Cacti Asset Management Has Cut By $3.57 Million Its Rockwell Collins Del (COL) Position; Parametric Portfolio Associates Has Decreased Its Nanometrics Com (NANO) Stake

Parametric Portfolio Associates Llc decreased Nanometrics Inc Com (NANO) stake by 56.91% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Parametric Portfolio Associates Llc sold 36,422 shares as Nanometrics Inc Com (NANO)’s stock declined 0.11%. The Parametric Portfolio Associates Llc holds 27,573 shares with $794,000 value, down from 63,995 last quarter. Nanometrics Inc Com now has $634.19M valuation. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $26.69. About 124,870 shares traded. Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) has risen 58.49% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.79% the S&P500.

Cacti Asset Management Llc decreased Rockwell Collins Inc Del (COL) stake by 7.45% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cacti Asset Management Llc sold 27,490 shares as Rockwell Collins Inc Del (COL)’s stock rose 9.83%. The Cacti Asset Management Llc holds 341,593 shares with $44.48 million value, down from 369,083 last quarter. Rockwell Collins Inc Del now has $22.46 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.76% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $137.01. About 1.43M shares traded or 17.31% up from the average. Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has risen 16.15% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.55% the S&P500.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $1.58 million activity. Kocher Rollin had sold 339 shares worth $8,451. 276 Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) shares with value of $6,881 were sold by Borowicz Stanislaw M.. $523,400 worth of stock was sold by Stultz Timothy J on Tuesday, September 12. On Thursday, February 8 the insider Heidrich Kevin sold $36,614. $40,589 worth of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) shares were sold by Taylor Janet Therese. Rhine Bruce C had sold 3,333 shares worth $89,191 on Thursday, February 22. $196,087 worth of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) was sold by Andreson Jeff on Friday, September 22.

Parametric Portfolio Associates Llc increased Viacom Inc New Cl B (NASDAQ:VIAB) stake by 59,155 shares to 1.37M valued at $38.13M in 2017Q3. It also upped Alaska Air Group Inc (NYSE:ALK) stake by 7,453 shares and now owns 487,106 shares. Adidas (ADDYY) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.50, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 29 investors sold NANO shares while 39 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 20.17 million shares or 2.05% more from 19.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Price T Rowe Assocs Md, a Maryland-based fund reported 465,614 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 1,211 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans reported 0% of its portfolio in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Tiaa Cref Investment Management Limited Com accumulated 0.01% or 333,194 shares. 18,251 are held by Nationwide Fund Advsrs. Axa owns 120,000 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Brown Brothers Harriman reported 0% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Jpmorgan Chase reported 368,507 shares. Barclays Public Limited Com holds 1,568 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Art Ltd Liability Co accumulated 18,779 shares. Navellier & Incorporated holds 0.07% or 12,051 shares. Indexiq Limited Company has 0.04% invested in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 28,453 shares. Citigroup Inc has invested 0% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 29,050 shares.

Analysts await Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.44 earnings per share, up 131.58% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.19 per share. NANO’s profit will be $10.45M for 15.16 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.53 actual earnings per share reported by Nanometrics Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.98% negative EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Nanometrics has $3400 highest and $19 lowest target. $24.75’s average target is -7.27% below currents $26.69 stock price. Nanometrics had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, October 16 by TheStreet. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, June 27. The rating was downgraded by Pacific Crest to “Sector Weight” on Wednesday, October 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, November 23 to “Hold”. The stock of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) earned “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Monday, August 10. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $3.87 million activity. ALLEN PATRICK E had sold 25,410 shares worth $3.43M. The insider STENSKE DOUGLAS E sold $443,745.

Analysts await Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) to report earnings on April, 20. They expect $1.73 EPS, up 29.10% or $0.39 from last year’s $1.34 per share. COL’s profit will be $283.62M for 19.80 P/E if the $1.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.59 actual EPS reported by Rockwell Collins, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.81% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. Its down 1.80, from 2.72 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 63 investors sold COL shares while 210 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 112.95 million shares or 7.42% less from 122.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cooke And Bieler Ltd Partnership accumulated 16,275 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc has 0.1% invested in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd Com holds 0% or 59 shares in its portfolio. Weatherly Asset Ltd Partnership, a California-based fund reported 2,683 shares. Kbc Nv owns 0.04% invested in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) for 29,772 shares. New England Research & Management stated it has 5,575 shares or 0.53% of all its holdings. Btim owns 0.53% invested in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) for 260,096 shares. Aqr Capital Mngmt Llc, Connecticut-based fund reported 21,388 shares. Virginia-based Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.05% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Adage Capital Prtn Group Ltd Liability Co has 0.19% invested in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) for 605,676 shares. Tirschwell & Loewy has invested 1.24% of its portfolio in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Castleark Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Vertex One Asset Management Inc, British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 56,800 shares. Cantab Cap Partners Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 11,201 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Murphy reported 0.11% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL).

Cacti Asset Management Llc increased American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) stake by 13,155 shares to 571,507 valued at $51.14 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Adobe Sys Inc (NYSE:GM) stake by 59,545 shares and now owns 954,270 shares. Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) was raised too.

Among 23 analysts covering Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Rockwell Collins has $151.0 highest and $88 lowest target. $124.44’s average target is -9.17% below currents $137.01 stock price. Rockwell Collins had 73 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, April 1. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global on Monday, January 23 to “Buy”. The stock of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Vertical Research. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Tuesday, August 25. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 19 by Jefferies. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, September 13 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, April 21 with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with “Hold” on Thursday, January 19. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, September 6 by Canaccord Genuity. As per Sunday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

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