Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd decreased 3M Company (MMM) stake by 1.34% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd sold 9,916 shares as 3M Company (MMM)’s stock rose 7.02%. The Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd holds 730,164 shares with $153.26M value, down from 740,080 last quarter. 3M Company now has $145.61 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.89% or $2.16 during the last trading session, reaching $244.47. About 1.97 million shares traded or 0.36% up from the average. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.
Pomelo Capital Llc decreased Penney J C Inc (JCP) stake by 41.15% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Pomelo Capital Llc sold 2.04M shares as Penney J C Inc (JCP)’s stock declined 35.14%. The Pomelo Capital Llc holds 2.92M shares with $11.14 million value, down from 4.97 million last quarter. Penney J C Inc now has $1.26 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $4.05. About 23.07 million shares traded or 19.04% up from the average. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has declined 40.00% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 56.70% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 59 investors sold MMM shares while 612 reduced holdings. 101 funds opened positions while 417 raised stakes. 387.06 million shares or 0.01% more from 387.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Montecito Fincl Bank Tru has invested 0.48% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Associated Banc reported 0.88% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). 3,836 are held by Evanson Asset Management Ltd. Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Inv Counsel Llc reported 0.13% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Woodmont Inv Counsel Limited Company holds 0.92% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 15,994 shares. Paloma Partners Mgmt accumulated 0.03% or 8,839 shares. Inspirion Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation reported 2,898 shares. 16,944 were reported by Sumitomo Life Ins. Jnba Fin invested in 3,250 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Checchi Capital Advisers reported 0.11% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Davidson & Garrard Incorporated holds 5,560 shares. Bankshares accumulated 195,225 shares. Cibc Asset Management, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 88,492 shares. Jensen Inv Mgmt invested in 1.95M shares or 5.54% of the stock. Greenleaf Trust invested 0.22% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).
Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd increased Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stake by 238,345 shares to 4.20 million valued at $161.48M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) stake by 11,451 shares and now owns 6.33 million shares. Asml Holding Nv (NASDAQ:ASML) was raised too.
Among 15 analysts covering 3M (NYSE:MMM), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. 3M had 71 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 26. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, April 26. The stock has “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, October 25. Barclays Capital maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) rating on Monday, October 5. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $135 target. The company was maintained on Friday, April 28 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Friday, October 23 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 1 report. Morgan Stanley maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Wednesday, March 30 with “Underweight” rating. Barclays Capital upgraded 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Monday, October 24 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, December 16.
Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $5.40 million activity. On Thursday, August 17 Little Frank R Jr. sold $560,200 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) or 2,719 shares. $92,023 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares were sold by Lindekugel Jon T. $295,106 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares were sold by Hammes Eric D.. Shares for $1.59 million were sold by THULIN INGE G on Friday, October 27. The insider Keel Paul A sold $1.02 million. Fong Ivan K had sold 2,348 shares worth $547,377 on Friday, October 27. The insider Gangestad Nicholas C sold 4,004 shares worth $936,291.
Analysts await 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $2.02 EPS, up 7.45% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.88 per share. MMM’s profit will be $1.20 billion for 30.26 P/E if the $2.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.33 actual EPS reported by 3M Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.30% negative EPS growth.
Pomelo Capital Llc increased Gnc Hldgs Inc (Put) (NYSE:GNC) stake by 2.03 million shares to 2.13 million valued at $18.79M in 2017Q3. It also upped Herbalife Ltd (Put) (NYSE:HLF) stake by 1.05M shares and now owns 1.14M shares. Gnc Hldgs Inc (NYSE:GNC) was raised too.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.40, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 45 investors sold JCP shares while 51 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 222.21 million shares or 0.72% more from 220.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability has invested 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Bartlett Limited Liability Co accumulated 400 shares. Tiger Global Mgmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.02% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Gsa Prns Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 0% of its portfolio in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.09% invested in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) for 1.55M shares. Meyer Handelman holds 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) or 27,192 shares. Guggenheim Cap reported 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Shufro Rose & Communication Ltd Co reported 0.01% stake. Quinn Opportunity Partners Limited Liability Com accumulated 40,900 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0.02% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) or 880,000 shares. National Bank Of Ny Mellon has invested 0% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Saba Cap Mngmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.33% in J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP). Two Sigma Secs Limited Liability reported 140,917 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 641,864 shares stake. Jpmorgan Chase has 225,148 shares for 0% of their portfolio.
Among 29 analysts covering J.C. Penney Company (NYSE:JCP), 3 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. J.C. Penney Company had 82 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, June 16 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, May 10 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Monday, May 15. As per Tuesday, June 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, May 16. The rating was upgraded by Gordon Haskett on Tuesday, June 27 to “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) on Friday, November 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, February 13 by Morgan Stanley. Northcoast upgraded J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) on Monday, April 4 to “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, May 15 by Telsey Advisory Group.
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