Smith & Nephew (SNN) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.27

Marco Green
February 11, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Marsico Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Signature Bk New York N Y (SBNY) by 70.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Curbstone Financial Management Corp bought 15,900 shares as the company's stock rose 14.09% with the market. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 34.40% and quarter over quarter sales growth of 2.90%. The company has a current ratio of 2.18, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. For the past 5 days of trading, the stock has seen a move of -5.06%. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) has risen 4.47% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.35% the S&P500. Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) has risen 3.46% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 27% are positive. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, July 31. Berenberg downgraded Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN) on Thursday, October 6 to "Hold" rating. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT on Wednesday, November 4 with "Neutral".

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

A one-off benefit from the recent United States tax reforms meant the company's tax rate for 2017 was just 17.1% (2016: 23.8%), although it expects rates to be between 20-21% going forward - that's still better than analysts had initially estimated. The firm has "Neutral" rating by UBS given on Thursday, February 11. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, December 8 by Morgan Stanley.

WARNING: "Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) Share Price" was published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Buy" rating and $45.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. The institutional investor held 66,750 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.55M, up from 39,099 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC increased its stake in shares of Smith & Nephew by 10.0% during the fourth quarter. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 73% are positive. Landec had 7 analyst reports since November 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, January 8 Hink Kirsten A sold $51,934 worth of Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) or 9,949 shares. KeyBanc Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $29.0 target. The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 13 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 25 by J.P. Morgan. On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy". Wedbush maintained the shares of LNDC in report on Wednesday, July 26 with "Hold" rating. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Hip sales were flat at $599 million.

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