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Contango Oil & Gas Company Com (MCF) Holding Held by Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd; Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Shareholder Cabot-Wellington Lowered Stake by $702,520 as Stock Value Rose

Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Contango Oil & Gas Company Com (MCF) by 193.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd bought 202,243 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.34% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 306,548 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.69 million, up from 104,305 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Contango Oil & Gas Company Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $81.89 million market cap company. It closed at $3.21 lastly. It is down 40.53% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.23% the S&P500.

Cabot-Wellington Llc decreased its stake in Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) by 3.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cabot-Wellington Llc sold 27,020 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.60% with the market. The hedge fund held 829,031 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $22.18 million, down from 856,051 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cabot-Wellington Llc who had been investing in Cabot Oil & Gas for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.05B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $23.89. About 5.41 million shares traded or 9.78% up from the average. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has risen 1.25% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEMKT:MCF), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Contango Oil & Gas Company had 9 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, August 10 report. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy” on Tuesday, December 19. The stock has “Buy” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Tuesday, February 23. On Thursday, November 5 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Friday, March 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 12 by MLV. RBC Capital Markets maintained Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF) on Monday, November 13 with “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.35, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 8 investors sold MCF shares while 25 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 19.46 million shares or 3.52% less from 20.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems has 57,999 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF). Ariel Investments Lc accumulated 3.34 million shares. American Interest Gp Inc stated it has 18,624 shares. State Street Corporation owns 457,963 shares. Moreover, Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF). Moreover, Bridgeway has 0.01% invested in Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF) for 258,200 shares. Ls Invest owns 535 shares. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Co holds 0% or 5,829 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md invested in 0% or 20,722 shares. Aqr Mngmt Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF). Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF). 547 are owned by Barclays Plc. Northern Trust accumulated 0% or 267,138 shares. Susquehanna Group Ltd Liability Partnership reported 14,892 shares.

Cabot-Wellington Llc, which manages about $846.57 million and $172.13 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Core Msci Eafe (IEFA) by 20,414 shares to 458,080 shares, valued at $29.40M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Among 33 analysts covering Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG), 21 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Cabot Oil & Gas had 106 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of COG in report on Monday, May 2 with “Equal Weight” rating. The stock of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 28 by GMP Securities. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by Howard Weil. The company was maintained on Friday, July 28 by BMO Capital Markets. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of COG in report on Monday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Drexel Hamilton to “Hold” on Tuesday, November 7. On Monday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by PiperJaffray with “Overweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, April 19. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Piper Jaffray. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of COG in report on Friday, November 10 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) to report earnings on February, 23. They expect $0.13 EPS, up 1,200.00% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.01 per share. COG’s profit will be $60.12 million for 45.94 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual EPS reported by Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 116.67% EPS growth.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $319,283 activity.

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