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Institutional Investors Are Betting On Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT)

Institutional Investors Are Betting On Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT)

Koch Industries invested in 0.17% or 2,261 shares. The institutional investor held 3,330 shares of the military and government and technical company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.03 million, up from 1,920 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hancock Holding now has $4.60B valuation. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $16.55. About 1.15 million shares traded or 15.75% up from the average. It has outperformed by 0.36% the S&P500.

Cordasco Financial Network increased its stake in Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) by 13.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nationwide Fund Advisors bought 274,227 shares as the company's stock declined 0.69% while stock markets rallied. Baldwin Brothers Inc who had been investing in Lockheed Martin Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $95.36 billion market cap company. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 355,735.

Vetr downgraded shares of Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Thursday, January 4th. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500.

There are 1,352 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 227.94 million shares in total. Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) was reduced too.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $18.05 million activity. 2,300 shares were sold by Hanna Randall W, worth $101,041. Sterne Agee CRT upgraded Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) on Thursday, August 20 to "Buy" rating. LMT was included in 70 notes of analysts from July 21, 2015. The company was maintained on Monday, May 2 by Barclays Capital. Drexel maintained it with "Buy" rating and $229 target in Wednesday, October 21 report. Piper Jaffray has "Overweight" rating and $174.0 target. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, April 26 by Cowen & Co. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) earned "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 4. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, October 25 with "Buy". Of those holders, 606 had increased positions amounting to 9.89 million shares, 542 had decreased positions amounting to 11.06 million shares, and 204 holders have a held position accounting for 206.99 million shares. Its up 0.17, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 12 investors sold AWR shares while 58 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 3,248 shares. First Citizens National Bank & Trust Trust Company invested in 6,914 shares. Ing Groep Nv holds 0.12% or 543,000 shares in its portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt holds 12,362 shares. Aperio Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC). Apg Asset Mgmt Nv has invested 0% in Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ). Moreover, Waverton Investment Management Ltd has 6.04% invested in the company for 313,524 shares.

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Media headlines about Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. They expect $4.06 earnings per share, up 24.92% or $0.81 from last year's $3.25 per share. AWR's profit will be $12.84M for 39.47 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a $308.00 price objective (up previously from $300.00) on shares of Lockheed Martin in a report on Wednesday, October 25th.

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th.

Ratings analysis reveals 62% of Lockheed Martin Corporation's analysts are positive. Jefferies maintained Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) on Wednesday, July 19 with "Hold" rating. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Buy" rating and $300 target in Monday, December 5 report.

Among 11 analysts covering NGL ENERGY PARTNERS LP (NYSE:NGL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Bank of America maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $10 target in Tuesday, October 3 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) rating on Wednesday, November 15. The firm has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, January 4.

Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company's stock - in the short, medium and long terms - is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. Its up 0.17, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. 110 funds opened positions while 386 raised stakes. 304.48 million shares or 2.26% less from 311.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Omers Administration Corp stated it has 13,400 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Ariel Invs Limited Company has 30,317 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Marsico Capital Management Llc, a Colorado-based fund reported 418,412 shares.#img1#. 815 are owned by Spinnaker. Cypress Gru accumulated 49,049 shares or 3.24% of the stock. Boston Prns owns 179,420 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. Alphamark Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.09% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). 59,027 were reported by Federated Investors Inc Pa. Wharton Business Gp Limited Liability owns 2,595 shares. Mraz Amerine & Assoc holds 0.13% or 2,475 shares.


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