Grassi Investment Management Boosted Its Kinder Morgan (KMI) Position; Multi-color (LABL) Shorts Raised By 14.19%

Grassi Investment Management increased Kinder Morgan (KMI) stake by 24.66% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Grassi Investment Management acquired 41,508 shares as Kinder Morgan (KMI)’s stock declined 10.34%. The Grassi Investment Management holds 209,859 shares with $4.03M value, up from 168,351 last quarter. Kinder Morgan now has $40.36 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.75% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $18.07. About 16.18M shares traded or 26.44% up from the average. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has risen 13.09% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.61% the S&P500.

Multi-color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) had an increase of 14.19% in short interest. LABL’s SI was 1.10 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 14.19% from 961,500 shares previously. With 98,200 avg volume, 11 days are for Multi-color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL)’s short sellers to cover LABL’s short positions. The SI to Multi-color Corporation’s float is 7.99%. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $74.75. About 63,885 shares traded. Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) has risen 31.02% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.32% the S&P500.

Multi-Color Corporation provides various label solutions. The company has market cap of $1.53 billion. The firm offers pressure sensitive labels; in-mold labels; heat transfer labels; shrink sleeve labels; cut and stack glue-applied labels comprising peel-away promotional labels, thermochromics, holographics, and metalized films; and promotional products, such as scratch-off coupons, static-clings, and tags. It has a 21.99 P/E ratio. It also provides graphic and pre-press services; and various print methods consisting of flexographic, lithographic, rotogravure, letterpress, and digital services.

Among 4 analysts covering Multi-Color (NASDAQ:LABL), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Multi-Color had 16 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $80 target in Wednesday, January 4 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, August 24 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of LABL in report on Friday, August 18 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, July 17 with “Hold”. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) on Tuesday, November 29 to “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 11. The stock of Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) has “Long-Term Buy” rating given on Monday, March 14 by Hilliard Lyons. As per Friday, October 2, the company rating was reinitiated by Hilliard Lyons. The stock has “Long-Term Buy” rating by Hilliard Lyons on Friday, April 29.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.33, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 9 investors sold Multi-Color Corporation shares while 32 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 12.24 million shares or 1.84% less from 12.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Clark invested 0.06% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 2,733 shares. Manufacturers Life The holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) for 64,479 shares. Qs Invsts Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) for 6 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P holds 0.02% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) or 660,588 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 0% invested in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) for 11,600 shares. Eaton Vance Management invested in 0.06% or 283,124 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp has invested 0% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Wells Fargo & Mn invested 0% of its portfolio in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Parkside Fincl Bank owns 6 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. California-based California Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Alphaone Inv Services invested 0.97% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Parametric Associates Limited Com owns 36,923 shares. 52,500 were accumulated by Federated Investors Pa. Ami Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.97% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL).

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $5.71 million activity. The insider Vinecombe Nigel A sold $845,333. 13,500 shares were sold by CONNOLLY CHARLES B, worth $970,317 on Wednesday, December 13. Another trade for 9,530 shares valued at $686,744 was sold by BUCK ROBERT R.

Among 22 analysts covering Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Kinder Morgan had 67 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 27 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, December 9, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, March 17. The rating was initiated by Bernstein with “Market Perform” on Wednesday, May 11. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 3 by Argus Research. The stock of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Raymond James. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, September 28. The stock of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 1.