As Parsley Energy (PE) Share Price Declined, Holder Employees Retirement System Of Texas Lowered Its Position; Driehaus Capital Management Holding in Proofpoint (PFPT) Decreased by $3.04 Million

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Employees Retirement System Of Texas decreased its stake in Parsley Energy Inc (PE) by 4.68% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Employees Retirement System Of Texas sold 17,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.70% with the market. The institutional investor held 346,000 shares of the energy company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.12M, down from 363,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Employees Retirement System Of Texas who had been investing in Parsley Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.77B market cap company. The stock increased 1.84% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $18.22. About 3.63M shares traded. Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) has declined 29.82% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.82% the S&P500. Some Historical PE News: 15/05/2018 – Third Point LLC Exits Position in Parsley Energy; 04/05/2018 – PARSLEY ENERGY INC PE.N : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $40 FROM $36; 22/03/2018 – Parsley Energy at Group Meeting Hosted By Tudor Pickering & Co; 21/05/2018 – PARSLEY ENERGY INC PE.N : UBS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $42 FROM $35; 27/03/2018 – Parsley Energy will not add rigs if oil prices rise further -CEO; 03/05/2018 – PARSLEY ENERGY 1Q ADJ EPS 31C, EST. 24C; 27/03/2018 – PARSLEY ENERGY INC CHIEF EXECUTIVE BRYAN SHEFFIELD SAYS NO PLANS TO ADD MORE DRILLING RIGS, FRACK CREWS IF OIL PRICES CLc1 RISE FURTHER; 30/03/2018 – Spirit of America Energy Adds Chevron, Cuts Parsley Energy; 04/05/2018 – PARSLEY EXPECTS ROYALTY BURDEN IN DELAWARE BASIN TO FALL 10%; 04/05/2018 – PARSLEY CEO: SPIN-OFF OF MINERAL UNIT `SOMETHING TO LOOK INTO’

Driehaus Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) by 52.76% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Driehaus Capital Management Llc sold 28,672 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.77% with the market. The hedge fund held 25,677 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.73 million, down from 54,349 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Driehaus Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Proofpoint Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.56B market cap company. The stock increased 1.21% or $1.42 during the last trading session, reaching $118.94. About 757,737 shares traded or 14.01% up from the average. Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has risen 7.14% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.14% the S&P500. Some Historical PFPT News: 24/04/2018 – Wombat Security’s Beyond the Phish® Report Shows That Protecting Confidential Information Remains No. 1 Problem Area for End Users; 13/03/2018 – Malwarebytes could consider IPO in 12 months – CEO; 26/04/2018 – Proofpoint Sees 2018 Rev $702M-$706M; 26/04/2018 – PROOFPOINT INC PFPT.O FY2018 SHR VIEW $0.90, REV VIEW $694.1 MLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 26/04/2018 – PROOFPOINT INC SEES 2018 NON-GAAP NET INCOME $1.00 TO $1.09 PER SHARE; 03/05/2018 – Cramer also sits down with the CEOs of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Proofpoint; 13/04/2018 – Proofpoint Group Lunch Scheduled By Wedbush for Apr. 17; 26/04/2018 – Proofpoint 1Q Loss/Shr 24c; 15/05/2018 – Whale Rock Capital Management Buys 2.1% Position in Proofpoint; 26/04/2018 – PROOFPOINT INC PFPT.O SEES FY 2018 REVENUE $702 MLN TO $706 MLN

More news for Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Huntsman: A Reasonable Choice – Seeking Alpha” on February 12, 2019. Pehub.com‘s article titled: “M Science hires global head of sales – PE Hub” and published on February 13, 2019 is yet another important article.

Employees Retirement System Of Texas, which manages about $7.51B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) by 14,403 shares to 45,044 shares, valued at $7.58 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Autodesk Inc (NASDAQ:ADSK) by 39,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 50,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:EA).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.04, from 1.28 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 31 investors sold PE shares while 101 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 248.99 million shares or 1.73% less from 253.36 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Whittier Tru Of Nevada holds 0% or 250 shares. 30,901 are held by State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue. Bessemer Gru Inc Inc stated it has 0.01% in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE). Hbk Invs LP owns 35,000 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Proxima Capital Management Limited Liability Co accumulated 250,000 shares or 4.87% of the stock. Axa owns 274,306 shares. Hodges Mgmt invested in 69,530 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Kazazian Asset Management Limited Liability owns 11,881 shares for 0.33% of their portfolio. Motco reported 10,000 shares. Swiss Bancorp holds 787,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Elk Creek Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.26% in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE). Sheets Smith Wealth Management has 15,621 shares. Monarch Prtnrs Asset Management holds 1.17% or 440,331 shares. Majedie Asset Mngmt Limited has invested 0.81% of its portfolio in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE). Manufacturers Life Insur Com The owns 8,652 shares.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 6 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $70.46 million activity. The insider Hinson Mike sold $383,180. On Tuesday, September 4 the insider Desai Hemang bought $27,320. The insider ALAMEDDINE A R bought 5,000 shares worth $105,499. Shares for $70.38M were sold by Sheffield Bryan on Tuesday, August 28. Brokmeyer Ron bought $19,990 worth of Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) on Tuesday, December 4.

Among 43 analysts covering Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE), 37 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Parsley Energy Inc had 165 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, February 10 with “Overweight”. The stock of Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Cowen & Co. SunTrust maintained the shares of PE in report on Monday, April 16 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 13 by JP Morgan. On Monday, November 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform”. Canaccord Genuity initiated Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) on Tuesday, October 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital given on Monday, December 11. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, June 21. As per Tuesday, September 13, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 14.

Analysts await Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.42 earnings per share, up 40.00% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.3 per share. PE’s profit will be $133.05M for 10.85 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by Parsley Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.67% negative EPS growth.

Driehaus Capital Management Llc, which manages about $12.71B and $3.25 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in A by 96,000 shares to 188,609 shares, valued at $3.42 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Adr by 54,410 shares in the quarter, for a total of 261,922 shares, and has risen its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Since August 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $27.46 million activity. Knight David also sold $154,354 worth of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) shares. Swaroop Bhagwat sold $192,698 worth of stock. Shares for $119,913 were sold by Johnson Michael M. Shares for $4.64M were sold by Auvil Paul R. III on Wednesday, September 5. Herren Richard Scott sold 3,200 shares worth $374,400. Another trade for 8,031 shares valued at $918,952 was sold by Lee Robert Darren.

Among 33 analysts covering Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT), 28 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Proofpoint Inc had 113 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, March 9. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, April 23 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, October 31 with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley initiated it with “Overweight” rating and $70 target in Thursday, September 10 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) on Friday, July 22 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 30.

More notable recent Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Proofpoint (PFPT) Q4 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Surge Y/Y – Nasdaq” on February 04, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Proofpoint: High Growth In A Red Ocean – Seeking Alpha” published on September 10, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Global State of the Phish Report Finds Social Engineering Cyberattacks and Credential Compromise Jumped in 2018 – GlobeNewswire” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Notable Friday Option Activity: PFPT, GRA, CRM – Nasdaq” published on February 01, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “CyberArk (CYBR) to Report Q4 Earnings: What’s in the Offing? – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 11, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.15, from 1.25 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 37 investors sold PFPT shares while 87 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 51.22 million shares or 9.60% more from 46.73 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. United Automobile Association has 28,781 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. First Trust Advsrs Limited Partnership owns 441,552 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Principal Fincl Group Inc Inc has invested 0% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Granite Point Capital Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 20,000 shares stake. Advsr Asset Mgmt Inc holds 59,139 shares. Los Angeles Mgmt Equity Rech Incorporated holds 292,737 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Northern Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) for 241,173 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Gru has invested 0.02% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Westfield Cap Limited Partnership reported 244,700 shares. State Street reported 719,809 shares. Stifel Fincl Corp has invested 0.03% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Janney Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Alliancebernstein LP owns 639,179 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Dupont Mgmt reported 0.02% stake.

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