Noble Energy INC (NBL) Shareholder Adage Capital Partners Gp LLC Has Trimmed Its Position

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.08, from 1.15 in 2018Q1. It fall, as 27 investors sold NBL shares while 171 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 135 raised stakes. 465.23 million shares or 0.05% less from 465.46 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Liability Company Il holds 6,015 shares. Centre Asset Mgmt Limited owns 186,400 shares for 1.54% of their portfolio. The California-based Assetmark Incorporated has invested 0% in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL). Tower Cap Lc (Trc) holds 0% of its portfolio in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) for 1,984 shares. Wealthtrust Fairport Limited accumulated 1,000 shares or 0% of the stock. State Street has invested 0.07% in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL). Chicago Equity Ptnrs Lc invested in 5,770 shares. Telemark Asset Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.67% or 150,000 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Lc accumulated 218,300 shares. Toronto Dominion Natl Bank reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL). Maryland-based Profund Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.03% in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt invested in 0.03% or 73,275 shares. Cibc Mkts invested 0% in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL). Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability Corp owns 123 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Wms Prtn Lc has 0.04% invested in Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) for 8,898 shares.

Since July 10, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $1.55 million activity. Shares for $924,225 were sold by Willingham Gary W..

Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc decreased its stake in Noble Energy Inc (NBL) by 1.38% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc sold 190,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.24% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 13.56M shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $478.49M, down from 13.75M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc who had been investing in Noble Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.34B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $23.78. About 8.58M shares traded or 55.21% up from the average. Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) has risen 16.53% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.91% the S&P500.

Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc, which manages about $43.67 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 181,800 shares to 2.91 million shares, valued at $385.21M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in National Vision Hldgs Inc by 395,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.49 million shares, and has risen its stake in Timken Co (NYSE:TKR).

Analysts await Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, down 43.75 % or $0.14 from last year’s $0.32 per share. NBL’s profit will be $85.81 million for 33.03 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Noble Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -33.33 % negative EPS growth.

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Noble Energy had 16 analyst reports since July 5, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) on Friday, October 12 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Friday, September 28. The stock of Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) earned “Buy” rating by Tudor Pickering on Wednesday, November 7. On Sunday, November 25 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 6 by Mizuho. Citigroup maintained Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) rating on Monday, August 13. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $42 target. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 10 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, November 20. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, August 16 by Morgan Stanley. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 7 by Raymond James.

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