Bard CR Inc (NYSE:BCR) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

Elias Hubbard
September 25, 2017

This translates into $214.41 million profit for BCR giving the stock a 26.93 P/E.

Fundsmith Llp holds 8.44% of its portfolio in C R Bard Inc for 2.55 million shares. Shares of C R Bard (NYSE:BCR) traded down 0.01% on Friday, reaching $305.90. C R Bard Inc (BCR) has risen 40.70% since September 24, 2016 and is uptrending.

Deere & Company is engaged in equipment operations.

The P/E ratio is 41.82 and the market cap is 23.15B. The Firm operates through three business divisions: agriculture and turf, construction and forestry, and financial services. Moreover, Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P has 7.03% invested in the company for 334,940 shares. Marshfield Associates owns 767,246 shares or 7.08% of their USA portfolio. Perigon Wealth Management, LLC controls 2,796 shares valued at $884,000. ClariVest Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of C.R. Bard during the 1st quarter worth $148,000. Enterprise Fin Serv Corp, a Missouri-based fund reported 51 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 44% of Deere's analysts are positive.

Among 16 analysts covering Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. BRP Inc has $46 highest and $25 lowest target. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $256.18. DE was included in 9 notes of analysts from August 22, 2016. The institutional investor owned 257,641 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock after selling 58,625 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to "Equal-Weight" rating in Tuesday, March 21 report. BidaskClub lowered C.R. Bard from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Insiders own 0.80% of the company's stock. As per Monday, January 4, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Outperform" on Wednesday, July 12.

4,731 shares changed hands by the end of trading on Thursday. The stock of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 19. Additionally the company recently announced a dividend that was paid on Friday August 4th, 2017. During the same quarter a year ago, the business posted $2.54 EPS. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability Company reported 206,320 shares. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 27% are positive. Boston Properties Inc. had 56 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 12 by Citigroup. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Wednesday, April 26 by BMO Capital Markets. New York-based D E Shaw Communications has invested 0.01% in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR). The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, September 18 by Jefferies. Nomura has "Neutral" rating and $205 target. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $292.00. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to "Outperform" on Friday, September 16. Evercore initiated C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) on Thursday, September 15 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.58 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.02, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. 103 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. First Natl Bank Of Hutchinson invested in 0.16% or 800 shares. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/24/amalgamated-bank-has-2-70-million-holdings-in-c-r-bard-inc-bcr.html. Delta Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company Tn reported 64 shares.

More recent C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: "CR Bard Inc". Proshare holds 52,635 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Company insiders own 0.80% of the company's stock. Ltd. now owns 460 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $145,000 after purchasing an additional 190 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. Henderson Group PLC now owns 229,858 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $57,127,000 after purchasing an additional 15,978 shares during the last quarter. Middleton Company Ma reported 2,445 shares. Stephens Mgmt Llc reported 68,686 shares.

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