Insider Deal: Malia Wasson Picked up 2,000 Shares of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN); Tortoise Capital Advisors Has Lowered By $1.00 Million Its Nabors Industries LTD (NBR) Holding

Tortoise Capital Advisors Llc decreased Nabors Industries Ltd (NBR) stake by 99.91% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Tortoise Capital Advisors Llc sold 111,621 shares as Nabors Industries Ltd (NBR)’s stock declined 31.29%. The Tortoise Capital Advisors Llc holds 102 shares with $1,000 value, down from 111,723 last quarter. Nabors Industries Ltd now has $2.06 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.85% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $6.47. About 15.21M shares traded or 44.64% up from the average. Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) has risen 32.66% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.96% the S&P500.

Northwest Natural Gas Co’s director, Malia Wasson, picked up 2,000 shares of stock in the ‘s company. The avg. share cost was $53.8, for aggregate purchase value of $107,676 US Dollars. Malia Wasson right now has in hand 0.02% of Northwest Natural Gas Co’s total market cap with ownership of 6,026 shares.  The date of transaction was February 28, 2018, and it was made public in a SEC-filed report, which you can see here.

Northwest Natural Gas Company stores and distributes natural gas in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.50 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Local Gas Distribution and Gas Storage. It currently has negative earnings. The Local Gas Distribution segment engages in the purchase, sale, and delivery of natural gas and related services to residential, commercial, and industrial clients in Oregon and southwest Washington.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $805,672 activity. The insider Byorum Martha L sold $77,989. On Tuesday, September 5 Russell Lori L sold $133,854 worth of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) or 2,000 shares. Shares for $535,758 were sold by ANDERSON DAVID HUGO. Another trade for 1,036 shares valued at $58,071 was sold by DODSON MARK S.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 13 investors sold Northwest Natural Gas Company shares while 58 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 18.19 million shares or 2.39% more from 17.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 17,935 were reported by Ingalls And Snyder Lc. Principal Financial Grp, a Iowa-based fund reported 221,153 shares. Morgan Stanley invested 0% of its portfolio in Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN). Assetmark holds 5 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern Corp owns 360,729 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Alliancebernstein L P reported 65,827 shares. 28,817 are owned by Personal Capital Advsr. Hanson Mcclain has invested 0% in Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN). 2,200 are held by Legg Mason Asset Management (Japan) Communication Ltd. Fisher Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has 226,006 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 9,905 are held by Creative Planning. The Arkansas-based Garrison Corp has invested 0.21% in Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 16,090 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Peregrine Asset Advisers Incorporated stated it has 0.12% in Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN). Chicago Equity Prtn Lc reported 36,430 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings.

Among 6 analysts covering Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN), 0 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Northwest Natural Gas Company has $66 highest and $52 lowest target. $58.33’s average target is 11.85% above currents $52.15 stock price. Northwest Natural Gas Company had 10 analyst reports since April 25, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Wells Fargo. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) earned “Hold” rating by Sidoti on Monday, January 8. Sidoti initiated the shares of NWN in report on Monday, April 25 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Guggenheim to “Sell” on Tuesday, January 2. Wells Fargo downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $62.0 target in Monday, December 18 report. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Thursday, May 26 report.

The stock decreased 2.43% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $52.15. About 216,642 shares traded or 23.48% up from the average. Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE:NWN) has risen 7.71% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.99% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 45 investors sold NBR shares while 87 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 274.98 million shares or 2.16% more from 269.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mitchell Gru has 2.36 million shares for 3% of their portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) for 313,302 shares. Hanson Mcclain invested 0% in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt accumulated 1.25M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Michigan-based Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). Advisors Asset Management, a Colorado-based fund reported 48,056 shares. First Manhattan accumulated 4,600 shares. Tower Research Cap Ltd Liability (Trc) reported 2,372 shares. First Advsr LP reported 176,106 shares. Moreover, Sei Invests Co has 0.01% invested in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.01% in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). Kennedy Capital Mgmt reported 1.93M shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Castleark Lc has 22,400 shares. Fifth Third Comml Bank accumulated 2,382 shares.