Nuance Investments Has Decreased Patterson Companies (PDCO) Position; Tower Research Capital Trc Lifted By $444,889 Its Micron Technology (MU) Holding

October 12, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

Nuance Investments Llc decreased Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO) stake by 50.77% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Nuance Investments Llc sold 661,851 shares as Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO)’s stock declined 2.93%. The Nuance Investments Llc holds 641,779 shares with $30.13M value, down from 1.30 million last quarter. Patterson Companies Inc now has $3.56B valuation. The stock increased 1.47% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $37.23. About 988,990 shares traded. Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has declined 4.97% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.67% the S&P500.

Tower Research Capital Llc Trc increased Micron Technology Inc (MU) stake by 1857.26% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Tower Research Capital Llc Trc acquired 15,341 shares as Micron Technology Inc (MU)’s stock rose 19.14%. The Tower Research Capital Llc Trc holds 16,167 shares with $483,000 value, up from 826 last quarter. Micron Technology Inc now has $45.21B valuation. The stock decreased 2.48% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $40.58. About 66.52 million shares traded or 86.43% up from the average. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has risen 176.27% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500.

Tower Research Capital Llc Trc decreased Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC) stake by 2,025 shares to 47 valued at $12,000 in 2017Q2. It also reduced Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc (NYSE:MMC) stake by 7,673 shares and now owns 16 shares. Ishares Tr (IWM) was reduced too.

Among 42 analysts covering Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Micron Technology Inc. had 177 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Robert W. Baird. Needham downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, October 21 report. On Thursday, March 31 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 15 by Mizuho. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, February 9 to “Buy”. As per Wednesday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, December 1. Morgan Stanley maintained Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) rating on Tuesday, September 5. Morgan Stanley has “Buy” rating and $36.0 target. Loop Capital maintained the shares of MU in report on Thursday, September 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy” on Thursday, June 23.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.05 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 63 investors sold MU shares while 217 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes. 832.79 million shares or 1.90% less from 848.93 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 136,003 are held by Creative Planning. Glob X Lc reported 0.01% stake. Lmr Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership holds 25,877 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Goodwin Daniel L owns 300 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Connor Clark And Lunn Investment holds 81,500 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 431,973 were accumulated by Raymond James Associate. 412,502 are held by Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability Corporation. The Unknown-based Mckinley Cap Mgmt Lc Delaware has invested 0.01% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Bancorp Hapoalim Bm invested 0.33% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Cornerstone Cap Limited Liability owns 1.43 million shares. Utah Retirement holds 0.13% or 191,795 shares in its portfolio. 38,896 were accumulated by Scotia Cap. Primecap Ca stated it has 1.51% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). 2.65M were reported by Greenlight Capital. Pinnacle Associate Ltd owns 162,623 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $2.52 million activity. Shirley Brian also sold $1.46M worth of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares. $408,911 worth of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) was sold by Byrne Patrick J. On Tuesday, May 30 the insider Deboer Scott J sold $300,000. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $30,750 was sold by ARNZEN APRIL S.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $500,473 activity. Anderson Scott P sold $467,600 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. 750 shares valued at $32,873 were sold by GUGINO ANN B on Tuesday, May 30.

Analysts await Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) to report earnings on November, 28. They expect $0.54 earnings per share, down 3.57% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.56 per share. PDCO’s profit will be $51.64 million for 17.24 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual earnings per share reported by Patterson Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.73% EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Patterson Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Patterson Companies Inc. had 22 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. Craig Hallum maintained it with “Hold” rating and $41.0 target in Thursday, August 17 report. Bank of America reinitiated Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) on Wednesday, August 24 with “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, August 28 by Piper Jaffray. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was upgraded by Evercore. The firm has “Hold” rating by UBS given on Friday, August 25. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Thursday, October 6. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, August 26 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Friday, August 28. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, September 25.

Nuance Investments Llc increased Bemis Inc (NYSE:BMS) stake by 75,430 shares to 129,024 valued at $5.97M in 2017Q2. It also upped Hubbell Inc stake by 31,260 shares and now owns 53,387 shares. Lindsay Corp (NYSE:LNN) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.16, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 34 investors sold PDCO shares while 137 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 83.93 million shares or 2.18% less from 85.80 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Kwmg Ltd Liability Corp reported 34,443 shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). 34,883 are held by Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio. Fdx Advisors invested in 0.05% or 33,693 shares. Suntrust Banks invested 0.02% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Whittier Trust Of Nevada owns 280 shares. Invest Counselors Of Maryland Lc reported 2,979 shares. 18,680 were reported by Sei Invs. 1.28 million are owned by Gamco Investors Inc Et Al. Amer Gp owns 41,250 shares. Fairpointe Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 3.48 million shares. Advisory Services Net Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) or 2,523 shares. Mutual Of America Mgmt Limited Liability Co reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Moreover, Paloma Prns Mgmt has 0.02% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO).

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