Caterpillar Del (Call) (CAT) Holder Zweig-Dimenna Associates Raised Its Stake; Integral Derivatives Holding in Pxd (Call) (PXD) Has Trimmed as Share Value Rose

May 21, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Integral Derivatives Llc decreased its stake in Pxd (Call) (PXD) by 64.55% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Integral Derivatives Llc sold 7,100 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3,900 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $674,000, down from 11,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Integral Derivatives Llc who had been investing in Pxd (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.70B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $209.48. About 898,013 shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has declined 4.79% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.34% the S&P500.

Joe Dimenna increased its stake in Caterpillar Inc Del (Call) (CAT) by 51.58% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc bought 24,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.62% with the market. The hedge fund run by Joe Dimenna held 72,000 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $11.35M, up from 47,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc who had been investing in Caterpillar Inc Del (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $95.41 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.49% or $3.87 during the last trading session, reaching $159.58. About 4.63 million shares traded. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 60.63% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.08% the S&P500.

Among 35 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 18 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 51% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. had 136 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, April 25 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, April 24 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, April 24. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Friday, September 25 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 11 with “Hold”. Robert W. Baird maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) rating on Friday, April 13. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $16800 target. The company was maintained on Friday, September 25 by Macquarie Research. As per Tuesday, May 30, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, April 26 by Argus Research.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 selling transactions for $23.72 million activity. Another trade for 528 shares valued at $84,723 was sold by Long Suzette M. $705,496 worth of stock was sold by Creed Joseph E on Friday, May 11. Shares for $776,850 were bought by CALHOUN DAVID L on Monday, May 14.

More notable recent Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) news were published by: Schaeffersresearch.com which released: “Caterpillar, Deere Stocks Rise on Upbeat China Buzz” on May 21, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Why Caterpillar Blew Through Estimates, Raised Guidance” published on April 24, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Caterpillar: As Good As It Gets” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough” published on April 27, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Caterpillar’s three-month rolling machine retail sales +28%” with publication date: May 11, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 55 investors sold CAT shares while 401 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 352 raised stakes. 402.55 million shares or 0.18% more from 401.83 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. British Columbia Mgmt Corp stated it has 395,504 shares. Retail Bank reported 0% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Monarch Mgmt reported 0.08% stake. First Republic Invest Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 114,756 shares. Wisconsin-based Sadoff Invest Lc has invested 3.84% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Smith Moore & invested in 5,443 shares. Covington Cap Mgmt holds 2,690 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Marble Harbor Counsel Limited Company has 0.07% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Rothschild Il invested in 5,031 shares. 85,512 are held by Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi. Of Virginia Va holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 3,168 shares. Parkside Retail Bank And reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Winfield Associate owns 160 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Eagle Asset Mngmt Inc owns 0.02% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 28,359 shares. Impala Asset Management Limited Liability holds 1.00M shares.

Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc, which manages about $1.59 billion and $921.26 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 15,733 shares to 26,926 shares, valued at $31.49M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alphabet Inc by 11,108 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,150 shares, and cut its stake in First Bancorp N C (NASDAQ:FBNC).

Analysts await Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.58 earnings per share, up 652.38% or $1.37 from last year’s $0.21 per share. PXD’s profit will be $269.27 million for 33.15 P/E if the $1.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.66 actual earnings per share reported by Pioneer Natural Resources Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.82% negative EPS growth.

Integral Derivatives Llc, which manages about $5.09B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ms (NYSE:MS) by 29,066 shares to 34,266 shares, valued at $1.80 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Googl by 10,016 shares in the quarter, for a total of 21,916 shares, and has risen its stake in Viab (Put) (NASDAQ:VIAB).

More recent Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 03, 2018. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “10 Small-Cap Oil & Gas Stocks to Watch” on May 17, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “US Plays Its Foreign Policy Hand Freed From Oil” with publication date: May 13, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 42 analysts covering Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), 37 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pioneer Natural Resources had 169 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 2 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 3 report. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, February 26. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by Wunderlich. On Tuesday, October 20 the stock rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with “Neutral”. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 20. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, April 7. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, August 24 with “Outperform”.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 20 insider sales for $18.18 million activity. 2,000 Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) shares with value of $320,000 were sold by Hopkins Frank E. CHEATWOOD CHRIS J had sold 5,184 shares worth $1.06M. 900 Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) shares with value of $183,168 were sold by Stewart Stephanie D. The insider BUCHANAN EDISON C sold $546,787. RISCH FRANK A sold 1,000 shares worth $202,158. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $1.02M was sold by SHEFFIELD KENNETH H JR.

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