Travelers Companies (TRV) Shareholder Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Cut Its Holding by $26.55 Million; Boeing Co (BA) Market Valuation Rose While Sheets Smith Wealth Management Has Decreased Position

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Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Travelers Companies Inc (TRV) by 9.11% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc sold 223,100 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.23M shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $266.67 million, down from 2.45M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Travelers Companies Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.34 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.84% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $134.18. About 2.11 million shares traded or 37.26% up from the average. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) has declined 4.91% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.28% the S&P500. Some Historical TRV News: 06/03/2018 – IN FIRST WEEKS OF TRAVEL BAN, ABOUT 100 WAIVERS GRANTED TO TRAVELERS FROM AFFECTED COUNTRIES -STATE DEPT; 23/05/2018 – Service and KAYAK Partner to Get Travelers Compensation for Delayed Flights; 04/04/2018 – Insight Vacations Celebrates 40 Years of Innovative Travel and Immersive Experiences with Anniversary Gift to Travelers; 16/03/2018 – ADVISORY-Alert on Travelers CEO’s compensation withdrawn; 23/04/2018 – Travelers Canada Poll Identifies Causes of Distracted Driving; 01/05/2018 – TCS World Travel Wins AFAR Travelers’ Choice Award for Best Over-the-Top Experience; 01/05/2018 – Travelers Say Reclining Seats the Top Pet Peeve, According to The GO Group Survey; 08/05/2018 – PAUL GLOVER JOINS G2 INSURANCE SERVICES AS ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT AND PRODUCER; 03/05/2018 – RadioResource: North Miami Beach Gets Travelers Information Station Waiver; 22/05/2018 – HelloTech Releases New Data Findings From Parks Associates Showing That 43% of Summer Travelers are Concerned About the Safety

Sheets Smith Wealth Management decreased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 30.31% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sheets Smith Wealth Management sold 1,580 shares as the company’s stock rose 29.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 3,632 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.17 million, down from 5,212 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sheets Smith Wealth Management who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $214.12 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.52% or $5.69 during the last trading session, reaching $378.99. About 26.70M shares traded or 320.16% up from the average. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 23.74% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.37% the S&P500. Some Historical BA News: 08/05/2018 – United Airlines in talks to buy wide-body jets; 04/04/2018 – KENYA AIRWAYS – CO AND WHEELTUG PLC, AIRCRAFT E-TAXI INNOVATOR, EXECUTED SLOT AGREEMENT FOR AIRLINE’S FLEET OF BOEING 737NG AIRCRAFT; 23/05/2018 – Brazil Optimistic on Boeing-Embraer Deal as Concerns Overcome; 25/04/2018 – Boeing 1Q Adj EPS $3.64; 06/03/2018 – BOEING, HAWAIIAN AIRLINES REPORT BUY OF 10 787 DREAMLINERS; 06/03/2018 – RYANAIR RYA.l CEO SAYS EXPECTS TO EXERCISE “PRETTY MUCH ALL” OF THE 737 MAX BUYING OPTIONS; 14/03/2018 – Dow drops 300 points led by Boeing on fears of a China trade war; 28/03/2018 – BOEING HIT BY WANNACRY VIRUS, FEARS IT COULD CRIPPLE SOME VITAL AIRPLANE PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT- SEATTLE TIMES, CITING MEMO; 14/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Airbus finance chief is latest to join departures lounge; 10/04/2018 – QATAR AIRWAYS SAYS SIGNS LETTER OF INTENT WITH BOEING BA.N FOR FIVE 777 FREIGHTERS, VALUED AT $1.7 BILLION AT LIST PRICES – STATEMENT

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.02, from 1 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 64 investors sold BA shares while 550 reduced holdings. 150 funds opened positions while 479 raised stakes. 386.86 million shares or 11.47% more from 347.06 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Arrow Fin, a New York-based fund reported 4,240 shares. 942 are held by Sky Group Incorporated Limited Liability Corp. Grimes & stated it has 0.91% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Summit Asset Management Ltd accumulated 0.13% or 723 shares. Franklin Street Advisors Incorporated Nc reported 6,282 shares. Hudson Valley Inv Advisors Adv holds 2.11% or 28,419 shares in its portfolio. Highlander Mgmt Ltd Liability Com holds 7,475 shares or 1.59% of its portfolio. Ftb Advsr invested in 21,806 shares or 0.63% of the stock. Asset Mgmt One accumulated 891,073 shares. Catalyst Cap Limited Liability Corp reported 13,110 shares. Carlton Hofferkamp And Jenks Wealth Mgmt Lc owns 1.6% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 6,923 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can holds 0.54% or 1.79M shares. Advisory Services Networks Lc holds 16,354 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Assetmark Inc owns 12,853 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Wisconsin Mngmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 2.67% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA).

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $4.25 EPS, up 16.76% or $0.61 from last year’s $3.64 per share. BA’s profit will be $2.40B for 22.29 P/E if the $4.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.48 actual EPS reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.45% negative EPS growth.

Sheets Smith Wealth Management, which manages about $700.54 million and $371.14M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Duke Energy Corp New (NYSE:DUK) by 5,455 shares to 19,506 shares, valued at $1.68 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tjx Cos Inc New (NYSE:TJX) by 27,487 shares in the quarter, for a total of 53,174 shares, and has risen its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHB).

More notable recent The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) – Today’s Pickup: Biofuels Have A Moment; Debunking The Trucker Shortage – Benzinga” on March 15, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “BA -2.3% as Edward Jones sees near-term earnings pressure – Seeking Alpha” published on March 12, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “Trade of the Day: Boeing Stock Hits Record Overbought Level – Investorplace.com” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Argus Ups Boeing Target Price On Positive Industry Trends (NYSE:BA) – Benzinga” published on March 07, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “One Stock To Rule Them All: Boeing – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 27, 2019.

Since October 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $53.53 million activity. Shares for $602,733 were sold by RAMOS JENETTE E on Friday, November 9. 26,557 The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) shares with value of $10.50M were sold by KEATING TIMOTHY JOHN. 5,000 The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) shares with value of $1.75 million were sold by Sands Diana L. 2,137 shares were sold by COLBERT THEODORE III, worth $873,712. 19,500 shares valued at $7.83M were sold by Smith Gregory D on Friday, February 8. McAllister Kevin G sold $5.03 million worth of stock.

More recent The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Travelers Announces Paying It Forward Savings Program to Help Employees Save for Retirement While Tackling Student Debt – Business Wire” on February 25, 2019. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “7 Dow Jones Stocks to Buy – Investorplace.com” on March 06, 2019. Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “5 Warren Buffett Stocks You Can’t Go Wrong With – Investorplace.com” with publication date: March 08, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $2.84 earnings per share, up 15.45% or $0.38 from last year’s $2.46 per share. TRV’s profit will be $748.03M for 11.81 P/E if the $2.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.13 actual earnings per share reported by The Travelers Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33% EPS growth.

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