WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) Forms $86.25 Double Top; Clinton Group Increased Its Columbia Sportswear Co (COLM) Holding

Clinton Group Inc increased Columbia Sportswear Co (COLM) stake by 1153.6% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Clinton Group Inc acquired 52,189 shares as Columbia Sportswear Co (COLM)’s stock declined 7.31%. The Clinton Group Inc holds 56,713 shares with $3.49 million value, up from 4,524 last quarter. Columbia Sportswear Co now has $5.08 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $72.72. About 73,214 shares traded. Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) has risen 0.63% since January 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.07% the S&P500.

WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) formed double top with $94.01 target or 9.00% above today’s $86.25 share price. WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) has $4.43B valuation. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $86.25. About 42,806 shares traded. WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL) has risen 28.20% since January 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 13 investors sold COLM shares while 48 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 26.67 million shares or 0.45% more from 26.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nationwide Fund Advsrs, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 16,243 shares. Invesco holds 1.50M shares. Loomis Sayles LP invested in 360,279 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Denali Advsrs Limited Liability owns 66 shares. Comerica Bancorporation reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). Swiss Financial Bank invested 0% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). First Midwest Fincl Bank Trust Division has invested 0.14% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). Century Cos stated it has 0.03% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). Prudential Financial owns 3,813 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Stevens Cap Mgmt LP owns 12,614 shares. King Luther Capital holds 40,656 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt has invested 1.42% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). 27,500 are owned by Hutchin Hill Cap Lp. Moreover, Canada Pension Plan Board has 0% invested in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM).

Clinton Group Inc decreased Wpx Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) stake by 142,902 shares to 12,398 valued at $143,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB) stake by 31,782 shares and now owns 8,374 shares. Bemis Inc (NYSE:BMS) was reduced too.

Among 19 analysts covering Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Columbia Sportswear Company had 48 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, July 25 by Canaccord Genuity. As per Monday, January 30, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, January 22 report. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was reinitiated by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Thursday, November 19. The stock of Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, July 31 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 27.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $379,214 activity. GEORGE EDWARD S sold $379,214 worth of Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) on Monday, August 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 23 investors sold WGL Holdings, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 34.93 million shares or 1.83% more from 34.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Street Corp owns 3.59 million shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Chicago Equity Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.08% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.06% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Amp Cap Investors Limited stated it has 24,451 shares. Profund Advsrs Ltd Liability has invested 0.04% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Stratos Wealth Limited invested 0.02% of its portfolio in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Weaver C Barksdale And Assocs has invested 0.01% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Entrustpermal Management Ltd Company holds 1.5% or 42,800 shares. Natixis has 10,020 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Company stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Fca Tx has invested 1.73% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc) reported 0.03% of its portfolio in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Stevens Cap L P holds 35,759 shares. Magnetar Fincl Limited Com accumulated 1.59M shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York owns 80,811 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $178,237 activity. 2,122 shares valued at $178,237 were sold by LEE DEBRA L on Friday, September 15.

Analysts await WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $1.26 earnings per share, up 1.61% or $0.02 from last year’s $1.24 per share. WGL’s profit will be $64.70 million for 17.11 P/E if the $1.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.17 actual earnings per share reported by WGL Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -841.18% EPS growth.

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