Holt Capital Advisors Llc Dba Holt Capital Partners Lp increased its stake in Range Res Corp (RRC) by 170.93% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Holt Capital Advisors Llc Dba Holt Capital Partners Lp bought 15,025 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.29% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 23,815 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $552,000, up from 8,790 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Holt Capital Advisors Llc Dba Holt Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in Range Res Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.82 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.25% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $15.63. About 15.36M shares traded or 140.16% up from the average. Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) has declined 36.05% since December 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 52.75% the S&P500.
Global Thematic Partners Llc decreased its stake in Lauder Estee Cos Inc (EL) by 1.99% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Global Thematic Partners Llc sold 17,238 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.67% with the market. The institutional investor held 849,444 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $81.53 million, down from 866,682 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Global Thematic Partners Llc who had been investing in Lauder Estee Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $47.73B market cap company. The stock increased 1.42% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $129.62. About 2.78 million shares traded or 51.97% up from the average. The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.21% the S&P500.
Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 sales for $68.61 million activity. Another trade for 2,730 shares valued at $295,135 was sold by Polcer Gregory. LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION sold $1.50M worth of stock. Another trade for 47,351 shares valued at $4.99M was sold by PROUVE CEDRIC. 3,971 shares valued at $428,868 were sold by MOSS SARA E on Friday, September 8. FRIBOURG PAUL J sold $3.47 million worth of stock or 32,640 shares. O’HARE MICHAEL also sold $284,319 worth of The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.19, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 48 investors sold EL shares while 192 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 207 raised stakes. 194.59 million shares or 0.86% more from 192.93 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 2,725 were accumulated by South State. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc, New York-based fund reported 15,600 shares. Beach Investment Counsel Incorporated Pa owns 0.07% invested in The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 7,300 shares. Artemis Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 90,782 shares. Middleton & Ma has 57,290 shares. Cornerstone Advsrs holds 0.07% in The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) or 4,000 shares. Commercial Bank Of The West holds 0.05% or 4,367 shares in its portfolio. First Republic Mgmt Inc holds 0.01% or 14,619 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Bollard Grp Llc has 0% invested in The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Ontario – Canada-based Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has invested 0.1% in The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Johnson Financial Group Inc Incorporated Inc accumulated 34 shares. Advisory Ltd Liability holds 6,424 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Fdx Advsr Incorporated invested in 21,200 shares. Comerica Fincl Bank holds 0.07% or 97,904 shares in its portfolio. Victory Cap Mngmt Inc owns 27,403 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio.
Global Thematic Partners Llc, which manages about $12.76B and $3.11 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mosaic Co New (NYSE:MOS) by 301,147 shares to 1.19M shares, valued at $27.18 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) by 202,758 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.05 million shares, and has risen its stake in Kellogg Co (NYSE:K).
Among 30 analysts covering Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Estee Lauder had 85 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. As per Thursday, February 11, the company rating was initiated by Atlantic Securities. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 24. CLSA upgraded the shares of EL in report on Monday, June 13 to “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Monday, September 28 by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 6 report. The stock of The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, March 16 by Goldman Sachs. Morgan Stanley maintained The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) rating on Wednesday, March 23. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $105 target. On Monday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, April 28 by RBC Capital Markets.
Analysts await The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.42 EPS, up 16.39% or $0.20 from last year’s $1.22 per share. EL’s profit will be $522.90M for 22.82 P/E if the $1.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.21 actual EPS reported by The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.36% EPS growth.
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