First Mercantile Trust Co Has Increased Walt Disney Co/The (DIS) Stake By $831,390; Horizon Investments Decreased Its Johnson Johnson Com (JNJ) Position

May 21, 2018 - By Steve Bissell

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Horizon Investments Llc decreased Johnson Johnson Com (JNJ) stake by 14% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Horizon Investments Llc sold 2,512 shares as Johnson Johnson Com (JNJ)’s stock declined 9.21%. The Horizon Investments Llc holds 15,428 shares with $1.91 million value, down from 17,940 last quarter. Johnson Johnson Com now has $332.27 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.359 during the last trading session, reaching $123.881. About 3.03 million shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 1.12% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500.

First Mercantile Trust Co increased Walt Disney Co/The (DIS) stake by 84% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. First Mercantile Trust Co acquired 7,770 shares as Walt Disney Co/The (DIS)’s stock declined 8.57%. The First Mercantile Trust Co holds 17,020 shares with $1.83M value, up from 9,250 last quarter. Walt Disney Co/The now has $154.90 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $103.92. About 3.34M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 11.59% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.14% the S&P500.

Analysts await Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $2.05 EPS, up 12.02% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.83 per share. JNJ’s profit will be $5.50 billion for 15.11 P/E if the $2.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.06 actual EPS reported by Johnson & Johnson for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.49% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold JNJ shares while 884 reduced holdings. 143 funds opened positions while 654 raised stakes. 1.72 billion shares or 0.40% more from 1.71 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Woodley Farra Manion Mngmt owns 244,984 shares. First Republic Inv Mgmt Inc accumulated 0.9% or 977,828 shares. 221,106 were reported by North American Mngmt Corporation. Cibc Mkts Corporation has invested 1.22% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Bell Bancshares stated it has 3,149 shares. 16,189 were accumulated by Fiduciary Fincl Of The Southwest Tx. Eidelman Virant reported 9,212 shares. Virtu Financial invested in 23,037 shares. Weybosset Rech Ltd Liability stated it has 59,674 shares or 5.07% of all its holdings. Jfs Wealth Advsrs Lc reported 0.84% stake. Reliance invested 7.48% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). 1.70 million are owned by Wellcome Trust Ltd (The) As Trustee Of The Wellcome Trust. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has 4.75 million shares for 1.53% of their portfolio. 10,100 were accumulated by Syntal Capital Ptnrs Llc. Earnest Prtn Limited invested 0% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $20.17 million activity. On Thursday, February 15 Stoffels Paulus sold $20.17M worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 155,342 shares.

More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Congo begins Ebola vaccinations” on May 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Presents at UBS Health Care Brokers Conference (Transcript)” published on May 21, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Heffx Stock Technicals” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Johnson & Johnson: Waiting On The Wave” published on May 11, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Johnson & Johnson Sells Off After Earnings” with publication date: April 22, 2018.

Horizon Investments Llc increased Roper Technologies Inc Com (NYSE:ROP) stake by 1,692 shares to 4,502 valued at $997,000 in 2017Q4. It also upped Ishares Tr Us Aer Def Etf (ITA) stake by 3,838 shares and now owns 299,816 shares. Loews Corp Com (NYSE:L) was raised too.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 100 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by Leerink Swann. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, April 20. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, April 20. On Thursday, August 31 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, June 14. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 16. Citigroup maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Tuesday, February 27 with “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 10 by Morgan Stanley.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $194,780 activity. On Monday, February 26 the insider LEWIS AYLWIN B sold $194,780.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Disney may merge Star Wars-style experience with augmented reality” on May 21, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Disney Earnings: What to Watch For” published on May 08, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Bullish Case For Disney” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Thestreet.com and their article: “Disney Is Facing a Brutal Reality” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Disney tweaks plans for new Tomorrowland roller coaster in Magic Kingdom” with publication date: May 18, 2018.

Among 39 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 156 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Monday, August 14 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, February 7, the company rating was maintained by GBH Insights. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, May 11. Nomura maintained the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, April 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral” on Tuesday, January 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, January 3. The stock has “Sell” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 9. RBC Capital Markets upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $130 target in Friday, January 6 report. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $130.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. The rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy” on Thursday, January 14.

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