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Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) Market Value Declined While Nokota Management LP Lowered Its Position; Paychex (PAYX) Holder Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Has Upped Position

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Llc increased its stake in Paychex Inc (PAYX) by 13.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Llc bought 8,106 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.74% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 67,236 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.28M, up from 59,130 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Llc who had been investing in Paychex Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $24.96B market cap company. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $69.49. About 2.56M shares traded or 30.73% up from the average. Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has risen 11.22% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.48% the S&P500.

Matthew Knauer decreased its stake in Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) by 25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nokota Management Lp sold 649,875 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.09% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Matthew Knauer held 1.95 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.91M, down from 2.60M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nokota Management Lp who had been investing in Southwestern Energy Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.60B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.72% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $5.14. About 21.60M shares traded or 6.91% up from the average. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has declined 41.00% since January 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.14 earnings per share, up 75.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.08 per share. SWN’s profit will be $70.68M for 9.18 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual earnings per share reported by Southwestern Energy Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 133.33% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold SWN shares while 94 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 429.64 million shares or 0.84% less from 433.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Arrowgrass Cap Partners (Us) Limited Partnership reported 0% stake. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Riverpark Advsr Limited Liability holds 0.17% or 217,067 shares. Moors Cabot holds 34,800 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 0.03% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) or 1.33M shares. The British Columbia – Canada-based Connor Clark Lunn Inv Limited has invested 0.09% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). New York-based Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Rhumbline Advisers reported 971,123 shares. Washington Tru Savings Bank has 0% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 135 shares. Nomura has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Moreover, Patten Group has 0.05% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Moreover, Profund Limited Com has 0.02% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 72,178 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited owns 0.01% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 7,300 shares. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Meeder Asset Incorporated reported 0.05% stake.

Among 32 analysts covering Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), 9 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Southwestern Energy Company had 103 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, July 22 to “Neutral”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, March 30. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 8. Global Hunter Securities upgraded the shares of SWN in report on Tuesday, July 21 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, September 13. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, April 7 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Monday, January 11 by Barclays Capital. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 15 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 10 by Suntrust Robinson.

Nokota Management Lp, which manages about $1.60B and $4.09 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc (NYSE:UHS) by 49,864 shares to 202,560 shares, valued at $22.47 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vistra Energy Corp by 863,881 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.57M shares, and has risen its stake in Salesforce Com Inc (NYSE:CRM).

Among 18 analysts covering Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 6% are positive. Paychex had 43 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Sunday, September 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, December 17 report. Citigroup upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $67.0 target in Monday, December 4 report. The stock of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 14 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 9 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) on Monday, November 20 with “Sell” rating. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 20. The firm has “Hold” rating by William Blair given on Friday, July 21.

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Llc, which manages about $3.07 billion and $1.21 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) by 6,761 shares to 5,820 shares, valued at $939,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) by 71,864 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 68,538 shares, and cut its stake in Ulta Salon Cosmetcs & Frag I (NASDAQ:ULTA).

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $8.57 million activity. 29,786 Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) shares with value of $1.88 million were sold by MUCCI MARTIN. 15,000 shares valued at $930,000 were sold by Zaucha Laurie L. on Tuesday, October 3. Shares for $2.36 million were sold by Gioja Michael E.

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