Catawba Capital Management Has Lowered Its General Electric Co (GE) Stake; Last Week Centrica plc (LON:CNA) Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Centrica PLC (LON:CNA), 7 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Centrica PLC had 246 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 27 by BNP Paribas. The firm has “Buy” rating by Kepler Cheuvreux given on Thursday, November 23. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 8 by Bernstein. The stock has “Hold” rating by HSBC on Monday, May 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 13 by Investec. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Sell” on Wednesday, March 29. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Kepler Cheuvreux. Goldman Sachs maintained Centrica plc (LON:CNA) on Friday, July 24 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Friday, January 13. BNP Paribas maintained the shares of CNA in report on Monday, December 7 with “Neutral” rating. See Centrica plc (LON:CNA) latest ratings:

15/12/2017 Broker: Kepler Cheuvreux Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 190.00 New Target: GBX 190.00 Maintain
08/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 190.00 New Target: GBX 155.00 Maintain
07/12/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 150.00 New Target: GBX 150.00 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 145.00 Reinitiate
28/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sector Performer Old Target: GBX 210.00 New Target: GBX 150.00 Maintain
24/11/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 160.00 New Target: GBX 125.00 Maintain
23/11/2017 Broker: Kepler Cheuvreux Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 190.00 New Target: GBX 190.00 Maintain
21/11/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 205.00 New Target: GBX 205.00 Maintain
16/11/2017 Broker: Kepler Cheuvreux Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 190.00 New Target: GBX 190.00 Upgrade
08/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 225.00 New Target: GBX 225.00 Maintain

Catawba Capital Management decreased General Electric Co (GE) stake by 9.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Catawba Capital Management sold 17,334 shares as General Electric Co (GE)’s stock declined 7.64%. The Catawba Capital Management holds 172,618 shares with $4.17 million value, down from 189,952 last quarter. General Electric Co now has $151.76B valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $17.5. About 46.37 million shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since December 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Villere St Denis J Limited Liability, Louisiana-based fund reported 10,738 shares. Elm Advsrs Lc has invested 0.39% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Culbertson A N And reported 0.98% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). White Pine Limited Com has invested 0.01% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Deroy And Devereaux Private Counsel, Michigan-based fund reported 11,250 shares. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co holds 131,905 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Fairfield Bush And holds 0.44% or 57,615 shares. Pacad Inv reported 164,389 shares. Etrade Cap Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 24,909 shares. Federated Pa invested 0.02% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Carl Domino Inc has invested 1.42% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). South State Corporation has 1.1% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 407,312 shares. Rmsincerbeaux Cap invested 2.64% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Stillwater Advsr Lc accumulated 424,443 shares. Aqr Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 4.81M shares stake.

Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on January, 19. They expect $0.29 EPS, down 36.96% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.46 per share. GE’s profit will be $2.51B for 15.09 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual EPS reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 10 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. General Electric Company has $67 highest and $15.0 lowest target. $28.41’s average target is 62.34% above currents $17.5 stock price. General Electric Company had 79 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. CFRA downgraded General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Friday, July 21 to “Hold” rating. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Bank of America. Standpoint Research initiated the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, July 22 report. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Monday, October 23 to “Neutral”. On Tuesday, September 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Hold”. As per Tuesday, October 13, the company rating was upgraded by William Blair. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 23 report. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 14 report. JP Morgan maintained the shares of GE in report on Wednesday, November 1 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with “Buy” on Monday, August 17.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 1 sale for $4.48 million activity. Shares for $2.66M were bought by Flannery John Leonard on Tuesday, August 8. On Tuesday, August 22 the insider TISCH JAMES S bought $2.46M. On Wednesday, August 9 Comstock Elizabeth J sold $633,375 worth of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) or 24,693 shares.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $1.23 million activity. 23,450 shares valued at $1.23 million were sold by Mense D Craig on Monday, August 14.

The stock increased 0.80% or GBX 1.1 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 138.8. About 5.61M shares traded. Centrica plc (LON:CNA) has 0.00% since December 26, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 19 investors sold Centrica plc shares while 51 reduced holdings. only 32 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 269.77 million shares or 0.08% more from 269.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board reported 1,087 shares stake. Deutsche Bank Ag holds 9,811 shares. 37,067 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System. Stifel invested in 7,653 shares. Incorporated reported 56,162 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 6,741 shares. Perkins Coie Tru has invested 0.03% in Centrica plc (LON:CNA). 17,857 are held by Aviva Public Limited Company. The Alabama-based Weiss Multi has invested 0.05% in Centrica plc (LON:CNA). Greenleaf Tru, Michigan-based fund reported 5,703 shares. Stanley holds 0.77% in Centrica plc (LON:CNA) or 57,315 shares. Martingale Asset Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Centrica plc (LON:CNA). Tiaa Cref Investment Management Limited Liability holds 73,016 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pacifica Cap Investments Ltd Liability Corp owns 71,933 shares for 1.88% of their portfolio. Pnc Finance Services holds 8 shares or 0% of its portfolio.