The Scotts Miracle (SMG) Holder Wesbanco Bank Upped Stake; Ronna Sue Cohen Has Raised Its United Parcel Service (UPS) Position by $559,800; Stock Price Declined

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Ronna Sue Cohen increased its stake in United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) by 22.66% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ronna Sue Cohen bought 4,665 shares as the company’s stock declined 16.04% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,255 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.03 million, up from 20,590 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ronna Sue Cohen who had been investing in United Parcel Service Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $95.96 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.04% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $111.81. About 1.45 million shares traded. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has declined 12.80% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.80% the S&P500. Some Historical UPS News: 06/03/2018 – UPS – NANDO CESARONE IS NAMED INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT, REPLACING BARBER; 26/04/2018 – UPS – FOR U.S. DOMESTIC SEGMENT IN 1Q 2018, OPERATING PROFIT INCLUDES HEADWINDS FROM SEVERE WINTER WEATHER OF $85 MLN; 21/03/2018 – S&PGR Ups Rocket Software To ‘B+’ On Better Metrics; Otlk Stbl; 06/04/2018 – Trade Row Flare-Ups Keeping Investors Wary of Risk: EM Review; 12/04/2018 – UPS Consumer Survey Shows Popularity of Third-Party Marketplaces; 18/04/2018 – INTERVIEW-UPS goes Groupon, launching discounts for retailers; 25/04/2018 – UPS – INITIATIVE WILL REDUCE HEADCOUNT AND LOWER ON-GOING OPERATING EXPENSE; 20/03/2018 – Mint: Airbus is said to weigh new A330 cargo model, spurred by Amazon, UPS; 21/03/2018 – UPS – INVESTMENT IN CANADA IS INCLUDED IN CO’S PREVIOUSLY STATED CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR 2018; 27/04/2018 – Old rules, algorithmic traders add costs to U.S. share buybacks

Wesbanco Bank Inc increased its stake in The Scotts Miracle (SMG) by 149.2% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wesbanco Bank Inc bought 14,268 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,831 shares of the agricultural chemicals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.88 million, up from 9,563 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wesbanco Bank Inc who had been investing in The Scotts Miracle for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.31B market cap company. The stock increased 1.47% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $77.82. About 333,461 shares traded. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) has declined 32.60% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.60% the S&P500. Some Historical SMG News: 17/04/2018 – Scotts Miracle-Gro: Long-Term Optimism on Hydroponic Sector Unchange; 01/05/2018 – Scotts Miracle-Gro Expects to Close Deal by June 1; 18/04/2018 – S&PGRBulletin: Scotts Miracle-Gro Rtgs Unaffctd By Acqstn; 17/04/2018 – SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO – TRANSACTION VALUED AT $450 MLN; 03/05/2018 – ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces the Appointment of Former Chief Financial Officer David C. Evans to its Board of Directors; 01/05/2018 – SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO 2Q EARNINGS CALL BEGINS; 17/04/2018 – SCOTTSMIRACLE-GRO TO BUY SUNLIGHT IN DEAL VALUED AT $450M; 20/04/2018 – Freedonia Analyst Weighs In on Scotts Miracle-Gro’s Acquisition of Sunlight Supply, a Key Provider of Hydroponics Equipment & S; 17/04/2018 – SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO SMG.N – SUNLIGHT MANAGEMENT EXPECTED TO JOIN SCOTTSMIRACLE-GRO UPON COMPLETION OF TRANSACTION; 22/03/2018 – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Debuts Water Positive Docuseries on Harmful Algal Bloom Water Crisis

More notable recent The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “The Smart Way to Invest in Marijuana Stocks – The Motley Fool” on October 27, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Is Scotts Miracle-Gro the Best Marijuana Stock? 1 Analyst Thinks It Might Be – Motley Fool” published on May 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Scotts Miracle-Gro Is Working For Cannabis Producers And Trades At Only 2.32x Sales – Seeking Alpha” on November 14, 2018. More interesting news about The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Scotts Miracle-Gro -7% after larger than expected loss, downside guidance – Seeking Alpha” published on November 07, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Marijuana Stock: Scotts Miracle-Gro vs. Organigram Holdings – Motley Fool” with publication date: May 28, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 0.98 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 34 investors sold SMG shares while 83 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 34.40 million shares or 1.03% less from 34.76 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. United Fincl Advisers Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 14,246 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Texas Permanent School Fund, a Texas-based fund reported 24,764 shares. Wellington Shields Capital Ltd Co has invested 0.45% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Bluemountain Mgmt Ltd Com has invested 0% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Great West Life Assurance Can owns 23,151 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. South Dakota Inv Council invested in 0.02% or 13,000 shares. Ledyard Bancorp stated it has 100 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership owns 86 shares. Asset Management reported 39,727 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Lpl Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Fdx holds 0.03% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) or 9,804 shares. Moreover, Security Trust has 0.02% invested in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Sg Americas Lc holds 6,938 shares. Bridger Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 369,057 shares stake. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has invested 0.01% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG).

Among 8 analysts covering Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) (NYSE:SMG), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) had 26 analyst reports since March 22, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $99.0 target in Wednesday, November 8 report. Bank of America maintained it with “Underperform” rating and $77 target in Tuesday, July 17 report. As per Thursday, January 31, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust to “Buy” on Tuesday, May 15. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, August 28. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Friday, June 1 the stock rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Sell”. SunTrust downgraded the shares of SMG in report on Wednesday, January 11 to “Hold” rating. Gabelli initiated The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) rating on Thursday, October 20. Gabelli has “Buy” rating and $113 target. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, October 24 to “Neutral”.

Since September 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $8.22 million activity. $3.41 million worth of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) shares were sold by Hagedorn Partnership – L.P.. 10,156 shares were sold by Lukemire Michael C, worth $709,048 on Friday, December 7. On Monday, January 14 HAGEDORN JAMES sold $3.41 million worth of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) or 50,000 shares. 6,300 The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) shares with value of $484,672 were sold by Mistretta Nancy G..

Wesbanco Bank Inc, which manages about $900.26M and $2.03B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 9,030 shares to 108,073 shares, valued at $15.11 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pepsico (NYSE:PEP) by 24,589 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 155,145 shares, and cut its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Among 28 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. United Parcel Service had 92 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Susquehanna maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) rating on Thursday, February 1. Susquehanna has “Hold” rating and $134.0 target. Robert W. Baird maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) rating on Sunday, February 11. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $119.0 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 1 by BMO Capital Markets. Loop Capital initiated United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Tuesday, December 20 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 20. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 25. On Thursday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of UPS in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 20 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 3 by Oppenheimer.

More notable recent United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) – Blockchain-as-a-Business Startup Inxeption Builds Futuristic eCommerce Platform – Benzinga” on January 29, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) – For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index Posts Best Year Since 1998 – Benzinga” published on January 22, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) – UPS Zeroes In On ‘Super-Hubs,’ High-Margin Shipments To Grow Business – Benzinga” on January 21, 2019. More interesting news about United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “UPS Board Announces Quarterly Dividend NYSE:UPS – GlobeNewswire” published on November 08, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “UPS Ready to Help Love Bloom Worldwide on Valentine’s Day – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 11, 2019.

Investors sentiment is 0.98 in Q3 2018. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It is without change, as 47 investors sold UPS shares while 430 reduced holdings. only 108 funds opened positions while 360 raised stakes. 447.82 million shares or 0.61% less from 450.56 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Ancora Advisors holds 0.25% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) or 56,691 shares. Sterling Capital Lc invested 0.7% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). The Virginia-based London Of Virginia has invested 1.71% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). 668,971 are held by State Of Wisconsin Inv Board. Ironwood Counsel Ltd reported 1.72% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Brown Advisory Inc holds 0.03% or 99,483 shares. Brighton Jones Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Mirae Asset Glob Invs has 0.04% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 42,265 shares. Eaton Vance Management stated it has 0.49% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Epoch Ptnrs Incorporated holds 0.52% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 1.18 million shares. Icon Advisers Inc reported 9,000 shares. River Road Asset Limited Liability Co stated it has 458,702 shares or 1.11% of all its holdings. Natl Asset Management has 0.1% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 6,895 shares. Guardian Capital Lp has invested 0.02% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). 332,889 are held by S R Schill & Assocs.

Since August 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $828,076 activity. $304,858 worth of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) was sold by Barber James J..

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