American Capital Management Trimmed Ecolab (ECL) Holding By $593,340; Freshpet, Inc. (FRPT) Had 8 Analysts Last Week

December 11, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Among 14 analysts covering Freshpet Inc (NASDAQ:FRPT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Freshpet Inc had 27 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) earned “Outperform” rating by William Blair on Thursday, August 13. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson with “Buy” on Thursday, November 12. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, November 12. As per Wednesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Tuesday, November 7. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, September 18. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by DA Davidson. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 15 by Wedbush. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 12. See Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) latest ratings:

15/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
07/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: $15 New Target: $17 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
02/10/2017 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $15.0
18/09/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
06/09/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
08/08/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0000
07/08/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Hold Maintain
20/07/2017 Broker: Imperial Capital Rating: In-Line New Target: $16.5 Initiates Coverage On
23/06/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $14.0000 Maintain

American Capital Management Inc decreased Ecolab (ECL) stake by 32.78% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. American Capital Management Inc sold 4,495 shares as Ecolab (ECL)’s stock rose 2.53%. The American Capital Management Inc holds 9,218 shares with $1.22 million value, down from 13,713 last quarter. Ecolab now has $39.21B valuation. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $135.72. About 90,387 shares traded. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since December 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

Freshpet, Inc. manufactures and markets natural fresh, refrigerated meals, and treats for dogs and cats in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $664.11 million. It sells its products under the Freshpet brand, as well as under the Dognation and Dog Joy labels through various classes of retail, including grocery, mass, club, pet specialty, and natural. It currently has negative earnings.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.22 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 8 investors sold Freshpet, Inc. shares while 28 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 22.45 million shares or 9.09% more from 20.58 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Fdx Advsrs Inc owns 27,763 shares. 30,167 are owned by Co Natl Bank. 178,190 were reported by Geode Capital Ltd Liability Company. Fort Point Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corp owns 78,305 shares or 0.72% of their US portfolio. Carl Domino reported 15,000 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust owns 0.31% invested in Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) for 421,819 shares. Amer Gp holds 15,206 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 468 are held by Evercore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 83,853 shares. Kayne Anderson Cap Advisors Ltd Partnership has 62,755 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. California-based Wells Fargo And Co Mn has invested 0% in Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT). Franklin Resource Inc owns 1.89M shares. Ironwood Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.59% in Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) or 48,971 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership accumulated 2.54 million shares or 0.03% of the stock. Ubs Oconnor Limited Liability Company reported 510,000 shares.

It closed at $19.05 lastly. It is down 61.82% since December 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.12% the S&P500.

American Capital Management Inc increased Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT) stake by 210,680 shares to 968,495 valued at $39.42M in 2017Q2. It also upped National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI) stake by 8,230 shares and now owns 95,995 shares. Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ:MDSO) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.25, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It improved, 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. Brown Capital Mgmt Limited Liability invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Northwest Invest Counselors Ltd, Oregon-based fund reported 11,195 shares. Lafleur Godfrey Ltd Liability Co owns 4.57% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 130,764 shares. Hsbc Public Ltd holds 0.06% or 233,777 shares in its portfolio. Fincl Counselors holds 0.47% or 70,898 shares in its portfolio. Credit Agricole S A reported 228,709 shares. Boston Common Asset Management Ltd Liability Company holds 0.87% or 50,041 shares. Raymond James Fincl Ser Advsrs Inc holds 0.03% or 37,487 shares in its portfolio. Cambridge Tru holds 0.69% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 75,346 shares. Ameritas Investment Prns has 7,712 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. 1,699 are owned by Moors Cabot. First holds 0.03% or 1,688 shares. Plante Moran Advsr Llc has invested 0.02% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Davis Selected Advisers invested 0.81% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Exane Derivatives holds 0% or 658 shares in its portfolio.

Among 21 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Ecolab had 53 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, February 24. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, April 3 by Nomura. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, November 1. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Instinet on Monday, April 3. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, June 5. Jefferies maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Monday, August 14 with “Hold” rating. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 24 report. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of ECL in report on Friday, August 26 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, November 3.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.





Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our free daily email newsletter:


Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com