California Public Employees Retirement System Boosted Its Position in Meta Financial Group (CASH) as Stock Price Declined; Estee Lauder Companies (EL) Stock Price Rose While Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Lifted Stake by $487,370

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Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc increased its stake in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL) by 16.26% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc bought 3,749 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 26,799 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.49 million, up from 23,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Estee Lauder Companies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $61.45 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $170.14. About 452,432 shares traded. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) has risen 12.81% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500.

California Public Employees Retirement System increased its stake in Meta Financial Group Inc (CASH) by 193.23% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. California Public Employees Retirement System bought 46,520 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.42% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 70,595 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.37M, up from 24,075 at the end of the previous reported quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System who had been investing in Meta Financial Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $871.77 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.94% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $22.11. About 69,536 shares traded. Meta Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASH) has declined 39.20% since April 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.57% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.25, from 0.79 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 45 investors sold EL shares while 232 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. 188.10 million shares or 0.38% more from 187.38 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. The Illinois-based Koshinski Asset Mgmt has invested 0.1% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Barr E S reported 1.81% stake. Fifth Third Savings Bank has 112,652 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Jennison Ltd Llc invested in 1.02% or 6.98 million shares. Fdx Advsr has 4,880 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board holds 239,033 shares. Fort Washington Advsr Incorporated Oh stated it has 120,785 shares. 22,337 are owned by Wendell David Associates. Telemus Capital Ltd holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 1,799 shares. Advisory Network Limited Liability Com holds 0.03% or 2,682 shares. Moreover, Barclays Public Ltd has 0.07% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL). Sg Americas Ltd Com owns 38,000 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Prudential Fincl, New Jersey-based fund reported 256,366 shares. Shine Advisory Svcs has 0.1% invested in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 1,558 shares. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Lc invested in 0.12% or 7,547 shares.

Since October 31, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 23 insider sales for $160.05 million activity. Demsey John had sold 11,179 shares worth $1.52M on Thursday, January 31. MOSS SARA E sold $1.62M worth of stock. Hertzmark Hudis Jane sold 20,925 shares worth $2.99 million. Polcer Gregory sold $7.04 million worth of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) on Tuesday, February 5. O’HARE MICHAEL had sold 27,207 shares worth $4.12M. 150,000 The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) shares with value of $21.64 million were sold by Freda Fabrizio.

Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc, which manages about $579.98M and $433.86 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 6,139 shares to 15,759 shares, valued at $1.01 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Resmed Inc (NYSE:RMD) by 13,429 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 49,344 shares, and cut its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

More important recent The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Estee Lauder (EL) PT Raised to $188 at Citi Following Survey – StreetInsider.com” on April 09, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Restaurant sales run positive in March – Seeking Alpha”, Investorplace.com published: “7 Dual-Class Stocks That Will Outperform – Investorplace.com” on March 22, 2019. More interesting news about The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Drew Barrymore, Bobbi Brown launch collections at Walmart – Bizwomen – The Business Journals” with publication date: March 29, 2019.

Since December 6, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $543,505 activity. On Friday, December 7 Herrick Glen William bought $105,100 worth of Meta Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASH) or 5,000 shares. The insider Theisen Sonja Anne bought 466 shares worth $9,805.

California Public Employees Retirement System, which manages about $71.34 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ally Finl Inc (NYSE:ALLY) by 160,148 shares to 1.23M shares, valued at $27.98M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Glacier Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:GBCI) by 16,152 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 135,341 shares, and cut its stake in Performance Food Group Co.

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