F&V Capital Management Has Raised By $2.07 Million Its Marathon Oil (MRO) Holding; Colonial Trust Advisors Boosted Its Martin Marietta Matls (MLM) Stake

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F&V Capital Management Llc increased Marathon Oil Corp (MRO) stake by 73.04% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. F&V Capital Management Llc acquired 129,195 shares as Marathon Oil Corp (MRO)’s stock declined 6.39%. The F&V Capital Management Llc holds 306,085 shares with $5.18M value, up from 176,890 last quarter. Marathon Oil Corp now has $14.28B valuation. The stock increased 5.73% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $16.8. About 20.99M shares traded or 62.81% up from the average. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has risen 7.25% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.30% the S&P500.

Colonial Trust Advisors increased Martin Marietta Matls (MLM) stake by 100% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Colonial Trust Advisors acquired 11,685 shares as Martin Marietta Matls (MLM)’s stock declined 2.69%. The Colonial Trust Advisors holds 23,370 shares with $5.17M value, up from 11,685 last quarter. Martin Marietta Matls now has $13.07B valuation. The stock increased 1.80% or $3.67 during the last trading session, reaching $208.05. About 562,200 shares traded. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) has declined 0.78% since April 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.33% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Martin Marietta (NYSE:MLM), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Martin Marietta has $265.0 highest and $145 lowest target. $238.30’s average target is 14.54% above currents $208.05 stock price. Martin Marietta had 31 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Buy”. As per Monday, August 21, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, February 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Citigroup. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the shares of MLM in report on Wednesday, October 26 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 5 with “Buy”. The stock of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 9. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, August 6 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 12. Cleveland upgraded Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) on Monday, April 3 to “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 1.28 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 46 investors sold MLM shares while 129 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 60.08 million shares or 0.57% more from 59.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 150,000 are owned by Caxton Associates Limited Partnership. Parametric Port Llc has invested 0.02% in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM). Sei Invs Communication reported 0.11% stake. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 182,515 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Td Asset Mngmt Incorporated reported 0.1% stake. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc owns 0.01% invested in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) for 6,205 shares. Voya Management Ltd Liability invested in 44,500 shares. Vontobel Asset Management reported 1.11% stake. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh invested in 3,009 shares. Comm Bancshares stated it has 4,227 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Suntrust Banks stated it has 2,582 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sandy Spring Bank & Trust holds 7,005 shares. Zweig invested 1.2% of its portfolio in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM). 413,437 are owned by Gilder Gagnon Howe And Company Ltd Company. Swiss Savings Bank has 230,950 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.27 million activity. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $630,191 was made by COLE SUE W on Monday, March 12. 3,000 shares were sold by PEREZ LAREE E, worth $642,000.

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