As Mettler Toledo International (MTD) Stock Value Rose, Holder Harvey Investment Co Has Cut Its Position by $863,880; Shearlink Capital Has Raised Its Position in Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (ST) by $7.86 Million as Market Valuation Declined

January 14, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Harvey Investment Co Llc decreased its stake in Mettler Toledo International (MTD) by 5.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Harvey Investment Co Llc sold 1,380 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.62% with the market. The institutional investor held 22,151 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.87M, down from 23,531 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Harvey Investment Co Llc who had been investing in Mettler Toledo International for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.77% or $11.34 during the last trading session, reaching $650.6. About 149,619 shares traded or 0.38% up from the average. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has risen 55.25% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.55% the S&P500.

Shearlink Capital Llc increased its stake in Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (ST) by 77.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shearlink Capital Llc bought 163,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 374,200 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $17.99M, up from 210,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shearlink Capital Llc who had been investing in Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.28 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.52% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $54.16. About 1.03 million shares traded. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has risen 16.67% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.03% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Mettler-toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Mettler-toledo International Inc. had 23 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 31 by Bank of America. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 26. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, June 23 by Citigroup. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, September 10. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Monday, October 9 with “Buy”. As per Thursday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, November 3. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, October 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 8 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Thursday, July 13 to “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 31 investors sold MTD shares while 172 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 22.26 million shares or 5.12% less from 23.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Federated Investors Pa reported 33,262 shares. Budros Ruhlin Roe Incorporated holds 0.36% or 1,876 shares in its portfolio. Korea, Korea-based fund reported 18,543 shares. Moreover, Capital Fund Mgmt Sa has 0% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Natl Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 4,462 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 1,631 are held by Granite Prns Limited Liability Co. First Republic Invest Mgmt owns 0% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 751 shares. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Ltd stated it has 0.31% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Nordea Ab holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 10,952 shares. Fred Alger Inc reported 7,903 shares. Eulav Asset Management holds 58,600 shares or 1.73% of its portfolio. Massachusetts Company Ma invested in 629,427 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Cornerstone Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.02% or 4,447 shares. Ballentine Ltd invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). The Texas-based Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas has invested 0.13% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD).

Analysts await Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $5.93 EPS, up 12.31% or $0.65 from last year’s $5.28 per share. MTD’s profit will be $151.69 million for 27.43 P/E if the $5.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.36 actual EPS reported by Mettler-Toledo International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.01% EPS growth.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 insider sales for $20.78 million activity. 1,350 shares valued at $780,300 were sold by Caratsch Thomas on Thursday, August 3. Another trade for 330 shares valued at $190,410 was made by Vadala Shawn on Monday, August 7. Shares for $507,535 were sold by Kirk Simon on Wednesday, September 6. Magloth Christian also sold $442,500 worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) shares. Rauch Waldemar also sold $1.31M worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) on Monday, August 28. Another trade for 500 shares valued at $292,500 was sold by Chu Wah-Hui.

Harvey Investment Co Llc, which manages about $445.75 million and $506.77M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB) by 12,220 shares to 177,710 shares, valued at $13.46M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.54 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.26, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 24 investors sold ST shares while 63 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 178.00 million shares or 2.43% less from 182.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Northern Tru Corp holds 1.06 million shares. Daiwa Securities Grp has 0% invested in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). The Korea-based Mirae Asset Glob Ltd has invested 0.05% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt invested 0.01% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Ls Inv Llc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Stanley accumulated 105,246 shares. Panagora Asset holds 0% or 5,027 shares in its portfolio. Highland Capital Mngmt Ltd accumulated 17,321 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Btim holds 192,657 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. James Research accumulated 0.06% or 37,400 shares. Yorktown Mgmt And Research holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) for 6,500 shares. Skylands Capital Limited Company owns 0.07% invested in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) for 11,100 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Ltd, Japan-based fund reported 13,935 shares. Swiss State Bank has invested 0.03% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Utah Retirement Systems reported 30,932 shares.

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