Nikko Asset Management Americas Cut Mosaic Co/The (MOS) Position By $942,900; Energy Opportunities Capital Management Has Lowered Its U S Silica Hldgs Com (SLCA) Holding

Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc decreased U S Silica Hldgs Inc Com (SLCA) stake by 15.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc sold 30,750 shares as U S Silica Hldgs Inc Com (SLCA)’s stock declined 29.01%. The Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc holds 171,963 shares with $5.34M value, down from 202,713 last quarter. U S Silica Hldgs Inc Com now has $2.92B valuation. The stock increased 4.68% or $1.61 during the last trading session, reaching $36. About 2.51 million shares traded or 19.44% up from the average. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) has risen 57.03% since January 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.33% the S&P500.

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc decreased Mosaic Co/The (MOS) stake by 8.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc sold 44,900 shares as Mosaic Co/The (MOS)’s stock declined 29.59%. The Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc holds 512,229 shares with $11.06M value, down from 557,129 last quarter. Mosaic Co/The now has $9.27B valuation. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $26.41. About 3.78 million shares traded. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has declined 7.87% since January 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500.

Analysts await U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.56 EPS, up 722.22% or $0.65 from last year’s $-0.09 per share. SLCA’s profit will be $45.48 million for 16.07 P/E if the $0.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.53 actual EPS reported by U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.66% EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. U.S. Silica had 82 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, January 11. The stock of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) earned “Buy” rating by Johnson Rice on Monday, November 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 21 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 26 by Jefferies. Citigroup maintained U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) on Friday, November 10 with “Buy” rating. The stock of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, April 28. Morgan Stanley maintained U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) rating on Thursday, April 28. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $33 target.

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc increased Rpc Inc (NYSE:RES) stake by 85,800 shares to 241,000 valued at $5.97M in 2017Q3. It also upped Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI) stake by 4,400 shares and now owns 22,900 shares. Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TCK) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.34, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 36 investors sold MOS shares while 129 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 258.00 million shares or 0.68% less from 259.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership invested in 4.36 million shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee reported 450 shares. Oakworth Incorporated invested in 0% or 79 shares. Willis Invest Counsel holds 0.47% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) or 301,385 shares. 319,209 are owned by Cornerstone. Perkins Coie Communication reported 2,205 shares stake. Cibc Asset invested in 38,308 shares or 0.01% of the stock. First City Capital Mgmt holds 0.3% or 20,160 shares in its portfolio. Us Natl Bank De has invested 0% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Goldman Sachs Gru reported 2.16M shares. Greenleaf Trust reported 0% stake. Daiwa Secs owns 9,118 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Suntrust Banks has 110,188 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Glg Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Point72 Asset LP invested in 0.01% or 94,727 shares.

Analysts await The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $0.25 EPS, down 3.85% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.26 per share. MOS’s profit will be $87.76 million for 26.41 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by The Mosaic Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -41.86% negative EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. The Mosaic Company had 80 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) rating on Thursday, October 5. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $23.0 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $25.0 target in Friday, September 8 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, October 16. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) earned “Hold” rating by Vertical Research on Thursday, August 17. On Thursday, November 5 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, September 7. The rating was downgraded by HSBC on Monday, May 23 to “Reduce”. As per Monday, September 4, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by BMO Capital Markets.