Western Digital (WDC)’s EVP – Chief Legal Officer & Sec Michael Ray Unloaded 4,387 Shares; 21 Analysts Covering The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

Two days ago, the EVP – Chief Legal Officer & Sec of Western Digital Corp, Mr. Michael Ray, unloaded a huge amount of company shares – 4,387, totalling $369,385 US Dollars, which is calculated based on a stock price of $84.2 a share. He also unloaded 35,009 shares with a total value $3,036,484 USD in the last 30 days. The posibility that the stocks unloading stays undiscovered is nil considering the massive amount of cash involved. At the moment, Michael Ray owns 38,945 shares which are about 0.01% of the company’s total market cap.

Among 28 analysts covering Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Sherwin-Williams Company had 63 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Seaport Global. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyCorp given on Wednesday, April 5. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Monday, January 8. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, October 25. The firm has “Buy” rating by CLSA given on Friday, July 22. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SHW in report on Sunday, January 28 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, December 22. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of SHW in report on Sunday, January 28 with “Buy” rating. See The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) latest ratings:

02/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $465.0 Upgrade
28/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $500.0 Maintain
28/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $485.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $450.0
26/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $470.0
17/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $462.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $465.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Buy New Target: $511.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $475.0 Maintain
22/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Initiate

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $14.48 million activity. Shares for $834,210 were sold by CORDANO MICHAEL D. LONG MARK P sold $134,239 worth of stock. RAY MICHAEL CHARLES had sold 35,009 shares worth $3.04M. Another trade for 20,130 shares valued at $1.66M was sold by BHATIA MANISH H. Sivaram Srinivasan also sold $263,330 worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) on Wednesday, August 16. $8.00M worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) was sold by MILLIGAN STEPHEN D.

Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, and sells data storage devices and solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $24.09 billion. It offers performance hard disk drives that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are designed to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments. It has a 63.48 P/E ratio. The firm also provides system solutions that offer petabyte scalable capacity; data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop and notebook PCs, gaming consoles, security surveillance systems, and set top boxes.

Investors sentiment is 1.12 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 65 investors sold Western Digital Corporation shares while 212 reduced holdings. only 69 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. 240.32 million shares or 2.88% more from 233.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amalgamated Bank & Trust, a New York-based fund reported 33,781 shares. Webster Bank & Trust N A reported 1,200 shares. Granite Investment Prtnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.19% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Oppenheimer Asset Management, a New York-based fund reported 21,153 shares. Moreover, Eagle Ridge Investment Mngmt has 0.04% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) for 2,539 shares. Mutual Of America Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 86,014 shares. Hancock Holdg owns 25,149 shares. Homrich & Berg has 0.02% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Wells Fargo Company Mn reported 2.06 million shares stake. Northcoast Asset Ltd Com, a Connecticut-based fund reported 2,723 shares. 203 are held by Ironwood Ltd. James Rech holds 0.43% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) or 146,419 shares. The Florida-based Dreman Value Mngmt L L C has invested 1.53% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Aqr Capital Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.57% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) for 5.55 million shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System stated it has 18,400 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings.

Among 36 analysts covering Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Western Digital has $140 highest and $39 lowest target. $106.39’s average target is 30.62% above currents $81.45 stock price. Western Digital had 157 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $100 target in Tuesday, January 31 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 3 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, April 26 the stock rating was initiated by BTIG Research with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 4 report. As per Wednesday, September 13, the company rating was downgraded by Summit Redstone Partners. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 13 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 1 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Benchmark on Friday, July 28 with “Buy”. Maxim Group maintained Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) rating on Thursday, July 30. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $114 target. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group.

The stock decreased 4.46% or $3.8 during the last trading session, reaching $81.45. About 5.21M shares traded or 22.15% up from the average. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 60 investors sold The Sherwin-Williams Company shares while 210 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 247 raised stakes. 69.43 million shares or 2.00% more from 68.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Permian Invest Prtnrs L P accumulated 2.9% or 50,813 shares. Fifth Third Bank invested in 0.22% or 84,871 shares. Busey Trust invested in 0.17% or 4,000 shares. Westpac reported 23,661 shares. Sigma Planning has invested 0.05% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). World Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 8,781 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Glaxis Management Limited stated it has 8,310 shares. The California-based California State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0.11% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Regent Invest Mgmt Ltd holds 575 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Hitchwood Management Ltd Partnership has 79,830 shares for 1.22% of their portfolio. Rand Wealth Limited Liability Co holds 3,625 shares. Valmark Advisers Inc holds 0.03% or 3,024 shares in its portfolio. 30,325 are held by Copeland Cap Lc. Alpha Cubed Lc reported 6,219 shares. 800 are held by Wilkins Counsel.

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, makes, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail clients primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $36.77 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It has a 21.06 P/E ratio. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment maker product finishes, and related items under the Sherwin-Williams brand.