Md Sass Investors Services Increased Its Aecom (ACM) Position by $1.02 Million; Shares Declined; Bb&T Securities Increased Its Position in Centerpoint Energy (CNP) by $1.12 Million as Share Value Rose

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Bb&T Securities Llc increased its stake in Centerpoint Energy Inc (CNP) by 274.19% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bb&T Securities Llc bought 40,010 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.32% with the market. The institutional investor held 54,602 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.54M, up from 14,592 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bb&T Securities Llc who had been investing in Centerpoint Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.32 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $30.55. About 1.07 million shares traded. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) has risen 13.55% since April 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.18% the S&P500. Some Historical CNP News: 23/04/2018 – Utility CenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in $6 bln deal; 23/04/2018 – CenterPoint, Vectren: Capital Structure and Resulting Credit Metrics Expected to Support Solid Investment Grade Credit Quality; 24/05/2018 – Agile lnteroperable Solutions (AIS) Announces Center Point System To Scale And Provide Remote Management For Its Core lntegrative Communications Technologies; 23/04/2018 – Lester Shen: Exclusive: CenterPoint Energy Nears Deal to Acquire Vectren-Sources – The New York Times; 04/05/2018 – CENTERPOINT ENERGY – QTRLY SHR $038; 12/03/2018 – 2018 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium to Take Place at CenterPoint Energy in Houston; 23/04/2018 – CenterPoint Energy to Buy Vectren for About $6 Billion; 04/05/2018 – CenterPoint Energy 1Q EPS 38c; 04/05/2018 – CenterPoint Energy 1Q Rev $3.16B; 08/05/2018 – Marathon’s, Valero’s Texas City, Texas refineries lose power

Md Sass Investors Services Inc increased its stake in Aecom (ACM) by 6.01% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Md Sass Investors Services Inc bought 39,040 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.92% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 688,411 shares of the military and government and technical company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $18.24 million, up from 649,371 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Md Sass Investors Services Inc who had been investing in Aecom for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.02B market cap company. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $32.13. About 396,475 shares traded. AECOM (NYSE:ACM) has declined 10.57% since April 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.94% the S&P500. Some Historical ACM News: 08/05/2018 – AECOM – QTR-END TOTAL BACKLOG REACHED $50 BLN; 24/05/2018 – Modernizing Infrastructure Asset Management Leading to Major New Projects and Partnerships; 08/05/2018 – AECOM 2Q ADJ EPS 67C, EST. 66C; 08/05/2018 – AECOM 2Q REV. $4.8B, EST. $4.81B; 15/03/2018 – AECOM OUTLOOK STABLE BY MOODY’S; 08/05/2018 – AECOM Sees FY18 EBIT $880M; 23/03/2018 – ADM BOARD NOMINATES AECOM CHAIRMAN & CEO MICHAEL S. BURKE TO BO; 15/03/2018 – MOODY’S AFFIRMS AECOM’S Ba2 CFR; ASSIGNS Ba1 RATING TO TERM LOA; 08/05/2018 – AECOM 2Q Rev $4.79B; 09/03/2018 Highly rated borrowers drive leveraged loan pricing lower

Md Sass Investors Services Inc, which manages about $1.91B and $588.87M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Sabre Corp (NASDAQ:SABR) by 18,375 shares to 1.25M shares, valued at $26.98 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 66,975 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 767,074 shares, and cut its stake in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET).

Since December 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $435,111 activity.

More recent AECOM (NYSE:ACM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AECOM Technology Q1 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on February 04, 2019. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “U.S. Department of Energy extends AECOM-led joint venture contract at the Savannah River Site for an additional 18 months – Business Wire” on April 02, 2019. Foxbusiness.com‘s news article titled: “Apple’s Antitrust Scrutiny Is Heating Up – Fox Business” with publication date: April 12, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.63 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.24, from 0.87 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 33 investors sold ACM shares while 96 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 136.11 million shares or 1.29% more from 134.38 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio reported 0.01% stake. Malaga Cove Capital Limited Liability Co reported 0.47% in AECOM (NYSE:ACM). Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 119,180 shares in its portfolio. Advisory Services Network Ltd Company accumulated 245 shares. Principal Financial Group Inc has invested 0.02% in AECOM (NYSE:ACM). California State Teachers Retirement reported 258,860 shares. Commonwealth Comml Bank Of Australia stated it has 63,535 shares. Great West Life Assurance Co Can holds 0.03% of its portfolio in AECOM (NYSE:ACM) for 420,249 shares. Mark Sheptoff Fin Planning Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 200 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alps Advisors holds 31,623 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Moreover, Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.04% invested in AECOM (NYSE:ACM) for 1.81M shares. Mcmillion Capital Mgmt Inc reported 1.17% in AECOM (NYSE:ACM). Northern Trust Corporation holds 1.17M shares. Glenmede Tru Co Na stated it has 1,366 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tudor Inv Et Al reported 20,652 shares.

Bb&T Securities Llc, which manages about $6.38B and $9.03B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Range Res Corp (NYSE:RRC) by 35,872 shares to 35,809 shares, valued at $342,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ:INFN) by 128,750 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 138,105 shares, and cut its stake in Apache Corp (NYSE:APA).

More recent CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “US Customer Satisfaction With Energy Utilities Falls – 24/7 Wall St.” on March 19, 2019. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Becton, Dickinson, CenterPoint Energy, Teleflex, RealNetworks, Instructure, and Unifirst — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results – GlobeNewswire” on April 10, 2019. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “A 7% Yield And Safety… What Could Be Better? – Nasdaq” with publication date: April 10, 2019 was also an interesting one.

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