As Nucor (NUE) Stock Price Declined, Bb&T Securities Has Lowered Its Stake; Waste Management (WM) Position Held by First Hawaiian Bank

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Bb&T Securities Llc decreased its stake in Nucor Corp (NUE) by 15.09% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bb&T Securities Llc sold 32,468 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 182,679 shares of the steel and iron ore company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $11.59 million, down from 215,147 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bb&T Securities Llc who had been investing in Nucor Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.77B market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $56.59. About 1.62 million shares traded. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has declined 2.75% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. Some Historical NUE News: 15/03/2018 – NUCOR SEES 1Q EPS $1.00-$1.05 WITH 7C EXPENSE, EST. $1.01; 11/04/2018 – Qnect Continues To Shape The Steel Industry With Investment From Nucor; 16/03/2018 – DEEP ECO: Nucor May Face Pressure, Industry Slowest in 16 Months; 23/04/2018 – Moody’s Assigns Baa1 Rating To Nucor’s Note Issuance; 19/04/2018 – NUCOR CEO: CONFIDENT THERE WON’T BE STEEL SHORTAGE IN U.S; 11/05/2018 – Nucor to Invest $240M in Galvanizing Line at Arkansas Sheet Mill; 16/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Nucor May Benefit, Industry Production Rises in April; 19/04/2018 – Nucor Benefits from Steel Tariffs, Price Increases; 11/05/2018 – NUCOR CORP – NEW GALVANIZING LINE IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL IN FIRST HALF OF 2021; 17/04/2018 – Nucor Executive Vice Pres Jim Darsey to Retire; Craig Feldman to Be Promoted

First Hawaiian Bank increased its stake in Waste Management (WM) by 712.54% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Hawaiian Bank bought 21,426 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.73% with the market. The institutional investor held 24,433 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.21 million, up from 3,007 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Hawaiian Bank who had been investing in Waste Management for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.93 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $93.65. About 1.79M shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 8.77% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.77% the S&P500. Some Historical WM News: 17/05/2018 – Waste Management Board of Directors Elects Thomas Weidemeyer New Chairman of the Board; 19/03/2018 – Waste Management Acquires Anderson Rubbish Disposal And Moorpark Rubbish Disposal; 15/03/2018 – Global Medical Waste Management Market to Reach Over US$ 22 Billion by 2025; Increasing Medical Waste Generation is Fueling Market Growth, Observes TMR; 20/04/2018 – WASTE MANAGEMENT 1Q OPER REV. $3.51B, EST. $3.57B; 10/04/2018 – WASTE MANAGEMENT SAYS BRADBURY ANDERSON NOTIFIED CO OF HIS DECISION TO RESIGN FROM HIS POSITION AS CHAIRMAN OF BOARD – SEC FILING; 22/03/2018 – TOX FREE SOLUTIONS LTD TOX.AX – REFERS TO SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT UNDER WHICH CLEANAWAY WASTE MANAGEMENT LTDWILL ACQUIRE ENTIRE STAKE IN TOXFREE; 03/04/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – Waste Management – 04/03/2018 04:25 PM; 20/04/2018 – Waste Management 1Q Net $396M; 23/04/2018 – DJ Waste Management Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WM); 19/03/2018 – WASTE MGMT BUYS ANDERSON RUBBISH DISPOSAL, MOORPARK RUBBISH

Among 22 analysts covering Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Nucor Corporation had 91 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Berenberg downgraded Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) on Monday, November 14 to “Hold” rating. On Monday, April 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Bank of America. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight” on Monday, January 9. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Longbow to “Buy”. The stock of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, September 14. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, October 20 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, September 28. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by Macquarie Research.

Bb&T Securities Llc, which manages about $6.38 billion and $10.14 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alps Etf Tr (AMLP) by 662,156 shares to 1.34M shares, valued at $14.29M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 1,726 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4,241 shares, and has risen its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLP).

Analysts await Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) to report earnings on January, 29. They expect $1.92 earnings per share, up 195.38% or $1.27 from last year’s $0.65 per share. NUE’s profit will be $602.74M for 7.37 P/E if the $1.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.33 actual earnings per share reported by Nucor Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.60% negative EPS growth.

Since July 23, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $15.69 million activity. $996,928 worth of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) was sold by FERRIOLA JOHN J on Tuesday, July 24. On Thursday, November 1 HAYNES VICTORIA F sold $14,984 worth of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) or 250 shares. Shares for $3.42 million were sold by Sumoski David A on Monday, July 23. The insider Utermark D. Chad sold 53,483 shares worth $3.66 million. Shares for $2.66M were sold by Stratman Robert J on Monday, July 23.

Another recent and important Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Nucor -1.6% after seeing Q4 earnings below consensus – Seeking Alpha” on December 14, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.03, from 1.22 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 44 investors sold NUE shares while 195 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 214 raised stakes. 233.57 million shares or 2.42% less from 239.36 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Girard Ptnrs Ltd, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,058 shares. Citadel Ltd Llc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) for 416,574 shares. Great Lakes Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 41,467 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Bragg Fin holds 0.09% or 10,146 shares. Ledyard Bank & Trust stated it has 4,720 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The California-based Wilsey Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 5.4% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). 161,105 were accumulated by British Columbia Investment Mgmt Corp. Everence Management has invested 0.17% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). Ftb Advisors, a Tennessee-based fund reported 29 shares. Clearbridge Invests Llc reported 7.66 million shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. Bb&T Ltd Liability reported 182,679 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr LP has 4.69 million shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Perkins Coie Trust holds 1,000 shares. Massmutual Fsb Adv reported 0% of its portfolio in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). E&G Advsrs Ltd Partnership reported 10,200 shares stake.

First Hawaiian Bank, which manages about $1.92B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Blackrock Fund Advisors (IJH) by 2,143 shares to 173,946 shares, valued at $35.01 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Since July 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.97 million activity. Harris Jeff M also sold $2.21 million worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Thursday, November 8. CLARK FRANK M sold $31,077 worth of stock. 406 shares valued at $33,787 were sold by GROSS PATRICK W on Monday, July 16. Rankin Devina A sold $765,397 worth of stock or 8,107 shares.

More important recent Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Is Waste Management (WM) Stock Outpacing Its Business Services Peers This Year? – Zacks.com” on January 09, 2019, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Waste Management (WM) Approved 10.2% Increase in Quarterly Dividend Rate, Approves $1.5B Buyback – StreetInsider.com”, Fool.com published: “3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 20 Years – The Motley Fool” on December 20, 2018. More interesting news about Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) was released by: Fool.com and their article: “1 Rock-Solid Dividend Stock to Buy During the Market Downturn – Motley Fool” with publication date: December 14, 2018.

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