Michael Kneeland just Unloaded 30,000 shares of United Rentals, Inc. (URI), be careful if you are long!; Halsey Associates Raised Its Schlumberger (SLB) Position

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Halsey Associates Inc increased Schlumberger (SLB) stake by 125.38% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Halsey Associates Inc acquired 11,850 shares as Schlumberger (SLB)’s stock declined 4.39%. The Halsey Associates Inc holds 21,301 shares with $1.44 million value, up from 9,451 last quarter. Schlumberger now has $95.51B valuation. The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $68.91. About 6.79M shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 16.28% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.83% the S&P500.

Among 39 analysts covering Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB), 32 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Schlumberger Limited. has $120 highest and $70 lowest target. $83.57’s average target is 21.27% above currents $68.91 stock price. Schlumberger Limited. had 147 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 16 with “Outperform”. Citigroup maintained Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Monday, October 19 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Monday, January 22. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, April 25 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Howard Weil with “Focus Stock” on Monday, January 25. The rating was downgraded by Griffen Securities on Monday, April 25 to “Sell”. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 21. The firm has “Sector Ourperform” rating by Howard Weil given on Thursday, May 12.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $6.71 million activity. Another trade for 75,000 shares valued at $5.91 million was sold by AYAT SIMON. KIBSGAARD PAAL also bought $646,800 worth of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares. 3,000 Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares with value of $192,900 were bought by Al Mogharbel Khaled. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $323,950 was made by Schorn Patrick on Monday, March 26. Shares for $1.96 million were sold by Guild Howard.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.22, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 90 investors sold SLB shares while 672 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 365 raised stakes. 1.05 billion shares or 11.89% less from 1.20 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Outfitter Ltd invested 0.4% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Northern Trust Corp has 18.45 million shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. M&T Natl Bank Corporation has invested 0.28% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Markston Intl Lc reported 80,320 shares. Harding Loevner LP owns 9.83 million shares. 5,179 are held by Wms Prtnrs Limited Liability Company. Aqr Cap invested in 96,216 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Green Square Limited Liability Corp has 11,998 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Capstone Limited Liability Company holds 32,010 shares. Chesley Taft & Assocs Limited accumulated 40,825 shares. Ontario – Canada-based Sprucegrove Invest Limited has invested 1.26% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB). Notis accumulated 12,285 shares or 0.48% of the stock. Regentatlantic Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.03% or 6,066 shares. 87,526 were accumulated by Motco. Clearbridge Lc, New York-based fund reported 13.84 million shares.

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. The company has market cap of $13.68 billion. It operates in two divisions, General Rentals; and Trench, Power, and Pump. It has a 10.4 P/E ratio. The General Rentals segment engages in the rental of general construction and industrial equipment, such as backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms, such as boom lifts and scissor lifts; and general tools and light equipment comprising pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 43 investors sold United Rentals, Inc. shares while 209 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 71.73 million shares or 3.37% less from 74.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Blair William & Il stated it has 4,507 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Brown Advisory accumulated 373,202 shares. Sg Americas Ltd Com owns 0.03% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 16,687 shares. Hermes Invest Management Limited accumulated 6,485 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Comerica Natl Bank invested in 26,240 shares. Cushing Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership accumulated 74,694 shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag holds 0.02% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) or 157,319 shares. Gabelli Funds Lc has invested 0.05% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Gulf Fincl Bank (Uk) Limited invested in 26,223 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Utah Retirement accumulated 15,600 shares. Twin Capital Mgmt invested in 0.18% or 21,112 shares. Edgemoor Incorporated holds 2.78% or 123,141 shares. Moreover, Shellback Limited Partnership has 1.21% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board reported 0.03% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). The Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Inv Board has invested 0.04% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI).

The stock increased 0.24% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $163.61. About 1.24M shares traded. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has risen 48.17% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.62% the S&P500.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $14.78 million activity. The insider PINTOFF CRAIG ADAM sold 1,923 shares worth $362,197. Another trade for 2,200 shares valued at $360,072 was made by MCALLISTER SINGLETON B on Tuesday, December 12. 1,635 shares were sold by Graziano Jessica, worth $296,344. PLUMMER WILLIAM B had sold 50,000 shares worth $9.39M on Saturday, March 10. $4.14M worth of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) shares were sold by KNEELAND MICHAEL. Asplund Dale A also sold $231,216 worth of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) shares.

Michael Kneeland is the Chief Executive Officer of United Rentals Inc De. He in the last few days made a sale of 30,000 shares in the stock exchange listed company with the trade value amounting to approx. $5,070,129 U.S. Dollars. This is according to the filing documented price of $169.0 per share. This substantial transaction will probably draw attention, as Michael Kneeland right now holds 0.30% of the total market cap of United Rentals Inc De. A filing obtainable online here reveals this insider activity, that took place on 23-04-2018 and was filed with the DC-based SEC.

Among 23 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. United Rentals Inc. has $230.0 highest and $39 lowest target. $153.65’s average target is -6.09% below currents $163.61 stock price. United Rentals Inc. had 77 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 9. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, June 13. Longbow upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, January 15 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, October 23. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, September 18. Buckingham Research maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 9 report. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 25 with “Overweight”. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy” rating.

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