Salem Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Unilever Plc Adr (UL) by 54.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Salem Capital Management Inc sold 8,065 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 6,640 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $385,000, down from 14,705 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Salem Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Unilever Plc Adr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $139.90B market cap company. The stock increased 1.45% or $0.7652 during the last trading session, reaching $53.62. About 606,720 shares traded. Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) has risen 20.68% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.98% the S&P500.
Bank Hapoalim Bm increased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 14.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bank Hapoalim Bm bought 7,280 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 57,511 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.18M, up from 50,231 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bank Hapoalim Bm who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $197.95 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $77.03. About 7.23M shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500.
Among 12 analysts covering Unilever (NYSE:UL), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Unilever had 15 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, July 22, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 23 to “Equal-Weight”. As per Monday, August 22, the company rating was initiated by Bernstein. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 27 by Liberum Capital. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Friday, March 17. Jefferies upgraded Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) on Tuesday, December 13 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, February 27. The stock of Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, December 7. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, November 17 by Argus Research. On Thursday, August 10 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sell”.
Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 19 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 116 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, October 11 to “Neutral”. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 24 by SunTrust. As per Tuesday, January 5, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 6 with “Hold”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 2. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, January 17 by Wood. Renaissance Macro Securities LLC maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, July 16 report. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 13. As per Friday, January 29, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer.
Bank Hapoalim Bm, which manages about $439.53 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 11,890 shares to 17,088 shares, valued at $918,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) by 12,915 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,580 shares, and cut its stake in Redhill Biopharma Ltd (NASDAQ:RDHL).
Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 56 investors sold C shares while 400 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes. 2.04 billion shares or 0.42% more from 2.03 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sun Life Financial Incorporated stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Tillar invested in 1.76% or 31,754 shares. 70,200 are owned by Lockheed Martin Inv. Legal & General Gru Plc has 14.37 million shares. 5,480 were reported by Montgomery Inc. Adage Capital Partners Grp Ltd Llc holds 0.93% or 5.25M shares in its portfolio. American Bank & Trust owns 853 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Destination Wealth Management holds 181,283 shares. Wetherby Asset Mngmt owns 44,306 shares or 0.48% of their US portfolio. Beach Investment Counsel Pa invested in 2.77% or 362,104 shares. Moreover, Ameritas Invest Partners has 0.2% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Motco invested in 0.01% or 876 shares. Brinker Cap Incorporated invested in 0.29% or 96,416 shares. Sentry Corp reported 0.08% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Schneider Cap, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 492,228 shares.