Hall Laurie J Trustee Has Raised Danaher (DHR) Stake; Last Week The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) Analysts

December 7, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Hall Laurie J Trustee increased Danaher Corp (DHR) stake by 9.3% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Hall Laurie J Trustee acquired 1,325 shares as Danaher Corp (DHR)’s stock declined 2.27%. The Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 15,575 shares with $1.31B value, up from 14,250 last quarter. Danaher Corp now has $64.57 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $92.83. About 239,542 shares traded. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 10.62% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.08% the S&P500.

Among 30 analysts covering Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Hain Celestial Group had 89 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, June 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, June 23. The stock of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, September 15 by UBS. The stock of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 4 by William Blair. Wedbush downgraded The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) on Tuesday, August 16 to “Neutral” rating. Susquehanna maintained the shares of HAIN in report on Tuesday, June 13 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America upgraded The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) on Friday, November 18 to “Neutral” rating. PiperJaffray downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, August 16 report. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, August 16 report. On Wednesday, December 16 the stock rating was initiated by Jefferies with “Buy”. See The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) latest ratings:




08/11/2017 Broker: Bernstein Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $45 Upgrade
19/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold Downgrade
12/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Market Perform New Target: $45 Maintain
04/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $48.0 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain
30/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $48.0 Maintain
30/08/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Neutral Old Target: $34 New Target: $37 Maintain
29/08/2017 Broker: Maxim Group Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.35, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 42 investors sold DHR shares while 311 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 423 raised stakes. 508.92 million shares or 0.25% less from 510.21 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Whalerock Point Prns Lc holds 0.2% or 6,537 shares. Exchange Cap Mgmt accumulated 9,746 shares or 0.28% of the stock. 6,600 are held by Quantres Asset Mngmt Limited. Shikiar Asset Inc reported 56,562 shares stake. Tortoise Investment Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Virtus Investment Advisers owns 14,110 shares. Ngam Advsr Lp reported 127,604 shares stake. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 494,973 shares. Bahl And Gaynor Inc holds 0.01% or 10,140 shares in its portfolio. Capital Ca invested 0.79% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Moreover, Vnbtrust Association has 0.19% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Cap Limited Ca owns 382,920 shares. Tirschwell & Loewy invested in 242,435 shares. Cipher LP invested in 0.83% or 125,600 shares. Moreover, Arete Wealth Lc has 0.09% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR).

Among 18 analysts covering Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Danaher Corporation had 69 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 4. As per Friday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of DHR in report on Monday, April 18 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan on Friday, September 8 with “Buy”. Cowen & Co upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 11 report. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $104 target in Monday, October 26 report. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Friday, February 24 to “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $98 target in Thursday, October 1 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, April 19.

Hall Laurie J Trustee decreased Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) stake by 220 shares to 14,645 valued at $1.90B in 2017Q2. It also reduced Shire Adr (NASDAQ:SHPG) stake by 33 shares and now owns 142 shares. State Street Corp (NYSE:STT) was reduced too.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells organic and natural products. The company has market cap of $4.33 billion. The Company’s grocery products include infant formula; infant, toddler, and kids foods; diapers and wipes; rice and grain products; flour and baking mixes; breads, hot and cold cereals, pasta, condiments, cooking and culinary oils, granolas, and cereal bars; canned, chilled fresh, aseptic, and instant soups; Greek-style yogurts; chilies and packaged grains; chocolates; and nut butters, as well as plant beverages and frozen desserts, such as soy, rice, oat, almond, and coconut. It has a 64.15 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s grocery products also comprise juices, hot-eating products, chilled and frozen desserts, cookies, crackers, frozen fruits and vegetables, pre-cut fresh fruits, refrigerated and frozen plant meat-alternative products, tofu, seitan and tempeh products, jams, fruit spreads, jellies, honey, marmalade products, and other food products.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.20, from 0.76 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 51 investors sold The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. shares while 107 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 91.90 million shares or 8.26% more from 84.88 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 40,900 were accumulated by Laurel Grove Capital Ltd Liability. Clinton Grp invested in 111,981 shares or 0.44% of the stock. Utah Retirement holds 18,600 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Patten Group reported 2,255 shares. Hap Trading Ltd has invested 0.23% of its portfolio in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). State Street accumulated 0.01% or 2.63 million shares. 1,635 are owned by San Francisco Sentry Investment (Ca). Mai Capital Mgmt has 0.02% invested in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) for 7,450 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Glenmede Tru Na has 0% invested in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Mutual Of America Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.06% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Ubs Asset Americas owns 86,241 shares. Winfield Assocs has invested 0% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Baldwin Brothers Ma reported 100 shares. Hightower Advisors Limited Com holds 0% of its portfolio in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) for 9,395 shares.

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