Williams Cos Del (WMB) Holding Increased by Texas Yale Capital Corp; Summit Securities Group Upped Its Stake in Seagate Technology Plc (STX) as Share Value Declined

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Summit Securities Group Llc increased its stake in Seagate Technology Plc (STX) by 17284.62% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Summit Securities Group Llc bought 22,470 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 22,600 shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.07 million, up from 130 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Summit Securities Group Llc who had been investing in Seagate Technology Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.89B market cap company. The stock increased 0.77% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $45.74. About 2.67 million shares traded. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has risen 0.58% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.58% the S&P500. Some Historical STX News: 09/05/2018 – Australian Gov: US Patent Issued to SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY on May 8 for “Recognizing and identifying defect patterns on magnetic; 01/05/2018 – MOODY’S AFFIRMS SEAGATE’S Baa3 RATING & CHANGES OUTLOOK TO STAB; 06/03/2018 SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY PLC STX.O : UBS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $43 FROM $36; 23/03/2018 – ACE Data Group Unveils New Technology for Hardware Encrypted SSDs Based on Seagate Technology’s SandForce Controllers; 01/05/2018 – Seagate Beats, More Downside Likely; 01/05/2018 – Moody’s Affirms Seagate’s Baa3 Rating And Changes Outlook To Stable; 08/04/2018 – Seagate Showcases Latest Products, Partnerships and Unveils New Online Community to Industry-Leading Media & Entertainment; 23/03/2018 – ACE Data Group Unveils New Technology for Hardware Encrypted SSDs Based on Seagate Technology’s SandForce Controllers; 01/05/2018 – Seagate 3Q Rev $2.8B; 01/05/2018 – SEAGATE HDD CAYMAN AFFIRMED BY MOODY’S

Texas Yale Capital Corp increased its stake in Williams Cos Inc Del (WMB) by 656.75% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Texas Yale Capital Corp bought 137,918 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.57% with the market. The institutional investor held 158,918 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.32 million, up from 21,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Texas Yale Capital Corp who had been investing in Williams Cos Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.72B market cap company. The stock increased 1.12% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $27.03. About 9.23 million shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 15.42% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.42% the S&P500. Some Historical WMB News: 12/04/2018 – WILLIAMS PARTNERS LP – TRANSCO HAS FILED APPLICATION WITH FERC SEEKING AUTHORIZATION FOR ITS SOUTHEASTERN TRAIL EXPANSION PROJECT; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS COMMENTS IN SLIDE PRESENTATION; 20/04/2018 – DJ Williams Companies Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WMB); 17/05/2018 – FITCH PLACES WILLIAMS COS. ON RATING WATCH POSITIVE; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS COO SAYS CO. EVALUATING $20 BILLION WORTH OF PROJECTS; 03/05/2018 – WMB: PERMIAN GAS SUPPLY HELPING SPUR INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS; 15/03/2018 – U.S. takes more time to decide on New York denial for Constitution natgas pipe; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC -DEAL IMMEDIATELY ACCRETIVE TO CASH AVAILABLE FOR DIVIDENDS FOR WILLIAMS; 17/05/2018 – Williams to buy rest of Williams Partners in $10.5 bln deal; 08/03/2018 – Williams Partners’ Transco Prices Private Debt Issuance

Investors sentiment increased to 3.56 in Q3 2018. Its up 2.30, from 1.26 in 2018Q2. It improved, 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. Prescott Grp Incorporated Cap Mgmt Ltd Com reported 46,314 shares. Patten Group Inc stated it has 34,144 shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. Moreover, Hourglass Cap Limited has 2.13% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 301,689 shares. Adams Natural Resource Fund reported 2.49% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Quantitative Invest Mgmt Limited Liability has 0.23% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 238,300 shares. Benjamin F Edwards holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 3,480 shares. 3.96 million are held by Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership. Advisor Partners Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.08% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). New York-based Mngmt Assoc New York has invested 1.15% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Catalyst Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.41% or 461,108 shares in its portfolio. Pinebridge Invests Lp owns 37,177 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 88,908 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc holds 0.03% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) or 313,642 shares. 15 are owned by Fil Limited. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt holds 169,411 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 5 insider buys, and 1 sale for $807,659 activity. Zamarin Chad J. also bought $64,218 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) shares. $249,856 worth of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) shares were sold by Cooper Kathleen B. Wilson Terrance Lane had bought 1,000 shares worth $25,750. 25,000 The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) shares with value of $644,283 were bought by CREEL MICHAEL A. 2,500 shares were bought by Dunn Micheal G., worth $63,842.

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. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 10 by UBS. Jefferies maintained The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Wednesday, April 25 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Evercore on Tuesday, August 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 2 by UBS. Goldman Sachs maintained The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Wednesday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 18. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight”. As per Wednesday, May 11, the company rating was initiated by Bernstein. The rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, September 26. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Tuesday, August 2.

More notable recent The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Williams Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on February 12, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Williams Cos. (WMB) Misses Q4 EPS by 5c – StreetInsider.com” published on February 13, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Williams, Targa unveil new NGL agreements, option for Mont Belvieu JV – Seeking Alpha” on February 13, 2019. More interesting news about The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Williams Companies Targets LNG Upside Via Transco Expansions – Seeking Alpha” published on January 15, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Williams Companies Targets Sustainability – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.13, from 1.36 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 49 investors sold STX shares while 140 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 242.99 million shares or 3.48% more from 234.82 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Chevy Chase Tru reported 214,508 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Livingston Asset Management Comm (Operating As Southport Capital Management) owns 270 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Advisor Ptnrs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) for 5,071 shares. 4,310 were reported by Schafer Cullen Cap Management Inc. Private Advisor Gp Llc reported 0.01% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Willingdon Wealth Mngmt reported 0% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Walleye Trading Limited Liability reported 0.03% stake. St Germain D J Company has invested 0.02% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Rodgers Brothers Inc has 110,511 shares for 1.5% of their portfolio. Aperio Group Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% or 149,899 shares. The Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.03% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Conning Inc accumulated 5,471 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 51,800 shares. Franklin Resources invested 0% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Wealthfront Corporation invested in 0.01% or 27,128 shares.

More notable recent Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Technology Sector Update for 02/05/2019: GLUU, ALLT, STX, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” on February 05, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Reasons Why You Should Get Rid of Seagate (STX) Stock Now – Nasdaq” published on December 27, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Here’s Why Seagate Technology Stock Has Gained 35% So Far in 2018 – Nasdaq” on July 13, 2018. More interesting news about Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Gearing Up for Q4 Earnings Season: BBBY, STX & More – Nasdaq” published on January 07, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Technology Sector Update for 02/05/2019: STX,VSH,ALLT,GLUU – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 05, 2019.

Among 36 analysts covering Seagate Technology Plc (NASDAQ:STX), 10 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Seagate Technology Plc had 152 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, November 11. On Wednesday, September 26 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The company was downgraded on Monday, September 11 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 2 by Jefferies. Needham maintained the stock with “Strong Buy” rating in Monday, August 3 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Friday, April 15. On Monday, July 24 the stock rating was initiated by Loop Capital Markets with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $40 target in Thursday, September 29 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 23 by Robert W. Baird.

Since August 16, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 4 insider sales for $133.02 million activity. On Tuesday, November 20 the insider ValueAct Holdings – L.P. bought $15.53M. $580,993 worth of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) was sold by MURPHY JAMES J. Another trade for 10,577 shares valued at $561,850 was made by Scolnick Kathryn R. on Thursday, August 16.

Summit Securities Group Llc, which manages about $269.16 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) by 9,800 shares to 1,900 shares, valued at $318,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) by 4,100 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,300 shares, and cut its stake in Centurylink Inc (Put) (NYSE:CTL).

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