As Abbott Labs (ABT) Shares Rose, Holder Brookmont Capital Management Cut Position; Orinda Asset Management Has Upped Its Holding in Starwood Ppty Tr (STWD) by $337,250

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Orinda Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Starwood Ppty Tr Inc (STWD) by 22.71% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Orinda Asset Management Llc bought 17,750 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 95,900 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.89 million, up from 78,150 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Orinda Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Starwood Ppty Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.31B market cap company. It closed at $22.58 lastly. It is up 11.95% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.58% the S&P500. Some Historical STWD News: 13/03/2018 – MEDIA-Funds Starwood, Blackstone mull buying NH Hotels stake from HNA – El Confidencial; 18/04/2018 – Starwood Capital Group Closes 11th Opportunistic Real Estate Fund At $7.55B; 27/03/2018 – FONCIÈRE DES RÉGIONS HAS CONFIRMED THAT EXCLUSIVE-RIGHTS DISCUSSIONS ARE UNDERWAY WITH STARWOOD CAPITAL FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING A PORTFOLIO OF FOURTEEN 4- AND 5-STAR HOTELS IN MAJOR CITIES; 18/04/2018 – STARWOOD CAPITAL GROUP SAYS IMMOFINANZ OFFER PRICE OF 2.10/SHARE; 15/03/2018 – STARWOOD SAID IN TALKS TO BUILD NEW DISTRICT IN LONDON’S DOCKS; 19/04/2018 – STARWOOD VP VISCIUS SAYS “A BIT OF FANTASY” BUILT INTO SHARE PRICES OF CA IMMO AND IMMOFINANZ, STARWOOD OFFERS FAIR; 27/03/2018 – CA lmmo says needs details before weighing any Starwood offer; 22/03/2018 – PTA-Adhoc: CA Immobilien Anlagen AG: Voluntary public takeover offer by Starwood; 13/04/2018 – Victoria Park AB: Statement by the board of directors of Victoria Park regarding Starwood Capital Groups cash offer to the shareholders of Victoria Park; 27/03/2018 – FONCIERE DES REGIONS SA FDR.PA – CONFIRMS EXCLUSIVE-RIGHTS DISCUSSIONS ARE UNDERWAY WITH STARWOOD CAPITAL

Brookmont Capital Management decreased its stake in Abbott Labs (ABT) by 18.64% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brookmont Capital Management sold 10,764 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 46,987 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.40 million, down from 57,751 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brookmont Capital Management who had been investing in Abbott Labs for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $140.27B market cap company. The stock increased 1.11% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $79.86. About 11.99M shares traded or 78.64% up from the average. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has risen 33.73% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.36% the S&P500. Some Historical ABT News: 23/05/2018 – ABBOTT REPORTS POSITIVE OUTCOMES OF TENDYNE DEVICE STUDY; 18/04/2018 – Abbott Labs Sees 2Q Adj EPS 70c-Adj EPS 72c; 18/04/2018 – Homegrown Diabetes Monitor Leads Abbott’s Sales (Correct); 18/05/2018 – ABBOTT: TO STUDY LAWS FOR SAFER SCHOOLS, PROTECTING 2ND AMEND; 29/03/2018 – ABBOTT LABORATORIES – NEW STUDY WILL EVALUATE WHETHER TREATMENT WITH CARDIOMEMS MONITOR IMPROVES SURVIVAL AND OUTCOMES FOR MORE PEOPLE; 23/05/2018 – ABBOTT CITES TENDYNE DEVICE FOR MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT; 03/05/2018 – ABBOTT LABORATORIES – EXPECTS ADVISOR HD GRID COMMERCIAL USE TO BEGIN ACROSS U.S. IN COMING MONTHS; 18/05/2018 – ABBOTT SAYS LAW ENFORCEMENT STILL SEARCHING, INVESTIGATING ENTIRE SCENE, LOOKING AT TWO RESIDENCES; 03/05/2018 – ABBOTT CITES FDA CLEARANCE OF ADVANCED MAPPING CATHETER; 18/05/2018 – ABBOTT: EXPLOSIVE DEVICES APPARENTLY WERE MADE BY THE SHOOTER

More notable recent Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Abbott Laboratories, American Express, Welbilt, Cinemark, Barnes Group, and Nevsun Resources — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 – GlobeNewswire” on February 27, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Abbott (ABT) Says Late-Breaking Data Presentations at ACC Highlight its Leading Cardiovascular Portfolio – StreetInsider.com” published on March 06, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Abbott Labs: A Long-Term Wealth Creator – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “FDA OKs expanded use for Abbott valve repair device – Seeking Alpha” published on March 14, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Daily Biotech Pulse: Puma Biotech Earnings, Mersana Offering, Orphan Drug Designation For Ascendis – Benzinga” with publication date: March 01, 2019.

Since September 20, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 8 sales for $32.08 million activity. Stratton John G also bought $249,875 worth of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) on Thursday, January 31. On Friday, September 28 the insider Salvadori Daniel Gesua Sive sold $366,957. Bracken Sharon J sold $127,044 worth of stock or 1,732 shares. On Thursday, September 20 Blaser Brian J sold $4.00 million worth of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) or 58,200 shares. 65,000 Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) shares with value of $4.62 million were sold by Watkin Jared. $10.30 million worth of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) was sold by WHITE MILES D on Wednesday, November 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 0.96 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 61 investors sold ABT shares while 576 reduced holdings. 143 funds opened positions while 434 raised stakes. 1.29 billion shares or 4.79% more from 1.23 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Scotia holds 0.23% or 242,409 shares. Farmers And Merchants Invests Inc invested in 132,723 shares or 0.73% of the stock. Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Management Limited Liability holds 0.12% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) or 24,834 shares. Richard Bernstein Advsrs Limited Company owns 73,141 shares. Massmutual Tru Fsb Adv has invested 0% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Salem Cap Mgmt owns 23,445 shares. 18,754 are held by Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il. Finemark Comml Bank Trust owns 40,369 shares. Covington Mngmt has invested 1.06% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Alley Limited Liability Company owns 118,376 shares. Cohen And Steers owns 118,951 shares. Griffin Asset Mngmt owns 123,145 shares or 1.5% of their US portfolio. Oarsman Capital reported 0.48% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Stratford Consulting Limited Liability, Texas-based fund reported 3,827 shares. Woodstock, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 121,248 shares.

Analysts await Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $0.61 earnings per share, up 3.39% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.59 per share. ABT’s profit will be $1.07B for 32.73 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.81 actual earnings per share reported by Abbott Laboratories for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -24.69% negative EPS growth.

Brookmont Capital Management, which manages about $415.17M and $146.92M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 4,108 shares to 32,058 shares, valued at $2.95M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Novartis A G (NYSE:NVS) by 6,894 shares in the quarter, for a total of 45,976 shares, and has risen its stake in Microchip Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MCHP).

Orinda Asset Management Llc, which manages about $286.18 million and $35.88M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in City Office Reit Inc (NYSE:CIO) by 37,171 shares to 131,893 shares, valued at $1.35M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Landmark Infrastructure Lp by 125,647 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 49,471 shares, and cut its stake in Wheeler Real Estate Invt Tr.

More notable recent Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Starwood Property Trust (STWD) Investor Presentation – Slideshow – Seeking Alpha” on December 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Peeling Back The Onion Of Starwood Property Trust – Seeking Alpha” published on November 13, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Starwood Property Trust declares $0.48 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on February 28, 2019. More interesting news about Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “More on Starwood Property Q3 results – Seeking Alpha” published on November 09, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Why I Doubled Down On This Top-Shelf 8.8%-Yielding Commercial Mortgage REIT – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 18, 2018.

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