Todays Trade: Alliancebernstein LP Lowers Position in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (Q)

Marco Green
June 3, 2017

Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Quintiles IMS Holdings by 3.2% in the first quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 12,500 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $951,000 after buying an additional 5,300 shares during the last quarter. About 282,645 shares traded. Toronto Dominion Bank raised its position in shares of Quintiles IMS Holdings by 18.7% in the first quarter. It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500. Cutter And Com Brokerage Inc owns 3,653 shares. The medical research company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.06. Unifi, Inc. (NYSE:UFI) has risen 13.24% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 23.20% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 36% are positive.

Ratings analysis reveals 27% of QuintilesIMS's analysts are positive. The company was downgraded on Friday, February 3 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Hold" rating by Evercore given on Wednesday, May 4.

Taking a glance at where the stock might be directed in the future, on a consensus basis, the sell-side has a 52 week price target of $86.77 on the stock, this valuation is based on 15 number of opinions with standard deviation of 4.72. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned "Perform" rating on Monday, March 7 by Oppenheimer. (NASDAQ:CLDX) earned "Buy" rating by Brean Capital on Tuesday, August 11. Mizuho initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, December 13 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Credit Suisse.

The stock price increased 1.56% or $-1.32 versus $84.70 at the end of the prior session. Its up 1.00, from 0.75 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 39 investors sold Q shares while 93 reduced holdings. If you are accessing this report on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright & trademark law. Quintiles Ims Holdings Inc now has $18.54 billion valuation.

Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday. Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) has a Return on Assets of 0.70%, which is key indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. The medical research company reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.06. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR). Retail Bank Of America Corp De reported 0.01% in Pentair plc. After $2.10 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.24% negative EPS growth. Cibc Mkts has invested 0% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 34,754 shares. Next Century Growth Investors Llc acquired 33,313 shares as Covenant Transport Group (CVTI)'s stock declined 15.27%. Nomura Asset Management Co. Wellington Mgmt Llp holds 0% or 57,004 shares.

Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE Q) traded up 1.15% during trading on Friday, reaching $88.13. It is down 9.50% since June 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Its down 0.05, from 1.18 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 55 investors sold COP shares while 525 reduced holdings. Wellington Shields Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.37% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). Nomura accumulated 1.63 million shares or 0.13% of the stock. Brown Advisory Secs Limited Liability Company invested in 4,049 shares. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR). Blackrock Fund Advisors holds 2.96 million shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Marshwinds Advisory holds 56,920 shares or 1.36% of its portfolio. Etrade Cap Mngmt Lc stated it has 6,619 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NYSE:PFE). Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj invested 1.44% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. Class A' (NYSE:VEEV) stake by 41,221 shares and now owns 402,997 shares. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR) or 48,752 shares. 333,440 are owned by Salem Counselors. Moreover, Brahman Capital Corp. has 18.21% invested in the company for 5.61 million shares. S&Co Incorporated reported 28,787 shares.

Jackson Square Partners Llc, which manages about $24.97B and $19.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Adr Baidu Inc Sponsored Adr Repstg Ord Shs Cl A (NASDAQ:BIDU) by 26,943 shares to 624,570 shares, valued at $102.69M in 2016Q4, according to the filing.

Since February 2, 2017, it had 4 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $1.95 million activity. $503,325 worth of stock was sold by BORIN MARK C on Friday, May 19. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,002,230 shares in the company, valued at $840,287,342.30.

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