Traders Buy United Technologies Corporation (UTX) on Weakness

The institutional investor held 40,488 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.69M, down from 83,345 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $125.27. Ameriprise holds 462,355 shares or 0% of its portfolio. It has outperformed by 18.29% the S&P500. Benin Mngmt has invested 0.1% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Olstein Capital Management Lp sold 12,000 shares as the company's stock rose 8.03% with the market.

Aureus Asset Management Llc decreased Schlumberger Ltd Com (NYSE:SLB) stake by 11,640 shares to 120,840 valued at $7.96 million in 2017Q2. The company has market cap of $94.02 billion. Inc. now owns 999 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth $112,000 after buying an additional 125 shares in the last quarter. Calamos Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.39% of its portfolio in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) for 434,147 shares. It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500.

About 1.30 million shares traded.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 39 investors sold UTX shares while 553 reduced holdings. FMR LLC raised its stake in United Technologies Corporation by 13.2% in the second quarter. The company shares closed with a fall of -0.43%. Dorsey And Whitney Limited Liability owns 7,943 shares. Mason Street Ltd holds 103,418 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 0.5% over the last 5 years. Aureus Asset Management Llc acquired 4,762 shares as United Technologies Corp Com (UTX)'s stock rose 8.03%. Invesco Limited accumulated 804,419 shares. GRWC's SI was 5,400 shares in October as released by FINRA. Suntrust Banks Incorporated holds 0.2% or 292,660 shares. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:UTX) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Therefore 29% are positive. Vetr upgraded United Technologies from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". Cowen and Company lowered shares of United Technologies Corporation from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and cut their target price for the stock from $127.00 to $120.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, September 6.

The collective rating of 2 for Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 6 with "Neutral". The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Thursday, January 28. The company was maintained on Friday, July 7 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $1.25 million activity. Flippin Bruce Porter has invested 2.17% of its portfolio in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). During the same quarter past year, the company earned $1.47 EPS. (CTL) stake by 1405% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. DELPECH PHILIPPE also sold $925,993 worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) shares. "Those Of Rockwell" published on September 19, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "United Technologies Pays "Full Price" For Rockwell Collins" on September 25, 2017. Finally, Vertical Research downgraded shares of United Technologies Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $125.00 price objective on the stock.in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR) has declined 2.95% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It also reduced Metlife Inc. Focused Wealth Management Inc boosted its stake in shares of United Technologies by 81.3% in the fourth quarter. Curbstone Financial owns 10,137 shares or 0.74% of their USA portfolio.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.28, from 0.62 in 2017Q1. 38 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams stated it has 3,946 shares. 124,584 were accumulated by Dynamic Capital Mngmt. Art Advsr Limited Liability reported 0.07% stake. Baldwin Brothers Ma invested in 0.08% or 4,098 shares. Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii reported 3.61% of its portfolio in VCA Inc (NASDAQ:WOOF). Eaton Vance owns 12,640 shares. Moreover, Usca Ria Llc has 0.13% invested in the company for 73,498 shares.

Outfitter Advisors Ltd increased United Tchnlgs (UTX) stake by 78.05% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Headinvest Limited Liability Co holds 13,175 shares or 0.53% of its portfolio. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 22.99% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Advsrs Asset has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO). 90 are held by Ftb Advisors. Therefore 23% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 44 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, February 10, the company rating was downgraded by Benchmark. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold". 113.16 million shares or 2.24% less from 115.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 10 to "Mkt Perform". The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 24 to "Overweight". The company was initiated on Friday, April 1 by CL King. The firm has "Buy" rating by Zacks given on Saturday, August 29.

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