Nextera Energy (NEE) Shareholder Sfe Investment Counsel Has Lowered Its Position by $323,390 as Share Price Rose; Van Cleef Asset Managementinc Maintains Stake in Procter And Gamble Co (PG)

January 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Sfe Investment Counsel decreased its stake in Nextera Energy Inc (NEE) by 10.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sfe Investment Counsel sold 2,215 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,210 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.67M, down from 20,425 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sfe Investment Counsel who had been investing in Nextera Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $70.71 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $150.32. About 1.60 million shares traded. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.94% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500.

Van Cleef Asset Managementinc increased its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (PG) by 76.19% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc bought 13,669 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.32% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 31,609 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.88M, up from 17,940 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc who had been investing in Procter And Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $227.34B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $89.61. About 8.11M shares traded or 20.59% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Sfe Investment Counsel, which manages about $321.20M and $237.84M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alphabet Inc by 537 shares to 1,768 shares, valued at $1.70 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Oneok Inc New (NYSE:OKE) by 46,468 shares in the quarter, for a total of 52,628 shares, and has risen its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $9.61 million activity. Another trade for 30,000 shares valued at $4.41M was made by ROBO JAMES L on Thursday, August 3. $4.47 million worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) shares were sold by Sieving Charles E. On Monday, September 18 KETCHUM JOHN W sold $435,000 worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) or 2,900 shares.

Analysts await NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $1.33 earnings per share, up 9.92% or $0.12 from last year’s $1.21 per share. NEE’s profit will be $625.63 million for 28.26 P/E if the $1.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.85 actual earnings per share reported by NextEra Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.11% negative EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. had 36 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, March 18 by Barclays Capital. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 16 to “Buy”. On Friday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Sector Outperform” rating by Howard Weil given on Tuesday, November 17. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy” on Friday, August 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 30. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by M Partners on Tuesday, August 11 with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 38 investors sold NEE shares while 396 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 323 raised stakes. 344.40 million shares or 7.22% less from 371.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Altavista Wealth Mngmt invested in 1,761 shares. Edmp reported 4,595 shares or 0.61% of all its holdings. Palisade Management Ltd Co Nj stated it has 87,535 shares. Sequoia Fincl Ltd Liability has 0.06% invested in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0.18% or 490,996 shares. Linscomb And Williams invested in 3,910 shares. Baystate Wealth Management Limited Liability reported 0.04% stake. Moreover, Polaris Cap Ltd Liability has 2.1% invested in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Guardian Life Insurance Com Of America has invested 0.02% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Argi Inv Services Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.08% or 8,380 shares in its portfolio. Hemenway Trust Company Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 3,060 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Lomas Capital Management Llc, New York-based fund reported 110,251 shares. Hartford Inv Comm owns 102,446 shares. The Colorado-based Northstar Inv Advsr Limited has invested 0.21% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Mai Cap Management accumulated 91,021 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold PG shares while 765 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 558 raised stakes. 1.50 billion shares or 1.10% more from 1.48 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Boston Rech And Mngmt stated it has 1.55% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Pinnacle Advisory Gp Inc reported 9,993 shares stake. Clark Capital Mgmt Gp, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 343,759 shares. Pennsylvania-based Haverford Services Inc has invested 1.66% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Bremer Tru Natl Association invested in 18,322 shares or 0.46% of the stock. Sns Lc has 0.24% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 10,252 shares. Syntal Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Co accumulated 4,305 shares. Bridges Inv Counsel Inc invested 0.66% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Bernzott Cap Advsrs holds 0.7% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) or 54,227 shares. 92,807 were accumulated by Hoertkorn Richard Charles. 81,230 are owned by Brookfield Asset Management. Mitsubishi Ufj & Bk Corp reported 5.60 million shares. 30,547 are owned by Interocean Limited Liability Company. Bankshares has invested 1.11% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Exchange Mngmt Inc holds 2.02% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 67,223 shares.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 19 insider sales for $6.75 million activity. FergusonMchugh MaryLynn had sold 2,856 shares worth $265,554. Giovanni Ciserani had sold 4,589 shares worth $422,374. $323,891 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Pierce Charles E on Tuesday, August 15. 1,675 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $154,168 were sold by Keith R. Alexandra. The insider Biegger Mark F sold 2,660 shares worth $244,828. $587,402 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Taylor David S.

Among 24 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 73 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has “Strong-Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Vetr. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, September 19. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, September 1. Jefferies maintained the shares of PG in report on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $9800 target in Tuesday, May 30 report. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Jefferies.

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