United Technologies (UTX) Holding Has Upped by Brown Advisory Inc; Dollar Tree (DLTR) Stock Declined While Whetstone Capital Advisors Trimmed Holding

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Brown Advisory Inc increased its stake in United Technologies Corp (UTX) by 0.23% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Advisory Inc bought 2,339 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.01M shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $140.78 million, up from 1.00M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Advisory Inc who had been investing in United Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $107.19B market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $124.39. About 1.40 million shares traded. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has declined 2.44% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.44% the S&P500. Some Historical UTX News: 22/05/2018 – UTX: INTERESTED IN POTENTIAL SOLE-SOURCE ENGINE FOR BOEING NMA; 16/03/2018 – United Technologies CEO: A tit-for-tat tariff battle would be a problem for customers like Boeing; 22/05/2018 – MAGELLAN AEROSPACE-SIGNED AGREEMENT WITH HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND, TO MAKE COMPLEX MAGNESIUM,ALUMINIUM CASTINGS FOR MILITARY,COMMERCIAL AEROSPACE PLATFORMS; 04/05/2018 – EU ANTITRUST REGULATORS APPROVE WITH CONDITIONS U.S. AEROSPACE GROUP UTC’S UTX.N $23 BLN BID FOR ROCKWELL COLLINS COL.N; 03/04/2018 – Amazon finishes higher despite Trump’s new threat on shipping rates; 20/03/2018 – MEDIA-Pratt to ship spare engines for grounded lndiGo jets – Bloomberg; 24/04/2018 – UNITED TECHNOLOGIES 1Q ADJ EPS $1.77, EST. $1.52, BOOSTS VIEW; 01/05/2018 – Otis Launches “Signature Service”; 04/05/2018 – Loeb Sees $20 Billion to Be Gained in United Technologies Split; 22/05/2018 – UTX CEO: TALKING WITH INVESTORS ABOUT VALUE OF POSSIBLE BREAKUP

Whetstone Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR) by 70.68% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whetstone Capital Advisors Llc sold 80,306 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.10% with the market. The hedge fund held 33,314 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.72M, down from 113,620 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whetstone Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Dollar Tree Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $23.34 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $98.09. About 635,145 shares traded. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has declined 21.89% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.89% the S&P500. Some Historical DLTR News: 15/05/2018 – MELVIN REDUCED EA, WYN, FLT, DLTR, HDS IN 1Q: 13F; 15/03/2018 – Dollar General’s strong same-store sales suggest revamp paying off; 24/05/2018 – Moody’s Affirms One Class of CSFB 2005-C4; 31/05/2018 – Dollar Tree Lowers Full-Year Outlook — Earnings Review; 29/03/2018 – Americold Appoints Jim Snyder Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer; 31/05/2018 – Dollar Tree quarterly same-store sales miss estimates; 16/03/2018 – Dollar Tree Appoints Jeffrey Naylor to Its Board of Directors; 20/04/2018 – DOLLAR TREE SAYS ON APRIL 19 CO ENTERED INTO CREDIT AGREEMENT WITH JPMORGAN CHASE BANK PROVIDING FOR $2,032 MLN IN SENIOR CREDIT FACILITIES – SEC FILING; 07/03/2018 – DOLLAR TREE 4Q ADJ EPS $1.89; 17/05/2018 – Rising stars slash debt costs in robust US economy

More notable recent Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Is Dollar Tree (DLTR) Up 2.9% Since Its Last Earnings Report? – Nasdaq” on July 02, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Factors Likely to Shape Dollar Tree’s (DLTR) Earnings in Q3 – Nasdaq” published on November 23, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Dollar Tree (DLTR) Misses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates – Nasdaq” on August 30, 2018. More interesting news about Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Dollar Tree And Its Real Value – Seeking Alpha” published on September 28, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Dollar Tree (DLTR) Down 0.8% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 29, 2018.

Analysts await Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $1.92 earnings per share, up 1.59% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.89 per share. DLTR’s profit will be $456.89 million for 12.77 P/E if the $1.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.18 actual earnings per share reported by Dollar Tree, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 62.71% EPS growth.

Whetstone Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $149.80M and $284.37M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Paypal Holdings Inc by 3,449 shares to 245,849 shares, valued at $21.60 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 1,264 shares in the quarter, for a total of 7,551 shares, and has risen its stake in Upland Software Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 1.04 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold DLTR shares while 184 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. 210.02 million shares or 0.49% more from 208.99 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. North Star Mngmt holds 175 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Clearline Cap LP accumulated 34,383 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Sa invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). First Allied Advisory, a Missouri-based fund reported 2,950 shares. Comerica stated it has 0.05% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Neuberger Berman Gp Lc accumulated 3,670 shares. Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership owns 24,575 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.02% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) or 28,002 shares. Gideon Advsr stated it has 0.39% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Shell Asset reported 17,137 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys invested 0.07% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Commonwealth Bancorp Of accumulated 388 shares. Darsana Capital Ptnrs LP invested in 1.00M shares. 13,364 are held by First Republic Invest. Avenir invested in 520,340 shares.

Since September 27, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $100,128 activity.

Among 36 analysts covering Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Dollar Tree Inc. had 142 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, May 25, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 30 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 30. RBC Capital Markets maintained Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) on Wednesday, November 25 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital given on Wednesday, December 7. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, February 16 report. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of DLTR in report on Monday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, June 1. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $101 target in Thursday, March 8 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $95 target in Tuesday, May 31 report.

More notable recent United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Economic Calendar – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week – Yahoo News” on January 19, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “United Technologies Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on January 22, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) – United Technologies Q4 Earnings Preview – Benzinga” on January 22, 2019. More interesting news about United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “United Technologies confirms split into three companies – Seeking Alpha” published on November 26, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Aerospace ETF Hits The Afterburners (NYSE:DFEN)(NYSE:BA)(NYSE:UTX) – Benzinga” with publication date: February 12, 2019.

Since January 30, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.25 million activity. Dumais Michael R had sold 9,620 shares worth $1.15M.

Brown Advisory Inc, which manages about $35.14B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in W R Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) by 13,243 shares to 3,525 shares, valued at $282,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Union Bankshares Corp New (NASDAQ:UBSH) by 42,948 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 44,450 shares, and cut its stake in Broadridge Finl Solutions In (NYSE:BR).

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