Lkq (LKQ) Shareholder Private Trust Co Has Cut Its Position as Market Value Declined; As Cme Group (CME) Share Price Rose, Jupiter Asset Management LTD Boosted Stake

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Private Trust Co decreased its stake in Lkq Corp (LKQ) by 49.35% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Private Trust Co sold 22,141 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.82% with the market. The institutional investor held 22,723 shares of the motor vehicles company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $719,000, down from 44,864 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Private Trust Co who had been investing in Lkq Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.38B market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $26.32. About 3.58 million shares traded or 4.90% up from the average. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has declined 35.52% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.52% the S&P500. Some Historical LKQ News: 19/03/2018 – LKQ CORP LKQ.O – TO USE NET PROCEEDS TO FINANCE A PORTION OF CONSIDERATION PAYABLE FOR PENDING STAHLGRUBER GMBH ACQUISITION; 26/04/2018 – LKQ 1Q Adj EPS 55c; 02/05/2018 – LKQ Company Marketing Scheduled By Stephens Inc. for May. 9; 22/05/2018 – S&PGR Affirms LKQ Corp. Ratings; Outlook Stable; 21/04/2018 – DJ LKQ Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (LKQ); 26/04/2018 – LKQ CORP – SEES 2018 DILUTED EPS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LKQ STOCKHOLDERS $1.96 TO $2.06; 22/05/2018 – LKQ at Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference Tomorrow; 26/04/2018 – LKQ Sees FY Adj EPS $2.20-Adj EPS $2.30; 26/04/2018 – LKQ 1Q Net $153M; 26/04/2018 – LKQ Sees FY Organic Rev Growth 4%-5.5

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd increased its stake in Cme Group Inc (CME) by 30.93% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jupiter Asset Management Ltd bought 79,210 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.33% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 335,278 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $57.64M, up from 256,068 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jupiter Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Cme Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $64.60 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $180.55. About 1.33M shares traded. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 28.18% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.18% the S&P500. Some Historical CME News: 22/03/2018 – LIVESTOCK-Trade war risk slams CME hogs; cattle turn higher; 09/03/2018 – CME LIVE CATTLE NEARBY MONTHS 0#LC: CLIMB MORE THAN 1 PERCENT ON SHORT-COVERING, FUTURE’S DISCOUNTS TO THIS WEEK’S CASH PRICES -TRADE; 19/03/2018 – CME gets foothold in Black Sea with new-look grain futures; 26/04/2018 – CORRECT: CME SEES SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER TAX PAYMENT IN 2018; 29/03/2018 – CME – CME BOARD EXPECTS ACQUISITION TO GENERATE RUN RATE COST SYNERGIES OF $200 MLN, WHICH ARE ANTICIPATED TO BE FULLY ACHIEVED BY END OF 2021; 25/05/2018 – CME lumber futures final vol/open int for May 24; 17/05/2018 – CME LIVE CATTLE JUNE 1LCM8 FUTURES RISE MORE THAN 1 PERCENT ON SHORT-COVERING LED BY HIGHER WHOLESALE BEEF PRICES -TRADE; 12/03/2018 – CME LEAN HOG NEARBY MONTHS 0#LH: DROP MORE THAN 1 PCT ON LAST FRIDAY’S LOWER CASH PRICES, FUNDS ROLL OUT OF APRIL 1LHJ8 INTO DEFERRED CONTRACTS -TRADE; 26/04/2018 – BROADCASTER CME CO-CEO SAYS 83 PCT OF NON-TIME WARNER WARRANTS HAVE BEEN EXERCISED AS OF APRIL 24; 16/03/2018 – Fitch: Successful CME Offer Could Be Positive for NEX’s Ratings

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.22, from 1.39 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 26 investors sold CME shares while 249 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. 272.58 million shares or 1.52% more from 268.50 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 101,119 were reported by Aureus Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company. Eagleclaw Managment Lc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 4,260 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0.21% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). 7,131 were reported by Mitchell Commerce. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv reported 0.35% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Evercore Wealth Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 3,684 shares. Mark Asset Mgmt Corporation owns 62,714 shares. Tru Department Mb Financial Bank N A reported 54 shares stake. Guardian Capital Limited Partnership stated it has 2,400 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insurance Comm The holds 0.06% in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) or 347,592 shares. Arizona State Retirement System accumulated 156,792 shares. Cap Sarl accumulated 141,548 shares. Westpac Bk invested 0% of its portfolio in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME). Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd has 179,962 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Commerce Bancorporation owns 1.02% invested in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) for 503,500 shares.

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $14.17 million activity. Tobin Jack J sold $1.37 million worth of stock or 7,820 shares. Shares for $51,689 were sold by GEPSMAN MARTIN J on Thursday, September 13. $1.14M worth of stock was sold by Winkler Julie on Friday, November 16. 5,000 shares were sold by Carey Charles P, worth $959,220 on Tuesday, November 20. Another trade for 1,823 shares valued at $319,025 was made by Piell Hilda Harris on Tuesday, September 4. Shares for $35,530 were sold by Pankau Ronald A..

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd, which manages about $3.49B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 562,325 shares to 1.19 million shares, valued at $35.51 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pagseguro Digital Ltd by 190,574 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 342,446 shares, and cut its stake in Ryanair Hldgs Plc.

Among 22 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. CME Group had 76 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 2 by Sandler O’Neill. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, October 11, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $149 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, January 13. As per Friday, September 4, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. Jefferies maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Friday, March 9 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Jefferies. The stock of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 11.

More notable recent CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Bitcoin’s Institutionalization: Dates to Watch in 2019 – Nasdaq” on December 31, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “CME March 1st Options Begin Trading – Nasdaq” published on January 10, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Moody’s Upgrades Cboe Global’s Ratings, Outlook Stable – Nasdaq” on December 24, 2018. More interesting news about CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “4 Finance Stocks That Escaped the Sector Shortfall in 2018 – Nasdaq” published on December 26, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2019 – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 31, 2018.

Among 14 analysts covering LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. LKQ had 32 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 22 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating by Northcoast given on Monday, February 12. Northcoast downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. As per Thursday, February 22, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $39.0 target in Wednesday, August 30 report. JP Morgan initiated the shares of LKQ in report on Tuesday, February 21 with “Overweight” rating. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 2 report. Guggenheim initiated LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) on Tuesday, April 17 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 26 report.

Private Trust Co, which manages about $490.11 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Steris Plc by 3,000 shares to 8,334 shares, valued at $953,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 1,937 shares in the quarter, for a total of 25,186 shares, and has risen its stake in Mastercard Inc Cl A (NYSE:MA).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.3 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 40 investors sold LKQ shares while 150 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 271.42 million shares or 0.14% more from 271.04 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt Inc invested in 0.04% or 1.80 million shares. Guinness Asset Management Limited reported 343 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Corporation has 5.07 million shares. Art Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% or 18,300 shares. The Us-based Grandeur Peak Glob Advisors Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.61% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Suntrust Banks holds 0% or 6,514 shares. Pennsylvania-based Federated Investors Pa has invested 0.1% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Cap Rech Glob Investors holds 4.41M shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Profund Advsrs Limited invested in 0.02% or 15,181 shares. Fincl Counselors holds 0.08% or 54,686 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp holds 0.04% or 3.29 million shares. 22,710 were accumulated by Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv. Twin Tree Mgmt LP reported 3,419 shares. Northern Tru invested in 3.54 million shares or 0.03% of the stock. First Quadrant LP Ca invested 0.01% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ).

Since July 16, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $79,594 activity. Quinn John S sold $268,726 worth of stock or 8,019 shares. On Friday, October 26 the insider Laroyia Varun bought $26,500.

Analysts await LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.50 earnings per share, up 21.95% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.41 per share. LKQ’s profit will be $159.10M for 13.16 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.56 actual earnings per share reported by LKQ Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.71% negative EPS growth.

More recent LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “LKQ Corporation Announces Director Resignation – Nasdaq” on January 02, 2019. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “LKQ Europe appoints Arnd Franz as new Chief Operating Officer – Nasdaq” on December 20, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “New Research Coverage Highlights LKQ, Pacira Pharmaceuticals, WellCare Health Plans, Masimo, Workday, and Potbelly — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2019 – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 04, 2019 was also an interesting one.

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