Centre Asset Management Boosted Parker Hannifin (PH) Holding; Range Resources (RRC) Shorts Up By 9.82%

Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) had an increase of 9.82% in short interest. RRC’s SI was 32.48 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 9.82% from 29.58 million shares previously. With 5.25 million avg volume, 6 days are for Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC)’s short sellers to cover RRC’s short positions. The SI to Range Resources Corporation’s float is 13.37%. The stock increased 1.80% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $17.58. About 6.66 million shares traded. Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) has declined 36.05% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 52.75% the S&P500.

Centre Asset Management Llc increased Parker Hannifin Corp (PH) stake by 18.62% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Centre Asset Management Llc acquired 7,970 shares as Parker Hannifin Corp (PH)’s stock rose 2.16%. The Centre Asset Management Llc holds 50,780 shares with $8.89M value, up from 42,810 last quarter. Parker Hannifin Corp now has $27.98 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.81% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $210.04. About 862,630 shares traded or 18.45% up from the average. Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) has risen 44.23% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.53% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 41 investors sold PH shares while 214 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 100.03 million shares or 3.68% less from 103.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Bank Of Stockton holds 8,763 shares or 0.7% of its portfolio. Harris Assocs LP stated it has 2.49 million shares or 0.73% of all its holdings. First Allied Advisory Ser has 15,985 shares. Dean Limited Com has invested 0.12% in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH). Moreover, Cibc Asset Inc has 0.01% invested in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) for 12,967 shares. Calamos Ltd Liability Co owns 65,080 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 5,000 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur owns 68,112 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. 2,008 were reported by First Republic Investment Mngmt. Manchester Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Co owns 0.02% invested in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) for 626 shares. Adage Cap Prtn Grp Inc Ltd Liability invested 0.34% of its portfolio in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH). British Columbia Inv Corporation holds 0.11% in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) or 84,079 shares. Albert D Mason Incorporated stated it has 8,038 shares or 1.13% of all its holdings. Ardevora Asset Llp invested 0.87% in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH). 330,379 were reported by New York State Common Retirement Fund.

Among 21 analysts covering Parker-Hannifin (NYSE:PH), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Parker-Hannifin has $225.0 highest and $90 lowest target. $170.11’s average target is -19.01% below currents $210.04 stock price. Parker-Hannifin had 70 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research upgraded the shares of PH in report on Tuesday, February 7 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating by Vertical Research given on Thursday, March 10. The stock of Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, November 3. The stock of Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 13 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, October 5. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 13 report. Argus Research downgraded Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) on Tuesday, October 27 to “Hold” rating. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $1.30 million activity. Leonti Joseph R sold $65,565 worth of stock or 408 shares. Shares for $502,101 were sold by Keller Kurt A on Tuesday, September 12. OBOURN CANDY M sold $200,374 worth of stock. 600 shares were sold by Hart Mark J, worth $96,430 on Thursday, August 31. Another trade for 2,640 shares valued at $437,379 was made by MAXWELL MARTIN C on Tuesday, September 12.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $729,062 activity. MANNY ROGER S had sold 10,757 shares worth $176,678 on Thursday, October 26. $46,533 worth of Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) was sold by DUB ANTHONY V on Thursday, December 14. Poole David P also sold $505,851 worth of Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) on Tuesday, December 12.

Range Resources Corporation operates as an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids , and oil company. The company has market cap of $4.29 billion. It engages in the exploration, development, and acquisition of natural gas and oil properties. It currently has negative earnings. The firm holds interests in developed and undeveloped natural gas and oil leases in the Appalachian and North Louisiana region of the United States.