Iowa State Bank Stake in Otter Tail (OTTR) Has Trimmed by $319,459 as Market Valuation Rose; Cypress Funds Position in Cheniere Energy (LNG) Decreased as Shares Declined

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Iowa State Bank decreased its stake in Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) by 50% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Iowa State Bank sold 6,797 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.79% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 6,796 shares of the central company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $326,000, down from 13,593 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Iowa State Bank who had been investing in Otter Tail Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.88B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.72% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $47.49. About 56,610 shares traded. Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) has risen 5.89% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.89% the S&P500. Some Historical OTTR News: 12/04/2018 – ID Securities: Governor Otter Signs Proclamation Designating April as Financial Literacy Month! 2018; 02/05/2018 – Otter Tail Declares Dividend of 3.35c; 04/04/2018 – Idaho Governor: DECLO TO HOST GOVERNOR OTTER’S 101ST CAPITAL FOR A DAY; 07/03/2018 Idaho Governor: GOVERNOR OTTER, CABINET TO VISIT MOYIE SPRINGS FOR 100TH CAPITAL FOR A DAY; 20/04/2018 – OTTER TAIL – FILED A REQUEST WITH SOUTH DAKOTA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO INCREASE ITS RATES; 29/03/2018 – Idaho Governor: GOVERNOR OTTER CITES SUCCESSES FROM FINAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION OF HIS TENURE; 30/04/2018 – Otter Tail Corporation Will Host Conference Call on First Quarter 2018 Financial Results; 20/04/2018 – DJ Otter Tail Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (OTTR); 07/05/2018 – Otter Tail 1Q EPS 66c; 07/05/2018 – OTTER TAIL 1Q EPS CONT OPS 66C, EST. 54C

Cypress Funds Llc decreased its stake in Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG) by 20% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cypress Funds Llc sold 100,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.26% with the market. The hedge fund held 400,000 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $27.80 million, down from 500,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cypress Funds Llc who had been investing in Cheniere Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.53B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.10% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $64.33. About 1.47M shares traded. Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) has risen 29.49% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.49% the S&P500. Some Historical LNG News: 15/05/2018 – Cheniere Partners With the D10 to Showcase Houston’s Athleticism, Philanthropy; 22/05/2018 – CHENIERE ENERGY INC – CONTINUE TO SEE “SIGNIFICANT” TAILWINDS IN GLOBAL LNG MARKET; 07/03/2018 – BROWNFIELD LNG PROJECTS TO BE FINANCED BEFORE GREENFIELD: SMITH; 15/05/2018 – Cheniere Partners With the D10 to Showcase Houston’s Athleticism, Philanthropy; 14/03/2018 – Cheniere Sabine Pass LNG Tanker Tracker for March 14 (Table); 24/04/2018 – Cheniere Louisiana Sabine Pass LNG output unaffected by tank shutdowns; 22/05/2018 – MOODY’S AFFIRMS CHENIERE CORPUS CHRISTI’S Ba3 RATING; OUTLOOK C; 08/05/2018 – Cheniere Partners Holdings Declares Quarterly Dividend; 04/05/2018 – Cheniere Energy at MUFG Securities Houston Energy Tour May 14; 30/05/2018 – Cowen raises Cheniere target, new Louisiana Sabine LNG train likely

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.17, from 1 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 6 investors sold OTTR shares while 42 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 16.83 million shares or 0.91% more from 16.67 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Denali Advisors Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) for 49 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md accumulated 23,207 shares or 0% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 0% of its portfolio in Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) for 25,710 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0% or 5,290 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 0% or 69,267 shares. Reilly Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0% of its portfolio in Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR). Royal Natl Bank Of Canada holds 16,359 shares. Morgan Stanley, New York-based fund reported 320,997 shares. Northrock Ptnrs Limited Liability Co accumulated 11,959 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR). Patten Grp Incorporated accumulated 145 shares. American Int Gru Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) for 26,145 shares. Assetmark owns 0% invested in Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) for 200 shares. Renaissance Limited Liability accumulated 921,000 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR).

Among 3 analysts covering Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Otter Tail had 6 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Williams Capital Group on Thursday, May 31 to “Sell”. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 11 by Zacks. On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. Sidoti downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The stock of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 6 by Williams Capital Group.

More notable recent Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “My Top Electric Utilities Picks For 2016 – Seeking Alpha” on January 08, 2016, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) CEO Charles MacFarlane on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on November 06, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Otter Tail Power Company requests rate review in South Dakota – GlobeNewswire” on April 20, 2018. More interesting news about Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Otter Tail Corporation Increases Quarterly Dividend Nasdaq:OTTR – GlobeNewswire” published on February 05, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) CEO Charles MacFarlane on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 07, 2018.

More notable recent Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Houston industrial services company names new CFO – Houston Business Journal” on March 17, 2016, also Investorplace.com with their article: “A Risky Bet on Chesapeake Stock Could Frack Gains – Investorplace.com” published on October 26, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “5 things to know in Texas energy this week – Houston Business Journal” on December 17, 2018. More interesting news about Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Camber Energy agrees to deal to sell assets, wipe out debt – San Antonio Business Journal” published on July 13, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Kinder Morgan Inc Is Slowly Recovering From the Oil Bust – Investorplace.com” with publication date: April 09, 2018.

Analysts await Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.29 EPS, down 46.30% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.54 per share. LNG’s profit will be $74.49 million for 55.46 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual EPS reported by Cheniere Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.54% EPS growth.

Since September 27, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 2 sales for $188,292 activity. The insider Fusco Jack A bought 15,000 shares worth $888,000. $100,470 worth of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) shares were bought by Markowitz Sean N. $1.03 million worth of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) shares were sold by KILPATRICK DAVID B.

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