The Insider John Alford Paid for 500 shares of Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (BOTJ); Visionary Asset Management Lowered Caterpillar Del (CAT) Stake

Visionary Asset Management Inc decreased Caterpillar Inc Del (CAT) stake by 12.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Visionary Asset Management Inc sold 4,021 shares as Caterpillar Inc Del (CAT)’s stock rose 3.62%. The Visionary Asset Management Inc holds 28,958 shares with $3.61M value, down from 32,979 last quarter. Caterpillar Inc Del now has $94.04 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.66% or $4.09 during the last trading session, reaching $158.06. About 5.56 million shares traded or 6.31% up from the average. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500.

Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc’s director, John Alford, bought 500 shares of stock in the firm. The average share cost was $15.2, for full purchase value of $7,620 US Dollars. Presently, he holds a total of 12,072 shares or 0.28% of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc’s total market cap. The deal was made public in a 4F filing which was filed with the U.S. SEC on February 14, 2018, which is available for public access here.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $16.35 million activity. $15.53 million worth of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) was sold by Pellette Thomas A on Wednesday, January 31. 528 Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) shares with value of $84,723 were sold by Long Suzette M. DICKINSON DANIEL M also sold $522,724 worth of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Monday, October 30. $216,276 worth of stock was sold by De Lange Bob on Thursday, October 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 50 investors sold CAT shares while 377 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. 401.83 million shares or 0.39% less from 403.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 1,029 were reported by Blue Chip Partners Inc. Heritage Mgmt Corporation reported 1.66% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Cypress Gru has invested 0.27% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Pacad Limited owns 29,211 shares. Zacks Mngmt reported 0.22% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Clinton Group has 0.67% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). 3,329 are owned by Farmers Fincl Bank. Richard Bernstein Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.3% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Harris Assocs Lp holds 1.13% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 5.36M shares. Eagle Asset Management Inc reported 20,834 shares. Somerville Kurt F invested 0.08% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Personal Advsrs Corp holds 2,204 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cibc Ww Markets holds 583,988 shares. Raymond James Financial Ser Advsr has 0.16% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 200,272 shares. Parkside Bankshares owns 0.1% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 2,151 shares.

Among 31 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 16 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. has $200.0 highest and $28 lowest target. $144.38’s average target is -8.65% below currents $158.06 stock price. Caterpillar Inc. had 119 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, December 17 to “Hold”. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, May 11. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Friday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) earned “Neutral” rating by Tigress Financial on Thursday, March 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, December 12. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 21 report. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 25. Deutsche Bank initiated Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) rating on Wednesday, September 7. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $98 target. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) earned “Mixed” rating by OTR Global on Monday, September 19.

The stock decreased 1.05% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $15.08. About 6,838 shares traded or 238.51% up from the average. Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTJ) has risen 25.00% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.30% the S&P500.