Oakwood Capital Management Has Lowered Holding in Kimberly Clark (KMB) by $1.68 Million as Share Value Declined; Aviva Plc Has Upped Its Enbridge (ENB) Holding

February 25, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

Aviva Plc increased its stake in Enbridge Inc (ENB) by 0.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aviva Plc bought 9,320 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.78% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.04M shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $43.56 million, up from 1.03 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aviva Plc who had been investing in Enbridge Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $57.15B market cap company. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $33.76. About 3.10 million shares traded or 7.68% up from the average. Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB) has declined 0.40% since February 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500.

Oakwood Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Kimberly Clark (KMB) by 34.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oakwood Capital Management Llc sold 14,364 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 27,686 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.26M, down from 42,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oakwood Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $39.86 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $113.65. About 1.29M shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Oakwood Capital Management Llc, which manages about $705.78 million and $428.34M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) by 38,776 shares to 106,836 shares, valued at $4.34M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Dfa Ta World Ex Us Core Eq Fd by 109,260 shares in the quarter, for a total of 631,457 shares, and has risen its stake in Dfa Global Real Estate Fund (DFGEX).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. 245.40 million shares or 1.70% more from 241.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Paragon Capital Management stated it has 2,991 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. 2,805 were accumulated by Cambridge Advsrs. Utah Retirement Systems reported 64,982 shares stake. First Natl Tru holds 12,316 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. 66,497 are owned by Marco Invest Llc. Kbc Grp Inc Nv invested in 101,367 shares. Tompkins Fincl Corp has invested 0.62% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). National Planning Corporation holds 26,855 shares. Moreover, Adage Cap Prtn Grp Incorporated Ltd Llc has 0.13% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Paloma Mngmt Co holds 87,019 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. 1.50 million were accumulated by Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag. 45,108 were reported by Bradley Foster & Sargent Ct. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Corporation reported 95,687 shares. Harbour Investment Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1.56% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Atria Investments holds 0.27% or 41,781 shares.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.77 million activity.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “” rating in Wednesday, April 19 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 30. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 6. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 12 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Societe Generale on Friday, August 21 with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Societe Generale on Thursday, November 2. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, October 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KMB in report on Tuesday, August 1 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Monday, March 21 by Barclays Capital.

Analysts await Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $1.70 EPS, up 8.28% or $0.13 from last year’s $1.57 per share. KMB’s profit will be $596.20 million for 16.71 P/E if the $1.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.57 actual EPS reported by Kimberly-Clark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.28% EPS growth.

Aviva Plc, which manages about $18.58B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cnh Indl N V (NYSE:CNHI) by 52,798 shares to 767,208 shares, valued at $9.21 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bard C R Inc (NYSE:BCR) by 14,690 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 46,455 shares, and cut its stake in Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN).

Among 15 analysts covering Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Enbridge Inc. had 23 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, March 7. Wolfe Research maintained Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB) rating on Monday, May 15. Wolfe Research has “Market Perform” rating and $43 target. BMO Capital Markets initiated the shares of ENB in report on Friday, October 23 with “Outperform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $41 target in Friday, November 17 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, June 23 by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by National Bank Canada to “Sector Perform” on Monday, July 18. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of ENB in report on Friday, February 9 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, March 14 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, December 15. Credit Suisse downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $54 target in Thursday, February 4 report.

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