Aqr Capital Management Raised Stake in Church & Dwight (CHD) by $3.52 Million; Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) Holder Stillwater Investment Management Boosted Its Holding by $2.29 Million

April 16, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Stillwater Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) by 319.57% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stillwater Investment Management Llc bought 47,690 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.87% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 62,613 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.02M, up from 14,923 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stillwater Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Anadarko Petroleum Corp. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.80B market cap company. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $63.64. About 1.52M shares traded. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has risen 1.43% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.12% the S&P500.

Cliff Asness increased its stake in Church & Dwight Inc (CHD) by 9.25% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aqr Capital Management Llc bought 70,403 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.78% with the market. The hedge fund run by Cliff Asness held 831,154 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $41.70 million, up from 760,751 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aqr Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Church & Dwight Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.27% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $50.06. About 299,168 shares traded. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has declined 4.22% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.77% the S&P500.

Aqr Capital Management Llc, which manages about $95.29B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Herc Hldgs Inc by 180,456 shares to 26,047 shares, valued at $1.63M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Wpx Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) by 157,356 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 769,022 shares, and cut its stake in Hawaiian Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HA).

Among 21 analysts covering Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Church & Dwight had 61 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, February 5. Jefferies maintained Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) rating on Tuesday, June 13. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $5900 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Friday, September 11 to “Sell”. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 18. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, February 7. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of CHD in report on Monday, July 17 with “Hold” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 27 report. The company was maintained on Friday, August 5 by Jefferies. The stock of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 50 investors sold CHD shares while 220 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 192 raised stakes. 197.64 million shares or 0.87% more from 195.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 205,592 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Raymond James And Assoc holds 196,689 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt owns 26,372 shares. Pnc Financial Gru Incorporated owns 1.50M shares. 93,298 are owned by Jacobson Schmitt Lc. Gradient Invs Ltd Liability accumulated 11 shares. Amer Group Inc stated it has 0.01% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Aviva Public Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.34% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD). Amalgamated Bank & Trust stated it has 32,903 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Zeke Advsr Lc holds 0.08% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) or 14,896 shares. Jefferies Gru Lc owns 0% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 4,249 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Corp reported 153,118 shares stake. Veritable Ltd Partnership reported 0.01% stake. Salem Inv Counselors Inc has 0% invested in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) for 500 shares. Pub Sector Pension Invest Board has invested 0% in Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD).

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $25.60 million activity. 12,600 shares valued at $638,319 were sold by KATZ STEVEN J on Friday, March 9.

Among 40 analysts covering Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC), 33 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation had 136 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 1 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 3 to “Mkt Perform”. Seaport Global upgraded Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) on Tuesday, December 19 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Iberia Capital Partners given on Monday, November 2. CLSA maintained the shares of APC in report on Wednesday, September 14 with “Underperform” rating. The stock of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, September 13 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was upgraded by Mitsubishi UFJ. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, June 14. The stock of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, March 17 by RBC Capital Markets.

Stillwater Investment Management Llc, which manages about $267.34M and $164.73M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in International Bus Mach (NYSE:IBM) by 3,946 shares to 7,736 shares, valued at $1.19M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

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