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Short Interest in Liberty Global PLC (LILAK) Grows By 41.3%

Rodgers Brothers Inc who had been investing in National Fuel Gas Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.88 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.71% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $31.49. (NYSE:NFG) has risen 5.11% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Sound Shore Management Inc decreased its stake in Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) by 99.21% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 68,492 shares of the company's stock worth $1,523,000 after acquiring an additional 4,505 shares in the last quarter. The hedge fund held 24,325 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $781,000, down from 48,421 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock rose 0.86% or $0.27 reaching $32.08. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 10.0% during the first quarter. It has underperformed by 20.60% the S&P500. About shares traded. Liberty Global plc - Class C Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYK) has declined 6.78% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. Therefore 38% are positive. BidaskClub upgraded Liberty Global PLC from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. As per Tuesday, November 17, the company rating was maintained by Howard Weil. The brokerage issued a reduce rating and a $22.50 price target on the stock. Highline Capital Management Llc bought 2.71M shares as the company's stock declined 17.26% while stock markets rallied.

Headlines about Liberty Global plc - Class C (NASDAQ:LILAK) have been trending positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Barclays PLC lifted their price objective on shares of Liberty Global PLC from $23.00 to $25.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Macquarie cut shares of Liberty Global PLC from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $35.00 to $25.00 in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Jefferies maintained National Fuel Gas Co. Morgan Stanley initiated the shares of LILA in report on Monday, August 3 with "Equal Weight" rating. Liberty Global PLC presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $40.83. About 2.62 million shares traded or 16.44% up from the average.

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Analysts await Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $-0.37 EPS, up 7.50% or $0.03 from last year's $-0.4 per share. After $1.32 actual EPS reported by Facebook Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.03% negative EPS growth. Its up 0.05, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 36.3% in the first quarter. 159 funds opened positions while 684 raised stakes. Park Presidio Capital Limited Liability Corp holds 8.51% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 350,000 shares. Finemark Savings Bank Trust has 0.15% invested in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Northrock Ltd Com accumulated 1,716 shares. 1,117 are held by Benjamin F Edwards And Company. Spark Investment Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 66,900 shares. Moreover, Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd has 0.05% invested in the company for 206,547 shares. Etrade Cap Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB).



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