Front Barnett Associates Lowered Its Union Pacific (UNP) Stake; Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company Decreased Illinois Tool Wks (ITW) Stake By $647,400

April 17, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Front Barnett Associates Llc decreased Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) stake by 2.02% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Front Barnett Associates Llc sold 2,785 shares as Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)’s stock declined 2.36%. The Front Barnett Associates Llc holds 134,863 shares with $18.09M value, down from 137,648 last quarter. Union Pacific Corporation now has $106.32 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.05% or $2.76 during the last trading session, reaching $137.08. About 3.29M shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 26.23% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.68% the S&P500.

Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company decreased Illinois Tool Wks Inc (ITW) stake by 61.9% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company sold 3,900 shares as Illinois Tool Wks Inc (ITW)’s stock declined 6.87%. The Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company holds 2,400 shares with $400,000 value, down from 6,300 last quarter. Illinois Tool Wks Inc now has $53.04B valuation. The stock increased 0.86% or $1.34 during the last trading session, reaching $156.36. About 836,356 shares traded. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) has risen 18.23% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.87 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 39 investors sold ITW shares while 379 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 229.09 million shares or 9.01% less from 251.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thompson Management Inc, Wisconsin-based fund reported 1,847 shares. Baxter Bros holds 4,125 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Moreover, Hilltop Hldg Inc has 0.07% invested in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) for 1,742 shares. Commerce Bankshares reported 127,044 shares. American stated it has 48,615 shares or 2.5% of all its holdings. Koshinski Asset Management stated it has 4,325 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. 425 are owned by Hanson Doremus Inv. Perigon Wealth Mgmt Ltd accumulated 295 shares. Farmers Bancorporation invested 0.2% in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW). 111,651 are owned by Seaward Ltd Partnership. Swiss State Bank holds 1.14M shares. 824 are held by Arrow Fincl. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans invested in 0.01% or 12,537 shares. Leavell Investment Mngmt holds 19,196 shares or 0.38% of its portfolio. Columbia Asset Mgmt holds 13,698 shares.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $27.13 million activity. MARTINDALE STEVEN L sold $10.19M worth of stock. NAGARAJAN SUNDARAM sold $3.32 million worth of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) on Friday, January 26. The insider SMITH HAROLD B sold $4.99M. Another trade for 48,622 shares valued at $7.62M was made by VALLS JUAN on Wednesday, October 25. $1.01M worth of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) was sold by Hartnett John R. on Friday, October 20.

Among 19 analysts covering Illinois Tool Works Inc (NYSE:ITW), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Illinois Tool Works Inc had 86 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, October 23. The stock of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) rating on Thursday, January 11. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $182.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) on Friday, October 20 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 25. The rating was initiated by Bank of America on Monday, December 11 with “Buy”. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of ITW in report on Tuesday, October 10 to “Neutral” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) rating on Monday, December 4. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $176.0 target. On Thursday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, April 21.

Analysts await Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) to report earnings on April, 26 before the open. They expect $1.85 earnings per share, up 20.13% or $0.31 from last year’s $1.54 per share. ITW’s profit will be $627.55M for 21.13 P/E if the $1.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.70 actual earnings per share reported by Illinois Tool Works Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.82% EPS growth.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $7.37 million activity. KNIGHT ROBERT M JR sold $1.86M worth of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Wednesday, March 21. Another trade for 15,576 shares valued at $2.08M was made by Whited Elizabeth F on Tuesday, April 3.

Among 29 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 109 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Wednesday, February 28 with “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of UNP in report on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. Susquehanna maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15600 target in Monday, April 2 report. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy”. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12. Argus Research maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 22 report. As per Thursday, July 6, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

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