Mcrae Capital Management Has Trimmed Its Laboratory Amer Hldgs (LH) Stake; Js Capital Management Has Raised By $2.58 Million Its Sps Comm (SPSC) Stake

January 14, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Mcrae Capital Management Inc decreased Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH) stake by 4% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Mcrae Capital Management Inc sold 2,475 shares as Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH)’s stock declined 0.17%. The Mcrae Capital Management Inc holds 59,460 shares with $8.98 million value, down from 61,935 last quarter. Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs now has $17.47B valuation. The stock increased 0.80% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $171.64. About 499,970 shares traded. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has risen 10.51% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.

Js Capital Management Llc increased Sps Comm Inc (SPSC) stake by 270.59% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Js Capital Management Llc acquired 46,000 shares as Sps Comm Inc (SPSC)’s stock rose 6.69%. The Js Capital Management Llc holds 63,000 shares with $3.57 million value, up from 17,000 last quarter. Sps Comm Inc now has $866.56 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $50.31. About 47,580 shares traded. SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) has risen 11.79% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.91% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.34, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 10 investors sold SPSC shares while 49 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 16.61 million shares or 1.29% less from 16.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) for 68,236 shares. Raymond James And Assoc holds 0% or 24,103 shares in its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 15,065 shares or 0% of the stock. Franklin Resource Incorporated stated it has 27,175 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pinebridge Invs Ltd Partnership holds 2,138 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Legal And General Group Public Limited Co reported 0% of its portfolio in SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC). Spark Invest Lc reported 0.07% stake. Metropolitan Life Insur invested in 0% or 10,933 shares. Parametric Port Associates Limited Company owns 0% invested in SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) for 14,369 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 28,521 shares or 0% of the stock. Aperio Group Inc Ltd, a California-based fund reported 17,137 shares. Evercore Wealth Mngmt Limited reported 1,077 shares. D E Shaw Co has 0.01% invested in SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) for 82,725 shares. Brandywine Managers Ltd Co holds 0.07% or 4,410 shares. Amica Mutual Insur holds 0.06% or 11,667 shares.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $13,933 activity. Smerklo Michael A sold $13,933 worth of SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) on Tuesday, August 29.

Among 12 analysts covering SPS Commerce (NASDAQ:SPSC), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. SPS Commerce had 30 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 28. The stock of SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) earned “Buy” rating by Northland Capital on Friday, October 27. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Monday, October 23. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, February 8. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest on Friday, September 30. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

Analysts await Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $2.40 EPS, up 11.63% or $0.25 from last year’s $2.15 per share. LH’s profit will be $244.32M for 17.88 P/E if the $2.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.46 actual EPS reported by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.44% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 41 investors sold LH shares while 239 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 181 raised stakes. 91.79 million shares or 1.82% less from 93.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Whitnell And reported 0.56% stake. Healthcor Mgmt LP invested in 1.57M shares or 7.95% of the stock. Cognios Ltd Co holds 0.12% or 2,000 shares in its portfolio. Alpine Woods Ltd Liability reported 10,200 shares. Moreover, Hancock Holdg has 0.65% invested in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) for 101,360 shares. Brick & Kyle Associates, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,328 shares. Columbus Circle invested in 15,905 shares. Nordea Investment Management holds 2.34M shares. Jlb And Assocs has 16,522 shares. Coastline Co has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Invesco Ltd accumulated 145,842 shares. Needham Inv Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.61% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) or 42,088 shares. Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0.03% or 11,831 shares. Exxonmobil Inv Management Tx stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Gateway Invest Advisers Limited owns 6,471 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $14.75 million activity. EISENBERG GLENN A sold $951,672 worth of stock or 5,968 shares. KING DAVID P had sold 44,687 shares worth $7.01 million on Wednesday, September 6. 3,100 shares were sold by Williams R Sanders, worth $486,338. Uthgenannt Lisa J sold 5,000 shares worth $800,000. Another trade for 971 shares valued at $149,068 was sold by Gilliland Dwight Gary. EBERTS F SAMUEL III sold $4.89 million worth of stock or 31,500 shares. Another trade for 2,871 shares valued at $459,739 was made by Dodson Edward T on Tuesday, August 1.

Among 19 analysts covering Laboratory Corp (NYSE:LH), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Laboratory Corp had 49 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, July 29 with “Neutral”. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $16800 target in Tuesday, June 27 report. The stock of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, October 19. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $170.0 target in Tuesday, September 12 report. As per Tuesday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Mizuho maintained Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) on Friday, February 17 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Buy”. Craig Hallum maintained the shares of LH in report on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Friday, December 1 by Mizuho.

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