Imperial Capital Gives Bill Barrett (BBG) $5.00 Target; Quinn Opportunity Partners Has Lowered Fortress Investment Grp (FIG) Stake By $420,000

December 7, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Among 19 analysts covering Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Bill Barrett Corporation has $14 highest and $1 lowest target. $7.34’s average target is 52.92% above currents $4.8 stock price. Bill Barrett Corporation had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, May 29, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 15 by Wunderlich. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, May 3. The firm has “Sector Outperform” rating by Howard Weil given on Friday, November 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, September 30. The stock of Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) earned “Sell” rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, June 21. The stock of Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 20 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, April 26. Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) on Wednesday, January 27 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 10.

Quinn Opportunity Partners Llc decreased Fortress Investment Grp (FIG) stake by 10.05% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Quinn Opportunity Partners Llc sold 60,000 shares as Fortress Investment Grp (FIG)’s stock declined 0.63%. The Quinn Opportunity Partners Llc holds 537,200 shares with $4.29 million value, down from 597,200 last quarter. Fortress Investment Grp now has $3.03B valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $7.8. About 289,876 shares traded. Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) has risen 64.73% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.03% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Fortress Investment Group Llc (NYSE:FIG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Fortress Investment Group Llc had 18 analyst reports since October 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 7. The stock of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 2 report. The stock of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, November 2. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 28. The stock of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Wednesday, March 8. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 11 by Wood. The rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, December 9 with “Neutral”. Jefferies maintained Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) rating on Monday, September 25. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $8.0 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, October 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.28, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 16 investors sold FIG shares while 23 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 141.00 million shares or 0.27% less from 141.38 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Jnba Fincl Advsrs holds 750 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Kellner Capital Lc has 1.48% invested in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). Quinn Opportunity Prtn Ltd Liability invested 0.72% of its portfolio in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). Coe Ltd Company reported 0.88% stake. Indexiq Advsrs Ltd Llc has 263,217 shares. Bluefin Trading Ltd Liability Corporation owns 94,139 shares. Royal Bancorp Of Canada has 916,605 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) for 15.47M shares. Gabelli Investment Advisers, a New York-based fund reported 130,700 shares. S Muoio Limited Liability Company reported 150,000 shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. Hsbc Hldgs Public Llc has 2.46M shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Lpl Lc stated it has 0% in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). Gamco Investors Et Al invested in 0.03% or 575,500 shares. Ameriprise Fincl holds 0% in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) or 600,498 shares. Creative Planning invested in 0% or 500 shares.

Analysts await Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.27 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.27 per share. FIG’s profit will be $104.92 million for 7.22 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual EPS reported by Fortress Investment Group LLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -63.01% negative EPS growth.

Quinn Opportunity Partners Llc increased Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) stake by 8,000 shares to 63,000 valued at $4.46M in 2017Q2. It also upped Energy Transfer Partners Lp stake by 26,500 shares and now owns 79,500 shares. General Mills Inc (NYSE:GIS) was raised too.

The stock increased 3.12% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $4.8. About 1.62M shares traded. Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) has declined 43.01% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 59.71% the S&P500.

Bill Barrett Corporation, an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, and develops oil and natural gas resources in the United States. The company has market cap of $365.82 million. It primarily holds interests in the Denver-Julesburg basin and the Uinta oil program in the Uinta Basin in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. It currently has negative earnings.

Analysts await Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $-0.08 earnings per share, up 55.56% or $0.10 from last year’s $-0.18 per share. After $-0.08 actual earnings per share reported by Bill Barrett Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.04, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 19 investors sold Bill Barrett Corporation shares while 40 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 64.29 million shares or 12.84% less from 73.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 88,963 shares. Penn Capital Co Inc reported 448,324 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 34,359 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Pinebridge Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG). Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 217,946 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc has 0% invested in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG). Tiaa Cref Inv Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 1.11M shares or 0% of the stock. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 51,539 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Susquehanna Grp Llp holds 0% of its portfolio in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) for 102,673 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG). Sei Investments holds 0% in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) or 1,331 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG). Public Sector Pension Investment Board reported 39,080 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd stated it has 18,560 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

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