As Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Stock Rose, United Bank Has Increased by $393,550 Its Holding; Cadinha & Co Has Cut Its Bard C R (BCR) Holding by $1.77 Million; Stock Value Rose

December 7, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Cadinha & Co Llc decreased its stake in Bard C R Inc (BCR) by 86.18% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cadinha & Co Llc sold 5,610 shares as the company’s stock rose 26.87% with the market. The institutional investor held 900 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $284,000, down from 6,510 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cadinha & Co Llc who had been investing in Bard C R Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.21B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $332.14. About 811,572 shares traded or 66.61% up from the average. C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has risen 40.70% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.00% the S&P500.

United Bank increased its stake in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp (COG) by 29.7% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. United Bank bought 15,742 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.60% with the market. The institutional investor held 68,739 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.72M, up from 52,997 at the end of the previous reported quarter. United Bank who had been investing in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.97 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $28.05. About 3.59 million shares traded. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has risen 1.25% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500.




Cadinha & Co Llc, which manages about $952.64M and $573.43M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:COST) by 8,518 shares to 124,642 shares, valued at $19.93M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Us Treas Bond Etf (GOVT) by 115,757 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.62M shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares S&P Mid Cap 400 (IJH).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.58 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.30, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 99 investors sold BCR shares while 273 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 55.14 million shares or 10.97% less from 61.93 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Profund Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.05% of its portfolio in C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) for 3,146 shares. Barnett & has 22 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Int Group holds 24,533 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Logan Management Inc accumulated 1,280 shares. 3,980 are owned by Daiwa Secs Group. Moreover, Bp Public Limited has 0.1% invested in C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR). Advisor Partners Lc invested 0.1% in C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR). Sandy Spring Commercial Bank has 190 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Lc invested in 183,064 shares. Citigroup invested in 0.03% or 114,620 shares. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc stated it has 7,640 shares. Moreover, Sirios Cap Mgmt Ltd Partnership has 3.55% invested in C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) for 225,848 shares. Bank Of America De owns 803,874 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 148,611 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. The Massachusetts-based Reynders Mcveigh Management Ltd Company has invested 0.03% in C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR).

Analysts await C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $3.12 EPS, up 12.64% or $0.35 from last year’s $2.77 per share. BCR’s profit will be $227.42 million for 26.61 P/E if the $3.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.02 actual EPS reported by C. R. Bard, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.31% EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering CR Bard (NYSE:BCR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. CR Bard had 32 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, April 26. Evercore initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 15 report. Goldman Sachs upgraded C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) rating on Thursday, August 27. Goldman Sachs has “Neutral” rating and $220 target. As per Friday, July 8, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, September 16. The stock of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Nomura initiated C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) rating on Thursday, March 17. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $205 target. As per Thursday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

More news for C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) were recently published by: Investorplace.com, which released: “CR Bard (BCR) a Strong Buy on Exceptional Quant Score” on November 28, 2017. Bizjournals.com‘s article titled: “What Jabil’s new director signals about the company’s future” and published on November 30, 2017 is yet another important article.

Among 32 analysts covering Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Cabot Oil & Gas had 97 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 21 with “Market Perform”. The stock of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 31. The rating was downgraded by Bernstein on Tuesday, February 28 to “Mkt Perform”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 20. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 19. Williams Capital Group downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) on Friday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, February 6. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 30 with “Overweight”.

More news for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Cabot Oil & Gas: Among The Best Natural Gas E&Ps” on November 29, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Cabot Oil & Gas -5% as court orders pause in Atlantic Sunrise construction” and published on November 07, 2017 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 44 investors sold COG shares while 154 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 440.03 million shares or 0.59% more from 437.45 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Vanguard Group Inc has invested 0.06% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 94,584 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Dynamic Capital Management holds 0.05% or 9,423 shares. Aperio Gru Limited Liability Corporation has 0.03% invested in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). Palisade Capital Management Ltd Llc Nj stated it has 0.01% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). Hartford Invest Mngmt owns 101,013 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Prelude Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) for 1,195 shares. Segment Wealth Mgmt Ltd Co owns 181,642 shares or 1.25% of their US portfolio. Caymus Capital Prtnrs LP reported 491,500 shares stake. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board has 0.07% invested in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) for 825,545 shares. Qvt Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.22% or 324,742 shares. Raymond James Fin Services Advisors has 16,172 shares. One National Association has 0.14% invested in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) for 78,253 shares. Wealthtrust stated it has 357 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Llc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG).

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