Covington Capital Management Has Boosted Eog Res (EOG) Stake By $2.63 Million; WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) Had 1 Bullish Analysts

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Among 6 analysts covering WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. WEC Energy Group had 8 analyst reports since July 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, November 19 by Barclays Capital. Citigroup maintained WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) rating on Tuesday, July 10. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $63 target. On Monday, September 17 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The stock of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, July 20. As per Wednesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 1. See WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) latest ratings:

19/11/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $71 New Target: $73 Maintain
01/11/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $69 New Target: $70 Maintain
03/10/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $63 New Target: $66 Maintain
17/09/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $71 New Target: $75 Maintain
01/08/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $67 New Target: $68 Maintain
20/07/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
10/07/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight New Target: $71 Initiates Coverage On
10/07/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $61 New Target: $63 Maintain

Covington Capital Management increased Eog Res Inc (EOG) stake by 205.99% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Covington Capital Management acquired 21,225 shares as Eog Res Inc (EOG)’s stock declined 1.11%. The Covington Capital Management holds 31,529 shares with $3.92M value, up from 10,304 last quarter. Eog Res Inc now has $60.08B valuation. The stock increased 1.45% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $103.61. About 5.23 million shares traded or 49.93% up from the average. EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has risen 32.18% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.56% the S&P500.

WEC Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric energy. The company has market cap of $23.28 billion. The firm operates through Wisconsin, Illinois, Other States, Electric Transmission, We Power, and Corporate and Other divisions. It has a 18.17 P/E ratio. It generates electricity from coal, natural gas, oil, hydroelectric, wind, and biomass.

The stock increased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $73.77. About 1.63M shares traded. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) has risen 4.68% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.94% the S&P500. Some Historical WEC News: 05/03/2018 WEC ENERGY GROUP INC WEC.N : UBS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $63 FROM $62; 01/05/2018 – WEC Energy Group 1Q Net $390.4M; 01/05/2018 – WEC Energy Group 1Q Rev $2.29B; 30/05/2018 – ALLIANT ENERGY CORP – ALLIANT ENERGY’S WISCONSIN ENERGY COMPANY FILED PLANS WITH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WISCONSIN TO BUILD WIND PROJECT; 01/05/2018 – WEC Energy Group Reaffirms 2018 EPS View of $3.26-$3.30, With an Expectation of Reaching the Top End of the Range; 16/05/2018 – KP INKASO WEC SA KPI.WA – HAS BEEN CHOSEN BY ENERGY PROVIDER TO SERVICE ITS RECEIVABLES; 19/04/2018 – WEC Energy Group declares quarterly dividend; 11/04/2018 – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin Energy Efficiency Report – Industrial Compressed Air Systems – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 22/04/2018 – DJ WEC Energy Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WEC); 19/04/2018 – Wisconsin Electric declares quarterly dividends

Investors sentiment increased to 2.5 in 2018 Q2. Its up 2.00, from 0.5 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 2 investors sold WEC Energy Group, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 184,289 shares or 16.20% less from 219,923 shares in 2018Q1 were reported. 23,124 were reported by Bruce & Incorporated. Fishman Jay A Ltd Mi owns 4,000 shares. West Oak Capital Ltd Liability Co has 0% invested in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) for 16,335 shares. Gulf Interest National Bank & Trust (Uk) Limited has 0.08% invested in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) for 101,857 shares. Vantage Invest Limited holds 0.1% or 6,194 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Co holds 0.01% or 228 shares in its portfolio. Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Ltd Llc stated it has 0.05% in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC). Ashford Capital Mgmt owns 7,313 shares. Prudential Public Ltd Liability Com owns 0% invested in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) for 19,493 shares.

More notable recent WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “WEC Energy declares $0.59 dividend – WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) – Seeking Alpha” on December 06, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Energy Sector Update for 12/06/2018: KMI, WEC, HON – Nasdaq” published on December 06, 2018, Zacks.com published: “PNW or WEC: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now? – Zacks.com” on November 20, 2018. More interesting news about WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) were released by: Stockhouse.com and their article: “We Energies named ‘Best in Midwest’ for keeping the lights on – Stockhouse” published on November 29, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) CEO Gale Klappa on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: July 31, 2018.

Since August 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $26.93 million activity. 168,790 shares were sold by KUESTER FREDERICK D, worth $11.30 million. KLAPPA GALE E sold 146,618 shares worth $10.51 million. Fletcher Joseph Kevin also sold $5.12M worth of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) on Tuesday, November 27.

More notable recent EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “EOG Resources Operates Comfortably At $40 Oil – Seeking Alpha” on November 27, 2018, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Dec 07, 2018 – Wall Street Rebounds on Friday – GuruFocus.com” published on December 07, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 7, 2018 – Benzinga” on December 07, 2018. More interesting news about EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “5 Energy Stocks That Are Fueling Up – Investorplace.com” published on November 30, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Oil Executives Have Very Different Views on This Hot Topic – The Motley Fool” with publication date: December 02, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.18, from 1.05 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 51 investors sold EOG shares while 304 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 290 raised stakes. 483.89 million shares or 1.03% more from 478.95 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Tiverton Asset Limited Company holds 0.05% or 8,476 shares in its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Co stated it has 12,986 shares. Ajo LP reported 0.01% stake. Jacobs Levy Equity reported 0.62% in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Willingdon Wealth Mngmt invested 0.51% in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Gateway Inv Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company, Ohio-based fund reported 28,440 shares. 2,445 are held by Birch Hill Investment Limited Com. Harvey has 0.37% invested in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holding has 1.80 million shares. Exane Derivatives holds 0% or 58 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Liability stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Salem Counselors Incorporated stated it has 0.01% in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG). Hudock Cap Group Inc Ltd has 0.01% invested in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) for 205 shares. Iberiabank holds 10,208 shares. Moreover, Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0.3% invested in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG).

Covington Capital Management decreased Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 1,957 shares to 190,640 valued at $35.29 million in 2018Q2. It also reduced Ford Mtr Co Del (NYSE:F) stake by 75,150 shares and now owns 42,313 shares. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) was reduced too.

Among 11 analysts covering EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. EOG Resources had 18 analyst reports since June 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) rating on Wednesday, September 26. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $123 target. Morgan Stanley maintained EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) on Monday, November 5 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 6 by Raymond James. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, October 12 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, November 15 with “Overweight”. Credit Suisse upgraded EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) on Friday, November 16 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 16. The stock of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, October 24 by Wells Fargo. The stock of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, September 28 by PiperJaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, November 25 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since June 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $7.37 million activity. $229,039 worth of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) shares were sold by TEXTOR DONALD F. CRISP CHARLES R sold $209,309 worth of stock or 1,792 shares. 2,489 shares were sold by Trice David W, worth $317,203 on Thursday, September 27. $6.61 million worth of stock was sold by THOMAS GARY L on Tuesday, June 19.

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