Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) Cut to "Hold" at TD Securities

The institutional investor held 17,915 shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.89 million, up from 12,705 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capstone Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Halliburton Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.37B market cap company. The stock increased 1.97% or $3.38 during the last trading session, reaching $175.07. About 15.26 million shares traded or 50.94% up from the average. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has risen 11.48% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.92% the S&P500. (ABX) by 15.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc sold 3,715 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. The hedge fund run by Peter Franklin Palmedo held 30,903 shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $497,000, down from 68,903 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Water Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Artesian Resources Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $351.25M market cap company. About 4.13 million shares traded or 5.68% up from the average. At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO) is 21.29. It has underperformed by 24.96% the S&P500.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "OxFORD Asset Management LLP Has $929,000 Holdings in Barrick Gold Corp (ABX)" was posted by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 33% are positive. Barrick Gold's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 6.42%. The stock of Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) earned "Hold" rating by TD Securities on Friday, June 23. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Monday, October 3 to "Buy". Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of CAT in report on Thursday, September 21 to "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by Jefferies. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, August 7. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 25. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, October 12 by TD Securities. It also increased its holding in Ubs Group (NYSE:UBS) by 3.97M shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.99M shares, and has risen its stake in Visa Cl.A (NYSE:V). They expect $0.21 EPS, down 4.55 % or $0.01 from last year's $0.22 per share. ABX's profit will be $241.15 million for 18.00 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual EPS reported by Barrick Gold Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.25 % EPS growth. The company was initiated on Friday, July 24 by IBC. Therefore 77% are positive. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $18.48. HSBC upgraded Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) rating on Thursday, September 3. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $29 target. As per Sunday, October 1, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $16 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ABX in report on Thursday, May 25 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Cwm Limited Liability has 775 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:CAT). Moreover, Bryn Mawr has 0.1% invested in Caterpillar Inc. Edge Wealth Management Lc owns 102,376 shares for 4.76% of their portfolio. First Manhattan stated it has 21,581 shares. Trust Company Of Vermont reported 0% stake. California Public Employees Retirement System reported 0.13% stake. (NYSE:CAT). California Employees Retirement System has invested 0.29% in Caterpillar Inc. Amer And accumulated 350 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Heritage Wealth Advsrs holds 0.85% or 48,227 shares. Advantus Mgmt holds 87,824 shares. The Massachusetts-based Ngam Limited Partnership has invested 0.07% in Caterpillar Inc.

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