As Valero Energy New (VLO) Valuation Rose, Skba Capital Management Lifted Position by $1.32 Million; Goodnow Investment Group Upped Stake in Ulta Beauty (ULTA) by $366,000 as Share Price Rose

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Skba Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Valero Energy Corp New (VLO) by 25.93% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skba Capital Management Llc bought 17,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.92% with the market. The institutional investor held 86,450 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.48 million, up from 68,650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skba Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Valero Energy Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.60B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $87.65. About 2.75M shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has declined 9.13% since April 16, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.50% the S&P500. Some Historical VLO News: 25/04/2018 – Texas Emissions: 282773 – VALERO MCKEE REFINERY; 20/04/2018 – Texas Emissions: 282585 – VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY WEST PLANT; 19/04/2018 – VALERO SAYS TEXAS CITY REFINERY FIRE STARTED AT 5PM; 20/04/2018 – Texas Emissions: 282586 – VALERO REFINING TEXAS CITY REFINERY; 19/04/2018 – EXPLOSION HITS VALERO REFINERY IN TEXAS CITY; 26/04/2018 – 95-OCTANE FUEL STANDARD WOULD HELP INDUSTRY COMPETE W/ EVS: VLO; 08/03/2018 – $480 Million Octane lmprover Market – Global Forecasts to 2022: Key Players are Valero Renewables Fuels, Dorf Ketal Fuels, LyondellBasell Industries, BP & BASF – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 06/03/2018 Texas Emissions: 279931 – VALERO THREE RIVERS REFINERY; 26/04/2018 – Valero Targets 2018 Total Payout Ratio of 40%-50% of Adjusted Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities; 14/05/2018 – VALERO BUYS PURE BIOFUELS DEL PERU

Goodnow Investment Group Llc increased its stake in Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA) by 50.68% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Goodnow Investment Group Llc bought 1,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.54% with the market. The hedge fund held 4,460 shares of the 2007 company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.09 million, up from 2,960 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goodnow Investment Group Llc who had been investing in Ulta Beauty Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.81 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.64% or $9.11 during the last trading session, reaching $353.94. About 678,851 shares traded. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 55.20% since April 16, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.83% the S&P500. Some Historical ULTA News: 15/03/2018 – The Better Skin Co. Launches in Ulta Beauty Nationwide; 30/05/2018 – JPMorgan Large Cap Growth Adds Red Hat, Exits Ulta Beauty; 30/04/2018 – Deadline Alert: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Ul; 13/03/2018 – ULTA BEAUTY INC ULTA.O : CREDIT SUISSE INITIATES WITH OUTPERFORM, $245 TARGET PRICE; 15/03/2018 – Ulta Beauty 4Q EPS $3.40; 15/03/2018 – Ulta Beauty Issues One-Time Bonuses for Hourly Associates; 15/03/2018 – ULTA BEAUTY INC – QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES INCREASED 8.8%; 05/03/2018 Popular K-beauty Brand, Mamonde Arrives in U.S. Exclusively at Ulta Stores; 15/03/2018 – Ulta Beauty Approves New Shr Repurchase Authorization of $625M; 15/03/2018 – Ulta Beauty to Open About 100 New Stores in 2018

More notable recent Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Valero Energy Corporation Announces Pricing of Notes Offering – GlobeNewswire” on March 21, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Valero Energy Posts A Tremendous 2018 – Seeking Alpha” published on February 03, 2019, 9News.com published: “Here’s the 2018 median pay at 50 top U.S. companies – 9News.com KUSA” on April 15, 2019. More interesting news about Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Looking for a job? Here’s the 2018 median pay at 50 top U.S. companies – Atlanta Business Chronicle” published on April 12, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Valero Energy’s Natural Gas Advantage – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 05, 2019.

Skba Capital Management Llc, which manages about $958.13 million and $615.82 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 9,200 shares to 144,975 shares, valued at $13.37 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Us Bancorp Del (NYSE:USB) by 190,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 242,200 shares, and cut its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN).

Since October 29, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 0 insider sales for $1.91 million activity. Another trade for 25,000 shares valued at $1.82M was made by WEISENBURGER RANDALL J on Tuesday, December 11. EBERHART PAULETT bought $5,174 worth of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) on Monday, October 29.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 128 investors sold VLO shares while 290 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 325.67 million shares or 3.16% more from 315.70 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. 31,765 were accumulated by Penobscot Invest Mgmt Communications. Connor Clark And Lunn Mgmt Ltd holds 24,450 shares. Malaga Cove Capital Ltd Liability reported 1.57% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Bessemer Grp Inc Incorporated stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Perella Weinberg Partners Mngmt LP holds 0.28% or 58,857 shares in its portfolio. Comerica Bankshares has invested 0.07% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Waddell Reed Fin Inc owns 396,415 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Webster Bankshares N A stated it has 122 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Royal Savings Bank Of Scotland Group Inc Public Limited Com invested 3.85% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Mitchell Mcleod Pugh Williams holds 0.31% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) or 5,220 shares. Banced Corp holds 0.84% or 5,167 shares in its portfolio. Neumann Capital Mgmt Limited Com reported 0.6% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Fulton Bankshares Na stated it has 9,789 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 52,323 shares. Segment Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Company holds 0.39% or 20,565 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.07, from 1.06 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 61 investors sold ULTA shares while 193 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 54.21 million shares or 8.65% more from 49.89 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 28,705 shares. The Tennessee-based Ftb Advisors has invested 0% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). James Inv, a Ohio-based fund reported 7 shares. Comerica National Bank stated it has 17,079 shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability, a Illinois-based fund reported 415,429 shares. Ipswich Inv Mgmt accumulated 215 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 4,933 were reported by Pennsylvania Tru. Churchill Mgmt owns 16,288 shares. Moreover, Hartford Invest Mngmt Co has 0.05% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Dupont Cap Mngmt Corp reported 997 shares. Fifth Third Savings Bank has 723 shares for 0% of their portfolio. American has 0.03% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 26,241 shares. New York-based Suvretta Capital Mgmt Limited Company has invested 3.52% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). Timessquare Lc holds 200,200 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 71,762 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio.

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