As Quintiles Ims Holdings (Q) Market Valuation Rose, Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Decreased Position; Weatherford Intl Plc (Call) (WFT) Stock Declined While Arosa Capital Management LP Has Decreased Its Stake

January 15, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Quintiles Ims Holdings Inc. (Q) by 23.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc sold 8.65M shares as the company’s stock rose 8.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 28.29M shares of the commercial physical & biological resarch company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.69B, down from 36.94 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc who had been investing in Quintiles Ims Holdings Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.87B market cap company. It closed at $103.48 lastly. It is down 27.93% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500.

Arosa Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Weatherford Intl Plc (Call) (WFT) by 75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Arosa Capital Management Lp sold 3.00 million shares as the company’s stock declined 8.25% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.00 million shares of the metal fabrications company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.58M, down from 4.00M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Arosa Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Weatherford Intl Plc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.92% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $4.25. About 22.50 million shares traded. Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) has risen 2.15% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $-0.20 earnings per share, up 37.50% or $0.12 from last year’s $-0.32 per share. After $-0.22 actual earnings per share reported by Weatherford International plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.09% EPS growth.

Arosa Capital Management Lp, which manages about $456.37 million and $707.40 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Canadian Nat Res Ltd (NYSE:CNQ) by 838,615 shares to 967,731 shares, valued at $32.41 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Rpc Inc (NYSE:RES) by 61,698 shares in the quarter, for a total of 234,335 shares, and has risen its stake in Murphy Oil Corp (NYSE:MUR).

Among 34 analysts covering Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE:WFT), 27 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Weatherford International Ltd. had 105 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 24. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Monday, January 9 by Barclays Capital. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5.5 target in Tuesday, September 5 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, November 6. The company was maintained on Friday, February 5 by Cowen & Co. Bernstein upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 3 report. On Friday, March 24 the stock rating was initiated by Tudor Pickering with “Buy”. Bernstein downgraded Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) on Thursday, July 6 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 19 by DA Davidson.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 41 investors sold WFT shares while 94 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 1.67% more from 1.09 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Estabrook Capital invested in 0% or 4,100 shares. Wedge Capital Management L Lp Nc holds 27.84M shares. Winfield Assoc reported 265 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 12,608 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 13,500 are held by Benin Management. Gmt Cap holds 2.77M shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. New Jersey-based Private Advisor Grp Incorporated Lc has invested 0% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Washington Trust Bank reported 3,150 shares. 2.25M were accumulated by Encompass Advisors Limited Company. Fdx Incorporated, a California-based fund reported 97,676 shares. Thompson Davis has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Tortoise Cap Advisors Limited Liability Corporation invested in 300 shares or 0% of the stock. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 20,000 shares. Aperio Grp Ltd Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Baker Avenue Asset Limited Partnership, a California-based fund reported 220,100 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.60, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 29 investors sold Q shares while 118 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 197.84 million shares or 1.05% less from 199.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Colonial Trust invested in 40,599 shares or 0.85% of the stock. Mckinley Capital Management Ltd Liability Company Delaware owns 3,883 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Corsair Capital Mngmt LP reported 283,266 shares or 4.52% of all its holdings. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.24% of its portfolio in IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q). Montag & Caldwell Ltd Com holds 0.01% or 4,166 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, British Columbia Management has 0.05% invested in IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q). Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd reported 0.48% of its portfolio in IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q). Commonwealth Equity reported 0.01% of its portfolio in IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q). Philadelphia Com invested in 50,000 shares. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.05% in IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q). Oakworth Inc holds 0.01% or 236 shares in its portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 118,521 shares. Commonwealth Comml Bank Of Australia holds 0% or 1,669 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Sg Americas Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) for 15,959 shares.

Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc, which manages about $6.18 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amc Entmt Hldgs Inc. (NYSE:AMC) by 84,379 shares to 220,026 shares, valued at $3.23M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Unifirst Corp. Mass (NYSE:UNF) by 32,362 shares in the quarter, for a total of 666,105 shares, and has risen its stake in Koninklijke Philips N V (NYSE:PHG).

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