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Lourd Capital Increased Its Conocophillips (COP) Position by $386,046 as Valuation Rose; Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) Stock Value Declined While Putnam Fl Investment Management Co Lowered Its Stake by $1.53 Million

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Lourd Capital Llc increased its stake in Conocophillips (COP) by 164.99% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lourd Capital Llc bought 7,149 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.56% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 11,482 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $630,000, up from 4,333 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lourd Capital Llc who had been investing in Conocophillips for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $76.60B market cap company. The stock decreased 4.35% or $2.98 during the last trading session, reaching $65.47. About 8.32M shares traded or 10.65% up from the average. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has risen 33.53% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.98% the S&P500.

Putnam Fl Investment Management Co decreased its stake in Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) by 86.03% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Putnam Fl Investment Management Co sold 19,908 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 3,233 shares of the life insurance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $249,000, down from 23,141 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Putnam Fl Investment Management Co who had been investing in Lincoln National Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.07B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.79% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $68.88. About 878,459 shares traded. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has risen 13.38% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.83% the S&P500.

Since March 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $17.01 million activity. 25,000 ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) shares with value of $1.47 million were sold by LUNDQUIST ANDREW D. Freeman Jody had sold 3,716 shares worth $243,586.

Among 26 analysts covering ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. ConocoPhillips had 101 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 27. The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) earned “Buy” rating by Scotia Capital on Monday, April 9. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, April 27 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, July 14. UBS upgraded ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) rating on Thursday, March 30. UBS has “Buy” rating and $55 target. The stock has “Peer Perform” rating by Wolfe Research on Thursday, February 11. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, April 19 by Guggenheim. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, April 13 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.72 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.09, from 0.63 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 42 investors sold COP shares while 534 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 296 raised stakes. 805.62 million shares or 1.13% less from 814.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Rmsincerbeaux Capital Mgmt Ltd Co holds 0.26% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) for 5,200 shares. Fifth Third Bancorp invested 0.15% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Marathon Cap Management reported 4,023 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 234,525 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Park National Corporation Oh reported 0.28% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership invested in 10,941 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Blackrock owns 84.40M shares. Hourglass Ltd Llc holds 3,670 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Bb&T Secs Limited Liability holds 0.09% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) or 119,902 shares. Fidelity Natl Incorporated reported 93,300 shares stake. Arrow Fincl Corp holds 0.09% or 7,164 shares. Tru Department Mb Finance Commercial Bank N A reported 226,278 shares. Moreover, Jnba Fin Advsrs has 0.02% invested in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) for 1,854 shares. The Texas-based Usca Ria Ltd Llc has invested 0.09% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Matrix Asset Advsr New York invested in 1.23% or 141,134 shares.

More notable recent ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Reuters: ConocoPhillips moves to sell North Sea oilfields” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Conoco seizes PDVSA refinery products” published on May 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Thoughts On ConocoPhillips As 2018 Gets Underway” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “4 Major Energy Stocks to Ditch Now” published on May 26, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Short Sellers Up the Ante in Major Oil Stocks” with publication date: May 25, 2018.

Putnam Fl Investment Management Co, which manages about $1.28B and $1.09 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) by 40,139 shares to 58,472 shares, valued at $10.55 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 2,710 shares in the quarter, for a total of 247,139 shares, and has risen its stake in Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS).

Since February 2, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 7 insider sales for $14.91 million activity. On Friday, February 2 Freitag Randal J sold $2.67M worth of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) or 31,657 shares. GLASS DENNIS R had sold 102,367 shares worth $8.67M. $620,568 worth of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) shares were sold by Cooper Ellen. $147,244 worth of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) was sold by Solon Kenneth S. on Wednesday, February 21. Connelly Deirdre P also bought $67,086 worth of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Lincoln National had 59 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $94.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 10 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 6 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, December 21. Macquarie Research downgraded Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) on Thursday, April 14 to “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, May 5 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, June 29 by Bank of America. As per Friday, October 7, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold LNC shares while 213 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 170.09 million shares or 1.02% less from 171.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bartlett Com Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 12,930 shares. Putnam Investments Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.07% or 385,433 shares. Financial Bank Of America Corp De owns 0.02% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) for 1.28M shares. Dorsey Wright & Assocs has 0.42% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Moreover, Fifth Third Bank has 0.02% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) for 28,961 shares. Highland Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.3% or 51,518 shares. The California-based Lourd Cap Lc has invested 0.02% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). 1832 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership owns 695 shares. Captrust Financial Advsr owns 16,856 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 896,252 shares. Dnb Asset Mngmt As holds 0.05% or 58,750 shares in its portfolio. Rr Prtn Lp holds 2.20M shares or 11.24% of its portfolio. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Moreover, Utah Retirement System has 0.07% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Janney Montgomery Scott Lc reported 35,789 shares.

Another recent and important Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Lincoln National (LNC) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 03, 2018.

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