Procter And Gamble Co (PG) Holding Has Upped by Van Cleef Asset Managementinc; As Deere And Co (DE) Stock Rose, Capital International Investors Lifted Stake

January 14, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Capital International Investors increased its stake in Deere And Co (DE) by 35.36% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital International Investors bought 2.30M shares as the company’s stock rose 9.64% with the market. The institutional investor held 8.81 million shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.11B, up from 6.51 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital International Investors who had been investing in Deere And Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $54.40 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.10% or $1.84 during the last trading session, reaching $169.3. About 2.32M shares traded or 5.72% up from the average. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 46.99% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.29% 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 $2.88 million, 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 $227.34 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $89.61. About 8.11 million 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.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 sales for $24.78 million activity. Shares for $1.04 million were sold by Gilles Jean H. 6,416 shares were sold by Reed Cory J, worth $972,253. On Tuesday, August 22 the insider von Pentz Markwart sold $5.42 million. On Tuesday, January 9 Jones Mary K.W. sold $1.69 million worth of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) or 10,220 shares. 7,174 shares were sold by Guinn Max A, worth $954,021 on Friday, October 27.

Among 28 analysts covering Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Deere & Company had 110 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 9 by Credit Suisse. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $63 target in Monday, October 26 report. The company was maintained on Friday, January 12 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, October 12. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, May 31, the company rating was upgraded by UBS. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $125.0 target in Monday, September 18 report. On Monday, October 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. The firm has “Market Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 15 by Avondale.

Capital International Investors, which manages about $83.48B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mercury General Corp (NYSE:MCY) by 475,703 shares to 1.42 million shares, valued at $80.64M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Barrick Gold Corp (Usd) (NYSE:ABX) by 828,344 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5.53M shares, and cut its stake in Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 64 investors sold DE shares while 312 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 281 raised stakes. 213.38 million shares or 1.82% more from 209.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Van Eck Assoc accumulated 587,862 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has 0.12% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 20,000 shares. New York-based Nbt Retail Bank N A Ny has invested 0.35% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Puzo Michael J holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 3,500 shares. Ally Inc invested in 3,916 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Idaho-based Caprock Grp has invested 0.07% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Americafirst Mngmt Ltd Llc has 2,599 shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. Dupont invested in 1,369 shares. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Service Limited Liability invested in 0.08% or 7,179 shares. Paloma Ptnrs Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 6,046 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky owns 32,500 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Telos Cap holds 2,044 shares. Tdam Usa Incorporated accumulated 16,163 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Llc stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Kanawha Cap Ltd reported 0.41% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It worsened, 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. Bridges Inv Counsel reported 13,080 shares. Blackrock has invested 0.73% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Hudock Group Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 6,349 shares. Hirtle Callaghan And Ltd Liability has 0.11% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Moreover, Cornerstone Capital has 0.15% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Moreover, First Citizens Bankshares And has 0.62% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Meyer Handelman Company stated it has 721,696 shares. Mai owns 68,749 shares. Ls Investment Advsrs Ltd Com invested 0.7% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Hutchin Hill Cap Ltd Partnership holds 0.03% or 9,900 shares in its portfolio. Whalerock Point Ptnrs Ltd Liability Company invested in 29,721 shares. Barclays Public Llc invested in 0.29% or 3.08 million shares. Deroy & Devereaux Private Invest Counsel stated it has 4,695 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Essex Fincl Ser has 1.88% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 84,112 shares.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 19 insider sales for $6.75 million activity. Another trade for 6,382 shares valued at $587,402 was sold by Taylor David S. Schomburger Jeffrey K also sold $199,728 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, August 15. 3,462 shares valued at $318,644 were sold by Bishop Steven D on Tuesday, August 15. Shares for $115,695 were sold by Matthew Price. The insider FergusonMchugh MaryLynn sold $321,221. $558,042 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Moeller Jon R on Tuesday, August 15.

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. Vetr upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $80.12 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. Jefferies initiated the shares of PG in report on Wednesday, June 15 with “Buy” rating. Atlantic Securities initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, January 6 report. Bank of America maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, September 19 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was downgraded by TheStreet. On Tuesday, November 15 the stock rating was reinitiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by Jefferies. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, June 30. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, August 17 with “Buy”.

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