Bank Of Nova Scotia Trimmed Parker Hannifin (PH) Holding by $9.42 Million; Stock Price Rose; Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel Position In Valero Energy (VLO) Was Raised

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Bank Of Nova Scotia decreased its stake in Parker Hannifin Corp (PH) by 61.12% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bank Of Nova Scotia sold 63,247 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.34% with the market. The institutional investor held 40,238 shares of the metal fabrications company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.00 million, down from 103,485 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bank Of Nova Scotia who had been investing in Parker Hannifin Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.32 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $187.98. About 604,509 shares traded. Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) has declined 1.54% since April 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.91% the S&P500. Some Historical PH News: 26/04/2018 – Parker-Hannifin 3Q Net $366M; 26/04/2018 – PARKER-HANNIFIN CORP PH.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $9.96 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 26/04/2018 – PARKER-HANNIFIN CORP – INVENTORIES AT QTR-END $1.73 BLN; 26/04/2018 – PARKER-HANNIFIN CORP – QTRLY ORDERS INCREASED 11% FOR TOTAL PARKER; 26/04/2018 – PARKER-HANNIFIN CORP PH.N SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED SHR $9.95 TO $10.15 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS; 26/04/2018 – PARKER-HANNIFIN 3Q ADJ EPS $2.80, EST. $2.63; 08/03/2018 – PARKER-HANNIFIN PH.N : JP MORGAN SAYS MANAGEMENT INTRODUCED NEW FIVE YEAR TARGETS THROUGH FY’23. NOW EXPECTS OPERATING MARGIN TO BE 19% BY FY’23; 15/03/2018 – Parker’s Sustainability Report Highlights Local Impact of Global Commitment to Responsible Operations; 19/04/2018 – PARKER BOOSTS QTRLY CASH DIV; 26/04/2018 – Parker-Hannifin Sees FY Adj EPS $9.95-Adj EPS $10.15

Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel increased its stake in Valero Energy Corp (VLO) by 37.71% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel bought 5,675 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.92% with the market. The institutional investor held 20,725 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.55 million, up from 15,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel who had been investing in Valero Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.69 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $87.85. About 1.76 million shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) has declined 9.13% since April 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.50% the S&P500. Some Historical VLO News: 27/04/2018 – Texas Emissions: 282866 – VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY EAST PLANT; 19/04/2018 – Valero Texas City refinery fire contained -Emergency Management; 19/04/2018 – UNITS AT VALERO QUEBEC REFINERY WERE SHUT ON APRIL 10 AND COULD BE DOWN UNTIL EARLY JUNE – llR; 12/03/2018 – Valero Completing Maintenance at Corpus Christi, Texas Refinery; 26/04/2018 – VALERO ENERGY – CONTINUES TO TARGET TOTAL PAYOUT RATIO BETWEEN 40 AND 50 PCT OF ADJ NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES FOR 2018; 08/03/2018 – DOT STB: Case Title: VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY COMPANY AND VALERO RAIL PARTNERS, LLC V. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY; 26/04/2018 – Valero Reports Flaring at McKee Refinery in Texas; 14/03/2018 – Valero Reports Operational Disruption at Port Arthur, Texas, Refinery; 23/04/2018 – Valero Reports Air Shutdown at Texas City Refinery; 19/04/2018 – VALERO HAS `LITTLE INFO’ ON CAUSE OF FIRE: SPOKESWOMAN

Since October 29, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $1.91 million activity. WEISENBURGER RANDALL J bought $1.82 million worth of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) on Tuesday, December 11. The insider EBERHART PAULETT bought 60 shares worth $5,174.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 128 investors sold VLO shares while 290 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 325.67 million shares or 3.16% more from 315.70 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Etrade Capital Management Limited Liability owns 8,840 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Triangle Wealth has invested 0.12% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Menta Capital Ltd Co owns 3,993 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Moreover, Donaldson Cap Limited Liability has 0.03% invested in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 3,382 shares. Cadence Savings Bank Na invested 0.17% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Amica Mutual owns 38,925 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested in 1.19M shares or 0.12% of the stock. Reilly Advsrs Ltd stated it has 86,336 shares. Peoples Fincl Serv holds 0% or 100 shares in its portfolio. First Personal Financial Service stated it has 0.04% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Waddell And Reed Financial accumulated 396,415 shares or 0.08% of the stock. First Interstate Commercial Bank stated it has 7,761 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Pittenger Anderson Incorporated holds 0.11% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) or 16,395 shares. Neumann Capital Management Ltd Liability Company accumulated 10,598 shares. Strategic Global Limited Co has invested 1.05% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO).

More notable recent Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Valero Energy Corporation Announces Pricing of Notes Offering – GlobeNewswire” on March 21, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Valero Energy Posts A Tremendous 2018 – Seeking Alpha” published on February 03, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “Why Exxon’s Dimmed Outlook Isn’t Hurting Refiners’ Stocks – 24/7 Wall St.” on April 10, 2019. More interesting news about Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “7 Energy Stocks to Buy Now – Investorplace.com” published on March 25, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks To Watch: Spotlight On Earnings, Pinterest And Apple-Qualcomm – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 13, 2019.

Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel, which manages about $93.52 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) by 14,835 shares to 12,930 shares, valued at $637,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 14,180 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 37,366 shares, and cut its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM).

Since February 7, 2019, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $355,325 activity. OBOURN CANDY M sold $150,178 worth of stock. Bowman William R sold $150,341 worth of stock.

Bank Of Nova Scotia, which manages about $21.36B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 621,335 shares to 4.60 million shares, valued at $34.80 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cdn Imperial Bk Comm Toronto (NYSE:CM) by 606,814 shares in the quarter, for a total of 6.12 million shares, and has risen its stake in Southern Co (NYSE:SO).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.15, from 1.03 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 65 investors sold PH shares while 192 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 100.62 million shares or 1.68% more from 98.95 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Scotia Cap holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) for 5,580 shares. Prudential holds 0.04% in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) or 170,952 shares. Moreover, Fjarde Ap has 0.15% invested in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH). Signaturefd Limited Com reported 1,185 shares stake. Sumitomo Mitsui Inc accumulated 517,567 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Wesbanco Bank has 5,215 shares. Chevy Chase Hldgs Inc has invested 0.08% in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH). Athena Capital Advsr Lc reported 214 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 230,000 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. South Dakota Inv Council accumulated 10,100 shares. Ashfield Cap Partners Limited Liability Com reported 11,806 shares. Korea Invest Corp holds 187,770 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. 1,454 are owned by Reliance Trust Of Delaware. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can reported 226,896 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Barclays Public Limited Com has invested 0.01% in Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH).

Analysts await Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $3.00 EPS, up 7.14% or $0.20 from last year’s $2.8 per share. PH’s profit will be $388.08M for 15.67 P/E if the $3.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.51 actual EPS reported by Parker-Hannifin Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.52% EPS growth.

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