Occidental Pete Del (OXY) Stake Held by Ngam Advisors Lp; Clorox (CLX) Holder Wilkins Investment Counsel Has Cut Holding by $1.03 Million

February 23, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Clorox (CLX) by 15.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc sold 7,855 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.16% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 41,448 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.47M, down from 49,303 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Clorox for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.54B market cap company. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $127.85. About 51,362 shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 1.68% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500.




Ngam Advisors Lp increased its stake in Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY) by 8.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ngam Advisors Lp bought 25,474 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.50% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 319,118 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $20.49M, up from 293,644 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ngam Advisors Lp who had been investing in Occidental Pete Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $52.63B market cap company. The stock increased 1.25% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $68.77. About 163,899 shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since February 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.67% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 59 investors sold OXY shares while 338 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 264 raised stakes. 602.00 million shares or 0.86% less from 607.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Town & Country Bancorp Communication Dba First Bankers Trust Communication stated it has 12,796 shares. 9,680 were reported by Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Ltd. Gabelli Funds Ltd Llc reported 335,200 shares stake. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Management Grp Ltd Liability Company accumulated 1,581 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Carnegie Asset Management Limited Liability stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Walter And Keenan Financial Consulting Mi Adv, Indiana-based fund reported 3,320 shares. Amalgamated Financial Bank accumulated 81,887 shares. Kemper Master Retirement Tru holds 33,000 shares or 1.27% of its portfolio. Bb&T Secs Ltd, Virginia-based fund reported 422,915 shares. Dnb Asset As invested in 130,556 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Schroder Investment Mgmt Group has 1.66M shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Columbia Asset Management invested in 3,433 shares. Hyman Charles D owns 15,360 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. 6,067 are held by Northeast. New Jersey-based Peapack Gladstone Financial has invested 0.01% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY).

Among 21 analysts covering Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Occidental Petroleum Corporation had 84 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) on Wednesday, September 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, January 22. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Thursday, July 14 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, September 12. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Monday, February 13. On Friday, August 4 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight”. The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, November 17. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Ngam Advisors Lp, which manages about $16.78 billion and $9.47 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Broadridge Finl Solutions In (NYSE:BR) by 93,789 shares to 143,608 shares, valued at $11.61M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) by 13,868 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 121,858 shares, and cut its stake in Atkore Intl Group Inc.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $297,804 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.15, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold CLX shares while 223 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. 90.68 million shares or 2.85% more from 88.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Utd Ser Automobile Association has 84,844 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Nuance Invs Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.22% or 24,515 shares in its portfolio. 859 were reported by Cornerstone Advsrs. Hsbc Holdings Public Ltd Com accumulated 195,442 shares. Kcm Advsrs Limited Company holds 0.89% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 110,215 shares. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc stated it has 190 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The reported 144,836 shares. Guardian Life Of America has 0.01% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 288 shares. Qs Ltd Liability Co owns 45,138 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Btr Cap Mngmt holds 2,050 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Whittier Trust Company Of Nevada has 0% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Fiduciary Communication reported 2,674 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bridges Inv Counsel owns 3,000 shares. 8,022 are owned by Synovus Corporation.

Analysts await The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.31 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $1.31 per share. CLX’s profit will be $169.52 million for 24.40 P/E if the $1.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.23 actual earnings per share reported by The Clorox Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.50% EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. The Clorox Company had 51 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Monday, February 5 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was downgraded by Argus Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, May 5. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $115 target in Thursday, November 3 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CLX in report on Friday, October 6 with “Hold” rating. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by Wells Fargo. Barclays Capital maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Friday, August 4 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”.

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