Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) Stock Declined While Mai Wealth Advisors Boosted by $699,886 Its Stake; Citadel Advisors Cut Stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) as Stock Rose

September 14, 2018 - By Jimmy Cauthen

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Citadel Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) by 79.89% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citadel Advisors Llc sold 122,228 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.03% with the market. The hedge fund held 30,772 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $2.38 million, down from 153,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Citadel Advisors Llc who had been investing in Express Scripts Hldg Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $51.42 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $91.48. About 1.59M shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has risen 43.63% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.01% the S&P500. Some Historical ESRX News: 01/05/2018 – Regeneron and Sanofi to Lower Net Price of Praluent (alirocumab) Injection in Exchange for Straightforward, More Affordable Patient Access for Express Scripts Patients; 08/03/2018 – CIGNA CEO SEES DEMINIMIS OVERLAP WITH EXPRESS SCRIPTS: CNBC; 07/03/2018 – BREAKING: Cigna is nearing deal to acquire Express Scripts in deal that could be announced Thursday – Dow Jones; 16/05/2018 – ValueAct Dumps Microsoft, Express Scripts — Barron’s Blog; 08/03/2018 – CIGNA TO BUY EXPRESS SCRIPTS FOR $67B; 08/03/2018 – EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING CO – UPON CLOSING OF TRANSACTION, CO’S SHAREHOLDERS WILL OWN APPROXIMATELY 36% OF COMBINED COMPANY; 15/03/2018 – CT Pharmacists: Industry insiders say Cigna’s $67 billion acquisition of Express Scripts could lead to to fewer choices; 07/03/2018 – Cigna Nears Deal to Buy Express Scripts; 08/03/2018 – CIGNA SAYS DEAL TO PROVIDE GREATER THAN ABOUT $600 MLN IN RETAINED SYNERGIES – PRESENTATION; 04/05/2018 – Cigna CEO David Cordani is trying to quell concerns that regulators will scrutinize and even block his company’s acquisition of Express Scripts

Mai Wealth Advisors increased its stake in Antero Midstream Partners Lp (AM) by 17.02% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mai Wealth Advisors bought 24,134 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.30% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 165,959 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $4.90 million, up from 141,825 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mai Wealth Advisors who had been investing in Antero Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.60 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.57% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $29.92. About 238,552 shares traded. Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) has declined 4.67% since September 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.29% the S&P500. Some Historical AM News: 18/04/2018 – ANTERO MIDSTREAM PARTNERS INCREASED DISTRIBUTION TO 39C/UNIT; 20/04/2018 – DJ Antero Midstream Partners LP, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (AM); 28/03/2018 Signal: Two men were arrested inside the Zuzu Angel Tunnel following the assault on the American Shops on Antero de Quental Square in Leblon. They were fleeing to Rocinha. The bad guys are being taken to the 14th DP; 24/05/2018 – Antero Midstream Partners Short-Interest Ratio Up to 10 Days; 18/04/2018 – Antero Midstream and AMGP Announce First Quarter 2018 Distributions; 25/04/2018 – ANTERO MIDSTREAM PARTNERS 1Q ADJ EBITDA $161.2M; 25/04/2018 – Antero Midstream Partners 1Q EPS 43c; 10/04/2018 – Stratasys Adds PEKK-Based, High-Performance Thermoplastic: Antero 800NA, for FDM Process

More important recent Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “MLP Distribution Coverage: How And Why It’s Changed” on August 29, 2018, also Benzinga.com published article titled: “Stifel: Antero Midstream Pullback, Valuation Of Consolidated Entity Create Compelling Entry Point”, Fool.com published: “These 3 Fast-Growing, High-Yield Stocks Are on Sale” on September 05, 2018. More interesting news about Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Q2 ’18 Recap And The Barbell Profile Of MLP Distribution Growth” with publication date: August 22, 2018.

Mai Wealth Advisors, which manages about $3.54B and $1.85 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Spdr S&P Mid Cap 400 Etf (MDY) by 858 shares to 233,639 shares, valued at $82.95M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spectra Energy Prtns (NYSE:SEP) by 18,734 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 22,546 shares, and cut its stake in Dominion Energy Midstream Part (NYSE:DM).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.09, from 1.22 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 15 investors sold AM shares while 33 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 85.37 million shares or 0.48% less from 85.78 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Com accumulated 39,965 shares. 1,293 are held by Bessemer Inc. 1,122 are owned by Fifth Third Financial Bank. Moreover, Northern Tru Corp has 0% invested in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) for 162,121 shares. Duff And Phelps Investment Com invested in 0.19% or 435,000 shares. First Advisors Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). Barclays Public Lc owns 355,511 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Fort Washington Investment Advsr Oh reported 0.04% stake. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt owns 0.76% invested in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) for 1.92M shares. Natixis reported 417,300 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma has invested 0.03% in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). Heronetta LP invested in 1.18% or 70,100 shares. Cushing Asset Mgmt LP reported 1.67M shares stake. The Massachusetts-based Cadence Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.46% in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). Goldman Sachs Grp reported 11.39 million shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Antero Midstream Partners LP had 59 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Ladenburg Thalmann. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, June 9. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, March 17 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, July 11 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, June 16. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by Janney Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, May 30. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, August 9. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 30 by JP Morgan.

Another recent and important Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Healthcare And Biotechnology Dashboard – Update” on September 11, 2018.

Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on October, 23. They expect $2.42 EPS, up 27.37% or $0.52 from last year’s $1.9 per share. ESRX’s profit will be $1.36B for 9.45 P/E if the $2.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.22 actual EPS reported by Express Scripts Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.01% EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Express Scripts had 70 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, March 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Bernstein to “Market Perform”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Raymond James on Friday, December 15. As per Friday, July 20, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. On Tuesday, January 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Leerink Swann to “Market Perform”. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, December 6. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ESRX in report on Thursday, February 18 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, October 9. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 1 by Bernstein. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. Needham maintained the shares of ESRX in report on Monday, October 2 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.78 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.08, from 0.7 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 52 investors sold ESRX shares while 364 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. 462.54 million shares or 0.11% more from 462.03 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Usa) has 0.05% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd has 0% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 7,928 shares. Brinker Capital Inc holds 82,897 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio. Td Mngmt Llc stated it has 297 shares. Parametric Associate Limited Liability Co reported 0.14% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Amp Cap Invsts invested in 290,368 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Trust Of Vermont invested in 13,023 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has invested 0.29% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Benjamin F Edwards And has 5,384 shares. Foster & Motley Inc accumulated 3,426 shares. Pennsylvania Trust stated it has 11,444 shares. Asset Mngmt One Ltd accumulated 924,829 shares. 173,729 are owned by Franklin Resource. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board accumulated 52,040 shares. Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj reported 16,000 shares.

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