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As Williams Cos Del (WMB) Stock Price Declined, Holder Energy Income Partners Has Trimmed Its Position; Assetmark Has Boosted Stake in Edison Intl Com (EIX) as Valuation Rose

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Assetmark Inc increased its stake in Edison Intl Com (EIX) by 10.82% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Assetmark Inc bought 8,955 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.21% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 91,705 shares of the central company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.84 million, up from 82,750 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Assetmark Inc who had been investing in Edison Intl Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.77 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $60.67. About 1.72M shares traded. Edison International (NYSE:EIX) has declined 21.23% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.80% the S&P500. Some Historical EIX News: 16/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Con Edison May Face Pressure, Industry Falls in April; 10/04/2018 – EDISON CEO: EPA RULE CHANGES WON’T SLOW ELECTRIC CARS; 13/04/2018 – Sleep Number Named a 2018 Silver Edison Awards Winner for Innovation; 23/03/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – SOCAL Edison – 03/23/2018 03:23 PM; 14/03/2018 – CenterPoint Energy earns three Edison Electric Institute awards for restoration efforts following Sealy Microburst, Hurricanes; 15/03/2018 – Decommissioning Update Set for San Onofre Community Engagement Meeting; 19/03/2018 – PHILLIPS EDISON ACQUIRES SHOPPING CENTER IN LEESBURG, FLORIDA; 04/05/2018 – EDISON SPA EDNn.Ml SAYS CONFIRMS ITS GUIDANCE FOR AN EXPECTED 2018 EBITDA IN THE RANGE OF 670 MILLION AND 730 MILLION EUROS; 06/03/2018 – CORATELLA JOINS SAIPEM FROM EDISON TO MANAGE ONSHORE DIVISION; 04/04/2018 – Sharenet: Italy’s Edison launches spin-off of oil & gas unit

Energy Income Partners Llc decreased its stake in Williams Cos Inc Del (WMB) by 1.94% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Energy Income Partners Llc sold 139,548 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.00% with the market. The hedge fund held 7.04M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $175.07 million, down from 7.18M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Energy Income Partners Llc who had been investing in Williams Cos Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.92 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $27.69. About 9.84M shares traded or 17.38% up from the average. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 9.61% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.18% the S&P500. Some Historical WMB News: 17/05/2018 – Williams Transaction Valued at $10.5B; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS SEES 2019 DCF $2.9B-$3.3B, NET INCOME $1.05B-$1.35B; 15/03/2018 – U.S. takes more time to decide on New York denial for Constitution natgas pipe; 08/03/2018 – Williams Partners’ Transco Prices Private Debt Issuance; 23/04/2018 – WILLIAMS PARTNERS LP – REGULAR QUARTERLY CASH DISTRIBUTION OF $0.614 PER UNIT FOR ITS COMMON UNITHOLDERS; 03/05/2018 – WMB: PERMIAN GAS SUPPLY HELPING SPUR INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC -DEAL IMMEDIATELY ACCRETIVE TO CASH AVAILABLE FOR DIVIDENDS FOR WILLIAMS; 17/05/2018 – WMB CEO: ROLL-UP WILL OPEN CO. UP TO A BIGGER INVESTOR GROUP; 17/05/2018 – WILLIAMS TRANSACTION IS VALUED AT $10.5B; 17/05/2018 – WMB SAYS TEXAS PIPE TO BE 500 MILES LONG, TO SERVE LNG MARKET

Another recent and important Edison International (NYSE:EIX) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “San Onofre Community Engagement Panel to Discuss Decommissioning” on June 20, 2018.

Assetmark Inc, which manages about $13.57B and $9.66 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Dst Sys Inc Del Com (NYSE:DST) by 7,511 shares to 280 shares, valued at $23,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spdr Ser Tr Nuveen Blmbrg Sr by 25,677 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 231,727 shares, and cut its stake in Great Plains Energy Inc Com (NYSE:GXP).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.32, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 63 investors sold EIX shares while 183 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 260.97 million shares or 1.08% more from 258.17 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. National Registered Advisor, a Texas-based fund reported 10,600 shares. Zimmer Prtn Lp accumulated 100,000 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc stated it has 0.06% in Edison International (NYSE:EIX). Gulf Int National Bank & Trust (Uk) Limited holds 0.08% or 99,806 shares in its portfolio. Walleye Trading Limited owns 2,513 shares. Raymond James Assocs accumulated 164,580 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Proshare Limited Liability Corp reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Edison International (NYSE:EIX). Lord Abbett & Co Ltd Co holds 0.16% or 830,100 shares. Tru Department Mb Bank N A reported 162 shares stake. Aperio Group Ltd Liability has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Edison International (NYSE:EIX). Polaris Greystone Fincl Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Edison International (NYSE:EIX). Meiji Yasuda Asset Management holds 0.06% in Edison International (NYSE:EIX) or 9,158 shares. Regentatlantic Cap Lc accumulated 21,072 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 486,138 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv invested in 0.05% or 151,240 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Edison (NYSE:EIX), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Edison had 75 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, October 30 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 19 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 2. The stock of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, June 1 by JP Morgan. Wolfe Research upgraded Edison International (NYSE:EIX) on Friday, November 6 to “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Equalweight” rating on Wednesday, February 24 by Barclays Capital. Mizuho downgraded the shares of EIX in report on Wednesday, December 6 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, September 18. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Thursday, April 5 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, April 16 by Morgan Stanley.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.25, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 61 investors sold WMB shares while 189 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 694.75 million shares or 0.17% more from 693.56 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Michigan-based Telemus Ltd Company has invested 0.02% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Hanson & Doremus has invested 0% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Raymond James And Assocs has invested 0.03% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Jnba Fincl Advsrs reported 200 shares. Tru Asset Ltd Liability reported 7.61% stake. Virginia Retirement System Et Al reported 438,700 shares stake. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec owns 205,406 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Fca Tx has invested 0.5% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Eii Cap Mgmt Incorporated invested in 0.07% or 4,703 shares. Bridgecreek Investment Lc holds 1.44% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 257,900 shares. Qci Asset Management invested 0% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Axa has invested 0.01% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Salient Capital Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 9.07M shares. Utd Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 82,183 shares. Riverhead Mngmt Ltd holds 16,400 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Energy Income Partners Llc, which manages about $4.12 billion and $5.13B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ugi Corp New (NYSE:UGI) by 157,387 shares to 1.88M shares, valued at $83.47M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (NYSE:AWK) by 3,725 shares in the quarter, for a total of 86,517 shares, and has risen its stake in Infrareit Inc.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 4 sales for $1.30 million activity. Shares for $113,244 were sold by Cooper Kathleen B on Monday, February 26. 26,915 shares valued at $888,195 were sold by Scheel James E. on Thursday, January 11. Shares for $106,826 were bought by CHAZEN STEPHEN I on Friday, May 25.

Analysts await The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.20 EPS, up 53.85% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.13 per share. WMB’s profit will be $165.54M for 34.61 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual EPS reported by The Williams Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.26% EPS growth.

Among 22 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Williams Companies Inc. had 61 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Jefferies. Jefferies upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $43 target in Friday, December 18 report. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 15 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 26. Howard Weil downgraded The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) rating on Tuesday, September 29. Howard Weil has “Sector Perform” rating and $38 target. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, May 8. The stock of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 25. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, April 3. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of WMB in report on Wednesday, January 17 to “Equal-Weight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, October 15 report.

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