Kimberly (KMB) Shareholder Palisade Asset Management Has Raised Its Position by $526,149; Edge Wealth Management Decreased Its Two Harbors Investment (TWO) Stake by $551,780

February 19, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Edge Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO) by 92.82% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Edge Wealth Management Llc sold 55,178 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,269 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $43,000, down from 59,447 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Edge Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Two Harbors Investment Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.74 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.77% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $15.68. About 2.39 million shares traded. Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO) has risen 18.26% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.56% the S&P500.

Palisade Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Kimberly (KMB) by 16.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Palisade Asset Management Llc bought 4,497 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 32,042 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.77M, up from 27,545 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Palisade Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Kimberly for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $40.72B market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $116.1. About 2.01M shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Edge Wealth Management Llc, which manages about $803.39M and $330.50 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 498 shares to 2,706 shares, valued at $2.60M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Allergan Plc by 2,625 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3,425 shares, and has risen its stake in Shire Plc (NASDAQ:SHPG).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.71, from 1.6 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 51 investors sold TWO shares while 73 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 224.85 million shares or 4.63% less from 235.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amp Invsts invested in 22,194 shares. Benchmark Advsr owns 15,000 shares. Btc Cap Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.52% in Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO). Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 0% in Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO). Prudential, New Jersey-based fund reported 901,575 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas stated it has 28,774 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo And Com Mn accumulated 3.61 million shares. Advisory Service Ntwk Llc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO). Bb&T Secs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0% in Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO). Fin Corporation owns 5,308 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. 22,233 were accumulated by Paloma Partners. Dreman Value Mngmt L L C reported 32,553 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Driehaus Cap Management Limited Company reported 0.21% in Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO). Crawford Investment Counsel Incorporated invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO). Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Ltd Company accumulated 0.01% or 505,594 shares.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 5 sales for $1.20 million activity. ROTH WILLIAM sold $667,579 worth of stock or 44,028 shares. RISKEY MARY KATHRYN sold $9,350 worth of stock. SIERING THOMAS bought $44,548 worth of stock. Farrell Brad had sold 24,761 shares worth $375,718 on Monday, January 29.

Among 10 analysts covering Two Harbors Investment (NYSE:TWO), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Two Harbors Investment had 37 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by FBR Capital on Friday, November 10 to “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 9 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Tuesday, January 9. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 9 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, November 4 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, August 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Friday, November 10. On Friday, January 15 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform”. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Wednesday, August 19. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, January 18 by Wells Fargo.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, March 21 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 25 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, January 24 with “Sell”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Friday, October 20 by JP Morgan. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 15 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KMB in report on Friday, June 30 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 27. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Equal Weight” rating in Monday, January 9 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 15 by Macquarie Research.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $2.77 million activity.

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