Mplx LP (MPLX) Shares Declined While Ngp Mr Management LLC Decreased Its Stake

April 20, 2018 - By Michael Higginson

Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.22, from 2017Q3’s 1.04. The ratio dropped due to MPLX positioning: 32 sold and 89 reduced. 26 funds bought holdings and 73 increased holdings. Investors holded 258.81 million in 2017Q3 but now own 250.53 million shares or 3.20% less. Toth Fincl Advisory Corporation holds 0.01% or 1,350 shs in its capital. Ballentine Ltd Liability has 0.05% invested in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) for 25,660 shs. Pitcairn invested in 6,445 shs or 0.02% of the stock. Mariner Wealth Advisors Lc owns 587,384 shs. Tarbox Family Office holds 0.04% or 2,522 shs. Vantage Inv Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% of its capital in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). Zimmer Prns Limited Partnership reported 1.63% stake. Stockbridge Prtn Ltd Liability reported 5.72M shs. Comerica Secs holds 0.03% or 6,110 shs in its capital. Eagle Global Advisors Limited Company owns 2.02% invested in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) for 1.82 million shs. Walter Keenan Consulting Mi Adv owns 10,364 shs. Optimum Investment Advsrs holds 0.1% or 8,833 shs. Comerica Savings Bank holds 11,223 shs or 0% of its capital. Naples Global Advisors Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.11% in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX).

MPLX had 1 sale and 0 buys since December 11, 2017. This’s net activity of $74,000.

Based on the latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Ngp Mr Management Llc reduced its stake in Mplx Lp (MPLX) by 51.05%. By selling 1.56 million shares Ngp Mr Management Llc made the stock sank with 8.11%. The natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q4 was priced at $53.01M. It’s down from 3.05 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Now it had 1.49 million shares held by the institutional investor . Ngp Mr Management Llc has risen its stake in and also increased its holding in by shares in the quarter, for a total of shares.

Analysts await MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open. They expect $0.46 EPS, up 142.11 % or $0.27 from last year’s $0.19 per share. MPLX’s profit will be $370.02M for 18.42 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual EPS reported by MPLX LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 48.39 % EPS growth.

MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) Ratings Coverage

In total 11 analysts cover MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). “Buy” rating has 9, “Sell” are 0, while 2 are “Hold”. 82% are bullish. With $46.0 highest and $4100 lowest [Target] MPLX LP has $42.89 average [Target] or 26.56% above the current ($33.89) price. 16 are the (NYSE:MPLX)’s analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, February 1 Stifel Nicolaus maintained MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) rating. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $45.0 target. On Friday, February 2 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho. On Monday, April 16 the stock of MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim. On Tuesday, January 16 the firm earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, October 26 the stock of MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, March 23 the rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, February 2. On Tuesday, April 10 the rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. On Monday, December 18 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Guggenheim. On Monday, February 5 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies.

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