Also, the number of investment managers holding Mckesson Corp in their top 10 holdings decreased from 22 to 17 for a decrease of 5. (NYSE MCK) traded up $3.95 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $166.25. About 316,096 shares traded or 20.26% up from the average. McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) has declined 15.45% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.15% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. WFG Advisors LP now owns 859 shares of the company's stock worth $141,000 after purchasing an additional 41 shares during the period. The institutional investor held 6,594 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $776,000, down from 11,261 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fred Alger Management Inc who had been investing in Proofpoint Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.47 billion market cap company. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st were paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 23.83% the S&P500. Welch Group LLC bought a new position in shares of McKesson Corp. during the second quarter worth $126,000. Mizuho downgraded McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) on Tuesday, January 3 to "Neutral" rating. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, up 118.75% or $0.19 from last year's $0.16 per share. MCK's profit will be $602.49M for 14.38 P/E if the $2.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual earnings per share reported by STMicroelectronics N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.00% EPS growth.
McKesson (NYSE:MCK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. Its down -0.07, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 65 investors sold MCK shares while 296 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 180.04 million shares or 2.23% more from 176.11 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). Mizuho upgraded McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) rating on Wednesday, November 9. First Personal Fincl Services has 0.2% invested in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) for 6,046 shares. 1,430 were reported by Gideon Cap Advsr.
McKesson Co. has a 12-month low of $133.82 and a 12-month high of $169.29. Finally, CWH Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in McKesson during the 2nd quarter worth $165,000. Comerica Bancorporation invested 0.05% of its portfolio in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). PIAIF's SI was 1.40 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Quantres Asset Management owns 2,700 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Voya Mgmt Ltd Com has 77,206 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Buckingham Management stated it has 0.05% in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). Ancora Advisors Limited Co accumulated 28,087 shares.
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Among 22 analysts covering McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. MCK was included in 73 notes of analysts from July 31, 2015. Mizuho maintained the shares of MCK in report on Tuesday, May 30 with "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 30 by Needham. On Thursday, March 31 the stock rating was initiated by FBR Capital with "Market Perform". Sloane Robinson Llp bought 39,100 shares as the company's stock rose 26.59% with the market. Mizuho maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $197 target in Thursday, August 11 report. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to "Neutral" on Friday, May 13.
Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $121.83 million activity. Shares for $10.40 million were sold by HAMMERGREN JOHN H. On Thursday, September 7 the insider Lampert Erin M sold $140,089.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 323 raised stakes. 321.42 million shares or 4.04% more from 308.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Employees Retirement Of Texas invested in 36,000 shares or 0.04% of the stock. (NYSE:HTH). Cwm Ltd Liability Corp, a Nebraska-based fund reported 21,086 shares. The Cleararc Capital Inc holds 35,007 shares with $5.13M value, up from 22,341 last quarter. Ftb Advsrs holds 7,411 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.01% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. Affinity Advisors Limited Liability Company accumulated 73,817 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Company reported 0.01% stake. Commonwealth Equity Incorporated invested in 0.03% or 37,523 shares. (NYSE:NEE). Caprock reported 3,133 shares. Qci Asset New York holds 25 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sit Associates reported 0.01% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Cibc Markets holds 0.01% or 11,694 shares in its portfolio. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 52% are positive. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Barclays Capital. Needham upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $179 target in Friday, September 8 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 26 by Craig Hallum. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Monday, November 13 with "Hold" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, January 12. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy" on Monday, November 28. About 946,469 shares traded. It also increased its holding in Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc Co (NASDAQ:UEPS) by 144,917 shares in the quarter, for a total of 525,650 shares, and has risen its stake in Cooper Std Hldgs Inc Com (NYSE:CPS).