Celanese Del (CE) Stock Declined While Gmt Capital Has Cut Position by $8.83 Million; Marriott Intl New (MAR) Holder Brown Advisory Raised Its Position

April 16, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Brown Advisory Inc increased its stake in Marriott Intl Inc New (MAR) by 8.48% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Advisory Inc bought 11,779 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.21% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 150,762 shares of the hotels and resorts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $20.46M, up from 138,983 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Advisory Inc who had been investing in Marriott Intl Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.78 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.47% or $1.95 during the last trading session, reaching $131.06. About 1.16M shares traded. Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has risen 45.53% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.98% the S&P500.

Thomas E. Claugus decreased its stake in Celanese Corp Del (CE) by 2.05% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gmt Capital Corp sold 82,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.31% with the market. The hedge fund run by Thomas E. Claugus held 3.95 million shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $423.11M, down from 4.03M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gmt Capital Corp who had been investing in Celanese Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.15B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $104.16. About 801,290 shares traded or 0.64% up from the average. Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) has risen 9.78% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.77% the S&P500.

Brown Advisory Inc, which manages about $31.59B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Deltic Timber Corp (NYSE:DEL) by 6,930 shares to 616,709 shares, valued at $56.46M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) by 11,306 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 31,678 shares, and cut its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (Call) (NYSE:BABA).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 25 investors sold MAR shares while 240 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 191 raised stakes. 224.71 million shares or 5.02% less from 236.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 22,640 are owned by Cullinan Assocs. Sandler invested in 50,000 shares or 0.96% of the stock. Security Tru owns 0.04% invested in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) for 964 shares. Cohen Management owns 2,064 shares. Institute For Wealth Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.32% in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys invested 0.16% in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). 2,567 were accumulated by Bradley Foster Sargent Ct. Allen Invest Mgmt Ltd Company has 0.04% invested in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) for 7,025 shares. Everence holds 0.25% or 8,558 shares in its portfolio. New Jersey-based Peapack Gladstone has invested 0.05% in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). Citadel Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.08% or 934,161 shares. Polaris Greystone Fincl Gru Limited Liability Corp holds 2.45% or 220,080 shares in its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio reported 0.14% of its portfolio in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). Toth Fincl Advisory invested in 593 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Envestnet Asset Management Inc accumulated 0.02% or 59,987 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Marriott International had 63 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 16 by Bernstein. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Friday, February 17. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold”. On Friday, August 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. Morgan Stanley upgraded Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) on Monday, September 26 to “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 12 by RBC Capital Markets. SunTrust upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $92 target in Thursday, September 24 report. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $141 target in Friday, February 16 report. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. The stock of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 8 by Berenberg.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 9 selling transactions for $30.61 million activity. The insider Smith Craig S. sold 14,422 shares worth $2.03 million. $1.01 million worth of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) shares were sold by Rodriguez David A. $11.28 million worth of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) shares were sold by Harrison Deborah Marriott. SCHWAB SUSAN C had bought 250 shares worth $35,368. $1.12M worth of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) shares were sold by DUNCAN BRUCE W. On Wednesday, December 13 the insider Linnartz Stephanie sold $659,348.

Among 18 analysts covering Celanese (NYSE:CE), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Celanese had 72 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 18 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $112.0 target in Thursday, October 5 report. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by RBC Capital Markets. Nomura maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $77 target in Wednesday, October 19 report. The stock of Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Monday, January 11. Citigroup maintained the shares of CE in report on Monday, April 18 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of CE in report on Wednesday, October 14 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Monday, November 16.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 29 investors sold CE shares while 142 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 125.13 million shares or 1.30% less from 126.78 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Motco holds 249 shares. Nordea Invest Mngmt reported 560,192 shares stake. State Street Corp owns 0.03% invested in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) for 3.47 million shares. Magnetar Limited Liability owns 13,729 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Chicago Equity Prns Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.01% or 2,015 shares. Voya Investment Limited owns 44,406 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Wagner Bowman Management has 0.3% invested in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Moreover, Dnb Asset Mgmt As has 0.02% invested in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Gateway Invest Advisers Limited Liability Corporation reported 77,739 shares stake. Metropolitan Life Ins has invested 0.01% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Apg Asset Nv has invested 0.08% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). Lpl accumulated 19,331 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Australia-based Amp Investors Ltd has invested 0.07% in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE). San Francisco Sentry Group Incorporated (Ca) has 0% invested in Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) for 67 shares. Luminus Mgmt Ltd Co accumulated 46,824 shares.

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