Blackrock Japan Company LTD Has Lowered By $8.69 Million Its Kimberly Clark (KMB) Position; Lpl Financial Raised Hancock John Sec Tr (JHS) Stake

July 17, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

Lpl Financial Llc increased Hancock John Inc Sec Tr (JHS) stake by 149.36% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Lpl Financial Llc acquired 49,829 shares as Hancock John Inc Sec Tr (JHS)’s stock declined 0.62%. The Lpl Financial Llc holds 83,191 shares with $1.17M value, up from 33,362 last quarter. Hancock John Inc Sec Tr now has $170.87M valuation. The stock rose 0.55% or $0.08 reaching $14.57 per share. About 14,896 shares traded or 2.08% up from the average. John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) has risen 2.55% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.15% the S&P500.

Blackrock Japan Company Ltd decreased Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) stake by 13.4% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Blackrock Japan Company Ltd sold 76,200 shares as Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)’s stock declined 3.59%. The Blackrock Japan Company Ltd holds 492,581 shares with $56.21 million value, down from 568,781 last quarter. Kimberly Clark Corp now has $44.51 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.22% or $0.28 reaching $124.79. About 632,464 shares traded. Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $24.16 million activity. $1.45M worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) shares were sold by Cruz Sergio. FALK THOMAS J sold 60,964 shares worth $8.02 million. The insider Underhill Kimberly K sold $483,800. $2.58M worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) was sold by Mielke Thomas J. on Tuesday, May 16. 5,081 shares were sold by MacQuillan Sandra, worth $659,615. $4.78 million worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) was sold by PALMER ANTHONY J..

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.08, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 75 investors sold KMB shares while 457 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 342 raised stakes. 238.90 million shares or 0.38% more from 237.99 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Whittier Of Nevada invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). Hl Financial Serv Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.09% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). State Bank Of The West reported 0.08% stake. Rench Wealth Management has 26,262 shares. Asset One Co holds 640,912 shares. Stearns Fincl Service Grp accumulated 6,107 shares. Marco Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Company invested in 1.28% or 64,323 shares. Midwest Mngmt Lc holds 1,950 shares. Tortoise Investment Mngmt Ltd Co accumulated 0.03% or 724 shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board reported 0.24% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). Johnson Invest Counsel has 0.06% invested in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). Rmb Limited Liability Com, Illinois-based fund reported 8,214 shares. Norway-based Dnb Asset As has invested 0% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). Earnest Prtn Llc holds 0.16% or 125,520 shares. Advantus Management reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB).

Analysts await Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) to report earnings on July, 25 before the open. They expect $1.50 EPS, down 1.96% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.53 per share. KMB’s profit will be $535.02M for 20.80 P/E if the $1.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.57 actual EPS reported by Kimberly Clark Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.46% negative EPS growth.

Blackrock Japan Company Ltd increased Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) stake by 6,542 shares to 306,305 valued at $16.07 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Liberty Media Corp Delaware stake by 8,996 shares and now owns 124,332 shares. Zimmer Biomet Hldgs Inc (ZMH) was raised too.

Among 15 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 1 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 37 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, June 30. The stock has “Sell” rating by UBS on Wednesday, July 12. Deutsche Bank maintained Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) rating on Thursday, October 22. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $127.0 target. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Monday, June 19. Societe Generale initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 21 report. The firm earned “” rating on Wednesday, April 19 by Jefferies. Deutsche Bank upgraded Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) on Tuesday, September 15 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 25 with “Sector Perform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, July 27 by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.66, from 0.67 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 0 investors sold JHS shares while 6 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. 3.32 million shares or 8.06% more from 3.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Invesco has invested 0% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). 1607 Capital Ltd Llc owns 532,883 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. 39,250 are held by Morgan Stanley. Guggenheim Capital Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). Brick Kyle Assocs stated it has 0.42% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). Lpl Fin Limited Liability Com reported 0.01% stake. The New York-based Karpus Mngmt has invested 0.33% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). Minnesota-based Sit Associate has invested 0.55% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). Royal Bancshares Of Canada owns 700 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Provise Mgmt Group Inc Lc reported 0.04% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). Wells Fargo Com Mn owns 589,556 shares. Commercial Bank Of America Corp De stated it has 25,499 shares. Qci Asset reported 36 shares stake. Pnc Group Inc has invested 0% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS).

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