As Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock Price Declined, Holder Edgemoor Investment Advisors Has Cut Stake by $2.76 Million; Gideon Capital Advisors Has Raised Its Stake in Alliant Energy (LNT) by $1.48 Million as Share Value Rose

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Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 28.86% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc sold 21,380 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.44% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 52,703 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.80M, down from 74,083 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $363.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $136.84. About 4.30 million shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 8.80% since May 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.43% the S&P500. Some Historical JNJ News: 29/03/2018 – Fitch Affirms Johnson & Johnson’s ‘AAA’ Rating; Outlook Stable; 17/04/2018 – JNJ 1Q EARNINGS CALL BEGINS; 27/03/2018 – FDA: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.- ACUVUE OASYS Brand Contact Lenses with HYDRACLEAR PLUS; 26/03/2018 – Hartford Dividend & Growth HLS Adds AT&T, Cuts J&J; 24/05/2018 – Is Hank Fuchs tearing up about JJ?; 16/05/2018 – Johnson & Johnson to relaunch baby care line after its 20% sales decline; 29/05/2018 – Johnson & Johnson to Participate in the Goldman Sachs 39th Annual Global Healthcare Conference; 02/05/2018 – J&J TO HOST CONSUMER & MEDICAL DEVICES REVIEW; 16/04/2018 – JANSSEN ANNOUNCES WORLDWIDE DEVELOPMENT & COMMERCIALIZATION COLLABORATION WITH BRISTOL-MYERS TO ADVANCE THERAPY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES; 17/04/2018 – J&J SEES FY SALES $81.0B TO $81.8B, EST. $81.19B

Gideon Capital Advisors Inc increased its stake in Alliant Energy Corp (LNT) by 140.59% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc bought 35,335 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.37% with the market. The hedge fund held 60,469 shares of the power generation company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.56M, up from 25,134 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc who had been investing in Alliant Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.24B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.04% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $47.35. About 821,362 shares traded. Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) has risen 20.24% since May 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.87% the S&P500. Some Historical LNT News: 07/05/2018 – Alliant Coffee Solutions is now serving The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® to their office coffee service customers; 03/05/2018 – Stan Rorison Adds Experience, Versatility to Alliant’s New Orleans Team; 03/05/2018 – ALLIANT BUYS 50 YEARS OF REGIONAL KNOWLEDGE IN ENGEL AGENCY,; 10/04/2018 – Alliant Energy to deliver federal tax savings to customers; 23/04/2018 – MOODY’S AFFIRMS ALLIANT HOLDINGS INTERMEDIATE, OUTLOOK STABLE; 01/05/2018 – Announcing Alliant Underwriting Solutions, Alliant Embarks on New Era of Underwriting Strength; 22/05/2018 – Alliant Energy Chooses D-VAR VVO™ for Distribution Grid Voltage Optimization Project; 17/04/2018 – ALLIANT ENERGY- PLANS TO HAVE INVESTED $1.8 BLN IN COST-COMPETITIVE RENEWABLE ENERGY BY END OF 2020; 23/04/2018 – Moody’s: Alliant Holdings Term Loan Increase of $310M Boosts Total Credit Facilities and Notes to Nearly $3B; 04/04/2018 – North Idaho Insurance, Summit Insurance Resource Group Join Forces Under the Alliant Brand

More notable recent Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Alliant Energy common stock to begin trading on Nasdaq – PRNewswire” on December 18, 2018, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “May 13, 2019 – State of Tennessee, Treasury Department Buys Royal Bank of Canada, Southwest Airlines Co, Concho Resources Inc, Sells Merck Inc, Abbott Laboratories, Walmart Inc – GuruFocus.com” published on May 13, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “4 Reasons to Add Alliant Energy (LNT) to Your Portfolio Now – Nasdaq” on March 13, 2019. More interesting news about Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Daily Dividend Report: KBH, LNT, FTV, TGE, AM – Nasdaq” published on April 12, 2019 as well as Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “May 10, 2019 – Pittenger & Anderson Inc Buys Square Inc, Facebook Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Sells DowDuPont Inc, Lockheed Martin Corp, Mondelez International Inc – GuruFocus.com” with publication date: May 10, 2019.

Gideon Capital Advisors Inc, which manages about $340.51M and $245.17M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (NYSE:AWK) by 4,228 shares to 4,374 shares, valued at $397,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cree Inc (NASDAQ:CREE) by 10,100 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,922 shares, and cut its stake in Mellanox Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ:MLNX).

Investors sentiment is 1.31 in 2018 Q4. Its the same as in 2018Q3. It is the same, as 34 investors sold LNT shares while 111 reduced holdings. only 52 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 175.27 million shares or 8.41% more from 161.68 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Barclays Plc holds 0.01% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) or 393,825 shares. Tiedemann Advisors Limited Liability Co reported 93,002 shares. Old Republic International Corporation has 474,000 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% or 1,449 shares in its portfolio. Mackay Shields Limited Company owns 35,178 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas has invested 0.01% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale accumulated 53,171 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Carlson Cap Lp reported 0.66% of its portfolio in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 0.01% invested in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) for 44,301 shares. 16,739 are owned by Commerce Bank & Trust. Prudential Fin Inc holds 0.02% or 253,979 shares in its portfolio. Td Asset holds 0.02% or 228,451 shares in its portfolio. Aviva Public Limited Com accumulated 0.03% or 88,488 shares. Linscomb Williams holds 0.02% or 5,098 shares in its portfolio. Cornerstone Inc owns 1,388 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio.

Analysts await Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to report earnings on July, 16. They expect $2.42 earnings per share, up 15.24% or $0.32 from last year’s $2.1 per share. JNJ’s profit will be $6.43B for 14.14 P/E if the $2.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.10 actual earnings per share reported by Johnson & Johnson for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.24% EPS growth.

More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) – 3 Options Trading Ideas For The Upcoming Earnings Season – Benzinga” on April 22, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Johnson & Johnson Q1 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on April 15, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “How Much Did Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ) CEO Pocket Last Year? – Yahoo Finance” on May 01, 2019. More interesting news about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “UroGen up 2% premarket on Janssen partnership – Seeking Alpha” published on April 23, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “What to Expect When Johnson & Johnson Reports Tuesday Morning – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: April 15, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 1.05 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold JNJ shares while 851 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 631 raised stakes. 1.79 billion shares or 5.17% more from 1.70 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Atlanta L L C holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 28,335 shares. Delta Asset Ltd Liability Co Tn invested in 0.67% or 33,386 shares. 5,419 were reported by Hm Payson &. Forbes J M And Limited Liability Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 93,968 shares. Beacon Grp invested in 51,693 shares. Hillsdale Invest Mngmt holds 3,625 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Harvey Inv invested in 238,786 shares or 5.94% of the stock. Heritage Wealth reported 25,804 shares or 0.65% of all its holdings. 58,811 are held by Schmidt P J Inv Management Inc. New Jersey-based Brave Asset has invested 1.23% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Moreover, 10 has 3.51% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Murphy Pohlad Asset Mngmt Lc holds 20,137 shares or 1.67% of its portfolio. Jp Marvel Advsrs Ltd Liability has invested 3.4% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Mawer Invest Management Ltd, a Alberta – Canada-based fund reported 1.73M shares. Garrison Finance reported 2.42% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

Since November 16, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 4 insider sales for $67.45 million activity. On Friday, November 16 Gorsky Alex sold $38.60 million worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 264,465 shares. 166,695 shares were sold by Fasolo Peter, worth $24.41 million on Monday, December 3. 748 Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) shares with value of $100,050 were bought by MULCAHY ANNE M. 1,000 shares valued at $133,910 were bought by PEREZ WILLIAM D on Friday, December 14. Shares for $536,638 were sold by Kapusta Ronald A on Thursday, December 13. $4.41M worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) was sold by Sneed Michael E on Friday, November 23.

Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc, which manages about $707.10 million and $670.21 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 6,525 shares to 22,260 shares, valued at $2.92 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Broadcom Inc by 7,681 shares in the quarter, for a total of 15,846 shares, and has risen its stake in Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC).

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