Columbia Asset Management Upped D T E Energy Company (DTE) Holding by $376,750; Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Shareholder Copeland Capital Management Has Lowered Its Holding by $3.82 Million as Stock Value Declined

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Copeland Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Quest Diagnostics (DGX) by 28.89% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Copeland Capital Management Llc sold 45,979 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.57% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 113,149 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $9.42 million, down from 159,128 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Copeland Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Quest Diagnostics for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.88 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $88.45. About 1.55M shares traded or 13.73% up from the average. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) has declined 14.63% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.00% the S&P500. Some Historical DGX News: 25/05/2018 – Meridian Bioscience to look for small deals and gain M&A experience – CEO; 14/05/2018 – Quest Diagnostics Declares Dividend of 50c; 19/04/2018 – DJ Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (DGX); 14/03/2018 – QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC DGX.N : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $103 FROM $95; 19/04/2018 – QUEST DIAGNOSTICS 1Q ADJ EPS $1.52, EST. $1.50; 02/04/2018 – Humana, MultiPlan, Optum, Quest Diagnostics and UnitedHealthcare Launch Blockchain-Driven Effort to Tackle Care Provider Data; 25/05/2018 – Quest Diagnostics Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average; 09/04/2018 – New Survey: False Beliefs about Sexual Risk, Poor Physician-Patient Communication May Impede STD Screening in Young Women; 24/05/2018 – UnitedHealth: Quest Will Be In Network for All UnitedHealth Plan Participants Starting Jan. 1, 2019; 09/04/2018 – New Survey: False Beliefs about Sexual Risk, Poor Physician-Patient Communication May lmpede STD Screening in Young Women

Columbia Asset Management increased its stake in D T E Energy Company (DTE) by 147.19% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Columbia Asset Management bought 3,425 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.86% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,752 shares of the central company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $634,000, up from 2,327 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Columbia Asset Management who had been investing in D T E Energy Company for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.56B market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $123.98. About 2.61M shares traded or 131.38% up from the average. DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) has risen 22.22% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.85% the S&P500. Some Historical DTE News: 12/04/2018 – Michigan.gov: MPSC opens docket for Consumers, DTE, I&M to file electric distribution plans for public review; 30/03/2018 – DTE ENERGY CO DTE.N SAYS SUBMITTED ITS 2018 RENEWABLE ENERGY PLAN TO MICHIGAN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; 30/03/2018 – DTE Energy Submits 2018 Renewable Energy Plan to Michigan Regulators; 25/04/2018 – DTE ENERGY CO – FIRST QUARTER 2018 EARNINGS OF $361 MILLION, OR $2.00 PER DILUTED SHARE; 01/05/2018 – DTE Electric among first energy companies in nation to sell green bonds; 27/04/2018 – Michigan.gov: MPSC approves DTE’s St. Clair County natural gas plant proposal; 30/05/2018 – Moody’s Changes Outlook Of Dte Gas To Negative; 18/04/2018 – LARA: MPSC approves DTE Electric $65 million rate increase; 07/05/2018 – DTE Energy announces agreement with Roxbury Group to develop former Ann Arbor MichCon site into world-class mixed-use project and public space; 08/05/2018 – NextEnergy Partners with DTE Energy, Consumers Energy on Advanced Lighting Controls Summit

More notable recent DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) news were published by: Crainsdetroit.com which released: “DTE clicks on power for one of Michigan’s largest wind farms – Crain’s Detroit Business” on March 08, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “DTE Energy declares $0.945 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on November 09, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ameren Corporation: Following The Oracle Of Omaha’s Advice – Seeking Alpha” on March 12, 2019. More interesting news about DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “DTE Energy: The ‘Gotcha’ Tipped The Scales – Seeking Alpha” published on March 06, 2019 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “DTE Energy names new Fermi 2 chief nuclear officer – PRNewswire” with publication date: February 21, 2019.

Since November 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $3.23 million activity. The insider Oleksiak Peter B sold $219,540. The insider Jewell Jeffrey A sold $502,800.

Columbia Asset Management, which manages about $354.79M and $329.02 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation by 7,163 shares to 55,061 shares, valued at $3.76M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Allergan Inc by 5,331 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,850 shares, and cut its stake in Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.09, from 1.25 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 39 investors sold DTE shares while 157 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 127.64 million shares or 0.75% less from 128.60 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. The Connecticut-based Northcoast Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.04% in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE). Retail Bank Of Montreal Can has 0.02% invested in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) for 183,917 shares. Icon Advisers Co holds 0.4% or 34,100 shares. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh holds 0.14% of its portfolio in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) for 4,397 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Sa holds 13,796 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Prudential Public Ltd Com holds 0% or 8,900 shares in its portfolio. 200 were reported by Highlander Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability. Eqis Cap Mngmt holds 2,918 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Cibc World Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 60,454 shares. Jennison Limited Liability Company invested in 0.13% or 1.09 million shares. Moreover, State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.09% invested in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE). 3,392 are held by Lincoln Natl. Opus Inv Mngmt reported 1.16% in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE). Hl Fincl has invested 0% in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE). Westwood Gru owns 787,857 shares for 0.99% of their portfolio.

Copeland Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.04 billion and $1.29B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bwx Technologies Inc by 114,459 shares to 459,580 shares, valued at $17.57 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Morningstar Inc (NASDAQ:MORN) by 4,153 shares in the quarter, for a total of 149,399 shares, and has risen its stake in Standard Motor Products (NYSE:SMP).

Analysts await Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $1.36 EPS, down 10.53% or $0.16 from last year’s $1.52 per share. DGX’s profit will be $182.59M for 16.26 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.36 actual EPS reported by Quest Diagnostics Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

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