Umb Bank N A Has Cut Its Halliburton Co (HAL) Position; Highwoods Properties (HIW)’s Sentiment Is 0.96

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Highwoods Properties Inc (HIW) investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2018. It’s down -0.11, from 1.07 in 2018Q3. The ratio dived, as 112 investment professionals opened new and increased holdings, while 117 decreased and sold their positions in Highwoods Properties Inc. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 93.15 million shares, up from 89.54 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Highwoods Properties Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 23 Reduced: 94 Increased: 79 New Position: 33.

Umb Bank N A decreased Halliburton Co (HAL) stake by 88.93% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Umb Bank N A sold 218,068 shares as Halliburton Co (HAL)’s stock declined 3.70%. The Umb Bank N A holds 27,136 shares with $721,000 value, down from 245,204 last quarter. Halliburton Co now has $24.84B valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $28.47. About 10.81M shares traded or 2.00% up from the average. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has declined 32.70% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.07% the S&P500. Some Historical HAL News: 23/04/2018 – HALLIBURTON REVISES 2018 CAPEX BUDGET UP SLIGHTLY TO $2 BILLION; 25/04/2018 – INSIGHT-Chevron evacuates Venezuela executives following staff arrests; 14/03/2018 – Houston Corporate Campus on 48.9 acres Scheduled for Auction; 28/05/2018 – Halliburton and Saudi Aramco Reach Deal to Increase Gas Output; 20/03/2018 – S&P REVISES HALLIBURTON CO. TO RATING ‘A-‘ FROM ‘BBB+’; OUTLOOK ‘STABLE’; 23/04/2018 – HALLIBURTON: N. AMERICA SHALE OIL IS NO LONGER A SWING PRODUCER; 23/04/2018 – HALLIBURTON: RAIL, TRUCKING, LABOR ARE TIGHTEST IN SUPPLY CHAIN; 23/04/2018 – Halliburton 1Q Operating Income Was $354 Million; 23/04/2018 – Halliburton revises 2018 capex budget up slightly; 23/04/2018 – HALLIBURTON SAYS OILFIELD LABOR MARKET IS TIGHT

Among 8 analysts covering Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Halliburton had 10 analyst reports since September 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 17 to “Outperform”. The stock of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 20 by Societe Generale. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Cleveland given on Thursday, October 18. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 23 with “Outperform”. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale on Friday, October 12 to “Hold”. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $60 target in Monday, September 17 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of HAL in report on Tuesday, October 23 with “Outperform” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of HAL in report on Wednesday, October 3 with “Outperform” rating.

More news for Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 11, 2019 – Benzinga” on March 11, 2019. Bizjournals.com‘s article titled: “Halliburton breaks ground on plant in Saudi Arabia – Houston Business Journal” and published on February 20, 2019 is yet another important article.

Analysts await Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) to report earnings on April, 22 before the open. They expect $0.23 EPS, down 43.90% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.41 per share. HAL’s profit will be $200.68M for 30.95 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Halliburton Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -43.90% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.34, from 1 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 124 investors sold HAL shares while 288 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 189 raised stakes. 681.92 million shares or 3.49% more from 658.95 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Zeke Advsr Ltd Com holds 0.04% or 16,422 shares. 1.35M were accumulated by Manufacturers Life The. Moreover, Exane Derivatives has 0% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 0.08% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 46,900 shares. Commonwealth Fincl Bank Of Australia invested in 0.03% or 115,206 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Limited Liability Corp invested 0% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Baystate Wealth Ltd holds 0% or 538 shares. Chilton Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 0.15% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 58,014 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 451,300 shares. Westpac Bk has invested 0% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Guyasuta Investment Inc holds 0.03% or 10,114 shares in its portfolio. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Huntington Retail Bank accumulated 81,086 shares. Amica Mutual Insur Company stated it has 28,441 shares. Cohen Klingenstein Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 8,500 shares.

Since September 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $1.15 million activity. Another trade for 1,300 shares valued at $37,050 was sold by Beaty Anne L.. Brown James S also sold $648,034 worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) shares. $93,680 worth of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) was sold by Pope Lawrence J.

Umb Bank N A increased Ishares Barclays Inter (GVI) stake by 11,032 shares to 110,251 valued at $11.93M in 2018Q4. It also upped Ishares Core Msci Emerging (IEMG) stake by 57,480 shares and now owns 264,048 shares. Bank Of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) was raised too.

The stock increased 0.95% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $45.93. About 836,166 shares traded or 12.41% up from the average. Highwoods Properties, Inc. (HIW) has risen 6.14% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.77% the S&P500. Some Historical HIW News: 19/04/2018 – Highwoods Declares Quarterly Dividends; 24/04/2018 – Highwoods Properties 1Q Rev $180.4M; 24/04/2018 – HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC – UPDATES 2018 FFO OUTLOOK TO $3.37 TO $3.47 PER SHARE; 24/04/2018 – Highwoods Properties 1Q EPS 31c; 24/04/2018 – HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC QTRLY FFO PER SHR $0.85; 24/04/2018 – HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC QTRLY NET INCOME PER SHR $0.31; 19/04/2018 – Highwoods Properties Declares Dividend of 46.25c; 24/04/2018 – HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC HIW.N FY2018 FFO SHR VIEW $3.42 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 19/04/2018 – DJ Highwoods Properties Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (HIW); 24/04/2018 – HIGHWOODS PROPERTIES INC – ISSUED $350 MILLION 10-YEAR NOTES WITH AN EFFECTIVE INTEREST RATE OF 4.06%

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $383,100 activity.

More notable recent Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Highwoods Provides Information on Laser Spine Institute – GlobeNewswire” on March 03, 2019, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Highwoods Properties to write off millions following Laser Spine Institute closure – Triangle Business Journal” published on March 04, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Highwoods Prices $350 Million of 4.20% Notes Due 2029 NYSE:HIW – GlobeNewswire” on February 26, 2019. More interesting news about Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Highwoods Sells $54.5 Million of Non-Core Buildings – GlobeNewswire” published on January 03, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Highwoods Announces Ted Klinck Promoted to President – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 29, 2018.

Garland Capital Management Inc holds 2.28% of its portfolio in Highwoods Properties, Inc. for 81,455 shares. Adelante Capital Management Llc owns 752,410 shares or 1.64% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Aurora Investment Counsel has 1.07% invested in the company for 50,772 shares. The California-based Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc has invested 0.79% in the stock. Eii Capital Management Inc., a New York-based fund reported 34,147 shares.

Highwoods Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $4.88 billion. The trust engages in leasing, management, development, construction, and other customer-related services for its properties and for third parties. It has a 28.06 P/E ratio. It invests in the real estate markets of United States.

Analysts await Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $0.85 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.85 per share. HIW’s profit will be $90.35M for 13.51 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.86 actual earnings per share reported by Highwoods Properties, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.16% negative EPS growth.

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