Aviva Plc Raised Sherwin Williams Co (SHW) Holding by $23.30 Million; Nomura Asset Management Company LTD Raised Its Intuit (INTU) Holding by $1.11 Million

May 23, 2018 - By Peter Kolinski

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Aviva Plc increased its stake in Sherwin Williams Co (SHW) by 108.86% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aviva Plc bought 56,820 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.42% with the market. The institutional investor held 109,015 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $44.70 million, up from 52,195 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aviva Plc who had been investing in Sherwin Williams Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.34B market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $3.76 during the last trading session, reaching $379.73. About 121,726 shares traded. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has risen 26.25% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.70% the S&P500.

Nomura Asset Management Company Ltd increased its stake in Intuit (INTU) by 17.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nomura Asset Management Company Ltd bought 7,043 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.31% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 46,779 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.38M, up from 39,736 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nomura Asset Management Company Ltd who had been investing in Intuit for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.84 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $190.7. About 321,907 shares traded. Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) has risen 46.26% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.71% the S&P500.

Aviva Plc, which manages about $17.66 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Oneok Inc New (NYSE:OKE) by 27,315 shares to 199,596 shares, valued at $10.67 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Paypal Hldgs Inc by 87,543 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 857,006 shares, and cut its stake in Resmed Inc (NYSE:RMD).

Among 30 analysts covering Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Sherwin-Williams Company had 69 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Longbow on Wednesday, March 16 to “Buy”. On Monday, March 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to “Positive”. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 20 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyCorp given on Wednesday, April 5. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, April 6. As per Thursday, January 5, the company rating was downgraded by Longbow. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) on Tuesday, April 4 to “Overweight” rating. As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 13 by Longbow. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 43 investors sold SHW shares while 252 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 221 raised stakes. 68.54 million shares or 1.28% less from 69.43 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Toth Advisory Corporation has 6,797 shares for 0.66% of their portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 0.05% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Ct Mason reported 17,403 shares. Advantus Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.09% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). 11,151 were accumulated by Oppenheimer &. Atlanta Capital Mgmt Company L L C accumulated 0.22% or 99,892 shares. New York-based Amalgamated Fincl Bank has invested 0.12% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Cadence Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Macquarie Grp Inc Limited has 23,833 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Etrade Capital Management Lc holds 0.1% or 7,764 shares. Bokf Na reported 2,971 shares stake. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc owns 37,334 shares. Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0.11% invested in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Compass Capital Inc reported 72,485 shares. Regions Financial owns 0.03% invested in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) for 5,881 shares.

More recent The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Tracking Dan Loeb’s Third Point Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 22, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Sherwin-Williams’ (SHW) CEO John Morikis on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 25, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ask Sherwin Williams” with publication date: May 18, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $306,945 activity.

Among 24 analysts covering Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Intuit had 98 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by William Blair with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 19. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of INTU in report on Tuesday, November 21 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, November 20 with “Buy”. UBS maintained the shares of INTU in report on Wednesday, August 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, October 27 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 21 by First Analysis. On Tuesday, August 11 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Friday, February 23 by UBS. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 21 by Wells Fargo.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold INTU shares while 247 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 200 raised stakes. 216.67 million shares or 0.72% more from 215.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has 0.13% invested in Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU). Moreover, Sit Investment Inc has 0.32% invested in Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU). Mastrapasqua Asset Mgmt holds 0.37% or 11,663 shares. 6 were reported by Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Group Inc Ltd Liability Company. Davis R M holds 261,872 shares. First Business Financial Ser stated it has 4,963 shares. Shine Inv Advisory Incorporated invested in 805 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Cibc Asset accumulated 32,018 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtnrs accumulated 0.07% or 9,957 shares. 2,150 are held by Wagner Bowman Management. Symphony Asset holds 28,226 shares. Riverhead Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation, Delaware-based fund reported 4,677 shares. Patten Inc reported 75 shares stake. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board holds 0.12% or 283,696 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Davenport & Comm Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.46% invested in Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) for 244,896 shares.

Nomura Asset Management Company Ltd, which manages about $32.64B and $8.64 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO) by 2,500 shares to 146,800 shares, valued at $22.49M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Moodys Corp (NYSE:MCO) by 23,931 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 108,532 shares, and cut its stake in Itau Unibanco Hldg Sa (NYSE:ITUB).

More notable recent Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Intuit Inc. (INTU) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript” on May 23, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Glint Welcomes Sherry Whiteley to Board of Directors” published on May 17, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “12 Stocks To Watch For May 23, 2018” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Celgene, Cypress Semi, Intuit, KemPharm, Oasis Petroleum, Rio Tinto, Shake …” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Analysts raise Intuit targets after earnings” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $190.37 million activity. On Thursday, March 15 the insider COOK SCOTT D sold $38.13M.

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