Ami Investment Management Has Decreased Holding in Oracle Corp. (ORCL) by $564,570; Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Has Decreased Its Duke Energy New (DUK) Position by $406,000 as Market Valuation Rose

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Ami Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Oracle Corp. (ORCL) by 22.21% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ami Investment Management Inc sold 11,070 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 38,769 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.00M, down from 49,839 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ami Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Oracle Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $183.14B market cap company. The stock increased 1.61% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $51.03. About 11.54 million shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has declined 3.81% since February 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.81% the S&P500. Some Historical ORCL News: 19/03/2018 – After-hours buzz: BB, ORCL & OPNT; 29/05/2018 – @NeYoCompound would love to meet Warren Buffett, but doesn’t have any pressing finance or business questions for the Oracle of Omaha; 28/04/2018 – OpenSource: Running the Vordel XML Gateway on Oracle VM; 24/05/2018 – SuiteCentric Joins Oracle NetSuite Commerce Agency Program; 29/05/2018 – Oracle and Tendril Named Leading Home Energy Management Software Providers by Navigant Research; 18/05/2018 – Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service and Financial Services Enable Next-Gen Blockchain Innovators; 20/03/2018 – Oracle Gets a Bit Cloudier — Heard on the Street; 10/04/2018 – SantaPark Arctic World Fuels Growth and Deeper Guest Satisfaction with Oracle Hospitality Cloud; 27/03/2018 – The federal court said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law; 12/03/2018 – CRN: CRN Exclusive: Apple Hires Oracle Channel Veteran To Help Drive Enterprise Sales Growth

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc decreased its stake in Duke Energy Corp New (DUK) by 0.85% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc sold 5,075 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.96% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 591,427 shares of the power generation company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $47.33 million, down from 596,502 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc who had been investing in Duke Energy Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $64.37 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $90.3. About 3.72M shares traded or 7.16% up from the average. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has risen 2.97% since February 10, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.97% the S&P500. Some Historical DUK News: 05/04/2018 – DUKE SAYS BRUNSWICK 1 REACTOR RECONNECTED TO GRID; 26/03/2018 – Charlotte Bus Jr: Duke Energy’s revived `Green Source’ renewables program gives advocates the blues; 16/04/2018 – DUKE’S CATAWBA 2 NUCLEAR RAISED TO 80% FROM 0% FRIDAY: NRC; 16/04/2018 – DUKE ENERGY’S $62M SOLAR REBATE PROGRAM APPROVED FOR NORTH CARO; 16/05/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – DUKE ENERGY TO SELL FIVE SMALL HYDROELECTRIC PLANTS TO NORTHBROOK ENERGY; 30/04/2018 – Smart City Media and Duke Energy One Launch Game-changing Partnership with Louisville CityPost; 10/05/2018 – DUKE WILL BE AT LOW END OF 4%-6% GROWTH TARGET FOR 2019; 13/04/2018 – DUKE CUTS OCONEE 1 REACTOR TO 0% POWER FROM 100%: NRC; 16/05/2018 – DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS – FINANCIAL TERMS OF DEAL ARE NOT BEING DISCLOSED PRESENTLY; 26/04/2018 – Duke Energy Bond Trading 2x Average; Clients Net Buyers

Analysts await Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) to report earnings on March, 18. They expect $0.76 EPS, up 1.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.75 per share. ORCL’s profit will be $2.73B for 16.79 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Oracle Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.70% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.63 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 0.82 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 56 investors sold ORCL shares while 640 reduced holdings. 133 funds opened positions while 304 raised stakes. 2.03 billion shares or 4.41% less from 2.13 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Bryn Mawr Communications has invested 0.16% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Moreover, Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mngmt has 0.16% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 368,100 shares. Polen Management Ltd Company stated it has 12.67M shares or 3.72% of all its holdings. Bedell Frazier Invest Counseling Ltd has 2.01% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Laurion Lp has 0.02% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 41,346 shares. Marble Harbor Inv Counsel Limited Liability Company owns 4,280 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. J Goldman & LP invested in 0.09% or 25,000 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability has 33.07 million shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. 101,608 were reported by Neumann Cap Lc. Indiana & Inv Mngmt accumulated 56,213 shares. 112,598 were reported by Whittier Tru Of Nevada. Oakbrook Invs Limited Liability accumulated 30,580 shares. Mitchell Mgmt reported 20,716 shares. Iberiabank has 0.31% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Bancshares Of Montreal Can owns 3.17M shares.

Among 47 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Oracle had 141 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Tuesday, March 20 with “Outperform” rating. Barclays Capital downgraded it to “Equal-Weight” rating and $55 target in Wednesday, January 9 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, June 28. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) rating on Friday, December 16. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $44 target. Jefferies maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Tuesday, June 20 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by Cowen & Co. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Wednesday, March 16 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Monday, November 16 to “Conviction Buy” rating. On Sunday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Buy” on Friday, September 15.

Ami Investment Management Inc, which manages about $407.66 million and $192.69 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Store Capital Corp (NYSE:STOR) by 11,965 shares to 142,005 shares, valued at $3.95 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard St Corp (VCSH) by 7,878 shares in the quarter, for a total of 54,273 shares, and has risen its stake in Schwab Us Lcap Etf (SCHX).

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Oracle Might Boost Its Dividend in 2019 – The Motley Fool” on January 14, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Oracle: DoL’s wage suit “meritless” – Seeking Alpha” published on January 23, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Oracle CEO wants half of app market – Seeking Alpha” on January 15, 2019. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Investorideas.com and their article: “Newswire – The #AI Eye: Gopher (OTCQB: $GOPH) Implementing Distributed #AI Within #Avant! and Oracle (NYSE: $ORCL) Opening a New Data Centre in Toronto – InvestorIdeas.com” published on January 18, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “U.S. sues Oracle over pay discrimination – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

Among 20 analysts covering Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Duke Energy had 103 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, April 10 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 20 by Citigroup. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $8200 target in Monday, April 23 report. JP Morgan maintained the shares of DUK in report on Thursday, June 7 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, December 11 with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 10 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, November 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, September 21. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, September 11 report. Credit Suisse upgraded Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) on Tuesday, January 23 to “Outperform” rating.

More notable recent Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “The 9 Best Stocks to Invest In During a Manic Market – Investorplace.com” on February 05, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Duke Energy downgraded at BAML on valuation, Atlantic Coast pipeline risks – Seeking Alpha” published on January 09, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Duke Energy makes offer to purchase troubled South Carolina utility – Charlotte Business Journal” on January 17, 2019. More interesting news about Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Duke Energy: Wait For A Pullback – Seeking Alpha” published on February 06, 2019 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “State holding open house tonight to present options for closing coal-ash pond at local Duke Energy plant – Charlotte Business Journal” with publication date: January 17, 2019.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc, which manages about $24.12B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) by 67,732 shares to 517,752 shares, valued at $35.10 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Firstenergy Corp (NYSE:FE) by 26,752 shares in the quarter, for a total of 505,039 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IJH).

Analysts await Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $0.91 EPS, down 3.19% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.94 per share. DUK’s profit will be $648.72M for 24.81 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.65 actual EPS reported by Duke Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -44.85% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 46 investors sold DUK shares while 386 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 408.54 million shares or 94.96% less from 8.11 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Mckinley Carter Wealth Svcs Incorporated stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Plante Moran Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.15% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Shamrock Asset Ltd Company invested in 2,604 shares. Calamos Advisors Ltd holds 0.07% or 158,061 shares in its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.18% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) or 159,916 shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker invested 0.05% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.16% or 281,375 shares. 6.47 million are owned by Bancshares Of New York Mellon. First Heartland Consultants reported 5,405 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Cullinan holds 0.35% or 60,013 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Prudential Public Ltd Liability reported 8,643 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd reported 19,655 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 11,563 were accumulated by Osborne Ptnrs Management Limited Com. Cetera, Colorado-based fund reported 17,316 shares.

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