Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Brokerages Anticipate Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Will Announce Earnings of $1.72 Per Share

Brokerages Anticipate Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Will Announce Earnings of $1.72 Per Share

Landmark Financial Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Johnson & Johnson by 0.4% in the second quarter. Moreover, Halsey Associate Inc Ct has 1.47% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 57,483 shares. Candlewood Investment Group Lp who had been investing in New Residential Invt Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.45B market cap company. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC now owns 17,538 shares of the company's stock worth $2,320,000 after buying an additional 1,972 shares during the last quarter. About 397,544 shares traded or 0.59% up from the average. It is down 24.33% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Cwh Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 12.03% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 876 shares of the company's stock valued at $116,000 after acquiring an additional 5 shares during the period. The stock increased 0.78% or $1.125 during the last trading session, reaching $145.915. Its down 7.24% from 1.07M shares previously. Abbott Laboratories (ABT) has risen 15.90% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 43 investors sold CVX shares while 696 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. The company reported $1.90 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.80 by $0.10. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Johnson & Johnson by 24.3% in the second quarter. Inspirion Wealth Advsrs Llc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) for 1,935 shares. 2,163 were accumulated by Eagle Ridge Inv. Beech Hill Advsr Inc holds 0.45% or 6,575 shares. 26,840 were reported by Orleans Management La. Auxier Asset Mngmt holds 102,851 shares. Rfg Advisory Group Incorporated has 0.37% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 5,128 shares. New York-based State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.95% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Winslow Asset holds 1.63% or 64,686 shares in its portfolio. Finemark Bancshares Tru has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Morgan Stanley reported 0.8% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Fifth Third Bancorporation holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 128,773 shares. Vetr cut shares of Johnson & Johnson from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $130.49 price objective on the a research note on Monday, September 18th. Therefore 48% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 56 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of TOTAL S.A. (NYSE:TOT) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, December 6. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Tuesday, October 25. The firm has "Neutral" rating by BNP Paribas given on Monday, August 15. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $145.52. They set a "neutral" rating and a $140.00 target price for the company.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 13th. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Wednesday, September 20 report. As per Tuesday, July 21, the company rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT.

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Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 925,271 shares of the company's stock, valued at $29,183,047.34. KeyCorp reissued a "buy" rating and set a $34.00 price objective on shares of Huntsman in a report on Tuesday, October 17th.

Cwh Capital Management Inc, which manages about $256.42M and $203.95M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vaneck Vectors Etf Tr by 51,618 shares to 240,290 shares, valued at $7.28 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The Provise Management Group Llc holds 68,082 shares with $8.85M value, down from 72,467 last quarter. Wells Fargo upgraded Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Monday, October 9 to "Buy" rating. Therefore 36% are positive. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Johnson & Johnson will post 7.28 EPS for the current fiscal year. The stock of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. Barclays Capital maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Wednesday, October 18 with "Equal-Weight" rating. BTIG Research downgraded Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Friday, July 21 to "Sell" rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of JNJ in report on Friday, June 16 with "Hold" rating. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. BNP Paribas maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating in Monday, February 1 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 31 by UBS. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy".

Spc Financial Inc, which manages about $599.57 million and $403.91M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Rydex Etf Trust (RSP) by 86,226 shares to 669,183 shares, valued at $63.93M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) by 4,675 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 9,566 shares, and cut its stake in Willis Towers Watson Pub Ltd.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. Sold All: 45 Reduced: 871 Increased: 645 New Position: 111. Edgestream Prtnrs Limited Partnership reported 7,390 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. "Has $22.62 Million Holdings in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)" was reported by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc purchased a new position in shares of Johnson & Johnson during the second quarter valued at approximately $124,000. 6,764 are owned by Dreman Value Management L L C. Voloridge Investment Management Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 90,925 shares.

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