Buckingham Reports Initiation of Columbia Sportswear (COLM) with $58.0000 Target, Systematic Financial Management LP Increased On Assignment (ASGN) Position By $341,792

July 17, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Among 15 analysts covering Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Columbia Sportswear Company has $75 highest and $51 lowest target. $63.73’s average target is 13.58% above currents $56.11 stock price. Columbia Sportswear Company had 25 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, February 12. The stock of Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 29 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Friday, February 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 27 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Friday, July 29. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, January 22. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, November 2. BB&T Capital initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 11 report. The stock of Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, December 18. On Thursday, September 22 the stock rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sector Weight”.

Systematic Financial Management Lp increased On Assignment Inc. (ASGN) stake by 2.86% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Systematic Financial Management Lp acquired 7,768 shares as On Assignment Inc. (ASGN)’s stock rose 6.65%. The Systematic Financial Management Lp holds 279,362 shares with $12.34M value, up from 271,594 last quarter. On Assignment Inc. now has $2.86 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.27 on July 17, reaching $54.57. About 112,340 shares traded. On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 41.91% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.21% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.63, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 37 investors sold ASGN shares while 65 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 46.55 million shares or 0.88% more from 46.15 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Connecticut-based Tudor Inv Et Al has invested 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Susquehanna Intll Gp Limited Liability Partnership has 0% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 85,683 shares. 525,870 are owned by Kennedy Capital Management. Principal Fincl Group reported 0.02% stake. Schroder Investment Mgmt Grp Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 299,846 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Communications, a New York-based fund reported 170,355 shares. Blackrock Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 26,999 shares. First Trust Limited Partnership holds 0% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) or 31,786 shares. Moreover, Arizona State Retirement System has 0.02% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Natixis has 5,377 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Suffolk Capital Mgmt Lc owns 32,945 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Clinton Gru holds 0.03% or 13,149 shares in its portfolio. The Illinois-based Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has invested 0% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Copper Rock Prns Limited holds 2.02% or 713,464 shares in its portfolio. Ls Advsr Limited Company reported 1,914 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering On Assignment Inc (NYSE:ASGN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. On Assignment Inc had 13 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 18 the stock rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, April 27. The rating was upgraded by Avondale on Thursday, February 18 to “Market Outperform”. The stock of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) earned “Mkt Outperform” rating by Avondale on Wednesday, February 15. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, December 9. The firm earned “Market Outperform” rating on Thursday, April 28 by Avondale. On Monday, December 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Perform”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6000 target in Tuesday, July 11 report.

Since January 20, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 31 selling transactions for $32.22 million activity. Callaghan Brian J. sold $671,833 worth of stock. Another trade for 50,000 shares valued at $2.40 million was made by Veatch Jeffrey E. on Wednesday, February 15. Another trade for 18,336 shares valued at $862,150 was made by Sheridan Edwin A. on Friday, March 3. HOLMAN JONATHAN S had sold 1,500 shares worth $81,137. $277,572 worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) shares were sold by Hanson Theodore S.. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $529,887 was sold by BLAZER RANDOLPH C. McGowan Michael sold $2.71M worth of stock.

Systematic Financial Management Lp decreased Public Service Enterprise Grou (NYSE:PEG) stake by 93,933 shares to 1.00 million valued at $43.97M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Alon Usa Energy Inc. (NYSE:ALJ) stake by 212,744 shares and now owns 342,166 shares. Acco Brands Corporation (NYSE:ACCO) was reduced too.

About 117,476 shares traded. Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) has risen 0.63% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.07% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.29, from 1.04 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 20 investors sold Columbia Sportswear Company shares while 50 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 26.22 million shares or 3.53% more from 25.33 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Finemark Bancshares And Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) for 40 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has 0% invested in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) for 32,557 shares. Ironbridge Cap Management Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.29% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). Vanguard Group stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM). 522,303 are owned by Deprince Race Zollo Incorporated. Blackrock Limited Liability Com invested in 14,466 shares. Natl Bank Of America Corporation De accumulated 526,320 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Parametric Assocs owns 107,373 shares. 14,472 are owned by Raymond James & Assocs. Kornitzer Cap Inc Ks holds 0.31% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) or 284,038 shares. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% in Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) or 40,797 shares. Coldstream Cap Mngmt holds 5,200 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. 8,027 are held by Envestnet Asset Inc. Invesco holds 1.90 million shares. Tower Research Capital Lc (Trc) accumulated 732 shares or 0% of the stock.

Analysts await Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) to report earnings on July, 27 after the close. They expect $-0.20 EPS, down 66.67% or $0.08 from last year’s $-0.12 per share. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by Columbia Sportswear Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -139.22% negative EPS growth.

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