Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) Moving Higher pre-market

Lloyd Doyle
March 13, 2018

American Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Cognex for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.77 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $8.27. About 2.97 million shares traded. It is down 29.74% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 114.30% the S&P500.

Forte Capital Llc increased its stake in Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) by 100.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Telemus Capital Llc bought 5,605 shares as the company's stock rose 9.30% with the market.

Taconic Capital Advisors Lp, which manages about $11.01 billion and $119.66 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) by 15,000 shares to 35,000 shares, valued at $2.23 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The Tradition Capital Management Llc holds 11,906 shares with $867,000 value, down from 30,162 last quarter. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $71.08. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has risen 6.23% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.47% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 0.9 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.75 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Colgate-Palmolive will post 3.18 earnings per share for the current year. Weiss Multi reported 54,000 shares. Societe Generale lowered shares of Colgate-Palmolive from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $66.00 price target for the a research report on Wednesday, November 29th. The institutional investor owned 62,190 shares of the company's stock after selling 12,348 shares during the quarter. Ardevora Asset Llp holds 0.95% or 193,827 shares. Atlantic Gru Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.4% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Ferguson Wellman Cap Mgmt stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). (NYSE:HD) or 13,618 shares. Fil Ltd holds 1.45M shares. Puzo Michael J reported 8,207 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. Colgate-Palmolive had a net margin of 13.10% and a return on equity of 1,716.69%. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec accumulated 0.6% or 3.56 million shares. Bridgeway Capital Incorporated holds 656,236 shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Kellogg Company recorded a 52-week high of $75.31. The firm has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 22. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $77.91. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, May 30. Stifel Nicolaus maintained WPX Energy, Inc. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, February 21 report.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 insider sales for $31.54 million activity. Shares for $346,581 were sold by HANCOCK ELLEN M. Another trade for 126,304 shares valued at $9.32 million was sold by Wallace Noel R. The insider HICKEY DENNIS J sold 5,651 shares worth $396,561. Also, insider Jennifer Daniels sold 7,375 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.82, for a total transaction of $68,389.64. 10,916 shares were sold by Roseborough Teresa Wynn, worth $1.97 million on Thursday, December 7.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.27, from 1.74 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 23 investors sold CGNX shares while 135 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 135 raised stakes. Abner Herrman Brock Ltd holds 0.33% or 25,726 shares. Korea Investment has 49,300 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0% of its portfolio in WPX Energy, Inc. Page Arthur B invested in 3.29% or 22,865 shares. Parkside Finance Bancorp invested in 603 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Its down 6.94% from 249,200 shares previously. Carlson Cap LP accumulated 4.13 million shares. Glob X Ltd Liability Com owns 0.01% invested in Cboe Global Markets, Inc. It also increased its holding in Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) by 88,855 shares in the quarter, for a total of 937,570 shares, and has risen its stake in Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ:MANH). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System, a Florida-based fund reported 120,241 shares. 197,236 were reported by Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Limited Liability Company. Spc Financial owns 7,060 shares or 0.13% of their USA portfolio. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Limited Company invested 0.04% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The 5 day average volume fell 151233 stocks, 10 day average volume fell 35442 stocks and 30 day average volume rose 3839 stocks when compared to the previous day's values. (NYSE:HD). Eagle Asset Mngmt Inc holds 677,710 shares or 0.64% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.13% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL).

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