Brown Advisory Securities Decreased Position in Davita (DVA) by $697,896 as Share Price Declined; Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) Holding Has Increased by National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives

May 25, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives increased its stake in Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) by 46.67% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives bought 3,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 11,000 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.90 million, up from 7,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives who had been investing in Pioneer Nat Res Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.11B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.51% or $4.8475 during the last trading session, reaching $188.3825. About 1.01 million shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has declined 4.79% since May 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.34% the S&P500.

Brown Advisory Securities Llc decreased its stake in Davita Inc (DVA) by 51.38% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Advisory Securities Llc sold 9,693 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,171 shares of the hospital and nursing management company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $664,000, down from 18,864 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Advisory Securities Llc who had been investing in Davita Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.87 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $68.04. About 326,681 shares traded. DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) has declined 2.38% since May 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.93% the S&P500.

Among 42 analysts covering Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), 37 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pioneer Natural Resources had 172 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Susquehanna downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, January 17 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 10 by Wunderlich. As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Cowen & Co maintained Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on Friday, September 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Equalweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 14. On Tuesday, April 26 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Outperform” rating by Bernstein on Friday, November 3. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of PXD in report on Friday, February 9 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 13. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Monday, January 11 by Barclays Capital.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 29 sales for $26.32 million activity. $403,900 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) shares were sold by BERG MARK STEPHEN. The insider HANNES WILLIAM F sold 10,000 shares worth $2.03M. Stewart Stephanie D had sold 900 shares worth $183,168. Fairbrook Teresa A had sold 2,134 shares worth $384,120. The insider Hall Jerome D JR sold $413,452. KLEINMAN MARK H sold $207,196 worth of stock.

National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives, which manages about $5.59B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 6,700 shares to 35,800 shares, valued at $5.42M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) by 3,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.36M shares, and cut its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLY).

More notable recent Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “US Stocks Red Thursday” on May 24, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 03, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “5 Top Energy Stocks to Buy Right Now” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “20 Oil Stocks for an Unpredictable Second Half” published on May 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Look For Broken Stocks On Tepid Market Days – Cramer’s Mad Money (5/22/18)” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 66 investors sold PXD shares while 230 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 148.22 million shares or 2.39% less from 151.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Commonwealth Bancorp Of Aus accumulated 187 shares. Capital Advsr Ok invested in 2,106 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh reported 124,126 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Fund Evaluation Gp Ltd holds 0.12% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) or 6,350 shares. Perkins Coie Com stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Forbes J M & Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.57% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) or 14,376 shares. Valley Natl Advisers Inc stated it has 85 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Advisory Rech has 0.37% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 127,812 shares. Sandy Spring Bancorp holds 0% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 100 shares. Westpac Bk has invested 0.04% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Nomura Asset Mgmt owns 22,369 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Chevy Chase Tru Hldgs Incorporated has 148,294 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Two Sigma Secs Ltd Company invested in 0.01% or 2,714 shares. Schroder Inv Mngmt reported 0% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Deutsche Comml Bank Ag reported 330,759 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.15, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 47 investors sold DVA shares while 170 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 145.16 million shares or 8.84% less from 159.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. M&T Natl Bank holds 0% or 11,099 shares. Brown Advisory invested in 0.02% or 71,611 shares. 2.61M were accumulated by Fmr Limited Liability Com. Regions Fincl, a Alabama-based fund reported 934 shares. 5,490 were accumulated by Comm Bank. Whittier Trust invested 0.01% of its portfolio in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0% or 5,829 shares. Shell Asset Mngmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Tudor Et Al invested in 18,264 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Dupont Corp invested 0.06% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Pggm Invs holds 0.07% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) or 175,300 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Holdings Sa owns 24,264 shares. Cornercap Investment Counsel has invested 0.06% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). 566,536 are owned by Madison Invest Holdings. The Pennsylvania-based Brinker Capital Inc has invested 0.04% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA).

Analysts await DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.98 EPS, up 6.52% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.92 per share. DVA’s profit will be $171.01 million for 17.36 P/E if the $0.98 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by DaVita Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.67% negative EPS growth.

Brown Advisory Securities Llc, which manages about $869.60M and $518.58M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 21,628 shares to 162,103 shares, valued at $13.88M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 2,797 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10,315 shares, and has risen its stake in Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG).

Among 12 analysts covering DaVita (NYSE:DVA), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. DaVita had 40 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Thursday, May 25 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $97.0 target in Tuesday, February 13 report. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, December 7. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, November 8 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DVA in report on Thursday, August 6 with “Sector Perform” rating. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 6 by Bank of America. On Tuesday, November 28 the stock rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Buy”. Jefferies downgraded DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Monday, June 26 to “Hold” rating. The stock of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, November 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Jefferies.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $8.33 million activity. Another trade for 3,572 shares valued at $282,008 was made by HILGER JAMES K on Tuesday, January 16. 338 shares were sold by BERG CHARLES, worth $22,393. THIRY KENT J had sold 81,800 shares worth $5.57M on Friday, December 8. ZUMWALT LEANNE M also sold $64,711 worth of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Friday, December 8.

Another recent and important DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “DaVita (DVA) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 04, 2018.

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