Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Lifted Costco Whsl New (COST) Holding By $7.00 Million; Ing Prime Rate Trust (PPR) Has 0.69 Sentiment

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Ing Prime Rate Trust (PPR) investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.53, from 1.22 in 2017Q4. The ratio has worsened, as 25 investment professionals opened new or increased positions, while 36 cut down and sold their holdings in Ing Prime Rate Trust. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 41.64 million shares, up from 40.94 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Ing Prime Rate Trust in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 19 Reduced: 17 Increased: 17 New Position: 8.

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc increased Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) stake by 55.65% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc acquired 37,232 shares as Costco Whsl Corp New (COST)’s stock rose 2.88%. The Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc holds 104,134 shares with $19.62M value, up from 66,902 last quarter. Costco Whsl Corp New now has $92.58B valuation. The stock increased 0.54% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $211.1. About 1.62M shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 13.52% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.95% the S&P500. Some Historical COST News: 07/03/2018 – Tax benefit bolsters Costco profit; 18/04/2018 – INTERVIEW-UPS goes Groupon, launching discounts for retailers; 24/04/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE REPORTS AN BOOST IN QTRLY CASH DIV; 04/05/2018 – MOODY’S DOWNGRADES BEVMO’S CFR TO CAA1; OUTLOOK NEGATIVE; 08/05/2018 – Costco 3Q EPS $1.38; 11/04/2018 – Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports March Sales Results; 09/05/2018 – Costco Wholesale April Same-Store Sales Up 10.9%; 18/05/2018 – Children’s National Dedicates Costco Wholesale Atrium in Recognition of 30-Year Partnership; 19/03/2018 – Whole Foods calls supplier summit amid Amazon angst; 11/04/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE – TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES EXCLUDING IMPACT FROM CHANGES IN GASOLINE PRICE,FOREIGN EXCHANGE UP 5.8% FOR 5 WEEKS ENDED APRIL 8

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc decreased Honeywell Intl Inc (NYSE:HON) stake by 10,823 shares to 327,907 valued at $47.39 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced Citigroup Inc New (NYSE:C) stake by 32,720 shares and now owns 1.62 million shares. Analog Devices Inc (NASDAQ:ADI) was reduced too.

Since December 22, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 sales for $20.64 million activity. $937,421 worth of stock was sold by Murphy James P. on Friday, January 5. 17,000 Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares with value of $3.15M were sold by Rose Timothy L.. GALANTI RICHARD A sold $958,087 worth of stock. 3,000 shares were sold by MEISENBACH JOHN W, worth $580,230. MOULTON PAUL G sold 11,674 shares worth $2.21 million. 5,000 shares valued at $943,080 were sold by Hines Daniel M. on Monday, January 8. $2.41 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by Miller Russell D on Thursday, April 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.06, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 62 investors sold COST shares while 440 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 371 raised stakes. 305.24 million shares or 0.97% less from 308.22 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Hexavest has 227,747 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. Moreover, Institute For Wealth Lc has 0.61% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 10,572 shares. Stralem Com Inc, New York-based fund reported 4,700 shares. The Tennessee-based Capwealth Advisors Limited Co has invested 0.1% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Qs Invsts Limited Liability Corp holds 0.08% or 41,638 shares in its portfolio. Mcrae Cap Mngmt reported 2,367 shares. Manufacturers Life The stated it has 0.29% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 129,236 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Braun Stacey Assoc accumulated 55,803 shares or 0.72% of the stock. Cetera Advsrs Ltd Liability Company, Colorado-based fund reported 7,627 shares. Investment House Limited Liability Company reported 74,236 shares. 9,804 were accumulated by Wealth Enhancement Advisory Ser Limited Liability. Calamos Wealth Mngmt Limited reported 0.79% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). The Japan-based Daiwa Sb has invested 0.21% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Ltd Com holds 1.77% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 14,381 shares.

Among 33 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Costco Wholesale has $230.0 highest and $144.0 lowest target. $197.53’s average target is -6.43% below currents $211.1 stock price. Costco Wholesale had 134 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was reinitiated by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 20 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $215.0 target in Thursday, March 8 report. As per Friday, December 15, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned “Buy” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 16. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 5 by Deutsche Bank. Oppenheimer maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Friday, February 12. Oppenheimer has “Outperform” rating and $160 target. On Tuesday, October 18 the stock rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of COST in report on Wednesday, June 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, December 5.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Should You Invest in Emerging Market ETFs Right Now?” on June 22, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Costco: Small Margins But Large Growth” published on June 15, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports May Sales Results” on June 07, 2018. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “BJ’s Wholesale preps for IPO” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Costco: Cheaper Than You Think” with publication date: June 15, 2018.

The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.06. About 201,115 shares traded. Voya Prime Rate Trust (PPR) has declined 5.00% since June 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.57% the S&P500.

Another recent and important Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) news was published by Tucson.com which published an article titled: “PPR – $.0242 May Dividend” on June 01, 2018.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $60,955 activity.

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