National Investment Services Upped Its Noble Energy (NBL) Position; Eaton Vance (EV) Sentiment Is 1.07

Eaton Vance Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the creation, marketing, and management of investment funds in the United States. The company has market cap of $6.43 billion. It also provides investment management and counseling services to institutions and individuals. It has a 23.32 P/E ratio. Further, the firm operates as an adviser and distributor of investment companies and separate accounts.

National Investment Services Inc increased Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) stake by 56.05% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. National Investment Services Inc acquired 41,987 shares as Noble Energy Inc. (NBL)’s stock declined 15.68%. The National Investment Services Inc holds 116,893 shares with $3.32 million value, up from 74,906 last quarter. Noble Energy Inc. now has $13.91 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $28.79. About 4.07M shares traded. Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) has declined 10.36% since December 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.06% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 19 sales for $30.78 million activity.

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $56.43. About 543,893 shares traded. Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) has risen 29.11% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.41% the S&P500.

Analysts await Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE:EV) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.69 earnings per share, up 30.19% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.53 per share. EV’s profit will be $78.64M for 20.45 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by Eaton Vance Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.43% negative EPS growth.

Three Corner Global Investors Lp holds 3.5% of its portfolio in Eaton Vance Corp. for 253,000 shares. Capital Management Corp Va owns 143,673 shares or 2.03% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Jlb & Associates Inc has 2% invested in the company for 165,473 shares. The New York-based Junto Capital Management Lp has invested 1.62% in the stock. Modera Wealth Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 132,281 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 sale for $4.90 million activity. The insider STOVER DAVID L bought $499,835. 200,000 shares were sold by EDELMAN THOMAS J, worth $5.40 million on Monday, December 11.