William Benjamin Acquired 12715 shares of Ares Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) in an Insider Trading; Energy Opportunities Capital Management Has Cut Pioneer Natural Resources Co (PXD) Stake By $1.10 Million

Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc decreased Pioneer Natural Resources Co (PXD) stake by 23.69% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc sold 7,455 shares as Pioneer Natural Resources Co (PXD)’s stock declined 8.01%. The Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc holds 24,013 shares with $3.54M value, down from 31,468 last quarter. Pioneer Natural Resources Co now has $29.21B valuation. The stock increased 2.30% or $3.85 during the last trading session, reaching $171.53. About 1.07 million shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has risen 8.46% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.24% the S&P500.

William Benjamin, director of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp is the insider, our team want to tell you for. Mr. William submitted a legal report with the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission disclosing a transaction for 12,715 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company, the one he is an insider in. At the time of the legal trade, the average stock market price of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp was $12.3, making the stock block worth $156,701 U.S. Dollars. he today has rights to 0.05% of the total market cap of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 78 investors sold PXD shares while 197 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 151.85 million shares or 0.71% less from 152.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cubic Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability invested in 0.24% or 5,895 shares. City invested in 0% or 11 shares. Lpl Financial Limited Co owns 22,855 shares. Meritage Management invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.01% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) or 18,044 shares. Moreover, Norinchukin National Bank The has 0.04% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 12,660 shares. Oakworth Incorporated reported 317 shares. Wetherby Asset Mngmt Inc has 0.07% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 3,290 shares. Chevy Chase Tru Hldg Inc owns 0.1% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 148,576 shares. Mason Street Ltd Liability invested 0.09% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Westpac reported 10,716 shares. Country Tru Bancorp, Illinois-based fund reported 1,119 shares. 18,126 were accumulated by Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund. Chicago Equity Partners Ltd reported 39,760 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas reported 0.19% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD).

Analysts await Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.27 earnings per share, up 408.00% or $1.02 from last year’s $0.25 per share. PXD’s profit will be $216.28 million for 33.77 P/E if the $1.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.22 actual earnings per share reported by Pioneer Natural Resources Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.10% EPS growth.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $2.23 million activity. Fairbrook Teresa A sold $114,835 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on Monday, September 11. The insider SHEFFIELD SCOTT D sold $360,000. Stewart Stephanie D also sold $195,624 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) shares. DOVE TIMOTHY L had sold 1,000 shares worth $159,505 on Tuesday, December 12. Shares for $252,855 were sold by Montemayor Margaret. 2,000 shares were sold by Hopkins Frank E, worth $320,000. Grillot Larry R. had sold 200 shares worth $31,870 on Monday, December 11.

Among 41 analysts covering Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pioneer Natural Resources has $305.0 highest and $96 lowest target. $202.21’s average target is 17.89% above currents $171.53 stock price. Pioneer Natural Resources had 154 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, January 7, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Accumulate” rating by Global Hunter Securities on Friday, August 14. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Citigroup. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $225.0 target in Thursday, January 18 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 13. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, January 29. As per Wednesday, January 11, the company rating was upgraded by Societe Generale. The stock of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 4 by Societe Generale. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, March 15.

Among 7 analysts covering Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Ares Commercial Real Estate has $14.75 highest and $11.50 lowest target. $13.43’s average target is 8.39% above currents $12.39 stock price. Ares Commercial Real Estate had 15 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JMP Securities maintained the stock with “Market Outperform” rating in Monday, August 7 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 17 with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) rating on Friday, October 6. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $13.75 target. FBR Capital maintained Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) rating on Tuesday, January 9. FBR Capital has “Buy” rating and $14.0 target. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Underperform” on Thursday, December 15. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) on Wednesday, June 7 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, August 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. FBR Capital maintained Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) rating on Tuesday, November 22. FBR Capital has “Outperform” rating and $14.75 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $13.0 target in Friday, March 2 report.

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation, a specialty finance company, originates and invests in commercial real estate loans and related investments in the United States. The company has market cap of $353.90 million. It provides a range of financing solutions for commercial real estate owners and operators. It has a 11.6 P/E ratio. The firm originates senior mortgage loans, as well as subordinate financings, mezzanine debt, and preferred equity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.37 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 9 investors sold Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation shares while 29 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 17.60 million shares or 2.21% less from 18.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. National Planning accumulated 20,725 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers has 0% invested in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) for 30,012 shares. New York-based Sg Americas Securities Ltd has invested 0% in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd has 0.01% invested in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE). Aperio Grp Limited Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 22,607 shares. Bancorporation Of America De has 0% invested in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE). Delphi Management Ma invested in 0.48% or 63,888 shares. Ameritas Prtn stated it has 0% in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE). Hightower Advsrs Limited reported 34,252 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE). Vanguard Group Inc owns 1.25 million shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md holds 0% or 24,284 shares. Suntrust Banks invested in 0% or 12,208 shares. The New York-based Boothbay Fund Limited Company has invested 0.04% in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE). Manufacturers Life Insur The reported 0% in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE).

The stock increased 0.49% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $12.39. About 130,928 shares traded or 3.68% up from the average. Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) has risen 14.17% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.53% the S&P500.