Strategic Advisors Has Raised Its Hsbc Holdings (HSBC) Holding by $706,800; As Wal (WMT) Share Price Rose, Shareholder Btim Has Lowered Its Holding by $495,300

February 20, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Strategic Advisors Llc increased its stake in Hsbc Holdings (HSBC) by 15.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Strategic Advisors Llc bought 18,600 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.28% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 139,035 shares of the savings institutions company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.30M, up from 120,435 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Strategic Advisors Llc who had been investing in Hsbc Holdings for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $190.59 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.43% or $1.8455 during the last trading session, reaching $51.9845. About 2.37M shares traded or 23.02% up from the average. HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HSBC) has risen 38.28% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.58% the S&P500.

Btim Corp decreased its stake in Wal (WMT) by 47.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Btim Corp sold 6,350 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 7,007 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $548,000, down from 13,357 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Btim Corp who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $280.28B market cap company. The stock decreased 9.70% or $10.166 during the last trading session, reaching $94.614. About 42.65 million shares traded or 371.93% up from the average. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

Among 37 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 144 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 17 by Susquehanna. As per Friday, November 13, the company rating was upgraded by Northcoast. As per Friday, February 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, November 17. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of WMT in report on Thursday, August 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, October 7. The rating was upgraded by Stephens to “Overweight” on Friday, August 11. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 15. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Friday, May 20 with “Market Perform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus reinitiated the shares of WMT in report on Friday, January 20 with “Hold” rating.

Btim Corp, which manages about $6.42 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Rpm International Inc (NYSE:RPM) by 53,005 shares to 203,274 shares, valued at $10.44 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Camden National Corp (NASDAQ:CAC) by 53,393 shares in the quarter, for a total of 221,342 shares, and has risen its stake in Bb&T Corp (NYSE:BBT).

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 62 investors sold WMT shares while 508 reduced holdings. only 113 funds opened positions while 468 raised stakes. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Narwhal Cap Mgmt invested in 0.09% or 4,395 shares. Kentucky-based Stock Yards Bank And has invested 0.11% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Fukoku Mutual Life Insur, a Japan-based fund reported 5,160 shares. Van Eck Associates reported 0.02% stake. Bollard Group Lc invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Westchester Mngmt invested 3.26% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 477,073 shares. Moreover, Wellington Mgmt Gp Llp has 0.05% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 2.62M shares. Boston And Mngmt reported 48,037 shares stake. Beck Mack & Oliver Ltd Llc holds 176,897 shares or 0.45% of its portfolio. Cap Counsel Ltd Company New York holds 0.03% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) or 4,360 shares. Quantbot Techs LP has invested 0.16% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). 13,206 were accumulated by Meritage Port Mgmt. Aqr Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 0.89% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Union Bancorporation Corporation accumulated 0.21% or 8,018 shares.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $1.37 billion activity. The insider WALTON JIM C sold 775,958 shares worth $62.26 million. The insider WALTON S ROBSON sold $166.15 million. WALTON ALICE L sold $62.26 million worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Wednesday, August 23. $727,698 worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares were sold by Gearhart Jeffrey J.

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