Northeast Financial Consultants Lowered Its Mettler (MTD) Position by $370,800; Kkr Private Equity Inv LP R (KKR) Holder Grand Jean Capital Management Has Upped Stake

April 19, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Grand Jean Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Kkr Private Equity Inv Lp R (KKR) by 43.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grand Jean Capital Management Inc bought 42,205 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.82% with the market. The institutional investor held 139,855 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.95 million, up from 97,650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grand Jean Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Kkr Private Equity Inv Lp R for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.86% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $21.15. About 1.21 million shares traded. KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) has risen 15.21% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.66% the S&P500.

Northeast Financial Consultants Inc decreased its stake in Mettler (MTD) by 64.86% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc sold 600 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.76% with the market. The institutional investor held 325 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $201,000, down from 925 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc who had been investing in Mettler for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.65 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.72% or $10.09 during the last trading session, reaching $575.54. About 97,297 shares traded. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has risen 19.68% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.13% the S&P500.

Since February 9, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $10.52 million activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 29 investors sold KKR shares while 84 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 308.46 million shares or 7.55% more from 286.80 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bnp Paribas Asset has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR). Webster Fincl Bank N A reported 2,200 shares stake. Private Cap Ltd Company reported 5.93% of its portfolio in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR). Lazard Asset Management Ltd Llc stated it has 6,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Oxbow Advisors Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.82% or 207,777 shares. Kistler reported 2,318 shares. Moreover, Natl Asset Mngmt has 0.09% invested in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR). Davis Cap Prtnrs Lc owns 5.77% invested in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) for 2.50 million shares. Arrowstreet Capital LP invested in 0.07% or 1.36 million shares. Susquehanna Group Inc Llp, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 381,326 shares. Moreover, Shamrock Asset has 0.02% invested in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) for 1,530 shares. Benjamin F Edwards holds 0% or 1,919 shares in its portfolio. Beaumont Fincl Ptnrs Limited stated it has 10,000 shares. Pinnacle Prtn Incorporated has invested 0.14% in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR). Sol Cap Mgmt invested 0.99% of its portfolio in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR).

Among 13 analysts covering Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. had 57 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Goldman Sachs. On Sunday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Standpoint Research with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, April 10, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Jefferies maintained KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) rating on Tuesday, June 6. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $2200 target. Sandler O’Neill maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 11 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of KKR in report on Tuesday, August 9 with “Overweight” rating. Sandler O’Neill maintained the shares of KKR in report on Friday, February 9 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, October 28. Jefferies maintained the shares of KKR in report on Thursday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) on Thursday, October 5 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $20.40 million activity. SPOERRY ROBERT F also sold $1.28M worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) shares. Shares for $6.19M were sold by DONNELLY WILLIAM P. Rauch Waldemar sold $2.76 million worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) on Tuesday, February 13. Shares for $181,560 were sold by Vadala Shawn on Monday, February 12. CONTINO FRANCIS A had sold 608 shares worth $386,698. Heidingsfelder Michael sold $882,810 worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) on Wednesday, February 28.

Northeast Financial Consultants Inc, which manages about $2.86 billion and $300.91M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr Series Trust (SLY) by 8,955 shares to 66,824 shares, valued at $8.89M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard World Funds (VFH) by 38,555 shares in the quarter, for a total of 137,885 shares, and has risen its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA).

Among 11 analysts covering Mettler-toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Mettler-toledo International Inc. had 29 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS downgraded the shares of MTD in report on Friday, August 5 to “Neutral” rating. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Bank of America downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $320 target in Thursday, September 10 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, October 9. The firm has “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, January 4. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Wells Fargo. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, April 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 31. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 21 investors sold MTD shares while 179 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 22.21 million shares or 0.20% less from 22.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mgmt Corporation accumulated 1,900 shares. Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Inc invested in 1,023 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 66,480 were reported by Rhumbline Advisers. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited reported 65 shares. Great Lakes Advsrs Limited Liability Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 344 shares. Rmb Capital Mgmt Limited Liability invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Advisory Serv Net Ltd Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 178 shares. Westpac Banking holds 1,540 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Reliance Tru Of Delaware holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 816 shares. Welch Forbes Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.16% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Shell Asset Management invested in 0.07% or 5,874 shares. Endurance Wealth Mngmt owns 25,972 shares or 2.58% of their US portfolio. Cornerstone Advsrs owns 3 shares. Fmr Ltd Llc holds 0.18% or 2.50M shares in its portfolio. Highland Capital Mgmt Limited Liability owns 525 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $3.76 earnings per share, up 12.57% or $0.42 from last year’s $3.34 per share. MTD’s profit will be $95.70M for 38.27 P/E if the $3.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.97 actual earnings per share reported by Mettler-Toledo International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -37.02% negative EPS growth.

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