Harding Loevner LP Lowered Its China Mobile Limited (CHL) Holding; 2 Analysts Covering Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR)

February 21, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Among 9 analysts covering Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Validus Holdings had 20 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, April 28 by Wood. The stock of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by JMP Securities. The stock of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Wood. JP Morgan initiated the shares of VR in report on Tuesday, June 28 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, February 13 to “Neutral”. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 30 by Bank of America. Buckingham Research initiated Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) on Monday, September 11 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, January 22, the company rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Bank of America upgraded the shares of VR in report on Monday, May 2 to “Neutral” rating. UBS downgraded the shares of VR in report on Friday, September 23 to “Neutral” rating. See Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) latest ratings:

13/02/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
30/01/2018 Broker: JMP Securities Rating: Hold Downgrade
22/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold Downgrade
23/01/2018 Broker: Wood Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
08/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0
04/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $55.0 Upgrade
30/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $48 New Target: $52 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
16/10/2017 Broker: Ltd. Common Shares Rating: Barclays New Target: $57 53
02/10/2017 Broker: Ltd. Common Shares Rating: Ubs New Target: $50 48

Harding Loevner Lp decreased China Mobile Limited (CHL) stake by 0.56% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Harding Loevner Lp sold 17,800 shares as China Mobile Limited (CHL)’s stock declined 1.23%. The Harding Loevner Lp holds 3.19 million shares with $161.15M value, down from 3.20M last quarter. China Mobile Limited now has $193.97 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $47.85. About 623,146 shares traded. China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL) has risen 3.24% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.46% the S&P500.

Harding Loevner Lp increased Sasol Ltd (NYSE:SSL) stake by 84,138 shares to 2.55M valued at $70.34 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) stake by 116,195 shares and now owns 647,777 shares. Check Point Software Tech Lt (NASDAQ:CHKP) was raised too.

Among 6 analysts covering China Mobile (NYSE:CHL), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. China Mobile had 7 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, January 19 to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL) rating on Friday, August 21. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $76.13 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by HSBC on Friday, March 24. Bernstein downgraded the shares of CHL in report on Thursday, October 27 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock of China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 10 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, August 30.

The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $67.52. About 711,019 shares traded. Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) has risen 10.50% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.20% the S&P500.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.10 million activity. Another trade for 6,875 shares valued at $317,350 was made by Driscoll Kean on Friday, December 15.

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