As Hoegh Lng Partners LP (HMLP) Market Value Declined, Holder Eagle Global Advisors Cut by $1.82 Million Its Position; As Lincoln Electric Holdings (LECO) Market Valuation Rose, Albert D Mason Trimmed Its Holding by $401,120

December 8, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

Eagle Global Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Hoegh Lng Partners Lp (HMLP) by 10.56% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eagle Global Advisors Llc sold 95,741 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.29% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 811,052 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $15.53 million, down from 906,793 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eagle Global Advisors Llc who had been investing in Hoegh Lng Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $344.90 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $17.45. About 70,698 shares traded. Höegh LNG Partners LP (NYSE:HMLP) has risen 10.34% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.36% the S&P500.

Albert D Mason Inc decreased its stake in Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (LECO) by 42.72% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Albert D Mason Inc sold 4,360 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.35% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,845 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $538,000, down from 10,205 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Albert D Mason Inc who had been investing in Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.99B market cap company. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $91.1. About 300,468 shares traded. Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) has risen 53.15% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.45% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Lincoln Electric (NASDAQ:LECO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Lincoln Electric has $10000 highest and $51 lowest target. $85.33’s average target is -6.33% below currents $91.1 stock price. Lincoln Electric had 36 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) on Monday, November 2 with “Equal Weight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 20 by Wunderlich. The stock of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, October 24 by Longbow. Robert W. Baird initiated Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) rating on Friday, September 25. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $57 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 30 with “Hold”. Oppenheimer initiated the shares of LECO in report on Wednesday, April 27 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, April 20. As per Wednesday, September 7, the company rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) on Friday, July 14 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, July 25.

Since June 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $834,463 activity. Shares for $409,394 were sold by LINCOLN KATHRYN JO. Hedlund Steven B had sold 4,503 shares worth $425,069 on Thursday, June 15.

Analysts await Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.98 earnings per share, up 20.99% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.81 per share. LECO’s profit will be $64.44 million for 23.24 P/E if the $0.98 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.93 actual earnings per share reported by Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.38% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.48 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.48, from 1 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 22 investors sold LECO shares while 81 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 42.57 million shares or 3.14% more from 41.27 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Profund Limited Liability Com, Maryland-based fund reported 6,499 shares. Oppenheimer And Incorporated invested 0.01% in Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO). Swiss Natl Bank holds 0.01% or 98,800 shares in its portfolio. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt holds 0.98% of its portfolio in Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) for 1.20 million shares. Cambridge Trust Communication has 2,696 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn accumulated 0% or 119,104 shares. Jfs Wealth Advsrs Ltd Liability Co has 0% invested in Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited, Hong Kong-based fund reported 197 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt accumulated 5,550 shares. Pnc Financial Services stated it has 24,540 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Invesco stated it has 646,063 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase & Co has invested 0.03% in Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO). Driehaus Ltd Co reported 13,048 shares. Brandywine Glob Investment Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 14,920 shares in its portfolio. Ubs Asset Americas Incorporated holds 44,061 shares.

More notable recent Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Buoyed By The Industrial Recovery, Automation The Next Driver For Lincoln Electric” on November 28, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Lincoln Electric’ (LECO) CEO Chris Mapes on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on October 28, 2017, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Reasons to Hold on to Lincoln Electric (LECO) Stock for Now” on October 16, 2017. More interesting news about Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” published on September 27, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Lincoln Electric to Present at the Baird 2017 Industrials Conference” with publication date: October 27, 2017.

Among 6 analysts covering Hoegh LNG Partners LP (NYSE:HMLP), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Hoegh LNG Partners LP has $27 highest and $20 lowest target. $22.60’s average target is 29.51% above currents $17.45 stock price. Hoegh LNG Partners LP had 14 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 2 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, December 12. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, August 14. The stock has “Accumulate” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Wednesday, January 6. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of HMLP in report on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, August 26 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 9 by Clarkson Capital. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, August 30. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 25 report.

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