Northstar Asset Management Boosted Sherwin Williams Co (SHW) Stake; Mueller Water Products (MWA)’s Sentiment Is 0.96

June 21, 2018 - By Steve Bissell

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Northstar Asset Management Llc increased Sherwin Williams Co (SHW) stake by 60% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Northstar Asset Management Llc acquired 1,185 shares as Sherwin Williams Co (SHW)’s stock declined 2.96%. The Northstar Asset Management Llc holds 3,160 shares with $1.24 million value, up from 1,975 last quarter. Sherwin Williams Co now has $36.79 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.63% or $2.52 during the last trading session, reaching $395.38. About 565,417 shares traded. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has risen 17.41% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.84% the S&P500. Some Historical SHW News: 24/04/2018 – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO SHW.N SEES FY 2018 SHR $14.95 TO $15.45; 25/04/2018 – Visualize Paint Colors On Any Wall In Real Time With New Augmented Reality Feature From Sherwin-Williams; 24/04/2018 – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO SHW.N FY2018 REV VIEW $17.77 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 28/03/2018 – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO SHW.N : BMO STARTS WITH MARKET PERFORM RATING AND $453 TARGET PRICE; 24/04/2018 – Sherwin-Williams 1Q Net $250.1M; 09/05/2018 – Officer Baxter Gifts 647 Of Sherwin-Williams Co; 24/04/2018 – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CALL ENDS; 24/04/2018 – SHERWIN: INDUSTRIAL COSTS RISE ON CRUDE, PROPYLENE, EPOXY, ZINC; 24/04/2018 – Sherwin-Williams Expects Incremental Sales From the Valspar Acquisition to Be Approximately $600 M for April and May in 2nd Quarter; 16/04/2018 – Sherwin-Williams Co expected to post earnings of $3.16 a share – Earnings Preview

Mueller Water Products Inc (MWA) investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.02, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. The ratio fall, as 87 institutional investors increased or started new holdings, while 91 decreased and sold holdings in Mueller Water Products Inc. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 129.93 million shares, down from 133.39 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Mueller Water Products Inc in top ten holdings decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 33 Reduced: 58 Increased: 57 New Position: 30.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.37, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 68 investors sold SHW shares while 276 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 68.11 million shares or 0.62% less from 68.54 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Vantage Inv Advsr Limited Com, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 10 shares. Spears Abacus Advsrs Limited Co holds 896 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Gilman Hill Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 1,698 shares. Motley Fool Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 856 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Edgestream Prns Lp has invested 0.43% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Atlanta L L C accumulated 0.2% or 99,046 shares. Point72 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership holds 184,050 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. London Com Of Virginia, a Virginia-based fund reported 1,300 shares. Carnegie Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 1.19% or 37,358 shares. Calamos Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 0% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Intrust Bank Na holds 1,087 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc reported 2,034 shares. Stock Yards National Bank & Trust stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Benjamin F Edwards Commerce holds 0.01% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) or 251 shares. Farmers & Merchants Investments invested in 0% or 29 shares.

Among 30 analysts covering Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Sherwin-Williams Company had 69 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 10 by Argus Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, January 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, August 25. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of SHW in report on Monday, November 2 with “Equal Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 26. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Friday, December 22. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, July 22 by Northcoast. As per Monday, March 21, the company rating was upgraded by Susquehanna. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) rating on Wednesday, January 17. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $462.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) on Friday, October 30 with “Outperform” rating.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $306,945 activity. $306,945 worth of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) shares were sold by IPPOLITO PETER J..

More notable recent The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Wolfe Research updates on housing starts implications” on June 20, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Let Sherwin-Williams Paint Your Portfolio Green” published on June 06, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Sherwin Williams (SHW) Industry Overview – Slideshow” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Sherwin-Williams: Buy For Great Total Return And Steady Dividend” published on June 13, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within The Kroger, Mohawk Industries, Mersana Therapeutics, Riot …” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

More news for Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Mueller Water Products to Exhibit at American Water Works Association Annual Conference & Exhibition” on June 08, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Dorchester Minerals, MEDIFAST INC, Sabra Healthcare REIT …” and published on May 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

Analysts await Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.19 EPS, up 18.75% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.16 per share. MWA’s profit will be $30.04M for 15.17 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual EPS reported by Mueller Water Products, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 58.33% EPS growth.

Mueller Water Products, Inc. manufactures and markets services and products for the use in transmission, distribution, and measurement of water in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.82 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Mueller Co., Anvil, and Mueller Technologies. It has a 16.83 P/E ratio. The Mueller Co. segment offers valves for water and gas systems, including iron gate, butterfly, tapping, check, knife, plug, and ball valves; dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants; pipe repair products, such as clamps and couplings used to repair leaks under the Mueller and Jones brand names; small valves, meter bars, and line stopper fittings for use in gas systems; and machines and tools for tapping, drilling, extracting, installing, and stopping-off.

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