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As Aon Plc (AON) Stock Declined, Shareholder Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Has Trimmed Its Position; Steelhead Partners Trimmed Stake in Resolute Fst Prods (RFP) by $2.25 Million as Share Price Rose

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Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Aon Plc (AON) by 22.79% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc sold 15,198 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.75% with the market. The institutional investor held 51,492 shares of the specialty insurers company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $7.23M, down from 66,690 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Aon Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $34.13B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $139.53. About 2.14M shares traded or 136.09% up from the average. Aon plc (NYSE:AON) has risen 9.13% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.44% the S&P500. Some Historical AON News: 16/03/2018 – 12 Experts From Aon’s Assessment Solutions Will Present at SIOP 2018; 26/03/2018 – Aon Benfield’s Connolly to retire; 04/05/2018 – AON PLC AON.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $7.99 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 23/03/2018 – MOVES-Credit Suisse Founder Securities, Aon, Cerberus Capital; 06/03/2018 – MOVES-State Street, Aon, HSBC, Moelis, Willis Towers Watson; 10/04/2018 – AON PLC – LAUNCHING SOLUTION THAT INCLUDES HARDWARE-LEVEL SECURITY PROTECTION, COMPREHENSIVE RISK ASSESSMENT AND REMEDIATION, RAPID INCIDENT RESPONSE; 04/05/2018 – Aon PLC 1Q Cont Ops EPS $2.35; 04/05/2018 – AON 1Q ADJ EPS $2.97, EST. $2.81; 25/04/2018 – PIC- TOTAL LIABILITIES INSURED BY THE SCHEME AMOUNT TO C.£450 MILLION. SCHEME HAS C.£4 BILLION OF LIABILITIES IN TOTAL. AON ADVISED THE TRUSTEES; 03/05/2018 – Mackenzie Canadian Growth Adds Aon, Exits Marsh & McLennan

Michael Johnston decreased its stake in Resolute Fst Prods Inc (RFP) by 8.52% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Steelhead Partners Llc sold 280,710 shares as the company’s stock rose 27.44% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Michael Johnston held 3.01 million shares of the paper company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $25.01 million, down from 3.29M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Steelhead Partners Llc who had been investing in Resolute Fst Prods Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $926.86M market cap company. The stock increased 1.49% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $10.25. About 447,860 shares traded or 60.87% up from the average. Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) has risen 127.17% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 114.60% the S&P500. Some Historical RFP News: 03/05/2018 – RESOLUTE FOREST 1Q ADJ EPS 18C, EST. 37C; 19/03/2018 – LACERA: RFP: Real Estate THC Audit and Tax Services; 01/05/2018 – Resolute Announces Ratification of Unifor Labor Agreement in Canada; 09/04/2018 – St. Croix Source: RFP-011-2018 (S); 03/05/2018 – Resolute Forest Products 1Q Adj EPS 18c; 03/04/2018 – RESOLUTE MINING TO BUY STAKE IN LONCOR VIA PLACEMENT, SHR SWAP; 23/05/2018 – FREELAND: CANADA WILL BE RESOLUTE IN DEFENDING ITS INTERESTS; 17/05/2018 – NEW DEAL: Posco Sends RFP for Possible U.S. Dollar Bond Sale; 10/04/2018 – St. Croix Source: RFP-010-2018(P); 01/05/2018 – RESOLUTE REPORTS RATIFICATION OF UNIFOR LABOR PACT IN CANADA

Among 15 analysts covering Aon Corporation (NYSE:AON), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Aon Corporation had 53 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of AON in report on Friday, August 4 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Monday, November 7 to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Aon plc (NYSE:AON) rating on Friday, February 2. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $173.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 8 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 27. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Raymond James given on Friday, April 15. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, June 12 by RBC Capital Markets. M Partners downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, August 9 report.

More recent Aon plc (NYSE:AON) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Fortuna Silver Mines, First Majestic Silver, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, Banco …” on June 07, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “Professional services firm to leave Clayton for Cortex” on June 08, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “US suffers multi-billion dollar storm losses amid subdued start to tornado season, according to Aon catastrophe report” with publication date: June 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Aon plc (NYSE:AON) to report earnings on August, 3. They expect $1.63 earnings per share, up 12.41% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.45 per share. AON’s profit will be $398.76M for 21.40 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.97 actual earnings per share reported by Aon plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -45.12% negative EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Resolute Forest Products had 22 analyst reports since October 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 8. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, April 25. The firm earned “Sector Underperform” rating on Thursday, January 5 by Scotia Capital. The rating was upgraded by TD Securities on Friday, November 3 to “Hold”. Scotia Capital upgraded Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) on Wednesday, May 23 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Monday, June 5 by IBC. TD Securities maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, October 13 report. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of RFP in report on Thursday, April 12 with “Sell” rating. TD Securities downgraded Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) on Friday, April 1 to “Reduce” rating.

Steelhead Partners Llc, which manages about $1.95 billion and $1.22 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mosaic Co New (NYSE:MOS) by 52,978 shares to 240,250 shares, valued at $5.83M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vipshop Hldgs Ltd (Prn) by 18.70 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 24.20 million shares, and has risen its stake in Quidel Corp (Prn).

Another recent and important Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Resolute Stockholders Vote in Favor of Each Proposal at Annual Meeting” on May 25, 2018.

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