Investment Counselors Of Maryland Has Increased Treehouse Foods (THS) Holding By $16.62 Million; Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC) Has 1.64 Sentiment

April 19, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc increased Treehouse Foods Inc (THS) stake by 12215.84% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc acquired 339,234 shares as Treehouse Foods Inc (THS)’s stock declined 22.11%. The Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc holds 342,011 shares with $16.92 million value, up from 2,777 last quarter. Treehouse Foods Inc now has $2.22B valuation. The stock decreased 1.13% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $39.28. About 226,659 shares traded. TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) has declined 54.83% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.38% the S&P500.

Enterprise Bancorp Inc (EBTC) investors sentiment decreased to 1.64 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -1.24, from 2.88 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 23 institutional investors started new or increased stock positions, while 14 decreased and sold equity positions in Enterprise Bancorp Inc. The institutional investors in our database now have: 2.13 million shares, down from 2.20 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Enterprise Bancorp Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 10 Increased: 18 New Position: 5.

Banc Funds Co Llc holds 0.46% of its portfolio in Enterprise Bancorp, Inc. for 290,137 shares. Foster Dykema Cabot & Co Inc Ma owns 31,306 shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cetera Advisors Llc has 0.07% invested in the company for 33,719 shares. The Massachusetts-based American Research & Management Co. has invested 0.03% in the stock. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 92,100 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $507,865 activity.

Enterprise Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Enterprise Bank and Trust Company that provides various banking services and products primarily in the greater Merrimack Valley and North Central regions of Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. The company has market cap of $419.91 million. The firm offers commercial checking, business and municipal savings accounts, term certificates of deposit, money market and business sweep accounts, interest on lawyers trust accounts, escrow management accounts, personal checking accounts, savings accounts, and individual retirement accounts, as well as checking and simplified employee pension accounts. It has a 21.74 P/E ratio. It also provides commercial mortgage loans, construction and land development loans, secured and unsecured commercial loans and lines of credit, and standby letters of credit; and conventional residential mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines, residential construction loans on primary and secondary residences, and secured and unsecured personal loans and lines of credit, as well as equipment lease financing services.

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $36.09. About 77 shares traded. Enterprise Bancorp, Inc. (EBTC) has risen 9.09% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.46% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 61 investors sold THS shares while 62 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 59.68 million shares or 9.80% less from 66.16 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 0.01% of its portfolio in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) for 26,777 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Co owns 64,442 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Llc reported 0.27% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). 266,548 were reported by Invesco. Amica Mutual Ins has invested 0.06% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Cutter & Co Brokerage holds 0.09% of its portfolio in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) for 4,650 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees has invested 0.05% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 103,864 shares stake. North Star Asset Mgmt accumulated 74,969 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys owns 14,500 shares. Smithfield Trust Co, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 70 shares. D E Shaw & Com reported 364,901 shares stake. Numeric Investors Ltd Liability Corp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 69,800 shares. Northern Trust stated it has 429,770 shares. Gabelli Funds Limited holds 0% or 11,200 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Treehouse Foods (NYSE:THS), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Treehouse Foods had 60 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Stephens on Thursday, November 2 to “Equal-Weight”. The company was initiated on Wednesday, December 16 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 16 by Stephens. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Friday, November 6 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 15. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, November 15 report. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, November 14 with “Market Perform”. The stock of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, November 3 by J.P. Morgan. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $45.0 target in Friday, February 16 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, February 9 by JP Morgan.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $3.50 million activity. The insider ONeill Thomas Emmet III sold $1.52M. REED SAM K had sold 11,480 shares worth $487,211.

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