Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) Shareholder Arlington Value Capital Has Increased Its Holding by $926,670 as Stock Value Rose; Connable Office Lifted Stake in 3M Company (MMM) by $714,840

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Arlington Value Capital Llc increased its stake in Monro Muffler Brake Inc (MNRO) by 0.82% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Arlington Value Capital Llc bought 13,430 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.30% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 1.66 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $115.32 million, up from 1.64 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Arlington Value Capital Llc who had been investing in Monro Muffler Brake Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.55 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.08% or $2.45 during the last trading session, reaching $77.16. About 258,970 shares traded. Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) has risen 47.74% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.74% the S&P500. Some Historical MNRO News: 21/05/2018 – MONRO SEES FY 2019 EPS $2.30 TO $2.40; 21/05/2018 – MONRO, BUYS FREE SERVICE TIRE; 09/04/2018 – Monro at Company Marketing Hosted By Stephens Inc. Today; 02/04/2018 – Monro Company Marketing Scheduled By Stephens Inc for Apr. 9-11; 21/05/2018 – MONRO INC MNRO.O – INCREASES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND BY 11% TO $.20 PER SHARE; 21/05/2018 – MONRO SEES FY 2018 ADJ. EPS $1.95 TO $2.00; 21/05/2018 – MONRO BOOSTS QTR DIV BY 11% TO 20C/SHR FROM 19C, EST. 19C; 16/04/2018 – Monro Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 21/05/2018 – Monro Raises Dividend to 20c Vs. 18c; 21/05/2018 – MONRO INC – ACQUISITION IS EXPECTED TO BE BREAKEVEN TO DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE IN FISCAL 2019

Connable Office Inc increased its stake in 3M Company (MMM) by 28.06% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Connable Office Inc bought 3,404 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.86% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,534 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.27 million, up from 12,130 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Connable Office Inc who had been investing in 3M Company for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $120.21 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.93% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $208.49. About 1.34M shares traded. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has declined 17.47% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.47% the S&P500. Some Historical MMM News: 15/05/2018 – SOROS FUND MANAGEMENT – CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF MARCH 31, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF DEC 31, 2017; 11/04/2018 – The Sky’s the Limit in 3M Disruptive Design Challenge; 10/05/2018 – U.S. 3M Libor Yield at 2.55% by End-3Q vs 2.49% Prior (Survey); 22/03/2018 – 3M Introduces New Molecular Method for Campylobacter; 09/05/2018 – 3M Names Mojdeh Poul Exec VP, Safety/Graphics Business Group; 09/03/2018 – UK JAN GOODS EXPORT VOLUMES -2.5 PCT 3M/3M, IMPORT VOLUMES +0.5 PCT 3M/3M; 22/05/2018 – Vomela/3M Teambuilding Event Results in Donation to the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities; 08/03/2018 – FASTPARTNER AB – LOAN RUNS WITH VARIABLE INTEREST RATE OF STIBOR 3M + 2.45 PERCENTAGE POINTS WITH MATURITY IN SEPTEMBER 2021; 30/04/2018 – 3M: FDA CLEARANCE OF NEW BIOLOGICAL INDICATOR SYSTEM PROVIDING; 05/03/2018 – 3M appoints company veteran as new CEO

More notable recent 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “3M Company: 2019 To Be A Likely Dissappointment – Seeking Alpha” on January 20, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Reputation Alone Won’t Do It For 3M – Seeking Alpha” published on January 31, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Durability Of Innovation At 3M – Seeking Alpha” on January 16, 2019. More interesting news about 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “3M Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on January 28, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “3M +2.2% after Q4 beat, trimming guidance – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 29, 2019.

Since September 10, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 10 insider sales for $14.32 million activity. The insider THULIN INGE G sold 13,290 shares worth $2.66 million. Another trade for 4,681 shares valued at $942,450 was made by Gangestad Nicholas C on Thursday, February 7. The insider Keel Paul A sold 9,410 shares worth $1.87 million. $274,752 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was sold by Hammes Eric D. on Monday, September 10. 1,000 shares were bought by PAGE GREGORY R, worth $184,500 on Friday, October 26. Vrohidis Ippocratis sold $1.63M worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.97 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 47 investors sold MMM shares while 535 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 480 raised stakes. 371.40 million shares or 0.76% less from 374.25 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Thompson Davis And Inc owns 50 shares. Sun Life Financial reported 0.22% stake. Harvey Management holds 5,040 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Eaton Vance has invested 0.48% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Culbertson A N And has invested 2.2% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Hartwell J M Limited Partnership holds 1,332 shares. Old Second Bankshares Of Aurora holds 1,792 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Whittier Trust Of Nevada holds 1.15% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 74,710 shares. Mai Capital holds 0.07% or 6,638 shares. 7,855 are owned by Plancorp Lc. Salem Investment Counselors invested 2.04% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Marketfield Asset Mngmt invested 3% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Blue Bell Private Wealth Management Limited Liability Corp stated it has 525 shares. Osterweis Capital stated it has 0.74% of its portfolio in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Moreover, Pioneer Trust Retail Bank N A Or has 0.31% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 3,396 shares.

Among 17 analysts covering 3M (NYSE:MMM), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. 3M had 107 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 24 by Barclays Capital. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of MMM in report on Tuesday, February 13 to “Buy” rating. On Friday, September 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets upgraded 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Thursday, May 3 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, December 16. The stock of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 12. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, March 30 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, September 20 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Jefferies.

Connable Office Inc, which manages about $520.97M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Charter Communications Inc by 1,599 shares to 6,857 shares, valued at $2.24 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Microchip Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MCHP) by 4,271 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 35,260 shares, and cut its stake in Pioneer Natural Resources Co (NYSE:PXD).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.46, from 1.5 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 15 investors sold MNRO shares while 59 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 36.24 million shares or 2.10% less from 37.02 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Macquarie Group Limited reported 27,238 shares. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO). Eulav Asset Management invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO). California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO). Stephens Ar holds 6,931 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Aristotle Capital Boston Ltd Liability stated it has 1.4% of its portfolio in Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO). Bbva Compass Bancorp accumulated 0.03% or 7,271 shares. Atlanta L L C holds 0.15% or 454,741 shares in its portfolio. Stifel Financial reported 135,859 shares stake. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 0.01% or 10,821 shares. Castleark Mngmt reported 0.44% of its portfolio in Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO). Eaton Vance Mgmt has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability owns 0.06% invested in Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) for 16,464 shares. Massmutual Fsb Adv reported 955 shares. Wells Fargo Company Mn holds 0% or 66,676 shares.

Since August 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $8.67 million activity. $52,523 worth of Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) shares were sold by Auerbach John L. $768,839 worth of Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) was sold by Pickens Raymond L. $132,920 worth of Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) shares were sold by Senuk Samuel. Shares for $1.61M were sold by MELLOR ROBERT E. Mulholland Maureen sold $152,000 worth of stock or 2,000 shares.

More notable recent Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Monro, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results – GlobeNewswire” on January 31, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Monro Muffler (NASDAQ:MNRO) Has ‘Promising’ Unit Growth Potential, Goldman Sachs Says In Upgrade – Benzinga” published on July 13, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “7 Bankruptcy Stocks to Watch in 2019 – Investorplace.com” on January 18, 2019. More interesting news about Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Noteworthy ETF Inflows: XRT, WBA, FL, MNRO – Nasdaq” published on December 04, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Monro, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: October 25, 2018.

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