Sit Investment Associates Has Boosted By $352,800 Its Bce (BCE) Stake; Spf Beheer Bv Has Cut Colgate (CL) Stake By $1.49 Million

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Sit Investment Associates Inc increased Bce Inc (BCE) stake by 7.96% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Sit Investment Associates Inc acquired 7,350 shares as Bce Inc (BCE)’s stock declined 10.41%. The Sit Investment Associates Inc holds 99,715 shares with $4.79M value, up from 92,365 last quarter. Bce Inc now has $38.22 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $42.15. About 979,667 shares traded. BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) has declined 3.54% since April 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.09% the S&P500.

Spf Beheer Bv decreased Colgate (CL) stake by 2.05% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Spf Beheer Bv sold 19,900 shares as Colgate (CL)’s stock declined 7.81%. The Spf Beheer Bv holds 951,448 shares with $71.79 million value, down from 971,348 last quarter. Colgate now has $58.00B valuation. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $66.41. About 4.21 million shares traded. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has declined 5.65% since April 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.20% the S&P500.

Sit Investment Associates Inc decreased Visa Inc (NYSE:V) stake by 12,825 shares to 324,080 valued at $36.95 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) stake by 5,850 shares and now owns 27,375 shares. Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN) was reduced too.

Among 9 analysts covering BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. BCE Inc. has $63 highest and $43 lowest target. $55.33’s average target is 31.27% above currents $42.15 stock price. BCE Inc. had 23 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets downgraded it to “Sector Perform” rating and $60 target in Monday, January 9 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, February 9 with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, August 7 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, December 4. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 27 by Macquarie Research. On Thursday, April 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 16 to “Best Ideas List”. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by National Bank Canada on Friday, November 6. Canaccord Genuity upgraded the shares of BCE in report on Friday, November 6 to “Buy” rating. The company was reinitiated on Monday, January 4 by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 56 investors sold CL shares while 444 reduced holdings. 98 funds opened positions while 335 raised stakes. 606.34 million shares or 1.77% less from 617.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Eastern Bankshares reported 9,196 shares. Ramsay Stattman Vela Price has 2.75% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Cls Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 51 shares in its portfolio. The Tennessee-based Diversified Tru Comm has invested 0.01% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). South Dakota Inv Council reported 10,600 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Mariner Wealth Advisors Ltd Liability Company has 31,907 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. The New York-based Sandhill Prtn Limited has invested 0.12% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Moreover, Walleye Trading Ltd Com has 0% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Cadinha And Co Ltd Liability reported 14,952 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Zwj Counsel accumulated 4,350 shares. Boston And Mngmt has invested 1.74% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Green Valley Ltd Liability Company invested in 72,998 shares or 0.26% of the stock. Bowen Hanes And invested in 382,377 shares. Contravisory Management stated it has 1,600 shares. Mcdaniel Terry & holds 4,268 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio.

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 68 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, February 21 by BNP Paribas. As per Friday, April 20, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $76 target in Monday, October 30 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 21. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, March 24 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, January 30. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, October 11. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $75.0 target in Monday, September 18 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, May 2 by Goldman Sachs. Morgan Stanley upgraded Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Monday, September 25 to “Overweight” rating.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 selling transactions for $32.94 million activity. Shares for $68,390 were sold by Daniels Jennifer. Another trade for 2,572 shares valued at $180,521 was made by Deoras Mukul on Tuesday, February 20. Another trade for 7,000 shares valued at $489,696 was made by CAHILL JOHN T on Tuesday, February 13. $972,125 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) was sold by HUSTON JOHN J. MOISON FRANCK J also sold $3.10 million worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Friday, February 9. On Tuesday, February 20 the insider Skala Justin sold $292,026. 1,572 shares were sold by Verduin Patricia, worth $110,310 on Tuesday, February 20.

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