Windward Capital Management Company Has Boosted Its Holding in Waste Management Del (WM) by $852,432; Douglass Winthrop Advisors Increased Its Colgate (CL) Holding by $626,175; Market Valuation Declined

April 19, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Windward Capital Management Company increased its stake in Waste Management Inc Del (WM) by 81.92% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Windward Capital Management Company bought 9,912 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.05% with the market. The institutional investor held 22,012 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.90 million, up from 12,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Windward Capital Management Company who had been investing in Waste Management Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.17B market cap company. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $83.65. About 2.07M shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 15.87% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.32% the S&P500.

Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc increased its stake in Colgate (CL) by 1.71% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc bought 8,349 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.81% with the market. The institutional investor held 497,055 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $37.50 million, up from 488,706 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc who had been investing in Colgate for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $62.96B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $72.08. About 3.84 million shares traded. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has declined 5.65% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.20% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Waste Management Inc. had 46 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, August 28. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 5 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, November 7. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of WM in report on Friday, October 13 with “Overweight” rating. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, October 5. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Buy” on Friday, February 16. Imperial Capital maintained it with “In-Line” rating and $60 target in Friday, February 19 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Thursday, November 5 with “Buy”.

Since January 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 19 selling transactions for $12.04 million activity. Another trade for 22,363 shares valued at $1.97M was sold by Morris John J. Rankin Devina A sold $71,998 worth of stock or 856 shares. $1.16M worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) was sold by CALDWELL BARRY H. 1,840 shares were sold by Harris Jeff M, worth $154,727 on Thursday, February 15. On Monday, January 15 POPE JOHN C sold $31,648 worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) or 358 shares. Fish James C Jr sold 2,159 shares worth $181,524.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 41 investors sold WM shares while 297 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 259 raised stakes. 318.69 million shares or 0.70% more from 316.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Company invested 0.01% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Veritable Limited Partnership stated it has 0.02% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Papp L Roy Assoc holds 0.13% or 7,789 shares. Moreover, Royal Bancorporation Of Canada has 0.06% invested in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Corporation owns 43,657 shares. Orleans Mngmt Corp La owns 25,768 shares or 1.58% of their US portfolio. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc has 3,265 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. 20,492 were reported by 1St Source Savings Bank. has 921 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Stadion Money Mgmt Lc owns 22,323 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Cibc Comml Bank Usa holds 7,574 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Wealthfront Inc holds 15,104 shares. The Maryland-based Sol has invested 0.15% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 270,439 shares. Hemenway Company Ltd Llc holds 1.01% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 61,720 shares.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 selling transactions for $31.54 million activity. On Tuesday, February 20 the insider HICKEY DENNIS J sold $396,561. Verduin Patricia had sold 1,572 shares worth $110,310. MOISON FRANCK J sold $10.02M worth of stock or 142,979 shares. On Wednesday, January 31 the insider HANCOCK ELLEN M sold $346,581. 902 shares valued at $68,390 were sold by Daniels Jennifer on Tuesday, January 9. $292,026 worth of stock was sold by Skala Justin on Tuesday, February 20.

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 66 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 2 by Citigroup. S&P Research maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Monday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Friday, September 4. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of CL in report on Monday, May 2 to “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 26 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, May 26. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the shares of CL in report on Friday, September 9 with “Sector Weight” rating. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Citigroup. As per Friday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co. Jefferies maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) rating on Wednesday, April 19. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $78 target.

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