Graco's (GGG) Hold Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

About 23,655 shares traded. It has underperformed by 79.70% the S&P500. (NYSE:GGG) to report $1.06 EPS on January, 29.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 6.00% from last quarter's $1 EPS. GGG's profit will be $59.50M for 31.74 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.15 actual EPS reported by Graco Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.83 % negative EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $30.23. 150,391 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 268,360. (NYSE:GGG) news were published by: which released: "Graco Completes Acquisition of Smith Manufacturing" on December 19, 2017, also published article titled: "Graco Inc. declares 3-for-1 stock split", published: "Graco Announces 3-for-1 Stock Split and Increases Quarterly Dividend by 10.4 ..." on December 08, 2017. It has outperformed by 25.09% the S&P500.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $14.10 million activity. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,664,060 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $123,140,000 after buying an additional 12,496 shares during the last quarter. Moreau Bernard J sold $150,144 worth of stock.

In other Graco news, CFO Christian E. Rothe sold 12,750 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. (NYSE:GGG) on Monday, October 2. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 708,511 shares of company stock worth $17,080,399. (NYSE:GGG). M&T State Bank holds 0.01% or 18,279 shares in its portfolio. Therefore 8% are positive. The stock of Graco Inc. The rating was downgraded by Seaport Global on Tuesday, March 22 to "Neutral". The rating was initiated by Alembic with "Neutral" on Thursday, September 17. Graco Inc had 28 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $10400 target in Monday, July 10 report. (NYSE:GGG) or 250 shares. (NYSE:GGG) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. Baird. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. On Wednesday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform". The company was initiated on Tuesday, November 3 by Suntrust Robinson. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GGG in report on Wednesday, October 11 with "Hold" rating.

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Graco's stock is set to split on the morning of Thursday, December 28th. Mairs & Power Inc who had been investing in Graco Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.55B market cap company. The firm operates through three divisions: Construction, Large Project Construction, and Construction Materials. The Industrial segment offers proportioning systems that are used to spray polyurethane foam and polyurea coatings; vapor-abrasive blasting equipment; equipment that pumps, meters, mixes, and dispenses sealant, adhesive, and composite materials; and gel coat equipment, chop and wet-out systems, resin transfer molding systems, and applicators. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $134.59. The company has a quick ratio of 1.46, a current ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. Finally, World Asset Management Inc lifted its holdings in shares of Graco by 2.1% during the second quarter. 51 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. Inv Advsr Ltd Llc has invested 0.07% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) for 870 shares. Finally, World Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Graco by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter.

Among 13 analysts covering Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold.

Among 13 analysts covering Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. (NYSE:GGG) for 30,693 shares. John G Ullman & Associates Inc owns 231,709 shares or 2.62% of their U.S. portfolio. Pacific Glob Investment Management holds 7,424 shares. Koch Indus stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Cambridge invested in 4,692 shares. Graco Inc. (GGG) has $7.56B valuation. (NYSE:GGG). Cadence Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.07% or 9,694 shares. (NYSE:GGG). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 2,071 shares. Schwartz Counsel holds 299,150 shares. Therefore 75% are positive. Endologix Inc. had 43 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Summit Materials, Inc. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $120.22. (NASDAQ:ELGX) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained Graco Inc. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $24 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Monday, July 31, the company rating was upgraded by Wolfe Research. The stock has "Underperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 27. The Company's products include aggregates, cement, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt paving mixes, and concrete products. It has a 69.7 P/E ratio. The firm also provides endovascular sealing (EVAS) product that is based on the Nellix EVAS system to seal the aneurysm, and provides blood flow to the legs through two blood lumens.

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