Clorox Co (CLX) Holder Comerica Bank Increased Its Stake by $317,550 as Share Value Declined; Prosperity Bancshares (PB) Market Value Rose While Menta Capital Increased Stake by $489,800

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Comerica Bank increased its stake in Clorox Co (CLX) by 7.28% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Comerica Bank bought 2,190 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.50% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 32,286 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $4.71 million, up from 30,096 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Comerica Bank who had been investing in Clorox Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.75B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.28% or $1.91 during the last trading session, reaching $147.23. About 708,664 shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 21.73% since May 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.36% the S&P500. Some Historical CLX News: 30/03/2018 – Brita® And Stephen Curry Seek To Make A Long-Lasting Impact In Schools Nationwide; 02/05/2018 – Clorox: Affected by Industrywide Cost Pressures in Near Term; 21/05/2018 – Clorox Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of 96 Cents Per Share; 30/03/2018 – Clorox CFO Steve Robb Previously Planned to Continue in Advisory Capacity Until June 30, 2018; 12/03/2018 – Clorox Expects to Fund Nutranext Acquisition Through Combination of Available Cash and Debt Financing; 08/05/2018 – Prebiotics and Probiotics Team Up in Renew Life’s First Organic Supplement; 12/03/2018 – Clorox Estimates Nutranext Acquisition Will Dilute 4Q EPS by 7-11 Cent; 02/05/2018 – Clorox: Taking Aggressive Action to Address Headwinds, Support Margin Improvement Over Time; 12/03/2018 – Clorox to Buy Dietary Supplement Company for $700M; 07/05/2018 – Former CFO Centered Clorox’s Business on the Domestic Market

Menta Capital Llc increased its stake in Prosperity Bancshares Inc (PB) by 161.22% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Menta Capital Llc bought 7,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.49% with the market. The hedge fund held 12,800 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $797,000, up from 4,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Menta Capital Llc who had been investing in Prosperity Bancshares Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.94 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $70.69. About 147,775 shares traded. Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE:PB) has declined 0.37% since May 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.74% the S&P500.

More notable recent The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Now Is the Right Time to Buy Kraft Heinz Stock – Investorplace.com” on April 18, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Clorox Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results, Updates Outlook – PRNewswire” published on May 01, 2019, Fool.com published: “3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years – The Motley Fool” on April 20, 2019. More interesting news about The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “How To Limit Your Exposure To The U.S.-China Trade War – Seeking Alpha” published on May 11, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Clorox Q3 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 30, 2019.

Comerica Bank, which manages about $11.77 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tcf Finl Corp (NYSE:TCB) by 129,960 shares to 323,031 shares, valued at $7.34M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bank New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) by 22,324 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 222,001 shares, and cut its stake in Umpqua Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ).

Since November 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $40.87 million activity. Willoughby Dawn C also sold $4.27M worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Tuesday, December 4. Dorer Benno O sold $25.13 million worth of stock or 152,449 shares. On Friday, December 7 the insider Baker Jeff sold $600,487. $1.10M worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) was sold by Costello Michael R.. $3.00M worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) was sold by GARNER DENISE on Thursday, December 6.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.02, from 0.86 in 2018Q3. It improved, 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. Mufg Americas holds 4,382 shares. Freestone Limited Liability Com reported 1,925 shares. Fil Ltd invested in 141,386 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Fiera Corporation invested in 1,414 shares or 0% of the stock. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.04% or 241,693 shares in its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 0.04% or 26,475 shares. The Connecticut-based Baxter Bros has invested 0.06% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Ontario – Canada-based Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.04% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Rmb Cap Management Limited Liability Co invested in 0.01% or 1,584 shares. Optimum Invest Advisors stated it has 4,187 shares. Schulhoff And has 0.28% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Baystate Wealth Mngmt Lc reported 674 shares. Dorsey Wright & has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Wealthtrust invested 0% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Saturna Capital has invested 1.3% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX).

Menta Capital Llc, which manages about $2.11 billion and $269.78M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hollyfrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) by 5,890 shares to 4,435 shares, valued at $227,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Kohls Corp (NYSE:KSS) by 5,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4,987 shares, and cut its stake in Zix Corp (NASDAQ:ZIXI).

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