Albion Financial Group Trimmed General Mills (GIS) Holding by $359,100; Share Price Declined; Columbia Asset Management Holds Stake in Honeywell International (HON)

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Albion Financial Group decreased its stake in General Mills Inc. (GIS) by 26.72% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Albion Financial Group sold 8,550 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,449 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.01 million, down from 31,999 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Albion Financial Group who had been investing in General Mills Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.54B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $44.47. About 2.99M shares traded. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has declined 32.02% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.02% the S&P500. Some Historical GIS News: 03/04/2018 – GENERAL MILLS INC FILES PRELIMINARY PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT RELATED TO A POTENTIAL SIX-PART NOTES OFFERING – SEC FILING; 21/03/2018 – GENERAL MILLS INC – CONSTANT-CURRENCY TOTAL SEGMENT OPERATING PROFIT IS NOW EXPECTED TO DECLINE 5 TO 6 PERCENT IN FISCAL 2018; 24/04/2018 – General Mills: To Operate Blue Buffalo Under Newly Formed Pet Operating Segment; 16/05/2018 – Hedge Funds Buy General Mills, Sell Altria in Consumer Staples; 19/03/2018 – General Mills: FTC Grants Early Termination of Waiting Period; 09/05/2018 – General Mills Elects Maria Sastre to Board of Directors; 09/05/2018 – General Mills Elects Maria Sastre to Bd of Directors; 03/04/2018 – General Mills Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Senior Unsecured Notes In Connection With Pending Acquisition Of Blue Buffalo Pet Products; 21/03/2018 – GENERAL MILLS GIS.N CEO SAYS NORTH AMERICAN FREIGHT SPOT PRICES WERE NEAR 20-YEAR HIGHS IN FEBRUARY; 21/03/2018 – Supply Chain Costs Weigh on General Mills’s Bottom Line — Earnings Review

Columbia Asset Management increased its stake in Honeywell International (HON) by 8.98% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Columbia Asset Management bought 1,954 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.81% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,719 shares of the o.e.m. company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.95M, up from 21,765 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Columbia Asset Management who had been investing in Honeywell International for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $110.44B market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $151.48. About 2.76M shares traded. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has declined 6.00% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.00% the S&P500. Some Historical HON News: 07/03/2018 – TIANJIN TIANHAI INVESTMENT 600751.SS SAYS IT SIGNS STRATEGIC MOU WITH HONEYWELL CHINA’S AUTOMATION CONTROL UNIT; 08/03/2018 – Comair Selects Honeywell International Inc. Cockpit Technologies For South Africa’s First Boeing 737 MAX Fleet; 16/04/2018 – BALL AEROSPACE TO COLLABORATE WITH HONEYWELL; 27/03/2018 – Global Photonic Sensor Market, 2022 – Key Players are Honeywell International, Samsung Electronics, Toshiba & Mitsubishi Electric Corporation – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 27/04/2018 – HONEYWELL – 5-YEAR CREDIT AGREEMENT AMENDS AND RESTATES THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED $4.0 BILLION FIVE YEAR CREDIT AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JULY 10, 2015; 02/05/2018 – CFO Moves: MetLife, Honeywell International, Lloyd’s of London; 23/05/2018 – Honeywell Introduces New Mobile Solutions To Help Retailers Improve Store Operations And Deliver A Seamless Shopping Experience; 20/04/2018 – HONEYWELL – QTRLY TOTAL SALES $10,392 MLN VS $9,492 MLN; 04/05/2018 – Honeywell Names Rabiller to Lead Transportation Spinoff; 09/03/2018 – Intellicheck and Honeywell Settle All Pending Patent Matters

Among 22 analysts covering Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Honeywell International Inc. had 113 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, May 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, April 24 with “Hold”. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, December 14. The rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Strong-Buy” on Friday, August 28. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, April 25. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Citigroup initiated the shares of HON in report on Thursday, January 21 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Cowen & Co maintained Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) rating on Tuesday, September 12. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $150.0 target. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $186 target in Monday, October 22 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.07, from 1.13 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 46 investors sold HON shares while 489 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 442 raised stakes. 484.04 million shares or 5.69% less from 513.23 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Connecticut-based Hartford Investment Management has invested 0.47% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). California-based Palo Capital has invested 0.06% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Foster Motley Incorporated stated it has 25,864 shares or 0.65% of all its holdings. Mufg Americas Hldg reported 0.54% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Mngmt Of Virginia Ltd Liability reported 0.26% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board owns 867,123 shares. Canandaigua Fincl Bank Trust invested in 22,102 shares. Sfmg Limited Com, a Texas-based fund reported 1,682 shares. Wallington Asset Mgmt has invested 2.43% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Cypress Capital Ltd Company owns 1,958 shares. Congress Asset Management Ma reported 0.01% stake. Gateway Investment Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation holds 530,791 shares. Moreover, Van Hulzen Asset Ltd Liability Company has 0.13% invested in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) for 3,036 shares. Comml Bank Of Nova Scotia Tru reported 62,568 shares stake. Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON).

Since November 14, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $7.38 million activity. The insider Mikkilineni Krishna sold 28,281 shares worth $4.06 million. The insider PARDO JAIME CHICO /FA sold 13,400 shares worth $1.94 million. On Wednesday, February 6 Deily Linnet F sold $629,808 worth of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) or 4,234 shares. Paz George had sold 1,035 shares worth $154,143 on Wednesday, February 6.

More notable recent Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Honeywell: The Pivot Appears To Be Working – Seeking Alpha” on February 06, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Honeywell Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on January 31, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Honeywell Still One Of The Best Options – Seeking Alpha” on February 08, 2019. More interesting news about Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Honeywell chosen for mega petrochemicals project – Seeking Alpha” published on January 17, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Is Honeywell International A Buy? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 30, 2019.

More notable recent General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Dividend Stock Analysis – General Mills, Inc. – Seeking Alpha” on November 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How Safe Is General Mills’ Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” published on December 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “General Mills: Not Out Of The Woods Yet – Seeking Alpha” on December 31, 2018. More interesting news about General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Should You Worry About The General Mills Inc’s (NYSE:GIS) Shareholder Register? – Yahoo Finance” published on September 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “General Mills’ Future Seems Flat – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 16, 2018.

Albion Financial Group, which manages about $833.04M and $739.11M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Ftse All (VEU) by 13,692 shares to 566,727 shares, valued at $29.50 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:COST) by 2,744 shares in the quarter, for a total of 31,154 shares, and has risen its stake in Jp Morgan Etf Trust Ultrashort.

Analysts await General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) to report earnings on March, 20. They expect $0.69 earnings per share, down 12.66% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.79 per share. GIS’s profit will be $411.75M for 16.11 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.85 actual earnings per share reported by General Mills, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.82% negative EPS growth.

Among 26 analysts covering General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. General Mills Inc. had 91 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Societe Generale upgraded General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) on Wednesday, November 8 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, June 23. Susquehanna maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5900 target in Sunday, June 25 report. On Tuesday, May 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”. RBC Capital Markets maintained General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) rating on Tuesday, September 5. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $62.0 target. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Consumer Edge on Tuesday, September 20. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Thursday, March 22. Deutsche Bank initiated the shares of GIS in report on Wednesday, February 15 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Monday, September 18. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Sell” rating and $53.0 target in Wednesday, September 20 report.

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