Capital Innovations Increased Suncor Energy New (SU) Holding by $976,500 as Share Price Declined; As Procter And Gamble Co (PG) Stock Declined, Wms Partners Has Cut Position by $389,844

May 20, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Wms Partners Llc decreased its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (PG) by 6.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wms Partners Llc sold 4,284 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.56% with the market. The hedge fund held 65,346 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $6.00M, down from 69,630 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wms Partners Llc who had been investing in Procter And Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $184.70B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $73.45. About 7.04M shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.03% since May 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.58% the S&P500.

Capital Innovations Llc increased its stake in Suncor Energy Inc New (SU) by 152.43% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Innovations Llc bought 27,125 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 44,920 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.65 million, up from 17,795 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Innovations Llc who had been investing in Suncor Energy Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $66.59B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $40.97. About 3.12 million shares traded. Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) has risen 13.82% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.27% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.91 earnings per share, up 7.06% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.85 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.29B for 20.18 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual earnings per share reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.00% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 64 investors sold PG shares while 740 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 594 raised stakes. 1.47 billion shares or 1.61% less from 1.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Quantitative Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has 16,800 shares. Massachusetts Financial Serv Ma holds 0.29% or 7.66 million shares in its portfolio. 50,014 were reported by Maryland Capital Management. Biondo Inv Limited Liability, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,700 shares. Rocky Mountain Advisers accumulated 3,870 shares. Cranbrook Wealth Mgmt Lc reported 275 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Limited Company invested in 0.34% or 10,049 shares. Exxonmobil Investment Inc Tx has invested 1.02% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Hugh Johnson Advsrs, a New York-based fund reported 5,576 shares. American Money Management Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 28,781 shares or 1.6% of the stock. Parnassus Ca reported 3.68M shares. Gemmer Asset Limited Co reported 15,015 shares. Cubic Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.28% or 10,820 shares. Fincl Architects reported 0.18% stake. Cacti Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 152,434 shares or 1.13% of their US portfolio.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $6.67 million activity. 2,075 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $149,130 were sold by Bishop Steven D. Shares for $1.93 million were sold by Fish Kathleen B. $668,179 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Pritchard Marc S. on Thursday, February 15. Another trade for 9,005 shares valued at $739,189 was made by Posada Juan Fernando on Thursday, February 15.

More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Procter & Gamble Clings to Ranking as Dow’s Worst Performing Stock” on May 12, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “P&G offers to buy back $1.25 billion in debt” published on May 09, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Dow’s Worst Performing Stock Still Procter & Gamble” on May 05, 2018. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Procter & Gamble Sinks, Now Worst-Performing Dow Stock of 2018” published on April 21, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Procter & Gamble – Easily Worth $85” with publication date: May 11, 2018.

Wms Partners Llc, which manages about $2.55B and $887.89M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) by 35,239 shares to 60,239 shares, valued at $2.18 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 2,642 shares in the quarter, for a total of 175,823 shares, and has risen its stake in Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL).

Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 89 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Thursday, April 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, April 5 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, January 23. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $104.0 target in Tuesday, October 3 report. As per Monday, December 18, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of PG in report on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 19 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 29 by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, November 17, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with “Equal Weight” on Tuesday, September 1.

Among 16 analysts covering Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Suncor Energy Inc. had 34 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4700 target in Sunday, April 22 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 30 by National Bank Canada. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 16 by TD Securities. TD Securities upgraded Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) on Friday, February 9 to “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) on Friday, October 13 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 20 by Citigroup. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, April 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Desjardins Securities given on Thursday, December 1. The stock of Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, December 16 by Wells Fargo.

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