Published: Tue, April 17, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

(TMO) stake by 5.04% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Portland Llc owns 1,344 shares. The Washington-based First Washington Corp has invested 2.26% in the stock. Nordea Investment Management Ab who had been investing in Thermo Fisher Scientific for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $86.12 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.60% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $101.85. About 676,362 shares traded.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics under the Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, and Unity Lab Services brands worldwide. Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE:SUM) has risen 30.65% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.11% the S&P500. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 4,657 shares of the company's stock worth $657,000 after buying an additional 157 shares during the period. The company's stock popped up 8.51% while Cryder Capital Partners Llp bought 42,153 shares. The institutional investor held 4,887 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $928,000, up from 1,371 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $89.93. About 199,189 shares traded. Chegg, Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) has risen 163.02% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.36% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. It dropped, as 68 investors sold WDC shares while 219 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 146.17 million shares or 47.74% less from 279.70 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Hm Payson And Communication stated it has 10,520 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. That's change of 0.05, from 2017Q3's 0.96. Citadel Advisors Ltd Co holds 0.03% or 249,101 shs in its capital. Aull And Monroe Management Corporation owns 4,600 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. 306,971 were reported by Avenir. Qci Asset Ny stated it has 63 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Assetmark has 338 shares. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Ameritas Prtnrs Inc invested in 6,240 shares. Ashfield Capital Ltd Com invested 0.63% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) to report earnings on May, 1. (NYSE:TMO). Glenview Bank Tru Dept has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 16,554 shares.

Analysts await Parsley Energy, Inc.

Among 37 analysts covering Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Brown & Brown had 52 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 5. The stock of Chegg, Inc.

In related news, CEO Marc N. Casper sold 40,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 22nd. (NYSE:TMO) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, October 11. (NASDAQ:VRSK) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, January 22. Jefferies maintained the shares of CHGG in report on Tuesday, October 31 with "Buy" rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Henry Schein, Inc. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 9 by Cleveland. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, October 13 by SunTrust. On Monday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy".

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Thomas White International Ltd, which manages about $2.28B and $607.74M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nomura Hldgs Inc Adr (NYSE:NMR) by 569,399 shares to 1,448 shares, valued at $8,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 43,300 shares and now owns 1.11 million shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. Sold All: 43 Reduced: 410 Increased: 319 New Position: 93. The active investment managers in our partner's database reported: 53.79 million shares, down from 54.93 million shares in 2017Q3. During the past six months, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. 4,802 are held by Adell Harriman Carpenter.

TMO has been the topic of several other research reports. Crawford Inv Counsel Incorporated holds 0.03% or 5,302 shares. Taurus Asset Limited Liability owns 85,724 shares for 2.39% of their portfolio. Douglass Winthrop Advsr Limited Liability Co has 2,967 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The stock of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Portfolio Solutions Limited Liability Co owns 35 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mufg Americas Corp has 0.11% invested in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Moreover, Calamos Llc has 0.14% invested in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) for 323,931 shares. Bank of America increased their price objective on shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific from $235.00 to $250.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Therefore 87% are positive. On Thursday, February 1 the rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with "Buy". Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc reaffirmed a "conviction-buy" rating and set a $168.00 target price (down previously from $170.00) on shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific in a research note on Monday, December 12th. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $172.45. Barclays Capital maintained Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Asset Advsrs owns 1,500 shares. $209,796 worth of stock was sold by Parrett William G on Thursday, February 15. As per Thursday, November 10, the company rating was reinitiated by Leerink Swann. In Wednesday, January 31 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $236.0 target. On Tuesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". United Kingdom-based Legal General Gru Plc has invested 0.27% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) or 20,713 shares. During the same quarter previous year, the company earned $2.41 earnings per share. TMO's profit would be $964.28 million giving it 22.33 P/E if the $2.40 EPS is correct. The medical research company reported $2.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.66 by $0.13.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $37.14 million activity. Williamson Stephen sold $511,511 worth of stock or 2,500 shares. The insider Durbin Patrick M sold 6,000 shares worth $1.31M. $9.59 million worth of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

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