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Wms Partners Lowered Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holding by $339,300; Market Valuation Rose; Post Holdings (POST) Shareholder Iridian Asset Management Has Decreased Stake by $15.50 Million as Shares Declined

Wms Partners Llc decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 1.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wms Partners Llc sold 2,610 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.85% with the market. The hedge fund held 195,461 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $25.41M, down from 198,071 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wms Partners Llc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $357.71B market cap company. The stock increased 1.46% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $133.15. About 7.97 million shares traded or 6.53% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

David Cohen decreased its stake in Post Holdings Inc (POST) by 5.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Iridian Asset Management Llc sold 176,189 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.97% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by David Cohen held 3.01 million shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $266.00 million, down from 3.19 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Iridian Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Post Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.15B market cap company. The stock increased 2.60% or $1.99 during the last trading session, reaching $78.5. About 1.06 million shares traded or 7.85% up from the average. Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has risen 11.46% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.24% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Post (NYSE:POST), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Post had 31 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Pivotal Research downgraded it to “Buy” rating and $105 target in Thursday, May 11 report. The stock of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 4 by Pivotal Research. The firm has “Hold” rating by BB&T Capital given on Tuesday, December 15. Pivotal Research maintained Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) on Friday, November 17 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 30 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) on Thursday, May 11 to “Buy” rating. The rating was reinitiated by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, August 24 with “Outperform”. SunTrust maintained Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) rating on Thursday, November 16. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $105.0 target. The rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson to “Buy” on Wednesday, September 30.

Iridian Asset Management Llc, which manages about $11.52B and $11.71B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Olin Corp (NYSE:OLN) by 272,124 shares to 7.37M shares, valued at $252.43M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Adient Plc by 47,508 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.79M shares, and has risen its stake in Martin Marietta Materials Inc (NYSE:MLM).

Since February 6, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $299,691 activity. Shares for $200,514 were bought by VITALE ROBERT V on Tuesday, February 6.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 33 investors sold POST shares while 77 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 71.70 million shares or 1.02% more from 70.98 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 12 West Mgmt Lp, a New York-based fund reported 676,851 shares. Bank & Trust Of America Corporation De reported 481,717 shares stake. Profund Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 0.03% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) or 7,636 shares. 17,700 were accumulated by Louisiana State Employees Retirement. Parametric Assocs reported 53,818 shares. Proshare Limited Liability reported 4,484 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc invested 0% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Baystate Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Gsa Cap Partners Llp holds 2,604 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Raymond James And Assoc holds 0.02% or 120,225 shares in its portfolio. Brown Advisory Incorporated owns 0% invested in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) for 11,880 shares. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Limited Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 973,929 shares. Victory Management Inc reported 1.97 million shares or 0.39% of all its holdings. Cambridge Inv Rech Advsrs owns 3,343 shares. Moreover, Dupont has 0.22% invested in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST).

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