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Freeport (FCX) Market Valuation Declined While Icahn Carl C Has Trimmed Holding; As General Mls (GIS) Stock Declined, Shareholder Westwood Holdings Group Cut Its Holding

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Westwood Holdings Group Inc decreased its stake in General Mls Inc (GIS) by 38.42% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Westwood Holdings Group Inc sold 1.21 million shares as the company’s stock declined 17.08% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.93M shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $87.07M, down from 3.14 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc who had been investing in General Mls Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.94B market cap company. The stock increased 2.07% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $45.43. About 12.35 million shares traded or 92.45% up from the average. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has declined 24.97% since June 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.54% the S&P500. Some Historical GIS News: 09/05/2018 – General Mills Elects Maria Sastre to Board of Directors; 24/04/2018 – News On Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. (BUFF) Now Under GIS; 14/05/2018 – Laurion Adds General Mills, Exits TD Ameritrade: 13F; 09/05/2018 – GENERAL MILLS INC – SASTRE WAS MOST RECENTLY PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT; 21/03/2018 – General Mills 3Q EPS $1.62; 08/03/2018 – Cascadian Farm invests in soil health research across organic oat supply chain with Grain Millers; 21/03/2018 – GENERAL MILLS INC – FULL-YEAR FISCAL 2018 ORGANIC NET SALES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN LINE WITH LAST YEAR, WHICH IS UNCHANGED FROM PREVIOUS GUIDANCE; 24/05/2018 – North America Energy Bar Market 2018-2023 with Nestle, Nature’s Bounty Co., Kellogg, Glaxosmithkline, General Mills & Clif Bar Dominating – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 21/03/2018 – Supply Chain Costs Weigh on General Mills’s Bottom Line — Earnings Review; 24/03/2018 – The Good News on General Mills — Barron’s

Carl Icahn decreased its stake in Freeport (FCX) by 34.99% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Icahn Carl C sold 26.99 million shares as the company’s stock declined 12.54% with the market. The hedge fund run by Carl Icahn held 50.16M shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $881.34 million, down from 77.16M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Icahn Carl C who had been investing in Freeport for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.47B market cap company. The stock decreased 3.92% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $16.89. About 22.85M shares traded or 36.06% up from the average. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) has risen 45.98% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.41% the S&P500. Some Historical FCX News: 11/05/2018 – INDONESIA DECREE SAYS WILL FINE COMPANIES 20 PCT OF MINERAL EXPORT REVENUE IF NOT ENOUGH PROGRESS BUILDING SMELTERS; 28/03/2018 – $FCX $17+; 19/03/2018 – PHILIPPINE SUBIC FREEPORT INVESTMENT PLEDGES FELL 46%: STANDARD; 04/05/2018 – Freeport McMoRan: Grasberg Block Cave Underground Mine Accounts for About Half of Recoverable Proven Reserves in Indonesia; 15/05/2018 – FREEPORT CEO SAYS COPPER IS HEADING TOWARD SIGNIFICANT DEFICITS; 21/03/2018 – Freeport Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC – AT MARCH 31, 2018, CONSOLIDATED DEBT TOTALED $11.6 BLN AND CONSOLIDATED CASH TOTALED $3.7 BLN; 07/03/2018 – Freeport-McMoRan Says Copper Market Is Primed for Another Rally; 28/04/2018 – Texas Emissions: 282893 – DOW TEXAS OPERATIONS FREEPORT; 31/05/2018 – GOLAR LNG LTD – LOOKING FURTHER AHEAD, A 9-MONTH DELAY TO START-UP OF 13.2MTPA FREEPORT LNG PLANT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED

More notable recent Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Freeport-McMoRan: Strong Potential” on June 05, 2018, also Mining.com with their article: “Trump trade war blows up big week for mining majors” published on June 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Freeport-McMoRan: Update On Bullish Thesis” on June 07, 2018. More interesting news about Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “The Curious Case Of Freeport-McMoRan” published on June 11, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Rio Tinto confirms talks over $3.5B Indonesia mine stake sale” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.15, from 0.92 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 36 investors sold FCX shares while 222 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 1.00 billion shares or 1.38% more from 989.88 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Limited holds 315,064 shares or 0.87% of its portfolio. Convergence Inv Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.34% in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX). Beech Hill Advsr invested in 0.5% or 54,250 shares. Tcw Grp has 5.85 million shares. Bollard Lc reported 0% stake. Ameriprise holds 4.75 million shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Eaton Vance Mngmt has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 0.02% in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX). Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio accumulated 574,066 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Tiverton Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 20,842 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Ellington Management Gru Ltd Liability owns 26,500 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Trust Com Of Vermont has invested 0% of its portfolio in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX). Fincl Service Corporation reported 500 shares. Moreover, Winslow Evans Crocker has 0% invested in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX). Sound Shore Management Ct invested in 7.53 million shares or 2.14% of the stock.

Analysts await Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $0.58 EPS, up 241.18% or $0.41 from last year’s $0.17 per share. FCX’s profit will be $840.30M for 7.28 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.46 actual EPS reported by Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.09% EPS growth.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $419,125 activity.

Among 24 analysts covering Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX), 6 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold had 108 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Berenberg upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, March 22 report. Cowen & Co maintained Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) on Monday, July 17 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, March 21 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, August 11. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, April 9 with “Buy”. Morgan Stanley maintained Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) on Tuesday, August 18 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31. The firm has “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital given on Monday, January 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 8 by Jefferies. The stock of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 31.

More important recent General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “How General Mills Stacks Up To Kraft Heinz And Kellogg” on June 14, 2018, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: “Four Twin Cities executives make national list of influential leaders in corporate diversity”, Fool.com published: “7 Great Reasons to Sell General Mills Stock” on May 24, 2018. More interesting news about General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “General Mills: What Is A Good Price Point To Buy At?” with publication date: June 05, 2018.

Among 24 analysts covering General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. General Mills Inc. had 85 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, September 21 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, March 21, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 14 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Goldman Sachs. As per Thursday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, June 23 with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) on Thursday, July 14 with “Equalweight” rating. Susquehanna upgraded the shares of GIS in report on Monday, March 26 to “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) on Wednesday, September 6 with “Hold” rating. The stock of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, February 25.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 1 sale for $264,350 activity. HARMENING JEFFREY L also bought $253,108 worth of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) shares.

Analysts await General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) to report earnings on June, 27. They expect $0.75 earnings per share, up 2.74% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.73 per share. GIS’s profit will be $444.67M for 15.14 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual earnings per share reported by General Mills, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.06% negative EPS growth.

Westwood Holdings Group Inc, which manages about $12.32B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Knoll Inc (NYSE:KNL) by 80,456 shares to 654,740 shares, valued at $13.22M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cooper Cos Inc (NYSE:COO) by 3,212 shares in the quarter, for a total of 177,889 shares, and has risen its stake in Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 93 investors sold GIS shares while 377 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. 409.04 million shares or 0.94% more from 405.24 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Checchi Advisers Limited holds 0.03% or 4,747 shares. Charter Tru holds 0.12% in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) or 21,606 shares. 794,700 are held by Old Republic Intl. Washington reported 0.02% of its portfolio in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS). 29,864 are held by Zeke Cap Ltd Liability Corporation. Sei Invests stated it has 261,218 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Wesbanco Fincl Bank Incorporated holds 0.35% or 151,328 shares in its portfolio. First Personal Fin reported 0% stake. Kentucky Retirement Insurance Tru Fund reported 0.12% in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS). Provise Mngmt Gp Lc reported 84,151 shares stake. Premier Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 0.18% in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS). Navellier & Assocs Inc invested in 21,060 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Eqis Cap Mgmt Inc invested 0.05% in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS). Eads Heald Investment Counsel invested in 0.79% or 27,615 shares. Whittier Tru Of Nevada stated it has 27,217 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings.

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