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Nli International Decreased Its Holding in American Wtr Wks Co New (AWK) as Stock Price Declined; Tronox LTD (TROX) Position Boosted by Public Sector Pension Investment Board

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Nli International Inc decreased its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (AWK) by 32.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nli International Inc sold 27,770 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 57,680 shares of the water supply company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.28M, down from 85,450 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nli International Inc who had been investing in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.31 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $80.39. About 391,231 shares traded. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 5.01% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.54% the S&P500.

Public Sector Pension Investment Board increased its stake in Tronox Ltd (TROX) by 48.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Public Sector Pension Investment Board bought 20,734 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.62% with the market. The institutional investor held 63,800 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.31 million, up from 43,066 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Public Sector Pension Investment Board who had been investing in Tronox Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.26B market cap company. The stock increased 4.48% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $18.41. About 817,678 shares traded. Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) has risen 9.88% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.67% the S&P500.

More news for Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “Tronox (TROX) Reports Option Agreement to Purchase Majority of Advanced Metal Industries Co. Jazan Slagger …” on May 10, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Tronox’s (TROX) CEO Jeff Quinn on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” and published on May 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

Public Sector Pension Investment Board, which manages about $15.20B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mosaic Co New (NYSE:MOS) by 17,500 shares to 18,883 shares, valued at $485,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Hcp Inc (NYSE:HCP) by 231,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 237,471 shares, and cut its stake in Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB).

Among 10 analysts covering Tronox (NYSE:TROX), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Tronox had 23 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell” on Wednesday, April 6. The company was maintained on Friday, March 2 by UBS. The stock of Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 26 by Alembic. JP Morgan maintained Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) rating on Thursday, January 25. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and $22 target. The stock of Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) earned “Buy” rating by Alembic on Monday, July 31. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 12. Alembic maintained it with “Buy” rating and $2300 target in Monday, June 5 report. The stock of Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, December 14. J.P. Morgan initiated Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by B. Riley & Co.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.92, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 19 investors sold TROX shares while 35 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 81.33 million shares or 29.62% more from 62.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Capstone Advsr Limited Liability Company accumulated 257,800 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag stated it has 0.01% in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). Voya Investment Llc invested in 39,433 shares. Credit Capital Invests Ltd Com, a New Jersey-based fund reported 198,790 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). Retail Bank Of America De stated it has 396,274 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.06% invested in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) for 2.03M shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) owns 2,463 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Los Angeles Cap Mngmt & Equity reported 0% stake. American Century has invested 0% in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). Retail Bank Of Mellon Corporation owns 404,470 shares. Boothbay Fund Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Limited Company has invested 0% in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). Chicago Equity Ptnrs Limited Liability Corp owns 66,910 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Gideon Capital Advisors holds 0.27% or 14,885 shares in its portfolio.

Nli International Inc, which manages about $9.21B and $1.25B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cbre Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) by 38,790 shares to 116,930 shares, valued at $5.06 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) by 152,010 shares in the quarter, for a total of 221,080 shares, and has risen its stake in Lauder Estee Cos Inc (NYSE:EL).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 23 investors sold AWK shares while 203 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 144.77 million shares or 3.51% more from 139.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Street Corporation stated it has 0.06% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.22% or 370,365 shares. Guggenheim Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Hl Financial Svcs Ltd Llc owns 0.03% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 19,538 shares. Bluestein R H & Company has 395,740 shares for 1.88% of their portfolio. Crestwood Advisors Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Com has 0.04% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv reported 0.28% stake. The New York-based Zimmer Prtn LP has invested 2.08% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Kessler Gru Limited Co reported 6,260 shares. Peoples Services Corp holds 0.53% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) or 10,575 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement System stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Wealth Architects Ltd Liability Com has 0.12% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 3,897 shares. Korea Investment Corp reported 459,653 shares. Neville Rodie Shaw has 0.02% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 2,573 shares. Capital One Association stated it has 3,292 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

More notable recent American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Is American Water Works (AWK) a Buy?” on May 17, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AGCO, American Water Works, Carbonite, Cheniere, Comcast, Northrup …” published on May 08, 2018, Cnbc.com published: “Closing Bell Ringer: April 18, 2018” on April 19, 2018. More interesting news about American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “American Water Named Best for Vets Employer 2018” published on May 17, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “American Water Set to Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary On NYSE by Ringing Closing Bell” with publication date: April 18, 2018.

Analysts await American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.81 EPS, up 10.96% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.73 per share. AWK’s profit will be $144.22M for 24.81 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by American Water Works Company, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.29% EPS growth.

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