Lau Associates Has Increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Position; Shorts at Broadridge Financial Solutions IN (BR) Lowered By 6.73%

December 7, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

Broadridge Financial Solutions IN (NYSE:BR) had a decrease of 6.73% in short interest. BR’s SI was 1.58 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its down 6.73% from 1.69M shares previously. With 302,100 avg volume, 5 days are for Broadridge Financial Solutions IN (NYSE:BR)’s short sellers to cover BR’s short positions. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $88.65. About 434,674 shares traded. Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) has risen 17.08% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.38% the S&P500.

Lau Associates Llc increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 27.72% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Lau Associates Llc acquired 12,995 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s stock rose 6.85%. The Lau Associates Llc holds 59,873 shares with $7.92M value, up from 46,878 last quarter. Johnson & Johnson now has $378.96B valuation. The stock increased 1.00% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $141.06. About 5.59M shares traded or 4.28% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 1.05 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 33 investors sold Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. shares while 155 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 95.50 million shares or 2.47% less from 97.92 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Diamond Hill Capital has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Moreover, Airain Limited has 0.01% invested in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) for 2,704 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj And Corporation has invested 0.04% in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Cibc Asset holds 0.01% or 11,989 shares. Gulf Intll Bancshares (Uk) owns 35,060 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Ami Asset Mgmt invested 1.76% of its portfolio in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Voya Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 147,578 shares. Smithfield holds 0.03% or 2,602 shares. Manning And Napier Advsrs Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Blackrock Incorporated has 12.13M shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Nomura Asset Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0.01% in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Acadian Asset Mgmt Llc invested in 438 shares or 0% of the stock. Hermes Investment Management Ltd stated it has 0.48% in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Confluence Investment Ltd Company has 1.53% invested in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Mufg Americas Hldgs Corp has invested 0% in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR).

Among 7 analysts covering Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE:BR), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Broadridge Financial Solutions had 14 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, June 7 by Raymond James. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of BR in report on Friday, August 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, August 10. Barclays Capital initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, September 16 report. The rating was downgraded by Avondale to “Market Perform” on Wednesday, June 15. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The stock of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, September 29. Barclays Capital maintained Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) rating on Monday, November 2. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $65 target. Avondale upgraded the shares of BR in report on Friday, January 8 to “Market Outperform” rating.

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