Acropolis Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Grainger W W Inc (GWW) by 44.29% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Acropolis Investment Management Llc bought 1,125 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.40% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3,665 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.04 million, up from 2,540 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Acropolis Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Grainger W W Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.48 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.34% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $312.1. About 669,668 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has risen 75.66% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 63.09% the S&P500. Some Historical GWW News: 19/04/2018 – WW Grainger Raises 2018 View To EPS $14.30-EPS $15.30; 02/04/2018 – W.W. Grainger: Chief People Officer Joseph High to Retire; 15/05/2018 – JANA PARTNERS LLC – CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF MARCH 31, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF DEC 31, 2017; 19/04/2018 – WW Grainger 1Q EPS $4.07; 23/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER INC GWW.N : UBS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $240 FROM $220; 02/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER – MOST RECENTLY, OKRAY SERVED AS EVP AND CFO FOR ADVANCE AUTO PARTS; 02/04/2018 – W W GRAINGER INC – JOSEPH HIGH TO RETIRE AS CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER; 19/04/2018 – WW Grainger 1Q Net $231.5M; 19/04/2018 – WW Grainger Raises Year Sales Guidance to Range of 5% to 8%; 25/04/2018 – Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 6.3 Percent
Dsm Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Visa (V) by 1.13% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dsm Capital Partners Llc bought 44,636 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.37% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 3.99M shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $477.28M, up from 3.95 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dsm Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Visa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $303.11B market cap company. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $135.33. About 6.17 million shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 38.13% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.56% the S&P500. Some Historical V News: 15/03/2018 – Chase and Avios Group Limited Introduce the Iberia and Aer Lingus Visa® Signature Cards, Just in Time for Summer Travel; 15/05/2018 – Visa Cashless Challenge: International Travel Edition Search to Send One Lucky Traveler on a Cash-Free Adventure; 28/03/2018 – Miscommunications at Work Impact the Bottom Line, Study Finds; 15/03/2018 – Chase and Avios Group Limited Introduce the lberia and Aer Lingus Visa® Signature Cards, Just in Time for Summer Travel Bookings to Europe; 24/05/2018 – Visa Invests in Latin American Mobile-Payments Firm YellowPepper; 24/05/2018 – VISA INVESTS FOR LATAM, CARIBBEAN MOBILE PAYMENTS/TOKENIZATION; 24/05/2018 – VISA – ANNOUNCED STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN YELLOWPEPPER, A MOBILE PAYMENTS PIONEER IN LATIN AMERICA; 16/04/2018 – Visa Inc expected to post earnings of $1.02 a share – Earnings Preview; 14/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – UK Day Ahead: German GDP and ZEW; British labour data; Vodafone results; 20/04/2018 – Shiny New Button May Help Visa, Mastercard and AmEx Fight PayPal
Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $6.34 million activity. $5.06M worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) shares were sold by MCINERNEY RYAN. The insider HOFFMEISTER JAMES H sold $1.08 million.
Among 43 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Visa Inc. had 132 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 8 by Guggenheim. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, June 23 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 1. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 13 with “Buy”. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, August 14. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, April 26 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 27 by Argus Research. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets.
More notable recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Why I Would Still Choose Mastercard Over Visa” on May 28, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Visa – A $140 Discount Cash Flow Valuation” published on June 01, 2018, Fool.com published: “3 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold for 25 Years” on June 23, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Is Visa Inc. a Buy?” published on June 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Visa, Inc. (V) Management Presents at William Blair 2018 Growth Stock Conference (Transcript)” with publication date: June 13, 2018.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.17, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 41 investors sold V shares while 684 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 513 raised stakes. 1.57 billion shares or 2.35% less from 1.61 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Sheets Smith Wealth Mngmt holds 102,895 shares or 2.96% of its portfolio. North Point Managers Oh accumulated 151,343 shares or 3.1% of the stock. Beaumont Financial Limited invested 1.92% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The holds 6.48 million shares or 0.86% of its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Hldgs Inc holds 5.87M shares. Lpl Fincl Lc owns 763,223 shares. Glynn Mgmt Ltd, a California-based fund reported 20,000 shares. Community Bank Na has 5,603 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Callahan Llc holds 0.2% or 7,978 shares. Gulf Intl Savings Bank (Uk) Limited owns 0.89% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 573,989 shares. Fragasso Group Incorporated has 15,985 shares. Motco accumulated 1,816 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Stoneridge Invest Prns Limited Co has 1.55% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Northern Corporation owns 19.20M shares. Grand Jean Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 7.19% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V).
Dsm Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $5.78 billion and $7.25 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) by 663,022 shares to 900 shares, valued at $164,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ameriprise Financial (NYSE:AMP) by 25,798 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,470 shares, and cut its stake in Cl C.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.06, from 0.81 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 36 investors sold GWW shares while 214 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 43.08 million shares or 5.84% less from 45.76 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board holds 0.05% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 107,108 shares. Signaturefd Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Papp L Roy Assoc has invested 0.23% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Trillium Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.04% or 2,383 shares. Moreover, Tci Wealth Inc has 0.08% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 600 shares. Pictet Asset Ltd accumulated 32,881 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Limited accumulated 3,798 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Banking reported 0.06% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Public Sector Pension Board reported 2,758 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Assetmark holds 422 shares. Aristotle Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Mcf Advsr Lc invested 0% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Huntington Bank & Trust holds 1,369 shares. 20,384 are owned by Sei Investments Communication. Moreover, Ls Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation has 0.23% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 13,840 shares.
Acropolis Investment Management Llc, which manages about $912.87M and $614.63M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (IJR) by 48,200 shares to 433,793 shares, valued at $33.41 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO) by 69,643 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 542,166 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (MBB).
Since January 11, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 5 selling transactions for $8.64 million activity. Tapia Eric R also sold $26,606 worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) shares. 9,158 shares were sold by Brown Laura D, worth $2.13 million on Thursday, January 11. HOWARD JOHN L had sold 19,500 shares worth $5.75M.
More news for W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Recent Analysis Shows Ford Motor, Lions Gate Entertainment, America’s Car-Mart, WW Grainger, Berry Global Group …” on June 11, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Recent Stock Purchase June 2018” and published on June 23, 2018 is yet another important article.