The institutional investor held 15,460 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.25 million, down from 18,192 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whittier Trust Co who had been investing in 3M Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $143.84B market cap company.
3M Company (NYSE:MMM) traded up 0.37% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $177.48. About 27,139 shares traded.
3M Company (NYSE:MMM) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 24th. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.
John Shapiro increased its stake in Hca Healthcare Inc (HCA) by 14.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The hedge fund run by John Shapiro held 2.55 million shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $202.88 million, up from 2.23 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lvw Advisors Llc who had been investing in Wells Fargo Co New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $310.89 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $241.06. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 51.57% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.
Chieftain Capital Management Inc, which manages about $1.89 billion and $1.27B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cbs Corp New (NYSE:CBS) by 103,626 shares to 2.83M shares, valued at $163.87 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.28, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 92 investors sold WFC shares while 725 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. Moors And Cabot holds 0.69% or 22,670 shares. Wolverine Asset Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 12,943 shares in its portfolio. Pennsylvania Trust holds 1.43% or 141,268 shares. New York-based Loews has invested 0.08% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. Brown Limited Liability Company stated it has 2,105 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Clarkston Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in 3M Company by 1.7% in the second quarter. Brinker Cap holds 218,858 shares. Cleararc holds 6,541 shares. Lincoln National Corp now owns 4,944 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth $946,000 after buying an additional 767 shares in the last quarter. Rnc Limited Liability invested in 0.06% or 4,080 shares. (NYSE:HCA) for 12.24 million shares. M Partners maintained the shares of AGO in report on Monday, November 16 with "Buy" rating. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Mgmt Ltd has 0.02% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 55,370 shares. Keel Paul A sold $1.02M worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Friday, August 11. Therefore 23% are positive. Wells Fargo & Company had 114 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of HCA Healthcare, Inc. On Friday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on 3M from $190.00 to $201.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Citigroup Inc. lowered their target price on 3M Company from $206.00 to $204.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 13 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained HCA Healthcare, Inc. Boston Rech & Management has invested 2.31% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).
Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $5.40 million activity. FormulaFolio Investments LLC now owns 1,819 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth $348,000 after buying an additional 589 shares during the period. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (MTUM) by 18,217 shares in the quarter, for a total of 46,346 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VTV). Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 47% are positive.
Analysts at Jefferies Group increased their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for 3M in a research report issued on Thursday, Zacks Investment Research reports. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, April 26 by Guggenheim. Bernstein maintained the shares of MMM in report on Wednesday, March 30 with "Market Perform" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by HSBC. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Underweight" on Wednesday, September 20. UBS maintained Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) rating on Wednesday, October 4.
Analysts expect 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) to report $2.02 EPS on January, 23.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 7.45 % from last quarter's $1.88 EPS. The stock has a market cap of $143,880.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.93, a P/E/G ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 1.10. MMM's profit will be $1.20 billion for 29.68 P/E if the $2.02 EPS becomes a reality. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that 3M will post 9.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 59 investors sold 3M Company shares while 612 reduced holdings. 101 funds opened positions while 417 raised stakes. The conglomerate reported $2.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.21 by $0.12. 2,178 are held by Partnervest Advisory Serv Llc. Palisades Hudson Asset LP owns 1,571 shares. Ls Invest Limited Liability reported 0.72% stake. $936,291 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was sold by Gangestad Nicholas C. On Thursday, August 17 the insider Hammes Eric D. sold $295,106. Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Limited owns 13,389 shares for 0.3% of their portfolio. 2,664 were reported by Foyston Gordon & Payne. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 24,479 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,706,544.48. First Bancorp Of Omaha has 1.38% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 107,591 shares. Ronna Sue Cohen reported 10,857 shares or 1.74% of all its holdings. West Coast Financial Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 1.02% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).