Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Holder Comgest Global Investors Sas Trimmed Stake; As Bunge Limited (BG) Stock Value Declined, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board Has Raised Its Holding

February 15, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board increased its stake in Bunge Limited (BG) by 4.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board bought 10,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.41% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 250,000 shares of the packaged foods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $17.37M, up from 240,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board who had been investing in Bunge Limited for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.70 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.98% or $1.475 during the last trading session, reaching $76.075. About 1.31M shares traded. Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) has risen 14.04% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.66% the S&P500.

Comgest Global Investors Sas decreased its stake in Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) by 22.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Comgest Global Investors Sas sold 158,050 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.79% with the market. The institutional investor held 534,050 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $104.65 million, down from 692,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Comgest Global Investors Sas who had been investing in Becton Dickinson & Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $59.04B market cap company. The stock increased 0.82% or $1.8 during the last trading session, reaching $221.75. About 317,134 shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 43 investors sold BG shares while 113 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 109.29 million shares or 1.39% less from 110.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Schwab Charles Investment holds 0.04% or 711,420 shares. Lesa Sroufe & reported 3.56% in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Great West Life Assurance Can reported 80,647 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Susquehanna Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.01% in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Glg Limited Liability Company invested in 32,787 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Ubs Asset Americas Inc owns 657,889 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Markel stated it has 71,800 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Arizona State Retirement has 0.06% invested in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) for 74,612 shares. Fmr accumulated 4.08 million shares. Independence Tru reported 4,000 shares. Td Asset Mngmt invested in 0% or 2,934 shares. Nomura stated it has 40,746 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York holds 0% of its portfolio in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) for 4,209 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 26,776 shares. Mufg Americas Corporation holds 0% or 631 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Bunge Limited had 29 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $88 target in Wednesday, July 12 report. The stock of Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, April 29. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, May 5. The stock has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 6. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, September 11. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, February 12 to “Overweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 13 by Robert W. Baird. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 3 report.

Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, which manages about $7.54B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Monster Beverage Corp New by 20,818 shares to 18,607 shares, valued at $1.03M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co (NASDAQ:GT) by 10,385 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 804,968 shares, and cut its stake in American Tower Corp New (NYSE:AMT).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.25, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 53 investors sold BDX shares while 344 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. 197.53 million shares or 0.90% more from 195.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cibc Corporation holds 51,016 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Zevenbergen Capital Invs Limited Liability Corp invested 0.08% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Cetera Llc owns 1,724 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Michigan-based Arcadia Investment Corporation Mi has invested 1.96% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Mcf Ltd Liability stated it has 17 shares. Hillsdale Inv Management Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Benedict Fincl holds 2.2% or 21,835 shares. Palisade Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 50,736 shares. Invesco Ltd has 1.33 million shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Haverford Fin Ser Inc accumulated 29,438 shares. American holds 0.01% or 101 shares. First Manhattan Communication holds 0.02% or 22,256 shares. 760 are held by Daiwa Sb. Hm Payson And Communication owns 73,722 shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Veritable LP holds 11,353 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Among 19 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 51 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Hold” rating by Citigroup on Friday, January 5. Jefferies maintained the shares of BDX in report on Friday, June 9 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 6 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 30 by Jefferies. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 10. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, August 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 4. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Morgan Stanley.

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