(CVX) Shares Sold by OLD Republic International Corp


The institutional investor held 36,047 shares of the electromedical & electrotherapeutic apparatus company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.78 million, down from 43,245 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Salient Trust Company Lta who had been investing in Chevron Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $225.23 billion market cap company. First Merchants Corp now owns 50,580 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $5,943,000 after purchasing an additional 24,600 shares in the last quarter. 13,045,451 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,180,000. (NYSE:CVX) fell 5.6% on Friday after the company announced weaker than expected quarterly earnings. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500.

Skba Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Chevron Co.

New South Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Fiserv Inc (FISV) by 0.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Planning Corp sold 22,120 shares as Chevron Corp New (CVX)'s stock declined 3.45%. Elk Creek Partners Llc who had been investing in Wageworks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.42B market cap company. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 15,609,647 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,628,554,000 after purchasing an additional 49,083 shares during the last quarter. About 1.16 million shares traded or 36.87% up from the average. Voya Infrastructure, Industrials and Materials Fund (IDE) has 0.00% since February 4, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $1.33 million activity. It also increased its holding in Spdr Series Trust (HYMB) by 6,582 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10,231 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Specialized Portfol (VIG). Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 65% are positive. Chevron Corporation had a return on equity of 4.13% and a net margin of 4.50%. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 10 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, December 21 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has "Strong-Buy" rating given on Friday, August 28 by Vetr. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $137.00 price target (up previously from $113.54) on shares of Chevron in a research note on Monday, October 30th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 18 by Nomura. The insider Deily Linnet F sold $248,274.

Foreign currency effects decreased earnings in the 2017 fourth quarter by $96 million.

The company's Board of Directors approved a $0.04 per share increase in the quarterly dividend to $1.12 per share, payable in March 2018.

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Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CVX. 121 funds opened positions while 584 raised stakes. Citigroup upgraded the shares of CVX in report on Wednesday, December 2 to "Buy" rating. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.49% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) for 4.25M shares. Bsw Wealth Prtn reported 6,122 shares stake. Fifth Third Fincl Bank accumulated 310,145 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Amp Capital Limited has invested 0.43% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX).

Chevron (NYSE CVX) opened at $118.58 on Wednesday. State Street Corp has invested 1.18% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Loudon Investment Mngmt has 0.31% invested in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) for 3,403 shares. Raymond James Assoc has 3.31 million shares for 0.78% of their portfolio. 11,250 are owned by Wellington Shields Capital Management Limited Liability Corp. Johnson Counsel, a Ohio-based fund reported 480,288 shares. "Hence, we advise investors to wait for a better entry point before buying shares in the oil major". Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Corporation reported 512,029 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 2.16, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 42 investors sold Dycom Industries, Inc. shares while 98 reduced holdings. 215.48 million shares or 151.32% more from 85.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cullen Cap Mngmt Llc stated it has 729,535 shares or 2.99% of all its holdings. Southeast Asset has 58,337 shares. Elk Creek Prtn Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 1.71% or 448,018 shares. Great West Life Assurance Co Can reported 0.68% stake. Paloma Ptnrs Management invested in 23,999 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Corporate insiders own 0.38% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Fmr Limited reported 0.17% in Applied Materials, Inc. Cornerstone Advisors reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Expedia, Inc. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management invested 0.09% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). (NASDAQ:Conway, AR). Ls Investment Advsrs Lc has 13,775 shares. Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.85% or 1,700 shares. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) for 60,633 shares. (NASDAQ:EXPE). First Mercantile Com has 0.14% invested in Expedia, Inc. It also upped Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) stake by 40,068 shares and now owns 440,652 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Home Bancshares Inc. Therefore 75% are positive. (NASDAQ:EXPE) to report earnings on February, 8. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $116.80. The rating was downgraded by Simmons & Co on Thursday, January 21 to "Neutral". Argus Research has "Buy" rating and $24 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 9 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Hovde Group. The firm has "Sell" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, December 20. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) on Friday, August 4 with "Hold" rating. Citigroup maintained Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) rating on Monday, October 30. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) earned "Outperform" rating by Merion Capital Group on Friday, January 22. (NYSE:DY) earned "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, March 2.

Elk Creek Partners Llc, which manages about $800.79 million and $1.59B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:LGND) by 2,877 shares to 130,905 shares, valued at $17.82 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.