Soroban Capital Partners LP Has Boosted United Technologies (UTX) Stake by $29.42 Million as Stock Declined; Schneider Capital Management Cut Its Assured Guaranty Limited (AGO) Stake by $403,200

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Schneider Capital Management Corp decreased its stake in Assured Guaranty Limited (AGO) by 1.18% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Schneider Capital Management Corp sold 9,600 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.67% with the market. The institutional investor held 800,941 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $33.82M, down from 810,541 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Schneider Capital Management Corp who had been investing in Assured Guaranty Limited for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.13B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $39.08. About 569,194 shares traded. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 11.46% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.46% the S&P500. Some Historical AGO News: 23/05/2018 – Assured again sues Puerto Rico, board over fiscal plan; 23/05/2018 – AGO: SEEKING JUDGMENT DECLARING REVISED FISCAL PLAN UNLAWFUL; 03/05/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY 1Q ADJ REV $293M, EST. $234.0M (2 EST.); 23/04/2018 – SOHN CONFERENCE: DAVID EINHORN OF GREENLIGHT CAPITAL SAYS HE IS SHORT BOND INSURER ASSURED GUARANTY AGO.N; 26/03/2018 – Hartford pushes deal for Connecticut to pay city’s debt; 24/04/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY GOES POSITIVE AFTER EINHORN SHORT CALL AT SOHN; 23/05/2018 – Assured Guaranty Files Responding Adversary Complaint, Reaffirms Invitation to Good Faith Negotiations; 28/03/2018 – Assured Guaranty Responds to Puerto Rico’s Latest Revised Fiscal Plans; 26/03/2018 – CORRECTED-Hartford pushes deal for Connecticut to pay city’s debt; 28/03/2018 – Assured Guaranty Responds to Puerto Rico’s Latest Revised Fiscal Plans

Soroban Capital Partners Lp increased its stake in United Technologies Corp (UTX) by 9.7% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Soroban Capital Partners Lp bought 211,647 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.65% with the market. The hedge fund held 2.39 million shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $334.72M, up from 2.18M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Soroban Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in United Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $95.33B market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $110.41. About 3.38 million shares traded. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has declined 2.44% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.44% the S&P500. Some Historical UTX News: 15/05/2018 – Ackman Joins Loeb to Push Three-Way Split at United Technologies; 23/05/2018 – United Technologies to Invest More Than $15B in R&D, CapEx in U.S. Over Next Five Years; 12/03/2018 – NEW DELHI (Reuters) — India’s aviation regulator on Monday ordered immediate grounding of certain Airbus A320neo aircraft operated by IndiGo Airlines and GoAir fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines made by United Technologies Corp; 08/03/2018 – United Technologies Doesn’t Need to Lose Weight — Heard on the Street; 02/05/2018 – Yahoo! UK: Exclusive – UTC set to win EU approval for $23 bln Rockwell Collins deal; 15/05/2018 – Pershing Square Adds United Technologies, Exits Nike: 13F; 12/03/2018 – Space Weather: G1 Watch for 14 and 15 March, 2018 UTC Days; 07/03/2018 – General Motors and Boeing declined 1.3 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively. United Technologies and Ford Motor slipped 1.1 percent and 0.9 percent, respectively; 15/05/2018 – PERSHING CONFIRMS UNITED TECHNOLOGIES STAKE IN 1Q 13F; 16/03/2018 – UNITED TECHNOLOGIES REAFFIRMS FORECAST FOR 2018 IN SLIDES

Since August 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $10.95 million activity. On Friday, September 21 Brewer Russell B. II sold $1.24 million worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) or 29,362 shares. 4,713 shares were sold by Donnarumma Stephen, worth $197,129. On Thursday, August 30 the insider FREDERICO DOMINIC sold $8.66 million. $177,203 worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) shares were sold by KENNY PATRICK W.

Schneider Capital Management Corp, which manages about $512.00 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Halcon Resources Corporation by 116,896 shares to 7.95 million shares, valued at $35.56M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Brighthouse Financial Inc. by 71,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 438,506 shares, and has risen its stake in Cameco Corp (NYSE:CCJ).

Among 6 analysts covering Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Assured Guaranty has $50.0 highest and $33 lowest target. $43.17’s average target is 10.47% above currents $39.08 stock price. Assured Guaranty had 12 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 12. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4200 target in Friday, June 9 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by M Partners given on Monday, November 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 20 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) earned “Hold” rating by Wood on Friday, April 7. UBS maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) rating on Wednesday, October 4. UBS has “Buy” rating and $47 target. BTIG Research maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) earned “Buy” rating by BTIG Research on Friday, May 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 0.79 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 28 investors sold AGO shares while 102 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 97.44 million shares or 2.29% less from 99.73 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Boston Limited Liability Com has 0.26% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) for 142,797 shares. Zebra Capital Mgmt Limited reported 5,118 shares. California-based Tcw Group has invested 0.02% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Philadelphia Financial Mgmt Of San Francisco Llc reported 752,916 shares stake. Tower Rech Cap Lc (Trc) reported 1,571 shares stake. Catalyst Capital Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 19,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Fj Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 5,800 shares. Renaissance Technology Llc reported 0% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Moreover, Aqr has 0.15% invested in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Tci Wealth Advisors stated it has 56 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Omers Administration owns 127,200 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Lpl Financial owns 21,312 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Northern Tru has invested 0.01% in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). Gam Ag holds 24,603 shares. Putnam Invs Ltd Liability stated it has 6.68 million shares.

Soroban Capital Partners Lp, which manages about $10.82B and $6.54B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (Call) by 1.00M shares to 2.75 million shares, valued at $200.48 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Broadcom Inc by 1.65 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 469,000 shares, and cut its stake in Alphabet Inc.

More notable recent United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Citi Resumes United Technologies (UTX) at Neutral – StreetInsider.com” on January 03, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Where is United Technologies headed? – Seeking Alpha” published on December 26, 2018, Fool.com published: “The Death of the Industrial Conglomerate – The Motley Fool” on January 05, 2019. More interesting news about United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “The United Technologies Breakup: What You Need to Know – The Motley Fool” published on December 13, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why United Technologies Fell 12.6% in December – The Motley Fool” with publication date: January 08, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 1.02 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 31 investors sold UTX shares while 518 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 474 raised stakes. 628.79 million shares or 0.08% less from 629.27 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Schafer Cullen Capital owns 2,029 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Veritable Ltd Partnership has invested 0.22% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Lansdowne Ptnrs (Uk) Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 757,156 shares. Patten Group accumulated 1.49% or 27,957 shares. Destination Wealth Mngmt stated it has 0% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Exchange Capital Mgmt invested in 41,043 shares or 1.66% of the stock. Cipher LP reported 29,904 shares. Busey Trust reported 8,947 shares stake. Price T Rowe Inc Md stated it has 2.99 million shares. Highlander Capital Limited Liability Company reported 0.43% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Meritage Grp Inc LP holds 1.66% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) or 761,101 shares. 12,000 were accumulated by Troy Asset Ltd. Ferguson Wellman Capital has 49,172 shares. Verity Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.27% or 1,978 shares. Sonata Cap holds 0.15% or 1,575 shares.

Since July 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $2.41 million activity. $1.94M worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) shares were sold by Gill Charles D.

Among 25 analysts covering United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. United Technologies Corporation has $19500 highest and $100 lowest target. $136.05’s average target is 23.22% above currents $110.41 stock price. United Technologies Corporation had 94 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research upgraded United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) on Friday, February 9 to “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) rating on Tuesday, January 23. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $167.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, March 15. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 27 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, August 7. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, May 3. As per Friday, June 15, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 7 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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