Financial Engines Advisors Trimmed By $597,312 Its Viasat (VSAT) Holding; Brigade Capital Management LP Has Increased Its Nrg Energy (NRG) Holding

February 15, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Brigade Capital Management Lp increased Nrg Energy Inc (NRG) stake by 61.59% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Brigade Capital Management Lp acquired 492,735 shares as Nrg Energy Inc (NRG)’s stock declined 8.13%. The Brigade Capital Management Lp holds 1.29M shares with $33.08M value, up from 800,000 last quarter. Nrg Energy Inc now has $7.98B valuation. The stock increased 1.55% or $0.385 during the last trading session, reaching $25.185. About 1.90M shares traded. NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has risen 1.42% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.28% the S&P500.

Financial Engines Advisors Llc decreased Viasat Inc (VSAT) stake by 22.05% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Financial Engines Advisors Llc sold 9,333 shares as Viasat Inc (VSAT)’s stock declined 4.55%. The Financial Engines Advisors Llc holds 32,988 shares with $2.12M value, down from 42,321 last quarter. Viasat Inc now has $4.06 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $68.93. About 202,646 shares traded. Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has declined 11.76% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.46% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. ViaSat had 21 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 15. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 31 by Wells Fargo. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VSAT in report on Tuesday, November 21 with “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, February 12. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Sell” on Wednesday, November 9. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell” on Friday, May 26. The stock has “Sell” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, May 23. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, February 7 by Raymond James. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Underperform” on Wednesday, November 16.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $7.53 million activity. 700 shares valued at $44,590 were sold by STENBIT JOHN P on Friday, September 1. $1.88M worth of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) shares were sold by DANKBERG MARK D. NASH JEFFREY M sold 2,000 shares worth $123,812. Shares for $264,393 were sold by Peterman Ken Allen.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.41, from 1.84 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 23 investors sold VSAT shares while 40 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 58.72 million shares or 3.44% more from 56.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pnc Finance Gru invested 0% of its portfolio in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Cobblestone Cap Ltd Liability Ny reported 110,785 shares. 7,760 are owned by Tower Limited Liability Com (Trc). Southeastern Asset Management Inc Tn has invested 4.52% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Riverhead Mgmt Ltd Liability owns 3,453 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. American Group Inc holds 146,089 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Voya Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% or 24,321 shares in its portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale And Associate Inc reported 133 shares. Moreover, Retirement Of Alabama has 0.02% invested in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). 4.08M were accumulated by Fpr Partners Ltd Co. Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 156,670 shares. Ww Asset Mngmt reported 3,418 shares. Ameriprise holds 159,259 shares. Benchmark Capital Advisors accumulated 19,550 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0% or 8,581 shares in its portfolio.

Financial Engines Advisors Llc increased Abbott Laboratories Common Stock (NYSE:ABT) stake by 13,210 shares to 167,272 valued at $8.93 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Schwab Strategic Trust (SCHZ) stake by 541,538 shares and now owns 1.06M shares. Schwab Strategic Trust (SCHH) was raised too.

Among 14 analysts covering NRG Yield (NYSE:NRG), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. NRG Yield had 31 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, August 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research to “Outperform”. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell” on Thursday, June 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 29 by Guggenheim. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, February 24 report. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, March 29 to “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Friday, October 16. Citigroup upgraded the shares of NRG in report on Monday, November 7 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Monday, November 14. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NRG in report on Monday, August 10 with “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 52 investors sold NRG shares while 121 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 277.07 million shares or 5.12% more from 263.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 125,410 were accumulated by Chicago Equity Prns Limited. Virtus Invest Advisers stated it has 197,166 shares. Baystate Wealth Management Ltd invested in 0% or 100 shares. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al stated it has 0.02% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG). D E Shaw Communications holds 0% of its portfolio in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) for 22,337 shares. Utah Retirement holds 54,918 shares. Contravisory Invest Inc invested in 0.14% or 15,114 shares. Hudock Capital Group Inc Limited Liability invested in 0% or 6 shares. 3.90 million were reported by Roystone Cap Management L P. Dorsey Wright Associates reported 129,350 shares or 0.76% of all its holdings. Paloma Prtn Mngmt holds 0.11% or 300,600 shares. Gp One Trading LP has invested 0.03% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG). 3.20 million are owned by Goldman Sachs Grp. Hotchkis Wiley Cap Mngmt has invested 0.33% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG). Sei Com holds 62,685 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

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