As Cme Group (CME) Shares Declined, Shareholder Cedar Hill Associates Has Lowered Holding by $1.10 Million; As Verizon Communications (VZ) Share Value Declined, Oakwood Capital Management Decreased Stake

January 14, 2018 - By Peter Kolinski

Cedar Hill Associates Llc decreased its stake in Cme Group Inc (CME) by 7.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cedar Hill Associates Llc sold 8,156 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.72% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 102,161 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.86M, down from 110,317 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cedar Hill Associates Llc who had been investing in Cme Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $51.97 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $152.73. About 1.11M shares traded. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 25.35% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500.

Oakwood Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Verizon Communications (VZ) by 96.04% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oakwood Capital Management Llc sold 101,041 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.66% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4,169 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $206,000, down from 105,210 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oakwood Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Verizon Communications for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $211.56 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $51.86. About 17.67M shares traded or 5.69% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 63 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Wednesday, October 21. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, January 23 by Wells Fargo. On Tuesday, January 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Friday, October 20 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $50 target in Monday, July 31 report. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $49 target in Wednesday, October 21 report. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Friday, October 20. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 19 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $89,365 activity.

Oakwood Capital Management Llc, which manages about $705.78M and $428.34M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Dfa Global Real Estate Fund (DFGEX) by 60,298 shares to 725,059 shares, valued at $7.94M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Dfa Tax Mgd Us Small Cap Fd (DFTSX) by 7,731 shares in the quarter, for a total of 39,128 shares, and has risen its stake in Dfa U.S. Vector Equity Port Fd (DFVEX).

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 81 investors sold VZ shares while 696 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 2.53 billion shares or 1.44% more from 2.49 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Burney Communication holds 1.48% or 510,232 shares in its portfolio. Aimz Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Co owns 7,082 shares. Washington has invested 1.87% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Pennsylvania-based Tower Bridge Advsrs has invested 1.22% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Adell Harriman & Carpenter has 0.98% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 90,946 shares. Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mgmt Ltd invested 0.45% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Mengis Cap Mngmt Inc invested in 52,382 shares. Highstreet Asset Management reported 0.74% stake. 17.83M were accumulated by Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. The New Hampshire-based D L Carlson Investment has invested 0.67% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). C M Bidwell reported 0.27% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Connor Clark And Lunn Invest Ltd reported 0.17% stake. Boyd Watterson Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp Oh stated it has 0.5% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). 259,520 were accumulated by Covington Capital Mngmt. Davis R M holds 0.07% or 35,800 shares.

Analysts await Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $0.88 earnings per share, up 2.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.86 per share. VZ’s profit will be $3.59B for 14.73 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.98 actual earnings per share reported by Verizon Communications Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.20% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 53 investors sold CME shares while 219 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. 265.89 million shares or 1.13% less from 268.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tiedemann Wealth Management Lc has 0.03% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 2,028 shares. Madison Investment Holding Incorporated reported 0.33% stake. 7,626 were reported by Glob X Management Company Lc. Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of Aus reported 29,815 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Fjarde Ap invested 0.21% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Kentucky Retirement has 20,863 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Management invested in 0.1% or 27,231 shares. Greenleaf Tru holds 228 shares. Moreover, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 0.13% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 72,402 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 14,524 shares. Horizon Kinetics Lc accumulated 9,456 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Moreover, Forward Ltd Co has 0.16% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). 13,500 were accumulated by Glg Prtnrs Lp. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.44% or 64,117 shares in its portfolio. Bluecrest Cap Management Ltd invested in 45,107 shares or 0.25% of the stock.

Analysts await CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.14 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $1.14 per share. CME’s profit will be $387.93M for 33.49 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.19 actual earnings per share reported by CME Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.20% negative EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. CME Group had 50 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Friday, March 11. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, November 14 by JP Morgan. On Tuesday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of CME in report on Wednesday, July 5 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, March 31. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 8 by Deutsche Bank. Sterne Agee CRT initiated CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Friday, May 20 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 1. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, July 29. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 10.

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