Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

Marco Green
October 19, 2017

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Wellington Management Group Llp decreased Anthem Inc (ANTM) stake by 2.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cim Investment Mangement Inc sold 3,226 shares as Anthem Inc (ANTM)'s stock rose 10.08%. Fiera holds 0.09% or 103,947 shares. American Express Co now has $81.39B valuation. The stock increased 1.90% or $3.5 during the last trading session, reaching $187.26. Henry Schein had a net margin of 4.59% and a return on equity of 19.91%.

Himax Technologies, Inc.is maintained at an average outperform rating by 11 stock analysts, and there are at least 15.96% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 39% are positive. Anthem Inc had 52 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 14 by Robert W. Baird.

09/12/2016 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch began new coverage on Henry Schein, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating. (NASDAQ:HSIC) rating on Thursday, July 20. UBS AG reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Henry Schein in a research report on Friday, September 15th. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $25.0 target in Monday, August 28 report. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, March 29 report. Barrington Research maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, February 22 report. In the most recent financial results released by Henry Schein, Inc., for the quarter ending on 2017-06-30, the company posted EPS of 0.88.

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 0.84 million shares in the last trade. HSIC's profit will be $283.01M for 11.47 P/E if the $1.79 EPS becomes a reality. After posting $1.75 EPS for the previous quarter, Henry Schein, Inc.'s analysts now forecast 2.29 % EPS growth. (NASDAQ:HSIC) had a closing price of $82.29 yesterday. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 570 shares of the company's stock worth $104,000 after purchasing an additional 28 shares during the period. More interesting news about Henry Schein, Inc.

Having a look at a company's recent Earnings per Share (EPS) performance is a useful way of understanding its profitability. It also reduced Cognex Corp (NASDAQ:CGNX) stake by 37,161 shares and now owns 408,029 shares. Illinois Tool Works Inc (NYSE:ITW) was reduced too.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $3.49 million activity. BENJAMIN GERALD A sold 12,578 shares worth $2.20 million. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:HSIC) price has been as high as $93.5 and as low as $73.11. (NASDAQ:HSIC) or 7,338 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.25, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 31 investors sold Henry Schein, Inc. shares while 164 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. Gateway Inv Advisers Lc invested in 0.05% or 32,562 shares. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 24,095 shares. Clinton Gp has invested 0.1% in Henry Schein, Inc. Dupont Capital Management Corp reported 56,521 shares stake. Eads & Heald Investment Counsel increased its holdings in Henry Schein by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

Henry Schein, Inc.is a provider of healthcare products and services primarily to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. Moreover, Lpl Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Co owns 657 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Thompson Invest Inc, Wisconsin-based fund reported 7,750 shares. Telemus Ltd Liability holds 0.08% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 130,403 shares.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Henry Schein, Inc.

HSIC's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale improved from 2 thirty days ago to 2.25 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. The other 8, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Henry Schein, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 22 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was upgraded by Gabelli. Envestnet Asset Mngmt holds 0% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Thursday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Henry Schein from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. $1.29 million worth of Henry Schein, Inc. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Thursday, October 29. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $17700 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of AXP in report on Friday, October 6 with "Hold" rating.

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