Mastercard (MA) Holder Puzo Michael J Has Trimmed Its Holding as Valuation Declined; Wills Financial Group Maintains Stake in Lyondellbasell Industries N (LYB)

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Wills Financial Group Inc increased its stake in Lyondellbasell Industries N (LYB) by 12.32% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wills Financial Group Inc bought 3,328 shares as the company’s stock declined 21.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 30,338 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.11M, up from 27,010 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wills Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Lyondellbasell Industries N for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.33B market cap company. The stock increased 0.69% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $86.05. About 2.54 million shares traded. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has declined 20.73% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.73% the S&P500. Some Historical LYB News: 24/05/2018 – BRAZIL’S BRASKEM SAYS ODEBRECHT DENIES RECEIVING PROPOSAL FROM LYONDELLBASELL TO ACQUIRE ITS CONTROL – FILING; 06/03/2018 Platts: LyondellBasell begins maintenance at Texas steam cracker; 24/05/2018 – Brazil’s Braskem says Odebrecht denies acquisition proposal from LyondellBasell; 08/05/2018 – LYB: GLOBAL POLYETHYLENE MARKET IS TIGHTENING FURTHER; 27/04/2018 – LYONDELLBASELL – ETHYLENE PRODUCTION & CONSUMPTION IMBALANCE IN U.S., IS EXPECTED TO IMPROVE AS DOWNSTREAM DERIVATIVE UNITS ATTAIN FULL OPER. RATES; 24/04/2018 – LyondellBasell Bond Trading 7x Average; Clients Net Buyers; 24/04/2018 – LyondellBasell to Address Wells Fargo Industrials Conference; 23/05/2018 – Evonik to kick off methacrylates business sale via Barclays –; 15/05/2018 – LyondellBasell Presenting at Barclays Conference Tomorrow; 15/03/2018 – LyondellBasell and the Astros Foundation Complete Enhancements to Four Youth Softball Fields in La Porte, Texas

Puzo Michael J decreased its stake in Mastercard (MA) by 4.83% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Puzo Michael J sold 2,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 53,213 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $11.84 million, down from 55,913 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Puzo Michael J who had been investing in Mastercard for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $226.46B market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $220.54. About 3.00M shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 32.53% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.53% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 18/04/2018 – Visa, Mastercard Talk About Cooperating in Online Shopping; 02/04/2018 – MASTERCARD NAMES CHOON PHONG GOH TO BOARD; 28/03/2018 – MASTERCARD INC MA.N : BERNSTEIN STARTS WITH OUTPERFORM; TARGET PRICE $207; 21/05/2018 – Crypto Company Launches App Aimed to Replace Visa Mastercard Payments; 05/04/2018 – MASTERCARD INC – CAIRNS SITS ON GROUP BOARD OF INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE (ICE) AND IS CHAIR OF ICE CLEAR EUROPE; 16/04/2018 – MASTERCARD: FORMER USTR REP MICHAEL FROMAN JOINS COMPANY; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard 1Q Effective Tax Rate 17.3%; 15/03/2018 – MASTERCARD FILES MIXED SECURITIES SHELF; 19/03/2018 – MasterCard keeps options open on cryptocurrencies; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard Recorded 1Q Charge of $70M Resulting From Settlements With Over 70 Pan-European Claimants

More notable recent LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Cheap Can Always Get Cheaper – Seeking Alpha” on January 02, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “LyondellBasell subsidiary announces convertible special stock dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on January 04, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “5 things to know in Texas energy this week – Houston Business Journal” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “LyondellBasell Looks Undervalued – Seeking Alpha” published on June 05, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Best Stocks for 2019: LyondellBasell Stock Will Take the Crown – Investorplace.com” with publication date: December 13, 2018.

Since November 1, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $483.83 million activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $443,150 was bought by Buchanan Robin W.T..

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.25, from 1.29 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 42 investors sold LYB shares while 254 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. 268.84 million shares or 2.45% less from 275.59 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Foster & Motley reported 0.92% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Fifth Third Bancshares owns 42,927 shares. Thornburg Inv holds 1.78M shares or 1.52% of its portfolio. 57,610 are held by Hl Financial Ser Ltd Liability Corp. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund holds 166,081 shares. Peddock Cap Advisors Lc reported 634 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Obermeyer Wood Inv Counsel Lllp stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Quantum Capital Mngmt has 5,963 shares. Washington Bank & Trust, a Washington-based fund reported 890 shares. 124,336 were reported by Hightower Advisors Limited Company. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board reported 65,600 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Wedge Capital Management L LP Nc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 69,917 shares. Moreover, Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada has 0.13% invested in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) for 3.08M shares. Indexiq Advsr Ltd Liability Corp owns 42,206 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Omers Administration Corp invested in 64,200 shares.

Among 27 analysts covering LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB), 14 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. LyondellBasell had 98 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, January 31. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 2. Nomura maintained the shares of LYB in report on Monday, July 11 with “Neutral” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $94 target in Monday, July 31 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, September 22 with “Hold”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Cowen & Co. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Friday, October 13. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 5 by SunTrust. S&P Research upgraded LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) on Tuesday, October 27 to “Buy” rating.

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) – MasterCard Q4 Earnings Preview – Benzinga” on January 30, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Capital One: Long-Term Gains Ahead – Seeking Alpha” published on February 14, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Mastercard +4% on strong Q4, GDV increases 14% – Seeking Alpha” on January 31, 2019. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Mastercard Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on January 30, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Mastercard: Crushing The Market – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 12, 2019.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 selling transactions for $4.52 million activity. Haythornthwaite Richard sold $959,993 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. DAVIS RICHARD K bought 2,475 shares worth $486,015.

Among 43 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 38 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 148 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Monday, October 31 with “Outperform” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $194.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MA in report on Monday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America maintained the shares of MA in report on Tuesday, July 17 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. Bernstein initiated it with “Buy” rating and $20700 target in Tuesday, March 27 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $174 target in Wednesday, November 1 report. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Friday, April 29 with “Neutral”.

Puzo Michael J, which manages about $265.06M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 5,832 shares to 22,805 shares, valued at $2.04 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

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