Omega Healthcare Invs (OHI) Share Value Declined While Capital Management Has Decreased Its Stake; Capital Counsel Has Upped Ecolab Com (ECL) Position by $423,172 as Valuation Rose

April 17, 2018 - By Moses P. Lee

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Capital Management Corp decreased its stake in Omega Healthcare Invs Inc (OHI) by 9.82% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Management Corp sold 22,925 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.90% with the market. The institutional investor held 210,465 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.80 million, down from 233,390 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Management Corp who had been investing in Omega Healthcare Invs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.45 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $26.3. About 731,313 shares traded. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) has declined 18.67% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.22% the S&P500.

Capital Counsel Llc increased its stake in Ecolab Inc Com (ECL) by 0.79% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Counsel Llc bought 3,158 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.75% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 404,177 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $54.23M, up from 401,019 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Counsel Llc who had been investing in Ecolab Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $42.54 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.558 during the last trading session, reaching $147.518. About 692,694 shares traded. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 8.76% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.79% the S&P500.

Analysts await Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, down 15.12% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.86 per share. OHI’s profit will be $151.38 million for 9.01 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual earnings per share reported by Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.59% negative EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Omega Healthcare Investors had 28 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, November 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Neutral” rating by BTIG Research given on Thursday, August 25. As per Thursday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 20 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of OHI in report on Thursday, February 15 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, February 14. The stock of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 11 by JMP Securities. Jefferies downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. SunTrust maintained Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) rating on Monday, January 22. SunTrust has “Hold” rating and $28.0 target. The stock of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 4 by Hilliard Lyons.

Capital Management Corp, which manages about $401.58 million and $368.42M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alphabet Inc by 3,423 shares to 5,147 shares, valued at $5.42 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wisdomtree Tr (DFE) by 12,419 shares in the quarter, for a total of 164,906 shares, and has risen its stake in Wisdomtree Tr (DGS).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.59, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 57 investors sold OHI shares while 116 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 141.70 million shares or 6.90% more from 132.55 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% or 47,276 shares. North Carolina-based Willingdon Wealth has invested 0% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Reilly Fincl Advisors Llc holds 0.18% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) or 45,445 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt invested 0.04% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Baltimore, a Alabama-based fund reported 209,482 shares. Landscape Mgmt Lc has 26,881 shares. Putnam Invests Llc holds 29,818 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Lourd Limited Liability holds 7,320 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Fort Washington Advsrs Oh holds 0% or 16,628 shares. Cetera Advisor Network Llc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Da Davidson &, Montana-based fund reported 56,095 shares. Whittier Trust reported 0% of its portfolio in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Pggm invested in 2.40M shares. Pinnacle Prtn Inc has 9,000 shares. Susquehanna Group Llp holds 182,248 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Ecolab had 64 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Nomura given on Monday, April 3. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Citigroup maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) rating on Monday, April 18. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $117 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) rating on Friday, February 19. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $124 target. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of ECL in report on Monday, September 14 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, October 31. Goldman Sachs downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $93 target in Monday, March 14 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 22 by Sterne Agee CRT. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 23 by Jefferies.

Capital Counsel Llc, which manages about $2.48 billion and $1.22 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Core Laboratories N V Com (NYSE:CLB) by 23,123 shares to 86,999 shares, valued at $9.53M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Intel Corp Com (NASDAQ:INTC) by 13,200 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 737,743 shares, and cut its stake in Mettler Toledo International C (NYSE:MTD).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.17, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 46 investors sold ECL shares while 298 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 215.19 million shares or 0.86% more from 213.37 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Peak Asset Ltd Co has invested 0.08% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Lafleur & Godfrey Ltd Liability stated it has 126,589 shares or 4.17% of all its holdings. Howland Management Limited Liability Corporation invested 1.77% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Hartford Invest Mngmt holds 53,609 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 467,770 shares. Davis Selected Advisers accumulated 4,358 shares. Arcadia Invest Mi has 2.07% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). The Kansas-based Tortoise Cap Advisors Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). 13,881 are owned by Pub Sector Pension Invest Board. Sterling Cap Limited Liability Corporation has 603,687 shares. Sandy Spring Bancshares holds 0.05% or 4,096 shares. 1St Source Bank & Trust invested in 0.02% or 1,493 shares. Chelsea Counsel holds 1,500 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc holds 0.02% or 25,969 shares. Welch & Forbes Lc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 391,890 shares.

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