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As Mettler Toledo International (MTD) Shares Rose, Chilton Investment Co Lifted Holding; Holder Waterstone Capital Management LP Boosted Essent Group LTD (ESNT) Holding

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Chilton Investment Co Llc increased its stake in Mettler Toledo International (MTD) by 2.84% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Chilton Investment Co Llc bought 1,953 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.73% with the market. The hedge fund held 70,832 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $40.99M, up from 68,879 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Chilton Investment Co Llc who had been investing in Mettler Toledo International for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.28B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.95% or $18.57 during the last trading session, reaching $610.1. About 331,825 shares traded or 80.45% up from the average. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) has declined 4.15% since December 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.77% the S&P500.

Waterstone Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Essent Group Ltd (ESNT) by 13.89% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waterstone Capital Management Lp bought 15,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 21.87% with the market. The hedge fund held 123,000 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $4.41M, up from 108,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Waterstone Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Essent Group Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.61B market cap company. The stock increased 1.07% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $36.73. About 567,961 shares traded. Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) has risen 15.15% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.47% the S&P500. Some Historical ESNT News: 23/03/2018 – ESSENT GROUP REPORTS CLOSING OF $424.4M REINSURANCE TRANSACTION; 04/05/2018 – Essent Group 1Q Net $111.1M; 15/03/2018 – ESSENT GROUP LTD. ANNOUNCES PRICING OF MORTGAGE INSURANCE-LINKED NOTES; 30/05/2018 – Essent Group Ltd. Announces Jane P. Chwick & Angela Heise Have Joined Board of Directors; 12/03/2018 – Essent Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 12/03/2018 Research Report Identifies Essent Group, BanColombia S.A, Aegon NV, Delphi Technologies, IRSA Inversiones Y Representaciones S; 15/03/2018 – ESSENT GROUP LTD – PRICES $424.4 MLN OF 10-YEAR MORTGAGE INSURANCE-LINKED NOTES ISSUED BY RADNOR RE 2018-1 LTD; 04/05/2018 – Essent Group 1Q Rev $167.5M; 07/05/2018 – ESSENT GROUP – AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR $100 MLN UNCOMMITTED LINE THAT MAY BE EXERCISED AT BORROWERS’ OPTION SO LONG AS BORROWERS RECEIVE COMMITMENTS; 23/03/2018 – Essent Group Ltd. Announces Closing of $424.4 Million Reinsurance Transaction and Related Mortgage Insurance-Linked Notes

More notable recent Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Essent Group Ltd. Provides Guidance on Capital Position Under PMIERs 2.0 – Business Wire” on September 28, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Essent Group: Red-Hot Financials With Miles Of Room To Grow – Seeking Alpha” published on May 21, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “NMIH falls after introducing new risk-based pricing platform – Seeking Alpha” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Essent Announces Inaugural A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) – Business Wire” published on September 06, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Essent Group’s Growth And The Stock’s Momentum – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 29, 2016.

Among 13 analysts covering Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Essent Group had 57 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Positive” rating on Monday, August 6 by Susquehanna. The stock has “Buy” rating by BTIG Research on Wednesday, December 20. JP Morgan maintained Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) rating on Monday, April 24. JP Morgan has “” rating and $39 target. The stock of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, November 12 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Susquehanna. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, August 7 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, April 21. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, September 28 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, May 2.

Since September 10, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $3.94 million activity. WEINSTOCK DAVID B sold $91,020 worth of stock. $1.24 million worth of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) was sold by Bhasin Vijay on Monday, September 10. MCALEE LAWRENCE E JR had sold 16,818 shares worth $756,584 on Thursday, September 13. The insider Cashmer Jeff sold $1.00M.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.13, from 1.15 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 44 investors sold ESNT shares while 68 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 83.42 million shares or 1.22% less from 84.45 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Glob X Management Co Limited reported 1,352 shares. Fil Limited reported 0.04% stake. Millennium Limited accumulated 469,820 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) for 221,211 shares. Stifel Finance Corp, a Missouri-based fund reported 55,398 shares. Toronto Dominion Savings Bank invested in 0% or 342 shares. Art Advsr Lc has 0.07% invested in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) for 45,400 shares. Mckinley Cap Mgmt Delaware holds 0.01% in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) or 3,508 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 0% or 183,960 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) for 1,727 shares. Moreover, Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) for 991 shares. Fifth Third Financial Bank has invested 0.09% in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT). Amalgamated Bancorp invested in 13,884 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board has invested 0.01% in Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT). 135,195 are owned by Boston Advisors Limited Company.

Since June 6, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 18 insider sales for $27.34 million activity. The insider DONNELLY WILLIAM P sold 3,816 shares worth $2.31M. Shares for $4.40 million were sold by de la Guerroniere Marc. 1,836 shares were sold by SPOERRY ROBERT F, worth $1.10M. Heidingsfelder Michael sold $1.51 million worth of stock or 2,562 shares. Magloth Christian sold 750 shares worth $467,355. Chu Wah-Hui also sold $676,000 worth of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Mettler-toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Mettler-toledo International Inc. had 33 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) on Wednesday, April 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Friday, May 4 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, October 10, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 26. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, November 3 report. The company was maintained on Friday, July 27 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, October 20 with “Hold”. UBS downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $415 target in Friday, August 5 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 8 by Citigroup. The stock of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, September 10.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.01, from 0.8 in 2018Q1. It worsened, as 56 investors sold MTD shares while 158 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 22.68 million shares or 1.75% more from 22.29 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Ballentine Prtnrs Limited Company stated it has 586 shares. Ww Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 0.05% or 1,754 shares. 3,491 are owned by Nomura Asset Ltd. The California-based Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt has invested 0.04% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Clearbridge Invests Limited Liability Co has 0.09% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Andra Ap has invested 0.15% in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Moreover, Cibc Markets Corporation has 0.03% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 5,643 shares. Eventide Asset Mngmt owns 29,000 shares. Cap Counsel Ltd New York accumulated 222,037 shares or 9.8% of the stock. Moreover, Blair William And Il has 0.01% invested in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) for 2,682 shares. Swiss Financial Bank accumulated 84,300 shares. Assetmark stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD). Laurel Grove Capital Limited Liability Company accumulated 1,450 shares or 0.45% of the stock. Kbc Group Nv holds 7,434 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Reliance Tru Company Of Delaware owns 861 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Mettler Toledo International Inc. (MTD) CEO Olivier Filliol on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on November 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Overvalued Mettler Toledo Deserves A Pullback – Seeking Alpha” published on June 18, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Caesars Entertainment, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Exxon Mobil, Teligent, Amerco, and Mettler-Toledo International — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth – Nasdaq” on December 03, 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 Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Biotechnologies are Improving as the Global Oncology Market Grows – PRNewswire” with publication date: November 30, 2018.

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