As Colfax (CFX) Shares Rose, Lincoln Capital Decreased by $768,340 Its Stake; Flippin Bruce & Porter Holding in Kohl’s (KSS) Upped by $1.92 Million as Stock Declined

February 18, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Lincoln Capital Llc decreased its stake in Colfax Corp (CFX) by 11.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lincoln Capital Llc sold 18,740 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.39% with the market. The institutional investor held 142,851 shares of the fluid controls company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.95 million, down from 161,591 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lincoln Capital Llc who had been investing in Colfax Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.10 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $33.29. About 965,231 shares traded or 9.89% up from the average. Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) has risen 61.22% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.52% the S&P500.

Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc increased its stake in Kohl’s Corp (KSS) by 22.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc bought 42,565 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.79% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 234,836 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $10.72 million, up from 192,271 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc who had been investing in Kohl’s Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.02B market cap company. The stock increased 0.71% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $65.61. About 2.35M shares traded. Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has risen 7.16% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.54% the S&P500.

Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc, which manages about $395.97M and $454.30 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Royal Philips Nv Adr (NYSE:PHG) by 17,199 shares to 136,454 shares, valued at $5.62 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 46 investors sold KSS shares while 169 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 175.28 million shares or 0.56% less from 176.27 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fincl Counselors has 79,858 shares. Piedmont Investment Limited Co holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) for 64,993 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Aimz Investment Ltd Liability accumulated 34,976 shares. Hancock holds 34,580 shares. Citigroup holds 15,809 shares. Icm Asset Mngmt Incorporated Wa invested 1.17% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 167,460 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Alphaone Inv Ser Ltd has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Andra Ap invested in 0.06% or 55,900 shares. South Dakota Council owns 314,784 shares or 0.29% of their US portfolio. Comerica Comml Bank reported 49,126 shares. Fukoku Mutual Life Insur has 1,880 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 0.01% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) or 24,000 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees reported 9,822 shares stake.

Among 29 analysts covering Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Kohl’s Corporation had 97 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 30. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, May 5 by Atlantic Securities. M Partners maintained the shares of KSS in report on Tuesday, November 10 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, August 12 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 9. The stock of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, January 12. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, February 8. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of KSS in report on Friday, May 13 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Friday, November 10 by Robert W. Baird. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 25 investors sold CFX shares while 71 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 90.81 million shares or 0.75% less from 91.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blackrock Inc reported 4.12 million shares. Chicago Equity Ltd Company reported 18,000 shares. Pnc Gru holds 401,463 shares. Carroll accumulated 185 shares. Bares Mgmt Inc holds 7.06% of its portfolio in Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) for 3.76M shares. Davenport & Lc has invested 0.92% in Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX). Exane Derivatives accumulated 582 shares. 581,724 were reported by Golub Grp Limited Company. Zacks Investment Mgmt holds 0.06% or 64,978 shares in its portfolio. Polar Asset Management holds 0.36% of its portfolio in Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) for 430,605 shares. 24,777 were reported by Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp. 665,790 were accumulated by Millennium Mngmt Ltd. Bokf Na holds 11,549 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cwm Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0% in Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX). Legal & General Group Pcl has 0% invested in Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX).

Among 20 analysts covering Colfax (NYSE:CFX), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Colfax had 63 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, July 29 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 6. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, November 6. The stock has “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, January 21. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 18 by Cowen & Co. As per Friday, February 3, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Friday, July 28. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, December 19. As per Tuesday, February 6, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

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