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Interocean Capital Has Lifted Procter & Gamble (PG) Stake by $7.34 Million; Tcw Group Upped Lennar (LEN) Holding by $11.98 Million; Shares Declined

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Tcw Group Inc increased its stake in Lennar Corp (LEN) by 7.56% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tcw Group Inc bought 206,490 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.94 million shares of the homebuilding company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $173.08M, up from 2.73 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tcw Group Inc who had been investing in Lennar Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.73B market cap company. The stock increased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $51.98. About 2.45 million shares traded. Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) has risen 5.00% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.57% the S&P500. Some Historical LEN News: 02/04/2018 – Lennar Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 04/04/2018 – LENNAR – DOUBLING OF STANDARD DEDUCTION HELPS APARTMENT DWELLERS ACCUMULATE SAVINGS THEY NEED FOR A DOWN PAYMENT TO PURCHASE A HOME – CEO ON CONF CALL; 12/04/2018 – LENNAR CORP – JAFFE WILL CONTINUE AS COMPANY’S CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER; 04/04/2018 – LENNAR – ENGAGED ADVISERS FOR STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES THAT MAY BE AVAILABLE REGARDING UNIT RIALTO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT; 26/05/2018 – SFBJ Newsroom: EXCLUSIVE: Lennar seeks to rezone farmland in Miami-Dade for 149 homes; 12/04/2018 – Lennar: Rick Beckwitt Also Elected to Board of Directors; 11/04/2018 – Lennar Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividends; 15/05/2018 – Glenhill Adds Arris, Exits Lowe’s, Cuts Lennar: 13F; 20/03/2018 – LENNAR HOLDER GAMCO SENDS LETTER TO PROXY FIRM ISS; 04/04/2018 – LENNAR EARNINGS CALL BEGINS

Interocean Capital Llc increased its stake in Procter & Gamble (PG) by 107.25% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Interocean Capital Llc bought 92,884 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.97% with the market. The hedge fund held 179,488 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $14.23 million, up from 86,604 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Interocean Capital Llc who had been investing in Procter & Gamble for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $191.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.375 during the last trading session, reaching $76.215. About 4.63M shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.45% since June 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.02% the S&P500. Some Historical PG News: 24/05/2018 – INTERVIEW-P&G to plough $50 mln in Russian plants in 2018; 19/04/2018 – P&G QTRLY BEAUTY SEGMENT ORGANIC SALES INCREASED FIVE PERCENT; 19/04/2018 – TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD – SEPARATION IS NOT EXPECTED TO HAVE A MATERIAL EFFECT (IMPACT) ON TEVA’S 2018 FINANCIAL OUTLOOK; 05/03/2018 – Illusive Networks Named Winner in the 14th Annual Info Security PG’s 2018 Global Excellence Awards®; 19/03/2018 – Coty launches US$8bn-equiv jumbo refi; 19/04/2018 – TEVA & PROCTER & GAMBLE CO. HAVE AGREED TO TERMINATE PGT; 22/03/2018 – Gillette Launches Latest Innovations and Upgrades with a Strong Declaration That “One Size” Does Not, in Fact, Fit All Men; 06/03/2018 – P&G TO CUT AD AGENCY SPENDING BY $1.25B IN NEXT 3 YEARS: FT; 06/03/2018 – MEDIA-P&G to cut ad agency spending by $1.25 bln over next 3 years – FT; 03/04/2018 – CNBC: Pfizer and P&G are in talks on sale of consumer business, though far apart in price

Interocean Capital Llc, which manages about $885.53 million and $753.05 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 51,303 shares to 348,617 shares, valued at $10.46 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Norfolk Southern Co (NYSE:NSC) by 30,213 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 22,777 shares, and cut its stake in Pepsico Incorporated (NYSE:PEP).

More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: Livetradingnews.com which released: “The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Encouraging Extending Gains” on May 29, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Procter & Gamble Still the Dow’s Worst-Performing Stock” published on June 02, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “P&G Advances Systemic Change for Gender Equality in Advertising at 2018 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “It Is No Longer A Gamble Investing In Procter & Gamble: Part 5” published on June 14, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “P&G drafts Stanley Cup star for ad campaign” with publication date: June 15, 2018.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $8.44 million activity. Shares for $149,130 were sold by Bishop Steven D on Wednesday, May 2. Fish Kathleen B sold $103,190 worth of stock or 1,313 shares. $113,533 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was sold by Coombe Gary A on Tuesday, May 15. Moeller Jon R had sold 5,300 shares worth $410,266. Pritchard Marc S. also sold $668,179 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Thursday, February 15. 4,098 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $317,221 were sold by Skoufalos Ioannis.

Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 90 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, June 30. Jefferies maintained the shares of PG in report on Monday, July 17 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, December 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. Bank of America maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, September 19 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley initiated the shares of PG in report on Tuesday, September 1 with “Equal Weight” rating. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 5. On Friday, August 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Johnson Rice to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Suntrust Robinson.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.11, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 71 investors sold PG shares while 786 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 556 raised stakes. 1.51 billion shares or 2.21% more from 1.47 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il invested in 0.18% or 12,035 shares. Johnson Invest Counsel accumulated 5.2% or 2.56M shares. The Minnesota-based Compass Capital Mgmt Inc has invested 3.48% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Marshwinds Advisory has 43,347 shares. Wms Prtnrs Ltd reported 56,536 shares stake. Clear Harbor Asset Ltd holds 13,384 shares. Nadler Group Inc Inc has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt System holds 225,583 shares. Saratoga & Inv Mgmt holds 3.36% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 580,212 shares. Moors And Cabot, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 144,433 shares. Umb National Bank & Trust N A Mo reported 289,636 shares. Cap Planning Advsr Limited Liability holds 5,847 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. New England & has invested 0.89% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Dupont Corporation invested in 0.2% or 103,885 shares. Palisades Hudson Asset Mgmt Lp invested in 3,677 shares or 0.16% of the stock.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $22.28 million activity. Shares for $131,943 were sold by SONNENFELD JEFFREY on Friday, April 6. $1.30 million worth of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) was sold by GROSS BRUCE E. On Tuesday, January 2 JAFFE JONATHAN M sold $1.28 million worth of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) or 20,000 shares. Shares for $2.74M were sold by McCall Jeffrey Joseph. Shares for $695,000 were sold by BESSETTE DIANE J. $157,450 worth of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) was sold by HUDSON SHERRILL W on Friday, April 6.

Among 26 analysts covering Lennar (NYSE:LEN), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Lennar had 74 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $65.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. As per Monday, January 22, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Wednesday, March 30 with “Positive”. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, March 30 report. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Hold” rating and $65.0 target in Thursday, January 11 report. The stock of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 4. RBC Capital Markets maintained Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) rating on Monday, September 25. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $64.0 target. The stock of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by M Partners.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.09 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.84, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 50 investors sold LEN shares while 100 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 221 raised stakes. 274.75 million shares or 32.49% more from 207.37 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.01% in Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). Bluefin Trading Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.84% or 211,766 shares. Quantbot Technologies LP accumulated 29,591 shares. Palisade Capital Ltd Llc Nj, a New Jersey-based fund reported 57,431 shares. Tci Wealth holds 186 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Co has 10.77 million shares. Massachusetts-based Wellington Mgmt Gp Llp has invested 0.05% in Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). Dorsey & Whitney Trust Co Ltd Com stated it has 6,451 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. South Dakota Investment Council reported 1.15% in Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). Weiss Multi invested in 85,600 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Mariner Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% in Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). Agf Invs stated it has 0.01% in Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN). Natixis Advsrs LP accumulated 0.03% or 56,162 shares. Amp Cap holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) for 719,569 shares. Greenbrier Prtn Cap Mngmt Ltd holds 1.12% or 100,000 shares in its portfolio.

More notable recent Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Lennar (LEN) option implied volatility flat into Q2” on June 18, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “San Francisco Shipyard releases new homes amid controversy over botched environmental cleanup. Will buyers come?” published on June 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Market Needs A Glum Index – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/18/18)” on June 19, 2018. More interesting news about Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “A Look Back At What’s Happened To Each Sector Through The First Half Of 2018 (Part 2)” published on June 19, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Fintech Opendoor raises $325 million from heavy hitters to fuel national expansion” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

Tcw Group Inc, which manages about $12.30B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) by 98,212 shares to 2.71M shares, valued at $147.39M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 129,110 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.26 million shares, and cut its stake in Public Storage (NYSE:PSA).

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