Clarkston Capital Partners Has Decreased Its Stake in Post Hldgs (POST) by $812,125; Sumitomo Life Insurance Company Has Decreased Position in Automatic Data Processing Com (ADP) by $643,734 as Valuation Rose

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Clarkston Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Post Hldgs Inc (POST) by 1.59% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc sold 9,125 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 564,340 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $50.30 million, down from 573,465 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Post Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.84B market cap company. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $102.93. About 870,187 shares traded or 22.55% up from the average. Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has risen 32.01% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.64% the S&P500. Some Historical POST News: 31/05/2018 – Post Holdings Non-Deal Roadshow Set By SunTrust for Jun. 7; 25/05/2018 – POST HOLDINGS INC – CAUSE OF FIRE AT ITS MICHAEL FOODS PLANT, WHICH STARTED IN DUCT WORK OF AN OVEN, IS BEING INVESTIGATED; 15/05/2018 – JAPAN POST HOLDINGS 6178.T 2017/18 GROUP NET PROFIT 460.62 BLN YEN VS LOSS 28.98 YEN, 2018/19 FORECAST PROFIT 330.00 BLN YEN (-28.4 %); 08/03/2018 – POST HOLDINGS INC – TERM LOAN MATURITY DATE OF MAY 24, 2024; 08/03/2018 – POST HOLDINGS – AMENDMENT REDUCES INTEREST RATE ON TERM LOAN BY 25 BASIS POINTS TO EURODOLLAR RATE PLUS 2.00% OR BASE RATE PLUS 1.00%; 19/03/2018 – JAPAN POST HOLDINGS FORECASTS 450.00B YEN FY17 NET INCOME; 17/05/2018 – POST HOLDINGS REPORTS CONFIDENTIAL SUBMISSION OF IPO AMENDMENT; 03/05/2018 – Post Holdings 2Q EPS $1.20; 15/05/2018 – Japan Post Holdings FY Rev Y12.92T Vs Y13.33T; 28/03/2018 – Post Holdings Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of its Pri

Sumitomo Life Insurance Company decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc Com (ADP) by 17.09% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sumitomo Life Insurance Company sold 4,914 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,837 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.13 million, down from 28,751 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sumitomo Life Insurance Company who had been investing in Automatic Data Processing Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $67.66B market cap company. The stock increased 1.17% or $1.8 during the last trading session, reaching $155.31. About 2.41M shares traded. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 34.69% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.32% the S&P500. Some Historical ADP News: 13/04/2018 – ADP ADP.PA – PASSENGER TRAFFIC AT TAV AIRPORTS INCREASED BY 20.7% IN MARCH AND BY 23.4% SINCE BEGINNING OF YEAR; 02/05/2018 – ADP 3Q REV. $3.7B, EST. $3.67B; 06/05/2018 – FRENCH STATE SHOULD SELL ADP STAKE, FRANCAIS DES JEUX: LE MAIRE; 11/04/2018 – Automatic Data Processing Boosts Dividend By 9.5% — MarketWatch; 13/03/2018 – SAMURA KAMARA OF RULING ADP PARTY FINISHES SECOND IN FIRST ROUND WITH 42.7 PERCENT AND WILL COMPETE IN RUN-OFF – SIERRA LEONE ELECTION COMMISSION; 04/05/2018 – ADP: The French government has not yet made a decision about its stakes in airport operator ADP, utility Engie and state lottery Francaise des Jeux, a source in the president’s office said on Friday; 23/05/2018 – May 2018 ADP National Employment Report®, ADP Small Business Report® and ADP National Franchise Report® to be Released on WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018; 25/04/2018 – U.S. Wages Grow 2.9 Percent Over Past Year, Information Industry Experienced Highest Wage Growth of 5.6 Percent; 16/05/2018 – ADP ADP.PA – IN APRIL 2018 FRENCH OVERSEAS TERRITORIES (+11.9%), MIDDLE EAST (+4.0%), AFRICA (+1.5%) AND ASIA-PACIFIC (+1.2%) WERE UP; 04/05/2018 – MESSAGERIES ADP SIGNS MAJOR PACT WITH HACHETTE CANADA

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.09, from 1.08 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 27 investors sold POST shares while 96 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 70.52 million shares or 0.62% less from 70.96 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Earnest Prns Lc accumulated 0% or 34 shares. Stephens Inc Ar accumulated 3,690 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership reported 2.44M shares stake. Natixis Advsr LP reported 52,242 shares. Raymond James Tru Na invested in 0.02% or 2,845 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc accumulated 119,277 shares. Invesco Ltd reported 200,527 shares. Tributary Cap Mngmt Limited Com has 16,300 shares. 199,532 were accumulated by Gotham Asset Management Limited. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). 82,375 are owned by University Of Notre Dame Du Lac. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny holds 0.04% or 21,003 shares. Vanguard Gp invested in 0.02% or 5.92 million shares. Missouri-based Moneta Gp Inv Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 0.06% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Contravisory Investment has 0.06% invested in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) for 1,534 shares.

Analysts await Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.13 earnings per share, up 6.60% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.06 per share. POST’s profit will be $75.14 million for 22.77 P/E if the $1.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by Post Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.80% EPS growth.

More notable recent Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Advance Auto Parts lower post Q4 results – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies +6.3% post Q4 results – Seeking Alpha” published on February 25, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Earnings Scheduled For February 19, 2019 – Benzinga” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “BlueLinx Holdings down 19% post Q4 results – Seeking Alpha” published on March 13, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Roadrunner Transportation down 14% post Q4 results – Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE:RRTS) – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 12, 2019.

Since February 6, 2019, it had 3 buys, and 1 sale for $16.25 million activity. $3.50M worth of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) was bought by STIRITZ WILLIAM P on Friday, February 8. 280 Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) shares with value of $28,157 were bought by CALLISON EDWIN H.

Clarkston Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $457.76M and $2.60 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Artisan Partners Asset Mgmt (NYSE:APAM) by 1.39M shares to 2.05M shares, valued at $45.25M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) by 3,957 shares in the quarter, for a total of 239,988 shares, and has risen its stake in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP).

Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $1.69 earnings per share, up 11.18% or $0.17 from last year’s $1.52 per share. ADP’s profit will be $736.22 million for 22.97 P/E if the $1.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual earnings per share reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.12% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.82 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 0.75 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 61 investors sold ADP shares while 442 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 295 raised stakes. 359.86 million shares or 8.38% more from 332.04 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Beaumont Finance Partners Ltd Liability accumulated 3,734 shares. M&R Cap Mngmt owns 3,835 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Abner Herrman Brock Llc reported 2.76% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Beck Mack And Oliver Ltd Com holds 0.02% or 4,351 shares. Horan Capital Mngmt holds 0.13% or 4,837 shares. C M Bidwell Associates Ltd invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Pershing Square Cap Mgmt Ltd Partnership, a New York-based fund reported 4.07 million shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Incorporated owns 6,855 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. South Texas Money Mgmt reported 2,372 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 1.77% or 21,511 shares. Japan-based Asset Mngmt One Com Limited has invested 0.22% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability accumulated 12,048 shares. Cap City Fl holds 0.44% or 7,244 shares in its portfolio. Factory Mutual Company owns 79,000 shares. Gru invested 0.11% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP).

Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, which manages about $721.52M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cvs Health Corp Com (NYSE:CVS) by 9,767 shares to 32,409 shares, valued at $2.12 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Raytheon Co Com New (NYSE:RTN) by 2,583 shares in the quarter, for a total of 17,571 shares, and has risen its stake in Edwards Lifesciences Corp Com (NYSE:EW).

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