Hap Trading Trimmed Its Metlife (MET) Position; Arosa Capital Management LP Cut Its Parsley Energy (Put) (PE) Position

November 14, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

Hap Trading Llc decreased Metlife Inc (MET) stake by 94.99% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Hap Trading Llc sold 417,754 shares as Metlife Inc (MET)’s stock declined 4.70%. The Hap Trading Llc holds 22,046 shares with $1.21M value, down from 439,800 last quarter. Metlife Inc now has $54.59 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.57% or $0.29 reaching $51.88 per share. About 1.72 million shares traded. Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500.

Arosa Capital Management Lp decreased Parsley Energy Inc (Put) (PE) stake by 39.46% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Arosa Capital Management Lp sold 651,929 shares as Parsley Energy Inc (Put) (PE)’s stock declined 0.66%. The Arosa Capital Management Lp holds 1.00 million shares with $27.75 million value, down from 1.65M last quarter. Parsley Energy Inc (Put) now has $8.21B valuation. The stock declined 2.43% or $0.65 reaching $26.12 per share. About 3.26M shares traded. Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) has risen 26.09% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.39% the S&P500.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $102,000 activity. Shares for $110,760 were bought by ALAMEDDINE A R. 3,400 shares were sold by Roberts Colin, worth $102,000 on Thursday, June 1.

Analysts await Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, up 200.00% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.06 per share. PE’s profit will be $56.58M for 36.28 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual earnings per share reported by Parsley Energy Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.00% EPS growth.

Among 35 analysts covering Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE), 31 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Parsley Energy Inc had 105 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, December 15 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of PE in report on Wednesday, October 11 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, September 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 19 by Bank of America. As per Thursday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by UBS. BMO Capital Markets maintained Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. FBR Capital maintained Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) on Tuesday, February 28 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Williams Capital Group on Monday, June 12 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, October 13. The stock has “Hold” rating by Seaport Global on Monday, July 17.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.49, from 1.89 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 36 investors sold PE shares while 92 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 238.40 million shares or 10.76% more from 215.25 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gardner Lewis Asset Management Limited Partnership invested in 0.25% or 138,215 shares. Prelude Cap Mngmt Lc invested in 0% or 1,861 shares. Grt Cap Llc owns 73,310 shares. 88,989 were reported by Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi. Hodges Mngmt Inc owns 56,500 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0% or 30,329 shares in its portfolio. Texan Cap Mngmt has invested 0.69% of its portfolio in Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE). Parkside National Bank And owns 171 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Liability Com invested in 0% or 70,896 shares. 38,067 were reported by Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. First Dallas Inc has 0.17% invested in Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE). Ameriprise Financial stated it has 0% in Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE). Lombard Odier Asset Management (Usa) holds 0.55% in Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) or 249,077 shares. 69,000 were accumulated by Bbt Capital Management Llc. 3G Prtnrs Limited Partnership has invested 1.12% in Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE).

Arosa Capital Management Lp increased Marathon Pete Corp (NYSE:MPC) stake by 207,719 shares to 354,912 valued at $18.57M in 2017Q2. It also upped Halliburton Co (Call) (NYSE:HAL) stake by 481,558 shares and now owns 1.80M shares. Tenaris S A (NYSE:TS) was raised too.

Analysts await Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.12 EPS, down 17.04% or $0.23 from last year’s $1.35 per share. MET’s profit will be $1.18B for 11.58 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual EPS reported by Metlife Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.75% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 65 investors sold MET shares while 349 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 307 raised stakes. 772.09 million shares or 1.67% less from 785.23 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Wellington Shields Management Limited Liability Company reported 41,650 shares. Hanson Mcclain invested in 0.01% or 1,039 shares. Moreover, Rothschild Asset Mgmt Inc has 0.24% invested in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET). Los Angeles Management And Equity Inc invested in 0.22% or 633,823 shares. Retail Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 1.51 million shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Lvm Cap Mngmt Mi has invested 0.08% in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) for 22,766 shares. Brown Advisory holds 0.01% or 36,510 shares in its portfolio. Raymond James Tru Na invested in 63,956 shares. Sector Pension Investment Board accumulated 122,899 shares. Conning stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET). Sg Americas Secs Lc reported 0.08% stake. National Pension reported 0.25% stake. Graybill Bartz And Associate Limited owns 59,693 shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com has 0.04% invested in Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) for 598,976 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. MetLife had 45 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Morgan Stanley. J.P. Morgan initiated it with “Hold” rating and $7800 target in Monday, July 24 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 3 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, August 28 with “Hold”. On Friday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock of Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, January 14. The stock of Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley.

Hap Trading Llc increased Petroleo Brasileiro Sa Petro (NYSE:PBR) stake by 281,766 shares to 317,766 valued at $2.54 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Colgate Palmolive Co (NYSE:CL) stake by 25,434 shares and now owns 55,234 shares. E Trade Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ETFC) was raised too.

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