Bank Of New York Mellon Cut Its Williams (WSM) Holding by $2.50 Million; Valuation Declined; Urban Outfitters Com (URBN) Shareholder Thompson Investment Management Has Cut Position as Market Valuation Declined

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Thompson Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Urban Outfitters Inc Com (URBN) by 12.93% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thompson Investment Management Inc sold 12,445 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.29% with the market. The institutional investor held 83,811 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.43M, down from 96,256 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thompson Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Urban Outfitters Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.51B market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $32.62. About 3.72 million shares traded or 43.50% up from the average. Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) has risen 15.83% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.83% the S&P500. Some Historical URBN News: 19/04/2018 – DJ Urban Outfitters Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (URBN); 22/05/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS INC URBN.O QUARTERLY SALES ROSE 12.4 PCT TO $856 MLN; 03/04/2018 – Urban Outfitters: More Upbeat Signs Emerge — Barrons.com; 02/04/2018 – Urban Outfitters’ CEO Pay Comparsion; 14/03/2018 – Urban Outfitters May Benefit, Industry Best in Almost 4 Years; 22/05/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS 1Q EPS 38C, EST. 31C; 27/03/2018 – “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer revisits mall retail and spots staggering signs of life from retailers like Abercrombie, Macy’s and Urban Outfitters; 10/04/2018 – URBAN OUTFITTERS INC URBN.O : JP MORGAN RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $43 FROM $42; 14/05/2018 – AFTERPAY TOUCH GROUP LTD APT.AX – U.S. MARKET LAUNCH COMMENCES; U.S. LAUNCH PARTNERS INCLUDE URBAN OUTFITTERS, INC; 25/04/2018 – SiteSpect Launches Visual Editor 2.0 to Empower Marketers without Coding Expertise

Bank Of New York Mellon Corp decreased its stake in Williams (WSM) by 1.62% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bank Of New York Mellon Corp sold 38,484 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.34% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.33 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $153.29 million, down from 2.37M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bank Of New York Mellon Corp who had been investing in Williams for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.23B market cap company. The stock increased 1.07% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $52.81. About 1.20M shares traded. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has declined 0.49% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 0.49% the S&P500. Some Historical WSM News: 07/03/2018 – Pottery Barn Launches Partnership with International Designer and Horticulturist Jamie Durie; 14/03/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC – SEES 2018 NON-GAAP DILUTED EPS $4.12 – $4.22; 23/05/2018 – Williams-Sonoma Raises 2018 full-Yr Guidance; 14/03/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC – SEES 2018 TOTAL NET REVENUES $5,475 MLN – $5,635 MILLION; 23/05/2018 – Williams-Sonoma 1Q West Elm Comparable Brand Rev Growth 9%; 15/03/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC WSM.N : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $56 FROM $54; 12/03/2018 – Williams Sonoma Announces Wedding Expo in Houston; 10/05/2018 – INSCAPE – PARTIES AGREED TO ALL TERMS, CONDITIONS, RESPONSIBILITIES, INCLUDING TRANSFER OF KENTWOOD WAREHOUSE TO WILLIAMS-SONOMA, ON MAY 9; 07/05/2018 – BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2018 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup; 23/05/2018 – WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC WSM.N FY2019 SHR VIEW $4.18, REV VIEW $5.57 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S

Analysts await Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) to report earnings on March, 13. They expect $1.96 EPS, up 16.67% or $0.28 from last year’s $1.68 per share. WSM’s profit will be $157.10M for 6.74 P/E if the $1.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.95 actual EPS reported by Williams-Sonoma, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 106.32% EPS growth.

Among 34 analysts covering Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), 4 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 12% are positive. Williams-Sonoma had 125 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of WSM in report on Thursday, August 24 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 16 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, November 10 report. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $48.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 17. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, January 11 by Wedbush. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 14 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, October 12. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Telsey Advisory Group.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.26, from 0.8 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 39 investors sold WSM shares while 122 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 86.25 million shares or 1.05% less from 87.17 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Speece Thorson Cap Incorporated holds 0.96% or 63,004 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board invested in 3,115 shares or 0% of the stock. Smithbridge Asset Mgmt Inc De accumulated 51,020 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Ltd invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Ironwood Limited Co holds 0.41% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) or 8,912 shares. Moreover, Federated Inc Pa has 0.01% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 33,770 shares. Select Equity Group Lp accumulated 3.61 million shares or 0% of the stock. Twin reported 109,240 shares. Mogy Joel R Investment Counsel stated it has 0.09% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Cove Street Ltd Co accumulated 0.11% or 15,723 shares. Syntal Cap Prtn Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 7,027 shares. Vident Inv Advisory Ltd Llc accumulated 81,021 shares. Amalgamated Retail Bank reported 15,525 shares. Schnieders Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.11% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Profund Advsr Limited Liability Com has 0.02% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM).

Since August 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.65 million activity. $1.68M worth of stock was sold by King David Randolph on Friday, August 31.

Bank Of New York Mellon Corp, which manages about $389.06B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in United Fire Group Inc (NASDAQ:UFCS) by 8,697 shares to 284,250 shares, valued at $14.43 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Heritage Financial Corp (NASDAQ:HFWA) by 36,948 shares in the quarter, for a total of 837,848 shares, and has risen its stake in Tivo Corp.

More notable recent Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “When The Market Gets It Wrong – Cramer’s Mad Money (8/23/18) – Seeking Alpha” on August 24, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Stocks To Watch: Tesla Twist And Retail Rally – Seeking Alpha” published on August 25, 2018, Fool.com published: “Should You Buy Williams-Sonoma at Its 52-Week High? – Motley Fool” on August 30, 2018. More interesting news about Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Williams Sonoma: A Hold – Seeking Alpha” published on May 29, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “How High Can Williams-Sonoma Climb? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: June 06, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.46, from 1.62 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold URBN shares while 96 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 80.81 million shares or 0.85% less from 81.50 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Bank & Trust Of America De reported 1.15 million shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bryn Mawr owns 5,900 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Signaturefd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Nuveen Asset Mgmt Lc invested in 0.16% or 727,742 shares. Utah Retirement has invested 0.01% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc holds 0.02% or 28,700 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp owns 2.86M shares. Next Group Inc invested in 200 shares. Bluemountain Lc invested 0.02% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Nuwave Mngmt Limited has 6,579 shares for 0.41% of their portfolio. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 0.02% in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0% or 5,070 shares in its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 0% or 49,233 shares. Assetmark holds 102 shares. Hanseatic Mgmt Serv invested in 18,334 shares.

More notable recent Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Urban Outfitters (URBN) Stock Moves -0.88%: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” on December 20, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Urban Outfitters, Inc. 2019 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” published on August 22, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Why Is Urban Outfitters (URBN) Down 7.8% Since Last Earnings Report? – Nasdaq” on December 19, 2018. More interesting news about Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Stocks To Watch: CES Headlines Action-Packed Week – Seeking Alpha” published on January 05, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Notable Wednesday Option Activity: URBN, HIIQ, LEN – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 09, 2019.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $891,205 activity.

Among 39 analysts covering Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Urban Outfitters Inc. had 159 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. M Partners initiated the shares of URBN in report on Thursday, September 17 with “Neutral” rating. FBR Capital maintained Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) rating on Tuesday, November 17. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $29 target. M Partners downgraded Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) on Monday, February 27 to “Sell” rating. The rating was initiated by Wolfe Research with “Peer Perform” on Tuesday, August 18. FBR Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $24.0 target in Tuesday, November 21 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 16 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, June 8. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 12 by Brean Capital. Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, November 17 report. The stock of Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, February 8.

Thompson Investment Management Inc, which manages about $2.99 billion and $560.75M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Celgene Corp Com (NASDAQ:CELG) by 11,100 shares to 96,178 shares, valued at $8.61M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Freeport (NYSE:FCX) by 29,185 shares in the quarter, for a total of 401,518 shares, and has risen its stake in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL).

Analysts await Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) to report earnings on March, 5. They expect $0.81 EPS, up 17.39% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.69 per share. URBN’s profit will be $87.18 million for 10.07 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual EPS reported by Urban Outfitters, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.71% EPS growth.

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