Scott Sheffield Insider Trade for 40,000 Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD); Regions Financial (RF) Sentiment Is 1.18

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Regions Financial Corp (RF) investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.23, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 251 funds opened new and increased stock positions, while 213 sold and decreased stock positions in Regions Financial Corp. The funds in our database reported: 823.54 million shares, down from 848.03 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Regions Financial Corp in top ten stock positions increased from 2 to 7 for an increase of 5. Sold All: 26 Reduced: 187 Increased: 169 New Position: 82.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 insider sales for $6.63 million activity. Stewart Stephanie D also sold $195,624 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) shares. CHEATWOOD CHRIS J sold $1.67 million worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on Wednesday, March 21. Montemayor Margaret had sold 1,410 shares worth $252,855 on Tuesday, February 27. 200 shares were sold by Grillot Larry R., worth $31,870. SHEFFIELD SCOTT D sold $360,000 worth of stock or 2,000 shares. 1,000 shares were sold by DOVE TIMOTHY L, worth $159,505 on Tuesday, December 12. $384,120 worth of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) was sold by Fairbrook Teresa A on Friday, February 23.

The shareholder of Pioneer Natural Resources Co, Scott Sheffield, has just unloaded – 40,000 shares of the corporation he’s leading and managing – coming to an aggregate transaction of $8,099,456 USD (this based on avg stock price of $202.5). Obviously, the stocks unloading raised questions, as Mr. Scott at present owns 605,507 shares, accounting for 0.36% of Pioneer Natural Resources Co’s market cap.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 66 investors sold Pioneer Natural Resources Company shares while 230 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 148.22 million shares or 2.39% less from 151.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cna Finance Corp has invested 1.11% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Van Eck Associate holds 0.91% or 1.07 million shares in its portfolio. Element Limited Liability, a New York-based fund reported 198,239 shares. Pension Service accumulated 0.14% or 166,590 shares. Captrust Fincl Advsrs has invested 0.01% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Moreover, Commonwealth Natl Bank Of Aus has 0% invested in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) for 187 shares. Us Fincl Bank De has invested 0.05% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Advisory Svcs Network Ltd Liability Co holds 383 shares. Sterling Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD). Patten, Tennessee-based fund reported 286 shares. 2,714 were reported by Two Sigma Lc. Scotia Capital accumulated 3,238 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Macquarie Grp Inc Limited holds 0.04% or 136,188 shares in its portfolio. 82,700 are held by Adams Natural Fund. Massmutual Communications Fsb Adv reported 0% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD).

Pioneer Natural Resources Company operates as an independent gas and oil exploration and production firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $35.22 billion. The firm explores for, develops, and produces oil, natural gas liquids , and gas. It has a 42.61 P/E ratio. It has activities primarily in the Permian Basin in West Texas, the Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas, the Raton field in southeast Colorado, and the West Panhandle field in the Texas Panhandle.

More notable recent Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “KLR Downgrades 3 E&P Names On Valuation Concerns” on April 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 03, 2018, Foxbusiness.com published: “3 Things Pioneer Natural Resources’ CEO Wants You to Know About What’s Ahead in 2018 and Beyond” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “US Plays Its Foreign Policy Hand Freed From Oil” published on May 13, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Viking Global’s 13F Shows New Stakes in Alibaba (BABA), BioMarin (BMRN) and Western Digital (WDC), Increase in ..” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

The stock increased 1.77% or $3.595 during the last trading session, reaching $206.645. About 599,382 shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) has declined 4.79% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.34% the S&P500.

Analysts await Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.58 EPS, up 652.38% or $1.37 from last year’s $0.21 per share. PXD’s profit will be $269.28M for 32.70 P/E if the $1.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.66 actual EPS reported by Pioneer Natural Resources Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.82% negative EPS growth.

Among 42 analysts covering Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), 37 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pioneer Natural Resources has $31300 highest and $96 lowest target. $207.98’s average target is 0.65% above currents $206.645 stock price. Pioneer Natural Resources had 169 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Buy”. Bernstein initiated Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) rating on Wednesday, August 17. Bernstein has “Outperform” rating and $210 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 1 report. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $210.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 25 by Jefferies. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, April 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) on Thursday, June 15 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of PXD in report on Thursday, September 1 with “Overweight” rating.

Forest Hill Capital Llc holds 3.79% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation for 775,239 shares. Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd. owns 599,970 shares or 3.35% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Main Street Research Llc has 2.46% invested in the company for 936,773 shares. The Missouri-based Jag Capital Management Llc has invested 2.36% in the stock. Ejf Capital Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 1.66 million shares.

The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $19.35. About 4.37M shares traded. Regions Financial Corporation (RF) has risen 29.90% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.35% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Regions Fincl’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Regions Fincl, 3 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $10.5 while the high is $15.0. The stock’s average target of $12.50 is -35.40% below today’s ($19.35) share price. RF was included in 9 notes of analysts from October 6, 2016. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Friday, October 7. Raymond James downgraded the shares of RF in report on Thursday, October 6 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Susquehanna. On Monday, November 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 16. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Tuesday, October 11. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, November 8 by Sandler O’Neill. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, January 3 report. SunTrust upgraded Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) on Thursday, February 16 to “Buy” rating.

Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $21.73 billion. The Company’s Corporate Bank segment offers commercial banking services, such as commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and investor real estate lending, as well as equipment lease financing services and corresponding deposits. It has a 19.25 P/E ratio. This segment serves corporate, middle market, and commercial real estate developers and investors.

Analysts await Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $0.33 EPS, up 32.00% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.25 per share. RF’s profit will be $370.64M for 14.66 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual EPS reported by Regions Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.71% negative EPS growth.

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