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Croft-Leominster Has Lowered Its Position in Honeywell Intl (HON) by $325,569 as Valuation Rose; Blackstone Group LP Has Upped Its Grupo Televisa Sa (TV) Position

Blackstone Group Lp increased its stake in Grupo Televisa Sa (TV) by 11.11% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blackstone Group Lp bought 768,163 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.76% with the market. The institutional investor held 7.68M shares of the broadcasting company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $189.51 million, up from 6.91 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blackstone Group Lp who had been investing in Grupo Televisa Sa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.32 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.33% or $0.425 during the last trading session, reaching $18.675. About 1.36 million shares traded. Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) has declined 5.54% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.24% the S&P500.

Croft-Leominster Inc decreased its stake in Honeywell Intl Inc (HON) by 4.36% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Croft-Leominster Inc sold 2,309 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.49% with the market. The institutional investor held 50,655 shares of the o.e.m. company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.18 million, down from 52,964 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Croft-Leominster Inc who had been investing in Honeywell Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $115.79 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $153.97. About 451,974 shares traded. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has risen 17.66% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500.

Blackstone Group Lp, which manages about $16.29B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cheniere Energy Ptnrs Lp Hld (NYSEMKT:CQH) by 136,407 shares to 548,012 shares, valued at $13.74 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Among 10 analysts covering Grupo Televisa SAB (NYSE:TV), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Grupo Televisa SAB had 23 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by HSBC given on Thursday, September 22. HSBC downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, September 30 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, January 12. The stock of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 4 by HSBC. On Monday, May 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Sell”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Citigroup on Monday, December 4. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, September 27 by Credit Suisse. J.P. Morgan upgraded Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) rating on Friday, December 15. J.P. Morgan has “Buy” rating and $23.0 target. TheStreet downgraded Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) on Friday, September 4 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV) earned “Hold” rating by HSBC on Thursday, May 25.

Among 21 analysts covering Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Honeywell International Inc. had 92 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of HON in report on Friday, May 26 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, October 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 24 with “Buy”. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 19. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 3. On Tuesday, February 20 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, January 28 by Jefferies.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $426,291 activity. Deily Linnet F sold 2,886 shares worth $426,291.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 42 investors sold HON shares while 453 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 465 raised stakes. 562.75 million shares or 0.04% less from 562.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Utd National Bank Incorporated holds 7,101 shares. Thomas White Limited invested 0.14% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Segment Wealth Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 3,819 shares. Winslow Capital has invested 1.85% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Santa Barbara Asset Management Limited Liability Co holds 1.19M shares. Sterneck Capital Management invested in 1,531 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Century holds 0.13% or 931,174 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Ltd Llc Oh holds 1.04% or 14,833 shares. Ssi Inv Management Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 2,230 shares. Mycio Wealth Partners Ltd Liability holds 2,317 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Hourglass Capital Ltd Liability invested in 0.06% or 1,850 shares. Jacobs & Ca holds 1.42% or 53,384 shares in its portfolio. New England reported 6,787 shares or 0.7% of all its holdings. Buckingham Cap Management Incorporated invested 0.77% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). 96,845 were reported by Qs Invsts Limited Liability Co.

Analysts await Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) to report earnings on April, 20. They expect $1.88 EPS, up 13.25% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.66 per share. HON’s profit will be $1.41B for 20.47 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.85 actual EPS reported by Honeywell International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.62% EPS growth.

Croft-Leominster Inc, which manages about $892.29M and $422.62 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) by 4,504 shares to 60,521 shares, valued at $4.84M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Analog Devices Inc (NASDAQ:ADI) by 38,145 shares in the quarter, for a total of 82,480 shares, and has risen its stake in Concho Res Inc (NYSE:CXO).

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