Park National Decreased By $371,105 Its Union Pacific (UNP) Position; Casella Waste Systems Class A (CWST) Shorts Down By 7.56%

Park National Corp decreased Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) stake by 8.09% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Park National Corp sold 3,227 shares as Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)’s stock declined 2.52%. The Park National Corp holds 36,663 shares with $4.25 million value, down from 39,890 last quarter. Union Pacific Corporation now has $105.17 billion valuation. The stock decreased 5.38% or $7.59 during the last trading session, reaching $133.6. About 13.81M shares traded or 209.14% up from the average. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 31.45% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500.

Casella Waste Systems Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:CWST) had a decrease of 7.56% in short interest. CWST’s SI was 313,100 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 7.56% from 338,700 shares previously. With 218,900 avg volume, 1 days are for Casella Waste Systems Incorporated Class A (NASDAQ:CWST)’s short sellers to cover CWST’s short positions. The SI to Casella Waste Systems Incorporated Class A’s float is 0.93%. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $26.15. About 200,195 shares traded. Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has risen 99.42% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.72% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Casella Waste Systems Inc. has $22.0 highest and $7 lowest target. $13.75’s average target is -47.42% below currents $26.15 stock price. Casella Waste Systems Inc. had 17 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, June 17 by First Analysis. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, August 28. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. Zacks upgraded Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) on Thursday, September 3 to “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of CWST in report on Monday, May 9 to “Buy” rating. Zacks downgraded the shares of CWST in report on Wednesday, August 19 to “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) rating on Friday, November 3. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $20.0 target. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Wednesday, October 4. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, January 4.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a vertically-integrated solid waste services firm in the northeastern United States. The company has market cap of $1.10 billion. The firm operates through Eastern Region, Western Region, Recycling, and Other divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It offers resource management services primarily in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling, and organics services to residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial customers.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 22 investors sold Casella Waste Systems, Inc. shares while 38 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 32.45 million shares or 1.47% more from 31.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Thompson Davis & Com Inc reported 0.21% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Citadel Limited Liability invested in 0% or 40,969 shares. 43,375 were reported by Ig Mngmt Ltd. Eagle Boston Investment Management has invested 1.21% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). 111,260 were accumulated by Alliancebernstein L P. Kennedy Management holds 0.15% or 441,281 shares. Teton has invested 1.05% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Parametric Portfolio Associates Limited Liability Company has 79,206 shares. D E Shaw Inc stated it has 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Moreover, Virginia Retirement System Et Al has 0.01% invested in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can stated it has 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). The British Columbia – Canada-based Connor Clark And Lunn Inv Management Limited has invested 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Schwab Charles Management holds 194,574 shares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $3.28 million activity. 20,000 shares valued at $323,000 were sold by HULLIGAN WILLIAM P on Monday, August 7. BURKE MICHAEL K had sold 31,500 shares worth $564,638 on Friday, September 15. On Wednesday, December 13 CALLAHAN JAMES F JR sold $315,000 worth of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) or 15,000 shares. 99,091 Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) shares with value of $2.08M were sold by Johnson Edwin D.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 67 investors sold UNP shares while 490 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. 601.66 million shares or 1.15% less from 608.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hancock invested in 0.56% or 114,155 shares. 81,716 were reported by Cibc Asset. California-based United Advisers Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.33% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Farmers State Bank reported 9,037 shares stake. New England & Mgmt, Illinois-based fund reported 6,389 shares. Reilly Financial Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.69% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 97,050 shares. Trinity Street Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership, United Kingdom-based fund reported 329,225 shares. S&Co has invested 1% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Viking Fund Limited Com owns 40,000 shares. California Employees Retirement accumulated 2.12M shares. Exxonmobil Inv Mgmt Inc Tx holds 146,162 shares. Highland Cap Mngmt Limited holds 12,406 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Baxter Bros reported 91,288 shares. Moreover, North Star Invest has 1.02% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 69,142 shares. Markel Corp accumulated 84,600 shares or 0.2% of the stock.

Park National Corp increased Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) stake by 15,165 shares to 343,814 valued at $17.02M in 2017Q3. It also upped First Trust Tactical High Yiel (HYLS) stake by 6,809 shares and now owns 67,463 shares. Vanguard Reit Etf (VNQ) was raised too.

Among 29 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation has $167.0 highest and $78 lowest target. $122.17’s average target is -8.56% below currents $133.6 stock price. Union Pacific Corporation had 95 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, September 8 by Stephens. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, January 20 by Cowen & Co. As per Thursday, October 20, the company rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co. CLSA initiated Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Thursday, May 19 with “Sell” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $116.0 target in Thursday, September 14 report. As per Friday, December 4, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, September 11 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 12 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 22 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 23.