Blair William & Company Has Lowered By $1.57 Million Its Cerner (CERN) Stake; Cme Group Class A (CME) Shorts Down By 12.95%

January 14, 2018 - By olga

Blair William & Company decreased Cerner Corp (CERN) stake by 5.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Blair William & Company sold 22,059 shares as Cerner Corp (CERN)’s stock rose 14.16%. The Blair William & Company holds 397,328 shares with $28.34M value, down from 419,387 last quarter. Cerner Corp now has $24.23 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $72.9. About 1.75M shares traded. Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) has risen 19.54% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.84% the S&P500.

Cme Group Class A (NASDAQ:CME) had a decrease of 12.95% in short interest. CME’s SI was 4.18 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 12.95% from 4.80 million shares previously. With 1.27 million avg volume, 3 days are for Cme Group Class A (NASDAQ:CME)’s short sellers to cover CME’s short positions. The SI to Cme Group Class A’s float is 1.29%. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $152.73. About 1.11M shares traded. CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) has risen 25.35% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 44 investors sold CERN shares while 209 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 263.89 million shares or 3.63% more from 254.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dupont Capital reported 17,980 shares. Factory Mutual Company stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN). Gotham Asset Lc holds 0.2% in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) or 190,322 shares. Segall Bryant & Hamill Lc holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) for 78,417 shares. Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has 146,674 shares. Andra Ap reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, a New Jersey-based fund reported 170,000 shares. Cantab Cap Prtn Llp invested in 13,587 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Eagleclaw Capital Managment Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 1% in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN). Vanguard Group Incorporated has 0.1% invested in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) for 31.38M shares. First Citizens State Bank Trust holds 33,513 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas owns 9,165 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt System invested in 25,618 shares or 0.03% of the stock. American Intl Gru holds 0.04% or 139,910 shares in its portfolio. Veritable LP holds 0.01% or 8,736 shares.

Analysts await Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.58 earnings per share, up 1.75% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.57 per share. CERN’s profit will be $192.80M for 31.42 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by Cerner Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.75% EPS growth.

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $28.54 million activity. 60,000 Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) shares with value of $4.08M were sold by SIMS RANDY D. 4,000 shares valued at $279,560 were sold by Battaglioli Michael R. on Wednesday, December 13. ILLIG CLIFFORD W also sold $7.33 million worth of Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) on Friday, August 11. 99,470 Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) shares with value of $7.01 million were sold by Nill Michael. The insider BURKE ZANE M sold 94,000 shares worth $6.34M.

Blair William & Company increased Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) stake by 133,929 shares to 4.15 million valued at $223.04 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Eog Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG) stake by 79,697 shares and now owns 1.03 million shares. Vanguard Info Tech Etf (VGT) was raised too.

Among 26 analysts covering Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Cerner Corporation had 90 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, February 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Avondale to “Market Perform”. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. Piper Jaffray maintained Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) on Monday, June 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 23 by SunTrust. RBC Capital Markets upgraded Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) on Thursday, January 7 to “Top Pick” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 22 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, February 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, January 19. The stock of Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Leerink Swann. The stock of Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, September 16.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 insider sales for $7.73 million activity. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $1.14M was sold by Pietrowicz John W.. $186,300 worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) was sold by Piell Hilda Harris. GEPSMAN MARTIN J also sold $25,228 worth of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) shares. Durkin Bryan T sold $1.15M worth of stock or 9,200 shares. 300 shares were sold by Pankau Ronald A., worth $37,434. Holzrichter Julie had sold 11,915 shares worth $1.50M. Suskind Dennis had sold 750 shares worth $97,005.

Among 15 analysts covering CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. CME Group had 50 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday, September 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, September 4. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by RBC Capital Markets. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of CME in report on Friday, July 29 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal Weight” rating and $100.0 target in Tuesday, August 11 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of CME in report on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. Wells Fargo maintained CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday, October 4 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, February 8 by RBC Capital Markets.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.

By

Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter:


Recent Market News

>