William Donnelly Insider Sale for 4,000 Shares of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (MTD); Highvista Strategies Increased Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) Holding

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Highvista Strategies Llc increased Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS) stake by 73.87% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Highvista Strategies Llc acquired 8,200 shares as Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS)’s stock rose 23.05%. The Highvista Strategies Llc holds 19,300 shares with $1.87M value, up from 11,100 last quarter. Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc now has $21.49 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $119.22. About 332,866 shares traded. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) has risen 21.65% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.10% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.81% or $4.52 during the last trading session, reaching $560.96. About 107,475 shares traded. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has risen 19.68% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.13% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 21 investors sold Mettler-Toledo International Inc. shares while 179 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 22.21 million shares or 0.20% less from 22.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt has 0.02% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 2,288 shares. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Limited Liability Partnership Ma reported 1,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 3 are held by Whittier Com. The Illinois-based Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Liability Com has invested 1.46% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). The Illinois-based Ubs Asset Management Americas has invested 0.04% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Finance Services invested in 13 shares or 0% of the stock. 51,021 were accumulated by Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt Inc. Magnetar Financial Ltd Llc stated it has 634 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Parametric Associates Ltd Com holds 169,500 shares. The Netherlands-based Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands has invested 0.6% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). 1,331 are owned by Ativo Management Ltd. Loomis Sayles And L P invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Fred Alger Management accumulated 0.02% or 7,868 shares. Cookson Peirce And stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Ballentine Ptnrs Limited Company invested in 0.02% or 557 shares.

Analysts await Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $4.59 EPS, up 17.09% or $0.67 from last year’s $3.92 per share. MTD’s profit will be $116.55M for 30.55 P/E if the $4.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.74 actual EPS reported by Mettler-Toledo International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.73% EPS growth.

Mettler Toledo International Inc’s Executive Vice President William Donnelly sold 4,000 shares of the Ohio-based company in sold with a broker dated May 16, 2018. The mentioned shares were sold at an average market price per share of $567.9, for a cumulative trade value of $2,271,420. It seems he is very active lately as in the last month, he silently unloaded additional 5,000 shares of the company, worth $2,816,895 USD. The sale was made on May 16, 2018 and this act was unveiled in a document which was filed with the Security Exchange Commission. This document is available for review here. Being a significant deal, it will probably not go ignored. William Donnelly at present has rights to 0.16% of the Company’s total market cap with ownership of 41,761 shares. 

Among 11 analysts covering Mettler-toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Mettler-toledo International Inc. has $710 highest and $305 lowest target. $587.30’s average target is 4.70% above currents $560.96 stock price. Mettler-toledo International Inc. had 30 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 4 by Deutsche Bank. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, June 23 report. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, July 13. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, September 10 by Bank of America. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 31 by Bank of America. Barclays Capital initiated it with “Hold” rating and $625.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, February 12 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 9 by Bank of America. Morgan Stanley maintained Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) on Friday, November 3 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, June 20.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. The company has market cap of $14.24 billion. The firm operates in five divisions: U.S. It has a 39.39 P/E ratio. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $23.21 million activity. Heidingsfelder Michael had sold 1,400 shares worth $882,810. Rauch Waldemar had sold 3,568 shares worth $2.20M on Friday, March 9. On Monday, February 12 the insider DONNELLY WILLIAM P sold $6.19M. On Wednesday, February 21 SPOERRY ROBERT F sold $1.28 million worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) or 2,000 shares. CONTINO FRANCIS A also sold $386,698 worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) shares. de la Guerroniere Marc had sold 2,000 shares worth $1.26 million on Thursday, February 15. 300 shares were sold by Vadala Shawn, worth $181,560 on Monday, February 12.

More news for Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Mettler Toledo: Still Not Attractive Enough” on May 08, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Mettler-Toledo International (MTD) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” and published on May 04, 2018 is yet another important article.

More notable recent Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “JANA Shows New Stakes in Apple (AAPL), Boston Scientific (BSX), Dropbox (DBX), iQIYI (IQ) (more..) -13F” on May 15, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Research Report Identifies Arch Coal, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Unum Group, Halliburton, Peabody Energy, and …” published on May 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Buy Ecolab If It Goes Down – Cramer’s Lightning Round (4/17/18)” on April 18, 2018. More interesting news about Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Award more than 900 Recycling Bins through 34 Grants to …” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Gurufocus.com‘s news article titled: “Jana Partners’ Top 5 Buys of 1st Quarter” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Highvista Strategies Llc decreased Baxter Intl Inc (NYSE:BAX) stake by 7,021 shares to 19,166 valued at $1.24 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) stake by 19,700 shares and now owns 3,200 shares. Liberty Interactive Corp was reduced too.

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