Patriot Wealth Management Cut United Rentals Com (URI) Stake By $3.79 Million; Griffin Asset Management Trimmed Its Us Bancorp (USB) Position

Griffin Asset Management Inc decreased Us Bancorp (USB) stake by 10.74% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Griffin Asset Management Inc sold 7,404 shares as Us Bancorp (USB)’s stock declined 8.45%. The Griffin Asset Management Inc holds 61,546 shares with $3.30M value, down from 68,950 last quarter. Us Bancorp now has $82.66 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $50.07. About 7.72 million shares traded or 7.68% up from the average. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has declined 4.48% since March 29, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.03% the S&P500.

Patriot Wealth Management Inc decreased United Rentals Inc Com (URI) stake by 49.49% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Patriot Wealth Management Inc sold 22,137 shares as United Rentals Inc Com (URI)’s stock rose 4.52%. The Patriot Wealth Management Inc holds 22,590 shares with $3.88 million value, down from 44,727 last quarter. United Rentals Inc Com now has $14.28 billion valuation. The stock decreased 4.54% or $8.04 during the last trading session, reaching $169.11. About 1.82 million shares traded or 32.53% up from the average. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has risen 48.17% since March 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.62% the S&P500.

Among 32 analysts covering U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), 10 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. U.S. Bancorp has $64.0 highest and $19.0 lowest target. $55.27’s average target is 10.39% above currents $50.07 stock price. U.S. Bancorp had 86 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, January 19 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, August 12. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, March 14 by Atlantic Securities. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 7 by RBC Capital Markets. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 13 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 20 by Sterne Agee CRT. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, April 21. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, June 13. Societe Generale initiated U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Tuesday, March 22 with “Buy” rating.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $9.81 million activity. Parker P.W. also sold $5.51 million worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Tuesday, February 20. von Gillern Jeffry H. had sold 13,641 shares worth $750,528. Kelligrew James B had sold 20,000 shares worth $1.10M on Friday, February 23. $1.35M worth of stock was sold by GODRIDGE LESLIE V on Friday, February 23. 20,000 shares were sold by Elmore John R., worth $1.10M.

Griffin Asset Management Inc increased Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) stake by 8,230 shares to 185,153 valued at $11.35M in 2017Q4. It also upped Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) stake by 31,210 shares and now owns 87,601 shares. Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 38 investors sold USB shares while 462 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 361 raised stakes. 1.18 billion shares or 1.20% less from 1.20 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tokio Marine Asset Management Ltd invested in 34,657 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Polar Limited Liability Partnership reported 134,356 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Massachusetts Financial Svcs Ma invested in 0.92% or 40.89 million shares. Dimensional Fund Lp stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Sunbelt Secs holds 4,581 shares. 108,516 are owned by Essex Fincl. Tci Wealth holds 0.19% or 7,910 shares in its portfolio. M&T Natl Bank holds 0.22% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 790,345 shares. Aperio Grp Limited Liability Corp invested 0.38% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Bessemer Group accumulated 4.71 million shares. Lincoln Cap Limited Com holds 0.13% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 4,359 shares. Neuberger Berman Gru Ltd Company stated it has 5.67 million shares. Cincinnati Finance holds 0.32% or 135,000 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Partners Co invested 0.02% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Wellington Management Group Limited Liability Partnership reported 5.55 million shares or 0.07% of all its holdings.

Analysts await U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.94 EPS, up 14.63% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.82 per share. USB’s profit will be $1.55 billion for 13.32 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual EPS reported by U.S. Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.82% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 43 investors sold URI shares while 209 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 71.73 million shares or 3.37% less from 74.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui reported 286,659 shares. Wellington Limited Liability Partnership reported 0% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Whittier reported 1,044 shares. Maverick Capital holds 37,680 shares. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Asset Mgmt One Limited, Japan-based fund reported 197,791 shares. Advantus Mngmt Inc reported 8,647 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Piedmont Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation holds 11,545 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Lenox Wealth Advisors has 0% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 17 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board stated it has 0.03% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Wesbanco Savings Bank Inc has invested 0.01% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability invested 0% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Cambridge Invest Rech Incorporated has invested 0.01% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Cetera Lc has invested 0.05% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI).

Among 23 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. United Rentals Inc. has $230.0 highest and $39 lowest target. $153.65’s average target is -9.14% below currents $169.11 stock price. United Rentals Inc. had 77 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $130 target in Friday, July 21 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, October 20. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Monday, December 19. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, January 26 by Buckingham Research. Oppenheimer maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) on Thursday, August 17 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by Oppenheimer. The rating was upgraded by Longbow to “Buy” on Friday, January 15. The company was maintained on Friday, July 14 by Jefferies. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, October 23.

Patriot Wealth Management Inc increased Ishares S&P 100 Etf (OEF) stake by 3,117 shares to 245,881 valued at $29.17 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Delta Air Lines Inc Del Com New (NYSE:DAL) stake by 31,164 shares and now owns 122,681 shares. Powershares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio (PXJ) was raised too.

Analysts await United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $2.43 EPS, up 49.08% or $0.80 from last year’s $1.63 per share. URI’s profit will be $205.17M for 17.40 P/E if the $2.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.34 actual EPS reported by United Rentals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.25% negative EPS growth.