As Walt Disney Co. (DIS) Share Price Rose, First Interstate Bank Has Cut Holding by $521,872; As Kirby (KEX) Market Valuation Declined, Holder Turtle Creek Asset Management Decreased Holding

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Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Kirby Corp (KEX) by 66.22% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc sold 9,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.36% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 5,000 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $418,000, down from 14,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Kirby Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.45 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.91% or $1.45 during the last trading session, reaching $74.33. About 161,301 shares traded. Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has risen 19.62% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.00% the S&P500. Some Historical KEX News: 25/04/2018 – KIRBY CORP KEX.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $2.84 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 25/04/2018 – KIRBY 1Q EPS 54C, EST. 59C; 03/05/2018 – Kirby Corp to Acquire Targa’s Inland Marine Tank Barge Business for $69.3M in Cash; 21/04/2018 DJ Kirby Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (KEX); 08/05/2018 – Kirby Presenting at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference Tomorrow; 03/05/2018 – KIRBY CORP – BARGES WILL BE ABOUT $0.02 PER SHARE ACCRETIVE IN 2018; 03/05/2018 – KIRBY CORP KEX.N -PURCHASE WILL BE FINANCED THROUGH ADDITIONAL BORROWINGS; 02/05/2018 – Kirby Corporation To Webcast Analyst Day; 25/04/2018 – KIRBY SEES 2Q EPS 30C TO 50C, EST. 71C; 25/04/2018 – KIRBY CORP KEX.N LOWERS FY 2018 SHR VIEW TO $2.15 TO $2.65

First Interstate Bank decreased its stake in Walt Disney Co. (DIS) by 4.37% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Interstate Bank sold 5,018 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.96% with the market. The institutional investor held 109,750 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $11.50 million, down from 114,768 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Interstate Bank who had been investing in Walt Disney Co. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $165.73B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.36% or $1.54 during the last trading session, reaching $111.33. About 3.60M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 11.82% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.80% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: 24/05/2018 – Netflix passes Disney and is now biggest pure media company in the world by market value; 29/05/2018 – Main Street: Disney Reportedly Gathering Cash for Twenty-First Century Fox Bid; 12/03/2018 – Apple’s Cue Suggests Company Won’t Buy Netflix, Disney for Video; 09/03/2018 – Can Disney Stop Netflix? — Barrons.com; 18/04/2018 – WALT DISNEY – ON OCT. 2, 2017, REPRESENTATIVE OF DISNEY SENT DRAFT MUTUAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT TO REPRESENTATIVE OF 21CF, WHICH WAS NEGOTIATED OVER ENSUING DAYS; 18/04/2018 – WALT DISNEY – ON AUG. 9, 2017, RUPERT MURDOCH, AND ROBERT IGER MET IN LOS ANGELES; CONSIDERED POSSIBILITY OF STRATEGIC TRANSACTION INVOLVING DISNEY, 21CF; 07/05/2018 – Comcast prepares rival bid to crash Walt Disney-Fox deal; 12/04/2018 – PANEL RULES DISNEY OFFER BE REQUIRED FOLLOWING FOX COMPLETION; 07/03/2018 – There’s not only a lot of action in the Disney-Marvel blockbuster Black Panther, there are important wealth lessons, too; 23/05/2018 – Comcast Looks to Wrest Away Fox Assets From Disney (Correct)

Analysts await Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.68 EPS, up 25.93% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.54 per share. KEX’s profit will be $40.71M for 27.33 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual EPS reported by Kirby Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.86% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.38, from 0.87 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 16 investors sold KEX shares while 77 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 54.93 million shares or 1.38% more from 54.19 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. First Mercantile Trust has 3,531 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Schwab Charles, California-based fund reported 310,733 shares. Cornerstone Advisors has invested 0.01% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Thomson Horstmann & Bryant, a Connecticut-based fund reported 8,961 shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama owns 0.03% invested in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) for 69,571 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 70,157 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0% or 23,155 shares. Riverhead Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0.02% invested in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Atlanta Mgmt Co L L C has 4.37 million shares. Amg Trust Natl Bank invested in 11,444 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated reported 0% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Crestwood Cap Management LP has invested 5.6% in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX). Polar Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 764,225 shares or 0.38% of the stock. Federated Inc Pa owns 57,595 shares. Us National Bank De stated it has 1,166 shares.

Since June 6, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $9.15 million activity. $89,742 worth of stock was sold by Husted Amy D. on Tuesday, November 13. STRAHAN DORMAN LYNN also sold $275,415 worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) on Thursday, August 23. Reniers Joseph H. sold $236,777 worth of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) on Wednesday, June 6.

Among 15 analysts covering Kirby (NYSE:KEX), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Kirby had 43 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) rating on Wednesday, March 9. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $70 target. Bank of America maintained Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) rating on Thursday, February 1. Bank of America has “Underperform” rating and $66 target. BBT upgraded Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) on Monday, May 2 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Thursday, November 10. The stock of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Stephens. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) on Wednesday, September 28 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 7. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, January 22. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co on Friday, April 29 to “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold” on Monday, January 8.

More news for Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Fluid Delivery Solutions, LLC Appoints Executive Chairman – Business Wire” on November 12, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Kirby’s Recovery Prospects No Longer Undervalued – Seeking Alpha” and published on May 09, 2018 is yet another important article.

Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc, which manages about $1.12B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ss&C Technologies Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SSNC) by 8,244 shares to 1.57M shares, valued at $81.42M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Borgwarner Inc (NYSE:BWA) by 265,750 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.23 million shares, and has risen its stake in Wabco Holdings Inc (NYSE:WBC).

Since July 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $24.52 million activity. WOODFORD BRENT sold $112,495 worth of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Monday, October 1. The insider IGER ROBERT A sold 47,733 shares worth $5.73M. Parker Mary Jayne sold $3.44M worth of stock or 29,192 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.19, from 1.04 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 51 investors sold DIS shares while 573 reduced holdings. 146 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. 976.63 million shares or 7.70% more from 906.82 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Arete Wealth Limited Liability Company reported 12,142 shares. Fairfield Bush & reported 19,740 shares. Intrust Retail Bank Na holds 6,537 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Pathstone Family Office Ltd Company holds 0.53% or 6,872 shares in its portfolio. Riverhead Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 53,075 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. 1.28 million were reported by Korea. First Financial Bank Of Mount Dora Tru Investment invested 1.86% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). British Columbia Inv Mgmt Corp invested in 0.66% or 709,807 shares. Wesbanco Bancorporation accumulated 156,879 shares. Davis R M reported 1.39% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Nokota LP has 468,036 shares. Blb&B Advisors Ltd Llc accumulated 39,464 shares or 0.56% of the stock. Proffitt & Goodson Inc holds 0.49% or 10,892 shares. Waddell & Reed Fincl Inc reported 435,000 shares stake. Karp Capital reported 0.32% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).

First Interstate Bank, which manages about $452.02 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Select Sector Spdr (XLI) by 7,239 shares to 86,398 shares, valued at $6.19 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Select Sector Spdr (XLV) by 77,081 shares in the quarter, for a total of 81,622 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr Trust (SPY).

Among 40 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 25 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 166 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, November 12 by Argus Research. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of DIS in report on Monday, January 30 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Friday, April 7 with “Mkt Perform”. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Friday, November 10. Loop Capital maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Friday, November 10. Loop Capital has “Hold” rating and $103 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 14. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 7 by Argus Research. The stock has “Sell” rating by Pivotal Research on Wednesday, August 9. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Monday, October 15, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley.

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