North Star Investment Management Trimmed Acme Utd Com (ACU) Position By $372,020; National Planning Has Lowered By $1.38 Million Its General Electric Co (GE) Holding

National Planning Corp decreased General Electric Co (GE) stake by 27.76% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. National Planning Corp sold 57,691 shares as General Electric Co (GE)’s stock declined 7.64%. The National Planning Corp holds 150,131 shares with $3.63M value, down from 207,822 last quarter. General Electric Co now has $129.56B valuation. The stock increased 3.39% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $14.94. About 129.06M shares traded or 38.86% up from the average. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

North Star Investment Management Corp decreased Acme Utd Corp Com (ACU) stake by 2.81% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. North Star Investment Management Corp sold 16,910 shares as Acme Utd Corp Com (ACU)’s stock rose 7.40%. The North Star Investment Management Corp holds 585,275 shares with $13.46M value, down from 602,185 last quarter. Acme Utd Corp Com now has $80.94 million valuation. The stock decreased 3.42% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $23.99. About 6,621 shares traded or 1.80% up from the average. Acme United Corporation (NYSEMKT:ACU) has risen 52.96% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.26% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Acme United had 2 analyst reports since July 1, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Singular Research maintained the shares of ACU in report on Wednesday, August 10 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Friday, July 1.

North Star Investment Management Corp increased Texas Instrs Inc Com (NASDAQ:TXN) stake by 4,338 shares to 14,300 valued at $1.28M in 2017Q3. It also upped Consolidated Comm Hldgs Inc Com (NASDAQ:CNSL) stake by 200,003 shares and now owns 323,809 shares. Ishares S&P 500 Value Etf (IVE) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.42, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 5 investors sold ACU shares while 8 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 1.85 million shares or 2.02% more from 1.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Macquarie Gru has 0% invested in Acme United Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU) for 1,400 shares. 11,000 were reported by Neuberger Berman Grp Limited Liability Company. Brown Brothers Harriman owns 100 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 200 shares. Cap Mgmt Corporation Va has invested 0.45% in Acme United Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU). Dimensional Fund LP holds 127,817 shares. Zpr Invest has 0.48% invested in Acme United Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU). Delphi Ma reported 22,933 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Acme United Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU) for 93,501 shares. First Manhattan holds 0% or 13,224 shares. Teton Advsr Incorporated has invested 0.27% in Acme United Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU). Bridgeway Capital Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Acme United Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU). Ancora Limited Liability holds 0.03% or 21,452 shares. Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc) owns 4 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag invested in 0% or 10,789 shares.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $57,168 activity. $57,168 worth of stock was sold by JOHNSEN WALTER C on Tuesday, August 22.

Analysts await Acme United Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:ACU) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, up 53.33% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.15 per share. ACU’s profit will be $776,037 for 26.08 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.32 actual earnings per share reported by Acme United Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.13% negative EPS growth.

Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 9 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. General Electric Company has $67 highest and $15.0 lowest target. $27.19’s average target is 81.99% above currents $14.94 stock price. General Electric Company had 88 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock has “Buy” rating by Langenberg on Monday, November 13. On Monday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold”. Standpoint Research initiated General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Friday, July 22 with “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, October 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by TheStreet given on Wednesday, August 26. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to “Perform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 22 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 28 by Tigress Financial.

National Planning Corp increased Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VGK) stake by 6,557 shares to 48,731 valued at $2.84M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vanguard Charlotte Fds (BNDX) stake by 57,590 shares and now owns 377,708 shares. Ishares Tr (IJK) was raised too.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $2.50 million activity. TISCH JAMES S bought $2.46 million worth of stock. 2,689 shares were bought by DIMITRIEF ALEXANDER, worth $43,446 on Friday, January 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Guardian Invest Management invested 3.7% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Eagleclaw Capital Managment invested in 15,050 shares. South State Corporation reported 1.1% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Umb Bancshares N A Mo holds 0.31% or 367,686 shares in its portfolio. Train Babcock Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.35% or 26,250 shares. United Svcs Automobile Association holds 0.44% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 6.20M shares. Keating Invest Counselors has invested 2.59% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Centurylink Investment Mngmt Co owns 0.64% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 81,707 shares. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Limited Liability Corp stated it has 356,255 shares. Portland Advsr Limited Liability has invested 0.83% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Cobblestone Capital Advsr Limited Ny, New York-based fund reported 416,911 shares. Evermay Wealth Limited reported 0.75% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Independent Investors reported 106,169 shares or 1.07% of all its holdings. Northeast Investment Management has invested 1.53% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Community Fincl Bank Of Raymore stated it has 10.01% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).