Pl Capital Advisors Llc increased its stake in Bcb Bancorp (BCBP) by 35.65% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pl Capital Advisors Llc bought 40,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.63% with the market. The institutional investor held 152,216 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.38M, up from 112,216 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pl Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Bcb Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $236.88M market cap company. The stock increased 2.03% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $15.1. About 62,998 shares traded or 183.77% up from the average. BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) has declined 0.32% since June 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Some Historical BCBP News: 03/04/2018 – BRAZIL BCB RELEASES GOLDFAJN’S PRESENTATION ON WEBSITE; 23/03/2018 – BCB SEES 2018 CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT AT $23.3B; 12/03/2018 BCB SEES 2018 INFLATION HEADING TO TARGET IN BASE SCENARIO; 24/05/2018 – BCB: BRAZIL BANKS SHORT POSITION $6.12B ON MAY 22; 10/04/2018 – GOLDFAJN: BCB NEEDS TO ASSURE LOW CPI IS LONG-LASTING; 10/04/2018 – BCB’S GOLDFAJN: INFLATION IS CONVERGING TO TARGET; 16/05/2018 – BCB: EVOLUTION OF BASE SCENARIO MADE MORE EASING UNNECESSARY; 27/03/2018 – BCB REITERATES NEXT STEPS DEPENDENT ON GDP, CPI AND RISKS; 17/04/2018 – BRAZIL SENATE FLOOR MUST NOW VOTE ON BCB DIRECTOR NOMINEE; 13/04/2018 – GOLDFAJN: BCB NEEDS AUTONOMY IN LAW
Virtu Financial Llc decreased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 70.65% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Virtu Financial Llc sold 6,965 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.86% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,894 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $319,000, down from 9,859 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Virtu Financial Llc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.27B market cap company. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $100.97. About 2.29 million shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has declined 18.50% since June 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.07% the S&P500. Some Historical KMB News: 24/05/2018 – Kimberly-Clark Mexico Closes Below 50-Day Average: Technicals; 23/04/2018 – Kimberly-Clark 1Q EPS 26c; 02/04/2018 – Halyard Health: Court Reduces Punitive Damages Awarded Against Co., Kimberly-Clark in Bahamas Surgery Center Case; 01/05/2018 – U by Kotex® addresses need for period products, serves as founding sponsor of Alliance for Period Supplies; 21/05/2018 – Kimberly-Clark Names Giusy Buonfantino as Chief Marketing Officer; 12/04/2018 – KIMBERLY-CLARK INVESTING EST. $100M IN ALABAMA FACILITY; 11/05/2018 – KIMBERLY-CLARK NAMES AARON POWELL HEAD OF K-C PROFESSIONAL; 11/05/2018 – Kimberly-Clark: Aaron Powell, Pres, Kimberly-Clark Europe, Middle East and Africa, Named Pres of K-C Professional; 23/04/2018 – Kimberly-Clark 1Q Adj EPS $1.71; 11/05/2018 – Kimberly-Clark: Underhill to Lead North Amer Consumer Business, With Brands Such as Huggies, Kleenex, Cottonelle, Depend
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 63 investors sold KMB shares while 413 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 333 raised stakes. 247.29 million shares or 1.87% less from 252.01 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Amica Mutual Insur reported 14,338 shares stake. Ltd Com has invested 0.01% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Homrich & Berg invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Conestoga Cap Advisors Limited Liability Co has 0.02% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Manchester Capital Ltd Llc holds 0.05% or 2,644 shares in its portfolio. Focused Wealth Management Inc holds 0.02% or 426 shares. Advantus Mgmt Inc stated it has 35,513 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Quantbot Technology LP reported 6,663 shares stake. Avalon Advisors Limited Liability Corp reported 152,414 shares or 0.51% of all its holdings. Private Advisor Group Incorporated Limited Co has invested 0.08% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Beck Mack And Oliver Ltd invested in 77,825 shares or 0.29% of the stock. S&T Financial Bank Pa reported 0.38% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Bridges, a Nebraska-based fund reported 10,565 shares. Grimes holds 0.98% or 91,440 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt Inc holds 0.18% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) or 2.12M shares.
Virtu Financial Llc, which manages about $1.86 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Broadcom Ltd by 38,167 shares to 44,519 shares, valued at $10.49 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Proshares Tr (UYG) by 19,874 shares in the quarter, for a total of 25,231 shares, and has risen its stake in Cypress Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:CY).
Analysts await Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.62 earnings per share, up 8.72% or $0.13 from last year’s $1.49 per share. KMB’s profit will be $565.92 million for 15.58 P/E if the $1.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.71 actual earnings per share reported by Kimberly-Clark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.26% negative EPS growth.
Among 20 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Kimberly-Clark has $15700 highest and $86 lowest target. $115.50’s average target is 14.39% above currents $100.97 stock price. Kimberly-Clark had 65 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, April 26, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. UBS downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $12000 target in Wednesday, July 12 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 22 with “Sector Perform”. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Tuesday, April 24 report. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Monday, April 25 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 10. Citigroup maintained the shares of KMB in report on Wednesday, July 27 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Zacks. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 7.
Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 insider sales for $2.93 million activity. Underhill Kimberly K sold $2.77 million worth of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Monday, January 29. Melucci Jeffrey P. also sold $34,970 worth of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) shares. 3,045 shares were sold by MacQuillan Sandra, worth $321,643 on Tuesday, May 22.
More recent Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Should You Buy Kimberly-Clark? It Depends” on June 10, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Kimberly Clark Will Likely Hit A New Low For The Year In The Coming Days” on June 22, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Dividend Growth Stocks In A Stealth Bear Market! Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Part 2” with publication date: May 30, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Investors sentiment increased to 2.5 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.04, from 2.46 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 2 investors sold BCBP shares while 10 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 4.94 million shares or 2.35% more from 4.83 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership accumulated 364,384 shares. Kennedy, a Missouri-based fund reported 266,834 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt accumulated 45,689 shares or 0% of the stock. Pnc Gru Inc owns 832 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Street reported 184,135 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 168 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Qs Investors Ltd Liability stated it has 12,392 shares. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability invested in 0% or 56,949 shares. Seidman Lawrence B reported 142,223 shares. Renaissance Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) for 304,131 shares. 593 are held by Sei Invests. Vantage Investment Advisors Ltd Com reported 0% of its portfolio in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP). California State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 0% stake. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) for 4,043 shares. The Illinois-based Banc Funds Ltd Company has invested 0.38% in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP).
Among 3 analysts covering BCB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BCBP), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. BCB Bancorp had 5 analyst reports since September 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 14 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $16.5 target in Tuesday, February 27 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 27 by Wood.
Since March 14, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $38,050 activity. Stetz Gary S. also bought $7,900 worth of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) shares. Keating Thomas also bought $14,500 worth of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) shares.
Pl Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $222.10 million and $357.10 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Pnc Finl Svcs Group Wt Exp 123118 by 35,400 shares to 48,145 shares, valued at $4.05M in 2018Q1, according to the filing.