Atlanta Capital Management Co Cut By $603,865 Its Acuity Brands (AYI) Stake; Key Group Holdings Cayman LTD Raised By $19.36 Million Its Callon Pete Co Del (CPE) Position

September 14, 2018 - By Matt Emery

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Key Group Holdings Cayman Ltd increased Callon Pete Co Del (CPE) stake by 142.99% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Key Group Holdings Cayman Ltd acquired 1.94 million shares as Callon Pete Co Del (CPE)’s stock rose 12.36%. The Key Group Holdings Cayman Ltd holds 3.29M shares with $35.34 million value, up from 1.35M last quarter. Callon Pete Co Del now has $2.69 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.07% or $0.125 during the last trading session, reaching $11.815. About 1.66M shares traded. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has risen 12.03% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. Some Historical CPE News: 24/05/2018 – CALLON OFFERING PRICES FOR TOTAL GROSS PROCEEDS OF $259.6M; 24/05/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM – CO INTENDS TO FUND CASH PURCHASE PRICE WITH PROCEEDS OF EQUITY OFFERING, CASH ON HAND AND/OR INCURRENCE OF LONG-TERM INDEBTEDNESS; 09/03/2018 – Callon Petroleum Director John C. Wallace to Resign at Year-End; 02/05/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM SEES FY PRODUCTION 29.5 TO 32.0 BOE/D; 24/05/2018 – CALLON REPORTS WARD COUNTY PURCHASE; 24/04/2018 – Diversified Gas & Oil Significantly Strengthens Management Capabilities; 13/04/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM CO CPE.N : CREDIT SUISSE RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $15 FROM $14; 24/05/2018 – CIMAREX ENERGY CO – AGREEMENT TO SELL OIL AND GAS PROPERTIES PRINCIPALLY LOCATED IN WARD COUNTY, TEXAS IN CASH TO CALLON PETROLEUM; 24/05/2018 – CALLON PETROLEUM CO – DEAL FOR $570 MLN; 31/05/2018 – Callon Petroleum Announces Launch of $300 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc decreased Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) stake by 0.3% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc sold 5,251 shares as Acuity Brands Inc (AYI)’s stock rose 25.48%. The Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc holds 1.76 million shares with $204.12 million value, down from 1.77M last quarter. Acuity Brands Inc now has $6.34 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.92% or $1.46 during the last trading session, reaching $159.58. About 446,756 shares traded. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has declined 15.04% since September 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.66% the S&P500. Some Historical AYI News: 04/04/2018 – Acuity Brands 2Q EPS $2.33; 06/04/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: Correlation Between the Visual Acuity & the OCT Pattern of Macular Edema Secondary to RVO; 04/04/2018 – Acuity Brands 2Q Adj EPS $1.89; 10/05/2018 – Acuity Brands, Inc. Products Win Best of Category Design Excellence Awards During LIGHTFAIR® International 2018; 04/04/2018 – ACUITY BRANDS REPORTS FISCAL 2018 2Q RESULTS & REPORTS; 29/03/2018 – Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend; 01/05/2018 – Acuity Brands Inc. Announces Acquisition of IOTA Engineering; 04/04/2018 – ACUITY BRANDS 2Q ADJ GROSS MARGIN +40.2%, EST. +41.4%; 17/04/2018 – Acuity Brands May Be Pressured, Industry Posts 8th Straight Drop; 21/05/2018 – Objective Acuity Has World’s Pre-Schoolers in Its Sights

Since May 3, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $713,970 activity. 1,330 Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) shares with value of $150,170 were bought by Battle W. Patrick. DILLARD GEORGE DOUGLAS JR bought $563,800 worth of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) on Tuesday, May 8.

Among 7 analysts covering Acuity Brands (NYSE:AYI), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Acuity Brands had 11 analyst reports since March 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Market Perform” on Thursday, March 22. On Thursday, April 5 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by JMP Securities on Thursday, July 5 with “Market Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, March 16. As per Monday, April 2, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The company was upgraded on Friday, September 7 by Robert W. Baird. Cowen & Co maintained Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) on Wednesday, April 4 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 4 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, September 12. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Hold” rating and $15700 target in Wednesday, March 28 report.

Analysts await Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) to report earnings on October, 3. They expect $2.54 earnings per share, up 4.96% or $0.12 from last year’s $2.42 per share. AYI’s profit will be $100.98M for 15.71 P/E if the $2.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.23 actual earnings per share reported by Acuity Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.90% EPS growth.

More recent Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Goldman Sachs: Acuity Brands’ Risk-Reward Profile Has Turned Unfavorable” on September 12, 2018. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “Baird Upgrades Acuity Brands (AYI) to Outperform” on September 07, 2018. 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Chevron, GM, Lam Research, Micron, NXP Semiconductors, Royal …” with publication date: September 12, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 1.1 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 54 investors sold AYI shares while 100 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 39.90 million shares or 6.35% less from 42.61 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Brown Advisory owns 2,668 shares. Natl Bank Of Ny Mellon invested 0.02% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Livingston Asset Mgmt (Operating As Southport Capital Management) reported 17,650 shares or 0.92% of all its holdings. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt reported 200,000 shares stake. Bluemountain Mngmt Lc reported 51,167 shares stake. Exane Derivatives stated it has 0% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Laurion Cap Management LP accumulated 5,863 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Financial Architects Incorporated invested in 0% or 215 shares. Asset Management One Ltd invested in 0.02% or 67,395 shares. 1,390 are held by Amer Beacon Advisors. Element Cap Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.51% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Citadel Advisors Ltd reported 264,671 shares. Raymond James Finance Services invested 0% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Tiaa Cref Invest Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 58,651 shares in its portfolio. Bronson Point Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 2.81% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI).

Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc increased Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) stake by 1.68M shares to 12.27 million valued at $455.38M in 2018Q2. It also upped Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE:ADS) stake by 1,334 shares and now owns 135,899 shares. Dorman Products Inc (NASDAQ:DORM) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.18 in Q2 2018. Its up 1.02, from 1.16 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 27 investors sold CPE shares while 57 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 283.84 million shares or 9.42% more from 259.41 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Moreover, Cambiar Ltd Company has 0.09% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Angelo Gordon & Lp holds 100,000 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Mutual Of America Mngmt invested in 502,485 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Com stated it has 1,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wesbanco National Bank & Trust has 0.01% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Marshall Wace Llp has 327,605 shares. Prudential owns 148,650 shares. Copper Rock Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Corp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.87 million shares. Rr Advsr Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.06% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Blair William Il has 10,733 shares. Pentwater Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 40,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pier Capital Ltd invested 0.52% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Moneta Grp Invest Limited Liability Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Parametric Port Assocs Ltd Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). The New York-based National Bank & Trust Of Mellon has invested 0.02% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE).

Among 7 analysts covering Callon (NYSE:CPE), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Callon had 8 analyst reports since March 28, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $2000 target in Wednesday, March 28 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, June 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 16 by SunTrust. The stock of Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, April 23. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Piper Jaffray.

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