West Oak Capital Raised Avery Dennison (AVY) Stake By $91.89 Million; Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Has Boosted Its Southern (SO) Holding

West Oak Capital Llc increased Avery Dennison Corp (AVY) stake by 114.29% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. West Oak Capital Llc acquired 800 shares as Avery Dennison Corp (AVY)’s stock declined 8.51%. The West Oak Capital Llc holds 1,500 shares with $172.29 million value, up from 700 last quarter. Avery Dennison Corp now has $9.20 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.24% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $104.45. About 900,570 shares traded or 27.26% up from the average. Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has risen 31.20% since March 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.65% the S&P500.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc increased Southern (SO) stake by 9.67% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc acquired 21,004 shares as Southern (SO)’s stock declined 8.19%. The Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc holds 238,247 shares with $11.46 million value, up from 217,243 last quarter. Southern now has $44.89 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.62% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $44.53. About 6.24 million shares traded. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has declined 11.47% since March 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.02% the S&P500.

West Oak Capital Llc decreased The Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) stake by 1,309 shares to 37,361 valued at $1.92B in 2017Q4. It also reduced Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) stake by 1,475 shares and now owns 37,105 shares. Edison International (NYSE:EIX) was reduced too.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $14.66 million activity. Miller Susan C sold $376,753 worth of stock. $3.31 million worth of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) shares were sold by SCARBOROUGH DEAN A. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $889,275 was made by Butier Mitchell R on Thursday, February 22. $2.50M worth of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) shares were sold by Hill Anne. $229,510 worth of stock was sold by BARKER PETER K on Tuesday, December 12. On Wednesday, February 14 the insider Anderson Anthony sold $325,466.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.13, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 25 investors sold AVY shares while 180 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 69.57 million shares or 0.73% less from 70.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Corporation reported 723,874 shares stake. Daruma Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.25% of its portfolio in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) for 35,418 shares. Birch Hill Investment Limited Liability accumulated 3,900 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Richard Bernstein Advsrs Ltd reported 0.13% in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). Magnetar Limited Co has 0.08% invested in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). Bnp Paribas Asset Sa has 74,607 shares. Mckinley Ltd Llc Delaware reported 9,566 shares stake. Guardian Life Insurance Of America reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). 16,617 are owned by Cornerstone Capital Management Ltd. Motco owns 0% invested in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) for 241 shares. Comerica Securities has 1,871 shares. Wells Fargo & Communications Mn accumulated 1.19M shares. Bowen Hanes Company reported 352,466 shares stake. Ledyard Bancorp has 0% invested in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). First Midwest Bank Division owns 21,457 shares or 0.31% of their US portfolio.

Among 10 analysts covering Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Avery Dennison has $140 highest and $66 lowest target. $117.38’s average target is 12.38% above currents $104.45 stock price. Avery Dennison had 36 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Aegis Capital on Monday, November 21 with “Hold”. As per Thursday, October 27, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of AVY in report on Thursday, October 26 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, July 1 by Bank of America. The stock of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, February 12 by Barclays Capital. The rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, February 1 to “Sell”. The stock of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, October 30 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Monday, February 12 to “Neutral”.

Among 20 analysts covering The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), 5 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. The Southern Company has $62 highest and $43 lowest target. $48.85’s average target is 9.70% above currents $44.53 stock price. The Southern Company had 70 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, April 13 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Goldman Sachs downgraded The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) on Thursday, January 11 to “Sell” rating. Guggenheim maintained it with “Buy” rating and $52.0 target in Tuesday, January 2 report. On Thursday, March 8 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 17 by Mizuho. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Underperform” on Tuesday, February 27. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 1. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, March 5 by SunTrust. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Mizuho.

Since October 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $8.29 million activity. Daiss Ann P sold $261,400 worth of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) on Friday, October 20. BOWERS WILLIAM P also sold $4.26 million worth of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) shares. Kerr – II James Y had sold 25,000 shares worth $1.30 million on Friday, October 20. 46,941 shares valued at $2.46 million were sold by BEATTIE ART P on Thursday, October 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 56 investors sold SO shares while 329 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. 548.17 million shares or 4.36% more from 525.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Nomura Incorporated reported 113,571 shares. Dynamic Capital Mngmt Limited has invested 0.85% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Weaver C Barksdale And Assoc reported 25,710 shares. Shoker Counsel reported 0.45% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Atlantic Tru Group Limited Liability reported 26,121 shares. Chevy Chase Inc stated it has 888,611 shares. Blair William And Company Il has 72,467 shares. Schwab Charles reported 3.64M shares. Bridgewater Assoc Ltd Partnership owns 79,298 shares. Ameriprise Fincl holds 0.18% of its portfolio in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) for 8.11 million shares. Florida-based Gyroscope Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.16% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Fort Washington Invest Inc Oh reported 12,715 shares. Amp Capital Invsts Limited holds 419,712 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Massachusetts Financial Company Ma stated it has 9.52M shares. Moreover, Roffman Miller Assoc Pa has 0.07% invested in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) for 11,119 shares.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc decreased Powershares Etf Tr Ii (SPLV) stake by 45,622 shares to 586,544 valued at $28.00 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Spdr Series (XBI) stake by 8,277 shares and now owns 25,705 shares. Transocean (NYSE:RIG) was reduced too.