Golar LNG (GLNG) Coverage Initiated at Jefferies Group

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The stock had a trading volume of 476,193 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,697,383. About 1.22 million shares traded. The Priceline Group Inc. IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) has risen 94.44% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500.

Christian Leone increased its stake in Golar Lng Ltd Bermuda (Call) (GLNG) by 28.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisory Research Inc acquired 97,330 shares as Golar Lng Partners Lp (GMLP)'s stock declined 10.22%. The hedge fund run by Remy Trafelet held 697,556 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.77 million, down from 837,584 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Encompass Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Golar Lng Ltd Bermuda for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.99 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.18% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $29.54. About 5.03 million shares traded or 18.58% up from the average. Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ:GMLP) has risen 23.40% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned about 0.41% of Golar LNG worth $9,336,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. They expect $-0.23 earnings per share, up 30.30% or $0.10 from last year's $-0.33 per share.

Among 11 analysts covering Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive.

The analysts offering 12 month price targets for Golar LNG Partners LP have a median target of $24.25, with a high estimate of $26 and a low estimate of $19. On Wednesday, November 23 the stock rating was reinitiated by Seaport Global with "Buy". The rating was initiated by CLSA on Monday, December 12 with "Outperform". The stock of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) earned "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, August 17. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, December 12 by Cowen & Co. Finally, ABN Amro raised Golar LNG from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Jefferies Gru Limited Company holds 0.04% or 295,300 shares in its portfolio. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, August 8. The stock of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, September 18 by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 27 investors sold AMETEK, Inc. shares while 146 reduced holdings. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in Golar LNG by 104.0% in the second quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp grew its holdings in shares of Golar LNG by 1.9% during the second quarter. Prudential PLC grew its holdings in shares of Golar LNG by 2.3% during the second quarter. (NYSE:VZ). Barrington Strategic Wealth Management Ltd Com holds 0.4% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. Cibc World Markets Corp accumulated 862,677 shares or 0.41% of the stock. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. 35,515 were accumulated by Blair William Company Il. Nationwide Fund holds 0.14% or 918,480 shares in its portfolio. Asset One reported 1.64 million shares. The fund owned 104,954 shares of the shipping company's stock after purchasing an additional 4,029 shares during the quarter. Balyasny Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Golar LNG by 35.1% during the second quarter. Stifel Financial Corporation invested in 0% or 16,188 shares. The company has market cap of $18.68 billion. Fincl Consulate Incorporated owns 0.31% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab invested in 0.08% or 50,620 shares.

Among 34 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. InterActiveCorp had 25 analyst reports since February 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $137.0 target in Tuesday, October 17 report. Inc.'s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st largest position. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Outperform" on Thursday, December 22. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, November 7 with "Overweight". The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with "Neutral" on Friday, October 21. The stock has "Buy" rating by Needham on Wednesday, January 4. BMO Capital Markets maintained JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) rating on Wednesday, August 9. Robert W. Baird has "Outperform" rating and $77 target. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was downgraded by DNB Markets to "Hold".

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 4th. As per Sunday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Standpoint Research.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $89,365 activity.