Verition Fund Management Boosted By $428,208 Its Agilent Technologies (A) Holding; Pluristem Therapeutics Has 1.67 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Pluristem Therapeutics Inc (PSTI) investors sentiment decreased to 1.67 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.83, from 2.5 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 15 funds opened new or increased equity positions, while 9 sold and trimmed stock positions in Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. The funds in our database now possess: 3.73 million shares, down from 3.73 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Pluristem Therapeutics Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 6 Increased: 8 New Position: 7.

Verition Fund Management Llc increased Agilent Technologies Inc (A) stake by 37.78% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Verition Fund Management Llc acquired 6,488 shares as Agilent Technologies Inc (A)’s stock declined 0.52%. The Verition Fund Management Llc holds 23,661 shares with $1.59M value, up from 17,173 last quarter. Agilent Technologies Inc now has $22.10 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $68.54. About 924,448 shares traded. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has risen 25.85% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.30% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.45, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It dropped, 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. United Services Automobile Association has 123,824 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Proshare Advisors Ltd reported 81,517 shares. Citadel Llc has invested 0.08% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). 4,178 are held by Lourd Capital Limited Liability Co. Amica Retiree invested in 0.09% or 1,759 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 0.03% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) or 524,125 shares. Andra Ap holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 63,100 shares. New Mexico-based New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.08% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Amf Pensionsforsakring reported 0.45% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Impax Asset Mngmt Limited has 2.19M shares. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Com holds 0.58% or 6.92M shares in its portfolio. Community Bancorporation Na reported 292 shares. Oakworth Cap Incorporated accumulated 0.01% or 416 shares. Usa Financial Portformulas owns 43,468 shares. Oregon-based Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.1% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A).

Among 15 analysts covering Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Agilent Technologies had 58 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by Cowen & Co. On Tuesday, November 21 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, April 11. The stock of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, February 15. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley maintained Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) rating on Tuesday, November 14. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $88 target. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $70 target in Wednesday, August 23 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, February 15.

Verition Fund Management Llc decreased Waters Corp (NYSE:WAT) stake by 5,253 shares to 1,407 valued at $272,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) stake by 16,661 shares and now owns 11,230 shares. Wellcare Health Plans Inc (NYSE:WCG) was reduced too.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $9.10 million activity. McMullen Michael R. sold $1.64M worth of stock. Shares for $490,738 were sold by Kaltenbach Patrick. Gonsalves Rodney also sold $486,145 worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) shares. $340,450 worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) was sold by FIELDS HEIDI on Tuesday, March 27. $1.06M worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) was sold by Doak Mark.

Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd. holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. for 1.00 million shares. Heritage Investors Management Corp owns 74,878 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Noven Financial Group Inc. has 0.01% invested in the company for 12,000 shares. The Israel-based Psagot Investment House Ltd. has invested 0.01% in the stock. Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 125 shares.

Analysts await Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:PSTI) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $-0.09 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $-0.09 per share.

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