Regent Investment Management Has Cut Position in Whirlpool (WHR) as Stock Value Rose; Oracle (ORCL) Stock Value Rose While Lee Danner & Bass Decreased Stake

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Lee Danner & Bass Inc decreased its stake in Oracle (ORCL) by 28.93% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lee Danner & Bass Inc sold 22,476 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.99% with the market. The institutional investor held 55,218 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.49 million, down from 77,694 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lee Danner & Bass Inc who had been investing in Oracle for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $186.26B market cap company. The stock increased 1.32% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $54.5. About 9.01M shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 4.69% since April 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.32% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 11/05/2018 – ORACLE FINANCIAL 4Q REV. 10.8B RUPEES; 19/03/2018 – ORACLE CORP QTRLY NON-GAAP OPER. MARGIN 44 PCT VS 44 PCT REPORTED LAST QTR; 05/04/2018 – Fortune: Oracle’s CEO Might Have Given Trump Another Reason to Slam Amazon; 22/03/2018 – More Than 60% of Drug Safety Experts Plan To Use Al to Improve the Speed and Security of Adverse Event Case Processing; 08/03/2018 – LIVE MARKETS-Rising rates: Tech won this battle, but can it win the war?; 29/05/2018 – Oracle and Tendril Named Leading Home Energy Management Software Providers by Navigant Research; 23/04/2018 – BPM LLP Helps Clients Achieve Rapid Growth with NetSuite; 20/04/2018 – Oracle + NetSuite is Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as a Leader in Customer Value for its Solutions in the Cloud-ERP for Manufa; 06/04/2018 – Oracle Comments on Terix Criminal Sentences; 14/03/2018 – ACONEX SAYS SHAREHOLDERS VOTE IN FAVOR OF ACQUISITION BY ORACLE

Regent Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Whirlpool Corp (WHR) by 25.88% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Regent Investment Management Llc sold 4,040 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.25% with the market. The hedge fund held 11,570 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.24 million, down from 15,610 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Regent Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Whirlpool Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.90B market cap company. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $139.88. About 865,313 shares traded. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) has declined 10.97% since April 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.34% the S&P500. Some Historical WHR News: 23/04/2018 – Whirlpool 1Q EPS $1.30; 23/04/2018 – Whirlpool 1Q Adj EPS $2.81; 30/05/2018 – Whirlpool: Proration Factor for Tender Offer About 87%; 23/05/2018 – REG-Whirlpool BNP Paribas Primary New Issues : Stabilisation Notice; 23/04/2018 – Whirlpool Expects Completed Cost Reduction Initiatives to Deliver $150M Net Benefit in 2018; 22/05/2018 – Whirlpool Corp Hires Banks to Arrange Global Investor Call Later on Tuesday; 24/04/2018 – Nidec To Acquire Whirlpool Corporation’s Compressor Business; 08/05/2018 – WHIRLPOOL OF INDIA SETS FINAL DIVIDEND AT 4 RUPEES/SHARE; 24/04/2018 – WHIRLPOOL CORP – ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO SELL COMPANY’S EMBRACO COMPRESSOR BUSINESS TO NIDEC CORPORATION FOR A CASH PURCHASE PRICE OF $1.08 BLN; 23/04/2018 – WHIRLPOOL CORP WHR.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $15.14 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S

Analysts await Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) to report earnings on April, 22. They expect $3.16 EPS, up 12.46% or $0.35 from last year’s $2.81 per share. WHR’s profit will be $201.04M for 11.07 P/E if the $3.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.75 actual EPS reported by Whirlpool Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -33.47% negative EPS growth.

Regent Investment Management Llc, which manages about $294.77M and $267.01 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) by 2,235 shares to 6,127 shares, valued at $847,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tjx Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) by 20,630 shares in the quarter, for a total of 42,585 shares, and has risen its stake in U S Bancorp (NYSE:USB).

Since February 1, 2019, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $379,921 activity.

More notable recent Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Whirlpool Is Very Undervalued. Time To Buy – Seeking Alpha” on November 13, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Raymond James Sticks With Neutral Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) Stance As Appliance Sales Drop – Benzinga” published on March 18, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) Spins Back After Earnings Beat, Sales Miss, Weak Guidance – Benzinga” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Whirlpool Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on January 27, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks To Watch: Spotlight On Earnings, Pinterest And Apple-Qualcomm – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 13, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.13, from 0.87 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 66 investors sold WHR shares while 170 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 119 raised stakes. 59.16 million shares or 6.08% more from 55.77 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Regions Fin Corp reported 1,227 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Royal London Asset Management has 26,359 shares. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma has invested 0% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Swiss Bankshares invested in 0.03% or 209,765 shares. Oakbrook Invs Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.05% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Eaton Vance Management has 11,471 shares. Regent Invest Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.46% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Arizona State Retirement Systems invested in 31,942 shares. Icon Advisers has 3,947 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Moreover, Etrade Cap Management Ltd has 0.04% invested in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) for 11,477 shares. Bankshares Of Mellon Corp reported 745,084 shares. United Kingdom-based Barclays Plc has invested 0.03% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Us Bankshares De reported 0.01% stake. Cibc Ww Mkts Corporation reported 8,908 shares. Sky Inv Group Inc Limited Liability Corp holds 0.11% or 2,489 shares.

Lee Danner & Bass Inc, which manages about $1.12 billion and $849.61M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Russell Mid (IWR) by 8,022 shares to 10,060 shares, valued at $468,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE:SLB) by 13,203 shares in the quarter, for a total of 128,987 shares, and has risen its stake in Tjx Companies Inc. (NYSE:TJX).

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Oracle: In Line Quarter But Upside In Sight – Seeking Alpha” on April 03, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Oracle “Buys” Another Earnings Beat, and Wall Street Shrugs – Motley Fool” published on March 18, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Oracle +2.5% on analyst optimism after conference – Seeking Alpha” on March 21, 2019. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “A Look At Oracle’s 2018 M&A Activity – Seeking Alpha” published on March 31, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Monday’s Vital Data: Aurora Cannabis, Oracle and Microsoft – Investorplace.com” with publication date: March 18, 2019.

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