Why Matthew Farrell Sold 8,513 Stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD)?; Bank Of Nova Scotia Has Increased Boeing Co (BA) Position

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Bank Of Nova Scotia increased Boeing Co (BA) stake by 76.47% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Bank Of Nova Scotia acquired 159,168 shares as Boeing Co (BA)’s stock declined 0.93%. The Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 367,317 shares with $120.41M value, up from 208,149 last quarter. Boeing Co now has $191.75 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.88% or $9.7733 during the last trading session, reaching $329.1367. About 2.23M shares traded. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 92.49% since June 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 79.92% the S&P500. Some Historical BA News: 09/03/2018 – Turkish Airlines Agrees to Buy Up to 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Planes; 17/04/2018 – SOUTHWEST SAYS INSPECTIONS “ARE BEING PERFORMED OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION AND ARE EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED OVER THE NEXT 30 DAYS”; 08/03/2018 – Embraer Earnings Shrink as Boeing’s Takeover Talks Drag On; 03/05/2018 – ALERIS – ENTERED MULTI-YR CONTRACT WITH BOEING TO SUPPLY ALUMINUM PLATE, SHEET FOR PRODUCTION OF VARIOUS AIRPLANE MODELS; 18/04/2018 – French investigators to assist probe into Southwest Airlines engine explosion; 12/03/2018 – Hawaiian Airlines to Book 1Q Charge of $35M-$40M Related to Purchase of Boeing 767 Aircraft; 18/04/2018 – U.S. FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion; 11/05/2018 – MEDIA-Russia’s Utair orders 30 Boeing 737 MAX planes – Vedomosti; 14/03/2018 – Dow drops 250 points led by Boeing on fears of a China trade war; 14/03/2018 – Qatar Armed Forces Selects Boeing Global Services Subsidiary, Tapestry Solutions, to Modernize Its Logistics and Business Systems

The stock increased 1.01% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $51.14. About 522,675 shares traded. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has declined 7.38% since June 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.95% the S&P500. Some Historical CHD News: 02/05/2018 – Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Declares 469th Regular Quarterly Dividend; 03/05/2018 – CHURCH & DWIGHT CO INC – REPORTED SALES GROWTH OUTLOOK RAISED TO 9% FOR FY 2018; 03/05/2018 – CHURCH & DWIGHT STILL SEES YR ADJ EPS; 03/05/2018 – Church & Dwight Backs 2Q EPS 46c; 30/03/2018 – Church & Dwight: Has Ability to Increase Facility Size By Up to Added $600M, Subject to Certain Conditions; 28/03/2018 – Church & Dwight Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 14/05/2018 – Aviva Adds Aptiv, Exits Service Corp, Cuts Church & Dwight: 13F; 23/05/2018 – CHURCH & DWIGHT RECOMMENDS SHAREHOLDERS REJECT TRC MINI-TENDER; 03/05/2018 – Church & Dwight Backs FY18 EPS $2.24-EPS $2.28; 03/05/2018 – CHURCH & DWIGHT CO INC SEES 2018 EPS OUTLOOK $2.24 TO $2.28

Since February 26, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $29.12 million activity. FARRELL MATTHEW sold $925,749 worth of stock or 19,278 shares. The insider Craigie James sold $1.23M. Zagorski Judy A. had bought 600 shares worth $28,494 on Monday, May 7. KATZ STEVEN J had sold 12,600 shares worth $638,319. $3,717 worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) was bought by Bomhard Britta. Saligram Ravichandra Krishnamurty sold $653,468 worth of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) on Thursday, May 24.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.04, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 34 investors sold Church & Dwight Co., Inc. shares while 234 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 193.65 million shares or 2.02% less from 197.64 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 51,491 were reported by Cibc Asset Management Incorporated. Avalon Advsrs Ltd has invested 0.04% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Eagleclaw Managment Limited Liability Company reported 9,901 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, New Mexico-based fund reported 23,800 shares. 237,844 are owned by Employees Retirement Of Ohio. Rockland Tru has 6,676 shares. Delta Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Tn owns 700 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 9,944 were reported by Liberty Mutual Asset Management. Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Liability Company owns 51,340 shares. Saturna Cap holds 1.95% of its portfolio in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 1.22M shares. De Burlo Gru Inc has invested 0.45% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Ingalls And Snyder Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 7,680 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 10,100 are held by Naples Glob Advsr Llc. Stone Ridge Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation owns 70,858 shares or 0.21% of their US portfolio. Japan-based Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Banking Corp has invested 0.05% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD).

Among 21 analysts covering Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Church & Dwight has $116 highest and $43 lowest target. $60.73’s average target is 18.75% above currents $51.14 stock price. Church & Dwight had 64 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 5 by Jefferies. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, October 3 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Friday, April 20. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, May 16 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 17 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, February 5. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Friday, December 16.

Not a long ago, the President and CEO of Church & Dwight Co Inc, Mr. Matthew Farrell, made a sale of a sizable amount of shares – 8,513, amounting to $432,658 USD, which is based on a market stock price of $50.8 for each share. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he unloaded another 77,698 shares worth $3,864,836 USD. Matthew finished this trade on June 25, 2018. The Form 4 is freely available for public review here at the D.C. based-SEC website. The probability of this transaction staying hidden is little as it’s significant, with the President and CEO now owning 140,234 shares —- that is 0.06% of the Company’s stock market value.

Analysts await Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.46 EPS, up 12.20% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.41 per share. CHD’s profit will be $112.56M for 27.79 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual EPS reported by Church & Dwight Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.98% negative EPS growth.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. develops, makes, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States. The company has market cap of $12.51 billion. The companyÂ’s Consumer Domestic segment offers household products, including baking soda, carpet and cat litter deodorizers, clumping cat litters, washing soda, fabric softeners, daily shower cleaners, cleaning products, dishwashing detergents and boosters, laundry and cleaning solutions, and bathroom cleaners, as well as powder, liquid, and unit dose laundry detergents; and personal care products, such as toothpastes and oral rinses, home pregnancy and ovulation test kits, deodorants and antiperspirants, toothbrushes, shampoos, dietary supplements, depilatories, lotions, creams, waxes, oral analgesics, nasal saline moisturizers, and feminine hygiene products, as well as condoms, lubricants, and vibrating products. It has a 16.9 P/E ratio. The Company’s Consumer International segment sells personal care, household, and over-the-counter products in international markets comprising Canada, France, Australia, China, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Brazil.

Bank Of Nova Scotia decreased Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI) stake by 34,552 shares to 8,186 valued at $2.92M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Anadarko Pete Corp (NYSE:APC) stake by 8,742 shares and now owns 77,141 shares. Canadian Natl Ry Co (NYSE:CNI) was reduced too.

More notable recent The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Order Rumor Shows Chinese Pressure” on June 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “United Technologies Has A $100 Billion 797 Upside” published on June 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Boeing’s Nightmare: Picking Fights With China” on June 17, 2018. More interesting news about The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Boeing Optimizes Defense Products” published on June 15, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Boeing Grabs Another Big Widebody Order” with publication date: June 24, 2018.

Among 27 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Boeing had 118 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Monday, February 13 by Buckingham Research. The company was maintained on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Friday, April 28 with “Sell”. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, April 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BA in report on Thursday, September 3 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 5. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, April 27. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 23. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, October 24.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.13, from 0.79 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 60 investors sold BA shares while 691 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 368 raised stakes. 360.90 million shares or 3.37% less from 373.50 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. S&T Bancshares Pa invested 0.19% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Macquarie Group invested in 124,024 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Joel Isaacson And Com Ltd Llc reported 0.25% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Osterweis Mngmt invested 2.28% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Cap Int Incorporated Ca, a California-based fund reported 1,280 shares. Bellecapital Limited has invested 0.31% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). 9,602 are owned by Canandaigua Comml Bank. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 951,469 shares or 0.76% of their US portfolio. Stoneridge Inv Prtnrs Ltd invested in 9,188 shares. 682 were accumulated by Beacon Advsr. Berson & Corrado Invest Ltd Llc reported 10,797 shares. 2,374 are held by Ims Capital Mgmt. Decatur Cap Inc holds 2.06% or 30,550 shares in its portfolio. Tnb has invested 0.54% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Envestnet Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA).

Since February 8, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $18.83 million activity. CAPOZZI HEIDI B sold 1,132 shares worth $373,379. Another trade for 2,840 shares valued at $948,261 was sold by Verbeck Robert E. Shares for $1.48M were sold by Sands Diana L on Friday, May 4. Smith Gregory D had sold 36,079 shares worth $12.17 million on Thursday, February 8. Shares for $3.10 million were sold by LUTTIG J MICHAEL. Hyslop Gregory L also sold $762,543 worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) on Monday, May 7.

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