Gardner Russo & Gardner Has Raised By $72.15 Million Its Brown (BF.B) Stake; ALFA-LAVAL AB ORDINARY SHARES SWEDEN (ALFVF) SI Decreased By 7.83%

June 18, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc increased Brown (BF.B) stake by 90.24% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc acquired 1.34M shares as Brown (BF.B)’s stock 0.00%. The Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc holds 2.82 million shares with $153.22 million value, up from 1.48 million last quarter. Brown now has $25.14B valuation. The stock decreased 0.79% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $52.97. About 599,326 shares traded. Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) has risen 40.18% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.61% the S&P500. Some Historical BF.B News: ; 16/05/2018 – BROWN-FORMAN REFINES ORGANIZATION TO SUPPORT CONTINUED STRONG G; 20/04/2018 – DJ Brown-Forman Corporation Class B, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (BF.B); 21/03/2018 – Tracy Skeans Elected to Brown-Forman Board of Directors; 22/03/2018 – BROWN-FORMAN CORP – ANNOUNCED PRICING OF A $300 MLN 7-YEAR SENIOR UNSECURED NOTE AND A $300 MLN 20-YEAR SENIOR UNSECURED NOTE; 04/05/2018 – Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Kelly Services, Chesapeake Utilities, HubSpot, Brown Forman, Infinity Property and Casu; 07/03/2018 – BROWN-FORMAN – SEES 2018 DILUTED EPS OF $1.43 TO $1.48; 21/04/2018 – DJ Brown-Forman Corporation Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (BF.A); 07/03/2018 – BROWN-FORMAN – 2018 DILUTED EPS OUTLOOK INCLUDES $0.03 OF EXPENSE FROM TAX REFORM, $0.10 OF EXPENSE FROM ESTABLISHMENT OF FOUNDATION, AMONG OTHER; 07/03/2018 – BROWN-FORMAN CORP – REVISES FISCAL YEAR 2018 OUTLOOK; 07/03/2018 – BROWN-FORMAN 3Q EPS 39C, EST. 41C




ALFA-LAVAL AB ORDINARY SHARES SWEDEN (OTCMKTS:ALFVF) had a decrease of 7.83% in short interest. ALFVF’s SI was 645,200 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 7.83% from 700,000 shares previously. With 400 avg volume, 1613 days are for ALFA-LAVAL AB ORDINARY SHARES SWEDEN (OTCMKTS:ALFVF)’s short sellers to cover ALFVF’s short positions. The SI to ALFA-LAVAL AB ORDINARY SHARES SWEDEN’s float is 0.22%. It closed at $23.54 lastly. It is down 0.00% since June 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Alfa Laval AB provides heat transfer, separation, and fluid handling products and solutions for use in various industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $. The firm operates in three divisions: Equipment, Process Technology, and Marine & Diesel. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s fluid handling systems include automation equipment; fluid control equipment; installation materials; analytical instruments; analytical, cleaning validation, flow, level, pressure, temperature, and weighing instruments, as well as instrumentation accessories; mixing equipment; centrifugal, circumferential piston, rotary lobe, and screw pumps; rotary jet and spray heads; tank cover and accessories; and valves.

Among 12 analysts covering Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 8% are positive. Brown-Forman had 43 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, June 8 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold”. The stock of Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, March 8 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 5 by SunTrust. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, September 28 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 23 with “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) rating on Thursday, July 13. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $5200 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) rating on Tuesday, August 29. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $51.0 target. Goldman Sachs upgraded Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) on Thursday, September 28 to “Hold” rating.

More recent Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Microchip Technology, New Jersey Resources, Brown …” on June 18, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Ross: EU will determine tariff escalation” on May 31, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) CEO Paul Varga on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: June 06, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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