June 22, 2018 – By Linda Rogers
El Paso Electric Co (EE) investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.13, from 1.26 in 2017Q4. The ratio has dropped, as 81 institutional investors increased or opened new stock positions, while 72 sold and trimmed stakes in El Paso Electric Co. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 39.95 million shares, up from 38.29 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding El Paso Electric Co in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 17 Reduced: 55 Increased: 57 New Position: 24.
Koshinski Asset Management Inc decreased International Business Machs (IBM) stake by 44.01% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Koshinski Asset Management Inc sold 2,650 shares as International Business Machs (IBM)’s stock declined 9.42%. The Koshinski Asset Management Inc holds 3,372 shares with $517,000 value, down from 6,022 last quarter. International Business Machs now has $129.66 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.97% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $141.25. About 3.89 million shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 6.24% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 16/05/2018 – FRENCH PRESIDENT MACRON TO MEET FACEBOOK FB.O CEO ZUCKERBERG IN PARIS ON MAY 23 – ELYSEE; 19/03/2018 – Intersections Inc. Launches AI-Powered Identity Theft Protection with IBM Watson; 17/04/2018 – IBM Earnings: There Are a Lot of Moving Parts Here — Barron’s Blog; 20/03/2018 – Nvidia Corp: Big Blue Touts Partnership with NVIDIA at IBM Think Confab -; 17/04/2018 – IBM 1Q Technology Services and Cloud Platforms Rev $8.63B; 14/03/2018 – IBM Study: Responding to Cybersecurity lncidents Still a Major Challenge for Businesses; 19/03/2018 – IBM Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 19/03/2018 – Canada Launches C$400m 5G Project With Five Firms Including IBM; 15/03/2018 – DNB Nordic Technology Adds SAP, Exits IBM, Buys More Cisco; 17/04/2018 – Mainframe computers should help IBM extend the growth streak
Among 33 analysts covering International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. International Business Machines has $21200 highest and $11000 lowest target. $164.02’s average target is 16.12% above currents $141.25 stock price. International Business Machines had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Monday, September 25 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, September 26, the company rating was upgraded by Societe Generale. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 14. BMO Capital Markets maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) rating on Sunday, November 26. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $170.0 target. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, April 19 by Bernstein. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, January 20 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Monday, January 18 with “Sector Perform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of IBM in report on Wednesday, March 21 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 19 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, August 23.
More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “7 Years After Watson, IBM’s AI Turns Heads Again” on June 20, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Microsoft Corporation vs. IBM” published on June 19, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “IBM: Unimpressive And Overpriced” on June 05, 2018. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “IBM Boosts Support of Cloud-Native Capabilities” published on June 21, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “IBM: Not Worth It” with publication date: June 14, 2018.
Analysts await International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $3.03 earnings per share, up 2.02% or $0.06 from last year’s $2.97 per share. IBM’s profit will be $2.78 billion for 11.65 P/E if the $3.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.45 actual earnings per share reported by International Business Machines Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.67% EPS growth.
Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 2 selling transactions for $2.69 million activity. $99,659 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares were bought by WADDELL FREDERICK H. Clementi Erich sold $2.01M worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Friday, February 23. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $780,000 was made by Gherson Diane J on Monday, February 26.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.08, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 60 investors sold IBM shares while 560 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 501.15 million shares or 0.58% less from 504.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt invested 0.44% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Westwood Inc accumulated 1,504 shares. Texas Yale Capital holds 0.07% or 5,590 shares in its portfolio. Tnb holds 3,241 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Blue Chip Ptnrs invested 1.26% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Princeton Port Strategies Group Ltd Liability owns 17,909 shares for 0.78% of their portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership accumulated 14,207 shares. Wharton Business Grp Limited Liability has 0.03% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Welch & Forbes Limited Liability Corp reported 0.41% stake. Vanguard Gp Inc stated it has 65.34M shares or 0.44% of all its holdings. Rench Wealth invested in 0.16% or 1,530 shares. Burney owns 64,161 shares. Nadler Grp Inc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 2,576 shares. Hennessy has 93,253 shares. 10,375 were accumulated by Fragasso Grp.
Koshinski Asset Management Inc increased Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) stake by 4,095 shares to 8,647 valued at $2.08M in 2018Q1. It also upped Nuveen Amt Free Qlty Mun Inc (NEA) stake by 46,123 shares and now owns 83,343 shares. Aflac Inc (NYSE:AFL) was raised too.
Ratings analysis reveals 0 of El Paso Electric’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating El Paso Electric, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. EE was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 15, 2016. Williams Capital Group initiated El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) on Wednesday, January 11 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies downgraded the shares of EE in report on Tuesday, November 15 to “Hold” rating.
El Paso Electric Company, a public utility company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in west Texas and southern New Mexico. The company has market cap of $2.38 billion. It generates electricity through nuclear fuel, natural gas, and coal facilities, as well as solar photovoltaic panels and wind turbines. It has a 24.88 P/E ratio. The firm owns or has ownership interests in various electrical generating facilities with a net dependable generating capability of approximately 2,080 megawatts; four 345 kilovolt transmission lines in New Mexico and Arizona; and three 500 kV lines in Arizona.
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co holds 1.49% of its portfolio in El Paso Electric Company for 431,675 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. owns 2.07 million shares or 1.24% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc has 1.02% invested in the company for 390,642 shares. The Missouri-based Piermont Capital Management Inc. has invested 0.77% in the stock. Gabelli Funds Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.91 million shares.
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