Investors Purchase Large Volume of Nustar GP Put Options (NSH)

Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 13,451 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $329,000 after acquiring an additional 359 shares in the last quarter.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Havens Advisors Llc who had been investing in Monsanto Co New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $52.35B market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $118.93. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since December 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. It dived, as 9 investors sold NuStar GP Holdings, LLC shares while 21 reduced holdings. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 10,150 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $248,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. This represents a $2.18 annualized dividend and a yield of 14.68%. The stock had a trading volume of 320,998 shares, compared to its average volume of 260,485.

News stories about NuStar GP Holdings (NYSE:NSH) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. It has underperformed by 11.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 56 investors sold Monday shares while 318 reduced holdings. Acropolis Inv Mgmt Ltd owns 3,111 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Renaissance Techs invested in 0% or 62,200 shares. Cibc Asset Management holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 44,039 shares. 308.94 million shares or 3.25% less from 319.32 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Shares of Nustar GP (NYSE NSH) opened at $14.85 on Wednesday. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH). Heronetta Mgmt Lp owns 11,800 shares. Raymond James Fincl Svcs Advisors stated it has 56,224 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 59,300 are owned by California Public Employees Retirement Sys. Texas Yale Cap Corp invested in 122,700 shares or 0.26% of the stock. Amica Retiree Med Tru invested in 0.24% or 2,466 shares. (NASDAQ:FB). Macguire Cheswick Tuttle Invest Counsel Limited Liability holds 2.64% or 86,114 shares.


NuStar GP Holdings, LLC holds interests in NuStar Energy L.P. (NuStar Energy). Macquarie Research initiated NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH) on Friday, April 21 with "Neutral" rating. Cohen And Steers Inc has 0.02% invested in NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH).

Among 9 analysts covering Nustar GP Holdings (NYSE:NSH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. NuStar GP Holdings has a 12 month low of $22.30 and a 12 month high of $31.50. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $23.50. NuStar GP Holdings had a net margin of 98.17% and a return on equity of 20.86%. Mizuho restated a "hold" rating and set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Nustar GP in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, November 3 report. Barclays Capital initiated it with "Equal-Weight" rating and $28 target in Wednesday, November 25 report.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on NSH. Barclays PLC reissued a "hold" rating on shares of NuStar GP Holdings in a research note on Friday, April 14th. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $29 target. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Nustar GP by 11.0% during the second quarter. Citigroup maintained Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) rating on Friday, August 19. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, July 30 report.

More notable recent Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Stellar Analytics for Earnings Visibility Make Monsanto Company (MON) a Strong Buy" on November 24, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Top-End Analytics for Quant Score Make Monsanto Company (MON) a Strong Buy" published on December 01, 2017, Finance.Yahoo.com published: "Major changes at Blue Apron, Bayer-Monsanto deal clears, Apple may have new iPad" on December 01, 2017. Fool.com's news article titled: "NuStar GP Holdings, LLC Earnings Edge Up on a Tax Benefit" with publication date: January 31, 2017 was also an interesting one. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 52% are positive. Monsanto Company had 60 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 30 by Deutsche Bank. UBS maintained it with "Buy" rating and $19000 target in Thursday, July 27 report. UBS has "Buy" rating and $66 target. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". As per Friday, October 21, the company rating was upgraded by Wunderlich. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 23 by Tigress Financial. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $26.00 price objective for the company. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by FBN Securities. The firm has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, September 13. Moreover, Sei Investments Co has 0% invested in NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH).

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