Spc Financial Cut Its Stake in Procter And Gamble Co (PG) as Stock Price Declined; First National Bank Of Hutchinson Has Cut Mettler Toledo International (MTD) Stake by $410,238; Market Valuation Rose

January 18, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

First National Bank Of Hutchinson decreased its stake in Mettler Toledo International Inc (MTD) by 33.56% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First National Bank Of Hutchinson sold 642 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.62% with the market. The institutional investor held 1,271 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $813,000, down from 1,913 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First National Bank Of Hutchinson who had been investing in Mettler Toledo International Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.79 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.09% or $7.09 during the last trading session, reaching $656.51. About 148,277 shares traded. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has risen 55.25% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.55% the S&P500.

Spc Financial Inc decreased its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (PG) by 24.2% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Spc Financial Inc sold 6,720 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.32% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 21,045 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.92M, down from 27,765 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Spc Financial Inc who had been investing in Procter And Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $231.37B market cap company. The stock increased 1.09% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $91.2. About 8.35M shares traded or 21.62% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Mettler-toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Mettler-toledo International Inc. had 23 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital initiated it with “Hold” rating and $625.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 3. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 20 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, September 26 the stock rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, September 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 9. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 5 by UBS. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, October 6 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 20 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 31 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 31 investors sold MTD shares while 172 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 22.26 million shares or 5.12% less from 23.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 8,168 are owned by Gulf Intll Financial Bank (Uk). Jlb Associate Inc holds 2,432 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio. Sector Pension Board reported 1,296 shares stake. Ct Mason reported 1.52% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Cibc Mkts Corp reported 3,946 shares stake. Carderock Capital holds 7,439 shares or 2.1% of its portfolio. Commonwealth Comml Bank Of has invested 0% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). State Treasurer State Of Michigan, Michigan-based fund reported 7,740 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 0.05% or 18,059 shares. Axa holds 0.12% or 43,650 shares in its portfolio. Perigon Wealth Management Limited Company invested in 0.13% or 619 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 112,214 shares. Wesbanco Bank & Trust stated it has 600 shares. 13,081 were accumulated by Meritage Portfolio Mngmt. Suntrust Banks invested in 0% or 789 shares.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 17 insider sales for $20.78 million activity. Shares for $579,505 were sold by Chu Wah-Hui on Monday, August 7. 750 Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) shares with value of $442,500 were sold by Magloth Christian. DONNELLY WILLIAM P sold $1.64M worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) on Wednesday, August 2. Kirk Simon had sold 838 shares worth $507,535 on Wednesday, September 6. Vadala Shawn also sold $865,500 worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) shares. SPOERRY ROBERT F had sold 5,000 shares worth $2.95M.

Analysts await Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $5.93 earnings per share, up 12.31% or $0.65 from last year’s $5.28 per share. MTD’s profit will be $151.68M for 27.68 P/E if the $5.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.36 actual earnings per share reported by Mettler-Toledo International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.01% EPS growth.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on January, 19. They expect $1.14 earnings per share, up 5.56% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.08 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.89 billion for 20.00 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.59% EPS growth.

Spc Financial Inc, which manages about $599.57 million and $403.91M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IJS) by 2,035 shares to 74,285 shares, valued at $11.02 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Index Fds (VB) by 2,153 shares in the quarter, for a total of 61,620 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IEFA).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold PG shares while 765 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 558 raised stakes. 1.50 billion shares or 1.10% more from 1.48 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. First Manhattan reported 0.27% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Tompkins Financial accumulated 44,201 shares or 0.95% of the stock. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management stated it has 19,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Rwc Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership holds 285,090 shares. Lourd Cap Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.14% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Wedgewood Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 13,387 shares. Polaris Greystone Fin Grp Inc Ltd Company holds 36,840 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. Provise Group Inc Ltd Llc reported 1.42% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Tudor Investment Et Al holds 0.05% or 20,342 shares in its portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Rodgers Brothers Incorporated has invested 3.17% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Planning reported 0.18% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Headinvest Limited Com owns 142,430 shares or 3.85% of their US portfolio. Middleton Com Ma holds 30,861 shares. Legg Mason Asset Mngmt (Japan) Communication reported 37,000 shares. Centurylink Inv invested in 0.6% or 20,281 shares.

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