As Putnam Muni Opportunities Tr (PMO) Stock Price Rose, Shareholder Robinson Capital Management Lowered Holding by $6.68 Million; Ecofin LTD Boosted Its Stake in Waste Management (WM) by $552,060

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Ecofin Ltd increased its stake in Waste Management Inc (WM) by 13.95% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ecofin Ltd bought 6,134 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.73% with the market. The hedge fund held 50,108 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.53 million, up from 43,974 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ecofin Ltd who had been investing in Waste Management Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $42.02B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $98.56. About 1.97M shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 8.77% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.77% the S&P500. Some Historical WM News: 20/04/2018 – Waste Management 1Q Rev $3.51B; 21/05/2018 – Waste Management Presenting at Conference Jun 12; 11/05/2018 – Hiab bundles its expertise and offering for the Waste Management & Recycling segment – Showcase at IFAT, 14-18 May in Munich, Germany; 06/03/2018 PA DEP: Bureau of Waste Management Overview TUESDAY, March 20, 2018; 18/04/2018 – Waste Management Inc expected to post earnings of 83 cents a share – Earnings Preview; 23/04/2018 – DJ Waste Management Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WM); 17/05/2018 – Waste Management Board of Directors Elects Thomas Weidemeyer New Chairman of the Board; 07/05/2018 – MOODY’S UPGRADES WASTE MANAGEMENT’S SR UNSECURED RATING TO; 20/04/2018 – WASTE MANAGEMENT INC WM.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $4.00 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 23/03/2018 – WAYNE HUIZENGA, FOUNDER OF BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO, WASTE MANAGEMENT, AND AUTONATION, HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 80 – CNBC

Robinson Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Putnam Muni Opportunities Tr (PMO) by 99.39% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Robinson Capital Management Llc sold 607,535 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.09% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3,736 shares of the company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $43,000, down from 611,271 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Robinson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Putnam Muni Opportunities Tr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $452.86M market cap company. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $11.91. About 48,892 shares traded. Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (NYSE:PMO) has declined 7.32% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.32% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Waste Management Inc. had 51 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. Wedbush maintained Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) rating on Friday, April 29. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $62 target. On Monday, November 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight”. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Wednesday, October 4 to “Hold” rating. Goldman Sachs initiated the shares of WM in report on Tuesday, November 1 with “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, September 8 with “Buy”. Credit Suisse upgraded Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Friday, February 16 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, February 21 by Wedbush. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, October 13.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 1.12 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 35 investors sold WM shares while 338 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 235 raised stakes. 305.93 million shares or 1.68% less from 311.15 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Paloma Management owns 12,985 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Gw Henssler & Associate owns 1.03% invested in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 125,045 shares. Tiaa Cref Management Limited Co holds 0.14% or 2.29 million shares in its portfolio. Thomasville Commercial Bank reported 5,463 shares stake. Columbia Asset Mngmt invested in 0.25% or 10,529 shares. Spinnaker reported 7,061 shares. Dana Invest invested in 423,222 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Europe) Limited accumulated 4,758 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System owns 23,100 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Co accumulated 27,034 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Papp L Roy Assocs, Arizona-based fund reported 11,462 shares. Moreover, Patten Gp has 0.04% invested in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Paradigm Asset Management Limited Liability invested in 0% or 4,220 shares. Richard Bernstein Advisors Limited Liability stated it has 46,506 shares. Baker Ellis Asset Mgmt Lc has 8,786 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio.

Since November 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $3.07 million activity. CLARK FRANK M sold $31,463 worth of stock. Shares for $33,957 were sold by GROSS PATRICK W on Tuesday, January 15. Rankin Devina A also sold $765,397 worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) shares. Harris Jeff M had sold 24,500 shares worth $2.21 million on Thursday, November 8.

More recent Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “10 ‘Buy-and-Hold’ Stocks to Own Forever – Investorplace.com” on February 13, 2019. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Earnings Scheduled For February 14, 2019 – Benzinga” on February 14, 2019. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Waste Management: Trash Talk – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 06, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Robinson Capital Management Llc, which manages about $333.90M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Blackrock Municipal Inc Trst (BFK) by 30,180 shares to 536,220 shares, valued at $6.67 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Blackrock Muniholdings Qu Ii (MUE) by 64,098 shares in the quarter, for a total of 465,809 shares, and has risen its stake in Blackrock Strategic Municipl (BSD).

Since February 4, 2019, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $1,186 activity.

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