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Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors Has Boosted Verizon Communications (VZ) Holding by $3.63 Million; Bp Plc (BP) Shareholder Elkhorn Partners Limited Partnership Trimmed Its Stake by $342,000

Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) by 73.25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors Llc bought 74,058 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.66% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 175,163 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.67 million, up from 101,105 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $211.76B market cap company. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $51.91. About 23.76 million shares traded or 41.49% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since January 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500.

Alan S. Parsow decreased its stake in Bp Plc (BP) by 33.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Elkhorn Partners Limited Partnership sold 9,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.53% with the market. The hedge fund run by Alan S. Parsow held 18,200 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $699,000, down from 27,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Elkhorn Partners Limited Partnership who had been investing in Bp Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $132.63 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.17% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $42.4. About 5.49 million shares traded or 19.90% up from the average. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) has risen 15.51% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.19% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering BP (NYSE:BP), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. BP had 53 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BNP Paribas reinitiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, October 11 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 31 by Argus Research. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, January 19 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Wednesday, July 29. The stock of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 29. The firm earned “Focus Stock” rating on Monday, December 14 by Howard Weil. On Friday, August 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 30 by Societe Generale. The firm has “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas given on Wednesday, July 29. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, June 12 report.

Elkhorn Partners Limited Partnership, which manages about $155.72M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cadiz Inc. (NASDAQ:CDZI) by 79,000 shares to 480,000 shares, valued at $6.10 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Among 26 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 64 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Vetr. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, July 7. On Tuesday, December 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy”. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by MoffettNathanson. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by HSBC. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, March 14 report. Argus Research downgraded the shares of VZ in report on Friday, April 21 to “Hold” rating.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $89,365 activity.

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 81 investors sold VZ shares while 696 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 2.53 billion shares or 1.44% more from 2.49 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 50,418 were reported by Regentatlantic Cap Limited Com. Dynamic Advsrs Solutions Lc owns 116,235 shares. Teachers Insur And Annuity Association Of America stated it has 0.67% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). White Pine Cap Ltd Liability Co holds 40,330 shares. Boston Advsrs Ltd owns 371,785 shares. Parthenon Limited Liability Co reported 13,556 shares. Beck Cap Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.11% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Godshalk Welsh Capital Mngmt accumulated 22,411 shares. Ngam Limited Partnership stated it has 582,186 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. 22,443 were reported by Signalpoint Asset Management Lc. Moreover, Tiemann Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Com has 0.58% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 13,892 shares. Utah Retirement, Utah-based fund reported 749,959 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al has invested 0.77% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Solutions Limited holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 2,459 shares. 23,925 were accumulated by Kelly Lawrence W Incorporated Ca.

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