Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Holder Schneider Capital Management Has Lowered Holding by $449,828; Aqr Capital Management Has Boosted Its Wpx Energy (WPX) Stake by $9.92 Million; Shares Declined

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Schneider Capital Management Corp decreased its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) by 1.25% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Schneider Capital Management Corp sold 112,457 shares as the company’s stock declined 35.05% with the market. The institutional investor held 8.89M shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $39.90 million, down from 9.00M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Schneider Capital Management Corp who had been investing in Chesapeake Energy Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.50B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.72% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.85. About 69.30 million shares traded or 68.36% up from the average. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has declined 28.38% since February 1, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.38% the S&P500. Some Historical CHK News: 02/05/2018 – CHESAPEAKE CFO: USED HIGHER OIL PRICES TO HEDGE 2019 VOLUMES; 28/03/2018 – CHESAPEAKE SAYS NOT DESPERATE TO SELL ASSETS; 22/03/2018 – USDA-OCE: Officials View Producer Efforts to Improve Quality of Chesapeake Bay; 21/05/2018 – CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP CHK.N : SIMMONS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $4 FROM $3; 28/03/2018 – Chesapeake Energy ‘not desperate to sell assets’ -CEO; 17/04/2018 – Element Fleet Issues US$1 billion of ABS Term Notes through Chesapeake Il; 23/03/2018 – USDA: Officials View Producer Efforts to Improve Quality of Chesapeake Bay; 23/04/2018 – DJ Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (CHK); 02/05/2018 – CHESAPEAKE SEES YR CAPEX $1.8B-$2.2B; 19/03/2018 – Rep. Sarbanes: Sarbanes Leads Bipartisan Effort to Continue Funding Programs that Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Aqr Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Wpx Energy Inc (WPX) by 618.09% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aqr Capital Management Llc bought 495,947 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.26% with the market. The hedge fund held 576,185 shares of the energy company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $11.59M, up from 80,238 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aqr Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Wpx Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.15B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $12.26. About 5.29 million shares traded. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has risen 0.87% since February 1, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.87% the S&P500. Some Historical WPX News: 17/04/2018 – WPX Energy: $628.4 M Aggregate Principal Amount of the 2022 Notes Were Validly Tendered; 30/04/2018 – Williston Basin Adds WPX Energy, Exits Cimarex; 09/05/2018 – Moody’s Rates Wpx Energy’s Proposed Senior Notes B1; 17/04/2018 – WPX ENERGY SAYS $328.7M 2020 NOTES VALIDLY TENDERED; 02/05/2018 – WPX ENERGY 1Q PRODUCTION 102.7 MBOE/D; 06/03/2018 Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) Investors; 15/03/2018 – Valerie M. Williams Joins WPX Energy Board of Directors; 05/04/2018 – WPX Energy to Host May 3 Webcast; 17/04/2018 – WPX ENERGY SAYS $628.4M OF 2022 NOTES VALIDLY TENDERED; 02/04/2018 – WPX Energy Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.99 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 28 investors sold WPX shares while 109 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 384.07 million shares or 0.78% more from 381.11 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Connor Clark & Lunn Management Ltd has 0.09% invested in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) for 800,400 shares. Utd Service Automobile Association stated it has 0% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Ww Asset Incorporated has invested 0.02% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Bokf Na, a Oklahoma-based fund reported 23,524 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability invested in 0% or 83,477 shares. 1.30M were accumulated by Mitchell Group Inc. Axiom Limited De has invested 0.18% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Shine Inv Advisory Svcs accumulated 500 shares. Iberiabank reported 18,681 shares stake. Usca Ria Lc holds 12,215 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Alyeska Invest Gp Limited Partnership accumulated 3.71 million shares or 0.88% of the stock. Hightower Advsr has invested 0.04% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Hanseatic Mngmt Services Inc stated it has 0.33% of its portfolio in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Meeder Asset Mgmt holds 0.01% or 7,848 shares in its portfolio. Earnest Prns Lc reported 263 shares stake.

Aqr Capital Management Llc, which manages about $104.52 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kadant Inc (NYSE:KAI) by 4,837 shares to 64,662 shares, valued at $6.97 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Third Pt Reins Ltd (NYSE:TPRE) by 285,742 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.06 million shares, and cut its stake in Primerica Inc (NYSE:PRI).

More notable recent WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “WPX Energy -2% as Q1 earnings, revenues miss estimates. – Seeking Alpha” on May 02, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “WPX Energy Largely Insulated From Widening Differentials – Seeking Alpha” published on June 26, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “WPX Energy Announces Early Results and Early Settlement of Cash Tender Offers – Business Wire” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “WPX Energy Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock – Business Wire” published on May 17, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Goldman Recommends Rotating Out of WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX), Boots Stock From America’s Conviction List – Benzinga” with publication date: August 03, 2018.

Since November 8, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $630 activity. $646 worth of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) was bought by Gaspar Clay M on Tuesday, January 8.

Among 40 analysts covering WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX), 36 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. WPX Energy had 139 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, October 5. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 19 report. The company was maintained on Monday, February 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Monday, December 7 by Imperial Capital. Oppenheimer maintained WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) on Wednesday, August 19 with “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) rating on Thursday, October 19. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $14.0 target. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of WPX in report on Friday, August 4 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Wednesday, August 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) earned “Market Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, September 1. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.1 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 31 investors sold CHK shares while 100 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 541.62 million shares or 4.71% more from 517.26 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky owns 0.01% invested in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) for 192,400 shares. M&T Bank & Trust Corp owns 15,455 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 99,859 were reported by Cambridge Invest Advisors. Sg Americas Securities Llc has 470,432 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Exane Derivatives has 1 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase Com accumulated 3.43M shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada has 674,933 shares. Fil Limited invested 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Westpac Banking holds 0% or 500,980 shares in its portfolio. Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 10,719 shares. Brown Advisory Secs Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 41,800 shares. Cetera Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp invested in 198,772 shares. Cmt Asset has 6.19% invested in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) for 13,000 shares. Moreover, Lpl Fincl Ltd Co has 0% invested in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Virginia Retirement Et Al has invested 0.01% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK).

More notable recent Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Merger Arbitrage Mondays – January 28, 2019 – Seeking Alpha” on January 29, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “I’m Long (Again) Chesapeake Energy – Seeking Alpha” published on July 23, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Chesapeake Energy: Archie Dunham Is At It Again – Seeking Alpha” on December 21, 2018. More interesting news about Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Insiders Are Stepping Up To The Plate For Chesapeake Energy – Seeking Alpha” published on December 22, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “The 3 Keys To The Chesapeake Bull Case – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 11, 2018.

Among 34 analysts covering Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), 8 have Buy rating, 10 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Chesapeake Energy Corporation had 108 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 25. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, August 11. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 26 report. As per Monday, January 4, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The stock has “Sell” rating by UBS on Thursday, August 6. SunTrust downgraded Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on Tuesday, September 25 to “Hold” rating. Macquarie Research downgraded Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on Wednesday, June 21 to “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, June 6. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 19. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 11.

Schneider Capital Management Corp, which manages about $512.00 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Manitowoc Company Inc. by 151,701 shares to 360,674 shares, valued at $8.65M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Scorpio Tankers Inc (NYSE:STNG) by 2.38 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 5.47M shares, and has risen its stake in Qep Resources Inc. (NYSE:QEP).

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