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Keating Investment Counselors Has Lifted Its Verizon Communications (VZ) Position; Huttig Building Products Has 1 Sentiment

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Huttig Building Products Inc (HBP) investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.42, from 1.42 in 2017Q4. The ratio worsened, as 20 investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 20 cut down and sold stock positions in Huttig Building Products Inc. The investment managers in our database now own: 14.05 million shares, down from 14.18 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment managers holding Huttig Building Products Inc in top ten positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 15 Increased: 16 New Position: 4.

Keating Investment Counselors Inc increased Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) stake by 13.33% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Keating Investment Counselors Inc acquired 19,291 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)’s stock declined 1.16%. The Keating Investment Counselors Inc holds 164,050 shares with $7.85M value, up from 144,759 last quarter. Verizon Communications Inc now has $205.60B valuation. The stock increased 2.32% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $49.76. About 40.98M shares traded or 160.55% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 7.08% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.49% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 18/05/2018 – FCC investigating reports website flaw exposed mobile phone locations; 07/05/2018 – VERIZON FILES FOR $730M 5.32% NOTES DUE 2053 VIA BNPP, DB; 19/04/2018 – Verizon Bolsters In-House Customer Experience Design Team with Acquisition of Moment; 03/04/2018 – Rauxa Named Loyalty Marketing AOR for Alaska Airlines; 20/04/2018 – VZ: HAVE DIFFERENCE OF OPINION W/PHONE EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS; 20/04/2018 – US said to investigate AT&T and Verizon over wireless collusion claim, The New York Times reports; 14/05/2018 – VERIZON CTO: 5G `MILLIMETER’ BAND PHONES COMING SOON; 02/04/2018 – VZ REPORTS EXPIRATION OF $3.4B OF 13 SERIES OF NOTES OFFERED; 05/04/2018 – HELIOS AND MATHESON ANALYTICS SAYS ENTERED INTO ASSET PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH OATH INC RELATED TO MOVIEFONE BRAND – SEC FILING; 10/05/2018 – U.S. ‘net neutrality’ rules will end on June 11 – FCC

Mill Road Capital Management Llc holds 5.39% of its portfolio in Huttig Building Products, Inc. for 1.29 million shares. Weber Alan W owns 2.10 million shares or 5.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cannell Capital Llc has 2.1% invested in the company for 1.25 million shares. The Illinois-based Perritt Capital Management Inc has invested 0.92% in the stock. Paradigm Capital Management Inc Ny, a New York-based fund reported 2.03 million shares.

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $5.04. About 250,650 shares traded or 161.72% up from the average. Huttig Building Products, Inc. (HBP) has declined 13.83% since June 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.40% the S&P500. Some Historical HBP News: 05/03/2018 Huttig Building Products 4Q Loss/Shr 39c; 30/04/2018 – Huttig Building Products 1Q Loss/Shr 2c; 05/03/2018 – HUTTIG BUILDING PRODUCTS INC QTRLY SHR LOSS $0.39; 19/04/2018 – DJ Huttig Building Products Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (HBP); 05/03/2018 – HUTTIG BUILDING PRODUCTS INC QTRLY SHR LOSS FROM CONT OPS $0.36

Huttig Building Products, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes millwork, building materials, and wood products for new residential construction, home improvement, remodeling, and repair work in the United States. The company has market cap of $131.40 million. It offers various millwork products, such as exterior and interior doors, pre-hung and pre-finished door units, windows, patio doors, mouldings, frames, stair parts, and columns under the Therma-Tru, Masonite, Woodgrain Doors, HB&G, Simpson Door, Windsor Windows, and Rogue Valley Door brand names. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides general building products, including connectors and fasteners, roofing, siding, insulation, flashing, housewrap, decking, railings, drywall, kitchen cabinets, and other miscellaneous building products under the Huttig-Grip, Louisiana Pacific, Simpson Strong-Tie, Timbertech, AZEK, BP Roofing, Grace, Fiberon, RDI, Owens Corning, Alpha Protech, and Maibec brand names; and wood products comprise engineered wood products, which consists of floor systems, wood panels, and lumber, as well as value-added services, such as floor system take-offs, cut-to-length packages and just-in-time, and cross-dock delivery.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $444,552 activity. Skiadas Anthony T had sold 6,967 shares worth $346,957.

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: Verizon Communications Inc. vs. Frontier Communications” on June 22, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Verizon announces CEO succession plan” published on June 08, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Verizon ending location-sharing after leaks” on June 19, 2018. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “6 Most Important Things in Business Today” published on June 20, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Verizon Is Already Benefiting From the Proposed T-Mobile-Sprint Merger” with publication date: June 22, 2018.

Among 33 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 87 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, September 18. The firm earned “Sector Weight” rating on Tuesday, January 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 19. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, May 11. JP Morgan upgraded Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Friday, May 11 to “Overweight” rating. FBR Capital maintained Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Wednesday, October 21 with “Outperform” rating. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.05, from 1.02 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 69 investors sold VZ shares while 675 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes. 2.55 billion shares or 0.58% more from 2.54 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Gotham Asset Lc reported 0.67% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). The New York-based D E Shaw has invested 0.12% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Garde Cap Inc owns 27,553 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. American Insur Tx has invested 0.74% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Thompson Invest Management Inc reported 0.05% stake. Acadian Asset Ltd Liability Company stated it has 59,253 shares. Payden And Rygel stated it has 387,900 shares or 1.51% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement System Of Texas, Texas-based fund reported 711,617 shares. 3.02M are owned by Strs Ohio. Hl Services Lc reported 265,786 shares. Kempner Cap Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 84,125 shares. 42,596 were accumulated by Selway Asset. Bridgecreek Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.49% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Quantbot Techs Limited Partnership has 0.75% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 181,244 shares. Camarda Finance Limited Liability Corp accumulated 3,050 shares or 0.15% of the stock.

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