Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management Has Lifted Its Danaher Del (DHR) Holding by $813,733 as Market Value Rose; Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (RY) Stock Declined While Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Lowered Position by $1.43 Million

June 17, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (RY) by 11.23% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc sold 18,524 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 146,500 shares of the commercial banks company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $11.32 million, down from 165,024 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $109.39B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $76.01. About 840,731 shares traded or 21.32% up from the average. Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) has risen 9.18% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.39% the S&P500. Some Historical RY News: 10/05/2018 – ANDEAVOR ANDV.N : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $145 FROM $140; 06/04/2018 – RBC CEO SAYS SEEING MORE BALANCED PRICING IN THE CANADIAN HOUSING MARKET; 23/05/2018 – MEDEQUITIES REALTY TRUST INC MRT.N : RBC CUTS TO SECTOR PERFORM FROM OUTPERFORM; 09/04/2018 – RBC Global Monetary Policy Forecasts as of April 6 (Table); 08/05/2018 – AGELLAN COMMERCIAL REIT ACR_u.TO : RBC RAISES TO OUTPERFORM FROM SECTOR PERFORM; 03/04/2018 – HUSKY ENERGY INC HSE.TO : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO C$20 FROM C$19; 03/04/2018 – BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC BFAM.N : RBC CUTS TO SECTOR PERFORM FROM OUTPERFORM; 08/03/2018 – CASEYS GENERAL STORES INC CASY.O : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $118 FROM $112; 06/04/2018 – RBC CEO ‘REMAINS HOPEFUL’ OF GOOD OUTCOME ON NATFA; 20/03/2018 – CHARTER COURT FINANCIAL SERVICES CCFS.L : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO 340P FROM 305P




Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management Inc increased its stake in Danaher Corp Del (DHR) by 2.86% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management Inc bought 8,389 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.29% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 301,507 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $29.52M, up from 293,118 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management Inc who had been investing in Danaher Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $71.47B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $102.31. About 4.51M shares traded or 103.46% up from the average. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 20.85% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.28% the S&P500. Some Historical DHR News: 09/03/2018 – Danaher: Integrated DNA Makes Custom DNA, RNA Oligonucleotides; 19/04/2018 – Danaher Raises 2018 View To Adj EPS $4.38-Adj EPS $4.45; 08/05/2018 – Tektronix Meets 3D Sensing Test Challenges with New Keithley Model 2606B System SourceMeter SMU; 17/05/2018 – Fluke Calibration publishes second annual Calibration and Metrology Compensation Survey Results; 19/04/2018 – Danaher Sees 2Q EPS 88c-EPS 91c; 19/04/2018 – DANAHER CORP DHR.N SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED NON-GAAP SHR $4.38 TO $4.45; 09/03/2018 – DANAHER TO BUY INTEGRATED DNA TECHNOLOGIES; 25/04/2018 – DANAHER APPROACHED GE ABOUT DEAL FOR GE’S LIFE-SCIENCES UNIT – WSJ, CITING; 25/04/2018 – GE Didn’t Respond and There Are No Active Talks With Danaher; 10/04/2018 – Beckman Coulter Diagnostics Announces Worldwide Commercialization of the Access Sensitive Estradiol

Another recent and important Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) news was published by Profitconfidential.com which published an article titled: “DHR Stock Is on the Verge of Breaking Out Toward Higher Prices” on June 13, 2018.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $48.98 million activity. Shares for $398,295 were sold by Blair Rainer on Saturday, February 24. On Friday, February 23 LOHR WALTER G sold $1.04 million worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) or 10,578 shares. 18,001 Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) shares with value of $1.83M were sold by HEFNER LINDA P. Lalor Angela S sold 42,988 shares worth $4.40M. The insider SPOON ALAN G sold $318,249. 120,354 shares valued at $12.18M were sold by Joyce Thomas Patrick JR on Friday, April 20.

Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management Inc, which manages about $607.27 million and $887.28M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wec Energy Group Inc by 12,848 shares to 60,282 shares, valued at $3.78 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC) by 2,303 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 16,209 shares, and cut its stake in Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC).

Investors sentiment is 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is flat, as 43 investors sold DHR shares while 380 reduced holdings. only 84 funds opened positions while 327 raised stakes. 515.71 million shares or 0.14% less from 516.43 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Fil Limited holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 212,031 shares. Amalgamated Comml Bank accumulated 76,298 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Trexquant Limited Partnership reported 36,551 shares. Axa invested 0.32% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Outfitter Advsrs holds 0.1% or 2,300 shares. First Personal Fincl Services holds 2,145 shares. Braun Stacey Assoc Inc owns 134,648 shares. Moreover, Westpac Bk has 0% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 110,065 shares. The Us-based Ancora Advsrs Ltd Company has invested 0.04% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Moneta Investment Advsrs Ltd Liability Co reported 0.08% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Carret Asset Limited Liability Co owns 0.04% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 2,223 shares. Alps Advsr owns 60,062 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 1.11 million shares. Mckinley Carter Wealth owns 3,256 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Everence Cap Management Inc reported 25,681 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Danaher Corporation had 94 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the shares of DHR in report on Tuesday, April 19 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 19. Argus Research maintained Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) rating on Thursday, February 1. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $115 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) on Thursday, September 28 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Evercore initiated the shares of DHR in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 20 with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) rating on Friday, December 15. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $103.0 target. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, April 10 with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 19 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Analysts await Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) to report earnings on August, 22. They expect $1.63 earnings per share, up 15.60% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.41 per share. RY’s profit will be $2.35B for 11.66 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.65 actual earnings per share reported by Royal Bank of Canada for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.21% negative EPS growth.

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