Autus Asset Management Trimmed Rollins (ROL) Position by $422,460; As Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock Value Declined, Oarsman Capital Increased Holding by $335,800

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Autus Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Rollins Inc (ROL) by 5.63% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Autus Asset Management Llc sold 7,041 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 118,067 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $7.17 million, down from 125,108 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Autus Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Rollins Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.78 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $39.05. About 476,278 shares traded. Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) has risen 23.76% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.76% the S&P500. Some Historical ROL News: 17/05/2018 – Rollins Purchases Guardian Pest Control To Expand Growth In The U.K; 25/04/2018 – Moody’s Affirms Rollins College’s (FL) A2; Outlook Stable; 17/04/2018 – ROLLINS TO ENHANCE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DUE TO TAX REFORM; 27/04/2018 – Rollins, Inc. Receives United Way’s Child Well-Being Impact Fund Champion Award; 24/04/2018 – Rollins, Inc. Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend; 17/04/2018 – Tax Reform Prompts Rollins, Inc. To Enhance Employee Benefits; 17/04/2018 – Rollins: Improved Employee Benefits Will Have 1c Impact on 1Q Earnings; 20/03/2018 – SHOOTER AT MARYLAND HIGH SCHOOL IDENTIFIED AS STUDENT AUSTIN WYATT ROLLINS, 17 – SHERIFF; 25/04/2018 – Rollins Inc 1Q Net $48.5M; 22/03/2018 – BTIG Said to Pick Ex-Goldman Executive Rollins as Its Europe CEO

Oarsman Capital Inc increased its stake in Chesapeake Energy (CHK) by 44.75% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oarsman Capital Inc bought 83,950 shares as the company’s stock declined 35.05% with the market. The institutional investor held 271,550 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.22 million, up from 187,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oarsman Capital Inc who had been investing in Chesapeake Energy for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.23 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.90% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $2.48. About 23.66M shares traded. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has declined 28.38% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.38% the S&P500. Some Historical CHK News: 09/04/2018 – Maryland Public Television presents 14th annual Chesapeake Bay Week; 03/05/2018 – ENVIVA PARTNERS – BELIEVE SUBSTANTIALLY COSTS RESULTING FROM CHESAPEAKE INCIDENT WILL BE RECOVERABLE THROUGH INSURANCE OR OTHER CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS; 28/03/2018 – CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CHK.N CEO SAYS KNOWS NEED TO IMPROVE COMPANY’S BALANCE SHEET, BUT WON’T SELL ASSETS WITHOUT GETTING GOOD VALUE; 18/04/2018 – Fitch Affirms All Ratings on Outstanding Chesapeake Funding II LLC Series; Outlooks Stable; 28/03/2018 – CHESAPEAKE: MOVING 4TH RIG INTO POWDER RIVER BASIN IN APRIL; 03/05/2018 – ENVIVA PARTNERS LP – EXPECT SUBSTANTIALLY ALL OF UNRECOVERED COSTS RESULTING FROM CHESAPEAKE INCIDENT WILL BE RECOVERABLE IN SUBSEQUENT QUARTERS; 15/05/2018 – SABA ADDED CHK, SN, NE IN 1Q: 13F; 02/05/2018 – CHESAPEAKE SEES YR CAPEX $1.8B-$2.2B; 26/03/2018 – Rep. Taylor: Rep. Taylor Defends Chesapeake Bay Funding in Spending Bill; 02/05/2018 – CHK SAYS LESS NEED TO INVEST IN GAS ASSETS DURING LOW PRICES

Among 34 analysts covering Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), 8 have Buy rating, 10 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Chesapeake Energy Corporation had 108 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, September 4. Nomura upgraded the shares of CHK in report on Friday, October 21 to “Neutral” rating. As per Friday, October 21, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, May 29 by ValuEngine. On Friday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Outperform”. On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, October 19. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform” on Thursday, November 1. On Monday, January 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Underperform”. UBS upgraded the shares of CHK in report on Friday, February 24 to “Neutral” rating.

Oarsman Capital Inc, which manages about $244.14M and $248.30M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) by 9,993 shares to 40,829 shares, valued at $3.04M in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

More notable recent Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Chesapeake Energy: Production And Stock Price Roar Ahead – Seeking Alpha” on January 12, 2019, also Livetradingnews.com with their article: “Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) 2019 to $1 – Live Trading News” published on January 02, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Chesapeake Preferred Stock declares $1.125 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on January 18, 2019. More interesting news about Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “The Risk/Reward Ratio Sets up a Perfect Trade Opportunity for CHK Stock – Yahoo Finance” published on October 29, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “WildHorse subsidiary to cut 94 Houston jobs when Chesapeake deal closes – Houston Business Journal” with publication date: January 14, 2019.

Since November 1, 2018, it had 12 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $10.57 million activity. On Friday, December 21 the insider PIGOTT M. JASON bought $21,230. Shares for $93,800 were bought by DELL’OSSO DOMENIC J JR on Thursday, December 20. 80,000 shares were bought by Patterson Frank J., worth $154,080 on Thursday, December 20. Shares for $176,750 were bought by WEBB JAMES R on Thursday, November 1. RYAN THOMAS L bought 200,000 shares worth $361,800. 110,000 shares were bought by MARTIN R BRAD, worth $291,500 on Tuesday, December 11.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.01, from 1.1 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 31 investors sold CHK shares while 100 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 541.62 million shares or 4.71% more from 517.26 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. First Mercantile Tru Co, Tennessee-based fund reported 32,050 shares. Parsons Capital Mgmt Ri invested in 0.03% or 73,166 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.02% or 360,414 shares in its portfolio. Willingdon Wealth Management holds 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) or 400 shares. M&R Mngmt invested 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Utd Cap Fin Advisers Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Fifth Third Savings Bank reported 4,300 shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada invested in 0% or 674,933 shares. Ameriprise owns 2.76M shares. Checchi Advisers Ltd Liability Company accumulated 10,719 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt invested 0.03% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Huntington State Bank reported 1,000 shares stake. Parametric Ltd Co has 5.31 million shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. D E Shaw & has invested 0% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Cwm Limited Liability Corp, a Nebraska-based fund reported 20 shares.

More notable recent Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Long list of names seen hiking dividends next week – Seeking Alpha” on January 18, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Rollins: A Great Company But It’s Very Expensive – Seeking Alpha” published on February 01, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Earnings Scheduled For January 23, 2019 – Benzinga” on January 23, 2019. More interesting news about Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Rollins (ROL) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know – Zacks.com” published on January 29, 2019 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Atlanta’s bed bug ranking worsens, jumps into top 10 – Atlanta Business Chronicle” with publication date: January 14, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.48 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 19 investors sold ROL shares while 92 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 81.30 million shares or 0.16% less from 81.43 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Jefferies Grp Lc has invested 0% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Congress Asset Mgmt Communications Ma holds 1.47M shares. Geode Management Ltd Llc stated it has 0.02% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Bamco Inc Ny has 0.18% invested in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 282,484 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Stifel Financial Corp holds 70,130 shares. Us National Bank & Trust De reported 199,293 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. 1832 Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership stated it has 1.59M shares. Fifth Third National Bank invested in 6,755 shares or 0% of the stock. Retirement Systems Of Alabama has 249,921 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board accumulated 89,076 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Nomura Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL) for 13,283 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems accumulated 141,121 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Fort LP reported 15,647 shares stake. Janney Capital Lc invested 0.01% in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL).

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