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Graco (GGG) Holding Has Lifted by Jnba Financial Advisors; Integre Asset Management Boosted Its Progressive (PGR) Position by $876,680

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Jnba Financial Advisors increased its stake in Graco Inc (GGG) by 200% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jnba Financial Advisors bought 37,522 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.59% with the market. The institutional investor held 56,283 shares of the fluid controls company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.55M, up from 18,761 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jnba Financial Advisors who had been investing in Graco Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.70 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $45.91. About 331,654 shares traded. Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has risen 44.03% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.48% the S&P500.

Integre Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Progressive Corp (PGR) by 33.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Integre Asset Management Llc bought 15,655 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.49% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 62,831 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.54 million, up from 47,176 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Integre Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Progressive Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.31 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $62.35. About 2.08M shares traded. The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) has risen 52.71% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.16% the S&P500.

Jnba Financial Advisors, which manages about $564.64M and $475.36 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Specialized Funds (VIG) by 9,229 shares to 346,189 shares, valued at $35.32 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IJR) by 10,153 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 193,827 shares, and cut its stake in Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd (VEA).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $23.05 million activity. 15,000 shares were sold by VAN SANT R WILLIAM, worth $684,693 on Thursday, May 10. Johnson Jeffrey P. sold $4.24M worth of stock. On Tuesday, May 1 Etchart Eric sold $657,476 worth of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) or 15,000 shares. CARROLL WILLIAM J had sold 26,625 shares worth $1.24M. The insider Rothe Christian E sold $1.68 million. MCHALE PATRICK J also sold $10.01M worth of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 9.88 in Q4 2017. Its up 8.92, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 25 investors sold GGG shares while 7 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 278.85 million shares or 493.55% more from 46.98 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Weaver C Barksdale And Associates Incorporated holds 0.01% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) or 165 shares. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.03% or 465,870 shares in its portfolio. Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited accumulated 0.01% or 7,167 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.02% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Hsbc Holding Public Lc holds 14,873 shares. Millennium Management Ltd Liability Corp reported 499,485 shares stake. Pennsylvania-based Pnc Financial Svcs has invested 0.01% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Iberiabank reported 0.15% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). 46,669 are owned by Aperio. Burgundy Asset Mngmt invested in 0.31% or 754,366 shares. Fenimore Asset accumulated 971,481 shares. Delta Asset Limited Liability Tn has invested 0% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Cwm Ltd Liability invested 0% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Thrivent For Lutherans has 0.01% invested in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Louisiana State Employees Retirement has invested 0.09% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG).

Among 15 analysts covering Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Graco Inc had 36 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, May 1 report. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) earned “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, January 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) on Monday, June 5 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $11200 target in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) on Wednesday, April 4 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 15 by Alembic.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 32 investors sold PGR shares while 198 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 189 raised stakes. 453.53 million shares or 1.27% more from 447.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. New York-based Millennium Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.1% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). Vanguard Gp Incorporated invested 0.1% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). Segall Bryant & Hamill Ltd Llc invested in 131,557 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 0.08% stake. 6,581 are held by Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Ltd. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd reported 36,300 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board reported 206,161 shares. Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership holds 4,536 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 0.13% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). Mirae Asset Global Invests Limited stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0.11% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) or 973,006 shares. First Personal Financial owns 0.02% invested in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) for 2,202 shares. 860,403 were accumulated by Fred Alger Mgmt. Advisor Partners Lc reported 11,459 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings.

Since April 25, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $2.28 million activity. Sauerland John P had sold 12,000 shares worth $726,240. The insider BASCH JEFFREY W sold $665,940. The insider Griffith Susan Patricia sold $762,804.

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