Cacti Asset Management Decreased Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stake; Suntrust Banks Has Lowered By $552,658 Its Ecolab (ECL) Stake

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Cacti Asset Management Llc decreased Procter & Gamble Co (PG) stake by 90.82% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Cacti Asset Management Llc sold 138,434 shares as Procter & Gamble Co (PG)’s stock declined 8.97%. The Cacti Asset Management Llc holds 14,000 shares with $1.10 million value, down from 152,434 last quarter. Procter & Gamble Co now has $194.71B valuation. The stock increased 1.30% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $77.43. About 11.82M shares traded or 25.15% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.45% since June 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.02% the S&P500. Some Historical PG News: 08/03/2018 – Mr. Clean and Peta Murgatroyd Tackle the Most Impossible Household Messes With the All-New Magic Eraser With Durafoam; 24/05/2018 – PROCTER & GAMBLE SAYS ACCIDENT AT ALEXANDRIA PLANT OVERNIGHT; 09/05/2018 – Cincinnati Business Courier: EXCLUSIVE: P&G-founded nonprofit moving to UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub; 13/03/2018 – Procter & Gamble Resolves Crest® Whitestrips Patent Infringement Dispute with Ranir; 06/03/2018 – P&G to ‘take back control’ of ads; 05/04/2018 – ASCENT RESOURCES PLC ASCR.L – PG-10 CONTINUES TO PERFORM IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS; 18/04/2018 – Balfour Beatty’s 10 Top-Valued Projects Driven by Needs for Energy Services, Infrastructure, an Industrial Info News Alert; 29/05/2018 – PLUG POWER SAYS CO.’S FUEL CELL POWERED FORKLIFT IN PG ACCIDENT; 19/04/2018 – MOODY’S AFFIRMS PROCTER & GAMBLE’S Aa3 RATING FOLLOWING ANNOUNC; 06/03/2018 – P&G TO CUT AD AGENCY SPENDING BY $1.25B IN NEXT 3 YEARS: FT

Suntrust Banks Inc decreased Ecolab Inc (ECL) stake by 1.45% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Suntrust Banks Inc sold 4,034 shares as Ecolab Inc (ECL)’s stock rose 9.64%. The Suntrust Banks Inc holds 273,949 shares with $37.55 million value, down from 277,983 last quarter. Ecolab Inc now has $40.07B valuation. The stock decreased 1.90% or $2.69 during the last trading session, reaching $138.87. About 3.19M shares traded or 152.34% up from the average. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 11.05% since June 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.52% the S&P500. Some Historical ECL News: 22/05/2018 – Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for May 30, 2018; 09/03/2018 – ECOLAB TOP HOLDER CASCADE BOOSTED STAKE TO 11.6%; 28/03/2018 – ECOLAB INC ECL.N : BMO STARTS WITH MARKET PERFORM AND $151 TARGET PRICE; 08/05/2018 – Ecolab Ranks Eighth on 2018 Best Corporate Citizens List; 01/05/2018 – Ecolab 1Q Adj EPS 91c; 18/04/2018 – Ecolab Had Reported 4Q 2017 Net $565.9 Million, or $1.93/Share; 17/04/2018 – Seifert oversaw Ecolab’s lobbying shop; 29/05/2018 – Ecolab Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 07/03/2018 – ECOLAB INC – TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED; 25/04/2018 – Ecolab to Webcast Annual Meeting on May 3, 2018

Since March 7, 2018, it had 4 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $294.14 million activity. 4,800 shares valued at $659,683 were sold by Inchaustegui Roberto on Wednesday, March 14. $176.96 million worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) was bought by GATES WILLIAM H III on Wednesday, March 7. The insider ETTINGER JEFFREY M bought $860,301.

Among 23 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Ecolab has $215.0 highest and $93 lowest target. $146.79’s average target is 5.70% above currents $138.87 stock price. Ecolab had 74 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, January 24. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 8 by Deutsche Bank. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, May 2. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, June 5 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. BMO Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, March 27 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 6 report. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, May 26.

Analysts await Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.27 earnings per share, up 12.39% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.13 per share. ECL’s profit will be $366.42 million for 27.34 P/E if the $1.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual earnings per share reported by Ecolab Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.56% EPS growth.

Another recent and important Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Honeywell, Dover among companies exiting Iran presence before sanctions” on June 05, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.05, from 1.02 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 45 investors sold ECL shares while 298 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 264 raised stakes. 211.10 million shares or 1.90% less from 215.19 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Autus Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 55,246 shares or 1.37% of all its holdings. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams invested in 4,188 shares or 0.41% of the stock. 68,992 are owned by Fincl Counselors. Tt stated it has 0.38% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Aviva Public Ltd Co has 130,656 shares. Ls Invest Limited Liability Corporation holds 149,418 shares. Tradewinds Limited Co holds 0.01% or 125 shares in its portfolio. Northern stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Moreover, Eqis Capital Mngmt Inc has 0.01% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Eads Heald Investment Counsel accumulated 14,485 shares. Daiwa Secs accumulated 8,497 shares. Investec Asset Management holds 0% or 3,897 shares. Martingale Asset Management Lp invested in 0.05% or 29,169 shares. Bancorp Of Nova Scotia invested in 0.1% or 148,253 shares. 4,866 were reported by Stonebridge Capital Limited Liability Company.

Suntrust Banks Inc increased Citrix Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CTXS) stake by 4,432 shares to 8,456 valued at $784,000 in 2018Q1. It also upped Ppg Inds Inc (NYSE:PPG) stake by 6,873 shares and now owns 43,662 shares. Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) was raised too.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $8.44 million activity. 23,500 shares were sold by Fish Kathleen B, worth $1.93M on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $317,221 were sold by Skoufalos Ioannis. 9,005 shares were sold by Posada Juan Fernando, worth $739,189. $410,266 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Moeller Jon R on Tuesday, May 15. Bishop Steven D sold 2,075 shares worth $149,130. The insider Giovanni Ciserani sold $931,536. 1,529 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $113,533 were sold by Coombe Gary A.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.11, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 71 investors sold PG shares while 786 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 556 raised stakes. 1.51 billion shares or 2.21% more from 1.47 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Windsor Capital Mgmt Lc holds 0.49% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 13,168 shares. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.66% or 351,170 shares in its portfolio. 177,841 were reported by Cullinan Associate. Virginia Retirement System Et Al has invested 0.49% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). St Germain D J Inc has invested 2.31% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Qci Asset New York holds 184,446 shares. First Allied Advisory Service has 0.24% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Morgan Stanley holds 16.71 million shares. Wall Street Access Asset Ltd Com has 4,663 shares. Winslow Evans & Crocker reported 15,552 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Barr E S & stated it has 36,466 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Kidder Stephen W holds 96,084 shares. Foyston Gordon Payne Incorporated invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh owns 263,762 shares for 0.84% of their portfolio. Regal Investment Advisors Llc reported 61,711 shares stake.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.91 EPS, up 7.06% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.85 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.29 billion for 21.27 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual EPS reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.00% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “It Is No Longer A Gamble Investing In Procter & Gamble: Part 5” on June 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Lanny’s Recent Stock Purchase – Procter & Gamble” published on June 09, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Encouraging Extending Gains” on May 29, 2018. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “P&G ending operations in Iran because of Trump decision” published on June 04, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Procter & Gamble Still the Dow’s Worst-Performing Stock” with publication date: June 02, 2018.

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