Buckeye Partners LP (BPL) Market Value Declined While Clearbridge Investments Lowered by $5.09 Million Its Stake; Cantillon Capital Management Upped Its Equifax (EFX) Stake by $71.24 Million

Clearbridge Investments Llc decreased its stake in Buckeye Partners LP (BPL) by 3.44% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clearbridge Investments Llc sold 145,480 shares as the company’s stock declined 24.07% with the market. The institutional investor held 4.08 million shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $145.87 million, down from 4.23 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Clearbridge Investments Llc who had been investing in Buckeye Partners LP for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.76 billion market cap company. The stock increased 4.28% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $30.95. About 1.42 million shares traded or 15.40% up from the average. Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) has declined 39.26% since February 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.26% the S&P500. Some Historical BPL News: 06/04/2018 – BUCKEYE PARTNERS TO MOVE FORWARD WITH Bl-DIRECTIONAL LAUREL SERVICE; OPERATIONAL SOLUTION WILL ENHANCE MARKET COMPETITION; 06/03/2018 Buckeye Partners, L.P.’s 2017 Schedule K-1 Tax Packages Are Now Available; 04/05/2018 – Buckeye Partners 1Q EPS 74c; 23/03/2018 – BUCKEYE PARTNERS LP BPL.N : MORGAN STANLEY CUTS TO EQUAL-WEIGHT FROM OVERWEIGHT; 16/03/2018 – Buckeye Partners, L.P. Does Not Expect Material Impact From Recent FERC Income Tax Allowance Ruling; 13/04/2018 – Tribune 242: Shell Deal To Help `Revolutionise’ Bpl; 23/05/2018 – BPL LTD BPL.NS – MARCH QTR REVENUE FROM OPS 223.4 MLN RUPEES VS 193.5 MLN RUPEES YR AGO; 06/04/2018 – Buckeye Partners to Move Forward With Bi-Directional Laurel Service; Operational Solution Will Enhance Market Competition; 24/04/2018 – BUCKEYE PARTNERS FORMED JV WITH PHILLIPS 66 PARTNERS, ANDEAVOR; 04/05/2018 – Buckeye Partners 1Q EBITDA $261.7M

Cantillon Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 29.5% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cantillon Capital Management Llc bought 547,986 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.84% with the market. The hedge fund held 2.41M shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $314.12 million, up from 1.86M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cantillon Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.89B market cap company. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $106.88. About 1.18 million shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 15.74% since February 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.74% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 21/03/2018 – EQUIFAX INC – EQUIFAX BOARD NOW CONSISTS OF 12 DIRECTORS, ALL OF WHOM ARE INDEPENDENT; 14/03/2018 – Ex-Equifax Executive Charged With Insider Trading Tied to ’17 Breach; 14/03/2018 – Tom Hearden: Reminder $EFX said:The Special Committee’s report, which is attached, concludes that “none of the four executives; 16/03/2018 – Warren slams Equifax over insider-trading scandal; 21/03/2018 – Equifax: Selander Makes Board 12 Directors; 19/03/2018 – Acxiom divest draws sponsor attention –; 15/05/2018 – Equifax Presenting at Barclays Conference Tomorrow; 14/03/2018 – SEC SAYS IT CHARGED YING WITH VIOLATING FEDERAL SECURITIES LAWS, WILL SEEK DISGORGEMENT OF ILL-GOTTEN GAINS PLUS INTEREST, PENALTIES, AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; 05/03/2018 – Moody’s Says Fallout From Cybersecurity Breach Will Erode Equifax’s Profitability In 2018 And Litigation Risk Remains High; 11/05/2018 – U.S. credit reporting industry lawyer may head FTC bureau

Investors sentiment increased to 0.75 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 0.66 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 34 investors sold BPL shares while 69 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 106.64 million shares or 13.15% more from 94.25 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Estabrook stated it has 0% in Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL). Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 0.03% or 6,524 shares in its portfolio. Williams Jones & Limited Company has 0.02% invested in Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) for 31,040 shares. 73,099 are owned by Raymond James Financial Advsrs Incorporated. Jpmorgan Chase And Com invested in 0.02% or 3.23 million shares. Botty Investors Limited Liability holds 0.09% or 9,330 shares in its portfolio. 6,600 were accumulated by Summit Securities Grp Inc Llc. Leavell reported 6,920 shares stake. Arrow Fin holds 500 shares. First Trust Advisors Lp reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL). 7,725 are held by Wealthtrust Axiom Llc. Peoples Fin Corp accumulated 2,900 shares. Of Vermont holds 514 shares. Duncker Streett & Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) for 1,000 shares. Hap Trading Ltd Liability reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL).

Since November 6, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $17,743 activity.

Among 18 analysts covering Buckeye Partners (NYSE:BPL), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Buckeye Partners had 74 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 4 the stock rating was downgraded by U.S. Capital Advisors to “Overweight”. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 7 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy”. On Sunday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, August 7. DA Davidson upgraded Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) on Monday, December 14 to “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of BPL in report on Wednesday, July 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Barclays Capital maintained Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) rating on Monday, February 12. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $55 target. The stock of Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Sunday, April 22. JP Morgan maintained Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) rating on Tuesday, March 13. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $50 target.

More notable recent Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Buckeye buys out partner in terminal project, raises growth capex plan – Seeking Alpha” on May 23, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Buckeye Partners L.P. vs. NuStar Energy – Motley Fool” published on October 23, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Buckeye Partners, L.P. Announces Agreement to Construct South Texas Gateway Terminal – GlobeNewswire” on April 24, 2018. More interesting news about Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL), CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) – The 5 Best Big-Dividend Stocks With Upside – Benzinga” published on April 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Buckeye Partners: Follow The ‘Smart’ Money – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: July 27, 2018.

Clearbridge Investments Llc, which manages about $116.19 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lions Gate Entmnt Corp by 188,838 shares to 2.72M shares, valued at $66.44M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in American Intl Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) by 1.33M shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.93M shares, and has risen its stake in Proassurance Corp (NYSE:PRA).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 24 investors sold EFX shares while 134 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 101.90 million shares or 2.93% less from 104.97 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc Va has invested 0.4% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Paloma Partners Mngmt stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Samlyn Ltd Liability accumulated 506,411 shares or 1.5% of the stock. Cibc Ww Markets has 37,705 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Dnb Asset Mngmt As accumulated 15,541 shares. Blair William & Company Il has 9,321 shares. Janney Cap Mngmt has 5,492 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Eaton Vance Mngmt accumulated 0.02% or 73,436 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) or 5,160 shares. Grp One Trading Lp invested in 22,784 shares. Principal Grp reported 183,742 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 5,492 shares. Pitcairn accumulated 2,345 shares. Moreover, Raymond James Services Advsr Inc has 0% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 4,371 shares. Brinker holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 14,561 shares.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Equifax picks Global Payments president as new exec – Atlanta Business Chronicle” on February 04, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “5 Reasons Why You Need to Buy Facebook Stock At This Price – Investorplace.com” published on January 15, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Sonatype Selected by Equifax to Support Open Source Governance & Security – GlobeNewswire” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Dealers gain efficiency: Equifax helps fuel DealerPolicy’s solution that enables car buying for the digital age – GuruFocus.com” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Six big bank CEOs to testify to Congress this spring: WSJ – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 25, 2019.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Institutional Positions Chart