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EPS for WD-40 Company (WDFC) Expected At $0.95; Cedar Hill Associates Has Increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holding By $1.45 Million

Cedar Hill Associates Llc increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 563.39% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cedar Hill Associates Llc acquired 11,189 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s stock rose 6.85%. The Cedar Hill Associates Llc holds 13,175 shares with $1.71M value, up from 1,986 last quarter. Johnson & Johnson now has $360.45 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.30% or $1.72 during the last trading session, reaching $134.35. About 9.15M shares traded or 16.45% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

Analysts expect WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) to report $0.95 EPS on April, 5.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 9.20% from last quarter’s $0.87 EPS. WDFC’s profit would be $13.28M giving it 34.68 P/E if the $0.95 EPS is correct. After having $0.90 EPS previously, WD-40 Company’s analysts see 5.56% EPS growth. It closed at $131.8 lastly. It is down 4.71% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.41% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 45 investors sold JNJ shares while 871 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 1.71 billion shares or 0.90% less from 1.73 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 11,099 were reported by Windsor Capital Ltd. Moreover, Coldstream Capital Mngmt has 0.65% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 43,260 shares. Ativo Cap Limited Liability Corp holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 18,419 shares. 6.64M were reported by Rech Glob Investors. The California-based Stonebridge Capital Management has invested 4.2% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Texan Cap Mngmt stated it has 1.22% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). 5,522 were reported by Cypress Cap Lc (Wy). Cwm Limited has invested 0.09% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). 675,833 were accumulated by Sector Pension Board. Affinity Inv Advsrs accumulated 2,495 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Blue Edge Cap Ltd Company holds 8,482 shares. Cubic Asset Mngmt Ltd Com accumulated 1.85% or 50,607 shares. The Georgia-based Eads & Heald Invest Counsel has invested 1.31% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Mcrae Mgmt has invested 1.55% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Eastern Bancshares holds 1.66% or 179,780 shares in its portfolio.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 91 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Tuesday, February 27. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $146 target. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, March 14 report. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. Piper Jaffray reinitiated it with “Neutral” rating and $105.0 target in Monday, October 5 report. Argus Research upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $145 target in Wednesday, July 20 report. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 19. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 20 by Argus Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Tuesday, July 18. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $14000 target. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, October 18.

Cedar Hill Associates Llc decreased Allergan Plc stake by 1,810 shares to 42,836 valued at $8.78M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Barclays Short Term Muni stake by 19,153 shares and now owns 321,605 shares. Iac Interactive (NASDAQ:IACI) was reduced too.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $20.17 million activity. On Thursday, February 15 the insider Stoffels Paulus sold $20.17M.

Among 4 analysts covering WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. WD-40 Company had 12 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 19 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 17. As per Thursday, June 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Jefferies initiated it with “Hold” rating and $120 target in Thursday, August 25 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 24 by B. Riley & Co. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 31 report. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Hold”. Zacks upgraded the shares of WDFC in report on Saturday, August 8 to “Sell” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Monday, October 19. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, September 1.

WD-40 Company develops and sells maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products. The company has market cap of $1.84 billion. It offers multi-purpose maintenance products, including aerosol sprays, non-aerosol trigger sprays, and in liquid form under the WD-40 Multi-Use brand for various consumer uses; and specialty maintenance products that comprise penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, lubricants, and rust removers under the WD-40 Specialist brand name. It has a 34.68 P/E ratio. The firm also provides products under the WD-40 Bike product brand consisting of wet and dry chain lubricants, heavy-duty degreasers, and foaming wash products for avid and recreational cyclists, bike enthusiasts, and mechanics; multi-purpose and specialty drip oils, and spray lubricant products, as well as other specialty maintenance products under the 3-IN-ONE brand; and professional spray maintenance products and lubricants for the bike market under the GT85 brand.

Investors sentiment is 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 15 investors sold WD-40 Company shares while 48 reduced holdings. only 23 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 10.91 million shares or 2.74% less from 11.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 6,478 are held by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Shell Asset Mngmt has invested 0.05% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). 20,050 were reported by Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership. Los Angeles And Equity owns 0.01% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 11,130 shares. Conestoga Capital Advisors Ltd Liability invested in 312,775 shares or 1.55% of the stock. Paloma Ptnrs Management Company owns 2,627 shares. Swiss Savings Bank accumulated 0% or 23,500 shares. Mason Street Advisors Limited Com, Wisconsin-based fund reported 3,550 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc stated it has 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). California Pub Employees Retirement System reported 47,272 shares. Tower Research Limited Liability Corporation (Trc) invested in 1,564 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Price T Rowe Md holds 0% or 4,940 shares in its portfolio. Advisory Ntwk Lc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested in 0.02% or 2,788 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 35,352 shares.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $936,621 activity. Another trade for 4,861 shares valued at $581,278 was made by FREEMAN MICHAEL L on Tuesday, February 13. Shares for $76,118 were sold by REMBOLT JAY on Monday, October 9. $214,377 worth of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) was sold by HOLDSWORTH GEOFFREY on Monday, January 29.

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