Analysts at RBC Capital Reiterate their Hold rating for Alamos Gold (AGI) with $9.0 Target; Davenport & Company Has Raised Ecl (ECL) Stake By $10.91 Million

November 15, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

Among 9 analysts covering Alamos Gold (NYSE:AGI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Alamos Gold has $12 highest and $4.75 lowest target. $8.58’s average target is 38.39% above currents $6.2 stock price. Alamos Gold had 23 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, January 13 report. The stock of Alamos Gold Inc (US) (NYSE:AGI) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, December 12 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Alamos Gold Inc (US) (NYSE:AGI) on Thursday, May 25 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by IBC on Wednesday, August 19 to “Sector Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Alamos Gold Inc (US) (NYSE:AGI) rating on Tuesday, October 10. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $9.0 target. The stock of Alamos Gold Inc (US) (NYSE:AGI) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Monday, June 27. Scotia Capital downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, March 29 report. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, February 10 to “Sector Perform”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, May 27 by National Bank Canada. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, June 15.

Davenport & Company Llc increased Ecl (ECL) stake by 0.03% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Davenport & Company Llc acquired 90 shares as Ecl (ECL)’s stock rose 2.53%. The Davenport & Company Llc holds 286,535 shares with $34.72 billion value, up from 286,445 last quarter. Ecl now has $37.96B valuation. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $131.4. About shares traded. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $5.01 million activity. LAVANDIER BRUNO sold $133,522 worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Tuesday, June 6. The insider Hickey Michael A sold $1.80M. Shares for $3.08M were sold by Taylor Stephen M. Beck Christophe sold $884,565 worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Wednesday, May 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 42 investors sold ECL shares while 306 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 211.02 million shares or 0.62% less from 212.33 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Automobile Association holds 129,228 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Legacy Private Tru holds 0.96% or 57,314 shares in its portfolio. Mitsubishi Ufj And accumulated 546,123 shares. Dnb Asset Mngmt As holds 0% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 30,558 shares. Cleararc Cap has 0.14% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Utah Retirement Sys holds 47,034 shares. American Century accumulated 1.09M shares. Hm Payson reported 2,072 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 4,991 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 2,551 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cibc Asset Management Inc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). 24,156 are owned by Liberty Capital. Visionary Asset holds 0.07% or 1,925 shares. Mutual Of America Capital Management Ltd Co holds 31,834 shares. Capstone Asset Mngmt holds 0.2% or 55,158 shares.

Davenport & Company Llc decreased Low (NYSE:LOW) stake by 509 shares to 100,825 valued at $7.17 billion in 2017Q2. It also reduced Mur (NYSE:MUR) stake by 2,195 shares and now owns 26,496 shares. Googl was reduced too.

Among 21 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Ecolab had 53 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, September 12. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, July 15 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, February 24. As per Wednesday, August 2, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 1 by UBS. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of ECL in report on Wednesday, February 24 with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, June 1. The rating was downgraded by Longbow to “Neutral” on Wednesday, February 22.

Alamos Gold Inc. is a Canada-based company, which is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and extraction of precious metals. The company has market cap of $1.87 billion. The Company’s divisions include Young-Davidson, Mulatos, El Chanate and Corporate/other. It has a 310 P/E ratio. The Company’s Corporate and other segment consists of exploration and development projects.

The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $6.2. About shares traded. Alamos Gold Inc (US) (NYSE:AGI) has declined 3.35% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.05% the S&P500.

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