Altria Group (MO) Shareholder Parametrica Management LTD Has Cut Its Holding by $677,174 as Market Valuation Declined; Credit Suisse Ag/Nassau (XIV) Shareholder Flow Traders Us Has Trimmed Stake as Market Valuation Rose

November 15, 2017 - By Darrin Black

Parametrica Management Ltd decreased its stake in Altria Group Inc (MO) by 64.79% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Parametrica Management Ltd sold 9,151 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.84% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4,974 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $370,000, down from 14,125 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Parametrica Management Ltd who had been investing in Altria Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $125.43 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.62% or $0.41 reaching $65.32 per share. About 49,248 shares traded. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Flow Traders Us Llc decreased its stake in Credit Suisse Ag/Nassau (XIV) by 34.4% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Flow Traders Us Llc sold 183,828 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 350,585 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $29.26M, down from 534,413 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Flow Traders Us Llc who had been investing in Credit Suisse Ag/Nassau for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.09 billion market cap company. The stock declined 2.90% or $3.12 reaching $104.57 per share. About 294,973 shares traded. Credit Suisse AG – VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (NASDAQ:XIV) has risen 166.34% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 149.64% the S&P500.

More notable recent Credit Suisse AG – VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (NASDAQ:XIV) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Best Trade For 2017” on August 21, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How Does VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN Work?” published on May 14, 2014, Seekingalpha.com published: “The #1 Stock In The World” on June 08, 2015. More interesting news about Credit Suisse AG – VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (NASDAQ:XIV) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “XIV: What You Need To Know Before Buying” published on October 31, 2016 as well as Etfdailynews.com‘s news article titled: “Big Money In Inverse VIX ETFs Is Cause For Concern (XIV)” with publication date: September 27, 2017.

Flow Traders Us Llc, which manages about $1.30B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Powershares Senior Loan Portfo (BKLN) by 766,456 shares to 886,147 shares, valued at $20.51M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in United States Short Oil Fund L (DNO) by 4,723 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10,314 shares, and has risen its stake in Citigroup Global Markets Holdi.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 63 investors sold MO shares while 529 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 444 raised stakes. 1.16 billion shares or 0.78% less from 1.17 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Morgan Dempsey Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 2.85% or 104,977 shares. Inverness Counsel Ltd Company Ny reported 0.03% stake. King Wealth Gp Lc reported 82,195 shares. Keating Counselors holds 19,040 shares or 0.62% of its portfolio. Baker Boyer Commercial Bank accumulated 0.89% or 3,000 shares. Vantage Inv Advsr Ltd Co stated it has 1.63% in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Utd Ser Automobile Association invested in 0.41% or 1.79 million shares. First Tru Ltd Partnership invested in 1.37 million shares or 0.27% of the stock. Deltec Asset Management Llc has invested 0.88% in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO). Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 0.16% invested in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) for 205,871 shares. Fincl Bank Of America Corp De has 0.52% invested in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) for 34.82 million shares. Dearborn Prtn Ltd Liability Co accumulated 6,923 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Koshinski Asset Mngmt invested in 0% or 3,496 shares. Davenport And Ltd invested in 0% or 742,329 shares. Albert D Mason Inc holds 10,830 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio.

More notable recent Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Analyzing Altria Group’s Results For Q3 2017 (Including 2018 Dividend And …” on November 01, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Altria Group: Growth, Value, Income” published on October 16, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Altria Is About To Rise Again” on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) were released by: Dividend.com and their article: “Altria Group Inc.: Continues to Shine Even With Declining Tobacco Usage” published on November 01, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Altria Group: More Downside To Come” with publication date: November 14, 2017.

Among 19 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Altria Group Inc. had 50 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, May 9 by Argus Research. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Jefferies. The stock of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 26 by UBS. Cowen & Co upgraded Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) on Tuesday, September 26 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Edward Jones. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 14 by Berenberg. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8000 target in Friday, August 11 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Thursday, March 30 by Barclays Capital.

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