Donaldson Capital Management Upped Stake in Illinois Tool Wks Com (ITW) by $3.45 Million as Market Valuation Declined; Carderock Capital Management Holding in Sherwin (SHW) Has Boosted as Stock Declined

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Carderock Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Sherwin (SHW) by 8.86% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carderock Capital Management Inc bought 676 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.75% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,303 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.78M, up from 7,627 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carderock Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Sherwin for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $40.47 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.64% or $2.79 during the last trading session, reaching $434.45. About 175,449 shares traded. The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has declined 3.20% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.20% the S&P500.

Donaldson Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Illinois Tool Wks Inc Com (ITW) by 14.93% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Donaldson Capital Management Llc bought 24,454 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 188,231 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $26.56 million, up from 163,777 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Donaldson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Illinois Tool Wks Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.20 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $139.23. About 406,603 shares traded. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) has declined 21.52% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.52% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Illinois Tool Works Inc (NYSE:ITW), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Illinois Tool Works Inc had 107 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) earned “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, April 10. As per Monday, October 9, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 21 by Goldman Sachs. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $17000 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ITW in report on Tuesday, July 18 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 25 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Monday, December 4. On Tuesday, October 10 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”.

More notable recent Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “ITW to Webcast the Company’s 2018 Investor Day – GlobeNewswire” on November 30, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Why Illinois Tool Works Is The Biggest Component Of My Income Portfolio – Seeking Alpha” published on December 10, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Illinois Tool Works: Buy Into Earnings – Seeking Alpha” on July 18, 2018. More interesting news about Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Illinois Tool Works: Treat The Pullback As A Buying Opportunity – Seeking Alpha” published on July 23, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Illinois Tool Works: Buy The Dip? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: July 17, 2018.

Since December 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $26.86 million activity. Another trade for 58,736 shares valued at $7.81 million was sold by Larsen Michael M. Shares for $2.57 million were sold by NAGARAJAN SUNDARAM. Another trade for 108,885 shares valued at $14.50M was sold by SANTI ERNEST SCOTT.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.18, from 0.89 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 42 investors sold ITW shares while 322 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 285 raised stakes. 220.32 million shares or 1.14% less from 222.87 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Bristol John W New York holds 1.48% or 395,563 shares in its portfolio. Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Limited owns 0.05% invested in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) for 4,297 shares. Notis reported 4,990 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. Moreover, Zevin Asset Management has 0.14% invested in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) for 3,314 shares. Envestnet Asset Management has 0% invested in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW). Rafferty Asset Management Lc invested in 0.05% or 24,894 shares. Essex Inv Mgmt Com Ltd Com owns 7,564 shares. Toronto Dominion Bank & Trust reported 0.05% stake. Moreover, Wagner Bowman has 0.1% invested in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW). Guardian Capital Ltd Partnership owns 110,376 shares or 0.26% of their US portfolio. Natl Pension Serv accumulated 302,584 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Hemenway Trust Company Limited Liability invested in 0.15% or 6,156 shares. Great West Life Assurance Communication Can accumulated 211,017 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc holds 28,947 shares. Community Financial Bank Na accumulated 23,776 shares.

Donaldson Capital Management Llc, which manages about $967.55M and $1.15 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc by 29,843 shares to 4,250 shares, valued at $236,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Intl Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) by 2,842 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2,750 shares, and cut its stake in Comcast Corp New Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA).

More notable recent The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: The Home Depot vs. Sherwin-Williams – The Motley Fool” on January 26, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “10 Biggest Price Target Changes For Wednesday – Benzinga” published on January 16, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “40 Stocks Moving In Tuesday’s Mid-Day Session – Benzinga” on January 15, 2019. More interesting news about The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA), Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) – Hope Takes Flight: China Optimism Has Markets Looking Strong Ahead of Weekend – Benzinga” published on January 18, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Delta Air Lines Inc. (New) (NYSE:DAL), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) – Wakeup Call: World, China Growth Data Fail To Impress, Pushing Down Global Markets – Benzinga” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.09, from 1.15 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 37 investors sold SHW shares while 249 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 202 raised stakes. 67.91 million shares or 5.45% less from 71.82 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Penobscot Management Com, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 13,470 shares. Visionary Asset has 467 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Vision Capital Management holds 15,210 shares. Brant Point Investment Management stated it has 7,052 shares. Burt Wealth stated it has 0.02% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Putnam Ltd Liability stated it has 0.46% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Pennsylvania Tru holds 0.06% or 3,303 shares. Stock Yards Fincl Bank & accumulated 1,454 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Kentucky Retirement reported 0.1% of its portfolio in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW). Utd Svcs Automobile Association reported 26,173 shares. Oak Ridge Investments reported 0.04% stake. Fmr Limited Liability Company holds 0.18% or 3.58M shares. Greatmark Prtn holds 0.12% in The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) or 820 shares. Valmark Advisers holds 0.02% or 1,509 shares. Keybank National Association Oh accumulated 181,669 shares or 0.46% of the stock.

Carderock Capital Management Inc, which manages about $350.61M and $253.50 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mettler Toledo Intl (NYSE:MTD) by 549 shares to 6,697 shares, valued at $4.08M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Apple Computer (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 3,059 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 46,166 shares, and cut its stake in Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX).

Among 33 analysts covering Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Sherwin-Williams Company had 81 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) earned “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, March 21. UBS maintained The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Sunday, January 28. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 26 by Buckingham Research. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, January 28 by RBC Capital Markets. Sterne Agee CRT upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 25. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, July 17 with “Overweight”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, September 28 by Credit Suisse. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) earned “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Friday, February 2.

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