As Unilever N V N Y (UN) Shares Declined, Holder Kings Point Capital Management Has Cut Stake by $1.66 Million; As General Electric Co (GE) Stock Value Declined, Holder Farmers National Bank Lowered Holding by $551,395

April 18, 2018 - By reb123z

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Farmers National Bank decreased its stake in General Electric Co (GE) by 20.91% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Farmers National Bank sold 32,435 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.20% with the market. The institutional investor held 122,669 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.13 million, down from 155,104 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Farmers National Bank who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $119.75 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.45% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $13.79. About 72.13M shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 54.35% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 65.90% the S&P500.

Kings Point Capital Management decreased its stake in Unilever N V N Y (UN) by 76.77% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kings Point Capital Management sold 29,643 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,970 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $505,000, down from 38,613 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kings Point Capital Management who had been investing in Unilever N V N Y for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $160.96 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $57.23. About 721,383 shares traded. Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) has risen 6.36% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.19% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Unilever NV (NYSE:UN), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Unilever NV had 13 analyst reports since September 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 25 by Berenberg. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy” on Tuesday, December 13. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 27 by Liberum Capital. Bernstein initiated Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) on Monday, August 22 with “Outperform” rating. UBS upgraded Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) on Wednesday, March 28 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 22. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 31 report. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy” on Friday, March 23. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 24 to “Overweight”. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of UN in report on Tuesday, January 12 to “Overweight” rating.

Kings Point Capital Management, which manages about $475.92M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) by 19,494 shares to 26,858 shares, valued at $1.41M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO) by 12,353 shares in the quarter, for a total of 30,808 shares, and has risen its stake in Iron Mtn Inc New (NYSE:IRM).

Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on April, 20 before the open. They expect $0.11 earnings per share, down 47.62% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.21 per share. GE’s profit will be $955.19 million for 31.34 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.26% negative EPS growth.

Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 8 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. General Electric Company had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer downgraded General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Monday, September 21 to “Perform” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $29 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Tigress Financial. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, July 17. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, July 25. Bank of America downgraded General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Wednesday, April 26 to “Neutral” rating. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Tuesday, October 24 to “Hold” rating. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Monday, April 9 report. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 13 by William Blair. The firm has “Hold” rating by Vertical Research given on Tuesday, January 16.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $43,446 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 153 investors sold GE shares while 921 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. 4.69 billion shares or 0.29% less from 4.70 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Westchester Cap Lc holds 0.08% or 123,300 shares in its portfolio. Qci Asset Mngmt New York has invested 0.02% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Somerville Kurt F accumulated 100,442 shares or 0.36% of the stock. Calamos Wealth Llc has 192,242 shares. Moreover, Toth Finance Advisory Corp has 0.72% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Obermeyer Wood Counsel Lllp owns 29,854 shares. Kamunting Street Management LP has invested 0.5% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Homrich And Berg reported 56,377 shares. Doheny Asset Management Ca, a California-based fund reported 57,725 shares. Garrison Corp owns 61,529 shares. Washington Capital invested in 1.4% or 80,265 shares. Ellington Mngmt Group Limited Liability Com invested in 0.05% or 16,900 shares. Insight 2811 Inc stated it has 0.57% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). 164,006 are held by Rmb Cap Mngmt Ltd Com. Cwm Lc, Nebraska-based fund reported 30,529 shares.

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