As Wellcare Health Plans (WCG) Valuation Declined, Holder State Treasurer State Of Michigan Lowered by $512,000 Its Stake; As Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) Share Value Declined, Shareholder Ballentine Partners Raised Its Holding

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State Treasurer State Of Michigan decreased its stake in Wellcare Health Plans Inc (WCG) by 9.7% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Treasurer State Of Michigan sold 1,600 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.51% with the market. The institutional investor held 14,900 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.78 million, down from 16,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Treasurer State Of Michigan who had been investing in Wellcare Health Plans Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.45B market cap company. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $269.07. About 213,296 shares traded. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) has risen 12.98% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.98% the S&P500. Some Historical WCG News: 29/05/2018 – WellCare To Acquire Meridian For $2.5 Billion; 01/05/2018 – WELLCARE SEES FY ADJ EPS $10.00 TO $10.30; 29/05/2018 – WellCare Health Plans to Buy Meridian Health Plan of Michigan for $2.5 Billion; 26/03/2018 – Ill-Informed and Ill-Equipped: New Survey Reveals Many Adults Now More Concerned About Substance Abuse in Aging Parents Than in; 07/05/2018 – STAYWELL HEALTH PLAN – AWARDED 5-YR CONTRACT TO PROVIDE MANAGED CARE SERVICES TO MEDICAID-ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARIES IN STATE OF FLORIDA; 23/05/2018 – Study Finds Connecting Patients with Social Services to Address Social Determinants of Health Generates Double-Digit Reduction; 01/05/2018 – WELLCARE 1Q REV. $4.65B, EST. $4.62B; 13/03/2018 – CARE1ST HEALTH PLAN ARIZONA INC SAYS SELECTED TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH ARIZONA HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT SYSTEM; 30/05/2018 – WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) CEO Ken Burdick on WellCare’s Acquisition of Meridian (Transcript); 29/05/2018 – WELLCARE HEALTH PLANS INC – DEAL IS NOT CONTINGENT UPON FINANCING, AND WELLCARE HAS SECURED $2.5 BLN IN COMMITTED BRIDGE FINANCING

Ballentine Partners Llc increased its stake in Antero Midstream Partners Lp (AM) by 89.22% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ballentine Partners Llc bought 26,092 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 55,337 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.59M, up from 29,245 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ballentine Partners Llc who had been investing in Antero Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.68 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $25. About 436,069 shares traded. Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) has declined 5.09% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.09% the S&P500.

State Treasurer State Of Michigan, which manages about $13.67B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mccormick Co Inc (NYSE:MKC) by 7,200 shares to 43,068 shares, valued at $5.67M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA) by 9,193 shares in the quarter, for a total of 239,193 shares, and has risen its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH).

Among 24 analysts covering Wellcare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE:WCG), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Wellcare Health Plans Inc. had 74 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, June 27. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Jefferies. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, September 12. The stock of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, March 16. The stock of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, February 7. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 1. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, May 2 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 2 by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Friday, August 31 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, August 7 with “Equal-Weight”.

More notable recent WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Deal propels WellCare into a benchmark stock index – Tampa Bay Business Journal” on September 12, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “WellCare issues 2019 annual guidance – Seeking Alpha” published on December 17, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “12 Stocks To Watch For February 5, 2019 – Benzinga” on February 05, 2019. More interesting news about WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “CVS-Aetna merger shows signs of approval, a key part of WellCare’s agreement – Tampa Bay Business Journal” published on December 20, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Surge Ahead Of Earnings – Benzinga” with publication date: February 05, 2019.

Since November 7, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 5 insider sales for $2.13 million activity. $300,184 worth of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) was bought by Dallas H James on Tuesday, December 4. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $770,550 was sold by Polen Michael Robert. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $599,900 was made by Breon Richard C. on Tuesday, November 27. On Tuesday, December 4 the insider Michael Yount sold $506,319.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.49, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 26 investors sold WCG shares while 117 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 47.57 million shares or 12.50% more from 42.28 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wedge Mgmt L Limited Partnership Nc invested in 0.37% or 120,336 shares. Schroder Inv Group Inc reported 0.05% stake. Cypress Capital Mngmt Llc (Wy) accumulated 295 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.04% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Hsbc Holding Public reported 38,575 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. United Cap Advisers Lc, a California-based fund reported 926 shares. Clark Mgmt Group invested in 0.02% or 3,089 shares. Toronto Dominion Commercial Bank reported 27,072 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corporation owns 0.01% invested in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) for 3,439 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd has 1.01M shares for 0.33% of their portfolio. Alpine Global Lc invested in 0.41% or 6,685 shares. Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Board has invested 0.01% in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). Partner Inv Mgmt Lp has 1,973 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. Fred Alger holds 0.03% or 28,645 shares in its portfolio. Sivik Health Ltd Liability Company reported 30,000 shares.

Ballentine Partners Llc, which manages about $4.78 billion and $1.92 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) by 1,877 shares to 2,227 shares, valued at $787,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) by 13,616 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 299,734 shares, and cut its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VEU).

More notable recent Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Brookfield Property Rips, Units Still Cheap – Seeking Alpha” on February 12, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Honeywell: The Pivot Appears To Be Working – Seeking Alpha” published on February 06, 2019, Businesswire.com published: “Hudson Group and Empire State Realty Trust Celebrate Grand Opening of the Empire State Building Official Store – Business Wire” on February 12, 2019. More interesting news about Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Assurant Q4 non-GAAP EPS declines on catastrophe losses – Seeking Alpha” published on February 12, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “AllianceBernstein Q4 operating margin narrows to 29.3% – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 13, 2019.

Among 19 analysts covering Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Antero Midstream Partners LP had 65 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) rating on Friday, January 19. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $43.0 target. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Monday, May 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by Citigroup. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of AM in report on Thursday, August 9 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) earned “Buy” rating by Mitsubishi UFJ on Monday, May 29. Robert W. Baird initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, May 30 report. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Wednesday, October 10 to “Market Perform”. On Thursday, June 9 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. As per Tuesday, May 30, the company rating was initiated by DA Davidson.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.01, from 1.31 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 14 investors sold AM shares while 33 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 88.30 million shares or 3.43% more from 85.37 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Tortoise Advsrs Ltd Company stated it has 2.14% of its portfolio in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). Raymond James holds 0% in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) or 71,000 shares. Fifth Third Bank & Trust reported 0% stake. Eagle Global Advsr Lc reported 1.60M shares or 1.43% of all its holdings. Walleye Trading Ltd Com has 979 shares. Ballentine Ptnrs Limited Liability Corporation reported 55,337 shares stake. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 724,583 shares. Cbre Clarion Securities Ltd Llc accumulated 82,949 shares. Hightower Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 87,041 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Avalon Ltd Company has 7,105 shares. Pnc Svcs Grp Inc Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) for 55,462 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% of its portfolio in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). Stratos Wealth Prtn Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) for 231 shares. Retail Bank Of Montreal Can holds 352,972 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ancora Ltd Com reported 6,818 shares.

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