Glendon Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Cf Inds Hldgs Inc (CF) by 1.8% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Glendon Capital Management Lp bought 37,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.12 million shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $79.81M, up from 2.08M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Glendon Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Cf Inds Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.55B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.61% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $45.21. About 4.13 million shares traded or 57.31% up from the average. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has risen 48.31% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.74% the S&P500. Some Historical CF News: 02/05/2018 – CF Industries 1Q Net $63M; 09/05/2018 – CF Industries Holdings, Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences; 02/05/2018 – CF INDUSTRIES 1Q EPS 27C, EST. 26C; 15/05/2018 – Adage Adds Microsemi, Exits CF Industries, Buys More GE: 13F; 12/03/2018 – TERRA NITROGEN COMPANY LP – WILL BECOME WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS & THERE WILL NO LONGER BE PUBLIC MARKET FOR COMMON UNITS; 15/05/2018 – CF Industries Presenting at Goldman Sachs Conference Tomorrow; 25/04/2018 – Hartford Capital Appreciation Adds CF Industries; 17/05/2018 – CF INDUSTRIES SAYS IRAN SANCTIONS COULD HAVE IMPACT ON UREA; 08/03/2018 – CF Industries Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – CF INDUSTRIES EXECUTIVES COMMENT ON EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc decreased its stake in Walmart Inc (WMT) by 3.3% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc sold 160,437 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 4.70M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $418.18 million, down from 4.86M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc who had been investing in Walmart Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $246.66 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.71% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $83.59. About 7.70M shares traded. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 5.30% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.27% the S&P500. Some Historical WMT News: 10/05/2018 – Morrisons quarterly sales beat forecasts, silent on Sainsbury’s-Asda; 03/05/2018 – Fast Co Design: Exclusive: Walmart.com Redesigns As The Anti-Amazon; 30/05/2018 – Royal wedding, weather boosts UK supermarket sales-Kantar; 07/03/2018 – CNBC Wires: EXCLUSIVE-Walmart Brazil ops bidders peg unit’s back taxes at up to $3 bln; 09/05/2018 – WALMART INC WMT.N INTL CEO SAYS $2 BLN IN PRIMARY INFUSION AGAINST FRESH EQUITY IS TO ENSURE THE COMPANY CAN EXPAND AND GROW; 08/05/2018 – Channel NewsAsia: Exclusive: Walmart’s grocery delivery partnerships with Uber, Lyft fail to take off; 08/05/2018 – Yahoo! Finance: Exclusive: Walmart’s grocery delivery partnerships with Uber, Lyft fail to take off; 26/03/2018 – Massmart ramping up pan-African expansion -chairman; 09/05/2018 – Walmart to Purchase Controlling Stake in India’s Flipkart (Video); 08/05/2018 – Walmart partners with Sharecare to transform the health and wellbeing of their associates and communities
Among 38 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 159 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, June 6 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Stephens. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8800 target in Monday, July 17 report. The rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 3 with “Underperform”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of WMT in report on Wednesday, October 11 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. Barclays Capital upgraded Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) rating on Friday, September 23. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $87 target. The company was maintained on Friday, February 16 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Friday, June 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, August 15 by Citigroup.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.11, from 0.99 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 100 investors sold WMT shares while 555 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. 856.22 million shares or 1.10% less from 865.70 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Manufacturers Life Company The reported 0.24% stake. Nbt Bankshares N A Ny has invested 0.41% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Private Asset Management Incorporated holds 0.17% or 11,265 shares in its portfolio. Stearns Financial Svcs Group Inc reported 13,339 shares. Ami Investment Management holds 1.42% or 25,205 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans has 0.31% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Acg Wealth invested 0.37% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Bridges Investment holds 46,514 shares. Wheatland Advisors Inc owns 12,192 shares. 237,442 are held by Umb Bankshares N A Mo. Gould Asset Management Limited Ca stated it has 4,543 shares. The Wisconsin-based Sva Plumb Wealth Management Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.41% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Hendershot reported 2,002 shares. Vanguard Gru invested in 122.69M shares. New England Research & Mngmt owns 15,237 shares.
Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 sales for $1.17 billion activity. WALTON S ROBSON sold $92.97M worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Monday, June 11. 1.11 million shares valued at $92.97M were sold by WALTON ALICE L on Monday, June 11. Furner John R. had sold 18,500 shares worth $1.57 million on Wednesday, June 6. On Wednesday, June 13 WALTON JIM C sold $109.92M worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) or 1.31M shares. Canney Jacqueline P sold 8,005 shares worth $676,503.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc, which manages about $77.76 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 107,346 shares to 14.79M shares, valued at $505.33M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Twenty (NASDAQ:FOX) by 9,875 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.28 million shares, and has risen its stake in United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI).
Analysts await Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to report earnings on August, 16. They expect $1.22 EPS, up 12.96% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.08 per share. WMT’s profit will be $3.60 billion for 17.13 P/E if the $1.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.14 actual EPS reported by Walmart Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.02% EPS growth.
More notable recent Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Walmart: Bye Bye Brazil” on June 05, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Walmart Could Become Casualty Of Trade War” published on June 14, 2018, Fool.com published: “Sam’s Club Testing a New, Smaller Format” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Market Needs A Glum Index – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/18/18)” published on June 19, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft: Outlook Remains Bright” with publication date: June 19, 2018.
Among 21 analysts covering CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. CF Industries Holdings had 101 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Susquehanna downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, July 22 report. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, May 24. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, April 19. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Friday, February 17 report. The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Susquehanna. On Thursday, June 16 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, July 26 by Credit Suisse. Susquehanna maintained the shares of CF in report on Tuesday, January 26 with “” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, October 10. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Barclays Capital.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.08, from 0.84 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 44 investors sold CF shares while 151 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 228.15 million shares or 0.61% less from 229.56 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Pennsylvania-based Twin Capital Mgmt Inc has invested 0.01% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Wealthfront stated it has 28,108 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Asset Management reported 0.58% stake. Bluemountain Capital Management Lc holds 0.11% or 132,308 shares in its portfolio. Eqis Cap Incorporated reported 0.04% stake. Barclays Public Llc invested 0.02% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Nomura holds 0.02% or 524,367 shares. Element Limited Liability Co holds 0.03% or 29,219 shares. New Jersey-based Private Advisor Group has invested 0.01% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Cleararc has invested 0.03% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can invested 0.02% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Fdx Advisors Inc holds 40,549 shares. Meeder Asset Management stated it has 27,618 shares. Legal General Gru Public Ltd Liability Company holds 0.03% or 1.12M shares. Td Asset holds 110,832 shares.