M&T Bank Trimmed Its Ebay (EBAY) Holding by $50.06 Million; Shell Asset Management Co Stake In Williams Cos Del (WMB) Was Increased

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M&T Bank Corp decreased its stake in Ebay Inc (EBAY) by 91.42% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. M&T Bank Corp sold 1.52 million shares as the company’s stock declined 14.03% with the market. The institutional investor held 142,296 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.70 million, down from 1.66M at the end of the previous reported quarter. M&T Bank Corp who had been investing in Ebay Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $33.30 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.58% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $36.4. About 3.52M shares traded. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has declined 21.36% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.36% the S&P500. Some Historical EBAY News: 25/04/2018 – EBay: StubHub Drove Rev of $232 M, Up 9% on Both an As-Reported Basis and FX-Neutral Basis; 27/03/2018 – Pizza Hut® To Auction Off “Final Four” Pairs Of Pie Tops Il On eBay Charity; 25/04/2018 – EBay: Grew Active Buyers by 4% Across Its Platforms, for a Total of 171 M Global Active Buyers; 15/05/2018 – Ebay Board Amends Bylaws to Modify Restriction on Right of Hldrs to Call a Special Meeting; 25/04/2018 – eBay 1Q EPS 40c; 13/04/2018 – Walmart is in advanced talks to acquire Amazon’s India rival Flipkart – but it may have to strike a deal with eBay first A small deal before a big deal?; 27/03/2018 – Pizza Hut® To Auction Off “Final Four” Pairs Of Pie Tops II On eBay Charity; 17/05/2018 – EBay Launches New Way to Shop; 02/04/2018 – EBAY: WOMEN 40% OF GLOBAL WORK FORCE IN 2017 VS. 38% IN 2016; 09/05/2018 – EBAY TO SELL HOLDINGS IN FLIPKART

Shell Asset Management Co increased its stake in Williams Cos Inc Del (WMB) by 69.37% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shell Asset Management Co bought 43,293 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.57% with the market. The institutional investor held 105,702 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.87 million, up from 62,409 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shell Asset Management Co who had been investing in Williams Cos Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.77 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.27% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $27.07. About 3.49M shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 15.42% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.42% the S&P500.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 5 buys, and 1 insider sale for $807,659 activity. 25,000 shares were bought by CREEL MICHAEL A, worth $644,283. CHANDLER JOHN D also bought $259,422 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Friday, November 2. 9,760 shares valued at $249,856 were sold by Cooper Kathleen B on Thursday, November 29. Wilson Terrance Lane also bought $25,750 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Friday, November 2. Dunn Micheal G. bought 2,500 shares worth $63,842.

More notable recent The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Williams Companies Targets LNG Upside Via Transco Expansions – Seeking Alpha” on January 15, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Williams Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on February 12, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Transco expansion project wins environmental OK from FERC – Seeking Alpha” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Earnings Scheduled For February 13, 2019 – Benzinga” published on February 13, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Williams Companies Targets Sustainability – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Among 24 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Williams Companies Inc. had 70 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained the shares of WMB in report on Friday, August 10 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens on Thursday, September 29. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 2 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, September 26 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, September 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Howard Weil to “Sector Perform”. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, October 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Jefferies. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, July 13.

Shell Asset Management Co, which manages about $5.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ALNY) by 3,946 shares to 5,916 shares, valued at $518,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) by 1,983 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 34,580 shares, and cut its stake in Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL).

Investors sentiment increased to 3.56 in 2018 Q3. Its up 2.30, from 1.26 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 27 investors sold WMB shares while 100 reduced holdings. 131 funds opened positions while 321 raised stakes. 2.12 billion shares or 205.40% more from 693.72 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Manchester Management Ltd Company holds 0.01% or 2,188 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 105,628 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 254,560 shares. Roanoke Asset Mngmt Ny reported 1.32% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Moreover, Lvw Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.2% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 26,575 shares. 18,253 were reported by Assetmark. The New York-based Karpas Strategies has invested 0.11% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Ameriprise Fincl Inc stated it has 6.99 million shares. First Mercantile Company stated it has 25,081 shares. The New York-based Jpmorgan Chase has invested 0.12% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Aspen Management invested 0.29% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Laffer accumulated 75,477 shares or 0% of the stock. Amalgamated Bank & Trust has 152,513 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Harvest Fund Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 10.17% or 41.64M shares. Suntrust Banks owns 141,092 shares.

Since August 29, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 6 insider sales for $3.41 million activity. The insider SWAN ROBERT HOLMES bought 17,787 shares worth $501,766. Another trade for 18,283 shares valued at $522,528 was made by Park Joo Man on Tuesday, November 27. 3,526 shares were sold by Doerger Brian J., worth $99,473 on Tuesday, November 20. OMIDYAR PIERRE M also sold $1.04M worth of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares.

M&T Bank Corp, which manages about $19.99B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mettler Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) by 8,732 shares to 12,884 shares, valued at $7.85M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Union Pac Corp (NYSE:UNP) by 472,848 shares in the quarter, for a total of 472,862 shares, and has risen its stake in Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM).

Among 46 analysts covering eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), 24 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. eBay Inc had 199 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of EBAY in report on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 8 by Citigroup. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3500 target in Monday, July 17 report. Raymond James downgraded eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) on Thursday, July 23 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 2. Jefferies maintained eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Hold” rating. The stock of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, July 21 by Mizuho. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Monday, June 5 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Piper Jaffray. Stifel Nicolaus maintained eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) rating on Thursday, February 1. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $41.0 target.

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