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Amalgamated Bank Has $5.15 Million Holdings in Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)
13 October 2017, 08:30 | Edward Lowe
The company has market cap of $35.03 billion. The hedge fund run by John Brennan held 635,356 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $123.97 million, up from 485,350 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Becton Dickinson & Co now has $45.26 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $198.83.
Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) plunged -0.43% with the closing price of $196.29. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The New York-based Richard Bernstein Advisors Llc has invested 0.32% in the stock. The Santa Barbara Asset Management Llc holds 718,929 shares with $140.27M value, up from 627,872 last quarter.
About 74,708 shares traded. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has risen 23.07% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.80% the S&P500. Therefore 50% are positive. As per Friday, September 22, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Atlantic Securities given on Monday, March 14. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Buy" on Thursday, February 11. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 23 by Citigroup. The stock of AT&T Inc. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, September 26 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 19 by Argus Research.
The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 1% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. Its up 0.18, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. Shine Inv Advisory Ser invested in 171 shares. 93 funds opened positions while 362 raised stakes. Bank of America downgraded the shares of CIT in report on Friday, April 29 to "Underperform" rating.
Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at -, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. Oakworth reported 0.44% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 6,285 shares. Raymond James Na holds 0.09% or 6,101 shares. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/12/kcm-investment-advisors-llc-reduces-stake-in-becton-dickinson-and-company-bdx.html. Cypress Asset Mgmt Tx has 15,250 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 1.67 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. 33,228 are owned by Brighton Jones Ltd Liability Corporation.
In other news, insider Gary M. Cohen sold 15,512 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. Mogy Joel R Counsel reported 1,800 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.
More notable recent AT&T Inc. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. More interesting news about AT&T Inc. Zacks Investment Research raised Becton, Dickinson and from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $225.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Therefore 53% are positive. Barclays PLC reiterated an "equal weight" rating and set a $210.00 target price (up previously from $205.00) on shares of Becton, Dickinson and in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. (NASDAQ:CVBF) to report earnings on October, 18. Jefferies maintained the shares of BDX in report on Tuesday, August 22 with "Buy" rating. M&R Mngmt owns 0.35% invested in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) for 7,089 shares. The expected BDX's profit could reach $540.87 million giving the stock 20.81 P/E in the case that $2.37 earnings per share is reported. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, September 27. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, February 11 report. The stock of Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus.
First Merchants Corp increased Home Depot Inc Com (NYSE:HD) stake by 4,998 shares to 7,056 valued at $1.08 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Discover Finl Svcs (NYSE:DFS) stake by 1.59 million shares and now owns 65,446 shares.
Since May 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $5.35 million activity. Moreover, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance has 0.15% invested in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) for 5,000 shares. 195.76 million shares or 16.43% more from 168.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ashfield Cap Prns Limited Liability Co reported 0.26% of its portfolio in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Cardinal Capital Mngmt owns 81,937 shares. Kanawha Mgmt Llc holds 136,330 shares. Loomis Sayles Lp accumulated 859 shares.
WARNING: "Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Has $1.82 Million Position in Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)" was originally posted by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited invested in 0.37% or 1,840 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 43,293 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock valued at $8,447,000 after purchasing an additional 11,300 shares during the last quarter. The Japan-based Mitsubishi Ufj Com Ltd has invested 0.7% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.11% while institutional stake was 81.1%. Savant Cap Limited Co owns 1,456 shares. Bragg Financial Inc has invested 1.4% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Co holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) for 4,834 shares. 2,623 are held by Ballentine Ptnrs Ltd. Loomis Sayles & Com L P invested in 859 shares.
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