Sabal Trust Co Has Lifted Southern Co (SO) Holding By $440,160; Goldman Capital Management Cut Research Frontiers (Refr) (REFR) Holding

May 23, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Goldman Capital Management Inc decreased Research Frontiers Inc (Refr) (REFR) stake by 22.43% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Goldman Capital Management Inc sold 475,357 shares as Research Frontiers Inc (Refr) (REFR)’s stock declined 12.15%. The Goldman Capital Management Inc holds 1.64M shares with $1.71M value, down from 2.12 million last quarter. Research Frontiers Inc (Refr) now has $21.61 million valuation. The stock increased 1.17% or $0.0098 during the last trading session, reaching $0.8498. About 3,168 shares traded. Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) has declined 34.72% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.27% the S&P500.

Sabal Trust Co increased Southern Co (SO) stake by 1.89% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Sabal Trust Co acquired 9,170 shares as Southern Co (SO)’s stock declined 8.19%. The Sabal Trust Co holds 493,330 shares with $23.72 million value, up from 484,160 last quarter. Southern Co now has $44.32 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $43.81. About 1.81 million shares traded. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has declined 11.47% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.02% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Research Frontiers (NASDAQ:REFR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Research Frontiers had 4 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, September 28, the company rating was initiated by WestPark Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks. The stock of Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 5 by Craig Hallum.

More important recent Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Research Frontiers Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results” on May 14, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Research Frontiers to Host First Quarter 2018 Conference Call”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Research Frontiers’ (REFR) CEO Joseph Harary on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Research Frontiers President and CEO Joseph Harary to Present and Serve as Panelist on Disruptive Automotive …” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.6 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.60, from 1.2 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 8 investors sold REFR shares while 7 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 3.88 million shares or 8.09% less from 4.22 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys, a California-based fund reported 62,841 shares. Anson Funds LP reported 273,037 shares. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Company, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 95,951 shares. Natl Bank Of Ny Mellon accumulated 25,904 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 8,400 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR). Outfitter Advsr holds 14,000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Fiera Capital owns 0% invested in Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR) for 32,566 shares. State Street owns 10,720 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Homrich & Berg holds 10,000 shares. Connors Investor Svcs has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Research Frontiers Incorporated (NASDAQ:REFR). Vanguard Gru holds 502,797 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Blackrock has 710,993 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo And Co Mn reported 19,501 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Goldman Cap Mgmt reported 1.64 million shares.

More notable recent The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Southern Power to Sell Minority Interest in Solar Portfolio (SO)” on May 23, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction set to start despite questions raised by court ruling” published on May 23, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Southern Co. (SO) Reports Sale of Certain Florida Assets to NextEra Energy (NEE) for About $6.48 Billion” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Southern Company Is Offering An Almost 8-Year High Dividend Yield” published on May 17, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Valeant Pharmaceuticals Can Still Go Higher – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/21/18)” with publication date: May 22, 2018.

Sabal Trust Co decreased Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT) stake by 1,065 shares to 85,408 valued at $27.42 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) stake by 1,922 shares and now owns 121,137 shares. Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) was reduced too.

Among 20 analysts covering The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. The Southern Company had 78 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, January 11 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 22 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, March 8 by Morgan Stanley. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $47.0 target in Monday, February 5 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Sell” on Tuesday, October 3. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, March 3 by Argus Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 29. The rating was initiated by Scotia Capital with “Sector Perform” on Friday, May 13. SunTrust maintained The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) on Monday, March 5 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 56 investors sold SO shares while 329 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. 548.17 million shares or 4.36% more from 525.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Liberty Cap Mgmt Inc holds 1,930 shares. Cornerstone Capital reported 152,032 shares stake. Cullen Frost Bankers accumulated 35,686 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Washington Trust has 6,263 shares. The Michigan-based Clarkston Cap Prtnrs Lc has invested 0.02% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Macquarie Group Inc Limited, a Australia-based fund reported 366,026 shares. Washington Commercial Bank stated it has 13,067 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Btim Corp stated it has 11,711 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Tiedemann Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 0.25% invested in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) for 66,940 shares. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt And Equity Rech Inc owns 13,300 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Congress Asset Company Ma holds 0.01% or 10,684 shares in its portfolio. Sfmg Limited owns 4,331 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Jefferies Grp Limited Liability Corp holds 225,179 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. First Financial In holds 6,236 shares. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Limited Liability invested in 0.14% or 10,413 shares.

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