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Oracle (ORCL) Holder Zevin Asset Management Decreased Its Holding by $519,021; Kimberly Clark (KMB) Holding Maintained by Blue Chip Partners Inc

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Zevin Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 23.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zevin Asset Management Llc sold 11,043 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.18% with the market. The institutional investor held 36,552 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.73 million, down from 47,595 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zevin Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $190.18 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.1436 during the last trading session, reaching $46.5864. About 6.78 million shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 1.20% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.35% the S&P500.

Blue Chip Partners Inc increased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 34.77% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blue Chip Partners Inc bought 4,427 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.91% with the market. The hedge fund held 17,160 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.07M, up from 12,733 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blue Chip Partners Inc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.49B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.425 during the last trading session, reaching $104.465. About 944,837 shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has declined 18.78% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.33% the S&P500.

More recent Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Kimberly-Clark Announces Executive Leadership Changes” on May 11, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Dividend Income Update April 2018” on May 13, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Venezuela reactivates Kellogg plant after company pullout” with publication date: May 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 19 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 64 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral” on Friday, September 15. Bernstein maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) rating on Tuesday, April 24. Bernstein has “Hold” rating and $11000 target. Barclays Capital maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) rating on Monday, March 21. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $149 target. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $128 target in Monday, October 26 report. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Citigroup. On Tuesday, October 24 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral”. On Monday, December 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, July 12 by UBS. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 24.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 72 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. 252.01 million shares or 2.69% more from 245.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 44,639 are held by Creative Planning. Mirae Asset Global Investments Communication Limited reported 0.04% stake. Burns J W And holds 17,639 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 44,700 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Riverhead Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 49,263 shares or 0.25% of the stock. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0.14% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.14% or 876,719 shares. Illinois-based Northern has invested 0.16% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Huntington Financial Bank owns 161,109 shares. Moreover, Ameriprise Financial has 0.08% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 1.47 million shares. The Massachusetts-based Fmr Ltd has invested 0.05% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Prentiss Smith & owns 400 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Dt Investment Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 28,508 shares or 0.54% of all its holdings. Btim Corp accumulated 27,544 shares. Arcadia Inv Mi reported 0% stake.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $2.57 million activity. Underhill Kimberly K sold $2.77 million worth of stock or 23,158 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.02, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 80 investors sold ORCL shares while 488 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 526 raised stakes. 2.29 billion shares or 1.37% less from 2.32 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cohen And Steers Inc invested in 531,729 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Stellar Cap Mgmt Lc stated it has 1.71% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Moreover, Cetera Advisor Netwr Limited Liability Company has 0.11% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Burns J W Company reported 61,005 shares or 0.73% of all its holdings. Winfield Associates invested in 0.01% or 580 shares. Cap Incorporated Ok accumulated 9,500 shares. Pinnacle Assoc Limited holds 0.2% or 219,224 shares in its portfolio. Goelzer Inv Mgmt, Indiana-based fund reported 132,301 shares. Barclays Public Ltd owns 4.66M shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 150,257 shares. Endurance Wealth Mngmt has invested 1.38% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Ancora Advsr Lc owns 93,966 shares or 0.24% of their US portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 0.44% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) or 2.16M shares. Crawford Investment Counsel has 8,983 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Sabal has invested 0.03% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL).

More notable recent Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Oracle buys DataScience.com” on May 16, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: International Business Machines (IBM) vs. Oracle (ORCL)” published on May 09, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “SAP’s CEO hints to investors more margin gains on the way” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Oracle’s New Sales Tool To Grow Cloud Business” published on May 17, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Cisco Systems, Inc. Stock Is On Sale — Go Long Now” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Analysts await Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) to report earnings on June, 20. They expect $0.86 EPS, up 4.88% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.82 per share. ORCL’s profit will be $3.51 billion for 13.54 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.75 actual EPS reported by Oracle Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.67% EPS growth.

Zevin Asset Management Llc, which manages about $480.40 million and $440.35 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 3,186 shares to 41,402 shares, valued at $7.01 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR) by 7,315 shares in the quarter, for a total of 32,935 shares, and has risen its stake in Ebay Inc Com (NASDAQ:EBAY).

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