The Insider David Smith Unloaded 902 shares of UFP Technologies, Inc. (UFPT); Bb&T Securities Has Upped Its Anadarko Pete (APC) Stake

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Bb&T Securities Llc increased Anadarko Pete Corp (APC) stake by 17.76% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Bb&T Securities Llc acquired 8,886 shares as Anadarko Pete Corp (APC)’s stock rose 14.87%. The Bb&T Securities Llc holds 58,912 shares with $3.16 million value, up from 50,026 last quarter. Anadarko Pete Corp now has $34.26 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $66.49. About 5.23 million shares traded. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has risen 1.43% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.12% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 60 investors sold APC shares while 255 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 454.79 million shares or 2.87% less from 468.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Webster Financial Bank N A holds 762 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Clearbridge Lc stated it has 27.78M shares or 1.38% of all its holdings. Fund Management Sa stated it has 0.27% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh reported 26,835 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Hl Financial Services Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 24,166 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Inc holds 1.57M shares. Fjarde Ap holds 0.13% or 161,574 shares in its portfolio. Berkshire Asset Mgmt Pa owns 9,858 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Ls Inv Advisors Limited Liability Corp reported 15,509 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Patten Grp accumulated 0.25% or 11,701 shares. One National Association holds 4,876 shares. Wunderlich Cap Managemnt has invested 0.81% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Kistler has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Whittier Co reported 9,994 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Mufg Americas Corp owns 0.01% invested in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) for 5,260 shares.

Bb&T Securities Llc decreased Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) stake by 17,584 shares to 17,014 valued at $609,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Pulte Group Inc (NYSE:PHM) stake by 15,886 shares and now owns 35,896 shares. Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) was reduced too.

Among 40 analysts covering Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), 33 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation had 139 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 25 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold” on Thursday, January 7. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 14 by Piper Jaffray. Cowen & Co maintained Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) on Monday, October 16 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, January 11. The stock has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, April 19. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of APC in report on Thursday, December 1 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Accumulate” rating given on Thursday, November 12 by Tudor Pickering. The stock of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Atlantic Securities.

UFP Technologies, Inc. designs and converts foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials and provides solutions to medical, automotive, consumer, electronics, industrial, aerospace, and defense markets in the United States. The company has market cap of $232.26 million. It offers medical device components, disposable wound care components, automotive interior trims, athletic padding, abrasive nail files and other beauty aids, air filtration, high-temperature insulation, military uniform and gear components, and cushion packaging products. It has a 25.2 P/E ratio. The firm also provides wine shipping solutions made from molded fiber under the Wine Packs brand name; tube and pipe insulation for clean room environments under the T-Tubes brand; pharmaceutical bag protection system under the BioShell brand name; sanitary solution for nail care services under the Pro-Sticks brand; medical device pouch for protecting small instruments and tools under the FlexShield brand name; and multi-purpose cleaning eraser under the Erasables brand, as well as various products under the Spot Eraser, Tri-Covers, Design Nail, and Mambo names.

Since April 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $272,896 activity. 5,599 UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) shares with value of $181,900 were sold by Smith W David.

Ufp Technologies Inc Vice President and an insider David Smith not a long ago made a sale of 902 company shares having a total value $28,927 at the average share price of $32.1. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he silently unloaded additional 8,478 shares of the company, worth $272,896 USD. Dated 20-04-2018, this huge sale by David Smith was revealed in a document filed with the U.S. SEC. It is obtainable online here. The regulatory filing shows that David Smith now has in hand around 0.17% of the Massachusetts-based company’s market capitalization

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.20, from 1.7 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 4 investors sold UFP Technologies, Inc. shares while 22 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 4.95 million shares or 1.37% more from 4.88 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ajo Lp owns 41,545 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Macquarie Ltd holds 0% or 2,757 shares in its portfolio. 5,741 are held by Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability. Legal General Group Inc Public Ltd Com reported 0% in UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT). Amer Gp invested in 4,349 shares or 0% of the stock. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag reported 14,843 shares. Argent Capital Management Ltd Llc holds 70,807 shares. 2,744 are held by Prelude Ltd Liability Corp. Punch Assoc Investment Mngmt stated it has 178,000 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd stated it has 563,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 7,596 were accumulated by Los Angeles Management & Equity Research. Bancshares Of America De has 0% invested in UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) for 3,031 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc reported 0% stake. Ancora Advsrs accumulated 390,641 shares. Caprock Group holds 8,655 shares.

Analysts await UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, down 46.67% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.3 per share. UFPT’s profit will be $1.17M for 49.61 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual earnings per share reported by UFP Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -56.76% negative EPS growth.

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