Eagle Capital Management Increased Its Morgan Stanley (MS) Stake by $147.00 Million as Stock Value Declined; Two Creeks Capital Management LP Position in Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) Has Lowered as Share Value Declined

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Two Creeks Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) by 34.09% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Two Creeks Capital Management Lp sold 186,021 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.60% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 359,720 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $47.31 million, down from 545,741 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Two Creeks Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Pioneer Nat Res Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.84 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $135.67. About 1.81M shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has declined 14.84% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.21% the S&P500. Some Historical PXD News: 13/03/2018 – PXD SEES 1Q PRODUCTION HURT BY ABOUT 2 MBOEPD DUE TO FIRE; 02/05/2018 – PIONEER NATURAL SEES 2Q PRODUCTION 312 TO 322 MBOE/D; 03/05/2018 – PIONEER EXPECTING TO EXPORT 100% OF PERMIAN OUTPUT LAST THIS YR; 27/03/2018 – Pioneer Natural Resources Company Announces Sale of Selected Eagle Ford Shale Acreage for $102 Million; 02/05/2018 – PIONEER NATURAL 1Q ADJ EPS $1.66, EST. $1.50; 06/03/2018 – CERAWEEK-U.S. metals tariff would hurt future returns -shale company CEO; 27/03/2018 – PIONEER NATURAL DEAL FOR $102M; 20/04/2018 – DJ Pioneer Natural Resources Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PXD); 06/03/2018 – PIONEER CEO DOVE SAYS PERMIAN NEEDS MORE GAS TAKEAWAY CAPACITY; 02/05/2018 – Pioneer Natural Presenting at Morgan Stanley Conference May 8

Eagle Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Morgan Stanley (MS) by 32.76% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eagle Capital Management Llc bought 3.77M shares as the company’s stock declined 7.31% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 15.27 million shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $605.60M, up from 11.50M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eagle Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Morgan Stanley for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $74.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.50% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $43.33. About 18.83M shares traded or 43.57% up from the average. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has declined 22.92% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.29% the S&P500. Some Historical MS News: 22/05/2018 – MORGAN STANLEY CEO GORMAN SPEAKS IN D.C. AT INDUSTRY EVENT; 19/03/2018 – MORGAN STANLEY COMMENTS ON METALS IN EMAILED NOTE; 24/05/2018 – MORGAN STANLEY SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE PAY PACKAGE W/96% IN FAVOR; 18/04/2018 – MUFG: PLAN TO HAVE NO IMPACT ON ALLIANCE WITH MORGAN STANLEY; 25/05/2018 – Football Rumors: Rams’ Morgan Fox Suffers Torn ACL; 09/05/2018 – THE SWATCH GROUP AG UHR.S : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO SFR 530 FROM SFR 475; 19/03/2018 – GOLD FIELDS LTD GFIJ.J : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TO EQUAL-WEIGHT FROM UNDERWEIGHT; 19/03/2018 – Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Quarterly Dividends; 24/05/2018 – Roots and Wings Team Wins Tenth Annual U.S. Strategy Challenge; 18/04/2018 – MORGAN STANLEY MS.N CHIEF EXECUTIVE JAMES GORMAN SAYS MARKET HAS UNDERAPPRECIATED BANK’S POTENTIAL IN TRADING

Two Creeks Capital Management Lp, which manages about $2.12B and $1.48B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tyler Technologies Inc (NYSE:TYL) by 100,048 shares to 403,087 shares, valued at $74.90M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Lowes Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW) by 391,201 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.06 million shares, and has risen its stake in Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG).

Analysts await Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $1.62 EPS, down 2.41% or $0.04 from last year’s $1.66 per share. PXD’s profit will be $272.76M for 20.94 P/E if the $1.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.18 actual EPS reported by Pioneer Natural Resources Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.29% EPS growth.

Since December 18, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $545,905 activity. On Wednesday, December 26 the insider CATES ANDREW F. bought $98,175.

More notable recent Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Why Pioneer Natural Resources Is One Of The Safest Oil Stocks – Seeking Alpha” on October 29, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Pioneer Natural Resources declares $0.16 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on August 30, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Pioneer Natural Resources Company – PXD – Business Wire” on February 08, 2019. More interesting news about Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Major Implications Of Pioneer Natural Resources’ Big Buyback Program – Seeking Alpha” published on December 19, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Pioneer Natural Resources: Poised For Permian Supremacy – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 31, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.45, from 1.36 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 67 investors sold PXD shares while 232 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. 146.98 million shares or 2.12% more from 143.93 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. 30,635 were reported by Natixis Advsr L P. The Alabama-based Retirement Of Alabama has invested 0.14% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Mitsubishi Ufj Tru And Corporation stated it has 0.07% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Southport Mngmt Lc invested 3.32% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). San Francisco Sentry (Ca) stated it has 46 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Birinyi Associate Incorporated holds 0.66% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 10,100 shares. Moreover, Hap Trading Lc has 1.02% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Spears Abacus Limited Company holds 0.05% or 2,561 shares. Fifth Third Savings Bank holds 0.12% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) or 124,379 shares. Prudential invested in 220,339 shares. Smithfield Trust holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 463 shares. Cambridge Inv Rech has invested 0.01% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Ontario – Canada-based Retail Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0.07% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). First Allied Advisory Ser Inc invested in 1,989 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Oakbrook Invs Ltd Liability Com invested 0.12% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD).

Eagle Capital Management Llc, which manages about $23.89B and $24.49 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 324,305 shares to 140,854 shares, valued at $3.47M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) by 6,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,400 shares, and cut its stake in Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.25, from 1.03 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 80 investors sold MS shares while 321 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes. 1.42 billion shares or 0.56% less from 1.43 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Hartford Investment Mgmt invested in 169,802 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Wellington Management Gp Ltd Liability Partnership owns 2.13M shares. 765,056 were reported by Morgan Stanley. Baxter Bros has 48,855 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas, Texas-based fund reported 281,600 shares. Tegean Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 2.9% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Monetary Mgmt Group has invested 0.02% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Blair William Il accumulated 84,335 shares. Sumitomo Life Ins accumulated 78,681 shares or 0.43% of the stock. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund stated it has 13.55 million shares. Alliancebernstein LP reported 4.78 million shares. Affinity Invest Advsr Ltd Llc has 1.69% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 244,407 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership holds 6.44 million shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. Utah Retirement Sys has invested 0.2% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Diligent Invsts Ltd reported 17,211 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings.

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