Spark Energy (SPKE) Holder Jpmorgan Chase & Company Has Raised Its Stake; As Wells Fargo Co New (WFC) Share Value Declined, Shareholder Brookmont Capital Management Increased Its Position

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Jpmorgan Chase & Company increased its stake in Spark Energy Inc (SPKE) by 15.69% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jpmorgan Chase & Company bought 160,468 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.42% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.18 million shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $8.79M, up from 1.02 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jpmorgan Chase & Company who had been investing in Spark Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $342.78 million market cap company. The stock decreased 1.21% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $9.81. About 14,057 shares traded. Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) has risen 9.06% since May 16, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.69% the S&P500. Some Historical SPKE News: 25/04/2018 – Spark Energy to take initial bids; 09/05/2018 – Spark Energy 1Q Loss $41.8M; 23/04/2018 – Spark Energy, Inc. to Present First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on Thursday, May 10, 2018; 16/03/2018 – SPARK ENERGY MAY GET INTEREST FROM PE, STRATEGICS: DEALREPORTER; 08/03/2018 – Spark Energy: Board of Directors Has Engaged Morgan Stanley as a Fincl Advisor to Explore Strategic Alternatives; 08/03/2018 – SPARK ENERGY HIRES MORGAN STANLEY TO STUDY STRATEGIC OPTIONS; 09/05/2018 – Spark Energy 1Q Rev $284M; 08/03/2018 Spark Energy, Inc. Announces Two Acquisitions, Engagement of Financial Advisor, and Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2017 F; 22/04/2018 – DJ Spark Energy Inc Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SPKE); 08/03/2018 – SPARK ENERGY INC – NGAGED MORGAN STANLEY AS FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO EVALUATE STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES

Brookmont Capital Management increased its stake in Wells Fargo Co New (WFC) by 12.35% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brookmont Capital Management bought 8,667 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.80% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 78,871 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.63 million, up from 70,204 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brookmont Capital Management who had been investing in Wells Fargo Co New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $207.73 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $46.22. About 5.90M shares traded. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has declined 12.56% since May 16, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.93% the S&P500. Some Historical WFC News: 08/05/2018 – RPM International Presenting at Wells Fargo Conference Tomorrow; 13/04/2018 – S&PGRBulletin: Wells Fargo & Co. Rtgs Unaffected By Penalties; 21/05/2018 – Flagstar Bancorp Presenting at Wells Fargo Conference May 23; 23/04/2018 – California Treasurer Calls for Wells Fargo CEO Removal Amid ‘Laundry List of Misdeeds’; 06/04/2018 – Fresh Accusations Hit Wells Fargo Wealth Management — Barrons.com; 22/03/2018 – WELLS FARGO NAMES KAVOUR,LLODRA MORTGAGE FINANCE GROUP CO-HEADS; 11/04/2018 – HELMERICH AND PAYNE INC HP.N : WELLS FARGO RAISES TO MARKET PERFORM FROM UNDERPERFORM; 23/05/2018 – MEDIA-Wells Fargo dismisses bankers in struggling muni-bond division- Bloomberg; 09/05/2018 – Wells Fargo Owes California Bankers $97 Million for Rest Breaks; 30/04/2018 – The deal between the two telecommunications companies is a horizontal merger, says Jennifer Fritzsche of Wells Fargo Securities, which decreases competition in the market

Since November 14, 2018, it had 6 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $574,869 activity. Kroeker Nathan had bought 1,000 shares worth $17,982.

More notable recent Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Spark Energy, Inc. declares $0.18125 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on April 18, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Stocks To Watch: Disney, Alphabet And Super Bowl Players – Seeking Alpha” published on February 02, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Insider Weekends: Cluster Of Purchases By Insiders Of U.S. Silica Holdings – Seeking Alpha” on October 08, 2018. More interesting news about Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Spark Energy: A Ticking Time Bomb With A Short Fuse – Seeking Alpha” published on July 27, 2016 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Spark Energy – Attrition Problems Persist, No Upside In Sight – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 20, 2015.

Jpmorgan Chase & Company, which manages about $432.49B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Platform Specialty Prods Cor (NYSE:PAH) by 363,633 shares to 547,862 shares, valued at $5.66M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in American Centy Etf Tr by 22,265 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2,135 shares, and cut its stake in Globant S A (NYSE:GLOB).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.45 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.56, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 7 investors sold SPKE shares while 24 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 9.69 million shares or 0.64% more from 9.63 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Susquehanna Interest Gru Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0% or 22,299 shares. Utd Fincl Advisers Ltd Liability Co stated it has 25,664 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 127,100 were accumulated by Gsa Partners Llp. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Company holds 0.02% or 12,826 shares in its portfolio. Ameritas Invest Prtnrs stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE). Blackrock Incorporated accumulated 965,125 shares. Nordea Inv Management Ab has invested 0.01% in Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE). Tower Rech Capital Ltd Liability (Trc) holds 0% of its portfolio in Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) for 2,444 shares. 131,488 were reported by Bancorp Of Mellon Corporation. Legal & General Group Public Ltd Company reported 1,626 shares stake. Prtnrs Ltd Com has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE). Spark Inv Mngmt Llc invested 0.12% in Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE). Panagora Asset Mngmt invested in 60,917 shares or 0% of the stock. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management stated it has 0% in Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE). Charles Schwab Investment reported 482,995 shares stake.

Brookmont Capital Management, which manages about $415.17M and $146.92M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gallagher Arthur J & Co (NYSE:AJG) by 4,312 shares to 42,800 shares, valued at $3.15M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 5,946 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 32,647 shares, and cut its stake in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.53 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 0.78 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 101 investors sold WFC shares while 748 reduced holdings. 113 funds opened positions while 337 raised stakes. 3.41 billion shares or 1.32% less from 3.46 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Northcoast Asset Ltd Com reported 0.09% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Camarda Fincl Advsr Ltd Company reported 0.03% stake. Legacy Capital Prns invested 1.53% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Spinnaker Tru holds 177,144 shares or 0.93% of its portfolio. Country Club Trust Na invested in 0.23% or 38,409 shares. Moreover, Sarasin & Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has 0.6% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Prentiss Smith & Co, Vermont-based fund reported 12,636 shares. Epoch Inv Partners has invested 0.37% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Credit Suisse Ag has 0.49% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 10.18M shares. 37,953 are held by Ftb Advsrs. Thornburg Invest Mgmt holds 0.01% or 29,388 shares in its portfolio. Northwest Inv Counselors Lc holds 0.93% or 46,281 shares in its portfolio. Tributary Management Lc stated it has 8,200 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. American Ins Tx invested 0.83% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Soros Fund Management Lc invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).

More notable recent Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Wells Fargo holds contentious annual meeting – San Francisco Business Times” on April 23, 2019, also Livetradingnews.com with their article: “Analysts See Well Fargo (NYSE:WFC) as ‘Dead Money’ – Live Trading News” published on April 16, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Wall Street Breakfast: A Protracted Trade Dispute – Seeking Alpha” on May 16, 2019. More interesting news about Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “BofA employees officially get first pay bump on road toward $20 an hour – Charlotte Business Journal” published on May 16, 2019 as well as Usatoday.com‘s news article titled: “Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway make key changes to 2019 stock picks – USA TODAY” with publication date: May 16, 2019.

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