Bremer Trust National Association Has Cut Hca Healthcare (HCA) Stake by $325,293; Shares Rose; As Gentex (GNTX) Share Price Rose, Holder Rk Asset Management Has Cut Its Stake

April 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Bremer Trust National Association decreased its stake in Hca Healthcare Inc (HCA) by 25.83% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bremer Trust National Association sold 3,739 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.36% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 10,739 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $943,000, down from 14,478 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bremer Trust National Association who had been investing in Hca Healthcare Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $33.91 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.20% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $96.27. About 539,615 shares traded. HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.67% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500.

Rk Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Gentex Corp (GNTX) by 75.64% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rk Asset Management Llc sold 400,145 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.38% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 128,870 shares of the o.e.m. company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.70 million, down from 529,015 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rk Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Gentex Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.65B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $24.3. About 515,003 shares traded. Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has risen 8.07% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.48% the S&P500.

Analysts await Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) to report earnings on April, 20 before the open. They expect $0.40 earnings per share, up 21.21% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.33 per share. GNTX’s profit will be $109.45 million for 15.19 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual earnings per share reported by Gentex Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.21% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.36, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 26 investors sold GNTX shares while 144 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 219.42 million shares or 2.26% less from 224.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 1.12 million are owned by Sprucegrove Invest Management. The Ontario – Canada-based Royal National Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Moreover, First Republic Inc has 0% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 17,671 shares. The Connecticut-based Greenwich Wealth Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.12% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). M&T Comml Bank invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Eaton Vance has 0.05% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Nomura Asset stated it has 0.01% in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX). Wellington Management Group Inc Llp reported 59,224 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur reported 89,640 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Shelton Capital Mngmt stated it has 32,558 shares. Zwj Invest Counsel Inc has 12,100 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Willingdon Wealth Mngmt invested in 0% or 600 shares. Farr Miller And Washington Ltd Liability Co Dc invested in 22,417 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Global X Mgmt Limited Company owns 0% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 1,580 shares. Moreover, First Citizens Bank & Trust & Communications has 0.05% invested in Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) for 16,877 shares.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $24.73 million activity. $611,341 worth of stock was sold by MULDER JOHN A on Monday, January 29. GOODE GARY F had sold 12,000 shares worth $280,968. Nash Kevin C had sold 7,874 shares worth $184,282. 7,220 Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) shares with value of $170,823 were sold by Ryan Scott P. Hoekstra Peter sold $1.11M worth of stock. Wallace James H had sold 12,000 shares worth $280,776 on Tuesday, January 30.

Among 7 analysts covering Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Gentex Corp had 23 analyst reports since October 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird downgraded the shares of GNTX in report on Tuesday, January 23 to “Hold” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) rating on Thursday, October 12. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $25.0 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 11 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, July 19 with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird downgraded the shares of GNTX in report on Wednesday, January 27 to “Neutral” rating. FBR Capital maintained Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) rating on Tuesday, January 2. FBR Capital has “Buy” rating and $25.0 target. FBR Capital maintained Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) on Friday, October 21 with “Outperform” rating. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $2900 target in Tuesday, March 27 report. As per Monday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by Robert W. Baird.

Among 30 analysts covering HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. HCA Holdings had 100 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $91 target in Thursday, February 1 report. Bank of America downgraded the shares of HCA in report on Wednesday, July 26 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Longbow given on Wednesday, January 6. RBC Capital Markets maintained HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The stock of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) earned “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, June 16. JP Morgan upgraded HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) rating on Monday, March 14. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and $85 target. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy” on Friday, August 14. Mizuho maintained it with “Buy” rating and $86 target in Thursday, October 15 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold HCA shares while 199 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 250.97 million shares or 4.23% less from 262.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd holds 0.16% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) or 17,770 shares. Guggenheim Limited Liability Corp accumulated 585,427 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Eqis Capital Mngmt holds 0.02% or 4,438 shares in its portfolio. Chieftain Cap Management holds 14.73% or 2.47 million shares. Advisor Limited Company reported 0.07% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Da Davidson And Com stated it has 0.01% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 27,800 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Glenview Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 12.35M shares or 5.86% of all its holdings. Woodmont Inv Counsel Lc holds 16,533 shares. 43 are held by Tci Wealth Advsrs Incorporated. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 105,111 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Glenmede Tru Na, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 3,481 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt has 1.13M shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Greenleaf Tru holds 0% or 2,704 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Limited Liability Corp stated it has 1.70M shares.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 18 selling transactions for $55.29 million activity. Shares for $1.66M were sold by Chari Ravi S.. Shares for $1.51 million were sold by YUSPEH ALAN R on Wednesday, January 31. 49,882 HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) shares with value of $5.05M were sold by Hall Charles J. On Tuesday, January 30 Sowell Joseph A III sold $2.24M worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) or 22,025 shares. 23,005 shares were sold by Perlin Jonathan B, worth $2.34 million. FRIST THOMAS F JR bought $2.90M worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) on Tuesday, February 20.

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