Royal Bank Of Canada Has Lowered Stryker (Put) (SYK) Position by $85.63 Million as Share Value Rose; 10-15 Associates Raised Its Exxon Mobil (XOM) Holding by $400,626 as Stock Value Rose

February 15, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

10-15 Associates Inc increased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) by 21.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 10-15 Associates Inc bought 4,946 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 28,150 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.31M, up from 23,204 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 10-15 Associates Inc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $319.94 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.24% or $0.9501 during the last trading session, reaching $75.5099. About 5.14M shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500.

Royal Bank Of Canada decreased its stake in Stryker Corp (Put) (SYK) by 96.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Royal Bank Of Canada sold 603,061 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.29% with the market. The institutional investor held 24,000 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.41 million, down from 627,061 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Royal Bank Of Canada who had been investing in Stryker Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $58.92B market cap company. The stock increased 0.65% or $1.02 during the last trading session, reaching $157.26. About 267,940 shares traded. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 24.95% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $3.44 million activity. On Thursday, February 1 FRANCESCONI LOUISE sold $713,655 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) or 4,347 shares. Another trade for 7,400 shares valued at $1.21 million was sold by COX HOWARD E JR. Berry William E Jr had sold 1,306 shares worth $214,730 on Thursday, February 1. Carpenter Lonny J also sold $818,792 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) shares.

Royal Bank Of Canada, which manages about $208.24B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Allergan Plc (Prn) by 484 shares to 18,319 shares, valued at $13.52M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Legacy Tex Finl Group Inc by 29,366 shares in the quarter, for a total of 139,437 shares, and has risen its stake in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold SYK shares while 330 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 275 raised stakes. 275.60 million shares or 0.51% more from 274.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. First State Bank Of Omaha, Nebraska-based fund reported 3,500 shares. Toth Advisory holds 2.52% of its portfolio in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) for 70,344 shares. Ancora Ltd Com accumulated 2,610 shares. Moreover, Strs Ohio has 0.28% invested in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) for 463,975 shares. Aspen Invest Mgmt stated it has 4,050 shares or 0.43% of all its holdings. Edgemoor Investment owns 2,050 shares. Woodmont Invest Counsel Ltd holds 5,010 shares. 613,414 are owned by Brown Advisory Inc. Rockefeller reported 8,499 shares. Baxter Bros has invested 0.19% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Investec Asset Mgmt Limited reported 52,755 shares. Ahl Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.14% or 54,686 shares in its portfolio. Family Mgmt Corporation accumulated 3,600 shares or 0.35% of the stock. Busey stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Dean Invest Assoc has invested 0.42% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK).

Among 27 analysts covering Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Stryker Corporation had 90 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Friday, January 26. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by Brean Capital. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 2. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, June 30 with “Neutral”. As per Friday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 26.

10-15 Associates Inc, which manages about $592.54 million and $395.85 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) by 20,784 shares to 35,808 shares, valued at $2.28M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $5.23 million activity. Franklin Robert Stuart sold $1.81 million worth of stock. Milton Bryan W also sold $606,082 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Tuesday, December 12. 12,000 shares were sold by Chapman Neil A, worth $996,628. Corson Bradley W sold $1.62M worth of stock.

Among 26 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 9 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 88 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, May 2 by UBS. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, February 6. Citigroup maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) rating on Friday, July 21. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $84 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $90.0 target in Monday, October 9 report. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has “Conviction Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 22 by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Monday, February 5 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 10. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of XOM in report on Wednesday, January 24 with “Underweight” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 19 report.

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