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Rr Advisors Raised Its Holding in Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP) by $1.35 Million; Newell Brands (NWL) Share Value Rose While Dana Investment Advisors Has Lowered Holding by $8.84 Million

Rr Advisors Llc increased its stake in Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP) by 5.29% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rr Advisors Llc bought 33,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 657,000 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $27.04M, up from 624,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rr Advisors Llc who had been investing in Western Gas Equity Partners for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.61 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.215 during the last trading session, reaching $39.345. About 1,544 shares traded. Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE:WGP) has risen 3.31% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.39% the S&P500.

Dana Investment Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Newell Brands Inc (NWL) by 93.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dana Investment Advisors Inc sold 210,540 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 14,202 shares of the plastic products company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $606,000, down from 224,742 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dana Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Newell Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.84B market cap company. It closed at $28.23 lastly. It is down 11.94% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.76% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE:NWL), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. had 59 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Monday, May 2. UBS initiated the shares of NWL in report on Wednesday, August 12 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock of Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 18. On Monday, April 25 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock of Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The firm has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Thursday, November 2. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $60.0 target in Monday, September 4 report. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Hold” on Thursday, January 25.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 71 investors sold NWL shares while 188 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 217 raised stakes. 442.84 million shares or 0.35% more from 441.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Vaughan Nelson Invest Management Ltd Partnership accumulated 2.74M shares. California-based Cetera Advisor Lc has invested 0.01% in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL). Coe Capital Management Limited Liability accumulated 35,615 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability reported 0.01% in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL). United Fire Group holds 0.66% or 45,766 shares in its portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys holds 39,858 shares. United Fincl Advisers Ltd owns 35,745 shares. Warren Averett Asset Management Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.05% in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL). Axa holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) for 307,936 shares. Victory Capital Mgmt holds 1.49 million shares. Bokf Na has invested 0.01% in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL). The Virginia-based Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL). Thrivent For Lutherans has 0.1% invested in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) for 647,201 shares. Hutchin Hill Capital LP holds 0.1% or 65,000 shares in its portfolio. Wealthtrust reported 464 shares.

Dana Investment Advisors Inc, which manages about $4.48 billion and $2.17B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 10,704 shares to 55,279 shares, valued at $8.06 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE:JNPR) by 34,041 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.05 million shares, and has risen its stake in Topbuild Corp.

Among 19 analysts covering Western Gas Equity Partners (NYSE:WGP), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Western Gas Equity Partners had 34 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, October 13 by Credit Suisse. MUFG initiated Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE:WGP) rating on Friday, June 17. MUFG has “Neutral” rating and $45 target. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research on Friday, April 21 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, February 27. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 2 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 16. UBS upgraded the shares of WGP in report on Wednesday, January 3 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 25 by RBC Capital Markets.

Rr Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.13 billion and $736.50M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Plains All Amer Pipeline Lp (NYSE:PAA) by 538,000 shares to 2.76M shares, valued at $58.35M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Western Gas Partners (NYSE:WES) by 128,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.52 million shares, and cut its stake in Plains Gp Holdings Lp.

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