BidaskScore Downgrades United Rentals (URI); Capital Counsel Has Cut Mettler Toledo International C (MTD) Holding

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United Rentals (NYSE:URI) was lowered by stock research analysts at BidaskScore to a Sell rating in a a research report revealed to investors and clients on 13 March.

Capital Counsel Llc decreased Mettler Toledo International C (MTD) stake by 0.53% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Capital Counsel Llc sold 1,164 shares as Mettler Toledo International C (MTD)’s stock rose 10.82%. The Capital Counsel Llc holds 219,686 shares with $124.25M value, down from 220,850 last quarter. Mettler Toledo International C now has $17.11 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.22% or $1.53 during the last trading session, reaching $689.95. About 123,704 shares traded. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has risen 15.60% since March 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500. Some Historical MTD News: 08/05/2018 – REG-Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference; 19/04/2018 – DJ Mettler-Toledo International Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MTD); 15/03/2018 Orangetheory Fitness Announces Mike Mettler As Senior Vice President Of Domestic Franchise Development; 03/05/2018 – METTLER-TOLEDO SEES FY ADJ EPS $20.10 TO $20.25, EST. $20.18; 14/05/2018 – Mettler-Toledo at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow; 10/04/2018 – Mettler-Toledo at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference May 9; 09/05/2018 – Mettler-Toledo Presenting at Bank of America Conference May 15; 03/05/2018 – Mettler-Toledo Sees 2018 Adj EPS $20.10-Adj EPS $20.25; 03/05/2018 – Mettler-Toledo 1Q Net $93.3M; 02/04/2018 – METTLER-TOLEDO INTERNATIONAL INC MTD.N : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $595 FROM $580

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. The company has market cap of $9.90 billion. It operates in two divisions, General Rentals; and Trench, Power, and Pump. It has a 9.48 P/E ratio. The General Rentals segment engages in the rental of general construction and industrial equipment, such as backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms, such as boom lifts and scissor lifts; and general tools and light equipment comprising pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools.

More important recent United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “United Rentals: Dirt Cheap, But Cyclical And Risky – Seeking Alpha” on February 14, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “URI provides guidance, resumes buyback program; shares +3.1% – Seeking Alpha”, Seekingalpha.com published: “United Rentals Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on January 22, 2019. More interesting news about United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) was released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Fed Chairman Powell Meets Trump for a “Private Dinner”. How Does the Market Digest this Relationship? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: February 25, 2019.

Among 7 analysts covering United Rentals (NYSE:URI), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. United Rentals has $190 highest and $99 lowest target. $147.33’s average target is 18.49% above currents $124.34 stock price. United Rentals had 7 analyst reports since September 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. On Wednesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Monday, October 22. As per Tuesday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. The company was maintained on Friday, October 19 by Macquarie Research.

The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $124.34. About 1.01M shares traded. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has declined 23.52% since March 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.89% the S&P500. Some Historical URI News: 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS: 1Q 2018 RESULTS, NEW $1.25B SHR REPURCHASE; 09/03/2018 – United Rentals and streaming giant Netflix are the second and third best-performing S&P 500 components since the end of the financial crisis, surging more than 5,500 percent each; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS INC – QTRLY TIME UTILIZATION DECREASED 80 BASIS POINTS YEAR-OVER-YEAR TO 65.2%; 02/05/2018 – Achaogen Announces FDA Advisory Committee Voted Unanimously in Favor of Plazomicin for Treatment of Adults with Complicated Uri; 08/03/2018 – Matthew Flannery Appointed President of United Rentals; 29/05/2018 – STRATA SKIN SCIENCES INC – FOLLOWING CLOSING OF FINANCING, URI GEIGER WILL BE APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF STRATA BOARD; 03/05/2018 – UNITED RENTALS INC URI.N : BOFA MERRILL CUTS PRICE OBJECTIVE TO $186 FROM $230; 18/04/2018 – UNITED RENTALS INC – ON APRIL 17, 2018, COMPANY’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS AUTHORIZED A NEW $1.25 BLN SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM; 18/04/2018 – United Rentals: Reaffirming Outlook for Year; 16/04/2018 – United Rentals Inc expected to post earnings of $2.43 a share – Earnings Preview

Analysts await United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $3.10 earnings per share, up 8.01% or $0.23 from last year’s $2.87 per share. URI’s profit will be $246.72 million for 10.03 P/E if the $3.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.85 actual earnings per share reported by United Rentals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.08% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.1 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 93 investors sold United Rentals, Inc. shares while 182 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. 70.11 million shares or 4.21% more from 67.28 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Restructuring Cap Associate Limited Partnership accumulated 100,908 shares. Clarivest Asset Ltd Co has 0.54% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0.04% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Catalyst Cap Advisors holds 105 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Victory Mgmt Inc reported 104,482 shares stake. Pnc Services Gp has 0.07% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Hudson Bay Management Limited Partnership has 3,200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Matarin Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 27,347 shares in its portfolio. 23,232 are owned by First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 16,312 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Company invested 0% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Zeke Cap Advsr Ltd Liability holds 0.04% or 4,159 shares in its portfolio. Gulf International Financial Bank (Uk) Limited holds 0.04% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 19,089 shares. Loews Corporation invested 0% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Amp Capital accumulated 34,807 shares.

Since November 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 19 insider sales for $80.35 million activity. $2.03 million worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) was sold by Kirk Simon on Monday, November 26. On Monday, February 11 the insider FILLIOL OLIVER A sold $22.59M. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $1.00 million was sold by Magloth Christian. MAERKI HANS ULRICH had sold 2,600 shares worth $1.69 million. 2,699 shares were sold by SPOERRY ROBERT F, worth $1.62M on Friday, November 23. 6,000 shares were sold by de la Guerroniere Marc, worth $3.80 million on Thursday, November 29. $735,900 worth of stock was sold by SALICE THOMAS P on Tuesday, February 12.

Among 2 analysts covering Mettler-Toledo Int (NYSE:MTD), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Mettler-Toledo Int had 2 analyst reports since October 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 10 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, January 3.

More notable recent Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Weekly CFO Sells Highlight – GuruFocus.com” on March 04, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Mettler Toledo Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on February 06, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Mettler Toledo International Inc. (MTD) CEO Olivier Filliol on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on November 11, 2018. More interesting news about Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Mettler Toledo: Opportunity Knocks – Seeking Alpha” published on August 19, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Overvalued Mettler Toledo Deserves A Pullback – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: June 18, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 1.01 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 21 investors sold MTD shares while 146 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 26.40 million shares or 17.94% more from 22.39 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Loomis Sayles & Lp owns 0.17% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 124,316 shares. Kentucky Retirement holds 1,089 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 4,702 shares. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.06% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt owns 1,366 shares. Moody Savings Bank Trust Division holds 0% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 121 shares. Westfield Management LP invested in 1.74% or 360,628 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 1,904 shares. Sterling Capital Ltd, a North Carolina-based fund reported 10,562 shares. Moreover, Bokf Na has 0.05% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 3,052 shares. Voya Investment Mngmt reported 0.02% stake. First Natl Bank Of Hutchinson invested in 0.43% or 1,111 shares. Massachusetts Fin Ma reported 548,221 shares. Moreover, Columbia Asset Mgmt has 0.15% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Element Lc invested in 18,586 shares or 0.3% of the stock.

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