Pnc Financial Services Group Inc Increased Wd (NASDAQ:WDFC) Stake by $10.06 Million

August 12, 2018 - By Andrea Pope

WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.14, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 15 investors sold WDFC shares while 57 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 11.30 million shares or 1.27% less from 11.45 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Smithfield Trust Company stated it has 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Td Capital Mngmt Limited Liability owns 0.3% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 8,008 shares. Pittenger Anderson reported 1,760 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Johnson Finance holds 0% of its portfolio in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 200 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans accumulated 9,386 shares. The Nebraska-based Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Gru Limited Com has invested 0.07% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Lagoda Investment Mngmt Lp has invested 3.18% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Tortoise Invest Llc holds 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) or 85 shares. Qs Ltd Com holds 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) or 603 shares. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon stated it has 0.01% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Tocqueville Asset Management Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 6,800 shares. Moreover, One Natl Association has 0.08% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Moreover, Price T Rowe Inc Md has 0% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 4,063 shares. Employees Retirement System Of Texas invested 0.01% of its portfolio in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability holds 0.02% or 22,000 shares.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 2 sales for $311,897 activity. Shares for $130,825 were sold by Brass Steven A on Friday, April 13. The insider PITTARD DANIEL E bought 530 shares worth $70,305. HOLDSWORTH GEOFFREY also sold $251,377 worth of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) shares.

Pnc Financial Services Group Inc increased its stake in Wd (NASDAQ:WDFC) by 2828.79% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pnc Financial Services Group Inc bought 68,881 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.35% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 71,316 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $10.43 million, up from 2,435 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pnc Financial Services Group Inc who had been investing in Wd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.29 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $165.35. About 31,264 shares traded. WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has risen 33.54% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.97% the S&P500.

Pnc Financial Services Group Inc, which manages about $101.32B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) by 152,059 shares to 3.38M shares, valued at $274.98 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IWD) by 102,733 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.01 million shares, and cut its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE).

WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. WD-40 had 3 analyst reports since April 6, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, July 11 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, April 6. B. Riley & Co maintained WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) on Friday, April 6 with “Neutral” rating.

WD-40 Company develops and sells maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products. The company has market cap of $2.29 billion. It offers multi-purpose maintenance products, including aerosol sprays, non-aerosol trigger sprays, and in liquid form under the WD-40 Multi-Use brand for various consumer uses; and specialty maintenance products that comprise penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, lubricants, and rust removers under the WD-40 Specialist brand name. It has a 40.22 P/E ratio. The firm also provides products under the WD-40 Bike product brand consisting of wet and dry chain lubricants, heavy-duty degreasers, and foaming wash products for avid and recreational cyclists, bike enthusiasts, and mechanics; multi-purpose and specialty drip oils, and spray lubricant products, as well as other specialty maintenance products under the 3-IN-ONE brand; and professional spray maintenance products and lubricants for the bike market under the GT85 brand.

More recent WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “We’re With WD-40” on July 18, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Is WD-40 Company a Buy?” on August 11, 2018. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “WD-40 Company Continues to Grow, but Perhaps Not Fast Enough” with publication date: July 18, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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