South Texas Money Management LTD Decreased Rockwell Automation (ROK) Holding By $634,892, Philadelphia Trust Company Cut By $2.04 Million Its Hexcel (HXL) Holding

July 17, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

South Texas Money Management Ltd decreased Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK) stake by 2.9% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. South Texas Money Management Ltd sold 4,738 shares as Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK)’s stock rose 3.58%. The South Texas Money Management Ltd holds 158,619 shares with $21.32 million value, down from 163,357 last quarter. Rockwell Automation Inc now has $21.66B valuation. The stock declined 0.51% or $0.85 reaching $166.49 per share. About 380,476 shares traded. Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) has risen 42.76% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.06% the S&P500.

Philadelphia Trust Company decreased Hexcel Corp (HXL) stake by 10.44% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Philadelphia Trust Company sold 40,030 shares as Hexcel Corp (HXL)’s stock declined 6.01%. The Philadelphia Trust Company holds 343,421 shares with $17.67M value, down from 383,451 last quarter. Hexcel Corp now has $4.94B valuation. The stock declined 0.22% or $0.12 reaching $54.24 per share. About 290,509 shares traded. Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has risen 15.53% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.17% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.23, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 38 investors sold ROK shares while 225 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 155 raised stakes. 84.72 million shares or 1.24% less from 85.78 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Victory Cap Management Incorporated has 0.29% invested in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK). Wellington Shields Capital Management Ltd reported 0.11% in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK). Tiemann Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Company reported 1,525 shares stake. 74,138 were reported by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Limited Com stated it has 508,547 shares. Harris LP owns 957,413 shares. Midas stated it has 10,300 shares. Century Companies reported 0.22% in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK). Voloridge Invest Mgmt Ltd Co invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK). Sandy Spring Bank invested in 13,496 shares. Cap Invsts stated it has 1.24 million shares. Private Trust Na owns 3,490 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Tocqueville Asset Lp owns 29,800 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Howe & Rusling has 0% invested in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK). Asset Mngmt One Ltd reported 0.07% in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK).

Since January 27, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 34 insider sales for $75.47 million activity. The insider NOSBUSCH KEITH D sold 20,000 shares worth $3.04M. On Monday, May 22 Kulaszewicz Frank C sold $779,100 worth of Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) or 4,900 shares. 5,000 Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) shares with value of $795,377 were sold by Champa Kenneth M. 3,563 shares valued at $556,490 were sold by CRANDALL THEODORE D on Friday, May 5. Another trade for 432 shares valued at $68,288 was sold by MCCORMICK WILLIAM T JR/WI. $627,264 worth of Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) shares were sold by DORGAN DAVID M. The insider MCDERMOTT JOHN P sold $2.89 million.

South Texas Money Management Ltd increased Sector Spdr Trust Sbi Int (XLU) stake by 79,927 shares to 2.06M valued at $100.01 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) stake by 407,447 shares and now owns 632,787 shares. United Therapeutics Corp Del (NASDAQ:UTHR) was raised too.

Analysts await Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) to report earnings on July, 26 before the open. They expect $1.64 EPS, up 5.81% or $0.09 from last year’s $1.55 per share. ROK’s profit will be $213.36M for 25.38 P/E if the $1.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.55 actual EPS reported by Rockwell Automation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.81% EPS growth.

Among 20 analysts covering Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Rockwell Automation had 40 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura initiated the shares of ROK in report on Friday, September 18 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) earned “Market Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, May 11. As per Wednesday, September 9, the company rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT. Gabelli upgraded the shares of ROK in report on Wednesday, April 19 to “Hold” rating. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 28 report. The stock of Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) earned “Hold” rating by Gabelli on Thursday, April 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, January 21 by Citigroup. The rating was downgraded by Langenberg on Thursday, April 28 to “Hold”. Credit Suisse maintained Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) on Friday, March 31 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Bernstein given on Friday, September 30.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.10, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 23 investors sold HXL shares while 107 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 85.79 million shares or 0.30% less from 86.04 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 4,818 were reported by Conestoga Cap Ltd Liability Corp. Fiduciary has 29,600 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. First Quadrant Lp Ca owns 37,588 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Principal Gru Incorporated has invested 0% in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited has invested 0.1% in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Ameriprise Financial Inc accumulated 0% or 35,755 shares. British Columbia Invest Mgmt has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Synovus Finance holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) for 10,632 shares. Moreover, Alps Advsrs has 0% invested in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) for 9,460 shares. 217,100 are held by Lord Abbett & Communications Ltd Liability Corp. 30,272 are held by Legal & General Pcl. D E Shaw And accumulated 130,088 shares. Nordea Investment Mgmt Ab accumulated 104,001 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Pnc Financial Grp stated it has 22,738 shares. Earnest Prns Ltd Company, Georgia-based fund reported 2.79M shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Hexcel (NYSE:HXL), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Hexcel had 19 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5400 target in Thursday, June 8 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, January 22. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, July 7 report. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $55 target in Tuesday, August 4 report. The stock of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 6 by Bank of America. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, January 4. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, May 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, September 25. Bank of America downgraded the shares of HXL in report on Friday, July 29 to “Neutral” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and $48.0 target in Monday, January 25 report.

Analysts await Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) to report earnings on July, 24 after the close. They expect $0.69 EPS, down 1.43% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.7 per share. HXL’s profit will be $62.84M for 19.65 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual EPS reported by Hexcel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.00% EPS growth.

Philadelphia Trust Company increased Rpm International Inc (NYSE:RPM) stake by 26,833 shares to 341,883 valued at $18.40 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Dnb Financial Corp (NASDAQ:DNBF) stake by 60,500 shares and now owns 141,705 shares. Leidos Holdings Inc (NYSE:LDOS) was raised too.

Since February 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.24 million activity. $263,962 worth of stock was sold by Merlot Thierry on Thursday, March 2. $566,940 worth of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) was sold by Pensky Wayne C.

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