Donaldson Capital Management Cut Its Lowes Companies (LOW) Holding, Wachovia New Has 1.22 Sentiment

July 17, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Weibo Corporation is a social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content. The company has market cap of $16.12 billion. The Firm provides ways for people and organizations to publicly express themselves in real time, interact with others on a global platform and stay connected with the world. It has a 109.91 P/E ratio. It operates in two divisions: advertising and marketing services and other services.

Donaldson Capital Management Llc decreased Lowes Companies Inc (LOW) stake by 91.42% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Donaldson Capital Management Llc sold 255,006 shares as Lowes Companies Inc (LOW)’s stock rose 10.23%. The Donaldson Capital Management Llc holds 23,941 shares with $1.70 million value, down from 278,947 last quarter. Lowes Companies Inc now has $64.25 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.66% or $0.5 reaching $76.56. About 2.49M shares traded. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500.

Donaldson Capital Management Llc increased Consumer Staples S&P Sector (XLP) stake by 9,305 shares to 17,602 valued at $910,000 in 2016Q4. It also upped Comcast Corp New Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stake by 18,996 shares and now owns 356,235 shares. Wells Fargo & Co New Com (NYSE:WFC) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.09, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 87 investors sold LOW shares while 444 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 341 raised stakes. 627.42 million shares or 0.25% less from 629.02 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Royal State Bank Of Canada reported 0.05% in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). De Burlo Group Inc accumulated 13,750 shares. Silvercrest Asset Management Gru Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 87,443 shares. Asset accumulated 0.24% or 89,084 shares. Dodge Cox accumulated 3,910 shares or 0% of the stock. Fukoku Mutual Life Insur Comm holds 4,100 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Assetmark owns 8,821 shares. Commerce Fincl Bank reported 532,032 shares. Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc reported 541,500 shares stake. Fiera invested in 1.15M shares. Blackrock Fund Advisors reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Moreover, American Comml Bank has 0.01% invested in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) for 300 shares. Corporation reported 0.34% stake. San Francisco Sentry Group Incorporated (Ca) holds 0.39% or 9,472 shares in its portfolio. Lpl Ltd Llc owns 0.01% invested in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) for 9,734 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Lowe’s Companies Inc. had 36 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 8. On Thursday, November 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group to “Market Perform”. The stock of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Friday, May 20 to “Buy”. The stock of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 31 by PiperJaffray. Bernstein initiated Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) on Monday, February 6 with “Underperform” rating. The stock of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) earned “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities on Tuesday, November 24. The company was maintained on Friday, May 13 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 19 with “Outperform”.

Analysts await Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) to report earnings on August, 23 before the open. They expect $1.62 EPS, up 18.25% or $0.25 from last year’s $1.37 per share. LOW’s profit will be $1.36B for 11.81 P/E if the $1.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.03 actual EPS reported by Lowe’s Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 57.28% EPS growth.

Since March 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $44.98 million activity. The insider Ramsay Paul D sold $2.48M. Shares for $1.41M were sold by DAMRON RICKY D on Saturday, April 1. $1.04 million worth of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) was sold by CROOM MARSHALL A on Thursday, March 30. Maltsbarger Richard D sold $936,115 worth of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) on Tuesday, May 30. Peace Nelson B sold 3,568 shares worth $290,089. $753,162 worth of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) was sold by Hollifield Matthew V. NIBLOCK ROBERT A also sold $36.24M worth of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) shares.

Analysts await Weibo Corp (ADR) (NASDAQ:WB) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.31 EPS, up 158.33% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.12 per share. WB’s profit will be $68.90 million for 58.49 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.21 actual EPS reported by Weibo Corp (ADR) for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 47.62% EPS growth.

About 1.20 million shares traded. Weibo Corp (ADR) (WB) has risen 239.00% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 222.30% the S&P500.

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