As Coca Cola Co (KO) Stock Rose, Howard Capital Management Lifted by $831,204 Its Holding; Enterprise Financial Service (EFSC) Holder Enterprise Financial Services Lowered Its Stake

November 15, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Howard Capital Management increased its stake in Coca Cola Co (KO) by 7.66% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Howard Capital Management bought 18,891 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 265,451 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $11.91 million, up from 246,560 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Howard Capital Management who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $201.17B market cap company. The stock declined 0.45% or $0.22 reaching $47.22 on the news. About 345,668 shares traded. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

Enterprise Financial Services Corp decreased its stake in Enterprise Financial Service (EFSC) by 12.87% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Enterprise Financial Services Corp sold 80,946 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.32% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 548,045 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $22.36 million, down from 628,991 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Enterprise Financial Services Corp who had been investing in Enterprise Financial Service for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $981.41 million market cap company. The stock declined 0.82% or $0.35 reaching $42.55 per share. About 293 shares traded. Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) has risen 51.30% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.60% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.15, from 0.79 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 49 investors sold KO shares while 618 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 504 raised stakes. 2.70 billion shares or 1.07% more from 2.67 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Tower Bridge Advsrs stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Reik Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.3% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Lincluden Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.32% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Destination Wealth owns 93,339 shares. Hemenway Trust Communications Limited Co holds 0.2% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) or 19,904 shares. Baxter Bros has invested 1.59% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Exxonmobil Management Tx invested 0.83% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Argyle Cap Management invested in 91,884 shares or 1.67% of the stock. Nwq Inv Ltd Llc holds 0.98% or 1.58M shares. M&T Bank holds 2.48 million shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Company holds 1.66% or 8.17M shares. Mraz Amerine & Associates holds 0.66% in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) or 47,200 shares. Farr Miller And Washington Limited Liability Com Dc reported 70,682 shares. Ballentine Ltd Llc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 29,673 shares. And Company accumulated 47,477 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Coca-Cola had 63 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by HSBC. Deutsche Bank downgraded The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) on Tuesday, December 13 to “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of KO in report on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of KO in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, March 23. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 9 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, January 19 by Wells Fargo. Barclays Capital initiated the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Monday, January 9 report.

More notable recent The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Not There, Yet: What Level Makes The Coca-Cola Co Stock Interesting?” on October 26, 2017, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Coca-Cola not yet giving up on sugar, aiming Georgia Peach Coke at millennials” published on November 01, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: “Coca-Cola to lay off another 179 employees in Atlanta (Video)” on November 10, 2017. More interesting news about The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “For Investors, the Coca-Cola Co Stock Is No Longer It” published on October 27, 2017 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Bank Of America, Coca-Cola, Foot Locker, UPS: ‘Fast Money’ Picks For November 15” with publication date: November 15, 2017.

Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $17.26 million activity. The insider Finan Irial sold $15.94 million.

More news for Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Enterprise Financial Services Corp Names Michael T. Normile to Board” on October 27, 2017. Finance.Yahoo.com‘s article titled: “Enterprise Financial Services posts 3Q profit” and published on October 23, 2017 is yet another important article.

Among 3 analysts covering Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Enterprise Financial Services had 11 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray initiated Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) on Monday, July 11 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson on Thursday, November 12 to “Neutral”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4500 target in Thursday, June 1 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) rating on Tuesday, October 3. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $46.0 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 12 by DA Davidson. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.44, from 1.76 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 17 investors sold EFSC shares while 46 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 16.89 million shares or 7.90% more from 15.65 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Federated Invsts Inc Pa, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 73,575 shares. Prelude Lc reported 900 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems owns 10,749 shares. Lsv Asset has invested 0.01% in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC). Indexiq Advsrs Ltd Com, New York-based fund reported 11,152 shares. Pl Advsrs Limited Com holds 5.74% or 534,646 shares. Zebra Cap Management Ltd Com has 5,627 shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio stated it has 56,151 shares. Bessemer Group Inc Incorporated holds 31,500 shares. Royal Bankshares Of Canada stated it has 32,387 shares. Smith Moore And invested in 10,749 shares. Metropolitan Life invested 0% in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC). Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 28,254 shares. Ativo Mngmt Limited Company has 26,007 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Martingale Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) for 86,113 shares.

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