As Clorox Co Del Com (CLX) Share Price Declined, Holder Willis Investment Counsel Has Trimmed Its Holding by $6.81 Million; All-Stars Investment LTD Increased Alibaba Group Hldg LTD (BABA) Holding by $13.43 Million

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Willis Investment Counsel decreased its stake in Clorox Co Del Com (CLX) by 56.01% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Willis Investment Counsel sold 44,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.50% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 34,720 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $5.35 million, down from 78,920 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Willis Investment Counsel who had been investing in Clorox Co Del Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $20.48B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $159.83. About 700,342 shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 21.73% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.36% the S&P500. Some Historical CLX News: 08/05/2018 – Prebiotics and Probiotics Team Up in Renew Life’s First Organic Supplement; 29/05/2018 – Clorox at Bernstein Strategic Decisions CEO Conference Tomorrow; 15/05/2018 – Clorox at Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference Jun 13; 27/03/2018 – FTC: 20180921: The Clorox Company; HPH Specialized International Fund 1, LP; 15/05/2018 – Clorox Announces June 13 Webcast of Company Presentation at dbAccess Global Consumer Conference; 20/03/2018 – Health & Wellness Platform Anchored by Vanterra Capital Acquired by Clorox; 12/03/2018 – MOODY’S SAYS CLOROX’S ANNOUNCED NUTRANEXT DEAL CREDIT NEG; 24/05/2018 – Clorox Anticipates Maintaining Debt-to-Ebitda Ratio Within Target Range of 2-2.5 Times; 24/05/2018 – Clorox: $2B Repurchase Program Replaces Current $750M Program; 02/05/2018 – Clorox Now Sees FY18 Gross Margin Down 100-150 Basis Points

All-Stars Investment Ltd increased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) by 563.22% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. All-Stars Investment Ltd bought 98,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 17.52% with the market. The institutional investor held 115,400 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $15.82 million, up from 17,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. All-Stars Investment Ltd who had been investing in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $467.53B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $180.36. About 9.27 million shares traded. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has risen 2.89% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.48% the S&P500. Some Historical BABA News: 12/03/2018 – IKANG: PROPOSAL FROM YUNFENG, ALIBABA FOR $20/ADS; 19/03/2018 – ALIBABA IS SAID TO MULL BUYING ROCKET INTERNET’S PAKISTAN UNIT; 30/05/2018 – Alibaba’s Joe Tsai: A lot of people are trying to stop China from upgrading its tech, including Sen. Mark Warner #CodeCon; 02/04/2018 – Alibaba Takes Control of Startup Ele.me (Video); 05/03/2018 China’s Sun Art Retail to go digital with Alibaba; 02/04/2018 – Alibaba, an existing investor in Paytm E-Commerce, is also putting in $45 million in the round; 08/05/2018 – DGAP-NEWS: ROCKET INTERNET SE: ALIBABA ACQUIRES DARAZ; 31/05/2018 – MEDIA-China developing world’s largest civilian cargo drone – China Daily; 06/03/2018 – SAIC TO DEEPEN COOPERATION WITH ALIBABA ON CAR-SHARING PLATFORM; 17/05/2018 – Seven Ages, China’s Leading Musical Production Company, Announces B+ Financing from the Alibaba Live Entertainment Business Group

More notable recent Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Can Alibaba Stock Weather These Cloud-Based Headwinds? – Investorplace.com” on March 13, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) – Investor Movement Index February Summary – Benzinga” published on March 05, 2019, Livetradingnews.com published: “Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Strong active user growth and Alipay have made Alibaba a force that not many can reckon with in China – Live Trading News” on February 18, 2019. More interesting news about Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Bullish SunTrust Previews Alibaba’s Q3 Print (NYSE:BABA) – Benzinga” published on January 28, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Alibaba: This Could Become Painful – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 20, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.02, from 0.86 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 49 investors sold CLX shares while 259 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 101.14 million shares or 5.58% more from 95.79 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Autus Asset Mngmt Lc stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Moreover, State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.03% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 33,080 shares. Ameriprise Fincl Inc owns 1.09M shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 188,252 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 25,543 shares. Evermay Wealth Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Stevens Capital Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 0.47% or 59,009 shares in its portfolio. Apriem reported 33,085 shares. Cls Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Wealth Enhancement Advisory Svcs Ltd Llc owns 17,708 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Old Savings Bank In owns 0.22% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 26,077 shares. Kentucky Retirement Sys Insur Tru Fund holds 0.1% or 2,525 shares in its portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Company invested in 41,444 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Kistler holds 0% or 33 shares in its portfolio. Peapack Gladstone Corp, New Jersey-based fund reported 8,731 shares.

Since November 6, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $52.54 million activity. Another trade for 6,882 shares valued at $1.10M was sold by Costello Michael R.. Willoughby Dawn C sold $8.53M worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Tuesday, November 6. Dorer Benno O had sold 152,449 shares worth $25.13 million. Barral Diego J sold $2.03 million worth of stock. GARNER DENISE sold $3.00 million worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Thursday, December 6. Baker Jeff sold 3,694 shares worth $600,487.

Analysts await The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $1.48 EPS, up 8.03% or $0.11 from last year’s $1.37 per share. CLX’s profit will be $189.68 million for 27.00 P/E if the $1.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.40 actual EPS reported by The Clorox Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.71% EPS growth.

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