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(NKE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

06 December 2017, 08:28 | Casey Mitchell

Violich Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Nike Inc Cl B (NKE) by 24.08% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $59.99. About 710,071 shares traded or 48.13% up from the average. It has outperformed by 1.07% the S&P500. Tompkins Financial Corp sold 41,155 shares as Nike Inc Cl B (NKE)'s stock declined 8.78%. After $0.57 actual EPS reported by NIKE, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -31.58 % negative EPS growth. Carret Asset Ltd Liability Com has 0.18% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NKE) traded up $0.32 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $60.42. The volume of 7.51 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 10.28 Million shares. As long as profit margins and other details stay intact, NIKE, Inc. can continue to provide value for investors. It has underperformed by 13.86% the S&P500.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.58 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.18, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 82 investors sold NIKE, Inc. shares while 439 reduced holdings. Asset Planning Services Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Nike by 0.3% in the second quarter. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 1.86 million shares or 0.81% of their U.S. portfolio. Mogy Joel R Invest Counsel Incorporated holds 124,619 shares or 1.26% of its portfolio. Lord Abbett & Com Limited Liability Co invested in 0.1% or 571,300 shares. Jefferies maintained NIKE, Inc. Northeast Inv Management holds 1.33% or 248,065 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Llc has invested 1.48% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:BCR). Envestnet Asset Mgmt, a Illinois-based fund reported 4,376 shares. Afam Capital Inc owns 93,109 shares or 0.7% of their U.S. portfolio. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 1.81 and a current ratio of 2.67. Aperio Grp Limited Liability Co has 352,313 shares. Tower Capital Lc (Trc) invested in 0% or 2,807 shares. (NYSE:NKE). Pittenger Anderson accumulated 0.66% or 117,666 shares. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $59.01. It also reduced Dreyfus Strategic Municipals I (NYSE:LEO) stake by 54,802 shares and now owns 96,092 shares. Axa holds 51,019 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 4.51M shares. With an institutional ownership near 93.5%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 0.64. It also reduced its holding in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 97,339 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 287,772 shares, and cut its stake in Wells Fargo & Co New (NYSE:WFC). Therefore 27% are positive. Nike Inc. had 196 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Delaware Enhanced Global Dividend and Income Fund (NYSE:DEX) has risen 22.39% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 2,994 shares of the footwear maker's stock valued at $177,000 after acquiring an additional 374 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:NKE) earned "Hold" rating by Needham on Wednesday, September 27. The stock has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, March 23. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 19 by CLSA. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $317.0 target in Wednesday, October 11 report. The stock has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Sunday, July 23.

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More recent C. R. Bard, Inc. More interesting news about New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE:NMFC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "New Mountain Finance' (NMFC) CEO Rob Hamwee on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call ..." published on May 09, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "New Mountain Finance's (NMFC) CEO Rob Hamwee on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings ..." with publication date: November 08, 2017. If you take a peek at NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 28 by Argus Research. Therefore 52% are positive. (NYSE:NKE) on Wednesday, September 28 with "Market Perform" rating. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$23.46 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$24.8. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Wednesday, September 16. Bank of America downgraded NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) on Monday, December 28 with "Buy" rating. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and set a $66.00 target price on shares of Nike in a research report on Saturday, September 30th. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, March 23 with "Hold". (NYSE:NKE) rating on Friday, July 21. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $58.00 target price (down previously from $63.00) on shares of Nike in a research note on Monday, August 21st. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 22 by Telsey Advisory Group. (NYSE:NKE) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiary brands include Converse, which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. "Announces 11 Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend" on November 16, 2017, also Bloomberg.com with their article: "Adidas Wins World Cup Race, But Nike Kicks Back at Ground Level" published on December 05, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: "Adidas files for review of Nike patent for FlyKnit technology" on November 30, 2017.

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