Trust Company Of Virginia Continues to Hold Stake in Visa (V); As Henry Schein (HSIC) Share Price Rose, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co Lifted Stake

February 20, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co increased its stake in Henry Schein Inc (HSIC) by 100.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Brothers Harriman & Co bought 1.49M shares as the company’s stock rose 5.77% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.97 million shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $243.49 million, up from 1.48M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Brothers Harriman & Co who had been investing in Henry Schein Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.66 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.29% or $1.59 during the last trading session, reaching $67.93. About 3.88M shares traded or 93.83% up from the average. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Trust Company Of Virginia increased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 33.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Trust Company Of Virginia bought 20,589 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 81,836 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.61 million, up from 61,247 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Trust Company Of Virginia who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $274.67B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $121.7. About 5.00 million shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 48 investors sold V shares while 617 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. 1.64 billion shares or 1.45% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Skylands Capital Lc reported 1.52% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Pitcairn reported 80,719 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 329,572 shares stake. Maverick Cap Limited holds 3.34M shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il invested in 0.29% or 14,760 shares. Westwood Group Inc Inc invested in 56,892 shares. Planning Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 36,820 shares. 6,131 were accumulated by Nbt Commercial Bank N A New York. Harvest Mgmt Inc has 3,616 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Ascend Cap Ltd Liability Co holds 0.36% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 89,422 shares. Weybosset Research & Limited Liability Corp reported 0.19% stake. Lsv Asset Management has 15,800 shares. Main Street Research Llc holds 114,294 shares or 1.94% of its portfolio. Jupiter Asset Mngmt Limited, United Kingdom-based fund reported 314,800 shares. American Retail Bank holds 70,764 shares or 2.23% of its portfolio.

Among 42 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Visa Inc. had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Tuesday, December 8. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Outperform” rating and $95 target. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 28 by Susquehanna. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, February 11. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, February 1. Wedbush upgraded the shares of V in report on Friday, January 20 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Wedbush. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of V in report on Friday, July 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Cowen & Co.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $6.56 million activity. MAHON TULLIER KELLY had sold 49,702 shares worth $5.65 million on Friday, December 15. MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W also sold $707,561 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) shares.

Trust Company Of Virginia, which manages about $675.39 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Brown Forman Corp (NYSE:BF.B) by 13,074 shares to 85,250 shares, valued at $4.63M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) by 1,790 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 63,460 shares, and cut its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE).

Among 21 analysts covering Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Henry Schein Inc. had 45 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, December 8 the stock rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Evercore. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 7. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $17700 target in Thursday, July 20 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, September 27. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, October 26. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 5. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, September 15 by PiperJaffray. The rating was downgraded by Northcoast to “Neutral” on Tuesday, December 6. Barrington Research maintained Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Wednesday, February 22 with “Outperform” rating.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $366,756 activity.

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