Baskin Financial Services Has Cut Magna International Cl A (MGA) Position By $486,640; Highbridge Capital Management Has Upped Lauder Estee Cos (Call) (EL) Holding By $330,200

April 17, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Baskin Financial Services Inc decreased Magna International Cl A (MGA) stake by 3.09% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Baskin Financial Services Inc sold 8,690 shares as Magna International Cl A (MGA)’s stock declined 4.65%. The Baskin Financial Services Inc holds 272,620 shares with $15.52M value, down from 281,310 last quarter. Magna International Cl A now has $21.02B valuation. The stock increased 1.47% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $60.94. About 711,403 shares traded. Magna International Inc. (NYSE:MGA) has risen 26.62% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.07% the S&P500.

Highbridge Capital Management Llc increased Lauder Estee Cos Inc (Call) (EL) stake by 60.47% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Highbridge Capital Management Llc acquired 2,600 shares as Lauder Estee Cos Inc (Call) (EL)’s stock rose 14.83%. The Highbridge Capital Management Llc holds 6,900 shares with $877,000 value, up from 4,300 last quarter. Lauder Estee Cos Inc (Call) now has $55.47B valuation. The stock increased 1.35% or $2.01 during the last trading session, reaching $150.82. About 2.03M shares traded or 10.72% up from the average. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has risen 70.93% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 59.38% the S&P500.

Among 31 analysts covering Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Estee Lauder had 104 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 4 by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 31 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, March 5 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $119 target in Monday, August 21 report. The stock of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 3. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, November 3 by UBS. Societe Generale downgraded The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Friday, May 5 to “Hold” rating. As per Friday, February 3, the company rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $37.14 million activity. $685,100 worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) was sold by TRAVIS TRACEY THOMAS on Tuesday, February 13. Freda Fabrizio also sold $7.69M worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Friday, February 16. Trower Alexandra C. sold $3.63M worth of stock. Shares for $6.12 million were sold by Polcer Gregory on Thursday, March 29. Another trade for 26,203 shares valued at $3.50 million was made by O’HARE MICHAEL on Monday, February 5. Haney Carl P. had sold 13,050 shares worth $1.80M. $2.27M worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) was sold by LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION on Tuesday, February 13.

Highbridge Capital Management Llc decreased Toro Co (NYSE:TTC) stake by 103,372 shares to 3,197 valued at $209,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Lamb Weston Hldgs Inc (Put) stake by 39,638 shares and now owns 4,800 shares. Shenandoah Telecommunication (Put) (NASDAQ:SHEN) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 41 investors sold EL shares while 224 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 188.03 million shares or 1.16% less from 190.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Washington-based Perkins Coie Com has invested 0.04% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Peregrine Asset Advisers has 2.85% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 44,808 shares. Ghp Inc accumulated 7,945 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas accumulated 474,937 shares or 0.4% of the stock. Shell Asset Mngmt holds 0.08% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 31,190 shares. 386,285 are held by Rhumbline Advisers. Asset Mgmt One Limited holds 0.1% or 355,933 shares. Axa invested in 198,794 shares. Summit Ltd reported 8,700 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Asset Management stated it has 1,741 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Stonebridge Mngmt stated it has 6,100 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning reported 0.2% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Fruth Mgmt accumulated 14,422 shares or 0.78% of the stock. 3,968 are owned by Tudor Et Al. Menta Cap Lc invested in 0.22% or 8,804 shares.

Analysts await Magna International Inc. (NYSE:MGA) to report earnings on May, 10. They expect $1.68 earnings per share, up 9.80% or $0.15 from last year’s $1.53 per share. MGA’s profit will be $579.34 million for 9.07 P/E if the $1.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.57 actual earnings per share reported by Magna International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.01% EPS growth.

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