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A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Upped Its Citizens Finl Group (CFG) Position; As Wabtec (WAB) Share Value Declined, California State Teachers Retirement System Lowered Stake

A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Inc increased its stake in Citizens Finl Group (CFG) by 55.64% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Inc bought 38,470 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 107,615 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.08M, up from 69,145 at the end of the previous reported quarter. A-D-Beadell Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Citizens Finl Group for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.56 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.29% or $1.46 during the last trading session, reaching $45.85. About 6.31M shares traded or 31.45% up from the average. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 50.96% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.26% the S&P500.

California State Teachers Retirement System decreased its stake in Wabtec Corp (WAB) by 8.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. California State Teachers Retirement System sold 13,157 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.73% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 149,738 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.34 million, down from 162,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System who had been investing in Wabtec Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.03B market cap company. The stock increased 1.69% or $1.22 during the last trading session, reaching $73.2. About 1.55 million shares traded or 114.88% up from the average. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) has risen 7.39% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.31% the S&P500.

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $145,884 activity.

Analysts await Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.95 EPS, up 17.28% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.81 per share. WAB’s profit will be $91.20M for 19.26 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual EPS reported by Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.95% EPS growth.

California State Teachers Retirement System, which manages about $45.16 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR) by 145,295 shares to 303,801 shares, valued at $15.49 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Oneok Inc (NYSE:OKE) by 340,078 shares in the quarter, for a total of 658,093 shares, and has risen its stake in Marten Transport Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN).

Among 15 analysts covering Wabtec (NYSE:WAB), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Wabtec had 29 analyst reports since December 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Buckingham Research maintained Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) rating on Wednesday, October 25. Buckingham Research has “Buy” rating and $97 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, February 9 report. Wolfe Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $91 target in Wednesday, October 26 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 14. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, April 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Wellington Shields to “Gradually Accumulate”. On Wednesday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Longbow. The stock of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) earned “Buy” rating by CLSA on Friday, September 30.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.39, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 48 investors sold WAB shares while 133 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 101.47 million shares or 2.77% more from 98.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Aviva Public Ltd reported 49,168 shares. Georgia-based Southeast Asset Advsr has invested 0.31% in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). Segall Bryant Hamill Ltd Com has 0.03% invested in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). Qs Ltd holds 9 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Fdx Advisors Incorporated has invested 0.05% in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). Evercore Wealth Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). The United Kingdom-based Hsbc Holdg Plc has invested 0.05% in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). Farmers & Merchants Invs has 76 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 42,400 shares. Ls Inv Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 0.04% stake. Pacific Invest Com reported 0.19% in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0.01% invested in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). Brown Advisory Securities Lc has invested 0.06% in Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB). Bank & Trust Of America De reported 268,596 shares. 56,023 are held by Brandywine Global Invest Lc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 50 investors sold CFG shares while 178 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 175 raised stakes. 468.84 million shares or 1.38% less from 475.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.05% or 265,165 shares in its portfolio. Lazard Asset Ltd holds 0.28% or 3.72 million shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt invested in 0.03% or 9,800 shares. Cleararc Cap accumulated 0.07% or 12,862 shares. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada stated it has 2.91 million shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Artisan Prns Partnership stated it has 0.64% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Gulf Intll Bancorp (Uk) holds 159,471 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Proshare Limited Company reported 0.06% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). Macquarie Gru invested in 25,800 shares or 0% of the stock. 195 are owned by San Francisco Sentry Grp Inc (Ca). 1.11M are owned by Cambiar Invsts Limited Liability Com. Price T Rowe Inc Md stated it has 5.33 million shares. Baystate Wealth Management Ltd Company has 60 shares. Moreover, Asset Mngmt Inc has 0.06% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 44,898 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Limited Com accumulated 1,109 shares.

Among 26 analysts covering Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Citizens Financial Group had 82 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 23. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 22 report. The company was maintained on Friday, September 15 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush given on Thursday, November 17. Piper Jaffray maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) on Tuesday, August 15 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Compass Point given on Tuesday, January 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) on Tuesday, November 29 to “Outperform” rating. Jefferies maintained Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) on Monday, January 8 with “Hold” rating. On Monday, October 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann to “Buy”. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup.

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