Daiwa Securities Group Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Capital One (NYSE:COF) by 38.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 54,230 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 33,686 shares during the period. Daiwa Securities Group Inc.’s holdings in Capital One were worth $5,196,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of COF. DnB Asset Management AS boosted its position in Capital One by 1.4% during the fourth quarter. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 52,038 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $5,182,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Harvest Capital Management Inc acquired a new position in Capital One during the fourth quarter worth about $224,000. Acropolis Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Capital One by 69.1% during the fourth quarter. Acropolis Investment Management LLC now owns 15,118 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,505,000 after acquiring an additional 6,176 shares during the last quarter. Hexavest Inc. boosted its position in Capital One by 2.3% during the fourth quarter. Hexavest Inc. now owns 558,038 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $55,569,000 after acquiring an additional 12,442 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in Capital One by 289.9% during the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,202,241 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $119,721,000 after acquiring an additional 893,928 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 89.77% of the company’s stock.
Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2021: Express-1 Expedited Solutions Inc.(XPO)
XPO Logistics, Inc. provides third-party logistics services using a network of relationships with ground, sea, and air carriers in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It operates in three segments: Express-1, Concert Group Logistics, and Bounce Logistics. The Express-1 segment offers ground expedited surface transportation services for freight. It operates a fleet ranging from cargo vans to semi tractor trailer units. The Concert Group Logistics segment provides domestic and international freight forwarding services through a network of independently owned stations. Its domestic freight forwarding services include air charter, expedites, and time sensitive services, as well as cost sensitive services comprising deferred delivery, less than truckload, and full truck load services; and international freight forwarding services consist of on-board courier and air charters, time sensitive services, less-than-container and full-container-loads, and vessel charters. This segm ent also offers documentation on international shipments, customs clearance and banking, trade show shipment management, time definite and customized product distributions, reverse logistics and on site asset recovery projects, installation coordination, freight optimization, and diversity compliance support services. The Bounce Logistics segment provides premium freight brokerage services for truckload shipments. The company serves approximately 4,000 retail, commercial, manufacturing, and industrial customers through 6 U.S. operations centers and 22 agent locations. It offers its services to the automotive manufacturing, automotive components and supplies, commercial printing, durable goods manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, food and consumer products, and high tech sectors. The company was formerly known as Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. and changed its name to XPO Logistics, Inc. in September 2011. XPO Logistics, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Buchanan, Michi gan.
- [By Dan Caplinger]
Monday was an extremely strong day for the stock market, as major indexes finished well above where they started the session. Favorable economic data on retail sales renewed confidence that the U.S. economy continues to do well despite headwinds elsewhere around the world, and investors were pleased to see the U.S. and China discuss their respective currencies as part of their broader trade talks. Some benchmarks rose as much as 2%, but certain individual stocks saw even larger gains. NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA), XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO), and Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN) were among the top performers. Here’s why they did so well.
- [By Neha Chamaria]
XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) is having a hard time winning back investor confidence. Shares of the logistics company slumped 17.2% in February, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, giving up all its gains from January and then some. In fact, the stock continues to head lower this month, having dropped another 4% as of this writing.
Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2021: NorthStar Realty Europe Corp.(NRE)
NorthStar Realty Europe Corp., incorporated on June 18, 2015, is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is a European focused commercial real estate company with primary office properties in cities within Germany, the United Kingdom and France. Its objective is to provide its stockholders with stable and recurring cash flow supplemented by capital growth over time. The Company conducts its business through two segments: Real Estate and Corporate. The Real Estate segment includes its European commercial real estate business, which is primarily focused on office properties. The Corporate segment includes corporate level interest expense, management fee, and general and administrative expenses.
The Company’s portfolio consists of approximately 48 properties and a total of approximately 495,588 square meters of rentable space, located in various European markets, including Frankfurt, Hamburg, Berlin, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Brussels and Madrid. Its portfolio primarily comprises office properties. In addition, the Company owns over two hotels, which are leased to third-party operators. The Company is externally managed and advised by an affiliate of NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc. (NSAM). The Company’s assets, directly or indirectly, are held by, and the Company conducts its operations, directly or indirectly, through its operating partnership, NorthStar Realty Europe Limited Partnership.
- [By Motley Fool Transcribers]
Northstar Realty Europe Corp. (NYSE:NRE)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET
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- [By Jim Royal]
Investors in NorthStar Realty Europe (NYSE:NRE) woke up to news Tuesday morning that one of the company’s largest investors is looking to shake things up at the company. Senvest Management, which owns 9.55% of NorthStar, is pushing the company’s external advisor, Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY), to realize value at the undervalued European REIT, after years of a stagnating stock price.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: NRE) and Northstar Realty Europe (NYSE:NRE) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2021: Hanesbrands Inc.(HBI)
Hanesbrands Inc., a Maryland corporation (collectively with its subsidiaries, “Hanesbrands,” “we,” “us,” “our” or the “Company”), is a socially responsible manufacturer and marketer of leading everyday basic apparel under some of the world’s strongest apparel brands, including Hanes, Champion, Maidenform, DIM, Playtex, Bali, JMS/Just My Size, Nur Die/Nur Der, L’eggs, Lovable, Wonderbra, Flexees, Lilyette and Gear for Sports. We sell bras, panties, shapewear, hosiery, men’s underwear, children’s underwear, socks, T-shirts and other activewear in the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. In the United States, we sell more units of intimate apparel, male underwear and children’s underwear than any other company. Unlike most apparel companies, Hanesbrands primarily operates its own manufacturing facilities. More than 80 percent of the apparel units that we sell in the United States are manufactured in our own plants or those of dedicated contractors. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By John Ballard]
Wall Street is 10 years into a bull market, which makes it more challenging to find stocks that offer multibagger potential. But today I’m going to tell you about three stocks — Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), and Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI) — that all have the potential to double in value within the next five years.
- [By Max Byerly]
HBI has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Citigroup lifted their target price on Hanesbrands from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, December 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co reduced their target price on Hanesbrands from $18.00 to $14.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hanesbrands from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 3rd. Deutsche Bank lowered Hanesbrands from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $24.00 to $16.00 in a report on Friday, January 11th. Finally, Barclays set a $16.00 target price on Hanesbrands and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.53.
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- [By Shane Hupp]
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- [By John Ballard]
Shares of Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI) climbed 24% in value last month, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Investors got excited about the company’s turnaround efforts when it issued a better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings report in early February.
Top Warren Buffett Stocks To Own For 2021: Portland General Electric Company(POR)
Portland General Electric Company (PGE), incorporated on July 25, 1930, is an electric utility company. The Company is engaged in the generation, wholesale purchase, transmission, distribution and retail sale of electricity in the state of Oregon. The Company also sells electricity and natural gas in the wholesale market to utilities, brokers and power marketers. PGE’s service area allocation of approximately 4,000 square miles is located within Oregon and includes over 50 incorporated cities. The Company has approximately four natural gas-fired generating facilities, which include PW1, PW2, Beaver and Coyote Springs Unit 1 (Coyote Springs). PGE owns and operates over two wind farms, including Biglow Canyon Wind Farm (Biglow Canyon) and Tucannon River. Biglow Canyon, which is located in Sherman County, Oregon, is its renewable energy resource consisting of approximately 220 wind turbines with a total nameplate capacity of over 450 megawatts (MW). Its Tucannon River is located in southeastern Washington and consists of approximately 120 wind turbines with a total nameplate capacity of over 270 MW.
The Company’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-licensed hydroelectric projects consist of Pelton/Round Butte on the Deschutes River near Madras, Oregon; approximately four plants on the Clackamas River, and over one on the Willamette River. PGE has approximately 66.67% ownership interest in the 455 MW Pelton/Round Butte hydroelectric project on the Deschutes River, with the remaining interest held by the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (Tribes). PGE has a dispatchable standby generation (DSG) program under which the Company can start, operate, and monitor customer-owned diesel-fueled standby generators when needed to support specific capacity needs. PGE owns approximately 79.5%, and is the operator of record, of the Kelso-Beaver Pipeline, which connects PW1, PW2, and Beaver to Northwest Pipeline, an interstate natural gas pipeline operating between British! Columbia and New Mexico. PGE transports natural gas on the Kelso-Beaver Pipeline for its own use under a firm transportation service agreement.
The Company has contractual access to natural gas storage in Mist, Oregon from which it can draw in the event that natural gas supplies are interrupted or if economic factors require its use. The storage facility is owned and operated by a local natural gas company and may be utilized to provide fuel to PW1, PW2, and Beaver. PGE supplements its own generation with power purchased in the wholesale market to meet its retail load requirements. PGE owns and/or has contractual rights associated with transmission lines that deliver electricity from its generation facilities to its distribution system in its service territory and also to the Western Interconnection. PGE owns an electric transmission system consisting of approximately 1,240 circuit miles, which include 286 circuit miles of 500 kilovolt (KV) line; 402 circuit miles of 230 kV line, and 551 miles of 115 kV line. The Company also has over 26,540 circuit miles of primary and secondary distribution lines that deliver electricity to its customers.
The Company has an ownership interest in approximately 15% of the capacity on the Colstrip Project Transmission facilities from the Colstrip plant in Montana to Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA’s) transmission system, and approximately 20% of the capacity on the Pacific Northwest Intertie, a 4,800 MW transmission facility between John Day, in northern Oregon, and Malin, in southern Oregon near the California border. In addition, the Company has contractual rights to various transmission capacity, including approximately 3,105 MW of firm BPA transmission on BPA’s system to PGE’s service territory in Oregon, and 150 MW of firm BPA transmission from the Mid-Columbia projects in Washington to the northern end of the Pacific Northwest AC Intertie, near John Day, Oregon, five MW to Tucannon River, and five MW to Biglow Canyon. The Company o! ffers dif! ferent pricing options, including a daily market price option, various time-of-use options and several renewable energy options, which are offered to residential and small commercial customers. Its residential customers include single family housing, multiple family housing (such as apartments, duplexes, and town homes), mobile homes, and small farms. Its commercial customers consist of non-residential customers.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) and RED ELECTRICA C/ADR (OTCMKTS:RDEIY) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.
- [By Shane Hupp]
Mizuho reiterated their buy rating on shares of Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) in a research report report published on Thursday. They currently have a $50.00 price target on the utilities provider’s stock.
- [By Motley Fool Transcribers]
Portland General Electric Co (NYSE:POR)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 15, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET
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- [By Shane Hupp]
Sky Solar (NYSE: POR) and Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.