Trust Company Of Toledo Na Trimmed By $661,116 Its Ppl (PPL) Stake; Shorts at Celanese Del (CE) Lowered By 0.24%

January 18, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Trust Company Of Toledo Na decreased Ppl Corp (PPL) stake by 44.27% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Trust Company Of Toledo Na sold 17,868 shares as Ppl Corp (PPL)’s stock rose 8.95%. The Trust Company Of Toledo Na holds 22,494 shares with $853,000 value, down from 40,362 last quarter. Ppl Corp now has $21.74B valuation. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $31.57. About 7.02 million shares traded or 33.18% up from the average. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has risen 2.43% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500.

Celanese Corporation Del (NYSE:CE) had a decrease of 0.24% in short interest. CE’s SI was 1.26M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 0.24% from 1.26M shares previously. With 429,200 avg volume, 3 days are for Celanese Corporation Del (NYSE:CE)’s short sellers to cover CE’s short positions. The stock increased 0.99% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $110.76. About 469,930 shares traded. Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has risen 21.48% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.15, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 24 investors sold Celanese Corporation shares while 162 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 126.78 million shares or 3.48% less from 131.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Co reported 0.04% stake. Carroll Associate has 30 shares. Massachusetts-based Putnam Investments Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Oakbrook Invs Ltd Llc stated it has 3,250 shares. Old Mutual Global Investors (Uk) Limited reported 0.86% stake. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur reported 0.24% stake. James Invest Rech holds 2.21% of its portfolio in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) for 630,167 shares. Smith Asset Management Gp L P holds 257,148 shares. Legal General Pcl invested in 674,674 shares. Raymond James Trust Na, a Florida-based fund reported 3,782 shares. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 10,187 shares. Westfield Cap Limited Partnership reported 0.84% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Amer Century Incorporated holds 0% or 7,376 shares in its portfolio. 12,920 are owned by High Pointe Cap Mngmt Limited Liability. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands holds 0.5% or 32,000 shares.

Among 16 analysts covering Celanese (NYSE:CE), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Celanese had 62 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, January 29. The company was initiated on Friday, July 1 by Susquehanna. Deutsche Bank maintained Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) on Wednesday, November 18 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, July 19. The company was initiated on Friday, October 7 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, May 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 28. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 12 to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by SunTrust. Jefferies maintained Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) on Thursday, June 29 with “Buy” rating.

Celanese Corporation, a technology and specialty materials company, makes and sells value-added chemicals, thermoplastic polymers, and other chemical products worldwide. The company has market cap of $15.02 billion. The companyÂ’s Advanced Engineered Materials segment develops, produces, and supplies specialty polymers for automotive and medical applications, as well as for use in industrial products and consumer electronics. It has a 19.38 P/E ratio. The Company’s Consumer Specialties segment provides cellulose acetate flakes, films, and tows for use in filter products applications; food protection ingredients, such as potassium sorbate and sorbic acid for food and beverage industry; Sunett, a sweetener for use in various beverages, confections, and dairy products; and Qorus, a sweetener system designed for low-to no-calorie carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, flavored waters, energy drinks, and milk and dairy products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 37 investors sold PPL shares while 222 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 226 raised stakes. 479.53 million shares or 0.81% more from 475.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wexford Capital Limited Partnership holds 0.21% of its portfolio in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 65,807 shares. Plante Moran Fin Limited, Michigan-based fund reported 1,551 shares. New York-based Zimmer Prtn Limited Partnership has invested 0.52% in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). Cibc Ww Markets invested in 0.04% or 99,505 shares. Nomura Asset Management Limited holds 96,497 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Eqis Capital Management Incorporated stated it has 19,160 shares. Creative Planning invested in 0.01% or 77,379 shares. Peapack Gladstone accumulated 9,382 shares. Security National Trust Co holds 0.07% or 5,374 shares. California-based Strategic Global Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 0.15% in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans reported 0% of its portfolio in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). Philadelphia Trust holds 18,677 shares. Washington Tru Comml Bank reported 2,505 shares. 11,992 were accumulated by Mai. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh has 22,494 shares.

Analysts await PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.49 EPS, down 18.33% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.6 per share. PPL’s profit will be $337.35 million for 16.11 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.56 actual EPS reported by PPL Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.50% negative EPS growth.

Among 14 analysts covering PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. PPL Corporation had 36 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) on Friday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 8 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 29 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, December 26. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 10. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Sunday, September 24. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, June 26 to “Neutral”. On Tuesday, January 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Bank of America. The stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 14 by Wolfe Research.

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