Capital Investment Counsel Has Decreased Its Exxon Mobil (XOM) Position by $630,530 as Shares Declined; Ellington Management Group Stake in American Eagle Outfitters Ne (AEO) Upped as Valuation Declined

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Ellington Management Group Llc increased its stake in American Eagle Outfitters Ne (AEO) by 29.06% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ellington Management Group Llc bought 21,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.51% with the market. The hedge fund held 93,700 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.33M, up from 72,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ellington Management Group Llc who had been investing in American Eagle Outfitters Ne for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.43B market cap company. The stock increased 1.33% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $19.42. About 594,647 shares traded. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) has risen 16.61% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.61% the S&P500. Some Historical AEO News: 08/03/2018 – American Eagle Outfitters Sees 1Q EPS 20c-EPS 22c; 08/03/2018 – AMERICAN EAGLE 4Q EPS 52C; 08/05/2018 – American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Hosts Sixth Annual “Better World Community Day”; 08/03/2018 – AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS INC AEO.N CEO- DIGITAL SALES ROSE OVER 20% IN THE FOURTH QUARTER (CONF CALL); 11/04/2018 – PONDY OXIDES AND CHEMICALS -ALLOTTED STATUS OF AUTHORISED ECONOMIC OPERATOR- T2 BY INDIAN CUSTOMS UNDER AEO PROGRAMME; 08/03/2018 – AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS INC AEO.N SETS QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.1375/SHR; 15/03/2018 – AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS, NAMES SUJA CHANDRASEKARAN TO BOARD; 15/03/2018 – American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Appoints Suja Chandrasekaran to Board of Directors; 31/05/2018 – AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS INC QTRLY CONSOLIDATED COMPARABLE SALES INCREASED 9% OVER COMPARABLE PERIOD ENDING MAY 6, 2017; 08/03/2018 – American Eagle Outfitters Raises Qtrly Div 10%

Capital Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) by 5.53% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Investment Counsel Inc sold 7,418 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 126,699 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.77 million, down from 134,117 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $301.91 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $71.31. About 2.34M shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 7.28% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.28% the S&P500. Some Historical XOM News: 10/04/2018 – Exxon Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 27/04/2018 – Mixed Oil Fortunes: Exxon Misses, Chevron Crushes Estimates; 29/03/2018 – Court Dismisses Exxon’s Effort to Block Climate Investigation; 14/05/2018 – EXXON BEAUMONT TEXAS REFINERY TO PERFORM WORK ON COKER; 12/04/2018 – EXXONMOBIL – WOODS WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF BOARD AND CEO OF EXXONMOBIL EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017; 15/03/2018 – Exxon offers May-loading Sokol crude cargoes in tender; 23/05/2018 – EXPLAINER-Drilling down: Risky hunt for oil in Vietnam’s South China Sea blocks; 21/05/2018 – Ghana Is Said to Favor Forecourt Operator as Exxon Mobil Partner; 20/03/2018 – Exxon Considers Expanding Polypropylene Production Along Gulf Coast; 29/03/2018 – DUTCH GOVERNMENT BASE CASE SHOWS GRONINGEN PRODUCTION FALLING TO 17.5 BCM FOR YEAR STARTING OCT. 2019

Since September 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $6.53 million activity. 15,000 shares were sold by Corson Bradley W, worth $1.26 million. Rosenthal David S had sold 7,562 shares worth $614,337. Verity John R sold $1.22M worth of stock. Shares for $757,284 were sold by Wojnar Theodore J Jr. Spellings James M Jr sold $746,620 worth of stock. The insider Hansen Neil A sold $214,914.

Capital Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $2.13 billion and $272.26 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Paccar Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) by 6,289 shares to 10,889 shares, valued at $743,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wells Fargo Co New (NYSE:WFC) by 6,194 shares in the quarter, for a total of 34,758 shares, and has risen its stake in Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN).

Among 29 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 12 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 103 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Conviction Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, March 18. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 26 report. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight”. As per Friday, January 19, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 6 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, October 9, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was initiated by Hilliard Lyons with “Long-Term Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 3 with “Hold”. UBS maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Monday, May 2 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, February 5.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 0.93 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 38 investors sold XOM shares while 848 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 529 raised stakes. 2.17 billion shares or 0.56% more from 2.16 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. World Asset Mngmt has invested 1.2% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Arete Wealth Advisors Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.79% or 41,638 shares. 34,616 were reported by Bkd Wealth Llc. Accredited Investors has invested 0.18% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Novare Mgmt Ltd invested in 48,178 shares or 0.64% of the stock. Pinnacle Ptnrs owns 147,060 shares. Hudock Capital Grp Inc Limited Liability Corporation reported 1.39% stake. Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Co reported 216,449 shares. 50,000 were accumulated by Primecap Management Ca. 7,043 are owned by Arcadia Invest Management Corp Mi. Amer Beacon Advsrs reported 1,099 shares. Avalon Ltd Liability Corp has 1.64% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 686,813 shares. Geller Advisors Limited Liability Co invested in 3,900 shares or 0.2% of the stock. 47,722 are held by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board. Iat Reinsurance owns 35,000 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.20 EPS, up 36.36% or $0.32 from last year’s $0.88 per share. XOM’s profit will be $5.08B for 14.86 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.46 actual EPS reported by Exxon Mobil Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.81% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Raymond James: Higher Oil Prices Are Bad News For Exxon (NYSE:XOM) Investors – Benzinga” on December 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Can Exxon Mobil Retest Prior Highs? – Seeking Alpha” published on September 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Exxon And Its Real Value – Seeking Alpha” on October 08, 2018. More interesting news about Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) Is The Wrong Play For An Oil Rally, Raymond James Says In Downgrade – Benzinga” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Exxon Mobil: This Dividend Aristocrat Is Undervalued And Yields Over 4% – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 06, 2018.

Ellington Management Group Llc, which manages about $12.47 billion and $373.51M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) by 8,200 shares to 3,300 shares, valued at $255,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Owens Ill Inc (NYSE:OI) by 22,950 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 79,081 shares, and cut its stake in Planet Fitness Inc.

More notable recent American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “American Eagle And The Case To Buy – Seeking Alpha” on November 23, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “AEO Changes Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date to Tuesday, December 11 Due to the Closing of the U.S. Stock Markets on Wednesday, December 5 – Business Wire” published on December 03, 2018, Forbes.com published: “‘On Fire’ Aerie Drives American Eagle’s Stellar Performance In The First Quarter – Forbes Now” on June 01, 2018. More interesting news about American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Cognizant Technology Solutions, Anadarko Petroleum, American Eagle Outfitters, MetLife, Groupon, and Air Products and Chemicals — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth – GlobeNewswire” published on December 13, 2018 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week’s Release – Zacks.com” with publication date: November 28, 2018.

Among 31 analysts covering American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), 17 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. American Eagle Outfitters had 109 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, April 5. The stock of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 26 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained the shares of AEO in report on Monday, December 18 with “Buy” rating. Telsey Advisory Group maintained American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) on Thursday, December 1 with “Market Perform” rating. On Friday, March 9 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $21.0 target in Tuesday, December 19 report. As per Wednesday, December 6, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Nomura maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $17 target in Thursday, August 18 report. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, March 2 by FBR Capital.

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