As Williams Sonoma (WSM) Stock Value Rose, Speece Thorson Capital Group Has Raised Holding by $2.17 Million; Bank Of The West Raised Morgan Stanley (MS) Stake by $1.75 Million; Shares Declined

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Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc increased its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc (WSM) by 68.83% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc bought 43,368 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.90% with the market. The hedge fund held 106,372 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $5.37 million, up from 63,004 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc who had been investing in Williams Sonoma Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.54B market cap company. The stock increased 1.17% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $57.75. About 756,208 shares traded. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 11.72% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.35% the S&P500. Some Historical WSM News: 14/03/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC – SEES 2018 NON-GAAP DILUTED EPS $4.12 – $4.22; 07/03/2018 – Pottery Barn Launches Partnership with International Designer and Horticulturist Jamie Durie; 14/03/2018 – Williams-Sonoma Raises Dividend to 43c Vs. 39c; 23/05/2018 – Correct: Williams-Sonoma 1Q Rev $1.2B; 23/05/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC – SEES FY 2018 CAPITAL SPENDING $200 MLN – $220 MLN; 14/03/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC – MERCHANDISE INVENTORIES AT END OF FY 17 INCREASED 8.6% TO $1.062 BLN FROM $978 MLN AT END OF FY 16; 08/03/2018 – Williams Sonoma Celebrates International Women’s Day; 23/05/2018 – Williams-Sonoma Sees 2Q Rev $1.25B-$1.275B; 23/05/2018 – Williams-Sonoma 1Q Comparable Brand Rev Growth 5.5%; 15/03/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC WSM.N : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $56 FROM $54

Bank Of The West increased its stake in Morgan Stanley (MS) by 111.76% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bank Of The West bought 44,929 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.31% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 85,130 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.38M, up from 40,201 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bank Of The West who had been investing in Morgan Stanley for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $81.23 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.44% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $48.17. About 11.45 million shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has declined 22.92% since April 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.29% the S&P500. Some Historical MS News: 16/05/2018 – Argentina Trips Up Fidelity, Morgan Stanley and Other Big Investors; 22/04/2018 – Telstra Target Price Cut 12% to A$3/Share by Morgan Stanley; 15/03/2018 – Investing.com: Saudi Arabia picks Citi, Goldman, HSBC, Morgan Stanley for new bond; 30/04/2018 – New York Post: Morgan Stanley boosting salaries for college recruits; 18/04/2018 – MORGAN STANLEY – QTRLY FIXED INCOME SALES AND TRADING NET REVENUES OF $1.9 BLN INCREASED FROM $1.7 BLN A YEAR AGO; 20/03/2018 – Morgan Stanley’s Kelleher Can’t Wait for Electronic Bond Trading; 18/04/2018 – Morgan Stanley reported a record profit and revenue for the first quarter on Wednesday, as its trading business did better than expected; 11/05/2018 – Goldman Sachs Wins Back Senior Banker Poached by Morgan Stanley; 01/05/2018 – Tetra Technologies at Morgan Stanley Conference May 7; 18/04/2018 – Morgan Stanley 1Q Wealth Mgmt Net Rev $4.37B

More notable recent Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “60 Biggest Movers From Yesterday – Benzinga” on March 22, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “After-Hours Movers 03/20: (PTE) (WSM) (NTN) Higher; (GES) (CBMG) (OGEN) (more…) – StreetInsider.com” published on March 20, 2019, Fool.com published: “At Home Looks for New Home 2 Years After IPO – Motley Fool” on April 16, 2019. More interesting news about Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Bearish Analysts Discuss Williams-Sonoma’s Strong Q4 Earnings (NYSE:WSM) – Benzinga” published on March 21, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “7 Stocks To Watch For March 20, 2019 – Benzinga” with publication date: March 20, 2019.

Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc, which manages about $408.00 million and $333.82 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Commerce Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:CBSH) by 7,519 shares to 115,711 shares, valued at $6.52M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Valmont Inds Inc (NYSE:VMI) by 7,063 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 63,962 shares, and cut its stake in C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.29, from 1.06 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 63 investors sold WSM shares while 116 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 85.80 million shares or 0.53% less from 86.25 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. World Asset Incorporated owns 4,769 shares. Bryn Mawr Tru accumulated 93,640 shares. Raymond James Advsr reported 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc stated it has 6,639 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. National Bank & Trust Of America Corp De holds 303,830 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Blair William Il invested 0% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Deutsche Natl Bank Ag has 58,615 shares. Mogy Joel R Inv Counsel Inc accumulated 9,700 shares. Hsbc Hldg Plc reported 0% stake. Moreover, Euclidean Mgmt Llc has 1.19% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Fund Mgmt invested in 0% or 8,014 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys, a California-based fund reported 132,762 shares. Federated Pa owns 50,828 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Blackrock invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Strs Ohio reported 5,745 shares.

More notable recent Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “5 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday: BAC, MS, O – Investorplace.com” on April 16, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Mike Khouw Sees Unusual Options Activity In Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) – Benzinga” published on April 17, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “8 Stocks To Watch For April 17, 2019 – Benzinga” on April 17, 2019. More interesting news about Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GS) – With More Big Bank Reports Ahead, New Life Seen In Housing, IPO Areas – Benzinga” published on April 12, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Freeport-McMoRan, Morgan Stanley and Hartford Financial Services Group – Investorplace.com” with publication date: April 05, 2019.

Bank Of The West, which manages about $831.44M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Delta Air Lines Inc Del (NYSE:DAL) by 40,007 shares to 220,181 shares, valued at $10.99 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cbs Corp New (NYSE:CBS) by 31,597 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 29,860 shares, and cut its stake in Simon Ppty Group Inc New (NYSE:SPG).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.03 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 80 investors sold MS shares while 321 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes. 1.42 billion shares or 0.56% less from 1.43 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Tctc Lc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 20,775 shares. Maverick Cap Ltd reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Private Advisor Group Ltd Company invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Beaumont Partners Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 11,521 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 2.17M shares stake. Whittier Tru Communications Of Nevada holds 0.01% or 2,277 shares. Tarbox Family Office Incorporated owns 0.01% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 861 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Lc holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 1.27 million shares. Grassi Inv invested in 129,000 shares or 0.88% of the stock. Millennium Limited Liability stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Utd Capital Financial Advisers Limited Liability Com holds 25,760 shares. Lifeplan Financial Grp owns 141 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Loomis Sayles & LP reported 7,208 shares. 39,339 were reported by Oppenheimer & Inc. 2.31 million are owned by Parallax Volatility Advisers L P.

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