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Exelon (EXC) Shares Rose While Prudential Plc Has Lifted Its Holding; Clear Channel Outdoor Hldgs (CCO) Market Value Declined While Blackstone Group LP Lowered Its Position by $1.44 Million

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Blackstone Group Lp decreased its stake in Clear Channel Outdoor Hldgs (CCO) by 30.99% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blackstone Group Lp sold 359,881 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.87% with the market. The institutional investor held 801,468 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.93M, down from 1.16 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blackstone Group Lp who had been investing in Clear Channel Outdoor Hldgs for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.70B market cap company. It closed at $4.7 lastly. It is up 27.33% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.76% the S&P500. Some Historical CCO News: 11/05/2018 – CLEAR CHANNEL EXPECTS TO BE ABLE TO FILE 10-Q ON MAY 22; 22/05/2018 – Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. Provides Update on Form 10-Q Filing; 03/04/2018 – Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings to Delay 10-K; 03/05/2018 – Clear Channel Outdoor Introduces CCO RADARView™: A Dynamic Campaign Planning Platform Allowing Advertisers to Visually Explore its Out-of-Home Media Mapped to Audience Behaviors, Demos and Location; 30/04/2018 – CLEAR CHANNEL RECOGNIZES $855.6M LOSS ON IHEART CHAPTER 11; 22/05/2018 – Clear Channel Outdoor 1Q Loss $126.9M; 15/03/2018 – IHEARTMEDIA SAYS FOR 2017, DEBTORS RECEIVED ABOUT $291 MLN IN NET CASH SWEEPS FROM CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR – SEC FILING; 30/04/2018 – CLEAR CHANNEL COMMENTS IN EARNINGS STATEMENT; 23/04/2018 – DJ Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (CCO); 15/03/2018 – IHEARTMEDIA INC – UPON RESTRUCTURING EFFECTIVE DATE, CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS WILL BE SEPARATED OR SPUN-OFF FROM COMPANY PARTIES

Prudential Plc increased its stake in Exelon Corp (EXC) by 17.58% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Prudential Plc bought 60,655 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.94% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 405,713 shares of the power generation company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $15.83M, up from 345,058 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Prudential Plc who had been investing in Exelon Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $40.05 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.02% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $41.49. About 11.01M shares traded or 87.14% up from the average. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has risen 12.88% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.31% the S&P500. Some Historical EXC News: 02/05/2018 – Exelon 1Q Adj EPS 96c; 30/04/2018 – EXELON CUTS DRESDEN 3 REACTOR POWER TO 84% FROM 100%: NRC; 02/05/2018 – Exelon Sees FY18 Adj EPS $2.90-Adj EPS $3.20; 24/05/2018 – Exelon at Group Dinner Hosted By Loop Capital Markets Today; 24/05/2018 – Exelon says 3 U.S. nuclear plants did not clear PJM capacity auction; 30/04/2018 – EXELON CUTS BYRON 1 REACTOR POWER TO 72% FROM 100%: NRC; 02/05/2018 – EXELON CEO: PJM REFORMS COULD BE IN PLACE BY NEXT YEAR; 14/05/2018 – Metro Announces Extended Late-Night Service for Capitals Game 3, Powered by Exelon and Pepco; 21/05/2018 – EXELON RAISES CLINTON REACTOR TO 1% POWER FROM 0% FRIDAY: NRC; 02/05/2018 – EXELON 1Q ADJ EPS 96C, EST. 93C

Prudential Plc, which manages about $98.23B and $32.03B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO) by 3,700 shares to 1.07M shares, valued at $99.50 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIAB) by 352,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5.52M shares, and cut its stake in Skywest Inc (NASDAQ:SKYW).

Since March 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $948,500 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.09, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 50 investors sold EXC shares while 252 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 228 raised stakes. 731.27 million shares or 0.49% more from 727.68 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Duncker Streett & has 0.08% invested in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) for 8,351 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Company invested 0.77% of its portfolio in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Moreover, Godshalk Welsh Capital Management has 0.29% invested in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Mufg Americas Holdg accumulated 15,011 shares. First Manhattan holds 3,665 shares. Bell National Bank & Trust invested in 1.04% or 83,937 shares. Griffin Asset Mgmt reported 0.17% stake. Pub Sector Pension Inv Board reported 0.01% stake. Eii Cap Management, New York-based fund reported 1,734 shares. Intact Inv Mgmt holds 133,800 shares. Matarin Capital Mgmt Lc invested in 103,523 shares or 0% of the stock. Cushing Asset Mngmt LP holds 0.13% or 99,000 shares. 19,854 are owned by Ameritas Invest Ptnrs. Pitcairn reported 10,167 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 1.72M shares stake.

More news for Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “What Are Exelon’s Prospects In The Trump Era?” on June 12, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Ally Financial, Huntsman, Synchrony Financial, Exelon, TransEnterix, and …” and published on June 12, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 22 analysts covering Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Exelon Corporation had 82 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, September 8 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Thursday, October 13. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, May 3 report. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, November 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, October 12 by JP Morgan. The company was upgraded on Monday, September 14 by Suntrust Robinson. Citigroup downgraded the shares of EXC in report on Tuesday, February 23 to “Sell” rating. On Monday, December 4 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. On Friday, July 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy”.

Blackstone Group Lp, which manages about $19.89 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Put) (SPY) by 159,895 shares to 160,000 shares, valued at $42.10 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Another recent and important Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For May 22, 2018” on May 22, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.14, from 0.97 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 7 investors sold CCO shares while 20 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 31.43 million shares or 0.02% more from 31.42 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Gargoyle Invest Advisor Lc holds 0.04% or 18,500 shares in its portfolio. Meeder Asset has invested 0% in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO). Rhumbline Advisers reported 37,390 shares. California Public Employees Retirement System stated it has 0% in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO). National Bank & Trust Of America Corporation De reported 0% of its portfolio in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0% in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO). Manufacturers Life Insur The holds 0% or 41,559 shares. Ares Mgmt Limited Com invested 0.15% in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO). Jpmorgan Chase & has 2.85 million shares. Northern Tru Corp has 0% invested in Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO). Arbiter Prtn Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 50,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0% or 15,691 shares. Renaissance Tech Limited Liability Company stated it has 617,700 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 42,107 shares. Angelo Gordon & LP accumulated 0.66% or 2.54M shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (NYSE:CCO), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings had 12 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of CCO in report on Friday, November 6 with “Buy” rating. Loop Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, November 9 report. The rating was upgraded by Loop Capital to “Hold” on Thursday, November 3. Wedbush upgraded the shares of CCO in report on Wednesday, October 28 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Wedbush. On Friday, May 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Sell”. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Sell” rating by Loop Capital on Tuesday, September 13. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, February 24 by Wedbush.

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