As Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) Market Valuation Rose, Holder Pzena Investment Management Lowered Position; Jw Asset Management Increased Amazon Com (AMZN) Stake

January 10, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Richard S. Pzena decreased its stake in Stanley Black & Decker Inc (SWK) by 29.73% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pzena Investment Management Llc sold 367,280 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.82% with the market. The hedge fund run by Richard S. Pzena held 868,306 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $131.09 million, down from 1.24M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pzena Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Stanley Black & Decker Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.24 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.46% or $2.53 during the last trading session, reaching $171.08. About 693,334 shares traded. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has risen 21.56% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.86% the S&P500.

Jw Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 3.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jw Asset Management Llc bought 674 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,287 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $17.58 million, up from 17,613 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jw Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $604.43 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.13% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $1254.33. About 2.64M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Among 50 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 47 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 244 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 11 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, September 30. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Canaccord Genuity. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $1200 target in Thursday, July 20 report. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Monday, June 19. Axiom Capital maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, April 29. Axiom Capital has “Buy” rating and $811 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Needham. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, July 24. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 29 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Mark Asset Mgmt Corp has 6.21% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 29,694 shares. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Mngmt Lc stated it has 1,507 shares or 0.8% of all its holdings. Mathes, New York-based fund reported 6,871 shares. Apriem reported 4,008 shares stake. Signalpoint Asset Management Lc reported 1,211 shares. San Francisco Sentry Inv Grp Inc Incorporated (Ca) accumulated 1.3% or 4,039 shares. Next Finance Gp owns 4,711 shares for 1.32% of their portfolio. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management owns 2,947 shares. Moreover, Clear Harbor Asset Mngmt Limited Liability has 0.1% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 516 shares. Barnett & Com Inc accumulated 0.03% or 65 shares. 6,819 were reported by Hilton Mgmt Ltd Llc. Columbia Asset Management has invested 1.31% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Capital Ltd Ca owns 17,355 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 667,686 shares or 1.42% of all its holdings. D E Shaw And has 0.22% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 147,751 shares.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $16.47 million activity. Shares for $3.25M were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. Reynolds Shelley also sold $536,666 worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares. $2.05M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M. Olsavsky Brian T had sold 2,334 shares worth $2.31 million. $1.96 million worth of stock was sold by Jassy Andrew R on Tuesday, August 15.

Pzena Investment Management Llc, which manages about $24.64B and $18.92B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Masonite International Corp (NYSE:DOOR) by 71,864 shares to 858,682 shares, valued at $59.42M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Essendant Inc by 832,767 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.33M shares, and has risen its stake in Verifone Systems Inc (NYSE:PAY).

Analysts await Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $2.13 earnings per share, up 24.56% or $0.42 from last year’s $1.71 per share. SWK’s profit will be $326.63 million for 20.08 P/E if the $2.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.95 actual earnings per share reported by Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.23% EPS growth.

Among 24 analysts covering Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Stanley Black & Decker had 47 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyCorp on Monday, April 24. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Wednesday, October 25. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of SWK in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Thursday, April 14 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Positive”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, April 24. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of SWK in report on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Buy” rating and $175.0 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 30. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight” on Friday, April 21.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 42 investors sold SWK shares while 200 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. 127.17 million shares or 1.16% more from 125.71 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Honeywell accumulated 0.99% or 186,100 shares. 17,265 were accumulated by Ativo Capital Management Limited. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Inc holds 0.09% or 438,448 shares in its portfolio. Invesco Ltd reported 3.26M shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Murphy Capital Management has invested 0.07% in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). Cetera Advisors Ltd Liability Corp has 2,506 shares. Kentucky-based Mcf Advsr Limited Com has invested 0% in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Corp owns 308,244 shares. 158,020 are owned by Natl Pension Service. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Europe) holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) for 2,112 shares. Westpac Corporation owns 0.04% invested in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) for 10,773 shares. Suntrust Banks accumulated 9,765 shares. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Co, a Virginia-based fund reported 700 shares. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation owns 32,904 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Sandler Cap Mgmt reported 65,435 shares or 1.23% of all its holdings.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $16.53 million activity. 10,432 Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) shares with value of $1.57M were sold by VOELKER JOSEPH R. 6,956 shares valued at $1.03M were sold by Wyatt John H on Friday, September 8. Shares for $11.41M were sold by LOREE JAMES M.

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