Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company Position In Amgen (AMGN) Was Raised; Deprince Race & Zollo Has Raised Its Stake in Compass Minerals Intl (CMP) as Stock Rose

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Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company increased its stake in Amgen Inc (AMGN) by 13.38% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company bought 1,150 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.78% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 9,745 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $18.20 million, up from 8,595 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $119.00 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.85% or $3.48 during the last trading session, reaching $191.24. About 3.59 million shares traded or 9.39% up from the average. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 3.54% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.83% the S&P500. Some Historical AMGN News: 05/04/2018 – AbbVie Announces Global Resolution of HUMIRA(R) (adalimumab) Patent Disputes With Samsung Bioepis; 23/04/2018 – Amgen at American Academy of Neurology Meeting Tomorrow; 18/04/2018 – #2 Blockbuster ambitions: Amgen/Novartis team lines up more promising PhIII erenumab data for some of the toughest migraine patients $AMGN $NVS; 29/03/2018 – FDA Granted the Approval of Blincyto to Amgen Inc; 08/05/2018 – LUPIN LTD LUPN.NS SAYS SUBMITS NEW DRUG APPLICATION FOR ETANERCEPT BIOSIMILAR IN JAPAN; 17/05/2018 – BEYONDSPRING TO PRESENT POSITIVE DATA FROM PROSPECTIVE PHASE 2 TRIAL COMPARING PLINABULIN TO NEULASTA FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED NEUTROPENIA AT 2018 ASCO ANNUAL MEETING; 10/03/2018 – REGENERON, SANOFI STUDY OF PRALUENT PRESENTED AT ACC; 06/03/2018 – Amgen Expects to Acquire Approximately 52.1M Shrs of Its Common Stk at $192 a Share; 29/03/2018 – FDA OKS BLINCYTO┬« (BLINATUMOMAB) TO TREAT MINIMAL RESIDUAL; 24/04/2018 – Amgen, Inc. 1Q Net $2.3

Deprince Race & Zollo Inc increased its stake in Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) by 23.6% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc bought 234,982 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.56% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.23M shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $51.31 million, up from 995,702 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc who had been investing in Compass Minerals Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.81 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.68% or $1.9 during the last trading session, reaching $53.52. About 1.42M shares traded or 213.23% up from the average. Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has declined 9.58% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.95% the S&P500. Some Historical CMP News: 10/04/2018 – Compass Minerals Sold Approximately 4.3M Tons of Highway Deicing Salt Products in 1Q; 10/04/2018 – Compass Minerals: Increased Snow Activity Pushes Salt Sales Volumes Above Prior Yr Results; 15/05/2018 – M&G Investment Management Buys 2.2% of Compass Minerals; 27/04/2018 – COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATIONAL – EXPECTS A MINIMAL IMPACT ON SALT PRODUCTION COSTS RESULTING FROM STRIKE; 27/04/2018 – COMPASS MINERALS: LABOR STRIKE AT GODERICH, ONTARIO, SALT MINE; 15/05/2018 – Compass Minerals at Bank of Montreal Conference Tomorrow; 27/04/2018 – COMPASS MINERALS CURRENTLY SEES MINIMAL IMPACT FROM STRIKE; 27/04/2018 – Compass Minerals at Bank of Montreal Conference May 16; 15/05/2018 – M&G Adds Compass Minerals, Exits Vipshop Holdings: 13F; 01/05/2018 – COMPASS MINERALS 2018 OUTLOOK UNCHANGED

More notable recent Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Amgen (AMGN) Patents for Cholesterol Drug Rapatha Are Valid, Jury Says; Sanofi (SNY), Regeneron (REGN) Lose – Bloomberg – StreetInsider.com” on February 25, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Health Care Sector Update for 02/28/2019: TTOO, CELG, BMY, FGEN, JNJ, PFE, MRK, ABT, AMGN – Nasdaq” published on February 28, 2019, Fool.com published: “Better Buy: Amgen vs. Celgene – The Motley Fool” on February 24, 2019. More interesting news about Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Notable Tuesday Option Activity: BAC, AMGN, TZOO – Nasdaq” published on February 26, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Health Care Sector Update for 03/01/2019: IMGN, MRSN, PBYI, JNJ, PFE, MRK, ABT, AMGN – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 01, 2019.

Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company, which manages about $337.76M and $222.18M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 1,040 shares to 15,209 shares, valued at $4.91M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 5,386 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 24,191 shares, and cut its stake in Tanger Factory Outlet Ctrs (NYSE:SKT).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.12, from 0.87 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 63 investors sold AMGN shares while 498 reduced holdings. 113 funds opened positions while 441 raised stakes. 498.05 million shares or 5.87% more from 470.42 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Texas Yale Corp has 8,401 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Mountain Pacific Invest Advisers Inc Id has invested 0.07% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd stated it has 0.32% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Profit Invest Limited Liability reported 5,614 shares or 0.99% of all its holdings. London Of Virginia holds 0% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 1,517 shares. 259 are held by Contravisory Investment Management. Arrowstreet Cap Lp reported 927,452 shares. Mcf Advsrs reported 1,122 shares. Jones Cos Lllp has 0% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Canandaigua Bancorporation Tru holds 0.4% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 9,665 shares. Barrett Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 4,147 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust Banking Corp holds 562,115 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. 86,190 were reported by Finance Counselors. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 181,374 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. Ci Invests Inc has 0% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 3,857 shares.

Since November 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $4.65 million activity. Shares for $380,000 were sold by SUGAR RONALD D. Jacks Tyler also sold $3.91M worth of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Thursday, December 6.

Since December 7, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $35,813 activity.

More notable recent Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “6 Companies Paying High Dividend Yields – GuruFocus.com” on March 06, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Compass Minerals President/CEO Malecha to depart immediately – Seeking Alpha” published on November 19, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Compass Minerals: Is This Selloff A Buying Opportunity? – Seeking Alpha” on October 24, 2018. More interesting news about Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “10 Cold Weather Stocks to Heat Up Your Returns – Investorplace.com” published on February 01, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Compass Minerals Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 10, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 46 investors sold CMP shares while 71 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. 31.18 million shares or 0.10% less from 31.21 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Jane Street Group Inc Limited Liability Co stated it has 6,749 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt has invested 0% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Jpmorgan Chase And has 0% invested in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Moreover, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.01% invested in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Bb&T Securities Ltd Liability Corp owns 21,775 shares. Voya Investment Mngmt Limited owns 540,307 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) for 16,131 shares. Lapides Asset Ltd Liability Co reported 157,900 shares. State Street stated it has 0.01% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). 175 are held by Ftb Advsrs Inc. Atria Limited Liability Co holds 0.02% or 9,089 shares in its portfolio. Retirement Of Alabama reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 6,833 shares. Enterprise Fincl Svcs holds 16 shares. Mirae Asset Investments Co Ltd has invested 0% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP).

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