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As Lincoln Natl Ind Com (LNC) Shares Declined, Waters Parkerson & Company Has Boosted Its Holding by $1.18 Million; Ghp Investment Advisors Boosted Stake in Exxon Mobil (XOM) as Valuation Declined

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Ghp Investment Advisors Inc increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) by 14.56% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ghp Investment Advisors Inc bought 5,271 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 41,483 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.53M, up from 36,212 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ghp Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $301.49B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $71.21. About 3.00 million shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 7.28% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.28% the S&P500. Some Historical XOM News: 27/04/2018 – STONE ENERGY TO BUY RAM POWELL FROM SHELL, EXXONMOBIL, ANADARKO; 09/05/2018 – EXXON BATON ROUGE CRUDE UNIT MAY RETURN TO PRODUCTION EARLY NEXT WEEK; 13/04/2018 – TOP MASSACHUSETTS COURT REJECTS EXXON MOBIL CORP XOM.N BID TO BLOCK STATE CLIMATE CHANGE PROBE: COURT RULING; 14/05/2018 – Exxon Beaumont, Texas refinery to perform work on coker; 06/03/2018 – CERAWEEK-Energy execs says tariff gambit could hit shale, LNG project costs; 05/04/2018 – ExxonMobil Awards FLEXICOKING™ Technology License to Sinochem Hongrun Petrochemical Co. Ltd; 15/03/2018 – EXXONMOBIL XOM.N : HSBC RAISES TO BUY FROM REDUCE; 23/04/2018 – DJ Exxon Mobil Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (XOM); 17/04/2018 – EthosEnergy Wins Multi-Million Dollar ExxonMobil Contract; 21/05/2018 – Exxon Baytown, Texas refinery begins gasoline unit overhaul

Waters Parkerson & Company increased its stake in Lincoln Natl Corp Ind Com (LNC) by 9.66% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waters Parkerson & Company bought 17,565 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.49% with the market. The institutional investor held 199,336 shares of the life insurance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $13.49M, up from 181,771 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Waters Parkerson & Company who had been investing in Lincoln Natl Corp Ind Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.92 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $55.79. About 602,369 shares traded. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has declined 28.51% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.51% the S&P500. Some Historical LNC News: 02/05/2018 – Lincoln National 1Q Rev $3.61B; 02/05/2018 – LINCOLN NATIONAL 1Q BOOK VALUE/SHR $73.09; 23/04/2018 – Lincoln Financial Group Teams up to Deliver 200 Care Packages to U.S. Servicemembers; 01/05/2018 – Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) Announces 2018 Excellence in New Communications Award Wi; 15/05/2018 – Lincoln Financial Group Named to Forbes America’s Best Employers 2018 List; 11/05/2018 – LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP LNC.N : BARCLAYS REINSTATES WITH OVERWEIGHT RATING; $88 TARGET PRICE; 16/04/2018 – Lincoln Financial Group Names Chris Neczypor as Senior Vice President, Head of Investment Risk and Strategy; 21/05/2018 – Lincoln Financial Group Launches Indexed Variable Annuity with Unique Income Option and Simple Investing Choices; 07/05/2018 – Lincoln Financial Group’s Sean Hutchinson Recognized by LIMRA as a Rising Star of Retirement Under 40; 23/05/2018 – Lincoln Financial Group to Participate in the Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference

Among 19 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Lincoln National had 71 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, August 2. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, May 21 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 10 by Goldman Sachs. On Friday, January 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy”. As per Friday, September 23, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 18 by FBR Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $52 target in Thursday, February 4 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 2 by Bank of America. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley.

Waters Parkerson & Company, which manages about $1.24 billion and $1.22 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in National Oilwell Var (NYSE:NOV) by 9,569 shares to 50,106 shares, valued at $2.16M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Intel Corp Com (NASDAQ:INTC) by 667,479 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 71,889 shares, and cut its stake in Visa Inc Com Cl A (NYSE:V).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.91 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 37 investors sold LNC shares while 204 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. 168.10 million shares or 1.26% less from 170.25 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 3.31M are owned by Viking Glob Investors Limited Partnership. Numerixs Inv invested in 11,095 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Oakworth Cap holds 0.01% or 763 shares. Intact Inv Management has invested 0.01% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Westpac has invested 0% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). First Business Fincl Inc holds 0.1% or 9,695 shares in its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Co owns 15,039 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers holds 411,408 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Utah Retirement holds 40,572 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 555,108 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Cwm invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Amp Invsts has invested 0.06% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). 3,098 are held by Laurion Mngmt Ltd Partnership. Veritable Ltd Partnership holds 7,199 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Birmingham Mgmt Incorporated Al stated it has 31,600 shares.

Since December 6, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $124,821 activity.

More notable recent Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Lincoln Financial Group to give employees financial incentives after reporting boost in earnings – Triad Business Journal” on February 28, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Matinas BioPharma to Present at Biotech Showcase 2019 – Nasdaq” published on December 20, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Lincoln National (LNC) Presents At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Insurance Conference – Slideshow – Seeking Alpha” on February 15, 2018. More interesting news about Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Why Lincoln National (LNC) is Such a Great Value Stock Pick Right Now – Zacks.com” published on December 03, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Lincoln National (LNC) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 03, 2018.

More notable recent Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Exxon Mobil Near 5% Yield And Low Valuation – Seeking Alpha” on December 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How Safe Is Exxon Mobil’s Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” published on December 20, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Raymond James: Higher Oil Prices Are Bad News For Exxon (NYSE:XOM) Investors – Benzinga” on December 11, 2018. More interesting news about Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “3 Top Energy Stocks to Buy in December – The Motley Fool” published on December 22, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “This Time Isn’t Different: Exxon Mobil Corporation – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 07, 2019.

Since September 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $6.53 million activity. 15,000 shares were sold by Corson Bradley W, worth $1.09M. $1.22M worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was sold by Verity John R. The insider Spellings James M Jr sold 9,522 shares worth $746,620. On Tuesday, December 4 the insider Rosenthal David S sold $614,337. Another trade for 9,658 shares valued at $757,284 was sold by Wojnar Theodore J Jr. $619,861 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was sold by Schleckser Robert N.

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