Westfield Capital Management Company LP Increased Its Lilly Eli & Co (LLY) Holding; Last Week Galliford Try plc (LON:GFRD) Coverage

February 22, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Westfield Capital Management Company Lp increased Lilly Eli & Co (LLY) stake by 5.9% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Westfield Capital Management Company Lp acquired 78,333 shares as Lilly Eli & Co (LLY)’s stock declined 3.22%. The Westfield Capital Management Company Lp holds 1.41 million shares with $120.31 million value, up from 1.33M last quarter. Lilly Eli & Co now has $81.30 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $77.64. About 3.78M shares traded. Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) has risen 4.70% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.00% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering Galliford Try PLC (LON:GFRD), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Galliford Try PLC had 78 analyst reports since September 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Galliford Try plc (LON:GFRD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 14 by Beaufort Securities. Canaccord Genuity maintained Galliford Try plc (LON:GFRD) on Tuesday, July 11 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt on Wednesday, April 5. The company was maintained on Monday, November 20 by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy” on Thursday, February 25. Peel Hunt maintained Galliford Try plc (LON:GFRD) rating on Friday, November 13. Peel Hunt has “Buy” rating and GBX 1980 target. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 10 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities given on Thursday, September 14. As per Thursday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Numis Securities. Peel Hunt maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1620 target in Friday, November 10 report. See Galliford Try plc (LON:GFRD) latest ratings:

15/02/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 1485.00 New Target: GBX 950.00 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1450.00 New Target: GBX 1450.00 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1620.00 New Target: GBX 1620.00 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1550.00 New Target: GBX 1550.00 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1550.00 New Target: GBX 1550.00 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 1290.00 New Target: GBX 1184.00 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1550.00 New Target: GBX 1550.00 Maintain
15/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1550.00 New Target: GBX 1550.00 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1620.00 New Target: GBX 1620.00 Maintain
05/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1620.00 New Target: GBX 1620.00 Maintain

Westfield Capital Management Company Lp decreased Cyberark Software Ltd (NASDAQ:CYBR) stake by 18,370 shares to 614,190 valued at $25.18 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Aclaris Therapeutics Inc stake by 157,310 shares and now owns 1.09 million shares. Intercontinental Exchange In (NYSE:ICE) was reduced too.

Among 20 analysts covering Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Eli Lilly and Company had 95 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 5 by Argus Research. The stock of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 22 by Jefferies. The stock of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Credit Suisse. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 14 report. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, September 18 with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) rating on Friday, September 18. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $115.0 target. As per Monday, December 7, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Monday, October 23 report. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $84.24 million activity. $72,981 worth of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) was sold by Zakrowski Donald A. Simmons Jeffrey N had sold 12,500 shares worth $1.08 million. Shares for $17.80M were sold by LILLY ENDOWMENT INC.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 66 investors sold LLY shares while 386 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 325 raised stakes. 827.83 million shares or 0.59% more from 823.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 2,540 were reported by San Francisco Sentry Inv Gp (Ca). Goldman Sachs Gp Inc has 0.16% invested in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY). Alethea Management Ltd Liability holds 9,449 shares. Cadence Fincl Bank Na reported 23,184 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt has 0.25% invested in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) for 741,265 shares. Appleton Ptnrs Ma holds 0.1% or 6,761 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board accumulated 90,294 shares or 0.37% of the stock. Marshwinds Advisory holds 1.62% or 40,723 shares. Winch Advisory Ser Lc reported 0.01% in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY). Bartlett & Co Limited Com owns 0.03% invested in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) for 9,671 shares. First Personal Finance has invested 0.12% in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY). Investment Mgmt Of Virginia Ltd Liability Com invested in 11,531 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Capital Ca holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) for 12,005 shares. First City Capital Mgmt, Georgia-based fund reported 22,941 shares. Carlson Management holds 0.17% or 6,709 shares.

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