Bahl & Gaynor Inc. lifted its position in shares of Nestle SA (NASDAQ:NSRGY) by 1.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 109,664 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,983 shares during the quarter. Bahl & Gaynor Inc.’s holdings in Nestle SA were worth $7,867,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Nestle SA by 0.4% during the first quarter. Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC now owns 15,989,885 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,229,622,000 after buying an additional 60,236 shares in the last quarter. Polen Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Nestle SA by 10.8% during the first quarter. Polen Capital Management LLC now owns 5,742,173 shares of the company’s stock worth $440,867,000 after buying an additional 561,542 shares in the last quarter. Fiduciary Management Inc. WI lifted its holdings in shares of Nestle SA by 51.6% during the first quarter. Fiduciary Management Inc. WI now owns 5,441,527 shares of the company’s stock worth $418,453,000 after buying an additional 1,852,978 shares in the last quarter. Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Nestle SA by 0.7% during the first quarter. Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,000,621 shares of the company’s stock worth $76,948,000 after buying an additional 6,518 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Nestle SA by 3.4% during the second quarter. Douglas Lane & Associates LLC now owns 706,363 shares of the company’s stock worth $61,553,000 after buying an additional 23,174 shares in the last quarter.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Nestle SA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Nestle SA in a report on Saturday, June 17th. Finally, Berenberg Bank downgraded Nestle SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 7th.

Shares of Nestle SA (NSRGY) traded down 0.01% on Friday, hitting $83.93. The company had a trading volume of 33,088 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $260.02 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.74. Nestle SA has a 1-year low of $66.08 and a 1-year high of $89.40. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $84.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $81.93.

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About Nestle SA

Nestle SA is a nutrition, health and wellness company. The Company’s segments are Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA); Zone Americas (AMS); Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA); Nestle Waters; Nestle Nutrition, and Other Businesses. The Company operates in the United States, Greater China Region, Switzerland and Rest of the World.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Nestle SA (NASDAQ:NSRGY)

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