Research Ratings: Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), Fulton Financial Corporation (FULT)

Marco Green
October 12, 2017

The stock increased 0.19% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $75.53. About 629,607 shares traded. It has underperformed by 38.34% the S&P500.

Lockheed Martin Corporation is maintained at an average outperform rating by 20 stock analysts, and there are at least 0.59% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Cordasco Financial Network who had been investing in Lockheed Martin Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $91.75 billion market cap company. The latest exchange of 0.49 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 750.25 Million shares. About 402,990 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since October 12, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc invested in 0.19% or 109,245 shares. Its down 0.17, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. The Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees holds 13,381 shares with $3.72M value, up from 9,684 last quarter. Maverick Cap Limited reported 46,550 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Douglass Winthrop Advsrs Ltd Liability Company has 0.05% invested in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL). For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -2.8%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 4.9%. Mirae Asset Glob Invests Co Ltd holds 7,489 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. South State has invested 0.91% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). Westend Advsr holds 0% or 35 shares in its portfolio. Argent holds 8,760 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. Tradewinds Capital Mngmt Lc accumulated 30 shares or 0% of the stock. Stadium Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Civitas Solutions Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $696.82 million market cap company. Comerica Bankshares has 563,978 shares. Crossvault Capital Ltd Liability Company stated it has 3.65% of its portfolio in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Cypress Capital Management Ltd (Wy) holds 0% in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) or 300 shares. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $10000 target in Thursday, June 1 report. $2.94M worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares were sold by BEGEMANN BRETT D. Preete Kerry J also sold $1.33M worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Monday, May 1. The forecast of 10 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. Therefore 45% are positive. Civitas Solutions had 11 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Underperform" on Monday, June 12. On Wednesday, April 6 the stock rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Buy". The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Thursday, August 25 with "Neutral". Credit Suisse maintained it with "Hold" rating and $30000 target in Wednesday, July 19 report. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with "Neutral" on Thursday, August 25. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, July 26. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of CVS in report on Monday, November 2 with "Outperform" rating. As per Wednesday, November 23, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Nomura maintained it with "Reduce" rating and GBX 435 target in Friday, December 11 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 37 investors sold Lockheed Martin Corporation shares while 393 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 360 raised stakes. Ohio-based Victory Cap Inc has invested 0.03% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Conning Inc has 1.08% invested in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Illinois-based Wolverine Asset Management Limited Liability has invested 0.02% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Green Square Limited accumulated 24,530 shares or 1.21% of the stock.

As of the end of the quarter Grassi Investment Management had bought a total of 730 shares growing its holdings by 3.0%. The value of the investment in Lockheed Martin Corporation increased from $616,000 to $719,000 a change of 16.7% quarter over quarter. On Monday, September 19 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to "Outperform". Curbstone Mngmt Corp has 870 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 0.35% or 6,131 shares. Scopus Asset Management Lp sold 104,563 shares as Monsanto Co New (MON)'s stock rose 6.51%. It also reduced Ingersoll (NYSE:IR) stake by 9,336 shares and now owns 9,361 shares. Parker Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) was raised too.

Among 25 analysts covering HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. The stock has "Hold" rating by Liberum Capital on Friday, January 15. The firm has "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, July 17. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Thursday, September 3 to "Buy". Berenberg downgraded Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) on Tuesday, May 31 to "Hold" rating. Credit Suisse maintained Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) rating on Wednesday, July 19. Barclays Capital maintained John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) on Tuesday, January 10 with "Overweight" rating. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $28900 target.

FT reports, The 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Lockheed Martin Corporation have a median target of 320.50, with a high estimate of 348.00 and a low estimate of 265.00. In the last earnings report the EPS was $17.24 and is estimated to be $12.64 for the current year with 287,990,000 shares outstanding. LMT's profit will be $941.72M for 24.36 P/E if the $3.27 EPS becomes a reality.

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