Robotti Robert Has Decreased Atwood Oceanics (ATW) Holding as Market Valuation Declined; Orange (ORAN) Shareholder Amg National Trust Bank Has Upped Its Position by $813,540

November 15, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Robotti Robert decreased its stake in Atwood Oceanics Inc (ATW) by 8.99% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Robotti Robert sold 116,630 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.00% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.18M shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $10.51M, down from 1.30 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Robotti Robert who had been investing in Atwood Oceanics Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $750.73 million market cap company. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $0 per share. It is down 21.05% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.75% the S&P500.

Amg National Trust Bank increased its stake in Orange (ORAN) by 58.53% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Amg National Trust Bank bought 54,236 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 146,901 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $2.35 million, up from 92,665 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Amg National Trust Bank who had been investing in Orange for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $43.70B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $16.44. About shares traded. Orange SA (ADR) (NYSE:ORAN) has risen 1.61% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.09% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.98, from 1.79 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 45 investors sold ATW shares while 59 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 85.19 million shares or 2.87% less from 87.71 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada holds 0% of its portfolio in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) for 35,614 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Ltd holds 285,835 shares. Netherlands-based Robeco Institutional Asset Bv has invested 0.03% in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 0% in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) or 46,164 shares. First Midwest Bancshares Trust Division accumulated 15,246 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 154,298 shares or 0% of the stock. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% or 72,500 shares in its portfolio. Indexiq Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) for 340,385 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 0.01% invested in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) for 14,660 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co reported 885 shares stake. 15,365 were accumulated by Woodstock Corporation. Moreover, State Bank Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) for 5,076 shares. Parametric Port Assocs Lc owns 759,533 shares. Ls Inv Advsrs Limited invested 0% in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW). Great West Life Assurance Com Can holds 0% or 109,537 shares in its portfolio.

Robotti Robert, which manages about $331.99 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Exterran Corporation by 98,729 shares to 471,616 shares, valued at $9.89 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

More notable recent Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ensco Lenders Ready To Extend Credit Line Into 2022” on September 29, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “What happened with Atwood Oceanics this quarter?” published on May 09, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Atwood Oceanics – 3Q’17 Results. Ensco: A Lifeline For Atwood Shareholders” on August 07, 2017. More interesting news about Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) were released by: Worldoil.com and their article: “Ensco to acquire Atwood Oceanics, Inc.” published on May 30, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ensco-Atwood Merger: New Details Emerge” with publication date: August 21, 2017.

Among 29 analysts covering Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Atwood Oceanics had 79 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, November 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Sell”. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, August 21 report. Piper Jaffray downgraded the shares of ATW in report on Monday, June 19 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, October 2. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, January 11. Cowen & Co downgraded it to “Market Perform” rating and $10 target in Monday, January 11 report. The rating was upgraded by Pareto to “Buy” on Tuesday, February 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating by PiperJaffray given on Monday, June 19. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of ATW in report on Friday, December 16 to “Underperform” rating. Jefferies downgraded the shares of ATW in report on Monday, May 9 to “Hold” rating.

Amg National Trust Bank, which manages about $1.38 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Steris Plc by 4,240 shares to 6,431 shares, valued at $524,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) by 2,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 9,454 shares, and cut its stake in Spdr (RWX).

Among 7 analysts covering Orange (NYSE:ORAN), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Orange had 11 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 19 by Berenberg. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, September 27. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, August 31. The rating was upgraded by HSBC to “Buy” on Tuesday, January 17. Berenberg initiated Orange SA (ADR) (NYSE:ORAN) on Monday, January 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 4 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, July 19 by Raymond James. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, June 13 by Bank of America. The firm has “Hold” rating by HSBC given on Monday, October 3. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, August 26.

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