Institutional Investor Sentiment in the Conglomerates Sector

Wall St. Watchdog looks at institutional investor sentiment in large cap Conglomerates stocks.

  • Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): Institutional investors bought 40,599,670 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -73,918,970 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of -33,319,300 shares. The shares recently traded at $44.77 and the company’s market capitalization is $20,994,540,000. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  • Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): Institutional investors bought 28,687,390 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -25,797,690 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 2,889,700 shares. The shares recently traded at $23.01 and the company’s market capitalization is $6,365,026,000. About the company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.
  • Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW): Institutional investors bought 2,717,880 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -1,674,620 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 1,043,260 shares. The shares recently traded at $36.07 and the company’s market capitalization is $1,064,543,000. About the company: Matthews International Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets custom-made identification products. The Company’s products include cast bronze memorials, mausoleums, granite memorials, architectural plaques, printing plates, imaging systems for the corrugated and flexible packaging industries, and caskets made of metal, wood, and other materials.
  • 7 DAYS GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED(ADR) (NYSE:SVN): Institutional investors bought 2,410,930 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -2,329,530 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 81,400 shares. The shares recently traded at $21.29 and the company’s market capitalization is $1,062,772,919. About the company: 7 Days Group Holdings Ltd. operates a chain of hotels in the People’s Republic of China.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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