Steven Green Acquires $33800 Worth of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMCB) Stock; Water Asset Management Trimmed Its Xylem (XYL) Stake

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Water Asset Management Llc decreased Xylem Inc (XYL) stake by 24.22% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Water Asset Management Llc sold 101,950 shares as Xylem Inc (XYL)’s stock declined 6.37%. The Water Asset Management Llc holds 318,951 shares with $24.53 million value, down from 420,901 last quarter. Xylem Inc now has $12.85B valuation. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $71.39. About 1.15 million shares traded or 5.11% up from the average. Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) has risen 36.97% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.40% the S&P500. Some Historical XYL News: ; 22/03/2018 – Xylem calls for improved water resource data collection and sharing on World Water Day 2018; 01/05/2018 – Xylem 1Q EPS 43c; 01/05/2018 – Xylem 1Q Rev $1.2B; 01/05/2018 – Xylem Sees FY Rev $5.1B-$5.2B; 23/05/2018 – S&PGR Cites Xylem’s Progress With Integrating Sensus Purchase, Willingness to Repay Debt for Raised Outlook; 30/04/2018 – Californians remain concerned about future droughts; Support recycled water as a long-term solution for water security; 01/05/2018 – XYLEM SEES FY ADJ EPS $2.82 TO $2.97, EST. $2.92; 01/05/2018 – Xylem 1Q Net $79M; 10/05/2018 – Xylem Declares Dividend of 21c; 01/05/2018 – Xylem 1Q Adj EPS 51c

Among 20 analysts covering Xylem (NYSE:XYL), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Xylem had 78 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equalweight”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $86.0 target in Friday, February 2 report. Cowen & Co maintained Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) on Monday, March 5 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, August 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Overweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, November 1. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, April 11 by Wedbush. On Monday, March 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold”. The stock of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, July 27. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by Northcoast. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) rating on Thursday, September 3. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $37.0 target.

Analysts await Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.71 EPS, up 20.34% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.59 per share. XYL’s profit will be $127.75 million for 25.14 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by Xylem Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.22% EPS growth.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $6.09 million activity. 7,500 shares were sold by CRAWFORD CURTIS J, worth $550,395 on Monday, May 14. 200 shares were sold by LORANGER STEVEN R, worth $13,604 on Wednesday, December 13. Brannemo Tomas also sold $860,561 worth of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) on Monday, March 5.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.15, from 1.08 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 37 investors sold XYL shares while 190 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 143.75 million shares or 1.84% less from 146.45 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Bluemountain Capital Mgmt Lc holds 0.02% or 11,851 shares. Moreover, Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Systems has 0.02% invested in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) for 16,097 shares. Parsons Management Inc Ri holds 20,865 shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama accumulated 85,939 shares. Cannell Peter B Inc reported 8,175 shares. Paloma Prns Management has 5,257 shares. Hemenway Company Ltd Liability owns 62,390 shares or 0.91% of their US portfolio. Eastern Fincl Bank has 4,645 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Ledyard National Bank & Trust invested in 0.01% or 800 shares. Advsrs Limited Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) for 108 shares. Cornerstone stated it has 0% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Peoples Fincl Service has 0.34% invested in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). California-based Aperio Group Limited Liability has invested 0.08% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Kbc Grp Nv owns 0.38% invested in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) for 533,098 shares. Natixis accumulated 49,676 shares.

Another recent and important Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Xylem Inc. to present at the Electrical Products Group 2018 Annual Spring Conference” on May 18, 2018.

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp operates as the bank holding firm for Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California that provides a range of banking services to businesses and individuals primarily in the mid Central Valley of California. The company has market cap of $595.28 million. The firm accepts various deposit products, such as checking, savings, money market, time certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts. It has a 19.28 P/E ratio. It also offers loan products, including commercial, commercial real estate, real estate construction, agribusiness, and consumer loans, as well as equipment leases and credit card services; commercial products comprising term loans, leases, lines of credit, other working capital financing, and letters of credit; and automobile financing, residential real estate loans, and home improvement loans and lines of credit.

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