Pathstone Family Office LLC Trimmed Position in Ecolab INC (ECL) by $4.18 Million

November 7, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 42 investors sold ECL shares while 306 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 261 raised stakes. 211.02 million shares or 0.62% less from 212.33 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Parametrica invested 0.48% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems stated it has 0.11% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Indiana-based Old Bancorp In has invested 0.12% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Deutsche Bank Ag reported 677,202 shares. Mar Vista Inv Limited Com reported 640,170 shares. Raymond James Fincl Services Advisors holds 0.03% or 37,487 shares in its portfolio. Evercore Wealth Management Lc owns 0.12% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 23,798 shares. Select Equity Group LP holds 0% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 194,617 shares. First Bancorp accumulated 38,077 shares. Arrow Financial reported 7,714 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 488,654 shares. Groesbeck Invest Management Corporation Nj has 1,715 shares. Gamco Incorporated Et Al has 0.22% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Tci Wealth Inc reported 763 shares. Moreover, Wetherby Asset Mngmt has 0.15% invested in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) for 6,833 shares.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $5.90 million activity. $133,522 worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) shares were sold by LAVANDIER BRUNO. Hickey Michael A also sold $1.80 million worth of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) shares. On Wednesday, May 17 the insider Beck Christophe sold $884,565.

Pathstone Family Office Llc decreased its stake in Ecolab Inc (ECL) by 64.91% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pathstone Family Office Llc sold 37 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 20 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $2.26 million, down from 57 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pathstone Family Office Llc who had been investing in Ecolab Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.80 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.82% or $1.08 reaching $130.83 per share. About 538,860 shares traded. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since November 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.

Pathstone Family Office Llc, which manages about $1.81B and $420.42 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Marriott Intl Inc New (NASDAQ:MAR) by 140,597 shares to 152,532 shares, valued at $16.90 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

More notable recent Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) news were published by: Pehub.com which released: “Audax to buy Ecolab’s equipment care business” on October 11, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Ecolab Inc. Reveals 7% Increase In Q3 Profit” published on October 31, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Dividend Aristocrats In Focus Part 8: Ecolab” on October 10, 2017. More interesting news about Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Ecolab Completes Sale of Equipment Care Business to Audax” published on November 01, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ecolab (ECL) Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: October 31, 2017.

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) Ratings Coverage

Among 21 analysts covering Ecolab (NYSE:ECL), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Ecolab had 53 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, June 1 with “Buy”. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, October 31. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, November 1. The stock of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, February 22 by Longbow. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Tuesday, March 22. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Friday, May 26 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. Barclays Capital maintained Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) on Wednesday, November 1 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, November 3 with “Overweight”.

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