Visionary Asset Management Has Cut By $301,070 Its Lyondellbasell Industries N (LYB) Stake; 6 Analysts Are Bullish Xencor, Inc. (XNCR) Last Week

May 27, 2018 - By Ina Campbell

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Among 8 analysts covering Xencor (NASDAQ:XNCR), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Xencor had 24 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. MLV maintained the shares of XNCR in report on Wednesday, August 5 with “Buy” rating. Leerink Swann initiated the shares of XNCR in report on Wednesday, March 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Thursday, March 29. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 28 report. The company was maintained on Monday, March 26 by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of XNCR in report on Thursday, March 15 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, March 19 by Wedbush. The stock of Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, November 12 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Tuesday, May 8. The company was maintained on Monday, August 7 by Canaccord Genuity. See Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) latest ratings:

09/05/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $36 New Target: $38 Maintain
08/05/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $37.0000 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $46.0000 Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: Nomura Rating: Hold New Target: $28.0000
29/03/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $37.0000 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Leerink Swann Rating: Buy New Target: $36.0000 Initiate
26/03/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $46.0000 Maintain
19/03/2018 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Outperform Old Target: $38 New Target: $39 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Maintain

Visionary Asset Management Inc decreased Lyondellbasell Industries N (LYB) stake by 8.46% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Visionary Asset Management Inc sold 2,737 shares as Lyondellbasell Industries N (LYB)’s stock declined 5.31%. The Visionary Asset Management Inc holds 29,634 shares with $3.27M value, down from 32,371 last quarter. Lyondellbasell Industries N now has $44.60B valuation. The stock decreased 2.79% or $3.26 during the last trading session, reaching $113.76. About 2.55 million shares traded or 2.08% up from the average. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has risen 17.51% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.96% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB), 11 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. LyondellBasell has $14000 highest and $80 lowest target. $111.53’s average target is -1.96% below currents $113.76 stock price. LyondellBasell had 81 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, April 25 with “Neutral”. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) earned “Hold” rating by HSBC on Tuesday, October 10. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) earned “Buy” rating by S&P Research on Tuesday, October 27. The stock of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, February 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, August 2 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, October 30 by UBS. As per Wednesday, January 17, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. On Monday, October 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”.

Analysts await LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $2.94 EPS, up 4.26% or $0.12 from last year’s $2.82 per share. LYB’s profit will be $1.15B for 9.67 P/E if the $2.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.11 actual EPS reported by LyondellBasell Industries N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.47% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold LYB shares while 271 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 288.04 million shares or 0.22% more from 287.42 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.21% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) for 115,171 shares. First Midwest Fincl Bank Tru Division holds 0.24% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) for 17,540 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.03% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) or 3,600 shares. Pinebridge Investments LP stated it has 158,627 shares. 1.01M are owned by Axa. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 576,190 shares. 2,103 were accumulated by Renaissance Gru. Jennison Associate Ltd accumulated 0% or 26,233 shares. Adams Natural Fund has invested 2.28% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Profund Advsr reported 33,190 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Moreover, Raymond James Fincl Service has 0.05% invested in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) for 65,275 shares. Van Hulzen Asset Mgmt holds 26,370 shares or 0.89% of its portfolio. Riverpark Advsr Ltd Llc reported 19,800 shares. Beech Hill Advisors owns 33,350 shares for 1.82% of their portfolio. Guardian Life Insur Company Of America holds 1,051 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

More recent LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Tracking Larry Robbins’ Glenview Capital Management Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 25, 2018. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “LyondellBasell to Address Deutsche Bank 2018 Global Industrials and Materials Summit” on May 24, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “LyondellBasell Bayport Complex Receives Prestigious Safety Award” with publication date: May 21, 2018 was also an interesting one.

The stock increased 5.65% or $2.12 during the last trading session, reaching $39.66. About 378,148 shares traded or 8.99% up from the average. Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) has risen 17.37% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.82% the S&P500.

Xencor, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovery and development of engineered monoclonal antibodies to treat severe and life-threatening diseases with unmet medical needs. The company has market cap of $2.21 billion. It develops its antibody product candidates to treat autoimmune and allergic diseases, cancer, and other conditions. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s product candidates include XmAb5871, an immune inhibitor, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of autoimmune diseases; XmAb7195, an immune inhibitor that is in Phase I clinical for use in treating asthma and allergic diseases; XmAb14045, a bispecific oncology candidate, which is in phase I clinical trials for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia; and XmAb13676 that is in phase I clinical trials for the treatment of B-cell malignancies.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 6 insider sales for $2.82 million activity. STAFFORD JOHN S III bought $191,280 worth of stock or 9,215 shares. Shares for $125,050 were sold by Foster Paul A. 8,069 shares were sold by Baracchini Edgardo Jr, worth $209,794.

More notable recent Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Daily Biotech Pulse: Biomarin Gets FDA Nod, Amarin Settles with Teva, Merck’s Cancer Drug Review …” on May 25, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Xencor down 6.8% post Q1 results” published on May 08, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Xencor’s (XNCR) CEO Bassil Dahiyat on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in LRAD, Xencor, QuinStreet, Old Second, WesBanco, and Invitae — Emerging …” published on May 04, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Omega’s 13F Shows Increase in Ocwen (OCN), Synchrony (SYF), United (UAL), Exits Zynga (ZNGA) (More…)” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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