Jefferies Group Increases Position in Cme Group (Put) (CME); As United Technologies (UTX) Stock Value Rose, Lincoln Capital Decreased Stake by $437,320

January 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Jefferies Group Llc increased its stake in Cme Group Inc (Put) (CME) by 137.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies Group Llc bought 3,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.72% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 5,700 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $773,000, up from 2,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jefferies Group Llc who had been investing in Cme Group Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on 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.

Lincoln Capital Llc decreased its stake in United Technologies Corp (UTX) by 23.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lincoln Capital Llc sold 3,770 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.03% with the market. The institutional investor held 12,173 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.41 million, down from 15,943 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lincoln Capital Llc who had been investing in United Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $109.07B market cap company. The stock increased 1.18% or $1.59 during the last trading session, reaching $136.58. About 5.21 million shares traded or 67.82% up from the average. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 22.99% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $7.73 million activity. On Wednesday, August 2 DUFFY TERRENCE A sold $2.70M worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) or 21,815 shares. The insider Pietrowicz John W. sold 2,500 shares worth $342,075. GEPSMAN MARTIN J also sold $25,228 worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) shares. The insider Piell Hilda Harris sold $186,300. On Tuesday, August 8 Durkin Bryan T sold $1.15 million worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) or 9,200 shares. 850 shares were sold by GLICKMAN DANIEL R, worth $107,653.

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. As per Tuesday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Deutsche Bank maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) rating on Friday, January 8. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $104.0 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) rating on Wednesday, July 5. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $12300 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. JP Morgan maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Friday, March 11 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, September 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, September 4 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Friday, May 20. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, August 31. CLSA maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Thursday, July 14 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It fall, 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. United Capital Financial Advisers stated it has 146,465 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Moreover, Natl Bank Of Nova Scotia has 0.12% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans reported 13,563 shares stake. Westfield Capital Lp holds 565,472 shares. Hilltop stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Bridgewater Associates Lp, a Connecticut-based fund reported 8,716 shares. Shelter Insurance Retirement Plan invested in 3.42% or 54,100 shares. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Corporation owns 523,400 shares. Citigroup owns 373,003 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Farmers Tru Co reported 0.09% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Los Angeles Capital Mgmt Equity Rech reported 168,712 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Hbk Invs Lp holds 30,107 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Alpine Woods Capital Ltd Liability invested 0.58% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Exchange reported 0.44% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). State Street Corporation owns 0.2% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 17.13M shares.

Jefferies Group Llc, which manages about $15.15B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) by 6,754 shares to 446 shares, valued at $65,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in New Residential Invt Corp (Put) (NYSE:NRZ) by 60,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 130,000 shares, and cut its stake in Whirlpool Corp (NYSE:WHR).

Lincoln Capital Llc, which manages about $168.21M and $162.01 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alphabet Inc by 515 shares to 7,702 shares, valued at $7.50M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $1.56 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $1.56 per share. UTX’s profit will be $1.25 billion for 21.89 P/E if the $1.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.73 actual EPS reported by United Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.83% negative EPS growth.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $734,561 activity. Bailey Robert J. also sold $108,873 worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) shares.

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