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Wal (WMT) Shareholder Ing Groep Nv Has Trimmed Position as Share Price Rose; As New Oriental Educatio (EDU) Stock Value Rose, Holder California Public Employees Retirement System Has Decreased Holding by $4.67 Million

California Public Employees Retirement System decreased its stake in New Oriental Educatio (EDU) by 17.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. California Public Employees Retirement System sold 53,012 shares as the company’s stock rose 45.08% with the market. The institutional investor held 252,188 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $22.26 million, down from 305,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System who had been investing in New Oriental Educatio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.49 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.22% or $2.86 during the last trading session, reaching $91.65. About 516,775 shares traded. New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) has risen 76.69% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 59.99% the S&P500.

Ing Groep Nv decreased its stake in Wal (WMT) by 56.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ing Groep Nv sold 82,509 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 64,351 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.03M, down from 146,860 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ing Groep Nv who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $303.50 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $102.45. About 967,732 shares traded. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

California Public Employees Retirement System, which manages about $67.30 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sl Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG) by 6,171 shares to 220,441 shares, valued at $22.34M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Mcgrath Rentcorp (NASDAQ:MGRC) by 7,316 shares in the quarter, for a total of 59,916 shares, and has risen its stake in Tc Pipelines Lp (NYSE:TCP).

Among 12 analysts covering New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. New Oriental Education & Technology Group had 33 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. TH Capital maintained New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) rating on Thursday, July 21. TH Capital has “Buy” rating and $52 target. The rating was upgraded by Mizuho on Thursday, February 4 to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 26 by Jefferies. JP Morgan maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $72 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. The stock of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. The stock of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, May 17. Morgan Stanley initiated New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) rating on Friday, August 25. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $100 target. The stock of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 14. The stock has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, September 14.

Among 37 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 142 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer initiated the shares of WMT in report on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) rating on Thursday, November 16. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $110.0 target. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Underperform” rating and $77 target in Friday, August 18 report. The rating was initiated by Gordon Haskett on Tuesday, May 9 with “Buy”. Barclays Capital upgraded Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) rating on Friday, September 23. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $87 target. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by UBS. On Tuesday, November 21 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 62 investors sold WMT shares while 508 reduced holdings. only 113 funds opened positions while 468 raised stakes. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 10,000 are owned by Twin Focus Capital Prns Ltd Company. Guardian Life Insurance Of America owns 0.04% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 3,329 shares. Putnam Limited Liability Corp stated it has 1.00 million shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Asset One Ltd invested 0.46% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Optimum Investment Advsrs has 0.52% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 19,746 shares. Dodge & Cox owns 21.06 million shares for 1.32% of their portfolio. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Com owns 28,073 shares. Cantab Capital Prtn Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0.49% or 43,621 shares. Opus Investment Mgmt accumulated 47,000 shares. Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Trust has invested 3.52% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Contravisory Investment Mngmt Inc holds 0% or 100 shares. Lowe Brockenbrough Com Inc has invested 1.17% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Pettee Investors reported 8,842 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings. Investment House Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 9,326 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Amica Mutual Insur Company has 125,195 shares.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 sales for $1.67 billion activity. Shares for $200,291 were sold by Canney Jacqueline P. 2.00M shares were sold by WALTON S ROBSON, worth $158.93 million on Friday, September 22. WALTON ALICE L sold 2.12 million shares worth $166.15 million. Gearhart Jeffrey J sold $727,698 worth of stock or 9,216 shares.

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