Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL) EPS Estimated At $1.26; Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Has Lifted Its Servicenow (NOW) Position

April 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio increased Servicenow Inc (NOW) stake by 3.78% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio acquired 2,665 shares as Servicenow Inc (NOW)’s stock rose 26.03%. The Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 73,141 shares with $9.54 million value, up from 70,476 last quarter. Servicenow Inc now has $30.45B valuation. The stock increased 2.87% or $4.86 during the last trading session, reaching $174.31. About 1.11 million shares traded. ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) has risen 91.85% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 80.30% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) to report $1.26 EPS on May, 10 before the open.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 2.33% from last quarter’s $1.29 EPS. CRL’s profit would be $60.42M giving it 21.37 P/E if the $1.26 EPS is correct. After having $1.40 EPS previously, Charles River Laboratories International, Inc.’s analysts see -10.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $107.71. About 118,884 shares traded. Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) has risen 21.28% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.73% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.33, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 42 investors sold NOW shares while 132 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. 167.59 million shares or 1.79% less from 170.65 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Axa holds 0.08% or 162,648 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Holding Sa accumulated 118,087 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Moreover, Dubuque Natl Bank And Tru has 0% invested in ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) for 65 shares. 3.79M are owned by Franklin Res. Sheets Smith Wealth Management owns 31,800 shares or 0.98% of their US portfolio. 497,977 are owned by Dragoneer Group Inc Ltd Llc. 368 were reported by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Communication. Lone Pine Ltd Com accumulated 2.8% or 4.12M shares. Echo Street Capital Management Lc owns 120,985 shares or 0.48% of their US portfolio. Veritable Limited Partnership holds 0.01% in ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) or 2,038 shares. Global X Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 3,307 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. British Columbia Inv Mngmt Corporation reported 71,221 shares. State Street has invested 0.03% in ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW). Bancshares accumulated 62,747 shares. Checchi Cap Advisers Lc accumulated 1,646 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

Among 40 analysts covering ServiceNow Inc (NYSE:NOW), 33 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. ServiceNow Inc had 120 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Friday, April 28. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 30 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Raymond James. The rating was initiated by J.P. Morgan with “Buy” on Friday, June 23. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, November 6. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 26. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 16 report. Mizuho maintained ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) rating on Wednesday, July 26. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $12500 target. Mizuho maintained ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) on Thursday, January 26 with “Buy” rating.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 14 selling transactions for $71.93 million activity. $4.84M worth of ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) was sold by Desai Chirantan Jitendra. $2.80 million worth of ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) shares were sold by BOSTROM SUSAN L. On Friday, February 16 Slootman Frank sold $853,898 worth of ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) or 5,442 shares. Schneider David had sold 2,373 shares worth $374,412 on Thursday, February 22. LUDDY FREDERIC B had sold 100,000 shares worth $13.54 million. 1,636 shares valued at $246,234 were sold by Sands Anita M on Friday, February 2. Scarpelli Michael had sold 25,000 shares worth $3.68M on Wednesday, February 14.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) stake by 20,330 shares to 145,382 valued at $13.21M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Medical Properties Trus (NYSE:MPW) stake by 152,910 shares and now owns 164,982 shares. Cabot Microelectronics (NASDAQ:CCMP) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.38, from 1.46 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 35 investors sold Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. shares while 98 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 44.57 million shares or 0.83% less from 44.95 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 0.03% or 1.01M shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 10,448 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt has 190,070 shares. Principal Financial Gru Incorporated has 202,460 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement, California-based fund reported 90,379 shares. 208,249 are owned by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue, Alaska-based fund reported 17,070 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System owns 0.06% invested in Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) for 12,000 shares. Hodges Cap Mngmt invested in 51,961 shares or 0.42% of the stock. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 89,144 shares. 34,090 are held by Arizona State Retirement. Regions Financial Corp stated it has 0% in Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL). Norris Perne French Ltd Liability Partnership Mi accumulated 100,295 shares or 1.6% of the stock. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 0.01% or 238,578 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Company holds 432,613 shares.

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc., an early-stage contract research company, provides drug discovery and development services worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.17 billion. It operates through three divisions: Research Models and Services , Discovery and Safety Assessment (DSA), and Manufacturing Support (Manufacturing). It has a 42.46 P/E ratio. The RMS segment produces and sells research model strains primarily genetically and microbiologically defined purpose-bred rats and mice for use by researchers.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 21 sales for $10.85 million activity. Smith David Ross also sold $10,843 worth of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) on Wednesday, February 28. On Thursday, February 15 FOSTER JAMES C sold $4,945 worth of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) or 46 shares. Barbo William D sold $250,741 worth of stock. Another trade for 9,893 shares valued at $1.08M was sold by Girshick Birgit. The insider MILNE GEORGE M JR sold $890,100. 2,872 shares were sold by CHUBB STEPHEN D, worth $312,172 on Thursday, February 15.

Among 18 analysts covering Charles River Laboratories (NYSE:CRL), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Charles River Laboratories had 46 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) on Monday, November 13 with “Hold” rating. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $120 target in Wednesday, February 14 report. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $65 target in Friday, May 20 report. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $113.0 target in Thursday, November 16 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of CRL in report on Thursday, June 29 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, January 8 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Evercore. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, April 24. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $120.0 target in Monday, September 11 report. The stock of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 13 by Jefferies.

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