V F (VFC) Holder Fragasso Group Has Trimmed Position; Alliant Energy (LNT) Holding Raised by Arizona State Retirement System

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Fragasso Group Inc decreased its stake in V F Corp (VFC) by 78% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fragasso Group Inc sold 12,964 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 3,657 shares of the apparel company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $305,000, down from 16,621 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fragasso Group Inc who had been investing in V F Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $33.94 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $85.78. About 3.69M shares traded or 48.02% up from the average. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has risen 6.15% since February 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.15% the S&P500. Some Historical VFC News: 04/05/2018 – VF CORP – GROSS MARGIN IS EXPECTED TO BE ABOUT 51 PCT FOR 2019; 24/04/2018 – VF Corp. Decreased Size of the Board to Eleven; 19/03/2018 – VF IN PACT TO SELL NAUTICA® BRAND BUSINESS TO AUTHENTIC BRANDS; 23/03/2018 – VF Corporation Receives National Award from the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress; 19/03/2018 – VF Corporation Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell the Nautica® Brand Business to Authentic Brands Group, LLC; 14/03/2018 – VF CORP – TERMS OF AGREEMENT WERE NOT DISCLOSED; 04/05/2018 – VF CORP SEES FULL YEAR FISCAL 2019 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF APPROXIMATELY $275 MLN; 07/05/2018 – VF Corporation Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List; 19/03/2018 – VF Corp: Nautica Deal Terms Undisclosed; 04/05/2018 – VF TRANSITION PERIOD ADJ. EPS CONT OPS 67C WITH 3C DEAL EFFECT

Arizona State Retirement System increased its stake in Alliant Energy Corp (LNT) by 3.2% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Arizona State Retirement System bought 7,722 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.93% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 249,349 shares of the power generation company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.62M, up from 241,627 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Arizona State Retirement System who had been investing in Alliant Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.99 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.58% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $45. About 1.22M shares traded. Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) has risen 2.91% since February 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.91% the S&P500. Some Historical LNT News: 06/03/2018 – Arrival of Kevin Collins and Steve Sack Adds Strength to Alliant’s Absence, Disability, and Life (ADL) Consulting Practice; 03/05/2018 – Alliant Acquires 50 Years of Regional Knowledge in Engel Agency, Inc; 30/05/2018 – David Harper Joins Alliant Healthcare Group; 02/05/2018 – ALLIANT ENERGY 1Q EPS CONT OPS 52C; 30/05/2018 – ALLIANT ENERGY CORP-INCLUDING THE WIND PROJECT, CO PLANS TO INVEST ABOUT $2 BLN IN COST-COMPETITIVE WIND ENERGY ACROSS IOWA & WISCONSIN BY END OF 2020; 08/05/2018 – GE RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ALLIANT ENERGY TO ADD 470 MW OF WIND CAPACITY IN IOWA; 02/05/2018 – Alliant Energy 1Q EPS 52c; 21/05/2018 – LNT FILES TO OFFER UP TO $175M SHRS FROM TIME TO TIME; 07/05/2018 – Alliant Coffee Solutions is now serving The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® to their office coffee service customers; 14/05/2018 – Forbes Names Alliant Insurance Services’ Employee Benefits Group One of America’s Best Midsize Employers

Since August 14, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.89 million activity. MEAGHER LAURA C had sold 69,357 shares worth $6.45 million. $2.33M worth of stock was sold by McNeill Bryan H on Monday, August 20. 4,400 shares were sold by BAILEY KEVIN, worth $404,580. Another trade for 6,400 shares valued at $496,622 was bought by CHUGG JULIANA L. Shares for $393,250 were bought by Carucci Richard.

Among 34 analysts covering V.F. Corp (NYSE:VFC), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. V.F. Corp had 132 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, July 27 to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Wedbush on Tuesday, October 23 to “Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 25 by BB&T Capital. As per Wednesday, February 1, the company rating was downgraded by Evercore. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, January 3 to “Neutral”. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, January 11. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 20 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) on Thursday, October 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, October 26 by Piper Jaffray. Brean Capital maintained V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) on Monday, February 22 with “Buy” rating.

More notable recent V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “V.F. Corp +10% after strong earnings – Seeking Alpha” on January 18, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Recent Analysis Shows Textron, Occidental Petroleum, AtriCure, Chegg, KBR, and VF Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth – GlobeNewswire” published on January 28, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “V.F. Corp: Booming Business, But Richly Valued Stock – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “VF Corporation Appoints Laurel Krueger as Vice President, General Counsel of Kontoor Brands, Inc. – Business Wire” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “V.F. Corporation 2019 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 18, 2019.

Fragasso Group Inc, which manages about $853.06 million and $413.06 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wells Fargo Co New (NYSE:WFC) by 7,408 shares to 32,914 shares, valued at $1.72 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in American Tower Corp New (NYSE:AMT) by 2,865 shares in the quarter, for a total of 13,309 shares, and has risen its stake in Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 37 investors sold VFC shares while 293 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 386.23 million shares or 0.26% more from 385.25 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wellington Grp Llp invested in 9.03M shares. 5.30M were reported by Northern Tru. Regions Fincl Corp reported 132,388 shares stake. Charles Schwab Invest Advisory Inc reported 0.69% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Northeast Mgmt reported 5,120 shares. Wetherby Asset Mngmt has invested 0.08% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Nomura reported 13,908 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Da Davidson Communications accumulated 0.66% or 394,791 shares. Rockland Trust accumulated 4,706 shares. Cypress Capital Gru has 0.11% invested in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 6,330 shares. Adage Capital Partners Ltd Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 308,917 shares. Mariner Wealth Advisors invested in 2,220 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cypress Asset Mngmt Incorporated Tx, Texas-based fund reported 14,684 shares. Alps Advisors invested 0% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Putnam Fl Invest Mngmt Company holds 1.02% or 119,313 shares in its portfolio.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.08, from 1.23 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 30 investors sold LNT shares while 117 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. 161.68 million shares or 0.31% more from 161.18 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Rampart Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans, Minnesota-based fund reported 9,940 shares. Signaturefd Ltd Company reported 0.01% stake. D E Shaw & Com Inc invested in 65,606 shares. 6,300 were accumulated by Fund Management. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al invested in 160,000 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Retirement Of Alabama accumulated 107,807 shares. Moreover, State Bank Of America De has 0.01% invested in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) for 1.07 million shares. Advsrs Asset Mngmt Inc reported 16,012 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Vanguard Gp stated it has 25.80 million shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 720,486 shares. First Tru Advisors Limited Partnership holds 0.07% or 848,529 shares. Advisors Limited Liability invested in 8,605 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Ameritas Prns has invested 0.04% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT). 5,340 were accumulated by Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Gp Ltd Liability.

More notable recent Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “S&P 500 Movers: LNT, NKTR – Nasdaq” on January 02, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Alliant Energy Corporation’s (LNT) CEO Pat Kampling on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on May 06, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “What’s in Store for NRG Energy (NRG) This Earnings Season? – Nasdaq” on November 02, 2018. More interesting news about Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Alliant Energy to launch $326M public share offering – Seeking Alpha” published on December 13, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “NYSE trader: These tech giants hurt investors this earnings season – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 27, 2018.

Since September 13, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $54,748 activity.

Among 11 analysts covering Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Alliant Energy had 27 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, December 18. Bank of America initiated Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold” rating. Guggenheim maintained the shares of LNT in report on Tuesday, January 2 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks. Wolfe Research downgraded Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) on Friday, August 7 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral” on Friday, August 10. On Friday, June 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight”. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of LNT in report on Thursday, November 8 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Monday, March 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 25 by Argus Research.

Arizona State Retirement System, which manages about $10.60 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in World Wrestling Entertain A (NYSE:WWE) by 27,463 shares to 30,795 shares, valued at $2.98 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Charter Communications Inc A by 1,288 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 44,251 shares, and cut its stake in Energen Corp (NYSE:EGN).

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