Rsp Permian (RSPP) Market Valuation Declined While Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America Has Lifted Stake; Mettler Toledo Intl (MTD) Market Valuation Rose While Baldwin Investment Management Trimmed Its Stake

January 13, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Baldwin Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Mettler Toledo Intl Inc (MTD) by 13.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baldwin Investment Management Llc sold 724 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.62% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,523 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.83M, down from 5,247 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baldwin Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Mettler Toledo Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.77% or $11.34 during the last trading session, reaching $650.6. About 149,619 shares traded or 0.92% up from the average. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has risen 55.25% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.55% the S&P500.

Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America increased its stake in Rsp Permian Inc (RSPP) by 0.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America bought 22,452 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.27% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 5.01 million shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $173.38M, up from 4.99 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America who had been investing in Rsp Permian Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.68 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $42.09. About 1.28M shares traded. RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) has risen 25.82% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.12% the S&P500.

Among 35 analysts covering RSP Permian (NYSE:RSPP), 33 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. RSP Permian had 121 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, January 12. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of RSPP in report on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock of RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, September 11. Northland Capital maintained the shares of RSPP in report on Tuesday, August 4 with “Outperform” rating. Credit Suisse initiated it with “Buy” rating and $44.0 target in Monday, December 11 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50 target in Thursday, April 13 report. Wells Fargo initiated RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) on Wednesday, August 24 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 21 by Northland Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, November 10. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 9.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $8.66 million activity. McNeill Scott K. sold $926,250 worth of stock or 25,000 shares. Collins Ted Jr sold $1.74M worth of RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) on Wednesday, January 3. 47,113 shares were sold by Arrott Zane W., worth $1.47M on Thursday, August 17.

Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America, which manages about $3.71B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) by 47,800 shares to 74,800 shares, valued at $4.80M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) by 32,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 104,400 shares, and cut its stake in Infrareit Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.39, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 35 investors sold RSPP shares while 59 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 133.37 million shares or 0.04% less from 133.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Atlantic Trust Grp Ltd Llc owns 30,145 shares for 0% of their portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System invested 0.02% in RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP). Weiss Multi owns 367,273 shares. Alyeska Inv Group Inc Inc Limited Partnership reported 2.02 million shares. Us Bankshares De accumulated 29,806 shares. Hodges Capital Management accumulated 1.54% or 661,134 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has invested 0% in RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP). Castleark Management owns 120,650 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale stated it has 0% in RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP). Moreover, Barclays Public Limited Company has 0.01% invested in RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) for 155,182 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc owns 11,624 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt holds 7,836 shares. Brenham Cap Mgmt LP accumulated 16.09% or 3.40 million shares. Teton Advisors accumulated 7,411 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Denver Investment Ltd Liability Com accumulated 12,495 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold MTD shares while 172 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 22.26 million shares or 5.12% less from 23.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt holds 0.02% or 2,087 shares. Seaward Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 0.02% stake. Us National Bank & Trust De has invested 0.02% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Pacad Investment Limited accumulated 0.24% or 1,700 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc holds 0.06% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) or 1,733 shares. Carroll Financial Associate has invested 0.01% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Huntington State Bank accumulated 284 shares. Tirschwell & Loewy Inc owns 20,685 shares for 1.96% of their portfolio. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv holds 60,502 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Price T Rowe Assocs Md reported 195,671 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holding holds 0.07% or 77,895 shares in its portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 0.02% or 7,238 shares. Point72 Asset Management LP has invested 0.06% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Ballentine Ptnrs Limited Liability Co invested in 0.02% or 557 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 41,931 shares.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 selling transactions for $20.78 million activity. Another trade for 150 shares valued at $86,700 was made by Caratsch Thomas on Monday, August 7. Magloth Christian sold 750 shares worth $442,500. Shares for $4.63M were sold by DONNELLY WILLIAM P on Monday, August 7. The insider SPOERRY ROBERT F sold $3.04M. Kirk Simon sold $507,535 worth of stock or 838 shares. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $865,500 was made by Vadala Shawn on Thursday, August 3.

Baldwin Investment Management Llc, which manages about $307.24 million and $265.02 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tal Education Group (NYSE:XRS) by 25,555 shares to 30,660 shares, valued at $1.03 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $5.93 EPS, up 12.31% or $0.65 from last year’s $5.28 per share. MTD’s profit will be $151.69M for 27.43 P/E if the $5.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.36 actual EPS reported by Mettler-Toledo International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.01% EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering Mettler-toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Mettler-toledo International Inc. had 23 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, June 23 report. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, September 26. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Wednesday, August 31. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $550.0 target in Thursday, August 31 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, September 10 by Bank of America. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Citigroup. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Friday, August 5 to “Neutral”.

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