Washington Trust Bank Has Lifted By $432,864 Its Exxon Mobil (XOM) Stake; TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (THS) Covered By 4 Bulls

Washington Trust Bank increased Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) stake by 10.55% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Washington Trust Bank acquired 5,344 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)’s stock rose 0.21%. The Washington Trust Bank holds 56,004 shares with $4.59M value, up from 50,660 last quarter. Exxon Mobil Corp now has $315.93 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $74.53. About 13.74M shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering Treehouse Foods (NYSE:THS), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Treehouse Foods had 59 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, September 19 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, October 27. Suntrust Robinson downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, November 3 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the shares of THS in report on Thursday, May 26 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, November 3. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, January 30 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was downgraded by Susquehanna. Stephens downgraded TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) on Thursday, November 2 to “Equal-Weight” rating. On Monday, November 6 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, November 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. See TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) latest ratings:

16/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $42.0
16/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
16/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $44.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0 Maintain
15/11/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Underweight Old Target: $38 New Target: $39 Maintain
15/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
14/11/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Neutral Old Target: $55 New Target: $47 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 57 investors sold XOM shares while 806 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 621 raised stakes. 2.13 billion shares or 0.48% more from 2.12 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Court Place has invested 2.24% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Glenmede Trust Co Na invested in 1.66% or 4.61M shares. Icon Advisers reported 291,800 shares or 1.68% of all its holdings. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 215,830 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Shamrock Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc stated it has 0.12% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Smith Chas P Assoc Pa Cpas reported 331,346 shares. Gillespie Robinson And Grimm has 2.66% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Managed Asset Portfolios Limited Liability Corporation has invested 3.36% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Ca invested in 220,800 shares or 1.19% of the stock. Madrona Financial Svcs Ltd reported 2,710 shares. Washington Trust Comml Bank invested 0.73% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Viking Fund Ltd invested in 178,700 shares. Adirondack Trust Com reported 33,420 shares. Aristotle Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.03% or 51,081 shares. Susquehanna Intl Grp Inc Llp invested in 0.02% or 423,356 shares.

Among 26 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 9 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Exxon Mobil has $104 highest and $20 lowest target. $81.59’s average target is 9.47% above currents $74.53 stock price. Exxon Mobil had 90 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by TD Securities with “Hold”. Piper Jaffray maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Monday, February 5 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 26 report. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, September 3. On Thursday, March 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral”. Goldman Sachs maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) rating on Friday, March 18. Goldman Sachs has “Conviction Buy” rating and $91 target. The firm has “Long-Term Buy” rating by Hilliard Lyons given on Wednesday, June 7. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 29 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 13.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $5.23 million activity. $1.62M worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) was sold by Corson Bradley W on Monday, December 11. Another trade for 2,412 shares valued at $200,293 was made by Wascom Dennis G on Friday, December 15. Milton Bryan W sold 7,281 shares worth $606,082. 22,656 Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) shares with value of $1.81 million were sold by Franklin Robert Stuart. Chapman Neil A sold $996,628 worth of stock or 12,000 shares.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $3.83 million activity. Another trade for 36,100 shares valued at $1.52 million was made by ONeill Thomas Emmet III on Tuesday, March 6. $487,211 worth of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) was sold by REED SAM K on Wednesday, February 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 49 investors sold TreeHouse Foods, Inc. shares while 91 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 66.16 million shares or 2.00% more from 64.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Hartford Mgmt holds 73,771 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Ellington Mngmt Grp Limited Liability Corp invested 0.05% of its portfolio in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 400,000 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Natl Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 9,782 shares. Us-based Champlain Ltd Liability Corp has invested 2.36% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Gemmer Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0% or 110 shares in its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys, a New York-based fund reported 73,991 shares. Swiss Bancorporation owns 94,851 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com owns 0% invested in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) for 179 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 0.23% or 21,440 shares in its portfolio. Sei Investments Communications has invested 0.04% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 18,687 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca stated it has 5,500 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sanctuary Wealth Advsr Limited Liability Co holds 0.01% or 191 shares in its portfolio.

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $42.99. About 635,105 shares traded. TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) has declined 15.01% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.71% the S&P500.

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. operates as a food and beverage maker in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $2.43 billion. The firm operates through North American Retail Grocery, Food Away From Home, and Industrial and Export divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It sells branded and private label products, including non-dairy powdered creamers; sweeteners; condensed, ready to serve, and powdered soups, broths, and gravies; refrigerated and shelf stable salad dressings and sauces; pickles and related products; Mexican and other sauces; jams and pie fillings; aseptic products; liquid non-dairy creamer; powdered drinks; single serve hot beverages; specialty teas; hot cereals; baking and mix powders; macaroni and cheese; skillet dinners; snack nuts, trail mixes, dried fruit, and other wholesome snacks; nuts; and other products.

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