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Oge Energy (OGE) Market Value Rose While Vantage Investment Partners Lowered Its Position by $542,340; Cme Group (CME) Holding Boosted by Thornburg Investment Management Inc

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Thornburg Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Cme Group Inc (CME) by 3.82% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thornburg Investment Management Inc bought 132,991 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.33% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3.61 million shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $615.29M, up from 3.48M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Cme Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $64.60 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $180.55. About 1.33M shares traded. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 28.18% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.18% the S&P500. Some Historical CME News: 23/03/2018 – CME LIVE CATTLE NEARBY MONTHS 0#LC: DROP MORE THAN 1 PERCENT ON WEAKER WHOLESALE BEEF PRICES, CAUTION BEFORE USDA REPORT -TRADE; 20/03/2018 – REG-BARCLAYS PLC FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-Rl) – CME GROUP INC – AMENDMENT; 29/03/2018 – CME’S TERRY DUFFY SPEAKS ON BLOOMBERG TELEVISION; 12/04/2018 – CME: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) – CME GROUP PLC; 26/04/2018 – CME LEAN HOG NEARBY CONTRACTS 0#LH: DROP NEARLY 2 PERCENT WITH PRESSURE FROM LOWER CASH PRICES, FUND LIQUIDATION -TRADE; 10/04/2018 – CME’S COMEX PLACES IMMEDIATE CURB ON DELIVERY OF RUSAL ALUMINUM; 15/03/2018 – CME FEEDER CATTLE CONTRACTS 0#FC: FALL MORE THAN 1 PERCENT WITH PRESSURE FROM SELL STOPS, LIVE CATTLE FUTURES LOSSES -TRADE; 16/03/2018 – Fitch: Successful CME Offer Could Be Positive for NEX’s Ratings; 26/04/2018 – CME GROUP INC – FIRST-QUARTER 2018 TOTAL AVERAGE RATE PER CONTRACT WAS $0.706, COMPARED WITH $0.736 IN FOURTH-QUARTER 2017; 20/04/2018 – CME FEEDER CATTLE BACK MONTHS 0#FC: SLIDE OVER 1 PCT ON WEAKER LIVE CATTLE FUTURES, FUND SELLING AFTER SLIPPING BELOW MOVING AVERAGES -TRADE

Vantage Investment Partners Llc decreased its stake in Oge Energy Corp (OGE) by 5.5% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vantage Investment Partners Llc sold 15,065 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.54% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 258,839 shares of the central company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $9.40 million, down from 273,904 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Vantage Investment Partners Llc who had been investing in Oge Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.93 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.97% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $39.72. About 1.25M shares traded. OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) has risen 17.72% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.72% the S&P500. Some Historical OGE News: 03/05/2018 – OGE Energy Backs FY EPS $1.90-EPS $2.05; 03/05/2018 – OGE Energy 1Q Rev $492.7M; 12/04/2018 – OGE Energy Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – OGE ENERGY CORP QTRLY TOTAL OPERATING REVENUES $492.7 MLN VS $456.0 MLN; 03/05/2018 – OGE Energy Corp. 1Q Net $55M; 03/05/2018 – OGE ENERGY CORP – COMPANY REAFFIRMS 2018 EARNINGS GUIDANCE BETWEEN $1.90 TO $2.05 PER AVERAGE DILUTED SHARE; 22/04/2018 – DJ OGE Energy Corp, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (OGE); 03/05/2018 – OGE ENERGY 1Q EPS 27C, EST. 17C; 05/03/2018 – S&PGR Rev. OGE Energy And Sub Otlks To Negative; Rtgs Afrmd; 08/03/2018 – New 10-Megawatt SunPower® Solar Plant Generating Power for OG&E

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.19, from 1.06 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 22 investors sold OGE shares while 105 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 120.67 million shares or 0.31% less from 121.04 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. South Dakota Invest Council holds 0.02% or 29,400 shares in its portfolio. Franklin Resources reported 0.03% stake. Smithfield Com stated it has 0% in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE). Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Gp Ltd Llc invested 0% in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE). Cranbrook Wealth Management Ltd has 0% invested in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE). Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE). Dupont Cap Corp, a Delaware-based fund reported 68,400 shares. City invested in 139 shares or 0% of the stock. Opus Capital Group Ltd Company holds 0.11% in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) or 13,355 shares. 165 were reported by Livingston Group Inc Asset Management (Operating As Southport Management). Sterling Capital Mgmt Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE). Motco holds 0% or 465 shares in its portfolio. Hilltop holds 14,440 shares. Trust Of Vermont reported 642 shares. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability Co accumulated 102,583 shares or 0.08% of the stock.

Analysts await OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.23 EPS, down 23.33% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.3 per share. OGE’s profit will be $45.94 million for 43.17 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.02 actual EPS reported by OGE Energy Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -77.45% negative EPS growth.

Since August 14, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 selling transactions for $97,372 activity. 10,000 OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) shares with value of $389,880 were bought by BOZICH FRANK A. Another trade for 2,513 shares valued at $92,252 was made by Peace Jerry A on Tuesday, August 14.

Vantage Investment Partners Llc, which manages about $1.53B and $1.59B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Allergan Plc by 2,400 shares to 64,500 shares, valued at $12.29 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE) by 4,700 shares in the quarter, for a total of 30,900 shares, and has risen its stake in Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO).

More notable recent OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “OGE Energy Corp (OGE) CEO Robert Trauschke on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on August 09, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “This High-Yield Stock Is Taking Steps to Grab More of This $321 Billion Opportunity – The Motley Fool” published on October 24, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “OG&E seeks to recover costs for federally mandated emissions compliance plan – PRNewswire” on December 31, 2018. More interesting news about OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “OGE Energy declares $0.365 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on September 26, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “OG&E announces plan to purchase power plants; customers to see savings, environmental benefit – PRNewswire” with publication date: December 20, 2018.

Among 11 analysts covering OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. OGE Energy had 29 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, August 10 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, February 23. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, June 9. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3700 target in Friday, August 4 report. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, March 18 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 11 by Argus Research. The stock of OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) has “In-Line” rating given on Monday, August 13 by Evercore. Wunderlich maintained OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) rating on Thursday, December 3. Wunderlich has “Hold” rating and $28 target. On Tuesday, November 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. The stock of OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) earned “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, June 25.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.22, from 1.39 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 26 investors sold CME shares while 249 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. 272.58 million shares or 1.52% more from 268.50 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Retail Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0.06% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 480,588 shares. Mutual Of America Mngmt Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 71,686 shares. Reilly Advsr Llc has 191 shares. Glenview Bancorp Tru Dept owns 32,418 shares. Cullinan Associate Inc reported 0.56% stake. 105,994 were accumulated by America First Inv Ltd Liability. Nordea Mngmt holds 0.05% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 125,008 shares. Fjarde Ap holds 0.23% or 92,686 shares. Cetera Advisor Ltd has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Capital Ca stated it has 83,190 shares or 4.42% of all its holdings. First Manhattan Communication reported 16,231 shares. Riverpark Capital Management Ltd Company has 3.34% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 101,642 shares. Ledyard Financial Bank holds 249 shares. Ls Inv Advisors Ltd owns 13,861 shares. Investec Asset Limited invested 0.37% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME).

Thornburg Investment Management Inc, which manages about $94.41 billion and $11.99B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Peabody Energy Corp by 41,473 shares to 1.31 million shares, valued at $46.52 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 17,465 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5.65 million shares, and cut its stake in Fortis Inc (FRTSF).

Among 22 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. CME Group had 76 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 20 by Berenberg. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) earned “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 9. The rating was maintained by CLSA on Thursday, July 14 with “Underperform”. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 16 by Deutsche Bank. Wells Fargo maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday, October 4 with “Market Perform” rating. Citigroup maintained the shares of CME in report on Tuesday, November 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 6 by Credit Suisse. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $185 target in Thursday, March 8 report. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 1.

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