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Ct Mason Has Lowered Its Colgate (CL) Stake as Valuation Rose; Aspen Aerogels (ASPN) Shareholder Needham Investment Management Has Raised Holding by $370,000 as Share Value Rose

Needham Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Aspen Aerogels Inc (ASPN) by 27.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Needham Investment Management Llc bought 92,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.23% with the market. The institutional investor held 435,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.89 million, up from 342,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Needham Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Aspen Aerogels Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $104.00M market cap company. The stock decreased 4.35% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $4.4. About 41,364 shares traded. Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE:ASPN) has risen 3.77% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.93% the S&P500.

Ct Mason decreased its stake in Colgate (CL) by 73.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ct Mason sold 14,073 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,067 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $369,000, down from 19,140 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ct Mason who had been investing in Colgate for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $62.75 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $71.46. About 4.42M shares traded or 17.89% up from the average. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has risen 6.23% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.47% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 52 investors sold CL shares while 437 reduced holdings. only 92 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. 617.24 million shares or 0.04% less from 617.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ifc Holding Fl holds 0.03% or 5,159 shares. 19,463 were accumulated by Fort Washington Investment Inc Oh. Hl Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 147,768 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Archford Strategies invested in 9,217 shares or 0.25% of the stock. Moreover, Canada Pension Plan Board has 0.36% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 2.40M shares. Moreover, Hm Payson & has 0.49% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 154,892 shares. Benchmark Cap stated it has 5,000 shares. 5,097 were reported by Trust Of Toledo Na Oh. Blb&B Advsr Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Cullinan Assocs accumulated 96,580 shares. Edgewood Mngmt Lc reported 0.27% stake. Madison Inc holds 3,545 shares. Parkside Bancorporation reported 5,013 shares stake. 37,161 are held by Weatherly Asset Limited Partnership. Retirement Sys Of Alabama has invested 0.23% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $28.14 million activity. Another trade for 14,000 shares valued at $972,125 was made by HUSTON JOHN J on Friday, February 9. The insider Wallace Noel R. sold 126,304 shares worth $9.32M. MOISON FRANCK J sold $3.10M worth of stock or 44,418 shares. Shares for $539,694 were sold by Daniels Jennifer on Wednesday, December 13. JAKOBSEN HENNING I sold 36,215 shares worth $2.58M. HANCOCK ELLEN M also sold $346,581 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Wednesday, January 31.

Ct Mason, which manages about $311.59 million and $275.34M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in John Wiley & Sons Inc. A (NYSE:JW.A) by 7,170 shares to 23,129 shares, valued at $1.24M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 14,502 shares in the quarter, for a total of 144,824 shares, and has risen its stake in Enterprise Products Partners L (NYSE:EPD).

Among 25 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 65 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo reinitiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, November 15 report. Jefferies maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Wednesday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 28 by B. Riley & Co. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $74.0 target in Tuesday, September 5 report. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 18 by BNP Paribas. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 30 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 6. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 28 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold”.

Needham Investment Management Llc, which manages about $550.90 million and $394.77M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Corium Intl Inc (NASDAQ:CORI) by 54,625 shares to 549,524 shares, valued at $6.09M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Varian Med Sys Inc (NYSE:VAR) by 14,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 29,800 shares, and cut its stake in Servicesource Intl Inc (NASDAQ:SREV).

Among 8 analysts covering Aspen Aerogels (NYSE:ASPN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Aspen Aerogels had 14 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Seaport Global Securities. JP Morgan maintained Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE:ASPN) on Friday, August 5 with “Overweight” rating. As per Monday, November 14, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was initiated by Needham with “Buy” on Monday, August 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Friday, February 24. The rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 20. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, November 4 by JP Morgan. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, April 14 report.

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