Kempner Capital Management Trimmed Union Pacific (UNP) Holding By $1.94 Million; Apg Asset Management Nv Has Increased Its Crane Co (CR) Stake

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Kempner Capital Management Inc decreased Union Pacific Corp (UNP) stake by 48.1% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Kempner Capital Management Inc sold 14,496 shares as Union Pacific Corp (UNP)’s stock declined 2.36%. The Kempner Capital Management Inc holds 15,639 shares with $2.10M value, down from 30,135 last quarter. Union Pacific Corp now has $108.06B valuation. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $140.29. About 2.91 million shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 26.23% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.68% the S&P500.

Apg Asset Management Nv increased Crane Co (CR) stake by 49.66% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Apg Asset Management Nv acquired 36,600 shares as Crane Co (CR)’s stock rose 2.66%. The Apg Asset Management Nv holds 110,300 shares with $8.20M value, up from 73,700 last quarter. Crane Co now has $5.11B valuation. The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $85.62. About 194,371 shares traded. Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) has risen 26.18% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500.

More news for Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Crane’s (CR) CEO Max Mitchell on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 24, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Crane down 7% on Q1 results, raises guidance” and published on April 24, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 16 analysts covering Crane (NYSE:CR), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Crane has $120 highest and $46 lowest target. $94.73’s average target is 10.64% above currents $85.62 stock price. Crane had 56 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. Seaport Global downgraded Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) on Wednesday, February 1 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Canaccord Genuity. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, July 29 report. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Wednesday, April 27 to “Neutral”. Bank of America maintained the shares of CR in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Avondale on Thursday, October 15 with “Market Perform”. Seaport Global maintained the shares of CR in report on Tuesday, January 30 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by William Blair with “Outperform” on Tuesday, August 18. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) on Wednesday, April 26 with “Hold” rating.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $3.24 million activity. 16,396 shares valued at $1.60M were sold by DUPONT AUGUSTUS I on Thursday, February 1. 16,356 shares were sold by Curran Brendan, worth $1.54 million on Friday, February 23. $106,577 worth of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) shares were sold by BIGELOW E THAYER.

Apg Asset Management Nv decreased Crown Holdings Inc (NYSE:CCK) stake by 411,100 shares to 623,639 valued at $29.21 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Schein Henry Inc (NASDAQ:HSIC) stake by 143,936 shares and now owns 78,860 shares. Alleghany Corp Del (NYSE:Y) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.02, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 28 investors sold CR shares while 96 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 35.60 million shares or 0.81% less from 35.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0.1% or 1.02 million shares. Jefferies Gp Limited Liability holds 0% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) or 10,243 shares. Raymond James owns 57,827 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Quantbot Techs LP holds 803 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Brinker Capital Inc invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). 151 were accumulated by Dubuque National Bank. Bailard accumulated 45,088 shares. Piedmont Investment Advisors Limited Co owns 0.01% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 6,553 shares. Serv Automobile Association invested in 9,050 shares. Captrust Financial holds 54 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 3,000 shares. Palo Cap accumulated 12,518 shares or 0.5% of the stock. Buckingham Asset Management Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0.11% or 5,694 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 49 investors sold UNP shares while 505 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 391 raised stakes. 598.50 million shares or 0.52% less from 601.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Mason Street Advisors Ltd Co has 0.34% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 109,646 shares. Summit Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 7,206 shares. Invest House Ltd Liability accumulated 0.38% or 23,045 shares. Modera Wealth Mgmt Limited Co has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Schaper Benz & Wise Counsel Inc Wi holds 98,728 shares. Shoker Inv Counsel Incorporated accumulated 7,397 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Company owns 0.09% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 478,131 shares. Fcm Investments Tx invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Teachers Insur Annuity Association Of America stated it has 132,780 shares or 0.91% of all its holdings. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management holds 0.13% or 33,306 shares. 1.02M are held by Cohen Steers Inc. Tiverton Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company, Delaware-based fund reported 12,028 shares. Usca Ria Ltd Liability Co stated it has 7,509 shares. Philadelphia Tru, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 4,109 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 189,507 shares.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.88 earnings per share, up 29.66% or $0.43 from last year’s $1.45 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.45 billion for 18.66 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.90% EPS growth.

More recent Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “A Quick Snapshot of Union Pacific Corp’s Industrial Freight Segment” on May 15, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Union Pacific (UNP) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 26, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Viking Global’s 13F Shows New Stakes in Alibaba (BABA), BioMarin (BMRN) and Western Digital (WDC), Increase in …” with publication date: May 15, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $7.37 million activity. On Tuesday, April 3 the insider Whited Elizabeth F sold $2.08 million. KNIGHT ROBERT M JR sold $1.86 million worth of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Wednesday, March 21.

Among 30 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation has $167.0 highest and $78 lowest target. $132.21’s average target is -5.76% below currents $140.29 stock price. Union Pacific Corporation had 110 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Scotia Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 11 report. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, October 31. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Stephens to “Overweight”. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Monday, October 30. On Tuesday, March 15 the stock rating was initiated by Scotia Capital with “Sector Outperform”. The rating was initiated by Loop Capital on Thursday, August 4 with “Hold”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of UNP in report on Friday, February 19 with “Outperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Friday, January 20. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $115 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 23 by S&P Research.

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