Caterpillar Del (CAT) Share Value Rose While Lodge Hill Capital Decreased Its Stake by $47.80 Million; Intrepid Capital Management Has Trimmed Position in Tetra Tech New Com (TTEK) by $3.78 Million as Market Value Rose

February 25, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Clint Murray decreased its stake in Caterpillar Inc Del (CAT) by 38.55% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lodge Hill Capital Llc sold 385,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.62% with the market. The hedge fund run by Clint Murray held 614,500 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $76.63 million, down from 1.00 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lodge Hill Capital Llc who had been investing in Caterpillar Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $97.06 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.23% or $3.55 during the last trading session, reaching $162.41. About 4.65M shares traded. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500.

Mark Travis decreased its stake in Tetra Tech Inc New Com (TTEK) by 64.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Intrepid Capital Management Inc sold 82,190 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.90% with the market. The hedge fund run by Mark Travis held 45,595 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.12 million, down from 127,785 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Intrepid Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Tetra Tech Inc New Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.81 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $50.25. About 257,041 shares traded. Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) has risen 54.98% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.28% the S&P500.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $6.19 million activity. Another trade for 696 shares valued at $34,800 was made by CHU RONALD J on Friday, October 27. Another trade for 62,417 shares valued at $3.03M was made by BATRACK DAN L on Friday, December 8. 8,000 shares were sold by GRANT HUGH M, worth $384,000 on Friday, February 16. MCDONALD KEVIN P sold $277,411 worth of stock. The insider BROWNLIE WILLIAM R sold 12,713 shares worth $640,258.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 23 investors sold TTEK shares while 85 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 46.41 million shares or 2.62% less from 47.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ghp Advisors Incorporated reported 74,723 shares. First Comml Bank Of Omaha owns 29,526 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Cookson Peirce And Co stated it has 18,970 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Ledyard Natl Bank owns 0.01% invested in Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) for 2,108 shares. Systematic Financial Mngmt Limited Partnership invested in 0.24% or 251,073 shares. Trillium Asset Mgmt Lc holds 0.12% or 44,010 shares in its portfolio. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans has 35,086 shares. Jupiter Asset Mgmt has 0.02% invested in Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) for 10,983 shares. Rockefeller Service has 21,495 shares. Hightower Advsr Ltd invested in 50,872 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Gemmer Asset Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) for 91 shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset has invested 0% in Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK). Elk Creek Llc has invested 0.77% in Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK). Piedmont Inv Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% or 12,319 shares in its portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 94,271 shares stake.

Among 13 analysts covering TETRA Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. TETRA Tech had 32 analyst reports since November 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, August 9. As per Friday, November 11, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 18 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 7. Canaccord Genuity maintained Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) rating on Monday, June 26. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $5200 target. Sidoti initiated Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) on Tuesday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 25 by TH Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 5 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) earned “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Monday, November 9.

Analysts await Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTEK) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.52 EPS, up 8.33% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.48 per share. TTEK’s profit will be $29.05M for 24.16 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual EPS reported by Tetra Tech, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 31 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 16 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. had 120 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. TheStreet downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 29 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Citigroup. The stock has “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 12. The rating was downgraded by OTR Global on Monday, September 19 to “Mixed”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CAT in report on Friday, September 25 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of CAT in report on Tuesday, June 20 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 27 with “Sector Perform”. Tigress Financial maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 30 report. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy” on Wednesday, August 2. The company was upgraded on Thursday, March 16 by Tigress Financial.

Analysts await Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $2.02 earnings per share, up 57.81% or $0.74 from last year’s $1.28 per share. CAT’s profit will be $1.21B for 20.10 P/E if the $2.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Caterpillar Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.48% negative EPS growth.

Lodge Hill Capital Llc, which manages about $208.28M and $1.32 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) by 597,830 shares to 797,830 shares, valued at $85.13 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Deere & Co (NYSE:DE) by 80,730 shares in the quarter, for a total of 480,730 shares, and has risen its stake in Lululemon Athletica Inc (NASDAQ:LULU).

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $16.35 million activity. DICKINSON DANIEL M also sold $522,724 worth of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) shares. $216,276 worth of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) shares were sold by De Lange Bob. On Wednesday, January 31 Pellette Thomas A sold $15.53 million worth of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) or 95,199 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 50 investors sold CAT shares while 377 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. 401.83 million shares or 0.39% less from 403.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hudson Valley Advsr Inc Adv stated it has 5,239 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Cullinan Assoc accumulated 21,130 shares. Markston International Limited Liability Com holds 0.41% or 32,411 shares in its portfolio. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 592,700 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Catawba Cap Mngmt Va invested in 3,945 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Zeke Cap Ltd Liability Com reported 9,406 shares stake. Glenmede Co Na stated it has 111,371 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Shelter Mutual has invested 3.35% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Intrust Bancorporation Na has 0.2% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). The Illinois-based Premier Asset Management Ltd Company has invested 0.1% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Moreover, Reilly Advsrs Ltd Llc has 0.02% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Pacific Glob Invest accumulated 0.05% or 1,632 shares. Moreover, National Bank & Trust has 0.48% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). 11,385 are owned by Coastline Trust Company. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 1.21M shares.

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