Graco (GGG) Holder Carlson Capital Management Boosted Holding by $525,825; Cue Financial Group Cut Church & Dwight (CHD) Stake as Stock Declined

May 19, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Cue Financial Group Inc decreased its stake in Church & Dwight Inc (CHD) by 29.77% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cue Financial Group Inc sold 12,675 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 29,905 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.50 million, down from 42,580 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cue Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Church & Dwight Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.29B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.22% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $46.12. About 5.85 million shares traded or 166.64% up from the average. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has declined 4.22% since May 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.77% the S&P500.

Carlson Capital Management increased its stake in Graco Inc (GGG) by 186.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carlson Capital Management bought 11,685 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.59% with the market. The institutional investor held 17,943 shares of the fluid controls company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $811,000, up from 6,258 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carlson Capital Management who had been investing in Graco Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.76B market cap company. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $46.27. About 386,358 shares traded. Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has risen 44.03% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.48% the S&P500.

More news for Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Graco Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on April 26, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Graco (GGG) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” and published on April 26, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 9.88 in 2017 Q4. Its up 8.92, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 25 investors sold GGG shares while 7 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 278.85 million shares or 493.55% more from 46.98 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Retirement Systems Of Alabama invested in 0.05% or 217,737 shares. Fifth Third Fincl Bank owns 6,504 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Blair William And Il reported 0.01% stake. 15,543 were accumulated by Vident Invest Advisory Limited. New York-based Jpmorgan Chase And Company has invested 0.01% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Mairs And Power reported 3.71% of its portfolio in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Cibc Asset Mngmt reported 5,685 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 60,600 shares. Cornerstone Advsr stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Oppenheimer Asset Management holds 0.03% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) or 8,766 shares. Gemmer Asset Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 408 shares. Profund Lc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) for 20,868 shares. Tower Research Ltd Liability Com (Trc), a New York-based fund reported 7,641 shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0.04% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Panagora Asset Incorporated accumulated 49,221 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Carlson Capital Management, which manages about $1.18 billion and $374.54M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VV) by 12,324 shares to 552,821 shares, valued at $67.77 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Among 15 analysts covering Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Graco Inc had 36 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by William Blair on Thursday, July 21 to “Market Perform”. Robert W. Baird maintained Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) on Wednesday, October 4 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, September 17 by Alembic. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets maintained Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) rating on Tuesday, January 30. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $50.0 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by B. Riley & Co. The rating was initiated by Alembic with “Neutral” on Tuesday, September 15. On Thursday, April 14 the stock rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Neutral”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) on Wednesday, January 27 with “Underperform” rating.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $18.82 million activity. Shares for $1.24 million were sold by CARROLL WILLIAM J. Shares for $657,476 were sold by Etchart Eric on Tuesday, May 1. Shares for $10.01M were sold by MCHALE PATRICK J. The insider Rothe Christian E sold $1.68M. 15,000 shares were sold by VAN SANT R WILLIAM, worth $684,693 on Thursday, May 10.

More news for Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Church & Dwight (CHD) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 03, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Macquarie Upgrades Church & Dwight After Beat-and-Raise Quarter” and published on May 07, 2018 is yet another important article.

Analysts await Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.46 EPS, up 12.20% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.41 per share. CHD’s profit will be $112.57M for 25.07 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual EPS reported by Church & Dwight Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.98% negative EPS growth.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $25.57 million activity. $638,319 worth of stock was sold by KATZ STEVEN J on Friday, March 9. $19.94 million worth of stock was sold by Craigie James on Monday, March 5. On Monday, May 7 Zagorski Judy A. bought $28,494 worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) or 600 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 50 investors sold CHD shares while 220 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 192 raised stakes. 197.64 million shares or 0.87% more from 195.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bankshares Of New York Mellon accumulated 2.45 million shares or 0.03% of the stock. North Star Asset Mgmt stated it has 13,383 shares. 362 are owned by Community Natl Bank Na. Commonwealth Savings Bank Of holds 0% or 801 shares. Flossbach Von Storch Ag owns 0.08% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 161,400 shares. Chesley Taft And Associates Limited Co has 0.58% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). 28,000 were reported by Bright Rock Capital Mngmt Limited Liability. Seizert Capital Prns Ltd Liability invested in 888,171 shares or 1.6% of the stock. Carroll Financial Associates Inc holds 404 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schroder Inv Management Grp Inc, a Maine-based fund reported 381,719 shares. Acadian Asset Management Limited Liability Corp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 567,808 shares. Comgest Sas has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested 0.15% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Stratos Wealth Prtn stated it has 3,870 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 11,895 are owned by Lowe Brockenbrough Com.

Among 21 analysts covering Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Church & Dwight had 64 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) rating on Friday, April 20. Morgan Stanley has “Underweight” rating and $46 target. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, July 21 with “Neutral”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CHD in report on Wednesday, February 7 with “Underweight” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 6 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the shares of CHD in report on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 29 by Societe Generale. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, September 11 by UBS.

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