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Carlisle Cos. (CSL) Holder Inverness Counsel Has Lowered Its Position as Stock Value Declined; Msc Industrial Direct Co (MSM) Stock Value Declined While Arlington Value Capital Lowered Its Holding

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Arlington Value Capital Llc decreased its stake in Msc Industrial Direct Co (MSM) by 9.47% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Arlington Value Capital Llc sold 35,978 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.29% with the market. The hedge fund held 344,053 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $33.26 million, down from 380,031 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Arlington Value Capital Llc who had been investing in Msc Industrial Direct Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.19B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.75% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $91.82. About 166,603 shares traded. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has declined 9.82% since May 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.37% the S&P500.

Inverness Counsel Llc decreased its stake in Carlisle Cos. (CSL) by 4.34% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Inverness Counsel Llc sold 38,907 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.96% with the market. The institutional investor held 857,743 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $97.48 million, down from 896,650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Inverness Counsel Llc who had been investing in Carlisle Cos. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.44B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.325 during the last trading session, reaching $105.665. About 298,011 shares traded. Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) has declined 2.26% since May 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.81% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering MSC Industrial Direct Co. (NYSE:MSM), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. MSC Industrial Direct Co. had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. The stock of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 5 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 9 by BMO Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) rating on Tuesday, January 9. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $112.0 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating by William Blair given on Monday, December 5. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold”. The stock of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) earned “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Friday, December 15.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 insider sales for $78.58 million activity. $667,684 worth of stock was sold by Armstrong Steve on Friday, January 19. Shares for $247,500 were sold by Jilla Rustom. $6.14 million worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) was sold by JACOBSON MITCHELL on Thursday, January 11. GERSHWIND ERIK also sold $2.47M worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) on Wednesday, January 24. $283,480 worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) was sold by Jones Douglas E. Another trade for 1,020 shares valued at $96,759 was made by KELLY DENIS F on Tuesday, January 23.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.43, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 32 investors sold MSM shares while 103 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 40.30 million shares or 2.45% less from 41.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Massachusetts Ma has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.02% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) or 16,622 shares. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc owns 11,630 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. 6,025 were reported by Buffington Mohr Mcneal. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.01% stake. Raymond James Financial Svcs Advsr has invested 0.01% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Franklin Incorporated owns 2,569 shares. Advisory Svcs Network Ltd Liability Com invested in 7,183 shares. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Ltd Company, a Us-based fund reported 150,700 shares. Horizon Kinetics Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) for 4,472 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn stated it has 67,436 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Evercore Wealth Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 400 shares. The New York-based Bank Of Ny Mellon has invested 0.02% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 30,108 shares or 0.04% of the stock. 33,908 are owned by Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership.

Another recent and important MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “MSC Industrial (MSM) Announces Acquisition of All Integrated Solutions” on May 01, 2018.

Analysts await MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) to report earnings on July, 11. They expect $1.41 EPS, up 29.36% or $0.32 from last year’s $1.09 per share. MSM’s profit will be $79.64 million for 16.28 P/E if the $1.41 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual EPS reported by MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.22% EPS growth.

More notable recent Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Richard Pzena’s Top New Buys Include Stake in GE” on May 07, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Oakmark Equity And Income Fund: Q1 2018” published on April 23, 2018, Tucson.com published: “Carlisle Companies Announces Director and Officer Changes” on May 05, 2018. More interesting news about Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Carlisle up 8% post Q1 results.” published on April 25, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Carlisle Companies’ (CSL) CEO Christian Koch on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

Among 12 analysts covering Carlisle Companies (NYSE:CSL), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Carlisle Companies had 29 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Friday, April 20. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, January 22 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, April 28. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $125 target in Friday, February 9 report. On Tuesday, September 29 the stock rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Sector Weight”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by SunTrust. Oppenheimer downgraded Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) on Wednesday, June 14 to “Perform” rating. Wunderlich initiated the shares of CSL in report on Wednesday, December 16 with “Buy” rating. Topeka Capital Markets initiated Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) on Thursday, May 26 with “Buy” rating.

Since May 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $2.88 million activity. Shares for $1.63 million were sold by Berlin John E.

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