SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 2,834,850 shares of the healthcare product maker's stock valued at $119,886,000 after buying an additional 2,216,341 shares during the period. 4,240,673 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,600,000.
Stephen Royer increased its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New Com (AWK) by 5233.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 111,953 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.97 million, up from 101,507 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Llc who had been investing in Cardinal Health Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.49 billion market cap company.
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) traded up $0.12 on Thursday, hitting $58.95. About 2.88M shares traded. The Texas-based Oxbow Advisors Llc has invested 0.21% in the stock. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.01 a share with a surprise factor of 1.5%. It worsened, as 47 investors sold ABT shares while 563 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 314 raised stakes. Bradley Foster Sargent Ct reported 429,087 shares or 0.87% of all its holdings. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.15% of the company's stock. Benedict Financial Advsrs holds 0.3% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) or 23,926 shares. Gratus Capital LLC lifted its position in shares of Abbott Laboratories by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Whalerock Point Limited Liability Co accumulated 4,764 shares. Old West Investment Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 199,223 shares.#img1#. (NYSE:CAH) or 260 shares. (NYSE:AWK). Trellus Mngmt Limited Company has invested 5.72% in American Water Works Company, Inc.
In other Abbott Laboratories news, insider Brian J. Blaser sold 23,866 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il reported 0.21% stake. Gradient Investments stated it has 121,245 shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 6,630 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Country Club Tru Co Na has 0.08% invested in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) for 11,127 shares. King Luther Capital Corporation holds 0.89% or 1.90 million shares. Ancora Advisors Ltd Co holds 72,957 shares. Macguire Cheswick Tuttle Invest Counsel Ltd Liability Com reported 97,278 shares stake.
Analysts await Magna International Inc.
Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $4.14 million activity. Therefore 9% are positive. Analysts predict that Abbott Laboratories will post $2.45 EPS for the current year. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, September 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 1 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:REIT) rating on Wednesday, December 6. As per Tuesday, December 1, the company rating was reinitiated by Goldman Sachs. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 19. The stock of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 13. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the shares of GE in report on Tuesday, October 24 to "Hold" rating. The company was maintained on Monday, April 11 by Citigroup.
Shamrock Asset Management Llc, which manages about $382.14 million and $155.75M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in First Trust Tactical High Yield Etf (HYLS) by 18,059 shares to 13,204 shares, valued at $648,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IJH) by 4,192 shares in the quarter, for a total of 245,435 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Inc (IEMG). Karpus Management Inc. owns 1.65 million shares or 1% of their United States portfolio. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of Abbott Laboratories by 7.7% in the second quarter. Bank of America restated a "buy" rating and issued a $60.00 target price (up from $56.00) on shares of Abbott Laboratories in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded the shares of AWK in report on Thursday, October 15 to "Neutral" rating. The company has 1 year Price Target of $63.67. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Wells Fargo. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Friday, February 5 to "Buy".
Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. 139.87 million shares or 0.09% less from 140.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Glg Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) for 2,785 shares. Perigon Wealth Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.07% or 474 shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Abbott Laboratories from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $64.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. New Amsterdam Ptnrs Ltd New York reported 374,939 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al stated it has 109,500 shares. Birch Hill Inv Advsr Ltd Liability owns 21,055 shares. (NYSE:MPW). 112,138 are owned by Kempen Management Nv. Abbott Laboratories has a 1-year low of $36.40 and a 1-year high of $45.79. It also reduced its holding in Allergan Plc by 1,810 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 42,836 shares, and cut its stake in Mylan Labs (NASDAQ:MYL). Asset Mngmt reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their price target on shares of Abbott Laboratories from $48.00 to $46.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 26th.
Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.