Raymond James upgraded CVS Health from an "outperform" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $90.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Excalibur Management Corp who had been investing in General Electric for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $126.26B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.67% or $5.51 during the last trading session, reaching $324.49. About 464,895 shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 1.12% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 37.44% the S&P500. Argyle Capital Management Inc bought 13,550 shares as the company's stock declined 17.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.06M shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $76.73 million, down from 1.07M at the end of the previous reported quarter.
The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $65.12. About 6.17M shares traded. Since April 23, 2017 CVS has declined 22.81% and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.36% the S&P500. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 73% are positive. Tigress Financial reissued a "buy" rating on shares of CVS Health in a report on Tuesday, December 26th. (NYSE:WGL). Carroll Fincl Assoc reported 0% of its portfolio in WGL Holdings, Inc. On Friday, February 9 the stock rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with "Outperform". As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 9 by Mizuho. SunTrust maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, April 17 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, September 15 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 26 by Bernstein.
Crawford Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $4.53B and $3.22B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Caseys Gen Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) by 66,790 shares to 96,150 shares, valued at $10.76 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 2,925 shares in the quarter, for a total of 167,683 shares, and has risen its stake in Home Depot Inc.
Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.42 million activity. S&P Research maintained CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) rating on Monday, November 2. That is 19.66 % up compareed to $1.17 EPS for a year ago. The company has a market cap of $67,577.98, a P/E ratio of 11.04, a PEG ratio of 1.13 and a beta of 1.05. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of CVS Health from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and set a $88.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, January 5th.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in Q4 2017. That's change of 0.16, from 2017Q3's 0.88. The ratio fall due to CVS positioning: 115 sold and 600 reduced. 134 funds opened positions while 380 raised stakes. The pharmacy operator reported $1.92 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.04. Fdx Advsr invested in 0.13% or 65,132 shares. Gradient Limited Liability Company reported 0.44% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Wealthfront owns 24,815 shares. Oppenheimer And has invested 0.12% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Fort Ltd Partnership has 259,948 shares.
Cadence Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc stated it has 93,681 shares or 0.43% of all its holdings. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of GE in report on Tuesday, August 25 with "Hold" rating. Moreover, Bridgeway Capital Mgmt Inc has 0.01% invested in Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) for 154,400 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0.01% in WGL Holdings, Inc. Fil invested 0.14% in Honeywell International Inc. Capital One Association has 0.15% invested in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Hourglass Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.7% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). (NASDAQ:PTCT). Creative Planning reported 14,021 shares. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share. The institutional investor held 3,060 shares of the programming company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $590,000, down from 5,320 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
Among 55 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. (FB) stake by 0.4% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Monday, May 9. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, December 12. The rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas to "Neutral" on Friday, October 28. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Thursday, October 1. In Thursday, January 4 report SunTrust maintained the stock with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, January 18 by Argus Research. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by Needham. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $89.0 target.
Aviance Capital Partners Llc decreased Cvs Health Corp.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 41 investors sold GT shares while 163 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 608 raised stakes. Beck Mack & Oliver Ltd Llc reported 13,296 shares. Insight 2811 reported 0.51% stake. Atlantic Tru Group Incorporated invested in 0.42% or 1.35 million shares. Paradigm Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com invested 0.22% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI now owns 1,333 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $108,000 after acquiring an additional 726 shares during the period. Fruth Invest invested in 21,200 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Bontempo Ohly Capital Mgmt LLC now owns 21,830 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $1,756,000 after acquiring an additional 109 shares in the last quarter. Associated Banc stated it has 195,575 shares. Richard C Young And holds 71,830 shares. Alyeska LP invested 0.1% of its portfolio in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT).
- Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.