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Oshkosh (OSK) Shareholder Highland Capital Management Has Lowered Position by $5.93 Million as Stock Price Declined; Meridian Investment Counsel Maintains Position in General Electric Co (GE)

Meridian Investment Counsel Inc increased its stake in General Electric Co (GE) by 74.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc bought 49,150 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 115,450 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.79M, up from 66,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Meridian Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $135.63 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.37% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $15.64. About 82.29M shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since February 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

Highland Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) by 50.26% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highland Capital Management Llc sold 72,260 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.46% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 71,505 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.90 million, down from 143,765 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Highland Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Oshkosh Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.53 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 5.23% or $4.83 during the last trading session, reaching $87.45. About 947,127 shares traded or 39.11% up from the average. Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) has risen 42.72% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.02% the S&P500.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $2.58 million activity. Another trade for 3,200 shares valued at $239,648 was sold by May Marek W.. Another trade for 15,167 shares valued at $1.14 million was made by Radue Mark M on Monday, August 7. Grennier R Scott sold $363,293 worth of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) on Thursday, August 10. $1.74 million worth of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) shares were sold by KIMMITT JOSEPH H. 1,061 shares valued at $96,360 were sold by KENNE LESLIE F on Tuesday, January 30. $255,782 worth of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) was sold by Messina Robert S.

Highland Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.26B and $1.26B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Freeport Mcmoran Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX) by 25,419 shares to 185,700 shares, valued at $2.61 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Core Msci Eafe Etf (IEFA) by 18,183 shares in the quarter, for a total of 398,295 shares, and has risen its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V).

Among 19 analysts covering Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Oshkosh Corporation had 73 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, August 18. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Monday, September 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, April 29. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) rating on Tuesday, October 31. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $100.0 target. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $85.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The stock of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research on Friday, July 29 with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) rating on Thursday, January 25. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $110.0 target. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 29 by Suntrust Robinson.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.57 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.44, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 19 investors sold OSK shares while 88 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. 68.79 million shares or 1.39% less from 69.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Associated Banc stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK). Advantus Cap Mgmt stated it has 9,442 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Penn Management has invested 0.47% in Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK). Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Mngmt stated it has 21,835 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department, Tennessee-based fund reported 20,000 shares. Cipher Capital LP has 0.16% invested in Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK). Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 0.07% in Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) or 165,712 shares. North Star Inv Mgmt owns 300 shares. Natixis invested in 124,982 shares. Alpha Windward Limited Liability Corporation reported 6,920 shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK). Amp Ltd, a Australia-based fund reported 28,780 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability invested in 0.03% or 6,564 shares. Invesco Limited holds 0.01% in Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) or 326,729 shares. Moreover, Loomis Sayles & Communications Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK).

Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 9 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. General Electric Company had 88 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) rating on Monday, October 2. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $25 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, October 24. Credit Suisse maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) rating on Wednesday, April 12. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $34 target. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Monday, October 9 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 29 by Standpoint Research. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Buy” rating by S&P Research on Tuesday, October 20. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Tuesday, June 13. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Outperform” rating by Bernstein on Friday, December 16. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $23 target in Tuesday, November 14 report. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 21 by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. America First Inv Advsrs Limited holds 0.18% or 20,365 shares in its portfolio. Pinnacle Assocs has invested 0.42% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Transamerica Advisors holds 0.01% or 1,853 shares. Cambridge Invest Research Advsr stated it has 0.46% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Congress Asset Comm Ma holds 194,827 shares. Coho Partners Ltd owns 32,738 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, South Dakota Inv Council has 0.82% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Trustco Bancorporation Corp N Y reported 320,552 shares. Moreover, Ckw Fincl Group Inc Incorporated has 0.03% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Caprock Group Inc holds 117,402 shares. Cohen & Steers Incorporated holds 190,496 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Suntrust Banks Inc has 4.21M shares. Advisory Svcs Net Lc stated it has 152,550 shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. Intact Invest Inc holds 0.09% or 84,400 shares in its portfolio. Private Asset Mngmt Inc reported 17,095 shares.

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