Birmingham Capital Management Co Inc decreased its stake in 3M Co Com (MMM) by 5.86% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Birmingham Capital Management Co Inc sold 2,330 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.23% with the market. The institutional investor held 37,450 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $7.14M, down from 39,780 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Birmingham Capital Management Co Inc who had been investing in 3M Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $102.94B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $178.59. About 2.84 million shares traded or 10.32% up from the average. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has declined 10.58% since May 9, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.95% the S&P500. Some Historical MMM News: 04/04/2018 – 3M: Marlene McGrath to Retire July 1; 20/03/2018 – MN House of Reps: Bipartisan bill would use 3M settlement dollars to test private wells; 24/04/2018 – 3M CO SEES FY EPS $8.68 TO $9.03, SAW $10.20 TO $10.70; 05/03/2018 – 3M Elevates Company Veteran to CEO as Thulin Shifts to New Role; 09/05/2018 – 3M: EVP, SAFETY-GRAPHICS GROUP FRANK LITTLE TO RETIRE JULY 1; 30/05/2018 – 3M INDIA LTD TMIN.NS – APPROVES PROPOSAL FOR INVESTMENT IN 3M ELECTRO & COMMUNICATION INDIA FOR AMOUNT NOT EXCEEDING 5.90 BLN RUPEES; 05/03/2018 – 3M CO – MICHAEL ROMAN APPOINTED 3M CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER; 04/04/2018 – C3 IOT ANNOUNCED MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH 3M TO PROVIDE C3 IOT Al AND IOT SOFTWARE PLATFORM TO SUPPORT 3M’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION; 19/04/2018 – DJ 3M Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MMM); 04/04/2018 – 3M Selects C3 IoT As Strategic Al Software Platform
Gfs Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 7.58% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gfs Advisors Llc sold 4,632 shares as the company’s stock rose 22.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 56,476 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $7.40 million, down from 61,108 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gfs Advisors Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $541.04 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $189.54. About 12.00 million shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has declined 4.87% since May 9, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.24% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 25/04/2018 – “Alphabet’s products seem to have more proven durability and utility in the lives of consumers than Facebook’s products, as displayed in recent weakness of users and usage in Facebook’s most mature and highly monetized market of North America,” the firm’s analyst writes; 09/04/2018 – Facebook suspends another data analytics firm after CNBC discovers it was using tactics like Cambridge Analytica:; 22/03/2018 – Mark Zuckerberg willing to testify on Facebook data leaks; 09/03/2018 – Facebook is getting exclusive rights to 25 Major League Baseball games; 10/04/2018 – Facebook CEO Faces Congress: Kamala Harris Puts Skills as Former Attorney General to Use; 21/03/2018 – Famed investor Bill Miller is still a believer in Facebook. via @cnbctech; 14/05/2018 – U.S. senators oppose trade group’s lawyer as consumer watchdog; 26/03/2018 – NBC10 Philadelphia: #Breaking:The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook’s privacy practices following a week of; 22/05/2018 – l THINK l WAS ABLE TO ADDRESS EU PARLIAMENT QUESTIONS IN HIGH-LEVEL AREAS-ZUCKERBERG; 28/03/2018 – Collins suggested Chris Cox, Facebook’s chief product officer, answer U.K. lawmakers’ questions on April 24
Since November 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 17 insider sales for $56.44 million activity. 55,000 shares were sold by Sandberg Sheryl, worth $7.75 million. Stretch Colin had sold 750 shares worth $128,408. Schroepfer Michael Todd had sold 38,185 shares worth $5.19 million. Taylor Susan J.S. also sold $290,400 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, November 15. 5,300 shares valued at $795,000 were sold by Cox Christopher K on Wednesday, January 30.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.42, from 1.13 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 143 investors sold FB shares while 740 reduced holdings. 166 funds opened positions while 465 raised stakes. 1.73 billion shares or 7.30% more from 1.61 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Willingdon Wealth holds 1.24% or 32,809 shares. Wealthtrust Fairport Ltd holds 0.38% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 27,416 shares. Meristem Family Wealth Limited Liability invested in 0.14% or 2,837 shares. First Tru Com holds 28,632 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. 100 were reported by Cordasco. Moreover, Fernwood Invest Limited Liability Corp has 2% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Invest House Limited Liability Corp, a California-based fund reported 243,076 shares. Baillie Gifford And Communication has invested 2.89% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan invested in 40,000 shares. Alkeon Cap Mngmt Limited invested in 1.46 million shares. Haverford Company holds 8,471 shares. Moreover, Rowland Investment Counsel Adv has 0% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1,441 shares. Telemus Limited Liability Com, Michigan-based fund reported 56,036 shares. C M Bidwell Associate Limited owns 230 shares. Lyon Street Lc, a California-based fund reported 10,000 shares.
More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Why Analysts See Clear Skies Ahead for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook – 24/7 Wall St.” on April 25, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Digital Advertising Is Increasingly Concentrated Among a Few Winners – Nasdaq” published on May 08, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Zuckerberg in hot seat of FTC probe – Seeking Alpha” on April 19, 2019. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Facebook Rolls Out A Redesign To Emphasize Groups (NASDAQ:FB) – Benzinga” published on May 01, 2019 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is in a win-win situation heading into FB’s earnings – Live Trading News” with publication date: April 24, 2019.
Gfs Advisors Llc, which manages about $755.79M and $373.66 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 906 shares to 4,462 shares, valued at $6.70 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA) by 9,291 shares in the quarter, for a total of 13,087 shares, and has risen its stake in Alphabet Inc.
Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.92 earnings per share, up 10.34% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.74 per share. FB’s profit will be $5.48 billion for 24.68 P/E if the $1.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.85 actual earnings per share reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 125.88% EPS growth.
Since January 30, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $17.44 million activity. 5,940 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares with value of $1.19M were sold by Lindekugel Jon T. $1.87M worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was sold by Keel Paul A on Friday, February 8. The insider Gangestad Nicholas C sold $942,450. 8,153 shares valued at $1.63M were sold by Vrohidis Ippocratis on Thursday, February 7. THULIN INGE G had sold 13,499 shares worth $2.70 million. 8,906 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares with value of $1.77 million were sold by Vale Michael G..
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.23, from 1.03 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 70 investors sold MMM shares while 588 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 407 raised stakes. 398.67 million shares or 7.34% more from 371.40 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Evanston Dba Evanston Advsr has invested 0.11% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Signaturefd Limited Co, a Georgia-based fund reported 6,399 shares. Milestone Group Inc Inc reported 0.04% stake. Berkshire Asset Mngmt Llc Pa holds 11,928 shares. Park Avenue Llc owns 3,342 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Altavista Wealth Mgmt Inc holds 0.21% or 2,721 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag reported 1.20 million shares. Mad River Invsts holds 0.45% or 2,118 shares. Evanson Asset Ltd Co has 5,026 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 1,720 shares stake. Utah Retirement Systems invested in 0.46% or 106,259 shares. Moreover, Shelton Capital Management has 0.1% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 7,446 shares. Crawford Investment Counsel holds 1.1% or 170,466 shares. 10,170 were reported by Qs Invsts Limited Liability Company. Moreover, Gilman Hill Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.1% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).
Birmingham Capital Management Co Inc, which manages about $295.57 million and $205.12M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Kraft (The) Heinz Co Shs by 7,415 shares to 23,153 shares, valued at $997,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing.
Analysts await 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) to report earnings on July, 23. They expect $2.23 earnings per share, down 13.90% or $0.36 from last year’s $2.59 per share. MMM’s profit will be $1.29 billion for 20.02 P/E if the $2.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.23 actual earnings per share reported by 3M Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.
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