Payden & Rygel Upped Duke Energy (DUK) Holding By $1.76 Million; Amp Capital Investors LTD Has Increased Allstate (ALL) Stake

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Payden & Rygel increased Duke Energy (DUK) stake by 9.09% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Payden & Rygel acquired 22,000 shares as Duke Energy (DUK)’s stock rose 9.96%. The Payden & Rygel holds 263,900 shares with $21.12M value, up from 241,900 last quarter. Duke Energy now has $60.22 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $84.47. About 1.12 million shares traded. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has risen 2.97% since January 11, 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; 12/03/2018 – Texas Emissions: 280283 – DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES PIPELINE ECTOR COUNTY; 16/04/2018 – DUKE’S CATAWBA 2 NUCLEAR RAISED TO 80% FROM 0% FRIDAY: NRC; 30/04/2018 – DUKE: RENEWABLE ENERGY PORTFOLIO GREW ALMOST 20% IN 2017; 26/04/2018 – Duke Energy Bond Trading 2x Average; Clients Net Buyers; 10/05/2018 – DUKE ENERGY 1Q EARNINGS CALL CONCLUDES; 13/04/2018 – Duke Energy Ohio asks the Ohio Power Siting Board to move forward with its consideration of the Central Corridor Pipeline application; 13/04/2018 – DUKE CUTS OCONEE 1 REACTOR TO 0% POWER FROM 100%: NRC; 15/05/2018 – Duke Energy Picks Sites in Six Indiana Counties to Improve For Potential Industrial Development; 22/03/2018 – Duke Energy Sets Targets on Carbon Dioxide, Plans Renewables Investments

Amp Capital Investors Ltd increased Allstate Corp (ALL) stake by 4.12% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Amp Capital Investors Ltd acquired 16,045 shares as Allstate Corp (ALL)’s stock declined 14.89%. The Amp Capital Investors Ltd holds 405,538 shares with $39.80 million value, up from 389,493 last quarter. Allstate Corp now has $28.87 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $83.81. About 778,277 shares traded. The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) has declined 18.44% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.44% the S&P500. Some Historical ALL News: 01/05/2018 – Allstate 1Q Catastrophe Loss $361M; 14/05/2018 – Credit Agricole Adds Bunge, Exits Broadcom, Cuts Allstate: 13F; 01/05/2018 – Allstate 1Q Property-Liability Premiums Earned $8.02B; 28/03/2018 – Fitch Rates Allstate’s Senior Note and Preferred Stock lssuances; 07/05/2018 – ALLSTATE IN ACCELERATED $400M SHR REPURCHASE PACT W/ JPMORGAN; 17/05/2018 – ALLSTATE – APRIL CATASTROPHE LOSSES HAD ESTIMATED COST OF $195 MLN, PRE-TAX, PLUS UNFAVORABLE RESERVE REESTIMATES OF PRIOR REPORTED CATASTROPHE LOSSES; 09/04/2018 – The Wrap: Allstate Quietly Drops Laura Ingraham in Internal Memo to Employees; 22/03/2018 – Fitch: Rating Outlook on Allstate Insurance Ratings Is Stable; 17/05/2018 – ALLSTATE CORP – ESTIMATED CATASTROPHE LOSSES FOR MONTH OF APRIL 2018 OF $211 MLN, PRE-TAX ($167 MLN AFTER-TAX); 01/04/2018 – ALLSTATE CORP ALL.N : KEEFE, BRUYETTE & WOODS RAISES TO MARKET PERFORM FROM UNDERPERFORM; RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $93 FROM $90

Payden & Rygel decreased Bb&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) stake by 23,300 shares to 319,400 valued at $15.50M in 2018Q3. It also reduced Bank Of America (NYSE:BAC) stake by 29,400 shares and now owns 752,200 shares. Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD) was reduced too.

Among 7 analysts covering Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Duke Energy had 10 analyst reports since July 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Monday, September 17 with “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Monday, November 5. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, July 23 by JP Morgan. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of DUK in report on Friday, September 21 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Friday, July 20 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, November 19. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, January 9. Morgan Stanley maintained Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) rating on Monday, July 16. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $86 target. Howard Weil maintained the shares of DUK in report on Tuesday, July 24 with “Sector Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Tuesday, September 11 by Morgan Stanley.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, 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. Triangle Secs Wealth Management owns 1.13% invested in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) for 26,510 shares. 53,841 are held by Los Angeles Capital Mngmt & Equity Research Incorporated. Aviva Public Lc holds 342,038 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability holds 1.21 million shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 0.16% or 17,070 shares. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 8 shares. Polaris Greystone Finance Grp Lc reported 686 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Vermont-based Manchester Cap Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0.03% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Massachusetts Fincl Svcs Ma reported 0.65% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Cibc Ww Markets Corporation owns 230,872 shares. Cypress Grp reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Jennison Assoc Lc accumulated 599,030 shares. Stephens Ar invested in 123,573 shares. Toronto Dominion Commercial Bank holds 0.07% or 501,968 shares. Crestwood Advsrs Grp Ltd Liability holds 4,084 shares.

Since September 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.10 million activity. Harty Harriet K also sold $1.04M worth of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) on Thursday, September 13. 696 shares were sold by Merten Jesse E, worth $64,118.

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.12, from 0.89 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 38 investors sold ALL shares while 268 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 225 raised stakes. 251.07 million shares or 1.21% less from 254.16 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Indexiq Advisors Ltd Liability has 0.15% invested in The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) for 47,050 shares. Cibc Asset Management invested in 35,367 shares. Sigma Planning holds 0.11% of its portfolio in The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) for 18,452 shares. Twin Cap Inc has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL). Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Inc owns 8,058 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Lazard Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 78,799 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Washington Trust Comml Bank reported 0.06% of its portfolio in The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL). Lee Danner & Bass Incorporated has invested 0.08% in The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL). Jarislowsky Fraser Limited invested 0.05% of its portfolio in The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL). Schafer Cullen Capital Mngmt holds 0.09% or 71,975 shares in its portfolio. Archford Cap Strategies Limited Liability Co accumulated 1,506 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.17% or 222,856 shares. Sage Financial Grp Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) for 132 shares. Gamble Jones Invest Counsel stated it has 2,029 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Vantage Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 693 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Allstate (NYSE:ALL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Allstate had 10 analyst reports since July 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, August 28. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 2 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research to “Neutral” on Wednesday, July 18. On Tuesday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Friday, July 20 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, October 12. FBR Capital maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $88 target in Monday, July 16 report. The stock of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, November 14.

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