Wellington Management Group Llp Decreased Mfa Finl (MFA) Stake By $17.18 Million; Firefly Value Partners LP Has Boosted Colgate (CL) Holding

May 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Firefly Value Partners Lp increased Colgate (CL) stake by 787.23% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Firefly Value Partners Lp acquired 370,000 shares as Colgate (CL)’s stock declined 7.81%. The Firefly Value Partners Lp holds 417,000 shares with $31.46 million value, up from 47,000 last quarter. Colgate now has $54.34B valuation. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $62.29. About 4.08M shares traded. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has declined 5.65% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.20% the S&P500.

Wellington Management Group Llp decreased Mfa Finl Inc (NYSE:MFA) stake by 24.52% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Wellington Management Group Llp sold 2.45M shares as Mfa Finl Inc (NYSE:MFA)’s stock declined 6.44%. The Wellington Management Group Llp holds 7.56M shares with $56.91 million value, down from 10.01M last quarter. Mfa Finl Inc now has $3.04 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $7.64. About 1.05M shares traded. MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) has declined 4.79% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.34% the S&P500.

MFA Financial, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.04 billion. The firm invests in residential mortgage assets, including agency and non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), residential whole loans, and credit risk transfer securities. It has a 9.71 P/E ratio. The Company’s MBS are secured by hybrid mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages, and 15 year and longer-term fixed rate mortgages, as well as by mortgages that have interest rates that reset more frequently.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.15, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 25 investors sold MFA shares while 82 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 310.28 million shares or 0.98% less from 313.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Us Bancorp De reported 39,361 shares. Quantbot Tech L P holds 0.01% or 7,396 shares in its portfolio. 59,369 were accumulated by Natixis. Highlander Mngmt Limited Co invested in 24,855 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Hbk Lp has invested 0% in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA). Geode Management Ltd Llc stated it has 5.71 million shares. 16,704 were reported by Raymond James Na. Putnam Invests Limited Liability owns 0.12% invested in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) for 6.62 million shares. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 988,765 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 11,601 were reported by Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Liability Co. Adirondack Rech Management reported 2.04% of its portfolio in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA). 125,162 were accumulated by Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky. 86,100 were accumulated by Rafferty Asset Management Ltd Liability Company. Advsr Asset Mngmt owns 119,939 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. M&T Bank & Trust Corp holds 26,959 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Wellington Management Group Llp increased Installed Bldg Prods Inc (NYSE:IBP) stake by 538,043 shares to 1.16 million valued at $69.91M in 2018Q1. It also upped Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO) stake by 3.54M shares and now owns 42.39 million shares. Petroleo Brasileiro Sa Petro (NYSE:PBR) was raised too.

Among 8 analysts covering MFA Mortgage (NYSE:MFA), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. MFA Mortgage had 16 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Monday, January 18. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 9 by Deutsche Bank. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Monday, April 11 report. Wood maintained it with “Hold” rating and $8 target in Friday, April 7 report. FBR Capital maintained MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) rating on Friday, November 3. FBR Capital has “Hold” rating and $8.0 target. JMP Securities downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Friday, October 20 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, September 12 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Friday, February 16 with “Hold”. The stock of MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) earned “Sell” rating by Compass Point on Wednesday, June 15.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $74,223 activity. 2,176 shares were bought by Yarad Stephen D., worth $15,863. The insider Knutson Craig L bought $58,360.

Wellington Management Group Llp is a Massachusetts-based institutional investor with more than $826.00 billion AUM in January, 2015. This fund invests only a small percentage of its assets in equities and options. Wellington Management Group Llp is the 3th largest institutional investor in our database. Taken from Wellington Management Group latest Adv, the fund reported to have 1540 full and part-time employees. Among which 453 performing investment advisory and research functions. The institutional investor had more than 1400 clients.

More recent Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Colgate-Palmolive: A Consumer Defensive Heavyweight” on May 14, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Morgan Stanley Shifts To Neutral On Colgate-Palmolive, Cites Emerging Markets Weakness” on April 30, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Retirement Strategy: I Am Done Being Wrong About This Market” with publication date: May 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 70 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, May 1 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Friday, September 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was reinitiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, November 15. The firm has “Hold” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, April 30. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, March 24. Morgan Stanley maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) rating on Friday, April 20. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $80 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 23 report. Zacks upgraded Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Friday, September 4 to “Hold” rating.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 25 sales for $43.37 million activity. 126,304 shares were sold by Wallace Noel R., worth $9.32M. Shares for $346,581 were sold by HANCOCK ELLEN M. 902 shares were sold by Daniels Jennifer, worth $68,390. 19,500 shares were sold by Marsili Daniel B, worth $1.20M on Tuesday, May 15. The insider HICKEY DENNIS J sold 5,651 shares worth $396,561. HUSTON JOHN J had sold 16,079 shares worth $1.00M on Thursday, May 10. MOISON FRANCK J also sold $3.10 million worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares.

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