As Heritage Financial (HFWA) Market Value Declined, Holder Investment Counselors Of Maryland Trimmed by $5.55 Million Its Position; Honeywell Intl (HON) Stake Maintained by Bryn Mawr Trust Company

April 12, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Bryn Mawr Trust Company increased its stake in Honeywell Intl Inc (HON) by 5.9% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bryn Mawr Trust Company bought 7,957 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.96% with the market. The institutional investor held 142,838 shares of the o.e.m. company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $21.91 million, up from 134,881 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bryn Mawr Trust Company who had been investing in Honeywell Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $109.77 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.66% or $2.39 during the last trading session, reaching $146.67. About 743,419 shares traded. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has risen 15.94% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.39% the S&P500.

Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc decreased its stake in Heritage Financial Corp (HFWA) by 21.86% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc sold 184,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 660,920 shares of the banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $20.36M, down from 845,820 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc who had been investing in Heritage Financial Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.05B market cap company. The stock increased 0.98% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $30.9. About 27,547 shares traded. Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) has risen 30.89% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.34% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Heritage Financial (NASDAQ:HFWA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Heritage Financial had 13 analyst reports since September 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) earned “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, September 28. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Buy” on Monday, March 12. The stock of Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, July 10 with “Hold”. The stock of Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) earned “Outperform” rating by Wood on Monday, March 12. On Thursday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Sandler O’Neill. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by DA Davidson on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 1.32 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 11 investors sold HFWA shares while 41 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 23.54 million shares or 2.62% more from 22.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. California-based Eam Invsts Limited Liability Com has invested 0.3% in Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA). First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca accumulated 20,561 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 2,091 shares. Jacobs Asset Management Limited Liability Com invested 1.28% of its portfolio in Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA). Chicago Equity Ptnrs Llc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) for 90,015 shares. Schroder Invest Mgmt Gru stated it has 637,262 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Ameritas invested in 2,334 shares. Renaissance Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA). First Tru Advsrs Limited Partnership accumulated 0% or 36,190 shares. Panagora Asset holds 166,474 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. State Street holds 0% or 624,360 shares. Kennedy has invested 0.08% in Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA). 36,679 were accumulated by Credit Suisse Ag. The New York-based Goldman Sachs Grp has invested 0.01% in Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA). Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Limited Co reported 99,670 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc, which manages about $2.15B and $2.02B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) by 69,302 shares to 687,092 shares, valued at $22.81 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Seacoast Banking Corp. (NASDAQ:SBCF) by 259,123 shares in the quarter, for a total of 805,923 shares, and has risen its stake in Ensign Group Inc (NASDAQ:ENSG).

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $338,360 activity.

Analysts await Heritage Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HFWA) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.41 EPS, up 32.26% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.31 per share. HFWA’s profit will be $13.89 million for 18.84 P/E if the $0.41 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual EPS reported by Heritage Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.38% negative EPS growth.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $874,731 activity. The insider PARDO JAIME CHICO /FA sold 2,868 shares worth $448,440.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 42 investors sold HON shares while 490 reduced holdings. 154 funds opened positions while 439 raised stakes. 531.30 million shares or 5.59% less from 562.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Valley Advisers invested in 120 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Piedmont Inv Advisors Lc reported 0.51% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Wetherby Asset Mgmt Inc holds 0.27% or 12,461 shares in its portfolio. Palisade Cap Mngmt Ltd Nj has 35,111 shares. Spectrum Mngmt Gp accumulated 4,005 shares. Patten Patten Tn accumulated 0.73% or 47,704 shares. Montag A And Assocs stated it has 14,957 shares. Badgley Phelps And Bell Inc holds 88,519 shares. Nebraska-based Bridges Invest Counsel Inc has invested 0.59% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). 95,355 are held by Mutual Of America Mngmt Lc. Woodstock invested in 2,885 shares. Welch & Forbes Limited Company reported 8,768 shares stake. Compton Management Ri has invested 1.1% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Pillar Pacific Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 1.14% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). New York-based Mufg Americas has invested 0.48% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON).

Bryn Mawr Trust Company, which manages about $1.83 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co New (NYSE:WFC) by 16,873 shares to 284,483 shares, valued at $17.26 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) by 5,013 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 249,682 shares, and cut its stake in General Elec Co (NYSE:GE).

Among 21 analysts covering Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Honeywell International Inc. had 94 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, January 28 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of HON in report on Friday, September 22 with “Overweight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $148.0 target in Friday, August 25 report. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 24 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by RBC Capital Markets.

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