Graco (GGG) : North Point Portfolio Managers Corpoh reduced its stake in Graco by 2.89% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 120,339 shares of Graco which is valued at $8,954,425 after selling 3,578 shares in Graco , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 26, 2016.Graco makes up approximately 1.71% of North Point Portfolio Managers Corpoh’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Confluence Investment Management reduced its stake in GGG by selling 18,861 shares or 2.47% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 744,811 shares of GGG which is valued at $55,421,387. Graco makes up approx 1.49% of Confluence Investment Management’s portfolio.New York State Teachers Retirement System reduced its stake in GGG by selling 100 shares or 0.09% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 112,991 shares of GGG which is valued at $8,336,476. Graco makes up approx 0.02% of New York State Teachers Retirement System’s portfolio.Creative Planning boosted its stake in GGG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 165 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,354 shares of Graco which is valued at $108,753.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa boosted its stake in GGG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 21,388 additional shares and now holds a total of 21,990 shares of Graco which is valued at $1,748,645. Graco makes up approx 0.01% of Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa’s portfolio.
Graco opened for trading at $73.13 and hit $74.51 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $74.01, with a gain of 0.95% or 0.7 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,66,830 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,121 M.
On the company’s financial health, Graco reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.11 based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.00. The company had revenue of $348.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $352.49 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.05 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Graco. Graco was Initiated by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to “Sector Weight” on May 25, 2016.
Graco Inc. (Graco) is a manufacturing company. The Company designs manufactures and markets equipment to pump meter mix and dispense a variety of fluids and coatings. Its equipment is used in the construction automotive industrial mining oil and natural gas process public works and other industries. The Company operates in three segments: Industrial Contractor and Lubrication. The Industrial segment markets equipment and pre-engineered packages for moving and applying paints coatings sealants adhesives and other fluids. The Contractor segment markets sprayers for architectural coatings for painting corrosion control texture and line striping. The Lubrication segment markets products to move and dispense lubricants for service garages fleet service centers automobile dealerships the mining industry and industrial lubrication applications. Graco sells its products in North Central and South America Europe Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific.