Oaktree Capital Management LP Decreased Its Stake in Anglogold Ashanti (AU) by $9.98 Million; Anchor Capital Advisors Decreased Western Un Co (WU) Stake by $1.43 Million as Stock Declined

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Anchor Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Western Un Co (WU) by 7.16% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Anchor Capital Advisors Llc sold 84,027 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.29% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 1.09M shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $18.59 million, down from 1.17M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Western Un Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.93 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $18.19. About 6.84 million shares traded or 21.85% up from the average. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has declined 7.27% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.64% the S&P500. Some Historical WU News: 30/04/2018 – Western Union Adds WeChat Capability to GlobalPay for Students; 20/04/2018 – The Western Union Foundation Continues its Commitment to Supporting Education with Global WU Scholars Program; 10/04/2018 – Western Union competitor WorldRemit is targeting its first profit next year; 23/04/2018 – DJ Western Union Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WU); 01/05/2018 – Western Union Sees 2018 Low to Mid-Single Digit Increase in GAAP, Constant Currency Revenue; 23/04/2018 – Western Union Extends Reach in the UK – Debenhams Now Offers Western Union Global Money Transfers; 15/05/2018 – iFresh Offers Western Union Services at Four Locations; 01/05/2018 – Western Union Sees FY Adj EPS $1.80-Adj EPS $1.90; 10/05/2018 – Speedpay Releases Next Gen Bill Payment Platform; 14/03/2018 – DoJ IA Northern: Settlement Between Department of Justice and Western Union will Provide $586 Million to Victims of Fraud

Oaktree Capital Management Lp decreased its stake in Anglogold Ashanti (AU) by 21.27% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oaktree Capital Management Lp sold 831,327 shares as the company’s stock rose 31.80% with the market. The hedge fund held 3.08M shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $38.61M, down from 3.91M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oaktree Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Anglogold Ashanti for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $13.14. About 6.63M shares traded or 76.89% up from the average. AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) has risen 43.18% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.81% the S&P500. Some Historical AU News: 13/04/2018 – Anglogold Ashanti Limited Notice Of Annual General Meeting; 15/03/2018 – Anglogold Ashanti Limited Mining Industry Ready For Engagement With The Drc Government; 16/05/2018 – Anglogold Ashanti Limited Results Of The 74th Annual General Meeting Of Shareholders; 16/04/2018 – ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD ANGJ.J SAYS GLOBAL SEARCH FOR NEW CEO IS UNDERWAY; 08/05/2018 – ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD ANGJ.J – PRODUCTION, COSTS AND CAPITAL REMAIN ON-TRACK TO MEET ANNUAL GUIDANCE; 14/03/2018 – Mali expects industrial gold output to jump 20 pct this year; 15/05/2018 – Anglogold Ashanti Limited Anglogold Ashanti Announces Change To The Board Of Directors; 23/05/2018 – Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti to cut South Africa jobs as costs rise; 08/05/2018 – AngloGold Ashanti 1Q Gold Production Falls Slightly; Backs Guidance; 03/05/2018 – Anglogold Ashanti Limited Working Group Statement: Settlement Of The Silicosis And Tb Class Action

Oaktree Capital Management Lp, which manages about $5.47 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Dominion Energy Inc by 438,500 shares to 535,500 shares, valued at $25.63M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nxp Semiconductors Nv (Prn) by 17.89 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 23.89 million shares, and has risen its stake in Blackrock Tcp Capital Corp (Prn).

More notable recent AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) news were published by: Investorideas.com which released: “Investorideas.com Newswire – #Mining Stock News: #SilverCrest (TSXV: $SIL.V; NYSE: $SILV) Expands Las Chispas Resource: Indicated Resource: 1.0 Million Tonnes 1,234 gpt AgEq for 39.8 Million Oz AgEq, Inferred Resource: 3.6 Million Tonnes 581 gpt AgEq for 68.1 Million Oz AgEq – InvestorIdeas.com” on March 14, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Bet On Gold Stocks as the M&A Love Triangle Gets Interesting – Investorplace.com” published on February 27, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Merger Mania Could Be Golden For Miner ETFs – Benzinga” on February 24, 2019. More interesting news about AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Interested In Dividend-Paying Precious Metals Stocks? Here Are A Few Picks – Seeking Alpha” published on November 28, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “TLRY, AGEN and AU among premarket gainers – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 20, 2018.

Anchor Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $8.51 billion and $2.46B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (EFAV) by 25,777 shares to 43,398 shares, valued at $2.89M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IWD) by 61,877 shares in the quarter, for a total of 74,846 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (EFA).

Analysts await The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.42 earnings per share, down 6.67% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.45 per share. WU’s profit will be $183.08 million for 10.83 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual earnings per share reported by The Western Union Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.29% negative EPS growth.

More recent The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Partnership With Amazon Is A Growth Catalyst For Western Union – wu – Seeking Alpha” on February 25, 2019. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “Western Union (WU) to Sell Speedpay to ACI Worldwide (ACIW) for $750M; Announces New $1B Buyback – StreetInsider.com” on February 28, 2019. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Western Union and TuChequera.com Provide International Payment Options to Accelerate Economic Growth in Puerto Rico – Business Wire” with publication date: March 11, 2019 was also an interesting one.

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