Washington Trust Bank Lifted Procter & Gamble (PG) Holding; Alexander & Baldwin Reit Holdin (ALEX) Shorts Raised By 138.97%

Alexander & Baldwin Inc Reit Holdin (NYSE:ALEX) had an increase of 138.97% in short interest. ALEX’s SI was 1.57M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 138.97% from 658,500 shares previously. With 457,700 avg volume, 3 days are for Alexander & Baldwin Inc Reit Holdin (NYSE:ALEX)’s short sellers to cover ALEX’s short positions. The SI to Alexander & Baldwin Inc Reit Holdin’s float is 3.41%. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $21.99. About 472,219 shares traded or 17.70% up from the average. Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) has risen 19.58% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.88% the S&P500.

Washington Trust Bank increased Procter & Gamble (PG) stake by 80.25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Washington Trust Bank acquired 46,098 shares as Procter & Gamble (PG)’s stock declined 5.32%. The Washington Trust Bank holds 103,538 shares with $9.42M value, up from 57,440 last quarter. Procter & Gamble now has $197.95B valuation. The stock decreased 2.51% or $2.02 during the last trading session, reaching $78.52. About 16.86M shares traded or 85.50% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 51 investors sold PG shares while 765 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 558 raised stakes. 1.50 billion shares or 1.10% more from 1.48 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Caxton Limited Partnership reported 0.03% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Tremblant Capital has 1.19M shares for 4.79% of their portfolio. Forbes J M Company Limited Liability Partnership holds 5.05% or 222,605 shares. Clark Capital Group Inc Inc invested in 1.05% or 343,759 shares. Birinyi accumulated 12,259 shares. Willingdon Wealth has invested 0.01% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). American Money Management Lc holds 1.73% or 28,593 shares. Nuance Invests Limited Company stated it has 4.21% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Montag And Caldwell Ltd Liability reported 0.03% stake. Northwest Invest Counselors Limited Liability Com holds 26,697 shares. 104,843 are owned by Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. Cambridge Advsrs Incorporated stated it has 13,130 shares or 0.46% of all its holdings. Eagle Glob Advisors Limited Liability Com has 0.02% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 8,898 shares. The Missouri-based Signalpoint Asset Llc has invested 0.51% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Indiana Tru Investment Mngmt Comm reported 28,594 shares.

Since September 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $7.03 million activity. Majoras Deborah P sold $401,642 worth of stock or 4,591 shares. Fish Kathleen B sold $1.93 million worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $739,189 were sold by Posada Juan Fernando. Another trade for 37,776 shares valued at $3.07 million was sold by Schomburger Jeffrey K.

Among 24 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Proctor & Gamble has $106 highest and $61.0 lowest target. $92.54’s average target is 17.86% above currents $78.52 stock price. Proctor & Gamble had 77 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) rating on Wednesday, January 24. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $98 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, July 31. The firm has “Hold” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Thursday, December 22. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $106 target in Wednesday, October 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Pritchard Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $8000 target in Friday, June 30 report. Johnson Rice upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, August 26 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 37.86 million shares or 4.98% more from 36.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wells Fargo & Communications Mn invested in 0% or 205,260 shares. Advisory Rech accumulated 914,492 shares or 0.67% of the stock. Moreover, M&T Fincl Bank has 0% invested in Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 73,000 shares. Tru Co Of Vermont reported 2,997 shares stake. Jpmorgan Chase & invested in 0% or 306,834 shares. Us Commercial Bank De stated it has 1,742 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX). First Hawaiian National Bank owns 63,207 shares. Credit Agricole S A reported 0% stake. Fdx Advsr Inc stated it has 6,510 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Brandes Prtn L P has 0.04% invested in Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX). Ellington Management Gp Ltd Liability Com holds 14,300 shares. Ls Invest Advsrs reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX). Guggenheim Capital Limited Com invested in 0% or 7,679 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE:ALEX), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Alexander & Baldwin has $50 highest and $45 lowest target. $50’s average target is 127.38% above currents $21.99 stock price. Alexander & Baldwin had 5 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to “Market Outperform” on Tuesday, February 20. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 26 by JMP Securities. The company was maintained on Friday, March 31 by Evercore. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, September 2 report.