October 21, 2017

Analyst Research Roundup: The Southern Company (SO), Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN)

12 October 2017, 08:41 | Hattie Nash

The Firm operates in two divisions: Moody's Investors Service (MIS) and Moody's Analytics (MA). It has a 23.16 P/E ratio. The MIS segment includes its ratings operations.

Investors who took positions in shares of Seattle Genetics, Inc. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,267,660 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $456,845,000 after buying an additional 7,154,776 shares in the last quarter. Including today's unusual volume, Seattle Genetics, Inc.'s stock is performing at 9.37% on the year. About 13.36M shares traded. Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) has risen 75.68% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. Baker Bros Advisors Limited Partnership holds 20.68% or 45.73 million shares in its portfolio. The institutional investor held 19,634 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.02 million, up from 6,433 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wendell David Associate Inc has invested 0.41% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).

Investors are always on the look for the next great stock to own. Reilly Financial Advsr Ltd Llc, a California-based fund reported 237,064 shares. About 603,275 shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 6.59% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:SGEN) to report earnings on October, 26. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.23) earnings per share. After $1.51 actual earnings per share reported by Moody's Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.23% negative EPS growth. Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at -0.39%.

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Finally, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. boosted its position in shares of Fastenal by 58.4% during the 2nd quarter. Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, FAST's beta remains at 1.05.

Share prices are capable of moving sharply higher or lower in a very short amount of time. Lord Abbett & Company acquired 179,968 shares as Toro Co Com (TTC)'s stock rose 10.12%. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. (The) reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a $64.00 target price on shares of Seattle Genetics in a report on Friday, October 6th. The company's net profit margin has achieved the current level of 2.8 percent and possesses 87.9 percent gross margin. Cognios Capital Llc who had been investing in Altria Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $124.73 billion market cap company. The Firm is engaged in the development and sale of pharmaceutical products on its own behalf or in collaboration with others. The Company's marketed product ADCETRIS, or brentuximab vedotin, is an antibody-drug conjugate. (NASDAQ:SGEN) news were published by: which released: "Seattle Genetics: Good Time To Buy Based On Adcetris Label Expansion" on September 15, 2017, also with their article: "Seattle Genetics Reaches Analyst Target Price" published on October 03, 2017, published: "Seattle Genetics (SGEN) in Focus: Stock Moves 7.9% Higher October 03, 2017" on October 03, 2017. Therefore 38% are positive.

Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th.

RBC Capital added the stock to its research portfolio giving it an initial rating of "Outperform". Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has 0.04% invested in Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $58.73. On Monday, June 26 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold". BidaskClub cut shares of Seattle Genetics from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to "Neutral". The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Thursday, August 24. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Friday, September 15. (NASDAQ:SGEN) earned "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, November 18. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, January 21.

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The latest exchange of 0.44 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 989.81 Million shares.

Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN) stock price is growing 6.51% to $61.47. Parametrica Limited has invested 0.32% in Seattle Genetics, Inc. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 59,125 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $3,717,000 after purchasing an additional 36,157 shares during the period.

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