Aristotle Capital Boston Increases Stake in Fulton Finl Pa (FULT); Danaher Del (DHR) Shares Declined While Guinness Asset Management LTD Raised Its Stake

December 7, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Aristotle Capital Boston Llc increased its stake in Fulton Finl Corp Pa (FULT) by 141.6% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aristotle Capital Boston Llc bought 61,351 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 104,678 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.99M, up from 43,327 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aristotle Capital Boston Llc who had been investing in Fulton Finl Corp Pa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.20B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.95% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $18.25. About 868,749 shares traded or 20.63% up from the average. Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) has risen 28.55% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.85% the S&P500.

Guinness Asset Management Ltd increased its stake in Danaher Corp Del (DHR) by 16.21% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guinness Asset Management Ltd bought 5,380 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.27% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 38,570 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.26M, up from 33,190 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guinness Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Danaher Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $64.36B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $92.53. About 2.04 million shares traded. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 10.62% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.08% the S&P500.




More notable recent Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Fulton Financial Corporation (FULT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September …” on September 28, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Fulton Financial Corporation Declares Special Cash Dividend, Extends Timeframe …” published on November 20, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Fulton Financial Expands Executive Leadership Team” on October 23, 2017. More interesting news about Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) were released by: Cpbj.com and their article: “Fulton Bank CEO, Fulton Financial COO to retire” published on October 24, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Fulton Financial Corporation Announces Dates for Third Quarter Earnings …” with publication date: October 04, 2017.

Aristotle Capital Boston Llc, which manages about $1.48 billion and $896.37M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Barnes Group Inc (NYSE:B) by 18,874 shares to 195,815 shares, valued at $11.46 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Among 11 analysts covering Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FULT), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Fulton Financial Corp. had 26 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, December 6 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, September 25 with “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, April 21 by Boenning & Scattergood. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, July 24. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 21 by Guggenheim. On Friday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, July 19 by Boenning & Scattergood. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 7 by Guggenheim. Hovde Group initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $16 target in Monday, September 12 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.27, from 1.22 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 17 investors sold FULT shares while 50 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 109.92 million shares or 2.06% more from 107.71 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT). Bb&T holds 0.03% in Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) or 84,021 shares. Hillcrest Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability accumulated 614,359 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 374,233 shares. 13,378 are held by Hightower Advsrs Limited Liability Com. Highlander Limited Liability Company holds 1,966 shares. Natixis reported 13,285 shares stake. Keybank Natl Association Oh owns 28,233 shares. Moreover, Creative Planning has 0% invested in Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT). Foundry Prtnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.9% or 1.16 million shares. Smithfield Trust Com holds 395 shares. M&T Retail Bank holds 495,950 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability invested in 716,747 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 0.03% in Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT). Moreover, Fincl Bank Of Nova Scotia has 0.01% invested in Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FULT) for 147,800 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Danaher Corporation had 69 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $93 target in Wednesday, February 1 report. The stock of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Monday, October 26. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 20. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy”. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. Janney Capital downgraded the shares of DHR in report on Wednesday, June 7 to “Neutral” rating. Citigroup maintained Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) on Monday, June 13 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $87 target in Wednesday, January 27 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $9700 target in Thursday, August 10 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, January 21.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.35, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 42 investors sold DHR shares while 311 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 423 raised stakes. 508.92 million shares or 0.25% less from 510.21 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Granite Invest Prtn Limited has 0.3% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Fishman Jay A Ltd Mi holds 0% or 21,442 shares. 28,602 were accumulated by Perkins Coie Tru Company. Nordea Invest Management Ab accumulated 0.02% or 116,809 shares. Calamos Advsr Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 66,449 shares. M&T National Bank holds 0.2% or 406,265 shares in its portfolio. Fincl Counselors Inc invested 0.45% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). The United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd Company has invested 0.09% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Broderick Brian C reported 1.77% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Akre Cap Lc holds 1.66 million shares or 2.27% of its portfolio. Cls Invests Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 344 shares in its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management owns 115,132 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Parnassus Ca has invested 3.47% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Two Sigma Securities Ltd invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Rafferty Asset Mgmt Limited Liability holds 9,518 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

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