Nike Cl. B (NKE) Holder Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price Has Cut Its Holding as Shares Declined; Xilinx (XLNX) Stake Maintained by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

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Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price Inc decreased its stake in Nike Inc. Cl. B (NKE) by 3.45% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price Inc sold 3,845 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.68% with the market. The institutional investor held 107,545 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $9.11 million, down from 111,390 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price Inc who had been investing in Nike Inc. Cl. B for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $134.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $85.4. About 5.03M shares traded. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has risen 19.65% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.65% the S&P500. Some Historical NKE News: 15/03/2018 – Nike CEO Says Disturbed, Saddened by Reports — Memo; 10/04/2018 – Gender Pay Scorecard: Failing Grades For Facebook, Goldman Sachs And Walmart; Top Marks For Apple, Nike And Wells Fargo; 16/03/2018 – Nike President Steps Down as Company Reviews Improper Conduct; 16/03/2018 – Two senior executives leave as Nike reviews workplace conduct; 14/05/2018 – 7203.JP, NKE: Eli Manning fraud suit has settled per source. – ! $JP $NKE; 04/05/2018 – Mackenzie Ivy Canadian Exits Nike, Cuts Manulife Financial; 22/03/2018 – NIKE INC QTRLY EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA TOTAL REV $2,299 MLN, UP 19 PCT; 22/03/2018 – NIKE CEO: COMMITED TO ALL EMPLOYEES HAVING POSITIVE EXPERIENCE; 23/04/2018 – Cut out the middleman: Coach, Nike, Fenty and others bypass retailers and sell straight to customers; 22/03/2018 – NIKE INC – QTRLY GROSS MARGIN DECLINED 70 BASIS POINTS TO 43.8 PERCENT

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company increased its stake in Xilinx Inc (XLNX) by 32% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company bought 19,231 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.89% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 79,324 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $6.36M, up from 60,093 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company who had been investing in Xilinx Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $29.72B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $117.39. About 3.76M shares traded or 6.86% up from the average. Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) has risen 27.00% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.00% the S&P500. Some Historical XLNX News: 25/04/2018 – XILINX BOOSTS DIVIDEND; 14/05/2018 – Nan Shan Life Adds Cisco, Cuts Xilinx: 13F; 25/04/2018 – Xilinx 4Q Rev $673M; 03/04/2018 – Abaco Announces Industry’s First 3U VPX Solution to Feature new Xilinx RF System-on-Chip Technology; 25/04/2018 – Xilinx 4Q EPS 64c; 09/05/2018 – XILINX INC XLNX.O : NOMURA RAISES TO NEUTRAL FROM REDUCE; 25/04/2018 – Xilinx: June Quarter Tax Rate Is Expected to Be Approximately 10% -14%; 25/04/2018 – XILINX 4Q NET REV. $672.9M, EST. $650.3M; 23/05/2018 – Xilinx Analyst Day Plays Heavy on AI — Barron’s Blog; 25/04/2018 – Earnings Roundup: AMD, Facebook, Xilinx Surge, PayPal Rises — Barron’s Blog

Among 29 analysts covering Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Xilinx Inc. had 94 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of XLNX in report on Wednesday, August 22 with “Hold” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, July 26 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Jefferies. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 26 report. The stock of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, May 23 by JP Morgan. Argus Research maintained the shares of XLNX in report on Tuesday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, October 26. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Barclays Capital. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $70 target in Thursday, January 25 report. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 12 by Robert W. Baird.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.09 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 32 investors sold XLNX shares while 191 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. 212.96 million shares or 0.88% more from 211.11 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Jefferies Group Ltd Liability Co holds 0% in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) or 5,642 shares. Wells Fargo Mn owns 730,197 shares. Doheny Asset Management Ca holds 3,300 shares. Utd Automobile Association stated it has 748,973 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. The Massachusetts-based Kidder Stephen W has invested 1.69% in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX). Moreover, Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has 0.05% invested in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX). Huntington Bancorp owns 2,523 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bbva Compass Bancorporation invested in 19,540 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Driehaus Capital Mgmt Lc, Illinois-based fund reported 7,205 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys holds 20,754 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Wetherby Asset Management invested in 4,766 shares. Moreover, Amer Century has 0.2% invested in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX). Bessemer holds 420 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Fmr Ltd holds 627,405 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) for 973,941 shares.

More notable recent Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Technology Sector Update for 01/24/2019: STM, XLNX, LRCX, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” on January 24, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “How Xilinx (XLNX) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry – Nasdaq” published on January 28, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Semiconductor Earnings Scorecard: INTC, TXN, XLNX, LRCX, ASML – Nasdaq” on February 01, 2019. More interesting news about Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Notable Monday Option Activity: SOI, EA, XLNX – Nasdaq” published on February 04, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Xilinx: Best Positioned In The Industry – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 30, 2019.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, which manages about $79.95 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Emerson Elec Co (NYSE:EMR) by 273,922 shares to 6.27 million shares, valued at $480.47 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKA) by 20 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 381 shares, and cut its stake in Kellogg Co (NYSE:K).

Since August 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $3.66 million activity. $3.38 million worth of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) was sold by Tong Vincent. $133,778 worth of Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) shares were sold by Onder Emre.

Among 45 analysts covering Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), 30 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Nike Inc. had 277 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, September 28 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, September 25. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, November 28 by HSBC. Bank of America maintained it with “Sell” rating and $42.0 target in Friday, December 22 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, December 22 report. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform” on Thursday, October 15. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with “Hold” on Tuesday, June 26. Citigroup maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Wednesday, September 26. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $94 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 23 by M Partners. Cowen & Co upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $90 target in Tuesday, January 22 report.

Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price Inc, which manages about $332.05 million and $274.28M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mccormick & Co. (NYSE:MKC) by 8,005 shares to 30,517 shares, valued at $4.02 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) to report earnings on March, 28. They expect $0.63 EPS, down 7.35% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.68 per share. NKE’s profit will be $991.50M for 33.89 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual EPS reported by NIKE, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.15% EPS growth.

More notable recent NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “5 Reasons Skechers Stock Could Keep Soaring – The Motley Fool” on February 13, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Under Armour (NYSE:UAA) Posts Q4 Earnings Beat, But Wall Street Analysts Unconvinced – Benzinga” published on February 13, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Nike: In It For The Win – Seeking Alpha” on January 27, 2019. More interesting news about NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “After GoPro’s Surprise Profit, Should Investors Buy GoPro Stock? – Investorplace.com” published on February 12, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Nike Has Won The War – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 26, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.01, from 0.83 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 48 investors sold NKE shares while 496 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 322 raised stakes. 969.47 million shares or 1.35% less from 982.71 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh has 37,813 shares. The Massachusetts-based Liberty Mutual Asset has invested 0.09% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Sit Associate accumulated 6,150 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Laurion Cap Ltd Partnership holds 3,730 shares. Wellington Shields Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Company reported 3,509 shares. Bluestein R H And Comm holds 0.01% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) or 2,536 shares. London Of Virginia reported 1.21M shares. 9,572 were reported by First Bankshares Of Hutchinson. Mariner Llc accumulated 129,564 shares. First Long Island Investors Ltd Liability holds 0.98% or 88,963 shares. Prelude Cap Mgmt Limited Liability owns 2,175 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. San Francisco Sentry Inv (Ca) has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Alps Advsrs reported 3,667 shares. Serv Automobile Association invested in 0.21% or 987,590 shares. Institute For Wealth Ltd Liability stated it has 0.47% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE).

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