Kempner Capital Management Boosted Vz Verizon Comm. (VZ) Stake; Crestwood Advisors Has Cut Bard C R Com (BCR) Stake

February 25, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Crestwood Advisors Llc decreased Bard C R Inc Com (BCR) stake by 29.16% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Crestwood Advisors Llc sold 1,041 shares as Bard C R Inc Com (BCR)’s stock rose 26.87%. The Crestwood Advisors Llc holds 2,529 shares with $811,000 value, down from 3,570 last quarter. Bard C R Inc Com now has $ valuation. The stock decreased 100.00% or $331.24 during the last trading session, reaching $0. About 4.71M shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) has risen 40.70% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.00% the S&P500.

Kempner Capital Management Inc increased Vz Verizon Comm. Inc. (VZ) stake by 106.96% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kempner Capital Management Inc acquired 43,833 shares as Vz Verizon Comm. Inc. (VZ)’s stock declined 7.66%. The Kempner Capital Management Inc holds 84,813 shares with $4.20 million value, up from 40,980 last quarter. Vz Verizon Comm. Inc. now has $196.98B valuation. The stock increased 0.88% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $48.29. About 26.37 million shares traded or 44.76% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since February 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. has $63 highest and $44 lowest target. $54.19’s average target is 12.22% above currents $48.29 stock price. Verizon Communications Inc. had 74 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sector Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 22 by Howard Weil. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Hold” on Friday, July 14. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, October 16 by Nomura. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 27 by Hilliard Lyons. The firm has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, July 20. On Monday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 21 by Citigroup. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, July 18. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Monday, November 20 to “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 81 investors sold VZ shares while 696 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 2.53 billion shares or 1.44% more from 2.49 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Capital Advsrs Ltd Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.07% or 3,877 shares. 15,118 are owned by Valley Advisers Inc. Pnc Service, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 9.06M shares. Somerset Grp Inc Inc Ltd Liability Co owns 0.99% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 21,975 shares. Centurylink Invest Mngmt Co has 0.42% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). 189,598 were reported by First National Trust Com. Verity Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 0.23% or 6,210 shares. Parkwood Limited Liability Company accumulated 31,209 shares. Barrett Asset Management Ltd Company holds 1.12% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 311,562 shares. Holderness Invs Commerce owns 83,606 shares. Stellar Cap Mngmt Ltd owns 6,188 shares. First Midwest Bancorp Division has 119,409 shares. Truepoint Inc reported 320,077 shares. Moreno Evelyn V stated it has 1.78% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). The Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co Limited has invested 0.25% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ).

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $406,645 activity. Another trade for 610 shares valued at $29,677 was sold by SILLIMAN CRAIG L.. Skiadas Anthony T sold $346,957 worth of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Tuesday, February 13.

Among 15 analysts covering CR Bard (NYSE:BCR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. CR Bard has $337 highest and $190 lowest target. $261.17’s average target is 0.00% above currents $0 stock price. CR Bard had 32 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 27 report. Morgan Stanley upgraded C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) rating on Tuesday, January 3. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $260 target. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, April 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 27. Goldman Sachs upgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $220 target in Thursday, August 27 report. Jefferies maintained C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) on Tuesday, September 12 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, August 31. Nomura initiated C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) rating on Thursday, March 17. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $205 target. The stock of C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, January 5.

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $42.50 million activity. Another trade for 9,173 shares valued at $2.98M was sold by Lupisella Frank Jr. 55,818 shares valued at $17.97 million were sold by Collins Timothy P on Thursday, October 12. The insider Beasley Jim C sold $4.99 million. $1.95 million worth of C.R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) shares were sold by Larson Betty D. The insider Luboff Sharon M sold $9.68M. On Monday, October 30 the insider Barrett David M sold $1.09 million.

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