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Greenwood Capital Associates Increased Its Automatic Data Proc (ADP) Stake by $596,292 as Market Value Declined; Honeywell International (HON) Share Price Rose While Sentinel Asset Management Has Lowered by $3.33 Million Its Holding

Sentinel Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Honeywell International Inc. (HON) by 6.95% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sentinel Asset Management Inc sold 25,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.49% with the market. The institutional investor held 334,500 shares of the o.e.m. company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $44.59M, down from 359,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sentinel Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Honeywell International Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $116.69 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $1.61 during the last trading session, reaching $154.19. About 1.09 million shares traded. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has risen 17.66% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500.

Greenwood Capital Associates Llc increased its stake in Automatic Data Proc (ADP) by 21.03% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Greenwood Capital Associates Llc bought 5,846 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.06% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 33,642 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.45 million, up from 27,796 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates Llc who had been investing in Automatic Data Proc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $51.74 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $116.66. About 330,212 shares traded. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 15.83% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500.

Sentinel Asset Management Inc, which manages about $4.13B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Comerica Inc. (NYSE:CMA) by 169,200 shares to 356,800 shares, valued at $26.13 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Verifone Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PAY) by 212,750 shares in the quarter, for a total of 862,797 shares, and has risen its stake in Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ:FNSR).

Analysts await Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $1.85 EPS, up 6.32% or $0.11 from last year’s $1.74 per share. HON’s profit will be $1.40B for 20.84 P/E if the $1.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.75 actual EPS reported by Honeywell International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.71% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 58 investors sold HON shares while 492 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 426 raised stakes. 562.97 million shares or 0.95% less from 568.40 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc accumulated 2,568 shares. Puzo Michael J owns 0.24% invested in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 3,307 shares. Td Asset Management stated it has 0.31% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Linscomb And Williams holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 3,871 shares. Moreover, Atlantic Tru Gp Limited Co has 0.73% invested in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 867,430 shares. Signature Fincl Mngmt Inc has 0.09% invested in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 2,077 shares. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc reported 68,592 shares. Berkshire Asset Llc Pa owns 1.93% invested in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 127,452 shares. 2,559 are held by Moon Cap Management Lc. 149,974 are owned by Fisher Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.02% or 25,961 shares. 33,417 are owned by Bollard Gru Ltd Liability Com. Broderick Brian C has invested 0.77% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Buffington Mohr Mcneal invested 1.31% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). State Street has 0.35% invested in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 29.99M shares.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $48.58 million activity. Deily Linnet F sold 4,344 shares worth $601,514. On Wednesday, August 23 Gautam Rajeev sold $798,211 worth of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) or 5,840 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Honeywell International Inc. had 79 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 12 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 26. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold” on Monday, April 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $163.0 target in Wednesday, December 13 report. As per Tuesday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 19 by Citigroup. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, August 25. As per Tuesday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 62 investors sold ADP shares while 426 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 304 raised stakes. 355.68 million shares or 2.28% more from 347.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Commonwealth State Bank Of Aus, a Australia-based fund reported 28,018 shares. Covington holds 63,523 shares. Cibc World Markets Corporation holds 0.1% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) or 96,468 shares. 1,006 are owned by Guardian Life Ins Of America. Regent Ltd owns 9,379 shares for 0.34% of their portfolio. Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii has 48,070 shares for 3.07% of their portfolio. Front Barnett Assocs Lc holds 0.09% or 4,700 shares. Stewart & Patten Comm Limited Liability Company has invested 3.07% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Savant Cap Limited Liability Company stated it has 4,729 shares. Sadoff Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0.02% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) or 2,000 shares. 5,481 were reported by North Star Asset Mgmt. Bessemer Group has 0.71% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 1.72 million shares. Hap Trading Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 50,661 shares. Ftb has invested 0.04% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Strs Ohio reported 0.11% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP).

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $2.00 million activity. 631 Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) shares with value of $67,290 were sold by Black Maria. $437,011 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) shares were sold by O’Brien Dermot J. Albinson Brock had sold 3,663 shares worth $390,267. Sackman Stuart sold 519 shares worth $55,346. Perrotti Thomas J had sold 2,991 shares worth $318,688.

Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Automatic Data had 49 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 3. Robert W. Baird maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Wednesday, August 30 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 6 with “Hold”. Bernstein maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $125 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was upgraded by William Blair. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, July 21 by William Blair. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Topeka Capital Markets. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Thursday, July 27 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Citigroup.

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