Acceleron Pharma (XLRN) Holder Birchview Capital LP Raised Its Holding by $370,000; Albion Financial Group Trimmed Its Tjx Companies (TJX) Stake by $704,669

January 14, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Albion Financial Group decreased its stake in Tjx Companies Inc. (TJX) by 62.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Albion Financial Group sold 9,653 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.78% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 5,898 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $435,000, down from 15,551 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Albion Financial Group who had been investing in Tjx Companies Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $49.50B market cap company. The stock increased 1.82% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $78.28. About 3.91 million shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has declined 2.02% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.72% the S&P500.

Birchview Capital Lp increased its stake in Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN) by 66.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Birchview Capital Lp bought 10,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.63% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 25,000 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $933,000, up from 15,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Birchview Capital Lp who had been investing in Acceleron Pharma Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.04B market cap company. The stock increased 2.76% or $1.21 during the last trading session, reaching $45.12. About 666,831 shares traded or 114.63% up from the average. Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) has declined 22.43% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.13% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. The TJX Companies had 66 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was initiated by BB&T Capital with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, August 19. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 23 by SunTrust. Telsey Advisory Group maintained The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) on Thursday, February 25 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, May 17. The stock of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 19 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, May 18 the stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Outperform”. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 7.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 59 investors sold TJX shares while 374 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 328 raised stakes. 550.02 million shares or 0.12% less from 550.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kentucky Retirement reported 39,498 shares. 5,466 were accumulated by Northeast Inv Mngmt. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Liability Com holds 1.08% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 335,650 shares. Hermes Mgmt Limited holds 0.87% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 782,875 shares. Thompson Davis Co holds 0.06% or 443 shares in its portfolio. Cambridge Tru holds 0.45% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 91,106 shares. Korea holds 223,955 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Oh has invested 0.06% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Northstar Invest Advisors Limited Com reported 0.07% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Agf Invests reported 0.48% stake. Acadian Asset Ltd Liability Co has 83,862 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 1.29M shares. Raymond James Svcs Advsrs holds 89,917 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Advisors invested in 27,000 shares. Cetera Advsrs Ltd owns 0.05% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 11,180 shares.

Albion Financial Group, which manages about $833.04 million and $654.81M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wisdom Tree Us Div Growth Fund (DGRW) by 53,122 shares to 129,459 shares, valued at $4.94 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Bristol (NYSE:BMY) by 27,960 shares in the quarter, for a total of 51,792 shares, and has risen its stake in Facebook Inc. Cl A (NASDAQ:FB).

Analysts await The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $1.26 earnings per share, up 22.33% or $0.23 from last year’s $1.03 per share. TJX’s profit will be $796.71 million for 15.53 P/E if the $1.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual earnings per share reported by The TJX Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.00% EPS growth.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $1.45 million activity.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 12 selling transactions for $19.64 million activity. Another trade for 5,113 shares valued at $196,423 was sold by Quisel John D. Rovaldi Christopher sold $96,134 worth of stock or 2,266 shares. Sherman Matthew L sold $197,868 worth of stock. 13,065 shares were sold by Kumar Ravindra, worth $462,632 on Tuesday, August 8. 745,592 shares were bought by CELGENE CORP /DE/, worth $27.59 million. The insider George Jean sold 105,122 shares worth $3.76M.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.81 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.37, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 12 investors sold XLRN shares while 30 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 37.73 million shares or 12.48% more from 33.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life Communications The has invested 0% in Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN). Jasper Ridge Ptnrs Lp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN). Parametric Portfolio Assoc Lc has 0% invested in Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) for 27,672 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 1,024 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has invested 0% in Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN). Tudor Inv Et Al holds 79,462 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Natl Bank Of New York Mellon has invested 0% in Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN). Citigroup has invested 0.03% in Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN). State Street Corporation accumulated 1.11 million shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 0.01% or 18,900 shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 38,532 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 269,092 are held by Axa. Citadel Advsr Ltd Company has 0.01% invested in Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) for 237,512 shares. Great Point Limited Com stated it has 170,000 shares or 1.23% of all its holdings. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0% or 89,972 shares.

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