As Universal Hlth Svcs Cl B (UHS) Stock Value Rose, Holder Cornercap Investment Counsel Trimmed Its Position; Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Has Decreased Its Procter And Gamble Co (PG) Stake by $365,638

April 17, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc Cl B (UHS) by 92.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc sold 46,868 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.68% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 3,662 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $415,000, down from 50,530 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc Cl B for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.35B market cap company. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $120.55. About 460,158 shares traded. Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) has declined 4.39% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.94% the S&P500.

Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (PG) by 60.48% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc sold 4,018 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.56% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,625 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $241,000, down from 6,643 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc who had been investing in Procter And Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $198.18 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $78.61. About 5.96M shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.03% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.58% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.15, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 44 investors sold UHS shares while 114 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 80.04 million shares or 0.77% less from 80.67 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Twin Tree Mgmt LP holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 46,713 shares. Guggenheim Ltd Llc owns 0.13% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 471,310 shares. Macquarie Grp Ltd, Australia-based fund reported 5,900 shares. Allsquare Wealth Management Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Mackenzie Financial Corp reported 23,782 shares stake. 58,359 are held by Ameriprise Finance Inc. Kbc Grp Nv reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Ls Inv Advisors Limited Company invested in 3,234 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested 0.01% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Hillsdale Inv Mngmt stated it has 0% in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS). Wells Fargo And Commerce Mn reported 1.33M shares. Utah Retirement System has 15,921 shares. Smithfield Trust Com holds 55 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Clearbridge Invests Lc has 0.01% invested in Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) for 118,504 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Universal Health Services Inc. had 63 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by Mizuho. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, December 14. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. Credit Suisse maintained Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) rating on Friday, November 10. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $125 target. On Thursday, October 1 the stock rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Leerink Swann on Monday, September 21. As per Thursday, March 1, the company rating was maintained by Stephens.

Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $912.27M and $729.53 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Northwestern Corp by 16,220 shares to 27,745 shares, valued at $1.66M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tivo Corp Com by 58,820 shares in the quarter, for a total of 97,760 shares, and has risen its stake in Cigna Corporation Com (NYSE:CI).

Analysts await Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) to report earnings on April, 25 after the close. They expect $2.59 EPS, up 23.33% or $0.49 from last year’s $2.1 per share. UHS’s profit will be $243.77 million for 11.64 P/E if the $2.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.00 actual EPS reported by Universal Health Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 29.50% EPS growth.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on April, 20 before the open. They expect $0.99 EPS, up 3.13% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.96 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.50B for 19.85 P/E if the $0.99 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.19 actual EPS reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.81% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 64 investors sold PG shares while 740 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 594 raised stakes. 1.47 billion shares or 1.61% less from 1.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Citizens Northern accumulated 1.65% or 25,191 shares. Vantage Inv Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.95% stake. Montrusco Bolton Invests reported 14,204 shares. First Merchants invested 1.11% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). 5,576 were accumulated by Hugh Johnson Advsrs Limited Liability Co. Advisory Serv Net Limited Liability stated it has 0.47% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Hirtle Callaghan & Communication Ltd Liability Co has 0.1% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 12,400 shares. Paloma Ptnrs Management has 41,752 shares. 10,106 are held by Doheny Asset Mgmt Ca. Gfs Advsrs Limited holds 1.48% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 74,376 shares. Sei Invests Company holds 0.27% or 849,769 shares in its portfolio. Texas Yale Cap accumulated 44,206 shares. Cadinha & Limited Liability Company invested in 0.15% or 12,197 shares. Sigma Planning invested in 0.44% or 62,227 shares. Pictet Cie (Europe) holds 169,303 shares.

Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc, which manages about $360.13M and $290.99M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Garmin Ltd (NASDAQ:GRMN) by 5,816 shares to 68,802 shares, valued at $4.10 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Baxter Intl Inc (NYSE:BAX) by 5,946 shares in the quarter, for a total of 26,913 shares, and has risen its stake in Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 81 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 4 by Citigroup. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, July 21 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, July 27. On Tuesday, January 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 26 by UBS. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $100 target in Tuesday, September 19 report. JP Morgan maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Wednesday, January 24 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Hold” on Thursday, December 22. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 12 by Argus Research. UBS upgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) rating on Thursday, July 14. UBS has “Buy” rating and $96 target.

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