Henry Schein's (HSIC) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies

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Aviva Plc increased its stake in Intuit (INTU) by 2.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 580 shares of the company's stock valued at $106,000 after buying an additional 573 shares in the last quarter. Lee Financial Co now owns 1,756 shares of the company's stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 878 shares in the last quarter. 1,251,800 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,327,387. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Henry Schein Inc (HSIC) by 96.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cyrus Capital Partners Lp sold 1.39 million shares as the company's stock declined 19.04% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 134,455 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.48 million, up from 75,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eastern Bank who had been investing in Duke Energy for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $55.23 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $13.23.

Mercer Capital Advisers owns 300 shares or 0.02% of their USA portfolio. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,696,685 shares of the company's stock worth $1,042,607,000 after buying an additional 101,406 shares during the period. Therefore 35% are positive. Intuit had 79 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating by Gabelli given on Friday, November 6. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to "Buy" on Monday, August 24. (NASDAQ:INTU) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, November 7 by Jefferies. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Monday, September 12. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Intuit Inc. Jefferies maintained the shares of HSIC in report on Tuesday, August 22 with "Hold" rating. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Wednesday, September 27 with "Hold" rating. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Underweight".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. (NasdaqGS:HSIC) is 23.335800. This is calculated by taking weekly log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over one year annualized. 91 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. Charter Co stated it has 7,050 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Whittier Com invested in 0.04% or 13,019 shares. Stelac Advisory Services Limited Liability Company stated it has 3,875 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. 2,100 were accumulated by Benjamin F Edwards And Co. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,039 shares of the company's stock, valued at $308,724.99. Raymond James & Associate holds 158,308 shares. Jefferies Gp Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD). Hudock Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Com invested in 0.02% or 440 shares. (NYSE:KR). Glob X Co Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 10,113 shares. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 8,848 shares. Cetera Lc has invested 0.01% in The Kroger Co. Moreover, Panagora Asset has 0% invested in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD). Citigroup holds 0% or 19,742 shares in its portfolio.

Steinberg Global Asset Management, which manages about $604.10 million and $680.23 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Calgon Carbon Corp (NYSE:CCC) by 38,699 shares to 46,084 shares, valued at $986,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (NYSE:INGR) by 3,178 shares to 135,181 shares, valued at $16.31 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2017 Q3. Its up 5.99, from 1.16 in 2017Q2.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bancorporation Of America De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 4.69 million shares. (NASDAQ:HSIC). First Republic Inv Mngmt owns 0.01% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) has risen 63.33% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 460,792 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Com Limited accumulated 11,743 shares. (NASDAQ:HSIC). State Treasurer State Of Michigan accumulated 48,144 shares or 0.03% of the stock. It also reduced its holding in Check Point Software Tech Lt (NASDAQ:CHKP) by 8,708 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 413,825 shares, and cut its stake in Inter Parfums Inc (NASDAQ:IPAR). It also reduced its holding in Seattle Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:SGEN) by 12,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 36,190 shares, and cut its stake in Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX). 2,600 were accumulated by Montecito Retail Bank And Trust. Rampart Investment Mngmt Lc invested 0.06% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 24,933 shares. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Moreover, Gamco Et Al has 0.14% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). The New York-based Blackrock has invested 0.05% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Secor Cap Limited Partnership stated it has 0.33% in Henry Schein, Inc. Henry Schein's revenue for the quarter was up 10.3% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Out of 19 Wall Street analysts rating Henry Schein Inc., 11 give it "Buy", 1 "Sell" rating, while 7 recommend "Hold". Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 58% are positive.

According to Zacks, "Over the past three months, Henry Schein has underperformed the broader industry".

Henry Schein, Inc is a provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, January 3. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 2. As per Wednesday, July 5, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Barrington Research maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, February 22 report. Henry Schein's revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. The stock has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, August 8.

Among 3 analysts covering Matthews International (NASDAQ:MATW), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. More interesting news about Henry Schein, Inc. (NasdaqGS:HSIC) is 20.867682. This is calculated by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Standard Deviation of the 5 year ROIC. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has "Market Perform" rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by Leerink Swann.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $366,756 activity.

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