Capital Counsel Raised Its Ecolab Com (ECL) Position; Last Week PS Business Parks, Inc. (PSB) Analysts

February 17, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Among 4 analysts covering Ps Business Parks Inc. (NYSE:PSB), 0 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Ps Business Parks Inc. had 9 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, December 17 by JP Morgan. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Underweight”. The company was downgraded on Friday, December 15 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, December 15 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Citigroup. See PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) latest ratings:

14/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $135 New Target: $123 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Sell New Target: $135.0 Downgrade
15/12/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underweight Downgrade
23/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
22/09/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain

Capital Counsel Llc increased Ecolab Inc Com (ECL) stake by 22.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Capital Counsel Llc acquired 74,130 shares as Ecolab Inc Com (ECL)’s stock rose 2.53%. The Capital Counsel Llc holds 401,019 shares with $51.58 million value, up from 326,889 last quarter. Ecolab Inc Com now has $37.99 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $131.49. About 1.30M shares traded or 2.53% up from the average. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $114.35. About 100,318 shares traded or 13.72% up from the average. PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) has risen 25.32% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.62% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.33, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 10 investors sold PS Business Parks, Inc. shares while 60 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 19.45 million shares or 0.59% less from 19.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Public Sector Pension Board has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB). Qs Limited Co holds 1,000 shares. Magnetar Limited Co holds 0.02% or 5,837 shares in its portfolio. Fmr Llc reported 0% of its portfolio in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB). Capital One Association stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB). 469,285 are held by Bancshares Of New York Mellon. Tower Rech Lc (Trc) holds 2,579 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Citadel Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB). Quantbot Tech L P has invested 0% in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0.02% or 31,739 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 0.01% or 15,368 shares in its portfolio. Pennsylvania-based Smithfield has invested 0.04% in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB). Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv accumulated 111,984 shares. Daiwa Securities has invested 0% in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB). The Massachusetts-based Martingale Asset Lp has invested 0.09% in PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB).

Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $3.50 million activity. 800 PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) shares with value of $102,812 were sold by RUSSELL JOSEPH D JR. 8,613 shares valued at $1.17 million were sold by Rollo Robert S on Monday, September 11. DUNBAR JENNIFER HOLDEN sold $522,770 worth of stock. $396,656 worth of PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) shares were sold by Petersen John W. Lewis Sara Grootwassink sold $688,511 worth of stock. $1.10 million worth of PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) was sold by HAVNER RONALD L JR.

PS Business Parks, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $3.95 billion. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. It has a 38.09 P/E ratio. It owns, operates, acquires and develops commercial properties primarily multi-tenant flex, office and industrial space.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 31 investors sold ECL shares while 274 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 281 raised stakes. 213.37 million shares or 1.11% more from 211.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The New York-based Rockefeller has invested 0.02% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Hanson Mcclain reported 36 shares. Hemenway Trust Com Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Cap Investment Services Of America holds 2.63% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) or 121,773 shares. Amg National Trust Bank reported 45,120 shares. Richard Bernstein Limited Company stated it has 23,929 shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. Martin Currie Limited holds 0.38% or 39,014 shares. Moreover, Metropolitan Life Insurance New York has 0.11% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 134,798 shares. C World Wide Holdg A S accumulated 3.77 million shares. 72,885 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement Sys. Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Tx reported 7,521 shares stake. Tcw Grp Incorporated stated it has 0.01% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Manchester Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co invested in 0.02% or 895 shares. Hightower Advisors Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.04% or 36,773 shares. Johnson Counsel Inc invested in 1,893 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

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