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First Republic Bank (FRC) Shareholder Hahn Capital Management Decreased Position; F M C (FMC) Holder Washington Capital Management Has Trimmed Its Holding as Shares Rose

Hahn Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in First Republic Bank (FRC) by 0.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hahn Capital Management Llc sold 1,538 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 360,772 shares of the company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $37.69B, down from 362,310 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hahn Capital Management Llc who had been investing in First Republic Bank for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.20B market cap company. The stock increased 1.33% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $88.46. About 1.29M shares traded. First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) has risen 29.07% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.37% the S&P500.

Washington Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in F M C Corp (FMC) by 46.79% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Washington Capital Management Inc sold 16,025 shares as the company’s stock rose 27.61% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,225 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.63 million, down from 34,250 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Washington Capital Management Inc who had been investing in F M C Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.63 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $94.1. About 788,075 shares traded. FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has risen 62.57% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.87% the S&P500.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.22 million activity. The insider Pfeiffer Nicholas sold 375 shares worth $33,873.

Analysts await FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $1.01 EPS, up 14.77% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.88 per share. FMC’s profit will be $135.60M for 23.29 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual EPS reported by FMC Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.29% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 36 investors sold FMC shares while 164 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 118.19 million shares or 0.61% less from 118.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Creative Planning holds 0% or 8,208 shares. Nicholas Prns Limited Partnership has 53,184 shares. Maryland-based Brown Advisory has invested 0% in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). Moreover, Wellington Group Inc Llp has 0% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 57,856 shares. Middleton Incorporated Ma invested in 0.07% or 4,539 shares. Moreover, Pacific Investment Mngmt Company has 0.25% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 12,395 shares. Raymond James Fincl Inc has invested 0% in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). 13,177 are owned by Ww Asset Mgmt. Commonwealth Bancorp Of Australia has invested 0% in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). Cutter And Brokerage Inc has 1.61% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). Nomura Asset Limited has 0.02% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). Quantbot Technologies Limited Partnership has invested 0.11% in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). Goldman Sachs Group Inc invested in 0.02% or 1.10M shares. Ferguson Wellman Management reported 11,626 shares. Moreover, Price T Rowe Inc Md has 0.03% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 1.76 million shares.

Among 32 analysts covering FMC Tech (NYSE:FMC), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. FMC Tech had 86 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital upgraded the shares of FMC in report on Thursday, July 23 to “Underperform” rating. On Thursday, July 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Underperform”. The stock of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, November 20. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8400 target in Tuesday, July 4 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 11. On Tuesday, October 17 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, January 12. The rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Hold” on Tuesday, July 18. On Monday, April 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Seaport Global to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 9 report.

Washington Capital Management Inc, which manages about $2.95 billion and $94.10M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Orbital Atk Inc by 6,495 shares to 10,495 shares, valued at $1.40 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Among 18 analysts covering First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. First Republic Bank had 71 analyst reports since October 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. As per Friday, June 9, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Barclays Capital downgraded First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) on Tuesday, October 10 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 14 by Maxim Group. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $86 target in Friday, October 14 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 16 with “Equal-Weight”. The stock of First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) has “Mkt Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by JMP Securities. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, May 29 report.

Hahn Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1011.80 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sei Investments (NASDAQ:SEIC) by 5,815 shares to 614,442 shares, valued at $37.52 billion in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) by 5,648 shares in the quarter, for a total of 598,781 shares, and has risen its stake in Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX).

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