Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Lowered Its Xcel Energy (XEL) Position; Karp Capital Management Lifted Lockheed Martin (LMT) Holding

June 19, 2017 - By olga

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc decreased Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) stake by 2.11% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc sold 82,617 shares as Xcel Energy Inc (XEL)’s stock rose 9.17%. The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc holds 3.84M shares with $156.37 million value, down from 3.92M last quarter. Xcel Energy Inc now has $24.32 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.21% or $0.1 reaching $47.69 per share. About 168,566 shares traded. Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) has risen 13.18% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.52% the S&P500.

Karp Capital Management Corp increased Lockheed Martin (LMT) stake by 70.16% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Karp Capital Management Corp acquired 3,186 shares as Lockheed Martin (LMT)’s stock rose 2.80%. The Karp Capital Management Corp holds 7,727 shares with $1.93 million value, up from 4,541 last quarter. Lockheed Martin now has $82.32B valuation. The stock rose 0.97% or $2.74 reaching $283.85 per share. About 229,848 shares traded. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has risen 14.19% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc increased Community Health Systems Inc (NYSE:CYH) stake by 230,370 shares to 430,326 valued at $2.41M in 2016Q4. It also upped Loews Corp (NYSE:L) stake by 63,300 shares and now owns 3.31M shares. Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) was raised too.

Among 11 analysts covering Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. Xcel Energy Inc. had 25 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, March 2 by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, December 2, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 28 report. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Thursday, June 16 report. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 26 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Neutral” on Monday, October 19. The stock of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 21. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, March 7 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Thursday, September 3.

Since February 7, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $41,447 activity. 1,000 shares valued at $41,447 were bought by PROKOPANKO JAMES T on Tuesday, February 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 1 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold XEL shares while 183 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 175 raised stakes. 353.97 million shares or 2.29% more from 346.05 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Cornerstone Advisors reported 872 shares. Financial Counselors has 5,938 shares. Moreover, Plante Moran Advsr Ltd Company has 0.02% invested in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) for 692 shares. Pggm Invests reported 1.16 million shares. Royal State Bank Of Canada reported 0.09% in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). Utd Services Automobile Association invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). Whittier Of Nevada holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) for 5,354 shares. 1St Glob holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) for 5,150 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Bk reported 1.17M shares. Davenport & Limited Company reported 12,529 shares stake. Aviva Public Limited Com invested 0.08% in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). American National Bank owns 0.01% invested in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) for 853 shares. Jones Companies Lllp invested 0% in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). Tiedemann Wealth Limited Liability Co has 0.13% invested in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) for 33,140 shares. First Dallas Secs has invested 1.64% in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL).

Analysts await Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.42 earnings per share, up 7.69% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.39 per share. XEL’s profit will be $214.18M for 28.39 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by Xcel Energy Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.64% negative EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Lockheed Martin Corporation had 41 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, September 19 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, November 18. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, October 12. On Thursday, November 10 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal Weight”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, August 24 by Goldman Sachs. Zacks upgraded Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) on Thursday, September 3 to “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) rating on Monday, December 5. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $300 target. The rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, August 20 to “Buy”. JP Morgan initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, August 25 report. As per Thursday, January 12, the company rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets.

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