Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Analyst Stock Ratings: Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC), Halliburton Company


Green Valley Investors Llc, which manages about $2.05 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Praxair Inc (NYSE:PX) by 8,616 shares to 297,611 shares, valued at $41.59M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Wetherby Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Schein Henry Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.51B market cap company. Swedbank now owns 2,358,594 shares of the company's stock valued at $193,381,000 after purchasing an additional 1,083,115 shares during the period. Another trade for 9,861 shares valued at $1.37 million was sold by Foster James E. Balousek Jon M sold $1.28M worth of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Wednesday, August 23.

Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Aviva Plc increased its stake in Intuit (INTU) by 2.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Proshare Advisors Limited Com reported 30,004 shares stake. The institutional investor held 18,491 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.44M, up from 14,445 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Tyson Foods Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.56B market cap company. The stock increased 0.93% or $1.51 during the last trading session, reaching $164.51. About 66.37M shares traded. (NYSE:WST) has risen 33.75% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Finally, Swedbank boosted its position in shares of Henry Schein by 84.9% in the 3rd quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 7.15 in 2017 Q3. It increased, as 47 investors sold HSIC shares while 15 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 279.70 million shares or 306.41% more from 68.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 260,731 shares. Spirit Of America Mngmt New York has 8,260 shares. Gamco Et Al invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Timessquare Capital Mgmt Limited Co reported 1.08 million shares. Following the sale, the director now owns 48,172 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,408,650.72. Rfg Advisory Ltd Liability Com owns 5,565 shares.

Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) analysts on average have given a price target of $80.91 on HSIC stock.

For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 17 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.92 per share. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 9,601 shares. Griffin Asset Mgmt reported 109,647 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 0.02% or 16,400 shares. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 99.2 percent. Moreover, Wendell David Assocs has 0.25% invested in Henry Schein, Inc.

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Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $366,756 activity. Henry Schein had a return on equity of 19.71% and a net margin of 4.52%. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 58% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, December 8. Jefferies Group reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $89.00 target price on shares of Henry Schein in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of INTU in report on Thursday, September 21 to "Buy" rating.

Among 20 analysts covering General Growth Properties (NYSE:GGP), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Standpoint Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. Henry Schein, Inc. has a 1 year low of $65.28 and a 1 year high of $93.50. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Tuesday, August 8 with "Hold" rating. Schein Henry Inc Com now has $11.51 billion valuation. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Robert W. Baird. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Tuesday, January 3 to "Outperform" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.04, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 42 investors sold TSN shares while 195 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 215.12 million shares or 0.10% less from 215.33 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Henry Schein, Inc is a provider of healthcare products and services primarily to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. Stifel Fincl Corp reported 22,270 shares. 7,289 are owned by Scotia. Washington-based Cornerstone Advsrs has invested 0.04% in Intuit Inc. (NYSE:WST) for 5,127 shares. Wexford Cap Limited Partnership has invested 0.35% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Bbva Compass National Bank & Trust reported 0.14% stake. Cormorant Asset Management Llc bought 400,000 shares as the company's stock rose 45.83% with the market. 178,000 were accumulated by Markel. 43,121 were reported by Comerica Bank. Benjamin F Edwards And Com Incorporated accumulated 0.18% or 11,298 shares. Trexquant Invest LP reported 0.44% stake. Paloma Prns Management Company invested in 3,765 shares.

Analysts await Oclaro, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Evercore on Friday, July 31 to "Hold". Therefore 55% are positive. Omeros had 25 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Tuesday, September 5 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Northcoast given on Tuesday, December 6. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Leerink Swann on Tuesday, November 7. The company was upgraded on Friday, September 15 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of TSN in report on Tuesday, November 24 with "Outperform" rating. The Pennsylvania-based Millrace Asset Group Inc. has invested 1.77% in the stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 6 by UBS. They issued an "equal weight" rating and a $88.00 target price for the company. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Barclays Capital. (NASDAQ:INTU) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by RBC Capital Markets. It also reduced its holding in Chevron Corp New (NYSE:CVX) by 53,899 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 995,953 shares, and cut its stake in Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV).

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