Williams Jones & Associates Stake In Thermo Fisher Scientific C (TMO) Was Has Boosted; Levy Harkins & Company Stake in Nautilus (NLS) Lowered by $312,496 as Stock Rose

February 21, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Williams Jones & Associates Llc increased its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc C (TMO) by 2.04% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Williams Jones & Associates Llc bought 3,021 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 150,930 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $28.56 million, up from 147,909 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Williams Jones & Associates Llc who had been investing in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc C for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $83.34 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.32% or $2.77 during the last trading session, reaching $207.84. About 1.13M shares traded. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) has risen 15.57% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500.

Levy Harkins & Company Inc decreased its stake in Nautilus (NLS) by 9.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Levy Harkins & Company Inc sold 19,531 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.75% with the market. The hedge fund held 188,518 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.19M, down from 208,049 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Levy Harkins & Company Inc who had been investing in Nautilus for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $357.74 million market cap company. The stock decreased 2.10% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $11.65. About 284,298 shares traded. Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) has declined 7.86% since February 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.56% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 18 investors sold NLS shares while 42 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 29.90 million shares or 0.16% more from 29.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 14,521 are owned by Ironwood Management Limited Company. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) for 157,515 shares. Dupont Mngmt accumulated 0.01% or 36,114 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt reported 55 shares. Prudential Fincl holds 0% or 60,310 shares in its portfolio. Quantbot Technologies Ltd Partnership invested 0% in Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS). Sei Investments reported 4,175 shares stake. Skylands Lc has invested 0.26% in Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS). Pub Sector Pension Investment Board reported 0% stake. 37,278 are owned by Teachers Insur And Annuity Association Of America. Brandywine Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 43,472 shares. Aqr Limited Liability reported 90,908 shares. Punch Management Inc reported 1.21% stake. White Pine Cap Ltd Com stated it has 64,765 shares. Westwood Hldgs Group Inc Incorporated reported 32,156 shares stake.

Since August 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $281,980 activity. On Thursday, December 14 Cazenave Bruce M. sold $146,653 worth of Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) or 10,700 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Nautilus Group (NYSE:NLS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Nautilus Group had 24 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 9 by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Neutral” on Monday, January 9. As per Tuesday, January 5, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. The stock of Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, September 26 by B. Riley & Co. Imperial Capital upgraded Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS) on Monday, March 13 to “Outperform” rating. Lake Street initiated the shares of NLS in report on Friday, March 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Tuesday, September 22. Imperial Capital downgraded the shares of NLS in report on Tuesday, October 31 to “In-Line” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 28 by Wunderlich. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 31 by SunTrust.

Levy Harkins & Company Inc, which manages about $216.28 million and $303.84 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 322 shares to 16,817 shares, valued at $16.38M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 51 investors sold TMO shares while 383 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 339 raised stakes. 333.20 million shares or 3.09% more from 323.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 149,108 were reported by Natixis Asset Mgmt. Griffin Asset Mngmt has 1,200 shares. Portland Global Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.1% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). American Natl Registered Inv Advisor Inc holds 0.63% or 6,591 shares in its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has invested 0.22% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Aperio Group Limited Liability holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) for 345,539 shares. Swiss Financial Bank stated it has 0.31% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Wesbanco Natl Bank holds 0.48% or 48,770 shares. 7,900 were accumulated by Ntv Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co. Wealthtrust has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Sns Gp Lc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) for 2,056 shares. Barnett & reported 24,706 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 2,851 shares. Allsquare Wealth Management Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Howard Mngmt stated it has 1.48% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO).

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $21.15 million activity. HORNSTRA PETER E had sold 3,894 shares worth $721,091. 2,026 shares valued at $366,645 were sold by Shine Daniel P on Wednesday, August 30. 4,140 shares valued at $736,092 were sold by HOOGASIAN SETH H on Monday, August 28. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $1.05 million was sold by Williamson Stephen. $65,149 worth of stock was sold by HARRIS C MARTIN on Wednesday, August 30. Shares for $7.32 million were sold by Herrema Gregory J..

Williams Jones & Associates Llc, which manages about $4.95 billion and $4.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cdk Global Inc Com (NASDAQ:CDK) by 7,017 shares to 523,336 shares, valued at $33.02M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Scripps Networks Interact Inc (NYSE:SNI) by 33,725 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2,350 shares, and cut its stake in Tjx Cos Inc New Com (NYSE:TJX).

Among 19 analysts covering Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Thermo Fisher Scientific had 61 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $230.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. As per Tuesday, December 8, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 1 by Leerink Swann. On Thursday, January 7 the stock rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 25 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 30 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 9 by Leerink Swann. Robert W. Baird maintained Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) rating on Thursday, January 18. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $222.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, September 27. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 4 report.

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