Opus Investment Management Lowered Its Leggett & Platt (LEG) Position; Willis Investment Counsel Has Decreased Chevron (CVX) Holding By $390,525

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Willis Investment Counsel decreased Chevron Corp (CVX) stake by 1.99% reported in 2019Q1 SEC filing. Willis Investment Counsel sold 3,175 shares as Chevron Corp (CVX)’s stock rose 2.15%. The Willis Investment Counsel holds 155,994 shares with $19.22M value, down from 159,169 last quarter. Chevron Corp now has $239.98 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $125.98. About 3.76M shares traded. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has declined 6.33% since July 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.76% the S&P500. Some Historical CVX News: 30/05/2018 – CHEVRON – AN AVERAGE OF 98 PCT OF VOTES CAST WERE VOTED FOR 10 NOMINEES FOR ELECTION TO BOARD AT ANNUAL STOCKHOLDERS MEETING; 09/04/2018 – California Resources Closes Purchase and Sale Agreement With Chevron; 05/04/2018 – Kemira signs multiyear polymer supply agreement with Chevron; 16/05/2018 – CHEVRON, PTTEP, MUBADALA, TOTAL, OMV SUBMIT THAI AUCTION DOCS; 16/03/2018 – Chevron, Oil Giants Lose Latest Fight Over Climate Jurisdiction; 21/05/2018 – MEDIA-Glencore is said to near $1 bln Chevron Southern Africa deal- Bloomberg; 11/03/2018 – Texas Emissions: 280223 – CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL SWEENY OLD OCEAN FACILITIES; 18/05/2018 – Amyris Sustainable Lubricants Joint Venture Company, Novvi, and Chevron Enter Agreement To Develop and Bring To Market New Renewable Base Oil Technologies; 21/03/2018 – Tengizchevroil to double LPG export through Taman port in 2018 – traders; 23/04/2018 – CHEVRON EMPLOYEES ARRESTED IN VENEZUELA REFUSED TO SIGN A SUPPLY CONTRACT FOR JOINT VENTURE WITH PDVSA

Opus Investment Management Inc decreased Leggett & Platt Inc. (LEG) stake by 19.61% reported in 2019Q1 SEC filing. Opus Investment Management Inc sold 12,000 shares as Leggett & Platt Inc. (LEG)’s stock declined 14.72%. The Opus Investment Management Inc holds 49,200 shares with $2.08M value, down from 61,200 last quarter. Leggett & Platt Inc. now has $5.12B valuation. The stock increased 3.01% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $38.98. About 794,693 shares traded. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has declined 9.63% since July 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.06% the S&P500. Some Historical LEG News: 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt 1Q EPS 57c; 19/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT INC – 2018 EPS GUIDANCE LOWERED TO $2.60 TO $2.80; 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Had Seen 2018 EPS $2.65 to $2.85; 15/05/2018 – LEGGETT REPORTS DIV BOOST & ANNUAL MEETING RESULTS; 15/05/2018 – LEGGETT BOOSTS QTR DIV/SHR TO 38C FROM 36C, EST. 37C; 26/04/2018 – LEGGETT & PLATT INC LEG.N SEES FY 2018 SALES UP 9 TO 12 PCT; 16/03/2018 – VP Douglas Gifts 100 Of Leggett & Platt Inc; 26/04/2018 – Leggett & Platt Reports 7% Sales Growth And $.57 EPS; 14/05/2018 – Epoch Investment Partners Buys 2.3% Position in Leggett & Platt

Since February 14, 2019, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $444,544 activity. MCCLANATHAN JOSEPH W sold $444,544 worth of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) on Thursday, February 14.

More notable recent Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Do Leggett & Platt, Incorporated’s (NYSE:LEG) Returns On Capital Employed Make The Cut? – Yahoo Finance” on July 05, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG) – Yahoo Finance” published on June 28, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Should We Worry About Leggett & Platt, Incorporated’s (NYSE:LEG) P/E Ratio? – Yahoo Finance” on May 15, 2019. More interesting news about Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Is Leggett & Platt, Incorporated’s (NYSE:LEG) CEO Pay Justified? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 14, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Is Leggett & Platt, Incorporated’s (NYSE:LEG) 26% ROE Better Than Average? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: April 30, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.23, from 0.91 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 22 investors sold LEG shares while 130 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 98.03 million shares or 2.63% less from 100.68 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Co stated it has 8,627 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 152,794 shares. Missouri-based Comm Bancorporation has invested 0.13% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Prudential Financial invested 0.01% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Paragon Management Ltd Liability Com owns 0% invested in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) for 62 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Incorporated owns 0.04% invested in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) for 585,664 shares. Lakeview Partners Limited Liability Company invested in 18,564 shares. Villere St Denis J & Co Ltd Liability Corp holds 3.42% or 1.23 million shares. City Holding Com has 881 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Cambridge Advsr Incorporated has 0.02% invested in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Lpl Fin Ltd Liability Company, a California-based fund reported 25,524 shares. 554,270 were accumulated by Becker Mgmt. Kentucky-based Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.01% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Qs Ltd Company holds 0% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) or 1,381 shares. Livingston Gru Asset Management (Operating As Southport Capital Management) stated it has 0.25% of its portfolio in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG).

Analysts await Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.64 earnings per share, up 1.59% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.63 per share. LEG’s profit will be $84.01M for 15.23 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual earnings per share reported by Leggett & Platt, Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.61% EPS growth.

Willis Investment Counsel increased Suntrust Bank (XOP) stake by 91,383 shares to 346,746 valued at $20.55M in 2019Q1. It also upped Kroger Co stake by 502,578 shares and now owns 675,720 shares. Dollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) was raised too.

Analysts await Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $2.03 EPS, up 14.04% or $0.25 from last year’s $1.78 per share. CVX’s profit will be $3.87B for 15.51 P/E if the $2.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.39 actual EPS reported by Chevron Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 46.04% EPS growth.

More notable recent Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Who Has Been Selling Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Shares? – Yahoo Finance” on July 13, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Why Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Is A Financially Healthy Company – Yahoo Finance” published on June 14, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Here’s Why I Think Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Is An Interesting Stock – Yahoo Finance” on June 26, 2019. More interesting news about Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Chevron’s Venezuela oil assets threatened with seizure – Seeking Alpha” published on July 10, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “U.S. extension of Chevron’s Venezuela waiver ‘under discussion’ – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: July 09, 2019.

Since January 15, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $838,808 activity. 7,200 shares were sold by Ourada Jeanette L, worth $838,808. JOHNSON JAMES WILLIAM also sold $532,950 worth of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) shares.

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