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North Star Asset Management Holding in Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) Has Lowered by $1.63 Million; Founders Financial Securities Increases Stake in Kimberly Clark (KMB)

Founders Financial Securities Llc increased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 46.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Founders Financial Securities Llc bought 2,712 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 8,494 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.00 million, up from 5,782 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Founders Financial Securities Llc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $40.14 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.42% or $1.65 during the last trading session, reaching $114.45. About 1.85M shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

North Star Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) by 5.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. North Star Asset Management Inc sold 52,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.41% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 973,747 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $30.99M, down from 1.03 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. North Star Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Bottomline Technologies for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.52 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $37.27. About 260,660 shares traded. Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) has risen 2.88% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.82% the S&P500.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.77 million activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. 245.40 million shares or 1.70% more from 241.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Magellan Asset holds 150 shares. Destination Wealth Management holds 0.3% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) or 39,315 shares. Guardian Capital LP accumulated 122,761 shares. Spears Abacus Advsr Limited Com invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Fiduciary Trust holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 26,516 shares. Legg Mason Asset (Japan) Limited stated it has 18,300 shares or 1.27% of all its holdings. Epoch Inv holds 1.80 million shares. Mcf Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 2,471 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Tirschwell Loewy Inc holds 1.35% or 76,014 shares. Fisher Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Lpl Ltd Liability reported 186,261 shares. Westpac Bk Corporation invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Dnb Asset As stated it has 0.06% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Ameritas Inv Ptnrs accumulated 8,553 shares. Pggm Invs accumulated 644,089 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 21. The stock has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, October 20. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 27 by Citigroup. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KMB in report on Tuesday, October 25 with “Sector Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 19 by Goldman Sachs. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $131 target in Friday, August 11 report. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, October 22. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 1.39 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 14 investors sold EPAY shares while 48 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 38.63 million shares or 12.11% more from 34.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Financial Bank Of America De holds 0% of its portfolio in Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc) for 197,704 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.01% in Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc). Parkside Bancorporation And Tru accumulated 13 shares or 0% of the stock. Ls Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Corp stated it has 1,272 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Spectrum Management Grp Inc holds 15 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 521,700 shares stake. Shannon River Fund Mngmt Lc holds 10.25% or 984,374 shares. 59,554 were accumulated by New York State Teachers Retirement Sys. Piedmont Invest Advsrs, North Carolina-based fund reported 7,874 shares. D E Shaw And has invested 0% in Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc). Deutsche National Bank Ag has invested 0.04% in Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement reported 35,711 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc). Fisher Asset Management Ltd Liability owns 575,127 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Moreover, North Star Asset Mngmt Inc has 2.57% invested in Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc).

Among 8 analysts covering Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Bottomline Technologies had 24 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Canaccord Genuity. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 5 report. As per Friday, August 26, the company rating was maintained by Needham. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Friday, April 29. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 30. Raymond James maintained Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc) on Friday, December 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:de, Inc) earned “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Friday, August 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of EPAY in report on Monday, September 11 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Friday, November 3.

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