Grainger W W Com (GWW) Share Value Declined While Bsw Wealth Partners Boosted Position by $342,606; Gardner Russo & Gardner Has Lifted Its Visa Cl A (V) Position by $510,825

February 19, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Tom Russo increased its stake in Visa Inc Cl A (V) by 0.87% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc bought 4,865 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.74% with the market. The hedge fund run by Tom Russo held 567,051 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $59.68 million, up from 562,186 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc who had been investing in Visa Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $275.00 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $121.85. About 6.37M shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Bsw Wealth Partners increased its stake in Grainger W W Inc Com (GWW) by 121.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bsw Wealth Partners bought 1,914 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.42% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 3,491 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $628,000, up from 1,577 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bsw Wealth Partners who had been investing in Grainger W W Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.02B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.07% or $2.88 during the last trading session, reaching $266.68. About 507,062 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has declined 21.15% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.85% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 62 investors sold GWW shares while 157 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. 47.96 million shares or 3.15% more from 46.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Beach Invest Counsel Pa reported 1,473 shares. Sterling Ltd has 0.02% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Alliancebernstein Lp stated it has 106,160 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Nordea Mngmt Ab owns 20,530 shares. First Manhattan Company has 1,544 shares. Stewart & Patten Limited Liability invested 0.23% of its portfolio in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Tctc Limited Company has 1,400 shares. Us Bancorp De reported 70,347 shares. Prudential Financial, New Jersey-based fund reported 96,684 shares. Golub Group Ltd Liability Co invested in 170,965 shares or 2.85% of the stock. Advisors Asset Mgmt, Colorado-based fund reported 9,436 shares. 55,873 are owned by Raymond James Associate. Moreover, Exxonmobil Inv Management Incorporated Tx has 0.04% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 9,587 shares. Catalyst Capital Advisors Ltd Com owns 17,019 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Greatmark Ptnrs Inc owns 21,940 shares for 1.51% of their portfolio.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 4 sales for $2.22 million activity. $39,569 worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) was sold by Tapia Eric R. $70,000 worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) shares were sold by Robbins Paige K. $2.13 million worth of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) was sold by Brown Laura D on Thursday, January 11.

Among 20 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 4 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. W.W. Grainger had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, January 8 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, January 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, January 27. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, March 30. BMO Capital Markets maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) rating on Thursday, January 25. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $235 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GWW in report on Monday, July 10 with “Sell” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, January 24. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, January 25.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $6.56 million activity. $205,440 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) was sold by Biggar Lynne. MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W had sold 6,220 shares worth $707,561.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 48 investors sold V shares while 617 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. 1.64 billion shares or 1.45% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jaffetilchin Prtn Llc invested in 0.18% or 7,181 shares. Melvin Cap Mngmt LP stated it has 1.85M shares. Northwest Investment Counselors Lc has 318 shares. Honeywell Inc accumulated 322,200 shares. Leuthold Limited Liability Com invested in 1.06% or 99,743 shares. Da Davidson holds 0.74% or 357,125 shares in its portfolio. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.93% or 733,227 shares. Horseman Management Ltd holds 0.47% or 20,000 shares. Stephens Ar holds 0.43% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 113,036 shares. 4,765 are held by Menta Cap Ltd Llc. Toronto Dominion Fincl Bank owns 748,543 shares. 202,669 were reported by Crestwood Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Com. Jlb Associates holds 4,811 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. South State holds 0.77% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 65,578 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees reported 0.88% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V).

Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc, which manages about $10.72B and $14.14B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mastercard Inc Cl A (NYSE:MA) by 56,917 shares to 9.50 million shares, valued at $1.34 billion in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jp Morgan Chase & Co Wts Exp 1 by 10,620 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 67,800 shares, and cut its stake in Forman Corp Cl A.

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