2017 Q4 Sentiment for Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG) at 9.88

May 3, 2018 - By Sarah Holford

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Positions for Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG)

“Big money sentiment for Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG) in Q4 2017 increased to 9.88, SEC filings reveal. So its up 8.92, from 2017Q3’s 0.96. 316 institutional investors increased and started new positions, while 32 cut down and sold holdings in Graco Inc so the sentiment has improved. Funds own 278.85 million shares, up from 46.98 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Graco Inc in top 10 decreased from 7 to 6 for a decrease of 1. In total 25 funds closed positions, 7 reduced and 257 increased. Also 59 funds bought new Graco Inc stakes.

Biggest Graco Inc Shareholders

Underhill Investment Management Llc owns 310,200 shares in Graco Inc as of Q4 2017. As of Q4 2017, 7.08 million shares of Graco Inc are owned by Mairs & Power Inc. Furthermore, Snyder Capital Management L P reported 1.57 million shares in Graco Inc equivalent to 3.55% of its portfolio. Jlb & Associates Inc revealed 322,471 shares position in Graco Inc. The New Jersey-based fund Quantum Capital Management Llc Nj looks positive on Graco Inc, possessing 216,786 shares.

Graco Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and markets systems and equipment used to move, measure, control, dispense, and spray fluid and powder materials worldwide.The company has $7.39 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Industrial, Process, and Contractor.The P/E ratio is 30.41. The Industrial segment offers proportioning systems that are used to spray polyurethane foam and polyurea coatings; vapor-abrasive blasting equipment; equipment that pumps, meters, mixes, and dispenses sealant, adhesive, and composite materials; and gel coat equipment, chop and wet-out systems, resin transfer molding systems, and applicators.

GGG reached $44.09 during the last trading session after $0.27 change.Graco Inc. has 779,173 shares volume, 4.21% up from normal. GGG is uptrending and has moved 44.03% since May 3, 2017. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 32.48%.

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Communication reported 0% stake. Utd Cap Advisers Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Valley Natl Advisers reported 0.04% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Meristem Ltd Liability Partnership owns 6,384 shs. 7,800 are owned by Crestpoint Capital Limited Liability Corp. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Lc reported 0.08% of its capital in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Legal And General Gru Public Limited Co owns 194,978 shs for 0.01% of their capital. Montrusco Bolton Investments owns 90,348 shs or 0.22% of their US capital. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt holds 24,597 shs. Creative Planning stated it has 15,862 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Planning Alternatives Limited Adv has 0.14% invested in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Tiverton Asset Ltd has invested 0.01% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Ahl Llp reported 106,179 shs or 0.07% of all its holdings. Cadence Cap Mgmt Lc reported 34,223 shs stake. Massachusetts-based Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG).

Graco Inc. registered $7.47 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 5 sales since December 13, 2017. On Wednesday, December 13 $1.68 million worth of stock was sold by Rothe Christian E. CARROLL WILLIAM J also sold $1.24M worth of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) shs.

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) Ratings Coverage

In total 8 analysts cover Graco (NYSE:GGG). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 7 are “Hold”. (NYSE:GGG) has 13% bullish analysts. 10 are the (NYSE:GGG)’s ratings reports on 3 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, December 13 Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of GGG in report with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm earned “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co. The stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 30. In Monday, January 22 report Seaport Global maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. In Tuesday, January 30 report SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $45.0 target. In Wednesday, April 4 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5200 target. On Tuesday, January 23 the rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy”. On Wednesday, January 3 RBC Capital Markets maintained Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) rating. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $49.0 target.

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