145 shares or 0% of the stock. Citigroup Inc owns 409,740 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Aperio Ltd Liability owns 520,394 shares. James Inv Rech Incorporated invested in 0.09% or 428,493 shares. 31,554 are held by Wellington Management Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Partnership. Castleark Mngmt Ltd Co, Illinois-based fund reported 523,800 shares. Oakworth Cap owns 3,500 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cap Rech Invsts owns 0.04% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 28.02 million shares. Foundry Partners Ltd has 0.4% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN).

More notable recent Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Southwestern Energy Thriving In A Sub-$3 Natural Gas World – Seeking Alpha” on September 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Southwestern Energy: Buy This Reversal – Seeking Alpha” published on June 20, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Southwestern Energy: A Rare Opportunity – Seeking Alpha” on December 13, 2018. More interesting news about Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Southwestern Energy upgraded at BofA Merrill amid rising nat gas prices – Seeking Alpha” published on November 13, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Southwestern Energy: Completing Its Reversal Higher – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 24, 2018.

Adirondack Research & Management Inc, which manages about $287.86M and $267.07 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Orion Engineered Carbons S A (NYSE:OEC) by 47,112 shares to 103,348 shares, valued at $3.32 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Conduent Inc by 47,563 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 191,734 shares, and cut its stake in Purecycle Corp (NASDAQ:PCYO).

Since November 6, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $63,798 activity.

Among 41 analysts covering Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), 9 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Southwestern Energy Company had 130 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, April 19, the company rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of SWN in report on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, April 7. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of SWN in report on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 14 by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, September 14 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 23 to “Equal Weight”. Susquehanna maintained the shares of SWN in report on Wednesday, January 17 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Credit Suisse.

Since October 29, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $1.82 million activity. On Monday, October 29 EBERHART PAULETT bought $5,174 worth of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) or 60 shares.

More notable recent Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Valero Energy’s Natural Gas Advantage – Seeking Alpha” on February 05, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Valero: Cheap, High Dividend Yield And Insider Buying – Seeking Alpha” published on January 29, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Valero Energy Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results NYSE:VLO – GlobeNewswire” on July 26, 2018. More interesting news about Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Valero Energy declares $0.90 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on January 24, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Valero Energy Posts A Tremendous 2018 – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 03, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 41 investors sold VLO shares while 353 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes. 315.70 million shares or 1.71% less from 321.20 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Strategic Advsr Llc has 0.1% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Sector Pension Invest Board holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 20,060 shares. Highstreet Asset Mngmt reported 12,782 shares. 28,750 are held by Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees. Schwab Charles Invest has invested 0.27% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Cadence Cap Ltd Com owns 70,617 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio. Shelton Management invested in 0.02% or 3,459 shares. Hrt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 5,261 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. 30,562 were reported by Malaga Cove Capital Lc. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys has 0.11% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 65,752 shares. Summit Secs Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation reported 19,800 shares stake. Pinnacle Assocs Limited stated it has 54,126 shares. Amg Funds Ltd Llc reported 3,632 shares. Legacy Private reported 11,285 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Private Mngmt Gru Inc invested in 267,617 shares or 1.43% of the stock.

Cadence Bank Na, which manages about $263.13M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE:NSC) by 2,000 shares to 16,147 shares, valued at $2.92 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN) by 6,532 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4,303 shares, and cut its stake in Pnc Finl Svcs Group Inc (NYSE:PNC).

Among 26 analysts covering Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Valero Energy Corporation had 105 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 30 with “Buy”. The stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 6 by JP Morgan. The stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, January 21. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, October 24 to “Neutral”. On Wednesday, April 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Scotia Capital to “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 18 by Tudor Pickering. The stock of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, April 24. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, August 24. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, May 30 to “Equal-Weight”.

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