Hap Trading Increased By $9.35 Million Its Halliburton Co (HAL) Holding; Houston Wire & Cable Co (HWCC) Sentiment Is 1.22

May 25, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Hap Trading Llc increased Halliburton Co (HAL) stake by 1289.52% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Hap Trading Llc acquired 194,718 shares as Halliburton Co (HAL)’s stock declined 2.35%. The Hap Trading Llc holds 209,818 shares with $10.25 million value, up from 15,100 last quarter. Halliburton Co now has $43.64 billion valuation. The stock decreased 4.70% or $2.4551 during the last trading session, reaching $49.8149. About 8.99M shares traded or 11.53% up from the average. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has declined 1.88% since May 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.43% the S&P500.

Houston Wire & Cable Co (HWCC) investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.55, from 0.67 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 22 hedge funds opened new or increased stock positions, while 18 sold and decreased their stock positions in Houston Wire & Cable Co. The hedge funds in our database reported: 10.07 million shares, down from 10.25 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Houston Wire & Cable Co in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 7 Reduced: 11 Increased: 13 New Position: 9.

Hap Trading Llc decreased Macerich Co (NYSE:MAC) stake by 49,090 shares to 31,410 valued at $2.06 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Nationstar Mtg Hldgs Inc (NYSE:NSM) stake by 188,341 shares and now owns 229,959 shares. Micron Technology Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:MU) was reduced too.

Among 42 analysts covering Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), 38 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Halliburton Company had 160 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 15 by Cowen & Co. Credit Suisse maintained Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 10 by Bank of America. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Global Hunter Securities upgraded the stock to “Accumulate” rating in Tuesday, July 21 report. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 22 by Guggenheim. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Tuesday, January 23. The rating was maintained by Seaport Global with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 24.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.30, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 54 investors sold HAL shares while 283 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 675.47 million shares or 0.60% less from 679.57 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Hellman Jordan Com Ma holds 2.52% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 32,759 shares. Guinness Asset Mngmt owns 2.3% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 223,586 shares. Vident Advisory Ltd Liability holds 0.03% or 13,057 shares in its portfolio. 19,900 were reported by Crestpoint Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Company. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 334,899 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Cobblestone Capital Lc holds 9,433 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Capital Investment Llc accumulated 0.04% or 12,299 shares. Bb&T Securities Ltd holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 115,731 shares. Pro accumulated 0% or 132 shares. 6,722 were reported by Whittier Tru Company Of Nevada Inc. Schafer Cullen Capital accumulated 90,195 shares. Shell Asset Company reported 155,887 shares. 30,347 are held by Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank. Group One Trading LP invested in 47,338 shares. Bridges Investment Mngmt reported 5,755 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $8.39 million activity. Shares for $1.58M were sold by Carre Eric on Monday, January 22. The insider Brown James S sold 12,977 shares worth $713,475. 2,937 shares were sold by Beaty Anne L., worth $151,459 on Friday, January 5. $1.60M worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shares were sold by Miller Jeffrey Allen. Voyles Robb L. also sold $2.16M worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) on Monday, January 22. McKeon Timothy sold $251,835 worth of stock or 4,583 shares.

More news for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Venezuela Stymies Halliburton” on April 29, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “4 Major Energy Stocks to Ditch Now” and published on May 25, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock increased 1.60% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $8.13. About 18,462 shares traded. Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) has risen 11.28% since May 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.27% the S&P500.

Houston Wire & Cable Company, through its subsidiaries, sells electrical and mechanical wire and cable, industrial fasteners, hardware, and related services in the United States. The company has market cap of $133.96 million. It offers wire and cable products, including continuous and interlocked armor cables; control and power cables; electronic wires and cables; flexible and portable cords; instrumentation and thermocouple cables; lead and high temperature cables; medium voltage cables; and premise and category wires and cables, primary and secondary aluminum distribution cables, and steel wire ropes and wire rope slings, as well as synthetic fiber rope slings, chains, shackles, and other related hardware and corrosion resistant products. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides private branded products comprising its proprietary brand LifeGuard, a low-smoke zero-halogen cable.

Rutabaga Capital Management Llc Ma holds 1.58% of its portfolio in Houston Wire & Cable Company for 956,388 shares. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc owns 827,378 shares or 0.78% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has 0.41% invested in the company for 216,270 shares. The New York-based Walthausen & Co. Llc has invested 0.29% in the stock. Ancora Advisors Llc, a Us-based fund reported 573,110 shares.

Another recent and important Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Houston Wire & Cable’s (HWCC) CEO Jim Pokluda on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 12, 2018.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 4 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $254,798 activity.

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