Williams (WSM) Stake Has Boosted by Qv Investors Inc

April 17, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 41 investors sold WSM shares while 112 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 85.72 million shares or 0.66% more from 85.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sprott holds 1.4% or 93,000 shares. Carroll Financial Assoc Incorporated holds 526 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Fifth Third Financial Bank reported 126 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackhill Inc reported 4.06 million shares stake. Amp Cap Ltd owns 8,200 shares. Swiss National Bank & Trust invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Toronto Dominion Retail Bank holds 3,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested in 19,700 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund stated it has 29,384 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Amalgamated Financial Bank has invested 0.02% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Parsec Financial Management holds 0.04% or 12,455 shares in its portfolio. Profund reported 9,312 shares. Cwm Ltd Liability Company holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 52,440 shares. Holowesko Limited reported 923,400 shares or 3.02% of all its holdings. Hl Service Limited owns 12,246 shares.

Since March 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $5.78 million activity. $466,696 worth of stock was sold by Hayes Janet on Tuesday, March 27.

Qv Investors Inc increased its stake in Williams (WSM) by 131.54% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Qv Investors Inc bought 117,190 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 206,280 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.66M, up from 89,090 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Qv Investors Inc who had been investing in Williams for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.06B market cap company. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $48.67. About 1.44 million shares traded. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 5.72% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.83% the S&P500.

Qv Investors Inc, which manages about $1.26 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK) by 44,700 shares to 146,604 shares, valued at $22.70M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Domtar Corp (NYSE:UFS) by 819,866 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.81M shares, and cut its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC).

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), 0 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Williams-Sonoma had 19 analyst reports since October 31, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of WSM in report on Tuesday, October 31 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 14 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, March 15 report. The rating was upgraded by Gordon Haskett on Thursday, March 15 to “Hold”. As per Friday, November 17, the company rating was downgraded by Gordon Haskett. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, March 15. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, November 17 by Bank of America. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 17 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Sell” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, March 15.

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