Waterstone Finl Md (WSBF) Stake Raised by Seidman Lawrence B; Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holder Stewart & Patten Co Has Cut Its Holding

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Seidman Lawrence B increased its stake in Waterstone Finl Inc Md (WSBF) by 8.62% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Seidman Lawrence B bought 41,338 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 520,737 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.93M, up from 479,399 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Seidman Lawrence B who had been investing in Waterstone Finl Inc Md for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $429.51 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $16.4. About 55,343 shares traded. Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) has declined 9.30% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.30% the S&P500. Some Historical WSBF News: 09/03/2018 – Waterstone Financial Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average; 24/04/2018 – Waterstone 1Q EPS 25c; 07/03/2018 Baseball News Source: Waterstone Financial, Inc. $WSBF to Issue Special Dividend of $0.50 on April 2nd; 24/04/2018 – WATERSTONE FINANCIAL INC WSBF.O QUARTERLY SHR $0.25; 20/03/2018 – Waterstone Financial Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend; 03/04/2018 – WaterStone Bank Hires New Senior Vice President of Retail Banking; 22/04/2018 – DJ Waterstone Financial Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WSBF)

Stewart & Patten Co Llc decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 2.06% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stewart & Patten Co Llc sold 4,261 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.87% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 202,132 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $27.93 million, down from 206,393 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stewart & Patten Co Llc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $360.59B market cap company. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $134.45. About 7.90 million shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 3.75% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.75% the S&P500. Some Historical JNJ News: 16/03/2018 – J&J – IF OFFER IS ACCEPTED, TRANSACTION WOULD BE EXPECTED TO CLOSE BY END OF 2018; 18/04/2018 – Kentucky A.G.: Suit Alleges Johnson & Johnson and Janssen and Ortho-McNeil Subsidiaries Used Deceptive Marketing for Duragesic, Nucynta and Nucynta ER; 17/04/2018 – JNJ 1Q EARNINGS CALLS ENDS; 20/03/2018 – DOMINIC J. CARUSO TO RETIRE AS CFO OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON; 16/03/2018 – J&J REPORTS BINDING OFFER FROM PLATINUM EQUITY TO BUY LIFESCAN,; 16/03/2018 – J&J Reaches $2.1 Billion Deal to Sell Diabetes Device Business; 19/03/2018 – AstraZeneca Presents New Data Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of FARXIGA in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Moderate Renal Impairment; 11/05/2018 – Big Pharma Diversification Strategies Report 2018: Roche, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca – Active Acquirers in their Focused and Diversified Visions – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 17/04/2018 – Johnson & Johnson Sees About $600M-$800M Annual Pretax Cost Savings by 2022; 21/05/2018 – Ahold Delhaize USA Announces Peapod Digital Labs and Names JJ Fleeman President and Chief eCommerce Officer

Among 25 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 111 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 18. Wells Fargo maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Wednesday, April 18. Wells Fargo has “Buy” rating and $15000 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, April 18. The rating was initiated by Standpoint Research on Friday, May 20 with “Sell”. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 19. As per Tuesday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, July 10 with “Buy”. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was downgraded by BTIG Research to “Sell”. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Alembic to “Underweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 17 by Credit Suisse.

More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Should You Load Up on JNJ Stock Before Earnings? – Investorplace.com” on January 18, 2019, also Zacks.com with their article: “Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? – Zacks.com” published on January 15, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Johnson & Johnson: P/E Matters – Seeking Alpha” on January 17, 2019. More interesting news about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Better Buy: Johnson & Johnson vs. Merck & Co. – Motley Fool” published on February 04, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Covered-Call Writing With J&J – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Stewart & Patten Co Llc, which manages about $814.96 million and $545.90 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Honeywell Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 18,041 shares to 47,388 shares, valued at $7.89 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Mondelez Intl Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) by 7,665 shares in the quarter, for a total of 183,436 shares, and has risen its stake in Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 0.97 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 43 investors sold JNJ shares while 748 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 719 raised stakes. 1.70 billion shares or 7.91% less from 1.84 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Sit Inv Assoc reported 479,480 shares. Private Wealth Lc holds 0.59% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 28,116 shares. Partnervest Advisory Svcs Lc owns 7,021 shares. Wheatland Advsrs, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 17,682 shares. Wedgewood Invsts Incorporated Pa holds 2.46% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 11,259 shares. Telemus Cap Ltd Llc holds 0.34% or 33,191 shares in its portfolio. Macguire Cheswick Tuttle Investment Counsel Limited Liability Com, a Connecticut-based fund reported 132,670 shares. Zacks Inv has 1.95% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Parsons Capital Management Ri has invested 1.92% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Hm Cap Ltd has invested 1.17% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Clinton Group Inc reported 3.27% stake. Moreover, Miles Incorporated has 0.86% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 7,710 shares. Hrt Limited Co accumulated 0.04% or 1,782 shares. Community Savings Bank Of Raymore invested 0.41% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Clear Harbor Asset Ltd Liability Corp invested 1.2% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

Since August 27, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $79.44 million activity. The insider Kapusta Ronald A sold 8,441 shares worth $1.23 million. 748 shares valued at $100,050 were bought by MULCAHY ANNE M on Friday, December 14. Gorsky Alex sold 264,465 shares worth $38.60 million. PEREZ WILLIAM D also bought $133,910 worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Friday, December 14. The insider Fasolo Peter sold 166,695 shares worth $24.41 million. PRINCE CHARLES had bought 2,000 shares worth $268,731.

Since August 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $401,127 activity. On Tuesday, December 11 Egenhoefer Eric J sold $99 worth of Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) or 6 shares. Bartel Ellen Syburg had sold 7,734 shares worth $131,565.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.09, from 1.06 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 10 investors sold WSBF shares while 25 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 16.29 million shares or 1.45% less from 16.53 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 15,117 are held by Credit Suisse Ag. Lsv Asset Management holds 0% or 10,421 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Management accumulated 14,917 shares. 42,700 are held by Swiss Retail Bank. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF). Ny State Common Retirement Fund, New York-based fund reported 30,166 shares. Rmb Mngmt Ltd Co stated it has 51,114 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Northern Tru accumulated 331,765 shares. Los Angeles Mgmt And Equity Incorporated reported 0% of its portfolio in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF). American Century accumulated 0% or 62,413 shares. Jpmorgan Chase stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF). Globeflex Capital Ltd Partnership reported 0.17% stake. Foundry Prtnrs Limited Liability Company, Minnesota-based fund reported 225,475 shares. North Star Asset Mgmt reported 11,666 shares. Vanguard Group Inc holds 0% or 1.18M shares in its portfolio.

More notable recent Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “U.S., China agree on trade war ceasefire after Trump, Xi summit – Yahoo Finance” on December 02, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “WaterStone Bank Hires New Senior Vice President of Retail Banking – GlobeNewswire” published on April 03, 2018, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Is Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) A Smart Pick For Income Investors? – Yahoo News” on September 07, 2018. More interesting news about Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Will Constellation Brands Show a Profit Rebound on Thursday? – Yahoo Finance” published on October 03, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “3 Defense Stocks to Buy Right Now – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: September 20, 2018.

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