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Agf Investments America Upped Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) Position by $981,984; Clorox Company (CLX) Share Price Declined While Albion Financial Group Has Lowered Its Position

Agf Investments America Inc increased its stake in Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (MPWR) by 23.87% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Agf Investments America Inc bought 10,229 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.92% with the market. The institutional investor held 53,083 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $5.12 million, up from 42,854 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Agf Investments America Inc who had been investing in Monolithic Power Systems Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.67 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.99% or $2.19 during the last trading session, reaching $112.45. About 400,124 shares traded or 58.38% up from the average. Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) has risen 53.09% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.39% the S&P500.

Albion Financial Group decreased its stake in Clorox Company (CLX) by 7.32% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Albion Financial Group sold 2,489 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.16% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 31,525 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $4.20 million, down from 34,014 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Albion Financial Group who had been investing in Clorox Company for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $19.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.94% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $147.63. About 1.10 million shares traded or 13.83% up from the average. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 1.68% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. The Clorox Company had 43 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15000 target in Thursday, August 3 report. As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Barclays Capital. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, December 16 with “Outperform”. Sterne Agee CRT downgraded the shares of CLX in report on Friday, February 26 to “Neutral” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of CLX in report on Monday, June 12 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Friday, December 16 to “Equal-Weight”. The company was maintained on Friday, June 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $2.94 million activity. Shares for $1.37M were sold by Foster James E on Wednesday, August 23. Another trade for 9,223 shares valued at $1.28 million was sold by Balousek Jon M.

Analysts await The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) to report earnings on February, 2. They expect $1.22 earnings per share, down 2.40% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.25 per share. CLX’s profit will be $157.30M for 30.25 P/E if the $1.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.46 actual earnings per share reported by The Clorox Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.44% negative EPS growth.

Albion Financial Group, which manages about $833.04 million and $601.95 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 (VOO) by 1,648 shares to 208,509 shares, valued at $46.30M in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.96 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 38 investors sold CLX shares while 261 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. 88.17 million shares or 0.11% less from 88.27 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Aull And Monroe Invest Corporation holds 0.14% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 1,900 shares. Clinton Group owns 0.05% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 3,456 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.26% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 14,578 shares. Optimum Inv Advisors has invested 0.2% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Ltd Liability, a California-based fund reported 20,042 shares. Putnam Limited Liability owns 140,568 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 56,194 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 9,589 were accumulated by Lmr Prtn Llp. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.02% or 24,692 shares in its portfolio. Architects Inc invested 0.06% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). First Republic Investment Inc invested in 188,493 shares. Huntington Steele Lc has 1,983 shares. Confluence Inv Management Limited Liability Corp holds 109,391 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Gideon Capital Advsrs invested in 5,227 shares. Haverford stated it has 0.01% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX).

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 insider sales for $12.87 million activity. On Tuesday, August 15 Tseng Saria sold $482,136 worth of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) or 4,996 shares. $204,506 worth of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) shares were sold by Moyer James C. Another trade for 5,606 shares valued at $571,485 was sold by Sciammas Maurice. $18,670 worth of stock was sold by Blegen Theodore on Tuesday, August 15. Hsing Michael sold $2.02M worth of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) on Friday, August 4.

Among 10 analysts covering Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ:MPWR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Monolithic Power Systems had 34 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Friday, October 27. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, October 27. On Friday, November 13 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $68 target in Tuesday, October 27 report. As per Monday, September 14, the company rating was initiated by Needham. The stock of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Monday, November 21. The firm has “Buy” rating by William Blair given on Monday, September 21. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, September 1. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 26. On Friday, February 10 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.42 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 18 investors sold MPWR shares while 98 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 37.56 million shares or 1.77% more from 36.91 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Morgan Stanley invested in 156,022 shares or 0% of the stock. Benjamin F Edwards holds 34 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sei Invests Comm has 0.01% invested in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) for 15,926 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Limited Com has invested 0.51% in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). Next Century Growth Invsts Ltd Co reported 80,312 shares or 0.74% of all its holdings. Wasatch Advisors holds 1.02 million shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Limited Liability Corp reported 187,428 shares. Raymond James Associate holds 0.05% or 245,625 shares. Private Advisor Gru Limited Company accumulated 2,344 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 84,723 are held by Hl Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company. Pnc Financial Services Group has invested 0% in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). Granahan Investment Management Inc Ma holds 16,307 shares. Waddell & Reed Financial reported 410,570 shares. Moreover, American Int Gp Inc has 0.03% invested in Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR). American Century owns 98,884 shares.

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