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Boston Common Asset Management Has Boosted Its Unilever N V N Y Shs New (UN) Position by $679,728 as Share Price Rose; Reaves W H & Company Has Cut Holding in Hess (HES) as Market Value Rose

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Reaves W H & Company Inc decreased its stake in Hess Corporation (HES) by 66.46% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Reaves W H & Company Inc sold 80,250 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.82% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 40,500 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.05 million, down from 120,750 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Reaves W H & Company Inc who had been investing in Hess Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $18.49 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.60% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $61.6. About 4.56 million shares traded or 15.76% up from the average. Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has risen 23.77% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.20% the S&P500. Some Historical HES News: 09/03/2018 – HESS OUTLOOK TO NEGATIVE FROM STABLE BY FITCH; RATING AFFIRMED; 27/03/2018 – HESS CEO JOHN HESS COMMENTS IN PRESENTATION AT WEIL CONFERENCE; 05/03/2018 – HESS SAYS DEEPWATER INVESTMENT NEEDED TO MEET RISING OIL DEMAND; 05/03/2018 – HESS SAYS GUYANA DISCOVERY IS LOWER-COST OIL THAN ONSHORE SHALE; 09/03/2018 – Fitch: Hess Outlook Reflects Material Reduction in Liquidity as Shr Repurchase Plan Is Implemented; 25/04/2018 – Hess Corp 1Q-End Cash, Cash Equivalents $3.7B; 09/03/2018 – Fitch Affirms Hess Corp. at ‘BBB-‘; Outlook Revised to Negative; 22/04/2018 – DJ Hess Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (HES); 08/03/2018 – HESS CORP – NEWLY AUTHORIZED PROGRAM IS IN ADDITION TO $500 MLN SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM HESS ANNOUNCED IN LATE 2017; 25/04/2018 – HESS 1Q LOSS/SHR 38C

Boston Common Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Unilever N V N Y Shs New (UN) by 3.88% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Boston Common Asset Management Llc bought 12,138 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.61% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 324,754 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $18.31 million, up from 312,616 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Boston Common Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Unilever N V N Y Shs New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $151.96 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.33% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $54.03. About 901,320 shares traded. Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) has declined 1.00% since June 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.57% the S&P500. Some Historical UN News: 15/03/2018 – UNILEVER CFO GRAEME PITKETHLY SPEAKS ON CALL; 14/03/2018 – Unilever Board Meets On Possible Move To Rotterdam; 02/05/2018 – UNILEVER CEO PAUL POLMAN SPEAKS AT AGM IN LONDON; 19/04/2018 – P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product; 29/03/2018 – UNILEVER NIGERIA PLC UNILEVE.LG – FY REVENUE 90.77 BLN NAIRA VS 69.78 BLN NAIRA YR AGO; 15/03/2018 – Unilever denies HQ move from UK sparked by Brexit; 14/05/2018 – Hindustan Unilever quarterly profit jumps 14% on surging home-care business; 18/04/2018 – Unilever faces unrest over UK exit; 09/04/2018 – UNILEVER NIGERIA APPROVES DIV OF 50 KOBO/SHR, PAYABLE MAY 11; 22/03/2018 – Unilever shareholders speak out over London delisting fears

Reaves W H & Company Inc, which manages about $3.03 billion and $2.83B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Altice Usa Inc. Cl A by 623,955 shares to 1.28 million shares, valued at $23.68M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Canadian Natl Ry Co Com (NYSE:CNI) by 53,410 shares in the quarter, for a total of 85,675 shares, and has risen its stake in Union Pac Corp Com (NYSE:UNP).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.13, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 41 investors sold HES shares while 169 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 252.61 million shares or 1.34% less from 256.03 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Capital Ww holds 0.06% or 5.22 million shares. Pension holds 0.08% or 329,188 shares. Impala Asset Management Lc stated it has 5.57% of its portfolio in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). Employees Retirement Of Ohio accumulated 122,724 shares. Secor LP holds 0.23% in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) or 54,755 shares. Chevy Chase Hldgs stated it has 228,534 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated holds 22,242 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 45,717 were reported by Jupiter Asset Limited. 700 were reported by Fincl Architects. Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of Aus invested in 0% or 353 shares. Cadence Mngmt Lc has 0.07% invested in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES). Tortoise Capital Advisors Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) for 13 shares. Norinchukin Comml Bank The reported 0.02% stake. Ny State Teachers Retirement System invested in 407,238 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Parkwood Ltd Llc accumulated 7,458 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Hess Corp. had 68 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, April 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”. The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, January 23. The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Cowen & Co. Barclays Capital maintained Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) rating on Thursday, April 26. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $55 target. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 18 with “Equal-Weight”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, January 24. The stock has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, December 15. The stock of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5800 target in Sunday, April 22 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, July 18 by Cowen & Co.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 11 buys, and 15 sales for $8.38 million activity. Goodell Timothy B. had sold 3,808 shares worth $181,117 on Tuesday, March 6. $25,016 worth of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) was bought by Meyers Kevin Omar on Tuesday, March 6. Slentz Andrew P sold $19,686 worth of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) on Tuesday, March 6. On Thursday, February 8 RIELLY JOHN P sold $150,262 worth of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) or 3,382 shares. HESS JOHN B had sold 51,014 shares worth $2.48 million on Tuesday, March 6. $356,520 worth of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) was sold by Hill Gregory P. on Tuesday, March 6.

More news for Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Hess Corporation: Is It Too Late?” on May 21, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for CNA Financial, AutoNation, Hess, Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Regulus …” and published on June 12, 2018 is yet another important article.

Analysts await Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $-0.34 EPS, up 76.71% or $1.12 from last year’s $-1.46 per share. After $-0.27 actual EPS reported by Hess Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.93% negative EPS growth.

Another recent and important Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Wall Street Breakfast: ECB Nears End Of Easy Money Era” on June 14, 2018.

Boston Common Asset Management Llc, which manages about $24.33B and $848.83M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Us Bancorp Del Com New (NYSE:USB) by 16,400 shares to 39,464 shares, valued at $1.99M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New Co (NYSE:AWK) by 12,386 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 59,386 shares, and cut its stake in Avangrid Inc Com.

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