Eastman Chem Co (EMN) Shareholder Ativo Capital Management Upped Its Position by $378,000 as Share Value Declined; Clorox Co Del (CLX) Holder Advisors Asset Management Has Decreased Its Position by $562,776

February 23, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

Advisors Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Clorox Co Del (CLX) by 7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisors Asset Management Inc sold 4,296 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.16% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 57,058 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.53M, down from 61,354 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Clorox Co Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.71 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.42% or $1.8095 during the last trading session, reaching $129.1095. About 427,827 shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 1.68% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500.

Ativo Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Eastman Chem Co (EMN) by 33.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ativo Capital Management Llc bought 4,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 16,701 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.51M, up from 12,501 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ativo Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Eastman Chem Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.61 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $102.19. About 251,585 shares traded. Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has risen 7.60% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.10% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.31 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $1.31 per share. CLX’s profit will be $169.52 million for 24.64 P/E if the $1.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.23 actual earnings per share reported by The Clorox Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.50% EPS growth.

Advisors Asset Management Inc, which manages about $16.50B and $5.97B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Curtiss Wright Corp (NYSE:CW) by 3,064 shares to 29,860 shares, valued at $3.12M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Summit Matls Inc by 9,779 shares in the quarter, for a total of 129,981 shares, and has risen its stake in Quad / Graphics Inc (NYSE:QUAD).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold CLX shares while 223 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. 90.68 million shares or 2.85% more from 88.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ironwood Counsel Limited Company holds 0.49% or 9,178 shares. 5,506 are owned by Girard Prns Limited. Advsrs Asset Mngmt has 57,058 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Legal And General Public Ltd Company stated it has 783,258 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Davenport And Limited Liability holds 5,272 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Baker Ellis Asset Lc owns 0.19% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 5,551 shares. Commonwealth Equity Services invested 0.09% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Page Arthur B holds 0.21% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 1,849 shares. Central Commercial Bank & invested 0.21% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Guardian Life Ins Of America holds 0.01% or 288 shares. Murphy Capital owns 5,548 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Pinebridge Invs LP reported 0.05% stake. Blackrock has invested 0.07% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Cambridge Tru Com has 0.37% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 41,855 shares. Clinton Group Inc invested in 23,609 shares.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $297,804 activity.

Among 16 analysts covering The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. The Clorox Company had 51 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, November 2. As per Monday, February 5, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 8 by Argus Research. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) earned “Neutral” rating by Atlantic Securities on Tuesday, June 14. Jefferies maintained the shares of CLX in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold” rating. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 3. As per Friday, June 30, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. UBS maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Tuesday, November 3 with “Sell” rating.

Among 17 analysts covering Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Eastman Chemical Company had 57 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 24 by Standpoint Research. The stock of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, September 28. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 7. The stock of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 14. On Tuesday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. As per Monday, May 2, the company rating was downgraded by CLSA. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, December 8. SunTrust maintained Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) on Friday, February 2 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by Wells Fargo.

Ativo Capital Management Llc, which manages about $892.03M and $372.59 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wns Holdings Ltd Sp Adr (NYSE:WNS) by 10,064 shares to 32,437 shares, valued at $1.18 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Petmed Express Inc (NASDAQ:PETS) by 9,905 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 26,052 shares, and cut its stake in Descartes Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:DSGX).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.04, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 32 investors sold EMN shares while 175 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 115.86 million shares or 0.58% less from 116.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qci Asset Mgmt Ny has invested 0% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Com reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Guardian Life Company Of America holds 0% or 329 shares in its portfolio. Sandler Capital Management holds 1.1% or 98,000 shares in its portfolio. Chevy Chase Tru Incorporated holds 0.05% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) or 127,790 shares. National Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp reported 1.68M shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Art Advsr Lc accumulated 12,700 shares. Td Asset Mgmt has invested 0.09% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Boys Arnold Inc reported 13,519 shares. Palladium Ptnrs Limited Co accumulated 170,330 shares. Stanley reported 8,011 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 27,567 shares. Rnc Cap Management Limited Com accumulated 0.02% or 3,298 shares. Wolverine Asset Management Ltd Liability Co invested in 0% or 1,382 shares. First Citizens Bankshares Trust Co, North Carolina-based fund reported 23,877 shares.

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