Cacti Asset Management Has Trimmed United Parcel Service (UPS) Position By $496,495; Hill-rom Holdings Has 1.16 Sentiment

October 12, 2017 - By olga

Cacti Asset Management Llc decreased United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) stake by 1.2% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cacti Asset Management Llc sold 4,555 shares as United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)’s stock declined 3.26%. The Cacti Asset Management Llc holds 376,190 shares with $41.30 million value, down from 380,745 last quarter. United Parcel Service Inc now has $104.14B valuation. The stock increased 0.58% or $0.69 on October 12, reaching $119.57. About 1.52 million shares traded. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 2.10% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. is a global medical technology company. The company has market cap of $5.18 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: North America Patient Support Systems, International Patient Support Systems, Front Line Care and Surgical Solutions. It has a 45.38 P/E ratio. The Company’s services and products include Patient Support Systems, Front Line Care and Surgical Solutions.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $1.13 million activity.

Analysts await Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) to report earnings on November, 2. They expect $1.28 EPS, up 8.47% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.18 per share. HRC’s profit will be $84.61 million for 15.30 P/E if the $1.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual EPS reported by Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 40.66% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Hill-Rom’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Hill-Rom, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $70.0 while the high is $70.0. The stock’s average target of $70 is -10.67% below today’s ($78.36) share price. HRC was included in 2 notes of analysts from January 24, 2017. Stifel Nicolaus initiated Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) rating on Tuesday, January 24. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $70.0 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 8 by Barclays Capital.

The stock increased 1.54% or $1.19 on October 12, reaching $78.36. About 266,180 shares traded. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (HRC) has risen 57.47% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.77% the S&P500.

Bernzott Capital Advisors holds 3.6% of its portfolio in Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. for 274,312 shares. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc owns 579,309 shares or 2.08% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Jasper Ridge Partners L.P. has 2.01% invested in the company for 469,640 shares. The Tennessee-based Southernsun Asset Management Llc has invested 1.94% in the stock. Malaga Cove Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 40,066 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. United Parcel Service had 41 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 5. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1. Robert W. Baird maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) rating on Thursday, August 24. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $118.0 target. Citigroup maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Friday, April 29 with “Neutral” rating. Zacks downgraded United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Friday, August 14 to “Buy” rating. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, December 20 by Loop Capital. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 27 with “Hold”. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, February 1, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 61 investors sold UPS shares while 410 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 402 raised stakes. 447.95 million shares or 1.37% less from 454.16 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al has 121,600 shares. 2,081 were accumulated by Cap One Natl Association. Suntrust Banks holds 0.12% or 204,061 shares in its portfolio. Webster Comml Bank N A holds 0.03% or 1,581 shares. Congress Asset Ma accumulated 41,862 shares. North Star Invest Mgmt Corporation holds 0.67% or 45,363 shares in its portfolio. Daiwa Securities Grp owns 22,038 shares. Bridges Counsel Incorporated has invested 0.18% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Ls Invest Limited Liability Company invested in 26,029 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 60 shares. Dowling And Yahnke Limited Liability Corp holds 47,503 shares or 0.55% of its portfolio. Whitnell & reported 600 shares. Fairview Cap Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 306,381 shares or 2.22% of all its holdings. 13,086 are held by Rockefeller Fincl Svcs. American Rech And Mngmt owns 35 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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