Kempner Capital Management Has Decreased Its Boeing Company (BA) Position; Liberty Media (L) Sentiment Is 1

March 6, 2018 - By Danny Collins

Kempner Capital Management Inc decreased Boeing Company (BA) stake by 82.18% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kempner Capital Management Inc sold 11,659 shares as Boeing Company (BA)’s stock rose 4.66%. The Kempner Capital Management Inc holds 2,529 shares with $643,000 value, down from 14,188 last quarter. Boeing Company now has $207.59B valuation. The stock increased 2.34% or $8.08 during the last trading session, reaching $352.75. About 8.14M shares traded or 49.06% up from the average. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.

Loews Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides commercial property and casualty insurance in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Singapore. The company has market cap of $16.49 billion. The firm offers management and professional liability insurance and risk management services, and other specialized property and casualty coverages; commercial surety and fidelity bonds; and warranty and alternative risk services primarily for vehicles and portable electronic communication devices. It has a 14.6 P/E ratio. The Company’s commercial property insurance products include standard and excess property, marine, and boiler and machinery coverages; and casualty insurance products comprise workersÂ’ compensation, general and product liability, commercial auto, and umbrella coverages.

America First Investment Advisors Llc holds 4.51% of its portfolio in Loews Corporation for 262,405 shares. Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc. owns 296,562 shares or 4.49% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Eubel Brady & Suttman Asset Management Inc has 3.73% invested in the company for 254,164 shares. The Texas-based St. James Investment Company Llc has invested 3.31% in the stock. Lafayette Investments Inc., a Maryland-based fund reported 165,653 shares.

The stock increased 3.17% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $50.37. About 1.93 million shares traded or 43.79% up from the average. Loews Corporation (L) has risen 15.12% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.58% the S&P500.

Analysts await Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.79 EPS, down 9.20% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.87 per share. L’s profit will be $258.58 million for 15.94 P/E if the $0.79 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual EPS reported by Loews Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.82% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $1.43 million activity.

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $2.73 earnings per share, up 35.82% or $0.72 from last year’s $2.01 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.61B for 32.30 P/E if the $2.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.80 actual earnings per share reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -43.13% negative EPS growth.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $12.17 million activity. $12.17M worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) was sold by Smith Gregory D on Thursday, February 8.

Among 25 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Boeing had 104 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Berenberg on Monday, February 5 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Monday, February 13 by Buckingham Research. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, August 17. The stock has “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Friday, February 2. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Friday, December 1. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold” on Thursday, February 1. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $150 target in Thursday, October 6 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 22 by Jefferies. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”.