Range Res (RRC) Holder Anchor Bolt Capital LP Has Raised Position by $783,234 as Valuation Declined; Union Bankshares Lowered Holding in Philip Morris Intl (PM) by $318,780 as Shares Rose

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Union Bankshares Corp decreased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) by 11.57% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Union Bankshares Corp sold 4,830 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.03% with the market. The institutional investor held 36,919 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.47M, down from 41,749 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Union Bankshares Corp who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $133.44B market cap company. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $85.77. About 4.65 million shares traded. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has declined 16.62% since April 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.99% the S&P500. Some Historical PM News: 29/05/2018 – Altria, Reynolds, Lorillard, and Philip Morris Ordered to Issue Corrective Statements on Nicotine Addiction; 22nd Century’s Proprietary VLN (TM) Tobacco Called “Minimally or Non-Addictive”; 09/05/2018 – Philip Morris 2018 EPS View Includes Favorable Currency Impact of About 6c/Share; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q Net $1.56B; 26/04/2018 – Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q; 09/05/2018 – Philip Morris Chairman Has Musk Moment at Shareholder Meeting; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris Volumes Drop — Earnings Review; 09/05/2018 – Philip Morris International sells Marlboro cigarettes outside the U.S; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q European Union Cigarette and Heated Tobacco Unit Volume Down 5%; 09/05/2018 – Philip Morris Sees 2018 EPS $5.15-EPS $5.30; 18/05/2018 – Government proposal leaves markets gasping — and ltalians vaping

Anchor Bolt Capital Lp increased its stake in Range Res Corp (RRC) by 15.81% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Anchor Bolt Capital Lp bought 87,026 shares as the company’s stock declined 25.75% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 637,604 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.10 million, up from 550,578 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Anchor Bolt Capital Lp who had been investing in Range Res Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.55 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $10.32. About 8.50M shares traded or 19.71% up from the average. Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) has declined 19.17% since April 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.54% the S&P500. Some Historical RRC News: 02/04/2018 – Range Resources Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/05/2018 – Range Resources Rises on Production Milestone; Plus500 Plans to Move to London Main Market; 23/05/2018 – S&P AFFIRMS RANGE RESOURCES ‘BB+’RATING; OUTLOOK STABLE; 12/04/2018 – Range Announces Retirement of Executive Vice Pres and COO Ray N. Walker; 23/03/2018 – Range Resources: CFO Roger Manny to Retire Effective May 16; 25/04/2018 – Range Resources 1Q EPS 20c; 23/05/2018 – S&PGR Affirms Range Resources ‘BB+’Rating; Outlook Stable; 11/04/2018 – Colombian Regulator Drops Penalty Against Range Resources Ltd. Consortium; 27/04/2018 – RRC of Texas: RRC Enforcement Actions Taken at Commissioners’ April 24 Conference; 16/04/2018 – RANGE RESOURCES CORP – NEW FIVE-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH A SYNDICATE OF TWENTY-SEVEN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS HAS A MAXIMUM FACILITY SIZE OF $4 BLN

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.17, from 0.85 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 82 investors sold PM shares while 552 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 305 raised stakes. 1.13 billion shares or 3.02% more from 1.09 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Gm Advisory Gp reported 16,337 shares. The Massachusetts-based Appleton Prns Ma has invested 0.03% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Ltd Ca holds 80,002 shares or 1.45% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.44% or 268,264 shares. Hayek Kallen Inv has invested 1.68% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Clarkston Capital Ptnrs Limited Com reported 0.01% stake. Ameritas Investment Ptnrs reported 0.1% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Sol Cap Mngmt Comm holds 0.12% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) or 5,594 shares. Centre Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 1.43% or 72,490 shares. Tanaka Capital Management holds 1.22% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 5,772 shares. Cedar Rock has 16.5% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 9.27 million shares. 3,700 were accumulated by Texas Capital Comml Bank Tx. Maverick Capital holds 44,480 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Switzerland) Sa invested in 0.04% or 5,281 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.37% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM).

Since November 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $5.17 million activity.

Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $1.01 EPS, up 1.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $1 per share. PM’s profit will be $1.57 billion for 21.23 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.25 actual EPS reported by Philip Morris International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.20% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Philip Morris: The Brexit Problem – Seeking Alpha” on December 11, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Twitter, UnitedHealth Group and Philip Morris – Investorplace.com” published on March 25, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Pain Of Philip Morris – Seeking Alpha” on June 12, 2018. More interesting news about Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Dividend Champion Roars Back – Seeking Alpha” published on July 21, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “My Update On Philip Morris’ Cigarette Volume Declines – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 15, 2019.

Union Bankshares Corp, which manages about $306.75M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) by 1,401 shares to 19,973 shares, valued at $4.50 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Bp Plc (NYSE:BP) by 28,415 shares in the quarter, for a total of 122,725 shares, and has risen its stake in Leggett & Platt Inc (NYSE:LEG).

Since March 1, 2019, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $316,921 activity. Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $218,924 was made by GRAY STEVEN D on Friday, March 1.

More recent Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Range Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2019 Financial Results – GlobeNewswire” on April 05, 2019. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Range Resources Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on February 24, 2019. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Range Resources, Advaxis, and StoneCo Slumped Today – The Motley Fool” with publication date: April 03, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.88 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 53 investors sold RRC shares while 113 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 96 raised stakes. 257.18 million shares or 7.47% more from 239.31 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. First Manhattan Com reported 0.03% stake. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt holds 32,617 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tudor Inv Et Al invested 0% of its portfolio in Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC). Great West Life Assurance Com Can invested in 0% or 181,887 shares. New York-based Two Sigma Lc has invested 0.01% in Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC). Schroder Inv Group Inc, a Maine-based fund reported 1.82 million shares. Virtu Financial Llc holds 45,912 shares. Amer Assets Mngmt Lc has invested 0.05% in Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested 0% of its portfolio in Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC). Bnp Paribas Asset reported 256,559 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0.01% in Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC). 31,093 are held by Fincl Architects. King Luther Cap Management holds 0% or 20,760 shares in its portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv owns 0% invested in Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) for 3,775 shares. 52,640 were reported by Thompson Siegel Walmsley Llc.

Anchor Bolt Capital Lp, which manages about $849.21 million and $1.42B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 275,463 shares to 291,331 shares, valued at $31.02 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) by 26,265 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 405,086 shares, and cut its stake in Pretium Res Inc (Call) (NYSE:PVG).

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