Shikiar Asset Management Has Boosted Its Coca Cola Company (KO) Holding; 6 Analysts Are Bullish Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (UCTT) Last Week

February 15, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Shikiar Asset Management Inc increased Coca Cola Company (KO) stake by 53.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Shikiar Asset Management Inc acquired 49,300 shares as Coca Cola Company (KO)’s stock rose 6.48%. The Shikiar Asset Management Inc holds 141,456 shares with $6.37M value, up from 92,156 last quarter. Coca Cola Company now has $187.90B valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $44.1. About 13.46M shares traded or 7.70% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Ultra Clean Holdings (NASDAQ:UCTT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Ultra Clean Holdings had 22 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) on Thursday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company given on Thursday, July 23. Craig Hallum upgraded the shares of UCTT in report on Friday, July 24 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by Standpoint Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 23 by Needham. Dougherty & Company maintained Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) on Friday, July 29 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Needham. The rating was upgraded by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, January 12 to “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Monday, April 18 by Needham. See Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) latest ratings:

18/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0 Upgrade
04/12/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
26/10/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Buy Maintain

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $2.75 million activity. GRANGER CLARENCE L also sold $491,102 worth of Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) shares. 19,029 Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) shares with value of $457,474 were sold by Speirs David. On Wednesday, October 25 the insider HAYWARD DEBORAH E sold $450,600. The insider IBNALE DAVID T sold $269,805. On Friday, September 29 the insider D’Ercole Ronald sold $44,395. Scholhamer James P had sold 29,949 shares worth $810,120.

The stock increased 6.36% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $18.74. About 1.18M shares traded. Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) has risen 320.86% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 304.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 16 investors sold Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 25.14 million shares or 2.14% less from 25.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James And Assoc owns 21,845 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Pnc Fincl Grp Incorporated has 0% invested in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) for 13,694 shares. Citadel Advsr has invested 0% in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Columbia Prns L L C Invest owns 22,821 shares. Pacific Ridge Capital Prns Limited Liability Corporation invested 2.14% of its portfolio in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Rhumbline Advisers invested 0% in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Moors And Cabot Inc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) for 8,131 shares. Bridgeway Cap Mngmt Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) for 42,450 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% of its portfolio in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Royal Bancorp Of Canada has 0% invested in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Meeder Asset Management Inc reported 294 shares. C M Bidwell & Assocs accumulated 10,530 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Com invested in 0% or 616,812 shares. Cypress Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Company (Wy) holds 1.28% or 35,395 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated, a New York-based fund reported 109,167 shares.

Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. designs, develops, prototypes, engineers, makes, and tests production tools, modules, and subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment and equipment industry divisions primarily in North America, Asia, and Europe. The company has market cap of $719.49 million. It offers precision robotic systems that are used when accurate controlled motion is required; gas delivery systems, which include one or more gas lines consisting of small diameter internally polished stainless steel tubing products, filters, mass flow controllers, regulators, pressure transducers and valves, component heaters, and an integrated electronic and/or pneumatic control system; and various industrial and automation production equipment products. It has a 9.96 P/E ratio. The firm also provides subsystems, such as wafer cleaning sub-systems; chemical delivery modules that deliver gases and reactive chemicals in a liquid or gaseous form from a centralized subsystem to the reaction chamber; frame assemblies, which are support structures fabricated from steel tubing or folded sheet metal; and top-plate assemblies.

Shikiar Asset Management Inc decreased Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE:APC) stake by 46,000 shares to 32,100 valued at $1.57M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Fortive Corp stake by 6,954 shares and now owns 5,849 shares. Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) was reduced too.

Among 22 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Coca-Cola had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 30 with “Buy”. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned “Hold” rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, July 26. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, April 21 by Goldman Sachs. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the shares of KO in report on Thursday, September 29 to “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Wednesday, July 12 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Thursday, October 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 5 by UBS. On Monday, October 9 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 22.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 2.73 billion shares or 0.93% more from 2.70 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pittenger And Anderson Incorporated reported 31,937 shares. Moreover, Cullen Frost Bankers has 0.5% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Ifc Incorporated Fl holds 25,272 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Community & Inv holds 65,745 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. 31,071 were accumulated by Moody Fincl Bank Trust Division. Webster Bancorporation N A reported 32,867 shares stake. Lagoda Investment Mngmt LP reported 0.06% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Sequoia Advisors Ltd Co owns 33,806 shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Lenox Wealth Advsrs has 1,354 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Howland Mngmt has invested 0.22% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Bar Harbor Trust Ser reported 9,150 shares. Waters Parkerson Ltd holds 278,379 shares or 1.11% of its portfolio. Macguire Cheswick And Tuttle Invest Counsel Ltd Liability Company invested 1.25% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Mutual Of America Management Lc holds 468,571 shares or 0.35% of its portfolio. Moreover, Summit Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com has 0.43% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO).

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $5.80 million activity. 84,400 shares were sold by HAYS ED, worth $4.01 million. Shares for $4.61 million were sold by SMITH BRIAN JOHN. $719,250 worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD on Wednesday, January 24. Shares for $1.30M were sold by RIVERA ALFREDO. On Tuesday, January 16 Waller Kathy N sold $1.07M worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) or 23,240 shares.

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