Bridgewater Associates LP Lifted Reinsurance Group Amer (RGA) Holding by $332,500 as Market Valuation Declined; Walmart (WMT) Shareholder B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management Raised Holding

September 14, 2018 - By Matt Emery

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B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management increased its stake in Walmart Inc (WMT) by 18.48% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management bought 4,477 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 28,700 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $2.46M, up from 24,223 at the end of the previous reported quarter. B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management who had been investing in Walmart Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $276.85B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $94.53. About 1.15M shares traded. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 20.55% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.93% the S&P500. Some Historical WMT News: 08/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – U.S. Morning Call: Trump decision on Iran eyed, Fox-Disney-Comcast battle; 17/05/2018 – Walmart Tops Profit Estimates on Online Sales Boost (Video); 06/04/2018 – Home Chef in sale talks with Kroger; 09/05/2018 – Walmart Still Having Discussions With Other Investors; 29/04/2018 – Walmart it Talks with Advent International on Brazil Unit; 20/03/2018 – KFDM News: BREAKING:; Federal judge blocks TABC from prohibiting Walmart from selling liquor in Texas. The federal court; 09/05/2018 – According to reports, the tech giant will sell its entire stake to Walmart as part of the deal; 07/03/2018 – CNBC Wires: EXCLUSIVE- BIDDERS DISCOVER SIZEABLE TAX LIABILITIES IN WALMART BRAZIL OPERATIONS DURING DUE DILIGENCE; 24/04/2018 – Walmart Partners With DoorDash For Home Delivery — MarketWatch; 22/05/2018 – SOFTBANK CONFIRMS SALE OF ENTIRE STAKE IN FLIPKART TO WALMART

Bridgewater Associates Lp increased its stake in Reinsurance Group Amer Inc (RGA) by 72.44% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bridgewater Associates Lp bought 2,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.74% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 5,951 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $794,000, up from 3,451 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bridgewater Associates Lp who had been investing in Reinsurance Group Amer Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.41% or $2.01 during the last trading session, reaching $144.88. About 18,934 shares traded. Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) has risen 5.36% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.26% the S&P500. Some Historical RGA News: 23/04/2018 – DJ Reinsurance Group of America Incor, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (RGA); 28/03/2018 – CHINA REINSURANCE GROUP CORP – FY PROFIT ATTRIBUTABLE RMB5.26 BLN VS RMB5.15 BLN A YEAR AGO; 28/03/2018 – CHINA REINSURANCE GROUP CORP – FY NET PREMIUM EARNED RMB 98.28 BLN VS RMB82.62 BLN; 18/05/2018 – CHINA REINSURANCE GROUP-PREMIUMS INCOME DERIVED FROM CHINA CONTINENT PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE CO LTD FROM JAN 2018-APRIL 2018 WAS RMB14,912 MLN; 28/03/2018 – ADVISORY-Ignore stray alert on China Reinsurance Group’s FY results chain; 26/04/2018 – Reinsurance Group 1Q Adj EPS $1.61; 28/03/2018 – CHINA REINSURANCE GROUP CORP 1508.HK – REGISTERED CAPITAL OF CHINA CONTINENT INSURANCE WILL BE CHANGED TO RMB15.12 BLN; 23/04/2018 – Reinsurance Group of America Names John J. Gauthier and Hazel M. McNeilage to Board; 23/04/2018 – REINSURANCE GROUP AMENDS BYLAWS TO IMPLEMENT PROXY ACCESS; 26/04/2018 – Reinsurance Group of America Misses on EPS, Beats on Revenue

Among 11 analysts covering Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Reinsurance Group of America had 37 analyst reports since November 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wood given on Friday, April 7. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of RGA in report on Friday, October 7 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 17 by Credit Suisse. Goldman Sachs initiated it with “Sell” rating and $88.0 target in Tuesday, November 17 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 31 with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, April 5 report. As per Tuesday, January 5, the company rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, July 28 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.97 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 49 investors sold RGA shares while 128 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 56.48 million shares or 0.50% less from 56.76 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. 70,022 are held by Mutual Of America Capital Limited Liability Corporation. Investec Asset Management Ltd reported 0.09% stake. Plancorp Limited Liability invested 0.95% of its portfolio in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA). Tci Wealth Advisors holds 0% of its portfolio in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) for 29 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 0.05% or 73,844 shares. Balyasny Asset Limited Liability Company owns 278,918 shares or 0.17% of their US portfolio. Clinton Gp Inc reported 5,848 shares stake. Regions holds 0.02% or 14,173 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard invested in 5.72 million shares. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Co has 0.21% invested in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) for 22,200 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Management holds 0.03% or 259,910 shares. Dynamic Capital Mgmt holds 1.24% of its portfolio in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) for 5,815 shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has 0% invested in Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA). Piedmont Advisors holds 0% or 25 shares in its portfolio.

Bridgewater Associates Lp, which manages about $10.01 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Regions Finl Corp New (NYSE:RF) by 35,341 shares to 45,746 shares, valued at $813,000 in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Royal Gold Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) by 10,363 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 17,623 shares, and cut its stake in Nordson Corp (NASDAQ:NDSN).

Since May 1, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $720,309 activity. EASON J CLIFF sold $451,172 worth of stock or 2,991 shares. Shares for $44,745 were bought by MATSON – TIMOTHY T. 1,000 shares valued at $140,190 were bought by Gauthier John J on Tuesday, July 31.

Among 38 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 167 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, February 21. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 24. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, September 11. The firm has “Accumulate” rating given on Thursday, May 17 by Gordon Haskett. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 18. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8800 target in Monday, July 17 report. Credit Suisse reinitiated the shares of WMT in report on Friday, September 16 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, May 9 by Gordon Haskett.

Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 36 selling transactions for $2.63 billion activity. Another trade for 881,158 shares valued at $86.00M was sold by WALTON ALICE L. $146.27M worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) was sold by WALTON JIM C. 8,005 Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares with value of $676,503 were sold by Canney Jacqueline P. Biggs M. Brett sold $1.77 million worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Thursday, August 30. Shares for $1.17 million were sold by McKenna Judith J on Thursday, September 6. Furner John R. had sold 18,500 shares worth $1.57 million.

B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management, which manages about $466.49 million and $245.66 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 385 shares to 2,579 shares, valued at $4.38M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in V F Corp (NYSE:VFC) by 5,672 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 32,742 shares, and cut its stake in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.25, from 0.88 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 60 investors sold WMT shares while 484 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 501 raised stakes. 839.67 million shares or 1.93% less from 856.22 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Brinker Capital Incorporated holds 0.01% or 2,602 shares. Miles Cap Inc invested in 2,669 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Calamos Limited Liability reported 0.34% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Cullinan Associate accumulated 3.13M shares. Mariner Wealth Advisors stated it has 6,044 shares. Waddell And Reed Fincl Incorporated reported 1.98 million shares. Alethea Cap Mngmt Lc holds 0.59% or 4,059 shares in its portfolio. Pettee has 8,842 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. Haverford Trust accumulated 18,991 shares. First Manhattan holds 0.05% or 94,779 shares in its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability reported 0.14% stake. Stelac Advisory Services Limited Liability Corporation reported 1,877 shares. Guardian Limited Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 15,431 shares. Partnervest Advisory Ser Ltd Liability Company owns 4,380 shares. 1.99M were accumulated by Panagora Asset Management Inc.

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