De Burlo Group Has Cut Its Ecolab (ECL) Holding; Wafra Investment Advisory Group Lowered Dominion Resources (D) Holding By $413,972

September 17, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc decreased Dominion Resources (D) stake by 4.21% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc sold 5,447 shares as Dominion Resources (D)’s stock rose 6.53%. The Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc holds 124,078 shares with $9.50M value, down from 129,525 last quarter. Dominion Resources now has $51.09 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.33 on September 15, reaching $79.5. About 6.85 million shares traded or 208.56% up from the average. Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) has risen 10.88% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.82% the S&P500.

De Burlo Group Inc decreased Ecolab Inc (ECL) stake by 43.45% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. De Burlo Group Inc sold 18,400 shares as Ecolab Inc (ECL)’s stock rose 2.53%. The De Burlo Group Inc holds 23,950 shares with $2.81 million value, down from 42,350 last quarter. Ecolab Inc now has $37.92B valuation. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.05 on September 15, reaching $131.05. About 1.21 million shares traded or 45.50% up from the average. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

Since May 4, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 sales for $5.27 million activity. On Wednesday, May 17 the insider Beck Christophe sold $884,565. LAVANDIER BRUNO also sold $133,522 worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Tuesday, June 6. $3.08 million worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) shares were sold by Taylor Stephen M. On Thursday, May 4 the insider Casale Carl M bought $631,655. $1.80 million worth of stock was sold by Hickey Michael A on Tuesday, May 30.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 43 investors sold ECL shares while 275 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 275 raised stakes. 211.32 million shares or 0.80% more from 209.64 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Spot Trading Limited Liability Com stated it has 0% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). 24,387 are held by Liberty Capital Mgmt. Glenmede Tru Com Na accumulated 0.01% or 18,378 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md reported 1.17M shares. Bb&T Llc reported 39,179 shares stake. Moreover, Ingalls & Snyder Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.09% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Huntington State Bank holds 108,748 shares. First Advisors Limited Partnership holds 0.04% or 103,500 shares. Notis holds 0.32% or 4,000 shares. Woodstock invested 1.62% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Moreover, Inverness Counsel Limited Co New York has 2.64% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Bp Public Limited Co holds 0.15% or 33,000 shares in its portfolio. Marshall Wace Llp holds 0.09% or 116,236 shares in its portfolio. Cam Gru A S has 3.09M shares. Punch & Assocs Invest Management Incorporated, a Minnesota-based fund reported 6,501 shares.

De Burlo Group Inc increased Reinsurance Group Of America (NYSE:RGA) stake by 61,850 shares to 120,950 valued at $15.22 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB) stake by 64,900 shares and now owns 90,974 shares. Alphabet Inc was raised too.

Among 20 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ecolab had 45 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Instinet upgraded the shares of ECL in report on Monday, April 3 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, June 1. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, January 6. On Tuesday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. On Friday, October 9 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, May 26. Canaccord Genuity maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Thursday, June 1 with “Buy” rating. Longbow downgraded Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Wednesday, February 22 to “Neutral” rating.

Analysts await Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) to report earnings on November, 7. They expect $1.36 earnings per share, up 6.25% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.28 per share. ECL’s profit will be $393.52 million for 24.09 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.13 actual earnings per share reported by Ecolab Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.35% EPS growth.

Analysts await Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) to report earnings on October, 30. They expect $1.06 EPS, down 7.02% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.14 per share. D’s profit will be $681.20M for 18.75 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.67 actual EPS reported by Dominion Energy Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 58.21% EPS growth.

Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc increased Wal (NYSE:WMT) stake by 128,817 shares to 135,497 valued at $9.37 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:LPI) stake by 149,627 shares and now owns 459,597 shares. Danaher Corp (NYSE:DHR) was raised too.

Among 13 analysts covering Dominion Midstream (NYSE:D), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Dominion Midstream had 24 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, August 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 25 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, September 11 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 26. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $84 target in Monday, September 26 report. The stock of Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, June 16 by JP Morgan. Howard Weil initiated the shares of D in report on Tuesday, November 17 with “Sector Outperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $7700 target in Friday, June 2 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.10, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 47 investors sold D shares while 316 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 290 raised stakes. 404.39 million shares or 0.88% more from 400.85 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 29.78M were accumulated by Wellington Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership. Welch Forbes Limited Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) for 5,567 shares. Moreover, Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.07% invested in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D). Cibc Ww Markets Corporation holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) for 42,989 shares. Thompson Davis & Com Inc has invested 0.59% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D). Riverhead Management Limited Liability Corp accumulated 6,347 shares. Inv House Limited has invested 0.06% in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D). Transamerica Financial Advsrs Inc invested 0.41% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D). American Insurance Company Tx owns 55,625 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. First City Capital Management Inc owns 0.31% invested in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) for 5,353 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt reported 132 shares. 35,466 were accumulated by Chemung Canal Trust. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc has 113,988 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Gabelli Funds Lc reported 216,000 shares. Etrade Cap Mgmt Lc reported 0.1% in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D).

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