Sodastream International LTD (SODA) Holding Has Boosted by Acadian Asset Management Llc; Grainger Ww (GWW) Share Value Declined While Bartlett & Co Decreased Its Stake by $14.85 Million

November 15, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Acadian Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Sodastream International Ltd (SODA) by 17.39% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Acadian Asset Management Llc bought 129,117 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 871,395 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $46.64 million, up from 742,278 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Acadian Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Sodastream International Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.90 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.70% or $0.46 reaching $65.34 on the news. About 1,043 shares traded. Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) has risen 180.89% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 164.19% the S&P500.

Bartlett & Co decreased its stake in Grainger Ww Inc. (GWW) by 98.32% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bartlett & Co sold 82,523 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.42% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1,412 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $255,000, down from 83,935 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bartlett & Co who had been investing in Grainger Ww Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.14B market cap company. It closed at $195.58 lastly. It is down 21.15% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.85% the S&P500.




Bartlett & Co, which manages about $3.31B and $2.22 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) by 11,920 shares to 347,264 shares, valued at $29.03M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 15,167 shares in the quarter, for a total of 189,776 shares, and has risen its stake in Analog Devices Inc (NASDAQ:ADI).

Analysts await W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $2.14 earnings per share, down 12.65% or $0.31 from last year’s $2.45 per share. GWW’s profit will be $121.89M for 22.85 P/E if the $2.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.90 actual earnings per share reported by W W Grainger Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.21% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Dividend Aristocrats In Focus Part 35: WW Grainger” on November 08, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “WW Grainger a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 2.6% Yield (GWW)” published on October 31, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Argyle Capital Management Inc. Buys DowDuPont Inc, WW Grainger Inc, CVS Health …” on October 26, 2017. More interesting news about W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “WW Grainger shares jump 3.9% premarket after profit beat” published on October 17, 2017 as well as Twst.com‘s news article titled: “WW Grainger Inc.: Grainger Provides Outlook At Analyst Meeting” with publication date: November 10, 2017.

Among 17 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 12% are positive. W.W. Grainger had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley downgraded W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) on Monday, January 11 to “Underweight” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 13 report. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, October 18. The company was initiated on Friday, June 17 by Credit Suisse. The stock of W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of GWW in report on Tuesday, July 11 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 31 by William Blair. RBC Capital Markets maintained W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) on Wednesday, April 12 with “Sell” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.32, from 1.12 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 96 investors sold GWW shares while 180 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. 46.50 million shares or 0.36% more from 46.33 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Acropolis Mgmt holds 0.1% or 3,255 shares. Bessemer Grp Incorporated, New Jersey-based fund reported 7,916 shares. 8 are held by Tarbox Family Office Inc. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% of its portfolio in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) for 22,608 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Company holds 0% of its portfolio in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) for 20,840 shares. Legal And General Gru Public Lc owns 288,768 shares. Eads & Heald Counsel holds 0.88% in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) or 7,620 shares. Bokf Na has 0.09% invested in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW). Davenport & Limited Com has 0% invested in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) for 1,113 shares. Parkside Finance Bancshares, Missouri-based fund reported 7 shares. Boston Private Wealth Limited Liability reported 0.01% stake. Ohio-based Huntington National Bank has invested 0.01% in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW). Nokota Limited Partnership stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW). Kbc Grp Inc Nv owns 118,925 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board owns 133,618 shares.

More notable recent Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “SodaStream Delivers Flavorful Q2 Beat, Earns An Upgrade” on August 03, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “SodaStream Unveils National Infomercial Starring Jillian Michaels” published on November 06, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Earnings Reaction History: SodaStream International Ltd., 63.6% Follow-Through …” on November 01, 2017. More interesting news about Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why SodaStream International Ltd. Stock Gained 12% in April” published on May 05, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Double Win for SodaStream’s Environmental Campaign” with publication date: October 23, 2017.

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