Blue Edge Capital Trimmed Caterpillar (CAT) Holding By $42.53 Million; PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) Had 7 Analysts Last Week

February 22, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Blue Edge Capital Llc decreased Caterpillar Inc (CAT) stake by 3.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Blue Edge Capital Llc sold 341 shares as Caterpillar Inc (CAT)’s stock rose 3.62%. The Blue Edge Capital Llc holds 8,914 shares with $1.11B value, down from 9,255 last quarter. Caterpillar Inc now has $94.52 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.35% or $3.65 during the last trading session, reaching $158.88. About 3.69M shares traded. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. PulteGroup had 67 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The rating was initiated by Wedbush with “Underperform” on Tuesday, September 20. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 25 by Raymond James. Wedbush maintained the shares of PHM in report on Wednesday, April 26 with “Underperform” rating. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 6. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. The stock of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) earned “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, July 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 31. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 4 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. See PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) latest ratings:

14/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $39.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $36.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Upgrade
22/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Mizuho Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
17/01/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $36.0 Downgrade
03/01/2018 Broker: B. Riley & Co Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $31 New Target: $36 Downgrade
29/12/2017 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 50 investors sold CAT shares while 377 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. 401.83 million shares or 0.39% less from 403.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Motco has 0.01% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). 129,353 are owned by Bollard Gp Limited. Ameritas Inv stated it has 23,952 shares. Argyle Capital Management Incorporated stated it has 29,350 shares. Maryland Cap Mngmt reported 2,240 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Moreover, M&R Mngmt has 0.12% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Wade G W & reported 2,741 shares. First Republic Investment Mngmt owns 0.08% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 90,860 shares. Envestnet Asset Management invested in 0.01% or 19,469 shares. Wellington Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 0.42% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Boston Research Mgmt owns 3,332 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 0.26% or 163,776 shares. Zacks Invest Mgmt reported 76,191 shares. Osborne Capital Lc accumulated 0.29% or 16,742 shares. Northern Trust Corp accumulated 7.53M shares.

Blue Edge Capital Llc increased Vanguard Total World Stock Ind (VT) stake by 559 shares to 5,677 valued at $401.48M in 2017Q3. It also upped Spdr S&P Midcap 400 stake by 80 shares and now owns 2,174 shares. Ishares S&P Global Infrastruct (IGF) was raised too.

Analysts await Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $2.02 earnings per share, up 57.81% or $0.74 from last year’s $1.28 per share. CAT’s profit will be $1.20B for 19.66 P/E if the $2.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Caterpillar Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.48% negative EPS growth.

Among 31 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 16 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. had 120 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, October 25 with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 18. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) earned “Conviction Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, April 5. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Tigress Financial. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 5. Deutsche Bank initiated the shares of CAT in report on Wednesday, September 7 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, January 26 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, January 18. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 26 report.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $16.35 million activity. Long Suzette M sold $84,723 worth of stock. $15.53 million worth of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) was sold by Pellette Thomas A on Wednesday, January 31. Shares for $522,724 were sold by DICKINSON DANIEL M. 1,572 shares were sold by De Lange Bob, worth $216,276.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $7.21 million activity. On Thursday, October 26 the insider Ellinghausen James R sold $4.07M. On Friday, December 8 OShaughnessy Robert sold $3.15M worth of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) or 92,800 shares.

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $29.27. About 2.34M shares traded. PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) has risen 30.02% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.32% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 33 investors sold PulteGroup, Inc. shares while 187 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 244.94 million shares or 1.98% less from 249.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ci Invests reported 0.01% stake. Tiaa Cref Inv Ltd has invested 0.06% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). Trustmark Comml Bank Department invested in 0.08% or 26,221 shares. 21,680 were accumulated by F&V Mngmt Limited Liability Company. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio reported 210,131 shares. Alpha Windward Ltd reported 20,337 shares. Marketfield Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 2.43% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) or 340,958 shares. The Wisconsin-based Heartland has invested 0.25% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). Pictet Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 140,253 shares. Hancock Hldgs reported 81,167 shares. James Investment Inc holds 0.03% or 33,008 shares in its portfolio. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh accumulated 0.31% or 277,653 shares. Mirador Prtn L P holds 0.79% or 49,103 shares in its portfolio. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Incorporated invested in 11,829 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Victory Cap Mngmt has 0.05% invested in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM).

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