Sonoco Products Company (SON) Forms $50.62 Double Top; Epoch Investment Partners Decreased Kimberly Clark (KMB) Holding

Epoch Investment Partners Inc decreased Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) stake by 2.14% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Epoch Investment Partners Inc sold 39,421 shares as Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)’s stock declined 3.59%. The Epoch Investment Partners Inc holds 1.80M shares with $212.11 million value, down from 1.84M last quarter. Kimberly Clark Corp now has $39.64B valuation. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $113.02. About 1.06M shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Sonoco Products Company (SON) formed double top with $52.14 target or 3.00% above today’s $50.62 share price. Sonoco Products Company (SON) has $5.03B valuation. The stock increased 0.86% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $50.62. About 162,148 shares traded. Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has risen 9.55% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.15% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 26 investors sold Sonoco Products Company shares while 98 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 69.34 million shares or 1.59% less from 70.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ray Gerald L And Limited holds 0.03% or 5,000 shares in its portfolio. Signaturefd Limited Liability Company holds 4,690 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associate Limited Liability Com has 213,274 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc invested 0.01% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Carroll Fin Assocs owns 45,028 shares. M&T Bankshares Corporation invested in 51,642 shares. Moreover, Jacobus Wealth Incorporated has 0.18% invested in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) for 13,525 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 0.01% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Vnbtrust Association reported 12,539 shares. Fincl Counselors reported 0.28% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). California Public Employees Retirement Sys invested in 254,300 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership accumulated 1.28M shares or 0.03% of the stock. United Kingdom-based Hsbc Public Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON). Lpl Fincl Ltd Company owns 10,832 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ing Groep Nv invested in 0.01% or 12,173 shares.

Among 13 analysts covering Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Sonoco Products Company has $60.0 highest and $38 lowest target. $51.44’s average target is 1.62% above currents $50.62 stock price. Sonoco Products Company had 37 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Vertical Research upgraded the shares of SON in report on Wednesday, August 2 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 1. Macquarie Research upgraded the shares of SON in report on Monday, November 23 to “Outperform” rating. Barclays Capital upgraded the shares of SON in report on Friday, December 15 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Vertical Research on Friday, March 18. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 16 by Deutsche Bank. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, December 7 by Barclays Capital.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $366,758 activity. Another trade for 5,645 shares valued at $295,754 was sold by Saunders Barry L. On Monday, October 2 Thompson Marcy J sold $28,815 worth of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) or 565 shares. The insider ARTHUR VICKI B sold $38,531. Florence John M sold 75 shares worth $3,658.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 26 by B. Riley & Co. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Tuesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, May 30. The company was maintained on Monday, March 21 by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, April 26 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform”. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, October 20 to “Underweight”. On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Bank of America maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) rating on Tuesday, October 24. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $120 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, October 25.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $2.77 million activity. Underhill Kimberly K also sold $2.77M worth of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Monday, January 29.

Epoch Investment Partners Inc increased Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co (NYSE:RS) stake by 57,131 shares to 297,129 valued at $22.63M in 2017Q3. It also upped Danaher Corp Del (NYSE:DHR) stake by 5,046 shares and now owns 3.95M shares. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. 245.40 million shares or 1.70% more from 241.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Smithfield Trust holds 0.11% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) or 6,866 shares. Catalyst Advsr Limited Com reported 25,000 shares. Vaughan David Invests Il has 582,060 shares. Moreover, Viking Fund Mgmt Limited Liability has 0.98% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 52,500 shares. Lvm Capital Mngmt Ltd Mi invested in 0.05% or 1,725 shares. Pacific Global Investment invested 0.45% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). New Vernon Invest Mngmt Limited Com invested in 4,480 shares. Mutual Of America Cap Management Ltd Liability Com stated it has 57,951 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Columbia Asset Mgmt reported 3,425 shares. Mcf Limited Company invested in 2,471 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Cornerstone Incorporated owns 1,713 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Banque Pictet Cie Sa has 0.02% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 5,780 shares. Burt Wealth Advsr holds 0.02% or 206 shares. St Germain D J holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 1,916 shares. Raymond James And Associates reported 0.32% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB).