Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Stake Held by Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc; As Ddr (DDR) Market Value Declined, Brookfield Asset Management Increased Its Stake

May 20, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc increased its stake in Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) by 15.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc bought 1,869 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.94% with the market. The institutional investor held 14,012 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.00 million, up from 12,143 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc who had been investing in Becton Dickinson & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $60.12B market cap company. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $225.01. About 1.01M shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 15.92% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Ddr Corp (DDR) by 24.74% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brookfield Asset Management Inc bought 2.53 million shares as the company’s stock declined 19.08% with the market. The hedge fund held 12.77 million shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $114.42M, up from 10.24 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brookfield Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Ddr Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.68B market cap company. The stock increased 1.11% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $7.28. About 2.95M shares traded. DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) has declined 43.68% since May 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.23% the S&P500.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 14 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $78.35 million activity.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc, which manages about $13.20 billion and $21.38B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Companhia De Saneamento Basi (NYSE:SBS) by 2.89 million shares to 5.55M shares, valued at $58.03M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) by 138,126 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 293,544 shares, and cut its stake in Energy Transfer Partners Lp.

More important recent DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) news were published by: Crainscleveland.com which released: “DDR OKs reverse stock split” on May 09, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “DDR: A Controversial High-Yield Play”, Globenewswire.com published: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within DDR, Diamond Offshore Drilling, Energen, ImmunoCellular Therapeutics …” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “DDR bounces nearly 5% after Q1 beat” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.31, from 1.34 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 40 investors sold DDR shares while 74 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 290.86 million shares or 2.07% more from 284.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Jane Street Grp Limited Liability Co, a New York-based fund reported 192,983 shares. Blume Capital Mgmt reported 0% in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR). Proshare Lc reported 80,823 shares. Fmr has 0.01% invested in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR). Pinebridge Invests LP reported 0.01% in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR). D E Shaw Incorporated accumulated 1.37M shares. Long Pond Cap Limited Partnership holds 2.20 million shares. Savings Bank Of America De has 0% invested in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) for 946,214 shares. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board owns 360,400 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Wolverine Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 318,859 shares. 30,063 were reported by Renaissance Limited Liability Corporation. Teachers And Annuity Association Of America holds 0.16% of its portfolio in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) for 340,952 shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada reported 0% stake. Clearbridge Investments Limited Liability Co has invested 0% in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR). Strs Ohio has 0.02% invested in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR).

Among 24 analysts covering Developers Diversified Realty (NYSE:DDR), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Developers Diversified Realty had 69 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, May 1 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 8 by Evercore. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10 target in Tuesday, February 27 report. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Friday, February 24. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by UBS. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Underperform” on Monday, March 5. As per Monday, January 30, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. SunTrust downgraded DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) on Friday, January 22 to “Neutral” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of DDR in report on Friday, December 15 with “Hold” rating.

Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc, which manages about $815.35 million and $290.84M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (IVV) by 5,466 shares to 39,767 shares, valued at $10.69M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IJH) by 3,599 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 26,731 shares, and cut its stake in Spdr S&P Midcap 400 Etf Tr (MDY).

Among 20 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 53 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 22 report. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $167 target in Wednesday, August 19 report. Citigroup downgraded the shares of BDX in report on Friday, September 23 to “Sell” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, November 2. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 27. On Friday, September 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”.

More news for Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “BD Names Three Executives to Segment Leadership Roles” on April 27, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Becton, Dickinson: More Than A Short-Term Bounce On The Cards?” and published on May 10, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.62, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 50 investors sold BDX shares while 294 reduced holdings. 147 funds opened positions while 386 raised stakes. 215.77 million shares or 9.23% more from 197.53 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 1,703 are owned by Milestone Group Inc. Vantage Investment Ltd holds 700 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Mufg Americas Hldg owns 17,889 shares. Cambridge Co reported 121,192 shares. Korea Invest has 86,695 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Paradigm Asset Management reported 0.56% stake. Penobscot Mgmt owns 15,011 shares. Moody Retail Bank Trust Division holds 0.01% or 1,260 shares in its portfolio. Omers Administration Corporation invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Delta Cap Mngmt Ltd Co reported 1.82% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Jensen Investment Mngmt Incorporated owns 2.20M shares. Whitnell Communication accumulated 8,000 shares. Dupont holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 49,547 shares. Citizens And Northern Corp reported 0.43% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Hanson Doremus Invest Mgmt reported 0.05% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX).

Since February 23, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 insider sales for $4.78 million activity. Gallagher John E sold 5,355 shares worth $1.21M. 1,877 Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares with value of $426,079 were sold by Polen Thomas E Jr. 4,048 Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares with value of $910,726 were sold by Borzi James W. On Friday, May 11 Shabshab Nabil sold $2.31M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) or 10,209 shares. RING TIMOTHY M had sold 176 shares worth $38,416 on Friday, February 23.

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