June 24, 2018 – By Winifred Garcia
Scolr Pharma Inc (DDD) investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.18, from 0.99 in 2017Q4. The ratio increased, as 83 active investment managers increased or opened new equity positions, while 71 sold and decreased their stock positions in Scolr Pharma Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 72.83 million shares, up from 71.68 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Scolr Pharma Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 13 Reduced: 58 Increased: 50 New Position: 33.
Macquarie Group Ltd increased Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) stake by 11.43% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Macquarie Group Ltd acquired 11,407 shares as Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)’s stock declined 0.58%. The Macquarie Group Ltd holds 111,174 shares with $24.09 million value, up from 99,767 last quarter. Becton Dickinson & Co now has $63.49 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.87% or $4.36 during the last trading session, reaching $237.6. About 3.61M shares traded or 204.79% up from the average. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 19.79% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.22% the S&P500. Some Historical BDX News: 19/03/2018 – BD to Divest Remaining Investment in Vyaire Medical to Funds Managed by Apax Partners; 03/05/2018 – CAM Group Adds Becton Dickinson, Exits AutoZone: 13F; 26/04/2018 – FDA: Becton Dickinson & Company- BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Set 0.8 x 19 mm x 305 mm 21G x ® x 12 Catalog; 19/03/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – BD TO DIVEST REMAINING INVESTMENT IN VYAIRE MEDICAL TO FUNDS MANAGED BY APAX PARTNERS; 09/05/2018 – MANDATE: Becton, Dickinson and Co. EUR, GBP Bmark Bond Roadshow; 23/03/2018 – FDA: BD Vacutainer Blood Collection Tubes by Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD): Class I Recall – Chemical Interference with; 03/05/2018 – Becton Dickinson 2Q Loss/Shr 19c; 15/05/2018 – SANDELL EXITED BDX IN 1Q: 13F; 10/04/2018 – Becton Dickinson Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – Becton Dickinson Raises FY18 View To Adj EPS $10.90-Adj EPS $11.05
Since February 23, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 6 selling transactions for $9.39 million activity. 4,048 Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares with value of $910,726 were sold by Borzi James W. Gallagher John E sold $1.21 million worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Tuesday, February 27. $4.60M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) was sold by Conroy Alexandre on Monday, May 21. $112,535 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares were bought by Melcher David F. Polen Thomas E Jr also sold $426,079 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Tuesday, March 13. $2.31M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) was sold by Shabshab Nabil. 176 shares were sold by RING TIMOTHY M, worth $38,416.
More notable recent Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Becton Dickinson Positioned For Top-, Bottom-Line Outperformance, JPMorgan Says In Upgrade” on June 21, 2018, also Schaeffersresearch.com with their article: “2 Medical Technology Stocks Named Top Picks by JP Morgan Analyst” published on June 21, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Charter Communications, Corning, Kohl’s, Lululemon, Nike, Verizon and More” on June 21, 2018. More interesting news about Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Becton Dickinson (BDX) Names John DeFord as CTO” published on June 01, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “BD to Demonstrate Expanded Vascular Access Offerings from Insertion to Removal during the 5th World Congress on …” with publication date: June 20, 2018.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.50, from 1.55 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 69 investors sold BDX shares while 375 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 350 raised stakes. 219.77 million shares or 1.86% more from 215.77 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Pettee Inc invested in 0.48% or 3,569 shares. Texas Yale has 0.14% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 7,343 shares. Principal Financial Grp Inc has invested 0.2% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Sg Americas Secs Ltd Company owns 28,628 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Kornitzer Mngmt Inc Ks has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Peninsula Asset stated it has 26,967 shares or 4.28% of all its holdings. Pettyjohn Wood And White owns 2,494 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. The Ontario – Canada-based 1832 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.04% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Smith Moore And Co reported 0.18% stake. Moreover, Green Square Cap Ltd Llc has 0.15% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 4,390 shares. Wealthtrust invested in 22 shares or 0% of the stock. Sprucegrove Invest Management Ltd, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 52,950 shares. First Commonwealth Pa invested in 4,074 shares or 0.93% of the stock. Toth Advisory holds 24,786 shares. Amer Assets Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0.21% or 5,000 shares.
Among 21 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 55 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by Wells Fargo. On Monday, January 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight”. Citigroup upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $237.0 target in Friday, January 5 report. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 26. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Friday, June 30 by Raymond James. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 6 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2. As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”.
Macquarie Group Ltd decreased Molina Healthcare Inc (NYSE:MOH) stake by 4,900 shares to 2,500 valued at $203,000 in 2018Q1. It also reduced Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) stake by 31,143 shares and now owns 1.02 million shares. Udr Inc (NYSE:UDR) was reduced too.
Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $220,997 activity.
Investment Management Of Virginia Llc holds 5.56% of its portfolio in 3D Systems Corporation for 2.06 million shares. Villere St Denis J & Co Llc owns 5.78 million shares or 3.99% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Clark Estates Inc Ny has 2.6% invested in the company for 1.43 million shares. The Georgia-based Vident Investment Advisory Llc has invested 0.96% in the stock. River & Mercantile Asset Management Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 348,993 shares.
More recent 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “3D Systems: Buy This Industry Disruptor” on June 06, 2018. Also Investorideas.com published the news titled: “3D Systems (NYSE: $DDD) Selects Aquant’s Artificial Intelligence #AI Platform to Increase First-Time-Fix and Maximize …” on June 12, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “ABM Industries: A Good Late-Cycle Buy” with publication date: June 21, 2018 was also an interesting one.
The stock increased 0.92% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $14.32. About 3.74 million shares traded or 48.96% up from the average. 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) has declined 46.74% since June 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 59.31% the S&P500. Some Historical DDD News: 21/05/2018 – 3D Systems’ NextDent™ 5100 Named 2018 Healthcare Application of the Year by Additive Manufacturing Publication ‘3D Printing Industry’; 17/05/2018 – Yndetech Builds Fast-Growing Dental Implant Business in Italy with 3D Systems’ Direct Metal Printing; 10/05/2018 – PHOTO RELEASE–Huntington lngalls Industries Partners with 3D Systems to Accelerate Adoption of 3-D Printing in Naval Shipbuilding; 06/03/2018 Onkos Surgical® and 3D Systems Team to Advance Personalized Surgical Oncology Solutions; 14/03/2018 – 3D Systems 4Q Adj EPS 5c; 16/03/2018 – 3D SYSTEMS CORP DDD.N : DEUTSCHE BANK RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $13 FROM $9; 14/03/2018 – 3D SYSTEMS 4Q ADJ EPS 5C, PRELIM. 3C-5C; 13/04/2018 – 3D Systems Prevails in Accounting Trial for Former Employee’s Violation of Non-Competition Covenant; Court Orders Disgorgement; 10/05/2018 – 3D SYSTEMS – COLLABORATION WITH HUNTINGTON INGALLS’ NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING UNIT TO QUALIFY METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECH TO BUILD NAVAL WARSHIPS; 02/05/2018 – 3D SYSTEMS 1Q REV. $165.9M, EST. $159.7M
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