Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
Entertaiment | By Paul Elliott

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Increases Stake in Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO)

Loews Corp sold 68,800 shares as the company's stock declined 20.24% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10,562 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $668,000, down from 22,589 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 10.69% or $0.428509 during the last trading session, reaching $4.438509. About 2.17M shares traded. "Increases Stake in Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO)" was originally published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. It has underperformed by 54.59% the S&P500. Tractor Supply Company comprises approximately 0.2% of Comgest Global Investors S.A.S.'s portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest position. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 1.37M shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Moreover, United Fire Group Inc has 3.42% invested in the company for 244,400 shares. Wilsey Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $202.36 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.03% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $177.09. 119.85 million shares or 3.77% less from 124.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) has declined 4.95% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $93.68 million activity. About shares traded. MEG Energy Corp. BURKE RICHARD T sold $2.88M worth of stock. On Tuesday, June 14 the stock rating was initiated by Guggenheim with "Buy".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. Hall Laurie J Trustee stated it has 19,609 shares or 1.88% of all its holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can reported 230,229 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt System reported 0.01% stake. Victory Capital Mgmt Incorporated invested in 294,518 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Essex Serv Inc accumulated 0.08% or 3,180 shares. With an institutional ownership near 75.3%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 3.04. 265.89 million shares or 1.13% less from 268.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tributary Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 425 shares. Trustco Bankshares N Y invested 0.24% in CME Group Inc. Highlander Capital Mgmt Lc reported 200 shares. Columbia Partners L L C Invest has 1,727 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Brouwer & Janachowski Ltd Liability stated it has 0.24% in Apple Inc.

Among 26 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. MEG Energy had 3 analyst reports since January 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $66.00 price target on shares of Tractor Supply in a report on Friday, November 10th. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Thursday, October 20 with "Neutral". Cowen & Co maintained the shares of UNH in report on Friday, August 11 with "Buy" rating. On Thursday, June 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". As per Friday, September 23, the company rating was maintained by CLSA. As per Tuesday, August 29, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald.

Jennison Associates Llc, which manages about $97.63 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Randgold Res Ltd (NASDAQ:GOLD) by 28,512 shares to 455,351 shares, valued at $44.47 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (Put) (NYSE:GS) by 3,900 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 15,000 shares, and cut its stake in Insight Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:NSIT).

Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The National Pension Service holds 173,211 shares with $18.65M value, up from 166,387 last quarter. BK's profit will be $931.85 million for 16.05 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. The specialty retailer reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.04.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.97 million activity. Therefore 27% are positive. BMO Capital Markets increased their price objective on Tractor Supply from $58.00 to $61.00 and gave the company a market perform rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th.

Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) is worth US$6.91 Billion and has recently risen 0.93% to US$35.89. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, September 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Buy" on Tuesday, January 2. As per Thursday, January 7, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. Sixteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. UBS downgraded the shares of TSCO in report on Monday, October 2 to "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Northcoast.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q3 2017. It is positive, as 57 investors sold Tractor Supply Company shares while 152 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes. The investment professionals in our partner's database reported: 109.48 million shares, up from 109.17 million shares in 2017Q2. Baring Asset reported 21,095 shares stake. Riverpark Advisors Llc, a New York-based fund reported 536,000 shares.#img1#. 242,439 were reported by Alliancebernstein Lp.

Analysts expect Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) to report $0.86 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 8.51% from last quarter's $0.94 EPS.

Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc. holds 7.79% of its portfolio in Tractor Supply Company for 1.24 million shares. Northwest Counselors Ltd Com holds 0.85% or 14,451 shares in its portfolio.

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