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As Cf Industries Holdings (CF) Stock Price Declined, Holder Nikko Asset Management Americas Has Cut Its Stake; Opus Investment Management Upped Its Holding in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) by $568,800 as Shares Declined

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Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc decreased its stake in Cf Industries Holdings Inc (CF) by 26.28% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc sold 25,751 shares as the company’s stock declined 19.70% with the market. The institutional investor held 72,235 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.93 million, down from 97,986 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc who had been investing in Cf Industries Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.95B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.92% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $43.1. About 820,153 shares traded. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has risen 8.14% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.14% the S&P500. Some Historical CF News: 16/05/2018 – CF Industries at Bank of Montreal Conference Tomorrow; 02/05/2018 – CF Industries 1Q Net $63M; 15/05/2018 – EMINENCE REDUCED CF, INXN, EFX, NEWR, GOOG IN 1Q: 13F; 03/05/2018 – CF INDUSTRIES EXECUTIVES COMMENT ON EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL; 10/05/2018 – CF Industries Presenting at Goldman Sachs Conference May 16; 03/05/2018 – CF EXPECTS FAIRLY STABLE DEMAND, SIMILAR VOLUMES VS LAST YEAR; 25/04/2018 – Hartford Capital Appreciation Adds CF Industries; 12/03/2018 – TERRA NITROGEN COMPANY LP – WILL BECOME WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS & THERE WILL NO LONGER BE PUBLIC MARKET FOR COMMON UNITS; 17/05/2018 – CF INDUSTRIES SAYS IRAN SANCTIONS COULD HAVE IMPACT ON UREA; 03/05/2018 – CF INDUSTRIES SAYS A LOT OF AMMONIA HAS MOVED IN PAST 10 DAYS

Opus Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) by 30% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Opus Investment Management Inc bought 7,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 31,200 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.50 million, up from 24,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Opus Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Marathon Petroleum Corp. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $44.93 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $65.03. About 1.13M shares traded. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has declined 4.72% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.72% the S&P500. Some Historical MPC News: 27/04/2018 – MPC CONTAINER SHIPS AS – BASED ON CLOSING PRICE OF NOK 49 AS OF TODAY, 27 APRIL 2018, OFFER PRICE IS NOK 44 PER OFFER SHARE; 20/03/2018 – PAP CITES POLISH MPC MEMBER GATNAR AS SAYING IN INTERVIEW; 30/04/2018 – Marathon Petroleum & Andeavor to Combine;Enterprise Value $35.6b; 19/04/2018 – INDIA MPC MEMBER GHATE THERE IS A RISK THAT RECENT FRAUD IN A PUBLIC SECTOR BANK MAY MAKE BANKSRISK AVERSE AND SLOW LENDING; 30/04/2018 – MARATHON PETROLEUM 1Q REV. $18.98B, EST. $20.46B; 28/03/2018 – S. AFRICA’S KGANYAGO SAYS MPC DIDN’T DISCUSS 50BP CUT; 22/03/2018 – Nigeria’s Senate Approves MPC Members to Resume Policy Setting; 22/05/2018 – ANGOLA CENTRAL BANK MPC MEETING MOVED TO MAY 24 FROM MAY 28; 30/04/2018 – MPC BOARD APPROVED AN INCREMENTAL $5B OF BUYBACK AUTHORIZATION; 19/04/2018 – INDIA CENBANK DEPUTY ACHARYA SAYS GLOBAL COMMODITY PRICES REFUSING TO BUDGE, OVERALL OUTLOOK IS NOT COMFORTING FROM STANDPOINT OF DOMESTIC INFLATION -MPC MINUTES

Analysts await CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.53 EPS, up 2,750.00% or $0.55 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. CF’s profit will be $122.33 million for 20.33 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.13 actual EPS reported by CF Industries Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 307.69% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.03 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 36 investors sold CF shares while 161 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. 206.85 million shares or 6.53% less from 221.31 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 36,400 are held by Panagora Asset Inc. Andra Ap holds 72,000 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Dupont has 0.01% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) for 4,226 shares. Contravisory Mngmt reported 0.18% stake. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 24,295 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Burney Comm invested in 13,820 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Company holds 0% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) for 10,692 shares. Aviva Public Ltd holds 0.03% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) for 113,085 shares. Peddock Capital Llc stated it has 0.4% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Maple Management holds 2.77% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) for 225,916 shares. Robertson Opportunity Cap Lc accumulated 47,500 shares. Bbr Prtnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.16% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). 90,000 were accumulated by Credit Limited Liability Co. King Luther Corporation invested in 14,845 shares. First Mercantile reported 2,938 shares.

Among 22 analysts covering CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. CF Industries Holdings had 113 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold”. On Thursday, August 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CF in report on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 23 by UBS. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 12 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, February 20 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. Citigroup maintained CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) on Wednesday, August 10 with “Neutral” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) rating on Monday, September 4. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $28.0 target. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, July 26. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, September 19 with “Hold”.

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc, which manages about $3.82 billion and $3.60 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lendingtree Inc (NASDAQ:TREE) by 180,718 shares to 561,873 shares, valued at $129.23M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) by 144,019 shares in the quarter, for a total of 727,110 shares, and has risen its stake in Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT).

More news for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 14, 2019 – Benzinga” on January 14, 2019. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Allison Transmission, CF Industries, Ciena, Teleflex, Regency Centers, and Ulta Beauty — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings – GlobeNewswire” and published on January 07, 2019 is yet another important article.

More notable recent Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Marathon Petroleum: Not Done Yet – Seeking Alpha” on August 28, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Is Marathon Petroleum A Bargain Near Its 52-Week Lows? – Seeking Alpha” published on November 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Will The Rally Of Marathon Petroleum Resume? – Seeking Alpha” on October 10, 2018. More interesting news about Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Here’s Why Shares of Andeavor Logistics Dropped 13% in December – Motley Fool” published on January 08, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Marathon Petroleum Becomes Refining Juggernaut – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 26, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 104 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Tuesday, November 1. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 26. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 18 by Tudor Pickering. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, July 20. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. JP Morgan maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) rating on Friday, July 27. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and $102 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by RBC Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) rating on Tuesday, October 16. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $110 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”.

Since October 9, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $384,121 activity. $217,490 worth of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) shares were bought by DAVIS STEVEN A.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.30, from 0.94 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 34 investors sold MPC shares while 306 reduced holdings. 131 funds opened positions while 289 raised stakes. 385.13 million shares or 7.58% more from 358.01 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Suvretta Cap Mgmt Limited Company holds 6.9% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) or 3.75 million shares. Ameritas Inv Prtn Incorporated reported 8,710 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Voya Investment Ltd Liability Corporation has 1.25 million shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Campbell And Invest Adviser Ltd Liability accumulated 3,008 shares. New York-based Edge Wealth Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). 72,461 were accumulated by Bankshares Of The West. Stillwater Cap Ltd Llc, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 179,675 shares. Davenport & Lc holds 1.53% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) for 1.65 million shares. Capstone Invest Ltd Liability Co stated it has 3,908 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Quantitative Systematic Strategies reported 26,690 shares. Blb&B Advsr Limited Liability Co, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,760 shares. 300 were reported by Riverpark Management Ltd. Blue Chip Prtnrs stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Gw Henssler & Associates Ltd stated it has 3,534 shares.

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