Deere & Co. (DE) Market Valuation Declined While Strategic Financial Services Has Decreased Its Position by $810,420; Seaward Management Limited Partnership Cut Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Stake by $986,769

May 23, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Seaward Management Limited Partnership decreased its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) by 1.85% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Seaward Management Limited Partnership sold 5,221 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.51% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 277,065 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $52.61M, down from 282,286 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Seaward Management Limited Partnership who had been investing in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $87.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.52% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $217.86. About 1.59M shares traded or 13.48% up from the average. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) has risen 33.66% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.11% the S&P500.

Strategic Financial Services Inc decreased its stake in Deere & Co. (DE) by 15.64% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Strategic Financial Services Inc sold 5,195 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.41% with the market. The institutional investor held 28,024 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.39 million, down from 33,219 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Strategic Financial Services Inc who had been investing in Deere & Co. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $50.22B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.05% or $3.24 during the last trading session, reaching $155.09. About 2.46M shares traded. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 41.99% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.44% the S&P500.

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Analysts await Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $2.69 earnings per share, up 16.96% or $0.39 from last year’s $2.3 per share. TMO’s profit will be $1.08B for 20.25 P/E if the $2.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.50 actual earnings per share reported by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.60% EPS growth.

Among 19 analysts covering Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Thermo Fisher Scientific had 63 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. Leerink Swann maintained Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) rating on Friday, April 28. Leerink Swann has “Buy” rating and $187 target. The stock of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by Morgan Stanley. Argus Research initiated the shares of TMO in report on Tuesday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) has “Americas Conviction Buy List” rating given on Tuesday, December 8 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 22 by Jefferies. JP Morgan initiated the shares of TMO in report on Thursday, September 22 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 43 investors sold TMO shares while 410 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 319 raised stakes. 335.65 million shares or 0.74% more from 333.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Grisanti Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 29,035 shares or 2.26% of the stock. Halbert Hargrove Russell Ltd Com has 0.07% invested in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) for 1,429 shares. Dnb Asset Management As has invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 1,620 shares. Savant Capital Ltd Liability Corporation has 2,867 shares. Howe & Rusling accumulated 234 shares or 0.01% of the stock. The Colorado-based Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0.58% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Bp Public Ltd Co invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Retirement Of Alabama owns 263,927 shares. Daiwa Secs Gru invested in 0.06% or 43,094 shares. Plante Moran Financial Advsrs Ltd Liability Co stated it has 871 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Polaris Greystone Group Inc Inc Lc stated it has 112,609 shares or 1.76% of all its holdings. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 109,468 shares. Adage Ptnrs Grp Incorporated Lc owns 318,805 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Moreover, Signaturefd Limited Liability Co has 0.03% invested in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO).

Seaward Management Limited Partnership, which manages about $2.62 billion and $2.14 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Msci Acwi Us Etf (ACWX) by 28,872 shares to 178,199 shares, valued at $8.90 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Cl A (BRKA) by 397 shares in the quarter, for a total of 400 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Ftse Developed Marke (VEA).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $37.18 million activity. Williamson Stephen also sold $1.05 million worth of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) on Wednesday, February 7. 206 shares were sold by HARRIS C MARTIN, worth $44,174 on Friday, May 18. The insider Durbin Patrick M sold $1.31M. $211,430 worth of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) shares were sold by Parrett William G. Shares for $7.32M were sold by Herrema Gregory J. on Friday, February 2.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 50 investors sold DE shares while 338 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 209.89 million shares or 1.63% less from 213.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The Minnesota-based Bremer Tru Natl Association has invested 0.18% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Llc reported 0.21% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). South Dakota Investment Council holds 15,700 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Fifth Third Retail Bank stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Tower Research Cap Limited Com (Trc) reported 3,682 shares. 6,187 were accumulated by Sigma Planning. Cornercap Investment Counsel has invested 0.73% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Moreover, Kanawha Ltd has 0.48% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 20,795 shares. Cap Ww Investors holds 0.12% or 3.50 million shares in its portfolio. Ledyard Bank, New Hampshire-based fund reported 2,111 shares. London Com Of Virginia holds 0.82% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 721,706 shares. Thompson Rubinstein Invest Mngmt Or accumulated 2.67% or 51,809 shares. First Midwest Retail Bank Tru Division accumulated 87,761 shares. Moreover, Cidel Asset Mngmt has 0.9% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 133,800 shares. Dowling Yahnke Llc invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE).

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $66.91 million activity. $1.90M worth of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) was sold by Guinn Max A on Tuesday, January 16. The insider Reed Cory J sold 6,416 shares worth $972,253. 20,835 shares valued at $3.15M were sold by May John C II on Monday, December 11. The insider Gilles Jean H sold $2.52 million. 20,086 shares were sold by Jones Mary K.W., worth $3.46M. Another trade for 269,353 shares valued at $44.13 million was made by ALLEN SAMUEL R on Wednesday, February 28.

Among 30 analysts covering Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Deere & Company had 128 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 10 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Buy” on Friday, January 19. The stock of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, February 20. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Monday, August 24. The stock of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 31. UBS maintained the shares of DE in report on Thursday, November 19 with “Sell” rating. Robert W. Baird upgraded Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) rating on Tuesday, November 21. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $155.0 target. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, August 22 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 15 by Bank of America. As per Wednesday, November 22, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

More notable recent Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “4 Blue-Chip Stocks Rallying on a US-China Trade Deal” on May 22, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Yes, Deere” published on May 22, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Checking In On Agriculture With Deere & Co. Earnings Tomorrow” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Trade Winds Blow Milder As Progress Cited In US Talks With China” published on May 21, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Deere & Company Stock Is Ready to Run!” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

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