Sailingstone Capital Partners Trimmed Its Kosmos Energy LTD (KOS) Stake by $22.84 Million as Market Value Declined; As Cott Que (COT) Stock Value Declined, Intact Investment Management Has Lowered Its Holding by $1.28 Million

May 15, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Intact Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Cott Corp Que (COT) by 24.26% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Intact Investment Management Inc sold 64,079 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 200,100 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.17M, down from 264,179 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Intact Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Cott Corp Que for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.20B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $15.82. About 519,417 shares traded. Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) has risen 19.84% since May 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.29% the S&P500.

Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS) by 14.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc sold 3.81 million shares as the company’s stock declined 11.03% with the market. The institutional investor held 22.45M shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $153.80M, down from 26.26M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Kosmos Energy Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.88B market cap company. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $7.26. About 1.03M shares traded. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has risen 2.34% since May 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.21% the S&P500.

Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $6.37 billion and $3.45 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Antero Res Corp (NYSE:AR) by 250,548 shares to 34.91M shares, valued at $663.33M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Analysts await Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $-0.01 EPS, up 50.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. After $-0.06 actual EPS reported by Kosmos Energy Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -83.33% EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Kosmos Energy had 50 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 25 with “Sector Perform”. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, March 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, September 14 by Citigroup. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 2. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 24. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $9 target in Friday, July 21 report. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 20 by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.78 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.49, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 11 investors sold KOS shares while 38 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 389.60 million shares or 3.03% less from 401.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ameriprise invested in 45,217 shares. Grp Inc reported 4,818 shares. Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Parkside State Bank reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Company reported 207,344 shares stake. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Company holds 0.01% or 40,821 shares in its portfolio. Qs Invsts Lc reported 26,016 shares. Envestnet Asset Management holds 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) or 987 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 626,300 shares. Legal General Gp Plc reported 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Comerica Bancorporation holds 24,761 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 16,700 shares. Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 330,012 shares. The Switzerland-based Swiss Bank has invested 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Indexiq Advsrs Limited Liability has 6,606 shares.

Another recent and important Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Fred’s, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, CNO Financial …” on May 14, 2018.

More news for Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 10, 2018” on May 10, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s article titled: “New York investment firm stocks up on Tampa health insurer shares” and published on May 15, 2018 is yet another important article.

Intact Investment Management Inc, which manages about $2.49B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Methanex Corp (NASDAQ:MEOH) by 29,700 shares to 147,100 shares, valued at $11.18 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 12,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 133,200 shares, and has risen its stake in Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS).

Analysts await Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.10 earnings per share, up 66.67% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.06 per share. COT’s profit will be $13.93M for 39.55 P/E if the $0.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.02 actual earnings per share reported by Cott Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -600.00% EPS growth.

Since March 8, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $1.11 million activity. 5,000 Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) shares with value of $78,450 were sold by Ausher Jason R. Poe Marni Morgan had sold 30,000 shares worth $475,200.

Among 11 analysts covering Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Cott Corporation had 41 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. TheStreet upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 2 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 19. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 4 to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Thursday, June 9. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 12 with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 11. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 14 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18.0 target in Thursday, November 9 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.35, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 10 investors sold COT shares while 48 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 98.88 million shares or 3.10% less from 102.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Jane Street Group Limited Liability accumulated 10,503 shares. Adi Cap Ltd holds 6.63% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) for 584,526 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lc invested in 21,059 shares or 0.09% of the stock. New York-based Lazard Asset Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). D E Shaw And reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Us Natl Bank De holds 2,202 shares. Three Peaks Cap Limited Liability Company reported 1.97% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Toronto Dominion Bankshares reported 23,220 shares. Tobam holds 0.12% or 164,800 shares in its portfolio. Agf has invested 0.04% in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Davis, Alabama-based fund reported 73,742 shares. Federated Investors Incorporated Pa stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited stated it has 0.53% in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Teton Advisors stated it has 110,000 shares. Asset Of Georgia Ga Adv invested 0.41% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT).

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