Kessler Investment Group Decreased By $2.51 Million Its Ppl (PPL) Stake; Frontfour Capital Group Has Trimmed Sony (SNE) Stake By $775,187

February 15, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Frontfour Capital Group Llc decreased Sony Corp (SNE) stake by 12.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Frontfour Capital Group Llc sold 20,951 shares as Sony Corp (SNE)’s stock rose 13.78%. The Frontfour Capital Group Llc holds 149,546 shares with $5.58M value, down from 170,497 last quarter. Sony Corp now has $61.27 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $48.85. About 42,512 shares traded. Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) has risen 36.68% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.98% the S&P500.

Kessler Investment Group Llc decreased Ppl Corp (PPL) stake by 78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kessler Investment Group Llc sold 67,969 shares as Ppl Corp (PPL)’s stock rose 8.95%. The Kessler Investment Group Llc holds 19,171 shares with $728,000 value, down from 87,140 last quarter. Ppl Corp now has $20.99B valuation. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $30.49. About 177,752 shares traded. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has risen 2.43% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Sony Corp had 13 analyst reports since August 16, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 4 report. On Monday, April 24 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 13 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the shares of SNE in report on Wednesday, December 13 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Sunday, August 16, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The stock of Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, July 6. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 11 report. Bernstein initiated Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) on Wednesday, April 26 with “Outperform” rating. TheStreet upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, August 24 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 37 investors sold PPL shares while 222 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 226 raised stakes. 479.53 million shares or 0.81% more from 475.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.32% of its portfolio in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 268,795 shares. Silvercrest Asset Management Limited Liability Com holds 10,891 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Hl Serv Ltd owns 27,615 shares. Atria Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.16% or 76,598 shares. Motco owns 0.03% invested in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 7,884 shares. Ls Investment Advsrs Limited Co has 0.14% invested in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). Veritable Ltd Partnership invested 0.02% in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). Bollard Group Ltd Liability Corp reported 346,619 shares. Fukoku Mutual Life Company owns 224,000 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 2.37 million shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Natixis has 88,628 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Visionary Asset Management Inc reported 0.86% in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). Country Club Na holds 1.11% or 214,071 shares in its portfolio. Cutler Management Limited Liability owns 3,000 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt reported 0.1% stake.

Among 14 analysts covering PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. PPL Corporation had 40 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $37.0 target in Monday, February 12 report. The stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 18. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, October 10. The company was downgraded on Monday, February 8 by Evercore. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wolfe Research on Wednesday, September 14. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 31 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Sunday, August 20. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, January 18 to “Buy”.

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