Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Has Lifted Mesa Laboratories (MLAB) Stake by $723,097; Thomas White International LTD Has Upped Its Stake in Shire Plc Adr (SHPG) by $1.75 Million as Stock Value Rose

February 17, 2018 - By reb123z

Thomas White International Ltd increased its stake in Shire Plc Adr (SHPG) by 115.06% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thomas White International Ltd bought 11,453 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 21,407 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.28 million, up from 9,954 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thomas White International Ltd who had been investing in Shire Plc Adr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $37.20 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.92% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $134.06. About 944,332 shares traded. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has risen 4.69% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500.

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc increased its stake in Mesa Laboratories Inc (MLAB) by 6.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc bought 4,853 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.16% with the market. The institutional investor held 77,215 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.53M, up from 72,362 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc who had been investing in Mesa Laboratories Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $516.93 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.78% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $136.64. About 13,465 shares traded. Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) has risen 44.42% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.72% the S&P500.




Among 25 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 70 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, May 31 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Exane to “Outperform” on Thursday, August 6. Morgan Stanley reinitiated the shares of SHPG in report on Friday, June 3 with “Overweight” rating. As per Monday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Leerink Swann upgraded Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) on Tuesday, November 17 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 22. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, May 20 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was initiated by Evercore on Wednesday, August 16 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 6 by BNP Paribas.

Thomas White International Ltd, which manages about $2.28 billion and $572.21M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Roche Hldg Ltd Adr (RHHBY) by 12,995 shares to 82,035 shares, valued at $2.62M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Newcrest Mng Ltd Adr (NCMGY) by 21,172 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 171,695 shares, and cut its stake in Ecopetrol Sa Adr (NYSE:EC).

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