Alexander Kinzler, Barnwell Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:BRN)’s insider Picked up 2,000 Shares; The Western Union Company (WU) Sellers Increased By 5.23% Their Shorts

Alexander Kinzler, President and CEO of Barnwell Industries Inc is the insider, Octafinance want to report about today. Mr. Alexander submitted a legal form with the SEC informing the public of a deal for 2,000 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company, the one he is an insider in. At the time of the trading deal, the average stock price of Barnwell Industries Inc was $2.2, making the dealing worth $4,364 U.S Dollars. Alexander Kinzler now has ownership of 506,897 shares of the Firm.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) had an increase of 5.23% in short interest. WU’s SI was 44.49 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 5.23% from 42.27M shares previously. With 2.69M avg volume, 17 days are for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)’s short sellers to cover WU’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $20.2. About 7.92M shares traded or 42.05% up from the average. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has risen 0.64% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.33 in Q3 2017. Its down 1.07, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 3 investors sold Barnwell Industries, Inc. shares while 3 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 890,915 shares or 19.81% less from 1.11 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Natl Bank Of Mellon has 0% invested in Barnwell Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:BRN). Renaissance Techs Limited holds 0% or 91,700 shares. California Public Employees Retirement holds 25,200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Lsv Asset has invested 0% in Barnwell Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:BRN). Massachusetts-based Geode Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Barnwell Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:BRN). Raymond James has 43,380 shares. Vanguard Group reported 0% stake. Northern Trust accumulated 16,404 shares or 0% of the stock. Blackrock holds 86,692 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Natl Bank Of America De holds 0% or 73,487 shares. 9,526 were accumulated by Acadian Asset Management Llc. 434,210 are owned by Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership.

Barnwell Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, acquires, develops, produces, and sells oil and natural gas in Canada. The company has market cap of $17.71 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Oil and Natural Gas, Land Investment, and Contract Drilling. It has a 15.29 P/E ratio. It holds working interests in oil and natural gas properties located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia.

Since January 12, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $4,418 activity. Shares for $4,418 were bought by Gardner Murray C.

The stock increased 1.42% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $2.14. About 7,928 shares traded. Barnwell Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:BRN) has risen 19.25% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.55% the S&P500.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.44 million activity. $1.09 million worth of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) was sold by Farah Jean Claude on Monday, January 8. Schenkel Amintore had sold 15,600 shares worth $343,044.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company has market cap of $9.27 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. It has a 46.87 P/E ratio. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents.

Among 18 analysts covering The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), 2 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. The Western Union Company had 37 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 16 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) rating on Monday, July 17. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $2300 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) rating on Friday, August 18. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $23.0 target. The stock of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 19. The rating was upgraded by S&P Research on Wednesday, September 2 to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, October 20. The rating was initiated by Compass Point with “Neutral” on Friday, April 15. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, January 5, the company rating was initiated by Guggenheim. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, August 4 by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 41 investors sold The Western Union Company shares while 171 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 459.24 million shares or 2.33% less from 470.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo stated it has 0% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Geode Capital Mgmt Lc stated it has 4.84 million shares. Creative Planning reported 0% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Maryland-based Brown Advisory has invested 0.01% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Assetmark reported 105 shares. Clarkston Cap Prns Ltd Co has 9.04 million shares. Peak6 Invests L P holds 0% or 35,837 shares. Moreover, Jfs Wealth Advsrs Lc has 0.04% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) for 8,041 shares. Oakworth Cap Incorporated holds 0.01% or 1,820 shares in its portfolio. 94,435 are owned by Becker Cap Management. Moreover, First Republic has 0.05% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) for 357,002 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System invested in 29,000 shares. Shell Asset Mngmt Co invested 0.03% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Ironwood Investment Counsel Ltd Com accumulated 2.59% or 333,942 shares. Premier Asset Management Lc holds 0.15% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) or 35,750 shares.

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