As Costco Whsl New Com (COST) Market Valuation Rose, Norris Perne & French Llp Boosted Stake by $2.96 Million; Davide Leone & Partners Investment Company Llp Holding in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (Call) (BMY) Cut as Market Valuation Declined

February 17, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Davide Leone & Partners Investment Company Llp decreased its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (Call) (BMY) by 0.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Davide Leone & Partners Investment Company Llp sold 12,400 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.54 million shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $98.19 million, down from 1.55 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Davide Leone & Partners Investment Company Llp who had been investing in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $112.58B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $68.96. About 10.55M shares traded or 48.03% up from the average. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) has declined 23.19% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500.

Norris Perne & French Llp increased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New Com (COST) by 29.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Norris Perne & French Llp bought 18,076 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 80,119 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.16M, up from 62,043 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Norris Perne & French Llp who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $84.12 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $191.56. About 1.97 million shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 25.14% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company had 73 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Sell” on Monday, November 13. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Sell” on Sunday, July 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 29 by UBS. On Thursday, August 27 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, August 5 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, September 18. The stock of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, April 5 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, September 20. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, February 16 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, March 15 with “Hold”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 62 investors sold BMY shares while 519 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 460 raised stakes. 1.11 billion shares or 0.68% more from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Illinois-based Optimum Inv Advsr has invested 1.24% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). First United Bankshares Trust holds 1.63% or 38,088 shares. Gp One Trading LP reported 231,394 shares. 43,333 are owned by Pinnacle Ptnrs. Poplar Forest Ltd Co invested in 0.14% or 24,550 shares. Duncker Streett holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) for 62,417 shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). Laurion Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 10,000 shares in its portfolio. Roundview Cap Limited Liability stated it has 13,380 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Community State Bank Na reported 35,446 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Convergence Invest Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.68% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) for 75,773 shares. Wesbanco National Bank holds 1.63% or 490,377 shares in its portfolio. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mngmt Corp has invested 0.02% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). Dynamic Capital Management accumulated 222,501 shares or 4.07% of the stock. Institute For Wealth Ltd Company owns 21,022 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 2 sales for $646,385 activity. 5,300 shares valued at $335,172 were sold by Lynch Thomas J. Jr. on Tuesday, December 12. Shares for $560,400 were sold by Caldarella Joseph C.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 selling transactions for $22.37 million activity. The insider MEISENBACH JOHN W sold 1,000 shares worth $157,590. 30,000 Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares with value of $5.76 million were sold by SINEGAL JAMES D. 20,000 shares were sold by LIBENSON RICHARD M, worth $3.86 million. $810,788 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by ZOOK DENNIS R on Wednesday, October 25. PORTERA JOSEPH P sold $1.93 million worth of stock or 10,000 shares. MOULTON PAUL G had sold 6,985 shares worth $1.31M on Monday, January 8.

Norris Perne & French Llp, which manages about $1.06 billion and $642.23 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Paypal Hldgs Inc Com by 51,301 shares to 108,694 shares, valued at $6.96M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del Cl A (BRKA) by 245,219 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 22 shares, and cut its stake in Vwr Corp Com.

Among 32 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Costco Wholesale had 121 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, September 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by Northcoast. On Monday, December 18 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”. As per Friday, September 23, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of COST in report on Monday, June 19 to “Hold” rating. On Monday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 3 by Northcoast. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 24 by Vetr. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 5 by Tigress Financial. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, December 19 by Citigroup.

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