Cabot Wealth Management Has Cut Ecolab (ECL) Position By $519,420; 1 Analysts Bullish MDU Resources Group (MDU)

November 15, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Cabot Wealth Management Inc decreased Ecolab Inc (ECL) stake by 6.91% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cabot Wealth Management Inc sold 3,935 shares as Ecolab Inc (ECL)’s stock rose 2.53%. The Cabot Wealth Management Inc holds 53,046 shares with $7.04 million value, down from 56,981 last quarter. Ecolab Inc now has $37.96 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $131.4. About shares traded. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering MDU Resources (NYSE:MDU), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. MDU Resources had 8 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Tuesday, May 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy”. The stock of MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 13 by Argus Research. See MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) latest ratings:

18/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain

The stock increased 1.03% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $26.89. About shares traded. MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) has risen 22.88% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 1.04 in Q2 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q1. It has no change, as 23 investors sold MDU Resources Group Inc shares while 96 reduced holdings. only 38 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 122.15 million shares or 0.50% less from 122.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.05% or 142,593 shares in its portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager L P has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU). Walleye Trading Ltd Company reported 4 shares. Cls Ltd Co accumulated 10,347 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 0.07% stake. Advisors Asset reported 0.04% in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU). Oakbrook Invests Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) for 8,249 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & Communication holds 0.01% or 55,108 shares. Country Club Tru Co Na holds 0.38% or 100,000 shares. Clinton Group Incorporated reported 57,449 shares. Mairs Pwr Inc stated it has 324,015 shares. Bartlett & Limited Liability invested in 0% or 1,075 shares. Voya Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 110,928 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc stated it has 0% in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU). Wisconsin-based Heartland Advisors Inc has invested 0.61% in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU).

MDU Resources Group, Inc. is engaged in regulated energy delivery and construction materials and services business. The company has market cap of $5.25 billion. The Company’s businesses divisions are electric, natural gas distribution, pipeline and midstream, construction materials and contracting, and construction services. It has a 22.42 P/E ratio. The electric segment generates, transmits and distributes electricity.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 42 investors sold ECL shares while 306 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 211.02 million shares or 0.62% less from 212.33 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Tower Bridge has invested 0% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Pinnacle Financial Ptnrs has invested 0.26% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Orrstown Fincl Svcs holds 0.86% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) or 5,943 shares. Brinker Cap holds 0.46% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) or 75,493 shares. Shelter Retirement Plan holds 12,366 shares. Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Co accumulated 33,306 shares. Japan-based Sumitomo Life Ins has invested 0.19% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Mcdonald Invsts Inc Ca has 885,555 shares for 10.25% of their portfolio. Advisor Prtnrs Ltd accumulated 2,966 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 763 shares. First Manhattan holds 0.01% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) or 5,830 shares. Hightower Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.04% stake. 1832 Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 96,979 shares. Inverness Counsel Ltd Liability Co New York stated it has 2.3% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Tcw has invested 0.01% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL).

Among 21 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Ecolab has $148 highest and $93 lowest target. $135.31’s average target is 2.98% above currents $131.4 stock price. Ecolab had 53 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, June 1. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. Jefferies maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) rating on Monday, June 5. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $13000 target. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell” on Monday, March 14. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, April 18. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 11. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) rating on Wednesday, September 6. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $130.0 target. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 14 by Deutsche Bank.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $5.01 million activity. Hickey Michael A sold $1.80M worth of stock. Taylor Stephen M sold 23,151 shares worth $3.08 million. LAVANDIER BRUNO sold 1,000 shares worth $133,522. 6,959 shares valued at $884,565 were sold by Beck Christophe on Wednesday, May 17.

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