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Chicago Equity Partners Lowered Its Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) Stake; Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) Covered By 6 Bullish Analysts Last Week

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Chicago Equity Partners Llc decreased Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) stake by 7.12% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Chicago Equity Partners Llc sold 2,830 shares as Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD)’s stock rose 0.37%. The Chicago Equity Partners Llc holds 36,930 shares with $6.38M value, down from 39,760 last quarter. Pioneer Nat Res Co now has $34.54B valuation. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $202.68. About 34,888 shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has declined 4.79% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.34% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Morgan Advanced Materials had 106 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, April 12 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, June 15 with “Neutral”. Liberum Capital maintained Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) rating on Monday, November 6. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 380 target. The stock of Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, February 24. As per Tuesday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Underperform” on Friday, October 30. The stock of Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) earned “Buy” rating by Investec on Thursday, October 8. The stock of Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) earned “Hold” rating by Numis Securities on Thursday, July 28. As per Friday, February 19, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Wednesday, March 14. See Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LON:MGAM) latest ratings:

23/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 430.00 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 430.00 Maintain
14/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 330.00 New Target: GBX 345.00 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 415.00 New Target: GBX 415.00 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 320.00 New Target: GBX 330.00 Reiteration
02/03/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 415.00 New Target: GBX 415.00 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Add New Target: GBX 375.00 Upgrade
28/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 325.00 New Target: GBX 335.00 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 415.00 New Target: GBX 415.00 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 330.00 New Target: GBX 365.00 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 66 investors sold PXD shares while 230 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 148.22 million shares or 2.39% less from 151.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees holds 0.13% or 6,303 shares in its portfolio. Adams Diversified Equity Fund stated it has 0.54% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Swiss Bancorp holds 0.12% or 627,452 shares. Timber Hill Ltd Llc invested in 0.03% or 2,437 shares. 31,475 were reported by Utah Retirement System. Confluence Investment Ltd Company stated it has 0% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). 450 were reported by Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt. 1,450 were reported by Fruth Invest Mngmt. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.04% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Moreover, Mutual Ins Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives has 0.03% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 11,000 shares. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability Com reported 23,703 shares. First Mercantile Tru Company owns 950 shares. Ngam Advisors Limited Partnership reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Paradigm Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company reported 2,610 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Ltd accumulated 2,125 shares.

Chicago Equity Partners Llc increased Wintrust Finl Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) stake by 4,120 shares to 192,080 valued at $15.82M in 2017Q4. It also upped Kronos Worldwide Inc (NYSE:KRO) stake by 34,195 shares and now owns 187,480 shares. Callaway Golf Co (NYSE:ELY) was raised too.

Analysts await Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.58 earnings per share, up 652.38% or $1.37 from last year’s $0.21 per share. PXD’s profit will be $269.27M for 32.07 P/E if the $1.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.66 actual earnings per share reported by Pioneer Natural Resources Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.82% negative EPS growth.

Among 42 analysts covering Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), 37 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pioneer Natural Resources had 169 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, April 25 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, September 1 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equalweight” on Thursday, July 14. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 18 by Cowen & Co. The rating was upgraded by CLSA to “Underperform” on Monday, August 10. Barclays Capital upgraded Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on Tuesday, August 2 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich given on Friday, February 12. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, March 5 report. On Tuesday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Buy”.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 selling transactions for $6.63 million activity. Shares for $360,000 were sold by SHEFFIELD SCOTT D on Friday, February 23. Another trade for 900 shares valued at $183,168 was made by Stewart Stephanie D on Wednesday, May 9. 2,500 shares were sold by CATES ANDREW F., worth $501,550 on Thursday, May 10. BERG MARK STEPHEN also sold $315,700 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) shares. Another trade for 1,410 shares valued at $252,855 was sold by Montemayor Margaret. On Monday, February 26 KLEINMAN MARK H sold $207,196 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) or 1,150 shares. DOVE TIMOTHY L sold $159,505 worth of stock.

More notable recent Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Pioneer Natural edges higher after strong Q1 results” on May 02, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “KLR Downgrades 3 E&P Names On Valuation Concerns” published on April 18, 2018, Foxbusiness.com published: “3 Things Pioneer Natural Resources’ CEO Wants You to Know About What’s Ahead in 2018 and Beyond” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Viking Global’s 13F Shows New Stakes in Alibaba (BABA), BioMarin (BMRN) and Western Digital (WDC), Increase in …” published on May 15, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “US Plays Its Foreign Policy Hand Freed From Oil” with publication date: May 13, 2018.

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