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Proofpoint (PFPT) Market Valuation Rose While Alpha Windward Trimmed Its Holding; Patten Group Stake in Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) Has Raised by $1.78 Million

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Patten Group Inc increased its stake in Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) by 81.83% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Patten Group Inc bought 50,895 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 113,088 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.99M, up from 62,193 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Patten Group Inc who had been investing in Weyerhaeuser Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.62B market cap company. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.095 during the last trading session, reaching $36.485. About 3.35 million shares traded. Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) has risen 4.15% since May 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.40% the S&P500.

Alpha Windward Llc decreased its stake in Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) by 97.71% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alpha Windward Llc sold 5,341 shares as the company’s stock rose 22.55% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 125 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $11,000, down from 5,466 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alpha Windward Llc who had been investing in Proofpoint Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.06B market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $119.16. About 321,997 shares traded. Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has risen 50.07% since May 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.52% the S&P500.

Among 31 analysts covering Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Proofpoint Inc had 103 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BTIG Research initiated it with “Buy” rating and $72 target in Thursday, September 10 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 20 by Needham. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) earned “Buy” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, February 7. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of PFPT in report on Friday, October 20 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform” on Tuesday, August 25. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Northland Capital. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) earned “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company on Friday, July 22. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 7 by Northland Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, September 17. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, January 29 by FBR Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 15 investors sold PFPT shares while 85 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 49.53 million shares or 0.18% more from 49.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Goldman Sachs Grp holds 752,873 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Nicholas Inv Prns LP holds 35,905 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Tcw accumulated 118,667 shares. Axa owns 238,805 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Limited accumulated 20 shares. Gradient reported 133 shares. Point72 Asset LP holds 0.01% or 22,220 shares in its portfolio. Webster Retail Bank N A invested in 0% or 150 shares. The Michigan-based Telemus Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Fincl Architects Inc holds 0% or 141 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard Gru owns 3.61 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Fred Alger Mgmt Inc has 0.17% invested in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Swiss Retail Bank invested in 0.01% or 75,652 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Macquarie Gru Limited holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) for 952,921 shares.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $13.18 million activity. Another trade for 8,187 shares valued at $870,702 was made by Newell Tracey on Tuesday, February 20. 1,000 shares were sold by Swaroop Bhagwat, worth $125,610. The insider Steele Gary sold $4.10M. Knight David had sold 3,000 shares worth $256,405.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 34 investors sold WY shares while 268 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 272 raised stakes. 545.30 million shares or 1.12% less from 551.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Old Second Natl Bank Of Aurora invested in 1.16% or 83,199 shares. 7.08 million are held by Morgan Stanley. Horrell Capital Mngmt reported 0.01% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Colony Gru Ltd Llc reported 14,168 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1.42M shares. Moreover, Mutual Of Omaha Bank Wealth Mngmt has 0.32% invested in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). River Road Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc stated it has 0.98% of its portfolio in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). United Ser Automobile Association holds 0.02% or 235,619 shares. Virtus Invest Advisers Inc reported 0.16% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Pittenger And Anderson stated it has 7,704 shares. Solaris Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 0.15% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) or 7,440 shares. First Fincl Corp In reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Sii Investments Wi holds 0.03% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) or 8,343 shares. Miracle Mile Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 15,998 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Massachusetts-based Fernwood Inv Management Lc has invested 1.07% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY).

Among 14 analysts covering Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Weyerhaeuser Company had 36 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Thursday, December 15 by CLSA. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 6 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, April 13 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. Bank of America downgraded Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) on Wednesday, July 5 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) earned “Hold” rating by Vertical Research on Tuesday, May 3. As per Friday, December 18, the company rating was downgraded by Dundee Securities. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, April 30 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Sunday, October 29. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, September 22. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 22 report.

Patten Group Inc, which manages about $252.47 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Powershares Taxable Municipal Bond Etf (BAB) by 187,852 shares to 77,518 shares, valued at $2.38M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) by 236,376 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 19,768 shares, and cut its stake in Novartis Ag (NYSE:NVS).

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