Beaumont Financial Partners Cut Its Position in Dominion Energy (D) by $536,550 as Valuation Rose; First Trust Advisors LP Has Lifted Gallagher Arthur J & Co (AJG) Position by $26.36 Million

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Beaumont Financial Partners Llc decreased its stake in Dominion Energy Inc (D) by 72.17% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Beaumont Financial Partners Llc sold 7,665 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.52% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 2,956 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $208,000, down from 10,621 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beaumont Financial Partners Llc who had been investing in Dominion Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $51.04 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.82% or $1.97 during the last trading session, reaching $67.88. About 3.98 million shares traded. Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) has declined 8.86% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.86% the S&P500. Some Historical D News: 25/04/2018 – DOMINION REPORTS UNPLANNED OUTAGE AT CARROLL STATION; 19/03/2018 – DOMINION ENERGY SEES FERC CHANGES NOT MATERIAL; 27/03/2018 – Dominion Energy Announces Credit Improvement Initiatives; Reaffirms Earnings and Dividend Guidance; 27/03/2018 – DOMINION ENERGY – SEES OPERATING EPS TO GROW AT COMPOUNDED ANNUAL RATE OF 6-8% FROM 2017 TO 2020; 27/04/2018 – Dominion Energy 1Q Net $503M; 19/03/2018 – DOMINION ENERGY INC – IMPACT OF FERC POLICY CHANGE TO DOMINION ENERGY NOT EXPECTED TO BE MATERIAL; 25/04/2018 – MEASURE AS WRITTEN MAY IMPERIL DOMINION’S TAKEOVER OF SCANA; 02/05/2018 – Dominion Energy Virginia Ranks Among Top 10 U.S. Utilities in Growth of Solar; 23/04/2018 – DOMINION CUTS SURRY 1 NUCLEAR REACTOR TO 0% POWER FROM 87%: NRC; 19/03/2018 – Dominion Energy Affirms Earnings Guidance, Credit Objectives

First Trust Advisors Lp increased its stake in Gallagher Arthur J & Co (AJG) by 67.6% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Trust Advisors Lp bought 356,273 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.47% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 883,336 shares of the specialty insurers company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $65.76M, up from 527,063 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Trust Advisors Lp who had been investing in Gallagher Arthur J & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.34 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $72.64. About 870,340 shares traded. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) has risen 14.20% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.20% the S&P500. Some Historical AJG News: 18/05/2018 – INSURANCE BROKER ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER & CO SAYS COMPANY WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR DEVELOPMENTS ON U.S. WITHDRAWAL FROM IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL; 10/05/2018 – PALLADIUM EQUITY PARTNERS- ONE OF ITS AFFILIATED FUNDS SIGNED AGREEMENT TO SELL PRONTO HOLDCO LLC TO RISK PLACEMENT SERVICES INC; 01/05/2018 – ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER 1Q ADJ. REV. $1,192.7M; 09/05/2018 – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Doesn’t Disclose Financial Terms of Deal; 29/03/2018 – ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER BUYS MCGREGOR & ASSOCIATES; NO TERMS; 12/04/2018 – Premiership Rugby and Gallagher Announce Multi-Year Title Sponsor Partnership; 09/05/2018 – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Risk Services; 12/03/2018 – ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER BUYS PALMER ATLANTIC INSURANCE LTD; 09/05/2018 – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires A.J. Amer Agency, Inc; 25/04/2018 – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Regular Second Quarter Dividend

Since August 16, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 5 insider sales for $2.65 million activity. Bay Walter D. sold $299,234 worth of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) on Friday, September 7. 12,667 shares were sold by CARY RICHARD C, worth $911,409 on Thursday, August 16. English Frank E. Jr. sold $144,140 worth of stock. GALLAGHER THOMAS JOSEPH bought $292,800 worth of stock or 4,000 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 23 investors sold AJG shares while 165 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 140.92 million shares or 1.55% less from 143.15 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Barnett Company has 0.02% invested in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) for 461 shares. Verity Verity Ltd Liability Com holds 1.18% or 65,788 shares in its portfolio. Rampart Invest Management Limited Co holds 0.06% or 16,472 shares in its portfolio. 21,902 were accumulated by Creative Planning. West Oak Ltd Co owns 1,381 shares for 0% of their portfolio. M&T National Bank & Trust stated it has 59,386 shares. Waddell And Reed Fin owns 252,444 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Moreover, New Vernon Mgmt has 2.56% invested in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) for 29,078 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.04% in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) or 547,126 shares. 18,563 are owned by Archford Capital Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company. Whittier Trust Of Nevada holds 0.05% or 9,781 shares in its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Co Can has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG). Guggenheim Cap Lc reported 184,454 shares. Moreover, Texas Cap Fincl Bank Inc Tx has 0.99% invested in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Ltd invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG).

Among 15 analysts covering Arthur J. Gallagher (NYSE:AJG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Arthur J. Gallagher has $87 highest and $44 lowest target. $71.38’s average target is -1.73% below currents $72.64 stock price. Arthur J. Gallagher had 57 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, December 8. RBC Capital Markets maintained Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) rating on Monday, October 9. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $59.0 target. Wells Fargo maintained Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. Sandler O’Neill maintained Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) on Thursday, March 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, October 12. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained the shares of AJG in report on Tuesday, April 10 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 29 with “Sector Perform”.

More notable recent Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “The Important Lesson Kevin O’Leary Learned From His Mother’s Trading Portfolio – Benzinga” on May 24, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Rogers & Young Insurance Services, LLC – PR Newswire” published on September 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Marchetti, Robertson & Brickell Insurance and Bonding Agency, Inc. – Seeking Alpha” on June 21, 2018. More interesting news about Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Arthur J. Gallagher Buyout to Brace Central California Base – Zacks.com” published on November 28, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Associated Insurance Services, Inc. – PR Newswire” with publication date: November 13, 2017.

First Trust Advisors Lp, which manages about $85.44 billion and $53.71 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) by 43,845 shares to 1.44M shares, valued at $217.13 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lifepoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) by 385,089 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 49,570 shares, and cut its stake in Aptargroup Inc (NYSE:ATR).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.04, from 1.03 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 38 investors sold D shares while 323 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 292 raised stakes. 424.97 million shares or 1.45% less from 431.22 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Sandy Spring Bank invested in 21,355 shares or 0.12% of the stock. 98,370 were accumulated by Umb National Bank N A Mo. Ntv Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D). 270,232 are held by M&T Bank Corporation. First Mercantile Tru Company owns 15,653 shares. Norinchukin National Bank The, a Japan-based fund reported 85,448 shares. Ontario – Canada-based Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has invested 0% in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D). Kbc Nv invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D). Private Wealth invested in 0.12% or 4,539 shares. First Merchants holds 11,062 shares. Moreover, Laffer Invests has 0% invested in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) for 4,863 shares. Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 11,214 shares. The Georgia-based Montag A And Associate Incorporated has invested 0.02% in Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D). Cohen Klingenstein Ltd Liability Co holds 0.05% or 5,700 shares. Wg Shaheen And Assocs Dba Whitney And Comm owns 150 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Bert’s December Dividend Income Summary – A New Record! – Seeking Alpha” on January 09, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Dominion Energy (D) PT Cut To $77.50 At Macquarie – StreetInsider.com” published on January 14, 2019, Fool.com published: “5 Top-Tier Dividend Stocks for 2019 – Motley Fool” on January 13, 2019. More interesting news about Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “12 Stocks That Pass The ‘Bollinger’ Test – Nasdaq” published on January 09, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Guggenheim: Dominion (NYSE:D)’s Scana (NYSE:SCG) Acquisition A ‘Big Win’ – Benzinga” with publication date: December 17, 2018.

Analysts await Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) to report earnings on February, 4. They expect $0.94 EPS, up 3.30% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.91 per share. D’s profit will be $706.77 million for 18.05 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.15 actual EPS reported by Dominion Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.26% negative EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Dominion Midstream (NYSE:D), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Dominion Midstream has $91.0 highest and $41.0 lowest target. $76.67’s average target is 12.95% above currents $67.88 stock price. Dominion Midstream had 60 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, October 9. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, November 2. On Friday, March 16 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. On Friday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, June 7. As per Sunday, April 22, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by CFRA. As per Friday, January 11, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. On Wednesday, January 25 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. Tudor Pickering downgraded Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) on Monday, April 3 to “Hold” rating.

Beaumont Financial Partners Llc, which manages about $2.17B and $1.00 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLY) by 8,007 shares to 68,275 shares, valued at $8.00M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IJR) by 43,554 shares in the quarter, for a total of 52,274 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IXN).

Since August 28, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $1.01 million activity. $300,003 worth of Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) was bought by Chapman James R. on Wednesday, December 19.

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