Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Boosted Its Anheuser (BUD) Position by $2.20 Million as Market Value Rose; Lyondellbasell (LYB) Shareholder Baker Avenue Asset Management LP Has Trimmed Its Stake as Share Price Declined

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Baker Avenue Asset Management Lp decreased its stake in Lyondellbasell (LYB) by 16.52% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baker Avenue Asset Management Lp sold 5,443 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.52% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 27,505 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.29M, down from 32,948 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baker Avenue Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Lyondellbasell for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $32.29 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $87. About 4.34 million shares traded or 65.59% up from the average. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has declined 21.30% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.67% the S&P500. Some Historical LYB News: 10/04/2018 – Air Liquide Signs a New Long-Term Contract in the United States with LyondellBasell; 10/04/2018 – AIR LIQUIDE AIRP.PA – CONSTRUCTION OF LYONDELLBASELL’S NEW PO/TBA PLANT EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN H2 2018 AND BE COMPLETED IN 2021; 26/03/2018 – LYONDELL HOUSTON REFINERY ATTEMPTING TO RESTART GASOLINE UNIT; 22/03/2018 – LyondellBasell’s Houston Refinery Marks 100th Anniversary; 26/03/2018 – Lyondell Houston restarts large crude unit; 15/05/2018 – LyondellBasell Presenting at Barclays Conference Tomorrow; 28/03/2018 – A SCHULMAN INC – ACQUISITION BY LYONDELLBASELL IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE IN SECOND HALF OF CALENDAR YEAR 2018; 26/03/2018 – Lyondell Houston refinery large CDU operating normally; 27/04/2018 – LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES NV LYB.N INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 11 PCT TO $1.00/SHR; 12/04/2018 – LyondellBasell at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference May 8

Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Anheuser (BUD) by 35.5% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc bought 33,890 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 129,358 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $8.51 million, up from 95,468 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Anheuser for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $158.30 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.01% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $81.25. About 1.57 million shares traded. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) has declined 25.28% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.65% the S&P500. Some Historical BUD News: 20/03/2018 – Tanzania says AB InBev to build $100 mln plant; 03/05/2018 – Anheuser-Busch Will Buy Nikola’s Hydrogen-Powered Trucks; 22/03/2018 – U.S. House approves government spending bill despite conservative revolt; 09/05/2018 – AB InBev 1Q Normalized EBIT $3.94B; 21/03/2018 – U.S. Congress unveils $1.3 trillion spending bill as shutdown looms; 22/03/2018 – U.S. House sends $1.3 trillion spending bill to Senate as Friday deadline looms; 04/04/2018 – C&C: AB InBev Will Provide More Fincl Support to Transaction; 07/05/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-South African farmers take AB InBev to competition watchdog; 25/04/2018 – AB INBEV DISAPPOINTED BY U.S. ALUMINUM TARIFFS: BRITO; 09/05/2018 – AB InBev 1Q Normalized Net Pft $1.44B

Analysts await LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $2.30 EPS, down 26.05% or $0.81 from last year’s $3.11 per share. LYB’s profit will be $853.67M for 9.46 P/E if the $2.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.83 actual EPS reported by LyondellBasell Industries N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.68% EPS growth.

Baker Avenue Asset Management Lp, which manages about $1.13B and $1.01 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Large Cap (VV) by 28,672 shares to 161,117 shares, valued at $18.51 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Avago Technologies Ltd by 1,327 shares in the quarter, for a total of 12,404 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Ftse Emerging Markets Etf (VWO).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.23, from 1.04 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 72 investors sold LYB shares while 261 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. 271.23 million shares or 0.89% more from 268.84 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Cambridge Advisors Inc invested 0.03% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Yorktown Management And Research holds 10,000 shares. Cornercap Counsel has 55,145 shares for 0.71% of their portfolio. Schroder Invest Management Group holds 0.12% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) for 826,733 shares. Capital City Communications Fl holds 12,745 shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Company reported 37,088 shares. E&G Advsrs Lp reported 9,500 shares. 20,780 were reported by Woodmont Investment Counsel Limited Liability. Loomis Sayles & Lp holds 0.12% or 634,003 shares in its portfolio. 119 are held by Csat Inv Advisory Lp. 26,120 were accumulated by Oxbow Advsrs Ltd. Advent Mngmt De invested in 32,100 shares. California-based San Francisco Sentry Investment Gru (Ca) has invested 0% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management holds 0.03% or 21,883 shares. 2.19 million were reported by Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada.

More notable recent LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “LyondellBasell +6% after Goldman upgrades to Buy – Seeking Alpha” on March 06, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “LyondellBasell subsidiary announces convertible special stock dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on January 04, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500 – 24/7 Wall St.” on March 06, 2019. More interesting news about LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “LyondellBasell downgraded at Dougherty on competitive price discounting – Seeking Alpha” published on February 22, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Omnicell, Advance Auto Parts and LyondellBasell – Investorplace.com” with publication date: March 07, 2019.

Since November 1, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $483.83 million activity. AI INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS LLC also bought $209.08M worth of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) on Friday, November 9.

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