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Hrg Group (HRG) Shareholder Loomis Sayles & Company LP Upped Stake; Oneok New (OKE) Shareholder Wright Investors Service Raised Its Position by $772,296 as Shares Rose

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Loomis Sayles & Company LP increased its stake in Hrg Group Inc (HRG) by 23.9% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Loomis Sayles & Company LP bought 154,640 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 801,772 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $13.22 million, up from 647,132 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Loomis Sayles & Company LP who had been investing in Hrg Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.70B market cap company. The stock increased 2.15% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $13.3. About 2.50 million shares traded. HRG Group, Inc. (NYSE:HRG) has declined 31.30% since June 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.87% the S&P500.

Wright Investors Service Inc increased its stake in Oneok Inc New (OKE) by 96.31% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wright Investors Service Inc bought 13,791 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.65% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 28,111 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.60 million, up from 14,320 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wright Investors Service Inc who had been investing in Oneok Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $28.77B market cap company. The stock increased 1.76% or $1.21 during the last trading session, reaching $69.99. About 5.45 million shares traded or 135.61% up from the average. ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) has risen 27.55% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.98% the S&P500. Some Historical OKE News: 19/04/2018 – ONEOK Increases Quarterly Dividend; 02/05/2018 – ONEOK CEO SAYS CO. MAKING PROGRESS ON GROWTH PROJECTS; 03/04/2018 – OKE: NO OPERATIONAL INTERRUPTIONS ON NATURAL GAS PIPELINES; 03/04/2018 – Oneok: No Operational Interruptions on Oneok’s Pipelines; 14/05/2018 – ONEOK to Participate in Citi Global Energy and Utilities Conference; 19/04/2018 – ONEOK INC – INCREASED ONEOK’S QUARTERLY DIVIDEND 2.5 CENTS PER SHARE, OR 3 PERCENT COMPARED WITH ITS PRIOR DIVIDEND, TO 79.5 CENTS PER SHARE; 03/05/2018 – ONEOK INC OKE.N : DEUTSCHE BANK RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $65 FROM $62; 01/05/2018 – Oneok 1Q EPS 64c; 08/05/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for ONEOK, People’s United Financial, Spirit Realty Capital, Stryker, Ultra Cl; 19/04/2018 – Oneok Raises Dividend to 79.5c Vs. 77c

Loomis Sayles & Company L P, which manages about $47.15 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hologic Inc (NASDAQ:HOLX) by 56,806 shares to 282,580 shares, valued at $10.56M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Verint Systems Inc Cvt by 38,239 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 374,637 shares, and cut its stake in Gardner Denver Holdings Inc.

Another recent and important ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) news was published by Fool.com which published an article titled: “This High-Yield Dividend Stock Is in a Class of Its Own” on June 17, 2018.

Among 21 analysts covering ONEOK (NYSE:OKE), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. ONEOK had 78 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, February 28 with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, December 16, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, July 23 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $30 target in Thursday, February 25 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. Barclays Capital upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $49 target in Monday, May 9 report. The rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer to “Outperform” on Wednesday, December 23. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $54.0 target in Monday, August 14 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 2 by Credit Suisse.

Wright Investors Service Inc, which manages about $1.36B and $290.82 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cirrus Logic Inc (NASDAQ:CRUS) by 10,008 shares to 5,762 shares, valued at $234,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) by 7,569 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,830 shares, and cut its stake in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.17, from 1.18 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 52 investors sold OKE shares while 174 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 297.11 million shares or 9.86% more from 270.44 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Interocean Cap Llc reported 6,715 shares stake. Leavell Investment Management Inc has invested 0.09% in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Summit Fincl Wealth Ltd Liability Com has 0.21% invested in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd Co, New York-based fund reported 56,268 shares. Kentucky Retirement System Trust Fund owns 9,401 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.06% invested in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt owns 0.03% invested in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) for 5,396 shares. Yorktown Mgmt Research Communication Incorporated owns 18,000 shares. Kcm invested in 0.01% or 4,018 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 748,798 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Arizona State Retirement Systems has invested 0.06% in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Brinker Inc invested in 6,369 shares. Mcgowan Gru Asset reported 3,640 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE). Ipswich has invested 0.1% in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE).

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