WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) Forms $66.43 Double Top; Second Curve Capital Has Cut By $6.61 Million Its Capital One Financial (COF) Holding

WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) formed double top with $69.75 target or 5.00% above today’s $66.43 share price. WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) has $20.96 billion valuation. It closed at $66.43 lastly. It is down 4.43% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.27% the S&P500.

Second Curve Capital Llc decreased Capital One Financial Corp (COF) stake by 48.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Second Curve Capital Llc sold 78,701 shares as Capital One Financial Corp (COF)’s stock declined 12.57%. The Second Curve Capital Llc holds 82,350 shares with $6.97M value, down from 161,051 last quarter. Capital One Financial Corp now has $48.27 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $99.58. About 1.12M shares traded. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.81% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.89% the S&P500.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $11.86 million activity. On Wednesday, August 23 Lauber Scott J sold $97,500 worth of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) or 1,500 shares. KLAPPA GALE E also sold $821,591 worth of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) shares. The insider BOWLES BARBARA L sold 1,500 shares worth $97,013. 10,000 WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) shares with value of $644,371 were sold by Metcalfe Tom. Another trade for 15,000 shares valued at $990,000 was sold by Martin Susan H..

Among 12 analysts covering Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE:WEC), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Wisconsin Energy Corporation had 24 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, July 28. Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. On Friday, February 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Wolfe Research upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, July 30 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 18 by Mizuho. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Monday, May 9 to “Neutral”. The stock of WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Monday, September 14. The rating was initiated by Bank of America with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 24. As per Thursday, February 2, the company rating was downgraded by Mizuho.

Analysts await WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.65 EPS, up 6.56% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.61 per share. WEC’s profit will be $205.13M for 25.55 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by WEC Energy Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.41% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to Infinity in Q3 2017. Its up Infinity, from 1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 0 investors sold WEC Energy Group, Inc. shares while 0 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 453,882 shares or 106.06% more from 220,272 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bruce & holds 0.32% of its portfolio in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC) for 23,124 shares. Moreover, Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Llc has 0% invested in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC). 6,194 are held by Vantage Advsr Ltd Liability Com. West Oak Capital Limited holds 23,520 shares. Gulf Savings Bank (Uk) Ltd stated it has 0.09% in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC). Ashford Mgmt accumulated 0.07% or 7,313 shares. Balasa Dinverno And Foltz holds 0.06% or 5,846 shares. Fishman Jay A Ltd Mi stated it has 0.05% in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC). Eqis Capital Mngmt holds 0.07% or 19,258 shares in its portfolio. North Star Asset Mngmt accumulated 0.05% or 7,164 shares. Prudential Public Limited has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in WEC Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEC).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold COF shares while 241 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes. 422.76 million shares or 0.55% more from 420.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Northwest Counselors Llc, a Oregon-based fund reported 61 shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Ltd Llc stated it has 0.03% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Kelly Lawrence W & Ca holds 2.81% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 173,986 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund owns 12,039 shares. Mount Vernon Assocs Md reported 4,150 shares. Ironwood Invest Counsel Limited Liability has invested 1.48% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Acropolis Investment Lc holds 8,942 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Northern Tru Corporation invested in 5.70M shares. Moreover, Brown Advisory Inc has 0.01% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 21,712 shares. First Quadrant LP Ca has 0.02% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 13,900 shares. South State reported 63,860 shares. Cove Street Limited Liability Company holds 80,870 shares or 0.76% of its portfolio. Wealthfront Incorporated invested in 0.02% or 18,744 shares. 77,689 are owned by Envestnet Asset Management. Lingohr Partner Asset Management Gmbh has invested 0.8% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF).

Analysts await Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) to report earnings on January, 23 after the close. They expect $1.84 earnings per share, up 26.90% or $0.39 from last year’s $1.45 per share. COF’s profit will be $891.91 million for 13.53 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.42 actual earnings per share reported by Capital One Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.97% negative EPS growth.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $12.47 million activity. HACKETT ANN F also sold $686,000 worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) shares. Alexander Robert M. had sold 6,716 shares worth $649,706. 24,167 shares were sold by SHATTUCK MAYO A III, worth $2.24 million on Friday, October 27. LaPrade – III Frank G. sold $7.89M worth of stock or 83,046 shares.

Among 36 analysts covering Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Capital One Financial Corp. had 94 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) earned “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, April 6. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Wedbush. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, November 16 by Robert W. Baird. CLSA maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 23 report. UBS maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) rating on Wednesday, August 12. UBS has “Buy” rating and $96 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, August 16. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, June 14. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 26 by Rafferty. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”.