Donald Smith & Company Trimmed Korea Electric Power (KEP) Stake by $4.80 Million; Share Value Rose; 683 Capital Management Has Trimmed 3M Co (Put) (MMM) Position as Stock Rose

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Donald Smith & Company Inc decreased its stake in Korea Electric Power Corp (KEP) by 10.59% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Donald Smith & Company Inc sold 343,048 shares as the company’s stock rose 15.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.90M shares of the central company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $42.73 million, down from 3.24 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Donald Smith & Company Inc who had been investing in Korea Electric Power Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $19.92B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $15.32. About 1.83 million shares traded or 329.05% up from the average. Korea Electric Power Corporation (NYSE:KEP) has risen 5.70% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.33% the S&P500. Some Historical KEP News: 13/03/2018 – CANADIAN SOLAR- KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP ACQUIRED INTERESTS IN ASTORIA, ASTORIA 2, BARREN RIDGE PROJECTS; 05/04/2018 – [KEP] KEPPEL LIMITED – ASSET ACQUISITIONS, DISPOSALS : ALPHA DI; 14/05/2018 – Korea Electric Power Corp. 1Q Rev KRW15.706T Vs KRW15.147T; 13/03/2018 – Canadian Solar Completes Sale of 235 Megawatt California Solar Portfolio to Korea Electric Power Corporation; 16/05/2018 – [KEP] KEPPEL LIMITED : KEPPEL TO BUILD TWO DREDGERS FOR VAN OOR; 14/05/2018 – Korea Electric Power Corp. 1Q Loss KRW250.47B Vs Net KRW900.03B; 13/04/2018 – New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Amarin, Korea Electric Power, Star Bulk Carriers, 1-800 FLOWERS.COM, Clementia Pharmace; 14/05/2018 – Korea Electric Power Corp. 1Q Op Loss KRW127.61B Vs Op Pft KRW1.463T; 12/03/2018 Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within CSS Industries, Korea Electric Power, ARMOUR Residential REIT, Advantage Oil & Gas, Shi; 21/03/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: Adaptation of a Knowledges Exchange Portal Between (KEP) Healers and Patients : Obstacles and Sources to KEP

683 Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in 3M Co (Put) (MMM) by 34.83% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 683 Capital Management Llc sold 35,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.23% with the market. The hedge fund held 65,500 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $12.48M, down from 100,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 683 Capital Management Llc who had been investing in 3M Co (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $119.81 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $208.08. About 4.39M shares traded or 82.54% up from the average. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has declined 10.58% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.95% the S&P500. Some Historical MMM News: 22/03/2018 – Universal Laser Systems Expands Its Materials Database with 3M Materials; 05/03/2018 – 3M: Roman Succeeds Thulin as CEO Effective July 1; 05/03/2018 – CORRECTED: 3M appoints Michael Roman as CEO; Inge Thulin will take new position as executive chairman of the board; 11/04/2018 – The Sky’s the Limit in 3M Disruptive Design Challenge; 21/05/2018 – ALJ REGIONAL – ON MAY 15, COURT ISSUED OPINION IN PREVIOUSLY DISCLOSED LITIGATION FILED BY CO’S UNIT AGAINST 3M COMPANY REGARDING A 3M CONTRACT; 05/03/2018 – BREAKING: 3M appoints Michael F. Roman as CEO,effective July 1. Current CEO Inge Thulin becomes executive chairman; 24/04/2018 – 3M CO MMM.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $10.53 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 21/05/2018 – 3M NAMES GAYLE SCHUELLER CHIEF SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER; 04/04/2018 – 3M: Marlene McGrath to Retire July 1; 22/03/2018 – ENN ENERGY FY REV. 3M YUAN, EST. 43.65B YUAN

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.23, from 1.03 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 70 investors sold MMM shares while 588 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 407 raised stakes. 398.67 million shares or 7.34% more from 371.40 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Williams Jones Assoc Limited invested in 0.09% or 17,454 shares. Logan Capital Mgmt Incorporated holds 5,068 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Grimes & holds 0.24% or 13,028 shares. Towercrest reported 1,309 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. 10,131 are held by Aviance Cap Ltd. 12,679 were accumulated by Hamilton Point Advsrs Ltd. Allstate Corporation holds 41,414 shares. Suntrust Banks Inc reported 387,346 shares. Prudential Public Limited Company invested in 0.27% or 355,134 shares. Bowen Hanes And holds 231,363 shares. St Germain D J holds 0.26% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) or 11,573 shares. Endurance Wealth Management owns 2,965 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. 9,441 are held by Sfe Inv Counsel. Kelly Lawrence W Assoc Incorporated Ca holds 4,592 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Hourglass Ltd has 1,200 shares.

Since October 26, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 10 sales for $17.26 million activity. $1.87M worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was sold by Keel Paul A on Friday, February 8. Bauman James L also sold $3.22 million worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares. 3,123 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares with value of $624,295 were sold by Bushman Julie L. The insider Lindekugel Jon T sold 5,940 shares worth $1.19M. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $184,500 was bought by PAGE GREGORY R. Another trade for 13,290 shares valued at $2.66M was sold by THULIN INGE G.

More news for 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) were recently published by: 247Wallst.com, which released: “3M Pledges to Move to 100% Renewable Energy Over Time – 24/7 Wall St.” on February 28, 2019. Wallstreetpr.com‘s article titled: “Excitement Builds in the Global Conglomerate Space (MMM, IVST, UTX) – WallStreetPR” and published on March 14, 2019 is yet another important article.

Analysts await 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $2.60 earnings per share, up 4.00% or $0.10 from last year’s $2.5 per share. MMM’s profit will be $1.50 billion for 20.01 P/E if the $2.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.31 actual earnings per share reported by 3M Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.55% EPS growth.

683 Capital Management Llc, which manages about $566.08M and $1.65 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Carvana Co by 298,366 shares to 1.86M shares, valued at $60.84 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Sellas Life Sciences Group I by 625,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.90 million shares, and has risen its stake in Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MRNS).

More notable recent Korea Electric Power Corporation (NYSE:KEP) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “3 Unknown but Amazing Dividend Stocks – The Motley Fool” on March 05, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Korea Electric Power Corp.: Energy Prices Down, Generation Mix Improving – Seeking Alpha” published on November 28, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Korea Electric Power Corporation 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Korea Electric Power Corporation (NYSE:KEP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Market Is Wrong About KEPCO – Seeking Alpha” published on March 31, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “20 Stocks With Renewed Bull Cases After Trump-Kim Summit – Investorplace.com” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

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