Cadence Capital Management Has Upped Sempra Energy (SRE) Stake By $405,612; EARTH SCIENCE TECH (ETST) Sellers Increased By 133.33% Their Shorts

February 20, 2018 - By Michael Collier

EARTH SCIENCE TECH (OTCMKTS:ETST) had an increase of 133.33% in short interest. ETST’s SI was 8,400 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 133.33% from 3,600 shares previously. With 97,700 avg volume, 0 days are for EARTH SCIENCE TECH (OTCMKTS:ETST)’s short sellers to cover ETST’s short positions. The stock decreased 7.83% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $1.06. About 35,493 shares traded. Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCMKTS:ETST) has 0.00% since February 20, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Cadence Capital Management Llc increased Sempra Energy (SRE) stake by 39.28% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cadence Capital Management Llc acquired 3,558 shares as Sempra Energy (SRE)’s stock rose 5.34%. The Cadence Capital Management Llc holds 12,615 shares with $1.44M value, up from 9,057 last quarter. Sempra Energy now has $29.77B valuation. The stock decreased 1.83% or $2 during the last trading session, reaching $107.01. About 295,099 shares traded. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has risen 8.27% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.43% the S&P500.

Cadence Capital Management Llc decreased Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV) stake by 26,576 shares to 38,884 valued at $1.92M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Graphic Packaging Hldg Co (NYSE:GPK) stake by 43,148 shares and now owns 41,572 shares. Price T Rowe Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 28 investors sold SRE shares while 168 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 172 raised stakes. 197.93 million shares or 1.07% less from 200.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. New York State Common Retirement Fund invested 0.08% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Advsr Ok holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 2,229 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Co owns 119,228 shares. Qs Investors Limited invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Sun Life accumulated 0.02% or 1,847 shares. State Street Corporation reported 12.47M shares. Centurylink Mgmt owns 16,771 shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Jefferies Gru Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 12,665 shares. Kistler reported 557 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Ltd accumulated 18,007 shares. Advisor Partners Limited Liability accumulated 5,061 shares or 0.11% of the stock. United Financial Advisers Limited Liability Corporation has 7,836 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Macquarie Ltd reported 0.26% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Strs Ohio accumulated 715,433 shares. Moreover, Invesco has 0.14% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 3.23 million shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Sempra Energy had 19 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 3. On Thursday, May 11 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $11800 target in Friday, August 4 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Wednesday, November 1. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, August 27. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. As per Sunday, November 5, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SRE in report on Sunday, July 23 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, January 25 report. As per Friday, December 22, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America.

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