Advisors Asset Management Has Decreased Hershey Co (HSY) Position; 5 Analysts Covering Eldorado Gold (TSE:ELD)

January 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Among 9 analysts covering Eldorado Gold Corporation (TSE:ELD), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Eldorado Gold Corporation had 37 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of ELD in report on Friday, November 17 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, January 9 by Scotia Capital. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Thursday, February 4 with “Overweight”. The stock of Eldorado Gold Corporation (TSE:ELD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 27 by TD Securities. The stock of Eldorado Gold Corporation (TSE:ELD) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Desjardins Securities. On Tuesday, September 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Paradigm Research to “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 30. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 30. Canaccord Genuity upgraded the shares of ELD in report on Wednesday, January 13 to “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of ELD in report on Thursday, August 11 with “” rating. See Eldorado Gold Corporation (TSE:ELD) latest ratings:

11/12/2017 Broker: Desjardins Securities Rating: Hold Maintain
17/11/2017 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Sector Perform New Target: $2.50 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Old Target: $2.25 New Target: $2.00 Target Down
22/09/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $2.50 New Target: $3.50 Target Up
13/09/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform New Target: $2.50 Target

Advisors Asset Management Inc decreased Hershey Co (HSY) stake by 9.91% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Advisors Asset Management Inc sold 5,944 shares as Hershey Co (HSY)’s stock rose 4.41%. The Advisors Asset Management Inc holds 54,036 shares with $5.90 million value, down from 59,980 last quarter. Hershey Co now has $23.02 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $109.27. About 621,443 shares traded. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has risen 23.54% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.84% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 45 investors sold HSY shares while 200 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 194 raised stakes. 106.96 million shares or 0.83% less from 107.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wilkins Investment Counsel holds 1.98% of its portfolio in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 59,478 shares. Highlander Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Eagle Asset Mngmt stated it has 19,898 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hershey Trust Com has invested 11.97% of its portfolio in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Oppenheimer Asset Management reported 0% stake. Tradewinds Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.01% invested in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 206 shares. Federated Invsts Pa invested in 0.02% or 65,165 shares. National Bank Of America De invested in 0.02% or 1.33M shares. Nuance Llc holds 32,304 shares. Huntington Natl Bank holds 21,046 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Hartford Mgmt Comm holds 0.06% or 30,444 shares. Amica Retiree Medical Trust has 1,038 shares. The New York-based First Eagle Inv Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.27% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Ngam LP reported 0.01% stake. Plante Moran Advsrs Ltd Company holds 500 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Advisors Asset Management Inc increased Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) stake by 89,079 shares to 1.45 million valued at $48.85 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Iron Mtn Inc New (NYSE:IRM) stake by 14,529 shares and now owns 87,135 shares. Avenue Income Cr Strategies (ACP) was raised too.

Among 19 analysts covering The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. The Hershey Company had 56 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, September 6 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. TheStreet downgraded the shares of HSY in report on Tuesday, August 11 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Friday, June 2 with “Hold”. Berenberg initiated The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) on Thursday, January 5 with “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, August 31. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 10 with “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 11 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, February 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, July 24. Susquehanna maintained The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) rating on Thursday, June 15. Susquehanna has “Hold” rating and $11500 target.

Analysts await The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) to report earnings on February, 2. They expect $1.07 earnings per share, down 8.55% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.17 per share. HSY’s profit will be $225.45 million for 25.53 P/E if the $1.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.33 actual earnings per share reported by The Hershey Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.55% negative EPS growth.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $956.20 million activity. Another trade for 400 shares valued at $43,200 was sold by Buck Michele. HERSHEY TRUST CO TRUSTEE IN TRUST FOR MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL also sold $477.05M worth of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) on Thursday, August 24. The insider Wege D Michael sold 1,100 shares worth $121,286. Idrovo Javier H sold $1.67M worth of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) on Wednesday, October 11. Shares for $477.05 million were sold by HERSHEY TRUST CO on Thursday, August 24.

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