Hall Laurie J Trustee Has Decreased Allegion Plc (ALLE) Position; Patten Group Cut Its Tiffany & Co (TIF) Position

December 25, 2017 - By Martha Paddon

Hall Laurie J Trustee decreased Allegion Plc (ALLE) stake by 92.86% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Hall Laurie J Trustee sold 5,200 shares as Allegion Plc (ALLE)’s stock rose 7.90%. The Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 400 shares with $34,000 value, down from 5,600 last quarter. Allegion Plc now has $7.64B valuation. The stock decreased 0.81% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $80.34. About 348,199 shares traded. Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) has risen 17.63% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.93% the S&P500.

Patten Group Inc decreased Tiffany & Co (TIF) stake by 90.57% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Patten Group Inc sold 3,600 shares as Tiffany & Co (TIF)’s stock rose 7.82%. The Patten Group Inc holds 375 shares with $34,000 value, down from 3,975 last quarter. Tiffany & Co now has $12.78 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $102.84. About 853,529 shares traded. Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) has risen 46.84% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.14% the S&P500.

Analysts await Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) to report earnings on March, 16. They expect $1.52 earnings per share, up 4.83% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.45 per share. TIF’s profit will be $188.91 million for 16.91 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.80 actual earnings per share reported by Tiffany & Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 90.00% EPS growth.

Among 26 analysts covering Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Tiffany & Co. has $115.0 highest and $66 lowest target. $94.53’s average target is -8.08% below currents $102.84 stock price. Tiffany & Co. had 78 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight” on Friday, December 1. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) rating on Wednesday, January 20. Telsey Advisory Group has “Outperform” rating and $80 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 6. Mizuho downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $74 target in Monday, February 6 report. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim on Friday, September 30 with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) on Thursday, September 14 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 10. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) on Thursday, August 27 with “Buy” rating. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of TIF in report on Tuesday, January 19 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.30, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 17 investors sold ALLE shares while 97 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 77.00 million shares or 4.96% less from 81.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Company has 130 shares. Hightower Advisors Limited Liability reported 0.01% stake. Kornitzer Capital Ks holds 0.3% in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) or 197,300 shares. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability holds 13,186 shares. Commonwealth Equity Service holds 3,747 shares. 336 were reported by Brown Brothers Harriman And. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 0.01% in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE). 505,865 were reported by Goldman Sachs Group. Riggs Asset Managment Com invested in 66 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company has 6,670 shares. Congress Asset Mgmt Commerce Ma invested 1.16% of its portfolio in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE). Advisor Partners Lc holds 2,336 shares. Davidson Garrard Inc holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) for 10,985 shares. First Quadrant LP Ca invested in 0.01% or 8,485 shares. Focused Wealth Mngmt Inc invested in 33 shares or 0% of the stock.

Analysts await Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.94 earnings per share, up 16.05% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.81 per share. ALLE’s profit will be $89.34 million for 21.37 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.02 actual earnings per share reported by Allegion plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.84% negative EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Allegion PLC has $100.0 highest and $65 lowest target. $83.89’s average target is 4.42% above currents $80.34 stock price. Allegion PLC had 27 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $89 target in Monday, May 1 report. Imperial Capital downgraded the stock to “In-Line” rating in Thursday, November 5 report. Goldman Sachs initiated it with “Buy” rating and $78 target in Friday, June 10 report. Bernstein upgraded Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) rating on Tuesday, January 19. Bernstein has “Outperform” rating and $70 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 10 by Imperial Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Berenberg. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 12 by CLSA. The stock of Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, September 9 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Wells Fargo.