Fulton Bank Raised By $424,008 Its Verizon Communications (VZ) Position; Entergy (ETR)’s Sentiment Is 1.14

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Entergy Corp (ETR) investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.06, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 224 investment managers started new or increased equity positions, while 196 sold and reduced stock positions in Entergy Corp. The investment managers in our database now possess: 144.68 million shares, down from 146.03 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Entergy Corp in top ten equity positions decreased from 3 to 2 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 43 Reduced: 153 Increased: 162 New Position: 62.

Fulton Bank increased Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) stake by 6.15% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Fulton Bank acquired 8,154 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)’s stock declined 11.05%. The Fulton Bank holds 140,826 shares with $7.45 million value, up from 132,672 last quarter. Verizon Communications Inc now has $212.88B valuation. The stock increased 3.64% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $51.57. About 25.99 million shares traded or 54.23% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 3.72% since April 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.27% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.01% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $82.11. About 1.95M shares traded or 40.48% up from the average. Entergy Corporation (ETR) has risen 3.67% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.88% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $855,096 activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 25% of Entergy’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Entergy, 1 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. ETR was included in 4 notes of analysts from August 22, 2016. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Monday, August 22. The stock of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Bank of America. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, October 26 report. As per Thursday, October 27, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley.

Entergy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and distribution of electricity in the United States. The company has market cap of $14.90 billion. It operates through two divisions, Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities. It has a 36.01 P/E ratio. The Utility segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric power in portions of Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana, including the City of New Orleans; and distributes natural gas.

Luminus Management Llc holds 1.82% of its portfolio in Entergy Corporation for 1.05 million shares. Hgk Asset Management Inc owns 161,044 shares or 1.81% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rench Wealth Management Inc. has 1.64% invested in the company for 30,947 shares. The Massachusetts-based Crow Point Partners Llc has invested 1.29% in the stock. Horrell Capital Management Inc., a Arkansas-based fund reported 28,671 shares.

Among 30 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. has $63 highest and $44 lowest target. $54.08’s average target is 4.87% above currents $51.57 stock price. Verizon Communications Inc. had 82 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 3 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Wednesday, January 25 by FBR Capital. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Moffett Nathanson to “Neutral”. Cowen & Co maintained Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Tuesday, July 18 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Wednesday, January 25. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 22 by Scotia Capital. On Monday, November 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform”. As per Tuesday, December 12, the company rating was upgraded by Nomura. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VZ in report on Monday, July 31 with “Sector Perform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 57 investors sold VZ shares while 662 reduced holdings. 141 funds opened positions while 592 raised stakes. 2.54 billion shares or 0.48% more from 2.53 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Signalpoint Asset Management Ltd Co reported 21,908 shares. Sei owns 1.05 million shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio. 6,023 were reported by Glg Ptnrs Lp. Cypress Cap Mngmt Limited Liability invested in 2.61% or 257,058 shares. Homrich And Berg invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). First Citizens State Bank has invested 0.42% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Gofen And Glossberg Limited Liability Com Il reported 0.78% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys owns 247,000 shares. Dearborn Prtnrs Limited Liability Com owns 240,684 shares. Evercore Wealth Management Ltd has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Swiss Comml Bank has invested 0.96% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Pinnacle Advisory reported 15,323 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Motco accumulated 86,097 shares or 0.46% of the stock. Cooke Bieler Ltd Partnership owns 1.13 million shares or 1.08% of their US portfolio. Hudock Capital Grp Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 56,355 shares.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $346,957 activity. Skiadas Anthony T sold $346,957 worth of stock or 6,967 shares.

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