Carderock Capital Management Decreased Its Roper Technologies (ROP) Stake; Southern Co (SO)’s Sentiment Is 1.1

April 20, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Southern Co (SO) investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.10, from 1 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 425 institutional investors opened new and increased equity positions, while 385 reduced and sold holdings in Southern Co. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 548.17 million shares, up from 525.28 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Southern Co in top ten equity positions decreased from 7 to 4 for a decrease of 3. Sold All: 56 Reduced: 329 Increased: 350 New Position: 75.

Carderock Capital Management Inc decreased Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) stake by 4.26% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Carderock Capital Management Inc sold 1,256 shares as Roper Technologies Inc (ROP)’s stock rose 6.89%. The Carderock Capital Management Inc holds 28,211 shares with $7.31 million value, down from 29,467 last quarter. Roper Technologies Inc now has $28.79B valuation. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $279.98. About 393,922 shares traded. Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) has risen 35.33% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.78% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.37% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $45.6. About 4.30 million shares traded. The Southern Company (SO) has declined 11.47% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.02% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $2.46 million activity.

Analysts await The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.82 EPS, up 24.24% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.66 per share. SO’s profit will be $830.29M for 13.90 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by The Southern Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 60.78% EPS growth.

The Southern Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The company has market cap of $46.17 billion. The firm also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages power generation assets, including renewable energy projects; sells electricity in the wholesale market; and distributes natural gas in seven states, as well as provides gas marketing services, wholesale gas services, and gas midstream operations. It has a 54.29 P/E ratio. It owns/operates 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 29 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, 14 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, 33 solar facilities, 9 wind facilities, 1 biomass facility, and 1 landfill gas facility.

Rocky Mountain Advisers Llc holds 3.63% of its portfolio in The Southern Company for 19,109 shares. Financial Advantage Inc. owns 89,512 shares or 3.41% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Commonwealth Bank Of Australia has 3.06% invested in the company for 6.52 million shares. The Alabama-based Welch Group Llc has invested 2.84% in the stock. Cortland Advisers Llc, a Delaware-based fund reported 1.24 million shares.

Since October 31, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 7 selling transactions for $103.28 million activity. The insider JELLISON BRIAN D sold $59.72M. JOHNSON ROBERT D also sold $283,450 worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) on Monday, March 12. $141,995 worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) shares were sold by WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER. KNOWLING ROBERT E JR sold 4,000 shares worth $1.04M. WALLMAN RICHARD F bought $141,295 worth of stock or 500 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.32, from 1.28 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 32 investors sold ROP shares while 212 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. 95.52 million shares or 3.45% less from 98.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Walleye Trading Limited Co reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Prudential Financial holds 0.05% or 143,569 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Comerica Secs Inc has 0.03% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 821 shares. Bluestein R H & Company reported 0.02% in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Moreover, Mcdonald Cap Investors Ca has 1.2% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Headinvest Limited Liability Com has 0.31% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 3,900 shares. Massachusetts Svcs Ma accumulated 0.21% or 1.89 million shares. Jane Street Ltd Liability Com stated it has 9,246 shares. Amer & Management Com reported 60 shares. Nippon Life Invsts Americas Inc has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Atlantic Grp Limited Co owns 85,610 shares. American Century invested in 0.29% or 1.14 million shares. State Street accumulated 4.32 million shares or 0.09% of the stock. Fred Alger Mngmt owns 80,916 shares. Peak6 LP holds 4,423 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

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