Noble Energy: Major Institutions Supporting Shares in Third Quarter

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL).

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of Noble Energy, Inc. in Q3 2011:

  • ARTISAN PARTNERS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 867,900 shares, worth $61,291,098.
  • CONATUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 454,060 shares, worth $32,065,717.
  • MORGAN STANLEY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 258,736 shares, worth $18,271,936.
  • PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 229,660 shares, worth $16,218,589.

About the company: Noble Energy, Inc. is an independent energy exploration and production company. The Company explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Noble Energy operates primarily in the Rocky Mountains, Mid-continent, and deepwater Gulf of Mexico areas in the US, with key international operations offshore Israel, the North Sea and West Africa.

Competitors to Watch: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC), EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG), Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX), Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA), Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:HNR), Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), Crimson Exploration Inc. (NASDAQ:CXPO), and ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (NASDAQ:ATPG).

(Note: Data regarding Noble Energy, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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