As Danaher Del Com (DHR) Share Price Rose, Holder Df Dent & Co Increased Its Stake; Darden Restaurants (DRI) Shareholder Kepos Capital LP Lowered Its Stake as Valuation Declined

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Df Dent & Co Inc increased its stake in Danaher Corp Del Com (DHR) by 11% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Df Dent & Co Inc bought 41,538 shares as the company’s stock rose 17.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 419,135 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $43.22M, up from 377,597 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Df Dent & Co Inc who had been investing in Danaher Corp Del Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $89.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.64% or $3.38 during the last trading session, reaching $124.8. About 2.66 million shares traded. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 31.15% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.78% the S&P500. Some Historical DHR News: 09/03/2018 – PE Hub: Danaher claims victory for Summit’s Integrated DNA in $2 bln deal; 26/03/2018 – DANAHER CORP SAYS ON MARCH 23, 2018, CO ENTERED INTO A $1.0 BLN 364-DAY REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY – SEC FILING; 26/04/2018 – eMaint CMMS takes top honors in Plant Engineering and Uptime Magazine awards; 17/05/2018 – Fluke Calibration publishes second annual Calibration and Metrology Compensation Survey Results; 25/04/2018 – GE Didn’t Respond and There Are No Active Talks With Danaher; 19/04/2018 – Danaher Sees 2Q Adj EPS $1.07-Adj EPS $1.10; 23/04/2018 – Orthodontic Supplies Market to Hit 8.9% CAGR to 2023, Led by Align Technology, Inc. (US), 3M Company (US), and Danaher Corporation (US); 13/03/2018 – Tektronix Speeds Debug for 400G PAM4 Designs; 04/05/2018 – OC Oerlikon prepares IPO for drives division; 09/03/2018 – Danaher Sees Integrated DNA Deal Closing in Mid-2018

Kepos Capital Lp decreased its stake in Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI) by 73.99% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kepos Capital Lp sold 37,211 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.90% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 13,083 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.31 million, down from 50,294 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kepos Capital Lp who had been investing in Darden Restaurants Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.07 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.18% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $114.38. About 729,891 shares traded. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) has risen 20.22% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.85% the S&P500. Some Historical DRI News: 22/03/2018 – DARDEN EARNINGS CALL ENDS; 20/03/2018 – QSR Operators Leveraging Gig Economy Platform Targeting Restaurant Delivery Services; 22/03/2018 – Darden Restaurants 3Q Adj EPS $1.71; 22/03/2018 – Darden Restaurants 3Q Cont Ops EPS $1.74; 22/03/2018 – DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC – INCREASED ITS FINANCIAL OUTLOOK FOR FISCAL 2018; 22/03/2018 – Darden Restaurants 3Q EPS $1.73; 22/03/2018 – Darden Restaurants Increases Fincl Outlook for the Full Fiscal Yr; 20/03/2018 – INDIA DRI FILES CASE AGAINST NIRAV MODI FOR DIVERTING DIAMONDS; 20/04/2018 – DJ Darden Restaurants Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (DRI); 22/03/2018 – DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC – SEES 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED NET EARNINGS PER SHARE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS $4.75 TO $4.80

Df Dent & Co Inc, which manages about $4.01 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alphabet Inc Class C by 1,516 shares to 93,549 shares, valued at $96.88 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in O Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 3,624 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 50,667 shares, and cut its stake in Roper Technologies Inc (NYSE:ROP).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.22, from 1.22 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 57 investors sold DHR shares while 364 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 337 raised stakes. 528.30 million shares or 2.94% more from 513.23 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Pictet Comml Bank Trust Ltd owns 34,627 shares for 1.43% of their portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System invested in 0.26% or 847,506 shares. Edge Wealth Management Lc, a New York-based fund reported 2,035 shares. Manchester Cap Lc has invested 0.04% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Veritas Ltd Liability Partnership invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Hugh Johnson Limited Liability Company stated it has 36,125 shares or 1.37% of all its holdings. Jupiter Asset Mgmt holds 10,774 shares. Miles Cap invested in 0.27% or 2,699 shares. Illinois-based Savant Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.1% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). California-based West Oak has invested 0% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Ftb Advsrs Incorporated owns 0.04% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 4,170 shares. Moreover, Buffington Mohr Mcneal has 2.66% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Sva Plumb Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 33,957 shares. Banque Pictet Cie Sa owns 392,079 shares for 0.83% of their portfolio. Choate Investment holds 0.04% or 5,334 shares in its portfolio.

Since October 23, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $15.20 million activity. King William sold $5.43 million worth of stock or 53,433 shares. On Wednesday, November 7 the insider LUTZ ROBERT S sold $1.56 million. DANIEL WILLIAM K sold $2.92M worth of stock or 29,784 shares. $1.01 million worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) was sold by EHRLICH DONALD J on Tuesday, October 23. $541,464 worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) was sold by Joyce Thomas Patrick JR.

More notable recent Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “What 3M’s Big Changes Mean for Investors – Motley Fool” on April 09, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “3 Stocks Looking to Benefit From GE’s Misfortunes – The Motley Fool” published on March 24, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “General Electric: The Road To Junk Status Continues – Seeking Alpha” on April 14, 2019. More interesting news about Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why General Electric Stock Shouldn’t Trade Much Below $10 – Investorplace.com” published on March 29, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, Danaher, Lyft, Netflix, Qualcomm, Tesla, Texas Instruments, Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, Chipotle and More – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: April 17, 2019.

Kepos Capital Lp, which manages about $2.11 billion and $1.30 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc by 78,254 shares to 96,803 shares, valued at $3.79M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Deutsche Telekom Ag (NYSE:TMUS) by 33,616 shares in the quarter, for a total of 200,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN).

More notable recent Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Papa John’s Stock Is a Buy in the Wake of the Shaq Deal – Investorplace.com” on March 25, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Restaurant sales run positive in March – Seeking Alpha” published on April 12, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “The Street Has Mostly Bullish Reaction To Darden’s Q3 (NYSE:DRI) – Benzinga” on March 22, 2019. More interesting news about Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Molly D. VandenHeuvel Announced as Chief Operating Officer – GlobeNewswire” published on April 15, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Darden Restaurants, Jack Henry & Associates, Scholastic, ShotSpotter, TEGNA, and Zix — New Horizons, Emerging Trends, and Upcoming Developments – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: April 03, 2019.

Since February 1, 2019, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $164,169 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 1.02 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 41 investors sold DRI shares while 164 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 108.28 million shares or 3.49% more from 104.62 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Boston Advsrs Ltd Company reported 0.31% stake. First Midwest Bankshares Trust Division holds 0.39% or 25,645 shares in its portfolio. Indiana-based 1St Source State Bank has invested 0.04% in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). New England And has 0.19% invested in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). Federated Pa has 0% invested in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). Amer Century owns 1.35M shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 8,767 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Psagot Invest House stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). 28,900 are owned by Hennessy Advsr. Pinnacle Assocs Ltd invested in 3,435 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Pictet Asset Mngmt Limited reported 160,280 shares. Inverness Counsel Limited Liability Com Ny owns 129,070 shares. Cap Fund Mgmt Sa has 187,949 shares. Atria Invs Ltd Llc reported 19,277 shares stake. Whittier holds 2,534 shares.

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