Visionary Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Coca Cola Co (KO) by 12.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Visionary Asset Management Inc sold 8,605 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 59,249 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.67 million, down from 67,854 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Visionary Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $191.65B market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $44.98. About 17.20 million shares traded or 37.94% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.
Davidson Investment Advisors increased its stake in Mdu Res Group Inc (MDU) by 18.22% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Davidson Investment Advisors bought 50,697 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.30% with the market. The institutional investor held 328,914 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.54M, up from 278,217 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Davidson Investment Advisors who had been investing in Mdu Res Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.38B market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $27.55. About 1.00 million shares traded or 10.54% up from the average. MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) has risen 22.88% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500.
Since January 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $5.80 million activity. 15,000 shares were sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD, worth $719,250 on Wednesday, January 24. $1.07 million worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) was sold by Waller Kathy N.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 2.73 billion shares or 0.93% more from 2.70 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ray Gerald L & Limited holds 164,982 shares or 0.93% of its portfolio. Kemper Corporation Master Retirement Tru owns 101,500 shares for 2.73% of their portfolio. South State reported 252,239 shares or 1.27% of all its holdings. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.13% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 16,995 shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Liability Company has 260,998 shares. Rand Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation holds 35,309 shares. 7,911 are owned by Gyroscope Mngmt Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation. Harvey Investment Co Limited Com owns 84,769 shares for 0.75% of their portfolio. Moreover, Howe And Rusling Incorporated has 0.13% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 15,703 shares. Sigma Inv Counselors holds 0.05% or 7,703 shares. Amer State Bank holds 0.32% or 24,091 shares. Hanson & Doremus Inv Management holds 0.91% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 57,663 shares. The Massachusetts-based Commonwealth Equity Services Inc has invested 0.34% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Confluence Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Cypress Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.18% or 19,301 shares in its portfolio.
Among 22 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Coca-Cola had 70 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, December 13 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 21 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of KO in report on Friday, September 15 with “Neutral” rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4200 target in Thursday, July 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Vetr given on Friday, August 28. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Tuesday, March 15 with “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, June 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, January 9 by Goldman Sachs. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $48.0 target in Friday, February 16 report.