Comerica Bank Lifted Fortune Brands Home & Sec (FBHS) Stake; Jones Financial Companies Lllp Has Raised Its Synchrony Financial (SYF) Position

May 18, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Jones Financial Companies Lllp increased Synchrony Financial (SYF) stake by 13.29% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Jones Financial Companies Lllp acquired 22,904 shares as Synchrony Financial (SYF)’s stock declined 15.73%. The Jones Financial Companies Lllp holds 195,188 shares with $7.54 million value, up from 172,284 last quarter. Synchrony Financial now has $26.82 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.75% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $35.54. About 686,302 shares traded. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has declined 0.21% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.76% the S&P500.

Comerica Bank increased Fortune Brands Home & Sec Inc (FBHS) stake by 20.6% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Comerica Bank acquired 8,129 shares as Fortune Brands Home & Sec Inc (FBHS)’s stock declined 14.97%. The Comerica Bank holds 47,596 shares with $3.48M value, up from 39,467 last quarter. Fortune Brands Home & Sec Inc now has $8.36 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $57.3. About 85,274 shares traded. Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has declined 3.33% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.88% the S&P500.

More notable recent Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Synchrony: Buy On The Dip” on May 15, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Omega’s 13F Shows Increase in Ocwen (OCN), Synchrony (SYF), United (UAL), Exits Zynga (ZNGA) (More…)” published on May 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Synchrony Financial To Acquire Loop Commerce For Gifting Tech” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Synchrony Financial: Down For A Reason” published on April 26, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Warren Buffett’s Best Dividend Stocks” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Among 30 analysts covering Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Synchrony Financial had 77 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BTIG Research maintained the shares of SYF in report on Friday, April 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 13 by DA Davidson. Morgan Stanley maintained Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) on Tuesday, July 25 with “Overweight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) rating on Tuesday, April 17. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $4500 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by BTIG Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 15 by Jefferies. BTIG Research maintained Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) on Monday, January 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, September 8. The stock of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, August 22. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Compass Point.

Jones Financial Companies Lllp decreased Ishares S&P Midcap 400 Value Etf (IJJ) stake by 4,328 shares to 76,434 valued at $12.24M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Apple Computer Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 6,431 shares and now owns 102,602 shares. Vanguard High Dividend Yield Indx Etf (VYM) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.43, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 18 investors sold FBHS shares while 136 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 127.08 million shares or 1.89% more from 124.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. De Burlo Gp stated it has 25,250 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board reported 142,431 shares. Hanson Mcclain reported 0% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Ameritas Invest Prtnrs Inc owns 0.01% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) for 4,799 shares. Guyasuta Inv Advsrs invested in 0.03% or 3,450 shares. 6,800 are owned by Washington Mgmt. Quantbot Technology Limited Partnership holds 55,702 shares or 0.35% of its portfolio. Baystate Wealth Mngmt has 0% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) for 30 shares. Bank invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Schroder Investment Mgmt Grp Inc holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) for 1.39M shares. Qs Investors Limited Liability Corp reported 2,683 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability holds 0.21% or 57,092 shares in its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement System has 0.04% invested in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) for 257,257 shares. Horizon Kinetics Llc has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt invested in 727,383 shares or 0.08% of the stock.

More important recent Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Ackman Has a Point About United Technologies Corporation Stock” on May 18, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Fortune Brands Announces Live Webcast of Presentation at Investor Conference”, Benzinga.com published: “BofA Upgrades Meritage Homes In Bullish Turn On Homebuilders, Downgrades 3 Building Products Names” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Lincoln Electric, Cytosorbents, Materion, Fortune Brands Home & Security …” with publication date: May 04, 2018.

Among 20 analysts covering Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Fortune Brands Home & Security had 61 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 6 by Longbow. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, September 29. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Monday, January 22. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 24 by Topeka Capital Markets. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $65 target in Friday, December 16 report. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, September 1. The stock of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 14 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies.

Comerica Bank decreased Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX) stake by 65,819 shares to 57,430 valued at $1.80 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Intercontinentalexchange Group I (NYSE:ICE) stake by 9,942 shares and now owns 234,324 shares. Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) was reduced too.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $644,647 activity. WATERS RONALD V sold $287,147 worth of stock or 5,000 shares.

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