Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) Shorted Shares Increased By 5.55%

The institutional investor held 127,613 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.01M, up from 119,004 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The regular trading started at $65.89 but as the trading progressed, the stock receded, completing the session with a decline of -0.17%. Investors holded 814.86 million in 2017Q3 but now own 805.62 million shares or 1.13% less. First City Capital Mngmt Inc invested 0.2% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). It has outperformed by 21.98% the S&P500. (PX) by 1.93% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, fifteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The hedge fund run by Nathaniel August held 223,016 shares of the diversified commercial services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $11.73 million, up from 123,016 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc who had been investing in Education Realty Trust Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.44 billion market cap company. FINRA published in April COP's total 23.91M shorted shares. Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) has risen 45.87% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.16% the S&P500.

Big Money Sentiment increased to 0.72 in Q4 2017. As the regular session came to an end, the price changed by -0.79% to $3.76. It improved, as 42 investors sold COP shares while 534 reduced holdings. 121 funds acquired positions and 296 increased positions.

ConocoPhillips announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 1st that allows the company to buyback $500.00 million in shares. Hollencrest Capital Mgmt reported 151,273 shares or 0.58% of all its holdings.

Walleye Trading Ltd Company stated it has 0% of its capital in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Hm Payson And invested 0.18% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Alliancebernstein LP invested in 0.16% or 4.19M shares. The United Kingdom-based Lmr Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.04% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Stack Fincl Mgmt has invested 1.16% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP).

In total 13 analysts cover Conocophillips (NYSE:COP). Cadinha & Ltd Liability holds 6,188 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. First National Bank & Trust Of Hutchinson has invested 0.14% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Four analysts have made estimates for ConocoPhillips' earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.60 to $0.81. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of COP in report on Thursday, February 1 with "Buy" rating.

Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd, which manages about $1.60 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (Call) (BRKB) by 3,800 shares to 5,800 shares, valued at $1.15M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of ConocoPhillips by 4.9% in the 3rd quarter.

ConocoPhillips had 1 insider sale and 0 insider buys since March 29, 2018. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has risen 33.53% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. Analysts predict $0.70 EPS, which is $0.72 up or 3,600.00 % from 2017's $-0.02 EPS. COHU's profit would be $7.71 million giving it 20.74 P/E if the $0.27 EPS is correct. Douglass Winthrop Lc reported 0.04% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Therefore 50% are positive. ConocoPhillips had 97 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $61.92. On Thursday, April 19 the firm earned "Hold" rating by Edward Jones. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 27 with "Overweight". The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) earned "Sector Perform" rating by Howard Weil on Friday, February 5. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 11 with "Hold". On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". The company has market cap of $28.48 billion. Additionally, through 2017, ConocoPhillips's cash and equivalents increased grew around 176% while long term debt fell nearly 35%, reflecting strength in the company's balance sheet. Its up 0.15, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. Huntington State Bank invested in 140,298 shares.

NYSE:COP opened at $65.79 on Thursday. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 2,392 shares of the energy producer's stock valued at $105,000 after purchasing an additional 782 shares during the period. Fayez Sarofim Co invested in 0.8% or 2.83 million shs. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co has 14,250 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Alliancebernstein Lp accumulated 0% or 36,471 shares. Fmr Lc accumulated 56.15M shares or 0.36% of the stock. Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.51% or 15,585 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Co, New York-based fund reported 3.33 million shares. Corporate insiders own 0.88% of the company's stock. Therefore 83% are positive. AerCap Holdings had 43 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Thursday, November 30 with "Buy". The stock price gained 38.4% over the a year ago, while its industry increased 23.8%. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, September 21 by Bank of America.