Exxon Mobil (XOM) Shareholder Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Has Lowered Holding; Vonage Hldgs (VG) Share Price Declined While First Washington Has Decreased Stake by $1.45 Million

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First Washington Corp decreased its stake in Vonage Hldgs Corp (VG) by 20.92% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Washington Corp sold 103,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 30.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 392,077 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.55M, down from 495,777 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Washington Corp who had been investing in Vonage Hldgs Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.19 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $9.14. About 1.48 million shares traded. Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) has risen 1.51% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.51% the S&P500. Some Historical VG News: 08/05/2018 – VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP – QTRLY DILUTED SHR $0.10; 16/04/2018 – Vonage Holdings Corp. Announces 2018 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting; 14/03/2018 – Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform, Releases New Enterprise Plan; 14/03/2018 – VONAGE GETS NEW PATENT IN SUPPORT OF NEXMO API PLATFORM; 19/04/2018 – Vonage Launches New Integration Suite, Introduces SugarCRM Integration; 16/04/2018 – MyEyeDr Selects Vonage as its Business Communications Partner; 07/05/2018 – Industry Veteran Reginald Scales Joins Vonage as SVP, Mid-Market Sales; 12/03/2018 – Vonage Partners With Leading Workflow Automation Providers, iPaaS Providers and Bot Platforms to Bring Real-time Communications to Business Workflows; 17/04/2018 – Vonage Announces Vee a Virtual Assistant Chatbot; 04/04/2018 – VONAGE NAMES SAGI DUDAI CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) by 24.08% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc sold 24,567 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 77,437 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $6.58M, down from 102,004 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $303.65B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $71.72. About 9.79 million shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 7.28% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.28% the S&P500. Some Historical XOM News: 24/05/2018 – Exxon CEO Defends Plan, Petrobras Sinks on Strike: Energy Wrap; 26/04/2018 – HESS CORP – SUBSIDIARY REACHED AGREEMENT WITH ESSO EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION GUYANA LIMITED TO ACQUIRE INTEREST IN KAIETEUR BLOCK; 10/04/2018 – EXXON, QATAR IN TALKS ON U.S. SHALE DEAL -WSJ CITING; 04/05/2018 – Exxon Baton Rouge refinery shuts second-largest crude unit; 21/05/2018 – ExxonMobil and Employees Donate Almost $50 Million to U.S. Colleges and Universities; 23/03/2018 – Russia to decide on oil output hike by Exxon-led project by end-April; 27/04/2018 – Exxon Mobil 1Q EPS $1.09; 23/03/2018 – Total to start drilling deepwater oil well in Mexico block in Oct; 23/05/2018 – EXXONMOBIL REPORTS GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION MEASURES; 20/03/2018 – BRAZIL’S COSAN INDUSTRIA E COMERCIO SIGNS 20-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH EXXONMOBIL FOR PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF MOBIL LUBRICANT PRODUCTS IN BRAZIL, BOLIVIA, PARAGUAY, AND URUGUAY -FILING

More notable recent Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Exxon nixes West Coast Canada LNG export project – Seeking Alpha” on December 20, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How Safe Is Exxon Mobil’s Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” published on December 20, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “How To Boost Your Exxon Mobil Dividend Yield – Seeking Alpha” on January 10, 2019. More interesting news about Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Natural Gas Price Holds Slight Gain Following In-Line Inventory Withdrawal – 24/7 Wall St.” published on December 20, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Exxon shuts-in production at gas project offshore Nova Scotia – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 03, 2019.

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. As per Wednesday, January 10, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, September 3. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $84.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Scotia Capital. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 19. On Friday, March 18 the stock rating was initiated by Nomura with “Reduce”. Jefferies maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Friday, April 7 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 11 by Bank of America. As per Tuesday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank.

Analysts await Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.20 earnings per share, up 36.36% or $0.32 from last year’s $0.88 per share. XOM’s profit will be $5.08 billion for 14.94 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.46 actual earnings per share reported by Exxon Mobil Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.81% negative EPS growth.

Since September 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $6.53 million activity. Wojnar Theodore J Jr sold $757,284 worth of stock. Rosenthal David S sold 7,562 shares worth $614,337. On Wednesday, November 28 the insider Schleckser Robert N sold $619,861. 15,850 shares were sold by Verity John R, worth $1.22M. 9,522 shares were sold by Spellings James M Jr, worth $746,620. Corson Bradley W sold $1.26M worth of stock or 15,000 shares.

Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc, which manages about $2.31 billion and $1.65B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) by 68,417 shares to 84,064 shares, valued at $1.71M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Dowdupont Inc by 5,321 shares in the quarter, for a total of 32,620 shares, and has risen its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.21, from 0.93 in 2018Q2. It worsened, 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. Birmingham Capital Management Al holds 45,716 shares. Twin Focus Ltd has 2,779 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Chemung Canal Tru owns 102,427 shares. Woodmont Invest Counsel Ltd stated it has 1.54% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). 3,358 were accumulated by Credit Agricole S A. Kbc Grp Nv accumulated 1.15M shares or 0.74% of the stock. Palladium Ptnrs Lc accumulated 1.96% or 338,942 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund stated it has 75,219 shares. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 2,252 shares. The Wisconsin-based Annex Advisory Ltd Llc has invested 0.11% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Bbva Compass National Bank stated it has 96,374 shares or 0.49% of all its holdings. Fukoku Mutual Life Insur stated it has 0.19% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). 51,628 were reported by Capital Wealth Planning Lc. Fisher Asset Ltd Liability reported 0.6% stake. Kahn Brothers Grp Inc Inc De has invested 0% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM).

First Washington Corp, which manages about $237.40M and $210.46M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gtt Communications Inc (NYSE:GTT) by 31,750 shares to 113,480 shares, valued at $4.93M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Genesis Healthcare Inc (SKH) by 456,520 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.40 million shares, and has risen its stake in Summit Matls Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.40, from 1.23 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 12 investors sold VG shares while 72 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 196.59 million shares or 1.11% more from 194.44 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Bluemountain Limited Liability has 0% invested in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). 22,636 were reported by Oppenheimer & Inc. Lpl Financial Lc has invested 0% in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Group One Trading Limited Partnership holds 4,100 shares. Nordea Inv Ab stated it has 190,067 shares. Massachusetts-based Monarch Ptnrs Asset Management Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.8% in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Mackenzie Financial holds 0% in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) or 25,800 shares. Netherlands-based Apg Asset Management Nv has invested 0% in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Numerixs Invest Technology accumulated 2,800 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv owns 48,919 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 15,182 shares. Waddell Reed Fincl has invested 0.09% in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Art holds 0.02% or 30,166 shares. Martingale Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG). Federated Investors Inc Pa holds 1.66M shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Vonage (NYSE:VG), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Vonage had 35 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) earned “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, November 7. The stock of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) earned “Outperform” rating by William Blair on Thursday, May 25. Robert W. Baird maintained Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) rating on Wednesday, January 3. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $11.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital given on Thursday, February 22. As per Friday, February 12, the company rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company. The stock of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, September 14 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Tuesday, June 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company given on Monday, September 12. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 8 by Summit Research.

Analysts await Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.06 EPS, down 25.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.08 per share. VG’s profit will be $14.38 million for 38.08 P/E if the $0.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.09 actual EPS reported by Vonage Holdings Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -33.33% negative EPS growth.

More important recent Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Vonage: Not Your Legacy Communications Company Anymore – Seeking Alpha” on November 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “RingCentral: Valuation Now Seems More Realistic – Seeking Alpha”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Stocks To Watch: CES Headlines Action-Packed Week – Seeking Alpha” on January 05, 2019. More interesting news about Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) was released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Bed Bath & Beyond, CBOE, eBay, Etsy, Intel, Netflix, Nokia, Snap, UTC, Vonage and More – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: January 04, 2019.

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