Wendell David Associates Cut Its Position in Colgate (CL) as Share Value Declined; As Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) Market Valuation Declined, Jarislowsky Fraser LTD Has Boosted by $456,804 Its Position

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Wendell David Associates Inc decreased its stake in Colgate (CL) by 6.86% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wendell David Associates Inc sold 10,045 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.39% with the market. The institutional investor held 136,468 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $9.14M, down from 146,513 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wendell David Associates Inc who had been investing in Colgate for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $56.91 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $65.62. About 1.72M shares traded. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has declined 13.20% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.20% the S&P500. Some Historical CL News: 27/04/2018 – COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO – PLANNING FOR A YEAR OF GROSS MARGIN EXPANSION AND EXPECT DOUBLE-DIGIT EARNINGS PER SHARE GROWTH IN 2018; 21/05/2018 – COLGATE-PALMOLIVE (INDIA) LTD COLG.NS – CONSENSUS FORECAST FOR MARCH QTR PROFIT WAS 1.84 BLN RUPEES; 07/03/2018 – COLGATE REPORTS 5% DIV BOOST – EFFECTIVE 2Q 2018; 21/05/2018 – COLGATE INDIA INTERIM DIV/SHR 11 RUPEES; 07/03/2018 Colgate Announces 5% Dividend Increase — Effective 2nd Quarter 2018; 27/04/2018 – Colgate-Palmolive 1Q Global Unit Volume Up 2%; 30/04/2018 – Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts Presentation at its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders May 11, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. ET; 17/05/2018 – Colgate-Palmolive at Tour Hosted By Consumer Edge Today; 04/05/2018 – Colgate-Palmolive: Hickey to Assume the Role of Vice Chmn; 27/04/2018 – Colgate-Palmolive 1Q Pricing Flat

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd increased its stake in Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) by 2.49% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd bought 25,378 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.05 million shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $19.80 million, up from 1.02M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd who had been investing in Vodafone Group Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.34B market cap company. It closed at $17.97 lastly. It is down 35.12% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.12% the S&P500. Some Historical VOD News: 20/04/2018 – VODAFONE COMMENTS IN EMAILED STATEMENT; 24/04/2018 – Finalists for 10th Annual Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project Revealed; 10/05/2018 – Fitch: No Impact on UPC’s ‘BB-‘ Rating from Announced Liberty Global Vodafone Transaction; 15/05/2018 – VODAFONE’S VOD.L COLAO SAYS WILL BE WORKING FLAT OUT UNTIL OCTOBER, SAYS FRANKLY HAS NO PLANS AFTER THAT; 09/05/2018 – Deutsche Telekom: Vodafone-Liberty deal would distort competition; 09/05/2018 – LIBERTY GLOBAL TO SELL OPERATIONS IN GERMANY, HUNGARY, ROMANIA AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC TO VODAFONE; 24/04/2018 – BHARTI INFRATEL: VODAFONE TO BE ISSUED WITH 783.1M COMBINED CO; 14/05/2018 – Fitch: Telco M&A Convergence Driven, lncumbent Tie-Ups Unlikely; 10/05/2018 – FirstPost: ICICI-Vodafone loan row: Lok Ranjan, government’s nominee on bank board, transferred to Dept of Personnel; 15/05/2018 – TEAMTALK SELLS REST OF STAKE IN FARMSIDE TO VODAFONE FOR NZ$3M

Wendell David Associates Inc, which manages about $664.31 million and $642.12 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) by 2,201 shares to 26,186 shares, valued at $6.84 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 2,210 shares in the quarter, for a total of 119,505 shares, and has risen its stake in Watsco (NYSE:WSO).

More notable recent Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) – Despite Down Monday, The Chart Of Colgate-Palmolive Looks Very Bullish Right Now – Benzinga” on November 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Colgate-Palmolive: A Consumer Defensive Heavyweight – Seeking Alpha” published on May 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Colgate-Palmolive: Take Profits Now – Seeking Alpha” on December 10, 2018. More interesting news about Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Dividend Champion Spotlight: Colgate-Palmolive Co. – Seeking Alpha” published on July 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Featured Stocks In September’s Exec Comp And ROIC Model Portfolio – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 20, 2018.

Among 28 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 87 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) rating on Monday, July 23. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $73 target. As per Tuesday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 29 with “Market Perform”. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas to “Outperform”. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, April 29 by UBS. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, October 11. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, October 29 by Citigroup. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of CL in report on Monday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. BNP Paribas upgraded Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Tuesday, February 21 to “Outperform” rating. On Friday, January 15 the stock rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas to “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.81 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 37 investors sold CL shares while 441 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 291 raised stakes. 607.72 million shares or 0.75% less from 612.32 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 43 are held by Nuwave Management Lc. Confluence Invest Management Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 1.74% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Farmers & Merchants Investments has invested 0.08% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Sarasin & Prtnrs Llp accumulated 2.29 million shares. Loomis Sayles LP accumulated 11.16M shares or 1.46% of the stock. Van Hulzen Asset Llc holds 1.32% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 74,001 shares. Moreover, Vision Capital Mngmt has 0.29% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Company stated it has 726 shares. Griffin Asset Management Incorporated invested in 19,974 shares. Prio Wealth Lp owns 165,154 shares for 0.5% of their portfolio. Cohen Lawrence B holds 3,428 shares. Baxter Bros Incorporated invested 0.82% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Cleararc reported 22,443 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Barton Investment Mgmt holds 4,000 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley owns 7.21M shares for 0.12% of their portfolio.

Since August 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $471,628 activity. HICKEY DENNIS J sold 120,000 shares worth $7.89 million. 5,780 shares valued at $372,590 were sold by CAHILL JOHN T on Thursday, January 31. JAKOBSEN HENNING I sold $68,060 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Tuesday, September 11.

More notable recent Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “The Movie Studio Releases Seven Motion Picture Titles on Comcast XFINITY On Demand – Nasdaq” on January 24, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Announces Timing of Regular Monthly Dividend for February 2019 for Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock – Nasdaq” published on January 17, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Nokia brings cloud leader Heeran back to fold from Vodafone – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Pre-Market Most Active for Jan 24, 2019 : CHL, BTI, AMD, MU, SQQQ, QQQ, AAL, BMY, STM, VOD, CTL, MKC – Nasdaq” published on January 24, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Nasdaq 100 Movers: VOD, MELI – Nasdaq” with publication date: October 08, 2018.

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, which manages about $33.95 billion and $16.12B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cae Inc. (NYSE:CAE) by 337,636 shares to 11.93M shares, valued at $210.89M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Diageo Plc Adr (NYSE:DEO) by 15,304 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 760,084 shares, and cut its stake in Hsbc Holdings Sponsored Adr (NYSE:HSBC).

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