Lionstone Capital Management Has Lifted Advance Auto Parts (AAP) Holding; As Union Pac (UNP …

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September 30, 2017 – By Nellie Frank

Leon Lowenstein increased its stake in Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) by 26.85% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lionstone Capital Management Llc bought 32,600 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.26% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Leon Lowenstein held 154,000 shares of the other specialty stores company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $17.96 million, up from 121,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lionstone Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Advance Auto Parts Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.33 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.3 on September 29, reaching $99.2. About 1.88M shares traded. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) has risen 5.52% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.18% the S&P500.

Fil Ltd decreased its stake in Union Pac Corp (UNP) by 6.03% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fil Ltd sold 125,534 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.52% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.96M shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $213.08 million, down from 2.08M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fil Ltd who had been investing in Union Pac Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $92.82 billion market cap company. It closed at $115.97 lastly. It is down 31.45% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500.

More notable recent Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Union Pacific – Buy This Beauty” on September 13, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Union Pacific Corporation Invites You to Join Its 3rd Quarter 2017 Earnings …” published on September 25, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Union Pacific Streamlines Operations to Improve Efficiency” on September 19, 2017. More interesting news about Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Union Pacific Corporation: Sometimes Valuation Is The Deciding Factor” published on September 28, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Union Pacific Redesigns Marketing & Sales Organization to Align with Evolving …” with publication date: September 15, 2017.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on October, 19. They expect $1.51 EPS, up 11.03% or $0.15 from last year’s $1.36 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.21 billion for 19.20 P/E if the $1.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.45 actual EPS reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.14% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 55 investors sold UNP shares while 498 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 405 raised stakes. 608.67 million shares or 1.96% less from 620.82 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0.31% or 355,644 shares in its portfolio. Ashmore Wealth Mgmt Limited Co stated it has 2.71% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). King Wealth Management Gru Llc accumulated 0.29% or 6,606 shares. Shell Asset reported 148,149 shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. Boston Mngmt Inc has 0.15% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 2,620 shares. South Texas Money Ltd has 0.01% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Moreover, Nichols Pratt Advisers Llp Ma has 0.07% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 7,128 shares. First Merchants has invested 0.46% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt invested in 25,062 shares or 0.25% of the stock. Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 201,635 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Westport Asset Management has 0.07% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Ballentine Prtn Ltd Liability Corp has 7,262 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Victory Cap Mngmt accumulated 266,426 shares or 0.07% of the stock. 453,137 were reported by Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec. Uss Management Limited owns 0.62% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 606,000 shares.

Fil Ltd, which manages about $34.67B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Changyou Com Ltd (NASDAQ:CYOU) by 142,973 shares to 498,543 shares, valued at $19.32M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Leidos Hldgs Inc (NYSE:LDOS) by 83,105 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.17 million shares, and has risen its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE).

Among 24 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 71 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, January 22 with “Outperform”. On Thursday, August 24 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by S&P Research on Friday, October 23 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, August 23. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform” on Monday, October 5. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Friday, August 18. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $120 target. On Friday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 2. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Monday, February 22. Deutsche Bank maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Monday, October 12. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $105 target.

More notable recent Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Advance Auto Parts (AAP) Up 14.9% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?” on September 15, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Stock Performance Review on Services Sector — AutoZone, O’Reilly Automotive …” published on September 08, 2017, Usatoday.com published: “Analysis: Amazon disrupts AutoZone’s meteoric rise” on September 28, 2017. More interesting news about Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Auto names roar after M&A buzz” published on September 25, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Should You Get Rid of Advance Auto Parts (AAP) Now?” with publication date: September 13, 2017.

Since May 26, 2017, it had 6 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $49.68 million activity. LEE EUGENE I JR bought $250,481 worth of stock. Slone Reuben E bought $67,435 worth of stock. 16,000 Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) shares with value of $2.15M were bought by Greco Thomas. Smith Jeffrey C bought $47.00 million worth of stock or 350,000 shares. Karaboutis Adriana also bought $49,648 worth of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 1.03 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 69 investors sold AAP shares while 122 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. 76.44 million shares or 3.29% more from 74.00 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Savings Bank stated it has 11,550 shares. 46,000 are owned by Js Management Limited Liability. Old Mutual Global (Uk) Ltd accumulated 0.01% or 3,700 shares. Guggenheim Capital Llc owns 299,730 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 0.02% invested in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) for 26,668 shares. Sterling Cap has invested 0.02% in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP). Diversified Trust holds 0.18% or 18,643 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Communications owns 6,608 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 1,460 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Prudential Financial invested in 0.02% or 102,989 shares. Legacy Private holds 0.06% or 4,125 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York invested in 0.03% or 36,168 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Com has 0.11% invested in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) for 15,384 shares. Tt International has invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP). Tricadia Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 2.44% or 58,300 shares.

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