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Monsanto Co New (MON) Shareholder Water Island Capital Lifted Stake; Eminence Capital LP Decreased Its Cbre Group (CBG) Holding by $2.46 Million

John Orrico increased its stake in Monsanto Co New (MON) by 16.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Water Island Capital Llc bought 61,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.51% with the market. The hedge fund run by John Orrico held 431,513 shares of the agricultural chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $51.70 million, up from 369,713 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Water Island Capital Llc who had been investing in Monsanto Co New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $53.24 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $120.79. About 1.76 million shares traded. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500.

Ricky Sandler decreased its stake in Cbre Group Inc (CBG) by 1.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eminence Capital Lp sold 66,483 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.61% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Ricky Sandler held 3.93M shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $148.92 million, down from 4.00 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eminence Capital Lp who had been investing in Cbre Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.13B market cap company. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $45.2. About 2.10M shares traded or 4.91% up from the average. CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) has risen 21.33% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.63% the S&P500.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $6.90 million activity. The insider Narain Duraiswami sold 2,860 shares worth $343,200. 11,526 shares were sold by MIZELL STEVEN, worth $1.38M on Monday, October 9. Ringenberg Nicole M sold $964,553 worth of stock. 22,640 shares valued at $2.72 million were sold by BEGEMANN BRETT D on Monday, September 25.

Among 23 analysts covering Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Monsanto Company had 61 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 27 by Atlantic Securities. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $118 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, September 15 with “Buy”. JP Morgan upgraded Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Wednesday, September 21 to “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 17 by Wells Fargo. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The company was reinitiated on Wednesday, September 23 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 1 report. Morgan Stanley reinitiated it with “Overweight” rating and $120 target in Thursday, August 27 report. As per Thursday, January 7, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 48 investors sold MON shares while 342 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. 321.42 million shares or 4.04% more from 308.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 211,966 were reported by Terril Brothers. Atria Invests Lc holds 0.04% or 5,415 shares. 3,960 were reported by Armstrong Henry H Incorporated. 4,857 were reported by Dsc Advsrs L P. Oz Mgmt LP owns 2.16M shares or 1.27% of their US portfolio. 22,140 are held by Amica Mutual Insurance. Equitec Proprietary Mkts Ltd Liability Com holds 1.83% or 65,050 shares. Creative Planning holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 25,498 shares. Moreover, Private Advisor Group Limited Liability has 0.05% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 17,971 shares. Jd Management Ltd holds 40,000 shares or 1.38% of its portfolio. Stephens Inv Mgmt Gp stated it has 0% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The Georgia-based Tnb Financial has invested 0.04% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Weatherly Asset Lp has invested 0.27% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). First Natl holds 5,139 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Regions invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON).

Water Island Capital Llc, which manages about $3.48 billion and $2.11 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Altaba Inc by 208,581 shares to 491,419 shares, valued at $32.55 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:AKRX) by 360,222 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 761,778 shares, and cut its stake in Fidelity & Gty Life (NYSE:FGL).

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $206.92 million activity. Another trade for 25,000 shares valued at $975,493 was made by CONCANNON WILLIAM F on Thursday, October 5. On Friday, September 8 Midler Laurence H sold $113,005 worth of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) or 3,139 shares. $1.70M worth of stock was sold by SULENTIC ROBERT E on Friday, February 9. The insider ValueAct Holdings – L.P. sold 5.50M shares worth $197.45M. KIRK J. CHRISTOPHER sold 20,000 shares worth $866,400. The insider Frese Calvin W Jr sold 25,000 shares worth $1.00 million.

Eminence Capital Lp, which manages about $10.55B and $6.18 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Forest City Rlty Tr Inc by 535,000 shares to 3.68M shares, valued at $93.78 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) by 2.60M shares in the quarter, for a total of 9.90M shares, and has risen its stake in Arris Intl Inc.

Among 11 analysts covering CBRE Group (NYSE:CBG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. CBRE Group had 26 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, September 3 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, February 9 with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Monday, May 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, November 6. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, May 16. The stock of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) earned “Market Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Wednesday, January 24. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 12 by Goldman Sachs. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $42 target in Tuesday, July 18 report. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 24 investors sold CBG shares while 172 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 313.05 million shares or 0.66% less from 315.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kentucky Retirement holds 18,464 shares. Exane Derivatives accumulated 220 shares. Twin Tree Mgmt Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% of its portfolio in CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) for 26,938 shares. Bessemer Gru accumulated 0% or 1,162 shares. Three Corner Global Investors Limited Partnership holds 613,400 shares or 6.52% of its portfolio. Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Inc has invested 0.04% in CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG). Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 291,778 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 0.02% or 5,810 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 388,860 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Hoertkorn Richard Charles invested in 0.68% or 28,145 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG). Td Asset Mgmt Inc owns 0.01% invested in CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) for 95,067 shares. Ajo Lp holds 3.83 million shares. Regions Financial Corp reported 78,382 shares. Brown Advisory holds 0.01% or 41,213 shares in its portfolio.

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