Dynagas LNG Partners LP (DLNG) Stock Rating Maintained at Jefferies; The $16.0 Target Indicates 44.93% Potential; Taconic Capital Advisors LP Boosted Its Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) Stake

Among 8 analysts covering Dynagas LNG Partners (NYSE:DLNG), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Dynagas LNG Partners has $22 highest and $8 lowest target. $13.93’s average target is 26.18% above currents $11.04 stock price. Dynagas LNG Partners had 25 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Maxim Group maintained Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NYSE:DLNG) rating on Thursday, June 8. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $2000 target. Wells Fargo initiated Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NYSE:DLNG) on Monday, September 19 with “Market Perform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NYSE:DLNG) on Monday, February 12 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Wednesday, October 19. On Monday, June 12 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, January 11. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, September 25. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, December 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, May 9 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”.

Taconic Capital Advisors Lp increased Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) stake by 25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Taconic Capital Advisors Lp acquired 15,000 shares as Colgate Palmolive Co (CL)’s stock rose 3.95%. The Taconic Capital Advisors Lp holds 75,000 shares with $5.46 million value, up from 60,000 last quarter. Colgate Palmolive Co now has $62.75 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $71.46. About 4.42 million shares traded or 17.45% up from the average. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has risen 6.23% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.47% the S&P500.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $23.58 million activity. 4,676 shares were sold by HANCOCK ELLEN M, worth $346,581 on Wednesday, January 31. Marsili Daniel B sold $1.00M worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Tuesday, August 15. Another trade for 3,833 shares valued at $273,868 was sold by Verduin Patricia. MOISON FRANCK J sold $705,797 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Wednesday, February 7. On Wednesday, December 13 Daniels Jennifer sold $539,694 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 7,375 shares. Wallace Noel R. also sold $9.32 million worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares. 36,215 Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares with value of $2.58M were sold by JAKOBSEN HENNING I.

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 65 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Monday, October 30. As per Monday, January 30, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, January 30 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Jefferies. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, September 12. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $79.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) rating on Friday, March 24. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $74 target. On Tuesday, December 19 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BNP Paribas given on Friday, January 15.

Investors sentiment is 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 52 investors sold CL shares while 437 reduced holdings. only 92 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. 617.24 million shares or 0.04% less from 617.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ww Asset Inc invested in 0.2% or 84,088 shares. Cadence Mngmt Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.55% or 121,129 shares. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams accumulated 8,488 shares. Raymond James Services Inc invested in 236,128 shares. Plante Moran Advisors Ltd Co invested in 5,562 shares or 0.24% of the stock. Saturna Capital Corporation holds 533,008 shares or 1.26% of its portfolio. Hudson Bay Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership, New York-based fund reported 45,000 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement invested in 0.19% or 55,000 shares. S&T Bank Pa owns 32,295 shares or 0.42% of their US portfolio. Wesbanco Comml Bank holds 26,719 shares. Stifel owns 252,799 shares. 24,260 were accumulated by Conning Inc. Focused Wealth Inc invested in 7,142 shares or 0.17% of the stock. 47,628 are held by Boston And. Trustmark State Bank Tru Department accumulated 0.15% or 17,750 shares.

Analysts await Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NYSE:DLNG) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, down 59.09% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.44 per share. DLNG’s profit will be $6.39M for 15.33 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual earnings per share reported by Dynagas LNG Partners LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.00% EPS growth.

Dynagas LNG Partners LP, through its subsidiaries, operates in the seaborne transportation industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $392.20 million. The firm owns and operates liquefied natural gas carriers. It has a 19.2 P/E ratio. As of March 20, 2017, its fleet consisted of six LNG carriers with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 913,980 cubic meters.