Wpx Energy INC (WPX) Holder Beaconlight Capital LLC Boosted Position

May 18, 2018 - By Larry Park

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 32 investors sold WPX shares while 105 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 381.83 million shares or 0.86% less from 385.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 132,397 are owned by Teacher Retirement Of Texas. Whittier Tru holds 1,168 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Putnam Investments Limited Liability Co reported 0% stake. Parametric Associates Ltd Co invested in 0.01% or 791,284 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.02% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Suntrust Banks accumulated 31,959 shares or 0% of the stock. Pennsylvania-based Susquehanna Gru Llp has invested 0% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). Weaver C Barksdale Assocs Inc, Tennessee-based fund reported 494 shares. M&T Fincl Bank, a New York-based fund reported 14,643 shares. Loews holds 0% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) or 24,900 shares. Ameritas Invest Partners reported 0.08% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). The North Carolina-based Captrust Financial Advsr has invested 0% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). The Texas-based Jvl Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 23.11% in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX). State Street holds 13.92M shares. Cwm Ltd Liability Com owns 435 shares.

Since May 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $2.34 million activity. $991,650 worth of stock was sold by Gaspar Clay M on Tuesday, May 8. Shares for $921,650 were sold by GUDERIAN BRYAN K. 15,000 shares were sold by Vann J Kevin, worth $270,900 on Monday, May 7.

Ed Bosek increased its stake in Wpx Energy Inc (WPX) by 12.07% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Beaconlight Capital Llc bought 257,179 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.29% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Ed Bosek held 2.39M shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $33.61 million, up from 2.13 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beaconlight Capital Llc who had been investing in Wpx Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.53B market cap company. The stock increased 1.45% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $18.85. About 9.29M shares traded or 19.44% up from the average. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has risen 11.34% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.21% the S&P500.

Beaconlight Capital Llc, which manages about $170.27M and $272.41 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Builders Firstsource Inc (NASDAQ:BLDR) by 319,538 shares to 1.62M shares, valued at $35.33 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Rsp Permian Inc (NYSE:RSPP) by 108,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 104,417 shares, and cut its stake in Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN).

Another recent and important WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Continues Investigation on Behalf of WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) Investors” on May 17, 2018.

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) Ratings Coverage

Among 19 analysts covering WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. WPX Energy had 30 analyst reports since November 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, February 26 report. On Thursday, March 8 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. The stock of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) earned “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, December 19. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of WPX in report on Wednesday, April 18 with “Buy” rating. Susquehanna maintained the shares of WPX in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of WPX in report on Wednesday, March 28 with “Buy” rating. The stock of WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 9 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by SunTrust. Cowen & Co maintained WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. Susquehanna maintained WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy” rating.

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