Heronetta Management LP Upped Mplx LP (MPLX) Position By $574,000; Eagle Capital Management Increased Its Ecolab (ECL) Holding

March 24, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Eagle Capital Management Llc increased Ecolab Inc (ECL) stake by 0.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Eagle Capital Management Llc acquired 26,784 shares as Ecolab Inc (ECL)’s stock rose 2.53%. The Eagle Capital Management Llc holds 8.75M shares with $1.13B value, up from 8.72 million last quarter. Ecolab Inc now has $38.20 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.39% or $1.87 during the last trading session, reaching $132.25. About 1.29 million shares traded. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

Heronetta Management Lp increased Mplx Lp (MPLX) stake by 6.65% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Heronetta Management Lp acquired 16,400 shares as Mplx Lp (MPLX)’s stock declined 7.56%. The Heronetta Management Lp holds 262,837 shares with $9.20 million value, up from 246,437 last quarter. Mplx Lp now has $26.65B valuation. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $33.13. About 2.11 million shares traded or 7.36% up from the average. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has risen 11.48% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.22% the S&P500.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $74,000 activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $74,000 was sold by Floerke Gregory Scott.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.22, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 26 investors sold MPLX shares while 79 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 258.81 million shares or 4.21% more from 248.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ngp Mr Management Ltd Llc accumulated 3.05M shares. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Company has 547,864 shares. Moreover, Wesbanco Bancorporation has 0.01% invested in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). Westwood Grp Inc stated it has 0.21% in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX). Vantage Investment Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 1,000 shares in its portfolio. Mariner Inv Ltd Co reported 30,227 shares. Cadence Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability has 345,570 shares for 0.76% of their portfolio. Cwm Limited invested in 775 shares or 0% of the stock. Yost Lc reported 120,780 shares or 2.9% of all its holdings. Cohen And Steers holds 0.08% in MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) or 881,148 shares. Keybank National Association Oh owns 12,100 shares. Evergreen Cap Limited Co reported 168,720 shares. 104,429 were reported by Williams Jones Assoc. Fort Washington Investment Inc Oh invested in 0.25% or 455,964 shares. Thompson Davis Com invested in 0.01% or 218 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. MPLX LP had 60 analyst reports since October 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, July 19, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 19. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”. The company was initiated on Tuesday, August 23 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Monday, October 31 to “Strong Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, November 2. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by FBR Capital. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform” on Tuesday, January 10. Mizuho maintained MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) rating on Friday, October 28. Mizuho has “Neutral” rating and $37 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold ECL shares while 274 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 281 raised stakes. 213.37 million shares or 1.11% more from 211.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ls Invest Advisors Lc holds 1.16% or 151,989 shares in its portfolio. 166,222 were reported by Howland Cap Ltd Liability Corp. First Natl reported 2,666 shares. Rothschild Cap Prtn Ltd owns 63,148 shares for 3.87% of their portfolio. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru has 0.13% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 540,587 shares. 7,025 were reported by Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. First LP invested in 0.03% or 83,657 shares. Fcg Ltd Liability Co stated it has 1,800 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee, Massachusetts-based fund reported 460 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 0.08% stake. Brinker Cap Inc invested in 0.42% or 79,580 shares. Clinton Gp Inc has invested 0.09% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). 72,177 were accumulated by Texas Permanent School Fund. Sweden-based Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt has invested 2.72% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Reynders Mcveigh Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.12% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) or 7,372 shares.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $294.14 million activity. The insider GATES WILLIAM H III bought $50.38 million. 4,800 Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) shares with value of $652,978 were sold by Inchaustegui Roberto. 6,400 shares valued at $860,301 were bought by ETTINGER JEFFREY M on Friday, March 9.

Eagle Capital Management Llc decreased Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) stake by 37,640 shares to 6.87M valued at $765.92 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stake by 84,153 shares and now owns 1.34M shares. Ilg Inc was reduced too.

Among 22 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ecolab had 63 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank downgraded Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Monday, October 19 to “Hold” rating. On Monday, April 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Neutral”. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, March 24. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, January 24. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 14. Sterne Agee CRT initiated Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Tuesday, March 22 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 14 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) rating on Wednesday, August 2. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $13000 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 5 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, July 13.

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