Peloton Wealth Strategists bought 15,071 shares as the company's stock rose 4.17% with the market. The Corda Investment Management Llc holds 136,742 shares with $11.41 million value, up from 125,352 last quarter.
Shares of Novartis AG (NVS) traded up $0.37 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $84.86. Investment Centers of America Inc. now owns 8,067 shares of the company's stock valued at $692,000 after buying an additional 1,160 shares during the period.
Nationwide Fund Advisors lowered its holdings in Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) by 3.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It has underperformed by 9.03% the S&P500.
Hilltop Holdings Inc decreased its stake in Novartis A G (NVS) by 52.55% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The hedge fund run by Jody Lanasa held 950,000 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $9.49 million, up from 900,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lazard Asset Management Llc who had been investing in General Dynamic for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $59.37 billion market cap company. GFS Advisors LLC now owns 21,314 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,779,000 after purchasing an additional 1,300 shares during the last quarter. About 7,523 shares traded or 59.42% up from the average. (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.
Among 16 analysts covering Novartis Ag (NYSE:NVS), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Novartis's revenue for the quarter was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Novartis AG will post 4.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Barclays cut Novartis from an "equal weight" rating to an "underweight" rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Leerink Swann increased their price target on Novartis from $89.00 to $91.00 and gave the stock a "market perform" rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a "neutral" rating on shares of Novartis in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Neutral" on Friday, March 24. On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Neutral". BidaskClub downgraded Novartis from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. The stock has "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital on Friday, January 20.
Etrade Capital Management Llc, which manages about $2.37 billion and $2.59B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) by 5,664 shares to 20,916 shares, valued at $1.61M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (NYSE:VRX) by 101,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 175,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Kindred Healthcare Inc (NYSE:KND). Ahl Llp holds 22,857 shares. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 15 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Wood with "Outperform" on Thursday, October 1. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 14 by Sandler O'Neill. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, July 5 to "Underperform". Hartland & Co. LLC now owns 22,147 shares of the company's stock worth $1,901,000 after purchasing an additional 722 shares during the period. (NASDAQ:HMST). Piermont Management has invested 0.66% of its portfolio in HomeStreet, Inc. Prelude Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has 8,872 shares. (NYSE:TJX). Scopus Asset Mgmt Lp reported 1.00M shares. (NASDAQ:HMST). Mason Street Advisors Ltd Llc owns 6,691 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Switzerland) holds 0.02% in The TJX Companies, Inc. Busey Tru Co invested 1.1% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). (NYSE:TJX) or 2,970 shares. (NYSE:TJX). 23,500 are held by Westwood Hldg Grp Inc Incorporated. Davenport & stated it has 0% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD).
Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 18 selling transactions for $68.61 million activity.
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