November 25, 2016 - By Darrin Black · 0 Comments
7 Eleven Inc (NYSE:SE) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.51, from 1.49 in 2016Q1. The ratio dropped, as 376 institutional investors increased and opened new holdings, while 253 sold and decreased stock positions in 7 Eleven Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 468.27 million shares, down from 469.25 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding 7 Eleven Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 13 to 16 for an increase of 3. Sold All: 55 Reduced: 198 Increased: 300 New Position: 76.
Spectra Energy Corp is a natural gas infrastructure company. The company has a market cap of $29.32 billion. The Firm owns and operates natural gas-related energy assets and a crude oil pipeline system connecting Canadian and the United States producers to refineries. It has a 94.23 P/E ratio. It conducts its business in four divisions: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing and Field Services.
The stock increased 0.02% or $0.01 on November 23, hitting $41.9. Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) has risen 35.12% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.71% the S&P500.
Analysts await Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.31 earnings per share, up 10.71% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.28 per share. SE’s profit will be $216.93 million for 33.79 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual earnings per share reported by Spectra Energy Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “SPECTRA ENERGY CORP is one of North America’s premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. For close to a century, Spectra Energy and its predecessor companies have developed critically important pipelines and related infrastructure connecting natural gas supply sources to premium markets.”
Cincinnati Casualty Co holds 11.76% of its portfolio in Spectra Energy Corp. for 314,450 shares. St. James Investment Company Llc owns 1.94 million shares or 9.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cincinnati Indemnity Co has 7.93% invested in the company for 50,000 shares. The Ohio-based Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Insurance Co has invested 6.39% in the stock. America First Investment Advisors Llc, a Nebraska-based fund reported 352,121 shares.#img1#
Ratings analysis reveals 23% of Spectra Energy Corp.’s analysts are positive. Out of 13 Wall Street analysts rating Spectra Energy Corp., 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 10 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $26 while the high is $44. The stock’s average target of $36.43 is -13.05% below today’s ($41.9) share price. SE was included in 24 notes of analysts from August 6, 2015. Argus Research maintained the shares of SE in a report on Tuesday, November 24 with “Buy” rating. Raymond James downgraded Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) on Wednesday, September 7 to “Outperform” rating. IBC upgraded Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) on Wednesday, September 7 to “Sector Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 8. The stock of Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, December 18 by Wells Fargo. UBS upgraded the shares of SE in a report on Wednesday, August 26 to “Neutral” rating. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of SE in a report on Thursday, September 8 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, September 10. On Friday, September 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, September 12 by UBS.
Spectra Energy Corp, incorporated on July 28, 2006, is a natural gas infrastructure company. The Firm owns and operates natural gas-related energy assets and a crude oil pipeline system that connects Canadian and the United States producers to refineries in the United States Rocky Mountain and Midwest regions. The Firm operates in over three areas of the natural gas industry: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. The Firm conducts its business in four divisions: Spectra Energy Partners, Distribution, Western Canada Transmission & Processing and Field Services.
More recent Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Helmerich & Payne, Spectra Energy and Viper Energy Partners” on November 04, 2016. Also Forbes.com published the news titled: “Spectra Energy (SE) Shares Cross 4% Yield Mark” on January 08, 2013. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Spectra Energy Corp (SE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 08, 2016” with publication date: November 07, 2016 was also an interesting one.
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By Darrin Black