Perkins Capital Management Stake in Bovie Medical (BVX) Lowered by $314,770; Agilent Technologies (A) Holding Held by Cibc World Markets Corp

May 12, 2018 - By David Stenberg

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Cibc World Markets Corp increased its stake in Agilent Technologies Inc (A) by 480.36% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cibc World Markets Corp bought 237,232 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.52% with the market. The institutional investor held 286,618 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $19.20M, up from 49,386 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cibc World Markets Corp who had been investing in Agilent Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.86% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $69.45. About 1.52 million shares traded. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has risen 25.85% since May 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.30% the S&P500.

Perkins Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Bovie Medical Corp (BVX) by 25.23% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Perkins Capital Management Inc sold 157,385 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.57% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 466,300 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.21 million, down from 623,685 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Perkins Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Bovie Medical Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $122.84 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $3.72. About 54,337 shares traded. Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEMKT:BVX) has risen 10.19% since May 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.36% the S&P500.

Analysts await Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) to report earnings on May, 21. They expect $-0.01 earnings per share, up 83.33% or $0.05 from last year’s $-0.06 per share. After $-0.03 actual earnings per share reported by Bovie Medical Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -66.67% EPS growth.

Perkins Capital Management Inc, which manages about $176.63 million and $104.00M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ring Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:REI) by 76,725 shares to 86,725 shares, valued at $1.21M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment is 1.21 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It is flat, as 8 investors sold BVX shares while 6 reduced holdings. only 9 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 9.94 million shares or 20.51% more from 8.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Salem Inv Counselors has 0.02% invested in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) for 60,757 shares. Geode Cap Management Limited Com holds 0% or 103,728 shares in its portfolio. State Street Corp holds 13,468 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 3,150 are owned by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt. Bancorp Of Montreal Can holds 1,500 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has 0% invested in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) for 179,193 shares. Raymond James Assoc accumulated 0% or 118,000 shares. Barclays Public Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) for 58 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 7,283 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Two Sigma Securities Ltd has 15,306 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Raymond James Financial Service holds 0% or 116,250 shares. 10,000 were accumulated by Atria Investments Ltd Co. 579,400 are owned by Millrace Asset Grp. Archon Management Ltd Llc has 2.21 million shares. Tower Cap Limited Liability Co (Trc) invested in 0% or 2,265 shares.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $9.10 million activity. $490,738 worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) shares were sold by Kaltenbach Patrick. Doak Mark sold 15,567 shares worth $1.06M. 5,000 Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) shares with value of $340,450 were sold by FIELDS HEIDI. $486,145 worth of stock was sold by Gonsalves Rodney on Tuesday, March 13.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.45, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 40 investors sold A shares while 198 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 269.93 million shares or 0.89% more from 267.56 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has invested 0.13% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). First Allied Advisory holds 0.01% or 3,734 shares in its portfolio. M&T Fincl Bank reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 34,850 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.06% stake. Winslow Evans & Crocker stated it has 6,350 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.07% or 87,858 shares. Live Your Vision Lc stated it has 100 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Nomura Asset Management holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 44,506 shares. Hermes Invest Mgmt holds 26,911 shares. Stevens Capital Management Limited Partnership reported 70,104 shares stake. Evercore Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Dubuque Bancorp & Com holds 0% or 88 shares in its portfolio. The Minnesota-based Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has invested 0.1% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Regions Financial Corporation has invested 0.02% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A).

More notable recent Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) news were published by: Ft.com which released: “NYSE plan to expand floor-traded stocks hits snag” on April 25, 2018, also Marketwatch.com with their article: “An indicator that’s ‘90% accurate’ suggests hidden strength in the stock market” published on May 11, 2018, Forbes.com published: “The Week Ahead: Has Cramer’s ‘Stupid Market’ Actually Bottomed?” on May 12, 2018. More interesting news about Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) were released by: Forbes.com and their article: “The Week Ahead: The Bull & Bear Tug Of War — Who Is Winning?” published on May 06, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Agilent Completes Acquisition of Lasergen, Inc.” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Cibc World Markets Corp, which manages about $13.92 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Eog Res Inc (NYSE:EOG) by 126,819 shares to 116,944 shares, valued at $12.62 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Interpublic Group Cos Inc Com (NYSE:IPG) by 78,534 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 94,694 shares, and cut its stake in Transdigm Group Inc Com (NYSE:TDG).

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