Timber Hill Has Trimmed Exxon Mobil (XOM) Holding by $745,365; Edgemoor Investment Advisors Raised Position in Medtronic Plc (MDT) by $362,600

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Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc increased its stake in Medtronic Plc (MDT) by 4.72% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc bought 3,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.92% with the market. The institutional investor held 82,009 shares of the electromedical & electrotherapeutic apparatus company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.07M, up from 78,309 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Medtronic Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $113.17B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $84.26. About 1.08M shares traded. Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has risen 18.51% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.51% the S&P500. Some Historical MDT News: 01/05/2018 – JPMorgan US Equity Adds Medtronic, Exits RSP Permian; 24/05/2018 – Medtronic Sees FY19 Organic Revenue Growth of 4%-4.5%; 07/05/2018 – Medtronic: Weinstein Was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Chase; 01/05/2018 – Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Medically Refractory Epilepsy; 02/05/2018 – IGNORE: MEDTRONIC’S INFUSE APPROVAL ANNOUNCED APRIL 30; 24/05/2018 – Independent Stent Imaging Study Shows Excellent Healing Profile with Resolute Onyx DES in Complex Patients with Coronary Artery Disease; 11/05/2018 – Medtronic: Ventricular Pacing Successful in 97% of Patients; 10/05/2018 – JPMorgan Adds Aptiv, Cuts Apple, Buys More Medtronic: 13F; 23/04/2018 – Medtronic : New Indication Expands DCB Treatment for Patients With SFA Lesions Up to 360mm; 10/03/2018 – MEDTRONIC REPORTS TRIALS AFTER FIVE YEARS POST-IMPLANT

Timber Hill Llc decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) by 61.76% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Timber Hill Llc sold 8,769 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,429 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $462,000, down from 14,198 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Timber Hill Llc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $302.49 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.84% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $71.44. About 2.69M shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 7.28% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.28% the S&P500. Some Historical XOM News: 07/03/2018 – Exxon Mobil: Plan Projects Double-Digit Rates of Return in All Three Segments; 21/05/2018 – Ghana Is Said to Favor Forecourt Operator as Exxon Mobil Partner; 20/03/2018 – EXXONMOBIL – FACILITY STARTUP FOR POTENTIAL U.S. GULF COAST PROJECT COULD COME AS EARLY AS 2021; 04/05/2018 – Exxon Baton Rouge refinery shuts second-largest crude unit; 06/03/2018 – EXXONMOBIL CORP XOM.N SAYS PAPUA NEW GUINEA HIDES GAS CONDITIONING PLANT, WELLS AND PIPELINE REMAIN SAFELY SHUT IN AFTER LARGE AFTERSHOCK; 17/05/2018 – EXXON BAYTOWN TEXAS REFINERY COMPLETES CRUDE UNIT OVERHAUL; 27/04/2018 – Exxon Mobil reported earnings per share of$1.09, compared with expectations of $1.12 for the first quarter of 2018; 24/05/2018 – Algeria’s Sonatrach hopes for Exxon Mobil deal on shale gas; 04/04/2018 – Iraq ministry, Exxon still in talks on boosting oil output; 11/05/2018 – COMMENTARY: As the market rallies, Exxon could be the ultimate catch-up trade (via @tradingnation)

More notable recent Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Exxon says Guyana offshore drilling not affected by Venezuela incident – Seeking Alpha” on December 26, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Exxon, Angola’s Sonangol sign oil exploration deal – Seeking Alpha” published on December 14, 2018, Fool.com published: “Where Will ExxonMobil Be in 5 Years? – The Motley Fool” on December 16, 2018. More interesting news about Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Is The Wrong Play For An Oil Rally, Raymond James Says In Downgrade – Benzinga” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “5 Oil Stocks to Buy Even If Oil Prices Keep Falling – Investorplace.com” with publication date: December 19, 2018.

Since September 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $6.53 million activity. 2,798 shares valued at $214,914 were sold by Hansen Neil A on Friday, December 14. Rosenthal David S sold $614,337 worth of stock or 7,562 shares. Verity John R had sold 15,850 shares worth $1.22 million on Tuesday, December 11. Corson Bradley W had sold 15,000 shares worth $1.26M. Shares for $746,620 were sold by Spellings James M Jr on Wednesday, November 28. Another trade for 9,658 shares valued at $757,284 was made by Wojnar Theodore J Jr on Wednesday, November 28.

Analysts await Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.20 EPS, up 36.36% or $0.32 from last year’s $0.88 per share. XOM’s profit will be $5.08 billion for 14.88 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.46 actual EPS reported by Exxon Mobil Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.81% negative EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 12 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 103 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital upgraded it to “Equal-Weight” rating and $85 target in Monday, October 12 report. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Tudor Pickering to “Sell” on Tuesday, January 26. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 24 by Piper Jaffray. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, September 3 report. On Wednesday, July 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Conviction Buy”. As per Tuesday, July 11, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. Credit Suisse initiated Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) rating on Monday, December 11. Credit Suisse has “Hold” rating and $83.0 target. Piper Jaffray maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) rating on Thursday, October 5. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $76.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) rating on Tuesday, August 29. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $90.0 target.

Timber Hill Llc, which manages about $99.07M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr Sp Retail Etf (XRT) by 28,504 shares to 200,000 shares, valued at $10.20 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 0.93 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 38 investors sold XOM shares while 848 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 529 raised stakes. 2.17 billion shares or 0.56% more from 2.16 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Beacon Mgmt, a Ohio-based fund reported 199 shares. Greenwood Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 2,665 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Alesco Advsr holds 0.09% or 18,868 shares. Wills Fincl Group holds 2.87% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 51,087 shares. Cheviot Value Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 1.29% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Solutions Ltd Liability has 0.05% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 4,077 shares. Cetera Advsr Lc invested in 0.93% or 222,824 shares. Sei Invs stated it has 370,978 shares. Keating Investment Counselors reported 52,529 shares. Flippin Bruce And Porter has 129,727 shares. Blb&B has invested 1.76% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Grassi Investment Mngmt has 1.45% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 115,100 shares. Bright Rock Capital Management Ltd Liability Co holds 1.93% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 69,425 shares. Bluestein R H owns 18,560 shares. Schaller Invest Grp Inc Inc invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM).

More notable recent Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “JPMorgan Upgrades Medtronic After String Of Outperformances (NYSE:MDT) – Benzinga” on December 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Medtronic execs buy shares – Seeking Alpha” published on January 09, 2019, Investorideas.com published: “Newswire – The #AIEye: Medtronic (NYSE: $MDT) and IBM Watson (NYSE: $IBM) Announce New Feature for Predicting Low Glucose, @IBMWatson – InvestorIdeas.com” on January 03, 2019. More interesting news about Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Medtronic (MDT) PT Cut To $104 At Barclays – StreetInsider.com” published on January 08, 2019 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Citi Comments on Medtronic (MDT) – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: January 07, 2019.

Among 31 analysts covering Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Medtronic had 107 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, May 25 the stock rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $95.0 target in Tuesday, August 22 report. As per Wednesday, November 23, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 23. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 27. Needham maintained Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) on Wednesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of MDT in report on Tuesday, January 3 to “Neutral” rating. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 22 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 0.98 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 24 investors sold MDT shares while 440 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 355 raised stakes. 1.02 billion shares or 0.96% less from 1.03 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. The Illinois-based Calamos Wealth Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.22% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). 8.69M are owned by Dimensional Fund Lp. Convergence Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 15,848 shares. Washington State Bank, a Washington-based fund reported 82,171 shares. Orrstown Financial Serv holds 10,026 shares or 1.29% of its portfolio. 113,403 were accumulated by Palladium Partners Ltd Liability Corp. Mackenzie invested in 1.40 million shares or 0.33% of the stock. Reilly Finance Advsr Limited Liability Corporation reported 209 shares stake. 483,933 were accumulated by Foyston Gordon And Payne. Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Co has 200 shares. Fmr Ltd holds 0.08% or 6.99M shares. Comerica Secs accumulated 0.15% or 13,030 shares. Weatherly Asset Management Lp, California-based fund reported 7,648 shares. Arrowstreet Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). Northwest Inv Counselors Ltd Liability Company, a Oregon-based fund reported 18,098 shares.

Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc, which manages about $707.10M and $806.30M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 1,349 shares to 198,338 shares, valued at $44.77 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB) by 1,517 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 223,325 shares, and cut its stake in Southwest Airls Co (NYSE:LUV).

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