Braun Stacey Associates Has Upped Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) Stake By $1.98 Million; Bares Capital Management Upped Ansys (ANSS) Stake

April 22, 2018 - By Richard Conner


Bares Capital Management Inc increased Ansys Inc. (ANSS) stake by 1.69% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Bares Capital Management Inc acquired 17,775 shares as Ansys Inc. (ANSS)’s stock rose 7.08%. The Bares Capital Management Inc holds 1.07M shares with $157.70M value, up from 1.05 million last quarter. Ansys Inc. now has $13.77 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.03% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $163.78. About 818,987 shares traded or 62.83% up from the average. ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 48.65% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.10% the S&P500.

Braun Stacey Associates Inc increased Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) stake by 38.93% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Braun Stacey Associates Inc acquired 26,335 shares as Colgate Palmolive Co (CL)’s stock declined 7.81%. The Braun Stacey Associates Inc holds 93,990 shares with $7.09 million value, up from 67,655 last quarter. Colgate Palmolive Co now has $58.97 billion valuation. The stock decreased 3.22% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $67.52. About 8.64 million shares traded or 105.62% up from the average. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has declined 5.65% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.20% the S&P500.

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 68 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Tuesday, December 19 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $74 target in Friday, May 26 report. The rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas to “Outperform” on Tuesday, February 21. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by Jefferies. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Jefferies. The firm has “Sell” rating by Societe Generale given on Wednesday, November 29. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 29 by BNP Paribas.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 20 insider sales for $32.94 million activity. HANCOCK ELLEN M sold 4,676 shares worth $346,581. 36,215 Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares with value of $2.58M were sold by JAKOBSEN HENNING I. 14,000 shares were sold by HUSTON JOHN J, worth $972,125. The insider HICKEY DENNIS J sold 5,651 shares worth $396,561. MOISON FRANCK J sold $3.10 million worth of stock or 44,418 shares. On Tuesday, February 20 Marsili Daniel B sold $399,530 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 5,692 shares. Skala Justin had sold 4,161 shares worth $292,026.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 56 investors sold CL shares while 444 reduced holdings. 98 funds opened positions while 335 raised stakes. 606.34 million shares or 1.77% less from 617.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Virtu Limited Co invested in 6,773 shares. Petrus Trust Lta holds 74,963 shares or 1.4% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Company Can holds 0.13% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 715,577 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd holds 48,690 shares or 0.38% of its portfolio. First Manhattan Comm invested in 207,611 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 30,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Raymond James Na reported 20,526 shares. Newfocus Financial Gru Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 1.75% or 38,017 shares. 72,998 were accumulated by Green Valley Investors Limited Co. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Liability has 0.62% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 272,147 shares. Nomura holds 78,123 shares. The Illinois-based Lodestar Invest Counsel Limited Company Il has invested 0.85% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Kansas-based Vantage Inv Prns Ltd Llc has invested 1.17% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt stated it has 1.73% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Chatham Capital Group has 35,110 shares.

Braun Stacey Associates Inc decreased Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB) stake by 4,620 shares to 90,843 valued at $18.01M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Waste Mgmt Inc Del Com (NYSE:WM) stake by 10,585 shares and now owns 173,032 shares. Csx Corp (NYSE:CSX) was reduced too.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $8.99 million activity. The insider MORLEY BRADFORD C sold $4.04 million. 862 shares valued at $136,196 were sold by CASHMAN JAMES E III on Tuesday, April 10. The insider SHIELDS MARIA T sold 25,000 shares worth $4.06 million. Shares for $330,338 were sold by MAHONEY RICHARD S.. HINDSBO MARK sold 944 shares worth $156,610.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 26 investors sold ANSS shares while 182 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 77.82 million shares or 1.78% less from 79.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ascend Capital Ltd holds 0.62% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 112,486 shares. Cleararc Cap has invested 0.04% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Alps Inc owns 1,561 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv has 0.07% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 97,921 shares. 1,306 were accumulated by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. 284,048 were accumulated by Parametric Associate Lc. Hanson Mcclain Incorporated owns 3 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sumitomo Life Ins reported 0.19% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Co Ltd holds 10,606 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Oakbrook Invests holds 0.07% or 7,870 shares. Soros Fund Mngmt Limited Com reported 0.02% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Cwm Limited Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Piermont reported 0.22% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0.19% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Trillium Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has 105,047 shares for 0.85% of their portfolio.

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