Marshall Wace Llp Increased American Electri (AEP) Holding; Advent Claymore Convertible Securities & Income Fund II (AGC) Has 0.95 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Marshall Wace Llp increased American Electri (AEP) stake by 235.03% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Marshall Wace Llp acquired 166,708 shares as American Electri (AEP)’s stock declined 7.09%. The Marshall Wace Llp holds 237,640 shares with $17.48M value, up from 70,932 last quarter. American Electri now has $33.88B valuation. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $68.82. About 682,967 shares traded. American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has risen 1.09% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.46% the S&P500.

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities & Income Fund II (AGC) investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.30, from 0.65 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 19 investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 20 decreased and sold their stakes in Advent Claymore Convertible Securities & Income Fund II. The investment managers in our database now own: 9.58 million shares, down from 9.83 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Advent Claymore Convertible Securities & Income Fund II in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 12 Increased: 10 New Position: 9.

Shaker Financial Services Llc holds 1.48% of its portfolio in Advent Claymore Convertible Securities & Income Fund II for 522,089 shares. Saba Capital Management L.P. owns 1.43 million shares or 0.67% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Robinson Capital Management Llc has 0.35% invested in the company for 121,533 shares. The Illinois-based Rivernorth Capital Management Llc has invested 0.31% in the stock. Sit Investment Associates Inc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 922,928 shares.

The stock increased 1.60% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $5.71. About 121,173 shares traded. Advent Claymore Convertible Securities & Income Fund II (AGC) has declined 9.18% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.73% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 42 investors sold AEP shares while 267 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 238 raised stakes. 345.12 million shares or 1.09% more from 341.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Guggenheim Capital Ltd reported 598,809 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Davenport And holds 0.03% or 29,442 shares. State Teachers Retirement System owns 786,990 shares. Cadence Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 19,841 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt holds 18,060 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Ingalls Snyder Lc holds 3,069 shares. Moreover, Moody Bancshares Tru Division has 0.04% invested in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) for 12,270 shares. Schroder Gp reported 25,933 shares. Glg Lc reported 0.12% stake. Weiss Multi has 250,432 shares for 0.47% of their portfolio. Peak6 Invests Ltd Partnership reported 0.01% of its portfolio in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Gulf Bancorporation (Uk) Ltd reported 0.14% of its portfolio in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Profund Ltd holds 0.12% in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) or 43,454 shares. Mechanics Savings Bank Tru Department reported 2,829 shares. Wetherby Asset Mgmt stated it has 5,780 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.

Marshall Wace Llp decreased Shire Plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) stake by 91,954 shares to 392,438 valued at $60.88 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Sarepta Therapeu (NASDAQ:SRPT) stake by 21,670 shares and now owns 6,143 shares. Spark Therapeuti (NASDAQ:ONCE) was reduced too.

Among 20 analysts covering American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE:AEP), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. American Electric Power Company Inc. had 74 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, March 8 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Monday, October 19. Jefferies downgraded American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Tuesday, September 20 to “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Morgan Stanley. Guggenheim downgraded American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Tuesday, January 2 to “Sell” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) rating on Monday, April 16. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $73 target. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $71 target in Friday, March 18 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, July 28 with “Hold”.

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